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December 2002
2002 Ernest Lilley / SFRevu
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December 2002 US Releases by Ernest Lilley                                             Last Month / Next Month
Here's a list of what's coming out in the US this month in Science Fiction and Fantasy. If we missed something or you have a title coming out in the future, email us at
Index: Art/Reference TV/Movie-Tie-Ins Received from Other Publishers

Ace Avon/Eos Baen Bantam/Spectra Daw Del Rey Golden Gryphon Forge 4W8W Pocket Roc Scholastic Star Trek Star Wars Tor Warner/Aspect Wizards of the Coast

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Art and Reference publisher index

Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology -- by George M. Eberhart; Pub: ABC-CLIO(Library Binding)  Around the world there have always been sightings of weird beasts, from Bigfoot to Yeti, Nessie to Champ. Eberhart takes what's known and tries to put these creatures in their place...among the zoological categories. What school library could be without a copy? Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: by Michael Burgess, et al Pub: Libraries Unlimited; 2nd edition (Hardcover) From the publisher: This revision of Burgess's critically acclaimed guide to reference works in the fascinating genres of science fiction, fantasy and horror, thoroughly maps the territory of reference works, covering all major (and some minor) information sources published in the field starting in the 1950s and well into 2001... Popular Tales and Fictions: William Alexander Couston (Classic Folk and Fairytales) by William Alexander Clouston, Christine Goldberg (Introduction) Pub: ABC-CLIO(Library Binding)  This globe spanning compendium of classic folktales dates from 1887 and includes a new introduction with appreciation of the author's original work and and an overview of modern folktale research, with references.

TV/Movie Tie Ins

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Nemesis by J. M. Dillard, Brent Spiner (Hardcover) It's the end of the road for the TNG crew. Read the book, then tell everyone the plot (The Enterprise gets snared in a Romulan Web where peace is the text and the anihalation of Earth is the subtext.)

Hauntings (Smallville #3)
by David Cody Weiss, Bobby J.G. Weiss (Mass Market Paperback)
J. Michael Straczynski's Rising Stars, Book 2: Ten Years After
by Arthur Bryon Cover, Arthur Byron Cover (Mass Market Paperback)
The Lord of the Rings: Creatures (The Two Towers Movie Tie-In)

The Two Towers Movie Photo Guide (The Lord of the Rings)
by David Brawn (Author) (Paperback) by Richard Taylor (Contributor), et al (Paperback)
Star Trek Creatures
by Decipher (Paperback - December 2002)

Received from other Publishers
(Titles received during the last month which do not give a month of publication are listed in the current month)

publisher index

Ace Books publisher index

Guardian by Joe W. Haldeman (Hardcover - December 2002)
The Maquisarde
by Louise Marley (Hardcover - December 2002)
Beyond Flesh
by Jack Dann (Editor), Gardner Dozois (Editor) (Mass Market Paperback - December 2002)


Avon/EOS publisher index

Acorna's Search by Anne McCaffrey, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Mass Market Paperback)
Worlds Enough & Time: Five Tales of Speculative Fiction
by Dan Simmons (Paperback)
The Hand of Dinotopia (Dinotopia)
by Alan Dean Foster, James Gurney (Illustrator) (Paperback)
by Neal Stephenson (Mass Market Paperback) Review: SFRevu Aug '98

Baen Books

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Advance and Retreat by Harry Turtledove (Hardcover)
Hour of the Gremlins
by Gordon R. Dickson, Ben Gremlins Go Home Bova (Paperback)
The Houses of the Kzinti
by Jerry Pournelle, et al (Paperback)
by David Drake, Karl Edward Wagner (Mass Market Paperback)
Lady Slings the Booze
by Spider Robinson (Mass Market Paperback)

Bantam Spectra publisher index

Fool's Errand (Tawny Man, Book 1) by Robin Hobb (Mass Market Paperback)
When Dragons Rage (The Dragoncrown War Cycle, Book 2) by Michael A. Stackpole (Paperback)
The Collapsium
by Wil McCarthy (Mass Market Paperback) Review: SFRevu Oct 2000

Daw publisher index

The Valdemar Companion by John Helfers (Editor), et al (Paperback
The Marked Man Omnibus: The Marked Man/the Last Recall by Charles Ingrid (Mass Market Paperback)
Pharaoh Fantastic
by Martin H. Greenberg (Editor), Brittiany A. Koren (Editor) (Mass Market Paperback

Del Rey publisher index

Babylon 5: The Shadow Within (Babylon 5) by Jeanne Cavelos (Mass Market Paperback
Echoes of the Great Song
by David Gemmell (Mass Market Paperback

Golden Gryphon Press publisher index
Forge publisher index

The Gryphon's Skull by H. N. Turteltaub (Hardcover)

Four Walls, Eight Windows

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Pocket Books (Simon&Schuster)

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Straight Silver by Dan Abnett (Mass Market Paperback)
Star of Erengrad
by Neil McIntosh (Mass Market Paperback
The Last Guardian (Warcraft)
by Jeff Grubb (Software - December 2002)

Star Trek (Pocket - Simon&Schuster)

publisher index

Movie Tie-In: Nemesis by J. M. Dillard, Brent Spiner
Digital: Star Trek: The Brave and the Bold Book One [DOWNLOAD: MICROSOFT READER] by Keith R.A. DeCandido (Digital)
Star Trek: The Brave and the Bold Book Two [DOWNLOAD: MICROSOFT READER]
by Keith R. A. DeCandido (Digital)

Star Wars

publisher index

Star Wars: Jango Fett Open Seasons by Haden Blackman, et al (Dark Horse Comics)(Paperback)
Star Wars Imperial Forced Pocket Datebook 2003
Cedco Pub)(Calendar - December 2002)


publisher index

Ghost War (Mechwarrior Dark Age, 1) by Michael A. Stackpole (Mass Market Paperback - December 2002)
Doom's Break the 3rd Book of Arna (Doom's Break, 3)
by Christopher Rowley (Mass Market Paperback - December 2002)
Redshift: Extreme Visions of Speculative Fiction
by Al Sarrantonio (Editor) (Mass Market Paperback - December 2002) Review: SFRevu Feb 02

Scholastic (Young Adult)

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Secrets of Droon Box Set (A Gift Set of Books 1-4) by Tony Abbott (Paperback - December 2002)
Dr. Dee Dee and Dexter Hyde (Dexter's Laboratory Chapter Book, 3)
by Pamela Pollack, et al (Paperback - December 2002)
Meet Super Sid, Crime-Fighting Kid (Maximum Boy, 7)
by Dan Greenburg (Paperback - December 2002)
Chamber of Secrets: A Magical 3-D Adventure
by J. K. Rowling (Paperback - December 2002)

Tor / Starscape

publisher index

New Hardcover: The Omega Expedition by Brian Stableford
The Paths of the Dead by Steven Brust
Ithanalin's Restoration by Lawrence Watt-Evans
Atlantis Endgame by Andre Norton, Sherwood Smith
Platinum Pohl
by Frederik Pohl
The Sea Lark's Song by Diana Marcellas
Fitcher's Brides by Gregory Frost
Drum Into Silence by Jo Clayton, Kevin Murphy

Reprints - Hardcover
Conan The Swordsman by Bjorn Nyberg
Another Heaven, Another Earth
by H. M. Hoover
The Other Nineteenth Century by Avram Davidson
Mass Market Paperback:
The Precipice
by Ben Bova Review: SFR Oct 01

Souls in the Great Machine by Sean McMullen Review: SFR Jul 99
Adventures in Time and Space With Max Merriwell
by Pat Murphy
White Jenna by Jane Yolen
The Deadliest Art
by Norman Bogner
The Slaying of the Shrew
by Simon Hawke
by Melvin Burgess
The Heir by Henry Luk


publisher index

A Yuletide Universe by Brian Thompsen (Paperback)
Crusade of Fire: Mystical Tales of the Knights Templar
by Katherine Kurtz (Mass Market Paperback)
The Truest Power by Rebecca Neason (Mass Market Paperback)

Wizards of the Coast

publisher index

Fiction: The Dragon Isles (Dragonlance) by Stephen D. Sullivan (Mass Market Paperback)
Wind of War (Legend of the Five Rings: The Four Winds Saga, Book 2)
by Jess Lebow (Mass Market Paperback)
Assassin's Blade (Magic: The Gathering)
by Scott McGough (Mass Market Paperback)

RuleBooks: Chainmail Miniatures Game: Blood and Darkness - Set 2 Guidebook
by Jonathan Tweet, et al (Paperback)

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