November 22


Uncle Hugo's 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sutherland, Tui T.  
Wings of Fire #1: The Dragonet Prophecy
Ages 8 and up. Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia, but how they'll do this, none of them knows. But not every dragonet wants a destiny. When one of their own is threatened, Clay and his friends decide to escape. Maybe they can break free and end the war at the same time - or maybe they'll risk everything.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Scholastic - 2013 - ISBN: 0545349230 / 9780545349239  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022204 $6.99
Vance, Jack (aka Vance, John Holbrook)  
Selected Mysteries Volume 2: Desperate Days: The Fox Valley Murders / The Pleasant Grove Murders / The Dark Ocean
The Fox Valley Murders: Ausley Wyett recently returned after sixteen years in prison. Now five men whose testimonies led to his conviction have received threatening letters, and one by one are falling victim to fatal accidents. With no evidence of murder, San Rodrigo County, California, acting sheriff Joe Bain must figure out if Wyett is responsible.

The Pleasant Grove Murders: As sheriff Joe Bain tries to solve three brutal hammer murders, his career is threatened by a political smear.

The Dark Ocean: Aboard a freighter bound for ports in El Salvador, Panama, Venezuela, Spain, and Italy, Betty Haverhill has a short-lived flirtation with the mysterious Mik Finsch. But after a pair of apparent suicides, Betty is convinced Finsch is a murderer, and finds herself fighting for her life.  
Omnibus, 564 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1966 / 1967 / 1966)  
Subterranean - 2012 - ISBN: 1596064633 / 9781596064638  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New018939 $45.00
Vaughn, Carrie  
Kitty Norville #11: Kitty Rocks the House
A new werewolf shows up in Denver and threatens to split the pack by challenging Kitty's authority - just when she needs all the allies she can muster to go against the ancient vampire Roman.  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765368676 / 9780765368676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021963 $7.99
Weber, David  
Honorverse #5: Shadow of Freedom
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in. According to their messenger, the Mobius Liberation Front is planning to throw off Solarian rule, aided by their powerful ally Manticore. Mike Henke sees a problem: she's never heard of the MLF. They've been duped by the Mesan Alliance in a plot to destroy Manticore's reputation as the champion of freedom. Mike has no orders to help them, but no one is going to send thousands of patriots to their deaths, trusting in Manticoran help that will never come. Not on her watch.  
Novel, 439 pages, Hardcover  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1451637829 / 9781451637823  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020440 $26.00
Wells, Martha  
Emilie #1: Emilie and the Hollow World
Ages 13 and up. While running away from home for reasons that are eminently defensible, Emilie's plans to stow away and reach her cousin in the big city go awry, landing her on the wrong ship. Taken under the protection of Lady Marlende, Emilie learns that the crew hopes to use an experimental engine to journey to the interior of the planet in search of Marlende's missing father. But the ship is damaged on arrival, and evidence points to sabotage. Emilie must take daring action if they are ever to reach the surface world again.  
Novel, 301 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Strange Chemistry - 2013 - ISBN: 1908844493 / 9781908844491  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021213 $9.99
Wilson, G. Willow  
Alif the Unseen
In a Middle Eastern country, a young Arab-Indian hacker calling himself Alif shields his clients - dissidents, outlaws, Islamists, and other watched groups - from state surveillance, and tries to stay out of trouble. But the woman Alif loves has jilted him for the head of state security, known as 'the Hand of God'. And Alif's computer has just been breached by the state's electronic security. Driven underground, Alif discovers the secret book of the jinn, which both he and the Hand suspect may unleash a new level of information technology. The stakes are raised, and Alif struggles to survive, aided by forces seen and unseen.

♦  Winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Hammett Prize for Literary Excellence in the Field of Crime-writing
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Grove - 2013 - ISBN: 0802121225 / 9780802121226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022253 $16.00
Wingrove, David  
Chung Kuo Recast #03: The Middle Kingdom
2196: Chung Kuo has been shaken after more than a century of peace enforced by tyranny. The seven ruling T'ang struggle to maintain Stasis, even as their massive cities descend into chaos. The rebels responsible for assassinating the Minister of the Edict seize the opportunity to effect Change. But the assassination was orchestrated by those far closer to the ruling powers, and this betrayal, the first of many, will lead to the War of Two Directions.  
Novel, 337 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (simultaneous HC)  
Corvus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1848877315 / 9781848877313  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022267 $14.95
Yu, Charles  
Sorry Please Thank You
In these stories, a big-box store employee is confronted by a zombie during the graveyard shift, a problem that pales in comparison to his inability to ask a coworker out on a date; a fighter leads his band of virtual warriors, thieves, and wizards across a deadly computer-generated landscape; and much more.
  • Standard Loneliness Package
  • First Person Shooter
  • Troubleshooting
  • Hero Absorbs Major Damage
  • Human for Beginners
  • Inventory
  • Open
  • Note to Self
    Thank You
  • Yeoman
  • Designer Emotion 67
  • The Book of Categories
  • Adult Contemporary
    All of the Above
  • Sorry Please Thank You

♦  Standard Loneliness Package: 2010 Carl Brandon Society Honor List
Collection, 219 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Vintage - 2013 - ISBN: 0307948463 / 9780307948465  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022379 $15.00

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