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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #07: The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog
1898: With Nefret and Ramses in England pursuing their studies, Amelia and Emerson return to Amarna for a dig that promises to be just like old times - more so than they planned. When Emerson is kidnapped, Amelia and Abdullah manage to rescue him, but he has lost his memory. Tantalizingly close to discovering a tomb that may have been Nefertiti's, Amelia must turn her attention to restoring Emerson's memory.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1992 Agatha Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 498 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1992)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572381 / 9781455572380  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023195 $10.00
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #08: The Hippopotamus Pool
1900: Amelia and Emerson are intrigued when a masked stranger offers to lead them to an Egyptian queen's lost tomb. When the guide disappears before revealing his secret, they follow his trail to Thebes, and soon find themselves risking their lives to foil murderers, kidnappers, grave robbers, and ancient curses.  
Novel, 495 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 145557239X / 9781455572397  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023196 $10.00
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #09: Seeing a Large Cat
1903: The Emersons are set to dig in the Valley of the Kings. Amelia is intrigued when they receive an ominous message to stay away from tomb Twenty-A, which turns out to contain a mummy - one that's less than ten years old, and wearing silk unmentionables.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1997 Agatha Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 494 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572403 / 9781455572403  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023197 $10.00
Pierce, Tamora  
Protector of the Small #1: First Test
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 12 and up. In the medieval and fantastic realm of Tortall, ten-year-old Kel is the first girl to take advantage of the decree that permits females to train for knighthood.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Bluefire - 2012 - ISBN: 0375829059 / 9780375829055  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023759 $9.99
Pierce, Tamora  
Protector of the Small #2: Page
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 12 and up. Eleven-year-old Kel is a page now, but she's got three more years before she'll be a squire. And those three years are not going to be easy. She has to stand up to bullying boys, cruel older sisters, and, as always, the training master, Lord Wyldon.  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Bluefire - 2011 - ISBN: 0375829075 / 9780375829079  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023760 $8.99
Pierce, Tamora  
Protector of the Small #3: Squire
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 12 and up. When fourteen-year-old Kel is chosen by the legendary Lord Raoul to be his squire, the conservatives of the realm hardly think she's up to the job. But Kel earns respect and admiration among the men.  
Novel, 399 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Bluefire - 2011 - ISBN: 0375829067 / 9780375829062  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023761 $8.99
Pierce, Tamora  
Protector of the Small #4: Lady Knight
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 12 and up. Kel has finally achieved her lifelong dream of being a knight. But it's not turning out as she imagined at all. She is torn between a duty she has sworn to uphold and a quest that she feels could turn the tide of war.  
Novel, 427 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Bluefire - 2011 - ISBN: 0375829083 / 9780375829086  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023762 $8.99
Pinkwater, Daniel  
Mrs. Noodlekugel
Ages 5 and up. Welcome to the world of Mrs. Noodlekugel, where felines converse and serve cookies and tea, vision-impaired mice join the party (but may put crumbs up their noses), and children in search of funny adventures are drawn by the warm smell of gingerbread and the promise of magical surprises.  
Novel, 72 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Candlewick - 2013 - ISBN: 0763664529 / 9780763664527  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024935 $5.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #01: The Color of Magic
Imagine, if you will, a flat world sitting on the backs of four elephants who hurtle through space balanced on a giant turtle. And now, something hitherto unknown on the Discworld has arrived: a tourist! Twoflower wants to take in the sights, but he has chosen a most inappropriate tour guide, the remarkably inept wizard Rincewind. Accompanying Twoflower is the Luggage, which has a mind of its own. And feet. And teeth.  
Novel, 277 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1983)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062225677 / 9780062225672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023686 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #05: Sourcery
There was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However (for reasons we'd better not go into), he had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son, a wizard squared, a sourcerer. Will the sourcerer lead the wizards to dominate all of Discworld? Or can Rincewind's tiny band stave off the Apocalypse?  
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1988)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062225723 / 9780062225726  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024304 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #07: Pyramids
Being trained by the Assassin's Guild in Ankh-Morpork did not fit Teppic for the task assigned to him by fate. He inherited the throne of the desert kingdom of Djelibeybi rather earlier than he expected (his father wasn't too happy about it either), but that was only the beginning of his problems.  
Novel, 358 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 006222574X / 9780062225740  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024305 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #13: Small Gods
Religion is a controversial business in the Discworld. Everyone has their own opinion, and gods come in all shapes and sizes. In such a competitive environment, it's certainly not remotely helpful to be reduced to appearing in the form of a lowly tortoise. In such instances, you need an acolyte, and fast. Preferably one who won't ask too many questions.  
Novel, 386 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1992)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062237373 / 9780062237378  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024380 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #14: Lords and Ladies
It's Midsummer Night, but no time for dreaming. Lancre has been invaded by elves, and if Magrat is going to marry King Verence, she's going to have to get him back from their queen, with some help from Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg. With full supporting cast of dwarfs, wizards, trolls, Morris dancers, and one orangutan.  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1992)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 006223739X / 9780062237392  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024381 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #15: Men at Arms
'Be a Man in the City Watch! The City watch needs Men!' But what it's got includes Corporal Carrot (technically a dwarf),Lance-constable Cuddy (really a dwarf), Lance-constable Detritus (a troll), Lance-constable Angua (a woman ... most of the time), and Corporal Nobbs (disqualified from the human race for shoving). And they need all the help they can get, because there's evil in the air and murder afoot.  
Novel, 420 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062237403 / 9780062237408  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024382 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #16: Soul Music
It's hard to grow up normally when Grandfather rides a white horse and wields a scythe - especially when you have to take over the family business, and everyone mistakes you for the Tooth Fairy. And especially when you have to face the new and addictive music that has entered the Discworld. It's lawless. It changes people. It's called Music with Rocks In. It's got a beat and you can dance to it, but . . . it's alive. And it won't fade away.  
Novel, 420 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062237411 / 9780062237415  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024383 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Dodger
Ages 13 and up. In an alternate London ruled by a young Queen Victoria, Dodger is an enterprising lad, smart and lucky. Everyone likes him, which is good, because his life is about to get seriously complicated. When he sees a girl leap from a carriage in an attempt to escape her captors, will he stand by and let her be caught again? Of course not. He's not about to let anything happen to the unknown girl - not even if her fate affects some of the most powerful people in England.  
Novel, 360 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Greenwillow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062009516 / 9780062009517  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024358 $9.99
Price, Cate  
Deadly Notions #1: Going Through the Notions
Daisy, a retired schoolteacher, has opened a shop selling sewing bits and bobs, antiques, and jewelry. Her bidding at a local auction is interrupted when her friend and mentor Angus is arrested for murder. Includes recipes and DIY tips.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425258793 / 9780425258798  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024029 $7.99
Priest, Cherie  
Clockwork Century #5: Fiddlehead
With both his life and his greatest invention, a powerful calculating engine, at risk from forces conspiring to keep the Civil War going, Gideon Bardsley, an ex-slave, turns to former president Abraham Lincoln for help. Pinkerton agent Belle Boyd, a retired Confederate spy, heads for Confederate territory to figure out who is targeting Bardsley.  
Novel, 366 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765334070 / 9780765334077  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024168 $14.99
Raichev, R.T.  
Darcy & Payne #8: The Riddle of Sphinx Island
Asked to travel to Devon in order to prevent a murder, mystery writer Antonia Darcy and her husband suspect a joke, especially when they learn that another crime writer is invited to the house party. But when they receive a sinister letter, they become curious - could it be true?  
Novel, 245 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0752492446 / 9780752492445  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024859 $14.95
Rawlik, Pete  
Dr. Hartwell #1: Reanimators
Obsessed with finding a cure for death, Herbert West has experimented upon the living and the dead. Dr. Stuart Hartwell sets out to destroy West by uncovering his terrible secrets, only to become a reanimator himself. From the battlefields of the Great War to the haunted coasts of Dunwich and Innsmouth, from Miskatonic University to the Titanic, their bitter rivalry and unholy quests leave their mark upon the world - and make monsters of them both.  
Novel, 254 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2013 - ISBN: 1597804789 / 9781597804783  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024950 $14.99
Resnick, Laura  
Esther Diamond #6: The Misfortune Cookie
Handcrafted fortune cookies are inflicting deadly curses on hapless victims. And when her sometimes-boyfriend NYPD Detective Connor Lopez is a recipient, Esther will do whatever it takes to save him and stop the spreading mystical mayhem.  
Novel, 394 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2013 - ISBN: 0756408474 / 9780756408473  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024110 $7.99
Ritt, Brian  
Paperback Confidential
132 profiles of the men and women - some famous, some obscure - who wrote the books that became the backbone of the pulp and paperback era from the 1930s to through the 1960s.  
Nonfiction, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Stark House - 2013 - ISBN: 1933586613 / 9781933586618  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024733 $19.95
Roberts, Adam  
Adam Robots
Twenty-four sf stories, two original to this volume.
    Contents
  • Preface
  • Adam Robots
  • Shall I Tell You the Problem with Time Travel?
  • A Prison Term of a Thousand Years
  • Godbombing
  • Throwness
  • The Mary Anna
  • The Chrome Chromosome
  • The Time Telephone
  • Review: Thomas Hodgkin, Denis Bayle: a Life
  • S-Bomb
  • Dantean
  • Remorse
  • The World of the Wars
  • Woodpunk
  • The Cow
  • The Imperial Army
  • And tomorrow and
  • The Man of the Strong Arm
  • Wonder: A Story in Two
  • Pied
  • Constellations
  • The Woman Who Bore Death
  • Anticopernicus
  • Me-topia
 
Collection, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Gollancz UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0575130342 / 9780575130340  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024839 $19.95
Ross, Barbara  
Maine Clambake #1: Clammed Up
Julia Snowden returned to her Maine hometown to rescue her family's struggling clambake business, not to solve crimes. But that was before a catering job turned into a reception for murder. Includes recipes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758286856 / 9780758286857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024394 $7.99
Rowe, Rosemary  
Libertus #14: Dark Omens
At an important feast, the sacrifice is spoiled when an aged priest lets go of the sacrificial ram. When news arrives that the Emperor is dead, it seems that dark omens are being realized. The subsequent discovery of two mutilated corpses makes matters worse. Libertus attempts to solve the mysteries against a backdrop of superstitious fear and rioting.  
Novel, 232 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2013 - ISBN: 0727882996 / 9780727882998  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024307 $28.95


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