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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Nix, Garth  
Old Kingdom #4: Goldenhand
Ages 13 and up. Lirael now has a new hand, made of gilded steel and Charter Magic. She returns to her childhood home, and receives a message from her long-dead mother, a warning about the Witch with No Face. But who is the Witch, and what is she planning? Lirael must use her new powers to save the Old Kingdom from this great danger.  
Novel, 344 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0061561584 / 9780061561580  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035659 $19.99
Nix, Garth  
Old Kingdom Prequel: Clariel
Ages 13 and up. Takes places several centuries before the birth of Sabriel. When Clariel is drawn into the efforts to find and capture a dangerous Free Magic creature, she finds hidden sorcery within herself, yet it is magic that carries great dangers. Can she rise above the temptation of power, escape an unwanted marriage, and save the King?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2014 Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2015 Ditmar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper Collins - 2016 - ISBN: 0061561576 / 9780061561573  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035394 $9.99
Nix, Garth  
To Hold the Bridge
Ages 13 and up. Nineteen stories, including sf, fantasy, and more.
    Contents
  • To Hold the Bridge: An Old Kingdom Story
    Creatures of Darkness and Light
  • Vampire Weather
  • Strange Fishing in the Western Highlands
  • Old Friends
    Standing Up: Coming-of-Age Stories
  • The Quiet Knight
  • The Highest Justice
  • A Handful of Ashes
  • The Big Question
    Check Your Faint Heart at the Door: Combat and Struggle
  • Stop!
  • Infestation
  • The Heart of the City
  • Ambrose and the Ancients Spirits of East and West
  • Holly and Iron
    A Wink and a Nod: Lighthearted Tales
  • The Curious Case of the Moondawn Daffodils Murder: As Experienced by Sir Magnus Holmes and Almost-Doctor Susan Shrike
  • An Unwelcome Guest
  • A Sidekick of Mars
    Under Other Skies: Science Fiction
  • You Won't Feel a Thing
  • Peace in Our Time
  • Master Haddad's Holiday
 
Collection, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062292536 / 9780062292537  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035671 $9.99
North, Gil  
Sergeant Cluff #2: The Methods of Sergeant Cluff
As Caleb Cluff investigates the death of a chemist's assistant in Gunnarshaw, the Yorkshire town's veneer of hardworking respectability begins to crumble.  
Novel, 148 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206678 / 9781464206672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036186 $12.95
O'Connell, Bishop  
American Faerie Tale #3: The Returned
Caitlin and Edward set out on their long-delayed honeymoon, only to find themselves drawn into a web of dark magic as an otherworldly force brings the dead back to life in New Orleans.  
Novel, 411 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2016 - ISBN: 0062449877 / 9780062449870  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035631 $6.99
Oakley, Mark  
Thieves & Kings Volume 1
Ages 12 and up. Black & white. After an apprenticeship across the sea, Rubel returns to the city of Highborn, and becomes caught up in a life or death adventure, battling knights, sorcerers, and the mysterious Shadow Lady.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
One Peace - 2016 - ISBN: 1935548972 / 9781935548973  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033134 $19.95
Older, Daniel José  
Shadowshaper #1: Shadowshaper
Ages 14 and up. Sierra Santiago planned a summer of making art and hanging out. But then a corpse crashes the first party of the season, her grandfather starts apologizing over and over, and the neighborhood murals start weeping real tears. With the help of a fellow artist, Sierra discovers shadowshaping, magic that infuses ancestral spirits into paintings, music, and stories. But someone is killing the shadowshapers, and the killer believes Sierra hides their greatest secret. Now she must unravel her family's past, take down the killer, and save the future of shadowshaping.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
 
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 133803247X / 9781338032475  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035572 $9.99
Olsen, Gregg  
A Cold Dark Place
In a secluded farmhouse, a family has been slaughtered, and a teenage son is missing. Then another family is killed. As she investigates, cop and single mom Emily Kenyon realizes the killer is coming after her and her daughter.  
Novel, 413 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Pinnacle - 2016 - ISBN: 0786039698 / 9780786039692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035731 $9.99
Orgain, Diana  
Roundup Crew #1: Yappy Hour
When her sister Rachel leaves town unexpectedly, Maggie is left in charge of Rachel's pet-friendly bar, only to find a corpse sprawled on the floor. To clear Rachel's name, Maggie investigates with some help from a group of dog-loving bar regulars. Includes cocktail recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250096693 / 9781250096692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035799 $7.99
Panzo, Will  
The Burning Isle
Young mage Cassius travels to a jungle island that is a haven for outlaws, pirates, and exiles. But Cassius is no ordinary spellcaster, and his goal is not simply money. And on an island where the native gods are restless, anything can happen.  
Novel, 417 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 110198810X / 9781101988107  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035970 $16.00
Parker, Ann  
Silver Rush #5: What Gold Buys
Leadville, Colorado, 1880: When soothsayer Drina Gizzi is found strangled, no one seems to care except saloon owner Inez Stannert, her lover Reverend Sands, and Drina's young daughter. The mystery deepens when Drina's body vanishes.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206252 / 9781464206252  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036188 $15.95
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Coleman, Reed Farrel  
Jesse Stone #14: The Devil Wins
After a huge storm hits Paradise, a dead body is found in the rubble of an abandoned factory - along with the skeletal remains of two teenage girls who disappeared decades earlier.  
Novel, 386 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282481 / 9780425282489  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035726 $9.99
Pelan, John  
Darkness, My Old Friend
Eighteen horror stories.  
Collection, 230 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Fedogan & Bremer - 2016 - ISBN: 187825278X / 9781878252784  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035357 $34.95
Penzler, Otto (editor)  
The Big Book of Jack the Ripper
Massive anthology of tales featuring the infamous slasher.  
Anthology, 848 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2016 - ISBN: 1101971134 / 9781101971130  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036049 $25.00
Penzler, Otto (editor) / George, Elizabeth (editor)  
The Best American Mystery Stories 2016
Twenty of the best stories published in 2015.  
Anthology, 348 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mariner - 2016 - ISBN: 0544527186 / 9780544527188  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035544 $14.95
Perona, Elizabeth  
Bucket List #2: Murder Under the Covered Bridge
A sexy calendar girl photo shoot (#39 on Charlotte's list) at a covered bridge is interrupted when Francine's cousin William stumbles down the riverbank, followed by a man with a gun. William's injuries are life-threatening, but is it homicide? The 70-something sleuths investigate.  
Novel, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738748056 / 9780738748054  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034441 $14.99
Perry, Anne  
William Monk #21: Corridors of the Night
When his wife Hester is kidnapped from the hospital where she volunteers, Monk's investigation leads to a wealthy man's remote home - and several bodies buried on the grounds. What did Hester learn that put her in danger? What are the doctors she worked with hiding?  
Novel, 271 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 0553391402 / 9780553391404  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036032 $16.00
Phelps, Ethel Johnston (editor)  
Feminist Folktales from Around the World #2: Kamala
Ages 8 and up. Folktales from around the world demonstrating how women's courage, cleverness, and power hold the world together.  
Anthology, 152 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1978)  
Feminist Press at CUNY - 2016 - ISBN: 1558619402 / 9781558619401  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035553 $14.95
Polansky, Daniel  
A City Dreaming
M is an ageless drifter with the ability to bend reality ever so slightly to his will. Back in New York City after a long absence, he realizes he has landed in the middle of a power struggle between the White Queen of Manhattan, and Brooklyn's Red Queen. To stop it, M will have to call in every favor and blow every spell he's ever acquired.  
Novel, 295 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Regan Arts - 2016 - ISBN: 1682450384 / 9781682450383  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036107 $25.95
Pollock, Tom  
Skyscraper Throne #2: The Glass Republic
Ages 12 and up. Following her encounter with the Wire Mistress, Pen's face is disfigured. The only person who accepts her is Parva, her mirror sister, confined to the world of London-Under-Glass. When Parva is abducted, Pen strikes a terrible bargain, and sets out to track her down.  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Jo Fletcher - 2016 - ISBN: 1681443481 / 9781681443485  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035527 $14.99
Powers, Tim  
Down and Out in Purgatory
In college, Tom Holbrook worshipped Shasta DiMaio from afar, but she married John Atwater, who eventually murdered her. Tom has devoted his life to finding Atwater, but when he does, Atwater is in a bag in the morgue. How do you kill a man who has already died?  
Novella, 119 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Subterranean - 2016 - ISBN: 1596067810 / 9781596067813  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035054 $30.00
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld YA: Tiffany Aching #5: The Shepherd's Crown
Ages 13 and up. Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad. As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her to protect her land. There will be a reckoning.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (entire series)
 
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Collins - 2016 - ISBN: 0062429981 / 9780062429988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035666 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Dragons at Crumbling Castle and Other Tales
Ages 9 and up. Fourteen irreverent and inventive tales featuring inept wizards, sensible heroes, and unusually adventuresome tortoises. Includes over one hundred black-and-white illustrations.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Dragons at Crumbling Castle
  • Hercules the Tortoise
  • The Great Speck
  • Hunt the Snorry
  • Tales of the Carpet People
  • Dok the Caveman
  • The Big Race
  • Another Tale of the Carpet People
  • The Great Egg-Dancing Championship
  • Edwo, the Boring Knight
  • The 59A Bus Goes Back in Time
  • The Abominable Snowman
  • The Blackbury Monster
  • Father Christmas Goes to Work
 
Collection, 337 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544813138 / 9780544813137  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035545 $7.99
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
The Ice Limit
The largest known meteorite has been discovered, buried for millions of years on a frigid island near Chile. A billionaire funds an expedition to collect it for his museum, but from the first approach to the meteorite, people begin to die.  
Novel, 492 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455595853 / 9781455595853  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035526 $7.99
Prineas, Sarah  
Ash & Bramble
Ages 13 and up. Pin and Shoe escape from servitude in the Godmother's stone prison, but Pin is captured again and forced to live the new life the Godmother chooses for her, entangled in a story that leads to a prince, a ball, and a glass slipper left behind. But Pin is more than ready to rescue herself before the clock strikes midnight, and find her own happily ever after.  
Novel, 449 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Teen - 2016 - ISBN: 0062337955 / 9780062337955  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035668 $9.99


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