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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Fantasy Book Critic’s 2008 Review/2009 Preview — Mike Resnick


2008 FAVORITES:

Brasyl” by
Ian McDonald
A World Too Near” by
Kay Kenyon
Cauldron” by
Jack McDevitt
Aristocracy’s Outlaw” by Sylvia Lynch
John the Balladeer” by
Manly Wade Wellman
Society’s Child” by
Janis Ian
Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned” by
Walter Mosley

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2009:

I don’t have titles handy, or release dates, but these are authors I always look forward to reading:

Nancy Kress
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Jack McDevitt
Barry Malzberg
Laura Resnick
Robert J. Sawyer
Tobias S. Buckell

Also, anything I missed along the way by
C. L. Moore, Clifford D. Simak, George Alec Effinger, Ross H. Spencer and James White

ON THE HORIZON FOR MIKE RESNICK:

Novels:

Starship: Rebel”. Release Date: TBA. Published by
Easton Press.
Stalking the Dragon”. Release Date: August 25, 2009. Published by
Pyr Books.
Hazards”. Release Date: June 30, 2009. Published by
Subterranean Press.
Dreamwish Beats and Snarks”. Release Date: Fall 2009. Published by
Golden Gryphon.
The Gods of Sagittarius” with
Eric Flint. Release Date: TBA. Published by Baen.
Starship: Flagship”. Release Date: TBA. Published by
Pyr Books.
The Best of Jim Baen’s Universe: Volume III” with
Eric Flint. Release Date: TBA. Published by Baen.
Resnick Abroad”. Release Date: TBA. Published by Alexander Books.

Short Fiction:

A Jake Masters novella for
Jim Baen’s Universe
Two Harry the Book stories—one for
Jim Baen’s Universe, one for an untitled anthology
A Four-Sided Triangle” for Subterranean Magazine
The Forgotten Kingdom” for Son of Retro Pulp Tales
Mother Scorpion’s House of Fallen Flowers” for Subterranean Magazine
Inescapable” for Songs of the Dying Earth
A Most Unusual Greyhound” for Urban Werewolves
Soulmates” with
Lezli Robyn
Snatch as Snatch Can” for City Fantastic
Shame” with
Lezli Robyn for Clarkesworld
Catastrophe Baker and a Canticle for Leibowitz” for The New Space Opera II
Untitled Story for a Twilight Zone anthology

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Mike Resnick has won an impressive five Hugo Awards, been nominated for twenty-six more, and is the all-time award winner—living or dead—for short fiction. He has sold over fifty novels, more than two hundred short stories, and has also edited fifty anthologies. His work ranges from satirical fare, such as his Lucifer Jones adventures, to weighty examinations of morality and culture, as evidenced by his brilliant tales of Kirinyaga. The series, with sixty-six major and minor awards and nominations to date, is the most honored series of stories in the history of science fiction. For more information, please visit the author’s
Official Website.

NOTE: For more author responses, please visit Fantasy Book Critic's 2008 Review/2009 Preview index HERE.

3 comments:

ediFanoB said...

Here are some links to new books in 2009 of mentioned authors. I got them from one of my favorite websites concerning book overview:
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk

Nancy Kress
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/k/nancy-kress/steal-across-sky.htm

Kristine Kathryn Rusch
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/r/kristine-kathryn-rusch/duplicate-effort.htm

Jack McDevitt
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/m/jack-mcdevitt/crypic.htm

Barry Malzberg
nothing found

Laura Resnick
nothing found

Robert J. Sawyer
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/robert-j-sawyer/wake.htm

Tobias S. Buckell
nothing found

C. L. Moore
She died in 1987
nothing found

Clifford D. Simak
He died in 1988
nothing found

George Alec Effinger
He died in 2002
nothing found

Ross H. Spencer
He died in 1998
nothing found

James White
He died in 1999
nothing found

Robert said...

Thanks ediFanoB! That's really great :D

Harrison Holtz said...

I'm huge of fan of Golden Gryphon Press and can't wait to get my copy of Resnick's "Dreamwish Beats and Snarks". The short story collections that Golden Gryphon put out are always stellar and I'm guessing this one will be no different.

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