Capote, JC :
Space Station Earth: The Revelation of Ylrac
(Tate Publishing 1-5988661-2-5, $11.99, 141pp, trade paperback, October 2006)
SF novel, first of a series, in which cloning technology has created a group of superior beings who try to bring about world peace.
The author's MySpace blog has a description and explanation of how he came to write the book.
The Christian publisher's website has this description and order form.
Coe, David B. :
Weavers of War
(Tor 0-765-31246-8, $27.95, 431pp, hardcover, February 2007, jacket art Romas)
Fantasy novel, fifth and concluding volume in the "Winds of the Forelands" series, following Rules of Ascension (2002), Seeds of Betrayal (2003), Bonds of Vengeance (2005), and Shapers of Darkness (2006), about war between the magical Qirsi and the ruling Eandi.
Tor's recently refurbished website has this page for the book, with the description, excerpts from reviews, and links to the author's other books.
The author's site has this page about the book, with some sample chapters and various pages about the Forelands, including maps, history, legends, etc.
Cook, Glen :
Lord of the Silent Kingdom
(Tor 0-765-30685-9, $27.95, 492pp, hardcover, February 2007, jacket art Raymond Swanland)
Fantasy novel, second volume of the "Instrumentalities of the Night" following The Tyranny of the Night (2005), concerning political and religious turmoil in a world surrounded by walls of ice.
Tor's website has this page for the book, with a description, excerpts from reviews, and links to the author's other books.
Amazon has the Publishers Weekly review: "Though Cook makes few concessions to new readers, his fans will enjoy the sword fights and potent magic, all motivated by complex religious and political power struggles."
McKee, Gabriel :
The Gospel According to Science Fiction
(WJK Books 0-664-22901-8, $14.95, 6+291pp, trade paperback, January 2007)
Nonfiction study of religion in science fiction, subtitled "From the Twilight Zone to the Final Frontier".
Chapter subjects include gods of the future, mind and soul, free will, sin and evil, messiahs, faith, the afterlife, and the future of the church. Includes extensive notes bibliography, and index. Despite the subtitle, there are roughly as many references to literary works as to films and TV.
The author continues the book's project at official site www.sfgospel.com.
The parent publisher's site has this page about the book, with a description and quote from the introduction.
Amazon has the starred Publishers Weekly review, which says "McKee's knowledge of science fiction is impressive. He quotes esoteric short stories from the 1930s alongside contemporary sci-fi and fantasy films, showing an encyclopedic command of the genre." and concludes "This fascinating hybrid of theology and sci-fi is creative, lucid and contains impressive scholarship."
Modesitt, L. E. Jr. :
The Elysium Commission
(Tor 0-765-31720-6, $24.95, 336pp, hardcover, February 2007, jacket art David Seeley)
SF novel, not part of any previous series, set on the politically unstable planet Devanta, where a private investigator's several cases lead to the discovery of a scientist's creation of an independent universe.
Tor's website has this page for the book, with a description and excerpts from reviews of an earlier book.
Modisitt's new website has this page with the same description.
Amazon has the Publishers Weekly review, which calls it an "action-packed space opera-cum-hard-boiled detective story" and concludes "Modesitt cleverly weaves together disparate threads of information to form a complete tapestry."
Ore, Rebecca :
(Eos 0-380-79252-4, $14.95, 326pp, trade paperback, February 2007, cover illustration John Picacio)
SF novel set in a plague-ravaged 24th-century Earth where a time machine is used to bring people from the past to the future in an attempt to save humanity.
Eos' website has this description -- "Weaving together time travel, quantum mechanics, Templars, and outlaws, acclaimed author Rebecca Ore delivers a powerful tale of intrigue and possibility, and the fight to be free" -- with an excerpt.
Amazon has reader reviews.
Palmer, Michael :
The Fifth Vial
(St. Martin's 0-312-34351-5, $25.95, 372pp, hardcover, February 2007)
Medical thriller about three people -- a Harvard medical student left for dead in Brazil, a medical genius fighting a fatal illness, and a Chicago detective -- whose connections involve a secret society with godlike aspirations.
The book is at the moment the title being promoted on the St. Martin's homepage, with this detail page giving a description and excerpts from reviews.
The author's website has this books page with a description and links to his earlier books.
Amazon has the Publishers Weekly and Booklist reviews; the former says the book "tackles the illegal transplant organ trade", while the latter's Connie Fletcher concludes "The characterization is wooden and the plotting clunky, but Palmer's fans know not to worry overmuch about such niceties. If medical thrills are what you're after, he delivers."
Rabe, Jean, & Martin H. Greenberg, eds. :
(DAW 0-7564-0405-3, $7.99, 306pp, mass market paperback, January 2007)
Anthology of 17 original stories about time travel and the dangers of altering history.
Authors include Harry Turtledove, Kevin J. Anderson, James M. Ward, Stephen Leigh, John Helfers, and Pierce Askegren.
The parent publisher's site has this brief description.
Shannon, Lorelei :
Rags and Old Iron
(Juno 0-8095-5624-3, $12.95, 282pp, trade paperback, January 2007, cover art Timothy Lantz) ERROR -- 1st edition not found
Fantasy romance novel about a college student whose nightmares are key to a malevolent presence in her past.
Juno's website has this description and an excerpt.
This is the first trade edition of a book first published in 2003 by Scorpius Digital Publishing.
Art book, a story told in illustrations without words, about people arriving in a new place and learning how that world works.
Published by Lothian in Australia late last year, the book is now available to US and UK via Amazon UK.
The book just won two Aurealis Awards, as best Young Adult short story and as best overall (Golden Aurealis) short story (somewhat oddly since the book contains no words).
An illustration from the book won a Silver Award in this year's just-announced Spectrum Competition, whose results are listed here by Irene Gallo, and whose winners will be published in the upcoming volume Spectrum 14.
Locus Magazine's New & Notable Books list for March 2007 describes it thusly: "This latest book by the acclaimed Australian artist tells a story, entirely without words, of refugees fleeing from one strange land to another, through heartbreaking, surreal, and breathtaking images."
Turtledove, Harry :
Beyond the Gap
(Tor 0-765-31710-9, $24.95, 332pp, hardcover, February 2007, jacket art Justin Sweet)
Alternate history novel, first in a new series, about the Bronze Age Raumsdalian Empire, whose explorations beyond a gap in a glacier lead to an encounter with mammoth-riding warriors.
Tor's website has this description.
Amazon has the Publishers Weekly review, which concludes "A vivid setting and strong characterization bode well for future installments."
Williams, Mark London :
Danger Boy: City of Ruins
(Candlewick Press 0763628719, $12.99, 329pp, hardcover, February 2007, cover illustration Michael Koelsch)
Yound adult SF novel about a teenage boy whose father's time travel experiments accidently send him into the fifth dimension; fourth installment following Ancient Fire (2001), Dino Sword (2001), and Trail of Bones (2005). In this book Eli Sands and his friends are held captive by DARPA, as history unravels.
The publisher's website has this description.
RevolutionSF interviewed Williams following publication of the third book in the series.
Amazon's page (click on title or cover image) has several posts by the author.