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Newsletter #104 December, 2013 February, 2014

RECENTLY RECEIVED AND FORTHCOMING SCIENCE FICTION

ALREADY RECEIVED

Doctor Who 2014 Diary (Spiral-bound 2014 calendar/diary illustrated with full color photos from the Matt Smith era of the TV series) $18.99
Doctor Who Magazine #463 (The Big Comeback, 10 years on: Russell T. Davies reflects on the biggest risk of his career; should the next Doctor be a woman? more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #464 (The new Doctor: Peter Capaldi gets the key to the TARDIS; Neil Cross on writing for Matt Smith; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #465 (Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, and Paul McGann discuss the anniversary audio adventure; journey to the centre of the TARDIS with writer Steve Thompson; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine Special #35: The Missing Episodes - The Second Doctor Volume One (Includes telesnaps of six missing episodes) $11.99
Fantasy & Science Fiction November / December 2013 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.99
Fantasy & Science Fiction September / October 2013 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.99
Locus #632 September 2013 (Interviews with Nalo Hopkinson and Jack Skillingstead; World Fantasy Awards ballot; forthcoming books; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #633 October 2013 (Interviews with Scott Lynch and G. Willow Wilson; Frederik Pohl obituary and appreciations; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #634 November 2013 (Interviews with Steven Gould and Sheila Williams; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Ashley, Mike (ed) The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF (Anthology; reprints 25 sf stories) $13.95
Bacigalupi, Paolo Zombie Baseball Beatdown (Kids; At the town's meatpacking plant, toxic cattle feed is turning cows into flesh-craving monsters - and Rabi, Miguel, and Joe have discovered a corporate plot to sell tainted meat all over the country. With no grownups left they can trust, the boys grab their baseball bats to protect themselves - and maybe even save the world) $17.00
Bear, Elizabeth Book of Iron (Prequel to her novella 'Bone and Jewel Creatures') $20.00
Benton-Banai, Edward The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway (Reissue; Kids; The history, traditions, and culture of the Ojibway people told via stories and myths drawn from traditional teachings of tribal elders) $21.95
Berg, Dave MAD's Greatest Artists: Dave Berg (Showcases his best work from the magazine, most notably his 'Lighter Side of...' satirical look at American life) $30.00
Bridavsky, Mike Lil Bub's Lil Book (Full color photos throughout. Popular internet cat Lil Bub tells the story of her arrival on Earth (she crashed her space pod) from her home planet Bub Ub Bub, and recounts some of her adventures here) $16.00
Butcher, Jim et al The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game Volume 1: Your Story (All the rules you need to build characters and tell your own stories in the Dresdenverse) $49.99
Butcher, Jim et al The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game Volume 2: Our World (Details on factions, creatures, foes, and allies, with all the info you'll need to bring them into your game. Plus an original short story by Jim Butcher) $39.99
Campbell, Mark The Complete Guide (Doctor Who: Reissue; Nonfiction; this updated edition puts the first eleven doctors under the microscope with facts, figures, and opinions on every Doctor Who story televised, and more) $14.95
Campell, B/Hall, E Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond (Anthology; 40 stories (13 originals, 27 reprints) showcasing multiculturalism, diversity, and characters of color in genre fiction) $19.95
Carrington, Grant Time's Fool and Other Stories (Collection; reprints 1981 sf novel plus 4 related short stories. In a world where complex melodies set the score for lives and loves meeting through time, master musician Garcia searches for what is missing in his life, from the ordered world of the wealthy to the underworld where raw, free talent reigns. Will an offer to make him immortal fill the void in his existence and his music?) $10.99
Colgan, Jenny T. Dark Horizons (Doctor Who: Featuring the 11th Doctor. The islanders believe the worst they have to fear is a Viking attack. Then the burning comes. Water will not stop it. It consumes everything in its path, yet the burned still speak. The islanders must take on a ruthless alien force in a world without technology; but at least they have the Doctor on their side - don't they?) $12.99
Conley, Darby The Birth of Canis (Get Fuzzy: PBO; Black & white daily strips, color Sunday strips) $12.99
Crumb, R. On the Crest of a Wave (Complete Crumb Comics #6: Reissue; Graphic novel; adults only. Underground comix and illustrations; black & white with some color sections) $19.99
Crumb, R. The Death of Fritz the Cat (Complete Crumb Comics #8: Reissue; Graphic novel; adults only. Underground comix and illustrations; black & white with some color sections) $19.99
Crumb, R. Cave Wimp (Complete Crumb Comics #17: Reissue; Graphic novel; adults only. Underground comix and illustrations; black & white with some color sections) $19.99
d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Ola (Reissue; Kids; Picture book. A Norwegian boy sets out one day to see what adventures await him; he meets new friends, joins a wedding party, encounters a howling dragon, and learns bits of folklore from fishermen) $16.95
DeNiro, Alan Tyrannia and Other Renditions (PBO; Collection; men, women, and monsters struggle to free themselves from conventions and constraints, in landscapes ranging from outer space to a sinister abandoned farmhouse) $16.00
Ellison, Harlan On the Road with Harlan Ellison Vol. Six (Recordings of Harlan live on stage) $24.99
Fowler, Karen Joy The Science of Herself (PBO; Collection; an original sf story, two reprints, an essay, and an interview) $12.00
Gaiman, Neil Anansi Boys audiobook (Unabridged) $19.99
Gaiman, Neil Neverwhere audiobook (Unabridged) $19.99
Gaiman, Neil Stardust audiobook (Unabridged) $14.99
Gladstone, Max Three Parts Dead (Craft #1: A god has died, and it's up to Tara, a first-year associate at a necromantic firm, to bring Him back to life before His city falls apart) $15.99
Goldman, Karen Jordan and the Dreadful Golem (Kids; In an Israeli town, children can bend nature to their will. No one knows the source of their powers, except perhaps the town matriarch, who helps them control their talents using Kabbalah and other Jewish mystical teachings. Now an outsider wants to use the children's powers for sinister purposes; they must use their gifts to defeat an enemy with the power to erase the line between living and dead) $15.95
Goscinny & Uderzo Where's Asterix? (Kids; Full color. Can you find Asterix, Obelix, and their friends in these humorous action-packed scenes?) $9.95
Goscinny & Uderzo Where's Dogmatix? (Kids; Full color. Dogmatix and his friends are hiding in these humorous action-packed scenes - can you find them amidst the hustle and bustle?) $9.95
Grant, Maxwell Intimidation, Inc. / Wizard of Crime (Shadow #72: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Seven Drops of Blood / Death from Nowhere (Shadow #73: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Crystal Buddha / The Vindicator (Shadow #74: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Golden Master / Death's Bright Finger / Reign of Terror (Shadow #75: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Gross, Dave King of Chaos (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel based on the role-playing game) $9.99
Hale, Ginn His Sacred Bones (Rifter #3: PBO; John now has a bounty on his head, and with the Payshmura forces gathering he must do all he can to save his loved ones. But even he may not be able to control the terrible forces hidden within his bones) $14.95
Jaeger, Muriel The Man with Six Senses (Reissue; Originally published in 1927. Michael can perceive the molecular composition of objects and the shifting of electromagnetic fields; Hilda attempts to convince others of this prodigy's unique importance, but her efforts end disastrously. With Michael slowly being destroyed by his gift, Hilda must decide whether she is willing and able to make a supreme sacrifice for the sake of humankind's future) $13.95
Johnson, Matthew Fall from Earth (Shi Jin is the latest in a long line of those who have challenged the Borderless Empire and failed. Dropped with a crew of convicts on an uninhabited planet, she becomes the first human to encounter alien life, and discovers that she is part of a much bigger game) $19.95
Jones, Howard Andrew Stalking the Beast (Pathfinder Tales: Novel based on the role-playing game) $9.99
Jones, Stephen (ed) The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 24 (PBO; Anthology; 22 of the best stories of 2012) $13.95
Kaplan, Matt The Science of Monsters (HC title: Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite) (Nonfiction; science journalist and monster-myth enthusiast Kaplan looks at the origins of the creatures we love to fear) $16.00
Laws, Robin D. (ed) The New Hero Volume 1: Every Age Needs Its Heroes (PBO; Anthology; 14 stories of heroes, ranging from post-apocalyptic seer to outcast vampire to steam-age avenger to rabbi pirate and more) $13.99
Laws, Robin D. (ed) The New Hero Volume 2: New Heroes for a New Age (PBO; Anthology; 14 stories of heroes, ranging from feminist painter-mercenary to space-faring badass to steampunk cowgirl to mutant paladin) $13.99
Laws, Robin D. (ed) Shotguns v. Cthulhu (PBO; Anthology; 15 stories of humanity taking arms against the monsters and gods of the Cthulhu Mythos) $13.99
Laycraft/Blaine (ed) Urban Green Man (PBO; Anthology; 31 original stories and poems of a modern-day Green Man) $14.95
Lowe, C.S./Nordley, G.D. The Black Hole Project (What if you could make a micro-black hole, converting mass into energy with unprecedented efficiency? You'd need the mass and energy from four star systems, coordinated over light years and decades. You'd need to overcome fearmongers and politicians, and guard against saboteurs. Dr. Hilda Kremer is willing to fight anyone, even her own father, to make it happen; Signed copies) $14.95
Lunge-Larsen, Lise The Troll With No Heart in His Body and Other Tales of Trolls from Norway (Reissue; Kids; Full color picture book. 9 stories based on classic Norwegian folktales) $19.95
Maberry, Jonathan (ed) V Wars (Anthology; after melting Arctic ice releases a virus that triggers the dormant genes that once created vampires, people all over the world begin to transform. These interwoven stories chronicle the First Vampire War) $9.99
Malzberg, Barry N. The Very Best of Barry N. Malzberg (PBO; Collection; 37 short and short-short sf and fantasy stories) $14.95
Martin, D.R. Johnny Graphic and the Etheric Bomb (Johnny Graphic #1: YA; 1935: Wraiths are real, and mostly friendly to humans. But when a group of ancient ghost assassins threatens his sister, 12-year-old Johnny must unravel a deadly ghost conspiracy) $15.99
Martin, D.R. Johnny Graphic and the Attack of the Zombies (Johnny Graphic #2: YA; Monstrous bog zombies are ravaging the northern counties and stealing children, and Johnny and his companions have been summoned to help defeat the evil genius responsible) $15.99
Martin, George et al The Hedge Knight (Song of Ice and Fire GN Prequel: Reissue; Full color graphic novel; reprints issues 1-6 of the comic book. 100 years before A Game of Thrones , a squire travels the cruel and complex path to knighthood in the Seven Kingdoms) $14.95
Mitchell, Sandy The Greater Good (Warhammer 40,000: Ciaphas Cain: When the tau attacking Quadravidia call for a ceasefire, Ciaphas Cain expects the worst, and his fears are answered in the form of the dread menace of the tyranids. As a hive fleet approaches, Cain must try to forge an alliance between the Imperium and the tau - but can he truly trust the inscrutable xenos?) $24.99
Moorcock, Michael The Vengeance of Rome (Colonel Pyat #4: Reissue; Bisexual, cocaine-loving, Jewish anti-Semite Pyat insinuates himself into Mussolini's inner circle. Sent on a secret mission to Munich, he becomes embroiled in Nazi Party intrigue and winds up in a concentration camp. Thirty years later, having survived the Spanish Civil War, Pyat recounts his adventures to a writer named Moorcock) $24.00
Moore, A/Millidge, G Alan Moore: Storyteller (Adults only. Full color. Survey of the award-winning comics creator's work, from bestsellers to more experimental works and material from Moore's archives. Includes an audio CD with excerpts from Moore's multimedia performances and songs) $19.98
Moreno-Garcia, S (ed) Dead North: Canadian Zombie Fiction (Anthology; 20 short stories (5 reprints and 15 originals), from Romero-style corpses to zombies inspired by Canadian Aboriginal mythology) $17.95
Moreno-Garcia, Silvia This Strange Way of Dying (Collection; 15 short works of fantasy, sf, and horror) $18.95
Nordley, G. David After the Vikings: Tales of Future Mars (Reissue; Collection; 10 sf stories, from first landing through terraforming and first alien contact to far-future human and Martian evolution; Signed copies) $9.99
Nordley, G. David To Climb a Flat Mountain (Trapped on an unknown alien world, Jacques Song works to survive, first alone, then rescuing others from the crashed ship. The tiny colony must face a harsh environment, ideological conflicts, and the ever-looming question of how they came to be stranded: accident, or sabotage? Signed copies) $10.99
Oakley, Nicholas P. The Watcher (PBO; On the world of Gaia, when her tribe is threatened by slavers, young hunter Tian receives help from a Watcher - a monstrous, mythical creature who is actually a genetically enhanced anthropologist) $12.95
Pratchett, Terry Guards! Guards! (Discworld #8: Reissue; Long believed extinct, a superb specimen of draco nobilis has appeared in Ankh-Morpork. It has seized the throne, and has a nasty habit of charbroiling any opposition. Can Captain Sam Vimes and the City Watch restore order and free the Patrician?) $9.99
Pratchett, Terry Moving Pictures (Discworld #10: Reissue; Discworld's alchemists have invented moving pictures, but Holy Wood's magic is drifting out into the boundaries of the universes, where the could-have-beens, the might-bes, the never-weres, and the wild ideas are beginning to ferment into a really stinky brew. It's up to would-be wizard turned actor Victor Tugelbend and Gaspode the Wonder Dog to rein in the chaos) $9.99
Pratchett, Terry Reaper Man (Discworld #11: Reissue; When Death starts pondering the existential, his Discworld bosses send him off with a gold watch. Now Death has found greener pastures where he can put his scythe to a new use. But Death's absence soon leads to unrest - literally, for those whose time was supposed to be up, like Windle Poons, the oldest geezer in the Unseen University faculty. Windle was looking forward to a wonderful afterlife, so he sets off to find Death and save the world for the living (and everyone else)) $9.99
Rankin, Robert The Chickens of Atlantis and Other Fowl and Filthy Fiends (Meta-Victorian #4: Being the memoirs and musings of a time-travelling Victorian monkey butler) $26.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Crimson Serpent / The Exploding Lake (Doc Savage #68: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Rosen/Pritchett/Battles Throw the Damn Ball (Not for kids. Full color. Photos of dogs, each accompanied by a brief poem from the canine point of view) $15.00
Scalzi, John The Mallet of Loving Correction: Selected Writings from Whatever, 2008-2012 (Signed and numbered collection of his blog entries, on topics including (but not limited to) writing, publishing, sf/f fandom, politics, pets, the internet, and more; Signed copies) $35.00
Silverberg, Robert Lord of Darkness (Reissue; A swashbuckling tale of exotic lands, romance, and adventure, based on the 17th-century real-life historical figure Andrew Battell) $17.95
Smart, Jamie (artist) Where's the Doctor? (Doctor Who: Kids; Full color. Can you find the Doctor and his friends in each of these intricate images?) $7.99
Smith, L. Neil Their Majesties' Bucketeers (Reissue; A famed but controversial scholar has been killed in a locked, windowless room, and the murder weapon itself is a mystery. Captain Agot Edmoot Mav, Extraordinary Inquirer for Their Majesties' Bucketeers, will not rest until the truth is revealed about this murder most foul - and most alien) $14.99
Swirsky, Rachel How the World Became Quiet: Myths of the Past, Present, and Future (Collection; 19 short works of sf and fantasy, including a Nebula Award-winning novella; Signed copies) $40.00
Taylor, Anthony Arctic Adventure! (Thunderbirds: Eager to try out a new stealth system of his invention, Brains teams up with Humboldt Aviation to install his system on their new aircraft. But on the first test flight, the V-17 is shot down, and Brains and the pilot are unable to free themselves. Can International Rescue retrieve them before they are captured?) $15.95
Trenholm, Hayden Blood & Water: Resource Wars of the Near Future (Anthology; 20 sf/fantasy stories (15 originals, 5 reprints) of conflicts over resources) $17.95
Trenholm, Hayden Defining Diana (Steele Chronicles #1: PBO; 2043: Science is taking DNA manipulation to new, unrestricted levels. Frank Steele is an old-fashioned cop, commanding an elite unit that handles the bizarre cases, and he knows the money, murders, missing persons, and gruesome body shops are all connected) $19.95
Trenholm, Hayden Steel Whispers (Steele Chronicles #2: Four dead Borg and counting. Serial killer, gang violence, or civil war? While the Special Detection Unit hunts for answers, a terrified family searches for their missing daughter, and the war between society's elites takes an even nastier turn) $19.95
Trenholm, Hayden Stealing Home (Steele Chronicles #3: When Frank Steele retired from the police force to work as a PI, he left behind more foes than friends. So when his girlfriend Nancy disappears in a high-tech abduction, he has a good idea what his enemies want from him in exchange) $16.95
Undset, Sigrid (ed) True and Untrue and Other Norse Tales (Reissue; Kids; 23 classic folktales) $16.95
Verba, Joan Marie Danger Zone! (Thunderbirds: Alan Tracy faces challenges that cause him to evaluate his role in the International Rescue organization. And what about the mysterious golden aircraft that seems to have appeared out of nowhere? Signed copies) $15.95
Verba, Joan Marie Extreme Hazard! (Thunderbirds: Gordon Tracy learns of a missile that can destroy an International Rescue aircraft. But while working on a way to defeat that, the team discovers a greater menace: plans for a bomb that could destroy the Earth have gone missing; Signed copies) $15.95
Verba, Joan Marie Situation: Critical! (Thunderbirds: Astronomer John Tracy discovers a new system and realizes its gravity has sent meteors and comets hurtling toward Earth. Can the International Rescue team save the Earth, and themselves, from catastrophe? Signed copies) $15.95
Waldrop, Howard Horse of a Different Color (Collection; 10 short works of strange sf and fantasy, each with an afterword by the author) $24.00
Walton, Jo Farthing (Small Change #1: Reissue; 1949: The upper-crust group that negotiated peace with Hitler eight years before is enjoying a country retreat. When one of them is murdered in a ritualistic fashion, Lucy realizes she and her Jewish husband were invited solely to pin the murder on him. Luckily for them, the man from Scotland Yard has his own reasons for sympathizing with outcasts and looking beyond the obvious) $14.99
Wartman, Peter Over the Wall (PBO; Kids; Color graphic novel; a great wall encloses a magnificent metropolis; all humans are banned from entering, but a girl goes there in search of her lost brother. To save him, she must grapple with mythical creatures, explore the mystery of the missing inhabitants, and cure the amnesia of an entire civilization) $14.95
Watt-Evans, Lawrence The Sorcerer's Widow (Ethshar #12: For young conmen Ezak and Kel, the wizard Nabal's death means a chance to loot the wizard's estate - if they can win the confidence of Nabal's widow Dorna. But Dorna plans to use Nabal's artifacts and talismans to pay for a better life in the city - if she get them there intact) $11.99
Wilson, Gahan Sunday Comics (Full color collection) $29.99
Windham/Reiff/Trevas Death Star Owner's Technical Manual (Star Wars: Specs for the Imperial DS-1 Orbital Battle Station, illustrated with diagrams and movie stills) $30.00
Wingrove, David An Inch of Ashes (Chung Kuo Recast #6: 2206: As Chung Kuo's population continues to swell, change is coming, whether the Seven like it or not. DeVore secretly allies with newly appointed general Hans Ebert, who has his own schemes and plots) $15.95
Wood, Tat The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who 2005-2006, Series 1 & 2 (About Time Volume 7: PBO; A detailed look at each storyline, plus analysis, and essays on related topics) $34.95

EXPECTED EARLY DECEMBER

Adams, Tessa Flamebound (Lone Star Witch #2: PBO; After Xandra's near-fatal run-in with the council of witches, her boyfriend Declan is feeling vengeful. When a council member is murdered, he claims someone beat him to it, but Xandra knows he has a dark side, and isn't sure she can trust him) $7.99
Asprin/Nye, Jody Lynn Myth-Quoted (Myth #19: M.Y.T.H. Inc. has dealt with all manner of vile creatures. But not even a magician of Skeeve's caliber is prepared to face the most duplicitous monsters of all: politicians) $7.99
Banks, Iain The Steep Approach to Garbadale (Reissue; For years, Alban has avoided his family's business - a board game called Empire!, now a hugely successful computer game. But a gathering - part birthday party, part company meeting - draws him back to the family's Highland castle, and into a disconcerting confrontation with his past. His grandmother's revelations will alter his perspective forever) $15.95
Barzak, Christopher Before and Afterlives (Collection; haunting stories of eerie relationships) $15.00
Benford, G/Niven, L Bowl of Heaven (An expedition to another star system is jeopardized by an encounter with an immense artifact in interstellar space that is heading for the same system as the human ship. The mystery of its origin and purpose propel the humans toward discoveries that will transform their understanding of their place in the universe) $8.99
Bertin, Joanne Bard's Oath (Dragonlords #3: Over the years, the ranks of the dragonlords have thinned, weakening their authority. And now a more direct threat to their reign has emerged: to avenge a death, a master bard has fashioned a harp that compels others to do his bidding) $7.99
Bledsoe, Alex The Hum and the Shiver (Tufa #1: Wounded in body and spirit, Bronwyn Hyatt returns from Iraq to the Smoky Mountains. Cryptic omens warn of tragedy, and a restless 'haint' has followed her home from the war. With death stalking her family, will she ever again join in the song of her people, and let it lift her onto the night winds?) $7.99
Bova, Ben Mars, Inc. (Billionaire Art Thrasher is determined to get a team of scientists and visionaries on their way to Mars, but it's going to take all his business wiles to overcome setbacks and sabotage) $25.00
Bowden, Oliver Black Flag (Assassin's Creed #6: PBO; Novel based on the game. Brash young captain Edward Kenway becomes one of the world's most deadly pirates, and is drawn into the centuries-old battle between the Templars and the Assassins) $9.99
Bray, Libba The Diviners (YA; Andre Norton award finalist. 1920s: Evie is shipped off to NYC to live with her Uncle Will, curator of the Museum of American Folklore, Superstition and the Occult. They find themselves in the thick of an investigation of occult-based murders. And Evie has a secret - a mysterious power that could help catch the killer, if he doesn't catch her first) $11.00
Brust, Steven The Lord of Castle Black (Viscount of Adrilankha #2: To everyone's astonishment, Zerika, a very young Phoenix, has emerged from the Paths of the Dead carrying the Orb, long believed lost in Adron's Disaster. The Orb is the heart of the Dragaeran Empire, the source of all its magic, and the infallible sign that Zerika is the new Empress. But not everyone is happy to hear the news) $17.99
Cassidy, Dakota Something About Harry (Accidentally Paranormal #8: Werewolf Mara has some explaining to do when her lab experiment goes wrong, turning sexy company accountant Harry into a werewolf) $15.00
Castro, Adam-Troy Her Husband's Hands and Other Stories (Collection; fantasy, sf, and horror stories) $15.95
Chu, Wesley The Deaths of Tao (Roen & Tao #2: For centuries the Prophus and the Genjix have sought a way off-planet, guiding humanity's development toward space travel. The end is now in sight, and both factions have plans to leave the Earth, but the Genjix method will mean the destruction of the human race. It's up to Roen and Tao to save the world. Oh, dear) $7.99
Conroy, Robert 1920: America's Great War (After winning the Great War, Germany invades the US, marching through California and Texas as a desperate nation resists) $25.00
Dalglish, David A Dance of Mirrors (Shadowdance #3: Reissue; The Wraith has been assassinating those in power and leaving the symbol of the King's Watcher in mockery. Traveling south, Haern finds a city ruled by the corrupt and the dangerous. The threat of war with the mysterious elves hangs over all. To stop it, Haern must confront the Wraith) $16.00
Dane, Lauren Goddess with a Blade (Rowan is physical vessel to the Celtic goddess Brigid, and was raised by the leader of the Vampire Nation, a Hunter with the power to slay any Vampire who violates the age-old treaty. A recent string of murders has her at odds with Las Vegas' new Scion, the arrogant and oh-so-attractive Clive Stewart) $7.99
David, James F. Dinosaur Thunder (Thunder #3: 18 years ago, a time disruption transported huge swaths of the Cretaceous period into the 20th century, and humanity found itself sharing the world with dinosaurs. Measures were taken, and the crisis ended. But now dinosaurs are beginning to appear again) $7.99
Dietz, William C. Andromeda's Fall (Legion of the Damned Prequel #1: Lady Catherine Carletto lived a pampered life until most of her family was wiped out during Imperial Princess Ophelia's power grab. On the run, Cat finds sanctuary among the most dangerous of society's misfits. Welcome to the Legion) $7.99
Dietz, William C. Andromeda's Choice (Legion of the Damned Prequel #2: Summoned to receive the Imperial Order of Merit from the usurper Empress Ophelia, Andromeda McKee realizes that her moment for revenge will soon be at hand. But will she be betrayed by those she has come to trust?) $25.95
Drake, David Night & Demons (28 horrific, weird, and fantastic tales, 24 of which were included in his collection Balefires ) $7.99
Evans, Erin M. The Adversary (Forgotten Realms: Sundering #3: Farideh is thrust into a maelstrom of devilish politics and magical intrigue that will have far-reaching implications for the future of the Forgotten Realms) $27.95
Frost, Kimberly Barely Bewitched (Southern Witch #2: Welcome to Duvall, Texas, where new witch Tammy Jo Trask has accidentally unleashed Armageddon; to rescue the town, she needs the help of hunky Bryn Lyons) $7.99
Gwynne, John Malice (Faithful & the Fallen #1: Armies of men and giants clashed in the violent past of the Banished Lands. Now giants are seen again, stones weep blood, and giant wyrms are stirring. If the Black Sun gains ascendancy, humanity's hopes and dreams will fall to dust) $16.00
Harvard Lampoon The Wobbit (Parody of Tolkien's The Hobbit ) $13.99
Herbert, James Ash (David Ash #3: Ghost hunter David Ash is investigating a secluded stately home. But not even his long professional history of warding off evil spirits can prepare him for the shocking discovery that awaits) $8.99
Hunter, F/Price, K (ed) Kicking It (Anthology; original urban fantasy stories focusing on footwear) $16.00
Johnson/Berman (ed) Heiresses of Russ 2013 (Anthology; lesbian-themed sf, fantasy, and weird tales) $18.00
Jordan/Dixon/Tong Eye of the World Volume 4 (Wheel of Time GN #1D: Full color graphic novel; issues 19-24 of the adaptation of fantasy novel) $24.99
Kelly, Chris Downton Tabby (Full color. Welcome to Downton Tabby. Here the aristocrats of the animal kingdom dwell, sleeping, grooming, sleeping some more, and being fed by their downstairs cats) $10.00
Knight, Francis Last to Rise (Rojan Dizon #3: PBO; Mahala is on the brink of war and needs power fast; the city alchemists have a risky plan to help tap the few remaining pain mages' strength and overcome the armies marching towards them) $15.00
Koch, Gini Alien Research (Alien #8: PBO; The FBI turns to Jeff and Kitty when rumors surface of a new super-drug; they find it's only one part of a diabolical plan hatched by a new evil genius) $7.99
Kyme, Nick Vulkan Lives (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #26: PBO; In the wake of the Dropsite Massacre at Isstvan V, the surviving Salamanders searched for their fallen primarch to no avail. Vulkan might have wished himself dead, but he still lives. As the war continues without him, all eyes turn to Ultramar, and Vulkan's sons are drawn into an underhanded plot to end the Heresy) $16.00
Lackey, Mercedes (ed) Elementary (Elemental Masters: PBO; Anthology; original stories set in Lackey's fantasy version of Edwardian Britain) $7.99
Martin/Dozois (ed) Dangerous Women (Anthology; original stories of dangerous women - good and evil - including a Martin story about the Dance of the Dragons, an Outlander story by Gabaldon, and a Dresden universe story by Butcher) $32.50
McCaffrey, Anne Freedom's Ransom (Freedom #4: Reissue; The human slaves on Botany have liberated themselves from the alien Eosi and claimed the planet as their home. Now they must fight to keep it) $7.99
McCammon, Robert The Five (A struggling rock band is touring in the American Southwest; an encounter with a damaged Iraq War veteran changes their lives forever) $8.99
Moore, Christopher The Stupidest Angel audiobook (Unabridged) $14.99
Niven, Larry (creator) Man-Kzin Wars XIV (PBO; Anthology; in these original stories, kzin and humans continue their adventures, both in war and in uneasy peace) $15.00
Oliver, Jonathan The End of the Road (PBO; Anthology of original weird fiction; in these travel tales, each step will lead you closer to your destination, but what awaits you at journey's end?) $7.99
Paver, Michelle Gods and Warriors (Kids; Warriors have kidnapped his sister and tried to kill him; a stranger has given him a bronze dagger. Now young Hylas is on the run, trying to discover why he's being hunted, and to find his sister before the warriors find him) $7.99
Pinborough, Sarah The Chosen Seed (Forgotten Gods #3: Near-future London: Framed for murder, Cass Jones needs every ally he can get as he searches for answers concealed in the darkest secrets of human history) $16.00
Ringo, J/Helfers, J Tiger by the Tail (Paladin of Shadows #6: The Kildar's idea of a vacation includes taking down pirates in the Singapore Straits. But when he finds computer chips designed to run nuclear reactors in the pirate booty, Harmon has a new mission: discover how bottom-feeding thieves got their hands on top-secret tech) $7.99
Rivers, Phoebe Yesterday and Today (Saranormal #11: Kids; Sara learns that her mother had paranormal powers - and hated them so much that she somehow got rid of them. Then Mason begins to fear that his association with Sara might reveal his own paranormal secret. Will Sara stand up for who she is, even if it means losing the boy she likes so much?) $5.99
Ross, Deborah J. Shannivar (Seven-Petaled Shield #2: PBO; Zevaron, heir to the magical Shield, joins forces with Shannivar, a fierce woman warrior, to battle the monstrous stone-drakes of the far north) $7.99
Salvatore, R.A. Legend of Drizzt 25th Anniversary Volume 4 : The Silent Blade / Spine of the World / Sea of Swords (Forgotten Realms: Drizzt #11 / #12 / #13: Omnibus reprint) $19.95
Scalzi, John Redshirts audiobook (Unabridged; performed by Wil Wheaton) $14.99
Scott, Melissa/Griswold, Amy Death by Silver (Victorian London: When Edgar Nevett is killed by an enchanted silver candlestick that metaphysician Ned Mathey had declared magically harmless, Ned teams up with his old school friend Julian Lynes, a private detective, to solve the murder and clear the stain on his professional reputation) $18.00
Singh, Nalini Heart of Obsidian (Psy-Changeling #12: A dangerous, volatile rebel with blood on his hands. A woman whose very existence has been erased. A love story so dark, it may shatter the world itself. A deadly price that must be paid) $7.99
Swallow, James The Poisoned Chalice (Star Trek: The Fall #4: PBO; Riker is drawn into a game of political intrigue, bearing witness to members of Starfleet being detained pending an investigation. Meanwhile, Tuvok is given clandestine orders that lead him into a world of secrets, lies, and deniable operations) $7.99
Tettensor, E.L. Darkwalker (Nicolas Lenoir #1: PBO; Victorian London: Ten years ago, Inspector Nicolas Lenoir barely escaped the grasp of the Darkwalker, a spirit who demands a terrible toll from those who offend the dead. Now the Darkwalker has returned) $7.99
Tregillis, Ian Something More Than Night (A noir detective novel set in Thomas Aquinas' vision of heaven, starring fallen angels, the heavenly choir, nightclub stigmatics, a priest with a dirty secret, a femme fatale, and the Voice of God) $25.99
Turner, Joan Frances Frail (Sequel to Dust . Now that the Feeding Plague has swept through human and zombie societies, Amy is the only human survivor from her town - a frail. And if the feral dogs, the flesh-eaters, and the elements don't get her, she just may discover how this all began) $7.99
Turtledove, Harry All Fall Down (Supervolcano #2: After the eruption in Yellowstone Park, North America is covered in ash. Farmlands cannot produce food, machinery has been rendered useless, cities are no longer habitable, and the climate is growing colder. Ex-cop Colin Ferguson's family is spread across the US, separated by the catastrophe, and struggling to survive as the nation attempts to recover) $8.99
Turtledove, Harry Things Fall Apart (Supervolcano #3: With supplies running low and natural resources dwindling, ex-cop Colin Ferguson knows that time is running out for his family, and for humanity) $26.95
Vinge, Joan 47 Ronin (PBO; Novelization of the movie) $9.99
Wallace, Joseph Invasive Species (PBO; A newly evolved predator has swarmed out of the African jungle, devouring everything in its path; a small band of scientists, doctors, and adventurers must find a weapon to eliminate this new threat) $9.99
Willingham, Bill et al Fairest in All the Land (Fables: Fairest: Not for kids. Full color graphic novel. Previously unpublished stories fleshing out the pasts of the women from Fables ) $22.99
Wolfe, Gene The Land Across (A travel guide writer heads from the US to an obscure country. His passport is taken by guards, and then he is detained for not having it. It becomes evident that there are supernatural agencies at work, but in some ways they are less threatening than the bureaucracy and corruption. Is our hero in fact a spy for the CIA? Or is he an innocent caught in a Kafkaesque trap?) $25.99
Zahn, Timothy Scoundrels (Star Wars: Han Solo needs money to pay off the bounty on his head, and an opportunity has just arrived in the form of the perfect heist. With nine like-minded scoundrels, he and Chewbacca just might be able to pull it off) $7.99

EXPECTED MID-DECEMBER

Abnett, Dan Pariah (Warhammer 40,000: Ravenor vs Eisenhorn #1: Inquisitor Ravenor returns to action to hunt down the most dangerous enemy he has ever encountered: his old mentor, disgraced inquisitor Eisenhorn) $14.00
Anthony, Piers Board Stiff (Xanth #38: Irrelevant Candy wants to be appreciated for her mind and personality instead of just her looks; a careless encounter with a wishing well turns her into a board with two knotholes for eyes) $17.99
Chapman, James Inside the TARDIS: The Worlds of Doctor Who (A scholarly history of the Doctor, updated to include the new series (through Matt Smith) as well as Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures) $19.00
Fallon, Jennifer The Chaos Crystal (Tide Lords #4: The magical Tide has turned, and the Immortal Lords once again have their full power. As rumors swirl that the Chaos Crystal, which brought the Immortals to the world, has been found, both mortals and immortals fight to grasp this ultimate prize) $16.99
Farmer, Philip Jose Venus on the Half Shell (Reissue; Simon Wagstaff narrowly escapes Earth's destruction when he happens upon an abandoned spaceship, and gains immortality from an elixir drunk during an interlude with a cat-like alien queen. Now he must chart a 3,000-year course to the most distant corners of the multiverse, to seek out the answers to the questions no one can seem to answer) $12.95
Foglio, Phl & Kaja Agatha Heterodyne and the Siege of Mechanicsburg (Girl Genius #12: YA; Full color graphic novel. Agatha and her friends try to save her town from the Wulfenbach Empire's vast armies) $25.00
Fultz, John R. Seven Sorcerers (Books of the Shaper #3: Zyung and his massive armies intend to invade the Land of the Five Cities. D'zan and Undutu lead a fleet of warships to meet Zyung's aerial armada. Vireon and Tyro lead Men and Giants to defend the free world. Iardu and Sharadza must awaken the Old Breed to face Zyung's sorcerers, a desperate quest that takes them into strange realms of magic) $17.00
Hartwell, David (ed) Year's Best SF 18 (Anthology; reprints some of the best stories of 2012) $15.99
Holt, Tom When It's a Jar (PBO; Maurice has just killed a dragon with a bread knife, had his destiny foretold, and had his true love spirited away. That'd bring out the latent heroism in anyone, except Maurice is pretty sure he hasn't got any. Meanwhile, a man wakes up in a jar. He can't get out, or remember his name, or what gravity is, or what those things on the ends of his legs are called. And every time he starts figuring it out, someone makes him forget again) $15.00
King, William Sword of Caledor (Warhammer: Tyrion & Teclis #2: As the high elf twins hunt desperately through the deadly jungles of Lustria for the lost sword of Caledor, Malekith continues his assault on Ulthuan, sending an assassin to kill the Everqueen. And in the Realm of Chaos, Morathi makes a pact with a sinister daemon) $14.00
King, William Bane of Malekith (Warhammer: Tyrion & Teclis #3: As the dark elves of Naggaroth and their daemonic allies sweep across Ulthuan, in the forests of Avelorn, Tyrion and the Everqueen are on the run. Teclis rushes to his brother's aid, and the forces of the high elves prepare to face their foes on Finuval Plain) $24.99
Lamplighter, L. Jagi Prospero Regained (Prospero's Daughter #3: After Prospero is kidnapped by demons, Miranda and her siblings follow him to hell to save him) $17.99
Saunders, Kate Magicalamity (Kids; 11-year-old Tom has just discovered that his dad is a fairy. And now Tom must trust his life to three fairy godmothers - but two of them are hardened criminals, and one falls out of the window when she tries to fly. Will their magic be enough to help Tom rescue his dad from some killer fairies?) $6.99
Tripp, Ben Below Zero (Rise Again #2: Troubled Iraq War veteran Danielle Adelman pursues her runaway sister, and struggles to survive in a dying world being overrun by the reanimated dead) $16.00
Watt-Evans, Lawrence A Young Man Without Magic (Fall of the Sorcerers #1: When a corrupt local lord murders Anrel's dearest friend, Anrel discovers that even though he's no sorcerer, he has other means to demand justice. If he can survive life on the run, that is, carrying only his sword, a few coins, and his wit) $15.99
WETA Workshop The Desolation of Smaug: Art & Design (Hobbit Chronicles #3: Lavishly illustrated with behind the scenes photos, digital renderings, and film stills. Follows Bilbo and company eastward, through hitherto unseen regions of Middle-earth, exploring the design and development of the environments, cultures, creatures, and artifacts. Includes detailed commentary by the film's cast and crew) $39.99

EXPECTED EARLY JANUARY

Adams, Douglas Shada (Doctor Who: The Doctor's old friend and fellow Time Lord Professor Chronotis has retired to Cambridge University. But now he needs help from the Doctor, Romana, and K-9. When he left Gallifrey he took a few little souvenirs - but one of them is extremely dangerous. And the sinister Skagra wants it) $16.00
Adams, Guy Once Upon a Time in Hell (Heaven's Gate #2: PBO; Wormwood has appeared, and for 24 hours the gateway to the afterlife will be wide open. But those who have traveled to reach the town are realizing there are greater challenges ahead - the afterlife has its own agenda) $7.99
Alexander, Cassie Deadshifted (Edie Spence #4: PBO; Edie and her shapeshifter boyfriend Asher take a cruise, only to encounter an enemy from Asher's past. Asher is convinced Nathaniel is up to no good, especially when passengers start coming down with a mysterious illness) $7.99
Amnesty International The Very Best of . . . The Secret Policeman's Ball (A compendium of celebrated British comedy routines, including Peter Cook, Monty Python, Rowan Atkinson, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Lenny Henry, Eddie Izzard, Russell Brand, and many more) $15.95
Archer, Alex Treasure of Lima (Rogue Angel #46: PBO; Archaeologist Annja Creed joins the search for a man who disappeared on an expedition to find a Peruvian treasure hoard) $6.99
Axler, James Siren Song (Deathlands #114: PBO; At a seemingly idyllic Virginia agrarian settlement, Ryan and his companions discover a darker truth) $6.99
Bennett, Jenn Bitter Spirits (PBO; 1920s San Francisco: Aida is a spirit medium, performing at a Chinatown speakeasy. Winter is the victim of a hex that makes him a magnet for hauntings. When Aida is enlisted to banish the ghosts, her aura heats up as the charming bootlegger casts a spell of his own) $7.99
Blackwood, Sage Jinx (Jinx #1: Kids; In the Urwald, a little healthy fear is never out of place, for magic and magicians can be as dangerous as the forest. Now Jinx must decide which is the greater threat) $6.99
Bova, Ben Farside (Telescopes on Earth have detected a planet light-years away, and the race is on to get photographs and spectra that will show whether it's Earth-like and has life. The far side of the moon, the ideal place to put the observatory, becomes the setting for a tangled web of politics, ambition, love, jealousy, and murder) $7.99
Brennan, M.L. Iron Night (Fort Scott #2: PBO; Fort sets out to find whoever (or whatever) murdered his roommate, and winds up on the trail of a creature that scares even his sociopathic family, and puts them all in deadly peril) $7.99
Briggs, Patricia Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega #2: 1st HC edition of paperback original. When a werewolf who opposes Charles and his father is struck down, Charles is the prime suspect; he and Anna must hunt down the real killer) $26.95
Brooks, Terry Witch Wraith (Shannara: 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) $7.99
Butcher, Jim et al Ghoul Goblin (Dresden Files GN: Full color graphic novel. A curse has decimated the Talbot family for generations. Wizard Harry Dresden heads to their Missouri town to cleanse their bloodline, but first he'll have to survive hostile lawmen, the townsfolks' dark secrets, an ancient guardian spirit, and two deadly carnivores) $24.99
Chadwick, Frank The Forever Engine (PBO; London, 1888: As a cabal of Iron Lords tightens its hold on Britain, far to the east, the Old Man of the Mountains plots the end of the world. It's up to Jack Fargo, a scholar and soldier from our own near future, to stop him before he blows this universe and our own to smithereens) $15.00
Colfer, Eoin The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl #8: Kids; Pixie Opal Koboi has reanimated dead fairy warriors buried on the grounds of Fowl Manor, and their spirits have possessed Artemis' siblings. Artemis has until sunrise to get the spirits to vacate his brothers and go back into the ground. Can he count on a certain LEPrecon fairy to help him?) $8.99
Counter, Ben Malodrax (Warhammer 40,000: Space Marines Battle #14: Held prisoner for years by Chaos Space Marines, Captain Darnath Lysander returns to Malodrax with the Imperial Fists to exact revenge on his one-time captors. But what bargains did Lysander make to escape that world? And to what lengths will he go to keep those pacts veiled from his battle brothers?) $16.00
Estep, Jennifer The Spider (Elemental Assassin Prequel: PBO; Gin Blanco works with her mentor Fletcher Lane, learning to use her elemental Stone and Ice powers as well as street smarts to become a fearsome killer) $7.99
Flint, E/Cooper, I 1636: Seas of Fortune (Ring of Fire: PBO; Seeking natural resources, the United States of Europe founds a colony on the coast of South America. But can they prosper without resorting to slave labor? Meanwhile, in Japan, the Shogun is intrigued by up-time technology) $15.00
Golden, Christopher (ed) Dark Duets (PBO; Anthology; horror, thriller, and dark fantasy stories, each written by a pair of acclaimed writers) $16.99
Goss, J/Tribe, S The Doctor's Lives and Times (Doctor Who: Letters, journals, trial records, secret government files, and the occasional bit of tabloid journalism reveal the story of Gallifrey's last Time Lord) $19.99
Green, Simon R. Once in a Blue Moon (Forest Kingdom #4: PBO; Hawk and Fisher are quite happy being retired. But their adult children have been taken by the Demon Prince, who challenges them to one final battle. They believe there's another motive behind the abductions, connected to a case they worked many years ago. They must return to the Forest Kingdom, to be Prince Rupert and Princess Julia in one last story) $16.00
Haldeman, Joe Work Done for Hire (Still traumatized by his past as a sniper for the US military, Jack accepts an offer to write a near-future novel about a serial killer, based on a Hollywood script outline. Then a package arrives: sniper rifle, silencer, ammunition, and the first installment of a $100,000 payment to kill a 'bad man'. The people behind the twisted offer have Jack under surveillance. And if he doesn't take the job, they'll kill his girlfriend) $25.95
Hamilton, Edmond Quest Beyond the Stars / Outlaws of the Moon / The Comet Kings / Planets in Peril (Collected Captain Future #3: Omnibus reprint; four classic novels of space adventure) $40.00
Hamilton, Edmond The Reign of the Robots (Collected Hamilton #3: Collection; 18 sf stories, 10 of which have never been reprinted) $40.00
Hamilton, Peter F. Great North Road (2142, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: One of the wealthy North family clones has been murdered - and 20 years ago, a North clone and his household were murdered, same MO, on the planet of St. Libra. Was Angela Tramelo wrongly convicted? She always claimed that she alone survived an alien attack. To investigate the possible alien threat, a team of engineers and xenobiologists - along with their technical advisor Angela Tramelo - are dispatched to the planet. But once the expedition is deep in the rainforest, someone begins picking off the team one by one. Angela insists it's the alien, but her new colleagues aren't so sure) $7.99
Harper, Molly How to Run with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf #3: PBO; Anna Moder has just witnessed a shooting, seen her car pulverized, and rescued a wounded stranger only to discover he's a werewolf. She's been dreaming of returning to a semi-normal life, but now she's experiencing a strange new urge - to join Caleb in running with the wolves) $7.99
Harris, C/Golden, C Cemetery Girl (Pretenders #1: Graphic novel. She awoke in the cemetery, bloody, with no memory, taking her name from a gravestone. Calexa lives in a crypt and avoids people. One night, she witnesses a murder, and the victim's spirit flows into her. Now Calexa must decide: continue to hide, or come forward to bring justice to the sad spirit?) $24.95
Held, Rhiannon Tarnished (Silver #2: Andrew has found his mate in Silver, but they haven't found the pack they can call home. Andrew has baggage - his violent history - and Silver can no longer shift forms. But perhaps together they can overcome the doubters) $7.99
Hendee, Barb & J.C. The Dog in the Dark (Noble Dead #8: Dhampir Magiere, half-elf Leesil, and elven dog Chap continue their quest to find the powerful Orb of Air before their enemies do. Elfin assassin Brot'an has forced his company on them while also offering his protection, but his true motive is much more sinister) $7.99
Hendee, Barb & J.C. A Wind in the Night (Noble Dead #9: In her quest to find the Orb of Spirit, Wynn Hygeorht is torn between two men who hate each other, and about to face an old enemy. Meanwhile, Magiere, Leesil, and Chap, still hunted by a team of assassins, continue their search for the Orb of Air) $26.95
Holloway, Emma Jane A Study in Ashes (Baskerville Affair #3: PBO; The rebels are making their move to wrest power from the barons and restore it to Queen Victoria. But their plans are doomed unless Evelina escapes from the Ladies' College of London to unite her magic with the rebels' machines) $7.99
Hopf, G. Michael The End (New World #1: Reissue; In the wake of a super-EMP attack, Iraq War veteran Gordon Van Zandt must fight for dwindling resources. He knows survival requires action, and cooperation with his neighbors, but as civility within his community diminishes, he must make difficult decisions to ensure his family's safety) $15.99
Hopf, G. Michael The Long Road (New World #2: Reissue; Six weeks after the super-EMP attack, most of the US has become a wasteland, filled with starving people and gangs. For Gordon and the others, the turmoil they dealt with after the attack seems trivial compared to the collapse of society playing out before their eyes) $15.99
Hume, M.K. Warrior of the West (King Arthur #2: Against all odds, Arthur has united Celtic Britain and banished the Saxons from his lands, but his kingdom is being undermined from within) $16.00
Hunter, Faith Black Arts (Jane Yellowrock #7: PBO; Jane is ready to do whatever it takes to find her missing friend Molly; her search leads her into the dark history between vampires and witches - and closer to a strange and powerful new enemy) $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) $7.99
Jordan, R/Sanderson, B A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time #14: The final installment of the epic fantasy series) $9.99
Krentz, Jayne Ann Dream Eyes (Two years ago, a killer stalked the members of a psychic research study - including Gwen, who survived while two others didn't. Now, she's sure that her mentor's death is related. Sent by a friend to help Gwen investigate, Judson is barely in control of his own talent. His attraction to Gwen is primal, but there are secrets he must keep to protect himself) $7.99
Kristjansson, Snorri Swords of Good Men (Valhalla #1: In the port town of Stenvik, Audun Arngrimsson works his forge and lives a solitary life. No one knows about his past, and he'd like to keep it that way. But the Old Gods have other ideas. Rival factions within Stenvik are about to come to blows, but a far bigger battle is approaching: King Olav is bringing the White Christ at point of sword, and on the horizon are the sails of another, more mysterious enemy) $24.95
Lackey, Mercedes et al Revolution (Secret World #3: The meta-heroes must deal with supervillain Verdegris, who seeks to destroy them from within) $25.00
Lam, Laura Shadowplay (Ellada #2: PBO; YA; Micah Grey and Drystan take refuge with magician Jasper Maske. When Maske agrees to teach them his trade, a rival challenges them to a duel which could decide all of their fates. People also hunt both Micah and the person he used to be, the runaway daughter of a noble family) $9.99
Le Fanu, J. Sheridan Carmilla (Reissue; A classic supernatural tale, originally published in 1872) $15.95
Lebbon, Tim Alien: Out of the Shadows (Novel, featuring never-before-revealed secrets of the Weyland-Yutani Corporations, leading into the events of the film Aliens ) $7.99
Lee, Chang-rae On Such a Full Sea (In a future US, urban neighborhoods have been turned into high-walled colonies, where laborers - descendants of those brought over years earlier from environmentally ruined provincial China - work to provide pristine fish and produce for the nearby elite charter villages. When her lover disappears, Fan leaves her colony to search for him, traveling through the anarchic and dangerous Open Counties to a faraway charter village, on a quest that will soon become legend to those she left behind) $27.95
Lee, Sharon/Miller, Steve A Liaden Constellation Volume 2 (Liaden: PBO; Collection; short fiction set in the Liaden universe (previously published in their chapbook series)) $16.00
Littlewood, Kathryn A Dash of Magic (Bliss #2: Kids; Rosemary challenges her Aunt Lily to a baking competition; if Rosemary wins, Lily will return the family's magical Cookery Booke. But Lily is using a magical ingredient, so Rosemary and her companions will have to find magical ingredients, too) $6.99
McClellan, Brian Promise of Blood (Powder Mage #1: Field Marshal Tamas' coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and a scramble for money and power by his supposed allies. Tamas is relying heavily on his few remaining powder mages. As attacks batter them from within and without, the credulous are whispering about the gods waking to walk the earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing. But they should) $16.00
Modesitt Jr., L.E. Rex Regis (Imager #8: The great struggle to unify Lydar enters its final phase, with only Khel remaining undecided. Before their choice is known, the specter of high treason threatens to unravel all that Quaeryt has achieved, catapulting him toward a fateful confrontation with Bhayar's most powerful military leaders) $27.99
Norton, Andre The Iron Breed: The Iron Cage / Breed to Come (Omnibus reprint; 2 science fantasy novels) $7.99
Oh, Ellen Prophecy (Dragon King #1: YA; Kira is the prince's bodyguard, and the only woman in the king's army. A demon slayer and an outcast, she's hated by nearly everyone in her home city of Hansong. And she's their only hope) $9.99
Perry, Steve The Vastalimi Gambit (Cutter's War #2: PBO; With hundreds of alien Vastalimi dying mysteriously, it falls to Cutter Force Initiative members Kay and Doc Wink to figure out whether the plague is natural, or purposely bioengineered) $7.99
Powell, Gareth L. Hive Monkey (PBO; When a zeppelin passenger's cabin is invaded by the passenger's dying doppelganger, Ack-Ack Macaque must once again save the world - this time from an aggressive hive mind, time-hopping saboteurs, and an army of homicidal Neanderthals) $7.99
Prineas, Sarah Summerkin (Fer #2: Kids; Fer is now rightful Lady of the Summerlands, but her people don't know what to make of her ways. To prove herself worthy of the crown, Fer is summoned to a contest where her strengths and skills will be tested and her loyalties challenged. If she fails, she will lose her land, and the Way will be closed to her forever) $6.99
Prineas, Sarah Moonkind (Fer #3: Kids; Broken oaths are weighing heavily on the Summerlands, bringing a creeping stillness. Only Fer has the power to fight it, but she may have to rely on the help of the one boy whose very nature is to deceive her) $16.99
Radford, Irene The Broken Dragon (Children of the Dragon Nimbus #2: PBO; Twin sisters Lillian and Valeria have never felt complete without each other. When they are separated by a magical storm created by a rogue sorcerer, their strengths and weaknesses are put to the test) $7.99
Remic, Andy The Iron Wolves (Thirty years ago, the Iron Wolves performed amazing deeds at the Pass of Splintered Bones that ended a war and made them heroes. Now, with a new terror stalking the realm, General Dalgoran decides to reunite them. But one has become a brutal pimp, one a drug peddler, one a sadistic drunkard. At the Pass, the general realizes his error. The Iron Wolves hold a terrible secret that has tortured them for three decades. Now they wish only to be human again) $7.99
Rex, Adam Unlucky Charms (Cold Cereal #2: Kids; As the Goodco Cereal Company's quest to take over the world gains momentum, they replace the Queen of England with goblin impersonators. Scott and his friends set out to rescue her from a magical other-England, and maybe convince the faeries to stop the invasion) $7.99
Robson, Cecy Cursed by Destiny (Weird Girls #3: PBO; Celia's heart is bound to Aris, but he's a pureblood were who must deny her, or risk condemning his species to extinction. Now she's been called in to take down a group of demon terrorists) $7.99
Rosenblum, Gregg Revolution 19 (YA; 2071: The robots designed to fight human wars turned their weapons on humans. Twenty years later, when their hidden human community is attacked and destroyed, three teens risk everything to search for their captured parents in a robot-controlled city) $9.99
Rowland, Diana Fury of the Demon (Kara Gillian #6: PBO; Kara has returned to Earth to search for a kidnapped summoner protege. With the help of two FBI friends and a young computer expert, she discovers that an old homicide case may hold the key to her success - or to her doom) $7.99
Ruiz, K.M. Strykers (HC title: Mind Storm) (250 years after nuclear war, the dregs of humanity fight to survive on a ruined Earth while the powerful plan to ascend to another planet. But the enslaved soldiers of the elite are a deadly new kind of human who plan on fighting back against their masters) $16.99
Sagara, Michelle Touch (Queen of the Dead #2: YA; Nathan wants to return to life, to his girlfriend Emma. But the cost, to Emma, will be incalculably high, because she just might be able to give him what he wants) $17.99
Schlitz, Laura Amy Splendors and Glooms (Kids; Newbery Honor book. Victorian London: When wealthy young Clara vanishes, suspicion falls on Grisini, the puppeteer who entertained her earlier in the day, and on Lizzie and Parse, his young assistants. As they try to find Clara, Lizzie and Parse uncover Grisini's evil intentions, and find themselves caught in a trap set by Grisini's rival, a witch) $7.99
Shearin, Lis The Grendel Affair (SPI Files #1: PBO; Makenna Fraser and Ian Byrne work for Supernatural Protection and Investigations, tackling the things that go bump in the night. They're about to discover that nothing bumps harder than a serial killer descended from the fiend known as Grendel) $7.99
Sherman, Delia The Freedom Maze (Kids; Norton Award finalist; Tiptree Honor List. 13-year-old Sophie isn't happy about spending the summer at her grandmother's old house on the bayou. But the house has a maze Sophie can't resist exploring. When she makes an impulsive wish, she slips into the past, to the year 1860. She finds her way, bedraggled and tanned, to what will one day be her grandmother's house - and is taken for a slave) $6.99
Simmons, Kristen Breaking Point (Article 5 #2: YA; Ember and Chase plan to lay low until the Federal Bureau of Reformation forgets they exist. But a sniper is taking out FBR soldiers, and the government has named Ember their top suspect. She must decide: go into hiding, or fight back?) $9.99
Snyder, Maria V. Taste of Darkness (Healer #3: Avry's heart-mate Kerrick is missing, but with the Skeleton King plotting to claim the Fifteen Realms, Avry's healing powers are desperately needed. Torn between love and loyalty, Avry must choose her path carefully) $14.95
Taylor, K.J. The Shadowed Throne (Risen Sun #2: PBO; With her griffin partner Oeka by her side, Laela must not only rule her father's kingdom, but survive a dangerous enemy) $7.99
Thomson, Jamie Dark Lord: The Early Years (Kids; The Dark Lord is confounded when he awakens in the middle of a small town. What is this strange place? Why do they keep calling him Dirk Lloyd? And why is he powerless against these Earthlings who insist on finding his parents?) $7.99
Vaughn, Carri Dreams of the Golden Age (Golden Age #2: Hiding her burgeoning superpowers from her parents is hard enough; how is Anna supposed to keep them from finding out that her friends have powers, or that she and the others are honing their skills and dreaming of becoming Commerce City's next great team of vigilantes?) $25.99
Ward, Dayton Peaceable Kingdoms (Star Trek: The Fall #5: PBO; Even as elements of the Typhon Pact are implicated in President Bacco's assassination, Riker holds key knowledge of the true assassins - a revelation that could threaten the Federation-Cardassian alliance) $7.99
Warren, Christine Heart of Stone (PBO; Ella works in a museum, trying to keep her psychic powers in check and act normal. Then a statue on the museum terrace comes to life. Kees is a bat-winged guardian created to protect the world from the seven demons of the Dark. Somehow Ella has awakened him. Have the demons been unleashed? Or is his heart finally ready to be chiseled open?) $7.99
Weber, David A Rising Thunder (Honorverse #5: To thwart the Mesan Alignment's next devastating strike, the Star Kingdom's wormhole network must be shut down and secured - an act that the Solarian League takes as a declaration of war. Honor must counter the League's massive attack, and survive to take the fight to the Mesans) $7.99
Wecker, Helene The Golem and the Jinni (1899: Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a rabbi who died during the voyage to New York City. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire, trapped in an old copper flask until accidentally released in New York. Like their immigrant neighbors, they struggle to make their way in this strange new place, while masking their supernatural origins. Meeting by chance, they become unlikely friends, until a terrifying incident drives them back to their separate worlds. But a powerful threat will soon bring them together again) $15.99
West, Michelle Battle (House War #5: Jewel has become the target of assassins and of a demon beyond her ability to defeat. And no place within Averalaan is safe, when elemental forces can change the structure of the city, when the old ways are opening to release wild magic, when former enemies become uneasy allies and longtime allies are called into question) $8.99
White, Steve Sunset of the Gods (T.R.A. #2: Jason Thanou is assigned to lead a scholarly time travel expedition to the battle of Marathon in ancient Greece, where he discovers that the alien Olympians are trying to turn Athens away from its budding democracy) $7.99
Williams, Sandy The Sharpest Blade (McKenzie Lewis #3: PBO; McKenzie's ability to read the shadows has put her and those she loves in harm's way again and again. The violence must end, but will the cost of peace be more devastating than anyone imagined?) $7.99
Willingham, Bill et al Snow White (Fables #19: Full color graphic novel. Not for kids. Reprints issues 124-129 plus backup stories from issues 114-123 of the comic. Bigby and Stinky set off to track down the abducted cubs; a secret uncovered in Castle Dark threatens Snow and Bigby's marriage) $16.99
Zeltserman, Dave Monster: A Novel of Frankenstein (19th-century Germany: When his beloved is murdered, a young man is accused of the crime. Broken on the wheel and left for dead, he awakens on a lab table, transformed into an abomination. He finds his tormentor, Victor Frankenstein, in league with the Marquis de Sade, creating something much more sinister) $14.95

EXPECTED MID-JANUARY

Ball, Nate Blast Off! (Alien in My Pocket #1: Kids; Amp, a tiny alien, has crash-landed in Zack's bedroom. It's up to Zack to help Amp find his way back home) $4.99
Ball, Nate The Science UnFair (Alien in My Pocket #2: Kids; Ever since Amp crash-landed, Zack's grades have gone from bad to worse. Who has time for homework when there's an alien invasion to stop? Now Zack faces his greatest challenge yet: the school science fair) $4.99
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) $16.00
Bledsoe, Alex He Drank, and Saw the Spider (Eddie LaCrosse #5: Eddie discovers that an infant girl he once rescued, now a teenager, is at the center of a web of intrigue involving two feuding kings, a smitten prince, a powerful sorceress, an inhuman monster, and long-buried secrets. And once again she needs his help) $24.99
Cantor, Rachel A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or, A Neetsa Pizza Employee's Guide to Saving the World (In the not too distant future, giant fast food chains control the world. Leonard works at home, answering complaint calls for one of them. When he loses track of his young nephew and goes out to look for him, he learns that book clubs - like the one his sister belongs to - are plotting revolution) $16.95
Costello, M/Hautala, R Star Road (The former leader of a rebel group is sent undercover to offer them clemency if they surrender. To reach them, he catches a ride on the mysterious Star Road transportation system. His fellow passengers are a suspicious group, with hidden reasons for traversing the Star Road. They must contend with increasingly deadly encounters, and, on a planet filled with ancient secrets, the survivors confront a mystery that changes the Star Road, and humanity, forever) $26.99
Dunn, Christian (ed) There Is Only War (Warhammer 40,000: Anthology; from the lowly troopers of the Imperial Guard to the elite Space Marines, humanity's defenders are beset by threats) $17.50
Golden, Christopher Snowblind (A New England town is haunted by memories of a deadly winter in which loved ones were lost. Now, twelve years later, the people plagued by their memories of that storm are haunted once again. A storm is approaching, promising new havoc, and old ghosts are trickling back) $25.99
Llywelyn, Morgan After Rome (Left to its own devices as the Roman empire dwindles, Britannia falls into anarchy. Two cousins pursue different courses in the ensuing struggle to unite the tribes. Dinas recruits followers and dreams of kingship. Cadogan saves a group of citizens when Saxons invade, then becomes the reluctant leader of a new community in the wilderness) $15.99
Norton, Andre Tales from High Hallack (Collected Short Stories #1: 1st of 3 volumes of her short fiction, including sf, fantasy, and more) $22.95
O'Ryan, Ray A Galactic Easter! (Galaxy Zack #7: Kids; Zack and Drake venture to Gluco, the candy planet, for some Easter fun. But while competing in an egg toss and a three-legged race, Zack is so determined to come in first that he considers cheating) $4.99
Percy, Benjamin Red Moon (They live among us, our neighbors, our mothers, our lovers. They change. So far, the lycanthrope threat has been controlled by laws, and violence, and drugs. But the night of the red moon is coming, when an unrecognizable world will emerge - and the battle for humanity will begin) $16.00
Pinborough, Sarah Mayhem (Victorian London: In the wake of the Ripper murders, when a rotting torso is discovered, it doesn't take police surgeon Dr. Thomas Bond long to realize that a second killer is at work. As more headless and limbless torsos find their way into the Thames, Dr. Bond's obsession with finding the killer leads him into an unholy alliance) $24.95
Rajaniemi, Hannu The Fractal Prince (Jean le Flambeur #2: A physicist receives a mysterious paper. The ideas in it are far ahead of current thinking, and quite terrifying. In a city of 'fast ones,' shadow players, and jinni, two sisters contemplate a revolution. And on the edges of reality a thief, helped by a sardonic ship, is trying to break into a Schrodinger box for his patron. In the box is his freedom. Or not. Jean le Flambeur is back. And he's running out of time) $15.99
Reynolds, Josh Master of Death (Warhammer Time of Legends: PBO; W'soran, one of the first vampires and a former pupil of the Great Necromancer Nagash, battles old friends and new enemies as he weaves a complex web of treachery and deceit in order to anoint himself the Master of Death) $14.00
Russell, Karen Vampires in the Lemon Grove (Collection; 8 short works of fantasy and horror by a Pulitzer Prize finalist) $14.95
Schreiber, Joe Lockdown (Star Wars: It's kill or be killed in the space penitentiary that houses the galaxy's worst criminals, where convicts face off in illicit combat. The newest contender in the arena is fighting for more than survival. His mission is to capture an object that will enable the Sith to conquer the galaxy) $27.00
Staveley, Brian The Emperor's Blades (Unhewn Throne #1: The emperor of Annur has been slain by unknown enemies. His three children, scattered across the world, do what they must to stay alive and unmask the assassins. But each of them also has a destiny entangled with ancient enemies and inscrutable gods) $27.99
Sternbergh, Adam Shovel Ready (Spademan used to be a garbage man. Then the dirty bomb hit Times Square, and the city became a blown-out shell of its former self. Now he's a hitman. His latest client hires him to kill the daughter of a powerful evangelist, but his mark has a shocking secret, and his client has a sordid agenda far beyond a simple kill) $24.00
Traviss, Karen Mortal Dictata (Halo: Novel based on the game) $16.99
Vonnegut, Kurt Letters (Correspondence spanning a 60-year period, written to family, friends, other writers, school boards who tried to ban his works, and more) $20.00
Walton, Jo What Makes This Book So Great (Collection of over 100 essays from her blog, about re-reading older fantasy and sf, from classics to guilty pleasures to forgotten oddities and gems) $26.99
Wells, Jaye Dirty Magic (Prospero's War #1: PBO; The Magic Enforcement Agency is investigating a dangerous new potion, and cop Kate Prospero thinks a spot on their task force is the career break she's been looking for; turns out their lead suspect is the man she walked away from ten years ago when she swore she'd never use dirty magic again) $10.00
Yoshinaga, Fumi Ooku: The Inner Chambers #9 (Black & white manga) $12.99
Steampunk Style (Nonfiction; a guide for those looking for inspiration and projects to create, from robot arms to jewelery to goggles) $24.95

EXPECTED EARLY FEBRUARY

Aaronovitch, Ben Broken Homes (Peter Grant #4: Police constable and apprentice magician Peter Grant has three main objectives for the new year: pass the detective exam; work out what his relationship with Lesley is supposed to be; and get through the year without destroying a major London landmark. The prime suspect in a mutilation killing in Crawley may be an associate of the Faceless Man. Now something odd is going on at a housing estate inhabited by the truly desperate. And if it's connected to the Crawley case, Peter might have some jurisdiction problems with the local river spirits) $7.99
Arthur, Keri Circle of Fire (Damask Circle #1: Reissue; 16 teens taken from their homes. 11 bodies recovered, completely drained of blood. The Damask Circle sends Jon Barnett to investigate. When he becomes enmeshed in a web of black magic, he turns to Maddie Smith for help. As they race to find the missing teens, the attraction between them grows) $7.99
Asprin, Robert Dragons Wild (Griffen McCandles #1: Griffen has just discovered he's a dragon. When he heads to New Orleans to ply his trade as a penny ante con artist, the French Quarter's underworld heats up) $7.99
Axler, James Wings of Death (Outlanders #68: PBO; Planning to capture a legendary artifact, an old enemy of the Cerberus warriors unleashes Harpy-like killers on the Dark Continent) $6.99
Beyer, Kirsten Protectors (Star Trek: Voyager: Captain Chakotay is determined to prove that the fleet's ongoing mission is vital to Federation interests; the key to doing so may lie in a distress call they received nine years earlier, but could not investigate at that time) $7.99
Block, Francesca Lia Teen Spirit (YA; Julie and Clark try to contact Julie's grandmother Miriam beyond the grave. But when they get a response, it isn't from Miriam. Julie has been desperate to regain her past - but Clark is actually haunted by his) $17.99
Brennan, Marie A Natural History of Dragons (Lady Trent #1: Isabella, Lady Trent, brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth into the clear light of science. Here is her story) $15.99
Briggs, Patricia Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson #7: When the werewolf pack is abducted, Mercy is forced to seek assistance from the most unlikely of allies: the vampire seethe) $7.99
Brown, Pierce Red Rising (Darrow and his fellow Reds work all day, believing they are making the surface of Mars livable for their children. He learns the truth: vast cities and parks spread across the planet, and the Reds are the slaves of the ruling Golds. Darrow infiltrates their proving ground, where he will compete for his life and the future against the best and most brutal of the Golds, stopping at nothing to bring down his enemies - even if he has to become one of them to do so) $25.00
Byers, Richard Lee The Reaver (Forgotten Realms: Sundering #4: Anton Marivaldi is a renowned reaver. When he captures the chosen of a long-lost god in order to collect the considerable bounty being offered, the reaver is quickly caught in the riptide caused by the sundering of worlds) $27.95
Caine, Rachel Prince of Shadows (YA; At night, Benvolio Montague is the greatest thief in Verona, and he risks all when he steals from the House of Capulet. In doing so, he sets eyes on convent-bound Rosaline, and a terrible curse begins that will claim the lives of many, and rewrite all their fates forever) $17.99
Cambias, James A Darkling Sea (The Terrans have an uneasy truce with the alien Sholen: if they don't disturb the habitat, they may investigate the blind alien race that lives below the thick ice on the planet Ilmatar. But when a reckless Terran adventurer ends up sliced open by curious Ilmatarans, tensions threaten to escalate to war. As Terran and Sholen cultures collide, both sides seek the aid of the newly enlightened Ilmatarans) $25.99
Cameron, Miles The Fell Sword (Traitor Son #2: When an Emperor is deposed, the Red Knight and his men find their services in high demand - and themselves surrounded by enemies. The country is in revolt, the capital city is besieged, and any victory will be hard won. But The Red Knight has a plan) $17.00
Carey, Mike/Gross, Peter Orpheus in the Underworlds (Unwritten #8: Full color graphic novel. Not for kids. Reprints issues 42-49 of the comic book. Tommy ventures into the land of the dead to rescue Lizzie. The journey pits Tommy against all kinds of enemies, but nothing prepares him for his meeting with the king, or for the responsibilities he must take on for some very familiar damned souls) $16.99
Chadwick, Frank How Dark the World Becomes (Gangster Sasha Naradnyo discovers that his self-serving decision - to help a pair of young alien lordlings flee the colony world of Peezgtaan - has thrust him into the midst of a political battle that could remake the galactic balance of power and save humanity from slow death by servitude. Now all he has to do is survive and keep his charges alive on a hostile planet) $7.99
Christopher, Adam Hang Wire (PBO; When Ted finds strange, personalized messages from a restaurant's fortune cookies scattered around his apartment, he becomes suspicious, especially as his somnambulant travels coincide with murders by the Hang Wire Killer. Meanwhile, the circus has come to town, and while the new acrobat is wowing the crowds, his frequent absences are causing tension. Other new arrivals, immortals, search for a power which has been unleashed, awakening something awful buried beneath the San Andreas fault) $14.99
Cole, Myke Breach Zone (Shadow Ops #3: PBO; When inhuman forces invade NYC, the Supernatural Operations Corps are the only soldiers equipped to prevent a massacre. Lt. Col. Jan Thorsson will be forced to face off with a woman from his past whose power has warped her into something evil) $7.99
Cooper, Elspeth Trinity Rising (Wild Hunt #2: Exiled for his magical abilities, Gair and his mentor are walking into a greater, more deadly conflict than they had anticipated. And Gair's hold on his magic is starting to slip) $8.99
Davis, Jim Garfield Souped Up (Garfield #57: PBO; Full color comic strips) $14.00
Dawson, Delilah S. Wicked After Midnight (Blud #3: PBO; When her best friend is stolen by slavers, Demi is determined to find her. Dashing rogue Vale pledges to help her search through the cabarets of Paris; much to his chagrin, Demi attracts a host of wealthy admirers. The pleasures of music, blood, and absinthe are distracting - can they wind their way through the city's seedy underbelly without being lost themselves?) $7.99
de Lint, C/Vess, C Seven Wild Sisters (Kids; When Sarah Jane discovers a tiny man in the Tanglewood Forest, wounded by miniature poison arrows, she brings him to Aunt Lillian for help, and they become ensnared in a war between rival fairy clans. Then Sarah Jane's six sisters are kidnapped. Can she untangle herself from the fairy feud and save her sisters?) $18.00
Decker, James K. Fallout (Sam Shao #2: PBO; Sam has found out too much about the alien haan , and the more she learns, the less she trusts them. She and her hacker friends are determined to reveal the truth before it's too late) $7.99
Djanikian, Ariel The Office of Mercy (Natasha lives in America-Five, a high-tech underground settlement. Everyone has a job, and all basic needs are met. But when her mentor Jeffrey selects her for a team that is venturing Outside for the first time, her allegiances to home, society, and her mentor will all be tested) $16.00
Dryden, Delphine Scarlet Devices (Steam & Seduction #2: PBO; As Eliza and Matthew compete against each other in a sky and steam race across the US, they find themselves racing toward love) $7.99
Duncan, Dave Queen of Stars (Starfolk #2: Despite his fate to die an early, violent death if he remains in the Starlands, Rigel refuses to return to Earth, and never hesitates to defend the land and people he has taken as his own. As traitors plot Queen Talitha's downfall, Rigel rescues one of Vildiar's own half-breed offspring from Earth and offers her a new life in the Starlands) $14.95
Duncan, Glen By Blood We Live (With her twins and her lover Walker, Talulla has settled into normal family life - except for their monthly transformation into werewolves. But Talulla is haunted by thoughts of ancient vampire Remshi. And Remshi can't escape the feeling that he knows Talulla from very long ago. They are drawn toward the moment when an ancient prophecy may finally come to pass) $25.95
Friedman, C.S. Dreamwalker (All her life, Jessica has dreamed of other worlds. Her brother Tommy has incorporated some of her dreams into his games. Now someone is asking about her dreams. When Tommy is kidnapped, Jessica and her friends must leave their world behind and confront the source of Earth's darkest legends - as well as the terrifying truth of their secret heritage) $19.95
Frost, Jeaniene Up from the Grave (Night Huntress #7: PBO; A rogue CIA agent is involved in horrifying secret activities that threaten to raise tensions between humans and the undead to dangerous heights. Now Cat and Bones are in a race against time to save their friends from a fate worse than death) $7.99
Galenorn, Yasmine Crimson Veil (Otherworld #15: PBO; With war in the Otherworld and a daemon to stop here, the D'Artigo sisters' enemies are closing in on all sides, and this time there's no place to hide) $7.99
Goulding, Laurie (ed) Mark of Calth (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #25: Anthology; 8 original stories of the Underworld War) $9.99
Green, Chris Marie Only the Good Die Young (Jensen Murphy #1: PBO; Jensen is a ghost-at-large, and a supernatural snoop. She's helping hunt down a killer, which should be easy for a spirit. But she's finding out that even ghosts have enemies) $7.99
Groening, Matt Simpsons Comics Shake-up (Full color graphic novel; reprints several issues of the comic book series) $15.99
Gustainis, Justin Known Devil (Occult Crimes Unit #3: PBO; Stan Markowski carries a badge. Also a crucifix, some wooden stakes, a big vial of holy water, and a 9mm Beretta loaded with silver bullets. A new supernatural gang is intent on invading Scranton. Supernatural gang warfare? Not on Stan's watch!) $7.99
Hambly, Barbara The Kindred of Darkness (James Asher #5: When their baby is kidnapped by the Master Vampire of London, James and Lydia must blindly follow the Master's instructions, avoid the humans serving the vampires, destroy the interloper trying to seize control of the London Nest, and find the key to the Nest's inner workings) $28.95
Harrison, Thea Falling Light (Game of Shadows #2: PBO; Centuries ago, two lovers were torn apart by forces beyond their control. Now reunited by destiny, Mary and Michael are willing to sacrifice everything once again to save a world on the brink of extinction) $7.99
Herbert, B/Anderson, K Awakening (Hellhole #2: With a Monarchy crackdown coming, General Adolphus must pull together all the resources of the Hellhole colony, the ever-expanding shadow-Xayan settlement, and his connections with the other Deep Zone worlds. But they face an even greater threat from a group of powerful rogue Xayan telemancers bent on Hellhole's destruction) $8.99
Higgins, Peter Wolfhound Century (Vissarion Lom #1: In an alternate Stalinist Russia, Inspector Lom is summoned to Mirgorod to catch a terrorist. In the capital city, he finds a murky world of secret police and revolutionaries, cabarets and doomed artists. He has been chosen because he is an outsider, not involved in the party power struggles. And because of the sliver of angel stone implanted in his head) $15.00
Hoyt, Sarah A. A Few Good Men (Darkship: Earth's Revolution #1: Near future Earth: Luce Keeva is attempting to take the reins of power after his father's assassination. But a worldwide war of revolution is looming, and a shadowy group known as the Sons of Liberty may prove to be Luce's only ally in a fight to throw off an evil from the past that has enslaved humanity for generations) $7.99
Hutchinson, Dave Europe in Autumn (In a Europe that has fractured into countless tiny nations following multiple economic crises and a devastating flu pandemic, Rudi is recruited by a shadowy organization to be a spy. But when a conspiracy begins to unwind around him, he comes to suspect that, beneath his daily round of plot and counter-plot, an entirely different reality might be pulling the strings) $7.99
Kearney, Paul A Different Kingdom (Michael Fay lives in rural Ireland. In the woods there are wolves, and other, dangerous things. And then he finds himself in the Other Place. There are strange people, and monsters, and a girl called Cat. When the wolves follow him from the Other Place to his doorstep, Michael must choose between locking the doors and looking away - or following Cat on an adventure) $7.99
Kiernan, Caitlin R. Red Delicious (Siobhan Quinn #2: PBO; Quinn has become a full-fledged member of the world of horrors. When a Rhode Island necromancer's daughter goes missing, Quinn must find her before her father raises (literal) hell. But the girl is caught up in something related to a powerful totem that a host of unsavory folks would kill to get their hands on) $16.00
Lee, Sharon Carousel Sun (Carousel #2: Townies and carnies are uniting to recapture the town's former glory. Carousel operator Kate Archer is caught up in the excitement - and is quite possibly the cause of it. Her recent return to the home she had forsaken has changed the town's luck for the better and energized the earth and water spirits. But local drug lord Joe Nemeier has acquired a new magical ally, one who plays with fire; Signed copies expected) $15.00
Maberry, Joe Patient Zero (Joe Ledger #1: Detective Joe Ledger is recruited by the government to head a new team. First mission: stop a group of terrorists from releasing a bioweapon that turns people into zombies) $9.99
Manieri, Evie Blood's Pride (Shattered Kingdoms #1: Two decades ago, the Norlanders invaded, enslaving the Shadari and forging an alliance with the desert-dwellers. Now a small faction of Shadari have hired the Mongrel, an infamous mercenary, to aid them in their fledgling uprising. But has she really come to lead a revolt, or for a sinister purpose of her own?) $7.99
Martin, Emily Winfield Oddfellow's Orphanage (Kids; What do an onion-headed boy, a child-sized hedgehog, and a tattooed girl have in common? Oddfellow's Orphanage! From classes in Cryptozoology and Fairy Tale Studies to a sea monster-sighting field trip, things there are anything but ordinary!) $7.99
McDonald, Ian Empress of the Sun (Everness #3: YA; A jump takes Everett, Sen, and the crew to an alternate Earth where the dinosaurs didn't die out, but evolved, diversified, and have a big technological head start on humanity. And the ship has jumped into the middle of a fight between rival empires. One side offers them protection, but what is the true motive behind the aid?) $17.99
McKiernan, Dennis L. Stolen Crown (Mithgar: Raised and trained by a trusted Captain of the slain High King, Prince Reyer has now come of age and learned of his lineage. And though the forces of his enemy are far superior, Reyer will gather an army and lead them against the Usurper to gain back the crown and kingdom stolen from him) $26.95
Meloy, Colin Wildwood Imperium (Wildwood #3: Kids; A seance awakens a malevolent spirit; runaway orphans ally with a collective of saboteurs, planning a daring rescue of their imprisoned friends; two old friends draw closer to bringing together a pair of exiled toy makers to reanimate a mechanical prince) $17.99
Meyer, Marissa Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles #2: YA; Scarlet Benoit and Wolf, a street fighter who may have information about her missing grandmother, join forces with Cinder as they try to stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana) $9.99
Morden, Simon Arcanum (PBO; Medieval Europe: The magic that has run the world for centuries is disappearing; now the gifts of the gods must be replaced with human ingenuity) $17.00
Mosley, Walter Stepping Stone / Love Machine (Crosstown to Oblivion #3: From life's meaning to the nature of good and evil, these two short novels take us on speculative journeys beyond the reality we have come to know. In each tale, someone in our world today is given insight into these long-pondered mysteries. But how would the world really receive the answers?) $7.99
Neill, Chloe Wild Things (Chicagoland Vampires #9: PBO; A twisted magic has ripped through the North American Central Pack, and Gabriel Keene, the Pack Apex, looks to Merit and Ethan for help. But who or what could possibly be powerful enough to out-magic a shifter?) $15.00
Ness, Patrick The Crane Wife (One night George finds a great white crane in his yard, and removes an arrow from its wing before it flies away. The next day, he meets enigmatic Kumiko, who asks him to help her with her artwork. He begins to fall in love - it seems she could change his entire life, if only he could get her to reveal who she is and why she brought her artwork to his print shop) $26.95
Okorafor, Nnedi Who Fears Death (Finalist for the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novel; 2010 Tiptree Award Honor List. In far future Africa, a girl is born whose destiny is to end the genocide of her people. The journey to fulfill that destiny will force her to grapple with nature, tradition, history, true love, the spiritual mysteries of her culture - and eventually death itself) $7.99
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) $9.99
Reus, Katie Avenger's Heat (Moon Shifter #4: PBO; Enforcer Erin Flynn has dedicated her life to protecting her kind, but keeping her heart safe from hot shifter Noah Campbell is more difficult) $7.99
Ringo, John To Sail a Darkling Sea (Black Tide Rising #2: Wolf Squadron, a ragtag fleet of yachts and freighters, searches the Atlantic for survivors of the zombie plague. Now they must clear an assault carrier of infected before the trapped Marines and sailors succumb to starvation. If Wolf Squadron can accomplish that task, an even tougher trial awaits: an apocalyptic battle to win a new dawn for humanity) $25.00
Roberson, Jennifer Sword-Bound (Tiger & Del #7: Life seems settled for Tiger and Del, until Tiger's 25-year-old son accuses him of being domesticated. To reclaim his legendary status, Tiger embarks on a journey northward that will test his sword skill and resolve, and lead him and Del into the path of an old enemy) $7.99
Roberts, Dan Famous Robots and Cyborgs (A celebratory look at the history, strengths, weaknesses, and quirks of a plethora of fictional robots, cyborgs, and mechanical races that takes in the pronouncements of sf visionaries and eminent robotics scientists along the way) $14.95
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) $7.99
Sansom, C.J. Dominion (In 1944, Churchill lost to the appeasers, and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany. In 1952, Germany is still at war with Russia, and Churchill's Resistance battles on. A scientist languishing in a British mental hospital is the keeper of a secret that could alter the balance of the struggle. A Resistance spy is tasked with getting him out of the country, but the Gestapo are hot on their heels) $28.00
Schafer, Kerry Wakeworld (PBO; Vivian is a dreamshifter, with a dragon inside her yearning to break free. Weston fears his dreamshifter powers, and resists learning to control them. He believes he is the only one of his kind until he meets Vivian. Together they must defeat a new threat to the dreamworld) $7.99
Steele, Allen V-S Day (1941: Wernher von Braun is ordered by Hitler to develop a manned orbital spacecraft capable of attacking the US. For FDR, there is only one possible response: build a US spacecraft to destroy it. Robert Goddard, inventor of the liquid-fuel rocket, will head the classified project) $26.95
Stirling, S.M. Shadows of Falling Night (Shadowspawn #3: Adrian and Ellen thought that his twin sister was dead, but Adrienne survived, and now leads a faction of the Shadowspawn. To defeat Adrian, she has suborned his mentor. Unless Adrian and Ellen can stop him, his actions will make Adrienne the demon-goddess of the world forever) $9.99
Strugatsky, Arkady&Boris Definitely Maybe (First unexpurgated edition. An astrophysicist on the verge of a breakthrough plans to work alone at home. After a series of interruptions, several of his scientist friends show up. Their problem? They all felt they were on the verge of a major discovery when they got distracted. Is there some ominous force that doesn't want scientific knowledge to progress? Or could it be something more natural?) $15.00
Thorpe, Gav Path of the Eldar: Path of the Warrior / Path of the Seer / Path of the Outcast (Warhammer 40,000: Omnibus reprint) $17.50
VanderMeer, Jeff Annihilation (Southern Reach #1: Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Expeditions there tend to end very badly. The four women scientists of the 12th expedition discover a massive topographic anomaly and life forms that surpass understanding, but it's the surprises that came across the border with them, and the secrets they are keeping from one another, that change everything) $13.00
Viehl, Lynn Disenchanted & Co. (Kit Kittredge #1: PBO; The American colonies lost the Revolutionary War. In the Provincial Union of Victoriana, Kit makes her living investigating crimes of magic. Sleuthing is difficult enough, but she must also skirt the unwanted attentions of a nefarious deathmage and the police chief inspector) $7.99
Weber, David Like a Mighty Army (Safehold #7: The island empire of Charis has drawn more countries to the cause of independence from Church control, but at a heavy cost in bloodshed - a cost felt keenly by Merlyn. Now the Church is regrouping; with its vast armies and resources, the fight for humanity's future won't be over soon) $27.99
Wheeler, Ramona Three Princes (In the year 1877 of Our Lord Julius Caesar, the Pharaoh's realm includes Europe, Africa, and much of Asia. When terrorist Otto von Bismarck touches off an international conspiracy, Lord Scott Oken, a prince of Albion, and Professor-Prince Mikel Mabruke are charged with exposing the plot against the Egyptian Empire) $25.99
Williams, David & Mark Retribution (Transformers: PBO; Prequel to the animated series, revealing how Megatron and Optimus Prime arrived on Earth) $7.99

EXPECTED MID-FEBRUARY

Abnett, Dan The Unremembered Empire (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #27: PBO; Terra must have fallen - nothing else could explain the disappearance of the Astronomican's guiding light, or so Roboute Guilliman believes. Ever the pragmatist, he has drawn all his forces to Ultramar and begun construction of the new empire known as Imperium Secundus. Even with many of his primarch brothers at his side, he still faces war from without and intrigue from within) $16.00
Baucom, Ian Through the Skylight (Kids; Jared, Shireen, and Miranda have received three glittering gifts from an old Venetian shopkeeper. But will they be able to use them to save Rashid, Maria, and Francesca, who have been kidnapped by slavers centuries in the past?) $6.99
Bear, Greg Silentium (Halo: Forerunner #3: Novel based on the game) $15.99
Coates, Deborah Deep Down (Hallie Michaels #2: Hallie gets a call asking her to help an elderly neighbor who is being stalked by creatures from the underworld that are harbingers of death. Meanwhile, strange events herald the arrival of ghosts from deputy Boyd Davies' past) $15.99
Connolly, J/Ridyard, J Conquest (Chronicles of the Invaders #1: Earth has been invaded by the ruthless alien Illyri. When Syl, the daughter of one of the planet's rulers, helps a pair of young human Resistance fighters escape execution, she finds herself sentenced to death and pursued by her own kind. And as Syl is about to learn, the real invasion is yet to begin) $24.00
Edison, David The Waking Engine (Those who die awake as themselves on one of a million worlds, where they live until they die again, and wake up somewhere new. They come at last to the City Unspoken. Cooper finds himself in the City, where the gateway to True Death is failing. The City is becoming overrun by the Dying, and a spreading madness threatens to engulf the entire metaverse) $25.99
Forstchen, William R. Pillar to the Sky (With widespread drought, dwindling energy supplies, and wars of water scarcity threatening Earth, three renegade scientists and a billionaire have a plan: build a pillar to the sky to mine the power of the sun and act as a space elevator) $25.99
Hunter, Erin A Hidden Enemy (Survivors #2: Kids; The Leashed Dogs have settled in the forest, but a fierce pack of Wild Dogs will stop at nothing to ensure the land is theirs alone) $7.99
Hunter, Erin The Broken Path (Survivors #4: Kids; The newly united Pack searches for a home far from the Fierce Dog camp. When they encounter another Pack, Lucky hopes they will be allies, but they may be the most dangerous enemy yet) $16.99
Leonard, Anne Moth and Spark (Chosen to free the dragons from their bondage to the Empire, Prince Corin has received some of their power. Tam, a doctor's daughter, has just discovered she's a Seer. When the two meet at the library, sparks fly. But war is coming, and the lovers must master their powers to save their land. With a little help from a village of secret wizards and a rogue dragonrider, they just might pull it off) $27.95
Lin, Grace Starry River of the Sky (Rendi has run away from home and is now working at the inn in the remote Village of Clear Sky. The moon is missing there, but only Rendi seems to notice. He also notices the village's peculiar inhabitants and their problems. A mysterious lady arrives at the Inn with the gift of storytelling, and slowly transforms the villagers and Rendi himself. As the days pass, Rendi begins to realize that perhaps it is his own story that holds the answers to all his questions) $9.00
Martin, George R.R. (ed) Jokers Wild (Wild Cards #3: Reissue; Mosaic novel; 40 years after the arrival of the alien virus, under the streets of Manhattan, an evil genius unleashes the powers of darkness. Now Aces and Jokers alike must fight for their lives) $15.99
Maslakovic, Neve The Runestone Incident (Olsen & Kirkland #2: Julia Olsen and Nate Kirkland find themselves hot on the trail of a 14th-century artifact, a missing runic specialist, and an all-too-familiar kidnapper who has used the university time travel lab for a joyride deep into America's past) $14.95
McClellan, Brian The Crimson Campaign (Powder Mage #2: Cut off behind Kez lines and drastically outnumbered, Tamas must lead his men through northern Kez and back over the mountains to defend his country from the angry god Kresimir. And in Adro, Inspector Adamat's quest to rescue his wife puts him on the trail of the evil Lord Vetas) $26.00
Moore, Christopher Fluke audiobook (Unabridged) $19.99
Moore, Christopher Island of the Sequined Love Nun audiobook (Unabridged) $19.99
Moore, Christopher Lamb audiobook (Unabridged) $19.99
Passarella, John The Chopping Block (Grimm: PBO; Novel based on the TV series. Missing persons cases in Portland seem to be on the increase. And a cache of bones has been found in the woods nearby. When more bones are discovered, homicide detective Nick Burkhardt and his partner Hank Griffin investigate) $7.99
Shusterman, Neal Tesla's Attic (Accelerati #1: Kids; After 14-year-old Nick's family inherits a old house, they sell the odd stuff in the attic at a garage sale. But those were actually Nikola Tesla's last inventions, placed in the attic as part of a larger plan. Now Nick and his friends must to retrieve the items - and keep them out of the hands of a dangerous group of rogue physicists) $16.99
Suarez, Daniel Influx (Jon Grady is ecstatic when his team develops a device that will revolutionize the field of physics. Then his lab is locked down by a shadowy organization, the Bureau of Technology Control, whose mission is to prevent the social upheaval brought by sudden technological advances. The BTC uses the tech they have suppressed over the decades to fulfill their mission. They are living in our future) $26.95
Thomas, Shelley Moore The Seven Tales of Trinket (Kids; Guided by a tattered map, accompanied by Thomas the Pig Boy, and inspired by her heritage, 11-year-old Trinket searches for the stories she needs to become a bard like her father, who disappeared years ago) $7.99
Trent, Tiffany The Tinker King (YA; With rebellion brewing in the far-off city of Scientia and dark Elementals plotting war in the ruins of New London, Vespa, Syrus and their friends are plunged into a new swamp of intrigue, deception, and magic) $17.99
Weir, Andy The Martian (Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now a dust storm has nearly killed him and forced his crew to evacuate, thinking him dead. Stranded with no way to signal that he's alive, Mark draws on his ingenuity and engineering skills, steadfastly confronting obstacles. But will his resources be enough to overcome the odds against him?) $24.00
Werner, C.L. Wolf of Sigmar (Warhammer Time of Legends: Black Plague #3: PBO; The Black Plague has done its work, and the ravaged Empire is ripe for the picking. As the skaven sweep across Sigmar's realm, Graf Mandred gathers warriors to his banner and liberates towns and villages from the verminous menace, and begins to embrace his destiny as the future leader of a united Empire - if he can survive the trials to come) $14.00
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