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Uncle Hugo's Newsletter 113
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Hendee, Barb  
Mist-Torn Witches #4: To Kill a Kettle Witch
When a curse destroys Prince Malcolm's harvest, he blames the nomads who summer in the meadow below his castle. Can Celine and Amelie use their magical gifts to save their mother's people and restore life to the ravaged land?  
Novel, 328 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0451471342 / 9780451471345  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033368 $7.99
Holyoke, Polly  
Neptune #2: The Neptune Challenge
Ages 10 and up. To rescue two of their friends, Nere, her loyal dolphins, and the other Neptune kids must infiltrate a kidnapper's undersea base. When Nere discovers that the secret to saving the world's oceans is hidden there, she and her friends will risk everything to find it.  
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1484715713 / 9781484715710  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034113 $7.99
Hoover, P.J.  
Tut #1: Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life
Ages 8 and up. You'd think it would be great being an immortal Egyptian demigod, but if Tut has to sit through eighth grade one more time, he'll mummify himself. And if he can't find a way to keep out of the clutches of General Horemheb and the Cult of Set, he'll never make it to the afterworld alive.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor Starscape - 2016 - ISBN: 0765383721 / 9780765383723  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033718 $9.99
Howard, Martin  
Shaun the Sheep: Tales from Mossy Bottom Farm: The Farmer's Llamas
Ages 5 and up. After a mixup at an auction, the Farmer brings his prize animals - a trio of llamas - home to the farm. Shaun is thrilled, but are the new residents a baaad influence?  
Novel, 86 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763690430 / 9780763690434  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034613 $5.99
Howard, Martin  
Shaun the Sheep: Tales from Mossy Bottom Farm: Pranks a Lot!
Ages 5 and up. A series of pranks pits Shaun and Bitzer the sheepdog against each other. Who will get the last laugh in this contest of retaliation?  
Novel, 102 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763687421 / 9780763687427  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034614 $4.99
Howey, Hugh  
Beacon 23
23rd century: A network of beacons allows ships to travel across the Milky Way. The beacons are built to be robust, never breaking down, never failing. At least, that's how they're supposed to work.  
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Mariner - 2016 - ISBN: 0544839633 / 9780544839632  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034333 $14.95
Howey, Hugh  
Silo #2: Shift
2007: At almost the same moment, humanity discovered the means for bringing about its utter downfall, and the ability to forget it ever happened, thanks to a new pill that can wipe out the memory of any traumatic event.  
Novel, 570 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2013)  
Mariner - 2016 - ISBN: 0544839641 / 9780544839649  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034335 $15.95
Howey, Hugh  
Silo #3: Dust
Juliette, now mayor of Silo 18, doesn't trust Silo 1, especially its leader Donald. Donald may not be the monster Juliette thinks he is, and may in fact be the key to humanity's continued survival. But can they work together long enough to succeed?  
Novel, 468 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2013)  
Mariner - 2016 - ISBN: 0544838262 / 9780544838260  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034337 $15.95
Hunter, Erin  
Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #4: The Blazing Star
Ages 8 and up. The first great battle has ended, and each group has agreed to a truce. But when a deadly disease threatens to strike deep into the heart of both camps, the cats must work together to find the mysterious Blazing Star.  
Novel, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062410032 / 9780062410030  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033603 $7.99
Hunter, Faith  
Jane Yellowrock #10: Shadow Rites
When Jane's house is magically attacked, the search for her assailants turns up a long-missing master vampire - chained in a pit, raving mad, with two human bodies. It's up to Jane to find out who kept the vamp hidden and why, before the incident leads to an all-out arcane war.  
Novel, 348 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0451465970 / 9780451465979  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033361 $7.99
Hurt, Bryan (editor)  
Watchlist
Fiction writers from around the globe respond to, meditate on, and mine for inspiration the surveillance culture in which we live in these thirty-two stories (twenty-two originals and ten reprints).
    Contents
  • Introduction == Bryan Hurt
  • Nighttime of the City == Robert Coover
  • Sleeping Where Jean Seberg Slept == Katherine Karlin
  • Testimony of Malik, Israeli Agent, Prisoner #287690 == Randa Jarrar
  • The Relive Box == T. Coraghessan Boyle
  • Scroogled == Cory Doctorow
  • California == Sean Bernard
  • Adela, Primarily Known as the Black Voyage, later reprinted as The Red Casket of the Heart, by Anon. == Chanelle Benz
  • Ladykiller == Miracle Jones
  • The Transparency Project == Alissa Nutting
  • The Gift == Mark Irwin
  • What He Was Like == Alexis Landau
  • The Entire Predicament == Lucy Corin
  • Coyote == Charles Yu
  • Terro(tour)istas == Juan Pablo Villalobos
  • Safety Tips for Living Alone == Jim Shepard
  • Prof == Chika Unigwe
  • The Witness and the Passenger Train == Bonnie Nadzam
  • Moonless == Bryan Hurt
  • Our New Neighborhood == Lincoln Michel
  • Buildings Talk == Dana Johnson
  • Lifehack at Bar Kaminuk == Mark Chiusano
  • Making Book == Dale Peck
  • Dinosaurs Went Extinct Around the Time of the First Flower == Kelly Luce
  • Ether == Zhang Ran
  • Drone == Miles Klee
  • Transcription of an Eye == Carmen Maria Machado
  • The Taxidermist == David Abrams
  • Second Chance == Etgar Keret
  • Strava == Steven Hayward
  • We Are the Olfanauts == Deji Bryce Olukotun
  • Viewer, Violated == Aimee Bender
  • Thirteen Ways of Being Looked at by a Blackbird SR-71 == Paul Di Filippo
  • About the Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
 
Anthology, 475 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Catapult - 2016 - ISBN: 1936787415 / 9781936787418  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034268 $16.95
Irvine, Alex  
X-Men: Days of Future Past
In a post-apocalyptic future, the killing machines known as the Sentinels rule America with an iron fist. Almost all mutants, both superheroes and villains, have been exterminated. Of the handful remaining, most are in concentration camps. Kate Pryde must travel back in time to warn the original X-Men of the coming danger.  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Marvel - 2016 - ISBN: 0785189769 / 9780785189763  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030285 $7.99
Jacka, Benedict  
Alex Verus #7: Burned
One of Alex's enemies on the Council of Mages is angry enough to have him and his friends executed. Now Alex has a week to figure out how to disassociate himself from his friends, scrounge up Council allies, and keep his head attached to his body.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425275760 / 9780425275764  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033358 $7.99
Jackson, Steve (designer) et al  
Munchkin Adventure Time 2: It's a Dungeon Crawl!
Ages 10 and up. Expansion set for Munchkin Adventure Time, with 90 new cards plus 12 oversized dungeon cards. Your quest for victory in the Land of Ooo just turned into a dungeon crawl, complete with new monsters, treasures, curses, and special portals.  
Card Game, Card Game  
Steve Jackson Games / USAopoly / Cartoon Network - 2015 - ISBN: 0700304046673 / 0700304046673  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033268 $19.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Baker, Keith (designer) / Kovalic, John (illustrator)  
Munchkin Gloom
Ages 13 and up. Standalone game, compatible with all existing Gloom games and expansions. There are plenty of happy munchkins: warriors who slay monsters, adventurers who grab loot, heroes who level up, halflings who stay home eating pie. But those same munchkins are all too often backstabbed by buddies, discovered by ducks of doom, and dined on by dragons. Massacre the monsters, steal their stuff, and die a depressing death. May the most miserable party win! Includes 110 transparent playing cards. 2-5 players, 60 minutes.  
Card Game, Card Game  
Atlas Games / Steve Jackson Games - 2015 - ISBN: 1589781554 / 9781589781559  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033264 $29.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Kirkman, Robert (creator)  
Munchkin Zombies: The Walking Dead
Ages 13 and up. Expansion set for Munchkin Zombies. Based on the hit comic book series, these 56 new cards let you show your favorite Walking Dead characters who's really in charge. Do battle with deadly living foes, take their stuff, and shamble toward victory!  
Card Game, Card Game  
Steve Jackson Games / USAopoly / Skybound - 2015 - ISBN: 700304046901 / 700304046901  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033262 $11.95
Jackson, Steve (designer) / Burton, Tim (creator) et al  
Munchkin: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
Ages 10 and up. Brings your favorite characters and settings from the film to the popular card game. Includes 168 cards and 1 die. 3-6 players, 1-2 hours.  
Card Game, Chapbook  
Steve Jackson Games / USAopoly / Disney - 2015 - ISBN: 700304047090 / 700304047090  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033324 $24.95
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
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
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
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
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
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
King, Wesley  
The Incredible Space Raiders from Space!
Ages 8 and up. One second Jonah is doing his homework. The next, he's sitting on a very cold ship, and a girl is welcoming him to the Incredible Space Raiders, bound for the Dark Zone to save the universe from the Entirely Evil Things. When Raiders start to disappear, Jonah realizes he's going to have to step up and figure out what's going on.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1481423207 / 9781481423205  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034228 $7.99
Kirby, Matthew J.  
Dark Gravity #1: The Arctic Code
Ages 8 and up. Earth's glaciers are advancing at an alarming rate, and no one knows why. When Eleanor's climatologist mother disappears on a research expedition, Eleanor sets out for the Arctic to find out what happened to her.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062224883 / 9780062224880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034416 $6.99


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