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Locus #660 January 2016
Interviews with Mary Rickert and Charlie Jane Anders; industry news; reviews; more.  
Magazine, 58 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
Locus Publications - 2016 - ISBN: locus0116  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034005 $7.50
Adams, Douglas - of interest: Roberts, Jem  
The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The story of Adams' agonizingly constructed fictional universe, from his initial inspirations to the posthumous sequel(s) and adaptations. With the benefit of hindsight and much time passed, friends and colleagues have been interviewed for a fresh take on the man and his works.  
Nonfiction, 471 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Arrow UK - 2015 - ISBN: 009959076X / 9780099590767  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034026 $18.95
Asher, Neal  
Polity: Transformation #1: Dark Intelligence
Thorvald Spear was trapped on a world surrounded by Prador forces when Penny Royal, the AI inside the rescue ship sent to provide backup, turned rogue, annihilating friendly forces and killing Spear. One hundred years later, Spear wakes to find he's been brought back from the dead. The AI is still on the loose, and Spear vows revenge at any cost.  
Novel, 402 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 159780844X / 9781597808446  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033907 $15.99
Bear, Elizabeth  
Karen Memory
Late 19th century, in a steampunk Seattle: Karen is making the best of her orphaned state, working in a high-quality bordello. Trouble erupts when a badly injured girl begs for sanctuary, followed by the man who holds her indenture, who has a machine that can take over anyone's mind.  
Novel, 348 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765375257 / 9780765375254  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033657 $15.99
Bennett, Robert Jackson  
Divine Cities #2: City of Blades
General Mulaghesh abruptly turned her back on an important position. Now she's being shuffled off to a backwater posting. At least, that's the cover story - she's been pressed into service one last time, to investigate a discovery only she is qualified to make sense of. But this old soldier isn't so sure she's still got what it takes.  
Novel, 484 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Broadway - 2016 - ISBN: 0553419714 / 9780553419719  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033775 $16.00
Beyer, Kirsten  
Star Trek: Voyager: A Pocket Full of Lies
For almost a century, the Rilnar and the Zahl have fought over control of a nearby planet. For the last several years, the Rilnar have been gaining ground, led by a human woman who appears to be Kathryn Janeway.  
Novel, 381 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1476790841 / 9781476790848  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033879 $7.99
Black, Holly  
The Darkest Part of the Forest
Ages 12 and up. Humans and fae exist side by side in Fairfold, the faeries' seemingly harmless magic attracting tourists. But Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and how to stop them. Or she did, once. There is a glass coffin in the woods. In it sleeps a boy with horns on his head. Until one day he wakes up. As the world turns upside down and a hero is needed to save them all, Hazel tries to remember her years spent pretending to be a knight.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
 
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown - 2016 - ISBN: 031621308X / 9780316213080  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032515 $10.99
Bode, Vaughn / Bode, Mark  
Cheech Wizard's Book of Me
Collects all the cartoons featuring Cheech Wizard - a lascivious conman whose magical powers are questionable - plus rare sketches. Color and black & white.  
Graphic Novel, 152 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Fantagraphics - 2015 - ISBN: 1606998196 / 9781606998199  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029687 $29.99
Brennan, Marie  
Lady Trent #3: Voyage of the Basilisk
Accompanied by her young son and a chivalrous foreign archaeologist, Isabella embarks on a two-year trip around the world to study all manner of dragons in every place they might be found. In her pursuit of scientific discoveries, she must cope with storms, shipwrecks, intrigue, and warfare.  
Novel, 348 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765375095 / 9780765375094  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033659 $15.99
Brett, Peter V.  
Demon Cycle #4: The Skull Throne
The Skull Throne of Krasia stands empty, and the struggle to claim it threatens to tear the Free Cities of Thesa apart. In the south, Inevera must find a way to keep her sons from killing one another and plunging their people into civil war. In the north, Leesha Paper and Rojer Inn struggle to forge an alliance between Angiers and Miln against the Krasians before it is too late. Caught in the crossfire is the rich and unprotected duchy of Lakton. All the while, the corelings have been growing stronger, and without Arlen and Jardir there may be none strong enough to stop them. Only Renna Bales may know more about the fate of the missing men, but she, too, has disappeared.  
Novel, 655 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2016 - ISBN: 0345531493 / 9780345531490  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033785 $8.99
Brozek, Jennifer (editor) / Schmidt, Bryan Thomas (editor)  
Shattered Shields
Seventeen original military fantasy stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Jennifer Brozek and Bryan Thomas Schmidt
  • Ashes and Starlight == David Farland
  • The Fixed Stars == Seanan McGuire
  • The Keeper of Names == Larry Correia
  • The Smaller We Are == John Helfers
  • Invictus == Annie Bellet
  • Rising Above == Sarah A. Hoyt
  • A Cup of Wisdom == Joseph Zieja
  • Words of Power == Wendy N. Wagner
  • Lightweaver in Shadow == Gray Rinehart
  • Hoofsore and Weary == Cat Rambo
  • Vengeance == Robin Wayne Bailey
  • Deadfall == Nancy Fulda
  • Yael of the Strings == John R. Fultz
  • The Gleaners == Dave Gross
  • Bonded Men == James L. Sutter
  • Bone Candy == Glen Cook
  • First Blood == Elizabeth Moon
  • Biographies
 
Anthology, 346 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781354 / 9781476781358  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033863 $7.99
Bujold, Lois McMaster  
Vorkosigan #02: Barrayar
Signed by the author on the title page. When the Emperor dies, Cordelia's dreams of a quiet life as Lady Vorkosigan are shattered: her husband Aral has become guardian to the infant heir to the imperial throne - and the target of high-tech assassins in a dynastic civil war.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 346 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781117 / 9781476781112  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032161 $16.00
Carriger, Gail  
Custard Protocol #1: Prudence
After unexpectedly receiving a dirigible, Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) floats off to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea - but stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some terribly familiar Scottish werewolves.  
Novel, 357 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316212253 / 9780316212250  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032460 $14.99
Cattrell, Bailey (aka Cates, Bailey aka McRae, Cricket)  
Enchanted Garden #1: Daisies for Innocence
The Enchanted Garden behind Ellie's perfume shop draws people of all ages with its fragrant flowers and lush greenery, and customers are flocking to her shop. When her shop assistant is murdered in the garden, it's up to Ellie to sniff out a killer.  
Novel, 313 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451476883 / 9780451476883  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033380 $7.99
Charish, Kristi  
Owl #1: Owl and the Japanese Circus
An archaeologist turned antiquities thief, Owl has one rule: no supernatural jobs. Until she crosses paths with Mr. Kurosawa, a red dragon who offers to get rid of the pack of vampires trying to kill her if she'll retrieve a stolen scroll for him.  
Novel, 418 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Gallery - 2015 - ISBN: 1476794995 / 9781476794990  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034024 $18.00
Cornwell, Bernard  
Saxon Tales #08: The Empty Throne
10th century CE: Aethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Aethelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Aethelflaed has all the makings of a leader - but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062250728 / 9780062250728  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033582 $15.99
Davis, Hank (editor)  
Worst Contact
Twenty-one stories (twenty reprints, one original) of alien contact gone wrong
    Contents
  • From First to Worst (introduction) == Hank Davis
  • Puppet Show == Fredric Brown
  • Contact! == David Drake
  • The Flat-Eyed Monster == William Tenn
  • The Power == Murray Leinster
  • Early Model == Robert Sheckley
  • Her Sister's Keeper == Sarah A. Hoyt
  • Plaything == Larry Niven
  • Random Sample == T.P. Caravan
  • No Love in All of Dwingeloo == Tony Daniel
  • First Contact, Sort Of == Karen Haber and Carol Carr
  • Fortitude == David Brin
  • They're Made Out of Meat == Terry Bisson
  • Alien Stones == Gene Wolfe
  • Pictures Don't Lie == Katherine MacLean
  • Backwardness == Poul Anderson
  • Dodger Fan == Will Stanton
  • No Shoulder to Cry On == Hank Davis
  • Hornets' Nest == Lloyd Biggle Jr.
  • Protected Species == H.B. Fyfe
  • The Cage == A. Bertram Chandler
  • Shadow World == Clifford D. Simak
 
Anthology, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476780986 / 9781476780986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032151 $14.00
Dietz, William C.  
Mutant Files #3: Graveyard
2065: When the Aztec Empire attacks California with a mutant army, LAPD detective Cassandra Lee finds herself caught in the middle of a war. She needs to keep the city safe while unearthing the shady mayor's political secrets.  
Novel, 298 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425273350 / 9780425273357  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033341 $7.99
Flint, Eric / Spoor, Ryk E.  
Boundary: Castaway #1: Castaway Planet
Half a year into their journey to the colony world of Tantalus, Sakura Kimei, her family, and her best friend, the alien nicknamed Whips, were torn from the safety of their colony ship. In a crippled lifeboat, they had one chance to find a habitable world. But they will find that their apparent salvation is a world of a thousand secrets.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 364 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781346 / 9781476781341  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033865 $7.99
Gies, Joseph / Gies, Frances  
Life in a Medieval City
1250 CE: Merchants and bankers from all over Europe gather at Troyes, creating a bustling market center typical of the feudal era. Through the day-to-day life of burghers, we learn how financial transactions were conducted, how medieval cities were governed, and what life was like for a wide range of people.  
Nonfiction, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1981)  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062415182 / 9780062415189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033581 $15.99
Green, Simon R.  
Nightside: Tales from the Nightside
Collects ten urban fantasy stories set in the Nightside, include an original novella.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Nightside, Needless to Say
  • Razor Eddie's Big Night Out
  • Lucy, at Christmastime
  • Appetite for Murder
  • The Difference a Day Makes
  • Some of These Cons Go Way Back
  • The Spirit of the Thing
  • Hungry Heart
  • How Do You Feel?
  • The Big Game
 
Collection, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270769 / 9780425270769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032248 $16.00
Hargla, Indrek  
Apothecary Melchior #1: Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St. Olaf's Church
15th century CE: Tallinn, at the edge of the Christian world, is a town of foreign merchants and engineers. When a murder occurs at the castle, Melchior, respected for his arcane knowledge and scientific curiosity, is called in to help find the killer.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st UK Edition  
Peter Owen UK - 2016 - ISBN: 0720618444 / 9780720618440  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032932 $16.95
Hendee, Barb & J.C.  
Noble Dead Series 3 #4: First and Last Sorcerer
Magiere, Leesil, Chap, and Wayfarer have all been wrongly imprisoned. Arriving at the Suman port city in search of Magiere, Wynn and her companions seek out Domin Ghassan il'Sanke for assistance, but the domin is embroiled in a secret hunt for a spectral undead with the power to invade anyone living and take the body as its host. Even if Wynn can manage to free her friends, battling this new kind of undead may be a challenge none of them will survive.  
Novel, 395 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0451469313 / 9780451469311  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033330 $7.99
Hines, Jim C.  
Magic Ex Libris #3: Unbound
Meridiana, long banished, has returned in the body of Jeneta Aboderin, and seeks an artifact that would allow her to command an army of the dead. Isaac, stripped of his power and his place among the Porters, is determined to regain his magic and rescue Jeneta. With the help of fire-spider Smudge, dryad warrior Lena Greenwood, and psychiatrist Nidhi Shah, Isaac races to unravel a mystery more than a thousand years old as competing magical powers battle to shape the future of the world.  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 0756409691 / 9780756409692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033334 $7.99
Kadrey, Richard  
Sandman Slim #1: Sandman Slim
A young magician, demon-snatched and sent to hell to be a gladiator, escapes after eleven years and returns to Los Angeles to seek vengeance on the circle of magicians that stole his life.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 388 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Harper Voyager - 2012 - ISBN: 0061714356 / 9780061714351  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034017 $15.99


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