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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Medley, Linda  
Castle Waiting Volume 1
Black & white; collects the award-winning comic book series, plus a chapter written and drawn especially for this volume. The story of an isolated, abandoned castle and the eccentric inhabitants - including a talking horse, a mysteriously pregnant Lady on the run, and a bearded nun - who bring it back to life, making it a refuge for misfits, outcasts, and others seeking sanctuary.  
Graphic Novel, 457 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Fantagraphics - 2012 - ISBN: 1606996029 / 9781606996027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020303 $24.99
Miéville, China  
Railsea
Ages 13 and up. Young doctor's assistant Sham is in search of life's purpose aboard a locomotive on the hunt for the great elusive moldywarpe Mocker-Jack. But in an old train wreck at the outskirts of the world, Sham discovers a secret: astonishing evidence, of an impossible journey left unfinished. Sham decides to complete it - but the decision might cost him his life.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
 
Novel, 424 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Del Rey - 2013 - ISBN: 0345524535 / 9780345524539  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022376 $12.00
Modesitt Jr., L.E.  
Imager #05: Princeps
When a volcano devastates the old capital of Telaryn, Quaeryt and his wife Vaelora are dispatched to replace the governor killed in the eruption. They must restore order to a city filled with chaos and corruption, and do it quickly, before the regiment assisting them departs to bolster Telaryn's border defenses.  
Novel, 661 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765368374 / 9780765368379  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021964 $8.99
Monroe, Caleb (script) / Waid, Mark (story) / Bryant, Steve (artist) / Sliney, Will (artist)  
Steed & Mrs. Peel #1: A Very Civil Armageddon
Full color; reprints issues 0-3 of the comic. The Hellfire Club has infiltrated all aspects of British society, and John Steed and Emma Peel can't trust anyone - except one another.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Boom! Studios - 2013 - ISBN: 1608863069 / 9781608863068  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021349 $14.99
Moon, Elizabeth  
Paladin's Legacy #3: Echoes of Betrayal
In Lyonya, King Kieri prepares to marry, but whispers from the spirits of his ancestors continue to warn of treachery and murder. In Tsaia, King Mikeli faces unrest among his nobles over his decision to grant title and estates to Dorrin, a Verrakaien woman who possesses the forbidden magic. And the wild offspring of a dragon are on the loose, sowing death and destruction, and upsetting the ancient balance of power between dragonkind, humans, elves, and gnomes.  
Novel, 465 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Del Rey - 2013 - ISBN: 0345524187 / 9780345524188  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022412 $7.99
Moorcock, Michael  
Colonel Pyat #2: The Laughter of Carthage
Having fled Bolshevik Russia in late 1919, Pyat begins affairs with a baroness and a Greek prostitute while undertaking schemes to build flying machines in Europe and the US. His devotion to flamboyantly racist, particularly anti-Semitic doctrines - like his devotion to cocaine - remains unabated, and he both sings the praises of Mussolini and lectures across America for the Ku Klux Klan. Meanwhile, his best-kept secret is the fact that he is Jewish.  
Novel, 526 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1984)  
PM Press - 2012 - ISBN: 1604864923 / 9781604864922  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019030 $22.00
Morden, Simon  
Petrovitch #4: The Curve of the Earth
Petrovitch has saved the Metrozone from ruin more than once - and made a few enemies in the process, including Reconstruction America. So when his adopted daughter goes missing, he's got a clue who's responsible. And there's no way he'll let them get away with it.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Orbit - 2013 - ISBN: 031622006X / 9780316220064  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019351 $15.99
Newman, Kim  
Jago
Plus three stories featuring characters and settings from the novel. Paul, a young academic composing a thesis about the end of the world, and his girlfriend have come to a tiny English village for the summer. Their rural retreat gradually sours as the laws of nature begin to break down around them, and the village, swollen by an annual rock festival of cataclysmic proportions, prepares to reap a harvest of horror.
    Contents
  • Jago
  • Ratting
  • Great Western
  • The Man on the Clapham Omnibus
 
Novel, 734 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (originally published in 1991)  
Titan - 2013 - ISBN: 1781164231 / 9781781164235  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021199 $15.95
Norton, Andre  
The Forerunner Factor: Forerunner / Forerunner: The Second Venture
Forerunner: On the planet Kuxortal, young Simsa grows up among garbage pickers who live upon the ancient ruins of a fallen galactic civilization, the Forerunners. But Simsa has always been different. Her skin is blue-black and she shares a telepathic bond with an alien pet, a zorsal. Then Thom, a star ranger, arrives, leading Simsa to search for her origins. The truth may lie in the Forerunner ruins where Simsa was first discovered as a infant. What she learns there will change her life, and perhaps galactic civilization itself, forever.

Forerunner: The Second Venture: Simsa has escaped the criminal guilds of Kuxortal only to find herself held prisoner by starfaring humans intent on discovering the secrets of the Forerunners contained within her. With the aid of her pet zorsal, Simsa escapes, crash landing on a sandy world also touched by Forerunner civilization. There she must escape death at alien hands while battling the spirit within that seeks to possess her and transform her into something utterly inhuman. She is determined to keep her freedom and write her own destiny among the stars.  
Omnibus, 530 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1971 / 1985)  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1451638809 / 9781451638806  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021317 $7.99
Novik, Naomi  
Temeraire #7: Crucible of Gold
Captain Will Laurence and his fighting dragon Temeraire are sent to South America to negotiate with the Incas. If they fail, Napoleon may conquer that continent in his campaign for world domination.  
Novel, 353 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Del Rey - 2013 - ISBN: 0345522877 / 9780345522870  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022413 $7.99
O'Ryan, Ray  
Galaxy Zack #01: Hello, Nebulon!
Ages 5 and up. Zack is nervous about starting a new school. He meets Drake, a Nebulite boy who also loves to explore and learn about the planets, but there are still a lot of differences between Nebulon and Earth.  
Novel, 115 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Little Simon - 2013 - ISBN: 1442453869 / 9781442453869  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021358 $5.99
O'Ryan, Ray  
Galaxy Zack #02: Journey to Juno
Ages 5 and up. When his school's Explorer's Club visits Juno, Zack is not thrilled to be partnered with Seth the bully, who lets Zack do the work while he goofs off.  
Novel, 121 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Little Simon - 2013 - ISBN: 1442453907 / 9781442453906  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021359 $5.99
Parkin, Lance / Pearson, Lars  
Doctor Who: Ahistory: An Unauthorised History of the Doctor Who Universe
Revised and expanded third edition, incorporating all Doctor Who materials into a single timeline; TV episodes; New Series Adventures; Big Finish audio; Torchwood TV episodes, novels, and comics; Sarah Jane Adventures TV episodes, audio, and webcomics; K9 TV episodes; Telos novellas; IDW and magazine comics; plus other spinoff series.  
Nonfiction, 784 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Mad Norwegian Press - 2012 - ISBN: 1935234110 / 9781935234111  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021911 $49.95
Price, Robert M. (editor)  
Worlds of Cthulhu
Eleven original stories in a Lovecraftian vein.
    Contents
  • Familiar Haunts (introduction) == Robert M. Price
  • There Are Kings == Richard A. Lupoff
  • Envy, the Gardens of Ynath, and the Sin of Cain == Darrell Schweitzer
  • The Arcade == Will Murray
  • The Chaos Blade == Adrian Cole
  • Evacuation Day == Will Murray
  • The Statement of Frank Elwood == Pete Rawlik
  • The Testament of Alexander Fletcher == K.M. Tonso
  • The Serpents of Tenoka == Ron Shiflet
  • The Journal of Thomas Gedney == Pete Rawlik
  • The Tower of Mormoroth == Gary Myers
  • The Signal Station == Rafe McGregor
 
Anthology, 240 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Fedogan & Bremer - 2012 - ISBN: 0985152206 / 9780985152208  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021929 $29.00
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.  
Triggers
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
Scott, M.J.  
Half-Light City #3: Iron Kin
Saskia, a metal mage, hopes that negotiations will bring lasting peace between humans and the other denizens of the city. To ensure it, she forges an alliance with Fen, a dangerous Fae. His visions may hold the key to peace - but he may also be Saskia's undoing.  
Novel, 336 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2013 - ISBN: 0451465059 / 9780451465054  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022072 $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.
    Contents
  • 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  
Flashback
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 $7.99


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