November 22


Newsletter 101
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author

Riordan, Rick  
Kane Chronicles #3: The Serpent's Shadow
Ages 10 and up. Plus bonus short story 'The Son of Sobek'. Apophis the chaos snake is threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness, and the Kanes are faced with the impossible task of destroying him once and for all. Unfortunately, the magicians of the House of Life are on the brink of civil war, and the gods are divided. The Kanes' only hope is an ancient spell that has been lost for a millennia. To find the answer they need, the Kanes must rely on the murderous ghost of a powerful magician who might lead them to the serpent's shadow - or to their deaths in the depths of the underworld.  
Novel, 448 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2013 - ISBN: 1423142020 / 9781423142027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022145 $9.99
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #35: Delusion in Death
When eighty people end up dead in a downtown bar, Lieutenant Eve Dallas tries to sort out the inexplicable event; surviving witnesses report seeing monsters and swarms of bees, and experiencing feelings of fear, rage, and paranoia.  
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425250660 / 9780425250662  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022045 $7.99
Robeson, Kenneth (Ernst, Paul / Tepperman, Emile)  
Avenger #08: House of Death / The Hate Master / A Coffin for the Avenger!
Plus 'Death Paces the Widow's Walk', a Nick Carter story by Bruce Elliott.

House of Death: The Avenger must unravel the mysterious deaths befalling owners of strange gold medallions.

The Hate Master: A satanic weapon becomes part of a treacherous political scheme that The Avenger must stop.

A Coffin for the Avenger!: A single misstep could result in The Avenger's death.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1941 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1608770958 / 9781608770953  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021884 $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Dent, Lester / Bogart, William)  
Doc Savage #63: The Awful Dynasty / The Angry Canary / The Swooning Lady
Plus Doc Savage radio script 'The Fainting Lady' by Lester Dent.

The Awful Dynasty : A scarab brings awful deaths while an ancient scroll sends the Man of Bronze to Egypt in search of the lost pyramid of Cheops.

The Angry Canary: A deadly mystery leads Doc and his aides to India.

The Swooning Lady: Monk Mayfair's strange encounter in Central Park puts the team on the trail of a diamond smuggling racket.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1948 / 1948)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1608770974 / 9781608770977  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021885 $14.95
Rollins, James (aka Clemens, James)  
SIGMA Force #08: Bloodline
Plus original bonus story 'Tracker'. When a pregnant American woman is kidnapped by Somali pirates, SIGMA Force calls on former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his military dog Kane for help in rescuing her from the wartorn jungles of coastal Africa. Meanwhile, a firebombing at a US fertility clinic reveals a group of women collected from around the world and enslaved to bear children. One woman lives long enough to give birth to a stillborn child; a genetic study reveals that the child has a triple helix of DNA.  
Novel, 636 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0061785660 / 9780061785665  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021048 $9.99
Rothfuss, Patrick  
Kingkiller #2: The Wise Man's Fear
My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. You may have heard of me . . .  
Novel, 1107 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
DAW - 2013 - ISBN: 0756407915 / 9780756407919  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022074 $9.99
Runcie, James  
Grantchester #2: Sidney Chambers and the Perils of the Night
1950s: Full-time priest and part-time sleuth Canon Sidney Chambers, working in tandem with the increasingly exasperated Inspector Geordie Keating, is called on to investigate the unexpected fall of a Cambridge don from a chapel roof; a case of arson in a photographer's studio; and the poisoning of Grantchester's finest spin bowler in the middle of a crucial cricket match.  
Collection, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2013 - ISBN: 1608199517 / 9781608199518  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022350 $17.00
Ryan, Annelise  
Mattie Winston #4: Lucky Stiff
Deputy coroner Mattie Winston and detective Steve Hurley investigate when the body of a paraplegic man who recently won a huge casino jackpot is found in the burnt remains of a house.  
Novel, 366 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758272758 / 9780758272751  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020844 $7.99
Sagara, Michelle (aka West, Michelle)  
Queen of the Dead #1: Silence
Ever since her boyfriend Nathan died, Emma has been coming to the graveyard at night. But tonight Emma and her dog are not alone - there are two others in the cemetery: Eric, a new student at Emma's school; and an ancient woman who looks as though she is made of rags, who reaches out to Emma with a grip as chilling as death.  
Novel, 330 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
DAW - 2013 - ISBN: 0756407990 / 9780756407995  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022103 $7.99
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #22: Stolen Prey
In the small Minnesota town of Deephaven, an entire family has been killed - husband, wife, two daughters, dogs. It looks an awful lot like the kind of retribution Lucas has seen in drug killings, but the husband was a banker. It just doesn't seem to fit. Until it does - and leads Lucas into the darkest nightmare of his life.  
Novel, 453 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425260992 / 9780425260999  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022076 $9.99
Sawyer, Robert J.  
When an experimental device for modifying memories is accidentally amplified, one of those affected is the US president. Now he has someone else's memories, and someone else has his - including the plans for a secret military operation  
Novel, 333 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Ace - 2013 - ISBN: 0425256529 / 9780425256527  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022061 $7.99
Shawl, Nisi (editor)  
The WisCon Chronicles Volume 6: Futures of Feminism and Fandom
WisCon is the world's largest feminist science fiction convention, held annually in Madison, Wisconsin. This volume explores some of the issues of interest at WisCon 2011.
  • Futures (and a Few Fights) for Feminism and Fandom (introduction) == Alexis Lothian
    Dialogues on WisCon and History
  • Reflections on Queer Feminist Fandom Then, Now, and in the Future: Interviews with Amanda Bankier and Jeanne Gomoll == Roxanne Samer
  • Founding - and Leaving - the Carl Brandon Society == Ian K. Hagemann
  • Nalo Hopkinson in Dialogue with Ian K. Hagemann
    Documenting the Elizabeth Moon Affair
  • Moonfail: An Introduction == Alexis Lothian
  • Official Statement Regarding Elizabeth Moon and WisCon 35 == Jeanne Gomoll for SF3
  • WisCon Blogs: Documents of Conversation and Struggle == Shveta Thakrar, Shweta Narayan, Saladin Ahmed, Amal El-Mohtar, K. Tempest Bradford, N.K. Jemisin, Woodrow Jarvis Hill, Saladin Ahmed
  • With the Benefit of Hindsight: Reflections on Moonfail in September 2011 == Shweta Narayan, Shveta Thakrar, Amal El-Mohtar
  • Reflections on the WisCon Statement of Principles == Victor J. Raymond, Debbie Notkin
  • WisCon Statement of Principles
    Discourse and Communication
  • WisCon Methodologies: Discussion Methods and Modes == Kate Nepveu
  • On Solidarity == Maria Velazquez
  • Evolving a Class Conversation at WisCon == B.C. Holmes
  • Dennis & his posse are done with your wealthsplaining == Chris Wrdnrd and Jess Adams
  • How to Suppress Women's Coding == Liz Henry
    Expanding Science Fiction's Narratives
  • Southern Gals == Diantha Sprouse
  • History as American Fantasy == Oyceter
  • Ooku: A Secret SF History in Manga == Andrea J. Horbinski
  • Steaming Through the Cracks: The Continued Challenges at the Intersection of Steampunk and Race == Jaymee Goh
  • Where Technology Meets Bodies == Sandy Olson
    Transformative Works
  • Transformational Fandom at WisCon == Skud
  • Fannish Ways of Life: A Dialogue == Gretchen Treu and Ariel Franklin-Hudson
  • Six Vids WisCongoers Might Love == Alexis Lothian
  • 'My momma told me I should never watch Sci-fi but I did, I did, I did': Charmax interviewed by Alexis Lothian
    Remembering Joanna Russ
  • Reading 'When It Changed' == Candra K. Gill
  • In Memory of Joanna Russ: Tributes from WisCon 35 == Timmi Duchamp, Eileen Gunn, Amy Thomson, Geoff Ryman, Jeanne Gomoll, Farah Mendlesohn
  • Thinking About Joanna Russ == Nancy Jane Moore
    Celebrating WisCon's Communities
  • What I Want: WisCon 35 Guest of Honor Speech == Nisi Shawl
  • Who Are We?: An Introduction and Two Poems == Mia Coleman
  • Contributor Biographies
Nonfiction, 214 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2013 - ISBN: 1619760088 / 9781619760080  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022300 $15.00
Shepherd, Mike (aka Moscoe, Mike)  
Jump Universe #1: The First Casualty
Four soldiers on different sides in a battle are about to discover the true nature of a terrible war: a quest for profit by the high command on both sides. What they will risk is nothing less than their lives.  
Novel, 325 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Ace - 2013 - ISBN: 0441005934 / 9780441005932  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022106 $7.99
Simmons, Dan  
The US is near collapse, but 87% of the population doesn't care: they're addicted to a drug that allows them to re-experience the best moments of their lives. When an addicted ex-detective investigates the murder of a government advisor's son, he becomes the one man who may be able to change the course of an entire nation that is turning away from the future to live in the past.  
Novel, 689 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Little, Brown - 2013 - ISBN: 0316006971 / 9780316006972  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022009 $10.00
Simonson, Sheila  
Latouche County #3: Beyond Confusion
A tribal chief offers an inherited farmhouse for a branch library, but Meg's vengeful rival plans to contest the will. Then the farmhouse is vandalized, the chief's home is firebombed, and, when her rival falls to her death, Meg becomes a murder suspect.  
Novel, 235 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2013 - ISBN: 1564745198 / 9781564745194  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022321 $15.95
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #13: The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
The best apprentice at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors is in trouble with the law and stuck with the worst lawyer in Gaborone. Grace Makutsi and Phuti Radiphuti are building the house of their dreams, but their builder is not completely on the up and up. And, most shockingly, Mma Potokwane has been dismissed from her post as matron at the orphan farm. Can the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency help restore the beloved matron to her rightful position?  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 030747299X / 9780307472991  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021954 $14.95
Smith, Sherwood  
Banner of the Damned
Set in the Inda universe, four hundred years later. Princess Lasva leaves Colend and becomes deeply involved with the Marlovens and their magic, marrying their Prince Ivandred. But the Marloven king's mage is in league with Norsunder, an enemy of Colend. As war wages on, all are forced to redefine love, loyalty, and power  
Novel, 787 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
DAW - 2013 - ISBN: 0756408040 / 9780756408046  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022075 $12.99
Stanish, Deborah (editor) / Myles, L.M. (editor)  
Doctor Who: Chicks Unravel Time: Women Journey Through Every Season of Doctor Who
In these essays, woman writers, media professionals and scientists examine each season of new and classic Doctor Who from their unique perspectives.
  • Introduction
  • Regeneration - Shaping the Road == Barbara Hambly
  • The Doctor's Balls == Diana Gabaldon
  • A Dance with Drashigs == Emma Nichols
  • No Competition == Una McCormack
  • Identity Crisis == L.M. Myles
  • The Still Point == Anna Bratton
  • For the Love of Tom == Sarah Lotz
  • Donna Noble Save the Universe == Martha Wells
  • I'm from the TARDIS, and I'm Here to Help You: Barbara Wright and the Limits of Intervention == Joan Frances Turner
  • I Robot, You Sarah Jane: Sexual Politics in Robot == Kaite Welsh
  • Between Now and Now == Juliet E. McKenna
  • What Would Romana Do? == Lara J. Scott
  • The Women We Don't See == K. Tempest Bradford
  • The Ultimate Sixth == Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • Maids and Masters: The Distribution of Power in Doctor Who Series Three == Courtney Stoker
  • Robots, Orientalism and Yellowface: Minorities in the Fourteenth Season of Doctor Who == Aliette de Bodard
  • David Tennant's Bum == Laura Mead
  • Superficial Depth?: Spirituality in Season Eleven == Caroline Symcox
  • The Problem with Peri == Jennifer Pelland
  • All of Gallifrey's a Stage: The Doctor in Adolescence == Teresa Jusino
  • All the Way Out to the Stars == Iona Sharma
  • Build High for Happiness! == Lynne M. Thomas
  • Nimons are Forever == Liz Barr
  • Ace Through the Looking Glass == Elisabeth Bolton-Gabrielsen
  • Hey, You Got Science in My Fiction! == Laura McCullough
  • Seven to Doomsday: The Non-Domestication of Earthbound Doctor Who in Season Seven == Mags L. Halliday
  • The Sound's the Star == Emily Kausalik
  • Harking Back and Moving On == Jenni Hughes
  • Anything Goes == Deborah Stanish
  • How the Cold War Killed the Fifth Doctor == Erica McGillvray
  • Waiting for the Doctor: The Women of Season Five == Seanan McGuire
  • Timing Malfunction: Television Movie + the BBC Eighth Doctor Novels = A Respectable Series == Kelly Hale
  • Guten Tag, Hitler == Rachel Swirsky
  • Reversing Polarities: The Doctor, the Master and False Binaries in Season Eight == Amal El-Mohtar

♦  Finalist for the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Related Work
Nonfiction, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mad Norwegian Press - 2012 - ISBN: 1935234129 / 9781935234128  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021910 $19.95
Steinhauer, Olen  
Milo Weaver #2: The Nearest Exit
Before he can get back to the CIA's dirty work, Milo must prove his loyalty to his new bosses, who know little of Milo's background, and less about who is pulling the strings in the government.  
Novel, 543 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
St. Martin's - 2013 - ISBN: 1250025427 / 9781250025425  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020795 $9.99
Stephenson, Neal / Bear, Greg / Teppo, Mark / Galland, Nicole / Bear, Erik / Brassey, Joseph / Moo, Cooper  
Foreworld #3: The Mongoliad Book 3
The cardinals remain deadlocked, unable to choose a new pope. Only the Binders and a mad priest have a hope of uniting the Church against the invading Mongol host. The warrior-monks, both in the East and in the West, sharpen their swords for a final battle. The Khan of Khans must be slain if Christendom is to survive.  
Novel, 698 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
47North - 2013 - ISBN: 1612182380 / 9781612182384  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022303 $14.95
Stevenson, Richard  
Donald Strachey #13: The Last Thing I Saw
Eddie Wenske, a popular investigative reporter renowned for both his coming out memoir and a frightening book on drug cartels, vanishes while investigating a gay media conglomerate with a controversial owner and dodgy business practices. Gay Albany PI Don Strachey's search for Wenske takes him into a media world that's as deadly as it is unglamorous.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
MLR - 2012 - ISBN: 1608207064 / 9781608207060  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021904 $14.99
Stewart, Trenton Lee  
Mysterious Benedict Society Prequel: The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict
Ages 8 and up. Nine-year-old Nicholas Benedict has more problems than most children his age. Not only is he an orphan with an unfortunate nose, but he also has narcolepsy, a condition that gives him terrible nightmares and makes him fall asleep at the worst possible moments. Now he's being sent to a new orphanage, where he will encounter vicious bullies, selfish adults, strange circumstances - and a mystery that could change his life forever. Luckily, he has one important thing in his favor: he's a genius.  
Novel, 470 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Little, Brown - 2013 - ISBN: 0316176206 / 9780316176200  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022152 $9.99
Stout, Rex  
A Prize for Princes
Aline Solini, a beautiful Russian woman, arrives in Marisi on the eve of the Great War. There Richard Stetton, the somewhat dimwitted playboy son of an American millionaire, falls into her clutches. Aline uses him and his money to win her way into fashionable society, where her search for greater conquests moves her closer and closer to the throne.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1914)  
Wildside - 2002 - ISBN: 1592240453 / 9781592240456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021906 $15.95
Stratmann, Linda  
Frances Doughty #2: The Daughters of Gentlemen
On her first professional case, Frances is trying to discover who distributed dangerously feminist pamphlets to the girls of Bayswater Academy. She finds that even the most respectable denizens of Bayswater have something to hide, and what began as a simple task soon becomes a case of murder.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0752464752 / 9780752464756  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022273 $14.95
Strom-Martin, Hannah (editor) / Underwood, Erin (editor)  
Ages 13 and up. Thirty-three original stories and poems that spark the imagination and make us yearn for the possibilities of a world yet to come.
  • Introduction
  • Things to Consider When Choosing a Name for the Ship You Won in a Poker Game Last Night (poem) == Irving
  • Clockwork Airlock == Nancy Holder
  • Why (poem) == Evelyn Lumish
  • Spirk Station == Chuck Rothan
  • Learning How to Be a Cat (poem) == Jenny Blackford
  • Now With You, But With You == Miri Kim
  • Powerless == Leah Thomas
  • King and Queen (poem) == John Grey
  • The Stars Beneath Our Feet == Stephen D. Covey and Sandra McDonald
  • Out of the Silent Sea == Dale Lucas
  • The Blue Hour (poem) == Brittany Warman
  • Another Prison == Rahul Kanakia
  • Market Day (poem) == Anna Della Zazzera
  • Driven Out == Steve Alguire
  • Pennies (poem) == Irving
  • A Voice in the Night == Jack McDevitt
  • Unwritten in Green == Alex Dally MacFarlane
  • The End of Callie V == Jennifer Moore
  • Speech Lessons (poem) == Alicia Cole
  • The Myriad Dangers == Lavie Tidhar
  • The Fall of Stile City == William John Watkins
  • The Teenage Years of Ed Nimbus (a moral tale) (poem) == Neil Weston
  • String Theory == Danika Dinsmore
  • Hollywood Forever == Llinos Cathryn Thomas
  • Ghost Walkers (poem) == Sandy Cayless
  • The Cleansing == Mark Smith-Briggs
  • Prospect of a World I Dream == Alex Kane
  • Larvae == Gregory Frost
  • The Alien (poem) == Cathy Bryant
  • Over It == Camille Alexa
  • The Ghost Hunter (poem) == E. Kristin Anderson
  • Your Own Way Back == Rich Larson
  • Me and My Army of Me == Katrina Nicholson
  • Author Notes
Anthology, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Underwords Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0985893400 / 9780985893408  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022299 $14.95

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