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Macrolife: A Mobile Utopia by George Zebrowski
01/04/2006. pub: Prometheus Books. 373 page illustrated enlarged paperback. Price: $15.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-341-6.

Mad About Star Wars: Thirty Years Of Classic Parodies by Jonathan Bresman
01/03/2008. Pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books/Lucas Books. 152 page softcover. Price: $21.95 (US - cheap), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-345-50164-6.

Mad Skills by Walter Greatshell
01/01/2012. pub: Ace/Penguin. 306 page paperback. Price: GBP 6.99 (UK), $ 7.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-441-02012-6).

Made To Be Broken (Nadia Stafford book 2) by Kelley Armstrong
01/06/2010. pub: Bantam Spectra. 398 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US). ISBN: 978-0-553-58838-5.

Maelstrom (Book Two of The Twins Of Petaybee) by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
01/02/2007. Pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 237 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $29.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-345-47004-1 Pub: Bantam Press. 237 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-593-05613-4.

Maelstrom by Peter Watts
02/03/2009. pub: TOR/Forge. 378 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $16.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-7653-2053-7.

Magic Street by Orson Scott Card
01/07/2005. Dick Francis knows that his name alone will ensure a place on the next best seller list, especially if there is a horse on the cover. His readers are comfortable with what he writes and the bills get paid.

Mainspring by Jay Lake
01/07/2008. pub: TOR/Forge. 320 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $31.00 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-7653-1708-7.

Majestika: The Art Of Monte Michael Moore
01/09/2004. pub: Paper Tiger. 128 page hardback. Price: £20.00 (UK), $29.95 (US), $46.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84340-185-1.

Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison
01/06/2008. pub: TOR/Forge. 284 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $16.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-7653-1885-7.

Make: Ultimate Kit Guide special issue
01/02/2012. pub: O'Reilly. 98 page illustrated magazine. Price: $ 9.99 (US). ISSN: 1556-2336.

Makers by Cory Doctorow
01/01/2011. pub: TOR/Forge. 416 page hardback. Price: $24.99 (US), $31.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-7653-1279-2).

Making Money: A Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett
01/03/2008. Pub: Doubleday/Transworld Publishers. 349 page hardback. Price: £18.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-385-61101-5.

Mam Tor: Event Horizon: book one, volume 1 edited by Liam Sharpe and featuring various contributors
28/11/2005. pub: Mam Tor Publishing Ltd. 140 page graphic novel. Price: $19.95 (US). ISBN: 9-780954-998004.

Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 2003 Volume 14 edited by Stephen Jones
01/03/2004. pub: Constable Robinson. 590 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84119-794-7.

Mammoth Book Of Best New SF 21
01/10/2010. The Mammoth Book Of Best New SF 21 edited by Garner Dozois. pub: Constable Robinson. 714 page enlarged paperback. Price: GBP 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84529-828-9.

Mammoth New Jules Verne
01/07/2005. I am not particularly keen on short stories but when they are in an anthology which has a common theme, I think they become far more readable

Mammoth SF and Farscape Tunes
01/12/2001. Book, video and - this month only - music reviews.

Mammoths make a comeback
01/08/2001. ... in book form, not in Jurassic Park III.

Mammoths Of The Great Plains by Eleanor Arnason
1/8/2010. pub: PM Press. 142 page small enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US), £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-60486-075-7.

Man-Thing
1/07/2011. region 2 DVD: Optimum Releasing Ltd. OPTD00357. 1 DVD 92 minute film with no extras. Price: about GBP 2.00 (UK) if you know where to look). stars: Matt Le Nevez and Rachel Taylor.

Manhattan In Reverse by Peter F. Hamilton
01/02/2012. pub: Macmillan. 260 page hardback. Price: GBP17.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-230-75030-2.

Many Bloody Returns edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner
01/07/2012. pub: Gollancz. 370 page small hardback. Price: £14.99 (UK only). ISBN: 978-0-575-09781-0.

Mappa Mundi by Justina Robson
01/03/2007. pub: Pyr/Prometheus Books. 521 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-491-9.

Mapping Mars by Oliver Morton
01/09/2002. Pub: Fourth Estate 368 page hardback. Price: £18.99 (UK). ISBN: 1 84115 668 X.

Maps: The Uncollected John Sladek edited by David Langford
01/11/2002. Pub: Big Engine. 358 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-903468-08-6.

Mark Of The Demon by Diana Rowland
01/12/2009. pub: Bantam Dell. 370 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-553-59235-1.

Marked by PC and Kristen Cast
1/12/2010. Marked (A House Of Night series book 1) by P.C. and Kristen Cast. pub: Atom/Little Brown. 348 page enlarged paperback. Price: GBP 5.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-90565-431-4.

Marksmen Vol. 1 by David Baxter, Javier Aranda & Garry Leach
01/06/2012. pub: Image Comics, Inc. 96 page graphic novel. ISBN: 978-1-60706-486-2. Price: $15.99 (US), GBP11.99 (UK).

Mars Life by Ben Bova
01/10/2008. pub: TOR/Forge. 285 page small hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-7653-1787-2).

Marshal Law: Origins by Pat Mills and Kevin O'Neill
01/10/2008. pub: Titan. 237 page enlarged illustrated paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $12.95 (US), $14.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-1-84856-943-7).

Martian Time-Slip by Philip K. Dick
01/07/2007. Pub: Gollancz. 375 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK only). ISBN: 978-0-575-07996-7.

Mary And The Giant by Philip K. Dick
01/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 232 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07466-3.

Mass Effect: Revelation by Drew Karpyshin
1/07/2010. pub: Orbit. 323 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-675-7.

Mass: The Art of John Harris. Text by Ron Tiner
01/06/2003. pub: Paper Tiger. 112 page hardback. Price: £20 - although can be found cheaper. ISBN: 1-85585-831-2.

Master Of Dragons (The Dragonvarld Trilogy book 3) by Margaret Weis
01/12/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 352 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30470-8.

Master Of Space And Time by Rudy Rucker
01/11/2005. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 229 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-703-2.

Masters Of Science Fiction And Fantasy Art by Karen Haber
1/09/2011. pub: Rockport Publishers. 224 page illustrated softcover with poster cover. Price: $30.00 (US), GBP20.00 (UK), $33.00 (CAN). ISBN: 978-1-89253-675-7.

Masterworks Of Technology: The Story Of Creative Engineering, Architecture And Design by E.E. Lewis
01/12/2007. pub: Prometheus Books. 328 page illustrated and indexed hardback. Price: $28.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-243-6.

Match To Flame: The Fictional Paths To Fahrenheit-451 by Ray Bradbury
02/08/2008. pub: Gauntlet Press, 5307 Arroyo St. Colorado Springs, CO 80922, USA. 484 page hardback. Price: $110.00 (US). ISBN: 1-887368-86-8).

Matrix Warrior: Being The One: An Unofficial Guide by Jake Horsley
01/07/2003. pub: Gollancz. 232 page hardback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07527-9.

Matter by Iain M. Banks
01/03/2008. Pub: Orbit. 593 page hardback. Price: £18.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-417-3.

Maul by Tricia Sullivan
01/12/2003. pub: Orbit. 355 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-312-0.

Max Payne by Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders
01/02/2009. pub: La-La Land Records LLLCD 1080. 17 tracks 44:22 minutes. Price: £18.09 (UK).

Maximum Ride: School's Out Forever by James Patterson
01/11/2006. pub: Headline. 403 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7553-2196-0.

Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson
01/10/2006. pub: Headline. 468 page paperback. Price: £ 5.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7553-2963-

Mayflower II by Stephen Baxter
01/02/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 88 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $40.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-17-7. Paperback: Price: £10.00 (UK), $16.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-16-9.

Meat Cake by Dame Darcy
01/06/2012. pub: Fantagraphics/Turnaround. 240 page black and white graphic novel. Price: GBP16.99 (UK), $22.99 (US). ISBN: 978-1-60699-346-0.

Medalon (The Demon Child Trilogy: book 1) by Jennifer Fallon
01/09/2004. pub: Orbit. 615 page paperback. Price: £6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-326-0.

Mediations On Middle-Earth: New Writings On The Worlds Of J.R.R. Tolkien edited by Karen Haber
01/06/2002. pub: Earthlight/Simon and Schuster. 235 page enlarged illustrated paperback. Price: £10.00 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-3100-7.

Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus
01/05/2011. Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus: The Monster Film Music Of Chris Ridenhour. pub: MovieScore Media MMS11003. CD and digital download: 78 minutes 6 tracks. Price: $ 8.99 (US).

Mega-City Under Cover Vol. 2
01/05/2012. pub: Rebellion. 144 page graphic novel. Price: GBP14.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-78108-041-2.

Mega-City Undercover Vol #1 by Andy Diggle, Rob Williams, Jock and Simon Coleby
01/08/2012. pub: 2000AD/Rebellion. 160 page graphic novel. Price: £ 7.08 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-90543-752-8).

Megatokyo Vol. 4 by Fred Gallagher
01/12/2009. pub: Titan Books. 240 page graphic novel. Price: £ 5.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-476-5.

Memoirs Of A Master Forger by William Heaney
01/05/2010. pub: Gollancz. 337 page hardback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK only). ISBN: 978-0-575-08297-7.

Memory (Book 3 of The Scavenger Trilogy) by KJ Parker
01/06/2005. pub: Orbit. 572 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99(UK), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-172-1.

Memory & Dream by Charles De Lint
01/07/2007. Pub: TOR/Forge. 400 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-765-31678-3.

Men Of The Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong
01/10/2010. pub: Bantam Spectra. 369 page hardback. Price: $22.00 (US). ISBN: 978-0-553-80709-7 pub: Orbit. 369 page paperback. Price: GBP 7.99. ISBN: 978-1-84149-743-3.

Mendoza In Hollywood (A Company novel) by Kage Baker
01/10/2006. pub: TOR. 334 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31530-0.

Mercury by Ben Bova
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 319 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30412-0.

Mercury by Ben Bova
01/05/2008. Audio CD. pub: Audio Renaissance/PanMacmillan. 11 hours. 9 CDs. Price: $39.95 (US), $55.95 (CAN) ISBN: 1-59397-501-5). read by: Stefan Rudnicki, Arte Johnson and Moira Quirk.

Mercury Station by Mark von Schlegell
01/02/2011. pub: MIT Press/Semiotext(e). 287 page enlarged paperback. Price: GBP 11.95 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-58435-071-2).

Mere by Robert Reed
01/10/2004. pub: Golden Gryphon Press. 49 page limited 500 copy edition novelette. Price: $15.95 (US), $23.95 (CAN). NB: Can only be bought direct from publisher hence no ISBN.

Mermaids And Magic Shows: The Paintings Of David Delamare with text by Nigel Suckling.
01/01/2003. Pub: Paper Tiger. 128 page softcover. Price: £14.99 (UK), $21.95 (USA) or $31.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-85028-249-8.

Metal Sky by Jay Caselberg
01/10/2004. pub: DAW. 307 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-451-45999-7.

Metal Swarm by Kevin J. Anderson
01/05/2010. pub: Simon and Schuster. 684 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-7432-7543-9.

Metallic Love by Tanith Lee
01/10/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 301 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58471-5.

Metamorphosis (2007)
1/10/2011. region 2 DVD: pub: Network 5027626348045. 98 minute film. Price GBP 8.16 (UK). stars: Christopher Lambert, Cory Sevier and Irena Hoffman.

Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky
01/05/2010. pub: Gollancz. 458 page enlarged paperback. Price: £14.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-575-08624-1).

Micah And Strange Candy (the 15th Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novel) by Laurell K. Hamilton
01/09/2008. pub: Orbit. 384 page paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-602-3.

Michael Marshall Smith: The Annotated Bibliography by Labie Tidhar
01/11/2004. pub: PS Publishing. 235 page book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $40.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-05-3. Paperback: Price: £10.00 (UK), $16.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-04-5.

Middlewitch by Heather Parker
01/10/2009. pub: Drollerie Press. 120 page e-book. Price: $ 3.79 (US). ASIN: B002J256BU).

Midnight Echo 6: The Magazine Of The Australian Horror Writers Association
01/01/2012. pub: The Australian Horror Writers Association. 126 page illustrated magazine. Price: download $ 1.99 (AUS), subscription details on website..

Midnight Lamp (Bold As Love book 3) by Gwyneth Jones
01/12/2003. pub: Gollancz. 326 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07471-X.

Midnight Street #11
01/09/2008. pub: Immediate Direction Publications. 56 page A4 Magazine. Price: £ 3.80 (UK), $11.00 (US), E6.80 (Europe), £5.50 (RoW), three times per year.

Midnight Street #12
01/05/2009. pub: Immediate Direction Publications. 56 page A4 magazine. Price: £ 3.80 (UK), $11.00 (US), E6.80 (Europe), £5.50 (RoW), three times per year.

Midnight Street 13
1/01/2010. pub: Immediate Direction Publications. 56 page magazine. Price: £ 3.80 (UK), $11.00 (US), E6.80 (Europe), £5.50 (RoW), three times per year).

Midnight Tides (A Tale of the Malazan Book Of The Fallen book 5) by Steven Erikson
01/05/2004. pub: Bantam. 698 page hardback. ISBN: 0-593-04627-7.

Midshipwizard Halycon Blithe by James M. Ward
01/12/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 288 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31253-0.

Millennial Mythmaking
01/02/2011. Millennial Mythmaking edited by John Perlich and David Whitt. pub: McFarland. 202 page indexed small enlarged softcover. Price: GBP 29.95 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-7864-4562-20).

Mind Games by Martin Cohen
01/05/2011. pub: Wiley-Blackwell. 155 page indexed illustrated enlarged paperback. Price: GBP 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-4443-3709-9.

Mind Over Ship by David Marusek
1/09/2011. pub: TOR/Forge. 317 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-7653-1749-0.

Mind The Gap by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon
01/11/2008. pub: Bantam Spectra. 368 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US). ISBN: 978-0-553-38469-7.

Mind's Eye by Paul McAuley
01/09/2005. pub: Simon and Schuster. 422 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-3887-7.

Mindscan by Robert J. Sawyer
01/11/2005. pub: TOR. 299 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31107-0.

Mini-Masterpieces Of Science Fiction
01/09/2008. CD: pub: AudioText. 3 CDs 228 minutes. Price: $16.99 (US). ISBN: 978-1-88461-279-4). . unabridged readings by Vanessa Hart and Tom Dheere.

Minion: The Vampire Huntress Legend by L.A. Banks
01/09/2003. St. Martinís Press. 296 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.95 (US), $17.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-31680-1.

Minister Of Chance - The Podcast
01/06/2011. an audio in instalments also available on subscription from itunes at GBP 1.29 for a 35 minute episode) stars: Julian Wadham, Jenny Agutter, Lauren Crace, Paul Darrow, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann

Minority Report by Philip K. Dick
01/09/2002. Pub: Gollancz. 290 page hardback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1857987381.

Miracle Visitors by Ian Watson
01/07/2003. pub: Gollancz. 239 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK), $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-575-07503-1.

Mirror Space by Marianne de Pierres
01/12/2009. pub: Orbit. 394 page paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-760-0.

Mirrormask: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Iain Ballamy
01/11/2005. CD pub: La-La Land Records/Jim Henson Company LLLCD 1031. 74 minutes 30 tracks. Price: £12.99 (UK).

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
01/05/2011. pub: Quirk Books. 352 page hardback . Price: $17.99 (US). ISBN: 978-1-59474-476-1.

Mission Of Gravity by Hal Clement (SF Masterworks # 62)
01/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 203 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07708-5.

Misspent Youth by Peter F. Hamilton
01/09/2003. pub: Pan. 439 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-330-48022-7.

Misspent Youth by Peter F. Hamilton
01/05/2010. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 403 page hardback. Price: $26.00 (US), $30.00 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-345-46164-3.

Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn Trilogy book 1) by Brandon Sanderson
01/06/2010. pub: TOR/Forge. 541 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31178-Xpub: TOR/Forge. 657 page paperback. Price: $4.99, $ 5.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-7653-6096-0pub: Gollancz. 647 page small enlarged paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-575-08991-4.

Mister Slaughter by Robert McCammon
1/01/2010. pub: Subterranean Press. 445 page deluxe edition hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 978-1-59606-276-4.

Mistrail's Kiss (Meredith Gentry book 5) by Laurell K. Hamilton
01/04/2008. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 212 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $31.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-44358-6.

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