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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
de Tarde, Gabriel  
Underground Man
After the sun turns red, the planet freezes and many people slowly starve. Survivors, seeking a heat source, dig deep into the ground. The catastrophe ultimately gives birth to triumph when the subterranean civilization develops labor-saving technology that frees citizens to focus on artistic endeavors.  
Novel, 198 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1905)  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 0486810615 / 9780486810614  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036208 $9.95
del Toro, Guillermo - of interest: Salvesen, Britt (writer) / Shedden, Jim (writer)  
At Home with Monsters
A look at his films, the journals in which he logs his ideas, and his vast collection of art and pop culture ephemera.  
Nonfiction, 151 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Insight Editions - 2016 - ISBN: 1608878600 / 9781608878604  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New036113 $29.99
Delany, Samuel R.  
Dark Reflections
A novel tracing, in reverse chronological order, the life and unrealized dreams of a gay African-American poet.  
Novel, 208 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 0486809099 / 9780486809090  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036209 $16.95
Dick, Philip K.  
The Eye of the Sibyl and Other Classic Stories
Collects short fiction written in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.  
Collection, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1987)  
Citadel - 2016 - ISBN: 0806537973 / 9780806537979  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035957 $16.00
Dick, Philip K.  
The Man in the High Castle
America, 1962: Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war, and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1963 Hugo Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 274 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1962)  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544916085 / 9780544916081  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035540 $22.00
Dickson, Gordon R.  
Dilbia #1 / #2: The Right to Arm Bears: Spacial Delivery / Spacepaw
Plus short story 'The Law-Twister Shorty'. Planet Dilbia is a crucial location for both humans and their Hemnoid adversaries. But making friends with the enormous bearlike Dilbians won't be easy. They're not impressed by human technology, but they are impressed by sharp thinking - the sneaky mental maneuvers humans use to get themselves out of trouble may just be enough to win them over.  
Collection, 384 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961 / 1969)  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476782059 / 9781476782058  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036067 $16.00
Dolichva, Tsana (editor) / Kench, Holly (editor)  
Defying Doomsday
Fifteen stories of apocalypse featuring disabled and chronically ill protagonists, proving it's not always the 'fittest' who survive - it's the most tenacious, stubborn, enduring, and innovative people who have the best chance of adapting.  
Anthology, 399 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Twelfth Planet - 2016 - ISBN: 1922101400 / 9781922101402  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035358 $21.00
Donaldson, Stephen R.  
The King's Justice
Two original fantasy novellas.

The King’s Justice: A stranger dressed in black arrives in the village of Settle’s Crossways, following the scent of a terrible crime. The people of the village discover that they have a surprising urge to cooperate with this stranger. But this gift will not save him as he discovers the nature of the evil concealed in Settle’s Crossways.

Augur's Gambit: Mayhew Gordian is a reader of entrails. In the bodies of chickens, lambs, piglets, and one stillborn infant he sees the same message: the island nation of Indemnie is doomed. But even in the face of certain destruction a man may fight, and Gordian has a daring plan to save his Queen and his country.  
Collection, 305 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425283895 / 9780425283899  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035954 $17.00
Doty, J.L.  
The Thirteenth Man
Charlie Cass returns from five years in a POW camp to find the nine Dukes and the King conspiring against each other, and plotting with Charlie's old enemies. As interstellar war looms, he is forced to assume the mantle of the thirteenth Duke de Lunis.  
Novel, 501 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Harper Voyager - 2016 - ISBN: 006256210X / 9780062562104  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035632 $7.99
Douglas, Ian (aka Keith, William H.)  
Andromedan Dark #1: Altered Starscape
Thirty-eight years after first contact, Grayson St. Clair leads an unprecedented expedition to the Galactic Core, carrying more than a million scientists, diplomats, soldiers, and AIs. Despite his reservations about their alien hosts, St. Clair is deeply committed to his people, especially after they're sucked into a black hole and spat out four billion years in the future.  
Novel, 373 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2016 - ISBN: 0062379194 / 9780062379191  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033536 $7.99
Drake, David - of interest: Van Name, Mark L. (editor)  
Onward, Drake!
Nineteen original stories and essays paying tribute to David Drake.
    Contents
  • It's About Time (introduction) == Mark L. Van Name
  • The Great Wizard, Cabbage == David Drake
  • Incubator == Gene Wolfe
  • A Flat Affect == Eric Flint
  • SUM == Cecelia Holland
  • David Drake == Tom Doherty
  • The Crate Warrior, the Doppelgänger, and the Idea Woman == Mur Lafferty
  • Working with Dave, or, Inmates in Bellevue == S.M. Stirling
  • Hell Hounds == Tony Daniel
  • Technical Advantage == John Lambshead
  • Saracens == T.C. McCarthy
  • The One That Got Away == Eric S. Brown
  • Appreciating Dave == Toni Weisskopf
  • Swimming from Joe == Barry N. Malzberg
  • The Village of Yesteryear == Sarah Van Name
  • The Trouble with Telepaths == Hank Davis
  • A Cog in Time == Sarah A. Hoyt
  • All That's Left == Mark L. Van Name
  • The Losing Side == Larry Correia
  • Save What You Can == David Drake
 
Anthology, 383 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781966 / 9781476781969  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036071 $7.99
Drake, Ernest  
Dragonology Coloring Book
Ages 8 and up. Intricate illustrations and fascinating facts from the world of Dragonology.  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763695300 / 9780763695309  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035566 $14.99
Duncan, Alexandra  
Sound
Ages 13 and up. Set a decade after Salvage. Miyole is living her dream, a research assistant on a space voyage. She could even be given permission to conduct her own research. When her ship saves a rover that has been attacked, Miyole and Cassia, a rescued rover girl, set out to rescue Cassia's abducted brother.  
Novel, 486 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Greenwillow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062220187 / 9780062220189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035670 $9.99
Dunstall, S.K.  
Linesman #3: Confluence
As political tensions rise over control of the alien technology, Ean's former shipmates must unite to avert a disastrous conflict.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 387 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425279545 / 9780425279540  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036356 $7.99
Easton, Brian P.  
Autobiography of a Werewolf Hunter Trilogy
Bit by bit all that makes Sylvester James human is sacrificed to the hunt for werewolves. Now his hatred has become a monster all its own as he follows his vendetta into the outlands of the occult.  
Omnibus, 542 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2015)  
Permuted Platinum - 2016 - ISBN: 1618686518 / 9781618686510  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036125 $17.95
Elison, Meg  
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife
In the wake of a fever that killed women and children and made childbirth deadly for mother and infant, the midwife picks her way through the bones of the world she once knew. A few women like her survived, but few are safe from the clans of men who seek to control those remaining. She dresses as a man and avoids people. But as the world grapples with its terrible circumstances, she'll discover a greater role. After all, if humanity is to be reborn, someone must be its guide.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Philip K. Dick Award
 
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2014)  
47North - 2016 - ISBN: 1503939111 / 9781503939110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036207 $14.95
Elrod, P.N.  
Her Majesty's Psychic Service #1: The Hanged Man
London, 1879: With the assistance of handsome prescient Lieutenant Brooks, brilliant and enigmatic Lord Desmond, and her rapscallion cousin James, forensic psychic Alex Pendlebury must save Queen and Country from a shadowy threat.  
Novel, 333 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765376318 / 9780765376312  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035844 $14.99
Elwes, Cary / Layden, Joe  
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
The actor provides a behind the scenes look at the making of the cult classic film. Includes anecdotes, exclusive photos, and interviews with costars and crew.  
Nonfiction, 259 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Touchstone - 2016 - ISBN: 1476764042 / 9781476764047  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036136 $16.00
Erikson, Steven  
Willful Child #1: Willful Child
Join the not terribly bright but exceedingly cocksure Captain Hadrian Sawback and his motley crew on board the starship Willful Child for a series of devil-may-care, near-calamitous, and downright chaotic adventures. Their ongoing mission: to seek out strange new worlds on which to plant the Terran flag, to subjugate and if necessary obliterate new life-forms.  
Novel, 306 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765374900 / 9780765374905  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035778 $8.99
Evans, Erin M.  
Forgotten Realms: Brimstone Angels #4: Ashes of the Tyrant
In the wake of the war brought on by the Sundering, Farideh's adopted father has been called back by the clan that cast him out, and Farideh and Havilar accompany him. When a clutch of young dragonborn is found murdered in the catacombs, Farideh spots an all-too-familiar infernal summoning circle nearby.  
Novel, 567 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Wizards of the Coast - 2016 - ISBN: 0786965908 / 9780786965908  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035702 $7.99
Evenson, Brian  
The Warren
X thought he had a name, or many, but that might be the result of the failing memories of the personalities imprinted within him. Or maybe he really is called X. He's also not as human as he believes. But when he discovers the existence of another, above the ground and outside the protection of the Warren, X must learn what it means to be human, or face the destruction of their two species.  
Novella, 93 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765393158 / 9780765393159  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035854 $11.99
Farrow, Joanna  
Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook
Imaginative recipes for the entire family, based on the popular TV series. Color photos throughout.  
Nonfiction, 159 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper Design - 2016 - ISBN: 0062455621 / 9780062455628  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034349 $19.99
Feehan, Christine  
Carpathian #24: Dark Ghost
Gravely wounded by a master vampire, Andre Boroi has disappeared into the Carpathians to wait and hope. Geologist Teagan Joanes comes across the warrior - wounded, wanting, and irresistible. Now they are bound by destiny, but is it enough to keep them safe?  
Novel, 416 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0515155586 / 9780515155587  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035706 $7.99
Feehan, Christine  
Leopard #09: Leopard's Fury
Powerful shifter Alonzo knows better than to get involved. Evangeline doesn't deserve the type of danger that follows him. But he isn't strong enough to stay away.  
Novel, 352 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0515156221 / 9780515156225  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035710 $7.99
Fink, Joseph / Cranor, Jeffrey  
Night Vale Episodes #1: Mostly Void, Partially Stars
A guide to the first year of episodes of the podcast, set in a fictional town in the American Southwest where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are all commonplace parts of day-to-day life. Plus the full script from their first live show 'Condos'.  
Nonfiction, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062468618 / 9780062468611  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035620 $16.99


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