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Riordan, Rick  
Demigods & Magicians
Ages 10 and up. Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound as Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane in these crossover stories.
    Contents
  • Letter from Percy Jackson
  • Son of Sobek
  • The Staff of Serapis
  • The Crown of Ptolemy
 
Collection, 187 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1484732782 / 9781484732786  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New034102 $14.99
Riordan, Rick  
Heroes of Olympus #5: The Blood of Olympus
Ages 10 and up. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. If Gaea wakes, it is game over.  
Novel, 516 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1423146786 / 9781423146780  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034108 $9.99
Robinson, Kim Stanley  
Aurora
Our voyage from Earth began generations ago. Now, we approach our destination. A new home. Aurora.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Campbell Memorial Award for Best SF Novel
 
Novel, 501 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316098094 / 9780316098090  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034043 $9.99
Sales, Ian  
All That Outer Space Allows
1965: Ginny Eckhardt is an sf writer whose husband has been selected by NASA as one of the new Apollo astronauts. The realities of spaceflight fascinate Ginny, but women are barred from being US astronauts. Her sf provides little in the way of consolation - but perhaps there is something she can do about that.

Awards:
♦  2015 Tiptree Award Shortlist
 
Novel, 155 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Whippleshield - 2015 - ISBN: 0993141722 / 9780993141720  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034848 $11.99
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #25: Gathering Prey
The Travelers move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes. Davenport's daughter Letty has befriended one, and when the woman calls, to say she's hiding out in North Dakota, and that someone is killing her friends, Lucas volunteers to go with Letty to get her.  
Novel, 423 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425278859 / 9780425278857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033433 $9.99
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #26: Extreme Prey
The governor is cranking up a presidential campaign, and invites Lucas to join his campaign staff. It's kind of fun, until they find they have a shadow - an armed man intent on killing the governor and anyone who gets in the way.  
Novel, 406 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0399176055 / 9780399176050  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033492 $29.00
Scott, Cavan  
Sherlock Holmes: The Patchwork Devil
1919: While the world awaits the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Holmes and Watson investigate a severed hand. It belongs to a soldier who supposedly died in the trenches two years earlier - but it's fresh. The mystery puts Holmes on the trail of a descendant of Victor Frankenstein.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 178329714X / 9781783297146  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034577 $14.95
Sederholm, Carl H. (editor) / Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew (editor)  
The Age of Lovecraft
Analysis of Lovecraft in relation to 21st-century critical theory and culture, delving into troubling aspects in his thoughts and writing.
    Contents
  • Lovecraft Appreciated (foreword) == Ramsey Campbell
  • Acknowledgments
  • Lovecraft Rising (introduction) == Carl H. Sederholm and Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
  • 'Ghoulish Dialogues': H.P. Lovecraft's Weird Geographies == James Kneale
  • Lovecraft's Things: Sinister Souvenirs from Other Worlds == Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
  • Hyper-Cacophony: Lovecraft, Speculative Realism, and Sonic Materialism == Isabella van Elferen
  • Prehistories of Posthumanism: Cosmic Indifferentism, Alien Genesis, and Ecology from H.P. Lovecraft to Ridley Scott == Brian Johnson
  • Race, Species, and Others: H.P. Lovecraft and the Animal == Jed Mayer
  • H.P. Lovecraft's Reluctant Sexuality: Abjection and the Monstrous Feminisim in 'The Dunwich Horror' == Carl H. Sederholm
  • H.P. Lovecraft and Real Person Fiction: The Pulp Author as Subcultural Avatar == David Simmons
  • A Polychrome Study: Neil Gaiman's 'A Study in Emerald' and Lovecraft's Literary Afterlives == Jessica George
  • Lovecraft: Suspicion, Pattern Recognition, Paranoia == David Punter
  • Lovecraft's Cosmic Ethos == Patricia MacCormack
  • Lovecraft, Witch Cults, and Philosophers == W. Scott Poole
  • Afterword: Interview with China Miéville == Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
  • Contributors
  • Index
 
Nonfiction, 256 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
University of Minnesota - 2016 - ISBN: 0816699259 / 9780816699254  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034468 $24.95
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #24: Inspector Cadaver (alternate title: Maigret's Rival)
When a friend's brother-in-law is accused of murder, Maigret heads to the small French town to help. He must face an old enemy, a former cop who seems to be doing everything in his power to obstruct Maigret's investigation.  
Novel, 169 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1944)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188474 / 9780241188477  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033525 $12.00
Slaughter, Karin  
Pretty Girls
Years ago, Claire and Lydia's young sister Julia vanished. The two have not spoken since. Now Claire's husband has been murdered. What could connect the two tragedies? Forming a wary truce, Claire and Lydia look to the past to find the truth, unearthing the secrets that destroyed their family - and uncovering the possibility of redemption, and revenge, where they least expect it.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 573 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062429078 / 9780062429070  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034399 $9.99
Smith, Karen Rose  
Caprice De Luca #5: Silence of the Lamps
When a rival caterer is bludgeoned to death with an antique lamp, Nikki is the #1 suspect. Can Caprice clear her sister's name? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 322 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617737720 / 9781617737725  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034606 $7.99
Stout, Rex - of interest: Goldsborough, Robert  
Nero Wolfe: Stop the Presses!
Archie and Nero are tasked with protecting the most hated columnist in New York City.  
Novel, 240 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 1504023579 / 9781504023573  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033306 $14.99
Tidhar, Lavie  
Central Station
Central Station is the interplanetary hub between all things: the constantly shifting Tel Aviv; a powerful virtual arena; and the space colonies where humanity has gone to escape the ravages of poverty and war. Everything is connected by the Others, powerful entities who, through a shifting stream of consciousness, are just the beginning of irrevocable change.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award
 
Novel, 271 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2016 - ISBN: 1616962143 / 9781616962142  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034264 $15.95
Todd, Charles  
Bess Crawford #7: A Pattern of Lies
1918: An explosion at the Ashton Gunpowder Mill has killed over a hundred workers. When suspicion and rumor lead to the persecution of the Ashton family, Bess follows the only known witness to the Front in France in hopes of learning the truth.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062386255 / 9780062386250  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033574 $14.99
Tomlinson, Patrick S.  
Children of a Dead Earth #2: Trident's Forge
First contact between humans and Tau Ceti G's indigenous G'tel goes catastrophically wrong, visiting death on both sides, and rumors swirl that the massacre was no accident. Bryan Benson partners with G'tel truth-digger Kexx to investigate.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 417 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Angry Robot - 2016 - ISBN: 0857664875 / 9780857664877  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034525 $7.99
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #07: The Children Return (UK title: Children of War)
Sami, an autistic young man assumed lost to Islamic extremism, returns home to St. Denis. Abducted to Afghanistan and exploited for his technological genius, Sami also used his skills to gather a trove of al-Qaeda intel. Now domestic jihadists aim to silence Sami, even as an international tribunal descends to process Sami's case.  
Novel, 315 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage - 2016 - ISBN: 0804173427 / 9780804173421  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034571 $16.00
Ward, Dayton  
Star Trek: Elusive Salvation
1845: Fleeing tyranny, aliens crashland on Earth. 2283: Admiral Kirk meets with an alien emissary seeking members of their race thought to have gone missing on Earth centuries ago. 1970: Roberta Lincoln, protege of mysterious agent Gary Seven, is shocked when she receives a request for help from the future.  
Novel, 385 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501111299 / 9781501111297  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034197 $7.99
Ware, Danie  
Ecko #1: Ecko Rising
In a futuristic London where technological body modification is the norm, Ecko is a testament to the extreme capabilities of his society, driven half mad by the systems running his body. He works as a criminal for hire, no job is too dangerous or insane. When a mission goes wrong and Ecko finds himself catapulted across dimensions into a peaceful and unadvanced society living in fear of 'magic', he must confront his own perceptions of reality and his place within it.  
Novel, 595 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1785650815 / 9781785650819  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034531 $7.99
Washburn, Scott  
The Great Martian War: Invasion
After the Martians invade England, as President Theodore Roosevelt tries to prepare the US for a possible Martian incursion, newly minted ordnance officer Andrew Comstock finds himself in charge of developing new technology.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
ZMOK - 2016 - ISBN: 0990364992 / 9780990364993  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034687 $14.99
Weber, David (creator) / Hawkins, Matt (writer) / Wickline, Dan (writer) / Sejic, Linda (artist)  
Tales of Honor #2: Bred to Kill
Full color. Collects issues 0-4 of the comic. In a brand new adventure, Honor's roguish uncle goes missing on leisure station Eros under mysterious circumstancse. When Honor and her team infiltrate the station, what they discover goes far beyond a simple kidnapping.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Image - 2016 - ISBN: 1632156059 / 9781632156051  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034458 $14.99
Whedon, Joss - of interest: Valentinelli, Monica  
Firefly: The Gorramn Shiniest Language Guide and Dictionary in the 'Verse
A language guide and phrasebook, incorporating both the history of language in the 'Verse and modern usage. Color photos throughout.  
Nonfiction, 159 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783298618 / 9781783298617  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New034480 $21.95
Wilson, Robert Charles  
The Affinities
Adam Fisk takes a suite of tests to see if he qualifies for any of the Affinities - social groups based on new analytical technologies that assess your genetic, behavioral, and brain-mapping characteristics to identify the people with whom you can best cooperate. He finds that he's a match for Tau. Problems in all areas of his life begin to sort themselves out as he becomes part of a global network of people dedicated to helping one another. But as the different Affinities put their new powers to the test, they chip away at the power of all the old institutions of the world. Then the Affinities begin to go to war with one another. What happens next will change Adam and his world.  
Novel, 301 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765384442 / 9780765384447  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034620 $15.99
Yu, Ovidia  
Aunty Lee #3: Aunty Lee's Chilled Revenge
Sleuthing restaurateur Aunty Lee investigates a pair of murders connected to an animal rescue society that her friend and business partner Cherril used to be involved with.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062416499 / 9780062416490  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033573 $14.99
Zahn, Timothy  
Cobra Rebellion #2: Cobra Outlaw
On the planet Aventine, the Brooms' homeworld, Paul Broom has been taken prisoner by Commodore Santeros, an implacable operative of the Dominion of Man. Elsewhere on Aventine, rebellion is brewing against the Dominion, with outlaw Cobra warriors Lorne and Jody Broom in the vanguard. Meanwhile, Cobra Jason Broom seeks information on Troft factions, hoping to identify moderate elements to save the Cobra worlds and head off interstellar war.  
Novel, 435 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781435 / 9781476781433  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034161 $7.99


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