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Books Received - An Update

16th Nov, 2015

Author: Peter Tennant

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Listed below are the books received for review since the last update, which was back on 6 October 2015.

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

Taking into account #49, the corresponding figures for the magazine are eighty six books reviewed so far this year, of which twenty two have been written or edited by women (26%).

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.

January 2016

  • Josh Finney & Patrick McEvoy - Case File: ARKHAM - 01 Publishing graphic novel pb (PDF)
  • Simon Bestwick - Angels of the Silences - Omnium Gatherum Media chapbook (PDF)

December 2015

  • Paul Kane - Blood Red - Short, Scary Tales Publications hc (PDF)

November 2015

  • Christopher Golden - Dead Ringers - Headline pb
  • Olga Slavnikova - Light-Headed - Dedalus Press pb
  • Ian & Rosi Taylor - The Other Boy - Dark Chapter Press pb (mobi)
  • Matthew Warner - Dominoes in Time - Cemetery Dance eBooks (PDF)
  • Taylor Grant - The Dark at the End of the Tunnel - Cemetery Dance eBook (PDF)
  • Lorne Dixon - Blue Eel - Cutting Block Books eBook

October 2015

  • Stephen Bacon & Mark West - The Lost Film - Pendragon Press pb
  • Lafcadio Hearn - Insect Literature - Swan River Press hb
  • James Cooper - Human Pieces - PS Publishing hc (PDF)
  • Edited by Kat Rocha - Whispers from the Abyss 2 - 01 Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Edited by C. M. Muller - Nightscript Volume 1 - Chthonic Matter pb (PDF)
  • Edited by Allen Ashley - Creeping Crawlers - Shadow Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Kim Newman - The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School - Titan Books pb
  • Stephen King - Joyland: The Illustrated Edition - Titan Books hc
  • Michael Reynier - Horthólary: Tales from Montagascony - Tartarus Press hc
  • Jon Bassoff - The Incurables - DarkFuse eBook

September 2015

  • Nina Allan - The Harlequin - Sandstone Press Ltd pb (PDF)

August 2015

  • Paul Kane - Dalton Quayle and the Bric-a-Brac Man - Pendragon Press pb

July 2015

  • Edited by Rob McEwan - Kill for a Copy - Dark Chapter Press pb (mobi)



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