- Robert Adams, Stairway to Forever and Monsters and Magicians. Fantasy, the first two books in the Stairway to Forever series.
- Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, November and December 1975 issues, back when Ben Bova was editor.
- Isaac Asimov, Asimov on Physics. Nonfiction collection of seventeen articles from F&SF, culled from previous collections with new introductory material.
- Rhys Bowen, Evans to Betsy. A Constable Evans mystery.
- David Brin, Earth. SF.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley, Children of Hastur. SF omnibus volume of two Darkover novels: The Heritage of Hastur and Sharra's Exile.
- Terry Brooks, The Wishsong of Shannara. Fantasy, the third book in the original Shannara series.
- Erskine Caldwell, Gulf Coast Stories. Collection of twenty-one stories. This is a 1957 Signet paperback, when Caldwell was opne of Signet's biggest sellers. Does anybody read Caldwell any more?
- Lin Carter, In the Green Star's Glow. SF, the fifth in the Green Star Saga. A better editor than a writer, Carter was one of the ultimate fanboys.
- C. J. Cherryh, The Book of Morgaine (SF omnibus volume containing the three books in the trilogy: Gate of Ivrel, Well of Shiuan, and Fires of Azeroth) and Arafel's Saga (fantasy omnibus containing The Dreamstone and The Tree of Swords and Jewels).
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay. YA fantasy, the concluding volume in The Hunger Games trilogy.
- John Dalmas, The Regiment. Military SF.
- John deChancie & Martin H. Greenberg, editors, Castle Fantastic. Fantasy anthology with sixteen stories.
- Gordon R. Dickson, The Earth Lords. Fantasy.
- Richard M. Dorson, American Folklore. Non-fiction.
- David Drake, Surface Action (military SF), The Tank Lords (military SF collection of four stories and one novel, Rolling Hot), and Vettius and His Friends (fantasy/horror collection of twelve stories about Roman soldier Vettius and merchant Dama).
- Tannarive Due, The Between. Horror.
- Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair. Fantasy, the first Thursday Next book.
- Alan Dean Foster, Cachelot and the first two books in The Damned series, A Call to Arms and The False Mirror. SF all.
- Donald Goines, Street Players. Another of the author's urban Black ghetto crime novels.
- Stephen Goldin, Mind Flight. SF.
- Reginald Hill, The Stranger House. Suspense.
- "Alfred Hitchcock," editor, Murders on the Half-Skull. Mystery anthology of fourteen stories (from 1956 to 1969) from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.
- Toni L. P. Kelner, The Curse of the Kissing Cousins (originally published as Without Mercy) and Who Killed the Pinup Queen? Both in the "Where Are They Now?" mystery series.
- Katherine Kerr, A Time of Omens. Fantasy.
- Caitlin R. Kiernan, Silk. Horror.
- David A. Kyle, Lensman from Rigel. SF novel in E. E. "Doc" Smith's Lensman universe.
- The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 1976, back when Ed Ferman was editor.
- John Passarella, Wither's Rain. A Wendy Ward horror novel.
- "Ellis Peters" (Edith Partager), The Devil's Novice. A Brother Cadfael mystery.
- Juliet Piggott, Japanese Mythology. Non-fiction, part of the Library of the World's Myths and Legends series from Peter Bendrick Books. An overview, but the illustrations are lovely.
- Frederik Pohl, The World at the End of Time. SF.
- Charles Sheffield, Aftermath. SF.
- Mary Stewart, The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, and The Last Enchantment. A boxed set of the author's original Arthurian trilogy.
- Jay Williams & Raymond Abrashkin, Danny Dunn, Scientific Detective. Juvenile SF from a long-running series.
- Gene Wolfe, Nightside the Long Sun. SF, first volume of The Book of the Long Sun.
Small House of Everything
Monday, April 15, 2013
I'm trying to ignore my taxes and concentrate on the following books. Alas, I fear the taxes will win out. For today, anyway.