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


 
 
Lackey, Mercedes  
Elemental Masters #10: From a High Tower
Giselle lived her life in a tower, trained in Air magic by her adoptive mother. A charming man appeared to woo her, shattering Giselle’s sheltered worldview when he tried to rape her. Four years later, disguised as a man, Giselle uses her magic to win shooting contests while attempting to hunt down her attacker.  
Novel, 329 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 0756410835 / 9780756410834  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035139 $7.99
Lackey, Mercedes  
Hunter #1: Hunter
Ages 12 and up. Long ago, the barriers between our world and the Otherworld were ripped open, and it took centuries to restore civilization. Joy has been a Hunter in her mountain community, protecting those without magic from dangerous Othersiders. Now she is called to Apex City, where she soon realizes that the city's leaders care more about creating a false sense of security than about protecting the ordinary people.  
Novel, 374 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1484725433 / 9781484725436  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034116 $9.99
Lain, Douglas (editor)  
Deserts of Fire
Reprints twenty speculative fiction stories dealing with modern war.  
Anthology, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808520 / 9781597808521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035013 $15.99
Lang, Jeffrey  
Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Force and Motion
Years after his court martial and imprisonment, Benjamin Maxwell is a free man again, doing maintenance on a private science station that is home to crackpots, fringe researchers, and possibly something much darker. When Chief Miles O'Brien and Lt. Cmdr. Nog come for a visit, unpredictable forces are set in motion.  
Novel, 337 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 150111073X / 9781501110733  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034963 $7.99
Lansdale, Joe R.  
By Bizarre Hands
His debut collection of witty and gritty tales of horror.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1989 Stoker Award for Best Collection
 
Collection, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 0486805611 / 9780486805610  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035052 $9.95
Lansdale, Joe R. (writer) / Miller, Mark Alan (script) / Kowalski, Piotr (artist)  
The Steam Man
Collects the 5-issue comic book series about steam-powered robots in the Wild West defending the populace against invading Martians and killer apes.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dark Horse - 2016 - ISBN: 1616559624 / 9781616559625  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035102 $17.99
Lawrence, Mark  
Broken Empire: Red Queen's War #2: The Liar's Key
Loki's Key, an artifact capable of opening any door, is sought after by the most dangerous beings in the Broken Empire - and Jal and Snorri have it. Snorri plans to find the door into death, and use the key to bring his family back into the land of the living. Meanwhile, the Red Queen continues to manipulate kings and pawns alike.  
Novel, 472 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425268810 / 9780425268810  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035141 $7.99
Lee, J.M.  
Dark Crystal #1: Shadows of the Dark Crystal
Ages 12 and up. Years before the events of the film, a young Gelfling woman leaves her secluded home to uncover the truth about her brother's disappearance.  
Novel, 263 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0448482894 / 9780448482897  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035300 $17.99
Lee, Sharon / Miller, Steve  
Liaden: Alliance of Equals
Signed by both authors on the title page. With Clan Korval desperate to reestablish its position as one of the top trading clans in known space, Master Trader Shan yos'Galan is on a mission to establish new business associations and build a strong primary route, but finds his ship denied docking and blacklisted. Padi, the master trader's heir and apprentice, is along on this journey, but she is keeping a secret so intense that her coming of age, and perhaps her life, are threatened by it.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 355 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781486 / 9781476781488  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034139 $26.00
Lee, Sharon / Miller, Steve  
Liaden: Dragon in Exile
Relocated to Surebleak, the Dragon - the banished star-trading Clan Korval - is under contract to keep the Port Road open to all traffic, and to back the New Bosses in imposing law and order on a society originally based on larceny and assassination. This is going surprisingly well, until Korval discovers that the enemy they'd sought to destroy wasn't quite destroyed, and is more determined than ever to eradicate Korval. Not to mention that some of Surebleak's native population liked the Old Ways just fine, and are conspiring to take down the New Bosses and the Dragon.  
Novel, 522 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781672 / 9781476781679  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034907 $7.99
Lee, Tanith  
Flat Earth #1: Night's Master
Once demons dwelt in magical caverns beneath the Earth's surface. Supreme among them was Ashrarn, Night's Master, who could grant wonders and create horrors unspeakable.  
Novel, 243 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1978)  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 0756410959 / 9780756410957  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035147 $7.99
Lee, Yoon Ha  
Machineries of Empire #1: Ninefox Gambit
In disgrace for using unconventional methods in a battle against heretics, Captain Cheris is given a chance to redeem herself by retaking a star fortress that the heretics recently captured. Her best hope is to ally with undead tactician Shuos Jedao. He's never lost a battle, but he went mad in his first life and massacred two armies, one of them his own, and Cheris must decide how far she can trust him.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award
 
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Solaris - 2016 - ISBN: 1781084491 / 9781781084496  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034946 $9.99
Leiber, Fritz (writer) / O'Neil, Dennis (adaptation) / Chaykin, Howard (artist) / Simonson, Walt (artist)  
Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser: The Cloud of Hate and Other Stories
Collects issues 1-5 of the 1973 Sword of Sorcery comic, starring barbarian Fafhrd and nimble rogue the Gray Mouser.  
Graphic Novel, 126 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dark Horse - 2016 - ISBN: 1616559853 / 9781616559854  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035101 $17.99
Levy, Michael / Mendlesohn, Farah  
Children's Fantasy Literature: An Introduction
A scholarly look at the development of fantastic fiction, both written specifically for children and/or appropriated by them - from the 16th century to the 21st, across the English-speaking world. Also considers changing views on both the nature of the child and the appropriateness of fantasy for the child reader, the role of children's fantasy literature in helping to develop the imagination, and its complex interactions with issues of class, politics and gender. The text analyses hundreds of works of fiction, placing each in its appropriate context within the tradition of fantasy literature.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies
♦  Winner of the 2017 World Fantasy Special Award, Professional
 
Nonfiction, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Cambridge University - 2016 - ISBN: 110761029X / 9781107610293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034980 $27.99
Liu, Cixin  
Remembrance of Earth's Past #2: The Dark Forest
The subatomic particles that allow Trisolaris instant access to all human information leave Earth's defense plans totally exposed to the enemy. A daring plan grants four humans - the Wallfacers - enormous resources to design secret strategies, hidden from Earth and Trisolaris alike. Three of the Wallfacers are influential statesmen and scientists. The fourth is Luo Ji, an obscure Chinese astronomer and sociologist baffled by his new status. All he knows is that he's the one Wallface that Trisolaris wants dead.  
Novel, 512 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765386690 / 9780765386694  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034793 $16.99
Lore, Pittacus  
Lorien Legacies #7: United as One
Ages 14 and up. The Mogadorian invasion has come to Earth and all but won the battle for the planet. The Garde stand in their way - but they are no longer alone in this fight, as human teenagers from across the globe have begun to develop their own Legacies.  
Novel, 449 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062387650 / 9780062387653  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034410 $18.99
Lovecraft, H.P.  
The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft
Includes one novel, four novellas, and fifty-three stories featuring his fantastical and horrific creations.  
Collection, 1102 pages, Hardcover, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Chartwell - 2016 - ISBN: 0785834206 / 9780785834205  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035037 $14.99
Maberry, Jonathan  
Deadlands: Ghostwalkers
Novel based on the weird western role-playing game.  
Novel, 526 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765375273 / 9780765375278  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034733 $8.99
Maberry, Jonathan  
Joe Ledger #3: The King of Plagues
After Joe rejoins the DMS, he uncovers a powerful secret society using weaponized versions of the Plagues of Egypt to destabilize world economies and profit from the resulting chaos.  
Novel, 610 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 Trade PB  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250092833 / 9781250092830  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034736 $9.99
Mack, David  
Star Trek: Legacies #2: Best Defense
Captain Kirk and his crew seek the stolen Transfer Key that opens a door between universes, but their hunt is cut short by a plea for help from Ambassador Sarek.  
Novel, 354 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1476753105 / 9781476753102  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034965 $7.99
MacNaughton, Laurence  
Dru Jasper #1: It Happened One Doomsday
Dru uses the little magic she has to help people. Then a man with glowing eyes shows up, and raises Dru's powers to dizzying heights. But he's been cursed to transform into a demonic creature that could bring about the end of the world. There's only one chance to break his curse and prevent fiery doomsday - and it's about to fall into Dru's inexperienced hands.  
Novel, 275 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
PYR - 2016 - ISBN: 1633881873 / 9781633881877  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035124 $18.00
Maguire, Gregory  
After Alice
Ada plans to visit her friend Alice, but arrives a moment too late, and tumbles down the rabbit hole herself, bringing to Wonderland her own imperfect comprehension of cause and effect as she sets out to find Alice and see her safely home from this surreal land.  
Novel, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0060859741 / 9780060859749  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034368 $15.99
Marmell, Ari  
Mick Oberon #1: Hot Lead, Cold Iron
Chicago, 1932: Mick Oberon is a pointy-eared PI packing a wand. Sixteen years ago, a mobster's daughter was replaced with a changeling; now Mick's been hired to find the real child. The trail leads to the Seelie Court, where Mick's not really welcome. He'll have to wade through Fae politics and mob power struggles to find the kidnapper.  
Novel, 381 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1785650831 / 9781785650833  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035160 $7.99
Martin, Emily B.  
Woodwalker
Mae has been exiled from the Silverwood and the people she loves. But when she comes across three out-of-place strangers in her wanderings, she finds herself contemplating the unthinkable: risking death to help a deposed queen regain her throne.  
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Later Printing  
Harper Voyager - 2016 - ISBN: 0062473719 / 9780062473714  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034989 $6.99
McCullough, Kelly  
School for Sidekicks
Ages 10 and up. Evan is a geek who dreams of becoming a superhero. When a field trip to the Mask Museum is interrupted by a supervillain attack, Evan somehow manages to survive a death ray, and rescues Captain Commanding. Bundled off to The Academy - aka The School for Sidekicks - he finds himself studying Banter Basics and Combat with Dinnerware. When he's apprenticed to Foxman, can he convince his has-been mentor to become a real hero again?  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Square Fish - 2016 - ISBN: 125007987X / 9781250079879  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034838 $7.99


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