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Newsletter 114
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Grafton, Sue  
Kinsey Millhone #24: X
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, 498 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 1101981873 / 9781101981870  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035292 $9.99
Grant, Andrew  
Cooper Devereaux #1: False Positive
When a young boy disappears, Birmingham, Alabama, police detectives Cooper Devereaux and Jan Loflin investigate. The case leads to harrowing discoveries about bloodlines, mass murder, obsession - and what two damaged detectives have in common with the victim they're desperate to save.  
Novel, 360 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 034554076X / 9780345540768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035256 $9.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #103: The Romanoff Jewels / Crime Under Cover
The Romanoff Jewels: The Shadow journeys to Moscow and Paris to undermine a Bolshevik conspiracy.

Crime Under Cover: The Dark Avenger is summoned to Washington to stop a spymaster from acquiring the ultimate weapon of war.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1932 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608771989 / 9781608771981  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034666 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #104: Double Death / The Robot Master
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Case of the Mechanical Monster' by Max Erhlich and an 'Iron Munro: The Astounding Man' comic story by Theodore Sturgeon and Jack Farr.

Double Death: The Dark Avenger investigates when a corpse is murdered a full day after its actual demise.

The Robot Master: The Shadow battles an eight-foot man of steel.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772020 / 9781608772025  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034667 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #105: Doom on the Hill / Clue for Clue
Plus an 'Iron Munro: The Astounding Man' comic story by Theodore Sturgeon and Jack Farr.

Doom on the Hill: Harry Vincent summons the Shadow to track down a vicious killer.

Clue for Clue: The Knight of Darkness follows a winding trail as he searches for Nazi diamonds.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772047 / 9781608772049  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034668 $14.95
Green, Jonathan  
Doctor Who: Choose the Future: Night of the Kraken
The Twelfth Doctor meets a roguish time-smuggler and faces a terrifying creature from the deep with a plan to destroy the Earth. The fate of the Doctor and the universe are in your hands, as you decide how, when, where, and with whom the Doctor will fight to save the world.  
Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Puffin - 2016 - ISBN: 1405926503 / 9781405926508  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035044 $9.99
Green, Simon R.  
Eddie Drood #09: From a Drood to a Kill
In exchange for powers to fight the forces of darkness, members of the supernatural community have cut deals with Heaven, Hell, and every otherworldly realm in between. Now those bills are coming due, and Eddie's parents, his girl Molly, and several other major players must pay up with their souls - or participate in the Big Game. Simple rules: get from one side of the pocket dimension to the other and kill your competitors. To save his loved ones, Eddie's got to become a ringer in the deadly contest.  
Novel, 410 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0451414349 / 9780451414342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035138 $7.99
Guran, Paula (editor)  
Beyond the Woods
Reprints thirty retold fairy tales.  
Anthology, 527 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808385 / 9781597808385  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035014 $15.99
Guran, Paula (editor)  
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu
Twenty-five tales of Lovecraftian horror (twenty-two originals, three reprints)
    Contents
  • Who, What, When, Where, Why . . . (introduction) == Paula Guran
  • In Syllables of Elder Seas == Lisa L. Hannett
  • The Peddler's Tale, or, Isobel's Revenge == Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • It's All the Same Road in the End == Brian Hodge
  • Caro in Carno == Helen Marshall
  • The Cthulhu Navy Wife == Sandra McDonald
  • Those Who Watch == Ruthanna Emrys
  • A Clutch == Laird Barron
  • Just Beyond the Trailer Park == John Shirley
  • The Sea Inside == Amanda Downum
  • Outside the House, Watching for the Crows == John Langan
  • Alexandra Lost == Simon Strantzas
  • Falcon-and-Sparrows == Yoon Ha Lee
  • A Shadow of Thine Own Design == W.H. Pugmire
  • Backbite == Norman Partridge
  • In the Ruins of Mohenjo-Daro == Usman T. Malik
  • Legacy of Salt == Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • I Do Not Count the Hours == Michael Wehunt
  • I Dress My Lover in Yellow == A.C. Wise
  • Deep Eden == Richard Gavin
  • The Future Eats Everything == Don Webb
  • I Believe That We Will Win == Nadia Bulkin
  • In the Sacred Cave == Lois H. Gresh
  • Umbilicus == Damien Angelica Walters
  • Variations on Lovecraftian Themes == Veronica Schanoes
  • Acknowledgements
 
Anthology, 476 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Running Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0762456205 / 9780762456208  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035016 $14.95
Hamilton, Kersten  
Gadgets & Gears #2: The Ire of Iron Claw
Ages 9 and up. Someone is smuggling secrets out of the Kennewicketts' lab and sabotaging their experiments. The scientific geniuses, with their robotic staff and Nikola Tesla, take to the skies in their dirigible in pursuit of the villains.  
Novel, 183 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544668545 / 9780544668546  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034868 $6.99
Hanff, Helene  
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street
 
Nonfiction, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1973)  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 006244218X / 9780062442185  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034384 $14.99
Hart, Elsa  
Li Du #1: Jade Dragon Mountain
1708: Exiled librarian Li Du arrives in a town near the Tibetan border, and finds it teaming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants, all come to witness an eclipse of the sun commanded by China's Emperor. When a Jesuit astronomer is found murdered in the local magistrate's home, Tibetan bandits are blamed, but Li Du suspects otherwise and sets out to discover the truth.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250072336 / 9781250072337  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034822 $17.99
Hatke, Ben  
Nobody Likes a Goblin
Ages 4 and up. Full color. Goblin lives in a cozy, rat-infested dungeon with his friend Skeleton. When adventurers burst in, steal all the treasure, and make off with Skeleton, it's up to Goblin to save the day.  
Picture Book, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
First Second - 2016 - ISBN: 1626720819 / 9781626720817  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034834 $17.99
Hatton, Jackie  
Flesh & Wires
Following an attempted alien invasion, the world left is sparsely populated with psychologically scarred survivors, some of them technologically-enhanced women. Lo, leader of a small safe haven, finds their technological enhancements put to the test when a spaceship arrives bearing two men with both wonderful and terrifying news. Is this the beginning of a new era of reconstruction, or the start of a new battle for survival?  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2015 - ISBN: 1619760851 / 9781619760851  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034432 $19.00
Hearn, Lian  
Tale of Shikanoko #2: Autumn Princess, Dragon Child
Shikanoko has been humbled, and his destiny has become clouded. The Autumn Princess and the boy who is the true emperor are fugitives. A new generation of the Old People is born: the Spider Tribe, not quite human, not quite demons. One clan is in retreat, the other holds the capital, and natural disasters follow one upon another. Will Heaven ever be placated?  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Farrar, Straus and Giroux - 2016 - ISBN: 0374536325 / 9780374536329  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034799 $14.00
Higgins, C.A.  
Lightless #1: Lightless
Serving aboard an experimental military spacecraft launched by the ruthless group that rules Earth's solar system, Althea has established an intense bond with the ship's electronic systems, which speak more deeply to her analytical mind than human feelings do. When saboteurs invade the ship, as the ship's systems begin to malfunction, it falls to Althea to penetrate a captured saboteur's layers of intrigue and deception before all is lost.  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2016 - ISBN: 0553394444 / 9780553394443  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035129 $15.00
Hobb, Robin (aka Lindholm, Megan)  
Fitz & the Fool #2: Fool's Quest
The Fool is near death, maimed by mysterious figures whose plans for world domination hinge upon the powers the Fool may share with Fitz's daughter. Distracted by the Fool's perilous health, and swept up against his will in the intrigues of the royal court, Fitz lets down his guard - and in a horrible instant, his world is undone, his daughter stolen by those who would use her as a weapon. But Fitz is not without weapons of his own.  
Novel, 752 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2016 - ISBN: 0553392948 / 9780553392944  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035171 $8.99
Holm, Chris  
Michael Hendricks #1: The Killing Kind
Once a covert operative, now Michael Hendricks kills people for money, but he only hits other hitmen. He'll make sure whoever is coming for you winds up in the ground instead. Not a bad way for a guy with his skill-set to make a living, until he winds up a target himself.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316259527 / 9780316259521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035307 $15.99
Honoel  
Mystical Cats in Secret Places Coloring Book
Over eighty lavish illustrations of fantastical felines as they prowl, frolic, and nap in all manner of mysterious and whimsical locations.  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Waves of Color - 2016 - ISBN: 1626923957 / 9781626923959  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034801 $13.95
Horton, Rich (editor)  
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016
Thirty of the best stories of 2015.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Mutability == Ray Nayler
  • And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead == Brooke Bolander
  • Cat Pictures Please == Naomi Kritzer
  • Capitalism in the 22nd Century, or Air == Geoff Ryman
  • The Long Goodnight of Violet Wild == Catherynne M. Valente
  • My Last Bringback == John Barnes
  • Please Undo This Hurt == Seth Dickinson
  • Time Bomb Time == C.C. Finlay
  • The Graphology of Hemorrhage == Yoon Ha Lee
  • The Game of Smash and Recovery == Kelly Link
  • Acres of Perhaps == Will Ludwigsen
  • Little Sisters == Vonda N. McIntyre
  • Folding Beijing == Hao Jingfang
  • Today I Am Paul == Martin L. Shoemaker
  • The King in the Cathedral == Rich Larson
  • Drones == Simon Ings
  • The Karen Joy Fowler Book Club == Nike Sulway
  • Endless Forms Most Beautiful == Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
  • This Evening's Performance == Genevieve Valentine
  • Consolation == John Kessel
  • The Heart's Filthy Lesson == Elizabeth Bear
  • The Daughters of John Demetrius == Joe Pitkin
  • Unearthly Landscape by a Lady == Rebecca Campbell
  • The Astrakhan, the Homburg, and the Red, Red Coal == Chaz Brenchley
  • Hello, Hello == Seanan McGuire
  • Twelve and Tag == Gregory Norman Bossert
  • The Deepwater Bride == Tamsyn Muir
  • Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Idea Countess Rathagan == Ian McDonald
  • Asymptotic == Andy Dudak
  • The Two Paupers == C.S.E. Cooney
  • Biographies
  • Recommended Reading
  • Publication History
  • About the Editor
 
Anthology, 575 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Prime - 2016 - ISBN: 160701470X / 9781607014706  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035038 $19.95
Hough, Jason M.  
Zero World
Plus novella 'The Dire Earth', set years before the events of The Darwin Elevator. A spaceship that vanished years ago has been found, along with the bodies of its murdered crew - all but one. Technologically enhanced superspy Peter Caswell's mission is to find the missing crew member, who fled through a mysterious doorway, beyond which lies a world that seems to be Earth's twin. Peter must track his quarry alone on an alien world.  
Novel, 550 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2016 - ISBN: 0553391283 / 9780553391282  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035135 $9.99
Housewright, David  
Mac McKenzie #13: Stealing the Countess
Signed by the author on the title page. Unlicensed PI Mac McKenzie is brought in to recover a stolen Stradivarius, but no one except the violinist who has been playing it seems to want it found.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
 
Novel, 294 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250049660 / 9781250049667  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034806 $25.99
Human, Charlie  
Apocalypse Now Now
When his girlfriend Esme is kidnapped, all clues point toward strange forces at work, and sixteen-year-old Baxter must navigate the increasingly bizarre landscape of Cape Town's supernatural underworld to get her back.  
Novel, 365 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783294744 / 9781783294749  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035174 $7.99
Hunter, Faith  
Soulwood #1: Blood of the Earth
Nell Ingram, exiled by fear and choice from the cult she was raised in, defends herself with magic she draws from her deep connection to the forest. Now a PsyLED investigation forces her out of isolation. But to find the Blood Master of Nashville's kidnapped vassal, Nell and the PsyLED team will be forced to go deep into the heart of the cult Nell fears.  
Novel, 358 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0451473302 / 9780451473301  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035169 $7.99
Hurley, Kameron  
The Geek Feminist Revolution
Essays on geek culture, feminism, and writing from one of the most unapologetically outspoken writers in the field. Includes 'We Have Always Fought', which won the 2013 Hugo for Best Related Work.
    Contents
  • Welcome to the Revolution (introduction)
    Part I: Level Up
  • Persistence, and the Long Con of Being a Successful Writer
  • I'll Make the Pancakes: On Opting In - and Out - of the Writing Game
  • What Marketing and Advertising Taught Me About the Value of Failure
  • Taking Responsibility for Writing Problematic Stories
  • Unpacking the 'Real Writers Have Talent' Myth
    Part II: Geek
  • Some Men Are More Monstrous Than Others: On True Detective's Men and Monsters
  • Die Hard, Hetaerae, and Problematic Pin-Ups: A Rant
  • Wives, Warlords, and Refugees: The People Economy of Mad Max
  • Tea, Bodies, and Business: Remaking the Hero Archetype
  • A Complexity of Desires: Expectations of Sex and Sexuality in Science Fiction
  • What's So Scary About Strong Female Protagonists, Anyway?
  • In Defense of Unlikable Women
  • Women and Gentlemen: On Unmasking the Sobering Reality of Hyper-Masculine Characters
  • Gender, Family, Nookie: The Speculative Frontier
  • The Increasingly Poor Economics of Penning Problematic Stories
  • Making People Care: Storytelling in Fiction vs. Marketing
  • Our Dystopia: Imagining More Hopeful Futures
  • Where Have All the Women Gone? Reclaiming the Future of Fiction
    Part III: Let's Get Personal
  • Finding Hope in Tragedy: Why I Read Dark Fiction
  • Public Speaking While Fat
  • They'll Come for You . . . Whether You Speak Up or Not
  • The Horror Novel You'll Never Have to Live: Surviving Without Health Insurance
  • Becoming What You Hate
  • Let It Go: On Responding (or Not) to Online Criticism
  • When the Rebel Becomes Queen: Changing Broken Systems from the Inside
  • Terrorist or Revolutionary? Deciding Who Gets to Write History
  • Giving Up the Sky
    Part IV: Revolution
  • What We Didn't See: Power, Protest, Story
  • What Living in South Africa Taught Me About Being White in America
  • It's About Ethics in Dating
  • Hijacking the Hugo Awards
  • Dear SFWA Writers: Let's Chat About Censorship and Bullying
  • With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: On Empathy and the Power of Privilege
  • Rage Doesn't Exist in a Vacuum
  • Why I'm Not Afraid of the Internet
  • We Have Always Fought: Challenging the 'Women, Cattle, and Slaves' Narrative
  • Epilogue: What Are We Fighting For?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Author


Awards:
♦  Winner of the British Fantasy Award for Best Nonfiction
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Related Work
 
Collection, 284 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765386240 / 9780765386243  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034795 $15.99


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