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Books Received - An Update

21st Sep, 2017

Author: Peter Tennant

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Listed below are the books received for review since the last update, which was on 14 July 2017.

There are thirty five new titles and nine of them have been written or edited by women, taking our totals for the year so far to one hundred and thirty eight books received, forty six of them with a female by-line (33%).

The corresponding figures for the magazine are sixty eight titles reviewed and thirty of them either written or edited by women (44%).

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 2018

  • Jo Walton - Starlings - Tachyon Publications Ltd pb
  • Nick Clark Windo - The Feed - Headline hc ARC

November 2017

  • Kate Forsyth & Kim Wilkins - The Silver Well - Ticonderoga Publications hc/pb ARC
  • Jane Yolen - The Emerald Circus - Tachyon Publications pb (PDF)

October 2017

  • Gustav Meyrink - The Golem - Dedalus Press pb
  • Adam Bolivar - The Lay of Old Hex: Spectral Ballads and Weird Jack Tales - Hippocampus Press pb (PDF)
  • John Claude Smith - The Wilderness Within - Trepidatio Publishing pb (PDF)
  • S. P. Miskowski - Strange is the Night - Trepidatio Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Charles Lambert - Two Dark Tales: Jack Squat & The Niche - Aardvark Bureau pb (mobi)

September 2017

  • Alfred Kubin - The Other Side - Dedalus Press pb
  • Edited by Roma Gray - Nocturnal Nightmares - J. Ellington Ashton Press pb (mobi)
  • Edited by Michael Noe - Extraterrestrial - J. Ellington Ashton Press pb (mobi)
  • Stephen King & Owen King - Sleeping Beauties - Hodder & Stoughton hc (ARC)
  • Johnny Worthen - What Immortal Hand - Omnium Gatherum Media e-Book (mobi)
  • Jasper Bark - Quiet Places - Crystal Lake Publishing pb (mobi)
  • Edited by Scott Gable - Ride the Star Wind: Cthulhu, Space Opera, and the Cosmic Weird - Broken Eye Books pb (mobi)
  • Richard Farren Barber - Perfect Darkness, Perfect Silence - Hersham Horror pb (mobi)

August 2017

  • Magda McQueen - Mirror Dead - Tartarus Press hc
  • Andre Alexis - The Hidden Keys - Serpent's Tail hc ARC
  • Dani Brown - Night of the Penguins - J. Ellington Ashton Press pb (mobi)
  • Sandrone Dazieri - Kill the Father - Simon & Schuster pb

July 2017

  • Liam Ronan - Creeping Stick - Pendragon Press hc
  • Greg Garrett - Living with the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse - Oxford University Press hb
  • Angela Slatter - Corpse Light - Jo Fletcher Books pb
  • Rhys Hughes - Cloud Farming in Wales - Snuggly Books pb (PDF)
  • Robert Payne Cabeen - Cold Cuts - Omnium Gatherum Media pb (mobi)
  • Daniel Braum - The Wish Mechanics - Independent Legions Publishing pb (PDF)
  • Essel Pratt - Lacrimation of the Leviathan - J. Ellington Ashton Press pb (mobi)
  • Essel Pratt - Backwoods Bonfire - J. Ellington Ashton Press pb (mobi)

June 2017

  • Rhys Hughes - Salty Kiss Island: Fantastika Romantique - Immanion Press pb (PDF)
  • James Dorr - Tombs: A Chronicle of Latter-Day Times of Earth - Elder Signs Press pb (PDF)
  • Edited by Eric J. Guignard - Exploring Dark Short Fiction #1: A Primer to Steve Rasnic Tem - Dark Moon Books pb (PDF)

April 2017

  • Edited by David E. Schultz and S. T. Joshi - H. P. Lovecraft: Letters to C. L. Moore and Others - Hippocampus Press pb (PDF)
  • Edited by Emerian Rich - Clockwork Wonderland - pb (mobi)

January 2017

  • Edited by David E. Schultz & S. T. Joshi - Dawnward Spire, Lonely Hill: The Letters of H. P. Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith - Hippocampus Press hc (PDF)



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