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2011 Directories




 

Antczak, Stephen L. : God Drug
(Stephen L. Antczak B0055OD5PS, $2.99, ebook, 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Sun 12 Jun 2011

SF novel about a mind-altering drug.
• It was first published in print by Marietta Publishing in 2004.
• Amazon's page has a short description.

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Antczak, Stephen L. : The Z-Files! An X-Files Parody
(Stephen L. Antczak B0053SOYPQ, $0.99, ebook, May 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 31 May 2011

Parody of TV series The X-Files, in which characters Foxy and Scuzzy uncover and alien plot.
• The author is reissuing his book as ebooks; this work first appeared at SciFiDimensions.com.

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* Di Filippo, Paul : How To Write Science Fiction (A Maximalist And Recomplicated Travel Into Sci-Fi)
(40KBooks B0053TD3ZC, $2.99, ebook, May 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 31 May 2011

Essay, about 11,500 words, about writing science fiction.
• The Amazon page has a description, which mentions that the complete title of the work is: How to write wild-eyed, overstuffed, multiplex, maximalist, recomplicated, high-bandwidth Science Fiction, or, "realize I don't wanna be a miser/how come everybody wanna keep it like the Kaiser?"
• The book has its own Facebook page.

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* Faust, Minister : The Alchemists of Kush
(Narmer's Palette B0055PQRG6, $2.99, ebook, June 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 13 Jun 2011

Fantasy novel about two Sudanese "lost boys", one living in contemporary Edmonton, Canada, the other living 7000 years ago in the Lower Nile where he's known as Horus, son of Osiris.
• Amazon has a description, blurbs from Ishmael Reed, Charles R. Saunders, and others, and eight 5-star reader reviews, one quite long.
• Ishmael Reed comments: "It was only a matter of time before the hip hop culture would invade the literary world. With The Alchemists of Kush, Minister Faust is leading the invasion. His novel is possibly the first hip hop epic. Hip hop has a short attention span on most occasions. The Alchemists of Kush gives it gravitas."
• Jeff VanderMeer interviewed Faust in Amazon.com's Omnivoracious blog

(Sat 18 Jun 2011) • Purchase this book from Amazon | BookSense • (Directory Entry)

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* Frost, Jeaniene : Happily Never After
(Avon Impulse B00570QXV8, $1.99, ebook, July 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 19 Jul 2011

Paranormal romance novella in the author's "Night Huntress World" series, following Eternal Kiss of Darkness (2010)/
• It first appeared in anthology Weddings From Hell (2008).
• The publisher's site has this description.

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* Hindmarsh, John : Broken Glass
(Rexon Press B0052UYC70, $2.99, ebook, May 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 25 May 2011

SF space opera novel, first book in the "Glass Complex" trilogy, in which Steg de Coeur fights the takeover of his homeworld.
• The author's site has a description.
• Amazon has eight 4- and 5-star reader reveiws.

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* Jeter, K. W. : The Kingdom of Shadows
(Editions Herodiade B0055AU3CA, $2.99, ebook, June 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 8 Jun 2011

Historical fantasy set in the film industry of 1930s Hollywood and Germany's Third Reich.
• This is Jeter's first novel since Noir (1998).
• Amazon has four 5-star reader reviews.

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* Purdom, Tom : Three from Asimov's
(Tom Purdom B005CHRBEY, $3, ebook, July 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 14 Jul 2011

Collection of three stories first published in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine: "The Path of the Transgressor" (June 2003), "Research Project" (Feb 1995), and "Civilians" (Aug 2001).
• The Amazon page has descriptions of the three stories.

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* Spinrad, Norman : Osama the Gun
(Norman Spinrad B0059V95YW, $7, ebook, July 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Sat 2 Jul 2011

Near-future SF novel in which the "Sons of Osama" have re-established an Islamic Caliphate, following one of the "sons" as becomes a secret agent and then terrorist fighting American interests in Nigeria.
• Spinrad has a long post on his blog explaining his intention with the novel and his lack of success in interesting American publishers (though it has been published in France).
• His post also includes links to YouTube video explaining the full story and historical back story.

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New SF/F/H E-Books:
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posted 27 July 2011




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