So, from this week's adult trade Publishers Weekly reviews, new reviews of The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson, Viewpoints Critical: Selected Stories by L.E. Modesitt Jr. (starred review), Where Angels Fear by Ken Rand, The Alchemist's Code by Dave Duncan, The Ancient by Bob Salvatore, Rolling Thunder by John Varley, Ten Sigmas and Other Unlikelihoods by Paul Melko, When the Tide Rises by David Drake, Realms: The First Year of Clarkesworld Magazine, edited by Nick Mamatas and Sean Wallace, The Healer by Sharon Sala, Deadly Deceptions by Linda Lael Miller (starred review), and a Signature Review by Jeff VanderMeer of Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy, edited by Ekaterina Sedia. If you scroll all the way to the bottom of the PW page above, you'll also see reviews for the following graphic novels: B.P.R.D.: Garden of Souls by Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Guy Davis, and Amulet: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi (La Gringa hearts Kazu, fyi.) Lastly, in YA fantasy, PW has reviews of the following: Reincarnation by Suzanne Weyn and The Swan Kingdom by Zoë Marriott.
Justine Larbalestier has a very thoughtful post about what plagiarism is and what it is not.
At Salon.com, Laura Miller reviews The Winds of Marble Arch and Other Stories by Connie Willis.
The Book Swede has reviews of Darwin's Paradox by Nina Munteanu, Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse, edited by John Joseph Adams, Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks, The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery, and an interview with Robert V.S. Redick.
Pat's Fantasy Hotlist reviews of Kitty and the Silver Bullet by Carrie Vaughn.
At Rain Taxi, Alan DeNiro reviews The New Space Opera, edited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan, and Kristin Livdahl reviews The Dog Said Bow Wow by Michael Swanwick.
At Sci Fi Weekly, Paul DiFilippo reviews Thunderer by Felix Gilman and Hunter's Run by George R.R. Martin, Garder Dozois and Daniel Abraham; Doug Fratz reviews Debatable Space by Philip Palmer and War Machine by Andy Remic; and John Clute reviews Shadowbridge by Gregory Frost.
Speaking of Shadowbridge, Fantasy Book Critic also reviews it, as well as The Red Wolf Conspiracy by Robert V.S. Redick, After the War by Tim Lebbon, The Blood King by Gail Z. Martin, and Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow.
The San Diego Union Tribune also reviews Shadowbridge, as well as Dragon Harper by Anne and Todd McCarthy, Half the Blood of Brooklyn by Charlie Huston, The Jinn from Hyperspace by Martin Gardner, and Gene Wolfe's Soldier of Sidon.
Author Jeffrey Ford also weighs in on Shadowbridge.
And at Fantasy Magazine, Paula Guran reviews Shadowbridge and Wastelands. Paula also reviews Grey by Jon Armstrong and Antediluvian Tales by Poppy Z. Brite.
EDIT TO ADD: Rose just let me know that there is also an interview with Iain M. Banks in this week's Publishers Weekly.
Monday, January 28, 2008
Monday genre review link round-up.
Firstly, I'm going to start including the PW round-ups with the regular link round-ups, since it takes too much time to
steal copy and paste and format the whole thing. You can click the link to see the full text of the reviews: