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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Snodgrass, Melinda  
Edge #2: The Edge of Ruin
Cop Richard Oort is now head of Lumina Enterprises, a mysterious, globe-girdling operation that battles the nightmare creatures from the unseen worlds on the borders of our reality.  
Novel, 365 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Tor - 2015 - ISBN: 0765376091 / 9780765376091  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031064 $16.99
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #05: The City Destroyer / The Pain Emperor
The City Destroyer: Ruthless racketeers destroy bridges and skyscrapers, slaughtering thousands. Can the Spider unmask the mastermind before more lives are lost?

The Pain Emperor: Women are scarred by tainted cosmetics and families are poisoned at their dinner tables. Only Richard Wentworth can stop the deadly carnage and end the insidious plots.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1935)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771601 / 9781608771608  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031922 $14.95
Stross, Charles  
Laundry Files #5: The Rhesus Chart
As a newly appointed junior manager within the Laundry - the clandestine organization responsible for protecting Britain against supernatural threats - Bob Howard is expected to show some initiative. But shining a light on things best left in the shadows is the last thing he wants to do, especially when those shadows hide an occult parasite spreading a deadly virus whose symptoms are superior strength and speed, an uncanny talent for mind control, an extreme allergic reaction to sunlight, and an unquenchable thirst for blood.  
Novel, 372 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425256561 / 9780425256565  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030767 $7.99
Swann, S. Andrew  
The Moreau Quartet Volume 1: Forests of the Night / Fearful Symmetries
Forests of the Night: 2053: Nohar Rajasthan is a moreau, a humanoid of tiger stock. Raised by a human after his parentsí death, he ekes out a living as a PI. When he accepts a commission from a frankenstein to investigate the death of a local politico's campaign manager, he finds himself targeted by everyone from local cops to federal agents to a drug-running gang to an assassin with a 100% kill rate.

Fearful Symmetries: Nohar retired from the PI business ten years ago to spend his time in the peace and quiet of his wilderness homestead. So when a human lawyer asks him to take on a missing moreau case, he refuses - and soon after is attacked by a paramilitary team. Now Nohar must find the missing moreau, and discover why someone wants him dead.  
Omnibus, 444 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993 / 1999)  
DAW - 2015 - ISBN: 0756411254 / 9780756411251  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030789 $8.99
Thayer, Steve  
Ithaca Falls
John Alden, claiming to be from the 21st century, tells a stunned gathering of academics at Cornell University of thing to come: financial panic, economic depression, a second world war, and, most importantly, an attempt to alter the course of history by assassinating Franklin Roosevelt.  
Novel, 335 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Conquill - 2015 - ISBN: 0990846113 / 9780990846116  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031403 $15.00
Theroux, Marcel  
Strange Bodies
In a locked ward sits a man who insists he is Dr. Nicholas Slopen. Slopen has been dead for months, but the man will not change his story. What begins as a tale of apparent forgery grows to encompass a conspiracy between a Silicon Valley mogul and his Russian allies to exploit the darkest secret of Soviet technology.  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Picador - 2015 - ISBN: 1250062268 / 9781250062260  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031084 $16.00
Tolkien, J.R.R.  
Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
A translation of the epic tale, completed by Tolkien in 1926, with a few corrections added later. Plus commentary on the text of the poem and the translation process, in the form of selections from a series of lectures given by Tolkien at Oxford in the 1930s.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inkling Studies
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inkling Studies
 
Novel, 425 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Mariner - 2015 - ISBN: 0544570308 / 9780544570306  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030518 $15.95
Turtledove, Harry  
War That Came Early #6: Last Orders
The war grinds on, and countries have been forced into strange alliances. England, finding its footing after the suspicious death of Winston Churchill and a coup d'etat, fights back in Europe and on the seas of the North Atlantic. Japan prepares bombs, filled with macabre biological concoctions, to be dropped on Hawaii. Hitler is desperate, and declares war on the US, even as his own people rise up in revolt.  
Novel, 401 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Del Rey - 2015 - ISBN: 0345524721 / 9780345524720  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031721 $18.00
Valente, Catherynne M.  
Indistinguishable from Magic
Over sixty essays, including observations and insights about fairy tales and myths, pop culture, gender and race issues, an amateur's life on planet Earth, and more. Join Cat as she studies the fantasy genre's inner clockwork to better comprehend its infatuation with medievalism, considers the importance of the laundry machine to women's rights in locales ranging from Japan to steampunk, and examines how stories teach us how to survive.  
Nonfiction, 239 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mad Norwegian - 2014 - ISBN: 1935234137 / 9781935234135  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031930 $14.95
VanderMeer, Ann & Jeff (editors)  
Sisters of the Revolution
Twenty-nine tales of feminist speculative fiction, ranging from the 1970s to the present day.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Forbidden Words of Margaret A. == L. Timmel Duchamp
  • My Flannel Knickers == Leonora Carrington
  • The Mothers of Shark Island == Kit Reed
  • The Palm Tree Bandit == Nnedi Okorafor
  • The Grammarian's Five Daughters == Eleanor Arnason
  • And Salome Danced == Kelley Eskridge
  • The Perfect Married Woman == Angélica Gorodischer
  • The Glass Bottle Trick == Nalo Hopkinson
  • Their Mother's Tears: The Fourth Letter == Leena Krohn
  • The Screwfly Solution == James Tiptree Jr.
  • Seven Losses of na Re == Rose Lemberg
  • The Evening and the Morning and the Night == Octavia E. Butler
  • The Sleep of Plants == Anne Richter
  • The Men Who Live in Trees == Kelly Barnhill
  • Tales from the Breast == Hiromi Goto
  • The Fall River Axe Murders == Angela Carter
  • Love and Sex Among the Invertebrates == Pat Murphy
  • When It Changed == Joanna Russ
  • The Woman Who Thought She Was A Planet == Vandana Singh
  • Gestella == Susan Palwick
  • Boys == Carol Emshwiller
  • Stable Strategies for Middle Management == Eileen Gunn
  • Northern Chess == Tanith Lee
  • Aunts == Karin Tidbeck
  • Sur == Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Fears == Pamela Sargent
  • Detours on the Way to Nothing == Rachel Swirsky
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking at Space/Time == Catherynne M. Valente
  • Home by the Sea == Élisabeth Vonarburg
 
Anthology, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
PM Press - 2015 - ISBN: 1629630357 / 9781629630359  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030026 $15.95
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #03: Curse of the Were-Weiner
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. After a school cafeteria hot dog bites Wendell and he starts sprouting hair, can he and Danny get past the lunch ladies and slay the alpha-wurst before the whole school is infected?  
Novel, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Puffin - 2014 - ISBN: 0147513219 / 9780147513212  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031367 $6.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #04: Lair of the Bat Monster
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. When Danny and Wendell visit Wendell's cousin, a bat researcher, Danny is kidnapped by a giant bat. Now it's up to Wendell to find the bat monster's lair before she permanently adopts Danny as her baby.  
Novel, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Puffin - 2014 - ISBN: 0147513200 / 9780147513205  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031368 $6.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #05: No Such Thing as Ghosts
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. Danny Dragonbreath is not the kid who scores the most Halloween candy, but if you ever get trapped in a haunted house with a maniacal clown and a hungry ghost, Danny will stand tall in the face of danger!  
Novel, 201 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Dial - 2011 - ISBN: 0803735278 / 9780803735279  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031391 $12.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #06: Revenge of the Horned Bunnies
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. Danny Dragonbreath is every camp counselor's worst nightmare, but if you ever find yourself locked up by a diabolical jackalope-napper, Danny will ride to the rescue!  
Novel, 197 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Dial - 2012 - ISBN: 0803736770 / 9780803736771  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031392 $12.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #07: When Fairies Go Bad
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. Danny Dragonbreath is not the most coordinated kid in town, but if your mom is ever kidnapped by a spoon-obsessed evil fairy king, call Danny - he'll show up with spoons to save the day!  
Novel, 204 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Dial - 2012 - ISBN: 0803736789 / 9780803736788  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031393 $12.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #08: Nightmare of the Iguana
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. Danny Dragonbreath is not great at staying up all night, and he isn't into mushy stuff, but if you find yourself plagued by nightmares of monster bullies and torturous health food, he will leap to the rescue!  
Novel, 203 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Dial - 2013 - ISBN: 0803738463 / 9780803738461  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031394 $12.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #09: The Case of the Toxic Mutants
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. Danny Dragonbreath may not be as book-smart as his nerdy best friend Wendell, but if you need someone to investigate mutants, toxic sludge, and giant missing dentures, Danny will boldly go where no detective has gone before!  
Novel, 202 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Dial - 2013 - ISBN: 0803738471 / 9780803738478  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031395 $12.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Dragonbreath #10: Knight-Napped!
Ages 8 and up. Two-color illustrations throughout. Danny Dragonbreath is definitely not the biggest guy at school, but if a knight dares to pick on his family, he will suit up and joust for their honor!  
Novel, 203 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Dial - 2015 - ISBN: 0803738498 / 9780803738492  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031396 $12.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Hamster Princess #1: Harriet the Invincible
Ages 8 and up. Harriet is not great at trailing around the palace looking ethereal. She finds royal life rather dull. Her parents tell her of a curse placed on her at birth, dooming her to prick her finger on a hamster wheel when she's twelve and fall into a deep sleep. For Harriet, this is great news - it means she's invincible until she's twelve! And so begins a life of adventure - until her twelfth birthday arrives and the curse manifests in a most unexpected way.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 247 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Dial - 2015 - ISBN: 0803739834 / 9780803739833  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031218 $12.99
Von Harbou, Thea  
Metropolis
Written by the screenwriter of the iconic 1927 film, this novel expands upon director Fritz Lang's masterpiece. This city of the future encompasses two worlds: that of the hedonistic ruling class and that of a segregated subculture, toilers in a mechanized underworld who labor to provide the rich with their pleasures. When a charismatic leader arises, she seeks a savior to unite the disparate social orders.  
Novel, 215 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1927)  
Dover - 2015 - ISBN: 0486795675 / 9780486795676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031880 $8.95
Ward, Dayton  
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Armageddon's Arrow
Dispatched to a region charted only by unmanned probes, Captain Picard and his crew find a massive alien vessel that has been adrift for decades, and their sensors detect alien life in suspended animation.  
Novel, 387 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1476782695 / 9781476782690  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031497 $7.99
Watts, Peter  
Blindsight #2: Echopraxia
Daniel Bruks is a field biologist in a world where biology has turned computational, a cat's-paw used by terrorists to kill thousands. Now he's trapped on a ship bound for the center of the solar system. To his left is a grief-stricken soldier, obsessed by whispered messages from a dead son. To his right is a pilot who hasn't yet found the man she's sworn to kill on sight. A vampire and its zombie bodyguards lurk in the shadows. Rapture-stricken monks are taking them all to meet with 'The Angels of the Asteroids'. Their pilgrimage brings Dan Bruks face-to-face with the biggest evolutionary breakpoint since the origin of thought itself.  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2015 - ISBN: 0765328038 / 9780765328038  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031060 $16.99
Weeks, Brent  
Lightbringer #3: The Broken Eye
As the old gods awaken and satrapies splinter, the Chromeria races to find the only man who can still end a civil war. But Gavin Guile has been enslaved on a pirate galley. Worse still, he can't use magic at all. Without the protection of his father, Kip Guile will have to use all his wits to survive a secret war between noble houses, religious factions, rebels, and an ascendant order of assassins.  
Novel, 813 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Orbit - 2015 - ISBN: 0316058963 / 9780316058964  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031259 $16.99
Wells, Dan  
John Wayne Cleaver #4: The Devil's Only Friend
John Wayne Cleaver now works for a secret government team, using his gift to hunt and kill as many monsters as he can. But the monsters have noticed, and the quiet game of cat and mouse is about to erupt into supernatural war.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tor - 2015 - ISBN: 0765380676 / 9780765380678  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031036 $14.99
Wells, Martha  
Raksura: Stories of the Raksura Volume 2
Moon, Jade, and other favorites from the Indigo Cloud Court return in two new novellas.

The Dead City: A tale of Moon before he came to the Indigo Court. Fleeing the ruins of Saraseil, a groundling city destroyed by the Fell, Moon flies right into another potential disaster as a friendly caravanserai finds itself under attack by a strange force.

The Dark Earth Below: Moon and Jade face their biggest adventure yet: their first clutch. As Moon tries to prepare for fatherhood, members of the Kek village in the colony tree's roots go missing. But searching for them only leads to more mysteries as the court is stalked by an unknown enemy.  
Collection, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805378 / 9781597805377  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030561 $15.99


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