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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Doctor Who Magazine #473
The writers behind the Seventh Doctor's adventures reflect on how they paved the way for the modern series; Marcus Wilson interview; tribute to Christopher Barry; more.  
Magazine, 82 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
Panini Publishing - 2014 - ISBN: whomag473  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027909 $9.99
 
Doctor Who Magazine #474
The very best of the first five decades, as voted by you!  
Magazine, 98 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
Panini Publishing - 2014 - ISBN: whomag474  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027910 $9.99
 
Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition: Player's Handbook
A core rulebook. Full color. Everything a player needs to create heroic characters, containing rules for character creation and advancement, backgrounds and skills, exploration and combat, equipment, spells, and much more.  
Game Manual, 320 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Wizards of the Coast - 2014 - ISBN: 0786965606 / 9780786965601  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New028942 $49.95
 
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Ages 12 and up. Includes a 64-page adventure book with everything the Dungeon Master needs to get started, 32-page rulebook for playing characters levels 1-5, 5 pregenerated characters, and 6 game dice.  
Boxed Game, Boxed Set  
Wizards of the Coast - 2014 - ISBN: 0786965592 / 9780786965595  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029030 $19.99
 
Fantasy & Science Fiction July / August 2014
New fiction chosen by guest editor C.C. Finlay, reviews, more.
    Contents
    Novelets
  • Palm Strike's Last Case == Charlie Jane Anders
  • Subduction == Paul M. Berger
  • The Traveling Salesman Solution == David Erik Nelson
  • The Day of the Nuptial Flight == Sarina Dorie
  • The Aerophone == Dinesh Rao
  • A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai'i == Alaya Dawn Johnson
    Short Stories
  • Seven Things Cadet Blanchard Learned from the Trade Summit Incident == Annalee Flower Horne
  • End of the World Community College == Sandra McDonald
  • The Girls Who Go Below == Cat Hellisen
  • Testimony of Samuel Frobisher Regarding Events Upon His Majesty's Ship Confidence, 14-22 June, 1818, With Diagrams == Ian Tregillis
  • Five Tales of the Aqueduct == Spencer Ellsworth
  • Belly == Haddayr Copley-Woods
  • The Only Known Law == William Alexander
 
Magazine, 258 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
Spilogale - 2014 - ISBN: fsfmag0714  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027856 $7.99
 
Locus #641 June 2014
Interviews with Joe Abercrombie and Eileen Gunn; Nebula Award winners; forthcoming books; industry news, reviews, more.  
Magazine, 74 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
Locus Publications - 2014 - ISBN: locus0614  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027830 $7.50
 
Mystery Scene #135
Articles about Ben Winters, Justified, Paul Doiron, Katherine Hall Page, more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2014 - ISBN: mystscene135  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027877 $7.50
Abdoh, Salar (editor and translator)  
Tehran Noir
Fifteen original stories set in Tehran, mostly by Iranian writers who still live there.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: The Crime Pages
  • The Fat, Fat Story of the Fat City == Danial Haghighi
  • Fear Is the Best Keeper of Secrets == Vali Khalili
  • A Woman's Geography Is Sacred == Lily Farhadpour
    Part II: When a War's Not Over
  • The Shelf Life of Revenge == Sima Saeedi
  • The Corpse Fixer == Majed Neisi
  • Lariyan's Day in the Sun == Aida Moradi Ahani
  • The Whitest Set of Teeth in Tehran == Salar Abdoh
    Part III: Proper Burial
  • The Restlessness of a Serial Killer at the Finish Line == Javad Afhami
  • My Own Marble Jesus == Mahsa Mohebali
  • In the Flophouse == Farhaad Heidari Gooran
  • A Stoning Before Breakfast == Azardokht Bahrami
    Part IV: The Executioner's Song
  • Bridge of Simon == Yourik Karim-Masihi
  • Not Every Bullet Is Meant for a King == Hossein Abkenar
  • The Groom's Return == Mahak Taheri
  • The Gravedigger's Kaddish == Gina B. Nahai
  • Persian Glossary
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 329 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2014 - ISBN: 1617753009 / 9781617753008  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028827 $15.95
Ace, Cathy  
Cait Morgan #4: The Corpse with the Platinum Hair
Cait and Bud's plan to celebrate his birthday in Las Vegas does not proceed as planned when a security lockdown traps them in a luxurious restaurant with a corpse and ten possible murderers.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
TouchWood - 2014 - ISBN: 1771510870 / 9781771510875  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028794 $14.95
Adams, Douglas  
Dirk Gently #1: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Bumbling PI Dirk Gently discovers that an ancient ghost is desperately trying to go back in time to prevent its own death. But this ghost was no ordinary person, and helping it save itself just might change the modern world as we know it. And not in a good way.  
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1987)  
Gallery - 2014 - ISBN: 1476782997 / 9781476782997  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028396 $16.00
Adams, Douglas  
Dirk Gently #2: The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
When an explosion is deemed an act of god, it's up to PI Dirk Gently to find out which god would do such a strange thing. In the meantime, one of his clients is murdered, and his battle with the cleaning lady over his incredibly dirty refrigerator comes to a standoff. Is it all somehow connected?  
Novel, 243 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1988)  
Gallery - 2014 - ISBN: 1476783004 / 9781476783000  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028397 $16.00
Adams, Scott  
Dilbert: Go Add Value Someplace Else
More office mayhem and madness from Dilbert and his coworkers.  
Graphic Novel, 165 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Andrews McMeel - 2014 - ISBN: 1449446604 / 9781449446604  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027326 $19.99
Adler, M.A.  
Oliver Wright #1: In the Shadow of Lies
California, 1941: A hillside fire that claimed two lives shows signs of Ku Klux Klan involvement, but the US entry into the war takes detective Oliver Wright away from the case. Returning in 1945, Wright investigates the hanging of an Italian POW; the suspects are Black soldiers. With help from a Black MP and an Italian POW captain, Oliver solves the mystery of the fire, and of the prisoner's death, uncovering deceit and violence that stretch back to the Great War.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
She Writes - 2014 - ISBN: 1938314824 / 9781938314827  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027562 $16.95
Alford, Stephen  
The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I
Delving deeply into 16th-century archives, Cambridge historian Alford explores the world of Elizabethan espionage.  
Nonfiction, 398 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Bloomsbury - 2014 - ISBN: 160819339X / 9781608193394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028035 $20.00
Anderson, Poul  
Collected Short Works #6: A Bicycle Built for Brew
Includes eight novellas.
    Contents
  • Editor's Introduction
  • My Father, Poul Anderson == Astrid Anderson Bear
  • A Bicycle Built for Brew (original magazine version)
  • Three Hearts and Three Lions (original magazine version)
  • The Snows of Ganymede
  • Territory
  • The Sensitive Man
  • Silent Victory
  • The Three-Cornered Wheel
  • A Plague of Masters
  • Acknowledgments
 
Collection, 470 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
NESFA Press - 2014 - ISBN: 1610373065 / 9781610373067  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027893 $29.00
Andrews, Donna  
Meg Langslow #16: Duck the Halls
First a cage full of skunks in the Baptist church forces them to move their concert to Trinity Episcopal. Next her grandfather's missing boa constrictor reappears at the concert. Before Meg can track down the pranksters, a fire breaks out at Trinity, and a vestryman is found dead. Meg searches for answers as she rushes to finish her Christmas preparations.  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's - 2014 - ISBN: 1250046718 / 9781250046710  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028108 $7.99
Andrews, Ilona  
Hidden Legacy #1: Burn for Me
In the most challenging case of her detective career, Nevada's quarry is a Prime - the highest rank of magic user - who can set anyone and anything on fire. Billionaire Connor Rogan is after the same target, so he kidnaps Nevada. But she's getting under his skin, and Rogan has learned that love can be as perilous in the magic world.  
Novel, 382 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Avon - 2014 - ISBN: 0062289233 / 9780062289230  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028633 $5.99
Anthony, Piers  
Xanth #39: Five Portraits
Picks up where Board Stiff left off, with the same characters.  
Novel, 268 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road - 2014 - ISBN: 1624672728 / 9781624672729  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028743 $17.99
Asher, Neal  
Agent Cormac #5: Line War
One of Erebus' wormships kills millions on Klurhammon for no tactical reason, and the AI entity controlling the lethal Jain technology attacks the Polity. When further attacks ensue, it brings some of the most dangerous individuals in the Polity to the front lines of the war. The attacks seem erratic, but is there a strategy behind them? And could that spell the end of the Polity? Only Agent Cormac can figure it out.  
Novel, 566 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Night Shade - 2014 - ISBN: 1597805289 / 9781597805285  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029068 $15.99
Barnhill, Kelly  
The Witch's Boy
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 10 and up. When Ned and his brother tumble into a bewitched river, only Ned survives. The villagers think the wrong boy lived. Ned grows up weak and slow, but when a Bandit King comes to steal the magic, it's Ned who safeguards it and summons the strength to protect his family and community. The Bandit King's resourceful and pragmatic daughter Aine is haunted by her mother's last words to her: The wrong boy will save your life and you will save his. When their paths cross, can Aine and Ned trust each other long enough to stop the war about to boil over?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 27th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Young People's Literature
 
Novel, 372 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Algonquin - 2014 - ISBN: 161620351X / 9781616203511  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029155 $17.95
Baxter, Stephen  
Northland #3: Iron Winter
Days grow shorter, temperatures colder; in the wake of long winters come famine, destruction, and terror. As an exodus to warmer climes threatens to fracture Northland, one man believes he can outwit the cold, and salvage some scraps of the once-great civilization.  
Novel, 504 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Roc - 2014 - ISBN: 0451419197 / 9780451419194  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028213 $7.99
Bear, Elizabeth  
Promethean Age #5: One-Eyed Jack
When the Suicide King, one of the avatars of Las Vegas, vanishes in the middle of a magic-rights turf war, his partner the One-Eyed Jack seeks the aid of legendary and undead allies: the ghosts of Doc Holliday and John Henry the steel-driving man; the echoes of several imaginary superspies; and a vampire named Tribute, who bears a striking resemblance to a certain long-lost pop music icon.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Prime - 2014 - ISBN: 1607014068 / 9781607014065  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024560 $15.95
Bedford, Jacey  
Psi-Tech #1: Empire of Dust
Mega-corporations use their psi-techs - implanted with telepath technology - to race each other for resources across the galaxy. Psi-tech Cara is on the run after discovering massive corruption in Alphacorp. The corp can find its telepaths, anywhere, anytime, mind-to-mind. So even though it's driving Cara half-crazy, she's powered down. Cornered on a backwater planet, she gets out just in time, with the help of Ben, a psi-tech Navigator for Alphacorp's biggest rival. Now they're struggling to survive a star-spanning manhunt, black-ops raids, and fleets of resource-hungry raiders.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 532 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2014 - ISBN: 0756410169 / 9780756410162  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028217 $7.99
Bein, Steve  
Fated Blades #2: Year of the Demon
A Yakuza underboss has put a price on Mariko's head; he'll lift the bounty only if she retrieves an ancient iron demon mask that was stolen from him. But Mariko has no idea of the corrupting power carried within the mask, or of its deadly link with the famed Inazuma blade she wields.  
Novel, 510 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 Trade PB  
Roc - 2014 - ISBN: 0451465202 / 9780451465207  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028186 $7.99
Bell Jr., Albert A.  
Pliny the Younger #1: All Roads Lead to Murder
When a traveling companion is discovered with his heart cut out, the authorities assume the man's slaves are responsible, but Pliny thinks otherwise. Can Pliny and his friend Tacitus find the real culprit before the slaves are put to death?  
Novel, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Ingalls - 2011 - ISBN: 1932158421 / 9781932158427  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028859 $17.95


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