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Total Issues: 132 (to Summer 20152)

Avant garde fiction and art. Flat payment for contributions. Circulation about 15,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1981 – present
Publishers:   New Art Publications, 594 Broadway, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10012 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Betsy Sussler (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   A4 format
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly to Spring 1986, now quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Bone Chilling Tales

Total Issues: 2

Horror fiction fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1988 – 1990
Publishers:   Lil' Demon Press, Mableton, Georgia.
Editors:   Randy Chandler

Bone Marrow Review

Small press horror magazine containing at least 1 story by D.F. Lewis.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1992
Editors:   Richard L Levesque & Gregory l. Norris

Bones of the Children

see under Wetbones

Bon Marche Fun Club Magazine

Fun Club Magazine is a 4pp supplement (probably numbered from Vol.3 No.12).

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1938 – ?
Publishers:   Coury/Bon Marche
Pagecounts:   12pp
Frequency:   monthly

Bonnie Boys of Britain

Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  18-Oct-1884 – 14-Nov-1885
Publishers:   Clark/Brandon (Guy Rayner)
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

Bon-Ton Library

Total Issues: 258?

Issues & Index Sources:  1904 – 1910?: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Mutual Book Co., The Mershon Company
Prices:   25c
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Bonville's Western Monthly

Promotional magazine for the Pacific Northwest, specifically "the valleys of the Willamette and the Columbia" rivers, filled with articles, fiction, poetry and cartoons.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1907? – Oct-1909?
Publishers:   Bonville Publishing Company, 424 Marquam Building, Portland, Oregon
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   86pp
Frequency:   monthly


Total Issues: 25 (to Dec-2002)

The Magazine for the Reading Life. Sometimes publishes fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1998 – Nov/Dec-2003
Publishers:   4645 N. Rockwell St., Chicago, IL 60625 (in 2000); 252 W. 37th Street, 5th floor, New York, NY 10018 (in 2002)
Editors:   Jerome V. Kramer (in 2000 - 2002)
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


Subtitled "The W.H. Smith Guide to Good Books", mainly contains adverts and features on books, but also occasionally publishes fiction by authors like Terry Pratchett & Jonathan Aycliffe.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   W.H. Smith
Formats:   A4
Prices:   free
Pagecounts:   36pp

Book Digest

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  1950
Frequency:   monthly

The Book Digest of Best Sellers

Total Issues: 16+17=33

Monthly magazine containing condensed books. Merged with Books in Brief to become Book Digest Combined with Books in Brief.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1937 – May-1938: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Jun-1938 – Oct-1939, as Book Digest Combined with Books in Brief: FictionMags Index


  Feb-1937 – May-1938: Walter J. Black, Inc., New York
  Jun-1938 – 1939: Book Digest, Inc., Chicago


  Feb-1938 – May-1938: Ray Martan
  Jun-1938: Joseph H. White & Ray Martan






  68 to 132pp



The Booklovers Magazine

see under Appleton's Magazine

The Bookman

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1891 – 1934
Publishers:   Hodder & Stoughton, London
Editors:   William Robertson Nicoll
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

The Bookman (US)

An American version of the UK magazine of same name, this was the periodical which initiated bestseller lists (from 1895).

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1895 – ?: Index to Periodical Literature (to 1906 only)
Editors:   Harry Thurston Peck; Arthur Barlett Maurice
Frequency:   monthly

Book of Dark Wisdom

Total Issues: 11

A tri-annual publication of Dark Fiction and Lovecraftian horror. Each issue is digest sized, perfect bound with a full-color glossy cover, containing fiction and poetry, artwork, non-fiction features, and film, fiction and gaming reviews, plus more. For the first two issues (only) was a gaming magazine with two or three short stories per issue.

From April 2008 the magazine moved online with the promise of an annual print anthology.

Issues & Index Sources

  2003 – Fall 2005: Science Fiction Index
  2006 – 2007, as Dark Wisdom: Science Fiction Index


  Elder Signs Press, Lake Orion, MI


  William Jones


  trade paperback





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Book of Terror

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1949: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Metropolitan Publishing, Toronto
Editors:   'The Black Prince' (identity not known)
Formats:   large pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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A Book of Weird Tales

Total Issues: 1

Part reprint and part old stories from the Ackerman Agency

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1960: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Veevers & Hensman, Burnley
Editors:   Cliff Lawton
Formats:   digest
Prices:   2/6d
Pagecounts:   128pp
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