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Uncle Hugo's Newsletter 115
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Moore, Alan (writer) / Campbell, Eddie (artist)  
From Hell
Black & white. Eleven unsolved murders. One sprawling conspiracy, a metropolis on the brink of the 20th century, and the bloody-minded Ripper ushering London into the modern age of terror.  
Graphic Novel, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Top Shelf - 2016 - ISBN: 1603093974 / 9781603093972  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New036203 $39.99
More, Thomas  
Utopia
Quincentenary edition of More's radical classic about a perfect island nation where all live in peace and harmony, men and women are both educated, and all property is communal. Plus a new introduction by China Mieville and essays by Ursula K. Le Guin.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1516)  
Verso - 2016 - ISBN: 1784787604 / 9781784787608  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035974 $14.95
Moreno-Garcia, Silvia  
Certain Dark Things
Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires, heavily policed to keep the creatures of the night at bay. Atl is the descendant of Aztec blood drinkers. But her problems, named Nick and Rodrigo, have come to find her. When they start to raise the city's body count, it attracts attention from cops, crime bosses, and vampires. Atl has to get out before Mexico City is upended, taking her with it.  
Novel, 323 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250099080 / 9781250099082  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035827 $25.99
Morris, Mark  
Obsidian Heart #1: The Wolves of London
Psychology professor Alex Locke is an ex-convict, forced back into the criminal underworld when his daughter is threatened. After he agrees to steal a mysterious Obsidian Heart, he is pursued by unearthly assassins. He discovers the heart enables him to travel through time - but while it grants him his own dark powers, it also corrupts.  
Novel, 460 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1781168687 / 9781781168684  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035682 $7.99
Morrow, James  
Reality by Other Means
Seventeen stories ranging from social satire to theological hijinks, steampunk escapades, and philosophical antics. Join the Abominable Snowman as he studies Buddhism under the Dalai Lama; pace the walls of Illium as Helen tries to convince both sides to abandon their absurd Trojan War; visit the nursery of Zenobia Garber, porn to a farm couple who accept her for the uncanny little biosphere she is; and more.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 World Fantasy Award for Best Collection
 
Collection, 298 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Wesleyan - 2016 - ISBN: 0819575941 / 9780819575944  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035366 $30.00
Myer, Ilana C.  
Last Song Before Night
Long ago, magic was everywhere, rising from artistic expression. But in Eivar, forbidden experiments unleashed a plague, and Eivar's connection to the Otherworld, from which all enchantment flowed, was broken. Now, when the plague returns, the poets set out to reclaim their legacy and reopen the way to the Otherworld.  
Novel, 415 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765378310 / 9780765378316  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035848 $18.99
Nathan, Ian  
Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Ages 8 and up. A behind the scenes look at the making of the movie, with profiles of key characters, set design, costumes, makeup, special effects, and more. Photos throughout.  
Nonfiction, 143 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper Design - 2016 - ISBN: 006257132X / 9780062571328  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New035626 $19.99
Ness, Patrick  
The Rest of Us Just Live Here
Ages 14 and up. What if you aren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you're like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again. Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week's end of the world, and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life. Even if your best friend is worshipped by mountain lions.  
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Teen - 2016 - ISBN: 0062403176 / 9780062403179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035669 $9.99
Nevins, Jess (editor)  
Homefront Horrors
The anxiety and dread of Britain during the Great War is captured in these tales of supernatural horror written from 1914 to 1918.  
Anthology, 222 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 0486809072 / 9780486809076  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036212 $12.95
Newlevant, Hazel (editor)  
Chainmail Bikini
Black & white comics by women gamers, sharing their favorite games and gaming experiences, including video, computer, card, and tabletop games as well as live-action role-playing games.  
Graphic Novel, 193 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Alternative Comics - 2015 - ISBN: 1513600125 / 9781513600123  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035389 $20.00
Newman, Emma  
Planetfall #2: After Atlas
Govcorp detective Carlos Moreno was only a baby when Atlas left Earth, taking his mother away and leading cult leader Alejandro Casales to his door. Decades later, it's got something to do with why Casales was found dead in his hotel room - and why Carlos is in charge of the investigation.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award
 
Novel, 365 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282406 / 9780425282403  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035973 $15.00
Newman, Kim  
Angels of Music
Deep in the shadows under the Paris Opera House resides Erik the Phantom, mysteriously enduring through the decades as the mastermind behind a strange secret agency whose female agents investigate crimes that wealthy Parisians and the French government would prefer to keep out of the public eye.  
Novel, 405 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1781165688 / 9781781165683  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035962 $14.95
Newman, Kim  
An English Ghost Story
A British family seeks a new life away from the big city. At first their new Somerset home seems to embrace them, creating a rare peace and harmony within the family. But when the house turns on them, it seems to know just how to hurt them the most.  
Novel, 381 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1781165602 / 9781781165607  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035687 $7.99
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
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
O'Keefe, Megan E.  
Scorched Continent #2: Break the Chains
To shore up Hond Steading's defenses, Detan promises his aunt that he'll retrieve Nouli, the infamous engineer who built the century gates that protect the imperial capital, from an imperial prison. Detan's companions volunteer to get locked up to contact Nouli. Now Detan has to break them all out of prison.  
Novel, 396 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Angry Robot - 2016 - ISBN: 085766493X / 9780857664938  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035685 $7.99
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
Oppel, Kenneth  
The Nest
Ages 10 and up. Steve is worried. His baby brother is sick and struggling to survive. His parents are struggling to cope. So when a mysterious wasp queen invades his dreams, offering to 'fix' the baby, all Steve has to do is say 'yes'. But that's a powerful word, and dangerous. And once uttered, can it be taken back?  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1481432338 / 9781481432337  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036152 $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
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
Percy, Benjamin  
Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction
In these essays, Percy challenges the notion that literary and genre fiction are somehow mutually exclusive.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Nonfiction
 
Nonfiction, 171 pages, Trade Paperback  
Graywolf - 2016 - ISBN: 1555977596 / 9781555977597  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035832 $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


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