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Hurt, Bryan (editor)  
Watchlist
Fiction writers from around the globe respond to, meditate on, and mine for inspiration the surveillance culture in which we live in these thirty-two stories (twenty-two originals and ten reprints).
    Contents
  • Introduction == Bryan Hurt
  • Nighttime of the City == Robert Coover
  • Sleeping Where Jean Seberg Slept == Katherine Karlin
  • Testimony of Malik, Israeli Agent, Prisoner #287690 == Randa Jarrar
  • The Relive Box == T. Coraghessan Boyle
  • Scroogled == Cory Doctorow
  • California == Sean Bernard
  • Adela, Primarily Known as the Black Voyage, later reprinted as The Red Casket of the Heart, by Anon. == Chanelle Benz
  • Ladykiller == Miracle Jones
  • The Transparency Project == Alissa Nutting
  • The Gift == Mark Irwin
  • What He Was Like == Alexis Landau
  • The Entire Predicament == Lucy Corin
  • Coyote == Charles Yu
  • Terro(tour)istas == Juan Pablo Villalobos
  • Safety Tips for Living Alone == Jim Shepard
  • Prof == Chika Unigwe
  • The Witness and the Passenger Train == Bonnie Nadzam
  • Moonless == Bryan Hurt
  • Our New Neighborhood == Lincoln Michel
  • Buildings Talk == Dana Johnson
  • Lifehack at Bar Kaminuk == Mark Chiusano
  • Making Book == Dale Peck
  • Dinosaurs Went Extinct Around the Time of the First Flower == Kelly Luce
  • Ether == Zhang Ran
  • Drone == Miles Klee
  • Transcription of an Eye == Carmen Maria Machado
  • The Taxidermist == David Abrams
  • Second Chance == Etgar Keret
  • Strava == Steven Hayward
  • We Are the Olfanauts == Deji Bryce Olukotun
  • Viewer, Violated == Aimee Bender
  • Thirteen Ways of Being Looked at by a Blackbird SR-71 == Paul Di Filippo
  • About the Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
 
Anthology, 475 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Catapult - 2016 - ISBN: 1936787415 / 9781936787418  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034268 $16.95
Jacka, Benedict  
Alex Verus #7: Burned
One of Alex's enemies on the Council of Mages is angry enough to have him and his friends executed. Now Alex has a week to figure out how to disassociate himself from his friends, scrounge up Council allies, and keep his head attached to his body.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425275760 / 9780425275764  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033358 $7.99
King, Wesley  
The Incredible Space Raiders from Space!
Ages 8 and up. One second Jonah is doing his homework. The next, he's sitting on a very cold ship, and a girl is welcoming him to the Incredible Space Raiders, bound for the Dark Zone to save the universe from the Entirely Evil Things. When Raiders start to disappear, Jonah realizes he's going to have to step up and figure out what's going on.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1481423207 / 9781481423205  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034228 $7.99
Komatsu, Sakyo  
Japan Sinks
When an island in the Japanese archipelago disappears overnight, an investigating scientist suspects that the entire country is at risk.  
Novel, 184 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1976)  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 0486802922 / 9780486802923  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034461 $12.95
Kowal, Mary Robinette  
Forest of Memory
Katya deals in Authenticities and Captures - her clients are rich and they demand items and experiences with only the finest provenance. The man who stepped out of the trees while hunting deer cut Katya off from the cloud, took her AI, and made her his unwilling guest. There are no Authenticities or Captures to prove Katya's story. You'll just have to believe her.  
Novella, 85 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765387913 / 9780765387912  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033647 $9.99
Kwaymullina, Abmelin  
Tribe #1: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf
Ages 12 and up. Children with inexplicable abilities - Illegals - are detained by the government 'for the protection of society'. Ashala and her Tribe of fellow Illegals have taken refuge in the Firstwood, a forest eerily conscious of its inhabitants. There they do their best to survive, free to practice their abilities. But when Ashala is compelled to venture outside her territory, she is betrayed by a friend and captured by an enemy.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763680206 / 9780763680206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034611 $8.99
Lacey, Josh  
Dragonsitter #1: The Dragonsitter
Ages 7 and up. Eddie agreed to look after Uncle Morton's pet dragon for a week. Now the fridge is empty, the curtains are on fire, and the mailman is fleeing. What's a novice dragonsitter to do?  
Novel, 61 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown - 2016 - ISBN: 0316298980 / 9780316298988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034105 $5.99
Lebbon, Tim  
Gabriel: Pieces of Hate
Plus bonus Gabriel story 'Dead Man's Hand'. During the Dark Ages, a thing named Temple slaughtered Gabriel's family. A man with snake eyes charged him to pursue the assassin, and destroy him. Gabriel never believed he'd still be following Temple, almost a thousand years later, to the pirate-ridden Caribbean.  
Novella, 146 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765388448 / 9780765388445  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034627 $12.99
Lebbon, Tim  
Rage War #2: Alien: Invasion
Colonial Marines units are being wiped out - and not by the Predators. This is an attack by organized armies of Aliens.  
Novel, 311 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783296097 / 9781783296095  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034514 $7.99
Lee, Earl  
The Unkindness of Ravens
1859: As General Lee's army retreats from the combined British, Colonial, and Federal forces, a futuristic time bomb goes off that creates overlapping realities from the 19th through the 24th centuries.  
Novel, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
See Sharp - 2016 - ISBN: 1937276805 / 9781937276805  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032903 $14.95
Lies, Brian  
Bats at the Beach
Ages 4 and up. Full color. The bats spend a moonlit night having fun at the beach.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Picture Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2006 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544668405 / 9780544668409  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034342 $7.99
Luper, Eric  
Star Trek Mad Libs
Ages 8 and up. Collection of fill-in-the-blanks word games.  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Price Stern Sloan - 2016 - ISBN: 0843183640 / 9780843183641  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033953 $4.99
McDoniel, Jim  
An Unattractive Vampire
Emerging after three centuries trapped underground, vampire Yulric Bile discovers that modern vampires are pretty, weak, and good. Yulric sets out to reestablish his bloodstained reign, or at least murder those responsible for the current disgusting turn of events.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Inkshares - 2016 - ISBN: 1941758649 / 9781941758649  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033302 $13.99
McGuire, Seanan (aka Grant, Mira)  
Wayward Children #1: Every Heart a Doorway
Children have always disappeared - into wardrobes, down rabbit holes - and emerged elsewhere. But magical lands have little need for used-up children. The children at Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children understand all too well. But Nancy's arrival marks a change at the Home. There's a darkness around each corner, and when tragedy strikes, it's up to Nancy and her new friends to get to the heart of things.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novella
♦  2016 Tiptree Award Shortlist
♦  Winner of the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novella
♦  Finalist for the 2017 World Fantasy Award for Long Fiction
♦  Shortlisted for the 2017 British Fantasy Award for Best Novella
 
Novella, 169 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765385503 / 9780765385505  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033642 $17.99
McIntosh, Fiona  
The Whisperer
Ages 8 and up. Lute is a prince, heir to the throne. Griff is a carnival worker who can hear the thoughts of those near him. Then he begins to connect with Lute's mind, even though they have never met and are miles apart. When Lute must run for his life, Griff may be the only one who can help him.  
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Yearling - 2016 - ISBN: 0553498355 / 9780553498356  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034610 $7.99
Norton, Andre  
Quag Keep
Six adventurers journey from Earth to the city of Greyhawk to aid a wizard and unlock the secrets of the stronghold of Quag Keep.  
Novel, 241 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1978)  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765351552 / 9780765351555  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034692 $7.99
O'Ryan, Ray  
Galaxy Zack #13: Science Fair Disaster
Ages 5 and up. When Zack's project for the Intergalactic Science Fair malfunctions, will he be able to get things under control before disaster erupts?  
Novel, 120 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Little Simon - 2016 - ISBN: 1481458760 / 9781481458764  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034227 $5.99
Oliver, Jonathan (editor) / Moore, David (editor)  
alt.sherlock.holmes
The Great Detective travels through time to master three new mysteries.
    Contents
  • A Scandal in Hobohemia == Jamie Wyman
  • All the Single Ladies == Gini Koch
  • The Power of Media == Glen Mehn
 
Anthology, 414 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Abaddon - 2016 - ISBN: 1781084246 / 9781781084243  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034178 $9.99
Onia, Al  
Transient City
Vast cities crawl across the desolate surface of a mining colony, looking for valuable minerals. To solve the mystery of a missing corporate executive, Victor Stromboli will have to overcome rogue miners, corporate intrigue, and a pair of vicious psychopaths.  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Bundoran - 2016 - ISBN: 192788117X / 9781927881170  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034462 $14.95
Orullian, Peter  
Vault of Heaven #2: Trial of Intentions
The Veil has become weak, and creatures of Nightmare have come through. To fight them, the races of men must form a great alliance, but there is dissent. Tahn Junell, who has faced the unspeakable horde in battle, see something else at work, and wonders about the nature of the creatures. He goes to a place of science, thinking perhaps he can find a way to prevent war. And his choices may reshape a world.  
Novel, 766 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765364700 / 9780765364708  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033726 $9.99
Parker, K.J. (aka Holt, Tom)  
The Devil You Know
The greatest philosopher of all time is offering his soul to the Devil. All he wants is twenty more years to complete his life's work. But the assistant demon assigned to the case has his suspicions, because the man is also the greatest liar, trickster, and cheat the world has yet known. He's almost certainly up to something, but what?  
Novella, 124 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765387891 / 9780765387899  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033646 $10.99
Pollock, Tom  
Skyscraper Throne #1: The City's Son
Ages 12 and up. Teenage graffiti artist Beth is looking for a new home. What she finds is Filius, the ragged crown prince of London's underworld - where glassy spiders steal voices on telephone wires, railwraiths terrorize the train tubes, and deadly scaffwolves stalk the shadows - and is caught up in his battle against Reach, the malign god of demolition, who is destroying the creatures of hidden London to lay claim to the skyscraper throne.  
Novel, 401 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Jo Fletcher - 2016 - ISBN: 1623659361 / 9781623659363  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034111 $12.99
Priest, Cherie  
I Am Princess X
Ages 12 and up. Libby drew the pictures, May wrote the tales, and Princess X had all the adventures their young imaginations could conjure. Then the car Libby was in went off a bridge, and Princess X died with her. Years later, May is sixteen when she sees a Princess X sticker in a Seattle shop window, and learns about the Princess X webcomic. She discovers disturbing similarities between Libby's story and the comic. Only one person could have started this phenomenon: Libby.  
Novel, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 1338032356 / 9781338032352  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034442 $10.99
Rice, Anne (writing as Roquelaure, A.N.)  
Sleeping Beauty #4: Beauty's Kingdom
Twenty years after they were forced to leave Bellavalten, Beauty and Lauren agree to travel back as its king and queen, to uphold the ways of complete sensual surrender, but with one change: servitude will now be voluntary.  
Novel, 434 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108212 / 9780143108214  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033475 $16.00
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


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