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Goff, Christine  
Birdwatcher's #6: A Parliament of Owls
When a woman is found murdered near a Colorado prairie dog town she was petitioning to have eradicated, US Fish and Wildlife agent Angela Dimato investigates.  
Novel, 158 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Astor + Blue - 2015 - ISBN: 1941286623 / 9781941286623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033102 $14.95
Golden, Christie  
Warcraft: Durotan
Prequel to the movie.  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783299606 / 9781783299607  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034523 $7.99
Guran, Paula (editor)  
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu
Twenty-five tales of Lovecraftian horror (twenty-two originals, three reprints)
    Contents
  • Who, What, When, Where, Why . . . (introduction) == Paula Guran
  • In Syllables of Elder Seas == Lisa L. Hannett
  • The Peddler's Tale, or, Isobel's Revenge == Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • It's All the Same Road in the End == Brian Hodge
  • Caro in Carno == Helen Marshall
  • The Cthulhu Navy Wife == Sandra McDonald
  • Those Who Watch == Ruthanna Emrys
  • A Clutch == Laird Barron
  • Just Beyond the Trailer Park == John Shirley
  • The Sea Inside == Amanda Downum
  • Outside the House, Watching for the Crows == John Langan
  • Alexandra Lost == Simon Strantzas
  • Falcon-and-Sparrows == Yoon Ha Lee
  • A Shadow of Thine Own Design == W.H. Pugmire
  • Backbite == Norman Partridge
  • In the Ruins of Mohenjo-Daro == Usman T. Malik
  • Legacy of Salt == Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • I Do Not Count the Hours == Michael Wehunt
  • I Dress My Lover in Yellow == A.C. Wise
  • Deep Eden == Richard Gavin
  • The Future Eats Everything == Don Webb
  • I Believe That We Will Win == Nadia Bulkin
  • In the Sacred Cave == Lois H. Gresh
  • Umbilicus == Damien Angelica Walters
  • Variations on Lovecraftian Themes == Veronica Schanoes
  • Acknowledgements
 
Anthology, 476 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Running Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0762456205 / 9780762456208  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035016 $14.95
Hamilton, Kersten  
Gadgets & Gears #2: The Ire of Iron Claw
Ages 9 and up. Someone is smuggling secrets out of the Kennewicketts' lab and sabotaging their experiments. The scientific geniuses, with their robotic staff and Nikola Tesla, take to the skies in their dirigible in pursuit of the villains.  
Novel, 183 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544668545 / 9780544668546  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034868 $6.99
Hendee, Barb  
Mist-Torn Witches #4: To Kill a Kettle Witch
When a curse destroys Prince Malcolm's harvest, he blames the nomads who summer in the meadow below his castle. Can Celine and Amelie use their magical gifts to save their mother's people and restore life to the ravaged land?  
Novel, 328 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0451471342 / 9780451471345  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033368 $7.99
Hernandez, Carlos  
The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria
Assimilation is founded on surrender and being broken; these quirky sf stories feature assimilated people who are actively trying to reclaim their lives.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Jeffrey Ford
  • The Aphotic Ghost
  • Homeostasis
  • Entanglements
  • The International Studbook of the Giant Panda
  • The Macrobe Conservation Project
  • Los Simpáticos
  • More than Pigs and Rosaries Can Give
  • Bone of My Bone
  • The Magical Properties of Unicorn Ivory
  • American Moat
  • Fantaisie Impromptu No. 4 in C#minor, Op. 66
  • The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria
  • Acknowledgements
 
Collection, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Rosarium - 2016 - ISBN: 1495607399 / 9781495607394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032907 $17.95
Hite, Kenneth / Bauman, Kennon  
The Cthulhu Wars: The United States' Battles Against the Mythos
The bone-chilling full story of the secret war, from the Patriots' raid on necromancer Joseph Curwen to the Special Forces' assault on Leng in 2007.  
Novel, 80 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Osprey - 2016 - ISBN: 1472807871 / 9781472807878  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031738 $18.95
Housewright, David  
Mac McKenzie #13: Stealing the Countess
Signed by the author on the title page. Unlicensed PI Mac McKenzie is brought in to recover a stolen Stradivarius, but no one except the violinist who has been playing it seems to want it found.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
 
Novel, 294 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250049660 / 9781250049667  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034806 $25.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #16: Dead Loudmouth
When a horrific accident at a local gentleman's club turns out to be double homicide, police chief Lew Ferris and her friend Doc Osborne investigate.  
Novel, 203 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2016 - ISBN: 1440568448 / 9781440568442  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035059 $16.99
Howard, Martin  
Shaun the Sheep: Tales from Mossy Bottom Farm: Pranks a Lot!
Ages 5 and up. A series of pranks pits Shaun and Bitzer the sheepdog against each other. Who will get the last laugh in this contest of retaliation?  
Novel, 102 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763687421 / 9780763687427  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034614 $4.99
Hurley, Kameron  
The Geek Feminist Revolution
Essays on geek culture, feminism, and writing from one of the most unapologetically outspoken writers in the field. Includes 'We Have Always Fought', which won the 2013 Hugo for Best Related Work.
    Contents
  • Welcome to the Revolution (introduction)
    Part I: Level Up
  • Persistence, and the Long Con of Being a Successful Writer
  • I'll Make the Pancakes: On Opting In - and Out - of the Writing Game
  • What Marketing and Advertising Taught Me About the Value of Failure
  • Taking Responsibility for Writing Problematic Stories
  • Unpacking the 'Real Writers Have Talent' Myth
    Part II: Geek
  • Some Men Are More Monstrous Than Others: On True Detective's Men and Monsters
  • Die Hard, Hetaerae, and Problematic Pin-Ups: A Rant
  • Wives, Warlords, and Refugees: The People Economy of Mad Max
  • Tea, Bodies, and Business: Remaking the Hero Archetype
  • A Complexity of Desires: Expectations of Sex and Sexuality in Science Fiction
  • What's So Scary About Strong Female Protagonists, Anyway?
  • In Defense of Unlikable Women
  • Women and Gentlemen: On Unmasking the Sobering Reality of Hyper-Masculine Characters
  • Gender, Family, Nookie: The Speculative Frontier
  • The Increasingly Poor Economics of Penning Problematic Stories
  • Making People Care: Storytelling in Fiction vs. Marketing
  • Our Dystopia: Imagining More Hopeful Futures
  • Where Have All the Women Gone? Reclaiming the Future of Fiction
    Part III: Let's Get Personal
  • Finding Hope in Tragedy: Why I Read Dark Fiction
  • Public Speaking While Fat
  • They'll Come for You . . . Whether You Speak Up or Not
  • The Horror Novel You'll Never Have to Live: Surviving Without Health Insurance
  • Becoming What You Hate
  • Let It Go: On Responding (or Not) to Online Criticism
  • When the Rebel Becomes Queen: Changing Broken Systems from the Inside
  • Terrorist or Revolutionary? Deciding Who Gets to Write History
  • Giving Up the Sky
    Part IV: Revolution
  • What We Didn't See: Power, Protest, Story
  • What Living in South Africa Taught Me About Being White in America
  • It's About Ethics in Dating
  • Hijacking the Hugo Awards
  • Dear SFWA Writers: Let's Chat About Censorship and Bullying
  • With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: On Empathy and the Power of Privilege
  • Rage Doesn't Exist in a Vacuum
  • Why I'm Not Afraid of the Internet
  • We Have Always Fought: Challenging the 'Women, Cattle, and Slaves' Narrative
  • Epilogue: What Are We Fighting For?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Author


Awards:
♦  Winner of the British Fantasy Award for Best Nonfiction
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Related Work
 
Collection, 284 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765386240 / 9780765386243  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034795 $15.99
Jance, J.A.  
J.P. Beaumont #22: Dance of the Bones
Includes bonus novella 'Stand Down'. Years ago, sheriff Brandon Walker arrested John Lassiter for the murder of prospector Amos Warren. Now Lassiter wants Brandon to find the real killer and clear his name. When Brandon finds links to an unsolved case in Seattle, he comes to J.P. Beaumont for help.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel
 
Novel, 437 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062297678 / 9780062297679  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034400 $9.99
Jennings, Maureen  
Tom Tyler #3: No Known Grave
Summer, 1942: At a Shropshire convalescent hospital, staffed by Anglican nuns devoted to helping victims of war, DI Tom Tyler investigates a horrifying double murder.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Canada's 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2014)  
McClelland & Stewart - 2016 - ISBN: 0771043465 / 9780771043468  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034574 $17.95
Jodorowsky, Alejandro  
Albina and the Dog-Men
A tale of love against the odds and the things that make us human, woven through a fabric of killer bees, enchanted parrots, witches, prostitutes, midgets, omnisexual couplings, and men turned canine by lust.  
Novel, 219 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Restless - 2016 - ISBN: 163206054X / 9781632060549  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034175 $15.99
Jones, Darynda  
Charley Davidson #09: The Dirt on Ninth Grave
Charley is working at a small town diner, with no memory of who she is, so when she begins to realize she can see dead people, she's more than a little taken aback. Her saving grace is a new friend she feels she can confide in, and the diner's fry cook, a handsome man with a scalding touch.  
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250074495 / 9781250074492  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034724 $7.99
Joshi, S.T. (editor)  
The Cold Embrace
Nineteen classic weird stories by women.
    Contents
  • Introduction == S.T. Joshi
  • Transformation == Mary Shelley
  • Curious If True == Elizabeth Gaskell
  • The Cold Embrace == Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • An Engineer's Story == Amelia B. Edwards
  • The Secret Chamber == Margaret Oliphant
  • From the Dead == E. Nesbit
  • Walnut-Tree House == Mrs. J.H. Riddell
  • In Dark New England Days == Sarah Orne Jewett
  • The Yellow Wall Paper == Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Death and the Woman == Gertrude Atherton
  • A Wedding Chest == Vernon Lee
  • The Hall Bedroom == Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The Eyes == Edith Wharton
  • The Painter of Dead Women == Edna W. Underwood
  • The Shadowy Third == Ellen Glasgow
  • Scoured Silk == Marjorie Bowen
  • The Death Mask == Mrs. H.D. Everett
  • A Haunted House == Virginia Woolf
  • Where Their Fire Is Not Quenched == May Sinclair
  • Notes on the Authors
 
Anthology, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 0486805050 / 9780486805054  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035036 $10.95
Kiely, Tracy  
Nic & Nigel #2: Killer Cocktail
When Nic and Nigel attend an Academy Awards afterparty, they discover behind the scenes footage from a film known for backstage love triangles and the tragic death of its star. Includes cocktail recipes.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738745235 / 9780738745237  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034438 $14.99
Kloos, Marko  
Frontline #4: Chains of Command
With Mars still under Lanky control, survivors on Earth work frantically to rebuild fighting capacity and shore up planetary defenses. Assigned to a special ops mission to a distant moon, where deserters who stole warships are holed up, Grayson and Halley once again find themselves in the crucible of combat.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
47North - 2016 - ISBN: 1503950328 / 9781503950320  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034890 $14.95
Koch, Gini  
Alien #13: Camp Alien
How can an important summit at Camp David go smoothly when Kitty thinks the new president of Iraq is a long-hidden in-control superbeing, and Jeff believes the Israeli Prime Minister is a zombie replacement?  
Novel, 588 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 0756410088 / 9780756410087  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033369 $7.99
Lackey, Mercedes (editor)  
Nebula Awards Showcase 2016
Short fiction nominated for the awards, plus excerpts from the winning novels.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Mercedes Lackey
  • About the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
  • About the Nebula Awards
  • 2014 Nebula Awards Final Ballot
    Nebula Award Nominees: Best Short Story
  • A Stretch of Highway Two Lanes Wide == Sarah Pinsker
  • The Breath of War == Aliette de Bodard
  • The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family == Usman T. Malik
  • The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye == Matthew Kressel
  • When It Ends, He Catches Her == Eugie Foster
  • The Fisher Queen == Alyssa Wong
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Short Story
  • Jackalope Wives == Ursula Vernon
    Nebula Award Nominees: Best Novelette
  • Sleep Walking Then and Now == Richard Bowes
  • The Devil in America == Kai Ashante Wilson
  • The Husband Stitch == Carmen Maria Machado
  • The Magician and Laplace's Demon == Tom Crosshill
  • We Are the Cloud == Sam J. Miller
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Novelette
  • A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai'i == Alaya Dawn Johnson
    Nebula Award Nominees: Best Novella
  • Calendrical Regression (excerpt) == Lawrence M. Schoen
  • The Mothers of Voorhisville (excerpt) == Mary Rickert
  • The Regular (excerpt) == Ken Liu
  • Grand Jeté (The Great Leap) (excerpt) == Rachel Swirsky
  • We Are All Completely Fine (excerpt) == Daryl Gregory
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Novella
  • Yesterday's Kin == Nancy Kress
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Novel
  • Annihilation (excerpt) == Jeff VanderMeer
  • Past Nebula Award Winners
  • About the Editor
  • About the Cover Artist
 
Anthology, 411 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
PYR - 2016 - ISBN: 1633881385 / 9781633881389  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034489 $18.00
Lang, Jeffrey  
Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Force and Motion
Years after his court martial and imprisonment, Benjamin Maxwell is a free man again, doing maintenance on a private science station that is home to crackpots, fringe researchers, and possibly something much darker. When Chief Miles O'Brien and Lt. Cmdr. Nog come for a visit, unpredictable forces are set in motion.  
Novel, 337 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 150111073X / 9781501110733  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034963 $7.99
Lee, Sharon / Miller, Steve  
Liaden: Dragon in Exile
Relocated to Surebleak, the Dragon - the banished star-trading Clan Korval - is under contract to keep the Port Road open to all traffic, and to back the New Bosses in imposing law and order on a society originally based on larceny and assassination. This is going surprisingly well, until Korval discovers that the enemy they'd sought to destroy wasn't quite destroyed, and is more determined than ever to eradicate Korval. Not to mention that some of Surebleak's native population liked the Old Ways just fine, and are conspiring to take down the New Bosses and the Dragon.  
Novel, 522 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781672 / 9781476781679  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034907 $7.99
Levy, Michael / Mendlesohn, Farah  
Children's Fantasy Literature: An Introduction
A scholarly look at the development of fantastic fiction, both written specifically for children and/or appropriated by them - from the 16th century to the 21st, across the English-speaking world. Also considers changing views on both the nature of the child and the appropriateness of fantasy for the child reader, the role of children's fantasy literature in helping to develop the imagination, and its complex interactions with issues of class, politics and gender. The text analyses hundreds of works of fiction, placing each in its appropriate context within the tradition of fantasy literature.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies
♦  Winner of the 2017 World Fantasy Special Award, Professional
♦  Finalist for the 2018 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies
 
Nonfiction, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Cambridge University - 2016 - ISBN: 110761029X / 9781107610293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034980 $27.99
Maxwell, Edith (aka Day, Maddie)  
Quaker Midwife #1: Delivering the Truth
Massachusetts, 1888: Rose Carroll hears secrets and keeps confidences as she attends rich and poor births alike. When arson threatens the town's carriage factory, and a factory owner's son is killed with Rose's knitting needle, she is drawn into investigating.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738747521 / 9780738747521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033935 $14.99
May, Peter  
Enzo Files #1: Extraordinary People (alternate title: Dry Bones)
Brilliant teacher Jacques Gaillard vanished ten years ago. Can forensics expert Enzo Macleod figure out what happened by applying new science to the old case? The mystery leads deep into the Paris catacombs, where he unearths disturbing clues deliberately left behind by a killer.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Quercus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681443651 / 9781681443652  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034434 $14.99


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