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Olson, Melissa F.  
Nightshades #2: Switchback
The Chicago branch of the Bureau of Paranormal Investigation is called in when a young goth is arrested on suspicion of being a shade, then seemingly escapes in a bloody massacre. But is there more to the jailbreak?  
Novel, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765398281 / 9780765398284  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038343 $14.99
Ostertag, Molly Knox  
Aster #1: The Witch Boy
Ages 8 and up. Full color. Girls are raised to be witches, and boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who crosses those lines is exiled. But Aster still hasn't shifted, and he's fascinated by witchery. When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help - as a witch.  
Graphic Novel, 213 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Scholastic - 2017 - ISBN: 133808951X / 9781338089516  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038306 $12.99
Parisien, Dominik (editor) / Wolfe, Navah (editor)  
The Starlit Wood
Eighteen original fairy tales in a variety of genres, including fantasy, horror, sf, western, and post-apocalyptic.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 World Fantasy Award for Best Antholgy
♦  Shortlisted for the 2017 British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology
 
Anthology, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Saga - 2017 - ISBN: 148145613X / 9781481456135  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038456 $16.99
Parker, K.J. (aka Holt, Tom)  
The Two of Swords Volume 1
A soldier with a gift for archery. A woman who kills without care. Two brothers, both unbeatable generals, now fighting for opposing armies. No one in the United Empire remains untouched by the rift between East and West. Some still survive who know how the war started, but no one knows how it will end. Except, perhaps, the Two of Swords.  
Novel, 473 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orbit - 2017 - ISBN: 0316177725 / 9780316177726  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028510 $15.99
Phelps, Ethel Johnston (editor)  
Feminist Folktales from Around the World #4: The Hunter Maiden
Ages 8 and up. In these folktales from around the world, female protagonists tackle adversity and injustice, from battling evil wizards in Russia to outsmarting demons in South Africa.  
Anthology, 148 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Feminist Press at CUNY - 2017 - ISBN: 1558614346 / 9781558614345  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New038586 $14.95
Pierce, Tamora  
Tortall: A Spy's Guide
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 12 and up. Full color. Spymaster George Cooper has sensitive documents from all corners of the realm, which form the basis for this guide, part history, part spy training manual.  
Nonfiction, 294 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Random House - 2017 - ISBN: 0375867678 / 9780375867675  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New038700 $24.99
Pollack, Rachel  
The Fissure King
Jack Shade, occult shaman for hire, has a secret, and this hidden part of his past sends him on a journey through time, and space, and a great number of metaphysical doorways.  
Collection, 334 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Underland - 2017 - ISBN: 163023012X / 9781630230128  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038553 $18.00
Pullman, Philip  
Book of Dust #1: La Belle Sauvage
Ages 14 and up. The first of three volumes, telling a tale that begins when Lyra is a baby and will end when she is grown up. At the center is the struggle between a despotic totalitarian organization that wants to stifle speculation and inquiry, and those who believe thought and speech should be free.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the World Science Fiction Society Award for Best Young Adult Book
 
Novel, 451 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Knopf - 2017 - ISBN: 0375815309 / 9780375815300  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038699 $22.99
Riggs, Ransom  
Miss Peregrine: Tales of the Peculiar
Illustrated edition of the fairy tales that revealed unexpected information about the peculiar world of the Miss Peregrine series.  
Collection, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0399538542 / 9780399538544  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038691 $14.99
Riordan, Rick  
Magnus Chase #3: The Ship of the Dead
Signed by the author on the half-title page. Ages 10 and up. Loki is free from his chains, and readying the Ship of the Dead to sail against the Asgardian gods and begin Ragnarok. It's up to Magnus and his friends to thwart Loki's plans.  
Novel, 423 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Disney Hyperion - 2017 - ISBN: 1368021530 / 9781368021531  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038178 $19.99
Rothfuss, Patrick  
Kingkiller Chronicles #1: The Name of the Wind 10th anniversary edition
With new illustrations by Dan Dos Santos, a detailed and updated world map, appendix, pronunciation guide, and a new author's note. In these pages you will come to know Kvothe as a notorious magician, an accomplished thief, a masterful musician, and an infamous assassin - but the story he tells also reveals the truth behind Kvothe's legend, from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a difficult and dangerous school of magic.  
Novel, 729 pages, Hardcover, 1st Thus  
DAW - 2017 - ISBN: 0756413710 / 9780756413712  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038636 $40.00
Rowling, J.K.  
Harry Potter #3: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban illustrated edition
Ages 8 and up. Over 100 full color illustrations by Jim Kay. For years, Sirius Black has been prisoner in the dread fortress of Azkaban, convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse. Now he has escaped, and clues suggest he is headed for Hogwarts - to find Harry Potter.  
Novel, 326 pages, Hardcover, 1st Thus  
Scholastic - 2017 - ISBN: 0545791340 / 9780545791342  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038304 $39.99
Salvatore, R.A.  
Forgotten Realms: Homecoming #3: Hero
Something akin to peace has come to the Underdark. The demon hordes have receded, and now the matron mothers argue over Drizzt's fate.  
Novel, 440 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Wizards of the Coast - 2017 - ISBN: 0786966157 / 9780786966158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038795 $7.99
Sanderson, Brandon  
Stormlight Archive #2.5: Edgedancer
Ten-year-old Lift, a newly raised Knight Radiant, arrives in Yeddaw, where she must discover the identity of a local Radiant before a man called Darkness, who has come to the city to kill them.  
Novella, 268 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 1250166543 / 9781250166548  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New038326 $10.99
Scalzi, John  
Old Man's War #1: Old Man's War
Responsible for protecting humanity out amongst the stars, the Colonial Defense Force wants people with decades of knowledge and skills. You'll be taken off Earth, never to return; serve two years in combat; and, if you survive, given a homestead on a distant planet. 75-year-old John Perry is taking the deal. He thinks he knows what to expect. But the fight is far harder - and what he will become is far stranger.  
Novel, 410 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765394855 / 9780765394859  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New038323 $14.99
Shirley, John  
Song Called Youth #1: Eclipse
The US economy has crashed, and the Soviet Union has invaded western Europe. When NATO collapses, governments turn to an antiterrorist security firm, the Second Alliance, whose fascist mercenaries have a hidden agenda. Their only challenge comes from the New Resistance, rebels who battle mind control and weapons of mass destruction with sex, drugs, and rock and roll.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (this revised edition originally published in 2012)  
Dover - 2017 - ISBN: 048681789X / 9780486817897  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038598 $14.95
Silverberg, Robert  
First-Person Singularities
Eighteen sf stories written over the course of his career, all told in first-person singular.  
Collection, 418 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Three Rooms - 2017 - ISBN: 1941110630 / 9781941110638  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038554 $19.95
Skal, David J.  
Something in the Blood
A detailed biography of the man who wrote Dracula.  
Nonfiction, 652 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Liveright - 2017 - ISBN: 1631493868 / 9781631493867  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038520 $21.95
Sobel, Dava  
The Glass Universe
The story of women's landmark contributions to astronomy, beginning in the mid-19th century, when Harvard College Observatory began employing women as 'human computers' to interpret what their male colleagues observed with the telescope.  
Nonfiction, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0143111345 / 9780143111344  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038669 $18.00
Stearns, R.E.  
Shieldrunner Pirates #1: Barbary Station
Unable to find work in a ruined economy, engineers Adda and Iridian hope to join a deep space pirate crew; their plan takes an unexpected turn when they find the crew hiding from a space station's murderous AI. To join the crew, Adda and Iridian will have to destroy the AI. There's a glorious future in piracy, if they can survive long enough.  
Novel, 435 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Saga - 2017 - ISBN: 1481476874 / 9781481476874  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038445 $16.99
Stewart, Sean  
Galveston
A flood of magic swept over Galveston. Isolated from the rest of the world, without electricity or outside resources, the residents carry on in two separate worlds, the 'normal' half and Carnival, an endless celebration populated by monsters, where miracles abound. But the community leaders who guard the gates between the two halves are aging, and their system is faltering.  
Novel, 414 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Dover - 2017 - ISBN: 0486816842 / 9780486816845  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038597 $17.95
Story, Kate  
This Insubstantial Pageant
A take on Shakespeare's The Tempest, featuring bioengineer Milana and her sentient plant creations Caliban and Ariel.  
Novel, 222 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
ChiZine - 2017 - ISBN: 1771484454 / 9781771484459  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038579 $17.99
Sugar, Rebecca (creator) / Gillman, Melanie (writer) / Farina, Katy (artist)  
Steven Universe: Warp Tour
Ages 8 and up. Full color. In all-new adventures, Steven helps a baby songbird find its mother, takes part in a food truck competition, attends a Renaissance Faire, and visits possibly the scariest place of all - prom.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kaboom - 2017 - ISBN: 1684150337 / 9781684150335  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038507 $14.99
Sullivan, Kathryn  
Agents, Adepts, and Apprentices
Ages 13 and up. In these stories of magic and off-world adventures, girls are the explorers, the wizards, and the ones who solve problems and rescue people.  
Collection, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Zumaya Thresholds - 2017 - ISBN: 1612713297 / 9781612713298  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038901 $15.99
Tamaki, Mariko  
Lumberjanes Novel #1: Unicorn Power!
Ages 10 and up. Illustrated novel. When challenge-loving April leads her friends on a hike up the tallest mountain they've ever seen, they trespass into the lands of the ancient Cloud People. And did anyone happen to read those ominous signs posted at the base of the mountain? Also, unicorns.  
Novel, 242 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Amulet - 2017 - ISBN: 1419727257 / 9781419727252  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New038595 $14.99


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