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Newsletter 107
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Martin, George R.R. (editor) / Dozois, Gardner (editor)  
Dangerous Women 1
Seven original tales of dangerous women.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Raisa Stepanova == Carrie Vaughn
  • I Know How to Pick 'Em == Lawrence Block
  • Neighbors == Megan Lindholm
  • Wrestling Jesus == Joe R. Lansdale
  • My Heart Is Either Broken == Megan Abbott
  • Nora's Song == Cecelia Holland
  • The Princess and the Queen == George R.R. Martin


Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology
 
Anthology, 402 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (partial reprint of 2013 hc)  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765368757 / 9780765368751  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028087 $7.99
Martin, George R.R. (editor) / Dozois, Gardner (editor)  
Dangerous Women 2
Seven original tales of dangerous women.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Girl in the Mirror == Lev Grossman
  • A Queen in Exile == Sharon Kay Penman
  • Pronouncing Doom == S.M. Stirling
  • Lies My Mother Told Me == Caroline Spector
  • Name the Beast == Sam Sykes
  • Second Arabesque, Very Slowly == Nancy Kress
  • Virgins == Diana Gabaldon


Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology
 
Anthology, 403 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (partial reprint of 2013 hc)  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 076536882X / 9780765368829  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028092 $7.99
Martin, George (writer) / Abraham, Daniel (adaptation) / Wolfer, Mike (artist)  
Skin Trade Volume 1
Full color. Adaptation of the award-winning story of werewolves, blood, and revenge.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Avatar - 2014 - ISBN: 1592912338 / 9781592912339  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027250 $14.99
McCullough, Kelly  
Fallen Blade #5: Drawn Blades
Signed by the author on the title page. In the days before the fall of his goddess, only one other rivaled Aral's skills: Siri the Mythkiller, a woman who ruthlessly earned the title First Blade. As a friend, Aral owes her his loyalty. As a former lover, he owes her part of his heart. As a Blade, he owes her anything she asks, including his life. Now Siri seeks Aral's aid. But as they journey towards the ancient Sylvani Empire, only time will reveal whether Aral can save the former First Blade, or if he will simply fall with her.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 0425270009 / 9780425270004  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028211 $7.99
McDevitt, Jack  
Academy Prequel: Starhawk
Having realized her lifelong dream of qualifying for an interstellar pilot's license, Hutch winds up working for the corporation responsible for terraforming. Her working conditions include bomb threats, sabotage, clashes with her employers, and a mission to a world which harbors a lifeform unlike anything humanity has ever seen.  
Novel, 389 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 0425260860 / 9780425260869  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028209 $8.99
McGuire, Seanan (aka Grant, Mira)  
October Daye #08: The Winter Long
Toby has friends and powerful allies. Even the new Queen of the Mists is on Toby's side, naming her a hero of the realm. But now winter is here, and everything is about to change.  
Novel, 358 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2014 - ISBN: 0756408083 / 9780756408084  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028187 $8.99
McKinlay, Jenn  
Library Lover's #05: On Borrowed Time
When her playboy brother Jack, a consultant for a coffee company, disappears, Lindsey's quest for her brother embroils her in a strange case. It'll take help from her library book club and both her suitors to keep Jack from ending up in hot water. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 271 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425260739 / 9780425260739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028269 $7.99
Modesitt Jr., L.E.  
Forever Hero #1: Dawn for a Distant Earth
The first human ship to return to Earth in millennia discovers a wasteland inhabited by a few degenerate or mutated human outcasts. Among them is a boy of immense intelligence and determination who is captured, taken in, and educated - and disappears. He is, if not immortal, at least very long-lived, and he plans to build an independent power base out in the galaxy and force the galactic empire to devote centuries and immense resources to the restoration of the ecology of Earth.  
Novel, 340 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1987)  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765378159 / 9780765378156  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028083 $7.99
Monty Python  
Monty Python and the Holy Grail Special Edition DVD Set
Follow King Arthur and his knights in their search for the Holy Grail in this British comedy classic.
    Disc One: Special Features
  • Commentaries by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, plus general complaints and back-biting by John Cleese, Eric Idle, and Michael Palin
  • On-screen screenplay lets you read along as you watch the film
  • 'Follow the Killer Rabbit' feature
  • Subtitles for people who don't like the film (taken from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part II)
  • Animated menus
    Disc Two: Bonus Material
  • Three mindless sing-alongs
  • The Quest for the Holy Grail Locations documentary
  • How to Use Your Coconuts (an educational film)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Japanese! (with English subtitles)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Lego
  • On Location with The Pythons (18-minute BBC report made in 1974)
  • Interactive cast directory - discover how many roles Michael Palin plays!
  • Tons of Terry Gilliam's original sketches plus posters
  • Behind the scenes photos
  • A Load of Rubbish (a surprise package of mystery items)
  • Unused Locations
  • Unused Ideas
  • Theatrical trailers and weblinks
 
Film, DVD(s), Widescreen - high definition, full color, live action, 89 minutes, rated PG, NTSC region 1, English with English, Spanish, and French subtitles plus English subtitles for the hearing impaired; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound  
Columbia Tristar - 2001 - ISBN: 043396052765  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028198 $16.99
Moore, Katrinka  
Numa
Poems telling the tale of a shape-shifter, a wild feline who learns by trial and error to take the form of other animals, plants, and the elements. Illustrated with black & white photo collages.  
Collection, 70 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2014 - ISBN: 1619760576 / 9781619760578  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027844 $12.00
Moreno-Garcia, Silvia (editor)  
Fractured
Twenty-three stories of post-apocalypse Canada. The waters have risen around Vancouver, nuclear disasters have devastated the prairies, a strange sickness has relocated the capital of the nation to Yellowknife, aliens have invaded Manitoba, ghosts have returned to exterminate the living, and more.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • No Man Is a Promontory == H.N. Janzen
  • Persistence of Vision == Orrin Grey
  • St. Macaire's Dome == Jean-Louis Trudel
  • Kalopsia == E. Catherine Tobler
  • White Noise == Geoff Gander
  • Edited Hansard == Miriam Oudin
  • The Body Politic == John Jantunen
  • D-Day == T.S. Bazelli
  • Matthew, Waiting == A.C. Wise
  • Jenny of the Long Gauge == Michael Matheson
  • Snow Angels == A.M. Dellamonica
  • Keeper of the Oasis == Steve Stanton
  • Manitou-Wapow == GMB Chomichuk
  • Saying Goodbye == Michael S. Pack
  • Of the Dying Light == Arun Jiwa
  • @Shalestate == David Huebert
  • City Noise == Morgan M. Page
  • Brown Wave == Christine Ottoni
  • Ruptures == Jamie Mason
  • River Road == Amanda M. Tyler
  • Last Man Standing == Frank Westcott
  • Dogs for Dinner == dvsduncan
  • Maxim Fujiyama and Other Persons == Claude Lalumière
  • Authors' Biographies
 
Anthology, 336 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Exile - 2014 - ISBN: 1550964097 / 9781550964097  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029110 $17.95
Munroe, Randall  
What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
The creator of popular webcomic xkcd provides answers to his fans' strangest questions. What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool? Could you build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns? His responses gleefully and accurately explain everything from the relativistic effects of a baseball pitched at near the speed of light to the many horrible ways you could die while building a periodic table out of all the actual elements. Includes new and never-before-answered questions, along with the most popular ones from his website.  
Humor, 303 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2014 - ISBN: 0544272994 / 9780544272996  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028713 $27.00
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #06: The Redeemer
Harry Hole, the Oslo police department's best investigator and worst civil servant, pursues a desperate, faceless contract killer on a chase that leads to the darkest corners of the former Yugoslavia.  
Novel, 500 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2014 - ISBN: 0307742989 / 9780307742988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025637 $14.95
Nicolay, Scott  
Ana Kai Tangata
Eight stories and novellas of weird horror, with settings ranging from New Jersey to Easter Island.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Laird Barron
  • alligators
  • The Bad Outer Space
  • Ana Kai Tangata
  • Eyes Exchange Bank
  • Phragmites
  • The Soft Frogs
  • Geschafte
  • Tuckahoe
  • Afterword == John Pelan
 
Collection, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Fedogan & Bremer - 2014 - ISBN: 1878252089 / 9781878252081  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027885 $30.00
North, Claire (aka Griffin, Kate aka Webb, Catherine)  
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Harry is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of the lives he has already lived. Nothing ever changes. But as Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a girl appears at his bedside; she needs to send a message back with him. This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award
 
Novel, 405 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Hachette Redhook - 2014 - ISBN: 0316399620 / 9780316399623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028519 $16.00
Pajer, Bernadette  
Professor Bradshaw #4: The Edison Effect
1903: When an electrician is found dead in a store window, clutching a festoon of Thomas Edison's holiday lights, Professor Benjamin Bradshaw suspects a dangerous game has been set in motion.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464202524 / 9781464202520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028746 $14.95
Parent, B.K.  
Sommerhjem #3: Journey's Seekers
Signed by the author on the half-title page. Chance has been chosen by his family to return to Sommerhjem to retrieve a piece of the oppgave ringe his father hid before the family fled. But what he thought would be a grand adventure turns out to be more than he bargained for. Meanwhile, Yara secures work in the royal library, where she secretly begins researching the whereabouts of a piece of the oppgave ringe her family was once charged with keeping safe. What she uncovers takes her and her fox companion Toki on a dangerous expedition to Sommerhjem's border.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
iUniverse - 2014 - ISBN: 1491726881 / 9781491726884  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027861 $20.95
Parker, T. Jefferson  
Full Measure
When his family's avocado ranch is destroyed by a wildfire, Patrick Norris puts his plans on hold to save the family home. After his troubled brother Ted's quest to prove himself goes terribly wrong, Ted tries to disappear. Desperate to find him and salvage what remains of his family, Patrick faces an agonizing choice.  
Novel, 276 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2014 - ISBN: 1250052009 / 9781250052001  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028004 $25.99
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #10: The Long Way Home
Publisher's signed edition with signature on front free endpaper; 'Signed Edition' sticker on front of jacket. Gamache is happily retired in the village of Three Pines, but when Clara Morrow's husband Peter fails to return on schedule, Gamache agrees to help search for the missing artist. Jean-Guy Beauvoir and Myrna Landers join them on a hunt that takes them deeper and deeper into Quebec.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 373 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250022061 / 9781250022066  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028008 $27.99
Perry, Carol J.  
Witch City #1: Caught Dead Handed
Hoping for a reporter's job in Salem, Massachusetts, Lee winds up replacing the murdered psychic who hosted the station's late-night horror movies. Now Lee is starting to wonder if she actually has psychic abilities, and the dead woman's cat O'Ryan is exhibiting some strange powers of his own. As Halloween approaches, Lee must unmask a killer.  
Novel, 393 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 1617733695 / 9781617733697  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028292 $7.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #29: Going Postal
Lord Vetinari offers con man and forger Moist von Lipwig a choice: suffer a painful death, or get Ankh-Morpork's ancient post office up and running efficiently. Now the former criminal is facing really big problems. There are tons of undelivered mail - and the letters seem to be talking to him. Worst of all, it means taking on the Grand Trunk clacks communication monopoly and its bloodthirsty piratical head.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2006 Nebula Award for Best Novel

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 471 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062334972 / 9780062334978  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028635 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #30: Thud!
Centuries ago, it was trolls against dwarfs in bloody combat in Koom Valley. Nobody's quite sure why they fought or who actually won, but they still view each other with distrust. Lately, dwarf Grag Hamcrusher has been fomenting unrest in Ankh-Morpork. When he's discovered beaten to death, with a troll club conveniently lying nearby, Commander Vimes knows that the wellbeing of his city depends on solving the crime without delay. But a deadly puzzle will pull Vimes deep into the muck and mire of tradition, hatred, and fear - and all the way to Koom Valley.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 434 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062334980 / 9780062334985  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028636 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #31: Making Money
Having exceeded all expectations, including his own, con man turned Postmaster General Moist von Lipwig finds himself summoned by Lord Vetinari and asked to take charge of the Royal Mint. Now he's not only making money, but enemies too. He's got to spring a prisoner from jail, break into his own bank vault, stop the new manager from licking his face, and, above all, find out where all the gold has gone. Otherwise, his life in banking, while very exciting, is going to be quite short.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2008 Nebula Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 473 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062334999 / 9780062334992  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028637 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #32: Unseen Academicals
Known for sagacity, magic, and their love of teatime, the wizards of Unseen University are in something of a quandary when Lord Vetinari asks them to field a football team.  
Novel, 516 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062335006 / 9780062335005  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028638 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #34: Raising Steam
When Lord Vetinari puts him in charge of Ankh-Morpork's new steam train, Moist von Lipwig must grapple with gallons of grease, goblins, a fat controller with a history of throwing employees down the stairs, and some very angry dwarfs to keep everything from going off the rails.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Prometheus Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 365 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Anchor - 2014 - ISBN: 0804169209 / 9780804169202  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028909 $15.95


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