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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Smale, Alan  
Clash of Eagles #1: Clash of Eagles
In a world where the Roman Empire never fell, General Gaius Marcellinus invades the newly discovered North American continent. But the Romans have underestimated the fighting prowess of the native inhabitants. When Gaius is caught behind enemy lines and spared, he must reevaluate his allegiances and find a new place in this strange land.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 439 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2015 - ISBN: 1101885300 / 9781101885307  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032831 $9.99
Smith, Clark Ashton  
Collected Fantasies #1: The End of the Story
First of five volumes collecting all of his tales of fantasy, horror, and sf in chronological order.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Ramsey Campbell
  • A Note on the Texts
  • To the Daemon
  • The Abominations of Yondo
  • Sadastor
  • The Ninth Skeleton
  • The Last Incantation
  • The end of the Story
  • The Phantoms of the Fire
  • A Night in Malnéant
  • The Resurrection of the Rattlesnake
  • Thirteen Phantasms
  • The Venus of Azombeii
  • The Tale of Satampra Zeiros
  • The Monster of the Prophecy
  • The Metamorphosis of the World
  • The Epiphany of Death
  • A Murder in the Fourth Dimension
  • The Devotee of Evil
  • The Satyr
  • The Planet of the Dead
  • The Uncharted Isle
  • Marooned in Andromeda
  • The Root of Ampoi
  • The Necromantic Tale
  • The Immeasurable Horror
  • A Voyage to Sfanomoë
  • Appendixes
  • Story Notes
  • The Satyr: Alternate Conclusion
  • From the Crypts of Memory
  • Bibliography
 
Collection, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2006 HC  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597808369 / 9781597808361  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032987 $17.99
Spencer, Wen  
Elfhome #4: Wood Sprites
Brilliant young twins Louise and Jillian Mayer have discovered that they have an older sister on Elfhome, and four siblings in cryogenic storage at a New York City fertility center. With the frozen embryos scheduled to be destroyed, the race is on to save their baby brother and sisters. As a war breaks out on Elfhome and riots start in New York City, the twins will use science and magic to battle everything standing in their way.  
Novel, 674 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 1476780781 / 9781476780788  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031461 $7.99
Steinmetz, Ferrett  
Mancer #2: The Flux
Love something enough, and your obsession will punch holes through the laws of physics, creating unique magic. Videogamemancers. Origamimancers. Culinomancers. But when 'mancers battle, cities tremble.  
Novel, 393 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Angry Robot - 2015 - ISBN: 0857664638 / 9780857664631  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032838 $7.99
Stirling, S.M.  
Change #11: The Golden Princess
A mutual foe sets Princess Orlaith and her new ally Empress Reiko of Japan on a quest to find the fabled Grass-Cutting Sword. But the road to it lies through the most perilous of the dead cities, and beyond it, to a castle in the Valley of Death.  
Novel, 546 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Roc - 2015 - ISBN: 0451417348 / 9780451417343  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032315 $9.99
Suddain, M.  
Theatre of the Gods
M. Francisco Fabrigas, explorer, philosopher, and heretical physicist, takes a shipful of children on a frightening voyage to the next dimension while pursued by the Pope of the universe and a well-dressed mesmerist.  
Novel, 622 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0099575647 / 9780099575641  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032917 $18.95
Swann, S. Andrew  
The Moreau Quartet Volume 2: Emperors of the Twilight / Specters of Dawn
Emperors of the Twilight: With assassins about to torch an entire skyscraper in order to take out a special operative, Evi Isham, a bioengineered creature, is assigned to stop them, all the while running from an enemy who has marked her for death.

Specters of Dawn: Angelica Lopez, a moreau descended from genetically altered rabbit stock, finds refuge from her tough street life as a waitress in San Francisco, until Byron the fox drags her into a lethal underground of information peddling and murder.  
Omnibus, 469 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1994 / 1994)  
DAW - 2015 - ISBN: 0756411262 / 9780756411268  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032327 $8.99
Tassi, Paul  
Earthborn #1: The Last Exodus
In the aftermath of an alien invasion, Earth's seas are drying up while the atmosphere corrodes. Among the few survivors is Lucas, who is trekking cross-country in search of his family. What he finds is an alien ship, buried in a crater wall. To fly it, he must join forces with Alpha, an alien scientist, and Asha, a merciless raider. But unless they find common ground, all will die stranded on Earth.  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Talos - 2015 - ISBN: 1940456371 / 9781940456379  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032978 $15.99
Tassi, Paul  
Earthborn #2: The Exiled Earthborn
Lucas and Asha seek refuge with the alien Sorans, enemies of the Xalans who invaded Earth. They swear an oath to avenge Earth by aiding the Sorans in the war against Xala. But they soon find themselves targeted by a Soran splinter group, and their continued survival hinges on gaining new allies.  
Novel, 414 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Talos - 2015 - ISBN: 194045638X / 9781940456386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032979 $15.99
Thompson, Tade  
Making Wolf
London security guard Weston Kogi returns to his West African home for his aunt's funeral. Telling people he's a homicide detective seems like harmless hyperbole, until he finds himself kidnapped and forced by rebel factions to investigate the murder of a local hero.  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Rosarium - 2015 - ISBN: 149560747X / 9781495607479  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032908 $15.95
Tofield, Simon  
Simon's Cat Off to the Vet and Other Cat-astrophes
Based on the internet sensation. A dreaded trip to the vet, plus adventures with companions old and new.  
Graphic Novel, pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Akashic - 2015 - ISBN: 161775403X / 9781617754036  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032946 $16.95
Tolkien, J.R.R. - of interest: Day, David  
Tolkien: An Illustrated Atlas
Maps, images, and vivid descriptions provide a navigational guide to Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands.  
Nonfiction, 256 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Thunder Bay - 2015 - ISBN: 1626864934 / 9781626864931  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New032975 $15.95
Tomlinson, Patrick S.  
Children of a Dead Earth #1: The Ark
Bryan Benson is the greatest sports hero on his generation ship, now working as a detective in his home module. When a crew member goes missing, Bryan is thrust into an ever-expanding web of deception and violence that threatens everyone aboard the ship.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 395 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Angry Robot - 2015 - ISBN: 0857664840 / 9780857664846  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032841 $7.99
Torgersen, Brad R.  
The Chaplain's War
Earth Fleet Chaplain's Assistant Harrison Barlow has been captured by the enemy. But while the mantis cyborgs are determined to eliminate the human threat to mantis supremacy, they remember the errors of their past. Is there the slightest chance that humans might have value? Barlow must come to grips with the fact that he is bargaining not only for his own life, but for the lives of everyone he knows and loves.  
Novel, 487 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 1476781044 / 9781476781044  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032165 $7.99
Trudeau, Gary B.  
Doonesbury: The Weed Whisperer
Full color. Zonker and Zipper head west to grow artisanal marijuana in Colorado while newlyweds Alex and Toggle struggle to make ends meet in a bad economy.  
Graphic Novel, 176 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Andrews McMeel - 2015 - ISBN: 1449472249 / 9781449472245  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032119 $29.99
Turtledove, Harry  
We Install and Other Stories
Nine stories and three essays that illuminate his broad storytelling range.
    Contents
  • Father of the Groom
  • We Install
  • Alternate History: The How-to of What Might Have Been
  • Drang von Osten
  • Hoxbomb
  • Logan's Law
  • The Ring and I
  • Birdwitching
  • Down in the Bottomlands
  • Perspectives on Chanukah
  • Under St. Peter's
  • It's the End of the World as We Know It, and We Feel Fine
  • About the Author
 
Collection, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road - 2015 - ISBN: 1504009428 / 9781504009423  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033015 $14.99
Vernon, Ursula  
Digger: The Complete Omnibus Edition
A no-nonsense wombat finds herself stuck on the wrong end of a one-way tunnel, in a strange land where nonsense seems to be the specialty. With the help of a talking statue of a god, an outcast hyena, a shadow-being of indeterminate origin, and an oracular slug, she searches for answers about where she is and how she can get back to her warren.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story
♦  Winner of the 2013 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
 
Graphic Novel, 837 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Sofawolf - 2013 - ISBN: 1936689324 / 9781936689323  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032034 $39.95
Vogt, Josh  
Pathfinder Tales: Forge of Ashes
Novel based on the game.  
Novel, 398 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Paizo - 2015 - ISBN: 1601257430 / 9781601257437  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031974 $9.99
Ward, Dayton / Dilmore, Kevin  
Star Trek: Seekers #4: All That's Left
When an unidentified vessel arrives and launches an orbital bombardment at the Federation colony on Cantrel V, Captain Khatami and her crew respond.  
Novel, 369 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1476798605 / 9781476798608  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032135 $7.99
Weber, David / Flint, Eric  
Honorverse #6: Cauldron of Ghosts
Relying on genetic wizardry for disguise, agents Anton Zilwicki and Victor Cachat return to Mesa to gather more information on the Alignment.  
Novel, 833 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 1476781001 / 9781476781006  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032164 $8.99
Weir, Andy  
The Martian (movie tie-in edition)
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now a dust storm has nearly killed him and forced his crew to evacuate, thinking him dead. Stranded with no way to signal that he's alive, Mark draws on his ingenuity and engineering skills, steadfastly confronting obstacles. But will his resources be enough to overcome the odds against him?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Thriller Award for Best First Novel

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 435 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Broadway - 2015 - ISBN: 110190500X / 9781101905005  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032830 $9.99
Whedon, Joss - of interest: Pascale, Amy  
Joss Whedon: The Biography
This biography follows Whedon's development from a creative child and teenager, who spent years away from his family at an elite English public school, through his career in TV and film. Interviews with Whedon's family, friends, collaborators, and stars, and with the man himself, offer candid, behind the scenes accounts, and present a revealing portrait of the man.  
Nonfiction, 440 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Chicago Review - 2015 - ISBN: 1613734174 / 9781613734179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032103 $19.95
Williams, Tad  
Bobby Dollar #3: Sleeping Late on Judgement Day
After failing to rescue his demon girlfriend from Hell, Bobby is back at his angel advocate job. When he uncovers corruption in the higher ranks of Heaven and Hell, he winds up in the High Hall of Heavenly Judgment, on trial for his immortal soul.  
Novel, 453 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
DAW - 2015 - ISBN: 075640987X / 9780756409876  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032318 $7.99
Woof, Virginia  
Pugs in Costumes
Full color photos throughout. Costumes range from haute couture Oscar dresses to movie and TV characters and inanimate objects.  
Humor, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2015 - ISBN: 1250075750 / 9781250075758  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New032604 $8.99
Yant, Christie (editor)  
Lightspeed Magazine: Women Destroy Science Fiction! Special Issue
Short sf fiction (eleven originals, five reprints, and a novel excerpt), flash fiction, nonfiction, and essays about sf, by women writers.
    Contents
    From the Editors
  • Editorial, June 2014: Women Destroy Science Fiction!
    Original Short Stories (edited by Christie Yant)
  • Each to Each == Seanan McGuire
  • A Word Shaped Like Bones == Kris Millering
  • Cuts Both Ways == Heather Clitheroe
  • Walking Awake == N.K. Jemisin
  • The Case of the Passionless Bees == Rhonda Eikamp
  • In the Image of Man == Gabriella Stalker
  • The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick == Charlie Jane Anders
  • Dim Sun == Maria Dahvana Headley
  • The Lonely Sea in the Sky == Amal El-Mohtar
  • A Burglary, Addressed by a Young Lady == Elizabeth Porter Birdsall
  • Canth == K.C. Norton
    Reprints (selected by Rachel Swirsky)
  • Like Daughter == Tananarive Due
  • The Great Loneliness == Maria Romasco Moore
  • Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death == James Tiptree Jr. (Alice Sheldon)
  • Knapsack Poems == Eleanor Arnason
  • The Cost to Be Wise == Maureen F. McHugh
    Original Flash Fiction
  • Salvage == Carrie Vaughn
  • A Guide to Grief == Emily Fox
  • See DANGEROUS EARTH-POSSIBLES! == Tina Connolly
  • A Debt Repaid == Marina J. Lostetter
  • The Sewell Home for the Temporally Displaced == Sarah Pinsker
  • #TrainFightTuesday == Vanessa Torline
  • The Hymn of Ordeal, No. 23 == Rhiannon Rasmussen
  • Emoticon == Anaid Perez
  • The Mouths == Ellen Denham
  • M1A == Kim Winternheimer
  • Standard Deviant == Holly Schofield
  • Getting on in Years == Cathy Humble
  • Ro-Sham-Bot == Effie Seiberg
  • Everything That Has Already Been Said == Samantha Murray
  • The Lies We Tell Our Children == Katherine Crighton
    Novel Excerpt
  • Artemis Awakening == Jane Lindskold
    Author Spotlights (edited by Jude Griffin)
  • Seanan McGuire
  • Kris Millering
  • Heather Clitheroe
  • N.K. Jemisin
  • Rhonda Eikamp
  • Gabriella Stalker
  • Charlie Jane Anders
  • Maria Dahvana Headley
  • Amal El-Mohtar
  • Elizabeth Porter Birdsall
  • K.C. Norton
  • Tananarive Due
  • Maria Romasco Moore
  • Eleanor Arnason
  • Maureen McHugh
    Nonfiction (edited by Wendy N. Wagner)
  • Artists Spotlight == Galen Dara
  • Illusion, Expectation, and World Domination through Bake Sales == Pat Murphy
  • Women Remember == Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Interview: Kelly Sue DeConnick == Jennifer Willis
  • The Status Quo Cannot Hold == Tracie Wesler
  • How to Engineer a Self-Rescuing Princess == Stina Leicht
  • Screaming Together: Making Women's Voices Heard == Nisi Shawl
    Personal Essays (edited by Wendy N. Wagner)
  • We Are the Fifty Percent == Rachel Swirsky
  • Science Fiction: You're Doin' It Wrong == Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
  • Join Us in the Future == Marissa Lingen
  • Are We There Yet? == Sheila Finch
  • Not a Spaceship, Robot, or Zombie in Sight == Anne Charnock
  • Writing Among the Beginning of Women == Amy Sterling Casil
  • Toward a Better Future == Nancy Jane Moore
  • We Are the Army of Women Destroying SF == Sandra Wickham
  • Read SF and You've Got a Posse == Gail Marsella
  • Stomp All Over That == O.J. Cade
  • For the Trailblazers == Kristi Charish
  • Women Are the Future of Science Fiction == Juliette Wade
  • We Have Always Fought == Kameron Hurley
  • Writing Stories, Wrinkling Time == Kat Howard
  • Where Are My SF Books == DeAnna Knippling
  • Reading the Library Alphabetically == Liz Argall
  • Stepping Through a Portal == Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
  • The Wendybird == Stina Leicht
  • I Wanted to Be the First Woman on the Moon == Sylvia Spruck Wrigley
  • Never Think of Yourself as Less == Helena Bell
  • An ABC of Kickass == Jude Griffin
  • Stocking Stuffers == Anaea Lay
  • Breaching the Gap == Brooke Bolander
  • Women Who Are More Than Strong == Georgina Kamsika
  • A Science-Fictional Woman == Cheryl Morgan
  • Your Future Is Out of Date == Pat Murphy
  • Stray Outside the Lines == E. Catherine Tobler
  • My Love Can Destroy == Seanan McGuire
  • Acknowledgments
  • Miscellany


Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology
 
Anthology, 464 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Lightspeed Magazine - 2014 - ISBN: 1499508344 / 9781499508345  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032028 $17.99


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