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Kadrey, Richard  
Coop #1: The Everything Box
Coop specializes in stealing magic objects. When he steals and delivers a small box to a mysterious client, he suddenly finds himself in the company of the Department of Peculiar Science. They tell him the box isn't just a supernatural heirloom - it's a doomsday device. They think. And now everyone is out to get it.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper Voyager - 2017 - ISBN: 0062389556 / 9780062389558  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036466 $16.99
Kelly, Lee  
A Criminal Magic
Washington, DC, 1926: The Prohibition of magic has invigorated the city's underworld, as smugglers bring magic contraband in, sorcerers cast illusions to aid crime sprees, and gangs establish 'magic havens' where the public can lose themselves in immersive magic and consume a mind-bending, highly addictive elixir.  
Novel, 422 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Saga - 2017 - ISBN: 1481410342 / 9781481410342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036286 $16.99
Klages, Ellen  
Passing Strange
San Francisco, 1940: Tourists flock to the Magic City, a island created of artifice and illusion; to Chinatown's nightclubs that offer 'authentic' experiences straight from the pulps; and to the twilight world of forbidden love, where outcasts from conventional society can meet. Here six women find their lives tangled as they discover love and danger on the borders where magic, science, and art intersect.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novella
♦  Finalist for the 2018 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
 
Novel, 215 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765389525 / 9780765389527  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036666 $14.99
Lafferty, Mur  
Six Wakes
On a lone spaceship, the murdered crew are resurrected through cloning. They need to discover who their killer was - and the secret of their mission.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2018 Philip K. Dick Award
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 361 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orbit - 2017 - ISBN: 0316389684 / 9780316389686  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035434 $15.99
Lang, Paul  
Doctor Who: Doctor Who Official Annual 2017
Full color. Includes secrets from the latest series, fact files on the latest monsters, comic strips, stories, puzzles, and activities.  
Nonfiction, 61 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
BBC - 2016 - ISBN: 140592649X / 9781405926492  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New036770 $12.99
Levithan, David  
Another Day
Ages 12 and up. Companion volume to Every Day, telling Rhiannon's side of the story.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ember - 2017 - ISBN: 0385756232 / 9780385756235  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036558 $9.99
Locke, Kate  
Immortal Empire #1: God Save the Queen
2012: Queen Victoria is the undead matriarch of a Britain where technology lives side by side with magic and the aristocracy is made up of werewolves and vampires. Xandra Vardan is a member of the Royal Guard, and it's her duty to protect the aristocracy. But when her sister goes missing, Xandra sets out on a path that will undermine everything she believes and uncover a conspiracy that threatens to topple the Empire.  
Novel, 365 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Orbit - 2017 - ISBN: 0316203912 / 9780316203913  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036431 $9.99
Lyris, Sonia  
The Seer
Rebellion is stirring on the borders of the Arunkel empire, and treachery lurks in the palace halls. And a seer, Amarta, has become the key to a ruler's ambitions. If she is to become more than a tool, she must do more than predict the future: she must create it.  
Novel, 913 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 Trade PB  
Baen - 2017 - ISBN: 1481482378 / 9781481482370  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036307 $7.99
McDermott, Joe M.  
The Fortress at the End of Time
At the edge of human space sits the Citadel, a relic of war against an enemy that remains a mystery, and a listening station for the enemy's return. For young Ensign Aldo, fresh from the academy and newly cloned across the ansible line, it's a prison. His only hope of transcending his station and cloning a piece of his soul somewhere new is a terrible crime.  
Novel, 263 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 076539281X / 9780765392817  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036662 $19.99
McDonald, Ian  
Luna #1: New Moon
Adriana Corta wrested control of the Moon's Helium-3 industry from Mackenzie Metal and fought to earn her family's status. She made many enemies doing it. If the Corta family is to survive, Adriana's children must defend their mother's empire from her enemies - and from each other.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Campbell Memorial Award for Best SF Novel
 
Novel, 398 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765375524 / 9780765375520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036849 $16.99
McGuire, Seanan (aka Grant, Mira)  
Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day
When her sister died, Jenna blamed herself. When Jenna died, she blamed herself for that, too. But Jenna died too soon; living or dead, every soul is promised a certain amount of time, and Jenna has a heavy debt. Rather than simply steal that time from the living, Jenna earns every day she leeches with volunteer work at a suicide prevention hotline. Now something has come for the ghosts of New York, to bind them to mirrors and make them do its bidding. Only Jenna stands in its way.  
Novella, 182 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765391422 / 9780765391421  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036661 $15.99
McKinley, K.M.  
Gate of the World #2: The City of Ice
Deep in the polar south stands a city built aeons ago, promising the secrets of the ancients to whomever can reach it first. As the Kresskind siblings pursue their fortunes, industry, magic, gods, and steampower collide.  
Novel, 649 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Solaris - 2017 - ISBN: 1781084866 / 9781781084861  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036310 $7.99
Miéville, China  
This Census-Taker
After his mother goes missing, a boy is left alone in a remote house with his increasingly deranged father. When an odd man knocks on the door, the boy senses that his days of isolation are over. But will this stranger at last trigger the doom the boy has feared, or will he somehow save the boy from the worst?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novella
 
Novel, 206 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Del Rey - 2017 - ISBN: 110196734X / 9781101967348  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036545 $15.00
Moore, James A.  
Tides of War #1: The Last Sacrifice
Since time began, the Grakhul have sought to keep the world in balance and the gods appeased. When they take the family of Brogan McTyre to offer as sacrifice to the deities, everything changes.  
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Angry Robot - 2017 - ISBN: 0857665448 / 9780857665447  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036543 $14.99
Neuvel, Sylvain  
Themis Files #1: Sleeping Giants
Years ago, a giant metal hand was found in South Dakota, in an underground room with intricate carvings glowing on its wall. Rose Franklin leads a top secret team hoping to crack the hand's code. And, along with her colleagues, she is being interviewed by a nameless interrogator whose power and purview are as enigmatic as the provenance of the artifact.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Del Rey - 2017 - ISBN: 1101886714 / 9781101886717  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036550 $16.00
Newman, Kim  
Anno Dracula 1899 and Other Stories
Horror stories, including a brand-new Anno Dracula story.  
Collection, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 178116570X / 9781781165706  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036551 $14.95
North, Claire (aka Griffin, Kate aka Webb, Catherine)  
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
Hope is a perpetual stranger - she vanishes from people's minds when she disappears from their sight. Unable to keep a job, she survives by stealing what she needs. When she decides to steal some diamonds, a group of people do notice her - and they don't intend to let her get in their way.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 468 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Redhook - 2017 - ISBN: 0316335967 / 9780316335966  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035445 $15.99
Okorafor, Nnedi  
Binti #2: Home
It's been a year since Binti and the Meduse Okwu enrolled at Oomza University, since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets, since Binti abandoned her family. And now she must return home to her people, with Okwu by her side, to face them. Her experiences off-planet have changed her, and she will have to discover whether there is still a home for her on Earth.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novella
 
Novella, 162 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765393115 / 9780765393111  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036667 $14.99
Older, Daniel José  
Bone Street Rumba #3: Battle Hill Bolero
Trouble is brewing between the Council of the Dead and the supernatural community they claim to represent. New York City's streets have seen too many shady deals, and those caught in the crossfire have had enough. It's time to bring down the Council.  
Novel, 317 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2017 - ISBN: 0425276007 / 9780425276006  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036363 $7.99
Palmer, Ada  
Terra Ignota #1: Too Like the Lightning
25th century: Most of the world's population is affiliated with globe-girdling clans of the like-minded, whose economic and cultural competition are carefully managed by central planners. For crimes he committed, Mycroft is required to wander the world being as useful as possible. Carlyle is a spiritual counselor. And they have stumbled on something that may destabilize the system: Bridger, a boy who can effortlessly make his wishes come true, and, it seems, bring inanimate objects to life.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel
♦  2016 Tiptree Award Shortlist
 
Novel, 429 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765378019 / 9780765378019  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036665 $15.99
Pears, Iain  
Arcadia
In 1960, Henry is an Oxford don, and Rosie is the girl who feeds his cat. In the future, in a dystopian society on the Island of Mull, Angela is a psychomathematician who has discovered the world-changing potential of a new machine. And somewhere, sometime, Jay is a scholar's apprentice in an idyllic, pastoral land. Who are these people really, and how do their stories connect?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
 
Novel, 591 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage - 2017 - ISBN: 1101970839 / 9781101970836  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036547 $17.00
Pratchett, Terry  
The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner and Other Stories
Ages 13 and up. Humorous fantasy stories written when Pratchett was a teen. Fans will recognize the seeds of ideas that he developed further in his later writing.  
Collection, 243 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Harper - 2017 - ISBN: 0062653113 / 9780062653116  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036478 $18.99
Pratchett, Terry / Baxter, Stephen  
Long Earth #5: The Long Cosmos
Nearly six decades after Step Day, a new society continues to evolve in the Long Earth. Now a message has been received: 'Join us.' The missive contains instructions for developing an immense AI, but to build it, the Next must obtain help from the human worlds. Meanwhile, Joshua Valiente is saved from death by a troll band, and makes a remarkable discovery while living among them.  
Novel, 451 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper - 2017 - ISBN: 0062297384 / 9780062297389  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036477 $9.99
Priest, Christopher  
The Islanders
The Dream Archipelago is a vast network of islands whose names are different depending on who you talk to, and whose very locations seem to twist and shift. Some islands have been sculpted into musical instruments, some are home to lethal creatures, some are playgrounds for the rich. And a war being fought by two distant continents is playing out across the archipelago's waters.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2011 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 484 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 1781169489 / 9781781169483  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030447 $7.99
Reynolds, Josh / Campbell, Braden / Parrino, Joe  
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles: Shield of Baal
A tendril of Hive Fleet Leviathan has reached the Cryptus shieldworlds. The Imperium musters its strength, for the aliens must be stopped here.  
Anthology, 457 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Black Library - 2017 - ISBN: 1784963828 / 9781784963828  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036332 $17.00


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