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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Bear, Elizabeth  
Book of Iron
Prequel to her novella 'Bone and Jewel Creatures'. Messaline is built on the ruins of a still more ancient city. When two foreign Wizards and a bard from the western isles arrive in pursuit of a sorcerer intent on plundering the deadly artifacts of lost Erem, Bijou the Artificer, Kaulas the Necromancer, and Prince Salih join their hunt.  
Novella, 124 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Subterranean - 2013 - ISBN: 1596064749 / 9781596064744  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024574 $20.00
Benford, Gregory / Niven, Larry  
Bowl of Heaven
An expedition to another star system is jeopardized by an encounter with an immense artifact in interstellar space that is heading for the same system as the human ship. The mystery of its origin and purpose propel the humans toward discoveries that will transform their understanding of their place in the universe.  
Novel, 418 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765366460 / 9780765366467  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024298 $8.99
Benton-Banai, Edward  
The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway
Ages 9 and up. The history, traditions, and culture of the Ojibway people told via stories and myths drawn from traditional teachings of tribal elders. Illustrated with line drawings throughout.
    Contents
  • The Ojibway Creation Story
  • Original Man Walks the Earth
  • Original Man and His Grandmother No-ko'-mis
  • The Earth's First People
  • The Great Flood
  • Waynaboozhoo and the Search for His Father
  • Waynaboozhoo and His Return to the People
  • The Seven Grandfathers and the Little Boy
  • The Old Man and the First Midewiwin Ceremony
  • The Clan System
  • The Pipe and the Eagle
  • The Sweat Lodge
  • The Seven Fires
  • The Migration of the Anishinabe
  • Conclusion: Stepping Into Modern History
 
Collection, 114 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1988)  
University of Minnesota - 2010 - ISBN: 0816673829 / 9780816673827  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025160 $21.95
Beukes, Lauren  
The Shining Girls
A time-traveling serial killer can't be traced, until one of his victims survives; she must unravel an impossible mystery to track the killer down.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2013 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 British Fantasy Award for Best Horror Novel
 
Novel, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316216860 / 9780316216869  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023906 $16.00
Beyer, Kirsten  
Star Trek: Voyager: Protectors
Captain Chakotay is determined to prove that the fleet's ongoing mission is vital to Federation interests; the key to doing so may lie in a distress call they received nine years earlier, but could not investigate at that time.  
Novel, 385 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2014 - ISBN: 1476738548 / 9781476738543  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026026 $7.99
Brennan, Marie  
Lady Trent #1: A Natural History of Dragons
Isabella, Lady Trent, brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth into the clear light of science. But before she became the celebrated figure she is today, she was a bookish young woman who defied the stifling conventions of the day. Here is her story.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 334 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765375079 / 9780765375070  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025750 $16.99
Briggs, Patricia  
Mercy Thompson #07: Frost Burned
When the werewolf pack is abducted, Mercy is forced to seek assistance from the most unlikely of allies: the vampire seethe.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 044102002X / 9780441020027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025333 $7.99
Butcher, Jim et al  
The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game Volume 1: Your Story
Whether you are a champion of God, changeling, vampire, werewolf, wizard, or plain vanilla mortal human being, here are all the rules you need to build characters and tell your own stories in the Dresdenverse. Inside, you will uncover the secrets of spellcasting, the extents of mortal and supernatural power, and the hidden occult reality of the unfamiliar city you call home.  
Game Manual, 414 pages, Hardcover, (no indication of edition)  
Evil Hat Productions - 2010 - ISBN: 0977153479 / 9780977153473  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New009542 $49.99
Butcher, Jim et al  
The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game Volume 2: Our World
Extensive details on the factions, creatures, foes, and allies of the Dresdenverse - over 200 creatures and characters complete with all the information you need to bring them into your own game. Plus a detailed chapter on modern-day Occult Chicago by Kenneth Hite, and an original short story by Jim Butcher.  
Game Manual, 269 pages, Hardcover, (no indication of edition)  
Evil Hat Productions - 2010 - ISBN: 0977153487 / 9780977153480  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New009543 $39.99
Campell, Bill (editor) / Hall, Edward Austin (editor)  
Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond
Forty stories (thirteen originals, twenty-seven reprints) showcasing multiculturalism, diversity, and characters of color in genre fiction.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • I Left My Heart in Skaftafell == Victor LaValle
  • Too Many Yesterdays, Not Enough Tomorrows == N.K. Jemisin
  • Skin Dragons Talk == Ernest Hogan
  • The Last of Its Kind == Kawika Guillermo
  • Bludgeon == Thaddeus Howze
  • The Farming of Gods == Ibi Zoboi
  • The Hungry Earth == Carmen Maria Machado
  • The Half-Wall == Rabih Alameddine
  • Unathi Battles the Black Hairballs == Lauren Beukes
  • Amma == Charles R. Saunders
  • The Homecoming == Chinelo Onwualu
  • The Voyeur == Ran Walker
  • Life-pod == Vandana Singh
  • Four Eyes == Tobias Buckell
  • The Death Collector == Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Bio-Anger == Kiini Ibura Salaam
  • The Runner of n-Vamana == Indrapramit Das
  • In the Belly of the Crocodile == Minister Faust
  • Live and Let Live == Linda D. Addison
  • The Pavilion of Frozen Women == S.P. Somtow
  • Waking the God of the Mountains == Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
  • Culling the Herd == C. Renee Stephens
  • Dances with Ghosts == Joseph Bruchac
  • Un Aperitivo Col Diavolo == Darius James
  • Othello Pop == Andaiye Reeves
  • A Brief History of Nonduality Studies == Sofia Samatar
  • Protected Entity == Daniel Jose Older
  • The Parrot's Tale == Anil Menon
  • Northern Lights == Eden Robinson
  • One Hundred and Twenty Days of Sunlight == Tade Thompson
  • The Aphotic Ghost == Carlos Hernandez
  • The Pillar == Farnoosh Moshiri
  • Angels + Cannibals Unite == Greg Tate
  • A Fine Specimen == Lisa Allen-Agostini
  • Between Islands == Jaymee Goh
  • Fees des Dents == George S. Walker
  • The Taken == Tenea D. Johnson
  • The Buzzing == Katherena Vermette
  • Monstro == Junot Díaz
  • Good Boy == Nisi Shawl
  • About the Authors
 
Anthology, 359 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Rosarium - 2013 - ISBN: 0989141144 / 9780989141147  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025143 $19.95
Carrington, Grant  
Time's Fool and Other Stories
Reprints his 1981 sf novel plus four related short stories. In a world where complex melodies set the score for lives and loves meeting through time, master musician Garcia searches for what is missing in his life, from the ordered world of the wealthy to the underworld where raw, free talent reigns. Will an offer to make him immortal fill the void in his existence and his music?
    Contents
  • Annapolis Town
  • Stella Blue
  • Time's Fool
  • On the Deck of the Starship
  • The Worm Beneath the Skull
  • Afterword
 
Collection, 253 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Variations on a Theme - 2013 - ISBN: 0984955895 / 9780984955893  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025048 $10.99
Castro, Adam-Troy  
Her Husband's Hands and Other Stories
Eight short works of fantasy, sf, and horror.
    Contents
  • Introduction == David Gerrold
  • Arvies
  • Her Husband's Hands
  • Of a Sweet Slow Dance in the Wake of Temporary Dogs
  • Our Human
  • Cherub
  • The Shallow End of the Pool
  • Pieces of Ethan
  • The Boy and the Box
  • Extro: 'Bad People Doing Evil Things' (afterword and story notes)
 
Collection, 253 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Prime - 2014 - ISBN: 1607014084 / 9781607014089  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024567 $15.95
Chadwick, Frank  
The Forever Engine
London, 1888: Mars has been colonized, and clockwork assassins stalk Europe's corridors of power. As a cabal of Iron Lords tightens its hold on Britain, far to the east, the Old Man of the Mountains plots the end of the world. It's up to Jack Fargo, a scholar and soldier from our own near future, to stop him before he blows this universe and our own to smithereens.  
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 1451639406 / 9781451639407  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024429 $15.00
Chu, Wesley  
Roen & Tao #2: The Deaths of Tao
For centuries the Prophus and the Genjix have sought a way off-planet, guiding humanity's development toward space travel. The end is now in sight, and both factions have plans to leave the Earth, but the Genjix method will mean the destruction of the human race. It's up to Roen and Tao to save the world. Oh, dear.  
Novel, 460 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Angry Robot - 2013 - ISBN: 0857663321 / 9780857663320  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026070 $7.99
Cole, Myke  
Shadow Ops #3: Breach Zone
When inhuman forces invade New York City, the Supernatural Operations Corps are the only soldiers equipped to prevent a massacre. Lieutenant Colonel Jan Thorsson, aka Harlequin, will be forced to face off with Scylla, a woman from his past whose power has warped her into something evil.  
Novel, 370 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 0425256375 / 9780425256374  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025349 $7.99
Dryden, Delphine  
Steam & Seduction #2: Scarlet Devices
As Eliza and Matthew compete against each other in a sky and steam race across the US, they find themselves racing toward love.  
Novel, 279 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Sensation - 2014 - ISBN: 0425265781 / 9780425265789  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025337 $7.99
Duncan, Dave  
Starfolk #2: Queen of Stars
Despite his fate to die an early, violent death if he remains in the Starlands, Rigel refuses to return to Earth, and never hesitates to defend the land and people he has taken as his own. As traitors plot Queen Talitha’s downfall, Rigel rescues one of Vildiar’s own half-breed offspring from Earth and offers her a new life in the Starlands.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
47North - 2014 - ISBN: 1477849173 / 9781477849170  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025394 $14.95
Foglio, Phl & Kaja  
Girl Genius #12: Agatha Heterodyne and the Siege of Mechanicsburg
Ages 13 and up. Full color. Agatha and her friends try to save her town from the Wulfenbach Empire's vast armies.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Studio Foglio - 2013 - ISBN: 1890856576 / 9781890856571  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025953 $25.00
Gaiman, Neil  
Neverwhere audiobook
When Richard Mayhew stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk, his act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. He must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.  
Novel, Audio CD(s), Unabridged - 10 CDs, 12.5 hours, author's preferred text performed by Neil Gaiman  
Harper Audio - 2013 - ISBN: 0062314319 / 9780062314314  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025139 $19.99
Gladstone, Max  
Craft #1: Three Parts Dead
A god has died, and it's up to Tara, a first-year associate at a necromantic firm, to bring Him back to life before His city falls apart.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
 
Novel, 333 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765333112 / 9780765333117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025080 $18.99
Goldman, Karen  
Jordan and the Dreadful Golem
Ages 9 and up. In an Israeli town, children can bend nature to their will. No one knows the source of their powers, except perhaps the town matriarch, who helps them control their talents using Kabbalah and other Jewish mystical teachings. Now an outsider wants to use the children's powers for sinister purposes; they must use their gifts to defeat an enemy with the power to erase the line between living and dead.  
Novel, 212 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Penlight - 2013 - ISBN: 0983868522 / 9780983868521  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New024826 $15.95
Goscinny, Rene / Uderzo, Alberto  
Where's Asterix?
Ages 9 and up. Full color. Can you find Asterix, Obelix, and their friends in these humorous action-packed scenes?  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Orion UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1444005545 / 9781444005547  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024587 $9.99
Goscinny, Rene / Uderzo, Alberto  
Where's Dogmatix?
Ages 9 and up. Full color. Dogmatix and his friends are hiding in these humorous action-packed scenes - can you find them amidst the hustle and bustle?  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Orion UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1444008439 / 9781444008432  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024588 $9.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #072: Intimidation, Inc. / Wizard of Crime
Plus story 'The House That Gaul Built' by Alfred Bester.

Intimidation, Inc.: A city is threatened by murderous extortionists.

Wizard of Crime: The Shadow and Margo Lane unmask the financial mastermind behind two criminal organizations.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771113 / 9781608771110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025060 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #073: The Seven Drops of Blood / Death from Nowhere
Plus Whisperer story 'The Band of Fear' by Alan Hathaway (writing as Clifford Goodrich).

The Seven Drops of Blood: The Dark Avenger follows a trail of murder to retrieve priceless rubies.

Death from Nowhere: The Shadow must uncover a strange secret to prove the innocence of a man accused of an impossible crime.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771156 / 9781608771158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025061 $14.95


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