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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Sagara, Michelle (aka West, Michelle)  
Elantra #12: Cast in Flight
When a walk to the Halls of Law becomes a street-shattering magical assassination attempt on Sergeant Moran dar Carafel, Private Kaylin Neya is determined to find out what's behind the attempt, and protect her at all costs, even if she has to deal with Aerian politics and angry dragons to do it.  
Novel, 540 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
MIRA - 2016 - ISBN: 0778319709 / 9780778319702  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035623 $16.99
Sage, Angie  
TodHunter Moon #2: SandRider
Ages 8 and up. Alice has mastered the Unseen charm, which will come in handy when she sets out with Oskar and Ferdie on a perilous journey to retrieve the Egg of the Orm from the Desert of the Singing Sands.  
Novel, 461 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062272497 / 9780062272492  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035673 $7.99
Sanderson, Brandon  
Mistborn #5: Shadows of Self
Faced with a series of crimes intended to stir up labor strife and religious conflict, Wax and Wayne, assisted by Marasi, must unravel the conspiracy before civil strife stops Scadrial's progress in its tracks.  
Novel, 445 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765378566 / 9780765378569  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035779 $8.99
Sawyer, Jamie  
Lazarus War #3: Origins
The Krell Empire has wreaked such devastation that military command is desperate for a new strategy. And Conrad Harris and his team are being sent on a mission that could finally turn the tide of the war.  
Novel, 443 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316386480 / 9780316386487  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035516 $9.99
Schumacher, Tony  
John Rossett #2: The British Lion
Nazi-occupied Great Britain: When American spies kidnap the wife and daughter of his Nazi boss, detective John Rossett is tasked with finding them. Caught between the SS, the violent British resistance, and Americans with very uncertain loyalties, Rossett must make his way to Cambridge and Ruth Hartz, a Jewish scientist being forced to develop an atomic bomb for the Germans.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Sidewise Award for Best Long Form Alternate History
 
Novel, 562 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062394606 / 9780062394606  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035622 $15.99
Shea, Hunter  
The Jersey Devil
Decades ago, Boompa Willet came face to face with the Jersey Devil, and lived to tell the tale. Now the creature's stomping grounds are alive once again with strange sightings, disappearances, and worse. Defeating the Devil will take four generations of Willets, a lifetime of survivalist training, and all the firepower they can carry.  
Novel, 378 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2016 - ISBN: 078603887X / 9780786038879  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035681 $7.99
Shepherd, Mike (aka Moscoe, Mike)  
Kris Longknife #14: Bold
The Peterwald Empire is in the midst of Civil War, the tyrannical Empress on one side, and Grand Duchess Vicky Peterwald on the other. The Emperor believes Kris can mediate between the factions and bring peace. But someone doesn't want her interfering.  
Novel, 388 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425277380 / 9780425277386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035691 $7.99
Sherman, Delia  
The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Ages 8 and up. When Nick runs away, he stumbles into a very opinionated bookstore, and meets its Guardian, the self-proclaimed Evil Wizard Smallbone, who declares Nick his apprentice and won't let him leave, but won't teach him magic. Luckily, the bookstore takes Nick's magical education in hand, because the Evil Wizard Fidelou and his pack of shapeshifting bikers are howling at the borders.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature
 
Novel, 406 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763688053 / 9780763688059  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035563 $17.99
Shinn, Sharon  
Elemental Blessings #4: Unquiet Land
Leah has barely returned home when the regent asks her to take on a new assignment. She enjoys opening a shop catering to foreign visitors, but when she's asked to spy on ambassadors from a visiting nation, she soon learns that her regent, her lover, and even her daughter have secrets that could save the nation, but might break Leah's heart.  
Novel, 386 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425277038 / 9780425277034  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035920 $26.00
Sigler, Scott  
Generations #2: Alight
Ages 14 and up. Em must wrestle the grave responsibility of having assumed power, and she and her friends must deal with the grim fact that the revelation of their identity was not an answer but another question - with terrifying implications.  
Novel, 424 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Del Rey - 2016 - ISBN: 0553393170 / 9780553393170  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035963 $10.00
Smale, Alan  
Clash of Eagles #2: Eagle in Exile
12th century: Gaius has integrated himself into Cahokian society and thwarted two invasions by the Iroqua. But with a Roman invasion looming and a coup brewing in Cahokia, Gaius and company face battle after battle while trying to unite people to stand against Roma.  
Novel, 600 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Del Rey - 2016 - ISBN: 1101885319 / 9781101885314  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035676 $9.99
Smith, Clark Ashton  
Collected Fantasies #4: The Maze of the Enchanter
Nineteen short works, presented chronologically (based on when they were written, not published). Introduction by Gahan Wilson.
    Contents
  • The Mandrakes
  • The Beast of Averoigne
  • A Star-Change
  • The Disinterment of Venus
  • The White Sybil
  • The Ice-Demon
  • The Isle of the Torturers
  • The Dimension of Chance
  • The Dweller in the Gulf
  • The Maze of the Enchanter
  • The Third Episode of Vathek
  • Genius Loci
  • The Secret of the Cairn
  • The Charnel God
  • The Dark Eidolon
  • The Voyage of King Euvoran
  • Vulthoom
  • The Weaver in the Vaults
  • The Flower-Women
 
Collection, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808768 / 9781597808767  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035601 $17.99


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