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


 
 
Weber, David / Zahn, Timothy  
Honorverse: Manticore Ascendant #1: A Call to Duty
Life in the Royal Manticoran Navy isn't exactly what Travis Long expected. With a plague-ravaged economy and no enemies looming, there are factions in Parliament that want to scrap the Navy and shift its resources elsewhere. Those factions are mistaken. The universe is not a safe place, and Travis Long is about to find that out.  
Novel, 508 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781680 / 9781476781686  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034908 $7.99
Weber, David / Zahn, Timothy / Pope, Thomas  
Honorverse: Manticore Ascendant #2: A Call to Arms
There are powerful forces in the young Star Kingdom of Manticore's Parliament that don't think they need Lieutenant Travis Long. They're pretty sure they don't need the navy either. But the edge of the explored galaxy can be a very dangerous place, and they're about to find out why they need the navy - and Travis Long.  
Novel, 477 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781567 / 9781476781563  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034912 $7.99
Weisman, Jacob (editor)  
Invaders
Reprints twenty-two tales from the outer limits of literature.  
Anthology, 366 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2016 - ISBN: 1616962100 / 9781616962104  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035015 $16.95
Wendig, Chuck  
Zer0es
Five hackers are offered a choice: go to prison, or put their skills to work for the US government. They discover that behind the scenes lurks a sinister NSA program - an AI codenamed Typhon - with disturbing origins. And if it's not brought down soon, it will be uncontrollable.  
Novel, 470 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Voyager - 2016 - ISBN: 0062413171 / 9780062413178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034372 $7.99
Wetzel, Laurie  
Unclaimed #1: Unclaimed
Signed by the author. Maddy believes she is unlovable, until she meets MJ, and finds herself confiding in him. He makes her feel safe - until she sees him disappear into thin air and then reappear. She sets out to uncover the truth of who - and what - MJ is.  
Novel, 464 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Wise Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 1940014247 / 9781940014241  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034675 $14.95
Wetzel, Laurie  
Unclaimed #2: Ignited
Signed by the author. Maddy thought the worst was over when she survived a demon attack, but word is spreading through the supernatural world about her rare gifts. Some want to use her powers; others want to destroy her; and her angel boyfriend MJ is determined to protect her.  
Novel, 431 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Wise Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 1634890027 / 9781634890021  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034676 $14.95
Wexler, Django  
Shadow Campaigns #3: The Price of Valor
Finding herself nearly powerless, Queen Raesinia Orboan places her trust in steadfast soldier Marcus D'Ivoire and sets out to turn the tide of history. As the hidden hand of the Sworn Church brings all the powers of the continent to war against Vordan, General Janus offers a path to victory, but dark priests wielding forbidden magic have infiltrated Vordan to stop Janus by whatever means necessary.  
Novel, 638 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0451418093 / 9780451418098  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035137 $7.99
White, Steve  
TRA #5: Soldiers Out of Time
Jason Thanou once again plunges into Earth's past to combat a Transhumanist plot to subvert that past in order to fulfill their dream of transforming humanity into a race of gods and monsters.  
Novel, 339 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781737 / 9781476781730  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034911 $7.99
Wilde, Fran  
The Jewel and Her Lapidary
The kingdom has long been protected by singing gemstones and the people bound to them. When the Jeweled Court is betrayed and raiders sweep down from the mountains, can the last princess and her lapidary find a way to survive?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novelette
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novelette
 
Novella, 85 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765389835 / 9780765389831  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034996 $10.99
Williams, Jen  
Copper Promise #1: The Copper Promise
There are tall stories about the caverns beneath the Citadel, about mages and monsters and gods. Offered a job exploring the Citadel's depths, Wydrin and her companion Sir Sebastian are about to learn that sometimes there is truth in rumor. Sometimes a story can save your life.  
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Angry Robot - 2016 - ISBN: 0857665766 / 9780857665768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035123 $14.99
Williamson, Michael Z.  
Temporal Displacement #1: A Long Time Until Now
Ten soldiers on convoy in Afghanistan suddenly find themselves in paleolithic Asia, and discover similarly displaced groups: imperial Romans, neolithic Europeans, and East Indian peasants. Then two more time travelers arrive from a distant future. They may have the means to get back, but they aren't giving it up. In fact, they may have a treacherous agenda of their own.  
Novel, 953 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781729 / 9781476781723  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034909 $7.99
Wilson, G. Willow (writer) / Miyazawa, Takeshi (artist) / Alphona, Adrian (artist) / Leon, Nico (artist)  
Ms. Marvel #5: Super Famous
Ages 13 and up. Full color. Collects issues 1-6 of the rebooted comic series. Kamala Khan is officially an Avenger. But will being one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes be everything she imagined?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story
 
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Marvel - 2016 - ISBN: 0785196110 / 9780785196112  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034041 $17.99
Wingrove, David  
Roads to Moscow #2: The Ocean of Time
German Time Agent Otto Behr has waged an unquestioning, unending war across time to protect his people from the Russians. But now an unidentified third power has joined the game.  
Novel, 528 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey UK - 2016 - ISBN: 0091956188 / 9780091956189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034856 $18.95
Winters, Ben H.  
Underground Airlines
In a modern-day U.S. where the Civil War never happened, slavery continues in four states. Victor is a black man working for the US Marshals. On the trail of a runaway, he arrives in Indianapolis and works to infiltrate the local abolitionist cell. But something isn't right - with the case file, with his work, and with the country itself.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Sidewise Award for Best Long Form Alternate history
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 322 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316261246 / 9780316261241  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034057 $26.00
Witwer, Michael  
Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons
A biography of the creator of Dungeons & Dragons.  
Nonfiction, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bloomsbury - 2016 - ISBN: 1632862034 / 9781632862037  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034797 $17.00
Wolfman, Marv  
Suicide Squad
Novelization of the film.  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1785651676 / 9781785651670  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035176 $7.99
Wood, Jonathan  
Arthur Wallace #3: Anti-Hero
Area 51 contacts MI37 to let them know that Clyde version 2.0 has escaped onto the internet. 2.0 believes he is saving the world, but to do this must destroy humanity. Can Arthur find a way to save everyone and fix Clyde?  
Novel, 573 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1781168105 / 9781781168103  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035157 $8.99
Wooding, Chris  
Ketty Jay #3: The Iron Jackal
Their latest job sends Captain Frey and his crew to the desert heart of Samarla, land of their ancient enemies. They will face mayhem and mischief, murderous daemons, psychopathic golems, and a particularly cranky cat as Frey races against the clock to save his own life.  
Novel, 541 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1781167974 / 9781781167977  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030442 $8.99
Yaszek, Lisa (editor) / Sharp, Patrick B. (editor)  
Sisters of Tomorrow
Stories, essays, poems, and illustrations from the earlier part of the 20th century, documenting and celebrating women's contributions to the field of sf.
    Contents
  • List of Plates
  • Acknowledgments
  • New Work for New Woman (introduction)
    1. Authors
  • The Evolutionary Monstrosity == Clare Winger Harris
  • Out of the Void == Leslie F. Stone
  • Into the 28th Century == Lilith Lorraine
  • The Man from Space == L. Taylor Hansen
  • Shambleau == C.L. Moore
  • Strange Orchids == Dorothy Gertrude Quick
  • Reverse Phylogeny == Amelia Reynolds Long
  • Space Episode == Leslie Perri
  • When You think That . . . Smile! == Dorothy Louise Les Tina
    2. Poets
  • Julia Boynton Green
  • Virginia Kidd
  • Leah Bodine Drake
  • Tigrina
  • Lilith Lorraine
    3. Journalists
  • Natural Ink == Ellen Reed
  • Oil for Bombing == Fran Miles
  • Marine Engineering in the Insect World == Henrietta Brown
  • The Battle of the Sexes == Lynn Standish
  • Scientific Oddities == Lynn Standish
  • Sunlight == Laura Moore Wright
  • Scientific Mysteries: The White Race - Does It Exist? == L. Taylor Hansen
  • Scientific Mysteries: Footprints of the Dragon == L. Taylor Hansen
  • A Protest == H. Malamud, I. Berkman, and H. Rogovin
  • L. Taylor Hansen Defends Himself == L. Taylor Hansen
    4. Editors
  • Mary Gnaedinger
  • Dorothy Stevens McIlwraith
  • Lilith Lorraine
    5. Artists
  • Olivette Bourgeois
  • Lucille Webster Holling
  • Margaret Johnson Brundage
  • Dorothy Louise Les Tina
  • Dolly Rackley Donnell
  • Conclusion: Challenging the Narrative, or, Women Take Back Science Fiction == Kathleen Ann Goonan
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
 
Nonfiction, 393 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Wesleyan - 2016 - ISBN: 0819576247 / 9780819576248  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035034 $29.95
Yoss  
Super Extra Grande
Jan Amos Sangan Dongo is a veterinarian who specializes in treating enormous animals across the galaxy. When a colonial conflict threatens the fragile peace of the galaxy's intelligent species, he must embark on a daring mission: enter a gigantic creature and find two swallowed ambassadors.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award
 
Novel, 156 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Restless - 2016 - ISBN: 1632060566 / 9781632060563  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034942 $15.99
Zahn, Timothy  
Cobra War Trilogy: Cobra Alliance / Cobra Guardian / Cobra Gamble
Cobra Alliance: A new menace approaches the Cobra worlds, one that even the formidable Cobra warriors, with their undetectable surgically-implanted weapons, might not be able to defeat.

Cobra Guardian: A Troft faction has decided to invade the Cobra planets in force, using a new strategy that even the formidable Cobra warriors, with their surgically implanted weaponry, may not be able to defeat.

Cobra Gamble: As the Troft battle to consolidate their conquered territories, a small group of Cobras and Qasaman Djinn work together to create a victory that will rock the invaders to the core and bring other Troft demesnes into the conflict on the humans' side.  
Omnibus, 922 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009 / 2011 / 2012)  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781656 / 9781476781655  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034903 $16.00
Zaleski, Philip / Zaleski, Carol  
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings
A group biography of the Oxford writing club that included C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inkling Studies
 
Nonfiction, 644 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Farrar, Straus and Giroux - 2016 - ISBN: 0374536252 / 9780374536251  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034796 $17.00
Zelitch, Simone  
Judenstaat
1948: Judenstaat is created, bordering Germany, Poland, and the Soviet Union. 1988: Judit Klemmer is making a documentary about Judenstaat's history when she receives controversial footage of one of the founding fathers. Her research embroils her in controversy and conspiracy, collective memory and national amnesia.  
Novel, 317 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765382962 / 9780765382962  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034769 $25.99
Zieja, Joe  
Epic Failure #1: Mechanical Failure
Signed by the author on the title page. Rogers left the Galactic Age military - more or less a perpetual tiki party - to become a smuggler. But smuggling turns out to be more work than he expected, so he reenlists, only to discover that soldiers are now actually preparing for a war that Rogers is sure doesn't exist. Rogers vows to put a stop to that nonsense, even if it means doing actual work.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Saga - 2016 - ISBN: 1481459260 / 9781481459266  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034945 $14.99
Zieja, Joe  
Epic Failure #1: Mechanical Failure
Signed by the author on the title page. Rogers left the Galactic Age military - more or less a perpetual tiki party - to become a smuggler. But smuggling turns out to be more work than he expected, so he reenlists, only to discover that soldiers are now actually preparing for a war that Rogers is sure doesn't exist. Rogers vows to put a stop to that nonsense, even if it means doing actual work.  
Novel, 343 pages, Hardcover  
Saga - 2016 - ISBN: 1481459279 / 9781481459273  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036223 $24.99


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