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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Widmark, Martin  
Whodunit Detective Agency #5: The Mummy Mystery
Ages 7 and up. What's going on at the museum in Pleasant Valley? The terrified night watchman claims that he saw the Egyptian mummy walking around the museum. The same night, the most valuable painting in the museum was cut out of its frame. Can young detectives Jerry and Maya get to the bottom of the strange and spooky events?  
Novel, 69 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2015 - ISBN: 0448480743 / 9780448480749  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031230 $5.99
Wilson, Laura  
Ted Stratton #3: The Wrong Man (UK title: A Capital Crime)
Diana Calthrop is looking a bit tarnished, her catastrophic taste in men catching up with her. Could straightforward Inspector Ted Stratton be her rescuer? With his wife dead, his children distant, and a case he just can't shake, he'd have to rescue himself first.  
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1937384837 / 9781937384838  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031419 $14.95
Winspear, Jacqueline  
The Care and Management of Lies
1914: The ties between girlhood friends Thea and Kezia have been strained by Thea's embrace of women's suffrage and by Kezia's marriage to Thea's brother Tom, who runs the family farm. When Tom enlists and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia's responsibility. To endure the ensuing turmoil, they hide their despair in letters and cards filled with stories woven to bring comfort.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2015 - ISBN: 0062220519 / 9780062220516  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030905 $15.99
Wrede, Patricia C. / Dean, Pamela  
Points of Departure
Eleven fantasy stories (nine reprints, two originals) set in the city of Liavek, on the southern shore of the Sea of Luck. A god is trapped in the body of a squirrel, a play has the potential to incite a riot and change a nation, and a family is coming apart at the seams - and going to enormous lengths to stitch itself back together.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Rikiki and the Wizard: A S'Rian Folktale
    Liavek, year 3317
  • Ancient Curses
  • The Green Cat
    Liavek, year 3318
  • Of Fish and Fools
  • Two Houses in Saltigos
    Liavek, year 3319
  • Paint the Meadows with Delight
  • Shards
    Liavek, year 3320
  • The Last Part of the Tragical History of Acrilat
  • Mad God
    Liavek, Festival Week, 3320-21
  • A Necessary End
  • The Levar's Night Out
 
Collection, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Diversion - 2015 - ISBN: 1626815550 / 9781626815551  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031869 $17.95
Yancey, Rick  
Will Henry #3: The Isle of Blood
Ages 14 and up. Dr. Warthrop and his new assistant Arkwright go hunting for 'the Holy Grail of Monstrumology', leaving Will in New York to enjoy normal life with a real family. But when Arkwright returns, claiming the doctor is dead, Will is not convinced. His search for the truth takes him to Socotra, where human beings are used to make nests and blood rains from the sky.  
Novel, 538 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Saga - 2015 - ISBN: 1481425501 / 9781481425506  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031502 $8.99
Yancey, Rick  
Will Henry #4: The Final Descent
Ages 14 and up. When Dr. Warthrop fears that Will's loyalties may be shifting, he turns on Will with a fury, determined to reclaim his fourteen-year-old apprentice's devotion. And so Will must face one of the most horrific creatures of his monstrumology career - and he must face it alone.  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Saga - 2015 - ISBN: 148142551X / 9781481425513  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031503 $7.99
Yolen, Jane  
A Plague of Unicorns
Ages 8 and up. Based on her short story 'An Infestation of Unicorns'. Cranford Abbey is falling into disrepair. Abbot Aelian plans to save it using his family recipe for golden apple cider, but there's one obstacle: a herd of unicorns that feast on the golden apples.  
Novel, 186 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Zonderkidz - 2014 - ISBN: 0310746485 / 9780310746485  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031369 $15.99
Zimm, John (editor)  
Blue Men and River Monsters
Stories, legends, songs, and traditional knowledge of Wisconsin's Norwegian and Swiss immigrants, Native American elders and storytellers, and homesteaders and pioneers, collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Program.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Michael Edmonds
  • Preface
    Myths and Legends
  • Elves, Bluemen, and Other Mythical Creatures
  • Ghosts
  • Witches, Wizards, and the Spells They Cast
  • Medicine Men and Supernatural Cures
  • Animal Stories
  • Prophecies, Dreams, and Supernatural Gifts
    Local History
  • Notable Places and People
  • Pioneers and Homesteaders
  • Town and Village STories
  • Mayhem and Adventure
  • Circus Tales
  • Lumberjack Lore
  • Characters
    Daily Life and Customs
  • Daily Life
  • Food and Festivals
  • Land and law
  • Marriage and Family
  • Index
 
Anthology, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Wisconsin Historical Society - 2014 - ISBN: 0870206702 / 9780870206702  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031315 $18.95
Zobel, Melissa Tantaquidgeon  
Wabanaki #1: Wabanaki Blues
Ages 14 and up. Eighteen years ago, Mia Delaney disappeared from her New Hampshire high school. Now, teen blues musician Mona Lisa Lapierre is searching for the killer, with some help from her reclusive grandfather Grumps and the spirit of her grandmother Bilki.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Poisoned Pencil - 2015 - ISBN: 1929345127 / 9781929345120  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030551 $10.95


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