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Lightspeed: Year One, ed. John Joseph Adams

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Lightspeed:  Year One
Edited by John Joseph Adams

(Prime Books, November 2011)

"I'm Alive, I Love You, I’ll See You in Reno" by Vylar Kaftan
"The Cassandra Project" by Jack McDevitt
"Cats in Victory" by David Barr Kirtley
"Amaryllis" by Carrie Vaughn
"No Time like the Present" by Carol Emshwiller
"Manumission" by Tobias S. Buckell
"The Zeppelin Conductors' Society Annual Gentlemen’s Ball" by Genevieve Valentine
"…For a Single Yesterday"  by George R.R. Martin
"How to Become a Mars Overlord" by Catherynne M. Valente
"Patient Zero" by Tananarive Due
"Arvies" by Adam-Troy Castro
"More than the Sum of His Parts" by Joe Haldeman
"Flower, Mercy, Needle, Chain" by Yoon Ha Lee
"The Long Chase" by Geoffrey A. Landis
"Amid the Words of War" by Cat Rambo
"Travelers" by Robert Silverberg
"Hindsight" by Sarah Langan
"Tight Little Stitches in a Dead Man’s Back" by Joe R. Lansdale
"The Taste of Starlight" by John R. Fulz
"Beachworld" by Stephen King
"Standard Loneliness Package" by Charles Yu
"Faces in Revolving Souls" by Caitlin R. Kiernan
"Hwang’s Billion Brilliant Daughters" by Alice Sola Kim
"EJ·ES" by Nancy Kress
"In-Fall" by Ted Kosmatka
"The Observer" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"Jenny’s Sick" by David Taucrum
"The Silence of the Asonu" by Ursula K Le Guin
"Postings from an Amorous Tomorrow" by Corey Mariani
"Cucumber Gravy" by Susan Palwick
"Black Fire" by Tanith Lee
"The Elephants of Poznan" by Orson Scott Card
"Long Enough and Just So Long" by Cat Rambo
"The Passenger" by June E. Czerneda
"Simulacrum" by Ken Liu
"Breakaway, Backdown" by James Patrick Kelly
"Saying the Names" by Maggie Clark
"Gossamer" by Stephen Baxter
"Spider the Artist" by Nnedi Okorafor
"Woman Leaves Room" by Robert Reed
"All That Touches the Air" by An Owomoyela
"Maneki Neko" by Bruce Sterling
"Mama, We Are Zhenya, Your Son" by Tom Crosshill
"Velvet Fields," by Anne McCaffrey
"The Harrowers" by Eric Gregory
"Bibi From Jupiter" by Tessa Mellas
"Eliot Wrote" by Nancy Kress
"Scales" by Alastair Reynolds"

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Under the Moons of Mars, ed. John Joseph Adams

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Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom

Edited by John Joseph Adams
(Simon and Shuster/BFYR, February 2012)

Double Review by Chuck Rothman and Robert E. Waters

"The Metal Men of Mars" by Joe R. Lansdale
"Three Deaths" by David Barr Kirtley
"The Ape-Man of Mars" by Peter S. Beagle
"A Tinker of Warhoon" by Tobias S. Buckell
"Vengeance of Mars" by Robin Wasserman
"Woola's Song" by Theodora Goss
"The River Gods of Mars" by Austin Grossman
"The Bronze Man of Mars" by L. E. Modesett, Jr.
"A Game of Mars" by Genevieve Valentine
"A Sidekick of Mars" by Garth Nix
"The Ghost That Haunts the Superstition Mountains" by Chris Claremont
"The Jasoom Project" by S. M. Sterling
"Coming of Age on Barsoom" by Catherynne M. Valente
"The Death Song of Dwar Guntha" by Jonathan Maberry

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Alien Contact, edited by Marty Halpern

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Edited by Marty Halpern
(Nightshade Books, November 2011)

“The Thought War” by Paul McAuley
“How to Talk to Girls at Parties” by Neil Gaiman
“Face Value” by Karen Joy Fowler
“The Road Not Taken” by Harry Turtledove
“The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything” by George Alec Effinger
“I Am the Doorway” by Stephen King
“Recycling Strategies for the Inner City” by Pat Murphy
“Kin” by Bruce McAllister
“The 43 Antarean Dynasties” by Mike Resnick
“The Gold Bug” by Orson Scott Card
“Guerilla Mural of a Siren’s Song” by Ernest Hogan
“Angel” by Pat Cadigan
“The First Contact with the Gorgonids” by Ursula K. LeGuin
“Saturday Night at Minnie and Earl’s” by Adam-Troy Castro
“A Midwinter’s Tale” By Michael Swanwick
“Texture of Other Ways” by Mark W. Tiedemann
“To Go Boldly” by Cory Doctorow
“If Nudity Offends You” by Elizabeth Moon
“Laws of Survival” by Nancy Kress
“What You Are About to See” by Jake Skillingstead
“Amanda and the Alien” by Robert Silverberg
“Exo-Skeleton Town” by Jeffrey Ford
“Lambing Season” by Molly Gloss
“Swarm” by Bruce Sterling
“MAXO Signals” by Charles Stross
“Last Contact” by Stephen Baxter

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Gaslight Arcanum, Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes

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Gaslight Arcanum, Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes

Edited by J. R. Campbell and Charles Prepolec

(October 2011, Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy)

“The Comfort of the Seine” by Stephen Volk
“The Adventure of Lucifer’s Footprints” by Christopher Fowler
“The Deadly Sin of Sherlock Holmes” by Tom English
“The Color That Came To Chiswick” by William Meikle
“From the Tree of Time” by Fred Saberhagen (reprint)
“The Executioner” by Lawrence C. Connolly
“A Country Death” by Simon Kurt Unsworth
“Sherlock Holmes and the Great Game” by Kevin Cockle
“Sherlock Holmes and the Diving Bell” by Simon Clark
“The Greatest Mystery” by Paul Kane
“The House of Blood” by Tony Richards
“The Adventure of the Six Maledictions” by Kim Newman

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The Book of Cthulhu, ed. Ross E. Lockhart

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The Book of Cthulhu
Edited by
Ross E. Lockhart


Night Shade Books
(Sept. 2011, 529 pp.)


 

“Andromeda Among the Stones” by Caitlin R. Kiernan
“The Tugging” by Ramsey Campbell
“A Colder War” by Charles Stross
“The Unthinkable” by Bruce Sterling
“Flash Frame” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
“Some Buried Memory” by W.H. Pugmire
“The Infernal History of the Ivybridge Twins” by Molly Tanzer
“Fat Face” by Michael Shea
“Shoggoths in Bloom” by Elizabeth Bear
“Black Man with a Horn” by T.E.D. Klein
“Than Curse the Darkness” by David Drake
“Jeroboam Henley’s Debt” by Charles R. Saunders
“Nethescurial” by Thomas Ligotti
“Calamari Curls” by Kage Baker
“Jihad Over Innsmouth” by Edward Morris
“Bad Sushi”by Cherie Priest
“The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife” by John Hornor Jacobs
“The Doom that Came to Innsmouth” by Brian McNaughton
“Lost Stars” by Ann K. Schwader
“The Oram County Whoosit” by Steve Duffy
“The Crawling Sky” by Joe R. Lansdale
“The Fairground Horror” by Brian Lumley
“Cinderlands” by Tim Pratt
“Lord of the Land” by Gene Wolfe
“To Live and Die in Arkham” by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr.
“The Shallows” by John Langan
“The Men from Porlock” by Laird Barron

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Altered States, ed. by Amy Locklin

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Altered States, edited by Amy Locklin
(Mint Hill Books, September 2011)

"Green Grow the Lilacs" by Larry Lefkowitz
"The Guide" by Eva Langston
"Living the Dream" by Terresa Haskew
"Daughter-of-the-Tides" by Vivian Faith Prescott
"A Woman of Letters" by Lauren Yaffe
"A Stitch in Time" by Tim Goldstone
"Night Is Nearly Done" by Adam McOmber
"Welcome to Crazytown, Martin Buehl" by Brian Leung
"Rodent Town" by Craig O’Hara
"A Very Old Story" by Mark Pearson
"The Prisoners of Gravely Rock " by Janean McBrearty
"That Business with the Hole" by Mark Rigney
"Now in Charge" by Lou Fisher
"The Blind Cat" by Mardelle Fortier
"The Glass Child" by Alyce Miller
"Motherly Parts" by Jennifer Tomscha
"Becoming" by Ivy Rutledge
"*****" by Shannon Gibney
"The Divided States of America" by Lucille Gang Shulklapper
"The Weight" by Esther K. Willison
"Shadows" by Adeline Carrie Koscher
"Transformed, the Office Narcissus" by P. Kobylarz
"Falling Sideways" by T. Shontelle MacQueen
"Afloat " by J. Weintraub
"Sea Change" by Ellen Prentiss Campbell

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Evolve Two, ed. Nancy Kilpatrick

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Evolve Two: Vampire Stories of the Future Undead, edited by Nancy Kilpatrick

(EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, August 2011)

Pre-Apocalypse
"The List" by Kelley Armstrong
"Nosangreal" by Ivan Dorin
"A Puddle of Blood" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
"V-Link" by Eileen Bell
"Six Underground" by Michael Lorenson
"Outwitted" by Sandra Wickham
Toothless by Peter Sellers
"Symbiosis" by David Beynon

Post-Apocalypse
"Forest-Bathing" by Heather Clitheroe
"The Deal" by Erika Holt
"Homo Sanguinus" by Ryan T. McFadden
"Out With the Old" by William Meikle
"Chelsea Mourning" by David Tocher
"Blood That Burns so Bright" by Jason S. Ridler
"Survival of the Fittest" by Leanne Tremblay
"The Faith of Burning Glass" by Steve Vernon

New World Order
"Soulglobe" by John Shirley
"Red Planet" by Bev Vincent
"Beacons Among the Stars" by Anne Mok
"The Big Empty" by Thomas Roche
"Beyond the Sun" by Tanith Lee
"The Slowing of the World" by Sandra Kasturi

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Like Water for Quarks

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Like Water for Quarks

Edited by

Elton Elliott and Bruce Taylor

MVP Publishing
(April 29, 2011, 312 pp.)


"Fishin' Off the Starry Stream" by Bruce Taylor
"In the Garden, a Late Flower Blooms" by Jerry Oltion
"Once We Were Dragons" (2010) by George Zebrowski
"Petra" by Greg Bear
"The Fountains" (1976) by Ursula K. Le Guin
"Coincidence" (1974) by William F. Nolan
"Sidney's Comet (excerpt)" (1984) by Brian Herbert
"Crater the Earth" by Kathleen Alcalá
"Drilling Deep" (2010) by Kevin J. Anderson
"The Scenery of Paradise" by Patrick Swenson
"Going Places" by Ray Vukcevich
"Blood Tunnel" by Tamara Kaye Sellman
"A Special Child" by James Glass
"The Dead Man's Child" by Jay Lake
"Lost in the Mail" (1995) by Robert J. Sawyer
"The Man Who Loved Lightning" by Mary E. Choo
"Night Meeting" [The Martian Chronicles] (1950) by Ray Bradbury
"Where Everything That Is Lost Goes" by Jason V Brock
"At the Rialto" (1989) by Connie Willis
"The True Darkness" (2010) by Pamela Sargent
"A Quantum Field of Ghosts & Shadows" (2010) by Elton Elliott and Doug Odell

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2011

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2011

Edited by Kevin J. Anderson

(Tor, May 2011, 416 pp.)

“Hooves and the Hovel of Abdel Jameela” by Saladin Ahmed
“I Remember the Future” by Michael A. Burstein
“Non-Zero Probabilities” by N. K. Jemisin
“Going Deep” by James Patrick Kelly
“Bridesicle” by Will McIntosh
“Spar” by Kij Johnson
“The Gambler” by Paolo Bacigalupi
“Vinegar Peace (or, the Wrong-Way, Used-Adult Orphanage) by Michael Bishop
“I Needs Must Part, the Policeman Said” by Richard Bowes
“Divining Light” by Ted Kosmatka
“A Memory of Wind” by Rachel Swirsky
“Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast” by Eugie Foster
“The Women of Nell Gwynne’s” by Kage Baker

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Vol. 5

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 5

Edited by Jonathan Strahan

(Night Shade Books, 2011)

“Elegy for a Young Elk” by Hannu Rajaniemi
“The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains” by Neil Gaiman
“Seven Sexy Cowboy Robots” by Sandra McDonald
“The Spy Who Never Grew Up” by Sarah Rees Brennan
“The Aarne-Thompson Classification Review” by Holly Black
“Under the Moons of Venus” by Damien Broderick
“The Fool Jobs” by Joe Abercrombie
 “Alone” by Robert Reed
“Names for Water” by Kij Johnson
“Fair Ladies” by Theodora Goss
“Plus or Minus” by James P Kelly
“The Man With the Knifes” Ellen Kushner
“The Jammie Dodgers and the Adventure of the Leicester Square Screening” by Cory Doctorow
“The Maiden Flight of McAuley’s Bellerophon” by Elizabeth Hand
“The Miracle Aquilina” by Margo Lanagan
“The Taste of the Night” by Pat Cadigan
“The Exterminator’s Want Ad” by Bruce Sterling
“Map of Seventeen” by Christopher Barzak
“The Naturalist” by Maureen McHugh
“Sins of the Father” by Sara Genge
“The Sultan of the Clouds” by Geoffrey A Landis
“Iteration” by John Kessel
“The Care and Feeding of Your Baby Killer Unicorn” by Diana Peterfreund
“The Night Train” by Lavie Tidhar
“Still Life (A Sexagesimal Fairy Tale)” by Ian Tregillis
“Amor Vincit Omnia” by K.J. Parker
“The Things” by Peter Watts
“The Zeppelin Conductor’s Society Annual Gentleman’s Ball” by Genevieve Valentine
“The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers Beneath the Queen’s Window” by Rachel Swirsky

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