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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Jodorowsky, Alejandro  
Albina and the Dog-Men
A tale of love against the odds and the things that make us human, woven through a fabric of killer bees, enchanted parrots, witches, prostitutes, midgets, omnisexual couplings, and men turned canine by lust.  
Novel, 219 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Restless - 2016 - ISBN: 163206054X / 9781632060549  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034175 $15.99
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire #12: Dry Bones
After the largest, most complete fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex ever found is discovered in Absaroka County, the Cheyenne rancher who claims it is found face down in a turtle pond. As a number of parties dispute the ownership of the priceless remains, including the family of dead rancher Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne tribe, Wyoming's Deputy Attorney General, and a cadre of FBI men, sheriff Walt Longmire recruits Vic Moretti, Henry Standing Bear, and Dog to investigate a sixty-six-million year-old cold case that's heating up fast.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108182 / 9780143108184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033518 $16.00
Jonasson, Jonas  
Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All
In a brothel turned low-rent hotel, a fired female priest, a receptionist, and a murderer just out of prison form an unusual new business, quickly building a clientele of rich Swedish gangsters. Things take an unexpected turn when the killer finds Jesus.  
Novel, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ecco - 2016 - ISBN: 0062458175 / 9780062458179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033577 $15.99
Jones, Kelly  
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer
Ages 8 and up. Twelve-year-old Sophie and her parents move from Los Angeles to the farm they've inherited from a great-uncle. When a cranky chicken appears, Sophie discovers the hen can move objects with the power of her little chicken brain. As more of her great-uncle's unusual chickens come home to roost, Sophie learns to care for the flock. And when a local farmer tries to steal them, Sophie must find a way to keep them (and their superpowers) safe.  
Novel, 213 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Yearling - 2016 - ISBN: 0385755554 / 9780385755559  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034609 $6.99
Jones, Peter  
Veni, Vidi, Vici
A look at the ancient Romans, covering each major period and aspect of the Roman world.  
Nonfiction, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Atlantic UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1782393900 / 9781782393900  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034311 $14.95
Joshi, S.T. (editor)  
Black Wings of Cthulhu 4
Seventeen original tales of Lovecraftian horror.
    Contents
  • Introduction == S.T. Joshi
  • Artifact == Fred Chappell
  • Half Lost in Shadow == W.H. Pugmire
  • The Rasping Absence == Richard Gavin
  • Black Ships Seen South of Heaven == Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • The Dark Sea Within == Jason V. Brock
  • Sealed by the Moon == Gary Fry
  • Broken Sleep == Cody Goodfellow
  • A Prism of Darkness == Darrell Schweitzer
  • Night of the Piper == Ann K. Schwader
  • We Are Made of Stars == Jonathan Thomas
  • Trophy == Melanie Tem
  • Contact == John Pelan and Stephen Mark Rainey
  • Cult of the Dead == Lois H. Gresh
  • Dark Redeemer == Will Murray
  • In the Event of Death == Simon Strantzas
  • Revival Stephen Woodworth
  • The Wall of Asshur-Sin == Donald Tyson
  • Fear Lurks Atop Tempest Mount == Charles Lovecraft


Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology
 
Anthology, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783295732 / 9781783295739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034490 $14.95
Joy, David  
Where All Light Tends to Go
Jacob's father runs a meth ring in a hardscrabble North Carolina town, and Jacob has worked for him for years. When Jacob botches a murder, he faces a choice: stay and appease his father, or leave town with the girl he loves. Can Jacob muster the strength to rise above the only life he's ever known?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American
 
Novel, 258 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425279790 / 9780425279793  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034558 $16.00
Kadrey, Richard  
Sandman Slim #1: Sandman Slim
A young magician, demon-snatched and sent to hell to be a gladiator, escapes after eleven years and returns to Los Angeles to seek vengeance on the circle of magicians that stole his life.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 388 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Harper Voyager - 2012 - ISBN: 0061714356 / 9780061714351  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034017 $15.99
Kerr, Philip  
Bernie Gunther #10: The Lady from Zagreb
A beautiful actress, a rising star of the giant German film company UFA, now controlled by the Propaganda Ministry. The clever, dangerous Propaganda Minister, ambitious schemer, and flagrant libertine. And Bernie Gunther, forced to do favors for Joseph Goebbels at the Propaganda Minister's command. Set down amid the killing fields of Ustashe-controlled Croatia, Bernie finds himself in a world of mindless brutality where everyone has a hidden agenda.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 420 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 1101982519 / 9781101982518  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033508 $16.00
Kibuishi, Kazu  
Amulet #7: Firelight
Ages 8 and up. Full color. Emily, Trellis, and Vigo visit Algos Island, where they can access and enter lost memories, hoping to uncover the events of Trellis' mysterious childhood and use the knowledge against the Elf King.  
Novel, 199 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545433169 / 9780545433167  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033944 $12.99
Kiely, Tracy  
Nic & Nigel #2: Killer Cocktail
When Nic and Nigel attend an Academy Awards afterparty, they discover behind the scenes footage from a film known for backstage love triangles and the tragic death of its star. Includes cocktail recipes.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738745235 / 9780738745237  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034438 $14.99
King, Stephen  
Bill Hodges #2: Finders Keepers
Young Pete Saubers has found a treasure trove: cash and notebooks stolen from iconic author John Rothstein, who was murdered years ago. It's up to Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney, and Jerome Robinson to rescue Pete and his family from Rothstein's deranged and vengeful killer.  
Novel, 525 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501100122 / 9781501100123  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034204 $9.99
Knoll, Jessica  
Luckiest Girl Alive
With a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blueblood fiance, Ani is close to the perfect life she's worked so hard to achieve. But something buried in her past still haunts her. Will breaking her silence destroy everything she's worked for - or will it at long last set her free?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1476789649 / 9781476789644  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034312 $15.99
Koch, Gini  
Alien #13: Camp Alien
How can an important summit at Camp David go smoothly when Kitty thinks the new president of Iraq is a long-hidden in-control superbeing, and Jeff believes the Israeli Prime Minister is a zombie replacement?  
Novel, 588 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 0756410088 / 9780756410087  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033369 $7.99
Komatsu, Sakyo  
Japan Sinks
When an island in the Japanese archipelago disappears overnight, an investigating scientist suspects that the entire country is at risk.  
Novel, 184 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1976)  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 0486802922 / 9780486802923  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034461 $12.95
Kowal, Mary Robinette  
Forest of Memory
Katya deals in Authenticities and Captures - her clients are rich and they demand items and experiences with only the finest provenance. The man who stepped out of the trees while hunting deer cut Katya off from the cloud, took her AI, and made her his unwilling guest. There are no Authenticities or Captures to prove Katya's story. You'll just have to believe her.  
Novella, 85 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765387913 / 9780765387912  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033647 $9.99
Kowal, Mary Robinette  
Glamourist Histories #5: Of Noble Family
When Vincent receives word that his estranged father has died in the West Indies, Jane and Vincent travel there to attend to legal matters, only to discover that the estate is in disarray, with horrifying conditions and the slave population close to revolt.  
Novel, 572 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 076537837X / 9780765378378  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033661 $18.99
Kwaymullina, Abmelin  
Tribe #1: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf
Ages 12 and up. Children with inexplicable abilities - Illegals - are detained by the government 'for the protection of society'. Ashala and her Tribe of fellow Illegals have taken refuge in the Firstwood, a forest eerily conscious of its inhabitants. There they do their best to survive, free to practice their abilities. But when Ashala is compelled to venture outside her territory, she is betrayed by a friend and captured by an enemy.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763680206 / 9780763680206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034611 $8.99
Lacey, Josh  
Dragonsitter #1: The Dragonsitter
Ages 7 and up. Eddie agreed to look after Uncle Morton's pet dragon for a week. Now the fridge is empty, the curtains are on fire, and the mailman is fleeing. What's a novice dragonsitter to do?  
Novel, 61 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown - 2016 - ISBN: 0316298980 / 9780316298988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034105 $5.99
Lackey, Mercedes (editor)  
Nebula Awards Showcase 2016
Short fiction nominated for the awards, plus excerpts from the winning novels.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Mercedes Lackey
  • About the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
  • About the Nebula Awards
  • 2014 Nebula Awards Final Ballot
    Nebula Award Nominees: Best Short Story
  • A Stretch of Highway Two Lanes Wide == Sarah Pinsker
  • The Breath of War == Aliette de Bodard
  • The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family == Usman T. Malik
  • The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye == Matthew Kressel
  • When It Ends, He Catches Her == Eugie Foster
  • The Fisher Queen == Alyssa Wong
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Short Story
  • Jackalope Wives == Ursula Vernon
    Nebula Award Nominees: Best Novelette
  • Sleep Walking Then and Now == Richard Bowes
  • The Devil in America == Kai Ashante Wilson
  • The Husband Stitch == Carmen Maria Machado
  • The Magician and Laplace's Demon == Tom Crosshill
  • We Are the Cloud == Sam J. Miller
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Novelette
  • A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai'i == Alaya Dawn Johnson
    Nebula Award Nominees: Best Novella
  • Calendrical Regression (excerpt) == Lawrence M. Schoen
  • The Mothers of Voorhisville (excerpt) == Mary Rickert
  • The Regular (excerpt) == Ken Liu
  • Grand Jeté (The Great Leap) (excerpt) == Rachel Swirsky
  • We Are All Completely Fine (excerpt) == Daryl Gregory
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Novella
  • Yesterday's Kin == Nancy Kress
    Nebula Award Winner: Best Novel
  • Annihilation (excerpt) == Jeff VanderMeer
  • Past Nebula Award Winners
  • About the Editor
  • About the Cover Artist
 
Anthology, 411 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
PYR - 2016 - ISBN: 1633881385 / 9781633881389  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034489 $18.00
Lansdale, Joe R.  
Hap & Leonard: Hap and Leonard
All the short stories and tall tales about crime-fighting duo Hap Collins, a liberal good ol' boy, and Leonard Pine, a conservative gay black Vietnam veteran.
    Contents
  • An Appreciation of Joe R. Lansdale == Michael Koryta
  • Hyenas
  • Veil's Visit == written with Andrew Vachss
  • Death by Chili
  • Dead Aim
  • The Boy Who Became Invisible
  • Not Our Kind
  • Bent Twig
  • Joe R. Lansdale Interviews Hap Collins and Leonard Pine
  • The Care and Feeding and Raising Up of Hap and Leonard
 
Collection, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2016 - ISBN: 1616961910 / 9781616961916  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034282 $15.95
Larson, Nathan (editor) / Edenborg, Carl-Michael (editor)  
Stockholm Noir
Thirteen original crime stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Crime & Punishment
  • Stairway from Heaven == Åke Edwardson
  • Still in Kallhäll == Johan Theorin
  • The Smugglers == Martin Holmén
  • The Splendors and Miseries of a Swedish Crime Writer == Malte Persson
  • Horse == Anna-Karin Selberg
    Part II: Fear & Darkness
  • From the Remains == Inger Edelfeldt
  • Northbound == Lina Wolff
  • Kim == Torbjörn Elensky
  • Black Ice == Inger Frimansson
    Part III: The Brutality of Beasts
  • The Wahlberg Disease == Carl Johan De Geer
  • Nineteen Pieces == Carl-Michael Edenborg
  • Death Star == Unni Drougge
  • 10/09/03 == Nathan Larson
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2016 - ISBN: 1617752975 / 9781617752971  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032955 $15.95
Lawton, John  
Sweet Sunday
1969: When New York PI Turner Raines discovers that his oldest friend is dead, the trail of his friend's death leads Raines back to Texas, and into the path of people who know about secret goings-on in Vietnam, stories they may now be willing to tell. Lucky for Raines, he's a good listener.  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124232 / 9780802124234  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034286 $15.00
Le Guin, Ursula K.  
Late in the Day: Poems 2010 - 2014
Fifty-one poems by the award-winning sf and fantasy writer.  
Collection, 86 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
PM Press - 2016 - ISBN: 1629631221 / 9781629631226  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032906 $18.95
Lee, Earl  
The Unkindness of Ravens
1859: As General Lee's army retreats from the combined British, Colonial, and Federal forces, a futuristic time bomb goes off that creates overlapping realities from the 19th through the 24th centuries.  
Novel, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
See Sharp - 2016 - ISBN: 1937276805 / 9781937276805  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032903 $14.95


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