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Newsletter 105
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Smith, E.E. 'Doc'  
The Skylark of Space / Skylark Three / Skylark of Valeron / Skylark DuQuesne
Reprints four classic space opera novels.  
Omnibus, 672 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1928 / 1948 / 1949 / 1966)  
Gollancz UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0575122668 / 9780575122666  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026594 $29.95
Smith, Gavin  
The Age of Scorpio
Only Eldon Sloper was desperate enough to agree to a salvage job in Red Space; now he and his crew are regretting the decision. There's something wrong about Red Space. Some things work, others don't. Stick close to the Church beacons. Don't get lost.  
Novel, 503 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Gollancz UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0575094753 / 9780575094758  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026586 $19.95
Smith, Sherri L.  
Orleans
Ages 12 and up. First came the storms. Then the Fever. Then the Wall. Years after the Gulf Coast was quarantined, a primitive new society exists. When her tribe is ambushed, Fen survives, along with a newborn, and sets out to get the baby to a better life over the Wall before her blood becomes tainted. Brought together by chance, Fen and Daniel - a scientist who snuck into the Delta to research a cure for the Fever - navigate the wasteland of Orleans.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Penguin Speak - 2014 - ISBN: 0147509963 / 9780147509963  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025486 $9.99
Spires, Ashley  
Binky #2: Binky to the Rescue
Ages 7 and up. Full color. On his first trip to outer space, certified space cat Binky must rescue his copilot Ted from an alien warship.  
Graphic Novel, 64 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing (simultaneous HC)  
Kids Can - 2010 - ISBN: 1554535972 / 9781554535972  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026195 $8.95
Spires, Ashley  
Binky #5: License to Scratch
Ages 7 and up. Full color. Boarding at the vet while their humans are away, Binky, Gordon, and Gracie find themselves up against feline traitor Professor Tuffy and her alien allies. But what made this brilliant scientist turn her back on humans?  
Graphic Novel, 64 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Kids Can - 2013 - ISBN: 1554539641 / 9781554539642  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026198 $8.95
Stephens, James  
The Crock of Gold
A classic humorous fairytale for adults, set in a world peopled by policeman, philosophers, tinkers, leprechauns, and a very wise salmon.  
Novel, 217 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1912)  
John Murray UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1848547358 / 9781848547353  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026592 $15.95
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #02: The Devil's Paymaster / The Benevolent Order of Death
Plus Spider story 'A Certain Meeting' by Norvell W. Page.

The Devil's Paymaster: The Spider must stop a criminal genius who deals torturous radioactive death, and restore honor to the Statue of Liberty.

The Benevolent Order of Death: Nita infiltrates the supposedly patriotic Benevolent Order of Americans, and a new Spider arises after Richard Wentworth is shot in the back.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771105 / 9781608771103  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026135 $14.95
Story, Jack Trevor  
The Trouble with Harry
In a small English town, the body of a middle-aged man has been found in the woods, and three different people think they may be responsible for his death. Free-thinking artist Sam Marlowe becomes a good-natured sleuth, helping the townspeople to bury, dig up, and rebury the corpse in an effort to evade the authorities and discover the truth about Harry.  
Novel, 205 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1949)  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749014628 / 9780749014629  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026624 $16.95
Strahan, Jonathan (editor)  
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 8
Twenty-eight of the best stories of 2013.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Jonathan Strahan
  • Some Desperado == Joe Abercrombie
  • Zero for Conduct == Greg Egan
  • Effigy Nights == Yoon Ha Lee
  • Rosary and Goldenstar == Geoff Ryman
  • The Sleeper and the Spindle == Neil Gaiman
  • Cave and Julia == M. John Harrison
  • The Herons of Mer de l'Ouest == M. Bennardo
  • Water == Ramez Naam
  • The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling == Ted Chiang
  • The Ink Readers of Doi Saket == Thomas Olde Heuvelt
  • Cherry Blossoms on the River of Souls == Richard Parks
  • Rag and Bone == Priya Sharma
  • The Book Seller == Lavie Tidhar
  • The Sun and I == K.J. Parker
  • The Promise of Space == James Patrick Kelly
  • The Master Conjurer == Charlie Jane Anders
  • The Pilgrim and the Angel == E. Lily Yu
  • Entangled == Ian R. Macleod
  • Fade to Gold == Benjanun Sriduangkaew
  • Selkie Stories Are For Losers == Sofia Samatar
  • In Metal, In Bone == An Owomoyela
  • Kormak the Lucky == Eleanor Arnason
  • Sing == Karin Tidbeck
  • Social Services == Madeline Ashby
  • The Road of Needles == Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • Mystic Falls == Robert Reed
  • The Queen of Night's Aria == Ian McDonald
  • The Irish Astronaut == Val Nolan


Awards:
♦  The Sun and I: Finalist for the 2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Novella
♦  The Ink Readers of Doi Saket: Finalist for the 2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction
♦  Selkie Stories Are for Losers: Finalist for the 2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction
 
Anthology, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Solaris - 2014 - ISBN: 1781082162 / 9781781082164  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026013 $19.99
Sutherland, Tui T.  
Wings of Fire #3: The Hidden Kingdom
Ages 8 and up. RainWings are going missing from their beautiful forest. Glory and the other dragonets are determined to find the missing dragons, even if it drags the peaceful RainWing kingdom where they never wanted to be - into the middle of the war.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Scholastic - 2014 - ISBN: 0545349257 / 9780545349253  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026401 $6.99
Swann, S. Andrew  
Frank Blackthorne #1: Dragon Princess
Frank's last heist didn't go as planned, and a kingdom of cultists would like him dead. Court wizard Elhared the Unwise will deal with the cultists, if Frank will rescue Princess Lucille from a dragon. One explosion of misapplied magic later, Frank's mind is in Lucille's body, and Lucille's mind is in the dragon's body. The two must pair up and face off against thugs, knights, slavers, a wicked queen, and a dark lord's hordes.  
Novel, 330 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2014 - ISBN: 0756409578 / 9780756409579  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026362 $7.99
Tan, Shaun  
Rules of Summer
Ages 6 and up. Full color. Never break the rules - especially if you don't understand them. Even if they feel completely arbitrary. Even if your older brother seems to be making them up. Fantastical consequences ensue if you do.  
Picture Book, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Scholastic - 2014 - ISBN: 0545639123 / 9780545639125  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026400 $18.99
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #15: Murder in Chelsea
A woman has inquired after Catherine, the abandoned child Sarah has taken as her daughter, claiming she was Catherine's nursemaid and is acting on behalf of the girl's mother to reunite them. But when Sergeant Frank Malloy tries to verify the woman's identity, he finds she has been murdered.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
 
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425260453 / 9780425260456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026368 $7.99
Tope, Rebecca  
Lake District #1: The Windermere Witness
Mark Baxter, a young man from a wealthy family, has been murdered at his sister's wedding. Florist Simmy Brown was one of the last people to talk with him, and becomes further entangled in the case when she witnesses another killing.  
Novel, 414 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012692 / 9780749012694  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024735 $16.95
Trenholm, Hayden (editor)  
Strange Bedfellows
Stories with political themes by sf writers who are passionate about the importance of ideology and political action as a source of solutions as well as problems.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Hayden Trenholm
  • Tried as an Adult == Eugie Foster
  • Candidate Z == Conor Powers-Smith
  • When This Peace Thing Blows Over == John Skylar
  • Occupy Asteroid == Trevor Shikaze
  • The Afternoon Revolution == Erica L. Satifka
  • Three Years of Ash, Twenty Years of Dust == Andrew Barton
  • The Shapes of Wrath == Ian Creasey
  • Gloop == Gustavo Bondoni
  • Homebody == Richard Harland
  • Capital Punishment == f.f. white
  • Entangled States == Jay Werkheiser
  • In Place of Darkness == Elinor Caiman Sands
  • Blocking == Juliet Kemp
  • Point of Ascension == D.A. D'Amico
  • Changing Body Templates == Bogi Takacs
  • Elayen == Alter S. Reiss
  • Why Lily Left == Katherine Sparrow
  • Amateur Night at the GlobalMart == Craig DeLancey
 
Anthology, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Bundoran - 2014 - ISBN: 1927881005 / 9781927881002  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025956 $16.95
Tubb, E.C.  
Extra Man (alternate title: Fifty Days to Doom) / The Space-Born / Fires of Satan
Reprints two classic sf adventure novels, plus posthumous novel Fires of Satan.  
Omnibus, 413 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1954 / 1956 / 2011)  
Gollancz UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0575105208 / 9780575105201  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026593 $29.95
VanderMeer, Ann & Jeff (editors)  
The Time Traveler's Almanac
Reprints sixty-five time travel stories, compiling more than a century's worth of travels into the past and the future that will reacquaint readers with beloved classics and introduce them to contemporary innovations.  
Anthology, 943 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765374242 / 9780765374240  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025747 $26.99
VanderMeer, Jeff  
Southern Reach #2: Authority
In the wake of the disastrous twelfth expedition to Area X, the Southern Reach is in disarray. From a series of interrogations, a cache of hidden notes, and profoundly troubling video footage, the secrets of Area X begin to reveal themselves, pushing John Rodriguez, the team's newly appointed head, to confront disturbing truths about himself and the agency he serves. And the consequences will spread much further than that.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (entire trilogy)
 
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Farrar, Straus and Giroux - 2014 - ISBN: 0374104107 / 9780374104108  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026499 $15.00
Vonnegut, Kurt  
Novels 1976-1985: Slapstick / Jailbird / Deadeye Dick / Galapagos
Plus an assortment of Vonnegut speeches, essays, and commentary from the period that touch upon the themes, incidents, and particulars of the novels.

Slapstick: The post-apocalyptic memoirs of Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain, architect of a brilliant scheme to rid mankind of loneliness.

Jailbird: A political fable, recounting the life of a good man who becomes embroiled in several of the worst political scandals of the American Century.

Deadeye Dick: A talentless playwright struggles to atone for the crimes of his youth and the sins of his country.

Galapagos: The story of how and why, a million years ago during the global ecological disaster of 1986, humankind embarked on an unlikely evolution.  
Omnibus, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1976 / 1982 / 1983 / 1985)  
Library of America - 2014 - ISBN: 1598533045 / 9781598533040  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026445 $35.00
Vonnegut, Kurt  
Welcome to the Monkey House: The Special Edition
Reprints his 1968 collection of short fiction, plus alternate drafts of the title story and an essay by Vonnegut scholar Gregory D. Sumner.
    Contents
  • Preface
  • Where I Live
  • Harrison Bergeron
  • Who Am I This Time?
  • Welcome to the Monkey House
  • Long Walk to Forever
  • The Foster Portfolio
  • Miss Temptation
  • All the King's Horses
  • Tom Edison's Shaggy Dog
  • New Dictionary
  • Next Door
  • More Stately Mansions
  • The Hyannis Port Story
  • D.P.
  • Report on the Barnhouse Effect
  • The Euphio Question
  • Go Back to Your Precious Wife and Son
  • Deer in the Works
  • The Lie
  • Unready to Wear
  • The Kid Nobody Could Handle
  • The Manned Missiles
  • Epicac
  • Adam
  • Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow
  • Building the Monkey House == Gregory D. Sumner
 
Nonfiction, 393 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Dial - 2014 - ISBN: 0812993608 / 9780812993608  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025609 $18.00
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #05: The Devil's Cave
It's spring in the French town of St. Denis, and a dead woman has been found floating in a boat on the river. Evidence suggests the occult may be involved. As questions mount, Bruno and his colleagues draw closer to a showdown in the place the locals call the Devil's Cave.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage - 2014 - ISBN: 0345804791 / 9780345804792  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025652 $16.00
Weber, David / BuNine  
Honorverse: House of Steel: The Honorverse Companion
A new short Honorverse novel by Weber, plus a compendium of tech, specs, history, and backstory.  
Nonfiction, 762 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC/Trade PB  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 147673643X / 9781476736433  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025992 $7.99
Wells, Martha  
Emilie #2: Emilie and the Sky World
Ages 12 and up. Young adventurer Emilie and her patron discover a ship from a different aetheric realm. Emilie must find out if they are friend or foe, and face the even greater dangers which follow fast on the ship's trail.  
Novel, 313 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Strange Chemistry - 2014 - ISBN: 1908844523 / 9781908844521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025663 $9.99
Wilcox, John  
Starshine
1914: British forces are trying to hold off the Germans in France. Jim Hickman and Bertie Murphy are plunged into this nightmare. Jim receives honor after honor, while Bertie sinks into depression. Back home, the girl they both love will have to choose between them - if they ever come back alive.  
Novel, 441 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012994 / 9780749012991  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024737 $16.95
Willis, Connie  
The Best of Connie Willis
Collects all her Hugo and Nebula Award-winning short fiction, plus an afterword from the author for each piece.
    Contents
  • A Letter from the Clearys
  • At the Rialto
  • Death on the Nile
  • The Soul Selects Her Own Society
  • Fire Watch
  • Inside Job
  • Even the Queen
  • The Winds of Marble Arch
  • All Seated on the Ground
  • The Last of the Winnebagos
  • Editor's Note
  • 2006 Worldcon Guest of Honor Speech
  • Grand Master Backup Speech (never delivered)
  • Grand Master Acceptance Speech
 
Collection, 475 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Del Rey - 2014 - ISBN: 0345540662 / 9780345540669  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025627 $18.00


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