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Scifi and fantasy book reviews from 2006.

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Rainbow Bridge (Bold As Love book 5) by Gwyneth Jones
01/12/2006. pub: Gollancz. 374 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07715-8.

Game On! From Pong To Oblivion: The 50 Greatest Games Of All Time by Simon Byron, Ste Curran and David McCarthy
01/12/2006. pub: Headline. 255 page illustrated softcover. Price: 14.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7553-1570-7.

The Mammoth Book Of Best New SF 19 edited by Gardner Dozois
01/12/2006. pub: Constable Robinson. 721 page enlarged paperback. Price: 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-845269-423-8.

Terry Pratchett's Hogfather: The Illustrated Screenplay by Vadim Jean and Terry Pratchett
01/12/2006. pub: Gollancz. 252 page illustrated hardback. Price: 20.00 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07929-0.

Dark Labyrinth by Luis Royo
01/12/2006. pub: NBM. 62 page illustrated hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56163-484-0.

Lifeforce by Henry Mancini and Michael Kamen
01/12/2006. CD: BuySoundTrax BSXCD 8822. Price: $29.95 (US). 143 minutes. 46 tracks 2 CDs. Limited edition of 3000.

Forever Knight by Fred Mollin
01/12/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 8043. 22 tracks 76 minutes. Price: $12.98 (US- if you buy direct off them).

Modesty Blaise: Cry Wolf by Peter O'Donnell and Enric Badia Romero
01/12/2006. pub: Titan Books. 104 page illustrated softcover. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84023-869-0.

Star Trek: Captain's Glory by William Shatner with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens
01/12/2006. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 350 page hardback. Price: 14.99 (UK), $25.00 (US), $34.50 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7434-5343-9.

Star Trek: To Reign In Hell by Greg Cox
01/12/2006. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 374 page paperback. Price: $ 7.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7434-5712-5.

The Zap Gun by Philip K. Dick
01/12/2006. pub: Gollancz. 252 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07672-0.

Troll Bridge by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple
01/12/2006. pub: Starscape/TOR Teen. 240 page hardback. Price: $16.95 (US), $22.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31426-6.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Blackout by Keith R.A. DeCandido
01/12/2006. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 232 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4165-2636-6.

Amazing Adventures From Zoom's Academy written and illustrated by Jason Lethcoe
01/12/2006. pub: Ballantine Books. 150 page illustrated softcover. Price: $12.95 (US), $17.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-48355-3.

Jump Man : Rule 2 Don't Even Think About it by James Valentine
01/12/2006. pub: Random House/Children's Books/Corgi. 281 page enlarged paperback. Price: 5.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-552-55059-0.

Blade Of Fortriu (The Bridei Chronicles book 2) by Juliet Marillier
01/12/2006. pub: TOR-UK. 552 page hardback. Price: 17.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-4108-0. pub: TOR/Forge. 496 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $36.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30996-3.

The Toyminator by Robert Rankin
01/12/2006. pub: Gollancz. 315 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07774-3. 314 page hardback. Price: 12.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07010-2.

An Occupation Of Angels by Lavie Tidhar
01/12/2006. pub: Pendragon Press. 83 page enlarged paperback. Price: 4.99 (UK), $12.00 (US). ISBN: 0-9538596-9-X.

From Black Rooms by Stephen Woodworth
01/12/2006. pub: Bantam Books. 334 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-440-24253-3.

The Outer Limits Companion
01/12/2006. There is nothing wrong with your eyes or monitor come to that. GNP Crescendo has branched out into books with a re-release of 'The Outer Limits Companion'.

Constantine Hellblazer: Staring At The Wall by Mike Carey, Marcelo and Doug Alexander Gregory
01/12/2006. pub: Titan Books. 168 page graphic novel. Price: 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-233-9.

Black Juice by Margo Lanagan
01/12/2006. pub: Gollancz. 230 page hardback. Price: 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-57507-781-6.

The Candle Of Distant Earth (The Taken trilogy book 3) by Alan Dean Foster
01/12/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 262 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $31.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46131-2.

The Ultimate Prize by Nick Michael
01/12/2006. pub: Lulu. 83 page enlarged paperback. Price: $11.99 (US).

Star Brigade: First Renaissance by C.C. Ekeke
01/12/2006. pub: Llumina Press. 497 page enlarged paperback. Price: $21.95 (US). ISBN: 1-59526-387-X.

Robocop: Prime Directives by Norman Orenstein
01/12/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 8070. 14 tracks 73 minutes. Price: $ 6.98 (US- if you buy direct off them).

Sledgehammer by Paulo J. Reyes
01/12/2006. pub: Virtual World Publishing. 200 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 0-97713870-4.

Star Tower by Joe Vadalma
01/12/2006. pub: Renaissance. 149 page e-book. Price: $ 4.95 (US). ISBN: 1-58873-585-0.

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.

Godzilla Vs. Megaguirus by Michiru Ohshima
01/12/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 8072. 34 tracks 50 minutes. Price: $ 9.98 (US- if you buy direct off them.

The Dark Mirror (The Bridei Chronicles book 1) by Juliet Marillier
01/12/2006. A mighty leader is needed to bring the people together and drive out the evil Gael. Bridei might be the man.

The Space Opera Renaissance
01/12/2006. It might not have escaped your notice that we get a lot of books here to review at SFCrowsnest.

Quantum Leap by Velton Ray Bunch
01/12/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 8036. 16 tracks 65 minutes. Price: $12.98 (US- if you buy direct off them).

Haydn Of Mars by Al Sarrantonio
01/12/2006. pub: Ace. 262 page paperback. Price: $ 6.50 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-441-01236-1.

The Best Of Mission: Impossible - Then And Now by Lalo Schifrin and John E. Davis
01/12/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo 40706-2. 34 tracks 71 minutes. Price: $12.98 (US- if you buy direct off them $ 9.98).

Elephantmen # 002 August 2006
01/12/2006. pub: Comicraft. 36 page comic. Price: $ 2.99 (US).

Flight Of The Nighthawks (The Darkwar book 1) by Raymond E. Feist
01/12/2006. pub: HarperCollins. 420 enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-00-713375-8.

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.

Icarus by Roger Levy
01/12/2006. pub: Gollancz. 423 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07860-X.

Challenging Destiny issue 23 - November 2006
01/12/2006. pub: Crystalline Sphere Publishing. 199 page e-book $ 5.00. US - from fictionwise.com.

Enlarged to normal size
01/11/2006. Hardbacks to paperbacks and other format changes for November 2006.

Keeping It Real (Quantum Gravity Book 1) by Justina Robson
01/11/2006. pub: Gollancz. 279 page enlarged paperback. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07862-6.

Interzone 206 - October 2006
. Bi-monthly magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: 3.50 (UK) $ 6.00(US). ISSN: 0264-3596.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 18 no. 2 # 65 Spring 2006
01/11/2006. Magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 6.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

The Demon Hunter's Handbook by Abelard Van Helsing and illustrated by Miles Teve
01/11/2006. pub: Pavilion Books/Anovabooks. 34 page illustrated hardback. Price: 14.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-86205-741-9.

Star Of Gypsies by Robert Silverberg
01/11/2006. pub: Prometheus Books. 508 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-309-2.

Ankh-Morpork Post Office Handbook Discworld Diary 2007 by Terry Pratchett with Stephen Briggs and illustrated by Paul Kidby
01/11/2006. pub: Gollancz. A diary of pages hardback. Price: 12.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07723-9.

Hogfather Discworld Calendar 2007
01/11/2006. pub: Gollancz. page calendar. Price: 12.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07927-4.

Sex In The System: Stories Of Erotic Futures. Technological Stumulation And The Sensual Life Of Machines edited by Cecilia Tan
01/11/2006. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 282 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-851-9.

Doctor Whom (E.T. shoots and leaves) by A.R.R.R. Roberts
01/11/2006. pub: Gollancz. 165 page hardback. Price: 8.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07928-2.

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.

Star Trek: Starfleet Technical Manual by Franz Joseph
01/11/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 194 page softcover. Price: $17.95 (US), $23.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-49586-1.

Blindsight by Peter Watts
01/11/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 384 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $32.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31218-2.

The Brian Lumley Companion edited by Brian Lumley and Stanley Wiater
01/11/2006. pub: TOR. 397 page illustrated hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-85670-9. pub: TOR. 397 page illustrated enlarged paperback. Price: $17.95 (US), $23.95 CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30440-6.

Black Dust And Other Tales Of Interrupted Childhood by Graham Joyce
01/11/2006. pub: Westwood St Thomas in association with Beccon Publications, Beccon Publications, 75 Rosslyn Avenue, Harold Wood, Essex RM3 ORG. United Kingdom. 62 page enlarged paperback. Price: 9.95 UK). ISBN: 1-870824-52-0.

States Of Grace (A Novel Of Saint-Germaine) by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
01/11/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 332 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31390-1.

Air by Geoff Ryman
01/11/2006. pub: St. Martin's Press. 390 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-26121-7). pub: Gollancz. 390 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07811-1.

H.P. Lovecraft: Against The World, Against Life by Michel Houellebecq
01/11/2006. pub: Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 245 enlarged paperback. Price: 10.00 (UK). ISBN: 0-297-85138-1.

Infoquake (Volume 1 of the Jump 225 Trilogy by David Louis Edelman
01/11/2006. pub: Prometheus Books. 432 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-442-0.

Variable Star by Robert A. Heinlein and Spider Robinson
01/11/2006. pub: TOR/SciFi Channel. 318 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $32.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31312-X.

The Clan Corporate (Book 3 of The Merchant Princes) by Charles Stross
01/11/2006. pub: TOR/SciFi Channel. 320 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30930-0.

Crossover: A Cassandra Kresnov Novel by Joel Shepherd
01/11/2006. pub: Prometheus. 456 page paperback. Price: $15.00 (US). ISBN: 978-159102443-9.

Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion Season Two by David Bassom
01/11/2006. pub: Titan Books. 159 page illustrated softcover. Price: 14.99 (UK), $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84576-221-5.

Book Conversions October 2006
01/10/2006. Hardbacks to paperbacks and the like for the month.

Airwolf 1/48 Scale High Quality Die-Cast Model
01/10/2006. Manufacturer: Aoshima. Serial number: SCM-08. Price: 7,880 yen which worked out at purchase time as about 42 (UK) including postage.

The Art Of Fishing by Jesse Shakespeare
01/10/2006. pub: Dim Light Books. So many pages I reckon 120 Enlarged paperback. Price: ? ISBN: nope.

The Fifth Quadrant by C.J. Ryan
01/10/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 389 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58902-4.

Ticonderoga online issue 9 spring 2006
01/10/2006. This issue out of date, it is just on the other side of the world where the seasons are different. The main thing that hits you when opening the site is an appeal for cash, 2000 Australian dollars to be exact.

K-Machines (Players In The Contest Of Worlds book 2) by Damian Broderick
01/10/2006. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 319 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-805-5.

Counterfeit Worlds: Philip K. Dick On Film by Brian J. Robb
01/10/2006. pub: Titan Books. 317 page illustrated softcover. Price: 16.99 (UK), $19.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84023-968-9.

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

Firefly: The Official Companion Volume One
01/10/2006. pub: Titan Books. 175 page softcover. Price: 16.99 (UK), $19.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84576-314-9.

Shriek by Jeff Vandermeer
01/10/2006. pub: TOR-UK. 367 page enlarged paperback. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-5360-7.

Settling Accounts: The Grapple by Harry Turtledove
01/10/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 616 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45725-0.

Something Wicked This Way Comes (Fantasy Masterworks # 49) by Ray Bradbury
01/10/2006. pub: Gollancz. 261 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07874-X.

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.

Elephantmen # 001: See The Elephant by Richard Starkings and Monitat
01/10/2006. pub: Comicraft. 34 page comic. Price: $ 2.99 (US), $ 3.50 (CAN).

In High Places (A Crosstime Traffic novel) by Harry Turtledove
01/10/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 270 page hardback. Price: $22.95 (US), $30.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30696-4.

Fabulous Fantasy Women by Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell
01/10/2006. pub: Paper Tiger. 128 page illustrated hardback. Price: 20.00 (UK). ISBN: 1-84340-379-X.

Secret Story by Ramsey Campbell
01/10/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 398 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31616-1.

Deathstalker by Simon R. Green
01/10/2006. pub: Gollancz. 571 page paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-60160-4.

Widdershins by Charles de Lint
01/10/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 560 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31285-9.

Need To Know by Timothy Good
01/10/2006. pub: Sidgewick and Jackson. 452 page hardback. Price: 18.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-283-07034-X.

Dogs Of Truth by Kit Reed
01/10/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 286 page hardback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31414-2.

The Hammer Of Darkness by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
01/10/2006. pub: TOR. 288 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $18.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31567-X.

Aberrant Dreams Issue 8 - Summer 2006
01/10/2006. pub: HD-Image. The situation with Aberrant Dreams is slightly confusing in that they produce both an on-line and paper version which don't come out at the same time. At the moment, issue 8 is already available on the Internet whereas issue 7 has just been brought out in magazine format.

ITV Cult 50: Cult Themes
01/10/2006. CD: EMI/Virgin VTDCD 748 00946 3 40904 2 1. 2 CDs: 49 tracks. 55min and 56min. Price: 15.99 although I bought it for far less (UK)

Like A Fish Understands A Tree by Helen Collins
01/10/2006. pub: Paradigm. 153 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-9543068-3-X.

Zootsuit Black by Jon George
01/10/2006. pub: TOR-UK. 324 page enlarged paperback. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-4050-3398-3.

Deem by Barry Hopkins
01/10/2006. pub: Zumaya Otherworlds. 366 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.99 (US). ISBN: 1-55410-278-2.

Paragaea: A Planetary Romance by Chris Roberson
01/10/2006. pub: Prometheus Books. 406 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-440-4)398 page enlarged paperback. Price: 15.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-444-7.

Giants Of The Frost by Kim Wilkins
01/10/2006. pub: Gollancz. 432 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07721-2.

Catalyst: A Novel of Alien Contact by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
01/10/2006. pub: Tachyon Publications. 173 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-892391-38-4.

Stargate Atlantis: The Official Companion Season 2 by Sharon Gosling
. pub: Titan Books. 157 page illustrated softcover. Price: 12.99 (UK), $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84576-163-4.

Books: Hardback to paperback and crossing the Atlantic
01/09/2006. Science fiction and fantasy novel format changes for the month of August 2006.

Wired For Chaos by Brett L. Renwick
01/09/2006. pub: Creation Books. 288 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US), 10.95 UK). ISBN: 1-84068-130-6.

Interzone # 205
01/09/2006. bi-monthly magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: 3.50 (UK) $ 6.00(US). ISSN: 0264-3596).

Sunstorm
01/09/2006. This is a sequel to 'Time's Eye' where Bisesa Dutt is sent on an incredible journey to an alternate Earth saved from extinction due to the intervention of mysterious watchers.

The Devil You Know (A Felix Castor Novel) by Mike Carey
01/09/2006. pub: Orbit. 470 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-413-5.

The Exile Kiss by George Alec Effinger
01/09/2006. pub: TOR/Orb. 315 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31360-X.

Star Wars: Dark Nest II: The Unseen Queen by Troy Denning
01/09/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine. 333 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46303-X.

Dan Dare: Prisoners Of Space by Frank Hampson and Desmond Walduck
01/09/2006. pub: Titan Books. 110 page illustrated hardback. Price: 16.99 (UK), $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-151-8.

Albedo One # 31
01/09/2006. publisher Albedo One, 2 Post Road, Lusk, County Dublin, Ireland. 56 page illustrated magazine. Price: 4.95 (UK), 5.95 euros.

Dragon's Fire by Anne and Todd McCaffrey
01/09/2006. pub: Bantam Press. 366 page hardback. Price: 17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-593-05498-9.

Greatest Science Fiction Hits Vol. 4 by Neil Norman And His Cosmic Orchestra
01/09/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 2258. 28 tracks 77 minutes. Price: $12.98 (US- if you buy direct off them).

Blindsided by Barry Hoffman
01/09/2006. pub: Delirium Books. 370 page enlarged paperback. Price: $50.00 (US). ISBN: 1-929653-80-8.

The Silver Bough by Lisa Tuttle
01/09/2006. pub: Bantam Books. 337 page hardback. Price: $22.00 (US), $30.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38297-7.

The Greener Shore by Morgan Llywelyn
01/09/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 301 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $32.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47766-9.

Bloodstained Oz by Christopher Golden and James A. Moore
01/09/2006. pub: Earthling Publications. 114 page illustrated hardback. Price: $35.00 (US). ISBN: 0-9766339-6-5.

A Stroke Of Midnight (Meredith Gentry book 4) by Laurell K. Hamilton
01/09/2006. pub: Bantam Press. 523 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-553-81633-0.

The Baby Merchant by Kit Reed
01/09/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 334 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31550-5.

Valley Of Lights by Stephen Gallagher
01/09/2006. pub: Telos. 298 page enlarged paperback. Price: 9.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US), $14.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-74-X. Limited edition signed hardback: Price: 30.00 (UK). ISBN: 1-903889-75-8.

Night Train To Rigel by Timothy Zahn
01/09/2006. pub: TOR. 349 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30716-2.

Battlestar Galactica Season 2 by Bear McCreary
01/09/2006. CD: LalaLand Records LLLCD 1049. 30 tracks - 79 minutes. Price: $16.95 (US), 9.99 UK- import.

The Dark Crusade by Walter H. Hunt
01/09/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 432 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31117-8.

Stagestruck Vampires And Other Phantasms by Suzy McKee Charnas
01/09/2006. pub: Tachyon Publications. 328 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-892391-21-X.

Prador Moon by Neal Asher
01/09/2006. pub: Nightshadebooks. 222 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-59780-052-X.

The Voyage Of The Sable Keech by Neal Asher
01/09/2006. pub: TOR-UK. 506 page hardback. Price: 17.99 (CAN). ISBN: 1-4050-0140-2.

Enlarged paperback to standard paperback: August 2006
01/08/2006. Hardbacks to paperbacks and other format changes for the month.

The Art Of X-Men: The Last Stand: From Concept To Feature Film
01/08/2006. pub: Titan Books. 160 page illustrated softcover. Price: 14.99 (UK) although I pulled my copy via Amazon for under 10.00. ISBN: 1-84576-392-0.

Superman Returns: The Complete Shooting Script by Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris
01/08/2006. pub: Titan Books. 271 page illustrated softcover. Price: 9.99 (UK), $14.95 (US), $19395 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84576-332-7.

End Of The World Blues by Jon Courtney Grimwood
01/08/2006. pub: Gollancz. 362 page hardback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07616-X.

There Will Never Be Another You by Carolyn See
01/08/2006. pub: Random House, NY. 242 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $32.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-679-46317-8.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 18 no. 1 # 63 Spring 2006
01/08/2006. Magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

The Best Of Star Trek Volume 2 by Alexander Courage, Dennis McCarthy, Jerry Goldsmith and David Bell
01/08/2006. CD pub: GNP-Crescendo: GNPD 8061. 24 tracks 60 minutes Price: $ 9.98 (US).

The Rose Of The World (Fool's Gold book 3) by Jude Fisher
01/08/2006. pub: DAW. 576 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $35.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0187-9). pub: Simon and Schuster. 676 page enlarged paperback. Price: 11.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-5936-X. 676 page paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK), ISBN: 0-7434-4042-0.

Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein
01/08/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 223 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $31.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31450-9.

Greatest Science Fiction Hits Vol. 3 by Neil Norman And His Cosmic Orchestra
01/08/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 2163. 39 minutes 18 tracks. Price: $ 7.95 (US- if you buy direct off them.

Joe 90: Original Television Soundtrack by Barry Gray
01/08/2006. CD: Silva Records SILCD1209. 28 tracks 78 minutes. Price: 7.99 UK.

Ticonderoga online - issue 8
01/08/2006. Both a website and a magazine, 'Ticonderoga' is something of a strange entity, made even stranger by the fact that they actually pay for fiction.

FARthing: science fiction, fantasy and horror Spring 2006 - issue 2
01/08/2006. pub: Farthing Magazine. 98 page A5ish size magazine. Price: 2.50. Subscription: 10/4 issues.

Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology edited by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel
01/08/2006. pub: Tachyon Publications. 286 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-892391-35-X.

Greatest Science Fiction Hits Vol. 2 by Neil Norman And His Cosmic Orchestra
01/08/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 2133. 14 tracks 33.49 minutes. Price: $ 6.95 (US- if you buy direct off them).

A Maze Of Death by Philip K. Dick (SF Masterworks # 63)
01/08/2006. pub: Gollancz. 190 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07461-2.

Soul Purpose by Nick Marsh
01/08/2006. pub: Immanion Press. 271 page enlarged paperback. Price: 13.99 (UK), $23.99 (US). ISBN: 1-904853-31-5.

The Cosmic Puppets by Philip K. Dick
01/08/2006. pub: Gollancz. 143 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07670-4.

The Dream Merchant by Isabel Hoving
01/08/2006. pub: Walker Books. 640 page paperback. Price 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-406301825.

The Final Key (Triad book 2 and The Skolian Empire book 11) by Catherine Asaro
01/08/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 348 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31353-7.

Moonlight And Vines by Charles De Lint
01/08/2006. pub: TOR. 384 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30917-3.

Superman Returns : The Movie And Other Tales Of The Man Of Steel
01/08/2006. pub: Titan Books. 166 page illustrated softcover. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-282-7.

Showcase Presents Green Lantern: 1
01/08/2006. pub: DC Comics. 500 page illustrated softcover. Price: $ 9.99(US), $13.50 (CAN). ISBN: 1-4012-0759-6.

What We Believe But Cannot Prove edited by John Brockman
01/08/2006. pub: Simon And Schuster/Pocket Books. 266 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK), $12.00 (US). ISBN: 1-4165-2261-1.

The Art Of Superman Returns by Daniel Wallace
01/08/2006. pub: Titan Books. 160 page illustrated horizontal hardback. Price: 24.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-308-4.

Greatest Science Fiction Hits Vol. 1 by Neil Norman And His Cosmic Orchestra
01/08/2006. CD: GNP Crescendo GNPD 2128. 18 tracks 41.37 minutes. Price: $ 6.95 (US- if you buy direct off them).

The Shadow Of The Giant (The Shadow Cycle book 4) by Orson Scott Card
01/08/2006. pub: TOR. 371 page paperback. Price: $ 7.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-812-57139-8.

The Lies Of Locke Lamora
01/08/2006. In the ancient city of Camorr, where bridges and towers of indestructible Elderglass stand as a reminder of the ancient race who once made their homes here, Locke Lamora makes his living running confidence games on the rich.

The High Lord (The Black Magician Trilogy book 3) by Trudi Canavan
01/08/2006. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 647 page paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-84149-315-5.

The Novice (The Black Magician Trilogy book 2) by Trudi Canavan
01/08/2006. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 579 page paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-84149-314-9.

The Geography Of Thought: How Asians And Westerners Think Differently - And Why by Richard E. Nisbett
01/08/2006. pub: Nicholas Brealey Publishing. 263 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-85788-353-5.

Superman: Cover To Cover
01/08/2006. pub: Titan Books/DC Comics. 230 page illustrated hardback. Price: 26.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-266-5.

Visionary In Residence by Bruce Sterling
01/08/2006. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 294 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-841-1.

Book Conversions
01/07/2006. Hardbacks to paperpback and the like for the month of June 2006.

Wild Cards XVII: Death Draws Five by John J. Miller
01/07/2006. pub: Ibooks. 300 page hardback. Price: 22.95 (US), $30.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-59687-297-4.

The Life To Come by Tim Lees
01/07/2006. pub: Elastic Press. 200 page enlarged paperback. Price: 5.00 (UK). ISBN: 0-9548812-2-2.

A Princess Of Roumania by Paul Park
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 368 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $32.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31096-1.

Crystal Rain by Tobias S. Bucknell
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 351 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31227-1.

Abominable: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Lalo Schifrin
01/07/2006. CD: Aleph Records B000FC2F2Y. 21 tracks 61 minutes. Price: 11.99 (UK).

Gradisil by Adam Roberts
01/07/2006. pub: Gollancz. 457 page hardback. Price: 18.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07587-2.

The Eternity Artifact by L.E. Modesitt Jr
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 367 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31464-9.

Love Hurts And Other Short Stories by Barry Hoffman
01/07/2006. pub: Gauntlet Press. 80 page enlarged paperback. Price: $ 9.95 (US), $12.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-8873688-9-2.

Schism (Triad book 1 and The Skolian Empire book 10) by Catherine Asaro
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 398 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30951-3.

The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 edited by Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin and Jeffrey D. Smith
01/07/2006. pub: Tachyon Publications. 302 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US). ISBN: 1-892391-19-8.

The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book 1) by Joe Abercrombie
01/07/2006. pub: Gollancz. 545 page hardback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07785-9. Paperback: Price 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07786-7.

Superman Returns: Original Motion Picture Score by John Ottman
01/07/2006. CD: Rhino R2 7654. 15 tracks 55minutes plus extras. Price: 8.99 (UK), $18.98(US.

The Etched City by K.J. Bishop
01/07/2006. pub: Bantam Dell. 382 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.00 (US), $19.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38291-8.

Emerald Eye edited by Frank Ludlow and Roelof Goudriaan
01/07/2006. pub: Albedo/Aeon Press. 293 page enlarged paperback. Price: 9.99 (UK), 9.99 euros. ISBN: 0-9534784-4-0.

Interzone # 204 - June 2006
01/07/2006. bi-monthly magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: 3.50 (UK) $ 6.00(US). ISSN: 0264-3596.

Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel
01/07/2006. pub: Harper Perennial. 451 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0007157762.

Star Wars: Outbound Flight by Timothy Zahn
01/07/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 453 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45683-1.

Firecracker by Sean Stewart (US title: Perfect Circle)
01/07/2006. pub: Orion Books. 227 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN 0753820595.

When The Beast Ravens by E. Rose Sabin
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 287 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30858-4.

Confessions Of A Crap Artist by Philip K. Dick
01/07/2006. pub: Gollancz. 246 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07464-7.

The Child Garden by Geoff Ryman (SF Masterworks # 61)
01/07/2006. pub: Gollancz. 388 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07690-9.

The Children Of The Company by Kage Baker
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 300 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31455-X.

The Mammoth Book Of Extreme Science Fiction edited by Mike Ashley
01/07/2006. pub: Constable Robinson. 562 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84529-307-X.

Airwolf The Wonderweapon
01/07/2006. CD. pub: ZYX Music/Silver Star, Germany SIS 1065-2. 42 minutes. 11 tracks. Price: 7.99 (UK).

To Light a Candle (The Obsidian Trilogy Book 2) by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 856 page paperback. Price: $ 7.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN), 6.50 (UK). ISBN 0-765-34142-5.

Genetopia by Keith Brooke
01/07/2006. pub: Prometheus Books. 301 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-333-5.

Transcendent (Destiny's Children trilogy book 3) by Stephen Baxter
01/07/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 488 hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45791-9. (pub: Gollancz. 489 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07431-0.

Imprint by Paul L. Bates
01/07/2006. pub: Five Star/Thorndyke Press. 323 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US). ISBN: 1-59414-312-9.

Echelon by Josh Conviser
01/07/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 289 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $18.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-48502-5.

The Tomorrow People: Original Television Music
01/06/2006. Two things occurred to me when I heard about this CD.

Movies In Fifteen Minutes by Cleolinda Jones
01/06/2006. pub: Gollancz. 401 page hardback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07687-9.

The Crippled Angel (The Crucible Series book 3) by Sara Douglass
01/06/2006. pub: TOR. 365 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30364-7.

Interzone # 203 - March/April 2006
01/06/2006. bi-monthly magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: 3.50 (UK) $ 7.00(US). ISSN: 0264-3596.

Old Man's War
01/06/2006. Scalzi sets himself an impressive objective with this, his first novel. 'Old Man's War', you see, is Young Adult space adventure slash military SF written for the people who grew up reading Heinlein's classic juvenile SF, the most famous example of this being 'Starship Troopers'.

The Originals by Dave Gibbons
01/06/2006. pub: Titan Books. 155 page graphic novel. Price: 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-011-5.

The Book Of Skulls by Robert Silverberg
01/06/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 232 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.95 (US), $17.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47138-5.

The Year's Best Science Fiction And Fantasy For Teens edited by Jane Yolen and Patrick Nielsen Hayden
01/06/2006. pub: TOR. 288 page hardback. Price: $17.95 (US), $24.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31383-9.

Infusion by Clint Smith
01/06/2006. pub: ASI Publishing Group. 319 page paperback. Price: $ 6.50 (US), $ 8.50 (CAN). ISBN: 0-9759271-0-8.

The Road Of Silk by Matt Afsahi and Barbara Dyson-Williams
01/06/2006. pub: Synergy Books/Turnkey Press. 329 page hardback. Price: $24.99 (US). ISBN: 0-9747644-6-9.

Approaching Omega by Eric Brown
01/06/2006. pub: Telos. 102 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-98-7 hardback: Price: 30.00 (UK). ISBN: 1-903889-99-5 .

The Psychedelic Avengers And The Decterian Blood Empire
01/06/2006. pub: Indigo/Funfundvierzig Indigo CD 6320-2. Price: 16.99 euros, 15.99 (UK), $20.00 (US) .

In The Rain With The Dead by Mark West
01/06/2006. pub: Pendragon Press. 272 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-9538598-5-1.

The Meq by Steve Cash
01/06/2006. pub: TOR. 546 page paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-330-49315-9) (pub: Ballantine/Del Rey Books. 404 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47092-3 .

Time Dancers (book 2 of The Meq) by Steve Cash
01/06/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 453 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47093-1.

Taja Grimm's World by Vernor Vinge
01/06/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 283 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30885-1.

Conversions
01/06/2006. Hardbacks to paperbacks and other format changes in the scifi world for May 2006.

The James Tiptree Award Anthology 2 edited by Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin and Jeffrey D. Smith
01/06/2006. pub: Tachyon Publications. 252 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-892391-31-7.

The Draco Tavern by Larry Niven
01/06/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 304 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30863-0.

Format changes May 2006
01/05/2006. American releases of British science fiction books.

Starfist: Flashfire by David Sherman and Dan Cragg
01/05/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 320 page hardback. Price: $19.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46054-5.

The Dragon Tarot by Nigel Suckling and illustrated by Roger and Lynda Garland
01/05/2006. pub: Cico Books. 64 page enlarged paperback with 72 card deck of Tarot Cards. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-904991-32-7.

The Triangle - original soundtrack by Joseph LoDuca
01/05/2006. CD pub: La-La Land Records LLLCD 1043. Time: 21 tracks 52.58 minutes. Price: $16.95 (US), 13.99 (UK).

Albedo One # 30
01/05/2006. Publisher: Albedo One, 2 Post Road, Lusk, County Dublin, Ireland. 56 page illustrated magazine. Price: 4.95 (UK), 5.95 euros.

Interrupted Music: The Making Of Tolkien's Mythology by Verlyn Flieger
01/05/2006. pub: Kent State University Press. 172 page enlarged paperback. Price: $18.00 (US). ISBN: 0-87338-824-0.

Horizon Storms (The Saga Of The Seven Suns Book 3) by Kevin J. Anderson
01/05/2006. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 659 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7434-3067-0.

Shuteye For The Time Broker by Paul Di Filippo
01/05/2006. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 312 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-817-9.

Worlds Of The Golden Queen by David Farland
01/05/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 556 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31315-4.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 17 no. 4 # 63 Winter 2005
01/05/2006. Magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

Time Hunter: Deus Le Volt by Jon de Burgh Miller
01/05/2006. pub: Telos. 102 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-49-9. Limited edition signed hardback: Price: 25.00 (UK), $44.95 (US), $54.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-97-9.

Darkland by Liz Williams
01/05/2006. pub: TOR-UK. 308 page enlarged paperback. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-4050-4125-0.

The Myth Hunters (The Veil book 1) by Christopher Golden
01/05/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 350 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US), $17.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38326-4.

The Silent House (A Chronicle Of Aglirta) by Ed Greenwood
01/05/2006. pub: TOR. 381 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30817-7.

Aberrant Dreams Winter 2006 # 6
01/05/2006. magazine pub: HD-Image, 210 Van Ness, Peachtree City, GA 30269, USA. 64 page magazine. Price: $ 5.50 (US). ISSN: 1554-4605.

Fantastic Art Of Arthur Suydam
01/05/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 128 page illustrated softcover. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-83-4.

Charley's War: 1 August 1916- 17 October 1916 by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun
01/05/2006. pub: Titan Books. 112 page graphic novel. Price: 14.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-929-8.

Rendezvous With Rama (SF Masterworks # 65) by Arthur C. Clarke
01/05/2006. pub: Gollancz. 252 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07733-6.

Rama II by Arthur C. Clarke
01/05/2006. pub: Gollancz. 495 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07722-0.

Spies, Vixens And Masters Of Kung Fu by Paul Gulacy
01/05/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 128 page illustrated softcover. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-74-5.

Comics Creators On X-Men interviewed by Tom DeFalco
01/05/2006. pub: Titan Books. 252 page illustrated softcover. Price: 14.99 (UK), $17.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-173-1.

The Wizard King - The King Of The World by Wallace Wood
01/05/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 64 page graphic novel. Price: $12.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-58-3.

RGK - The Art Of Roy G. Krenkel
01/05/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 136 page illustrated softcover. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-52-4.

Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
01/05/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 345 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-48713-3.

Japanese Anderson
01/04/2006. A look at fan appeal on distant shores even if you can't speak the language.

Hardbacks to paperbacks March 2006
01/04/2006. Book conversion. For those who like it soft.

Treason by Orson Scott Card
01/04/2006. pub: TOR. 275 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30904-1.

Behemoth: B-Wax (book 1) by Peter Watts
01/04/2006. pub: TOR. 300 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30721-9.

Behemoth: Seppuku (book 2) by Peter Watts
01/04/2006. pub: TOR. 303 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31172-0.

Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion by David Bassom
01/04/2006. pub: Titan Books. 157 page illustrated softcover. Price: 14.95 (UK), $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-097-2.

Battlestar Galactica by Jeffrey A. Carver
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/SciFi Channel. 318 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30904-1.

Monsters by Neal Adams
01/04/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 65 page softcover. Price: $12.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-55-9.

Space Wars by Steve Ditko
01/04/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 144 page illustrated softcover. Price: $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-67-2.

Dark Rain by Conor Conderoy
01/04/2006. pub: Macmillan New Writing. 242 page hardback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-230-000010-X.

The Vesuvius Club Graphic Edition by Mark Gatiss and Ian Bass (illustrator)
01/04/2006. pub: Simon and Schuster. 108 page graphic novel. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-7600-0.

Grand Master Of Adventure: The Drawings Of J. Allen St. John compiled by J. David Spurlock
01/04/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 176 page illustrated softcover. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-61-3.

You Bet Your Planet edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Brittiany K. Koren
01/04/2006. pub: DAW. 304 page enlarged paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0222-0.

The Thrilling Comic Book Cover Art Of Alex Schomburg
01/04/2006. publisher: Vanguard. 112 page softcover. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887591-64-8.

The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Fairies by Anna Franklin with illustrations by Paul Mason and Helen Field
01/04/2006. pub: Paper Tiger. 288 page illustrated softcover. Price: 14.99 (UK), $19.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84340-240-8.

Dusk by Tim Lebbon
01/04/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 386 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US), $17.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38364-7.

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.

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
01/04/2006. pub: TOR. 492 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31177-1.

Viriconium by M. John Harrison
01/04/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 462 page enlarged paperback. Price: $16.00 (US). ISBN: 0-553-38315-9.

The Strange Adventures Of Rangergirl by Tim Pratt
01/04/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 402 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US), $17.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38338-8.

An Old Friend Of The Family by Fred Saberhagen
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 207 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.95 (US), $17.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31998-3.

Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
01/04/2006. pub: Bantam Dell. 291 page hardback. Price: $15.00 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-80458-8.

The Skyborn (The Earthborn War book 2) by Paul Collins
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 271 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $31.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31273-5.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 17 no. 3 # 62 Fall 2005
01/04/2006. magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

Orcs (The Omnibus Edition) by Stan Nicholls
01/04/2006. pub: Gollancz. 711 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07487-6.

Fantasy Workshop: A Practical Guide by Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell with text by Nigel Suckling
01/04/2006. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 128 page softcover. Price: $27.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-486-6.

Double Negative by Robin Gilbert
01/04/2006. pub: Pendragon Press. 284 page enlarged paperback. Price: 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-9538598-4-3.

Pilgrim (The Wayfarer Redemption book 5) by Sara Douglass
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 544 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-87375-1.

Living Next Door To The God Of Love by Justina Robson
01/04/2006. pub: Pan/Macmillan. 480 page hardback. Price: 17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-4050-2116-0. pub: Bantam Spectra. 453 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.00 (US), $18.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58742-0.

When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/Forge/Orb. 284 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $18.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31358-8.

A Fire In The Sun by George Alec Effinger
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/Forge/Orb. 289 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31359-6.

Titan by Ben Bova
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/SciFi Channel. 464 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30413-9.

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.

Sci-Fi Movies: Facts, Figures And Fun by John Grant
01/04/2006. pub: AAPPL Artists' And Photographers Press Ltd. 96 page illustrated small hardback. Price: 5.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US). ISBN: 1-904332-35-8.

Exultant (Destiny's Children 2) by Stephen Baxter
01/04/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine. 472 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45788-9. pub: Gollancz. 520 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07655-0. pub: Gollancz. 490 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07429-9.

Super Heroes: The DC Comics Universe Of Alex Ross
01/04/2006. pub: Chronicle Books. 30 postcards in a box cover. Price: $ 9.95 (US), 5.14(UK). ISBN: 0-8115-4932-5.

Frameshift by Robert J. Sawyer
01/04/2006. pub: TOR. 347 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31316-2.

In The Garden Of Iden (The First Novel of The Company) by Kage Baker
01/04/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 329 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31457-6.

Conversions and US/UK releases: March 2006
01/03/2006. Hardbacks to paperbacks and US-UK crossover editions for this month.

The End Of The World: The Unofficial And Unauthorised Guide To Survivors by Rich Cross and Andy Priestner
01/03/2006. pub: Telos Publishing. 289 page illustrated enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK), $22.95 (US), $29.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84583-001-6.

The Pillow Friend by Lisa Tuttle
01/03/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 335 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US), $17.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38334-5.

The Fall Of Tartarus by Eric Brown
01/03/2006. pub: Gollancz. 312 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07618-6.

The Runes Of The Earth (The Last Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant) by Stephen R. Donaldson
01/03/2006. pub: Putnam. 605 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $39.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-399-15232-6). (pub: Gollancz. 593 page hardback. Price: 18.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07598-8). (pub: Gollancz. 593 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07599-6.

Raven's Shadow by Patricia Briggs
01/03/2006. pub: Ace. 334 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-441-01187-X.

9Tail Fox by Jon Courtney Grimwood
01/03/2006. pub: Gollancz. 326 page hardback. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07615-1.

Here In Cold Hell (Lionwolf trilogy book 2) by Tanith Lee
01/03/2006. pub: TOR-UK. 418 page enlarged paperback. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-0635-8.

Interzone # 202 - February 2006
01/03/2006. bi-monthly magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: 3.50 (UK) $ 6.00(US). ISSN: 0264-3596.

Modesty Blaise: The Puppet Master by Peter O'Donnell and Enric Badia Romero
01/03/2006. pub: Titan Books. 97 page softcover. Price: 10.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-867-4.

The Endymion Omnibus by Dan Simmons
01/03/2006. pub: Gollancz. 983 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07634-8.

Dr. Futurity by Philip K. Dick
01/03/2006. pub: Vintage/Random House. 169 page enlarged paperback. Price: $10.95 (US), $15.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-4000-3009-9.

Barry Trotter And The Dead Horse by Michael Gerber
01/03/2006. pub: Gollancz. 306 page reduced size paperback. Price: 5.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07692-5.

Space: 1889: 4. The Lunar Inheritance
01/03/2006. CD. pub: Noise Monster. Price: 10.99 (UK), $12.20 (non-UK). Serial number: NMPCDSP04. Time: 70 minutes.

The Last Companion (The Albion Chronicles book 1) by Patrick McCormack
01/03/2006. The warband is hunting for an ancient chalice once owned by Arthur, which supposedly confers on the owner sovereignty of Britain.

Burn by James Patrick Kelly
01/03/2006. pub: Tachyon Publications. 178 page enlarged paperback. Price: $19.95 (US), $24.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-892391-27-9.

Kiddography: The Art And Life Of Tom Kidd
01/03/2006. pub: Paper Tiger. 128 page hardback. Price: 20.00 (UK), $29.95 (US), $42.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84340-201-7.

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Radio Scripts by Douglas Adams
01/03/2006. pub: Pan/Macmillan. 364 page softcover. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-330-43510-8.

Golem by Greg Vilk
01/03/2006. pub: Ricochet Press. 170 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $16.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-9772189-0-2.

Boris Vallejo And Julie Bell: The Ultimate Collection with text by Nigel Suckling
01/03/2006. pub: Paper Tiger. 192 page hardback. Price: 25.00 (UK). ISBN: 1-84340-315-3.

Charlie Watts And The Rip In time by Marcus A. Eden-Ellis
01/02/2006. pub: Roobee Publishing/Trafford Publishing. 265 page paperback. Price: 13.00(UK), $22.50(US), $26.53(CAN). ISBN: 1-41205460-5).

The Prestige by Christopher Priest
01/02/2006. pub: TOR. 404 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-85886-8).

Sanity And The Lady by Brian Aldiss
01/02/2006. pub: PS Publishing. 218 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: 25.00 (UK), $45.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-24-X. Deluxe skipcased hardback: Price: 60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-28-8).

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion by Perry Moore
01/02/2006. pub: Harper Collins. 227 page illustrated softcover. Price: 14.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-00-720817-0).

Learning The World by Ken Macleod
01/02/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 303 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31331-6).

Star Wars: Survivor's Quest by Timothy Zahn
01/02/2006. pub: Arrow Books. 460 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-09-947263-5).

Already Dead by Charlie Huston
01/02/2006. pub: Ballantine/Del Rey Books. 268 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.95 (US), $17.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47824-X).

Nova Scotia: New Scottish Speculative Fiction edited by Neil Williamson and Andrew J. Wilson
01/02/2006. pub: Crescent/Mercatpress and the Scottish Arts Council. 287 page enlarged paperback. Price: 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84183-086-0).

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 17 no. 2 # 61 Summer 2005
01/02/2006. magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR).

World Wired by Elizabeth Bear
01/02/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 398 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58749-8.

The World Turned Upside Down edited by David Drake, Eric Flint & Jim Baen
01/02/2006. pub: Baen Books. 640 page paperback. ISBN: 0-7434-9874-7. Price: $ 7.99 (US) E-book: 0743498747. Price: $ 6.00 (US).

A Feast For Crows (A Song Of Ice And Fire book 4) by George R.R. Martin
01/02/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 745 page hardback. Price: $28.00 (US), $38.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-80150-3.

The SEX Column And Other Misprints by David Langford
01/02/2006. pub: Cosmos Books\Wildside Press. 243 page very enlarged paperback. Price: $17.95 (US). ISBN: 1-930997-78-7.

Pay The Piper by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple
01/02/2006. pub: TOR/Forge/Starscape. 176 page hardback. Price: $16.95 (US), $23.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31158-5.

Divine Invasions: A Life Of Philip K. Dick by Lawrence Sutin
01/02/2006. pub: Carroll and Graf/Avalon. 352 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US). ISBN: 1-7867-1623-1.

Gil's All Fright Diner by A. Lee Martinez
01/02/2006. pub: TOR. 268 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31143-7.

Hip Flask comicbooks
01/02/2006. Hip Flask: Unnatural Selection. (pub: Comicraft. 32 page comic. Price: $ 2.99 (US)). Hip Flask: Elephant Man. (pub: Comicraft. 33 page comic. Price: $ 3.50 (US)). Hip Flask: Mystery City. (pub: Comicraft. 53 page comic. Price: $ 4.99 (US). ISBN: 0-9766761-9-2.

Out Of The Darkness (The Darkness Series book 6) by Harry Turtledove
01/02/2006. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 655 page paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7434-6849-X.

Ghosts Of Albion: Accursed by Amber Benson and Christopher Golden
01/02/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 385 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47130-X.

New World Order by Ben Jeapes
01/02/2006. pub: Corgi. 432 page enlarged paperback. Price: 5.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-552-55096-5.

Temeraire by Naomi Novik (UK Title)/His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik (US title)
01/02/2006. pub: Voyager/HarperCollins. 330 page enlarged paperback. Price: 12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-00-721909-1). His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik (US title). (pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 356 page paperback. Price: $ 7.50 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-48128-3.

Resolution (Nulaperion Sequence book 3) by John Meaney
01/02/2006. pub: Bantam Press. 405 page hardback. Price: 18.95 (UK). ISBN: 0-593-04737-0.

The Road To Dune by Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
01/02/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 489 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31295-6.

Pushing Ice by Alastair Reynolds
01/02/2006. pub: Gollancz. 457 page hardback. Price: 14.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07438-8.

The First Heroes edited by Harry Turtledove and Noreen Doyle
01/02/2006. pub: TOR. 368 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30286-1. 368 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30287-X.

Foreigner (The Quintaglio Ascension book 3) by Robert J. Sawyer
01/02/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 318 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30972-6).

Intercontinental releases
01/02/2006. Book conversions, as well as releases moving from the US to the the UK and vice versa.

Running From The Deity
01/02/2006. Unfortunately for Flinx and his companion Pip, more pressing matters have to be attended to before they can resume their mission. Flinx's ship, Teacher, reports that major servicing repairs need attending to.

The Punisher soundtrack by Dennis Dreith
01/02/2006. CD. pub: Perseverance PRD 006. 78 minutes 31 tracks plus interview. Price: $19.98 (US).

Interzone #201 - December 2005
01/02/2006. bi-monthly magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: 3.50 (UK) $ 6.00(US). ISSN: 0264-3596.

King Kong novelisation by Delos W. Lovelace
01/01/2006. pub: Gollancz. 201 page hardback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07876-6.

Richard Matheson Collected Stories Vol. 3
01/01/2006. pub: Edge Books/Gauntlet Press. 349 page enlarged paperback. Price: $16.95 (US(, $24.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-8873688-1-7.

V For Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd
01/01/2006. pub: Titan Books. 296 page illustrated hardback graphic novel. Price: 24.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-182-0.

Stamping Butterflies by Jon Courtney Grimwood
01/01/2006. pub: Gollancz. 424 page enlarged paperback. Price: 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07650-X.

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe Original Soundtrack composed by Harry Gregson-Williams
01/01/2006. CD: Walt Disney Records 61374-7. 17 tracks. 70 minutes. Price: $19.95 (US) although this can vary to $13.96 (US) when I looked around.

The Ardly Effect
01/01/2006. This describes a potted history of two moons that orbit a gas giant known as Jupe.

Thud! by Terry Pratchett
01/01/2006. pub: Doubleday/Transworld Publishers. 362 page hardback. Price: 17.99 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-385-60867-8.

The Steel Claw: The Vanishing Man by Ken Bulmer and Jesus Blasco
01/01/2006. pub: Titan Books. 110 page illustrated hardback. Price: 14.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-156-1.

The Mark Of Ran (Book One of The Sea Beggars) by Paul Kearney
01/01/2006. As any fantasy fan knows perfectly well, an idyll is going to be shattered at some point and soon along comes a mob with flaming brands and pitchforks to oblige.

Platinum Pohl: The Collected Best Stories by Frederick Pohl
01/01/2006. pub: TOR/Sci Fi Channel. 463 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-87527-4.

Fifty Degrees Below by Kim Stanley Robinson
01/01/2006. pub: Bantam Spectra. 405 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US), $35.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-80312-3.

The Year's Best Science Fiction 22nd Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
01/01/2006. pub: St. Martin's Press/Griffin. 663 page enlarged paperback. Price: $19.95 (US), $26.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-33660-8.

The Best Of Gaham Wilson
01/01/2006. pub: Underwood Books. 144 page illustrated softcover. Price: $15.00 (US). ISBN: 1-887424-87-3.

Singer Of Souls by Adam Stemple
01/01/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 237 page hardback. Price: $22.95 (US), $32.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31170-4.

Provender Gleed by James Lovegrove
01/01/2006. pub: Gollancz. 330 page enlarged paperback. Price: 14.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07684-4.

The House Of Cthulah by Brian Lumley
01/01/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 254 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US). ISBN: 0-765-31073-2.

Conventions Of War (Book Three Of Dread Empire's Fall) by Walter Jon Williams
01/01/2006. pub: Simon and Schuster. 677 page enlarged paperback. Price: 10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-5677-8.

The True Nature Of Mars by Christiane Blasius
01/01/2006. pub: AuthorHouse. 266 page enlarged paperback. Price: e-book: $4.95 (US), soft cover: $11.00 (US). ISBN: 1-4208-6800-4.

Smallville: The Official Companion Season 3 by Paul Simpson
01/01/2006. pub: Titan Books. 155 page illustrated softcover. Price: 12.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-952-2.

Fossil Hunter (The Quintaglio Ascension book 2) by Robert J. Sawyer
01/01/2006. pub: TOR. 299 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30973-4.

Everett Raymond Kinstler: The Artist's Journey Through Popular Culture 1942-1962 by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Everett Raymond Kinstler
01/01/2006. pub: Underwood Books. 228 page illustrated softcover. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887424-93-8.

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