Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, April 29, 2013


  • Brian Aldiss, New Arrivals, Old Encounters.  SF collection with  twelve stories.
  • [Anonymously edited anthologies], Buffy the Vampire Slayer:  Tales of the Slayer, Volume 2 (TV tie-in anthology with ten stories) and Dead Bait (horror anthology with nineteen stories.
  • Benjamin Appel, The Devil and W. Kaspar.  Science fantasy.
  • Mike Ashley, editor, The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories.  Mystery anthology with twenty-six non-Canonical stories.
  • Iain M. Banks, Surface Detail.  SF.  A Culture novel.
  • Clive Barker, Forms of Heaven.  Collection of three plays:  Crazyface, Paradise Street, and Subtle Bodies.
  • Peter S. Beagle, editor, The Secret History of Fantasy.  I'd mention that this is a fantasy anthology with nineteen stories, but...shhh!  It's a secret!
  • Ben Bova, editor, Analog Yearbook.  SF collection with six stories and five features.
  • Rhys Bowen, Murphy's Law. A Molly Murphy mystery.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold, Borders of Infinity and The Warrior's Apprentice.  SF, both in the Miles Vorkosigan series.
  • Terry Carr, editor, The Ides of Tomorrow.  SF/horror anthology with nine stories.
  • C. J. Cherryh, At the Edge of Space.  Omnibus volume containing SF novels Brothers of Earth and Hunter of Worlds.
  • Gardner Dozois, editor, The Year's Best Science Fiction, Fifteenth Annual Collection.  SF anthology with twenty-eight stories from 1997.
  • Elizabeth Foxwell, editor, The Sunken Sailor.  A round-robin mystery by fourteen top authors.
  • Craig Shaw Gardner, Wishbringer.  Gaming tie-in novel.
  • Christopher Golden, editor, Hellboy:  Odder Jobs.  Horror/comic book tie-in anthology with sixteen stories.
  • David Lynn Golemon, Legend.  Thriller.
  • Ed Gorman, Cage of Night.  Suspense.
  • Martin H. Greenberg, editor, Murder for Mother (mystery anthology with eighteen stories) and UFOs:  The Greatest Stories (SF anthology with eleven stories).
  • Kathleen Halligan, editor, Women of Mystery, Book 3.  Mystery anthology with nineteen stories.
  • Maxim Jakubowski, editor, The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime.  Mystery anthology with forty-two stories.
  • Diana Wynne Jones, The Magicians of Caprona/Witch Week.  Two YA fantasy novels in the Chronicles of Chrestomanci.
  • Stephen Jones, editor, The Dead That Walk and The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Volume Eleven.  Horror anthologies with twenty-four and twenty-one stories (from 1999), respectively.
  • Richard A. Knaak, Night of Blood.  Gaming (DragonLance) tie-in. Volume One of The Minotaur Wars.
  • Damon Knight, editor, Orbit 10.  SF anthology with eleven stories.
  • "Justin Ladd," Abilene, Book 1:  The Peacemaker.  Western.
  • Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, editors, The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet.  Science Fantasy anthology with a zillion stories, poems, and whatnot.
  • Cynthia Manson, editor, Women of Mystery, Book 1.  Mystery anthology with fifteen stories.
  • Anne McCaffrey, The Renegades of Pern.  Dragons, dragons, dragons.
  • John Mortimer, The First Rumpole Omnibus (containing Rumpole of the Bailey, The Trials of Rumpole, and Rumpole's Return, with a total of twelve stories and a novel) and The Second Rumpole Omnibus (containing Rumpole for the Defence, Rumpole and the Golden Thread, and Rumpole's Last Case, a total of twenty stories).  Mystery stories, sort of.
  • Warren Murphy & Richard Sapir, The Destroyer #62:  The Seventh Stone and #63:  The Sky Is Falling.  Men's action adventure.
  • Andrew Neiderman, Child's Play.  Horror.
  • Andre Norton, 'Ware Hawk.  A Witch World novel.  Somewhere along the line this series has gone from science fiction to fantasy.
  • Sara Paretsky, Blacklist.  A V.I. Warshawski mystery.
  • David Pringle, general editor, The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.  Reference.
  • Capt. Kevin D. Randle, USAFR, Border Winds.  Near-future military thriller, Volume Two in the Global War series.  The military title adds a certain gravitas, don't you think?
  • Mike Resnick, Adventures.  Fix-up fantasy of twelve Lucifer Jones stories.
  • John Ringo & Brian M. Thomsen, editors, Citizens.  Military SF anthology with fifteen stories.
  • Tom Robbins, Wild Ducks Flying Backward.  The short writings:  stories, poems, essays, opinion, etc.
  • Marcus Sakey, The Blade Itself.  Thriller.
  • John Saul, Second Child.  Horror.
  • Lawrence Schimel & Martin H. Greenberg, editors, Louisiana Vampires and Vampire Stories from New England.  Horror anthologies with thirteen and ten stories, respectively.
  • David J. Searls, Yellow Moon.  Horror.
  • Ekaterina Sedia, editor, Running with the Pack.  Werewolf anthology with twenty-two stories.
  • Robert Silverberg, A Century of Fantasy, 1980-1989.  Fantasy anthology with eighteen stories.
  • Rosemary Sutcliff, Sword at Sunset.  Arthurian novel.
  • Peter Tremayne, Suffer Little Children.  A Sister Fidelma mystery.
  • Howard Waldrop, Night of the Cooters.  SF collection with ten stories.
  • Richard S. Wheeler, Fire in the Hole.  Western.
  • Margaret Weiss & Tracy Hickman, Dragons of a Vanished Moon.  Gaming (DragonLance) tie-in, Volume III of The War of Souls.
  • Dave Zeltserman, The Caretaker of Lorne Field.  Noirish horror.

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