News Ticker

Books Received: 2015 (January – June)

In the interest of full disclosure, we list here all received review materials. To submit something to SF Signal, please refer to our submissions page.

  1. Uncanny Magazine Issue 2: January/February 2015 by Jingfang Hao (Uncanny Magazine)
  2. Shimmer Magazine – Issue 23 by E. Catherine Tobler (Editor)
  1. The Providence of Fire (Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne) by Brian Staveley (Tor Books)
  2. The Essential W. P. Kinsella by W. P. Kinsella (Tachyon Publications)
  1. Morte by Robert Repino (Soho Press)
  2. Blackout (Annum Guard Book 2) by Meredith McCardle (Skyscape)
  1. The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  2. Weepers by R. Cadell Cook II (House Cat Creative Publishing, LLC)
  1. The Deep by Nick Cutter (Gallery Books)
  2. Night Terrors III: Horror Anthology by Theresa Dillon, Marc Ciccarone & G. Winston Hyatt (Editors) (Blood Bound Books)
  1. Modern Sci-Fi Films FAQ by Tom DeMichael (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books)
  2. Imago Mortis by Samuel Marolla (Acheron Books)
  1. Inside a Silver Box by Walter Mosley (Tor Books)
  2. The Whispering Swarm: Book One of The Sanctuary of the White Friars by Michael Moorcock (Tor Books)
  1. Unbreakable: A Novel by W. C. Bauers (Tor Books)
  2. Galaxy’s Edge Magazine: Issue 12, January: Predestination Movie Tie-In Special by Mike Resnick (Editor) (Phoenix Pick)
  1. The Globe: The Science of Discworld II: A Novel by Terry Pratchett (Anchor)
  2. Page Fault by Garrett Calcaterra
  1. Fantastic Stories of the Imagination #224 by Warren Lapine (Editor)
  2. Queen of the Deep by Kay Kenyon (Winterset Books)
  1. Thirteen: Stories of Transformation by Mark Teppo (Editor) (Underland Press)
  2. Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories by Alex Shvartsman (UFO Publishing)
  1. The Hanged Man by P. N. Elrod (Tor Books)
  2. Where by Kit Reed (Tor Books)
  1. MirrorWorld by Jeremy Robinson (Thomas Dunne Books)
  2. No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill (St. Martin’s Press)
  1. The Red: First Light (The Red Trilogy) by Linda Nagata (Saga Press)
  2. Star Trek: The Next Generation: Takedown by John Jackson Miller (Pocket Books/Star Trek)
  1. The Kings of London by William Shaw (Mulholland Books)
  2. She’s Leaving Home by William Shaw (Mulholland Books)
  1. Arcadian Gates by T.A. Wardrope (Blastgun)
  2. Bound by Flames: A Night Prince Novel by Jeaniene Frost (Avon)
  1. Ourselves (The Nahan Series) by S.G. Redling (47North)
  2. (R)evolution by PJ Manney (47North)
  1. Darknet by Matthew Mather
  2. Gemini Cell: A Shadow Ops Novel by Myke Cole (Ace)
  1. Mark of the Beast by Adolphus A. Anekwe (Forge Books)
  2. The Diabolical Miss Hyde: An Electric Empire Novel (Electric Empire Novels) by Viola Carr (Harper Voyager)
  1. Lightspeed Magazine, February 2015 by Lightspeed Magazine (John Joseph Adams)
  2. Nightmare Magazine, February 2015 by Nightmare Magazine (John Joseph Adams)
  1. King of the Cracksmen: A Steampunk Entertainment by Dennis O’Flaherty (Night Shade Books)
  2. Evensong by John Love (Night Shade Books)
  1. The Chessmen: The Lewis Trilogy by Peter May (Quercus)
  2. Haterz by James Goss (Solaris)
  1. The World to Come by Patrick West & Om Prakash Dwivedi (Editors) (Spineless Wonders)
  2. Defiant: Towers Trilogy Book Two by Karina Sumner-Smith (Talos)
  1. Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: A Novel by Judd Trichter (Thomas Dunne Books)
  2. When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner (Tor Books)
  1. Gateway by Brian Dorsey (Zharmae)
  2. The Einstein Prophecy by Robert Masello (47North)
  1. Deadeye (Mutant Files) by William C. Dietz (Ace)
  2. Wind Raker – Book IV of The Order of the Air by Melissa Scott (Crossroad Press)
  1. Impulse: Lightship Chronicles, Book One by Dave Bara (DAW Hardcover)
  2. The Bees by Laline Paull (Fourth Estate)
  1. The Glittering World by Robert Levy (Gallery Books)
  2. Terra’s World by Mitch Benn (Gollancz)
  1. Painkillers by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
  2. Wolves by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
  1. Hotwire by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
  2. Headlong by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
  1. The Doll Maker (Byrne and Balzano) by Richard Montanari (Mulholland Books)
  2. Marauder by Gary Gibson (Pan Macmillan)
  1. Cherry Bomb: A Siobhan Quinn Novel by Caitlin R. Kiernan (Roc Trade)
  2. City of Savages by Lee Kelly (Saga Press)
  1. Persona by Genevieve Valentine (Saga Press)
  2. OnSpec #98 by Diane L. Walton (Editor) (The Copper Pig Writers’ Society)
  1. Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear (Tor Books)
  2. The Iron Assassin by Ed Greenwood (Tor Books)
  1. The Eterna Files by Leanna Renee Hieber (Tor Books)
  2. The Revolution Trade: A Merchant Princes Omnibus by Charles Stross (Tor Books)
  1. Blood Infernal: The Order of the Sanguines Series by James Rollins (William Morrow)
  2. Sing Me Your Scars (Apex Voices Book 3) by Damien Angelica Walters (Apex Publications)
  1. Positive by David Wellington (Harper Voyager)
  2. Beyond Redemption by Michael R. Fletcher (Harper Voyager)
  1. The Grace of Kings (The Dandelion Dynasty) by Ken Liu (Saga Press)
  2. The Fall of Fair Isle by Rowena Cory Daniells (Solaris)
  1. Trial of Intentions (Vault of Heaven) by Peter Orullian (Tor Books)
  2. Dead Spots by Rhiannon Frater (Tor Books)
  1. Android Hunters (The Corli Saga Book 1) by Jonathan Bergeron (War Planet Press)
  2. A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay (William Morrow)
  1. Fantastic Stories of the Imagination #225 by Warren Lapine (Editor) (Wilder Publications)
  2. Empire: Book 2, The Chronicles of the Invaders (The Chronicles of the Invaders Trilogy) by John Connolly (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)
  1. Forgotten Suns by Judith Tarr (Book View Cafe)
  2. A Darker Shade of Magic by Victoria Schwab (Tor Books)
  1. Star Trek: The Original Series: Savage Trade by Tony Daniel (Pocket Books/Star Trek)
  2. The Epherium Chronicles: Echoes by T.D. Wilson (Carina Press)
  1. The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence by Stan Lee (Disney Press)
  2. City of the Iron Fish by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
  1. Hot Head by Simon Ings (Gollancz)
  2. Echo 8 by Sharon Lynn Fisher (Tor Books)
  1. The Dark Water: A Well’s End Novel by Seth Fishman (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers)
  2. The Well’s End by Seth Fishman (Speak)
  1. Chameleo by Robert Guffey
  2. Amaskan’s Blood (The Boahim Series) (Volume 1) by Raven Oak (Grey Sun Press)
  1. Shadow Scale (Seraphina) by Rachel Hartman (Random House Books for Young Readers)
  2. In the Mouth of the Whale (The Quiet War) by Paul McAuley (Gollancz)
  1. Evening’s Empires (The Quiet War) by Paul McAuley (Gollancz)
  2. Lost on Mars by Paul Magrs (Firefly Press Ltd)
  1. World War Moo: An Apocalypse Cow Novel by Michael Logan (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  2. Hexed: The Sisters of Witchdown by Michael Alan Nelson (Pyr)
  1. The Doomsday Equation by Matt Richtel (William Morrow Paperbacks)
  2. Poison Fairies: The Landfill War by Luca Tarenzi (Acheron Books)
  1. Madness in Solidar: The Ninth Book of the Imager Portfolio by L. E. Modesitt (Tor Books)
  2. The Suicide Exhibition by Justin Richards (Thomas Dunne Books)
  1. Operation Arcana by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (Baen Books)
  2. Lightspeed Magazine, March 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  1. Nightmare Magazine, March 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  2. Wastelands 2 – More Stories of the Apocalypse by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (Titan Books)
  1. Uprising by Jeremy Robinson (St. Martin’s Paperbacks)
  2. Deadly Spells (Prospero’s War) by Jaye Wells (Orbit)
  1. The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Leviathan by Jack Campbell (Ace)
  2. Demon Hunter Severian – Lady of the Night Gates by Giovanni Anastasi (Acheron Books)
  1. The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig (Gallery Books)
  2. The Boy with the Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick (Gollancz)
  1. The Ministry of Thunder by Davide Mana (Acheron Books)
  2. Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton (Delacorte Press)
  1. The Damned by Andrew Pyper (Simon & Schuster)
  2. Revision by Andrea Phillips (Fireside Fiction Company)
  1. Lieutenant Arkham: Elves and Bullets by Alessio Lanterna (Acheron Books)
  2. No Man’s World Omnibus by Pat Kelleher (Abaddon Books)
  1. Dead Heat (Alpha and Omega) by Patricia Briggs (Ace)
  2. The End of the End of Everything: Stories by Dale Bailey (Arche Press)
  1. The Void (The Tanner Sequence) by Timothy S. Johnston (Carina Press)
  2. The Stranger (Last Man) by Bastien Vives (First Second)
  1. The Clockwork Crown (Clockwork Dagger Novels) by Beth Cato (Harper Voyager)
  2. Jews vs Zombies by Lavie Tidhar (Editor) (Jurassic London)
  1. Jews vs Aliens by Lavie Tidhar (Editor) (Jurassic London)
  2. The Wide World’s End (A Tournament of Shadows) by James Enge (Pyr)
  1. Disciple of the Wind: A Novel of the Fated Blades by Steve Bein (Roc)
  2. The Border by Robert McCammon (Subterranean)
  1. The Exile: Book One of the Fae by C. T. Adams (Tor Books)
  2. Pacific Fire by Greg van Eekhout (Tor Books)
  1. The Hollow Queen (The Symphony of Ages) by Elizabeth Haydon (Tor Books)
  2. The Doll Collection by Ellen Datlow (Editor) (Tor Books)
  1. Shadow: A Novel (The Pendulum Trilogy) by Will Elliott (Tor Books)
  2. Robogenesis by Daniel H. Wilson (Vintage)
  1. Uncanny Magazine Issue 3: March/April 2015 by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas (Editors) (Uncanny Magazine)
  2. Predator One: A Joe Ledger Novel by Jonathan Maberry (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  1. Rook by Sharon Cameron (Scholastic Press)
  2. Storm and Steel (The Book of the Black Earth) by Jon Sprunk (Pyr)
  1. Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women by Paula Guran (Editor) (Night Shade Books)
  2. The Phantom Cabinet by Jeremy Thompson (Necro Publications)
  1. The Thickety: The Whispering Trees by J. A. White (Katherine Tegen Books)
  2. The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth (Doubleday)
  1. Shimmer Magazine – Issue 24 by E. Catherine Tolber (Editor)
  2. Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds (Tachyon Publications)
  1. Edge of Dark (The Glittering Edge) by Brenda Cooper (Pyr)
  2. Dark Orbit by Carolyn Ives Gilman (Tor Books)
  1. Feast of Fates (Four Feasts Till Darkness Book 1) by Christian A. Brown
  2. Midian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed by Joseph Nassise & Del Howison (Editors) (Tor Books)
  1. The Golden Gate Is Empty by Eric Del Carlo (White Cat Publications)
  2. When We Were Animals by Joshua Gaylord (Mulholland Books)
  1. The Time It Happened (Third Flatiron Anthologies Book 11) by Juliana Rew (Editor) (Third Flatiron Publishing)
  2. Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)
  1. Starbase Human: A Retrieval Artist Universe Novel: Book Seven of the Anniversary Day Saga by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (WMG Publishing, Inc.)
  2. The World According to Iron Man by Larry Hama (Insight Editions)
  1. The World According to Thor by Marc Sumerak (Insight Editions)
  2. The Official CBS Watch! Presents – Star Trek: Leonard Nimoy Commemorative Edition by Media Lab Publishing (Media Lab Publishing)
  1. The Salvation of Gabriel Adam (The Revelation Saga) by S.L. Duncan (Medallion Press)
  2. The Soul Continuum (The Soul Archives) by Simon West-Bulford (Medallion Press)
  1. The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly by Ted Sanders (HarperCollins)
  2. Beasts of Tabat (The Tabat Quartet Book 1) by Cat Rambo (WordFire Press)
  1. Artemis Invaded (Artemis Awakening) by Jane Lindskold (Tor Books)
  2. Weavers by Aric Davis (Thomas & Mercer)
  1. The Sockdolager: Spring 2015 by Alison Wilgus & Paul Tuttle Starr (Editors) (The Sockdolager)
  2. Teaching the Dog to Read by Jonathan Carroll (Subterranean)
  1. Savages by K. J. Parker (Subterranean)
  2. The Forever Watch: A Novel by David Ramirez (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  1. Hunt for Valamon by DK Mok (Spence City)
  2. Medicine for the Dead (Children of the Drought) by Arianne ‘Tex’ Thompson (Solaris)
  1. The Darkside War (The Icarus Corps) by Zachary Brown (Saga Press)
  2. The War Against the Assholes by Sam Munson (Saga Press)
  1. The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris (Saga Press)
  2. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (Razorbill)
  1. Oathkeeper (THE GRUDGEBEARER TRILOGY) by J.F. Lewis (Pyr)
  2. Galaxy’s Edge Magazine: Issue 13, March 2015 (Galaxy’s Edge) by Mike Resnick (Edtor) (Phoenix Pick)
  1. Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell (Mulholland Books)
  2. The Buried Giant: A novel by Kazuo Ishiguro (Knopf)
  1. Mag Pilot (Tommy Thorn Book 2) by D. E. Kinney (JUVAT Entertainment)
  2. A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction by Terry Pratchett (Doubleday)
  1. Abducticon by Alma Alexander (Book View Cafe)
  2. Archangel by Marguerite Reed (Arche Press)
  1. Nonlocal Science Fiction, Issue #1 by Daniel Dombrowski (Editor) (33rd Street Digital Press)
  2. The Circle (Single 1°): A Dark Psychological Thriller by Mario Escobar
  1. A Fistful of Clones by Seaton Kay-Smith (AUS Impulse)
  2. Lightspeed Magazine, April 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  1. Nightmare Magazine, April 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  2. Pathfinder Tales: Lord of Runes by Dave Gross (Tor Books)
  1. Icefall (Rebel Angel Series) by Gillian Philip (Tor Books)
  2. Working for Bigfoot by Jim Butcher (Subterranean)
  1. Galapagos Regained: A Novel by James Morrow (St. Martin’s Press)
  2. Sundogz (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) by Mark von von Schlegell (Semiotext(e))
  1. aama: 3. The Desert of Mirrors by Frederik Peeters (SelfMadeHero)
  2. Dragonsinger (Harper Hall of Pern) by Anne McCaffrey (Saga Press)
  1. The Curse of the Wendigo (The Monstrumologist) by Rick Yancey (Saga Press)
  2. The Change: Tales of Downfall and Rebirth (Change Series) by S. M. Stirling (Roc)
  1. The Awesome by Eva Darrows (Ravenstone)
  2. Superposition by David Walton (Pyr)
  1. Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories by Robert Hood (IFWG)
  2. The Subprimes: A Novel by Karl Taro Greenfeld (Harper)
  1. The Doors You Mark Are Your Own (Joshua City Trilogy) by Okla Elliott (Dark House Press)
  2. The Book of Phoenix (Who Fears Death) by Nnedi Okorafor (DAW)
  1. Tuki Save the Humans #3 by Jeff Smith (Cartoon Books)
  2. The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction by Gerry Canavan & Professor Eric Carl Link (Editors) (Cambridge University Press)
  1. The Knocking Box (Wanderings: Short Fictions and Illusions Book 2) by Kenneth G. Bennett (Booktrope)
  2. The Guide (Wanderings: Short Fictions and Illusions Book 1) by Kenneth G. Bennett (Booktrope)
  1. Seeds by Chris Mandeville
  2. The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins (Crown)
  1. The Maze Runner and The Scorch Trials: The Collector’s Edition by James Dashner (Delacorte Press)
  2. 2015 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide by Eric James Stone (Dreaming Robot Press)
  1. Less Than Hero by S.G. Browne (Gallery Books)
  2. Class-M Exile by Raven Oak (Grey Sun Press)
  1. The Flicker Men: A Novel by Ted Kosmatka (Henry Holt and Co.)
  2. Day Four: A Novel by Sarah Lotz (Little, Brown and Company)
  1. Witches Be Crazy: A Tale That Happened Once Upon a Time in the Middle of Nowhere by Logan J. Hunder (Night Shade Books)
  2. Watchlist by Bryan Hurt (Editor) (OR Books)
  1. Black Wings IV – New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror by S.T. Joshi (Editor) (PS Publishing)
  2. The Deep Wood by Tim Pratt (PS Publishing)
  1. That is Not Dead by Darrell Schweitzer (Editor) (PS Publishing)
  2. The Night Listener and Others by Chet Williamson (PS Publishing)
  1. Unofficial Doctor Who: The Big Book of Lists by Cameron K. McEwan (Race Point Publishing)
  2. The Shores of Spain: A Novel of the Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney (Roc)
  1. Dead Man’s Reach (The Thieftaker Chronicles) by D. B. Jackson (Tor Books)
  2. Nightwise by R. S. Belcher (Tor Books)
  1. The Machine Awakes (Spider War) by Adam Christopher (Tor Books)
  2. Classical Traditions in Science Fiction (Classical Presences) by Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (Editors) (Oxford University Press)
  1. Deadlands: Dead Man’s Hand by David Gallaher (IDW Publishing)
  2. Gifts of Darkover by Deborah J. Ross (Editor) (MZB Literary Works Trust)
  1. OnSpec #99 by Diane L. Walton (Editor) (The Copper Pig Writers’ Society)
  2. The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection by Gardner Dozois (Editor) (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  1. Boom Town by Glenn Rolfe (Samhain Publishing, Ltd.)
  2. The Best of Gregory Benford by Gregory Benford (Subterranean)
  1. Solomon’s Arrow: A Novel by J. Dalton Jennings (Talos)
  2. Masterminds: A Retrieval Artist Novel: Book Eight of the Anniversary Day Saga by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (WMG Publishing, Inc.)
  1. Trailer Park Fae (Gallow and Ragged) by Lilith Saintcrow (Orbit)
  2. The Dangerous Type: In the Wake of the Templars Book One by Loren Rhoads (Night Shade Books)
  1. Last First Snow (Craft Sequence) by Max Gladstone (Tor Books)
  2. Window Wall (Glass Thorns) by Melanie Rawn (Tor Books)
  1. The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud (This Is Horror)
  2. The Gabble: And Other Stories by Neal Asher (Night Shade Books)
  1. Exquisite Corpse by Penelope Bagieu (First Second)
  2. Void Contract (Gigaparsec Book 1) by Scott Rhine
  1. Odin: The Viking Allfather (Myths and Legends) by Steven Long (Osprey Publishing)
  2. The Silence by Tim Lebbon (Titan Books)
  1. Scavenger: Red Sands: (Scavenger #1) by Timothy C. Ward (Spike Publishing)
  2. Scavenger: Blue Dawn: (Scavenger #2) by Timothy C. Ward (Spike Publishing)
  1. Lightspeed Magazine, May 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  2. Nightmare Magazine, May 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  1. Kaleidotrope Magazine, Spring 2015 by Fred Coppersmith (Editor)
  2. The Liar’s Key (The Red Queen’s War) by Mark Lawrence (Ace)
  1. Darwin’s Watch: The Science of Discworld III: A Novel by Terry Pratchett (Anchor)
  2. The Chronicle of Secret Riven (The Keeper of Tales Trilogy) by Ronlyn Domingue (Atria Books)
  1. The Timekeepers’ War: Book 1 (Volume 1) by S.C. Jensen (Bedlam Press)
  2. Path of the Reliquary (The Horsemen Chronicles: Book 2) (Volume 2) by Ken Scott Smith (Bedlam Press)
  1. Armstrong Dent – Season One by A?yess (Bestselling Action Adventure Books)
  2. Within These Walls by Ania Ahlborn (Gallery Books)
  1. Killing Pretty: A Sandman Slim Novel by Richard Kadrey (Harper Voyager)
  2. The Warring States (Wave Trilogy) by Aidan Harte (Jo Fletcher Books)
  1. Cut by Rob Bliss (Necro Publications)
  2. Piercing the Darkness Anthology: A Charity Anthology for the Children’s Literacy Initiative by Craig Cook (Editor) (Necro Publications)
  1. Coffin Riders by James W. Bodden (Necro Publications)
  2. Blood Savages: A Blackguards Novel – Book 1 by D. Alexander Ward (Necro Publications)
  1. The Best Horror of the Year Volume Seven by (Night Shade Books)
  2. Shower of Stones: A Novel of Jeroun by Zachary Jernigan (Night Shade Books)
  1. Speak Easy by Catherynne M. Valente (Subterranean)
  2. The Great Bazaar & Brayan’s Gold by Peter V Brett (Tachyon Publications)
  1. The Affinities by Robert Charles Wilson (Tor Books)
  2. Voyage of the Basilisk: A Memoir by Lady Trent (A Natural History of Dragons) by Marie Brennan (Tor Books)
  1. The Architect of Aeons (Count to a Trillion) by John C. Wright (Tor Books)
  2. A, B, C: Three Short Novels: The Jewels of Aptor, The Ballad of Beta-2, They Fly at Ciron (Vintage Original) by Samuel R. Delany (Vintage)
  1. Fantastic Stories of the Imagination #226 by Warren Lapine (Editor) (Wilder Publications)
  2. Rage by Ken Shufeldt (Tor Books)
  1. Edge of Dawn by Melinda Snodgrass (Tor Books)
  2. Abendau’s Heir (The Inheritance Trilogy Book 1) by Jo Zebedee (Tickety Boo Press Ltd)
  1. The Fall: A Novel by R. J. Pineiro (Thomas Dunne Books)
  2. Strangelet: Issue 0 by Casey Brown (Editor) (Strangelet Press, LLC)
  1. Sharkpunk by Jonathan Green (Editor) (Snowbooks Ltd)
  2. Cold Iron (The Malorum Gates) by Stina Leicht (Saga Press)
  1. Dragondrums (Harper Hall of Pern) by Anne McCaffrey (Saga Press)
  2. Loosed Upon the World: The Saga Book of Climate Fiction by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (Saga Press)
  1. The End of the World Is Rye by Brett Cottrell (Rosarium Publishing)
  2. The Memory Painter: A Novel by Gwendolyn Womack (Picador)
  1. The Venusian Gambit: Book Three of the Daedalus Series by Michael J. Martinez (Night Shade Books)
  2. Court of Fives by Kate Elliott (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  1. Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk by Liesl Shurtliff (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
  2. The Witch with No Name (Hollows) by Kim Harrison (Harper Voyager)
  1. Unexpected Rain by Jason LaPier (Harper Voyager)
  2. The Long Utopia: A Novel (Long Earth) by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter (Harper)
  1. The Royal Cup (Last Man) by Bastien Vives & Michael Sanlaville (First Second)
  2. The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey (Delacorte Press)
  1. Queen of Fire (A Raven’s Shadow Novel) by Anthony Ryan (Ace)
  2. Ballistic by Adam Egypt Mortimer & Darick Robertson (Black Mask)
  1. The Thief and the Sword (Cleopatra in Space) by Mike Maihack (GRAPHIX)
  2. Shades: The Gehenna Dilemma (Shades Series Book 1) by Eric Dallaire (If Tales)
  1. The Zxap Jacket (The Detective Zinski Series Book 1) by Ken Mazur (Ken Mazur)
  2. The Massacre of the Mermaids (k_noir Book 4) by Alessandro Manzetti (Kipple Officina Libraria)
  1. Children of the Earth (End Times) by Anna Schumacher (Razorbill)
  2. Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany by (Rosarium Publishing)
  1. Blackbirds (Miriam Black) by Chuck Wendig (Saga Press)
  2. Cash Crash Jubilee: Book One of the Jubilee Cycle by Eli K. P. William (Talos)
  1. End Time by Keith Korman (Tor Books)
  2. Where: A Novel by Kit Reed (Tor Books)
  1. The Left-Hand Way: A Novel (American Craft Series) by Tom Doyle (Tor Books)
  2. Dune by Frank Herbert (The Folio Society)
  1. Shimmer Magazine – Issue 25 by E. Catherine Tobler (Editor)
  2. Written in Hell by Jason Helford
  1. Godkiller: Walk Among Us #1 by Matt Pizzolo (Black Mask Studios)
  2. Godkiller # 4 by Matt Pizzolo (Black Mask Studios)
  1. Galaxy’s Edge Magazine: Issue 14, May 2015 (Heinlein Special) by Mike Resnick (Editor) (Galaxy’s Edge)
  2. The Splintered Gods by Stephen Deas (Gollancz)
  1. Dragon Queen by Stephen Deas (Gollancz)
  2. The Shadow of Elysium (Shadow Campaigns) by Django Wexler (InterMix)
  1. Knight’s Shadow by Sebastien de Castell (Jo Fletcher Books)
  2. Binary (Evolution) by Stephanie Saulter (Jo Fletcher Books)
  1. Written in the Blood (String Diaries) by Stephen Lloyd Jones (Mulholland Books)
  2. After the Saucers Landed by Douglas Lain (Night Shade Books)
  1. Fantastic Futures 13 by Robert E. Waters & James R. Stratton (Editors) (Padwolf Publishing Inc.)
  2. UFiles #2: Alexander’s Army by Chris d’Lacey (Scholastic Press)
  1. End of Days (Penryn & the End of Days Series) by Susan Ee (Skyscape)
  2. Blue World by Robert McCammon (Subterranean)
  1. Fender Lizards by Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean)
  2. Chasing the Phoenix: A Science Fiction Novel by Michael Swanwick (Tor Books)
  1. Seriously Wicked: A Novel by Tina Connolly (Tor Teen)
  2. Uncanny Magazine Issue 4: May/June 2015 by Lynne & Michael Damian Thomas (Editors) (Uncanny Magazine)
  1. The Wayward Eight: A Contract to Die For (Wild West Exodus) by Robert E. Waters (ZMOK)
  2. The Weave by Nancy Jane Moore (Aqueduct Press)
  1. King of Shards (The Worldmender Trilogy) by Matthew Kressel (Arche Press)
  2. Speculative Fiction 2014: The Year’s Best Online Reviews, Essays and Commentary (Volume 3) by The Book Smugglers (Book Smugglers Publishing)
  1. InterstellarNet: Enigma: Omnibus Edition by Edward M. Lerner (FoxAcre Press)
  2. Nightborn (Thrones and Bones) by Lou Anders (Crown Books for Young Readers)
  1. Among Wolves (Wolves of Llise, Book 1) by Nancy K. Wallace (Harper Voyager)
  2. The Rise of the Automated Aristocrats: A Burton & Swinburne Adventure by Mark Hodder (Pyr)
  1. The Price of Valor: Book Three of the Shadow Campaigns by Django Wexler (Roc)
  2. The Realignment Case by R. J. Dearden (Roundfire Books)
  1. Mockingbird (Miriam Black) by Chuck Wendig (Saga Press)
  2. Our Lady of the Ice by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Saga Press)
  1. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers (SelfMadeHero)
  2. Stinger by Robert McCammon (Subterranean)
  1. Pathfinder Tales: Liar’s Island: A Novel by Tim Pratt (Tor Books)
  2. Corsair: A Science Fiction Novel by James L. Cambias (Tor Books)
  1. Updraft by Fran Wilde (Tor Books)
  2. A Head Full of Ghosts: A Novel by Paul Tremblay (William Morrow)
  1. Chemical Burn (The Endgame Trilogy Book 1) by Quincy J. Allen (WordFire Press)
  2. (R)evolution (Phoenix Horizon) by PJ Manney (47North)
  1. Trident Code (A Lana Elkins Thriller) by Thomas Waite (47North)
  2. Mother of Eden by Chris Beckett (Broadway Books)
  1. Armada: A Novel by Ernest Cline (Crown)
  2. The Fold: A Novel by Peter Clines (Crown)
  1. A Free Man by Michel Basilières (ECW Press)
  2. Black Gods Kiss by Lavie Tidhar (Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.)
  1. The Twelve Kingdoms: The Talon of the Hawk by Jeffe Kennedy (Kensington)
  2. The Scarlet Gospels by Clive Barker (Macmillan Audio)
  1. The Shapeshifters by Stefan Spjut (Mariner Books)
  2. The Immortal Storm (Sky Chaser Book 1) by S.D. Wilkes (Petrichor Press)
  1. Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran (Editor) (Prime Books)
  2. Sojourn by Geonn Cannon (Supposed Crimes LLC)
  1. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (The Folio Society)
  2. Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong (Thomas Dunne Books)
  1. Virtues of War (The Astral Saga) by Bennett R. Coles (Titan Books)
  2. My Brother Is a Superhero by David Solomons (Viking Books for Young Readers)
  1. Press Start to Play by Daniel H. Wilson and John Joseph Adams (Editors) (Vintage)
  2. Seveneves: A Novel by Neal Stephenson (William Morrow)
  1. The Parallel Lives of Elizabeth Ann: Volume One: The Elizabeth Ann Trilogy by J. Nichols Mowery (iUniverse)
  2. Fantastic Stories of the Imagination #228 by Warren Lapine (Editor)
  1. Dragon Heart: A Fantasy Novel by Cecelia Holland (Tor Books)
  2. Dragon Coast by Greg van Eekhout (Tor Books)
  1. Forbidden by Cathy Clamp (Tor Books)
  2. The Sleeping King: A Novel by Cindy Dees (Tor Books)
  1. The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson (Tor Books)
  2. The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu (Tor Books)
  1. Blood of the Cosmos (Saga of Shadows) by Kevin J. Anderson (Tor Books)
  2. Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky (Tor)
  1. The Mountain: An Event Group Thriller by David L. Golemon (Thomas Dunne Books)
  2. Overlord: An Event Group Thriller by David L. Golemon (St. Martin’s Paperbacks)
  1. The Iron Ship (The Gates of the World Book 1) by K. M. McKinley (Solaris)
  2. The Blood Curse (The Cursed Kingdoms Trilogy Book 3) by Emily Gee (Solaris)
  1. Supersymmetry by David Walton (Pyr)
  2. The Wars of Atlantis (Dark) by Phil Masters (Osprey Publishing)
  1. The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth) by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit)
  2. Kill by Numbers: In the Wake of the Templars Book Two (Dangerous Type) by Loren Rhoads (Night Shade Books)
  1. Shadow of the Wolf (Sherwood’s Doom) by Tim Hall (David Fickling Books)
  2. Godkiller Walk Among Us #5 by Matt Pizzolo (Black Mask)
  1. Veiled (An Alex Verus Novel) by Benedict Jacka (Ace)
  2. Lightspeed Magazine, June 2015 (Queers Destroy Science Fiction! special issue) by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  1. Nightmare Magazine, June 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  2. The Last Exodus: The Earthborn Trilogy Book 1 by Paul Tassi (Talos)
  1. Infinity Lost (The Infinity Trilogy) by S. Harrison (Skyscape)
  2. Dawn of the Dragons: Here, There Be Dragons; The Search for the Red Dragon (The Age of Dragons) by James A. Owen (Saga Press)
  1. Ghost Summer: Stories by Tananarive Due (Prime Books)
  2. The Veil: A Devil’s Isle Novel by Chloe Neill (NAL)
  1. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
  2. The Devil’s Bag Man: A Novel (Jess Galvan) by Adam Mansbach (Harper Voyager)
  1. Dawn of the Dead by George A. Romero (Gallery Books)
  2. The Fifth House of the Heart by Ben Tripp (Gallery Books)
  1. Nova by Margaret Fortune (DAW)
  2. The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood) by Jeff Wheeler (47North)
  1. Disciples #1 by Steve Niles (Black Mask)
  2. Heroes of Earth by Martin Berman-Gorvine (Wildside Press)
  1. In the Shadow of the Towers: Speculative Fiction in a Post-9/11 World by Douglas Lain (Editor) (Night Shade Books)
  2. Nonlocal Science Fiction, Issue #2 by Daniel J. Dombrowski (Editor) (33rd Street Digital Press)
  1. Only Disconnect (Third Flatiron Anthologies Book 12) by Juliana Rew (Editor) (Third Flatiron Publishing)
  2. The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst (Sky Pony Press)
  1. The Fire Children by Lauren Roy (Ravenstone)
  2. The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury (The Folio Society)
  1. The Nano Experiment by Wid Bastian (Genius Media in conjunction with MB Imaginum Publishing)
  2. The Only Words That Are Worth Remembering: A Novel by Jeffrey Rotter (Metropolitan Books)
  1. Twelve Kings in Sharakhai: The Song of Shattered Sands: Book One by Brad Beaulieu (DAW)
  2. Fiction River: Recycled Pulp by John Helfers (Editor) (WMG Publications)
  1. The Glass Gauntlet (The Blood Guard Series) by Carter Roy (Two Lions)
  2. The Best of Nancy Kress by Nancy Kress (Subterranean)
  1. The Stellow Project by Shari Becker (Skyscape)
  2. Lost World Of Patagonia: A Dinosaur Thriller by Dane Hatchell (Severed Press)
  1. The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard (Roc)
  2. The Promise of the Child: Volume One of the Amaranthine Spectrum by Tom Toner (Night Shade Books)
  1. The Insect Farm by Stuart Prebble (Mulholland Books)
  2. White Crocodile by K.T. Medina (Mulholland Books)
  1. Detective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead Elf by Terry Newman (HarperVoyager)
  2. The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno (Diversion Books)
  1. Slabscape: Dammit by S. Spencer Baker (Blip Books)
  2. The Brenda and Effie Mysteries: Brenda Has Risen from the Grave by Paul Magrs (Bafflegab Productions)
  1. Lightspeed Magazine, July 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  2. Nightmare Magazine, July 2015 by John Joseph Adams (Editor)
  1. Weird Space: The Baba Yaga by Eric Brown & Una McCormack (Abaddon)
  2. Juarez Square and Other Stories by D.L. Young (Concordia Professional Services, LLC)
  1. Crossways: A Psi-Tech Novel by Jacey Bedford (DAW)
  2. Faces: The Masks of Aygrima: Book Three by E. C. Blake (DAW)
  1. Hunters in the Dark (HALO) by Peter David (Gallery Books)
  2. Gene Mapper by Taiyo Fujii (Haikasoru)
  1. Chocky by John Wyndham (NYRB Classics)
  2. The Sea of Trolls (The Sea of Trolls Trilogy) by Nancy Farmer (Saga Press)
  1. Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor (Saga Press)
  2. The Keeper (Vega Jane, Book 2) by David Baldacci (Scholastic Press)
  1. Hungry Darkness: A Deep Sea Thriller by Gabino Iglesias (Severed Press)
  2. Death of the Day by Tanith Lee (Telos Publishing)
  1. Jinx Town (The Jinx Chronicles Book 1) by Sam Stone (Telos Publishing)
  2. Death’s Dark Wings by Raven Dane (Telos Publishing)
  1. Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper by David Barnett (Tor Books)
  2. Blue Gemini: A Thriller by Mike Jenne (Yucca Publishing)
  1. The SHIVA Syndrome by Alan Joshua (Champagne Books)
  2. The 6th Extinction: A Sigma Force Novel (Sigma Force Novels) by James Rollins (William Morrow)
  1. The Engineer ReConditioned by Neal Asher (Wildside Press)
  2. The Unnoticeables: A Novel by Robert Brockway (Tor Books)
  1. The Philosopher Kings: A Novel by Jo Walton (Tor Books)
  2. The Finest Ass in the Universe by Anna Tambour (Ticonderoga Publications)
  1. Hear Me Roar by Liz Grzyb (Editor) (Ticonderoga Publications)
  2. The Scarlet Rider by Lucy Sussex (Ticonderoga Publications)
  1. Carter & Lovecraft by Jonathan L. Howard (Thomas Dunne Books)
  2. How We’ll Live on Mars (TED Books) by Stephen Petranek (Simon & Schuster/ TED)
  1. The Desert and the Blade: A Novel of the Change by S. M. Stirling (Roc)
  2. The Chart of Tomorrows: A Gaunt and Bone Novel by Chris Willrich (Pyr)
  1. The Whisper King by Wil Radcliffe (Necro Publications)
  2. Dark City: A Novella Collectiion by Brian Hodge (Necro Publications)
  1. The Rim of Morning: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror by William Sloane (NYRB Classics)
  2. Nightfall by Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers)
  1. Saturn Run by John Sandford & Ctein (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
  2. Armada by Ernest Cline (Random House Audio)
  1. The Best of Spanish Steampunk by Marian Womack & James Womack (Editors) (Cheeky Frawg Ediciones Nevsky)
  2. Doctor Who: The Drosten’s Curse by A. L. Kennedy (Broadway Books)
  1. Transference #1 by Ron Salas & Michael Moreci (Black Mask Stiudios)
  2. The Year’s Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 7 by Allan Kaster (Editor) (AudioText)
  1. The Annihilation Score (A Laundry Files Novel) by Charles Stross (Ace)
  2. Kaleidotrope Magazine, Summer 2015 by Fred Coppersmith (Editor)
%d bloggers like this: