30 September 2004
Bova, Ben : Saturn(Tor 0-812-57942-9, $7.99, 470pp, mass market paperback, September 2004, cover art John Harris)
(First edition: Tor, June 2003)
SF novel in the "Grand Tour" series, following Jupiter (2001) and Venus (2002) and several earlier books including Mars (1992).
Brooks, Terry : High Druid of Shannara: Jarka Ruus(Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-43576-1, $7.99, 391pp, mass market paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: Ballantine Del Rey, August 2003)
Fantasy novel, first in the "High Druid" trilogy. The second volume, Tanequil, has just been published in hardcover.
Card, Orson Scott : First Meetings in Ender's Universe(Tor Teen 0-765-34798-9, $6.99, 212pp, trade paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: Tor, August 2003)
Collection of 4 stories set in the universe of Card's popular series of novels that began with Ender's Game (1985), including the original novelette version "Ender's Game" from 1977. This edition is a reprint of the 2003 Tor hardcover titled First Meetings in the Enderverse, which was an expansion of 2002 Subterranean Press collection First Meetings.
Datlow, Ellen, ed. : The Dark: New Ghost Stories(Tor 0-765-30445-7, $15.95, 378pp, trade paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: Tor, October 2003)
Original anthology of 16 ghost stories. Authors include Kelly Link, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, Jeffrey Ford, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard. Authors provide afterwords describing their favorite ghost stories.
Jacques, Brian : Loamhedge(Ace 0-441-01190-X, $7.99, 388pp, mass market paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: Philomel, September 2003)
YA fantasy novel, 16th in the Redwall series -- the 17th, Rakkety Tam, just came out in hardcover.
Moon, Elizabeth : Trading in Danger(Del Rey 0-345-44761-1, $6.99, 357pp, mass market paperback, September 2004, cover illustration Dave Seeley)
(First edition: Del Rey, October 2003)
SF novel, first in a series about the daughter of a wealthy interstellar shipping family. The sequel, Marque and Reprisal, is due in October.
Pratchett, Terry : Monstrous Regiment(HarperTorch 0-06-001316-8, $7.5, 389pp, mass market paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: HarperCollins, October 2003)
Fantasy novel, latest in the Discworld series, whose next volume, Going Postal, is just out in hardcover.
Reeve, Philip : Mortal Engines(HarperCollins/Eos 0-06-008209-7, $6.99, 373pp, mass market paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: HarperCollins/Eos, October 2003)
Young-adult SF novel, first in ``The Hungry City Chronicles'' about cities that travel, consuming smaller cities in their path. The second in the series, Predator's Gold, is just out in hardcover.
Resnick, Laura : In Fire Forged, Part 2: The Destroyer Goddess(Tor 0-765-34796-2, $7.99, 594pp, mass market paperback, September 2004, cover art Romas Kukalis)
Fantasy novel, second of two parts in the sequel to In Legend Born.
Stephenson, Neal : Quicksilver(Perennial 0-06-059308-3, $15.95, 15+927pp, trade paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: Morrow, September 2003)
SF historical novel about the origins of the scientific revolution in the 18th century; first of the "Baroque Cycle" that concluded this year with The Confusion and The System of the World.
Tepper, Sheri S. : The Companions(Eos 0-06-053822-8, $7.99, 549pp, mass market paperback, September 2004)
(First edition: HarperCollins/Eos, September 2003)
SF novel about a woman who escapes an overcrowded Earth with several dogs to help investigate the inhabitants of the planet Moss.
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