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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Briggs, Patricia  
Mercy Thompson #09: Fire Touched
Tensions between the fae and humans are coming to a head. Called upon to stop a rampaging troll, Mercy and Adam find themselves with something that could forestall the war: a human child stolen long ago by the fae. The pack chooses to protect the boy no matter the cost, but who will protect them from a boy who is fire touched?  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Ace - 2017 - ISBN: 0425256294 / 9780425256299  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036369 $7.99
Brin, David (editor) / Potts, Stephen (editor)  
Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
Signed by David Brin. Essays and stories that examine the benefits and pitfalls of technological transparency.  
Nonfiction, 329 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 076538258X / 9780765382580  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036642 $29.99
Brodsky, Jordanna Max  
Olympus Bound #1: The Immortals
The Greek pantheon is alive, scattered throughout the world as their powers fade. Selene - formerly known as Artemis - works in secret, defending the women of Manhattan from the evils of men. But when a killer starts using ancient Greek rituals in his murders, she can no longer hide in the shadows.  
Novel, 451 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 031630624X / 9780316306249  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035437 $15.99
Brozek, Jennifer  
The Last Days of Salton Academy
The Outbreak cast the world into chaos. A few students escaped it when they remained at the academy over fall break, but as winter approaches, problems are developing. If they don't make a supply run, they'll starve - and then there's the matter of the headmaster's son and his undead dog.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Stoker Award for best Young Adult Novel
 
Novel, 173 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ragnarok - 2016 - ISBN: 1941987702 / 9781941987704  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036172 $10.95
Brust, Steven  
Vlad Taltos #14: Hawk
Signed by the author on the title page. For years, Vlad has run to avoid the Jhereg assassins pursuing him. Now he's back in the Imperial capital, where his family and friends are. He means to stay there this time - whatever happens, and whatever it takes.  
Novel, 320 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765380641 / 9780765380647  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035851 $15.99
Brust, Steven / White, Skyler  
Incrementalists #2: The Skill of Our Hands
Signed by both authors on the title page. Phil has been shot dead. The Incrementalists will bring him back, but first they need to know what happened. Their investigation leads down unexpected paths in contemporary Arizona, but the key may lay in 1859 Kansas and the fate of John Brown.  
Novel, 348 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765382881 / 9780765382887  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036646 $25.99
Bujold, Lois McMaster  
Vorkosigan: Borders of Infinity
Signed by the author on the title page. Reprints three shorter Miles Vorkosigan adventures, plus four brief linking pieces.  
Collection, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Baen - 2017 - ISBN: 1476781931 / 9781476781938  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036299 $16.00
Bullion, Glenn  
Dead Living
In a world filled with the walking dead, Samantha and others survive in a former school, but their hopes are dwindling. They need someone who can face the corpses. They need Aaron, because the undead ignore him, as if he's invisible.  
Novel, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Permuted Platinum - 2016 - ISBN: 1618686429 / 9781618686428  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036281 $9.99
Butler, Octavia E. (writer) / Duffy, Damian (adaptation) / Jennings, John (artist)  
Kindred graphic novel
Adaptation of Butler's classic sf novel. Dana, a young black woman, finds herself inexplicably time-traveling between her home in 1970s California and a plantation, where she becomes entangled in the life of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder who is one of her ancestors, and in the lives of the many people enslaved by him.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Stoker Award for Graphic Novel
 
Graphic Novel, 237 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Abrams - 2017 - ISBN: 141970947X / 9781419709470  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036763 $24.95
Chiang, Doug / Card, Orson Scott  
Robota
Caps awakens with amnesia in a fantastic world of dinosaurs and talking animals dominated by giant robots and their sadistic general, who is bent on human genocide.  
Art Book, 220 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Dover - 2016 - ISBN: 048680495X / 9780486804958  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036200 $24.95
Clarke, Cassandra Rose  
Ananna & Naji #1 / #2: Magic of Blood and Sea: The Assassin's Curse / The Pirate's Wish
Ages 14 and up. The Assassin's Curse: When Ananna runs away from her arranged marriage, her cutthroat parents hire Naji the assassin to murder her. When she inadvertently saves his life, she activates his curse: whenever her life is in danger, he must protect her. This development pleases neither of them - but to lift the curse, they will have to complete three impossible tasks.

The Pirate's Wish: With the help of their friend Marjani and a rather unusual ally, Ananna and Naji make their way south again, seeking what seems to be beyond their reach. Unfortunately, Naji has enemies from the shadowy world known as the Mists, and Ananna must still face the repercussions of going up against the Pirate Confederation.  
Omnibus, 51o pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2012 / 2013)  
Saga - 2017 - ISBN: 1481461729 / 9781481461726  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036285 $17.99
Clarke, Neil (editor)  
Galactic Empires
Reprints twenty-two sf stories examining the social, political, and economic issues of empires.  
Anthology, 621 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2017 - ISBN: 1597808849 / 9781597808842  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036730 $17.99
Cogman, Genevieve  
Invisible Library #3: The Burning Page
After some unfortunate mishaps between the dragons and the Fae, Librarian spy Irene is on probation, doing simple fetch-and-retrieve projects. But trouble has a tendency to find Irene and her apprentice Kai - her nemesis Alberich is back, and this time he aims to destroy the entire Library, and Irene with it.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Roc - 2017 - ISBN: 1101988681 / 9781101988688  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036549 $16.00
Conroy, Robert  
Storm Front
When a snow storm of epic proportions lays siege to Sheridan, Michigan, police officer Mike Stuart tries to keep the town safe. But a pair of escaped convicts have been stranded there - and they don't plan on laying low.  
Novel, 297 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2017 - ISBN: 1476781982 / 9781476781983  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036305 $7.99
Croshaw, Yahtzee  
Will Save the Galaxy for Food
When a down on his luck galactic pilot masquerades as famous and hated pilot Jacques McKeown, he's sucked into ever-deepening corporate and political intrigue. Between space pirates, adorable deadly creatures, and a missing fortune in royalties, saving the universe was never this difficult!  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dark Horse - 2017 - ISBN: 1506701655 / 9781506701653  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036555 $12.99
Das, Indra  
The Devourers
A young historian and a beguiling stranger come together in modern-day Kolkata, India, to transcribe an ancient journal, a collection of paper, parchment, and skins that tells of bloodshed, kidnapping, magic, and shapeshifting, set against the harsh landscapes of the 17th century Mughal empire. It reveals the story of hunters and prey, lovers and the beloved, and, in the end, the choice to be transformed or to be quarry.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 29th Annual Lambda Award for Best LGBTQ SF/F/Horror
♦  2017 Tiptree Award Shortlist
 
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Del Rey - 2017 - ISBN: 1101967536 / 9781101967539  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036554 $16.00
Davis, Hank (editor)  
If This Goes Wrong . . .
Progress can be wonderful - although it can also have unexpected side effects, as shown in these seventeen sf stories (sixteen reprints, one original).  
Anthology, 351 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2017 - ISBN: 1476782024 / 9781476782027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036308 $7.99
Davis, Jim  
Garfield #62: Garfield Listens to His Gut
Full color comic strips.  
Graphic Novel, 94 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 042528557X / 9780425285572  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036536 $14.00
de Lint, Charles  
Newford: The Onion Girl
Jilly Coppercorn is a young artist whose paintings capture the hidden beings that dwell in Newford's shadows. But behind her fey charm is a dark secret, and a past she's labored to forget. And that past is coming to claim her now, threatening all she loves.  
Novel, 618 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765392135 / 9780765392138  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036606 $9.99
Dickinson, Seth  
The Traitor Baru Cormorant
When the Empire of Masks conquers her island home, overwrites her culture, criminalizes her customs, and murders one of her fathers, Baru vows to join the Empire's civil service and claw her way high enough to set her people free.  
Novel, 399 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765380730 / 9780765380739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035852 $15.99
Dinnick, Richard  
Doctor Who: Underwater War
Ages 13 and up. The Eleventh Doctor and his companions are on board the Cosmic Rover, a spaceship orbiting a water planet. They join the crew on an underwater scientific exploration. When a virus infects the crew, the Doctor discovers the ship is hiding a dangerous secret.  
Novel, 163 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
BBC - 2016 - ISBN: 1405922567 / 9781405922562  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036215 $9.99
Duane, Diane  
Young Wizards #10: Games Wizards Play
Ages 12 and up. It's time for the Invitational, where the planet's sharpest young wizards show off their best spells. Nita and Kit have been drafted to mentor Penn Shao-Feng, who has a dangerous new take on managing solar weather. And Dairine is mentoring Mehrnaz Farrahi, who specializes in defusing earthquakes, but is struggling with a toxic family bent on using her to further their own agendas. When both candidates make it to the finals, they and their mentors are flung into a final conflict that could change the solar system for the better - or damage Earth beyond wizardly repair.  
Novel, 620 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2017 - ISBN: 0544813235 / 9780544813236  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036452 $8.99
Duncan, Dave  
Brothers Magnus #1: Speak to the Devil
The king's chief minister offers Anton, a hussar in the royal army, an earldom and more if he will ride at once to a strategic fortress and take command there. The previous holder and his son died, victims of both treason and witchcraft, and Anton wants nothing to do with the mission. But his brother Wulf, who guided by mystical Voices, says they should go, and visit their long-lost brother - a monk - on the way. What follows is a harrowing ride through limbo with astonishing results.  
Novel, 369 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765363348 / 9780765363343  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035793 $9.99
Dungworth, Richard  
Doctor Who: Extra Time
Ages 13 and up. When the Eleventh Doctor, Rory, and Amy take a trip to the 1966 World Cup, Rory ends up playing a crucial part in the historic football match, while the Doctor and Amy discover that the Doctor isn't the only alien visiting Wembley.  
Novel, 164 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2012)  
BBC - 2016 - ISBN: 1405922540 / 9781405922548  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036213 $9.99
Eames, Nicholas  
Band #1: Kings of the Wyld
Clay and his band were once the most feared crew of mercenaries; now they have grown apart, and grown old, fat, drunk. But when a bandmate's daughter is trapped in a besieged city, it's time to get the band back together for the kind of rescue mission that only the very brave or the very stupid would sign up for.  
Novel, 492 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orbit - 2017 - ISBN: 0316362476 / 9780316362474  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036432 $15.99


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