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Books Received - An Update

14th Mar, 2017

Author: Peter Tennant

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Listed below are the books received for review since the last update, which was on 24 January 2017.

There are twenty two new titles and four of them have been written or edited by women, taking our totals for the year so far to thirty seven books received, twelve of them with a female by-line (32%).

The corresponding figures for the magazine are twenty eight titles reviewed and seven of them either 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.

June 2017

  • James Morrow - The Asylum of Dr. Caligari - Tachyon Publications pb (PDF)

May 2017

  • David Gemmell - Rhyming Rings - Gollancz hc (ARC)

April 2017

  • John Connolly - A Game of Ghosts - Hodder & Stoughton hc (ARC)

March 2017

  • J. S. Breukelaar - Aletheia - Crystal Lake Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Kenneth W. Cain - Embers: A Collection of Dark Fiction - Crystal Lake Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Mikel Santiago - The Last Night at Tremore Beach - Simon & Schuster hc (ARC)
  • Tim Lebbon - Relics - Titan Books pb
  • James Brogden - Hekla's Children - Titan Books pb
  • Verity Holloway - Pseudotooth - Unsung Stories pb (mobi)
  • Philip Fracassi - Behold the Void - JournalStone pb/hc (mobi)
  • Stephen Volk - The Little Gift - PS Publishing hc (PDF)

February 2017

  • Todd Keisling - The Final Reconciliation - Crystal Lake Publishing eBook (PDF)
  • Charlie Fox - This Young Monster - Fitzcarraldo Editions pb
  • Edited by Ellen Datlow - Black Feathers - Pegasus Books hc
  • Kim Newman - Anno Dracula 1899 and Other Stories - Titan Books pb

January 2016

  • Reggie Oliver - Holidays from Hell - Tartarus Press hc

December 2016

  • Joel Lane - This Spectacular Darkness - Tartarus Press hc
  • Richard Christian Matheson - Zoopraxis - Gauntlet Press hc

November 2016

  • Philip Fracassi - Fragile Dreams - JournalStone pb (mobi)

October 2016

  • Mary Turzillo - Bonsai Babies - Omnium Gatherum Media pb (PDF)
  • Michael Eisele - The Girl with the Peacock Harp - Tartarus Press hc

May 2016

  • Karl Drinkwater - Harvest Festival - Organic Apocalypse pb (PDF)



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