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Uncle Hugo's Newsletter 108
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Abercrombie, Joe  
Shattered Sea #1: Half a King
Born into a world where a strong arm and a cold heart rule, Prince Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge. Gathering a fellowship of the outcast and the lost, he finds they can do more to help him than any court of nobles could. But even with loyal friends at his side, Yarvi finds his path may end as it began - in twists, and traps, and tragedy - as he struggles to fulfill his vow to regain the throne he never wanted.  
Novel, 333 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Del Rey - 2015 - ISBN: 0804178410 / 9780804178419  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029963 $15.00
Adams, John Joseph (editor)  
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse
Some of the best post-apocalyptic stories of the last two decades.
    Contents
  • Introduction == John Joseph Adams
  • The End of the Whole Mess == Stephen King
  • Salvage == Orson Scott Card
  • The People of Sand and Slag == Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Bread and Bombs == Mary Rickert
  • How We Got In Town and Out Again == Jonathan Lethem
  • Dark, Dark Were the Tunnels == George R.R. Martin
  • Waiting for the Zephyr == Tobias S. Buckell
  • Never Despair == Jack McDevitt
  • When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth == Cory Doctorow
  • The Last of the O-Forms == James Van Pelt
  • Still Life with Apocalypse == Richard Kadrey
  • Artie's Angels == Catherine Wells
  • Judgment Passed == Jerry Oltion
  • Mute == Gene Wolfe
  • Inertia == Nancy Kress
  • And the Deep Blue Sea == Elizabeth Bear
  • Speech Sounds == Octavia E. Butler
  • Killers == Carol Emshwiller
  • Ginny Sweethips' Flying Circus == Neal Barrett Jr.
  • The End of the World as We Know It == Dale Bailey
  • A Song Before Sunset == David Grigg
  • Episode Seven: Last Stand Against the Pack in the Kingdom of the Purple Flowers == John Langan
 
Anthology, 591 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 Trade PB  
Titan - 2015 - ISBN: 1783291486 / 9781783291489  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029974 $8.99
Asher, Neal  
The Gabble and Other Stories
Ten stories set in his Polity universe, featuring some of the vilest alien creatures ever.
    Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Softly Spoken the Gabbleduck
  • Putrefactors
  • Garp and Geronamid
  • The Sea of Death
  • Alien Archaeology
  • Acephalous Dreams
  • Snow in the Desert
  • Choudapt
  • Adaptogenic
  • The Gabble
  • Author's Notes
 
Collection, 371 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805319 / 9781597805315  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029652 $15.99
Asher, Neal  
Polity: The Technician
The Theocracy has been dead for twenty years, and the Polity rules on Masada. But there are rebels who cannot accept the new order;their hatred for surviving theocrats is undiminished, and Jeremiah Tombs is at the top of their hit list. The war drone Amistad recruits Leif Grant, an ex-rebel Commander, to protect Tombs. Meanwhile, in deep space, the mechanism the Atheter used to reduce themselves to animals stirs from slumber and begins to power up its weapons.  
Novel, 503 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805300 / 9781597805308  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029646 $15.99
Bishop, Anne  
Others #2: Murder of Crows
As the prophetic urge strikes Meg Corbyn more frequently, the Others and the handful of humans residing in the Courtyard must work together to stop the man bent on reclaiming their blood prophet.  
Novel, 413 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Roc - 2015 - ISBN: 0451466160 / 9780451466167  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029783 $8.99
Blake, Deborah  
Baba Yaga #2: Wickedly Wonderful
When a mysterious toxin in Monterey Bay drives selkies and mers from their homes, powerful but inexperienced witch Beka Yancy investigates with the help of cranky but way too attractive ex-Marine Marcus Dermott.  
Novel, 332 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Sensation - 2014 - ISBN: 0425272931 / 9780425272930  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028316 $7.99
Boulle, Pierre  
Desperate Games
Despairing at the state of the world, a group of intellectuals form the new Scientific World Government. They make changes, eliminating hunger and disease while promoting new scientific thought. But people are not happy - the suicide rate has skyrocketed. It turns out the public want a little risk in their lives. To entertain the masses, they start with gladiator battles, and quickly escalate into historical battle reenactments involving chemical warfare and mass destruction. What has the world let itself in for?  
Novel, 197 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of novel originally published in 1971)  
Hesperus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1843915359 / 9781843915355  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030035 $16.95
Brennan, Marie  
Lady Trent #2: The Tropic of Serpents
Three years after her journey to Vystrana, Isabella defies family and convention to embark on an expedition to the continent of Eriga, home to exotic draconian species. In the jungle known as the Green Hell, her courage, resourcefulness, and scientific curiosity will be tested as never before.  
Novel, 331 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2015 - ISBN: 0765375087 / 9780765375087  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029417 $16.99
Briggs, Patricia  
Mercy Thompson #08: Night Broken
Adam's ex-wife wants Adam back, and she's willing to do whatever it takes, including turning the pack against Mercy. But there's a more dangerous threat circling; Mercy must put her personal troubles aside to face a creature with the power to tear her world apart.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425256278 / 9780425256275  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029778 $7.99
Bushnell, Jeremy P.  
The Weirdness
At thirty, Billy Ridgeway toys with being a writer, when he isn't working at a sandwich shop. Then the Devil shows up, promising to get Billy published. In exchange, Billy is to retrieve the Neko of Infinite Equilibrium, a cat-shaped statue with magical powers, which has been stolen by a powerful warlock. Despite trying to refuse the Devil's deal, Billy ends up on a wild adventure, both supernatural and literary, through the streets of New York City and beyond.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 277 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Melville House - 2014 - ISBN: 1612193153 / 9781612193151  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029285 $16.95
Carey, Peter  
Amnesia
When Gaby Baillieux released the Angel Worm virus into Australia's prison system, hundreds of asylum seekers walked free. And because the US runs the prisons - as they do so many parts of her country - the doors of several thousand jails in the US also opened. Was this a mistake, or a declaration of cyber war? What, if anything, does it have to do with the largely forgotten Battle of Brisbane between US and Australian forces in 1942? Or with the CIA-influenced coup in Australia in 1975? Journalist Felix Moore is determined to write Gaby's biography in order to find the answers, to save her, to save his career, and perhaps to save his country. But how to get Gaby to cooperate?  
Novel, 307 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Knopf - 2015 - ISBN: 0385352778 / 9780385352772  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029954 $25.95
Cole, Myke  
Shadow Ops Prequel #1: Gemini Cell
US Navy SEAL Jim Schweitzer is raised from the dead by a sorcerer, and recruited by a top secret unit dabbling in the occult. With powers he doesn't understand, Jim is called back to duty. As he wrestles with an inner demon - literally - he realizes his new superiors are determined to use him for their own ends and keep him in the dark - especially about the fates of his wife and son.  
Novel, 366 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425269647 / 9780425269640  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029779 $7.99
Cook, Glen  
Instrumentalities of Night #4: Working God's Mischief
New kings come. A new empress will rule. Another rump polishes the Patriarchal Throne. But the oldest and fiercest of the Instrumentalities has been destroyed by a mortal. There will never be a new Windwalker. The world, battered by savage change, limps toward its destiny. And the ice is coming.  
Novel, 598 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2015 - ISBN: 0765379260 / 9780765379269  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029519 $8.99
Davies, Lesley  
The Celtic Coloring Book
Suitable for adults as well as children, this book contains over 100 Celtic designs to color in.  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Search - 2015 - ISBN: 1782212159 / 9781782212157  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029351 $9.95
de Lint, Charles  
The Cats of Tanglewood Forest
Ages 8 and up. Novel-length version of the 2003 picture book A Circle of Cats. When Lillian is bitten by a snake, the magical cats of the forest surrounding her farmstead save her by turning her into a kitten. To turn herself back into a girl, Lillian must undertake a perilous adventure through untamed lands of fabled creatures - from Old Mother Possum to the fearsome Bear People.  
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown - 2014 - ISBN: 0316053597 / 9780316053594  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026293 $10.99
Delany, Samuel R.  
The American Shore
A scholarly exploration of and commentary upon Thomas M. Disch's sf tale 'Angouleme'.  
Nonfiction, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (author has made corrections to the text of the 1978 edition)  
Wesleyan - 2014 - ISBN: 0819567183 / 9780819567185  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028818 $27.95
Dietz, William C.  
Mutant Files #1: Deadeye
When the daughter of the bishop of the Church of Human Purity is kidnapped by mutants and taken into the red zone to be used for breeding, detective Cassandra Lee is assigned to rescue her. Lee must trust her new partner, mutant lawman Deputy Ras Omo, to guide her not only through the unfamiliar territory but through the prejudicial divisions between mutants and norms.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425273334 / 9780425273333  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029780 $7.99
Drake, David  
RCN #10: The Sea Without a Shore
The son of Cinnabar's chief spymaster is determined to search for an ancient treasure in the middle of a civil war on a mining planet; Captain Daniel Leary and cyberspy Adele Mundy will have their hands full keeping the boy safe as they try to end the war.  
Novel, 485 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 1476780412 / 9781476780412  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030019 $7.99
Dunne, Lexie  
Hostage Girl #1: Superheroes Anonymous
When a villain attacks Gail Godwin and she's rescued by superhero Blaze, it's a great story. Until it happens again. And again. Now the media has dubbed her Hostage Girl. Then she wakes up strapped to a metal table by a mad scientist. After escaping, now more than human herself, she'll have to come to terms with her powers. But there's a new villain on the rise, and she has her sights set on the one and only Hostage Girl.  
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2014 - ISBN: 0062369121 / 9780062369123  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029914 $6.99
Egan, Greg  
Diaspora
Humanity has reconfigured itself drastically. Most choose immortality as conscious software in the polises, but some opt for renewable robotic bodies. And there are holdouts, fleshers left behind in the muck and jungle of Earth. Then a disaster ravages the fleshers and reveals the possibility that the polises themselves might be at risk from bizarre astrophysical processes. Yatima, a digital being grown from a mind seed, joins a group of citizens and flesher refugees in search of the knowledge that will guarantee their safety.  
Novel, 334 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805424 / 9781597805421  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029641 $15.99
Egan, Greg  
Distress
Sent to cover a scientific conference, wired journalist Andrew Worth finds himself dragged into a maelstrom of plotting, assassination attempts, and rebellion. The world's only hope for survival lies in physicist Violet Mosala's development of a final Theory of Everything, but whether it will lead to the total destruction of life as we know it or the complete remaking of the universe may be a risk too dangerous to take.  
Novel, 387 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805416 / 9781597805414  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029640 $15.99
Egan, Greg  
Teranesia
When his biologist sister sets out to study the peculiar biological evolution on the island of Teranesia, Prabir follows her, and discovers the island is more enchanting, and more dangerous, than he could have ever imagined.  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805432 / 9781597805438  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029642 $15.99
Elliott, Kate  
The Very Best of Kate Elliott
A retrospective collection of her short fantasy, featuring strong heroines, complex quests, noble sacrifices, and hard-won victories.
    Contents
  • The Landscapes That Surround Us (introduction)
  • Riding the Shore of the River of Death
  • Leaf and Branch and Grass and Vine
  • The Queen's Garden
  • On the Dying Winds of the Old Year and the Birthing Winds of the New
  • The Gates of Joriun
  • The Memory of Peace
  • With God to Guard Her
  • My Voice Is in My Sword
  • Sunseeker
  • A Simple Act of Kindness
  • To Be a Man
  • Making the World Live Again
    Four Essays
  • Introduction
  • The Omniscient Breasts: The Male Gaze Through Female Eyes
  • The Narrative of Women in Fear and Pain
  • And Pharaoh's Heart Hardened
  • The Status Quo Does Not Need World-Building
 
Collection, 367 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2015 - ISBN: 1616961791 / 9781616961794  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029653 $15.95
Feehan, Christine  
GhostWalkers #11: Viper Game
With three little girls to protect, Pepper needs a man like GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot. Passionately. But her secrets are about to take them deeper into the bayou than either imagined - where desire is the deadliest poison of all.  
Novel, 410 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Jove - 2015 - ISBN: 0515155543 / 9780515155549  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029775 $7.99
Foster, Eugie  
Returning My Sister's Face And Other Far Eastern Tales of Whimsy and Malice
Twelve tales of adventure and magic from the Orient.
    Contents
  • Eugie Foster in Many Dimensions (introduction) == Vonda N. McIntyre
  • Daughter of Botu
  • The Tiger Fortune Princess
  • A Thread of Silk
  • The Snow Woman's Daughter
  • The Tanuki-Kettle
  • Honor Is a Game Mortals Play
  • The Raven's Brocade
  • Shim Chung the Lotus Queen
  • The Tears of My Mother, the Shell of My Father
  • Year of the Fox
  • The Archer of the Sun and the Lady of the Moon
  • Returning My Sister's Face
 
Collection, 208 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Norilana - 2009 - ISBN: 1607620111 / 9781607620112  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029315 $15.95


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