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Books Received - An Update

7th Jul, 2015

Author: Peter Tennant

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Listed below are the books received for review since the last update, which was back on 25 May 2015.

There are fifteen new titles and three of them have been written or edited by women, taking our totals for the year so far to one hundred and thirty three books received, thirty and a half of them with a female byline (23%).

Taking into account #47, which has gone to press but not as yet been mailed out, the corresponding figures for the magazine are sixty one books reviewed so far this year, of which fifteen have been written or edited by women (25%).

Standard Disclaimer: As ever, people are welcome to query me regarding the possibility of a review by writing to with the usual caveat that an expression of interest does not guarantee if or when a review will be done.

October 2015

  • Edited by Brian James Freeman & Richard Chizmar - Dark Screams: Volume Five - Hydra eBook

August 2015

  • Maynard Sims - Mother of Demons - Samhain Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Edited by Ellen Datlow - Best Horror of the Year Volume Seven - Night Shade Books pb (PDF)
  • Written by Glenn Møane and illustrated by Elias Martins - Partners - Short, Scary Tales Publications hc (PDF)

July 2015

  • China Mieville - Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories - Macmillan hc
  • Greg F. Gifune - Devil's Breath - DarkFuse eBook
  • David Bernstein - Skinner - DarkFuse eBook
  • Nicole Cushing - The Mirrors - Cycatrix Press pb (PDF)

June 2015

  • John Claude Smith - Riding the Centipede - Omnium Gatherum pb (mobi)
  • Edited by Ross Warren & Anthony Watson - Darkest Minds: Stories From the Borderlines - Dark Minds Press pb (PDF)

May 2015

  • Andrew Hook - Church of Wire - Telos Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Tanith Lee - Death of the Day - Telos Publishing pb (mobi)
  • Gary Couzens - Out Stack and Other Places - Midnight Street Press pb (PDF)

September 2014

  • Tony Richards - Hot Blood - Samhain Publishing pb

December 2013

  • Tony Richards - Under the Ice - Samhain eBook (PDF)



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