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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
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
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
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
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
Reynolds, Alastair  
Beyond the Aquila Rift
Reprints eighteen of his best sf stories.
    Contents
  • Great Wall of Mars
  • Weather
  • Beyond the Aquila Rift
  • Minla's Flowers
  • Zima Blue
  • Fury
  • The Star Surgeon's Apprentice
  • The Sledge-Maker's Daughter
  • Diamond Dogs
  • Thousandth Night
  • Troika
  • Sleepover
  • Vainglory
  • Trauma Pod
  • The Last Log of the Lachrimosa
  • The Water Thief
  • The Old Man and the Martian Sea
  • In Babelsberg
  • Story Notes
 
Collection, 781 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Subterranean - 2016 - ISBN: 1596067667 / 9781596067660  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035055 $45.00
Reynolds, Alastair  
Poseidon's Children #3: Poseidon's Wake
A cryptic message - 'Send Ndege' - originated light-years away from the planet where Ndege Akinya lives under house arrest. Could it be from her mother Chiku, who vanished during a space expedition decades earlier? Ndege's daughter Goma joins the crew dispatched to uncover the source of the message, an odyssey that will take Goma into the farthest reaches of space as well as centuries into her family's past.  
Novel, 661 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425256340 / 9780425256343  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035678 $9.99
Riordan, Rick  
Magnus Chase: Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds
Ages 10 and up. A guide to the deities, mythical beings, and fantastic creatures of the nine Norse worlds.  
Nonfiction, 156 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1484785541 / 9781484785546  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New035403 $9.99
Roberson, Chris  
Recondito #1: Firewalk
Publisher's signed edition with custom signature page tipped in. Five years ago, FBI agent Izzie Lefevre and homicide detective Patrick Tevake worked together to track down a sword-wielding serial killer. Now they are reunited to battle supernatural threats in a city of dark secrets, and their own pasts may be key to success.  
Novel, 348 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808792 / 9781597808798  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035584 $24.99
Rowland, Diana  
Kara Gillian #8: Legacy of the Demon
Kara has her hands full when dimensional rifts allow demons from the far reaches of the demonic realm to cause widespread panic and destruction on Earth.  
Novel, 472 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 075640827X / 9780756408275  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033363 $7.99
Rowling, J.K.  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
Ages 8 and up. Magizoologist Newt Scamander was only planning a brief stopover in New York, but when his magical case is misplaced and some of his fantastical beasts escape, that spells trouble for everyone.  
Script, 289 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 1338109065 / 9781338109061  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035574 $24.99
Rowling, J.K.  
Harry Potter #2: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets illustrated edition
Ages 8 and up. Over 100 full color illustrations by Jim Kay. Harry receives a warning from a strange creature named Dobby, predicting disaster if Harry returns to Hogwarts. And strike it does, as fresh torments and horrors arise during Harry's second year at the school. Who or what is turning Hogwarts students to stone? Could it be Draco Malfoy or Hagrid? Or is it everyone's top suspect: Harry Potter?  
Novel, 259 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545791324 / 9780545791328  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035570 $39.99


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