04/19 On the Bookshelf: “Princess of Mars,” “Kill Decision,” “After the Fall, Before the Fall” & “The Weird”

I know it’s been a while since I did an “on the bookshelf,” but that’s mainly because I haven’t been getting much in of late, but I figured it was time to mention some of the recent titles that have arrived and that I’m really excited about.

Princess of Mars  Kill Decision  After the Fall, Before the FallThe Weird

So we start off with a beautiful new hardcover edition of Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, from the Library of America.  Having never read it, and after loving the movie, I’m looking forward to this one.  Also have a new one from Daniel Suarez, author of the awesome and bestselling Daemon and Freedom.  Kill Decision comes out July 19th.  And then a new scifi book from Nancy Kress, After the Fall, Before the Fall, which is a combination eco-thriller and time-traveling book; what’s not to like?  And finally we have The Weird, an amazing, massive anthology from the greats, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, collecting a ton of stories that are simply just weird, from the beginning of the 1900s on up to the present.

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