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Newsletter #102 June August, 2013

RECENTLY RECEIVED AND FORTHCOMING SCIENCE FICTION

ALREADY RECEIVED

Doctor Who Magazine #457 (A long-lost interview with Third Doctor Jon Pertwee; showrunner Steven Moffat answers your questions; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #458 (Preview and photos from episode 1 of the new season; interview with Frazer Hines; Dalek invasion!; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #459 (Previews: 4 new adventures for the Doctor and Clara; the ice warriors are back: writer Mark Gatiss on his new episode; more) $9.99
Locus #626 March 2013 (Interviews with Isobelle Carmody and Lavie Tidhar; forthcoming books; Nebula Awards ballot; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #627 April 2013 (Interviews with Terry Bisson and Libba Bray; Crawford Award; Stoker finalists; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #628 May 2013 (Interviews with Tim Powers and Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Haydeon; small and independent presses; Hugo ballot; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Allen, Preston L. Every Boy Should Have a Man (PBO; in a post-human world where creatures called oafs keep human-like 'mans' as beloved pets, a poor boy oaf brings home a man whom he hides under his bed in the hopes his parents won't find out. As oafs and mans gain insight into each other's worlds, they find they share a common 'humanity') $15.95
Andreadis/Holt (ed) The Other Half of the Sky (Anthology; sf stories featuring female protagonists) $22.95
Armstrong, Kelley The Calling (Darkness Rising #2: YA; On the run, Maya and her friends crash-land in the Vancouver Island wilderness. They'll need all their extraordinary abilities to survive and get back home) $9.99
Ballard, J.G The Drowned World (Reissue; 2145: Solar radiation and global warming have melted the ice caps, and Triassic-era jungles have overrun a submerged and tropical London. As they confront a surreal cityscape populated by giant iguanas, albino alligators, and endless swarms of malarial insects, biologist Dr. Robert Kerans and his team of scientists are transformed both physically and psychologically by this prehistoric environment) $15.95
Ballard, J.G. Hello America (Reissue; Following the energy crisis of the late 20th century, America was abandoned. A century later, European explorers return. They find that the Bering Strait has been dammed and much of the country has become a desert, populated by isolated natives and the bizarre remnants of a disintegrated culture. The expedition sets off from Manhattan, through Holiday Inns and abandoned theme parks, to uncover a shocking new power in the heart of Las Vegas) $15.95
Ballard, J.G. The Unlimited Dream Company (Reissue; When a light aircraft crashes into the Thames at Shepperton, the young pilot who struggles to the surface minutes later seems to have come back from the dead. Within hours, vultures invade rooftops, tropical vegetation overruns the quiet avenues, and the local inhabitants are propelled by the young man's urgent visions through ecstatic sexual celebrations toward an apocalyptic climax) $15.95
Bentley, Richard James Greenbeard (PBO; Captain Greybagges is your typical 17th-century Cambridge-educated lawyer turned Caribbean pirate, as comfortable debating the virtues of William Shakespeare, Isaac Newton, and compound interest as he is wielding a cutlass. When he hears a rumor about a fleet loaded with silver, he sets sail, only to find himself in a close encounter of a very different kind) $14.95
Black, Holly Doll Bones (Kids; Three friends set out to lay a haunted bone-china doll to rest, but nothing goes according to plan. As their adventure turns into an epic journey, creepy things begin to happen) $16.99
Brown, Jeffrey Darth Vader and Son (Cartoons that answer the question: What if Darth Vader had taken an active role in raising his son Luke?) $14.95
Brown, Jeffrey Vader's Little Princess (Cartoons that answer the question: What if Darth Vader had taken an active role in raising his daughter Leia?) $14.95
Bull, Emma Territory (Reissue; A magical version of the 1881 gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona) $14.99
Burt, Marissa Storybound (Kids; 12-year-old Una opens a mysterious book, and finds herself transported to the land of Story, where children go to school to learn to be characters, and adults search for full-time character work in stories written just for them. There the devious Tale Keeper watches Una's every move, and there are whispers of a deadly secret that seems to revolve around Una herself) $7.99
Campbell/Chapdelaine The John W. Campbell Letters Volume 1 (Numbered of 750 copies. A 500+ page selection of letters that the legendary sf author and editor wrote; the list of recipients reads like a Who's Who of genre fiction and art) $35.00
Card, Orson Scott (ed) Ender's World (PBO; Nonfiction; essays on the classic sf novel) $14.95
Chu, Wesley The Lives of Tao (PBO; Out-of-shape IT tech Roen is hearing voices in his head; he now has a passenger in his brain - Tao, an ancient alien whose race crash-landed on Earth long ago. Split into the peace-loving Prophus and the savage Genjix, the alien factions have been in a state of civil war for centuries. Both sides are searching for a way off-planet, and the Genjix will sacrifice the entire human race if that's what it takes. Meanwhile, Roen is having to train to be the ultimate secret agent - like that's going to end well) $7.99
Crone, Moira The Not Yet (Philip K. Dick Award finalist. 2121: The Heirs control society's resources from their lavish walled city-states. Through life extension, they live hundreds of years. Outside, the poor barely survive. 20-year-old Malcolm is a Not Yet, counting on joining the elite. But when his fortune mysteriously disappears, he must sail to the New Orleans Islands for answers. On the way, he encounters the darkest side of Heirs privilege, which threatens everything he knows and loves) $15.95
D'Lacey, Joseph Black Feathers (Black Dawn #1: PBO; A modern fantasy set in two epochs: the Black Dawn, a time of environmental apocalypse; and generations into the future in its aftermath, the Bright Day. In each era, a child undertakes a perilous journey to find The Crowman. In their hands lies the fate of the planet, as they attempt to discover whether The Crowman is a savior, or the final incarnation of evil) $7.99
Delany, Samuel R. Phallos (Expanded from the 2004 edition. During the reign of the Emperor Hadrian, Neoptolomus searches for the stolen phallus of the nameless god of Hermopolis, within which are reputedly the ancient secrets of science and society that will lead to power, knowledge, and wealth) $19.95
Dick, Philip K. Counter-Clock World (Reissue; Time has begun moving backward. People greet each other with 'goodbye', blow smoke into cigarettes, and rise from the dead. When one of those rising dead is the famous and powerful prophet Anarch Peak, a number of groups start a mad scramble to find him first. But their motives are not exactly benevolent, because Anarch Peak may just be worth more dead than alive, and these groups will do whatever they must to send him back to the grave) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. Dr. Futurity (Reissue; When Dr. Parsons wakes up from a car accident, he finds himself in a future populated almost entirely by the young - death is fetishized, and those who survive to old age are put down. Parsons, with his desire to save lives, finds himself a criminal and outcast. But for one revolutionary group, he may be just the savior they need to heal and revive their cryogenically frozen leader. And when he and the group journey to 1500s California, what they find causes them to question what they know about history and the underpinnings of their society) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (Reissue; Campbell Award winner; Hugo and Nebula finalist. Jason Taverner, world-famous talk show host, wakes up one day to find that no one knows who he is - including the databases of the totalitarian government. And in a society where lack of identification is a crime, Taverner has no choice but to go on the run) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. Lies, Inc. (Reissue; Expanded from his novella 'The Unteleported Man'. When catastrophic overpopulation threatens Earth, one company offers to teleport citizens to an allegedly pristine new home for happy and industrious immigrants. But there is one problem: the teleportation machine only works in one direction. When Rachmael ben Applebaum discovers that some of the footage of happy settlers may have been faked, he sets out on an eighteen-year journey to see if anyone wants to come back) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. A Maze of Death (Reissue; Delmak-O is a dangerous planet. Though there are only fourteen citizens, no one can trust anyone else, and death can strike at any moment. The planet is largely unexplored, populated mostly by gelatinous cube-shaped beings that give cryptic advice in the form of anagrams. Deities can be spoken to directly via a series of prayer amplifiers and transmitters, but they may not be happy about it. And the mysterious building in the distance draws all the colonists to it) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. Our Friends from Frolix 8 (Reissue; Every citizen of Earth is tested as a child; some are found to be super-smart New Men, and some are Unusuals with various psychic powers; these join the elite who run the world. The vast majority are Undermen, performing menial jobs in an overpopulated world. Nick Appleton is an Underman, content to go with the flow and eke out an existence - until his son is classified as an Underman. Strengthening his resolve, and energizing the resistance movement, is news that a great resistance leader is returning from a trip to the furthest reaches of space. And he's brought help: a giant, indestructible alien) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (Reissue; Exiles from a blistering Earth huddle miserably in Martian colonies; the only things that make life bearable are the drugs. Can-D 'translates' those who take it into the bodies of Barbie-like dolls. But now Palmer Eldritch has returned after disappearing a decade ago, bringing with him Chew-Z, a new drug even more powerful than Can-D, and as mysterious as Eldritch himself) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion (Valis #2: Reissue; God is not dead, he has merely been exiled to another planet. And it is on this planet that God meets Herb Asher and convinces him to help retake Earth from the demonic Belial) $13.95
Dick, PK/Zelazny, R Deus Irae (Reissue; After World War III, the Servants of Wrath cult deified the mysterious Carlton Lufteufel, creator of the doomsday weapon that wiped out much of humanity. But to worship the man, they need an image of him as a god, and no one has ever seen him. So the high priests send a limbless master painter named Tibor McMasters into the wilderness on a mission to find Lufteufel and capture his likeness. Unfortunately for Tibor, the nation's remaining Christians are willing to kill to ensure that the so-called Deus Irae remains hidden) $13.95
Dinnick, R/Tucker, M Alien Adventures: The Underwater War / Rain of Terror (Doctor Who: Young Reader Adventures #3: PBO; Kids; 2 novels featuring the 11th Doctor, Rory, and Amy ) $10.99
DiTerlizzi, T/Black, H The Field Guide (Spiderwick #1: Reissue; Kids; When the Grace children go to stay at their great-aunt Lucinda's house, they discover a field guide to faeries and other beings, and begin to have some unusual experiences) $5.99
DiTerlizzi, T/Black, H The Seeing Stone (Spiderwick #2: Reissue; Kids; When Simon goes missing, Jared and Mallory have to contend with a band of marauding goblins to save him) $5.99
DiTerlizzi, T/Black, H Lucinda's Secret (Spiderwick #3: Reissue; Kids; With goblins, trolls, and the house boggart all trying to get them - and the Guide - the children turn to great-aunt Lucinda for answers) $5.99
DiTerlizzi, T/Black, H The Ironwood Tree (Spiderwick #4: Reissue; Kids; After Mallory is kidnapped at her fencing meet, Jared and Simon search for her near an old quarry, and find themselves amidst dwarves and goblins) $5.99
DiTerlizzi, T/Black, H The Wrath of Mulgarath (Spiderwick #5: Reissue; Kids; The children return home to find the mansion ransacked, and learn that Mulgarath has made off with both the Guide and their mother. But before they can face Mulgarath and his goblin army, they'll have to rescue Arthur Spiderwick from Lorengorm and the elves) $5.99
Dungworth, R/Rayner, J Step Back in Time: Extra Time / The Water Thief (Doctor Who: PBO; Kids; 2 novels featuring the 11th Doctor, Rory, and Amy) $10.99
Edwards, Janet Earth Girl (YA; 2788: Only the handicapped live on Earth. Jarra is a throwback, an 'ape', born with an immune system that cannot survive on other planets. She was sent to Earth at birth to save her life, and abandoned by her parents. Now eighteen, she fakes a military background for herself and joins a group of norms who are on Earth to excavate old cities. She wants to see their faces when they find out she's fooled them. She isn't expecting to make friends, to risk her life to save norms, or to fall in love) $17.95
Enjoe, Toh Self-Reference Engine (Instructions for Use: Read chapters in order. Contemplate the dreams of 22 dead Freuds. Note your position in spacetime at all times (and spaces). Keep an eye out for a talking bobby sock. Beware the star-man Alpha Centauri. Warning: if reading this book on the back of a catfish statue, the text may vanish at any moment, and you may forget that it ever existed) $14.99
Farrer, Matthew Strange Flesh (Android: PBO; Novel based on the game) $8.99
Frei, Max The Stranger's Magic (Labyrinths of Echo #3: Sir Max once again travels to the enchanted parallel world of Echo, where magic is commonplace and he fits right in) $15.95
Frost, Jeaniene Twice Tempted (Night Prince #2: PBO; Leila's psychic abilities have been failing her, and now she isn't sure what the future holds. Circumstances send her back to the carnival circuit. And when she finds herself in the crosshairs of a killer, Leila must decide who to trust, the fiery vampire who arouses her passions, or the tortured knight who longs to be more than a friend) $7.99
Froud, Brian et al Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Volume 2 (YA; Full color graphic novel. Part 2 of a 3-part prequel delving into the origins of the Skeksis, Mystics, Gelflings, the world of Thra, and the Dark Crystal. This volume tells the story behind the cracking of the crystal) $19.95
Grant, Maxwell The Thunder King / The Star of Delhi (Shadow #68: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Garaucan Swindle / The Death Sleep (Shadow #69: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Man from Scotland Yard / Zemba (Shadow #70: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell Spoils of the Shadow / House of Silence (Shadow #71: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Hale, Ginn The Holy Road (Rifter #2: PBO; John has climbed the Thousand Steps in search of a way home. Among the mystic warrior priests, he witnesses astounding magic and learns that the golden key he lost - the one that can open a Great Gate so that he and his friends can return home - lies within his reach. But not even the remote mountain monastery is safe from violent turmoil in this age of rebellion and religious warfare) $14.95
Hautman, Pete The Obsidian Blade (Klaatu Diskos #1: YA; When his parents disappear, 13-year-old Tucker suspects that the disks of shimmering air he keeps seeing hold the answer. So he steps into one, and is launched on a time-twisting journey from his small Midwestern town to a futuristic hospital run by digitally augmented healers, from the death of an ancient prophet to a forest at the end of time) $8.99
Hodgson, William Hope The Night Land (Abridged from the 1912 edition. In the far future, what remains of the human race dwells uneasily in an underground fortress-city surrounded by relentless Watching Things, Silent Ones, Hounds, Giants, Ab-humans, Brutes, and enormous slugs and spiders. An unnamed narrator follows a telepathic distress signal into the unfathomable darkness) $15.95
Holkins, J/Krahulik, M Passion's Howl (Penny Arcade #8: PBO; Full color. Collects the 2008 strips of the popular webcomic starring geeky heroes Gabe and Tycho, plus creator commentary) $14.99
Humphrey, Theron Maddie on Things (Maddie is a coonhound who accompanied her owner on a yearlong, cross-country trip while he worked on a photojournalism project. In his spare time, Humphrey took photos of Maddie doing what she does best: standing on things) $15.95
Hunter, Erin The Last Hope (Warriors: Omen of the Stars #6: Kids; Jayfeather, Dovewing, and Lionblaze have struggled to unravel the prophecy that unites them. As the final battle against the Dark Forest approaches, they turn to Firestar, ThunderClan, and StarClan for help. Will they be able to save the warrior Clans from destruction?) $7.99
Itoh, Project Genocidal Organ (The war on terror exploded, literally, the day Sarajevo was destroyed by a homemade nuclear device. The leading democracies have transformed into total surveillance states, and the developing world has drowned under a wave of genocides. The mysterious American John Paul seems to be behind it all. It's up to agent Clavis Shepherd to track John Paul, and to find the true heart of darkness: a genocidal organ) $14.99
Jackson, Chris A. Pirate's Honor (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel based on the role-playing game) $9.99
Jeschonek, Robert Rising Sun, Falling Shadows (Tannhauser: Novel based on the game. 1954: The Great War continues. The forces of the Kaiser have sold their souls to demonic powers. President Edison has sanctioned the use of alien technology from Roswell. Enter the Shogunate, a warrior sect with their own shadowy agenda, whose forces are headed for Kamchatka. The 42nd Marines must discover their plans before it's too late) $8.99
Jonell, Lynne Hamster Magic (Magical Mix-Ups #1: Kids; Celia Willow is sick of being the smallest in her family. So when she learns that her hamster can grant wishes, she blurts out her deepest desire. The problem? She wanted to be bigger - but NOT a giant hamster. Can the kids find a way to reverse this powerful magic?) $4.99
Joshi, S.T. (ed) Weird Fiction Review #3 (Fiction, essays, poetry, more) $25.00
Kaveney, Roz Rituals (Rhapsody of Blood #1: Tiptree Award Honor List. Long ago, a god granted Mara her wish - to protect the weak against the strong. For millennia, she has avenged that god, and her dead sisters, against anyone who uses the Rituals of Blood to become a god through mass murder. Meanwhile, in modern-day England, a shocking incident shows Emma that the world is not as she thought: there are demons and gods, elves and vampires. Her weapon is knowledge, and she pursues it wherever it leads; the one thing she does not know is who she and her ghostly lover Caroline are working for) $18.95
Kessler, Liz Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun (Emily Windsnap #5: Kids; Strange storms are blowing up from the ocean, caused by the nightmares of Neptune, King of the Sea. Convinced that his dreams herald an approaching threat, Neptune enlists half-mermaids Emily and Aaron to find and eliminate the source of the trouble) $15.99
King, S/Vincent, B The Dark Tower Companion (Dark Tower: A compendium of the mythology, history, and geography of the epic fantasy series, cataloguing the major characters, locations, and themes, and examining its connections to King's other novels. Includes a travel guide to the story's real-world locations) $17.00
Kosmatka, Ted Prophet of Bones (Paul Carlson is summoned to a remote island to collect DNA samples from the ancient bones of a strange species of tool user, recently unearthed by an archaeological dig. The find raises questions that cast doubt on the very foundations of modern science, which has proven the world to be only 5800 years old) $27.00
Kuhlman, Evan Brother from a Box (Kids; Matt Rambeau is finally a big brother - to a robot! Norman turns out to be a bit of a showoff, but Matt's still psyched to have a robotic sibling. But first a computer worm causes Norman to go berserk, and then odd men start showing up. Matt soon realizes that someone is trying to steal the robot - correction - his brother!) $6.99
Lee, Tanith Tempting the Gods (Collection; Reprints 12 of her fantasy stories from the 1980s and 1990s) $13.99
Levithan, David Every Day (YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. A is a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life. A has made peace with that, established guidelines: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It's all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin's girlfriend Rhiannon. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with day after day) $17.99
Link, K/Grant, G (ed) Steampunk! (YA; Anthology; 14 original stories) $12.99
Lovecraft/Culbard The Case of Charles Dexter Ward graphic novel (Graphic novel; adaptation of the classic horror novel) $19.95
MacLeod, Ken The Human Front (PBO; Reprints novella 'The Human Front'. Also includes two short essays and an interview with MacLeod) $12.00
Magnason, Andri Snaer LoveStar (Philip K. Dick Award finalist. The LoveStar corporation has unlocked the key to transmitting data via birdwaves, freeing mankind from wires and devices, and allowing consumerism, technology, and science to run rampant over all aspects of daily life. Soul mates are identified and brought together, while existing unvalidated relationships are torn asunder. Blissful young lovers Indridi and Sigrid have been 'calculated apart'. Forced to go to extreme lengths to prove their love, they wind up on a collision course with LoveStar's driven founder - who is on his own mission to find what might become the last idea in the world) $16.95
Mamatas/Washington (ed) The Future Is Japanese (PBO; Anthology; 13 sf and fantasy stories about Japan (11 originals, 2 reprints)) $14.99
McNeill, Graham Bones of the Yopasi (Arkham Horror: Dark Waters #2: PBO; After being called to the mist-shrouded town of Kingsport to identify some strange bones, Miskatonic University professor Oliver Grayson must join an unlikely team of investigators to face a horrifying new threat. But can they conquer their own demons in time to confront their common enemy?) $8.99
Medley, Linda Castle Waiting Volume 2 (Black & white graphic novel; includes over 60 pages of additional story and epilogue. The feminist fairy tale continues as Lady Jain settles into her new life; unexpected visitors result in the discovery and exploration of a secret passageway. Plus Rackham and Chess arguing about the 'manly arts', an escape-prone goat, and more) $29.99
Mitsuse, Ryu 10 Billion Days and 100 Billion Nights (Ten billion days - that is how long it will take the philosopher Plato to determine the true systems of the world. One hundred billion nights - that is how far into the future he and Christ and Siddhartha Gautama will travel to witness the end of the world and also its fiery birth) $14.99
Morrison, Grant et al Joe the Barbarian (PBO; Full color graphic novel. Not for kids. Reprints issues 1-8 of the comic book. A diabetic boy slips into a delirious state that transforms his attempt to find food, switch on the lights, and answer his mom's phone call into a fantasy quest through a landscape of submarine pirate dwarves, Hell Hounds, Lightning Dwarves, and besieged castles) $19.99
Myers, E.C. Fair Coin (YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. Ephraim discovers a coin that makes his wishes come true each time he flips it. But several wishes go disastrously wrong, and the world begins to change in unexpected ways. Can he control the coin's powers to return to the world he remembers?) $16.99
Ness, Patrick A Monster Calls (YA; Carnegie Medal winner. Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting - he's been expecting the one from the nightmare he's had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The monster in his backyard is different. It wants something terrible and dangerous: the truth) $8.99
Nicholas, Douglas Something Red (13th century England: As Molly, an Irish healer, and her companions try to get their wagons across the Pennine Mountains before snow blocks their way, they realize that they are being stalked by something terrible. When it becomes clear that the creature must be faced and defeated, or they will all surely die, Molly's apprentice Hob discovers there is much more to his adopted family than he realized) $25.00
O'Hearn, Kate The Flame of Olympus (Pegasus #1: Kids; When Pegasus crashes onto a Manhattan roof during a storm, Emily's life changes forever. Allied with the winged horse, she finds herself in the center of a fierce battle between the Roman gods and a terrifying race of stone warriors) $6.99
O'Hearn, Kate Olympus at War (Pegasus #2: Kids; Determined to rescue her father from the CRU, Emily and her friends make plans to sneak away from Olympus and back to New York. When the Nirads begin a new invasion, Emily and her friends become entangled in a dangerous conflict) $16.99
Odyssey, Shawn Thomas The Magician's Tower (Oona Crate #2: Kids; Brave souls from all over Dark Street enter the Magician's Tower Contest - an array of dangerous tasks, riddles, and obstacles - in hopes of becoming the first successful contestant. This year, Oona is going to try her luck. As the contest commences, a punchbowl with great magical powers disappears from the carnival surrounding the Magician's Tower. Can Oona find the culprit?) $15.99
Page, Ra (ed) Bio-Punk: Stories from the Far Side of Research (PBO; Anthology. Science fiction, or currently being developed in the lab? 14 stories by writers who collaborated closely with scientists and ethicists in the forefront of their fields of research) $14.95
Pardoe, Blaine Lee Operation Night Eagle (Tannhauser: PBO; Novel based on the game) $8.99
Pratchett, Terry The Light Fantastic (Discworld #2: Reissue; With a monstrous red star on a collision course, the future of life on the Discworld appears uncertain at best. Fortunately, there is one individual who can save Discworld from total destruction. Unfortunately, that happens to be Rincewind, a singularly inept wizard who was last seen falling off the edge of the world) $9.99
Pratchett, Terry Equal Rites (Discworld #3: Reissue; A dying wizard, searching for an eighth son of an eighth son to bestow his wizardly powers upon, unknowingly chooses an infant girl. This is going to cause a lot of chaos and confusion at Ankh-Morpork's Unseen University, the Discworld's - up until now all-male - school for wizards) $9.99
Pratchett, Terry Mort (Discworld #4: Reissue; Death comes to young Mort with an offer the young man can't refuse. Actually, it's a pretty good deal. As Death's apprentice, Mort will have free board and lodging. He'll get use of the company horse. But Mort soon discovers a downside to working for the Reaper Man - when it comes to your love life, the job can be a killer) $9.99
Pratt, Tim Liar's Blade (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel set in the world of the role-playing game) $9.99
Raymond, Alex The Tyrant of Mongo (Complete Flash Gordon, Sundays 1937-1941: Full color graphic novel. The escalating tensions between Flash and Ming threaten to bring about a planetary war, and only Ming's estranged son-in-law Prince Barin can avert it) $39.95
Reese, Jenn Above World (Above World #1: Kids; Andre Norton Award finalist. In a future of high tech and genetic modification, the Coral Kampii, like legendary mermaids, live isolated from the Above World. But when the devices that allow them to breathe underwater start to fail, 13-year-old Aluna and her friend Hoku go to that forbidden place to find help) $7.99
Reese, Jenn Mirage (Above World #2: Kids; The maniacal Karl Strand is out to conquer the Above World, and the horselike Equians are next on his list. Aluna, Hoku, and their friends set out to warn the Equians, but find that the Equian leader has already been persuaded to add his forces to Strand's army. To have any chance of convincing the Equians to switch sides, the four friends must find a way to win the desert-wide competition known as the Thunder Trials) $16.99
Richards, Justin Monster Miscellany (Doctor Who: Kids; Full color photos throughout. Essential facts, monster stats, and info about aliens from the TV series) $12.99
Robeson, Kenneth Nevlo / Death in Slow Motion / Vengeance on the Avenger (Avenger #9: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Headless Men / King Joe Cay (Doc Savage #64: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth Mystery Island / Trouble on Parade (Doc Savage #65: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Midas Man / The Derelict of Skull Shoal (Bama cover) (Doc Savage #66: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Midas Man / The Derelict of Skull Shoal (Baumhofer cover) (Doc Savage #66: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Salaam, Kiini Abura Ancient, Ancient (PBO; Tiptree Award winner. 13 stories (10 reprints, 3 originals) of alternate worlds built around magic, sexuality, and the search for emotional comfort) $18.00
Samatar, Sofia A Stranger in Olondria (Jevick has been raised on stories of Olondria, a land where books are as common as they are rare in his home. When he takes his merchant father's place on a selling trip to Olondria, Jevick's life is as close to perfect as he can imagine, until he is pulled off course and becomes haunted by the ghost of an illiterate young girl. He seeks the aid of Olondrian priests, only to become a pawn in the struggle between the empire's two most powerful cults) $16.00
Smith, O/Brake, C System Wipe / The Good, the Bad and the Alien (Doctor Who: Young Reader Adventures #2: Kids; 2 novels featuring the 11th Doctor, Rory, and Amy) $10.99
Szecsi, Noemi The Finno-Ugrian Vampire (Jerne has just returned to Budapest after a posh education in England, where reincarnations of the Bronte sisters taught her to write fairy tales. But the children's books Jerne writes are considered too bloody to be published. Jerne's grandmother is adamant: Jerne will have to give up her literary ambitions and follow family tradition by becoming a vampire) $14.95
Taber, Deb Necessary Ill (PBO; Jin designs plagues to bring the world back into balance - between population and resources, creation and destruction, choice and certainty - a balance more important to it than any individual life. Sandy, a young woman thrust violently out of her farm life into the dispassionate science of neuters like Jin, discovers her own need for balance - between safety and adventure, art and science, self-protection and love. But as the world is thrown off balance for all, Jin and Sandy must learn to see in new ways, for the survival of friends and enemies alike) $20.00
Varley, John Good-Bye Robinson Crusoe and Other Stories (Collection; 11 previously uncollected sf stories and novellas; Signed copies) $45.00
Verba, Joan Marie Sword of Queens (In over 500 years, no one has ever seen the evil lord Tashtalon, but when he puts the kingdom of Somerlie to sleep every night, people disappear, never to be seen again. Gill thought these things could not possibly be changed, but strange events point her to the Sword of Queens, a magical weapon that can defeat Tashtalon; Signed copies) $15.95
Warren, Robert B. Murder on Olympus (PBO; After a stint with the Olympic Bureau of Investigation, Plato Jones was through with the Gods - they're all jerks - and their political games. Until he's drawn into a murder investigation where the targets are the Gods themselves. But how can he solve a crime that's impossible to commit? And what chance does a mortal PI have against something powerful enough to kill a God?) $16.95
Wells, H.G./Basic, Zdenko Steampunk: H.G. Wells: The Time Machine / The War of the Worlds (YA; The unabridged text of two classic sf novels plus short story 'The Country of the Blind', with dozens of full-color illustrations) $18.95

EXPECTED EARLY JUNE

Alexander, Cassie Shapeshifted (Edie Spence #3: PBO; Edie needs some vampire blood to heal her mother's breast cancer, and hopes to procure it at her new nursing job at the clinic across town. But vampire gang wars are rampant there, and old underground enemies are rising to the surface) $7.99
Almond, D/McKean, D Mouse Bird Snake Wolf (Kids; Illustrated novel. The gods have created a world that is safe and calm and wonderful, but it has gaps in it - until Harry, Sue, and Ben decide to conjure things to fill them. But as their ideas grow bolder, their conjuring grows more dangerous. Is it possible to unmake what's been made?) $17.99
Antczak/Bassett (ed) Clockwork Fairy Tales (Anthology; original steampunk stories inspired by traditional folk and fairy tales) $15.00
Archer, Jill Fiery Edge of Steel (Noon Onyx #2: PBO; Noon is investigating several disappearances in the remote area of Halja; the townsfolk claim that an ancient, legendary evil is responsible) $7.99
Arthur, Keri Darkness Unmasked (Dark Angels #5: PBO; With the first portal of hell permanently opened, the energies of the dark path are leaching into the world. And Risa will have to fight her greatest enemy to stop the nightmare) $7.99
Asaro, Catherine (ed) Nebula Awards Showcase 2013 (Anthology; short fiction nominated for the awards) $18.00
Averill, Alan The Beautiful Land (Tak explores parallel timelines for the Axon Corporation - until info he brings back gives Axon the means to maximize profits by changing the past, present, and future. If Axon succeeds, the woman Tak loves will cease to exist. So Tak 'borrows' a time travel device to transport them to an alternate timeline. But the device's inventor is searching for a particular timeline - and planning to destroy every other possible present and future to find it) $16.00
Bennett, Jenn Binding the Shadows (Arcadia Bell #3: PBO; Cady discovers more about her magical abilities when her bar is the target of a demonic crime wave) $7.99
Bernobich, Beth Queen's Hunt (River of Souls #2: On a quest to find one of the three fabled jewels of Lir, Ilse encounters a shipwrecked prisoner from another land, a woman who has a secret of her own - and one of the jewels. The two women become allies in their quest for the third jewel. Finding and controlling these stones could mean salvation for both their nations - and failure the ruin of their peoples) $7.99
Beukes, Lauren The Shining Girls (A time-traveling serial killer is impossible to trace, until one of his victims survives; she must unravel an impossible mystery to track the killer down) $26.00
Bova, Ben Orion and King Arthur (Orion #5: Orion finds himself in Britain, where he befriends a young warrior named Arthur, who dreams of uniting his quarreling countrymen and driving invaders from their lands. But Orion's Creator, Aten, has other plans for the timeline. He wants Arthur dead and forgotten - but Orion does not) $7.99
Brooks, Max World War Z (movie tie-in edition) (The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the firsthand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the US and throughout the world, recording the testimony of men, women, and children) $9.99
Cameron, Stella Darkness Bred (Chimney Rock #2: PBO; Since she escaped to Whidbey Island, danger has stalked Elin's every move. Her human traits, combined with her unique supernatural gifts, make her a prize to be possessed - or destroyed. Only the passion she shares with werehound Sean Black gives her hope for her future) $8.00
Card, O/Johnston, A Earth Afire (First Formic War #2: Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but not soon enough to convince skeptical governments there was a threat. When space stations, ships, and colonies go up in sudden flame, only Mazer Rackham and the Mobile Operations Police can move fast enough to meet the threat) $25.99
Chandler, A. Bertram Ride the Star Winds: The Anarch Lords / The Last Amazon / The Wild Ones / Catch the Star Winds (John Grimes Vol. 4: Omnibus reprint; 4 novels and 5 short stories of space adventure) $7.99
Ciotta, Beth His Clockwork Canary (Darcys #2: PBO; Victorian London: Simon Darcy's plan to win a competition draws the attention of the Clockwork Canary, a sensationalist reporter; attraction ignites between them) $7.99
Clarke, Cassandra Rose The Pirate's Wish (Ananna & Naji #2: PBO; YA; 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) $9.99
Collins, Suzanne Catching Fire (Hunger Games #2: YA; Katniss Everdeen won the annual Hunger Games with Peeta Mellark, but only by defying the Capitol and their harsh rules. Now there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion) $12.99
Corey, James S.A. Abaddon's Gate (Expanse #3: PBO; The alien artifact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has built a massive gate in the orbit of Uranus that leads to a starless dark. Jim Holden and his crew are part of a flotilla of scientific and military ships going out to examine the artifact. But behind the scenes, a plot to destroy Holden is unfolding. As the emissaries of the human race try to find whether the gate is an opportunity or a threat, the greatest danger is the one they brought with them) $17.00
Counter, Ben The Soul Drinkers Omnibus Volume 1: Soul Drinker / The Bleeding Chalice / Crimson Tears (Warhammer 40,000: Omnibus reprint; 3 novels) $17.50
Cushing, Peter Peter Cushing: The Complete Memoirs: An Autobiography / Past Forgetting (Reprints both volumes of the fan-favorite actor's account of his career and personal life) $24.99
David, Peter After Earth (Novelization of the film) $9.99
Davidson, MaryJanice Undead and Unstable (Betsy Taylor #12: Determined to change the future for herself and her loved ones, Betsy's actions could have life-shattering repercussions. But that's to be expected when a friend returns from the dead, your dear sister happens to be the Antichrist, and your mother is the Devil) $7.99
Devon, Cat Sleeping with the Entity (: PBO; Daniella is hoping to open her cupcake shop - if her famous red velvet cupcakes can convince Nick, the head of the local business association, that the shop is a good addition to the sleepy neighborhood. Problem? Nick has fangs) $7.99
Dick, PK/Dufty, David How to Build an Android (Nonfiction; the stranger-than-fiction story of the creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of sf writer Philip K. Dick) $16.00
Epstein, A/Jacobson, A Circle of Heroes (Familiars #3: Kids; To stop the army of undead animals that is wreaking havoc on the land, familiars Aldwyn, Skylar, and Gilbert must gather seven descendants of the most ancient and powerful animals in Vastia) $6.99
Epstein, A/Jacobson, A Starbounders (Kids; Zachary is headed to Indigo 8, a top secret training center where future Starbounders learn the skills needed to protect the galaxy. When a plot to destroy Indigo 8 comes to light, Zachary must get back to Earth fast - before there's no Earth left!) $16.99
Faust, Christa The Zodiac Paradox (Fringe: Novel based on the TV show, revealing how Walter Bishop and William Bell discovered the drug Cortexiphan - and the alternate universe!) $7.99
Feehan, Christine Leopard's Prey (Leopard People #6: PBO; Leopard-shifter homicide detective Remy Boudreux, in New Orleans on the trail of a serial killer, finds himself obsessed with a sultry jazz singer) $7.99
Fowler, Karen Joy We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (Meet the Cooke family: Mother and Dad, brother Lowell, sister Fern, and our narrator Rosemary: 'I spent the first 18 years of my life defined by one fact: that I was raised with a chimpanzee. I tell you Fern was a chimp and already you aren't thinking of her as my sister. But until Fern's expulsion, I'd scarcely known a moment alone. She was my whirlwind other half, and I loved her as a sister.') $26.95
Fowler, Karen Joy What I Didn't See and Other Stories (Collection; 12 stories with the sinister and the magical lurking just below the surfaces, including many award winners and finalists) $16.00
Gemmell, Stella The City (Once a thriving metropolis, the City has sprawled beyond its bounds, inciting endless wars with its neighbors and creating a wasteland. To end the war, legendary hero Shuskara must free the City by killing the unnaturally long-lived Emperor) $26.95
Golden, Christine Starcraft II: Flashpoint (Novel based on the video game's 'Heart of the Swarm' expansion) $7.99
Green, Simon R. Live and Let Drood (Eddie Drood #6: Eddie's entire family has been banished to an alternate dimension. And when he finds out who - or what - attacked his clan, there will be payback) $7.99
Green, Simon R. Casino Infernale (Eddie Drood #7: Casino Infernale is an annual event held by the Shadow Bank, financiers of all global supernatural crime. Eddie and Molly's mission: rig the game and bring down the Bank. But the stakes are high: winner takes all - and losers give up their souls) $26.95
Grimes, Linda In a Fix (Ciel Halligan #1: Aura adaptor Ciel Halligan takes on her clients' appearances and slips into their lives to handle situations they don't want to deal with themselves. Her current job, snagging a marriage proposal for her client during an island vacation, is pretty enjoyable - until her resort bungalow is blown up and her client's date is snatched by modern-day Vikings) $7.99
Hamilton, Laurell K. Kiss the Dead (Anita Blake #21: When a 15-year-old girl is abducted by vampires, it's up to Anita to find her. When she does, she's faced with an ordinary group of people, all recently turned and willing to die to avoid serving a master. And where there's one martyr, there will be more) $7.99
Harkness, Deborah Shadow of Night (All Souls #2: Vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont and scholarly witch Diana Bishop are plunged back through time to Elizabethan London. Here Diana must locate a witch to tutor her in magic, Matthew is forced to confront a past he thought he had put to rest, and the mystery of the enchanted alchemical manuscript deepens) $17.00
Harper, Molly A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses (PBO; A deathbed promise to her grandmother sends Irish witch Nola on a quest to Half-Moon Hollow, Kentucky, where she is distracted from her search for hidden family artifacts by her new neighbor Jed, who keeps turning up half-naked at the strangest times) $7.99
Haskell, Merrie The Princess Curse (Kids; 12 princesses suffer from a puzzling and silly curse. Reveka, an herbalist's apprentice, could certainly use the reward money for breaking the curse. Her efforts lead her to a shadowy stranger as charming as he is unsettling, and a blighted land in desperate need of healing) $6.99
Hautman, Pete The Cydonian Pyramid (Klaatu Diskos #2: YA; Lah Lia has been raised for one purpose: to be sacrificed through a diskos. But as she is about to be killed, a strange boy appears from the diskos, saving her and launching her on a time-spinning journey in which her fate is irreversibly linked to his) $16.99
Hickman, Tracy Blood of the Emperor (Annals of Drakis #3: His burning desire for revenge against the emperor - whom Drakis believes has stolen any chance he has for finding peace - will set Drakis and his rebel army on a path that may bring down not only the emperor, but Drakis and his entire world as well) $7.99
Hudspeth, E.B. The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black (Includes two books. The first is a fictional biography of Dr. Spencer Black, from a childhood spent exhuming corpses through his medical training in 1870s Philadelphia, his travels with carnivals, and his mysterious disappearance. The second is Black's magnum opus, The Codex Extinct Animalia , a Gray's Anatomy for mythological beasts, all rendered in meticulously detailed anatomical illustrations) $24.95
Jonell, Lynne Lawn Mower Magic (Magical Mix-Ups #2: Kids; When Derek Willow is invited to visit a friend in the family's old neighborhood, the Willow kids try to earn money for his train ticket using an enchanted, and very hungry, lawnmower) $4.99
Jordan/Dixon/Conley The Eye of the World Volume 1 (Wheel of Time GN #1A: Full color graphic novel; issues 1-6 of the adaptation of fantasy novel) $15.99
Kadrey, Richard Devil Said Bang (Sandman Slim #4: While ruling the denizens of darkness does have perks, James Stark isn't exactly thrilled with the course of his career. He has to hold off a host of killers while working on his escape plan. Meanwhile, a serial killer ghost is running wild in LA, and Slim's angelic alter ego is hiding in the lost days of time with a cabal who can rewrite reality) $12.99
Kincaid, S.J. Insignia (YA; Tom has been offered a place at an elite military academy, where his instincts for combat will be put to the test. If he passes, he'll become a superhuman war machine helping to lead his country to victory in WWIII. Life at the academy holds everything Tom ever wanted - but what will it cost him?) $9.99
King, Stephen Joyland (1973: College student Devin Jones comes to a North Carolina amusement park to work as a carny for the summer. There he must confront the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever) $12.95
King, William Angel of Fire (Warhammer 40,000: Macharian Crusade #1: Lord Commander Solar Macharius begins his legendary crusade to conquer the unknown worlds in the Segmentum Pacificus. The heretics of Karsk will be among the first to fall) $14.00
Kirkman, R/Bonansinga, J The Road to Woodbury (Walking Dead Novel #2: The story of the Governor's ruthless conquest of Woodbury, Georgia) $14.99
Knutsson, Catherine Shadows Cast by Stars (YA; Government forces are searching for people with aboriginal blood, which contains antibodies that protect them from the plague ravaging the world. Cassandra and her family flee to the Island, a territory protected by guerrillas, and by an energy barrier that keeps outsiders out and the spirit world in. But the creatures of the spirit world are angry, and they have chosen Cassandra to be their voice and instrument) $9.99
Kontis, Alethea Enchanted (YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. It isn't easy being the rather overlooked youngest sibling. Sunday's only comfort is writing stories, although what she writes has a terrible tendency to come true. When she meets an enchanted frog who asks about her stories, the two become friends. One night Sunday kisses her frog goodbye and leaves, not realizing that her love has transformed him back into Prince Rumbold. He wants Sunday to fall in love with him as the man he is, not the frog he was. But Sunday is not so easy to woo) $8.99
Lackey, Mercedes Home from the Sea (Elemental Masters #7: A fledgling Water Master with a rebellious nature, Mari Prothero has no intention of agreeing to an arranged marriage. But she has yet to learn that the Protheros are descended from Selkies. To continue her line, she must marry a full-blooded Selkie) $7.99
Lackey, Mercedes Steadfast (Elemental Masters #8: Elemental Magician Lionel Hawkins is a stage magician who persuades Elementals of the Air to help him create illusions. So it doesn't take him long to realize that his new assistant Katie is an untrained Fire Magician. Can she harness her magic in time to stop her brute of a husband from murdering her?) $25.95
Lackey/Flint/Freer Burdens of the Dead (Heirs of Alexandria #4: In an alternate 15th century where magic is still part of life, Constantinople is under siege by the Venetians and their allies. Captain Benito Valdosta must deal with the goddess Hekate in order to save his daughter and destroy the fleets of the Chernobog assembling in the Black Sea) $25.00
Lafferty, Mur The Shambling Guide to New York City (PBO; Hired by a shady New York publishing company, Zoe is assigned to write a guide to the city - for the undead. Blocked at every turn because she's human, she refuses to be put off, and delves deep into the monster world. But the job turns deadly when the careful balance between humans and monsters starts to crumble) $15.00
Larbalestier/Brennan Team Human (YA; Mel lives in a city founded by vampires, but she doesn't know any personally - until one shows up at her high school, and Mel's best friend Cathy seems ready to fall in love with him. It's up to Mel to save Cathy from a mistake she might regret for all eternity) $9.99
Leisner, William The Shocks of Adversity (Star Trek: PBO; On a mission to investigate an interstellar phenomenon, Captain Kirk and his crew find themselves drawn into a conflict between the Goeg Domain and its enemies) $7.99
McCaffrey, Anne & Todd Sky Dragons (Pern: Pern's best chance to rebuild the dragon population and save the world from Thread lies with a group of young dragonriders stranded on an unexplored island, led by Xhinna, female rider of a blue dragon) $7.99
Modesitt Jr., L.E. Antiagon Fire (Imager #7: Joined by his pregnant wife Vaelora, Quaeryt leads an army and a handful of imagers deeper into hostile lands, facing stiff-necked High Holders, attacks by land and sea, and a mysterious order of powerful women who seem to recognize the great destiny that awaits Quaeryt and Vaelora, as well as the cost of achieving it) $27.99
Mohr, Howard How to Talk Minnesotan (Humor; a guide to Minnesota culture from a former A Prairie Home Companion writer, now updated for the 21st century) $15.00
Monk, Devon Dead Iron (Age of Steam #1: Men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for America. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy. Then he's offered hope that his brother may yet survive. All he has to do is find the Holder, a powerful device now in the hands of an ancient Strange) $7.99
Newman, Emma Any Other Name (Split Worlds #2: Cat has been forced into an arranged marriage with William, a situation that comes with far more strings than she anticipated, especially when she learns of his family's intentions for them both. Meanwhile, Max and the gargoyle investigate The Agency, a mysterious organization that appears to play by its own rules - and none of them favorable to Society. Over in Mundanus, Sam has discovered something very peculiar about his wife's employer, something that could herald a change for everyone in both sides of the Split Worlds) $14.99
Niven, Larry (creator) Man-Kzin Wars (25th Anniversary Edition) (Man-Kzin #1: Reissue; Anthology; tales of the kzin, formerly invincible conquerors of all they encountered, as they struggle to deal with their ignominious defeat by the leaf-eating humans) $15.00
O'Neal, James The Double Human (Tom Wilner #2: Undercover in the worst part of the Miami Quarantine Zone, cop Tom Wilner uncovers a serial killer known as 'The Vampire'. This killer isn't human - and neither are his victims) $7.99
Peeler, Nicole Tempest Reborn (Jane True #6: PBO; Anyan may be trapped in an evil dragon and Blondie may be gone, but Jane is not about to give up. She's ready to tear down heaven and earth to save her lover) $8.00
Reynolds, Alastair Harvest of Time (Doctor Who: A novel featuring the Third Doctor as played by Jon Pertwee) $9.99
Reynolds, Alastair Blue Remembered Earth (Poseidon's Children #1: 150 years from now, Africa has become the world's dominant technological and economic power. Crime, war, disease, and poverty have been eliminated. The Moon and Mars are settled, and colonies stretch all the way out to the edge of the solar system. And the largest scientific instrument in history is about to make a discovery. Geoffrey Akinya's family controls a vast business empire. After the death of his grandmother Eunice - erstwhile space explorer and entrepreneur - something awkward has come to light on the Moon. Geoffrey is dispatched there to ensure the family name remains untarnished. But the secrets Eunice died with are about to be revealed - secrets that could change everything, or tear this near-utopia apart) $8.99
Riggs, Ransom Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (YA; Crawford Award shortlist. Tragedy sends 16-year-old Jacob to an island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home. As he explores the ruins, it becomes clear that the children may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined for good reason. And, impossible though it seems, they may still be alive) $10.99
Rivers, Phoebe Kindred Spirits (Saranormal #8: Kids; Mason isn't very friendly, but Sara feels drawn to him. And the strangest things seem to happen whenever the two are together $5.99
Ross, Deborah J. The Seven-Petaled Shield (PBO; When an emperor conquers the city that safeguards the magical Seven-Petaled Shield, used eons ago to defeat the forces of primal chaos, the young queen and her adolescent son flee for their lives. When they are separated, fearing his mother is dead, the son transforms into the agent of chaos, a destroyer who threatens all the living world. The only ones standing in the way of annihilation are the mother he thinks is dead, a dispossessed enemy prince, a demented prophet, and the nomadic horsewoman whose love alone can heal the heart of the heir to the Shield) $7.99
Schwarz, Viviane The Sleepwalkers (Kids; Graphic novel; three trainee Sleepwalkers must tackle a series of cliff-hanging dream predicaments as they prepare to help children trapped in nightmares) $9.99
Shepherd, M (Moscoe, M) The Price of Peace (Jump Universe #2: Reissue; On the scattering of planets along the Rim, remnant thugs of the Unity Party still hold power. In the shipping lanes, pirates roam freely. Cmdr. Izzy Umboto and Lt. Terrence Tordon will soon learn that enforcing the peace can be just as expensive as fighting the war - and the cost will be counted in human lives) $7.99
Shevdon, Mike The Eighth Court (Courts of the Feyre #4: The Eighth Court has been established, but petty rivalries and old disputes threaten its stability. The mongrels that make up the court are not helping, and Blackbird enlists the help of the warders to keep the peace. Has Blackbird bitten off more than she can chew? And can the uneasy peace between the courts continue under such tension and rivalry?) $7.99
Skillingstead, Jack Life on the Preservation (PBO; Inside the Seattle Preservation Dome it's always the Fifth of October, the city caught in an endless time loop. Graffiti artist Ian Palmer is the only one who knows the truth, and he is desperate to wake up the rest of the city - before the alien Curator of this human museum erases Ian's identity forever) $7.99
Spencer, Wen Eight Million Gods (Nikki Delany #1: An American living in Japan, horror writer Nikki Delany becomes a suspect when a man is murdered with a blender, just as she described in her latest story. Then she's attacked by a raccoon in a business suit. After a series of blackouts, she finds she has a new companion, a boy that no one else can see who claims to be a god. Is she really being pursued by Japanese myths, or is she going insane?) $25.00
Spencer, Wen Elfhome (Tinker #3: Winter is coming, supplies are running low, and political ties are fraying. Hidden somewhere in Pittsburgh's crumbling neighborhoods, the oni are growing in number and attacking from the shadows. Tinker is determined to make her city a place of freedom. But seven elf children are already missing - and the oni eat their prisoners when they're no longer useful) $7.99
Starr, Jason The Craving (Pack #2: There are nights Simon can't remember. Now one of those blackouts is coming back to haunt him - for Simon isn't the man he once was. He's a member of the Pack. And once you're in, it's impossible to get out) $9.99
Strahan, Jonathan (ed) Fearsome Journeys: The New Solaris Book of Fantasy (PBO; Anthology; original stories) $7.99
Taylor, Thomas Haunters (Kids; Three boys, three generations, one gift: the ability to travel through time through a portal of dreams, appearing as ghosts wherever and whenever they want. Eddie is a genius who has sworn to protect the past. Adam is a dream-terrorist set on changing history for his own ends. David is a neophyte who must fight for the future by keeping the other two apart) $17.99
TenNapel, Doug Tommysaurus Rex (Reissue; Kids; Graphic novel. While exploring a cave near his grandpa's house, Ely discovers a full-grown but friendly Tyrannosaurus Rex. But Randy, the mean kid down the street, decides he's going to make life miserable for Ely and his new pet) $10.99
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fall of Arthur (Tolkein's unfinished venture into the legends of Arthur, King of Britain, may well be regarded as his finest and most skillful achievement in the use of the Old English alliterative meter, and it depicts adventure only as Tolkien could have written) $25.00
Turner, Amber McRee Sway (Kids; When her mom's welcome back party takes a turn for the disastrous, ten-year-old Cass finds herself stuck alone with her dull-as-dirt dad, who insists that they set off for the summer on a mysterious adventure. On the road, he introduces her to the amazing power of Sway, a seemingly magical force that can bring inspiration and joy to people in major need of help) $6.99
Weber, David War Maid's Choice (Bahzell Bahnakson #4: Bahzell's adventures continue - and things get really complicated) $7.99
Wendig, Chuck The Blue Blazes (Meet Mookie Pearl. Criminal underworld? He runs in it. Supernatural underworld? He hunts in it. Nothing stops Mookie when he's on the job. But when his daughter takes up arms and opposes him, something's gotta give) $7.99
Yansky, Brian Alien Invasion and Other Inconveniences (YA; When telepathic aliens take over the Earth, Jesse finds himself slave to an inept alien leader. On the bright side, he's developing telepathic powers. But even if he escapes, is there anywhere left to go?) $6.99
Zahn, Timothy Cobra Slave (Cobra Rebellion #1: PBO; The Dominion of Man threatens the Cobra worlds with enslavement as it moves to consolidate power. Meanwhile, Cobra Merrick Moreau is on a secret mission to a world of humans enslaved by Troft masters) $15.00

EXPECTED MID-JUNE

Acosta, Marta Dark Companion (YA; When Jane manages to win a scholarship to exclusive Birch Grove Academy, things seem too good to be true. They are. Jane comes to suspect malign goings-on; she must find out why she was really brought to Birch Grove - and what she would risk to stay there) $9.99
Adams, Guy Makes You Stronger (Deadbeat #1: Sometimes death is only the start of your problems. Max and Tom are old, old friends. Tom now owns a jazz nightclub called Deadbeat (which is something of an in-joke). In a churchyard one night they see a group of men loading a coffin into the back of a van. Why take a full coffin away from a graveyard? And, more importantly, why is the occupant still breathing?) $7.99
Armstrong, Alan Racing the Moon (Kids; 1947: Eleven year-old Alexis and her brother Chuck believe that the stars are within reach. In the midst of building their own rocket, they befriend an army scientist who is working to create food for future space travelers. The trio's shared interest in space travel leads to a series of adventures that they will never forget) $6.99
Balaban, Bob The Creature from the Seventh Grade: Boy or Beast (Kids; Charlie has suddenly morphed into a giant mutant sea creature. Now his best friends are treating him like a science project, the cool kids are recruiting him for their clique, and, for some reason, his parents are acting like everything is perfectly normal) $7.99
Barry, Max Lexicon (As the secret war between rival factions of 'poets' - adepts who wield the hidden power of language to manipulate others - becomes increasing lethal, it sends the world crashing toward a Tower of Babel event that would leave all language meaningless) $26.95
Beresford, J.D. Goslings (alternate title: A World of Women) (Reissue; Originally published in 1913. When a plague kills off most of the world's men, Mr. Gosling abandons his family for a life of lechery. His sheltered daughters struggle to survive, eventually finding a place in a female-dominated agricultural commune, but their new life is threatened by their elders' prejudices about free love) $14.95
Bledsoe, Alex Wisp of a Thing (Tufa #2: Musician Rob Quillen finds both music and mystery in the mountains of Cloud County, TN, where close-lipped locals guard their secrets even as Rob get caught up in a subtle power struggle he can't begin to comprehend. Only the night wind knows what part Rob will play when a curse must be broken at long last) $25.99
Browne, S.G. Lucky Bastard (PI Nick Monday can steal other people's luck with just a handshake. Offered big bucks to find the stolen luck of the mayor of San Francisco, Nick soon winds up blackmailed by the Feds, kidnapped by the Chinese mob, and accosted by vegans and angry naked women with knives - all while trying to save a ten-year-old kid with the purest luck he's ever seen) $15.00
Counter, Ben The Soul Drinkers Omnibus Volume 2: Chapter War / Hellforged / Phalanx (Warhammer 40,000: Omnibus reprint; 3 novels) $17.50
Cox, Greg Man of Steel (Novelization of the film) $7.99
Farmer, Philip Jose The Mad Goblin (Caliban & Grandrith #3: Reissue; They are known as the Nine, grim rulers who discovered the key to eternal life. For millennia they have secretly held the world in thrall. Once, Doc Caliban was their servant and shared their secrets. Now, appalled by their tyranny, he dares to challenge their supremacy. Together with two henchmen whose superhuman skills match his own, Caliban sets out on the trail of the deadliest of the Nine: the mad goblin Iwaldi) $12.95
Fisher, Catherine Relic Master Part 1: The Dark City / The Lost Heiress (UK title: The Interrex) (YA; In a devastated world, relics possess technologically advanced powers, and members of the Order are hunted by the government yet revered by the people. The only hope lies in Galen, a man of the Order and a Keeper of relics, and his 16-year-old apprentice Raffi. As they search for a relic with great power that has been hidden for centuries, they will be hunted, spied on, and tested. For there are also monsters - some human, some not - seeking the relic) $9.99
Fisher, Catherine Relic Master Part 2: The Hidden Coronet / The Margrave (YA; Galen and his apprentice Raffi are searching for the relics with the power to save their city. First they hear of Flian's Coronet, which might be the only way to defeat the encroaching evil, but they must enlist some dangerous allies to find it. Then Raffi must face his deepest fears in the Pits of Maar; there, evil will be unmasked, and the greatest secret in all of the city will be revealed) $9.99
Gaiman, Neil The Ocean at the End of the Lane (A bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery, survival, memory, and magic that makes the impossible all too real; audiobook $29.99) $25.99
Gorey, Edward/Saki The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories (A selection of the famous Edwardian writer's whimsical, macabre stories, paired with illustrations by the peerless Gorey) $14.95
Guymer, David Headtaker (Warhammer: Skaven warlord Queek Headtaker leads a surprise attack on the hold of Karak Azul, where King Kazador is gathering an army) $14.00
Harrison, Michelle 13 Secrets (Elvesden Manor #3: Kids; The fairy messengers won't let Rowan be. When she sets out on a risky secret quest, will Tanya be able to prevent the past from consuming Rowan altogether?) $7.00
King, William Fist of Demetrius (Warhammer 40,000: Macharian Crusade #2: As the crusade reaches its apex, Lord Solar Macharius is drawn by a prophecy to the world of Demetrius in search of an ancient artefact. But others crave this potent weapon, and the dark eldar will do anything to obtain it) $24.99
Knight, Francis Before the Fall (Rojan Dizon #2: PBO; Mage Rojan Dizon is just trying to keep his head down and restore power to the city of Mahala. Then a Downsider and emerging mage is found murdered, and mayhem results. After discovering the killer's identity, Rojan is going to be responsible either for all-out anarchy, or for a war with the neighboring countries that no one is prepared for. And there's nothing Roajn hates more than being responsible) $15.00
Martin, George et al Game of Thrones Volume 2 (Song of Ice and Fire GN #1B: Full color. Comic book adaptation of the fantasy novel) $25.00
Mass, Wendy Pi in the Sky (Kids; Joss is the seventh son of the Supreme Overlord of the Universe. He comes from a family of overachievers, and is happy to let his older brothers shine. But when the Earth suddenly disappears, Joss is given the not-so-simple task of bringing it back) $17.00
McIntosh, Will Love Minus Eighty (PBO; In a future where love is complicated and death is not necessarily the end, several interconnected people present a disquieting vision of romantic life as they navigate a world in which technology has reached the outer limits of morality and romance) $16.00
Melko, Paul The Broken Universe (Possessing tech that allows him to travel across alternate worlds, John Rayburn begins building a transdimensional commercial empire, led by him and his friends and their doppelgangers from several parallel universes. Then the group's activities draw attention from other dimensional travelers, who would kill to control John's tech) $15.99
Moon, Elizabeth Limits of Power (Paladin's Legacy #4: The Eight Kingdoms are under threat. Magical ability is popping up in family after family, even those with no known mage parentage, and some kingdoms are killing everyone in whom powers emerge. And with one very determined traitor intent on undoing any effort at peace, the future hangs in the balance) $26.00
Nadis, Fred The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey (Nonfiction; biography of the writer and editor who ruled over US fantasy and supernatural pulps in the 1940s and 1950s) $28.95
Nicholas, Douglas Something Red (13th century England: As Molly, an Irish healer, and her companions try to get their wagons across the Pennine Mountains before snow blocks their way, they realize that they are being stalked by something terrible. When it becomes clear that the creature must be faced and defeated, or they will all surely die, Molly's apprentice Hob discovers there is much more to his adopted family than he realized) $16.00
Palma, Felix J. The Map of the Sky (H.G. Wells #2: Socialite Emma Harlow agrees to marry millionaire Montgomery Gilmore, but only if he accepts her challenge to reproduce the invasion featured in Wells' The War of the Worlds . Interconnected plots tell a tale of time travel and mystery, with appearances by a young Edgar Allan Poe as well as Captain Shackleton and Charles Winslow) $16.00
Patrick, Seth Reviver (Jonah is able to temporarily revive the dead, so they can say goodbye to their loved ones, or tell the police who killed them. He's the best in the business. For every high-profile corpse, it's Jonah's job to find justice. But while reviving the victim of a brutal murder, he encounters a terrifying presence. Something is on the other side watching. Waiting) $25.99
Pratchett, T/Baxter, S The Long War (A generation after the events of The Long Earth , humanity has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping, and fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade and culture. A new 'America', called Valhalla, is emerging more than a million steps from Datum Earth, mirroring the core values of colonial America - and growing dissatisfied with Datum government control. Meanwhile, the Long Earth is suffused by the song of the trolls, graceful hive-mind humanoids, but the trolls are beginning to react to humanity's thoughtless exploitation. Joshua, now a married man, is summoned by Lobsang to deal with a growing crisis that threatens to plunge the Long Earth into a war unlike any mankind has waged before) $25.99
Raymond, Alex The Fall of Ming (Complete Flash Gordon 1941-1946: Full color graphic novel. Flash Gordon and his companions continue their battles with the deadly Ming the Merciless) $39.95
Scholes, Ken Requiem (Psalms of Isaak #4: Who is the Crimson Empress, and what does her conquest of the Named Lands really mean? Who holds the keys to the Moon Wizard's Tower? The plots within plots are expanding as the characters seek their way out of the maze of intrigue, discovering lands beyond their previous carefully controlled knowledge, where hidden truths reveal even deeper truths, and nothing is as it seemed to be) $27.99
Shulman, Polly The Wells Bequest (Kids; Companion to The Grimm Legacy . After a tiny time machine appears in his room - with tiny versions of himself and a girl in it - Leo's search for answers leads to the Repository, and a secret collection of powerful objects straight out of classic sf novels. After a threat from a former Repository employee, Leo must attempt a journey to 1895 to warn Nikola Tesla about a dangerous invention) $16.99
Stephenson, Neal Some Remarks (Collection; 18 essays and other writings) $15.99
Swain, James Shadow People (Peter Warlock #2: Confronted during a seance by shadow people, evil spirits with the power to kidnap a person's soul, Peter is taken to another plane, where he barely survives an encounter with a serial killer about to claim a victim. Now Peter has only a few days to help the police figure out the killer's identity before another victim dies) $25.99
Thompson, Mary G. Escape from the Pipe Men! (Kids; Ryan and Becky live as human exhibits in the Pipe Men's intergalactic zoo. When their father is accidentally poisoned, they must scour the universe for the antidote) $16.99
Ware, Danie Ecko Rising (Ecko #1: In a futuristic London where technological body modification is the norm, Ecko is a testament to the extreme capabilities of his society, driven half mad by the systems running his body. He works as a criminal for hire, no job is too dangerous or insane. When a mission goes wrong and Ecko finds himself catapulted across dimensions into a peaceful and unadvanced society living in fear of 'magic', he must confront his own perceptions of reality and his place within it) $14.95
Wheeler, S.M. Sea Change (An unhappy child, Lilly finds solace in the ocean in the form of Octavius, an eloquent and intelligent kraken who teaches her of friendship and loyalty. Forbidden by Lilly to harm humans, Octavius is captured by traders and sold to a circus, setting Lilly on a quest to win his freedom) $24.99
Yolen, J/Stemple, A The Hostage Prince (Seelie Wars #1: Kids; Due to a series of misunderstandings, a prince and a midwife's apprentice find themselves having adventure after mishap after escape. Horrified to learn that their actions have divided the prince's kingdom, they work together to figure out how to stop the building war) $16.99
Zettel, Sarah Dust Girl (American Fairy #1: YA; 1935: Callie helps her mother run a small hotel in Kansas, until her mother disappears in a dust storm. A mysterious man offers clues to her destiny and the path she must take. And warring fae factions are only too aware of the role this half-fae teenage girl will play in their fates) $9.99

EXPECTED EARLY JULY

Adams, Terry A. The D'neeran Factor: Sentience / Master of Chaos (Omnibus reprint. Human telepaths who come from the planet D'neera are considered trustworthy but not quite human by true-humans. So the crew of a true-human exploratory starship is shocked when the message of greeting they're broadcasting to possible sentient life forms is answered - and the reply is directed to the single D'neeran aboard, navigator Lady Hanna, who finds herself pressed into service as ambassador, facing the possibility of interstellar war) $8.99
Allston, Aaron Mercy Kill (Star Wars: X-Wing: A general in the Galactic Alliance Army, once renowned for his valor, is suspected of participating in the infamous Lecersen Conspiracy. With orders to expose and apprehend the traitor, the reactivated Wraith Squadron will become thieves, pirates, impostors, forgers, and targets, as they put their guts, their guns, and their riskiest game plan to the test) $7.99
Ambrose, E.C. Elisha Barber (Dark Apostle #1: 14th-century England: Serving as a medic on the front lines of an unjust war, barber-surgeon Elisha Barber finds himself drawn into the perilous world of sorcery by a beautiful young witch. He must unravel conspiracies both magical and mundane as he tries to come to terms with his disturbing new abilities) $24.95
Anderson, Taylor Iron Gray Sea (Destroyermen #7: War has engulfed the other Earth. The vast scope of the conflict has trapped Reddy and his crew far from either front, but they must battle a bigger ship. The long-awaited invasion of Grik Indiaa has begun, and the Human-Lemurian Alliance is pushing back against the twisted might of the Dominion. The diplomatic waters seethe with treachery, and a final, terrible plot explodes in the Empire of New Britain Isles) $7.99
Anderson, Taylor Storm Surge (Destroyermen #8: In the Pacific, Matt Reddy and his crew begin to plan a bold raid against the very heart of the Grik Empire. The Alliance is on the offensive everywhere, but their enemies have new weapons, new tactics, and powerful and deadly new allies) $26.95
Archer, Alex Clockwork Doomsday (Rogue Angel #43: PBO; The quest for an ancient butterfly key and the powerful automaton it controls reunites archaeologist Annja Creed with her friend Garin and his old mentor Roux) $6.99
Ashby, Madeline iD: The Second Machine Dynasty (Javier is a self-replicating humanoid on a journey of redemption. His quest takes him from Amy's island, where his actions have devastating consequences for his friend, towards Mecha, where he will find either salvation or death) $14.99
Axler, James Storm Breakers (Deathlands #111: PBO; To get medical help for one of his team, Ryan agrees to rescue a local baron's daughter from slavers. But the Atlantic waters harbor pre-dark secrets, including the terrifying specter of a USSR nuclear submarine - and its descendants) $6.99
Barrowman, John & Carole Hollow Earth (Matt & Emily Calder #1: Kids; Together, twins Matt and Emily Calder can bring art to life and enter paintings at will. Now they're on the run, headed for a Scottish island, seeking their grandfather's protection from a group of villains that want to use the twins' power to release the devils and monsters trapped in the world of Hollow Earth) $6.99
Barrowman, John & Carole The Bone Quill (Matt & Emily Calder #2: Kids; Matt and Emily are being watched -hunted - because only they can use The Book of Beasts and the bone quill to release the terrible demons and monsters one of their ancestors illustrated. And someone is tracking down the lost book, page by page. Matt and Emily must get to the bone quill first, before somebody gets to them) $16.99
Bennett, Christopher A Choice of Futures (Star Trek Enterprise: Rise of the Federation: PBO; Captain Archer and his crew are looking forward to returning to exploration now that the Romulans have retreated behind the Neutral Zone. But will the fragile alliances forged in the heat of war hold?) $7.99
Bleyer, Kevin Me the People ( The Daily Show writer Beyer does a complete rewrite of the US Constitution - dragging it into the 21st century, fixing its flaws, and answering its unresolved questions. Along the way, he visits the birthplace of democracy, heads to Independence Hall, and debates the contents of Article III with Justice Antonin Scalia) $16.00
Bornikova, Phillipa This Case Is Gonna Kill Me (Linnet Ellery #1: Linnet comes from an affluent human family. When she begins her career at a vampire law firm, she discovers that, in a workplace where some humans will eventually achieve immense power and centuries of extra lifespan, office politics can be vicious beyond belief) $7.99
Brooks, Terry Bloodfire Quest (Dark Legacy of Shannara #2: The quest for the missing Elfstones has gone badly awry. The Druid Order has been decimated, and its survivors are trapped inside a hellish dimension. One young Druid will have to make the ultimate sacrifice) $7.99
Chandler, Robert (ed) Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov (Classic folk and fairy tales) $18.00
Clark, Henry What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World (Kids; The discovery of a rare zucchini-colored crayon between the cushions of a mysterious sofa at their bus stop leads three kids on a quest to save the Earth from an alien invasion) $17.00
Cohn, Rachel Beta (Beta #1: YA; An experimental clone created to serve the wealthy inhabitants of an island paradise, Elysia comes to realize there is an undercurrent of discontent among the worker clones. She knows she is soulless and cannot feel and should not care. But when her one chance at happiness is ripped away, rage, terror, and desire threaten to overwhelm her, and Elysia must find the will to survive) $9.99
Colfer, Chris The Wishing Spell (Land of Stories #1: Kids; Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book, twins Alex and Conner find themselves in a land of wonder and magic, face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they've read about. But getting back home is going to be harder than they thought) $8.00
Connor, Ellen Nightfall (Dark Age Dawning #1: After the collapse of civilization, ex-Marine Mason struggles to protect Jenna, even as she is altered forever by supernatural forces) $7.99
Cook, Glen Wicked Bronze Ambition (Garrett PI #14: PBO; Rumors are spreading that someone is organizing a Tournament of Swords, magically compelling the children of sorcerers to battle until only one is left alive. To protect his fiancee's daughter, Garrett will have to find out who is organizing the tournament - which is most likely impossible) $7.99
Correia, Larry Legion (Monster Hunter #4: When hunters from around the world gather in Las Vegas for a conference, a creature left over from a WWII weapons experiment wakes up and goes on a rampage across the desert. A wager between rival companies turns into a race to see who can bag the creature first. But there's more to this case than meets the eye: the crew from MHI will have to stop an ancient god from turning Sin City into hell on earth; Autographing at Uncle Hugo's on Tuesday, August 6, 5-6pm) $7.99
Costa, T.L. Playing Tyler (PBO; YA; Tyler can't focus on school, on his future, on much of anything other than taking care of his older brother Brandon, who's in rehab again. The one thing Tyler doesn't suck at is playing video games. Then he's asked to test a video game. If his score's high enough, it could earn him a place in flight school. But when Brandon goes MIA from rehab, Tyler discovers that the game is more than it seems. Now Tyler will have to figure out what's really going on in time to save his brother) $9.99
DeKeyser, Stacy The Brixen Witch (Kids; When Rudi Bauer accidentally takes a witch's coin, he unleashes her curse. He tries to return the coin, only to lose it on the witch's magic mountain just as the snows come. Rudi tries to find the coin again in the spring, but it has vanished - and a plague of rats has descended on his village. Then a stranger arrives and promises to rid the village of rats - for the price of the missing coin) $6.99
Dembski-Bowden, Aaron The Emperor's Gift (Warhammer 40,000: A young boy is recruited into the Grey Knights; he must hone his fledgling psychic talents if he is to join the ranks of the Space Marine daemon hunters) $14.00
Derek the Ghost Monsters on the March (Scary School #2: Kids; As winners of the Ghoul Games, the students are off to meet Zog the Monster King. When the king's daughter falls in love with Charles and follows him back to Scary School, Zog raises his army of monsters to invade the school. But the students and teachers will prove that scary monsters are no match for Scary School!) $6.99
Devon, Cat The Entity Within (: PBO; Witches and vampires have always been archrivals; for Zoe and Damon, surrendering to their passion could mean losing their immortal powers. Is their desire worth the risk?) $7.99
DiTerlizzi, Tony A Hero for WondLa (WondLa #2: Kids; Hailey brings Nine and her friends to the colony of New Attica, where humans of all shapes and sizes live in apparent peace and harmony. But Eva soon realizes something sinister is going on - and if she doesn't stop it, it could mean the end of everyone on Orbona) $8.99
Elliott, Kate Cold Steel (Spiritwalker #3: PBO; Plagued by trouble, treachery, and magic, Cat and her cousin Bee have their work cut out for them. Revolutions to plot. Enemies to crush. Handsome men to rescue) $18.00
Fforde, Jasper The Last Dragonslayer (Kazam #1: YA; 15-year-old Jennifer runs Kazam, an employment agency for magicians, but it's hard to stay in business when magic is drying up. Now visions are predicting the death of the world's last dragon at the hands of an unnamed Dragonslayer. If the visions are true, everything will change for Jennifer and Kazam - because something known as Big Magic is coming) $7.99
Fletcher, Susan Falcon in the Glass (Kids; Venice, 1487: Young Renzo has just a few months to prepare for a test of his glassblowing abilities, but desperately needs another pair of hands to help him when he practices at night. When he finds a girl hiding in the glassworks, he tries to get her to help, but she comes with baggage: ten other hungry children, who can communicate with birds and are condemned as witches. Caught between devotion to his family and his art and protecting the outcast children, Renzo struggles for a solution that will keep everyone safe) $16.99
Flynn, Michael On the Razor's Edge (Spiral Arm #4: Donovan buigh is carried all the way to Terra to help plan the rebel assault on the Secret City - but if he doesn't remember the key information locked inside his fractured mind soon, the rebels may resort to torture to extract it. Meanwhile, Bridget ban organizes a pack of Hounds to go in pursuit of her daughter, despite knowing that Ravn Olafsdottr kidnapped the harper to lure Bridget in her wake) $25.99
French, John Ahriman: Exile (Warhammer 40,000: PBO; Ahriman, a renegade Chaos Space Marine sorcerer, plots his return to power and the destruction of his enemies) $14.00
Gafla, Ofir Touche The World of the End (Devastated by the untimely demise of his wife Marian, Ben Mendelssohn is willing to end his own life and enter the unknown beyond if it means a chance of getting her back. When he can't find her, he hires an unconventional afterlife investigator. But as evidence mounts that Marian is alive and well and living in Tel Aviv, Ben also uncovers unexpected truths that will haunt him throughout eternity) $24.99
Galenorn, Yasmine Night Vision (Indigo Court #4: PBO; Wind Witch Cicely and her cousin Rhiannon are destined to become the Fae Queens of Winter and Summer. But when a renegade vampire kidnaps Rhiannon, Cicely must lead her forces in a bloody battle to save her cousin) $7.99
Gibson, Gary Stealing Light (Shoal #1: 25th century: Only the alien Shoal possess the secret of FTL, giving them absolute control over galactic trade and exploration. Dakota Merrick is ex-military; she is currently piloting a civilian ship ferrying a team to a star system containing a derelict starship where they hope to salvage a functioning FTL drive of non-Shoal origin. But the Shoal are not ready to relinquish their monopoly) $13.95
Gibson, Gary Nova War (Shoal #2: When Dakota and Corso find themselves imprisoned on a Bandati colony world far from Consortium space, it rapidly becomes clear to them that humanity's knowledge of the galaxy, filtered by the Shoal, is direly inaccurate - and that the Shoal may be the galaxy's one chance for peace) $13.95
Gibson, Gary Empire of Light (Shoal #3: The nova war is spreading as the Emissaries wage a fierce and reckless campaign. While Dakota goes in search of the entity that created the Maker caches, Corso is left in charge of a fleet of human-piloted Magi ships, but finds his authority crumbling in the face of assassination attempts and sabotage) $13.95
Goyer, D/Cassutt, M Heaven's War (Human refugees have begun to colonize the massive alien ship. The first challenge is survival. The second is discovering why The Architects brought them there. The third is breaking out of the habitat, because it's clear the ship is moving again - away from Earth) $9.99
Gratton, Tessa The Lost Sun (United States of Asgard #1: YA; When Baldur, son of Odin and one of the most popular gods in the United States of Asgard, goes missing, Soren Bearskin, the son of an infamous beserker, and Astrid Glyn, daughter of a renowned seer, embark on a road trip to find him) $17.99
Grimes, Shaunta Viral Nation (PBO; A virus killed most of the global population, until the Company stopped it with a vaccine they brought back from the future. Now they control everything. But to save her brother's life, Clover, an autistic sixteen-year-old, will take on the Company - and incite a revolution) $9.99
Guran, Paula (ed) After the End: Recent Apocalypses (Anthology; post-apocalyptic stories published in the last decade) $15.95
Haig, Matt The Humans (When an extraterrestrial visitor arrives on Earth, his first impressions of the human species are less than positive, and he is eager to complete the gruesome task assigned to him and head back to his own planet. But as time goes on, he starts to realize there may be more to this weird species than he first believed) $25.00
Haines, Jess Forsaken by the Others (H&W Investigations #5: PBO; To escape a couple of irate East Coast werewolf packs, PI Shiarra Waynest temporarily relocates to Los Angeles, where local vampires are being attacked by zombies. Shia sets out to discover who could be powerful enough to control them - and reckless enough to target the immortal) $7.99
Haley, Guy Crash (PBO; The Market rules all, plotting the rise and fall of fortunes without human intervention. To function, the Market must expand without end, so a bold venture to the stars is begun. But the colony fleet is sabotaged, leaving a small group marooned. They must fight for survival on a hostile planet, while secrets about both the nature of their shipwreck and the planet itself threaten to tear their fragile society apart) $7.99
Hamilton, Laurell K. Affliction (Anita Blake #22: Micah's father is dying, rotting away inside from some strange ailment. Can Anita solve the mystery?) $28.95
Harris/Kelner (ed) Death's Excellent Vacation (Anthology; 13 original stories of supernatural R&R, including a new Sookie Stackhouse story by Charlaine Harris) $16.00
Harrison, Kim Into the Woods: Tales from the Hollows and Beyond (Collection; an original Hollows novella and 6 reprinted works of Hollows short fiction, plus 3 original and 1 reprinted non-Hollows works of short fiction) $16.99
Hearne, Kevin Hunted (Iron Druid #6: PBO; Plus novella 'Two Ravens and One Crow'. Dodging the slings and arrows of not one but two goddesses of the hunt, Atticus, Granuaile, and wolfhound Oberon are making a mad dash across Europe to seek help from a friend of the Tuatha De Danann. The usual magical option of shifting planes is blocked, so the game plan is to run like hell. Crashing the marathon is the Norse god Loki; killing Atticus is the only loose end he needs to tie up before unleashing Ragnarok. Atticus and Granuaile have to outfox the huntresses and contain the god of mischief if they want to go on living - and still have a world to live in) $7.99
Horton, Rich (ed) The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2013 (Anthology; some of the best stories published in 2012) $19.95
Hoyt, Sarah A. Noah's Boy (Shifters #3: PBO; While Rafiel Trall, a cop and lion shifter, is trying to find a solution for the crimes of a feral shifter, an entity takes out the Great Sky Dragon, head of all dragon shifters) $15.00
Hunter, Erin Tallstar's Revenge (Warriors Super Edition #6: Kids; A young WindClan warrior's life is marred by tragedy that fills his heart with bitterness; he sets off on a dangerous path in search of revenge - far outside the bounds of the warrior code) $18.99
Hunter, Erin Warriors: The Untold Stories (Kids; 3 novellas) $6.99
Jackson, D.B. (Coe, D) Thieftaker (Ethan Kaille #1: Boston, 1765: A conjurer who makes his living tracking down thieves, Ethan Kaile must face the most powerful members of Boston society as well as its seamy underbelly when he is hired to recover a necklace worn by a wealthy murder victim. And behind it all waits another conjurer, who has already killed in the service of powerful masters) $7.99
Jackson, D.B. (Coe, D) Thieves' Quarry (Ethan Kaille #2: Murder, magic, and politics make loyalist conjurer and thieftaker Ethan Kaille a target in the powder keg of 1768 Boston) $25.99
Johnson, Suzanne River Road (Drusilla Jaco #2: Wizards are dying, and someone or something from the Beyond is poisoning the waters of the Mississippi. DJ and Alex must find out who or what is behind these problems) $14.99
Kemp, Paul S. A Discourse in Steel (Egil & Nix #2: PBO; Egil and Nix have retired. No more sword and hammer-play for them! But when two recent acquaintances need help, our hapless heroes find themselves up against the Thieves Guild. And when kidnapping the leader of the most powerful guild seems like the best course of action, you know you're in over your head) $7.99
Lambshead, John Wolf in Shadow (PBO; Rhian, a Welsh girl on the run from tragedy and herself, finds a haunting and dangerous world of demons and shapeshifters on the streets of London's East End) $15.00
Lee, Sharon/Miller, Steve A Liaden Universe Constellation (PBO; Collection; short fiction set in the Liaden universe (previously published in their chapbook series)) $15.00
Lieberman/Rawlings The Silver Six (Kids; Graphic novel. A group of orphans makes a daring escape from their orphanage to an uninhabited moon. But the powerful corporate boss who caused the deaths of their parents sends a relentless henchman to track them down. The resourceful kids decide there's only one thing to do: Fight back!) $10.99
MacFarlane, Alex (ed) Aliens: Recent Encounters (Anthology; sf stories published in the last decade) $15.95
Marr, Melissa The Arrivals (Chloe goes to sleep, drunk and heartbroken, in Washington, DC, and wakes up in the Wasteland. She is welcomed by Jack and Kitty, brother and sister from a Wild West frontier town, but neither they nor any of their companions know why they were chosen. Two questions loom large: Why are we here? Is there a way out of this corrupt, demon-filled world?) $24.99
McCaffrey, Anne Freedom's Choice (Freedom #2: Reissue; Enslaved by the alien Catteni and forced to colonize a world not their own, the human settlers have accepted Botany as their home - a home worth fighting for) $7.99
McCullough, Kelly Blade Reforged (Fallen Blade #4: PBO; Aral has learned that one of the few people willing to help him in his darkest days has been imprisoned by Maylien's uncle, King Thauvik. It was the death of Thauvik's half brother that earned Aral the name Kingslayer, and now he is thrust into a war that will see no end until he lives up to his name; Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, June 29, 1-2pm) $7.99
McOmber, Adam The White Forest (Jane has a gift that allows her to see the souls of manmade objects. When her friend Nathan becomes interested in a cult - led by a mystic who encourages his followers to explore dream manipulation - and then disappears, the famed Inspector Vidocq arrives in London to untangle events. But when a sinister truth emerges, Jane realizes she must use her talent to find Nathan before it's too late) $16.00
Niven, L/Harrington, M The Goliath Stone (2052: Dr. Toby Glyer has effected miracle cures with his controversial nanites. This new form of life also has the potential to make Earth rich from the wealth of the asteroids. But as every parent learns, when you produce a thinking being, the plans it makes are not necessarily your plans. When a gigantic asteroid comes hurtling towards Earth, will the nanites be humanity's salvation, or its destruction?) $24.99
Niven, L/Lerner, E Fate of Worlds (Fleet of Worlds #5: Without warning the Ringworld has vanished, leaving behind three rival war fleets - who are now targeting the Puppeteers. But adventurer Louis Wu and the exiled Puppeteer known as Hindmost, marooned together for more than a decade, escaped from the Ringworld before it disappeared. And throughout those years, as he studied Ringworld technology, Hindmost has plotted to reclaim his power. One way or another, the fabled race of Puppeteers may have come to the end of their days) $7.99
Paquette, A.J. Paradox (YA; Ana only knows her name because of the tag she finds pinned to her jumpsuit. She opens the hatch to discover that she has landed on a barren alien world. Instructions in her pocket tell her to observe and to survive, no doubt with help from the knives she carries on her belt. But to what purpose?) $17.99
Piper, Lindsey Caged Warrior (Dragon Kings #1: PBO; Only through combat in the Cages can Dragon Kings - an ancient race of demons once worshipped as earthly gods - earn the privilege of conceiving children. Expert warrior Leto is charged with training new arrival Audrey - the sparring partners learn that, in a violent underground world, love is the only prize worth winning) $7.99
Pratchett, T/Baxter, S The Long Earth (Western Front, 1916: Private Percy Blakeney wakes up lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong, and the wind in the leaves of the trees. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of No Man's Land gone? Madison, Wisconsin, 2015: Cop Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive scientist when she finds a box containing some wiring, a three-way switch, and a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humanity views the world) $9.99
Quaid, Jamie Damn Him to Hell (Saturn's Daughter #2: PBO; Just when Tina finally lands a real job, the Zone is blasted by poisonous gas. And her sometimes-boyfriend is none too pleased to start receiving visitors from Hell - or that Tina sent his granny to Hell in his place) $7.99
Richardson, Kat Seawitch (Greywalker #7: After a 25-year absence, a boat has mysteriously returned to its old berth in Seattle. The insurance company has hired Harper to find out what happened. Her investigation leads to a powerful being who may be responsible for the disappearance of the passengers and crew) $7.99
Riordan, Rick The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus #2: Kids; At Camp Half-Blood, demigods Jason, Piper, and Leo inherited a quest. But who are the other four mentioned in the prophesy? The answer may lie in another camp miles away, where a new arrival appears to be the son of Neptune, god of the sea) $9.99
Riordan, Rick et al The Sea of Monsters graphic novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians GN #2: Kids; Full color adaptation of the fantasy novel) $12.99
Robinson, Kim Stanley 2312 (Hugo and Nebula Award finalist, Tiptree Award Honor List. Earth and Mars are locked in conflict over the things people always fight about: air, water, power. And there's a weapon loose in the solar system that could end humanity once and for all. Can two diplomats from rival factions find out who controls the weapon, and stop it from being used?) $10.00
Robson, Cecy A Cursed Embrace (Weird Girls #2: PBO; Celia's relationship with alpha werewolf Aric is jeopardized when weres turn up dead and all the evidence points to Celia's vampire friends) $7.99
Rowland, Diana White Trash Zombie Apocalypse (Angel Crawford #3: PBO; When a zombie movie starts filming in town, things get crazy, and Angel suspects it's not just the plot of the movie that's rotten. Soon she's fighting her way through mud, blood, bullets, and intrigue) $7.99
Russell, Sean The Initiate Brother Duology: The Initiate Brother / Gatherer of Clouds (Omnibus reprint. Plague and warfare have disturbed the peace of the ancient kingdom of Wa. The new Emperor is fearful of all who might wrest the Empire from his grasp, especially Lord Shonto. Not only is Shonto the greatest military genius of the age, but with him is Initiate Brother Shuyun, a young man gifted with extraordinary martial arts skills and unbelievable magical abilities) $16.00
Ryan, Anthony Blood Song (Raven's Shadow #1: The Brothers of the Sixth Order are devoted to battle, and Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate, and dangerous life of a Warrior of the Faith. But one truth overpowers all the rest: Vaelin is destined for a future that will alter not only the realm, but the world) $27.95
Salvatore, R.A. & Geno Stone of Tymora (Forgotten Realms: Maimun is an orphan who discovered a stone that make him forever lucky. Now he's being hunted by a demon, haunted by a spellcaster, and chased by a pirate. With Drizzt's help, he must unravel the secrets of the Stone of Tymora before his luck runs out) $7.99
Sandner/Weisman (ed) The Treasury of the Fantastic (2nd edition. Fantasy stories by major literary figures of the pre-Tolkien era) $19.95
Soesbee, Ree Sea of Sorrows (Guild War: PBO; Novel based on the online game) $8.99
Stackpole, Michael A. Vol'jin: Shadows of the Horde (World of Warcraft: Novel based on the game) $26.00
Stross, Charles The Apocalypse Codex (Laundry Files #4: When an American televangelist with the ability to heal miraculously becomes uncomfortably close to the British Prime Minister, The Laundry dispatches the brilliant but unpredictable Persephone Hazard to uncover the preacher's agenda. Bob Howard must make sure Persephone doesn't cause an international incident. But it's a supernatural incident that Bob needs to worry about) $7.99
Stross, Charles Neptune's Brood (Set in the Saturn's Children universe. The human species is extinct - for the fourth time - due to its fragile nature. A metahuman descended from the robots that once served humanity, Krina is traveling to a water-world to find her sister. They each possess half of the Atlantis Carnet, a financial instrument capable of bringing down entire civilizations. But a body-double assassin is stalking Krina across the galaxy, ready to take the Carnet once it is whole - and leave no witnesses alive) $25.95
Thompson, Vicki Lewis Werewolf in Alaska (Wild About You #5: PBO; Jake is the founder of Werewolves Against Random Mating, and that means a human like Rachel is off limits, no matter how attractive he finds her) $7.99
Vande Velde, Vivian Deadly Pink (Kids; 14-year-old Grace has to find a way to get her older sister out of a princess-filled virtual reality game before it's too late) $6.99
Varley, John Slow Apocalypse (Screenwriter Dave Marshall thought the scenario sounded implausible when he heard it from a government consultant on his last film: a scientist releases a virus that feeds on petroleum into an Iraqi oil field, but it spreads to infect the entire international fuel supply. Now it's become a terrifying reality) $7.99
Verne, Jules Travel Scholarships (First English-language edition. Nine students set sail for their Caribbean island homelands, not knowing that, before they boarded, escaped convicts hijacked the ship and murdered the crew) $29.95
Warren, Christine Hungry Like a Wolf (original title: Fur Play) (Others #15: When her father dies, Honor inherits the alpha position in a New England werewolf pack - whether she wants it or not. Logan's mission is to figure out if she's got what it takes to be alpha - she definitely has what it takes to make him howl) $7.99
Weber, David (ed) Beginnings (limited signed edition) (Worlds of Honor #6: Anthology; short fiction set in the Honorverse, including a new Weber story about a young Manticoran Royal Navy commander named Harrington; Signed copies) $27.00
Wexler, Django The Thousand Names (Shadow Campaigns #1: When rebellion threatens a remote outpost of the Vordanai empire, Colonel Janus is sent to help restore order. His military genius seems to know no bounds, but even as the tide of battle turns, commanders Marcus and Winter begin to suspect that their Colonel's ambitions extend beyond the battlefield into the realm of the supernatural) $25.95
Wheeler, Steve Burnt Ice (Marko and his crew of soldier-engineers are sent to investigate an unknown planet. When they encounter strange artifacts and an intelligent but aggressive squid species, they are forced to embark on a perilous journey far from the Sphere of Humankind. They will have to survive not only other alien encounters, but also their own Administration’s deadly manipulations) $14.99
Williams, Tad The Dirty Streets of Heaven (Bobby Dollar #1: Bobby is a rough-and-tumble angel who's always done his part in the long cold war between Heaven and Hell. But now he's stepped into the middle of something that's got both sides nervous - an unprecedented number of missing souls) $7.99
Williamson, Michael Z. When Diplomacy Fails . . . (Freehold: World Bureau Minister Joy Highland is a highly-placed bureaucrat with political aspirations. And her assistant wants to publicize every movement and action for the pending campaign. It's a colossal pain for her security team, Alex Marlow and Ripple Creek's finest. Given Highland's status, it's a matter of figuring out how many people want her dead, and what they're bringing to the fight) $7.99
Zettel, Sarah Golden Girl (American Fairy #2: YA; Callie now works at a motion picture studio, but she is still determined to find her missing mother. But as a child of prophecy and daughter of the legitimate heir to the Unseelie throne, Callie poses a huge threat to the warring fae factions who've attached themselves to the most powerful people in Hollywood, and they are all too aware that she's within their reach) $17.99

EXPECTED MID-JULY

Basu, Samit Turbulence (Aman gets off a plane from London to Delhi and discovers that he has turned into a communications demigod. Indeed, everyone on Aman's flight now has extraordinary abilities. Aman wants to ensure that their new powers aren't wasted on costumed crime-fighting, celebrity endorsements, or reality television. He wants to heal the planet, but he finds helping some means harming others. Will it all end, as 80 years of superhero fiction suggest, in a meaningless slugfest?) $14.95
Black, Jenna Replica (16-year-old Nadia comes from an Executive family in the Corporate States. Her marriage has been arranged. Though Nadia and Nate aren't in love, they are happy enough with their match. Until Nate turns up dead, and Nadia was the last person to see him alive. When the new Nate wakes up in the replication tanks, he doesn't know what killed him. Nadia and Nate must discover what happened without revealing the secrets that those who run their world would kill to protect) $9.99
Bova, Ben New Earth (Grand Tour: A team of humans is dispatched to explore a newly discovered Earthlike planet; they find it inhabited by a small group of intelligent creatures who look very much like human beings. The scientists soon realize the planet cannot be natural. But could it be an artifact?) $24.99
Brooks, Terry Witch Wraith (Dark Legacy of Shannara #3: The ancient wards securing the barrier between order and mayhem have begun to erode, and generations of monstrous creatures, fueled by a rage thousands of years in the making, are poised to spill forth, seeking revenge for what was done to them. War seems inevitable, unless a few brave souls can stem the tide) $28.00
Carr, Caleb The Legend of Broken (Medieval Germany: In the kingdom of Broken, legend meets history, science defies all expectation, and a solder struggles to save a fortress city besieged by enemies within and without) $16.00
Clines, Peter Ex-Communication (PBO; In the years since the wave of living death swept the globe, St. George and his fellow heroes haven't just kept LA's last humans alive, they've created a bustling town that's swelling with new refugees. But now one of the heroes seems to be losing his mind, the implacable enemy known as Legion has found new ways of using zombies as pawns in his attacks, and outside the Mount, something ancient and monstrous is hell-bent on revenge) $14.00
Cohen, Rich Alex and the Amazing Time Machine (Kids; Alex is a pretty ordinary kid, except for his high IQ and fondness for books about time travel. When two hitmen kidnap his brother, inventing a time machine is only half the battle. Alex and his friend Todd must travel back in time to collect clues, outwit the bad guys, and save Alex's family) $6.99
Denning, Troy Crucible (Star Wars: Han, Luke, and Leia have earned the right to rest on their laurels and let the younger generation shoulder the burdens, but fate has another adventure in store for them, a quest only they can tackle and hope to survive) $27.00
Dunn, Christian (ed) The Best of Hammer and Bolter Volume 2 (Warhammer 40,000 / Warhammer: Anthology; short fiction from the magazine) $17.50
Ellison, H/Chadwick, P 7 Against Chaos (Graphic novel. In a distant future, Earth is in grave danger. The fabric of reality is unraveling, leading to catastrophic natural disasters, displaced souls appearing from bygone eras, and cases of spontaneous combustion. The only hope for Earth's survival is a force of seven alien warriors, each with special abilities. But can they learn to get along in time to find the source of the gathering chaos?) $24.99
Erikson, Steven This River Awakens (A coming of age story set in 1971) $15.99
Faust, Christa The Burning Man (Fringe: Novel based on the TV show, exploring how Olivia Dunham first was subjected to Cortexiphan experiments, with catastrophic results) $7.99
Griffin, Kate The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous #2: PBO; When the Midnight Mayor goes missing, leaving only a suspiciously innocent-looking umbrella behind him, shaman Sharon Li finds herself promoted. Her first task: find the Midnight Mayor. The only clues she has are a city dryad's cryptic message of doom and several pairs of abandoned shoes) $15.00
Haley, Guy Skarsnik (Warhammer: When a greenskin horde threatens the borders of the Empire, Altdorf seeks assistance from a disgraced poet, long consumed by madness, who claims to have spent a great deal of time in the company of the feared Warlord of the Eight Peaks) $14.00
Hodder, Mark The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi (Burton & Swinburne #4: Since the assassination of Queen Victoria in 1840, a cabal of prominent men has received guidance from the spirit of a dead mystic, Abdu El Yezdi, who has helped them steer the empire into a period of unprecedented peace and creativity. But on the eve of an alliance with the Greater German Confederation, scientists, surgeons, and engineers are being abducted. The government, in search of answers, finds that Abdu El Yezdi is now refusing to speak with the living. Burton and Swinburne must trace the missing luminaries and solve the mystery of Abdu El Yezdi's silence) $18.00
Irvine, Alex Pacific Rim (Novelization of the film) $7.99
Jones, Darynda Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charley Davidson #5: Charley has vowed to stay away from Reyes, since he is her main suspect in an arson case. But when dead women start appearing in her apartment, lost, confused, and terrified beyond reason, Charley has no choice but to ask for the sexy son of Satan's help - especially when it becomes apparent that her sister Gemma is the killer's next target) $24.99
King Oblivion The Supervillain Field Manual (Learn the ins and outs of the supervillain trade, including how to handle unruly hostages, control your minions, deal with increased notoriety, and much more) $12.95
Krinard, Susan Mist (Mist never thinks about her past if she can help it. But in June, a snowy winter descends upon San Francisco. Mist is attacked by a frost giant, runs into an elf, and learns her supposedly mortal boyfriend is the trickster god Loki. Mist is a Valkyrie, and she's going to need all her skill to thwart Loki's schemes and save modern Earth from the ravages of a battle of the gods) $13.99
Mann, George The Executioner's Heart (Newbury & Hobbes #4: Three murders, each with the victim's heart torn out, set special agent Sir Maurice Newbury and his determined assistant Miss Veronica Hobbes on the trail of the Executioner, a beautiful, unaging French mercenary who has been hired to kill current and former agents of Queen Victoria) $27.99
Martinez, A. Lee Helen and Troy's Epic Road Quest (PBO; A minotaur girl, an all-American boy, and a three-legged dog are on a road trip across an enchanted US. If the curse doesn't kill them and the orc assassins don't catch them, Helen and Troy might reach the end of their journey - where they might just end up destroying the world) $15.00
Tregillis, Ian The Coldest War (Milkweed #2: For years, Britain's warlocks have been all that stands between the Empire and the USSR. Now someone is killing them. As former spy Raybould Marsh is once again drawn into the world of Milkweed, he discovers that Britain's darkest acts didn't end with World War II. And while he strives to protect queen and country, he is forced to confront his own willingness to accept victory at any cost) $14.99
Valente, Catherynne M. The Melancholy of Mechagirl (Collection of sf and fantasy stories about Japan, including one original to this volume) $14.99
Willis, Connie The Best of Connie Willis (Collects all her Hugo and Nebula Award-winning short fiction) $28.00
Winters, Ben H. Countdown City (Hank Palace #2: There are just 74 days to go before an asteroid collides with Earth. With the Concord police force operating under the auspices of the US Justice Department, detective Hank Palace's days of solving crimes are over, until a woman from his past begs for help finding her missing husband. With society falling to shambles, Hank pieces together what few clues he can) $14.95

EXPECTED EARLY AUGUST

Carniepunk (Anthology; urban fantasy stories exploring the world of traveling carnivals) $16.00
Alexander, William Goblin Secrets (Kids; National Book Award winner. Humans are forbidden to wear masks or perform plays. Months ago, the Mayor's Guard raided an illegal play, and Rownie's actor brother Rowan disappeared. Hoping to find him, young Rownie joins a theatrical troupe of goblins. The goblins welcome Rownie; they also want to find Rowan, who might be the only person who can stop the mighty River from flooding the town) $6.99
Andrews, Ilona Magic Rises (Kate Daniels #6: PBO; With many of the Pack's shape-shifting children dying, unable to control their beasts, Kate and Curran know they must accept an offer of help from the European shape-shifters - even though they suspect they're heading into a trap) $7.99
Armstrong, Kelley Thirteen (Women of the Otherworld #13: Series finale. A war is brewing, but it's more than a matter of supernaturals against one another - both heaven and hell have entered the fray) $9.99
Arthur, Keri Dancing with the Devil (Nikki & Michael #1: Reissue; PI Nikki James grew up on the tough streets, and, with her psychic powers, believes there's nothing left to surprise her. But that changes the night she winds up caught a conflict between two men. One is a madman, intent on destruction. The other is Michael Kelly, a vampire) $7.99
Attebery/Hollinger (ed) Parabolas of Science Fiction (Scholarly essays analyzing sf in its multiple incarnations across media, nations, and time periods) $28.95
Axler, James Immortal Twilight (Outlanders #66: PBO; Five immortals, supersoldiers from the secret laboratories of Victorian London, have broken out of an Area 51 prison. Only Kane and his team dare to stand against them) $6.99
Ballantine, Philippa Harbinger (Book of the Order #4: PBO; Haunted by the terrible truth of her past, Sorcha must lead the charge against the hordes seeking to cross into the Empire. But to do so, she will need to manipulate powers beyond her understanding) $7.99
Ballantine, Philippa Kindred and Wings (Shifted World #2: On the back of the dragon Wahirangi, Finn the Fox sets out to find the brother he never knew of. In the halls of the Last Believers, Talyn begins to uncover her own mysteries, but she must choose her path, as the Seer of her people or as the assassin of the overlord. Meanwhile, Talyn's brother Byre must venture into the fiery world of the Kindred to rebuild the pact that his ancestors made) $18.00
Barlow, Toby Babayaga (A novel of love, spies, witches, and a cop turned into a flea, set in 1959 Paris) $27.00
Bornikova, Phillipa Box Office Poison (Linnet Ellery #2: Hired as arbitrator in a Screen Actors Guild squabble between human and elven actors, Linnet discovers a plot in Tinsel Town to shatter the fragile peace between elves, vampires, werewolves, and humans) $24.99
Brown, Eric Satan's Reach (Weird Space #2: PBO; Den Harper did the dirty work for the Expansion, reading the minds of criminals, spies, and undesirables. Unable to take the strain, he stole a starship and headed into a lawless sector of space. Five years later, he discovers that the Expansion has set a bounty hunter on his trail. But what does the Expansion want with a lowly telepath like Harper? Is there truth to the rumors that human space is being invaded by aliens from another realm?) $7.99
Browne, S.G. Big Egos (In the near future, a bioengineering firm has revolutionized role-playing games with Egos, a product that allows customers to become fictional characters or dead celebrities for several hours by having a DNA-laced cocktail injected into their brain stems. When an anomaly turns up in a group that has been injected regularly for three years, the corporate brass wave it off as nothing to worry about. But the man who has been injecting them finds he is exhibiting the same anomaly. Truth is, he's started to lose the ability to separate fact from fiction) $16.00
Caine, Rachel Terminated (Revivalist #3: PBO; Addicted to the pharmaceutical drug that keeps her body from decomposing, Bryn must stop a group of powerful investors seeking to eliminate the existing addicts. And she will need to find the cure to have any hope of preserving the lives of her friends, and her own dwindling humanity) $7.99
Canavan, Trudi The Traitor Queen (Traitor Spy #3: Lorkin returns from his exile with the Traitor rebels, tasked with brokering an alliance between his people and the Traitors. To harness the power of an entirely new kind of gemstone magic, he had to become a black magician. This knowledge could transform the Guild of Magicians - or make Lorkin an outcast forever) $8.00
Carter, Scott William Wooden Bones (Kids; Since he changed, Pino has struggled to live a quiet life with his father Gepetto. But a boy who used to be a wooden puppet doesn't fit in well. When he creates a replica of Gepetto's late wife and brings it to life, the two are chased out of their village by a mob demanding the resurrection of their own loved ones. Facing a world that wants to use him for his powers, when Pino discovers that his abilities are slowly transforming him back into a puppet, will he strike a deal with those who only want to use him, or stand up for who he really is?) $6.99
Choo, Yangsze The Ghost Bride (Li Lan, the daughter of a Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, has few suitors since her father lost his fortune. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a ghost bride for their son, who recently died under mysterious circumstances. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at what price? Night after night, Li Lan is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, where she must uncover the Lim family's darkest secrets - and the truth about her own family) $24.99
Connor, Ellen Midnight (Dark Age Dawning #2: As bloodthirsty raiders strike again and again at Valle de Bravo, Chris and Rosa battle hellhounds and dust pirates while also fighting their desperate attraction) $7.99
Correia, Larry Warbound (limited signed edition) (Grimnoir Chronicles #3: 1933: The Power, a living creature from another universe, is the source of mankind's magic. Now it has been discovered by a predator that eats magic and leaves destroyed worlds in its wake. Former PI Jake Sullivan puts together a ragtag crew of airship pirates and Grimnoir knights, and sets out on a suicide mission to stop the predator before it's too late; Autographing at Uncle Hugo's on Tuesday, August 6, 5-6pm) $27.00
Counter, Ben Seventh Retribution (Warhammer 40,000: PBO; Captain Darnath Lysander, hero of the Imperial Fists, leads his brothers in an assault on a daemon world) $14.00
Cronin, Justin The Twelve (Passage #2: Present day: Three strangers' lives intertwine as they navigate the chaos caused by a U.S. government experiment gone wrong. 100 years in the future: Amy, Peter, Alicia, and the others hunt the twelve original virals, unaware that the rules of the game have changed) $9.99
Cunningham, Bailey Pile of Bones (Parallel Parks #1: PBO; Wacsana Park transforms into a magical kingdom after midnight; there, a group of college students become warriors, bards, archers, and gladiators. It's all harmless fun, until they discover the magic is bleeding into the real world, an incursion far more dangerous than they suspect) $7.99
Curran, Kim Control (Scott Tyler #2: PBO; YA; With a single thought, Shifter Scott Tyler can alter reality around him. And he can stop anyone else from doing the same. ARES has sent him to track down Frank Anderson, an ex-Shifter who runs a project for unusual kids. But Anderson and the kids have a dark secret that Scott is determined to discover) $9.99
Davidson, MaryJanice Undead and Unsure (Betsy Taylor #13: Betsy isn't exactly sorry she killed the Devil, but it's put her sister Laura in a damnable position: assuming the role of Satan. Laura may not have the training, but she looks great in red) $25.95
Dozois, Gardner (ed) The Year's Best Science Fiction 30th Annual Collection (Massive anthology; some of the best sf stories of 2012, plus honorable mentions and a summation of the year in sf; $40.00 hc also available) $22.99
Edward, John Fallen Masters (A final confrontation between good and evil unfolds on both the Earthly plane and the Other Side) $7.99
Estep, Jennifer Midnight Frost (Mythos Academy #5: PBO; YA; A Reaper shows up at the Library of Antiquities to try to poison Gwen. The good news? She's fine. The bad news? The Reaper poisoned someone else instead - and if Gwen doesn't get her hands on the antidote fast, an innocent will die) $9.95
Evans, Leigh The Thing About Weres (Mystwalker #2: PBO; After six months as Alpha-by-proxy to a pack of Werewolves, Hedi is finding the job more complicated than she'd anticipated. Now the North American Council of Weres wants her blood) $7.99
Flanagan, John The Lost Stories (Ranger's Apprentice: Kids; Stories that fill in the gaps between the novels, including the truth behind how Will came to be orphaned, and what his real relationship to Halt is) $8.99
Gibson, Gary Against Gravity (In the late 21st century, Kendrick is a survivor of an infamous secret research facility. He knows his nervous system, riddled with unstable nano augmentations, is slowly killing him. One day his heart stops beating, forever, and a ghost urges him to return to the source of all his nightmares, a long-abandoned military complex filled with entirely real voices of the dead) $13.95
Gibson, Gary Angel Stations (Eons ago, a super-civilization left relics all over the galaxy, including the Stations, which human spacecraft use to jump instantly from one location to another. One Station orbits Kaspar, where the only other known sentient species has been meticulously allowed to continue evolving in primitive ignorance. Now Kaspar has become key to repelling a fast-approaching threat - but at what cost to its natives, and to the humans of the orbiting Station?) $13.95
Gilman, Laura Anne Heart of Briar (Portals #1: PBO; Jan learns that her missing boyfriend has actually been stolen - and that she's the only one who might be able to get him back. From Elfland) $7.99
Goulding, Laurie (ed) Gotrek & Felix: Lost Tales (Warhammer: Anthology; tales featuring the Slayer Gotrek Gurnisson and his human companion Felix Jaeger, as they face danger and intrigue at every turn) $14.00
Goyer, D/Cassutt, M Heaven's Fall (As the Reivers prepare a devastating strike against the Architects, Rachel Stewart leads a small band of humans in an attempt to infiltrate the massive Reiver fortress in the American West) $25.95
Groening, Matt Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium Volume 1 (PBO; Collects several issues of the comic book series, printed on heavier paper. Each volume in the series will include a unique paper craft - volume 1 has a replica of Moe's Tavern - that will allow fans to assemble a three-dimensional Springfield) $16.99
Heinlein, Robert A. Assignment in Eternity (Reissue; Classic sf reprint; 2 novellas and 2 stories) $7.99
Hines, Jim C. Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris #1: A member of a secret organization founded long ago by Johannes Gutenberg, Isaac is a Libriomancer, able to reach magically into books and draw forth objects. Attacked by vampires, he manages to escape, and discovers that they have been attacking other magic users as well. With the help of a motorcycle-riding Dryad who packs a semi-automatic, Isaac finds himself hunting the dark power that has been manipulating both humans and vampires) $7.99
Hines, Jim C. Codex Born (Magic Ex Libris #2: 500 years ago, Johannes Gutenberg discovered the art of libriomancy, allowing him to reach into books to create things from their pages. Gutenberg's power brought him many enemies. Born from the pages of a pulp fantasy novel, dryad Lena Greenwood was created to be the ultimate fantasy woman, strong and deadly, but shaped by the needs and desires of her companions. Her powers are unique, and Gutenberg's enemies hope to use those powers for themselves. But their plan could unleash a far darker evil) $24.95
Hough, Jason M. The Darwin Elevator (Dire Earth #1: PBO; 23rd century: The world has succumbed to an alien plague, with most of the population transformed into mindless, savage creatures. The planet's refugees flock to Darwin, Australia, where a space elevator - created by the architects of this apocalypse, the Builders - emits a plague-suppressing aura. Skyler Luiken has a rare immunity to the plague. Backed by an international crew of fellow immunes, he leads missions into the dangerous wasteland beyond the aura's edge to find the resources Darwin needs to stave off collapse. But when the Elevator starts to malfunction, Skyler is tapped, along with brilliant scientist Dr. Tania Sharma, to solve the mystery of the failing alien technology and save the ragged remnants of humanity) $9.99
Hreinsson, Vidar (ed) Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland (Stories from the 13th to 15th century, a time of civil unrest and social upheaval, shaped by Iceland's oral culture and conversion to Christianity) $17.00
Jayne, Hannah Under a Spell (Underworld Detection Agency #5: PBO; Sophie's latest assignment sends her undercover into a frightening realm: her old high school, where she must deal with mean girls - and a secret witch coven about to sacrifice a missing student) $7.99
Jeapes, Ben Phoenicia's Worlds (PBO; Earth's only extrasolar colony is caught in the grip of an ice age. When tragedy strikes the colony, to save it from starvation and collapse, Alex Mateo must make the long, slower than light journey back to Earth. But it is his brother Quin who must watch his world collapse around him - and become its ultimate savior) $7.99
Johnson, Jean Hellfire (Ia #3: PBO; With the Salik breaking through the Blockade and plunging the known galaxy into war, Ia must assemble a crew that can rise to the challenge - a crew that will trust her prophecies) $7.99
Jones, Terry The Saga of Erik the Viking (30th anniversary edition) (Reissue; Kids; In this odd and charming children's story, a ship's crew journeys in search of adventure in the land where the sun goes at night. (Not to be confused with the Terry Jones film of the same name, which has some similarities, but a much more adult tone)) $16.99
Kadrey, Richard Kill City Blues (Sandman Slim #5: Stark has managed to get out of Hell, renounce his title as the new Lucifer, and settle back into life in Los Angeles. But along the way he misplaced the Qomrama Om Ya, a weapon from the banished older gods, who are also searching for their lost power. The hunt leads Stark to an abandoned shopping mall infested with Lurkers and wretched bottom-feeding Sub Rosa families; somewhere in the kill zone of the mall is a dead man with the answers Stark needs. All Stark has to do is find the dead man, get back out alive, and outrun some angry old gods - and a few killers - on his tail) $24.99
Kenyon, S/Love, D Rise of the Gryphon (Belador #4: PBO; Evalle Kincaid must turn her back on the Beladors to protect those she loves, and the world, from annihilation) $7.99
Kollin, Dani & Eytan The Unincorporated Future (Unincorporated #4: Resurrected following the death of Justin Cord, Sandra O'Toole has become a Machiavellian leader determined to win the Civil War against the inner planets at almost any cost. And the war has been going badly. Nothing is predictable, even the behavior of artificial intelligences. There may be only one way out, but it is not surrender) $16.99
Lalumiere, Claude (ed) Super Stories of Heroes & Villains (Tales of caped crusaders and their nemeses, by writers from the worlds of comics, fantasy, horror, sf, and noir) $15.95
Lansdale, Joe R. Deadman's Road (2nd edition; 5 tales featuring pissed-off gunslinging preacher Jebediah Mercer as he does battle with zombies, werewolves, evil spirits, and more in the Wild West) $14.95
Lawrence, Mark King of Thorns (Broken Empire #2: As King Jorg's need for revenge against his father continues to consume him, his enemies march toward his castle. But beneath the castle Jorg has found ancient artifacts, and the secrets they hold can be put to terrible use in the coming battle) $7.99
Lawrence, Mark Emperor of Thorns (Broken Empire #3: The Emperor is chosen not by sword, but by vote - which has never happened. King Jorg plans to change that one way or the other. He's uncovered more of the lost technology of the land, and he won't hesitate to lose it. Standing in his way is a necromancer: the Dead King has returned) $25.95
Lore, Pittacus I Am Number Four: The Lost Files (Lorien Legacies: YA; 3 novellas about the inner workings of the Mogadorian regime and how they engineered the attack on Lorien) $9.99
Malan, Violette Shadowlands (Dispatched to the Shadowlands to call home the People who remain refugees there, Stormwolf discovers that the Hounds of the Wild Hunt now prey upon the souls of humans, draining them of the magic that is their lifeblood. With the help of mortal psychic Valory Martin, Stormwolf must find the magic needed to defeat the Hunt) $7.99
McCaffery, Todd (ed) Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern (Nonfiction; remembrances of and tributes to the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer, from friends, fans, and fellow authors) $14.95
McNeill, Graham Angel Exterminatus (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #23: When Fulgrim offers Perturabo a chance to lead an expedition in search of an ancient xenos weapon, the Iron Warriors and the Emperor's Children unite to venture deep into the great warp-rift known as 'The Eye', pursued by a ragged band of survivors from Isstvan V and the revenants of a dead eldar world) $9.99
Messenger, Shannon Keeper of the Lost Cities (Kids; 12-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life, or connected with people. She thinks it's because she can read minds. Then she meets Fitz, another Telepath, and learns that she has never felt at home because she isn't. Now she is forced to leave behind the only family she knows for a new life in a vastly different place. But Sophie still has secrets, and they're buried deep in her memory for good reason. What is her true identity, and why was she hidden among humans?) $6.99
Myklusch, Matt The End of Infinity (Imagine Nation #3: Kids; The final battle has arrived - it's time for Jack to discover if he's going to be the greatest hero the world has ever known, or the greatest villain) $7.99
Neill, Chloe Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires #8: PBO; Anti-vampire riots are erupting all over town, striking vampires where it hurts the most. Merit and her allies rush to figure out who's behind the attacks, who will be targeted next, and whether there's any way to stop the wanton destruction) $15.00
Newman, Kim Anno Dracula (1888: Queen Victoria has taken as her new consort the Wallachian prince Count Dracula. His bloodline spreads through London as its citizens increasingly choose to become vampires. In the backstreets of Whitechapel, a killer is cutting down vampire girls. Vampire Genevieve Dieudonne and Charles Beauregard of the Diogenes Club are drawn together as they both hunt the sadistic killer) $7.99
Norton, Andre Ice and Shadow: Ice Crown / Brother to Shadows (Classic reprint; 2 sf adventure novels) $7.99
Owens, Robin D. Heart Fortune (Celta #13: Race has always been a loner. But his former fling and true mate Glyssa is loving and loyal - and determined to track down her HeartMate and have him claim her) $15.00
Painter, Kristen Last Blood (House of Comarre #5: PBO; In the final showdown between the forces of dark and light, Mal and Chrysabelle face not only Tatiana, but also the ancient evil that now controls her: the Castus Sanguis) $8.00
Pinborough, Sarah The Shadow of the Soul (Forgotten Gods #2: A devastating terrorist attack has crippled London. To find a perpetrator who is more than human, Special Branch turns to Detective Inspector Cass Jones) $16.00
Piper, Lindsey Blood Warrior (Dragon Kings #2: PBO; A Dragon King seeks revenge on the woman he holds responsible for his exile, unaware that she is striving to put an end to their clan's centuries-old civil war) $7.99
Pitts, J.A. Forged in Fire (Sarah Beauhall #3: A magic-wielding serial killer is prowling the Pacific Northwest, and all of his victims have ties to Sarah. She must unravel the web she finds closing around her before a powerful necromancer and a crazed blood cult known as the Dragon Liberation Front tear apart everything she holds dear) $16.99
Rawles, James Wesley Founders (Coming Collapse #2: In the near future, chaos reigns in the US, and a silent coup has placed a dangerous group of men at the helm of a false government) $7.99
Richardson, Kat Possession (Greywalker #8: When a comatose woman suddenly wakes up and bizarre phenomena begin to manifest, the patient's sister turns to Harper Blaine to discover who - or what - is possessing her sister's body) $25.95
Ringo, John Queen of Wands (Special Circumstances #2: Soccer mom and demon fighter Barbara Everette has a problem. Her assistant Janea has been thrown into a coma by some nasty magic. Barbara must track down the perpetrators and break the spell, or Janea's soul will be forever lost on the astral plane. Oh, and zombies will destroy humanity) $7.99
Rivers, Phoebe Playing with Fire (Saranormal #9: Kids; Sara has decided to tell her best friend Lily about her powers, and their upcoming trip to the Adirondacks seems like the perfect time. But their hotel turns out to be so haunted that a psychic has been called in to help eradicate the ghosts) $5.99
Roberson, Jennifer The Wild Road (Karavans #3: Audrun, a human woman trapped within the forest, is reunited with her children, only to learn that each has been marked by the deepwood's wild magic. And her youngest child is still missing. Audrun has sworn to find the infant, but can a mere human possibly outwit the deepwood and its monstrous inhabitants?) $7.99
Rowling, J.K. The Casual Vacancy (Pagford is a town at war: rich with poor, teenagers with parents, wives with husbands, teachers with pupils. When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly, the seat he leaves empty on the town's council becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has seen yet. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity, and unexpected revelations?) $18.00
Salvatore, R.A. The Companions (Forgotten Realms: Sundering #1: As Drizzt's fate hangs in the balance, he reflects on the lives of the trusted allies who stood by his side throughout his early life, the friends now known as the Companions of the Hall. Meanwhile, the first stirrings of the Sundering begin) $27.95
Schwarz, Liesel A Conspiracy of Alchemists (Light & Shadow #1: Spark reactors power the airways, creatures of Light and Shadow walk openly among us, and a deadly game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun. When an unusual cargo drags airship pilot Elle Chance into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she must confront her destiny, and do everything in her power to stop the Alchemists from unleashing a magical apocalypse) $7.99
Sniegoski, Thomas E. In the House of the Wicked (Remy Chandler #5: With his human and angelic natures sharing the same space, PI Remy Chandler can feel himself becoming more and more volatile. Then a once-formidable sorcerer kidnaps Ashlie Berg. The man wants vengeance against those he believes wronged him - and Remy will be the instrument of his wrath, or Ashlie most certainly will die) $7.99
Sniegoski, Thomas E. Walking in the Midst of Fire (Remy Chandler #6: With Heaven and the Legions of the Fallen on the brink of war, it falls to angel PI Remy Chandler to discover who - or what - murdered one of Heaven's greatest generals) $15.00
Snyder, Maria V. Storm Glass (Glass #1: Sabotage has killed the Stormdancer Clan's most powerful magicians; glassmaker and magician-in-training Opal Cowen must keep it from happening again) $7.99
Sullivan, Michael J. The Crown Tower (Riyria Chronicles #1: PBO; Prequel to the Riyria Revelations. A warrior with nothing to fight for is paired with a thieving assassin with nothing to lose. Together they must steal a treasure that no one can reach) $16.00
Tayler, Kassy Shadows of Glass (Wren #2: PBO; YA; Life outside the dome is not the paradise Wren thought it would be. Most of the shiners have died, a burden that sits heavily on her. Still, some have survived, and Wren is determined to keep them safe as they fight to establish a home outside while hiding from the rovers) $9.99
Tolkien/Olsen, Corey Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit (Professor Corey Olsen takes readers on an in-depth journey, chapter by chapter, revealing the stories within the story: the dark desires of dwarves and the sublime laughter of elves, the nature of evil and its hopelessness, the mystery of divine providence and human choice, and, most of all, the transformation within the life of Bilbo Baggins) $14.95
Turtledove, Harry Coup d'etat (War That Came Early #4: Winter, 1941: As the Germans, with England and France on their side, slam deep into Russia, Stalin's terrible machine fights for its life. Following the suspicious death of Winston Churchill, with his staunch anti-Nazi views, a small cabal begins to imagine the unthinkable in a nation long famous for respecting the rule of law. Meanwhile, in America, a woman who has met Hitler face-to-face urges her countrymen to wake up to his evil) $16.00
Turtledove, Harry Two Fronts (War That Came Early #5: With England and France out of their alliance with Germany, the Nazis now find themselves split between their war with Russia and one with the newly allied western powers) $28.00
Vaughn, Carrie Kitty in the Underworld (Kitty Norville #12: PBO; As Denver adjusts to a new master vampire, Kitty gets word of an intruder in the werewolf pack's territory. When she investigates the challenge to her authority, she winds up in an abandoned silver mine, captured by a cult that wants to induct her in a ritual they hope will put an end to Dux Bellorum) $7.99
Ward, Dayton From History's Shadow (Star Trek: PBO; Following their encounter with Gary Seven in the 20th century, Captain Kirk and his crew are startled, first by the arrival of two aliens who have traveled through time and space from 1968 Earth, and then by the arrival of Gary Seven's protege seeking their help) $7.99
Weber, D/Lindskold, J Fire Season (Stephanie Harrington #2: YA; On the pioneer planet Sphinx, 14-year-old provisional forest ranger Stephanie Harrington and her treecat companion Climbs Quickly battle the planet's natural forest fires - and the unscrupulous humans who want to use the fires to wipe out the native treecats) $9.99
Weber, David Midst Toil and Tribulation (Safehold #6: A vicar of the Church of God Awaiting has engineered a rebellion against the Lord Protector of Siddermark, bringing civil war to the nation at harvest time) $8.99
Wellington, David Chimera (Jim Chapel #1: Seven fugitives - super-soldiers gone rogue - escape from a secret military facility in upstate New York, leaving a trail of bodies in their wake. Seven innocent citizens are targeted for death. Special Forces veteran Jim Chapel is drafted for a desperate mission to stop this lethal force. But are the killers really rogue soldiers, or are they only the tip of a conspiracy?) $24.99
Wells, Dan I Don't Want to Kill You (John Cleaver #3: John has called a demon - on the phone - and challenged it to a fight. As he searches for a hint of the demon's identity, it becomes clear that, in a game of cat and mouse with a supernatural killer, the human is always the mouse) $7.99
Werner, C.L. Blighted Empire (Warhammer Time of Legends: Black Plague #2: PBO; The Black Plague spreads across the Empire, followed by a tide of monsters from legend: the skaven. In Altdorf, troops valiantly hold off the ratmen while the corrupt Emperor escapes to safety. In Middenheim, Graf Gunthar and his son Mandred defend their city. And in Sylvania, the skaven find more than they had expected in the form of the necromancer Vanhal and his army of the dead - an army that gets larger as the plague worsens) $14.00
White, Steve Pirates of the Timestream (T.R.A. #3: PBO; On a trip to the 17th century Caribbean, Jason Thanou discovers a different and more dangerous breed of Teloi aliens aiding the Transhumanists. To thwart their plans and prevent reality from falling into chaos, he finds himself venturing into space with an unexpected ally: pirate Henry Morgan) $14.00
Whyte, Jack Robert the Bruce (Guardians #2: Novel based on the life of Robert I, one of Scotland's greatest kings, as well as one of the most famous warriors of his generation) $27.99
Williamson, Michael Z. Tour of Duty: Stories and Provocations (PBO; Collection of fiction and nonfiction) $15.00
Wingrove, David Ice and Fire (Chung Kuo Recast #4: 2201: Chung Kuo's peace is disrupted by the discovery of the Aristotle File, which charts the real history of the world, a truth that has been suppressed for millennia. A starship's destruction forces the rebel factions into open warfare with the Seven) $14.95
Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn Night Pilgrims (Saint-Germain #26: Saint-Germain is hired to guide a group of pilgrims in Egypt, a land still recovering from the Crusades. Some of the pilgrims begin to see visions and hear God; others are seduced by desires for riches and power. A visit to the Chapel of the Holy Grail brings many quarrels to a head; Saint-Germain must use all his diplomacy and a good deal of his vampiric strength to keep the pilgrims from slaughtering one another) $29.99

EXPECTED MID-AUGUST

Armstrong, Kelley Omens (Cainsville #1: When 24-year-old Olivia learns that her birth parents are imprisoned killers, her quest for the truth of their guilt or innocence leads her to Cainsville, IL. As she investigates, she finds herself using uncanny gifts, abilities that make her a valuable addition to Cainsville - and render her vulnerable to the dark powers lurking in the small town's shadows) $26.95
Boese, Alex Electrified Sheep (Nonfiction; welcome to some of the weirdest experiments ever conducted in the name of science, packed with eccentric characters and irrational obsessions) $15.99
Connolly, Tina Ironskin (Nebula Award finalist. Jane, who wears an iron mask to contain the fey curse that scars her cheek, answers a carefully worded ad for a governess, certain that the child is fey-cursed, and that she can help. She finds herself fascinated by the girl's artist father: a parade of ugly women enter his studio, and come out as beautiful as the fey) $14.99
Ewalt, David Of Dice and Men (The history and magic of Dungeons & Dragons and the people who play it, revealed by an award-winning journalist and lifelong dungeon master) $26.00
Gilman, Felix The Rise of Ransom City (Liv is lost on the edge of the world with Creedmor, an agent of the Gun, and the powerful Line will stop at nothing to find them. And Harry Ransom, con man and mad inventor, is setting the edge of the world aglow) $15.99
Goodkind, Terry The Third Kingdom (Richard & Kahlan #2: Sequel to The Omen Machine , telling what happens next in Richard and Kahlan's world now that the great war has ended) $29.99
Goulding, Laurie (ed) The Mark of Calth (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #25: Anthology; original stories of the Underworld War) $16.00
Harrison, Kim The Hollows Insider (Rachel Morgan: Nonfiction; the definitive behind the scenes guide to the urban fantasy series, including new fiction) $17.99
Hunt, Stephen Jack Cloudie (Jackelian World #5: Young Jack finds himself press-ganged onto the most useless airship in the Royal Aerostatical Navy, serving under a captain who is most probably mad, bound for almost certain death in the deserts of Cassarabia. Meanwhile, Omar is unexpectedly freed from slavery when his master's religious sect is banned, and joins the Caliph's military just as war is brewing. These two very similar young men will face each other on the field of battle - but who is the real enemy?) $27.99
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody ParaNorman (Kids; No one believes that 11-year-old Norman can see and talk to ghosts. But when a folktale about a witch's curse turns out to be true, it's up to Norman to save his New England town from pilgrim zombies) $6.99
Lazellari, Edward The Lost Prince (Aandor #2: After accidentally killing his stepfather while defending himself, fourteen-year-old Daniel Hauer goes on the run, unaware that he's the heir to the far-off kingdom of Aandor. Because he is the key to uniting a warring empire, there are those who are desperate to locate him - and those who wish to ensure he will never be found) $27.99
Novik, Naomi Blood of Tyrants (Temeraire #8: Shipwrecked and cast ashore in Japan with no memory of Temeraire or his own experiences as an aviator, Laurence finds himself tangled in intrigues that threaten not only his own life but England's precarious position in the Far East. To the west, Napoleon has set out to add Russia to his list of conquests. It is outside the gates of Moscow that a reunited Laurence and Temeraire - along with some unexpected allies and old friends - will face their ultimate challenge) $26.00
Schwarz, Liesel A Clockwork Heart (Light & Shadow #2: As Elle devotes herself to her duties as the Oracle, Marsh finds himself missing his life as a Warlock, so he's happy to help solve a magical mystery. But in doing so, he loses his heart - it's replaced by a clockwork device. And he's not the only one. Elle must join forces with the Nightwalker Loisa Beladodia to track down Marsh's heart and restore it to his chest) $25.00
Shea, Michael Assault on Sunrise (Extras #2: When Curtis, Japh, and Jool move to Sunrise, California, vengeful Panoply Studios CEO Val Margolian unleashes toxic wasp-like mechanical creatures on the people of the town - and sends in his film crew to record the carnage. Now it's up to the film extras to defeat the creatures and save their new hometown) $25.99
Trent, Tiffany The Unnaturalists (YA; When his Tinker family is captured to be refinery slaves, Syrus Reed finds that his fate may be bound up with that of Vespa Nyx - and with the Unnatural creatures she catalogues in her father's New London museum) $9.99


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