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


 
 
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
Friedman, C.S.  
Dreamwalker #1: Dreamwalker
All her life, Jessica has dreamed of other worlds. Her brother Tommy has incorporated some of her dreams into his games. Now someone is asking about her dreams. When Tommy is kidnapped, Jessica and her friends must leave their world behind and confront the source of Earth's darkest legends - as well as the terrifying truth of their secret heritage.  
Novel, 343 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
DAW - 2015 - ISBN: 0756409640 / 9780756409647  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029759 $7.99
Gaiman, Neil (writer) / McKean, Dave (artist)  
Crazy Hair
Ages 4 and up. Full color. Birds, animals, hunters, dancers, explorers, balloonists, water slides, carnivals, and more - all can be found in the narrator's crazy hair.

Recommended by Elizabeth: Delightfully whimsical.  
Picture Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0060579102 / 9780060579104  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029937 $6.99
Gibson, William  
Burning Chrome
Ten sf short stories.
    Contents
  • Preface == Bruce Sterling
  • Source Code: An Introduction == William Gibson
  • Johnny Mnemonic
  • The Gernsback Continuum
  • Fragments of a Hologram Rose
  • The Belonging Kind == John Shirley and William Gibson
  • Hinterlands
  • Red Star, Winter Orbit == Bruce Sterling and William Gibson
  • New Rose Hotel
  • The Winter Market
  • Dogfight == Michael Swanwick and William Gibson
  • Burning Chrome
 
Collection, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1986)  
Harper Eos - 2014 - ISBN: 0060539828 / 9780060539825  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029358 $13.99
Gonick, Larry  
The Cartoon Guide to Algebra
Using engaging graphics and lively humor, Gonick covers the essentials of algebra, including linear equations, polynomials, quadratic equations, and graphing techniques. He also offers a concise overview of algebra's history and its practical applications in modern life.  
Nonfiction, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062202693 / 9780062202697  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029882 $19.99
Goscinny, Rene / Uderzo, Albert - of interest: Ferri, Jean-Yves (writer) / Conrad, Didier (artist)  
Asterix #35: Asterix and the Picts
Full color. After Asterix and Obelix rescue MacAroon, a mysterious Pict, they travel with him to Caledonia, where a treacherous chieftain plans to claim the throne with some help from the Romans.  
Graphic Novel, 48 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Orion UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1444011693 / 9781444011692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028817 $12.99
Haldeman, Joe  
Work Done for Hire
Still traumatized by his past as a sniper for the US military, Jack accepts an offer to write a near-future novel about a serial killer, based on a Hollywood script outline. Then a package arrives: sniper rifle, silencer, ammunition, and the first installment of a $100,000 payment to kill a 'bad man'. The people behind the twisted offer have Jack under surveillance. And if he doesn't take the job, they'll kill his girlfriend.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425256618 / 9780425256619  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029753 $7.99
Hamilton, Laurell K.  
Anita Blake #23: Jason
Jason invites his bisexual lady love J.J. to visit, hoping Anita can help him explain his kink to her, and that J.J. can help Anita sort out her problems with her female lover Jade.  
Novel, 255 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Jove - 2014 - ISBN: 0515156078 / 9780515156072  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029749 $7.99
Hamilton, Virginia (writer) / Dillon, Leo and Diane (artists)  
The People Could Fly
Ages 7 and up. Full color. A fantasy tale of slaves who possessed ancient magic that enabled them to fly away to freedom, and a moving tale of those who could not fly away, who remained slaves with only their imaginations to set them free.  
Picture Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2004 HC  
Dragonfly - 2015 - ISBN: 055350780X / 9780553507805  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030001 $7.99
Hendee, Barb & J.C.  
Noble Dead Series 3 #3: A Wind in the Night
In her quest to find the Orb of Spirit, Wynn Hygeorht is torn between two men who hate each other, and about to face an old enemy. Meanwhile, Magiere, Leesil, and Chap, still hunted by a team of assassins, continue their search for the Orb of Air.  
Novel, 471 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Roc - 2015 - ISBN: 0451468147 / 9780451468147  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029756 $8.99
Herbert, Brian / Anderson, Kevin J.  
Dune: Great Schools #2: Mentats of Dune
As Butlerian fanaticism grows stronger, the Mentats, the Navigators, and the Sisterhood all strive to improve the human race in a stuggle to choose the path of humanity's future.  
Novel, 655 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2015 - ISBN: 0765362635 / 9780765362636  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029523 $9.99
Hughes, Alex  
Mindspace #4: Vacant
When a judge and his family are targeted by the mob, he hires Adam as telepathic bodyguard for his son Tommy. Discovering that the boy is a nascent telepath, Adam tries to help him cope with the ability. But it doesn't take a mind reader to see that there's something going on with this kid's parents that's stressing Tommy out more than a death threat.  
Novel, 337 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2014 - ISBN: 0451466942 / 9780451466945  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028324 $7.99
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Kovalic, John (illustrator)  
Munchkin Adventure Time
Ages 10 and up. Play as one of your favorite characters from the Cartoon Network show, and get ready for a totally flippin' awesome adventure in the Land of Ooo. 3-6 players, 1-2 hours. Includes 168 cards, 8 character cards, 1 die, and rules.  
Card Game, Card Game  
Steve Jackson Games / USAopoly / Cartoon Network - 2014 - ISBN: 700304045195 / 700304045195  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030159 $24.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Kovalic, John (illustrator)  
Munchkin Apocalypse
Ages 10 and up. Every possible natural and unnatural disaster has happened - or is about to - and you are a rugged survivor in a world full of people and things that want to kill you and take your stuff. Introduces four new classes and a new, yet eerily familiar, card type: Disasters. There's also a new way to end the game: you can reach Level 10 as usual - or you can open seven seals. 3-6 players, playing time 1-2 hours. Includes 168 cards, a unique 6-sided die, 12 seals, and instructions.  
Card Game, Card Game, 1st Edition  
Steve Jackson Games - 2012 - ISBN: 837654321560 / 837654321560  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030126 $24.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Nicolle, Ethan (illustrator)  
Munchkin Axe Cop
Ages 10 and up. The popular webcomic goes Munchkin. Axe Cop is a cop with an axe, and he knows how to use it. With his friends Dinosaur Soldier and Sockarang, Axe Cop fights crime, hunting down the bad guys and chopping off their heads. Just don't get blood on you, or you might turn into something totally different, like Bat Warthog Man or Avocado Soldier. 3-6 players, playing time 1-2 hours. Includes 168 cards, a unique 6-sided die, and instructions.  
Card Game, Card Game, 1st Edition  
Steve Jackson Games - 2011 - ISBN: 837654321157 / 837654321157  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030127 $24.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Kovalic, John (illustrator)  
Munchkin Conan
Ages 10 and up. Robert E. Howard's epic barbarian hero gets the full Munchkin treatment. 3-6 players, playing time 1-2 hours. Includes 168 cards, a unique 6-sided die, and instructions.  
Card Game, Card Game, 1st Edition  
Steve Jackson Games - 2012 - ISBN: 837654320983 / 837654320983  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030125 $24.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Kovalic, John (illustrator)  
Munchkin Holiday Surprise
Ages 10 and up. Expansion set for Munchkin. All the cards from the various holiday booster packs, plus four new ones. 3-6 players, 1-2 hours. Includes 68 cards, 2 new Christmas dice, and a special holiday Kill-O-Meter to track your combat.  
Card Game, Card Game, 1st Edition  
Steve Jackson Games - 2012 - ISBN: 837654321645 / 837654321645  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030158 $19.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Hackard, Andrew (developer) / Kovalic, John (illustrator)  
Munchkin Pathfinder
Ages 10 and up. The Pathfinder roleplaying game is full of ancient relics, dusty tombs, scheming gods, enough treasure to choke the proverbial horse, and mobs of goblins. Arm yourself with the T-Bone Stake and the Armor of Insults. You'll need them to defeat the Ghoul Friday, the Whispering Tyrant, and especially Lamashtu, the Mother of Monsters. But first you'll have to fight your way through all those goblins. 3-6 players, playing time 1-2 hours. Includes 168 cards, a unique 6-sided die, and instructions.  
Card Game, Card Game, 1st Edition  
Steve Jackson Games / Paizo Publishing - 2013 - ISBN: 837654321898 / 837654321898  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030128 $24.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Balsera, Leonard (developer) / Hackard, Andrew (developer) / Kovalic, John (illustrator)  
Munchkin Zombies 4: Spare Parts
Ages 10 and up. Expansion set for Munchkin Zombies. This 56-card expansion includes a bunch of new ways to get those pesky survivors and eat their braaaaiins.  
Card Game, Card Game, 1st Edition  
Steve Jackson Games - 2014 - ISBN: 837654321966 / 837654321966  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030130 $10.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Fernandez, Alex (artist)  
Zombie Dice 3: School Bus
Ages 10 and up. Expansion set for Zombie Dice. The living call it the School Bus. The zombies call it a lunch wagon. It's full of tasty brains, but those kids are packing shotguns, too. 2 or more players, 10-20 minutes. Includes a12-sided school bus die, 14 brain and shotgun counters, and rules.  
Dice Game, Dice Game, 1st Edition  
Steve Jackson Games - 2014 - ISBN: 837654322017 / 837654322017  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030154 $8.95
Jones, Stephen (creator)  
Zombie Apocalypse!: Endgame
The story of the climactic battle between the ZZ infantry of the New Zombie Order and the fighters of the human resistance, told through interconnected eyewitness accounts - emails, text messages, reports, diaries, found video footage, and graphic adaptations. Written by Peter Atkins, Stephen Baxter, Randy Broecker, Pat Cadigan, Ramsey Campbell, Peter Crowther, Les Edwards, Jo Fletcher, Brian Hodge, Paul Kane, Nancy Kilpatrick, Alison Littlewood, Paul McAuley, Gary McMahon, Lou Morgan, Lisa Morton, Kim Newman, Thana Niveau, John Llewellyn Probert, Angela Slatter, Michael Marshall Smith, and Conrad Williams.  
Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Running Press - 2014 - ISBN: 0762454652 / 9780762454655  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029057 $14.95
Jones, Stephen (editor)  
Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth
Seventeen Mythos tales.
    Contents
  • Weirder Shadows (introduction) == Stephen Jones
  • The Port == H.P. Lovecraft
  • Innsmouth Bane == John Glasby
  • Richard Riddle, Boy Detective, in 'The Case of the French Spy' == Kim Newman
  • Innsmouth Clay == H.P. Lovecraft and August Derleth
  • The Archbishop's Well == Reggie Oliver
  • You Don't Want To Know == Adrian Cole
  • Fish Bride == Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • The Hag Stone == Conrad Williams
  • On The Reef == Caitlín Kiernan
  • The Song of Sighs == Angela Slatter
  • The Same Deep Waters as You == Brian Hodge
  • The Winner == Ramsey Campbell
  • The Transition of Elizabeth Haskings == Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • The Chain == Michael Marshall Smith
  • Into the Water == Simon Kurt Unsworth
  • Rising, Not Dreaming == Angela Slatter
  • The Long Last Night == Brian Lumley
  • Afterword
 
Anthology, 371 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Titan - 2015 - ISBN: 1783291311 / 9781783291311  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029969 $14.95
Koch, Gini  
Alien #10: Universal Alien
Kitty is thrown into an alternate reality where aliens don't exist and she's married to Charles Reynolds. And alternate-reality Kitty has taken her place back home. Now the two Kittys must save their respective worlds before it's too late to return to their own realities.  
Novel, 525 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2014 - ISBN: 0756409306 / 9780756409302  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028326 $7.99
Lackey, Mercedes (editor)  
Valdemar: No True Way
Sixteen original stories set in Lackey's world of Valdemar.
    Contents
  • The Whitest Lie == Stephanie D. Shaver
  • Old Loom, New Tapestry == Dayle A. Dermatis
  • The Barest Gift == Brenda Cooper
  • Consequences Unforeseen == Elizabeth A. Vaughan
  • Written in the Wind == Jennifer Brozek
  • Nwah == Ron Collins
  • Spun Magic == Kristin Schwengel
  • Weavings == Diana L. Paxson
  • A Wake of Vultures == Elisabeth Waters
  • Maiden's Hope == Michele Lang
  • Ex Libris == Fiona Patton
  • A Dream Reborn == Dylan Birtolo
  • Forget Me Never == Cedric Johnson
  • Beyond the Fires == Louisa Swann
  • A Brand from the Burning == Rosemary Edghill and Rebecca Fox
  • Vixen == Mercedes Lackey
 
Anthology, 333 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2014 - ISBN: 0756407699 / 9780756407698  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028327 $7.99
Lee, Sharon  
Carousel #3: Carousel Seas
Signed by the author on the title page. Kate Archer, Guardian and carousel-keeper, has been making some changes, including a romantic relationship with Borgan, the Guardian of the Gulf of Maine and, some would say, Kate's natural mate. Now a former sea goddess has set up housekeeping in the Gulf, challenging Borgan's authority as well as endangering Kate and everything Kate holds precious. The goddess has fallen in love in Borgan, and she'll stop at nothing to possess him.  
Novel, 331 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 1476736960 / 9781476736969  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028362 $15.00


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