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A Guide to Barsoom

The ultimate, definitive GUIDE TO BARSOOM from ReAnimus Press. NOW IN PRINT EDITION TOO. The best guide to Edgar Rice Burroughs' Mars series.

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ReAnimus Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of the legendary Advent Publishers! Advent is now a subsidiary of ReAnimus Press, and we will continue to publish Advent's titles under the Advent name. Advent was founded in 1956 by Earl Kemp and others, and has published the likes of James Blish, Hal Clement, Robert Heinlein, Damon Knight, E.E. "Doc" Smith, and many others. Advent's high quality titles have won and been finalists for several Hugo Awards, such as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Heinlein's Children. Watch this space for ebook and print editions of all of Advent's current titles!

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Standings for Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels

1. Tears of Heaven, R.A. McCandless, Wild Child Publishing, [link][comments]

2. Reality Bites, Gail Koger, Loose Id, [link][comments]
3. The Gilded Basilisk, Chet Gottfried, ReAnimus Press, [link][comments]
4. Algorithm, Arthur M. Doweyko, E-Lit Books, [link][comments]
5. The Reader of Acheron, Walter Rhein, Perseid Press, [link][comments]
6. The Mermaid Stair, Maggie Secara, Crooked Cat, [link][comments]
7. Shift Happens, J.C. McKenzie, Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
8. Campanelli: Sentinel, Frederick H. Crook, Solstice Publishing, [link][comments]
9. Before the Storm, Claire Ashgrove, Untamed Spirit Publishing, [link][comments]
10. Legally Undead, Margo Bond Collins, World Weaver Press, [link]

11. Ascent of the Fallen, Rebecca L. Frencl, Solstice Shadows, [link][comments]
11. Broken Soul, Faith Hunter, ROC, [link][comments]
12. Pangaea: Eden's Planet, Tom Johnson, First Realm Publishing, [link][comments]
13. Damoren, Seth Skorkowsky, Ragnarok Publications, [link][comments]
14. The Storm Prince, M.L. John, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link][comments]
15. Earth's Magick Series, Mel Massey, Solstice Shadows, [link][comments]
16. Witch's Touch, Tabitha Shay, Secret Cravings Publishing, [link][comments]
17. Universal Alien, Gini Koch, DAW [comments]
18. Construct, Luke Matthews, Luke Matthews, [link][comments]
18. Dark Dealings, Karen Victoria Smith, Three Worlds Press, [link]
19. The Exile of Elindel Book 1 of The Elwardain Chronicles, Carol Browne, Musa Publishing, [link][comments]
19. Bethany's Heart, C. L. Scholey, Torrid, [link][comments]
20. Wolf's Bane (Demimonde #3), Ash Krafton, Pink Narcissus Press, [link][comments]
20. Wicked War of Mine, John Corwin, Raven House, [link][comments]
21. The Forty-First Wink, James Walley, Ragnarok Publications, [link][comments]
21. Broken Trust, Richard Flores IV, Createspace, [link]
22. GHOSTS OF SAN FRANCISCO, Mord McGhee, TSPress, [link][comments]
22. Strike Three, Joy V. Smith, WolfSinger Publications, [link]
22. Song of the Sea Spirit, K.C. May, Peach Orchard Press, [link][comments]
23. Bella Morte, Kate Lynd, Createspace, [link]
23. Timeless Night, Torie James, Breathless Press, [link]
23. Final Reverie, Essel Pratt, J Ellington Ashton Press, [link]
24. The Winter Boy, Sally Wiener Grotta, Pixel Hall Press, [link][comments]
24. Cravings (Alpha City #2), Bryce Evans, Amazon Digital Services, Inc., [link]
24. Fin's Magic, KateMarie Collins, Solstice Shadows Publishing, [link][comments]
24. For All Time, J.M. Powers, Breathless Press, [link][comments]
25. Olde School, Selah Janel, Seventh Star Press, [link][comments]
25. One for Kami, Charlene A. Wilson, Astraea Press
25. Monster Hunter Nemesis, Larry Correia, Baen Books, [link]
25. Lock In, John Scalzi, Tor, [link]
25. Philistine, Steven Shrewsbury, Seventh Star Press, [link]
25. Moro's Price, M.C. Hana, Loose Id, [link][comments]
25. Shadow Walker, Mel Favreaux, MuseItUp Publishing, [link][comments]
26. The Grumbles the Novel Trilogy, Karen Faris, Whimsical Publications, LLC, [link][comments]
26. Hatchlings Curse, Helen Henderson, High Eyrie Publications, [link][comments]
26. A Glimmer of Guile, Mary Patterson Thornburg, Uncial Press, [link]
26. Agent White, Michael Kanuckel, J Ellington Ashton Press, [link]
26. Fifth of Blood, Kris Austen-Radcliffe, Six Talon Sign Fantasy & Futuristic Romance, [link]
26. The Legacy of the Gods Book Two: Hades' Disciples, Michael West, Seventh Star Press, [link][comments]
26. That Demon in Blue Jeans, Toni V. Sweeney, Class Act Books, [link][comments]
26. Lady Macbeth: Daughter of Ravens, Melanie Karsak, Clockpunk Press, [link]
26. Under a Twisted Moon, Susan Simone, J Ellington Ashton Press, [link][comments]
27. The Two Towers, Jamie A. Waters, MuseItUp Publishing, [link][comments]
27. Beasts of the Open Space, Robert Turtle, Smashwords
27. Heavenfall, TG Franklin, PaperSteel Press, [link]
27. Unlocked, H.C. Brown, Momentum, [link][comments]
27. Trollbreaker, Michael Kanuckel, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, [link]
27. Taming the Lion, Vivi Andrews, Samhain Publishing, [link][comments]
27. Dream Walker, Mel Favreaux, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
28. Barbarians at the Gates, Christopher G. Nuttall, Twilight Times Books, [link]
28. Eleanor, Johnny Worthen, Jolly Fish Press, [link][comments]
28. The Road To Damari, Marc Douglas, ASJ Publishing, [link]
28. Murder Of Crows, Anne Bishop, Roc, [link][comments]
28. Warriors, Tabitha Baumander, J Ellington Ashton Press, [link]
28. Exigency, Michael Siemsen, Fantome Publishing, [link]
28. The Abduction of Joshua Bloom, Michael Thal, Solstice Publishing , [link]
28. The transmigration of Cora Riley, Ellie Di Julio, elle belle media, [link]
28. Eiinar and the Cursed City, Chet Gottfried, ReAnimus Press, [link]
29. ESCAPE FROM WITCHWOOD HOLLOW, Jordan Elizabeth, Curiosity Quills Press, [link]
29. Under the Satyr Moon, Rebekah Lewis, Breathless Press, [link][comments]
29. Words of Radiance, Brandon Sanderson, TOR, [link][comments]
29. Fighting Down into the Kingdom of Dreams, Robin Wyatt Dunn, John Ott, [link]
29. SNAP: All That Jazz, Michele Drier, Michele Drier, [link]
29. Finding Midnight, T. Lynne Tolles, Troll Publishing, [link]
29. Tesla's Imprint, Kimberly Adkins, Black Lyon Publishing, [link]
29. Sand, Hugh Howey, Createspace, [link]
29. Black Atonement, Sasha Hibbs, Evernight Teen, [link][comments]
29. Facade of Shadows , rick chiantaretto, Orenda Press, [link]
29. Random, Alma Alexander, Dark Quest Books, [link][comments]
29. Snatched, Katherine McIntyre, Jupiter Gardens Press, [link]
29. Karma, Donna Augustine, Strong Hold Publishing, [link]
29. City of Stairs, Robert Jackson Bennett, Broadway Books, [link]
29. Defenders, Will McIntosh, Orbit, [link]
29. Fallenwood, Leslie D. Soule, Melange Books, [link]
29. Wolf Slayer, Patricia La Barbera, World Castle Publishing, [link]
29. CHRISTMAS NOUN 7: Attack of the Social Justice Noun, Larry Correia, Larry Correia, [link]
29. Doom Angel, H David Blalock, Seventh Star Press, [link]
29. Blachart, Christina Engela, J Ellington Ashton Press, [link]
29. The Starchild Compact, robert G. Williscroft, Starman Press, [link]
29. Fang Shway in L.A., Casey Knight, Solstice , Solstice
29. Romancing the Memory Collector, Virginnia De Parte, Secret Cravings Publishing, [link][comments]

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