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


 
 
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld YA: Tiffany Aching #4: I Shall Wear Midnight
Ages 12 and up. Young witch Tiffany Aching faces an insidious new foe who whispers threats of violence and quietly unleashes havoc. Along with her allies, the Nac Mac Feegle, Tiffany may know evil when she sees it, but where does evil start, and where - and how - does it end?

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2010 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy
♦  Finalist for the 2011 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (entire series)

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 451 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2010)  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062435299 / 9780062435293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033261 $9.99
Priest, Cherie  
I Am Princess X
Ages 12 and up. Libby drew the pictures, May wrote the tales, and Princess X had all the adventures their young imaginations could conjure. Then the car Libby was in went off a bridge, and Princess X died with her. Years later, May is sixteen when she sees a Princess X sticker in a Seattle shop window, and learns about the Princess X webcomic. She discovers disturbing similarities between Libby's story and the comic. Only one person could have started this phenomenon: Libby.  
Novel, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 1338032356 / 9781338032352  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034442 $10.99
Pulley, Natasha  
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
1884: Thaniel enters his London apartment to find a new watch on his pillow. Six months later, when the watch saves his life, warning him of a blast that destroys Scotland Yard, he goes in search of its maker - Mori, a Japanese immigrant who remembers the future.  
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bloomsbury - 2016 - ISBN: 1620408341 / 9781620408346  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033671 $16.00
Reynolds, Anthony  
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marines: Kharn: Eater of Worlds
The Heresy is over, and the World Eaters Legion needs a leader. Their great hero Kharn lies in a coma, but will his awakening save them, or doom them entirely?  
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2014)  
Black Library - 2015 - ISBN: 1784961663 / 9781784961664  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034186 $16.00
Rice, Anne (writing as Roquelaure, A.N.)  
Sleeping Beauty #4: Beauty's Kingdom
Twenty years after they were forced to leave Bellavalten, Beauty and Lauren agree to travel back as its king and queen, to uphold the ways of complete sensual surrender, but with one change: servitude will now be voluntary.  
Novel, 434 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108212 / 9780143108214  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033475 $16.00
Richards, C.J.  
Robots Rule #1: The Junkyard Bot
Ages 9 and up. Ten-year-old George Gearing is an engineering whiz, but it'll take all his talent and the help of his robot pal Jackbot and human friend Anne to save the day when all the robots in the high-tech town of Terabyte Heights go wild.  
Novel, 195 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 054466843X / 9780544668430  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034344 $6.99
Riordan, Rick  
Demigods & Magicians
Ages 10 and up. Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound as Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane in these crossover stories.
    Contents
  • Letter from Percy Jackson
  • Son of Sobek
  • The Staff of Serapis
  • The Crown of Ptolemy
 
Collection, 187 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1484732782 / 9781484732786  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New034102 $14.99
Riordan, Rick  
Heroes of Olympus #5: The Blood of Olympus
Ages 10 and up. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. If Gaea wakes, it is game over.  
Novel, 516 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1423146786 / 9781423146780  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034108 $9.99
Riordan, Rick  
Percy Jackson: Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Ages 10 and up. Full color illustrations. Percy Jackson provides his take - and sarcastic asides - on the pantheon.  
Nonfiction, 404 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1484712374 / 9781484712375  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032511 $12.99
Riordan, Rick  
Trials of Apollo #1: The Hidden Oracle
Ages 10 and up. After angering Zeus, Apollo is cast down from Olympus, landing in New York City as a teenage boy. Without his godly powers, he must learn to survive in the modern world. He needs help, and he'll seek it at Camp Half-Blood.  
Novel, 376 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 148473274X / 9781484732748  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038100 $19.99
Robeson, Kenneth (Hathaway, Alan / Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #83: The Rustling Death / Terror and the Lonely Widow
The Rustling Death: Ham Brooks is rendered helpless by a strange sound that can destroy planes in midair and even disintegrate entire populations.

Terror and the Lonely Widow: After his cover is blown during an undercover mission, the Man of Bronze heads to the South Seas to avert an atomic age threat.  
Omnibus, 111 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1942 / 1946)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771814 / 9781608771813  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033970 $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Dent, Lester / Bogart, William G.)  
Doc Savage #84: The Men Vanished / Death in Little Houses
Plus comic 'Nick Carter Accused' by Bruce Elliott and Bob Powell.

The Men Vanished: Doc and Patricia Savage mount a rescue expedition to the Amazon jungle after seven explorers disappear.

Death in Little Houses: The Man of Bronze investigates why bizarre bearded hermits are stealing portions of postwar model homes.  
Omnibus, 111 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1946)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771865 / 9781608771868  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033971 $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #85: The Pharaoh's Ghost / The Man Who Was Scared
Plus Bill Barnes story 'Scourge of the Skies' by Charles S. Verral.

The Pharaoh's Ghost: A disappearance in Cairo puts Doc Savage on the trail of a strange secret there.

The Man Who Was Scared: When a man is killed in Doc's offices, the Man of Bronze is accused of murder.  
Omnibus, 111 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1944 / 1944)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771881 / 9781608771882  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033972 $14.95
Robinson, Kim Stanley  
Aurora
Our voyage from Earth began generations ago. Now, we approach our destination. A new home. Aurora.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Campbell Memorial Award for Best SF Novel
 
Novel, 501 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316098094 / 9780316098090  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034043 $9.99
Rowling, J.K. (writing as Galbraith, Robert)  
Cormoran Strike #3: Career of Evil
PI Strike investigates when a package containing a woman's severed leg is delivered to his assistant Robin Ellacott.  
Novel, 489 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316349895 / 9780316349895  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034433 $17.99
Samatar, Sofia  
The Winged Histories
Four women - soldier, scholar, poet, and socialite - are caught up on different sides of a violent rebellion. As war erupts, they fear they may disappear into the unwritten pages of history. Using the sword and the pen, the body and the voice, they struggle not just to survive, but to make history.  
Novel, 335 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Small Beer - 2016 - ISBN: 1618731149 / 9781618731142  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032947 $24.00
Sanders, Rob  
Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #33: The Honoured
In the aftermath of the Word Bearers' attack on Calth, survivors from both sides were driven into the subterranean shelters. Now the Ultramarines face a new war in the underworld.  
Novel, 212 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Black Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1784962473 / 9781784962470  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034188 $16.50
Sanderson, Brandon  
Alcatraz Smedry #3: The Knights of Crystallia
Ages 9 and up. Alcatraz, his father, his best friend Bastille, and his Grandpa Smedry arrive at the Free Kingdom city of Crystallia, only to find it under siege. Can they save the city from being shattered by Evil Librarians?  
Novel, 291 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Tor Starscape - 2016 - ISBN: 0765378981 / 9780765378989  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033623 $16.99
Sawyer, Jamie  
Lazarus War #1: Artefact
Captain Conrad Harris has died hundreds of times, running suicide missions in simulant bodies against an alien menace. When a secret research station deep in alien territory suddenly goes dark, he is chosen to lead the rescue mission - but he hasn't been trained for what he's about to find.  
Novel, 502 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316386375 / 9780316386371  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033274 $9.99
Scholz, Carter  
Gypsy
Includes a new hard sf novella of interstellar adventure, plus three short stories, an interview, and a bibliography.
    Contents
  • Gypsy
  • The Nine Billion Names of God
  • The United States of Impunity
  • Bad Pennies
  • 'Gear. Food. Rocks': Outspoken Interview
  • Bibliography
  • About the Author
 
Collection, 145 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
PM Press - 2015 - ISBN: 1629631183 / 9781629631189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032905 $13.00
Scott, R.H.  
Chosen Soldiers
After the missiles tore up Earth, societies crumbled. Slowly, a group of survivors came together, helping each other grow a world worth living in. And then the Others attacked. And so the Academy was formed, where young people could be built into an elite military force.  
Novel, 340 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2016 - ISBN: 0062457217 / 9780062457219  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034426 $6.99
Scull, Luke  
Grim Company #2: Sword of the North
In Dorminia, anyone perceived as a threat has been imprisoned, leaving the White Lady's rule unchallenged. But if Eremul the Halfmage cannot convince the White Lady of the existence of the immortal race known as the Fade, all of humanity will be in danger. Brodar Kayne and Jerek the Wolf continue their odyssey to the High Fangs, only to find themselves caught in a war between a demon horde and their enemy the Shaman. And in Thelassa, Sasha must overcome demons of her own. Because the Fade are coming.  
Novel, 466 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0425264874 / 9780425264874  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033351 $7.99
Sederholm, Carl H. (editor) / Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew (editor)  
The Age of Lovecraft
Analysis of Lovecraft in relation to 21st-century critical theory and culture, delving into troubling aspects in his thoughts and writing.
    Contents
  • Lovecraft Appreciated (foreword) == Ramsey Campbell
  • Acknowledgments
  • Lovecraft Rising (introduction) == Carl H. Sederholm and Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
  • 'Ghoulish Dialogues': H.P. Lovecraft's Weird Geographies == James Kneale
  • Lovecraft's Things: Sinister Souvenirs from Other Worlds == Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
  • Hyper-Cacophony: Lovecraft, Speculative Realism, and Sonic Materialism == Isabella van Elferen
  • Prehistories of Posthumanism: Cosmic Indifferentism, Alien Genesis, and Ecology from H.P. Lovecraft to Ridley Scott == Brian Johnson
  • Race, Species, and Others: H.P. Lovecraft and the Animal == Jed Mayer
  • H.P. Lovecraft's Reluctant Sexuality: Abjection and the Monstrous Feminisim in 'The Dunwich Horror' == Carl H. Sederholm
  • H.P. Lovecraft and Real Person Fiction: The Pulp Author as Subcultural Avatar == David Simmons
  • A Polychrome Study: Neil Gaiman's 'A Study in Emerald' and Lovecraft's Literary Afterlives == Jessica George
  • Lovecraft: Suspicion, Pattern Recognition, Paranoia == David Punter
  • Lovecraft's Cosmic Ethos == Patricia MacCormack
  • Lovecraft, Witch Cults, and Philosophers == W. Scott Poole
  • Afterword: Interview with China Miéville == Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
  • Contributors
  • Index
 
Nonfiction, 256 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
University of Minnesota - 2016 - ISBN: 0816699259 / 9780816699254  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034468 $24.95
Seluk, Nick  
Awkward Yeti: Heart and Brain
Full color collection of the popular webcomic, featuring the Awkward Yeti, his pragmatic and responsible brain, and his impulsive heart.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback  
Andrews McMeel - 2015 - ISBN: 1449470890 / 9781449470890  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033528 $12.99
Siddell, Thomas  
Gunnerkrigg Court #3: Reason
Ages 11 and up. Annie and Kat continue to uncover terrible secrets about the school, while relationships grow and the boundaries of reality are blurred. In the meantime, Coyote begins to show that things in the forest are not quite what they seem.  
Graphic Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Archaia - 2016 - ISBN: 1608868281 / 9781608868285  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034229 $16.99


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