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Uncle Hugo's Newsletter 114
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Strugatsky, Arkady & Boris  
The Doomed City
An experimental city is inhabited by people plucked from Earth's history and left to govern themselves under conditions established by the inscrutable Mentors. Andrei, an astronomer from 1950s Leningrad, is now a garbage collector. As increasingly nightmarish scenarios begin to affect the city, he rises through the hierarchy, with devastating effect.  
Novel, 462 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Chicago Review - 2016 - ISBN: 1613735960 / 9781613735961  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034858 $27.99
Sugar, Rebecca (creator) / Jones-Quartey, Ian (story) / Sorese, Jeremy (writer) / Kendrick-Horton, Asia (artist) / Dukes, Rachel (artist)  
Steven Universe: Too Cool for School
Ages 8 and up. Full color. Steven is having a hard time fitting in at Connie's school. Connie just wants to graduate with good grades and a clean record. But when gem and homework collide, who knows what will happen?  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Boom! - 2016 - ISBN: 1608867714 / 9781608867714  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034934 $14.99
Sutherland, Tui T.  
Wings of Fire #6: Moon Rising
Ages 8 and up. The war between the tribes is over, and the dragonets have a plan for lasting peace: a school where dragonets from all tribes can learn to live together. When someone starts attacking dragons in the school, young Moonwatcher must decide if she will stay hidden and safe, or risk everything to save her new friends.  
Novel, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545685362 / 9780545685368  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034444 $6.99
Swanwick, Michael  
Not So Much, Said the Cat
Take a whirlwind journey across the globe and across time and space with these sf stories.  
Collection, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2016 - ISBN: 1616962283 / 9781616962289  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035011 $15.95
Tanaka, Yoshiki  
Legend of the Galactic Heroes #2: Ambition
When trouble erupts in the Free Planets Alliance, Yang Wen-li is ordered to use his tactical skills to put down the rebellion, but the ringleader is someone he once trusted deeply. In the Empire, Reinhard faces a new trial when the Emperor's death leads to an intensifying power struggle among the aristocracy.  
Novel, 281 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Haikasoru - 2016 - ISBN: 1421584956 / 9781421584959  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034954 $15.99
Taylor, Jodi  
St. Mary's #1: Just One Damned Thing After Another
Don't call it time travel; the historians of St. Mary's just happen to investigate major historical events in contemporary time. The first thing you learn on the job is that a wrong move will lead to history fighting back - sometimes in particularly nasty ways. And as new recruit Madeleine 'Max' Maxwell soon discovers, often it's not only history they're fighting.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808687 / 9781597808682  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034256 $12.99
Taylor, Jodi  
St. Mary's #2: A Symphony of Echoes
Max and company visit Victorian London in search of Jack the Ripper, witness the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket, and discover that dodos make a grockling noise when eating cucumber sandwiches. They must also confront an enemy intent on destroying St. Mary's who is willing to destroy history itself to do it.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808695 / 9781597808699  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034257 $12.99
Tchaikovsky, Adrian  
Spiderlight
Prophecy has foretold that a band of misfits, led by a high priestess, will defeat the Dark Lord, armed with the blessing of the Light and an artifact stolen from the Spider Queen. Their journey will be long, and fraught with danger.  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765388367 / 9780765388360  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035001 $19.99
Tidhar, Lavie  
Bookman Histories #1: The Bookman
Plus bonus Orphan novelette 'Murder in the Cathedral'. When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of a London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the mysterious island that may hold the secret to the origin not only of the shadowy Bookman, but of Orphan himself.  
Novel, 380 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2010)  
Angry Robot - 2016 - ISBN: 0857665979 / 9780857665973  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035107 $9.99
Tidhar, Lavie  
Bookman Histories #2: Camera Obscura
There's been a murder on the Rue Morgue. For detective Milady de Winter, it's not just who did it, but why - and just what does this have to do with the World's Fair taking shape in Chicago? The answers to her questions will take her to the very edge of reality.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2011 Sidewise Award for Best Long-Form Alternate History
 
Novel, 381 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Angry Robot - 2016 - ISBN: 0857666002 / 9780857666000  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035108 $9.99
Tilahun, Na'amen Gobert  
The Root
After Erik learns he's Blooded, descended from the Gods, he discovers that a secret government agency is selling off Blooded to a rival branch of preternatural beings in 'Zebub, San Francisco's mirror city in an alternate dimension. Meanwhile, in 'Zebub, Lil delves into a forgotten history that those in power would rather keep buried.  
Novel, 411 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808636 / 9781597808637  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035006 $14.99
Trent, Tiffany  
Unnaturalists #1: The Unnaturalists
Ages 12 and up. When his Tinker family is captured to be refinery slaves, Syrus Reed finds that his fate may be bound up with that of Vespa Nyx - and with the Unnatural creatures she catalogues in her father's New London museum.  
Novel, 308 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Saga - 2016 - ISBN: 148144297X / 9781481442978  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034959 $7.99
Trent, Tiffany  
Unnaturalists #2: The Tinker King
Ages 12 and up. Plus bonus short story 'A Stranger in the Garden'. With rebellion brewing in the far-off city of Scientia and dark Elementals plotting war in the ruins of New London, Vespa, Syrus and their friends are plunged into a new swamp of intrigue, deception, and magic.  
Novel, 361 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Saga - 2016 - ISBN: 1481442988 / 9781481442985  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034960 $7.99
Trudeau, G.B.  
Yuge!
Full color. Garry Trudeau has been relentlessly and deftly highlighting The Donald's character since 1987, and many of the Doonesbury regulars have been tangled up in it.  
Graphic Novel, 110 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Andrews McMeel - 2016 - ISBN: 1449481337 / 9781449481339  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034939 $14.99
Turtledove, Harry  
Hot War #1: Bombs Away
To stop the Communist surge into the Korean Peninsula, General MacArthur advocates a nuclear attack on targets in Manchuria. President Truman agrees, which leads to disaster when Russia retaliates against US allies in Europe and Great Britain. The two superpowers face off. Will they nuke each other? And what countries will be caught in between?  
Novel, 394 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2016 - ISBN: 0553390724 / 9780553390728  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035155 $9.99
VanderMeer, Ann & Jeff (eds)  
The Big Book of Science Fiction
Massive anthology encompassing hard sf, soft (social) sf, space opera, alternative history, and more, by authors from all over the world.  
Anthology, 1178 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Vintage - 2016 - ISBN: 1101910097 / 9781101910092  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035106 $25.00
Vernon, Ursula  
Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew
Ages 10 and up. Nurk is a quiet homebody. Yet when a plea for help arrives in the mail, Nurk is inspired by his warrior-shrew grandmother's journal, and sets off. Although rescuing a kidnapped dragonfly prince would be a daunting mission for even the biggest and bravest of shrews, Nurk is determined to do his best.  
Novel, 131 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Harcourt - 2008 - ISBN: 0152063757 / 9780152063757  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034891 $16.00
Wagers, K.B.  
Indranan War #1: Behind the Throne
Hail Bristol has made a name for herself in the galaxy for everything except what she was born to do: rule the Indranan Empire. When she is dragged back to her home planet to take her rightful place as the only remaining heir, she finds that trading her ship for a palace is her most dangerous move yet.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 406 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316308609 / 9780316308601  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034077 $14.99
Waggoner, Tim  
Supernatural: Mythmaker
Novel based on the TV series.  
Novel, 302 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783298545 / 9781783298549  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035149 $7.99
Walton, Jo  
Thessaly #3: Necessity
More than a generation has passed. The Cities are flourishing on Plato, and trading with alien species. Then two things happen. Pytheas dies as a human, returning as Apollo in his full glory. And a human ship from Earth appears in orbit around Plato.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (entire series)
 
Novel, 331 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765379023 / 9780765379023  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034774 $25.99
Wappler, Margaret  
Neon Green
It's 1994 in Chicago. Everything's pretty much as you remember it, except for the aliens.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Unnamed - 2016 - ISBN: 1939419719 / 9781939419712  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035009 $16.00
Ward, Dayton  
Star Trek: Hidden Universe Travel Guides: Vulcan
A full color guidebook to all that the planet Vulcan has to offer.  
Nonfiction, 158 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Insight Editions - 2016 - ISBN: 1608875202 / 9781608875207  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034933 $19.99
Washburn, Scott  
The Great Martian War: Invasion
After the Martians invade England, as President Theodore Roosevelt tries to prepare the US for a possible Martian incursion, newly minted ordnance officer Andrew Comstock finds himself in charge of developing new technology.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
ZMOK - 2016 - ISBN: 0990364992 / 9780990364993  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034687 $14.99
Washburn, Scott  
The Terran Consensus
An ancient interstellar war comes to Earth when a space battle between alien ships takes place in orbit and one of the ships crashes on the planet. Evidence mounts that one side of the war has been manipulating humanity for decades - hoping to turn them into unwitting allies - while the other side is planning an attack to make sure there are no humans left to ally with anyone.  
Novel, 290 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
ZMOK - 2015 - ISBN: 0990364984 / 9780990364986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033100 $18.00
Weber, David  
Honor Harrington #05: Flag in Exile signed limited edition
Hounded into retirement by political enemies, Honor has retreated to Grayson to take up her role as Steadholder. But the People's Republic of Haven is rising from defeat to threaten Grayson anew, and the Grayson navy desperately needs Harrington's experience.  
Novel, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781540 / 9781476781549  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New034898 $36.00


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