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A Gallery of 99 SF/F/H Books Coming Out in January 2012 – Which Ones Do You Want?

Here’s a tasty (but still incomplete) sampling of forthcoming book releases for January 2012.

Which ones do you want to read?

  1. A Million Suns: An Across the Universe Novel by Beth Revis (Razorbill)
  2. A Path to Coldness of Heart (Dread Empire 3) by Glen Cook (Night Shade Books)
  3. Against the Light by Dave Duncan (47North)

  1. Age of Legend (Time of Legends) by Christian Dunn (Warhammer)
  2. All That Bleeds (A Novel of the Etherlin) by Kimberly Frost (Berkley)
  3. Archon Intl by Sabrina Benulis (Harper Collins USA)
  1. Babylon Steel by Gaie Sebold (Solaris)
  2. Between Their Worlds: A Novel of the Noble Dead by Barb Hendee & J.C. Hendee (Roc Hardcover)
  3. Blood Angels: The Second Omnibus by James Swallow (Games Workshop)
  1. Blueprints of the Afterlife by Ryan Boudinot (Grove Press, Black Cat)
  2. Boneyards by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Pyr)
  3. Born of Ashes by Caris Roane (St. Martin’s Paperbacks)
  1. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Complete Newspaper Sundays Volume Two 1933-1937 by John F. Dille & Rick Yager (Hermes Press)
  2. Cinder: Book One in the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer (Feiwel & Friends)
  3. City of the Lost by Stephen Blackmore (DAW Trade)
  1. Cobra Gamble: Cobra War, Book III by Timothy Zahn (Baen)
  2. Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson (Subterranean)
  3. Dark Victory by Michele Lang (Tor Books)
  1. Deliverance Lost (Horus Heresy) by Gav Thorpe (Black Library)
  2. Distrust That Particular Flavor by William Gibson (Putnam Adult)
  3. EVE: Templar One by Tony Gonzales (Tor Books)
  1. Everything is Broken by John Shirley (Prime Books)
  2. Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon (Burton & Swinburne in) by Mark Hodder (Pyr)
  3. Faith by John Love (Night Shade Books)
  1. Family Portrait by Graham Masterton (Hammer)
  2. Fire Logic: An Elemental Logic Novel by Laurie J. Marks (Small Beer Press)
  3. Flashfire: A Dragonfire Novel by Deborah Cooke (Signet)
  1. Galaxy in Flames (Horus Heresy) by Ben Counter (Black Library)
  2. Giant Thief by David Tallerman (Angry Robot)
  3. Gift of Magic by Lynn Kurland (Berkley Trade)
  1. Grantville Gazette VI by (Baen)
  2. Greatshadow: The Dragon Apocalypse by James Maxey (Solaris)
  3. Halo: Primordium: Book Two of the Forerunner Saga by Greg Bear (Tor Books)
  1. Haven’s Blight (Deathlands) by James Axler (Gold Eagle)
  2. Heir of Novron (Riyria Revelations) by Michael J. Sullivan (Orbit)
  3. High Bloods by John Farris (Tor Books)
  1. In the Lion’s Mouth by Michael Flynn (Tor Books)
  2. In the Mouth of the Whale by Paul McAuley (Gollancz)
  3. It Came From Beneath the Sea… Again by Susan Griffith & Clay Griffith & Todd Tennant (Bluewater Productions)
  1. Jack: Secret Vengeance (Repairman Jack) by F. Paul Wilson (Tor Teen)
  2. John Carter of Mars: Vol. 1: A Princess of Mars, The Gods of Mars, The Warlord of Mars (John Carter of Mars Series) by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Fall River)
  3. Judith Merril: A Critical Study by Dianne Newell & Victoria Lamont (Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub)
  1. Labyrinth (Rogue Angel) by Alex Archer (Gold Eagle)
  2. Labyrinth of Sarrows by George Mann (Black Library)
  3. Leaves of Flame by Benjamin Tate (DAW)
  1. Luthor Huss (Warhammer Heroes) by Chris Wraight (Games Workshop)
  2. MM9 by Hiroshi Yamamoto (VIZ Media LLC)
  3. Mass Effect: Deception by William C. Dietz (Del Rey)
  1. Percepliquis by Michael J. Sullivan (Ridan Publishing)
  2. Postcolonialism and Science Fiction by Jessica Langer (Palgrave Macmillan)
  3. Power Play by Ben Bova (Tor Books)
  1. Powers by James A. Burton (Prime Books)
  2. Raven Cursed: A Jane Yellowrock Novel by Faith Hunter (Roc)
  3. Run: A Subject Seven Novel by James A. Moore (Razorbill)
  1. Sadie Walker Is Stranded: A Zombie Novel by Madeleine Roux (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  2. Seven Princes (Books of the Shaper) by John R. Fultz (Orbit)
  3. Sex and Violence in Zero-G: The Complete “Near Space” Stories, Expanded Edition by Allen Steele (Fantastic Books)
  1. Shadow Ops: Control Point by Myke Cole (Ace)
  2. Shadows in Flight (The Shadow) by Orson Scott Card (Tor Books)
  3. Silver-Tongued Devil (Sabina Kane) by Jaye Wells (Orbit)
  1. Sins of the Demon by Diana Rowland (DAW)
  2. Sisterhood of Dune by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Tor Books)
  3. Skirmish: The House War: Book Four by Michelle West (DAW Hardcover)
  1. Star Trek: The Original Series: The Rings of Time by Greg Cox (Pocket Books/Star Trek)
  2. Star Wars: Darth Plagueis by James Luceno (LucasBooks)
  3. Surfing the Gnarl (Outspoken Authors) by Rudy Rucker (PM Press)
  1. Sword of the Apocalypse Illustrated Novel HC (Assassins) by David Liss & Meduzarts Digital Environment Studio & Various Artists (Radical Publishing)
  2. Taft 2012: A Novel by Jason Heller (Quirk Books)
  3. Tarzan: The Jesse Marsh Years Volume 10 by Gaylord DuBois & Jesse Marsh (Dark Horse)
  1. Tarzan: The Jesse Marsh Years Volume 11 by Gaylord DuBois & Jesse Marsh (Dark Horse)
  2. Tempest: A Novel (Tempest – Trilogy) by Julie Cross (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  3. Tempting the Gods: The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee Volume 1 by Tanith Lee (Wildside Press)
  1. The Bride Wore Black Leather (Nightside) by Simon R. Green (Ace Hardcover)
  2. The Brownie of Bodsbeck and Other Tales (Collected Works of James Hogg) by James Hogg (Edinburgh University Press)
  3. The Chalice of Death: Three Novels of Mystery in Space by Robert Silverberg (Paizo Publishing, LLC.)
  1. The Daemon Prism: A Novel of the Collegia Magica by Carol Berg (Roc Trade)
  2. The Desert of Souls by Howard Andrew Jones (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  3. The Emperor’s Finest (Ciaphas Cain) by Sandy Mitchell (Games Workshop)
  1. The Fat Years: A Novel by Koonchung Chan (Nan A. Talese)
  2. The Fathomless Fire by Thomas Wharton (Doubleday Canada)
  3. The Great Game: The Bookman Histories, Book 3 by Lavie Tidhar (Angry Robot)
  1. The Islanders by Christopher Priest (Gollancz)
  2. The Liminal People by Ayize Jama-Everett (Small Beer Press)
  3. The Rook: A Novel by Daniel O’Malley (Little, Brown and Company)
  1. The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells (Night Shade Books)
  2. The Thorn and the Blossom: A Two-Sided Love Story by Theodora Goss (Quirk Books)
  3. The Voice from the Edge, Volume 1: I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (Library Edition) by Harlan Ellison (Blackstone Audio, Inc.)
  1. The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath by Alternon Blackwood (Wildside Press)
  2. The Word Bearers Omnibus by Anthony Reynolds (Games Workshop)
  3. Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones (St. Martin’s Press)
  1. Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic by (Small Beer Press)
  2. Three Science Fiction Novellas: From Prehistory to the End of Mankind (Early Classics of Science Fiction) by J.-H. Rosny (Wesleyan)
  3. Touch of Power (Healer) by Maria V. Snyder (Mira)
  1. Tribulations by Ken Shufeldt (Tor Books)
  2. Truth by Julia Karr (Puffin)
  3. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi (HarperCollins)
  1. Undone Deeds (Connor Grey) by Mark Del Franco (Ace)
  2. Voyage Across the Stars by David Drake (Baen)
  3. Wrong Side of Dead by Kelly Meding (Bantam)

(Note: Release information was sourced from Amazon. Some reprints have been omitted. Release dates subject to change. So there.)

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6 Comments on A Gallery of 99 SF/F/H Books Coming Out in January 2012 – Which Ones Do You Want?

  1. Which ones do I want?

    Skipping entries in series that I am not “up to” m(Like the Mark Hodder):

    Against the Light
    In the Mouth of the Whale
    Seven Princes
    Shadow Ops
    Sisterhood of Dune
    The Desert of Souls
    The Great Game

    …at least. 🙂

  2. David Greybeard // January 2, 2012 at 10:47 am //

    I’ve got these titles pre-ordered:
    The Islanders by Priest
    The Rook by O’Malley
    Buck Rogers by Dille
    Distrust That Particular Flavor by Gibson
    In The Lion’s Mouth by Flynn
    And also,
    The Death of Kings by Cornwell
    Batman Dark Knight by Finch
    War of the Green Lanterns: Aftermath
    Batman Through The Looking Glass
    Marvel Masterworks Captain Marvel Vol. 4
    Spiderman Spider Island
    Steve Ditko Omnibus 2
    X-men Schism
    Marvel Comics: Fear Itself
    Strange Worlds of Science Fiction by Wally Wood
    Gideon’s Corpse by Preston and Child
    the two new volumes of the EC Comics Archives
    Haunt of Fear
    Vault of Horror.

  3. I do so love seeing all those covers together. Nicely done!

    I’ll be buying Boneyards, Shadows in Flight, and the new Star Trek original series novel when they come out.

  4. William Gibson’s “Distrust That Particular Flavor” is a collection of his journalism and essays.

  5. I want Alastair Reynold’s Blue Remembered Earth, but the US just has to wait.

  6. I have “Seven Princes” and it’s ‘next to read’ on my list; ‘Blue Remembered Earth’ is currently on its way to my TBR table …

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