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AbyssAndApex #27 #3rd Quarter 2008 by (Abyss & Apex 26 July 2008 / ) - AbyssAndApex #27 #3rd Quarter 2008, (takes PayPal donations)
Publisher - Carol Burrell
Table of Contents:
Editorial: Dear Cthulhu (as told to Patrick Thomas) Short Fiction:

    The Number of Angels in Hell by Joanne Steinwachs
    Väinämöinen and the Singing Fish by Marissa K. Lingen
    Praxitales by Nye Joell Hardy
    Walking Across the Bomb by Alexandra McKenzie
Flash Fiction:
    The Green Infinity by Camille Alexa
    The Night the Stars Sang Out My Name by Ken Scholes
Poetry:
    Odysseus on the War Train by Rose Lemberg
    Side Show Sally by Tracie McBride
    Hives by Elizabeth Penrose
    3 Poems Called Cosmic by JM McDermott
    Think by Suzanne Sykora
    Pavlov's Best Friend by Kristine Ong Muslim
    Short Form Set:
      Shears by Marcie Lynn Tentchoff
      Two Haiku by Francis W. Alexander
      Lions & Tigers & Bears by Kendall Evans
(see review)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact – September 2008 – Vol. CXXVIII No.9 by (Analog 25 July 2008 / ) - Analog Science Fiction and Fact – September 2008 – Vol. CXXVIII No.9

Table of Contents:
Serial:

    Tracking, pt II of III, by David R. Palmer
Novelettes: The Last Temptation of Katerina Savitskaya by H.G. Stratmann
Once in a Blue Moon by William Gleason Short Stories:
    The Fourth Thing by Stephen L. Burns
    Forever Mommy by David Grace
    Invasion of the Pattern Snatchers by David M. Goldman
Science Fact:
    Follow the Nanobrick Road by Edward M. Lerner
Poem:
    In '69 by Geoffrey A. Landis
Reader's Departments:
    The Editor's Page
    In Times to Come
    The Alternate View by Jeffrey D. Kooistra
    The Reference Library by Tom Easton
Brass Tacks Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis (see review)

Asimov's Science Fiction – September 2008 – Vol. 32 No. 9 – (Whole Number 392) by (Asimov's Science Fiction 25 July 2008 / ) - Asimov's Science Fiction – September 2008 – Vol. 32 No. 9 – (Whole Number 392)

Table of Contents:
Novelettes:

    In the Age of The Quiet Sun by William Barton
    Midnight Blue by Will McIntosh
    The Ice War by Stephen Baxter
Short Stories:
    Soldier of the Singularity by Robert R. Chase
    Horse Racing by Mary Rosenblum
    Cut Loose the Bonds of Flesh and Bone by Ian Creasey
    Slug Hell by Stephen Utley
    Usurpers by Derek Zumsteg
Poetry:
    Perspective by G. O. Clark
    The Ghosts of Chronopolis by Bruce Boston
    Screams by Ian Watson
Departments:
    Editorial: 2008 Readers Awards by Sheila Williams
    Reflections: Another Thirtieth Anniversary by Robert Silverberg
    On Books by Paul Di Filippo
    The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss
(see review)

Black Static 5 – June/July 2008 by (TTA Press 23 July 2008 / ) - Black Static Five – June/July 2008
TTA Press, % Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambs CB6 2LB, UK

Table of Contents:
Stories:

    How Deep is the Loneliness by Kathleen Winter
    The Second Death of Johan Kluge by Tim Casson
    Night Game by Tony Richards
    The Rising River by Daniel Kaysen
    Winter Journey by Joel Lane
    Slap by Gary McMahon
    Less A Dream Than This They Know by Christopher M. Cavasco
Features:
    White Noise
    Interference by Christopher Fowler
    Electric Darkness by Stephen Volk
    Blood Spectrum by Tony Lee
    Night's Plutonium Shore by Mike O'Driscoll
    Case Notes by Peter Tennant
(see review)

Flash Fiction Online – 7/2008 by (Flash Fiction Online 26 July 2008 / ) - Flash Fiction Online – 7/2008

Table of Contents:
Short-Short Sighted #2: The Fabulist's Tale by Bruce Holland Rogers
Fiction:

    Flash 7/2008, #1: Gone by Jennifer Tatroe
    Flash 7/2008, #2: Strive to Be Happy by David Tallerman
    Flash 7/2008, #3: The Longer View by Brenda Kalt
    Classic Flash # 8: John Mortonson's Funeral by Ambrose Bierce
(see review)

Space And Time #104 – Summer 2008 by (Space and Time 28 July 2008 / ) - Space And Time #104 – Summer 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:
Fiction:

    Moso by Harry Turtledove
    Memorial by Ruthanna Emrys
    Out of the Pool by Todd French
    Katoey by George Guthridge & Blythe Ayne
    Modern Monotremes by Chet Gottfried
    The Devil of Details by Richard Parks
    Empty by Larina Warnock
    Alvaro's New Life by Sue Burke
    Born Free Part II by Randy Heller & Jeremy B. Simser
Poetry:
    The Glitch by Jeff Baker
    The Problem with Science Fiction Poetry by Mike Allen
    LandEscape by Marge Simon
    Sentience Through Suicide by Dean Loftis
    Faith In … by Anthony Bernstein
    First Contact in Appalachia by Elissa Malcohn
    Knowing and Unknowing by David M. Rheingold
    Margaritaville Chaos by Lee Clark Zumpe
    Painted Gods and the Eye of Childhood by Sonya Taafe
Nonfiction:
    Editor's Geeble by Hildy Silverman
    Letters to the Editors
    Ink Vectors by Bruce Gehweiler
(see review)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction – September 2008 - Volume 115, No. 3, Whole No. 676 by (Fantasy & Science Fiction 23 July 2008 / ) - The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction – September 2008 - Volume 115, No. 3, Whole No. 676

Table of Contents:
Novellas:

    Arkfall by Carolyn Ives Gilman
Novelets:
    Pump Six by Paolo Bacigalupi
Short Stories:
    Search Continues for Elderly Man by Laura Kasischke
    Picnic on Pentecost by Rand B. Lee
    "Shed That Guilt! Double Your Productivity Overnight" by Michael Swanwick and Eileen Gunn
    Salad for Two by Robert Reed
    Run! Run! By Jim Aikin
Departments:
    Editorial by Gordon Van Gelder
    Books to Look For by Chsrles de Lint
    Books by Elizabeth Hand
    Coming Attractions
    Curiosities by Dave Truesdale
Cartoons: Joseph Farris, Arthur Masear

(see review)

The Ultimate Weapon by Shaun A. Saunders (Antipodean SF 25 July 2008 / ) - excerpt: "It contains the most dangerous weapon on the face of this world," he snarled. "The dark ages will be upon us again. All the advances we've made in the last decade — the Patriot Acts, I, II, and III; the tireless work of the Censorship Bureau, the brilliance of the Office for Public Protection and Propaganda — will be washed away in a tidal wave of anarchy." Sarcastically, he added, "You do know what that is, don't you?"

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