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Dead Man's Hand: An Anthology of The Weird West, ed. John Joseph Adams

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Special Double Review

(Reviews by C. D. Lewis & Ryan Holmes)

Dead Man’s Hand:

An Anthology of the Weird West

edited by John Joseph Adams

(Titan Books, May 13, 2014)

“The Read-Headed Dead” by Joe R. Lansdale

“The Old Slow Man and his Gold Gun from Space” by Ben H. Winters

“Hellfire on the High Frontier” by David Farland

“The Hell-Bound Stagecoach” by Mike Resnick

“Stingers and Strangers” by Seanan McGuire

“Bookkeeper, Narrator, Gunslinger” by Charles Yu

“Holy Jingle” by Alan Dean Foster

“The Man With No Heart” by Beth Revis

“Wrecking Party” by Alastair Reynolds

“Hell from the East” by Hugh Howey

“Second Hand” by Rajan Khanna

“Alvin and the Apple Tree” by Orson Scott Card

“Madam Damnable’s Sewing Circle” by Elizabeth Bear

“Strong Medicine” by Tad Williams

“Red Dreams” by Jonathan Maberry

“Bamboozled” by Kelly Armstrong

“Sundown” by Tobias S. Bucknell

“La Madre del Oro” by Jeffrey Ford

“What I Assume You Shall Assume” by Ken Liu

“The Devil’s Jack” by Laura Anne Gilman

“The Golden Age” by Walter Jon Williams

“Neversleeps” by Fred Van Lente

“Dead Man’s Hand” by Christie Yant

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Astronomical Odds, ed. Juliana Rew

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Astronomical Odds: Third Flatiron Anthologies

(Volume 3, Spring 2014)

Edited by Juliana Rew

 
“In the Blood” by Ken Altabef
“Garden of Fog and Monsters” by Michelle Ann King
“From Here to the Northern Line” by Edoardo Albert
“Mother of All” by John A. McColley
“The Shamrock Award” by Jennifer R. Povey
“The League of Lame Superheroes” by James Aquilone
“Casualties” by Martin Clark
“Good Odds for Murder” by Iain Ishbel
“A Clone Called Slick” by Garry McNulty
“Time’s Elastic String” by Nick Slosser
“Lost in the Mail” by Benjamin T. Smith
“Birth Lottery” by Susan Nance Carhart
“The Olinauts” by Adele Gardner
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Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures, ed. by Bascomb James

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Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures

edited by Bascomb James

(World Weaver Press, pb April 2014, $8.99)

“Open for Business” by Sam S. Kepfield

“Composition in Death Minor” by K.G. Jewell
“Spaceman Barbecue” by Peter Wood
“Obsidianite” by Kat Otis
“Starship Down” by Tracy Canfield
“Backscatter” by Gregory Benford
“A Game of Hold’em” by Wendy Sparrow
“From a Stone” by Eric Choi
“Charnelhouse” by Jonathan Shipley
“Bear Essentials” by Julie Frost
“The Vringla/Racket Incident” by Jakob Drud
“A Trip to Lagasy” by Barbara Davies
“Saturn Slingshot” by David Wesley Hill
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Horror Library, Volume 5

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Horror Library, Volume Five

Edited by R. J. Cavender & Boyd Harris

Cutting Block Press, An Imprint of Nightscape Press

October 2013
"Blown" by Pat MacEwen
"Jerrod Steihl Goes Home" by Ian Withrow
"The Immolation Scene" by John F.D. Taff
"A Body at Rest" by Lorne Dixon
"By the Time I Get to Five" by J.S. Reinhardt
"Notes for an Article on Bainbridge Farm" by Bentley Little
"Noise" by Sanford Allen
"Open Mind Night at The Ritz" by Shane McKenzie
"Almost Home" by Kevin Lucia
"Pillars of Light" by Michael A. Arnzen
"Footprints Fading in the Desert" by Eric J. Guignard
"The Vulture’s Art" by Benjamin Kane Ethridge
"Activate" by Boyd E. Harris
"Snow Globe" by Adam Howe
"Intruders" by Taylor Grant
"The Boathouse" by Stephen McQuiggan
"Bath Time!" by Jeff Strand
"The Happiness Toy" by Ray Garton
"The Oldest Profession" by Tracie McBride
"The House That Sang" by Andrew Stockton
"Bad Seed" by Anne Michaud
"Gourd" by P. Gardner Goldsmith
"Silent Stones" by Steve Vernon
"The Emu in the Sky" by Mark Farrugia
"Ambrosia" by Dev Jarrett
"Follower" by Danny Rhodes
"Catacombs" by Kristin Dearborn
"Whispers in the Wax" by Tonia Brown
"The Mirror Box" by Charles Colyott
"The Local Haunt" by Janine Langley-Wood
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Redshifted: Martian Stories

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Redshifted: Martian Stories

edited by Juliana Rew

(Third Flatiron Publishing, pb, Winter 2013, $8.99)

 

“Eurydice in Capricorn” by Neil James Hudson
“Make Carrots, Not War” by Maureen Bowden
“Colorblind on the Red Planet” by Vince Liberato
“The Journal of Miss Emily Carlton” by Lela E. Buis
“The Canary and the Roach” by Ian Rose
“For Sale: One Red Planet” by Jeff Hewitt
“Cadaver” by Robina Williams
“No Ravens on Mars” by Martin Clark
“The FALCON” by Jaimie M. Engle
“First Step” by Jason Lairamore
“MarsMail” by Michael McGlade
“And a Pebble in Her Shoe” by Kara Race-Moore
“The Read Planet” by Chuck Rothman
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Chilling Tales 2, ed. Michael Kelly

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Chilling Tales 2: In Words Alas Drown I

Edited by Michael Kelly

(Edge Science Fiction & Fantasy Publishing, Fall 2013)

 

"Black Hen A La Ford" by David Nickle
"The Dog's Paw" by Derek Künsken
"Snowglobes" by Lisa L. Hannett
"Meteor Lake" by Kevin Cockle
"In Libitina's House" by Camille Alexa
"Day Pass" by Ian Rogers
"Gingerbread People" by Colleen Anderson
"The Slipway Grey" by Helen Marshall
"Crossroads Blues" by Robert J. Wiersema
"The Flowers of Katrina" by Claude LaLumière
"Heart of Darkness" by Edo Van Belkom
"Fiddleheads" by Douglas Smith
"Dwelling" on the Past by Simon Strantzas
"The Hair Dress" by Sandra Kasturi
"Weary, Bone Deep" by Michael Matheson
"Honesty" by Rio Youers
"Homebody" by Gemma Files
"Road Rage" by Bev Vincent
"The Salamander's Waltz" by Catherine MacLeod
"Goldmine" by Daniel Lemoal
"Fishfly Season" by Halli Villegas
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Oz Reimagined, ed. John Joseph Adams & Douglas Cohen

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Oz Reimagined:

New Tales from the Emerald City and Beyond

edited John Joseph Adams & Douglas Cohen

(47North, pb February 2013, $14.95)

 
 
“The Great Zeppelin Heist of Oz” by Rae Carson & C.C. Finlay
“Emeralds to Emeralds, Dust to Dust” by Seanan McGuire
“Lost Girls of Oz” by Theodora Goss
“The Boy Detective of Oz: An Otherland Story” by Tad Williams
“Dorothy Dreams” by Simon R. Green
“Dead Blue” by David Farland
“One Flew Over the Rainbow” by Robin Wasserman
“The Veiled Shanghai” by Ken Liu
“Beyond the Naked Eye” by Rachel Swirsky
“A Tornado of Dorothys” by Kat Howard
“Blown Away” by Jane Yolen
“City So Bright” by Dale Bailey
“Off to See the Emperor” by Orson Scott Card
“A Meeting in Oz” by Jeffrey Ford
“The Cobbler of Oz” by Jonathan Maberry
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Tesseracts 17, ed. Colleen Anderson & Steve Vernon

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Tesseracts 17: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast

edited by Colleen Anderson & Steve Vernon

(Edge, Fall 2013)

 
“Vermilion Wine” by Claude Lalumière
“The Wall” by Rhea Rose
“2020 Vision” by Lisa Smedman
“Why Pete?” by Timothy Reynolds
“Bird Bones” by Megan Fennell
“Bedtime Story” by Rhonda Parrish
“Graveyard Shift” by Holly Schofield
“The Path of Souls” by Edward Willett
Sin A Squay” by David Jón Fuller
“Hereinafter Referred to as the Ghost” by Mark Leslie
“Anywhere” by Alyxandra Harvey
“Secret Recipes” by Costi Gurgu
“Star Severer” by Ben Godby
“The Lighthouse Keeper’s Wife” by Dave Beynon
“Graffiti Borealis” by Lisa Poh
“Team Leader 2040” by Catherine Austen
“Sand Hill” by Elise Moser
“The Ripping” by Vincent Grant Perkins
Pique Assiette” by Catherine MacLeod
“Everybody Wins” by Rachel Cooper
“In the Bubble” by William Meikle
“Hermione and Me” by Dwain Campbell
“Blizzard Warning” by Jason Barrett
“M.E.L.” by Dianne Homan
“The Calligrapher’s Daughter” by Patricia Robertson
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The Puzzle Box by The Apocalyptic Four

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The Puzzle Box

by The Apocalyptic Four:

Eileen Bell

Randy McCharles
Billie Milholland
Ryan T. McFadden

Published by Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy

Canadian release date: Fall 2013, U.S. release date: Winter 2014

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Unidentified Funny Objects 2, ed. Alex Shvartsman

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Unidentified Funny Objects 2

Edited by Alex Shvartsman

(UFO Publishing, Oct 7, 2013)

“The MSG Golem” by Ken Liu
“Service Charge” by Esther Friesner
“Item Not As Described” by J.W. Alden
“Stranger Vs. The Malevolent Malignancy” by Jim C. Hines
“How To Feed Your Pyrokinetic Toddler” by Fran Wilde
“A Stiff Bargain” by Matt Mikalatos
“The Girl With the Dagon Tattoo” by Josh Vogt
“Improved Cubicle Door” by M.C.A. Hogarth
“On Safari” by Mike Resnick
“How You Ruined Everything” by Konstantine Paradias
“Insider Information” by Jody Lynn Nye
“The Haunted Blender” by K.G. Jewell
“The Retgun” by Tim Pratt
“The Diplomat's Holiday” by Heather Lindsley
“Congratulations on Your Apotheosis” by Michelle Ann King
“One Thing Leads To Your Mother” by Desmond Warzel
“Class Action Orc” by James Beamon
“The Wiggy Turpin Affair” by Wade Albert White
“Hannibal's Elephants” by Robert Silverberg
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