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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Ryan, Robert  
John Watson #2: The Dead Can Wait
1916: Dr. John Watson is in England, helping rehabilitate shellshocked soldiers, when the British government calls on him to find out what caused the deaths of a group of soldiers testing a secret weapon.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 459 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Simon & Schuster UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1471101193 / 9781471101199  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034972 $15.00
Ryan, Robert  
John Watson #3: A Study in Murder
1917: Dr. John Watson is providing medical assistance to British prisoners in a German POW camp. When his investigation into heinous events at the camp puts him in peril, he'll need some long-distance help from his old friend Sherlock Holmes to escape.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster UK - 2015 - ISBN: 147113508X / 9781471135088  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034973 $15.00
Salaam, Kiini Ibura  
When the World Wounds
A collection of stories exploring reactions to 'the other'.  
Collection, 184 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Third Man - 2016 - ISBN: 0991336151 / 9780991336159  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034315 $15.95
Sales, Ian  
All That Outer Space Allows
1965: Ginny Eckhardt is an sf writer whose husband has been selected by NASA as one of the new Apollo astronauts. The realities of spaceflight fascinate Ginny, but women are barred from being US astronauts. Her sf provides little in the way of consolation - but perhaps there is something she can do about that.

Awards:
♦  2015 Tiptree Award Shortlist
 
Novel, 155 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Whippleshield - 2015 - ISBN: 0993141722 / 9780993141720  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034848 $11.99
Sawyer, Jamie  
Lazarus War #2: Legion
Conrad Harris and his elite Simulant Operations team are leading a mission to the unexplored region of the Damascus Rift, where another alien Artefact has been discovered that could finally help humanity win the war against the hostile alien Krell. But what they discover there is from their worst nightmares.  
Novel, 463 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316386456 / 9780316386456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034044 $9.99
Scalzi, John  
Old Man's War #6: The End of All Things
Four novellas. CDF Lieutenant Harry Wilson and the Colonial Union diplomats he works with race against the clock to discover who is behind attacks on the Union and on alien races, to seek peace with a suspicious angry Earth, and to keep humanity's union intact.
    Contents
  • The Life of the Mind
  • This Hollow Union
  • Can Long Endure
  • To Stand or Fall
  • An Alternate 'The Life of the Mind'
  • Acknowledgments
 
Novel, 385 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765376105 / 9780765376107  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034725 $8.99
Schelly, Bill  
Otto Binder
Chronicles the life and work of the comic book and sf visionary, revised and expanded from the 2003 edition titled Words of Wonder: The Life and Times of Otto Binder. Black & white photos and illustrations throughout.  
Nonfiction, 329 pages, Trade Paperback, 2nd Edition  
North Atlantic - 2016 - ISBN: 1623170370 / 9781623170370  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035097 $19.95
Scottoline, Lisa  
Rosato & Associates #12: Accused
Kinsey is up against a serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. She can identify him, but can she prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim?  
Novel, 399 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250027675 / 9781250027672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034751 $8.99
Sebold, Gaie  
Eveline #2: Sparrow Falling
Eveline hopes to put her thief and con-artist experience to work giving private lessons in burglary, fakery, and other underhand practices. But the rivalries of the Folk are in danger of spilling into the mundane world and forcing the Empire into a bloody war. Can Eveline pull things out of the mire this time?  
Novel, 329 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Solaris - 2016 - ISBN: 1781083827 / 9781781083826  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034961 $7.99
Sefton, Maggie  
Knitting #13: Purl Up and Die
When a young woman accuses Barb's son Tommy of assaulting her, then turns up dead, Kelly and the knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear Tommy's name. Includes knitting pattern.  
Novel, 311 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425258459 / 9780425258453  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035233 $7.99
Shea, Kieran  
Koko #2: Koko the Mighty
Koko still has an Ultimate Sanction bounty on her head. Now she and Jedidiah must deal with an outlander cult and hordes of mutant raiders led by bounty agent Wire.  
Novel, 354 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1781168652 / 9781781168653  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035175 $8.99
Shepherd, Mike (aka Moscoe, Mike)  
Vicky Peterwald #3: Rebel
The Empress is leading her own armada to St. Petersburg, intent on squashing the rebellion by killing Vicky and every soul on the planet that gave her refuge.  
Novel, 342 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425266591 / 9780425266595  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035143 $7.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #26: Maigret Gets Angry (alternate title: Maigret in Retirement)
Although retired, Maigret is all but ordered to the small town of Orsennes by an elderly woman to investigate her granddaughter's drowning.  
Novel, 151 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1947)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0141397322 / 9780141397320  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035205 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #27: Maigret in New York (alternate title: Maigret in New York's Underworld)
The threat of danger to businessman John Maura takes Maigret to New York; things take an odd turn when Maura's son disappears instead.  
Novel, 182 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1947)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241206367 / 9780241206362  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035206 $12.00
Sizemore, Jason (editor) / Conner, Lesley (editor)  
Best of Apex Magazine Volume 1
Twenty-one pieces of speculative fiction from the online magazine, including award nominees, the readers' Story of the Year selections, and the editors' personal favorites.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Lesley Conner
  • Jackalope Wives == Ursula Vernon
  • Going Endo == Rich Larson
  • Candy Girl == Chikodili Emelumadu
  • If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love == Rachel Swirsky
  • Advertising at the End of the World == Keffy R.M. Kehrli
  • The Performance Artist == Lettie Prell
  • A Matter of Shapespace == Brian Trent
  • Falling Leaves == Liz Argall
  • Blood from Stone == Alethea Kontis
  • Sexigesmal == Katharine E.K. Duckett
  • Multo == Samuel Marzioli
  • Keep Talking == Marie Vibbert
  • Remembery Day == Sarah Pinsker
  • Blood on Beacon Hill == Russell Nichols
  • The Green Book == Amal El-Mohtar
  • L'esprit de L'escalier == Peter M. Ball
  • Still Life (A Sexagesimal Fairy Tale) == Ian Tregillis
  • Build-a-Dolly == Ken Liu
  • Armless Maidens of the American West == Genevieve Valentine
  • Pocosin == Ursula Vernon
  • She Gave Her Heart, He Took Her Marrow == Sam Fleming
  • Afterword == Jason Sizemore
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributor Biographies
 
Anthology, 238 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Apex - 2016 - ISBN: 1937009378 / 9781937009373  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035062 $15.95
Skovron, Jon  
Empire of Storms #1: Hope & Red
When a ganglord strikes a bargain with the emperor's biomancers to rule all the slums of New Laven, two orphans - Red, a thief and con artist, and Bleak Hope, a trained warrior - form an unlikely alliance that will take them further than either dreamed possible.  
Novel, 490 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316268119 / 9780316268110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034045 $9.99
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Chance Developments
Short stories on the subjects of love and art, each inspired by an intriguing old photo.  
Collection, 240 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Pantheon - 2016 - ISBN: 1101871253 / 9781101871256  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New035178 $26.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16: The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
Business is slow, so Mma Ramotswe plans to take her first-ever holiday. When a new client arrives just as she's ready to depart, Mma Makutsi insists that she and Charlie can handle the case.  
Novel, 213 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Anchor - 2016 - ISBN: 0804169918 / 9780804169912  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035216 $15.00
St. John, Julia Verne  
The Transference Engine
Plus bonus story 'Dancing in Cinders'. When powerful necromancer Lord Byron died, his followers tried to used the Transference Engine to allow Byron's soul to claim the body of its choice. Madam Magdala and Mary Godwin stopped them. Now Magdala runs the Book View Cafe. When members of the cafe community disappear, she finds herself with new mysteries to solve. The more she learns, the clearer it becomes that the Transference Engine is back.  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 0756409535 / 9780756409531  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035161 $7.99
Staub, Wendy Corsi  
Mundy's Landing #2: Blue Moon
A century ago, the Sleeping Beauty Murders terrified Mundy's Landing. The victims and the killer were never identified. Now the town historical society is offering a hefty reward for solving the crimes - and a copycat killer is planning to reenact them.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mary Higgins Clark Award
 
Novel, 408 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062349759 / 9780062349750  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034405 $7.99
Stevenson, Noelle (creator / writer) / Watters, Shannon (creator / writer) / Nowak, Carolyn (artist) / Leiho, Marta (artist) / various artists  
Lumberjanes Volume 3: A Terrible Plan
Ages 10 and up. Full color. Reprints issues 9-12. On a quiet day at camp, Jo, April, and Ripley must stay on their toes as they try to earn as many badges as possible. Meanwhile, Mal and Molly's picnic in the woods takes a bizarre turn when they spot the Bear Woman, and follow her through a magical portal.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Boom! - 2016 - ISBN: 1608868036 / 9781608868032  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034230 $14.99
Stevenson, Noelle (creator / writer) / Watters, Shannon (creator / writer) / Allen, Brooke (creator / artist)  
Lumberjanes Volume 4: Out of Time
Ages 10 and up. Full color. Reprints issues 14-17 of the comic. Camp counselor Jen just wants to teach the girls basic survival skills without any supernatural interruptions. But when Jen and the girls get separated, Jen finds herself in more trouble than ever, until a stranger swoops in to save the day. Who is this taxidermist, and what is her relationship to camp director Rosie?  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Boom! - 2016 - ISBN: 1608868605 / 9781608868605  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034935 $14.99
Stewart, Trenton Lee  
Mysterious Benedict Society: Mr. Benedict's Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious Conundrums
Ages 10 and up. A companion volume to the popular mystery series, featuring new puzzles, riddles, and brainteasers to solve.  
Activity Book, 148 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Little, Brown - 2016 - ISBN: 0316394750 / 9780316394758  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034121 $8.99
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #08: Empire of Doom / The Spider and the Faceless One
Empire of Doom: With the White House itself hanging in the balance, the Spider must thwart a power-mad dictator.

The Spider and the Faceless One: The city burns as Wentworth seeks to unmask the elusive Munro, a murderous master of disguise.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608771997 / 9781608771998  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034663 $14.95
Strahan, Jonathan (editor)  
Drowned Worlds
Fifteen original stories looking at the future, good or bad, we might face if the oceans rise.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Jonathan Strahan
  • Elves of Antarctica == Paul McAuley
  • Dispatches from the Cradle: The Hermit - Forty-Eight Hours in the Sea of Massachusetts == Ken Liu
  • Venice Drowned == Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Brownsville Station == Christopher Rowe
  • Who Do You Love == Kathleen Ann Goonan
  • Because Change Was the Ocean and We Lived by Her Mercy == Charlie Jane Anders
  • The Common Tongue, the Present Tense, the Known == Nina Allan
  • What Is == Jeffrey Ford
  • Destroyed by the Waters == Rachel Swirsky
  • The New Venusians == Sean Williams
  • Inselberg == Nalo Hopkinson
  • Only Ten More Shopping Days Left Till Ragnarök == James Morrow
  • Last Gods == Sam J. Miller
  • Drowned == Lavie Tidhar
  • The Future Is Blue == Catherynne M. Valente
 
Anthology, 381 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Solaris - 2016 - ISBN: 1781084513 / 9781781084519  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034940 $14.99


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