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Abyss & Apex Issue 39: 3rd Quarter 2011 by (Abyss & Apex 24 July 2011 / ) - Abyss & Apex Issue 39: 3rd Quarter 2011 (takes PayPal donations)

Table of Contents:
Editorial - Poetry Staff Changes at Abyss & Apex by Wendy S. Delmater Short Fiction:
Death, Rebirth, An Heir, a Karakuri by J.M. Sidorova (Novelette)
Maria's Crossroads by Richard Marsden (Short Story)
The Windfarmer's Guest by Lucas Ahlsen (Novelette)
Holes by Rajan Khanna (Short Story)
Black Horticulture by David Tallerman (Short Story)
Flash Fiction:
Where's My Attitude? by Conor Powers-Smith
In the End, Basking in Love
Terraforming Mars
Small Press Book Reviews:
3Q 2011 Book Reviews
(see review)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact - October 2011 - Vol. CXXXI No.10 by (Analog 22 July 2011 / ) - Analog Science Fiction and Fact - October 2011 - Vol. CXXXI No.10

Table of Contents:
Energized, Conclusion by Edward M. Lerner
Of Night by Janet Catherine Johnston
Short Stories:
The Last of Lust by Jerry Oltion
The Bullfrog Radio Astronomy Project by Brad R. Torgersen
The Lycanthropic Principle by Carl Frederick
Science Fact:
Lost in Space? Follow the Money by Edward R. Lerner
Probability Zero:
The Sock Problem by Alastair Mayer
Reader's Departments:
The Editor's Page
In Times to Come
The Alternate View by John G. Cramer
The Reference Library by Don Sakers
Brass Tacks
Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis
(see review)

Apex Magazine - Issue 26 by (Apex Publications 22 July 2011 / ) - Apex Magazine Issue 26
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Table of Contents:
Original Fiction: The Neighborly Thing to Do by T.J. Wexler (4677 words)
Original Fiction: The Widow and the Xir by Indrapramit Das (5529 words)
Reprint: The Rapid Advancement of Sorrow by Theodora Goss (originally appeared in Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet #11, 2002) (1934 words)
Nonfiction: The Top 10 Experimental Genre Books You've Never Heard Of by Paul Jessup
Submission Guidelines
(see review)

Asimov's Science Fiction - September 2011 - Vol. 35 Nos. 9 - (Whole Numbers 428) by (Asimov's Science Fiction 22 July 2011 / ) - Asimov's Science Fiction - September 2011 - Vol. 35 Nos. 9 - (Whole Numbers 428)

Table of Contents:
The Observation Post by Allen M. Steele
Shadow Angel by Erick Melton
Burning Bibles by Alan Wall
Short Stories:
D.O.C.S. by Neal Barrett, Jr.
Danilo by Carol Emshwiller
The Odor of Sanctity by Ian Creasey
Grandma Said by R. Neube
Stalker by Robert Reed
Harold Gets Off on the Doppler Effect by James Kamlet
I Have a Remote in Each Hand by Jessy Randall
Elven Alvin by P M F Johnson
Stone Roach by Fiona Moore
The Music of Robots by Bruce Boston
Science Fiction Haiku by Kendall Evans & David C. Kopaska-Merkel
Editorial: Twenty-Fifth Annual Readers' Awards' Results by Sheila Williams
Reflections: The Reign of the Retired Emperor by Robert Silverberg
Next Issue
On Books by Paul Di Filippo
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss
(see review)

Bull Spec #6 - Autumn 2011 by (Bull Spec 25 July 2011 / $3.75/issue) - Bull Spec #6 Autumn 2011
Published quarterly by BULL SPEC/PO Box 13146, Durham, NC 27709
Price per print issue $3.75 plus shipping or pdf for free, $15 for four issues plus shipping, NC residents add sales tax. (you can also add up to $5 per subscription or $3 per issue as a gift to the contributors)

Table of Contents:
Perchance by Stuart Jaffe
We Don't Do Quests by Dale Mettam
Selling Home by Tina Connolly
Fadeout by Amber D. Sistla
Less Than Absent by Kenneth Schneyer
Graphic Short:
The Long Lives of Heroes by Jeremy Whitley and Jason Strutz - Part 2 of 4
The Wolf Tree John Claude Bemis. Review by Mur Lafferty; Interview by Dan Campbell
The Magician King Lev Grossman. Review by Kij Johnson; Interview by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn
Odd? Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. Interview by Larry Nolen
Dark Tangos Lewis Shiner. Review by Richard Dansky; Article and Interview by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn
Miserere: An Autumn Tale Teresa Frohock. Review and Interview by J.P. Wickwire
The Daily Monocle:Reviews by J.P. Wickwire

    The Enterprise of Death by Jesse Bullington;
    Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente;
    Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson;
    Machine Man by Max Barry
Other Reviews:
    The Cardinal's Blades by Pierre Pevel, Reviewed by Richard Dansky;
    Zazen by Vanessa Veselka, Reviwed by Nick Mamatas;
    Starve Better and Sensation both by Nick Mamatas, Reviewed by Jason Erik Lundberg;
    Sword of Fire and Sea by Erin Hoffman, Reviewed by Richard Dansky;
    Ghosts of War by George Mann, Reviwed by Joseph Giddings;
    Germline by T.C. McCarthy, Reviewed by C.D. Covington
Spacetime Geodesics by Athena Andreadis
Petals by Mari Ness
Ruminations Upon a Dandelion Theme by Nathaniel Lee
Spinning the Seabed Dry by Edgar Mason
Lyssa Depressed by Linda Ann Strang
What Happened to the Summer?
(see review)

Fantasy Magazine #52 - July 2011 by (Fantasy Magazine 26 July 2011 / ) - Fantasy Magazine #52 - July 2011
Publisher Sean Wallace
Editor John Joseph Adams
Managing Editor Molly Tanzer
Nonfiction Editor Esther Inglis-Arkell
Audio Editor Stefan Rudnicki
Webmaster Jeremiah Tolbert
Assistant Editor Wendy N. Wagner
Assistant Editor Becky Sasala
Editorial Assitants T.J. McIntyre, Jennifer Konieczny
Our Slush Team - Jenny Barber, Paolo Chikiamco, Bob Cooper, Michael Curry, Nick Matthews, Suzanne Myers, John Remy, LaShawn Wanak, Dana Watson

Table of Contents:
Union Falls by J.S. Breukalaar (Original, July 4)
The Machine by M. Rickert (Reprint, July 11)
The Wolves of Brooklyn by Catherynne M. Valente (Original, July 18)
Swans by Kelly Link (Reprint, July 25)
Author Spotlights:
J.S. Breukalaar
M. Rickert
Catherynne M. Valente
Kelly Link
Artist Spotlight:
Chen Wei
When Wizards Rock ny Wendy N. Wagner (July 4)
Feature Interview with Jacqueline Carey by Hannah Strom-Martin (July 11)
Conversations with Wolves by Lauren Davis (July 18)
The Princess is Dead! Long Live the Prncess! By Helen Pilinovsky (July 25)
(see review)

Flash Fiction Online 07/2011 by (Flash Fiction Online 27 July 2011 / ) - Flash Fiction Online 07/2011
10 Ridgeview Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

Table of Contents:
In This Issue: Jake Freivald- Motivations and Choices
Flash 7/2011, #1: Melodie Campbell The Perfect Mark
Flash 7/2011, #2: Kenyon Ledford The Baseball Glove
Flash 7/2011, #3: Craig Delancey A Purple Heart
Classic Flash #50: Redfield Ingalls Business and Ethics
Classic Flash #51: Dwight M. Wiley Her Memory
(see review)

Lightspeed #14 - July 2011 by (Lightspeed 27 July 2011 / ) - Lightspeed #14 - July 2011
Publisher Sean Wallace
Editor John Joseph Adams
Managing Editor Molly Tanzer
Nonfiction Editor Esther Inglis-Arkell
Audio Editor Stefan Rudnicki
Webmaster Jeremiah Tolbert
Assistant Editor Christie Yant
Assistant Editor Erin Stocks
Editorial Assitants - Stacey Friedberg, Robyn Lupo
Our Slush Team - Kate Galey, Andrew Liptak, Shannon Rampe, Caleb Schulz, Moshe Siegel, LaShawn Wanak

Table of Contents
The Cold Equations by Tom Godwin (Reprint, July 5)
The Old Equations by Jake Kerr (Original, July 12)
Sweet Sixteen by Kat Howard (Original, July 19)
Face Value by Karen Joy Fowler (Reprint, July 26)
Author Spotlights:
Tom Godwin
Jake Kerr
Kat Howard
Karen Joy Fowler
Artist Spotlight:
Maurizio Manzieri
The Cold Legacies by Mike Brotherton (July 5)
The First Step to Enlightenment is Abject Failure by Jeff Hecht (July 12)
The Superpowered Potential of Epigenetics by Ekaterina Sedia (July 19)
Feature Interview with Mary Doria Russell by Kat Howard (July 25)
(see review)

Murky Depths #17 by (Murky Depths 22 July 2011 / ) - Murky Depths #17
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Table of Contents:
An Interview with Richard Rippon
An Interview with Dylan Williams
Snack Reviews by IE Lester
From the Back of the Wardrobe by Kevin Tucker
r@t repository - Comic Creators' Bios
Short Stories:
How to Disappear Completely by Richard Rippon, art by Charles Cutting
Mexico Needs You by Zachary Jernigan, art by Lee Simpson
20/10 by Jacob Edwards, art by Dan Havardi
Smiles by Kurt Kirchmeier, art by Russell Morgan
Whisperer by Craig Pay, art by Rachel White
I Wish I May by JC Geiger, art by Ankolie
Viscous Circle by Elizabeth Creith, art by Benedict Lewis
Orion's Belt by Martin Rose, art by Connor Boyle
Demon Kebabs, With Fries on the Side by Christine Lucas, art by Francis Emmott
The Uninvited by Richard Rippon, art by Dylan Williams
Graphic Stories:
Dead Girls, Episode 6 by Richard Calder & Leonardo M. Giron
Desire by Paul Matthews & James Mclean
I Dream of Ants: Episode 3-Antarctica by Lavie Tidhar & Neil Struthers
(see review)

Space and Time #105 Winter 2008 by (Space and Time 24 October 2008 / ) - Space and Time #105 Winter 2008
Space and Time, 1308 Centennial Avenue, Ste. 101, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Single issue - $5.00 + $1.50 shipping, Subscriptions 4/$20 (outside US 4/$22)

Table of Contents:

      Thousand Year Warrior by Darrell Schweitzer
      Images by Terry England
      To Lose You Again by David Sklar
      Rite of Passage by Maurice Broaddus
      Red and the Machine by Laurel Hickey
      The Gah-Gah Nest by David McGillveray
      The Pirate Jester by Patrick Thomas
      Born Free by Randy Heller and Jeremy Simser
      Out of Body Experience by Nick Summit
      Walls Between Us by Brian Buckley
      Meditation Interrupted by Patricia Tompkins
      Sandman by Neal Wilgus
      Heat Thief Tanka by Marcie Lynn Tentchoff
      Editor's Geeble by Hildy Silverman
      Review by Sam Tomaino
      Ink Vectors by Bruce Gehweiler
      Word Ninja by Linda D. Addison
(see review)

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