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Newsletter #106 June August, 2014

RECENTLY RECEIVED AND FORTHCOMING SCIENCE FICTION

ALREADY RECEIVED

Doctor Who Magazine #469 (Interviews with Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat; meet the 1960s monster makers; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #470 (Farewell to the Eleventh Doctor; the Twelfth Doctor gets a new look; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #471 (Souvenir issue celebrating the Daleks; includes massive double-sided poster) $9.99
Fantasy & Science Fiction March / April 2014 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.99
Fantasy & Science Fiction May/June 2014 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.99
Locus #637 February 2014 (Interview with Terry Pratchett; 2013 year in review; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #638 March 2014 (Interviews with Joan Slonczewski and Paul Cornell; forthcoming books; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #639 April 2014 (Interviews with Daryl Gregory and Amish; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #640 May 2014 (Interviews with Kathleen Ann Goonan and George Saunders; industry news, reviews, more) $7.50
Tales of the Unanticipated #31 (PBO; Original speculative fiction and poetry) $12.50
Alpert, Mark The Furies (Long ago the Furies were called witches and massacred. But they're human, except for a genetic mutation that they've concealed for centuries. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman has led John Rogers into the middle of a secret war among the Furies, between a rebellious faction and their elders. The grand prize in this war is a chance to remake the human race) $25.99
Bode, Mark The Big Book of Bode Tattoos (Black & white tattoo designs, some based on the artwork of his father Vaughn Bode) $29.95
Cabell, Craig The Doctors: Who's Who (Updated from the 2010 edition. Details the careers of the actors who have played the Time Lord up through Matt Smith, plus a brief chapter on Peter Capaldi) $14.95
Castelluci, Cecil Tin Star (YA; When the leader of her family's colony ship beats her and leaves her for dead on an alien space station, can fourteen-year-old human Tula Bane adapt to the extraterrestrial way of life?) $16.99
Christopher, John The White Mountains (Tripods #1: Reissue; Kids; Will Parker expected to attend his Capping and become connected to the Tripods that now control Earth. But a strange encounter starts him on a journey to the White Mountains, where people are said to be free of Tripod control. Can they reach the mountains before the Tripods catch up with them?) $6.99
Christopher, John The City of Gold and Lead (Tripods #2: Reissue; Kids; They have found a haven in the mountains, but Will and his friends want to take down the Tripods once and for all. Will journeys to the Tripod capital, but can he learn their secrets before they figure out he's a spy?) $6.99
Cordurie, Sylvain Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London (Full color graphic novel. Holmes planned to travel the globe after his presumed death at the Reichenbach Falls, but must return to London to battle vampires) $17.99
de Lint, Charles Jack in the Green (Signed and numbered of 2000 copies. Novella. Maria cleans houses to get by. Years ago, her friend Luz left to look for magic - magic Luz may have found. When Luz returns, Maria finds herself curiously drawn to Jack, one of Luz's green-hooded band. Soon Maria is venturing into the dangerous territory of robbing from the rich to give to the poor; Signed copies) $35.00
Fernandes/al-Ayad (ed) We See a Different Frontier (Anthology; 16 speculative fiction stories on the themes of colonialism and cultural imperialism, from the viewpoints of the colonized) $19.99
Fletcher, Charlie Far Rockaway (YA; Young Cat is fighting for her life in two worlds: a hospital, and a strange landscape full of heroes and villains from the books her grandfather used to read to her. She doesn't know how she's going to survive, or get home, but she does know that real girls rescue themselves) $9.99
Gaiman, Neil Chu's Day (Chu #1: Kids; Full color picture book. Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, bad things happen. Will Chu sneeze today?) $17.99
Grant, Maxwell Murder Every Hour / The Time Master (Shadow #81: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Spy Ring / The White Column (Shadow #82: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Gunn, Eileen Questionable Practices (PBO; Collection; 16 speculative fiction stories (and 1 poem) charting the ways that trouble can ensue when things don't go quite the way you planned, or you didn't have a plan in the first place) $16.00
Hambly, Barbara The Magistrates of Hell (James Asher #4: 1912: James Asher, his wife Lydia, and occultist and vampire-hunter Dr. Solomon Karlebach journey to the Republic of China to investigate a rumor that the mindless Undead - the Others that even the vampires fear - have begun to multiply near Peking. Asher and vampire Don Simon Ysidro embark on a hunt, while somewhere in the city lurk the Peking vampires with an agenda of their own) $15.95
Hawke, Nathan Cold Redemption (Gallow #2: I fought against your people, and I fought for them. I betrayed my kin and crippled my king. Fate carried me away from your lands, from the woman and the family I love, but now, finally, I may return. I hope I will find them waiting for me. I hope they will remember me while all others forget. But hope is rare and fate is cruel. And if I have to, I will fight) $14.95
Healey, Karen When We Wake (YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. Young Tegan dies, and wakes up a hundred years in the future, locked in a government facility with no idea what happened, the first person to be cryonically frozen and successfully revived. All she wants to do is try to rebuild a normal life. When appalling secrets come to light, should she keep her head down and survive, or fight for a better future?) $10.00
Horton, Rich (ed) Space Opera (Anthology. Reprints 22 interstellar adventure stories, filled with exotic aliens, heroic characters, and incredible settings) $19.95
Johnson, Alaya Dawn The Summer Prince (YA; Shortlisted for the Tiptree, Andre Norton, and Lambda Awards. In a Brazilian city shimmering with tech and tradition, June Costa creates art. With Enki, the bold new Summer King, she stages explosive, dramatic projects, adding fuel to a growing rebellion against the government's strict limits on new tech. And June falls unfortunately in love with Enki - because like all Summer Kings, Enki is destined to die) $17.99
Kelly, Walt Pogo: The Complete Dell Comics Volume 1 (Full color. Includes all the Pogo stories from Animal Comics ) $50.00
Kontis, Alethea Hero (Woodcutter Sisters #2: YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. Rough-and-tumble Saturday thinks she's the only one of her sisters without any magic, until she accidentally conjures an ocean in the backyard. Sword in tow, she sets sail on a pirate ship, only to find herself kidnapped. Is she powerful enough to kill the witch who holds her captive, and save the world from sure destruction? And, she wonders grumpily, does romance have to be part of the adventure?) $17.99
Kress, N/Pieczynski, T New Under the Sun: Annabel Lee / Strange Attraction (Nebula-nominated novella about a near-future Earth that is increasingly hostile to new ideas, as religious fundamentalism dictates social agendas, and science is used primarily to bolster uncompromising attitudes. Plus a companion novelette set in 1980s Nicaragua, where a strange demon lurks) $12.99
Lansdale, Joe R. The Ape Man's Brother (Novella. Orphaned by a plane crash, raised in the wilds of a lost world, The Big Guy and his ape man brother from another mother live a life of danger, with dinosaurs, warring ape tribes, and all manner of deadly beasts. It's wonderful, except for the fleas. Then explorers from the outside turn his world inside out - or rather a blonde beauty does) $20.00
Laws, Robin D. (ed) Schemers (PBO; Anthology; 14 original tales of betrayal, including sf, fantasy, and crime stories) $13.99
Lee, Yoon Ha Conservation of Shadows (Collection; 16 short works of speculative fiction) $15.95
Lewis, Beth K. (ed) The New Gothic (PBO; Anthology; 12 original tales of terror) $13.99
Madison, Bennett September Girls (YA; Shortlisted for the Tiptree and Andre Norton Awards. When his dad whisks him off for the summer, it doesn't take Sam long to realize the seaside town isn't what it seems. Time slows down, cell phones don't work, and there are strange, beautiful girls who are inexplicably drawn to him. As he begins to unravel the mystery of the girls and their beach, he's forced to question everything he thought he knew about love, growing up, and becoming a man) $9.99
Martineck, Michael The Milkman (PBO; Nations are no more, and the world's assets are divided among three companies. When one of those assets is murdered, it's Edwin's job to figure out what it means to the bottom line. The bottom line is on filmmaker Sylvia's mind, too. Who's footing the bill for this documentary? And who's the subject, this so-called 'Milkman'? Systems engineer Emory knows, and it looks like it might cost him his life) $14.95
McCarry, Sarah All Our Pretty Songs (YA; Tiptree Award Honor List. In the Pacific Northwest live two best friends who grew up like sisters: charismatic, mercurial, and beautiful Aurora, and the devoted, watchful narrator. But their bond is challenged when a mysterious musician named Jack comes between them. Each girl must decide what matters most: friendship, or love. They don't know that the stakes are even higher: Jack's music has awakened an ancient evil) $9.99
Moriarty, Jaclyn A Corner of White (Kids; Andre Norton Award finalist. Madeleine and her mother fled their former life, under mysterious circumstances, and settled in Cambridge, England. In the Kingdom of Cello, Elliot is searching for his father, who disappeared the night his uncle was found dead. As Madeleine and Elliot move closer to unraveling their mysteries, they begin to exchange messages across worlds, through a gap that hasn't appeared in centuries. But even greater mysteries are unfolding on both sides of the gap) $17.99
Pollock, Tom The City's Son (Skyscraper Throne #1: YA; Teenage graffiti artist Beth meets Filius, the ragged crown prince of London's underworld - where glassy spiders steal voices on telephone wires, railwraiths terrorize the train tubes, and deadly scaffwolves stalk the shadows - and is caught up in his battle against Reach, the malign god of demolition) $16.99
Pratchett, Terry Eric audiobook (Discworld #9: Abridged; read by Tony Robinson) $25.95
Pratchett, Terry Jingo audiobook (Discworld #21: Abridged; read by Tony Robinson) $25.95
Reed, Robert The Memory of Sky: Diamond / Corona's Children / The Great Day (PBO; Diamond is an odd, seemingly fragile child who proves to be anything but. An epic story begins when he steps into the world his parents have so carefully kept him from, where gigantic trees house thousands of humans and the papio, another human species, rule its far edges. Does Diamond hold the promise to remake one species and, perhaps, change all of the Creation?) $19.95
Robb, Brian J. Timeless Adventures: How Doctor Who Conquered TV (Updated and revised history of the TV series, covering Doctor Who's first fifty years, including political and pop culture perspective for each decade) $19.95
Roberts, J.F. The True History of the Blackadder (An in-depth examination of the creation of the British sitcom, not to mention the first historical investigation into the lives of the Blackadder family, one of the UK's most vilified dynasties. Includes new revelations from interviews with the cast, crew, writers, and producer, plus 4 sections of photos) $16.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Wilder Curse / Midnight Murder (Avenger #12: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth Land of Long Juju / Se-Pah-Poo (Doc Savage #73: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robinson, Tony The Worst Jobs in History (From the Roman invasion to the Victorian era, Robinson (aka Baldric from the Black Adder TV series) takes a factual and entertaining look at the most unpleasant jobs in British history) $13.95
Roth, Veronica Divergent (Divergent #1: YA; In Chicago, society is divided into factions - Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity, and Erudite - and each 16-year-old must select one. Tris and her fellow initiates undergo physical tests and psychological simulations. She must determine who her friends are, and how a romance fits into this life. But Tris also has a secret, and as she discovers unrest and conflict that threaten to unravel her society, her secret might help her save those she loves - or it might destroy her) $9.99
Roth, Veronica Insurgent (Divergent #2: YA; War looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. Transformed by her own decisions but also by grief and guilt, radical discoveries, and shifting relationships, Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so) $17.99
Roth, Veronica Allegiant (Divergent #3: YA; With the faction-based society she once believed fractured by violence, when Tris is offered a chance to explore the world beyond the fence, she is ready, and hopeful that she and Tobias will find a simple new life together. But the new reality is even more alarming) $19.99
Rowling, JK/Galbraith, R The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike #1: PI Strike is hired to investigate the death of a supermodel that the police have ruled a suicide) $18.00
Sanderson, Brandon The Complete Alcatraz: Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians / Alcatraz versus the Scrivener's Bones / Alcatraz versus the Knights of Crystallia / Alcatraz versus the Shattered Lens (Alcatraz #1 / #2 / #3 / #4: Kids; Omnibus reprint; a family with unusual special powers (being late, falling down, breaking things) battles a cult of evil librarians intent on world domination) $19.99
Schwarz, Liesel A Clockwork Heart (Light & Shadow #2: As Elle devotes herself to her duties as the Oracle, Marsh finds himself missing his life as a Warlock, so he's happy to help solve a magical mystery. But in doing so, he loses his heart - it's replaced by a clockwork device. And he's not the only one. Elle must join forces with the Nightwalker Loisa Beladodia to track down Marsh's heart and restore it to his chest) $7.99
Setterfield, Diane Bellman & Black (In a boyhood competition, William Bellman aimed his slingshot at a rook, killing it, a small cruel act he soon forgot. But rooks don't forget. Years later, the consequences of William's cruelty take root. To save the only precious thing he has left, he enters into a strange bargain with an even stranger partner, founding a decidedly macabre business: Bellman & Black is born) $26.00
Smith, D/Bleathman, G The Complete Cracking Contraptions Manual Volumes 1 & 2 (Wallace & Gromit: Full color. Features everything from the Techno Trousers to the Mind Manipulation-O-Matic, with cutaway drawings as well as photos and technical descriptions (plus a few explanatory comments from Wallace)) $27.95
Sutter, James L. The Redemption Engine (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel based on the game) $9.99
Thomas, Richard (ed) The New Black (PBO; Anthology; 20 genre-bending neo-noir stories mixing horror, crime, fantasy, and sf) $15.95
Titchenell, F.J.R. Confessions of the Very First Zombie Slayer (That I Know Of) (PBO; Cassie's face is on the cover of every newspaper, she has no homework, no curfew, and no credit limit, and she spends her days traveling the country with her friends. Except she has to fight ravenous walking corpses every time she steps outside, and one of her friends is still missing, trapped in the distant, practically impassable wreckage of Manhattan) $14.99
Vance, Jack Minding the Stars (Early Jack Vance #4: Collection; 8 short works of sf and fantasy that blend the practical and the otherworldly) $45.00
Wagner, Wendy N. Skinwalkers (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel based on the game) $9.99
Weber, D/Ringo, J Empire of Man: March Upcountry / March to the Sea (Empire of Man #1 / #2: Omnibus reprint; 2 military sf novels) $14.00
Weeks, Brent The Black Prism (Lightbringer #1: Reissue; Gavin Guile is the Prism, high priest and emperor, whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. When he discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear apart his world) $16.00
Wellington, David The Hydra Protocol (Jim Chapel #2: Back in action thanks to a high-tech prosthetic arm, Special Forces veteran Jim Chapel teams up with Russian agent Nadia Asimova. Can they disarm an unstable Cold War supercomputer before it plunges the Earth into nuclear winter?) $25.99
Willrich, Chris The Dagger of Trust (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel based on the game) $9.99
Wingrove, David The White Mountain (Chung Kuo Recast #8: 2207: When a lethal epidemic strikes the Seven's chief supporters, Li Yuan acts ruthlessly to wipe out the disease. But his actions incur far more fatal consequences for the rule of the Seven. While the Seven splinters, Kwibesi, the detention camp for terrorists, continues to establish order. But when rebellion is brutally contained inside the camp, a growing sense of injustice stirs) $16.95

EXPECTED EARLY JUNE

al-Shaykh, Hanan One Thousand and One Nights: A Retelling (19 of Shahrazad's tales, retold in modern English by an award-winning Lebanese writer) $15.95
Ambrose, E.C. Elisha Barber (Dark Apostle #1: 14th-century England: Serving as a medic on the front lines of an unjust war, barber-surgeon Elisha Barber finds himself drawn into the perilous world of sorcery by a beautiful young witch. He must unravel conspiracies both magical and mundane as he tries to come to terms with his disturbing new abilities) $7.99
Anderson, Kevin J. The Dark Between the Stars (Saga of Shadows #1: Set twenty years after the Saga of Seven Suns. When a new threat emerges from the darkness, the human race must set aside internal conflicts and rebuild their alliance with the Ildiran Empire) $27.99
Appelt, Kathi The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp (Kids; National Book Award finalist. Raccoons Bingo and J'miah are the newest recruits of the Sugar Man Swamp Scouts. 12-year-old Chap isn't a Scout, but he'll do anything to help protect the swamp. And help is needed, because Jaeger Stitch wants to turn the swamp into an Alligator World Wrestling Arena and Theme Park. And there's a gang of feral hogs headed straight toward them. The Scouts are ready; all they have to do is wake up the Sugar Man. Problem is, no one's been able to wake that fellow up in a decade or four) $7.99
Archer, Jill White Heart of Justice (Noon Onyx #3: PBO; Noon must retrieve the legendary White Heart of Justice, or it will mean Armageddon) $7.99
Asher, Neal The Voyage of the Sable Keech (Spatterjay #2: Fresh trouble, in a variety of forms, has arrived on Spatterjay. And after ten long years, something dormant in the ocean deeps is breaking free. Warden Sniper has a brand-new drone shell, with powerful engines, lethal weapons, and thicker armor. He'll need them) $15.99
Barnes, John The Last President (Daybreak #3: Heather and her small band of heroes are poised to bring the biggest remaining pieces of the US back together, with a real president and Congress and a full Constitution, creating a safe haven for the civilization struggling to be reborn. But other forces are rising, too, and some people prefer the current situation) $7.99
Bennett, Jenn Banishing the Dark (Arcadia Bell #4: With her murderous mother determined to take permanent possession of Cady's body, Cady must uncover the evil spell her parents cast during her conception and find out how to reverse it) $7.99
Bennett, Jenn Grim Shadows (Roaring Twenties #2: PBO; In Prohibition-era San Francisco, a dashing archaeologist possesses the magical amulet that a beautiful curator needs - and they're about to discover the destruction and desire it unleashes) $7.99
Bova, Ben/Johnson, Les Rescue Mode (After a meteoroid strike, the eight people of the first human Mars mission desperately struggle to survive. If they can't get the ship to Mars and back to Earth, they will either become the first Martian colonists, or the first humans to perish on another planet) $25.00
Butcher, Jim Skin Game (Dresden Files #15: Mab has traded Harry's skills to pay off one of her debts. Now he must help a group of supernatural villains steal the Holy Grail from the greatest treasure hoard in the supernatural world, which belongs to Hades, Lord of the freaking Underworld and generally unpleasant character; Signed copies expected) $27.95
Butcher, Jim Skin Game audiobook (Dresden Files #15: Unabridged) $49.95
Byrne, Monica The Girl in the Road (In a world where global power has shifted east and revolution is brewing, two women embark on journeys. Meena leaves India via the Trail, an energy-harvesting bridge spanning the Arabian Sea, hoping to return to Ethiopia. Mariama flees her home, joining a caravan across the Sahara, headed for the Ethiopian capital of Addis Abba. They will find their fates mysteriously linked) $26.00
Cawkwell, Sarah Heirs of the Demon King: Uprising (1590 CE: To overthrow the tyrannical Demon King Richard V, Matthias Eynon must travel to Denmark, Spain, the German Empire, and the Holy Land to bring back masters of the four magic arts. With the King's Witch Hunters on his heels, he sets out to gather his allies) $7.99
Cheney, J. Kathleen The Golden City (Golden City #1: Oriana is a spy among the elite of the Golden City, reporting back to her people, sea folk banned from the city's shores. She crosses paths with Duilio Ferreira, a police consultant investigating disappearances among the servants of the city's elite. Duilio is also a seer, whose gift has led him to Oriana. Bound by their secrets, not trusting each other, they must work together to expose a twisted magical plot) $7.99
Corbett, Elizabeth B New Amazonia (Reissue; Originally published in 1889. Raging against an antifeminist statement signed by ladies opposing the cause of women's suffrage, a writer falls asleep, and wakens in a future world run by women) $15.00
Correia, Larry Warbound (Grimnoir Chronicles #3: Hugo Award finalist. 1933: The Power, a living creature from another universe, is the source of mankind's magic. Now it has been discovered by a predator that eats magic and leaves destroyed worlds in its wake. Former PI Jake Sullivan puts together a ragtag crew of airship pirates and Grimnoir knights, and sets out on a suicide mission to stop the predator before it's too late; Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Wednesday, July 3, 5-6pm) $7.99
Datlow, Ellen (ed) The Best Horror of the Year Volume 6 (Anthology. Some of the best stories of 2013) $15.99
Davidson, MaryJanice Undead and Unsure (Betsy Taylor #13: Betsy isn't exactly sorry she killed the Devil, but it's put her sister Laura in a damnable position: assuming the role of Satan. Laura may not have the training, but she looks great in red) $7.99
Doctorow, Cory Homeland (Marcus #2: YA; After California's economy collapses, Marcus lands a job as webmaster for a muckraking politician who promises reform. Things get complicated when an old girlfriend gives him a thumbdrive containing hard evidence of deliberate corporate and government perfidy) $10.99
Douglas, Ian Dark Matter (Star Carrier #5: PBO; When highly advanced, seemingly godlike aliens appear through an artificial wormhole in the Omega Centauri Cluster, USNA President Koenig must choose: continue fighting the Sh'daar, or ally with them against the newcomers in a war that will settle the fate of more than one universe) $7.99
Durst, Sarah Beth The Lost (PBO; Lost is the town where all lost things go - luggage, keys, dreams, lives. Once you arrive, only the Missing Man can send you home, and he took one look at Lauren and disappeared. The only people who don't want to kill her are a handsome wild man called the Finder and a knife-wielding young girl. Escape is impossible - until Lauren decides nothing and no one is going to keep her here anymore) $14.95
Earhart, Kristin A Wishbone Come True (Puppy Powers #1: Kids; Lexi's parents will never let her have a dog. Or will they? There's something special about the animals at Power's Pets - something downright magical) $4.99
Earhart, Kristin Wag, You're It! (Puppy Powers #2: Kids; Max is thrilled to be adopting a golden retriever from Power's Pets. The neighborhood bully has been teasing Max, and school hasn't been much fun. But the new puppy has a magical power that might just change everything) $4.99
Flanagan, John The Hunters (Brotherband #3: Kids; Hal and his crew are hot on the trail of the pirate Zavac. Can they stop him before he does any more damage, and recover the priceless Skandian artifact he stole?) $8.99
Flint, E/Gannon, C 1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies (Ring of Fire: To secure access to the oil up-time machines and industry require, Admiral Simpson sends Eddie Cantrell with a small fleet to the Caribbean and the Louisiana coast. But even with new steam-powered frigates, they're going to have trouble with the Spanish, not to mention the natives and the Dutch) $25.00
Frei, Max The Stranger's Shadow (Labyrinths of Echo #4: If Max can't return from the Dark Side, the lives of everyone around him will be in jeopardy) $15.95
Gaiman, Neil The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Nebula Award finalist. A bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery, survival, memory, and magic that makes the impossible all too real) $14.99
George III, David R. One Constant Star (Star Trek: The Lost Era: PBO; When exploration of Rejaris II, near Tzenkethi space, proves too dangerous, Captain Demora Sulu decides to leave the planet - but not until she can retrieve her missing crew member) $7.99
Green, Simon R. Casino Infernale (Eddie Drood #7: Casino Infernale is an annual event held by the Shadow Bank, financiers of all global supernatural crime. Eddie and Molly's mission: rig the game and bring down the Bank. But the stakes are high: winner takes all - and losers give up their souls) $7.99
Green, Simon R. Property of a Lady Faire (Eddie Drood #8: Eddie's parents are missing, his grandfather has been murdered, and the future of his family lies in the iron grasp of the Lady Faire, an incredibly seductive, mysterious, and powerful being. She possesses an ancient object that can save the Droods. Eddie has to steal it from her. Easy enough to say, difficult and very, very dangerous to do) $26.95
Greenwood, Ed The Herald (Forgotten Realms: Sundering #6: Chaos grips Faerun, and Mystra, the great Goddess of Magic, has withdrawn from the world. Without her protection, Elminster fears for the Weave. With the help of Storm Silverhand and Amarune, Elminster works frantically to strengthen the Weave's tethers. But other interests are working for their own sinister ends. As the Sundering draws nigh, Elminster and his cohort must see the signs for what they are. The choice of worlds lies in the balance) $27.95
Gurstelle, William Defending Your Castle (Shows how to build an arsenal of ancient artillery and fortifications aimed at withstanding the invading hordes. Clear step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build a dozen projects, with a strong emphasis on safety) $16.95
Hamilton, Laurell K. Affliction (Anita Blake #22: Micah's father is dying, rotting away inside from some strange ailment. Can Anita solve the mystery?) $7.99
Hamilton, Laurell K. A Shiver of Light (Meredith Gentry #9: Having failed to seduce Merry, Taranis raped her. Now he's suing her in the human courts, claiming one of her babies is his. To save herself and her children, Merry will use the most dangerous powers in faerie, her lovers: a god of death, a warrior known as the Darkness, the Killing Frost, and a king of nightmares. Can they face down the high courts of faerie and keep the war from harming the humans of Los Angeles?) $27.95
Harris, John The Art of John Harris (Full color art book featuring a wide variety of his futuristic art) $34.95
Haskell, Merrie The Castle Behind Thorns (Kids; Apprentice blacksmith Sand has no idea how he ended up in a ruined castle, but the thorny brambles around it prevent him from leaving. He begins to fix the broken things in the castle in order to survive; somehow everything he mends works better than it should. As he continues to explore, Sand discovers the castle's secrets, including its long-lost heir Perrotte. Together they must fully repair the broken castle if they ever want to leave) $16.99
Haydon, Elizabeth The Merchant Emperor (Symphony of Ages #7: With the war that they feared now upon them, Ashe and Rhapsody are gathering their allies to combat the machinations of Talquist) $25.99
Haydon, Elizabeth The Floating Island (Ven Polypheme #1: Reissue; Kids; Chosen to direct the inspection of his ship-building family's latest creation, Ven sets sail, only to be attacked by fire pirates and lost at sea. Rescued by a passing ship, he doesn't know that the attack and rescue are no coincidence. Shadowy figures are hunting for the only source of the mystical Water of Life, and think Ven can lead them to it) $7.99
Haydon, Elizabeth The Thief Queen's Daughter (Ven Polypheme #2: Reissue; Kids; The King of Serendair has sent Ven and his friends on a secret mission to the Gated City, ruled by the powerful Queen of Thieves. When one friend is kidnapped and it is revealed that they are traveling with the Queen's runaway daughter, the adventure turns deadly) $7.99
Haydon, Elizabeth The Dragon's Lair (Ven Polypheme #3: Reissue; Kids; The King sends Ven and his friends to discover the cause of a dispute between two warring kingdoms. Unfortunately, the answer leads Ven straight into the lair of a very angry dragon) $7.99
Heinlein/Patterson, W Robert A. Heinlein Vol. 2: The Man Who Learned Better (1948-1988) (Biography of the great sf writer, covering the later decades of Heinlein's life) $34.99
Hodgell, P.C. The Sea of Time (Kencyr #7: In Kothifir, ruled by a god-king, mysteries abound. Caravans return from the Southern Wastes, laden with riches, but from what source, and why do they crumble to dust if not claimed by the god-king's touch? Karnids from Urakarn preach the return of their mysterious prophet. An unstable Kencyr temple rumbles in the outer, decayed rings of the city. And someone in the Host's camp is trying to get Jame killed. Kothifir's gods have lost their power and its proud towers are falling. What curse out of the past has struck it? Jame must try to stop the destruction without undoing time itself; Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, June 7, 1-2pm) $15.00
Hopf, G. Michael Sanctuary (New World #3: PBO; Months after a super-EMP attack devastated the US, the country is unrecognizable. But while some seek vengeance for their losses, others are determined to restore the nation) $15.99
Horton, Rich (ed) The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2014 (Anthology. Some of the best stories of 2013) $19.95
Hoyt, Sarah A. Night Shifters: Draw One in the Dark / Gentleman Takes a Chance (Shifters #1 / #2: Omnibus reprint; 2 urban fantasy novels) $14.00
Hoyt, Sarah A. Noah's Boy (Shifters #3: While Rafiel Trall, a cop and lion shifter, is trying to find a solution for the crimes of a feral shifter, an entity takes out the Great Sky Dragon, head of all dragon shifters) $7.99
Hunter, Erin Darkness Falls (Survivors #3: Kids; The Wild Pack reluctantly agrees to let the Leashed Dogs join, but after learning of Lucky's role as a spy, Alpha orders him never to return. Lucky finds that the forest and ruined city are treacherous for a Lone Dog - and a poisonous black cloud is spreading across the sky. For the first time since the Big Growl, Lucky is desperate to have other dogs by his side. But is it too late?) $7.99
Hunter, Erin The Endless Lake (Survivors #5: Kids; The Pack has come to the edge of a strange lake that seems to stretch on forever, and Lucky discovers there is barely enough food to survive. As winter approaches and he struggles to keep his friends safe, he is haunted by visions of a storm of dogs and a terrible battle that looms closer every day) $16.99
Irvine, Ian Justice (Tainted Realm #3: Hightspall is being carved up by warring armies led by figures out of legend, and only escaped slave Tali, with her unreliable magic, and her ally Rix stand in their way) $17.00
Jackson, D.B. (Coe, D) Thieves' Quarry (Ethan Kaille #2: Murder, magic, and politics make loyalist conjurer and thieftaker Ethan Kaille a target in the powder keg of 1768 Boston) $8.99
James, John Votan and Other Novels: Votan / All the Gold in Ireland / Men Went to Cattreath (Omnibus reprint; 3 fantasy novels) $16.95
Johnson, Matthew Irregular Verbs and Other Stories (Collection. Dark fantasy and sf stories) $16.99
Joyce, William/Ellis, C The Numberlys (Full color picture book. Once there were only numbers, but our heroes knew there had to be more. So they broke out hard hats and welders, hammers and glue guns, and one letter after another emerged. And when the letters entered the world, something wondrous began to happen) $17.99
Kearney, Paul The Way to Babylon (Broken by a fall that also claimed his wife Jenny, fantasy author Michael Riven expects to go to home and avoid people. Instead, a stranger leads him to the land where his novels are set - a real place, as it turns out. Beasts of myth and legend stalk a land where the seasons have gone awry. Michael must take up with the companions of his stories, and find a way to mend the world. If he can, he may even find that Jenny's existence did not end that day on the mountain) $7.99
Keyes, Greg Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm (PBO; Prequel to the 2014 film) $7.99
King, Stephen Joyland (Edgar Award finalist. 1973: College student Devin Jones comes to a North Carolina amusement park to work as a carny for the summer. There he must confront the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever) $7.99
King, Stephen Mr. Mercedes (In a race against time, three unlikely heroes try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands) $30.00
Kirkman/Bonansinga The Fall of the Governor Part 1 (Walking Dead Novel #3: The Governor and Rick Grimes face off) $14.99
Krossing, Karen Bog (Kids; When troll hunters turn his father to stone, cave troll Bog learns a secret about his origins: he is half human. On a quest to avenge his father, Bog is joined by forest troll Small and human Hannie, who would rather pretend to be a troll than return to her abusive father. Then Bog hears of a rock rumored to bring stone trolls back to life. Can he find it before the troll hunters destroy it?) $11.95
Kyme, Nick Vulkan Lives (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #26: 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) $9.99
Lackey, Mercedes Steadfast (Elemental Masters #8: Elemental Magician Lionel Hawkins is a stage magician who persuades Elementals of the Air to help him create illusions. So it doesn't take him long to realize that his new assistant Katie is an untrained Fire Magician. Can she harness her magic in time to stop her brute of a husband from murdering her?) $7.99
Lackey, Mercedes Blood Red (Elemental Masters #9: Gretchen was orphaned by an evil Earth Master who used werewolves to kill her parents so he could seize their lands. Taught to used her own Fire Powers, now Gretchen must help London's White Lodge eradicate the werewolves ravaging Exmoor) $25.95
Lawrence, Mark Emperor of Thorns (Broken Empire #3: The Emperor is chosen not by sword, but by vote - which has never happened. King Jorg plans to change that one way or the other. He's uncovered more of the lost technology of the land, and he won't hesitate to lose it. Standing in his way is a necromancer: the Dead King has returned) $7.99
Lawrence, Mark Prince of Fools (Broken Empire: Red Queen's War #1: Witnesses claim an undead army is on the march, and the Red Queen has called on her family to defend the realm. Prince Jal thinks it is just rumor, but he is wrong. He finds his fate magically intertwined with a Norse warrior - and learns that they are but pieces in a game, and that the Red Queen controls the board) $26.95
Lethem, Jonathan Dissident Gardens (The saga of a family of flawed, idealistic people, who all struggle to follow their own utopian dreams - from the parlor communism of the 1930s through McCarthyism, the civil rights movement, 1970s communes, up to the present-day Occupy movement - in an America where radicalism is viewed with bemusement, hostility, or indifference) $15.95
Lindskold, Jane Artemis Awakening (Artemis was a pleasure planet created for the human empire's richest citizens. All tech was concealed, and the animals and humans brought to live there were bioengineered to help the guests enjoy their stay. Centuries after the empire's collapse, Artemis is just a story, until young archeologist Griffin Dane uncovers clues that lead him to the lost world, where he meets the Huntress Adara and her psych-linked puma companion Sand Shadow. Their journey will lead Dane to the planet's secrets - and perhaps provide a key to give unimagined power back to humanity) $24.99
Lord, Karen The Best of All Possible Worlds (After their homeland is destroyed, the survivors of a proud and reserved alien society have no choice but to reach out to the indigenous humanoids of their adopted world, to whom they are distantly related. They wish to preserve their way of life, but to save their culture, they may have to change it forever) $15.00 McGuire, Seanan Letters to the Pumpkin King (The 2014 Boskone Guest of Honor book, collecting nonfiction - from essays about 'My Little Pony' and being a geek, to her advice on writing and things she's learned since becoming a published author - plus poetry reprinted from her two limited edition collections) $30.00
Mead, Richelle Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X #1: PBO; As they investigate ritualistic murders, investigator Justin March and super-soldier Mae Koskinen find themselves in the crosshairs of mysterious enemies. Powers have started to assemble in the shadows, preparing to reclaim a world that has renounced religion, with humans as mere game pieces on their board) $7.99
Molles, D.J. The Remaining (Remaining #1: A plague has infected over 90 percent of the US populace, turning them into hyper-aggressive predators. Soon Captain Lee Harden will have to leave his bunker to complete his mission: to rescue and rebuild) $5.00
Monk, Devon Tin Swift (Age of Steam #2: Lycanthrope and bounty hunter Cedar Hunt finds himself saddled with a group of refugees, including the brother he once thought lost. Keeping his companions alive is no easy task. And to fulfill his pledge to the Madder brothers, Cedar still must find the powerful weapon known as the Holder) $7.99
Moon, Elizabeth Crown of Renewal (Paladin's Legacy #5: In Lyonya, half-elven half-human King Kieri struggles to balance the competing demands of his heritage while fighting the deadly threat posed by evil elves linked to the rebirth of magic. In Tsaia, a set of artifacts recovered by Dorrin Verrakai may hold the answer to the riddle of magery's return. Dorrin embarks on a quest to return them to their all-but-mythical place of origin) $26.00
Moyer, Jaime Lee A Barricade in Hell (Delia Martin #2: 1917: The ghost of a young girl brings Delia into the orbit of an evangelist preaching pacifism and an end to war - but with young people disappearing, and audiences displaying unnatural loyalty and fervor, that message of peace reveals a hidden dark side) $25.99
Niven, L/Harrington, M The Goliath Stone (2052: Dr. Toby Glyer has effected miracle cures with his controversial nanites. This new form of life also has the potential to make Earth rich from the wealth of the asteroids. But as every parent learns, when you produce a thinking being, the plans it makes are not necessarily your plans. When a gigantic asteroid comes hurtling towards Earth, will the nanites be humanity's salvation, or its destruction?) $8.99
Norton, Andre Tales from High Hallack Volume 2 (Collected Short Stories #2: Collection. Tales of sf, high fantasy, and coming of age) $22.95
Philip, Gillian Bloodstone (Rebel Angels #2: A young mortal thief has become entangled with the strange and dangerous Finn MacAngus and her shadowy uncles. When he is dragged into the world of the Sithe, time warps around him. In the collision of two worlds, war and tragedy are inevitable) $8.99
Planck, M.C. The Kassa Gambit (When the human colony on Kassa is devastated by an attack, their SOS is answered by a tramp freighter captain and her ragtag crew, and by a double agent who has been undercover for so long he can't be trusted by anyone - including himself. A crashed alien spaceship leads to the discovery that humanity has even bigger problems than an imminent alien invasion) $16.99
Pratchett, Terry et al The Science of Discworld (Reissue; The wizards of Discworld have accidentally created a new universe, and are watching it grow. Within this universe is a planet they name Roundworld. Interwoven with Pratchett's original story are entertaining, enlightening chapters by acclaimed science writers Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen which explain scientific principles such as the Big Bang theory and the evolution of life on earth, as well as great moments in the history of science) $15.95
Reynolds, Alastair On the Steel Breeze (Poseidon's Children #2: Chiku Akinya is just one among millions, traveling toward a planet they hope to call home in huge self-contained artificial worlds. Over time, Chiku will discover that her ship contains a secret, one that will lead her to question almost every certainty about the voyage) $26.95
Robbins, Tom Tibetan Peach Pie (Nonfiction. Robbins tells tales of his unconventional life, from his Appalachian childhood to his globetrotting adventures; Signed copies expected) $27.99
Ross, Deborah J. The Heir of Khored (Seven-Petaled Shield #3: PBO; After the fall of a kingdom and the fall of a hero, the allies who remain must band together to prevent the fall of their world) $7.99
Russell, C & C The Warrior Sheep Go Jurassic (Warrior Sheep #4: Kids; The Warrior Sheep know a dragon when they see one. Well, they don't. They've never seen one. But when they spot a poster of what they think is a dragon, they just know that they've been called upon to save the whole of Sheepdom once more, this time on the Isle of Wight) $7.99
Salyards, Jeff Veil of the Deserters (Bloodsounder's Arc #2: Braylar is poisoned by the memories of those slain by his unholy flail. When his company is recalled to the capital to swear fealty to Emperor Cynead, Braylar must decide if he can trust his sister - her memory magics might be able to save him, but her political allegiances are different from his) $24.99
Strahan, Jonathan (ed) Reach for Infinity (PBO; Anthology. Original sf stories about what happens when humanity reaches out into the vastness of space) $9.99
Strugatsky, Arkady&Boris Hard to Be A God (New translation. Don Rumata has been sent from Earth to the medieval kingdom of Arkanar with instructions to observe and to save what he can. Masquerading as an arrogant nobleman, a dueler, and a brawler, he is never defeated, but yet he can never kill. He wants to save the kingdom from the machinations of the first minister to the king. But given his orders, what role can he play?) $16.95
Tolkien, J.R.R. Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary (A translation of the epic tale, completed by Tolkien in 1926, with a few corrections added later. Plus commentary on the text of the poem and the translation process, in the form of selections from a series of lectures given by Tolkien at Oxford in the 1930s) $28.00
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fall of Arthur (Tolkein's unfinished venture into the legends of Arthur, King of Britain, may well be regarded as his finest and most skillful achievement in the use of the Old English alliterative meter, and it depicts adventure only as Tolkien could have written. Plus his notes and more) $15.95
Tolmie, Sarah The Stone Boatmen (Three cities, separated by oceans, were lost to one another long ago: the first, the city of rituals, of ceremonies; the second, the city of words, of poetry; and the third, the city of the golden birds, of dreams. Now the birds are fostering a new-found relationship of the three cities, and the voyages of the ship Aphelion and its crew are beginning to rebuild the links) $20.00
Valentine, Genevieve The Girls at the Kingfisher Club (1920s Manhattan: Each night, Jo and her 11 younger sisters slip out of their controlling father's townhouse to dance the night away in speakeasies - until they are caught in a raid, separated, and Jo finds herself face to face with someone from her past: a bootlegger named Tom) $24.00
Waggoner, Tim Night Terrors (Shadow Watch #1: When you dream, you visit the Maelstrom. Dream long enough and hard enough, and your dreams can break through into the living world. So can your nightmares. And who's there to catch the dreams and nightmares as they fall into reality? Meet the Shadow Watch. Pray you never need them) $7.99
Weigel, Jeff Dragon Girl: The Secret Valley (Kids; Graphic novel. The stories say dragons are dangerous, but when Alanna finds a cave full of dragon eggs, she learns that the stories may be wrong) $9.99
Wheeler, S.M. Sea Change (Tiptree Award Honor List. An unhappy child, Lilly finds solace in the ocean in the form of Octavius, an eloquent and intelligent kraken who teaches her of friendship and loyalty. Forbidden by Lilly to harm humans, Octavius is captured by traders and sold to a circus, setting Lilly on a quest to win his freedom) $14.99
White, Steve Pirates of the Timestream (T.R.A. #3: On a trip to the 17th century Caribbean, Jason Thanou discovers a different and more dangerous breed of Teloi aliens aiding the Transhumanists. To thwart their plans and prevent reality from falling into chaos, he finds himself venturing into space with an unexpected ally: pirate Henry Morgan) $7.99
Williams, Mazarkis The Tower Broken (Tower & Knife #3: The nothing is spreading toward Cerana, and Emperor Sarmin is powerless to stop it. As the city fills with refugees, the Yrkmen armies arrive with conquest in mind. The Mage's Tower is cracked, the last mage has vanished, and time is running out for Sarmin and Mesema) $26.99
Zettel, Sarah Bad Luck Girl (American Fairy #3: YA; Callie discovers that fairies aren't the only magical creatures. There are Halfers, half fairy and half other - half paper, half steel girder, half electric spark. As the war between the Midnight Throne and the Sunlit Kingdoms heats up, Callie's world falls apart. Even though she's the child of prophecy, she doubts she can save the Halfers, her people, her family, and Jack, let alone herself) $17.99

EXPECTED MID-JUNE

Ballard, J.G. Extreme Metaphors (Interviews with the noted author, filled with his insights into the world as he saw it and his speculations, often unsettlingly prescient, about its future) $29.99
Bardugo, Leigh Siege and Storm (Grisha #2: YA; The Darkling has emerged from the Fold with a terrifying new power. Alina is determined to fight the forces gathering against Ravka, but as her power grows, she slips deeper into the Darkling's game of forbidden magic. Somehow, she will have to choose between her country, her power, and the love she always thought would guide her) $9.99
Barrowman, John&Carole Bone Quill (Matt & Emily Calder #2: Kids; Matt and Emily are being watched - hunted - because only they can use The Book of Beasts and the bone quill to release the terrible demons and monsters one of their ancestors illustrated. And someone is tracking down the lost book, page by page. Matt and Emily must get to the bone quill first, before somebody gets to them) $7.99
Card, O/Johnston, A Earth Awakens (First Formic War #3: The Formic invasion of Earth seems unstoppable; humanity must wake up and pull together, or the planet will be lost) $25.99
Carey, M.R. (Mike) The Girl with All the Gifts (Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh. Melanie is a very special girl) $25.00
Corey, James S.A. Cibola Burn (Expanse #4: The gates have opened the way to habitable planets, and humanity's land rush has begun. Captain Holden and his crew must contend with growing tensions between settlers and the company that owns the official claim to a new planet. When a terrible disease strikes, only Holden - with help from the ghostly Detective Miller - can find the cure) $27.00
Dembski-Bowden, Aaron Night Lords: Soul Hunter / Blood Reaver / Void Stalker (Warhammer 40,000: Night Lords #1 / #2 / #3: Omnibus reprint) $17.50
Gabaldon, Diana Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander #8: 1778: Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife, and his illegitimate son has discovered (to his horror) who his father really is. Jamie's wife Claire and his sister Jenny are busy picking up the pieces. In 20th-century Scotland, Jamie's daughter Brianna is searching for her son, who was kidnapped by a man determined to learn her family's secrets. Her husband Roger has ventured into the past in search of the boy. And with Roger out of the way, the kidnapper can focus on his true target: Brianna) $35.00
Gaiman, Neil et al The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains (A four-color edition of the award-winning novelette, a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure; audiobook $14.99) $21.99
Gratton, Tessa The Lost Sun (United States of Asgard #1: YA; When Baldur, son of Odin and one of the most popular gods in the United States of Asgard, goes missing, Soren Bearskin, the son of an infamous beserker, and Astrid Glyn, daughter of a renowned seer, embark on a road trip to find him) $9.99
Grove, S.E. The Glass Sentence (Mapmakers #1: Kids; 1891: 13-year-old Sophia comes from a family of explorers and cartologists, who have been mapping a world changed by the Great Disruption of 1799, when the continents were flung into different eras. When her adored, absent-minded Uncle Shadrack is kidnapped, Sophia and her friend Theo set out to track him down, relying on Shadrack's maps, common sense, and Sophia's slantwise powers of observation) $17.99
Hearne, Kevin Shattered (Iron Druid #7: Granuaile must exorcise a sorcerer's spirit that is possessing her father in India, but even with help from the witch Laksha, she may be facing a crushing defeat. As if that wasn't enough, she and Atticus and Owen must also deal with pestilence-spreading demons, bacon-loving yeti, fierce flying foxes, and frenzied Fae) $26.00
Hinks, Darius Council of Beasts (Warhammer: Orion #3: Orion is dead, his mortal host killed before the forest king could resurrect. As the ancient accord between elf and forest collapses into conflict, daemons flock to the woodland domain to create a new Realm of Chaos. After seasons pass, when Orion is finally reborn, he must rally all the defenders of the forest if any are to survive) $14.00
Itaranta, Emmi Memory of Water (Climate change has altered the world. Wars are waged over water, and China rules Europe, where 17-year-old Noria is learning to become a tea master. Tea masters alone know the location of hidden water sources, including the spring Noria's father tends. But after her father's death, the army starts watching their town, and Noria. And as water becomes even scarcer, Noria must choose between safety and striking out, between knowledge and kinship) $14.99
Johansen, K.V. The Leopard (Marakand #1: Ahjvar the assassin wants only to die, to end the curse that binds him to a life of horror. Now a goddess offers him a bargain: she will free him from the curse if he kills the mad prophet known as the Voice of Marakand) $18.00
King, Stephen Doctor Sleep (Thriller Award finalist. After his horrific year at the Overlook Hotel, Dan Torrance drifted for decades. Now he's sober and settled in a New Hampshire town, where he uses the remnant of his shining power to provide final comfort to the dying. When he meets young Abra Stone, who has the brightest shining ever seen, he is drawn into a battle for her soul and survival) $17.00
Klaus, Susan Flight of the Golden Harpy (The human colonists on the jungle planet of Dora believe the feral harpies are animals and have hunted them to the brink of extinction. Years ago, Kari was rescued from a monster by a harpy. Now, returning from school on Earth, she is determined to unravel the mysteries surrounding the harpies) $26.99
Martin/Dozois (ed) Rogues (Massive anthology. Original stories of rogues, including a new Song of Ice and Fire story by Martin, plus Gaiman, Rothfuss, Lynch, and more) $30.00
McNeal, Tom Far Far Away (YA; Shortlisted for the National Book and Edgar Awards. Jeremy has been an outsider since he admitted he hears voices, specifically the voice of the ghost of Jacob Grimm, who is protecting him from an unknown evil whispered about in the space between this world and the next. When classmate Ginger takes an interest in Jeremy and his ability, they find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown) $9.99
Meloy, Maile The Apprentices (Kids; 1954: Benjamin has been experimenting with a magical formula that allows him to communicate with Janie across the globe. When he discovers she's in trouble, he calls on their friend Pip for help. The three are thrown into a desperate chase around the globe to find each other, while unraveling the mystery of what threatens them) $8.99
Morrow, James The Madonna and the Starship (NYC, 1953: Certain that the two million viewers of a religious program are a hive of irrationalist vermin, alien crustaceans show up at the TV studio with plans to vaporize them. Now pulp-fiction writer Kurt Jastrow and his associate have mere hours to write and produce an explicitly rational and utterly absurd script that will somehow deter the aliens) $14.95
Onyefulu, Ifeoma The Girl Who Married a Ghost and Other Tales from Nigeria (Kids; 9 traditional, magical tales of animals and spirits, that are less about happy endings than about learning important lessons) $7.95
Owen, Lauren The Quick (London, 1892: Down from Oxford, poet James Norbury finds lodging with a charming young aristocrat in London, then vanishes without a trace. Determined to find him, his sister Charlotte discovers a hidden supernatural city, populated by a rope walker turned vigilante, a street urchin with a deadly secret, and the chilling Doctor Knife. Her search leads to the secretive Aegolius Club) $27.00
Pehov, Alexey Chasers of the Wind (Wind & Sparks #1: Thieves Gray and Layan hoped to retire in peace, but they unwittingly hold the key to a magical weapon that could bring The Damned back to power. Hounded by fearsome creatures and aided by Harold and by a pair of warriors, they decide that, against all odds, they must stop The Damned) $27.99
Pratchett, T/Baxter, S The Long Mars (Long Earth #3: Out of the blue, Sally is contacted by her long-vanished father Willis, inventor of the original Stepper device. He wants her to accompany him on a fantastic voyage across the Long Mars. But she soon learns he has an ulterior motive. Meanwhile, US Navy Commander Maggie Kauffman leads an expedition to the outer limits of the far Long Earth. And Joshua becomes embroiled in the plight of the Next, the super-bright post-humans who are beginning to emerge from their community. Ignorance and fear have turned 'normal' human society against the Next, and a showdown seems inevitable) $25.99
Remic, Andy The White Towers (Rage of Kings #2: PBO; The twisted Elf Rats have invaded the land of Vagandrak. The disgraced Iron Wolves are the realm's only hope, but they've been sentenced to death by insane King Yoon for the dark sorcery in their blood. They must journey north to steal the Heart of the Elves, and purify the evil in the land) $7.99
Rice, Anne The Wolves of Midwinter (Wolf Gift #2: As Yuletide approaches, Reuben, now infused with the wolf gift, finds himself caught up in the passions and yearnings of a spectral presence. And amidst the preparations for the Nideck town Christmas, secrets are revealed, telling of a strange netherworld, and of ancient spirits with fantastical histories and dark, magical powers) $15.00
Robinson, Kim Stanley Shaman (Set during the Ice Age 30,000 years ago. There is Thorn, a shaman who lives to pass down his wisdom and his stories, to teach those who would follow in his footsteps. There is Heather, the healer who, in many ways, holds the clan together. There is Elga, an outsider and a bringer of change. And then there is Loon, the next shaman, who is determined to find his own path. But in a world so treacherous, that journey is never simple, and where it may lead is never certain) $17.00
Rowling, JK/Galbraith, R The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2: After a novelist completes a manuscript that would ruin lives, then disappears, PI Cormoran Strike is hired to investigate) $28.00
Setterfield, Diane Bellman & Black (In a boyhood competition, William Bellman aimed his slingshot at a rook, killing it, a small cruel act he soon forgot. But rooks don't forget. Years later, the consequences of William's cruelty take root. To save the only precious thing he has left, he enters into a strange bargain with an even stranger partner, founding a decidedly macabre business: Bellman & Black is born) $16.00
Shea, Kieran Koko Takes a Holiday (Koko #1: In a strange and brutal hyper-commercialized future world, ex-mercenary Koko now owns a brothel at a manufactured tropical resort known for its simulated sex and violence. Not a challenging life, until an old comrade sends a squad to murder her) $14.95
Turtledove, Harry Two Fronts (War That Came Early #5: With England and France out of their alliance with Germany, the Nazis now find themselves split between their war with Russia and one with the newly allied western powers) $16.00
van Eekhout, Greg California Bones (Osteomancer #1: When Daniel was 6, he ingested his first bone fragment, a bit of kraken spine. When he was 12, he watched his magician father die at the hands of the Hierarch of Southern California, devoured for the magic within his bones. Now he is a thief, hiding amid the crowds in LA and trying to go straight. But his crime-boss uncle wants Daniel to break into the Hierarch's storehouse and retrieve a magical sword. The stage is set for a showdown that might just break the magic protecting a long-corrupt regime) $24.99
Whyte, Jack Robert the Bruce (Guardians #2: Novel based on the life of Robert I, one of Scotland's greatest kings, as well as one of the most famous warriors of his generation) $17.99
Wilson, Daniel H. Robogenesis (Sequel to Robopocalypse . Robots and humans are struggling to build a new world in the wake of the devastating war. But Archos the machine code has survived, fragmenting and spreading across the world, seeping into new breeds of machines to mount a war that will not allow the humans to win again) $26.95
Yolen, J/Stemple, A The Hostage Prince (Seelie Wars #1: Kids; Due to a series of misunderstandings, a prince and a midwife's apprentice find themselves having adventure after mishap after escape. Horrified to learn that their actions have divided the prince's kingdom, they work together to figure out how to stop the building war) $7.99

EXPECTED EARLY JULY

Adams, Guy Dogs of Waugh (Deadbeat #2: PBO; There's a new drug in the Undead community that simulates all of the symptoms of the living: faster pulse, perspiration, the intoxicating rush of blood through your veins. When people start vanishing from the Soho streets, and some of their customers disrupt Deadbeat's big band nights by keeling over dead for the second time, Max and Tom decide they might need to put a stop to it. Which, in a lifetime of bad decisions, may rank as their worst yet) $7.99
Alexander, Cassie Bloodshifted (Edie Spence #5: PBO; Infected with an incurable parasite, Edie becomes the vampire Raven's servant. But the longer she's exposed to vampire blood, the harder it becomes to maintain her humanity. Will she be able to get back to the man she loves?) $7.99
Alten, Steve The Omega Project (To prevent a disaster that could end all life on Earth, tech genius Robert Eisenbraun must defeat a technological colossus partly of his own making) $9.99
Ambrose, E.C. Elisha Magus (Dark Apostle #2: 14th-century England: Elisha has always fought against the darkness of his world, with both medical skill and sorcery. Yet as he begins a journey to help rebuild the country he shattered, will he be able to overcome the darkness inside himself?) $24.95
Archer, Alex The Devil's Chord (Rogue Angel #49: PBO; When the Cross of Lorraine is lost in a Venetian canal, Annja Creed's former mentor sends the archaeologist to hunt for the missing artifact) $6.99
Armstrong, Kelley Omens (Cainsville #1: When 24-year-old Olivia learns that her birth parents are imprisoned killers, her quest for the truth of their guilt or innocence leads her to Cainsville, IL. As she investigates, she finds herself using uncanny gifts, abilities that make her a valuable addition to Cainsville - and render her vulnerable to the dark powers lurking in the small town's shadows) $16.00
Arthur, Keri Fireborn (Souls of Fire #1: PBO; A phoenix capable of taking human form, cursed with the ability to foresee death, Emberly has spent many of her lives trying to save humans. So when a dream reveals the death of a man she once loved, she does everything she can to prevent it - and gets far more than she bargained for) $7.99
Asprin, R/Nye, J Dragons Deal (Griffen McCandles #3: A dragon society has asked Griffen to be the king of their Mardi Gras parade, a huge honor. Meanwhile, a group of powerful dragons is out to bankrupt Griffin's New Orleans casino - and they're willing to kill to dethrone the new king) $7.99
Axler, James Desolation Angels (Deathlands #117: PBO; In what used to be Detroit, Ryan and his companions are caught in the crossfire of a deadly conflict between the corrupt mayor's police force and a gang waging war to rule the streets) $6.99
Barnes, John Gaudeamus (Industrial spy Travis Bismark tells the tale of a machine that bends physics to make possible both teleportation and time travel, and how it gets stolen twice) $15.99
Bova, Ben New Earth (Grand Tour: A team of humans is dispatched to explore a newly discovered Earthlike planet; they find it inhabited by a small group of intelligent creatures who look very much like human beings. The scientists soon realize the planet cannot be natural. But could it be an artifact?) $7.99
Buckell, Tobias S. Hurricane Fever (Former Caribbean Intelligence operative Roo Jones spends his downtime on his catamaran dodging the punishing hurricanes that are the new norm - until an unexpected package from a murdered spy shows up, and Roo finds himself caught up in a conspiracy involving a weapon that could change the face of the world forever) $24.99
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) $7.99
Caterer, Claire M. The Key & the Flame (Kids; Given an key that unlocks a door in a tree, 11-year-old Holly and her companions cross into a magical world, awakening a powerful magic in Holly. When her companions are sentenced to death by rulers who slaughter all magical creatures, Holly must save them and find a way back home) $7.99
Cheney, J. Kathleen The Seat of Magic (Golden City #2: PBO; Three murder victims have been found. When a selkie goes missing, police consultant Duilio Ferreira fears the killer is also targeting nonhumans. To protect Oriana and uncover the truth, Duilio will have to risk revealing his own talent, put his trust in some unlikely allies, and consult a rare and malevolent text) $15.00
Colfer, Eoin The Hangman's Revolution (W.A.R.P. #2: YA; Young FBI agent Chevie Savano returns from a Victorian time-travel trip to find Europe being run by a Fascist movement. She escapes into the past, and teams up with Riley, another time-traveler. Can they stop the Fascist leader from launching missiles at the capitals of Europe?) $17.99
Cormick, Craig The Shadow Master (In a land riven with plague, inside the Walled City, two families vie for control: the Medicis and their genius inventor Leonardo; the Lorraines and brilliant alchemist Galileo. When two lovers, one from either house, threaten the status quo, a third, shadowy power - one that forever seems a step ahead of the familial warring - plots and schemes, biding its time until the moment to attack) $7.99
Correia, Larry Nemesis signed limited edition (Monster Hunter #5: Agent Franks of the US Monster Control Bureau is close to seven feet tall, nearly indestructible, animated by an alchemical substance, and inhabited by a super-intelligent spirit more ancient than humanity. Good thing a founding father had Franks swear to serve and protect the US from all monsters. Franks agreed, with one condition: the government must never make more like him, or the agreement is null and void. Now, with the director of the agency making thirteen, all bets are off. And Hell hath no fury like a monster betrayed; Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Wednesday, July 3, 5-6pm) $27.00
de Castell, Sebastien Traitor's Blade (Greatcoats #1: Things could be worse for Falcio, Kest, and Brasti - their employer could be lying dead while they are forced to watch the killer framing them. Oh wait, that's exactly what's happening. The conspiracy began with the overthrow of an idealistic young king, and will end with the death of an orphaned girl. If the trio want to stop it, save the girl, and reunite the Greatcoats, they'll have to do it with nothing but the tattered coats on their backs and the swords in their hands) $26.99
Del Toro, G/Hogan, C The Strain (Strain #1: Reissue; An epic battle for survival begins between man and vampire) $9.99
Dellamonica, A.M. Child of a Hidden Sea (Stormwrack #1: One minute, Sophie is in San Francisco. The next, she is in Stormwrack, home to a series of island nations. She doesn't know it yet, but she has stepped into the middle of a political firestorm, and a conspiracy that could destroy the world she has just discovered - where everyone seems to know who she is, and where she is forbidden to stay) $25.99
Denning, Troy Crucible (Star Wars: Han, Luke, and Leia have earned the right to rest on their laurels and let the younger generation shoulder the burdens, but fate has another adventure in store for them, a quest only they can tackle and hope to survive) $7.99
DePaul, Virna Awakened (Belladonna Agency #2: PBO; To rescue a young girl she has promised to protect, ex-soldier Barrett Miles teams up with her old flame Nick Maltese to infiltrate a sex ring run by vampires who feed on the purity and blood of innocents) $7.99
Doescher, Ian William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return (Star Wars Shakespeare #3: Return to the star-crossed galaxy far, far away as the brooding young hero, a power-mad emperor, and their jesting droids match wits, struggle for power, and soliloquize. Illustrated with black & white Elizabethan-style artwork) $14.95
Dornbusch, Betsy Exile (Seven Eyes #1: Falsely condemned for his wife's murder, Draken is banished to Akrasia, a realm on the brink of revolution. Draken lives only to clear his name and avenge his wife's murder, but finds himself pressed into the service of Akrasia's queen, whose life and land may well depend on the exiled warrior) $15.99
Dryden, Delphine Gilded Lily (Steam & Seduction #3: PBO; Wooing a spoiled heiress is not Barnabas' idea of espionage, but when she proves to be both irresistible and the key to the answers he seeks, he finds himself not only entwined in a scandalous mystery involving lethal submersibles and deranged dirigibles, but also in a dangerous game of the heart) $7.99
Erikson, Steven This River Awakens (A coming of age story set in 1971) $9.99
Evans, Arthur B. (ed) Vintage Visions: Essays on Early Science Fiction (Scholarly essays on early works of sf and its antecedents, from Cyrano de Bergerac in 1657 to Olaf Stapledon in 1937, as sf emerged in the US, Russia, Europe, and Latin America) $29.95
Gafla, Ofir Touche The World of the End (Devastated by the untimely demise of his wife Marian, Ben Mendelssohn is willing to end his own life and enter the unknown beyond if it means a chance of getting her back. When he can't find her, he hires an unconventional afterlife investigator. But as evidence mounts that Marian is alive and well and living in Tel Aviv, Ben also uncovers unexpected truths that will haunt him throughout eternity) $17.99
Gaiman, Neil Chu's First Day at School (Chu #2: Kids; Full color picture book. Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze. He is nervous. He hopes the other students will be nice. There is a lot of chalk dust in the air. Will his classmates like what he has to share?) $17.99
Galenorn, Yasmine Night's End (Indigo Court #5: PBO; Fae Queens Cicely and Rhiannon have claimed their thrones, but Myst is rising once more to assault the Golden Wood. Cicely and her friends must find a way to destroy the spidery queen) $7.99
Goodkind, Terry The Third Kingdom (Richard & Kahlan #2: Sequel to The Omen Machine , telling what happens next in Richard & Kahlan's world now that the great war has ended) $9.99
Harbour, Katherine Thorn Jack (After her sister's suicide, as she begins to settle into her new home in upstate New York, Finn discovers that the quaint town and its denizens wield irresistible charm and dangerous power. To free herself, and save her beloved Jack, she must confront his fearsome family - a battle that will reveal secrets about her sister's death) $25.99
Harper, Molly Better Homes and Hauntings (PBO; Hired to landscape a New England island estate, Nina didn't expect her client Deacon to see her as more than a gardener. But their love doesn't stand a ghost of a chance if they can't put the island's angry spirits to rest) $7.99
Hickman, Tracy & Laura Unwept (Nightbirds #1: Events have robbed Ellis of her memory. People claiming to be friends insist she simply needs to recuperate, but refuse to tell her what happened. Who can she really trust in this town of ominous mysteries, cryptic hints, and disturbingly familiar strangers? And what of the phantom suitor who visits her in dreams?) $22.99
Hughes, Howard Outer Limits: The Filmgoers Guide to the Great Science-Fiction Films (Nonfiction; inside stories of over 50 movies from Metropolis to Avatar ) $19.50
Huso, Anthony The Last Page (Caliph #1: Caliph, a reluctant High King, inherits a court full of dirty secrets, as well as a brewing civil war. He's relieved when his old lover Sena reappears, not realizing she has been sent to spy on him - or that she secretly plots to unlock an arcane text whose pages contain the power to destroy worlds) $17.99
Jacobs, Joseph (ed) Celtic Fairy Tales (Reissue; Originally published in 1892. 26 of the best-known tales of romance, humor and tragedy) $19.95
Jernigan, Zachary No Return (On Jeroun, there is no question as to whether god exists - only what Adrash's intentions are. Warring factions of white and black suits prove their opposition to the orbiting god with a great tournament. And on the other side of the world, two Royal Outbound Mages have formed a plan to appease Adrash and bring peace to the planet) $15.99
Kincaid, S.J. Vortex (Insignia #2: YA; Gamer kid Tom Raines and his friends - all superhuman government weapons-in-training - have become midlevel cadets in the Intrasolar Forces. But as training intensifies, Tom is drawn into a dramatic power struggle, and his loyalties are put to the test: betray his ideals and friendships for the sake of his country, or sabotage his own future?) $9.99
Kratman, Tom The Rods and the Axe (Carrera #6: Carrera has driven the Tauran Union from his adopted country, but to finally finish them, he needs to draw them back for a more telling defeat. But when they return, they plan to bring someone else to do most of the bleeding for them. That's why Carrera has provoked the Zhong Guo to get them into the war) $25.00
Lang, Jeffrey The Light Fantastic (Star Trek: The Next Generation: PBO; Having resigned his commission, Data now works to make his way on an alien world; complications arise in the form of an old nemesis, holographic master criminal Professor James Moriarty) $7.99
Le Queux, William If England Were Invaded (original title: The Invasion of 1910) (Reissue; Originally published in 1906. The chronicle of a fictional war with Germany fought on British territory, with detailed accounts of battles and defense lines in real locations envisaged in conjunction with the defense experts of the time. It also brings to life the realities of food shortages, propaganda, espionage, media coverage, and the vulnerability of financial institutions during an attack) $15.00
Martin, Gail Z. Deadly Curiosities (Cassidy Kincaide continues a family tradition begun in 1670, acquiring and neutralizing dangerous supernatural items. When mundane antiques suddenly become magical and malicious, can Cassidy and her vampire partner Sorren get rid of them before bodies start piling up?) $7.99
McNeill, Graham Lords of Mars (Warhammer 40,000: Pursued by vengeful eldar, Magos Kotov's Explorator armada heads into a newly revealed area of space in pursuit of ancient secrets. As the Adeptus Mechanicus forces and Black Templars Space Marines tackle the twin threats of the aliens and insurrection aboard the fleet, a greater danger reveals itself) $14.00
Molles, D.J. Aftermath (Remaining #2: Wounded and weaponless, Captain Lee Harden has stumbled upon a group of survivors that seems willing to help complete his mission. But a rift in the group forces him into action) $10.00
Moore, James A. The Blasted Lands (Seven Forges #2: PBO; Commander Merros Dulver has been tasked with preparing the empire's armies to fight the most savage enemy the world has yet seen. Meanwhile, a perpetual storm ravages the Blasted Lands, and a new threat is about to arise - the Broken are coming, and with them only Death) $7.99
Murphy, C.E. Shaman Rises (Walker Papers #9: PBO; For over a year, Joanne has been fighting the Master, the world's most abiding evil. Now he's bringing the final battle to Joanne's beloved Seattle) $14.95
Neill, Chloe Friday Night Bites (Chicagoland Vampires #2: New vampire Merit plans to reconnect with her rich family and act as liaison between humans and bloodsuckers - and keep the less savory aspects of the vampire lifestyle out of the media) $7.99
O'Bannon, Rockne et al War for the Uncharted Territories (Farscape #7: Full color graphic novel. Collects all 12 issues of the miniseries. Moya's crew face their most dangerous adversary ever, the Kkore) $29.99
Palmatier, Joshua Shattering the Ley (Ley #1: At the heart of Erenthall is the Nexus, hub of a ley line system that powers the city and links it to the rest of the world. The Wielders control the Nexus, and the Baron controls them. When a rebel seeks to destroy the ley system, young Wielder Kara Tremain discovers the forbidden truth behind the magic, while Baronial Guard recruit Alan Garrett holds a secret that could mean the city's destruction - or its salvation) $25.95
Park, Paul All Those Vanished Engines (An sf novel of three alternate histories. The first takes place in the aftermath of the Civil War; the Queen of the North has negotiated a two-nation settlement. The second takes place in a time somewhat like the present, and investigates a secret project during World War II. The third is set in the near-future US, with aliens from history) $25.99
Philip, Gillian Wolfsbane (Rebel Angels #3: When Rory MacGregor tricks her into crossing the Veil and entering the Sithe world, Hannah Falconer is sure it can't be any worse than her usual home life. Meanwhile, when an attack comes after years of stalemate, Seth MacGregor is shocked to discover who is leading it, and who else is conspiring against him) $24.99
Pillsworth, Anne M. Summoned (YA; When Sean's attempt to summon a harmless familiar takes a dark turn, bringing one of Nyarlathotep's bloodthirsty servants, can the young apprentice sorcerer find and bind the servitor before it grows too strong to contain? Perhaps not - strange things are already happening in the town of Arkham) $17.99
Price, Robert M. (ed) Acolytes of Cthulhu (Anthology. Short stories inspired by Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos) $14.95
Richardson, Kat Possession (Greywalker #8: When a comatose woman suddenly wakes up and bizarre phenomena begin to manifest, the patient's sister turns to Harper Blaine to discover who - or what - is possessing her sister's body) $7.99
Ringo, John Under a Graveyard Sky (Black Tide Rising #1: When a zombie plague is released, bringing civilization to a grinding halt, it's up to the Smith family and a small band of US Marines to somehow create the refuge that survivors seek) $7.99
Rowland, Diana How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back (Angel Crawford #4: PBO; When the Saberton Corporation kidnaps members of the Zombie Mafia, Angel and the remnants of her gang claw their way through corporate intrigue, zombie drugs, and undead trafficking to rescue their friends - and expose the traitor responsible for their abduction) $7.99
Ryan, Anthony Blood Song (Raven's Shadow #1: The Brothers of the Sixth Order are devoted to battle, and Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate, and dangerous life of a Warrior of the Faith. But one truth overpowers all the rest: Vaelin is destined for a future that will alter not only the realm, but the world) $8.99
Ryan, Anthony Tower Lord (Raven's Shadow #2: Sick at heart from the bloodshed of King Janus' wars, Vaelin is determined to kill no more. But something is moving against the Realm, something that commands mighty forces. When faced with annihilation, even the most reluctant hand must eventually draw a sword) $28.95
Sapkowski, Andrzej Baptism of Fire (Witcher #3: Still recovering from the injuries he sustained during the Wizards Guild coup, Geralt sets out to rescue the heiress to the throne of Cintra, rumored to be at the Niflgaard court and about to marry the Emperor) $16.00
Schultz, Jamie Premonitions (PBO; Karyn and her crew are used to dealing in the supernatural and the occult, but the target of their latest heist is something much more sinister) $7.99
Shepherd, M (Moscoe, M) Target (Vicky Peterwald #1: PBO; When her brother is killed in battle by Lt. Kris Longknife, Emperor's daughter Vicky Peterwald must leave behind pampered privilege for military discipline. She masters her hard-learned lessons with unexpected help from Kris Longknife) $7.99
Stirling, S.M./Drake, D Hope Renewed: The Sword / The Chosen (Raj Whitehall #5 / #6: Omnibus reprint; 2 military sf novels) $15.00
Stross, Charles The Rhesus Chart (Laundry Files #5: As a junior manager within the clandestine organization responsible for protecting Britain against supernatural threats, Bob Howard is expected to show some initiative. But shining a light on things best left in the shadows is the last thing he wants to do, especially when those shadows hide an occult parasite spreading a deadly virus whose symptoms are superior strength and speed, an uncanny talent for mind control, an extreme allergic reaction to sunlight, and an unquenchable thirst for blood) $26.95
Stross, Charles Neptune's Brood (Hugo Award finalist. Set in the Saturn's Children universe. The human species is extinct - for the fourth time - due to its fragile nature. A metahuman descended from the robots that once served humanity, Krina is traveling to a water-world to find her sister. They each possess half of the Atlantis Carnet, a financial instrument capable of bringing down entire civilizations. But a body-double assassin is stalking Krina across the galaxy, ready to take the Carnet once it is whole - and leave no witnesses alive) $7.99
Verne, Jules The Begum's Millions (Originally published in 1879. When two scientists inherit a fortune, each builds an experimental city. Dr. Sarrasin creates a harmonious urban community devoted to health and hygiene. Herr Schultze creates a fortress-like factory town devoted to the manufacture of high-tech weapons of war, then decides to showcase his deadly wares by destroying Sarrasin's city and all its inhabitants) $19.95
Ward, Michael J. The Heart of Fire (DestinyQuest #2: Return to the world of Valeron. The Heart of Fire is awakening, and only you can save the world) $16.95
Waters, M.D. Archetype (In a future where fertile women are a rare commodity, Emma is held captive by the love of two men - one her husband, the other her worst enemy. If only she could remember which is which) $16.00
Wexler, Django The Thousand Names (Shadow Campaigns #1: When rebellion threatens a remote outpost of the Vordanai empire, Colonel Janus is sent to help restore order. His military genius seems to know no bounds, but even as the tide of battle turns, commanders Marcus and Winter begin to suspect that their Colonel's ambitions extend beyond the battlefield into the realm of the supernatural) $7.99
Wexler, Django The Shadow Throne (Shadow Campaigns #2: Raesinia is determined to find a way to break herself and her country out of Duke Orlanko's iron grip. She finds unlikely allies in returning war hero Janus and his loyal deputies Marcus and Winter, who intend to protect the kingdom with every power they can command, earthly or otherwise) $25.95
White, Steve Ghosts of Time (T.R.A. #4: The transhumanists are attempting to use the chaos of the US Civil War to escape the Observer Effect and pursue their agenda. It's up to Jason Thanou and his team from the Temporal Regulatory Authority to stop them) $15.00
Williams, Tad Happy Hour in Hell (Bobby Dollar #2: Bobby is an angel, an advocate for souls caught between Heaven and Hell, who wrestles with a few deadly sins of his own: pride, anger, and lust. And that lust is a ticket straight to Hell - where he hopes to reclaim his demon paramour, the Countess of Cold Hands) $7.99
Zahn, Timothy Cobra Slave (Cobra Rebellion #1: The Dominion of Man threatens the Cobra worlds with enslavement as it moves to consolidate power. Meanwhile, Cobra Merrick Moreau is on a secret mission to a world of humans enslaved by Troft masters) $7.99

EXPECTED MID-JULY

Abercrombie, Joe Half a King (Half a King #1: Born into a world where a strong arm and a cold heart rule, Prince Yarvi cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge. Gathering a fellowship of the outcast and the lost, he finds they can do more to help him than any court of nobles could. But even with loyal friends at his side, Yarvi finds his path may end as it began - in twists, and traps, and tragedy - as he struggles to fulfill his vow to regain the throne he never wanted) $26.00
Abnett, D/Vincent, N Fiefdom (Kingdom #1: In the ruins of the ancient city of Berlin, the Auxs live in clans, the insect enemies they were created to fight only a folk memory. Young Evelyn War will be the first to realize that this quiet is not what it seems, that the Auxs must set aside their petty hostilities if they are to face the battle to come. But the clan leaders and her elders do not believe her warnings, and time is running short) $9.99
Basu, Samit Resistance (This sequel to Turbulence moves the action to New York and introduces a new cast of super-powered characters) $14.95
Bova, Ben New Frontiers (Collection; tales of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, of scoundrels and heroes, scientists and explorers, aliens and AIs, and more) $25.99
Brooks, Terry The High Druid's Blade (Shannara: Defenders of Shannara: When his sister is abducted, Paxon Leah takes the antique sword from above his fireplace and races to her rescue, but is stunned to discover magic unleashed within him, and within the ancient blade. He must journey to the Druid order's keep to learn the secrets of magic) $28.00
Brown, Pierce Red Rising (Red Rising #1: 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) $14.00
Clark, Henry What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World (Kids; The discovery of a rare zucchini-colored crayon between the cushions of a mysterious sofa at their bus stop leads three kids on a quest to save the Earth from an alien invasion) $7.00
Dashner, James The Eye of Minds (Mortality Doctrine #1: YA; In a world of hyperadvanced technology, cyberterrorists, and gaming beyond your wildest dreams - and your worst nightmares - a hacker is holding players hostage inside the VirtNet. The authorities are hoping gamer Michael can catch the hacker, but to do it he'll have to go off the grid, into the back alleys and dark corners of the VirtNet, facing unknown predators and the possibility that the line between game and reality will be blurred forever) $9.99
Dozois, Gardner (ed) The Year's Best Science Fiction 31st Annual Collection (Massive anthology; the best sf stories of 2013, plus honorable mentions and a summation of the year in sf; $40.00 hc also available) $22.99
Ellison, H/Chadwick, P 7 Against Chaos (Graphic novel. In a distant future, Earth is in grave danger. The fabric of reality is unraveling, leading to catastrophic natural disasters, displaced souls appearing from bygone eras, and cases of spontaneous combustion. The only hope for Earth's survival is a force of seven alien warriors, each with special abilities. But can they learn to get along in time to find the source of the gathering chaos?) $16.99
Erikson, Steven The Wurms of Blearmouth (Malazan Empire: Bauchelain & Korbal Broach #5: Novella. Adventurers Bauchelain and Korbal Broach and their phlegmatic manservant Emancipor Reese travel to Spendrugle, where they meet a man who should have stayed dead, a woman whose prayers should never have been answered, and sundry other memorable residents. And hovering over all is the denizen of the castle keep) $14.99
Estep, Jennifer Poison Promise (Elemental Assassin #10: PBO; There's a new drug on the streets, Burn, and its name sums up the potent effect it has. When one of her employees is threatened by drug dealers, Gin steps in) $7.99
Flanagan, John Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband #4: Kids; When Tursgud, a bully turned pirate, captures twelve Araluen villagers to sell as slaves, Hal and the Herons sail into action with the help of one of Araluen's finest Rangers) $18.99
Gladstone, Max Full Fathom Five (Craft #3: Kai builds gods to order; her creations aren't conscious and lack will and voice, but they accept sacrifices and protect their worshippers from other gods - perfect vehicles for Crafters operating in the divinely controlled Old World. When she sees one of her creations dying, and starts digging into the reasons why, she uncovers a conspiracy of silence and fear) $25.99
Green, Simon R. Tales of the Hidden World (Collection. Visit the Darkside, become embroiled in the Secret Histories, join no-longer-human soldiers battling the all-consuming jungle on a distant planet, and more) $14.99
Groening, Matt Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium Volume 2 (PBO; Collects several issues of the comic book series, printed on heavier paper. Each volume in the series will include a unique paper craft that will allow fans to assemble a three-dimensional Springfield) $17.99
Gwynne, John Valor (Faithful & the Fallen #2: War has erupted in the Banished Lands as the race for power intensifies. Sides are chosen and oaths will be fulfilled or broken in a land where hell has broken loose) $17.00
Harkness, Deborah The Book of Life (All Souls #3: Historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont have returned to the present. At Matthew's ancestral home at Sept-Tours, when the real threat to their future is revealed, the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency) $28.95
Henley, David M. The Hunt for Pierre Jnr (He can make you forget. He can control you. Pierre Jnr has a mind more powerful than any the world has encountered before. Three months after his birth he escaped. An hour later he was lost to surveillance. Now Pierre Jnr, eight years old, is about to return) $16.99
Herbert, Brian The Little Green Book of Chairman Rahma (The environment has been saved, pollution banned and reversed. The US is ruled by a dictatorship, but cracks are beginning to show in the Chairman's control, with new weapons being developed by corporations fighting back, foreign alliances making inroads in US influence, and reports of mutants filtering through the government's censorship) $25.99
Hodder, Mark The Return of the Discontinued Man (Burton & Swinburne #5: PBO; London, 1860: Babbage's latest experiment brings Spring Heeled Jack popping out of thin air, apparently insane and intent on hunting Burton. Meanwhile, Burton is experiencing visions of parallel realities and future history. Someone or something is trying to tell him something, but what?) $18.00
Holt, Tom The Outsorcerer's Apprentice (With access to a diverse workforce and limitless resources, maximizing revenue has never been an issue for The Wizard. But his business model - based on sound fiscal planning, entrepreneurial flair, and only one or two of the infinite parallel worlds that make up our universe - is about to be disrupted by a young man not entirely aware of what's going on. There's also a slight risk that the fabric of reality will be torn to shreds) $14.00
Howson, Imogen Linked (YA; Suddenly, Elissa has visions and unexplained bruises. By following her visions, she finds Lin, a twin she never knew she had, who has escaped from a lab. Lin is too valuable to let go, and Elissa's knowledge is too dangerous - the government agents hunting them will stop at nothing) $9.99
Irvine, Alex Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PBO; Novelization of the 2014 film) $7.99
Jackson, D.B. (Coe, D) A Plunder of Souls (Ethan Kaille #3: Boston, 1769: Conjuring thieftaker Ethan Kaille must find a way to thwart a powerful conjurer who plans to wake the souls of the dead and use them to wreak vengeance on all who oppose him) $26.99
Jensen, Lisa Alias Hook (Captain Hook is a witty, educated Restoration-era privateer cursed to play villain to a pack of malicious little boys. But everything changes when a grown woman dreams her way into the Neverland in defiance of Pan's rules) $24.99
Johansen, Erika The Queen of the Tearling (Raised in exile, Princess Kelsea must make a perilous journey back to the castle of her birth to ascend her rightful throne. A cabal of enemies will use every weapon available, from assassins to the darkest blood magic, to prevent her from wearing the crown. And once there, can she learn to lead a people and a kingdom about which she knows almost nothing?) $26.99
Jones, S/Morris, M Zombie Apocalypse! Horror Hospital (A big hospital in London's East End - already hit by government cutbacks and social unrest - hears reports of something happening at the All Hallows church protests. Within hours, some of the patients begin to change) $14.95
Jordan/Dixon et al The Eye of the World Volume 5 (Wheel of Time GN #1E: Full color graphic novel; issues 25-30 of the adaptation of the fantasy novel) $24.99
Kadrey, Richard Kill City Blues (Sandman Slim #5: Stark has managed to get out of Hell, renounce his title as the new Lucifer, and settle back into life in Los Angeles. But along the way he misplaced the Qomrama Om Ya, a weapon from the banished older gods, who are also searching for their lost power. The hunt leads Stark to an abandoned shopping mall infested with Lurkers and wretched bottom-feeding Sub Rosa families; somewhere in the kill zone of the mall is a dead man with the answers Stark needs. All Stark has to do is find the dead man, get back out alive, and outrun some angry old gods - and a few killers - on his tail) $14.99
King, William Fist of Demetrius (Warhammer 40,000: Macharian Crusade #2: As the crusade reaches its apex, Lord Solar Macharius is drawn by a prophecy to the world of Demetrius in search of an ancient artefact. But others crave this potent weapon, and the dark eldar will do anything to obtain it) $14.00
King, William Fall of Macharius (Warhammer 40,000: Macharian Crusade #3: Called by a representative of Terra to a council of generals, Macharius fears treachery - but will it come from closer to home than he imagines?) $24.99
Kosmatka, Ted Prophet of Bones (Paul Carlson is summoned to a remote island to collect DNA samples from the ancient bones of a strange species of tool user, recently unearthed by an archaeological dig. The find raises questions that cast doubt on the very foundations of modern science, which has proven the world to be only 5800 years old) $15.99
Lovecraft/Roland The Curious Case of H.P. Lovecraft (A comprehensive biography of the horror writer, illustrated with sketches, film stills, photos, and more) $19.95
Mack, David Second Nature (Star Trek: Seekers: PBO; The Federation sends two ships to plumb the secrets of the Taurus Reach. They are determined to save the doomed race they discover there, but first they'll have to save themselves from the most nefarious Klingon starship commander in history) $7.99
Mann, George The Executioner's Heart (Newbury & Hobbes #4: Three murders, each with the victim's heart torn out, set special agent Sir Maurice Newbury and his determined assistant Miss Veronica Hobbes on the trail of the Executioner, a beautiful, unaging French mercenary who has been hired to kill current and former agents of Queen Victoria) $15.99
Nadis, Fred The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey (Biography of the writer and editor who ruled over US fantasy and supernatural pulps in the 1940s and 1950s) $16.95
Ness, Patrick More Than This (YA; 16-year-old Seth remembers drowning, dying, his bones breaking on the rocks. But now he wakes, naked but alive, in a place that looks like the English town where he lived as a child - only the town is completely abandoned. What's going on? Seth begins to search for answers) $8.99
Niven, Larry et al Riverworld Volume 1 graphic novel (Graphic novel adaptation of the classic sf novel) $14.99
North, Phoebe Starglass (YA; When 16-year-old Terra see the Captain's guard murder an innocent man, she is drawn into a rebellion bent on restoring power to the people on her generation ship. The stakes are high, but she has to decide where her loyalties lie when she's assigned to kill a boy she's started to fall for) $9.99
Rajaniemi, Hannu The Causal Angel (Jean le Flambeur #3: As the tale of the many lives and minds of gentleman rogue Jean le Flambeur draws to a close, discover the fates of Jean, Miele, the ship Perhonnen , and the rest of the fractured and diverse human race throughout the solar system) $25.99
Richards, Justin The Shakespeare Notebooks (Doctor Who: A compilation of newly discovered entries and drawings in William Shakespeare's journals, divulging the influential role the Doctor played in his creative life) $15.99
Shaffer, Andrew How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Natural Disasters (The official guide to staying alive when B-movie monsters and Mother Nature attack, based on the Syfy movie and Twitter phenomenon) $14.99
Shulman, Polly The Wells Bequest (Kids; Companion to The Grimm Legacy . After a tiny time machine appears in his room - with tiny versions of himself and a girl in it - Leo's search for answers leads to the Repository, and a secret collection of powerful objects straight out of classic sf novels. After a threat from a former Repository employee, Leo must attempt a journey to 1895 to warn Nikola Tesla about a dangerous invention) $7.99
Sweterlitsch, Thomas Tomorrow and Tomorrow (A decade has passed since Pittsburgh was reduced to ash. Dominic investigates deaths recorded in the Archive - an interactive digital reconstruction of the city - to help close cold cases. When he discovers glitches in the code surrounding a crime scene, the trail takes him from the darkest corners of the Archive to the ruins of the city itself, and into the heart of a nightmare) $26.95
Thorpe, Gav Master of Sanctity (Warhammer 40,000: Legacy of Caliban #2: With their true quarry seemingly within their grasp, Brothers Annael and Telemenus find themselves at the forefront of a new operation that could shake the Imperium to its very core) $14.00
Van Gelder, Gordon (ed) The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Volume 2 (Anthology. Reprints stories from the magazine, including sf, fantasy, alternate history, and more) $15.95
Wallace, Daniel The Kings and Queens of Roam (Helen is bitter and conniving; Rachel is naive and blind. When their parents die, Rachel has to rely on Helen for everything, but Helen embraces her role in all the wrong ways, convincing Rachel that the world is a dangerous place she couldn't possibly survive on her own - or so Helen believes, until Rachel makes a surprising choice that turns both their worlds upside down) $15.00
Weta Workshop The Desolation of Smaug: Cloaks & Daggers (Hobbit Chronicles #4: Full color. A lavishly illustrated behind the scenes look at the costumes and props, including armor, weapons, and jewelry, made for the first two films) $45.00
Winters, Ben H. World of Trouble (Hank Palace #3: Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the New England woods, in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime members of the Concord police. But with time ticking away before the doomsday asteroid makes landfall, Hank's safety is only relative, and his sister Nico isn't safe. Soon, it's clear that there's more than one earth-shattering revelation on the horizon, and it's up to Hank to solve the puzzle before time runs out for everyone) $14.95
Zou, Henry The Bastion Wars: Emperor's Mercy / Flesh and Iron / Blood Gorgons (Warhammer 40,000: Bastion Wars #1 / #2 / #3: Omnibus reprint) $17.50
Abnett, Dan The Unremembered Empire (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #27: 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) $9.99

EXPECTED EARLY AUGUST

Abraham, Daniel The Widow's House (Dagger & Coin #4: PBO; Lord Regent Geder Palliako has led his nation to victory after victory. Now he will risk everything to gain a woman's love, or else her destruction. With her sons on all sides of the conflict, Clara Kalliam's house cannot stand, but there is a power in choosing when and how to fall. And banker Cithrin bel Sarcour and Captain Marcus Wester learn the terrible truth that links this war to the fall of the dragons. To save the world, Cithrin must conquer it) $17.00
Anders, Lou Frostborn (Thrones & Bones #1: Kids; Karn is destined to take over the family farm, but would rather be playing board game Thrones and Bones. Half human, half frost giant, Thianna is too tall to blend in with humans but too short to be taken seriously as a giant. When family intrigues force them to flee, they have to keep their sense of humor and their wits about them - and survive being chased by a dragon, undead warriors, an evil uncle, wyverns, trolls, and giants) $16.99
Andrews, Ilona Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels #7: As an attack by Roland looms ever nearer, Kate is called to attend a gathering of the leaders of Atlanta's various supernatural factions. When one of the Masters of the Dead is found murdered there, apparently by a shape-shifter, Kate is given just one day to hunt down the killer) $25.95
Asher, Neal Hilldiggers (Polity: In the midst of a war between rival planets, one side found an object that collapsed into four parts, packed with either alien tech or some unknown form of life. A scientist studying one of the parts became pregnant, subsequently giving birth to quadruplets. New weapons developed from the research ended the war. 20 years later, those exceptionally talented quadruplets have assumed varying degrees of power and influence - and one of them seems determined to gain control of those weapons) $15.99
Asimov, I/Reichert, M To Obey (I, Robot #2: 2036: Robotic technology has evolved into the realm of self-aware, sentient mechanical entities - and there are those who have their own plans for the robots: enslavement, or annihilation. Susan Calvin finds herself hunted by anti-tech vigilantes, and, at the same time, watched very closely by extremists who want high-tech genocide. Somehow she must find a way to stop them both) $7.99
Axler, James Shadow Born (Outlanders #70: PBO; Facing relentless attacks from winged hell beasts and marauding militia, Kane and his allies are forced into an unholy alliance with a deadly foe in Africa) $6.99
Barker, Emily Croy The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic (During a miserable weekend at a friend's wedding, Nora wanders off and finds herself in another realm. She meets glamorous Ilissa and her gorgeous son Raclin. But when the elegant veneer of this dreamland shatters, Nora finds herself in a fairy tale gone incredibly wrong. To survive, she must learn real magic herself) $16.00
Barron, Laird Occultation and Other Stories (Award-winning collection; 9 tales of cosmic horror, 3 original to this volume) $15.99
Beaudoin, Sean The Infects (YA; Nero is stuck in the wilderness with a bunch of other juvenile delinquents on an 'Inward Trek' - and now the counselors have turned into flesh-eating maniacs, chowing down on the kids. Of course, these kids have seen zombie movies, but can they get out of this alive?) $8.99
Behre, Mary Guarded (Tidewater #2: PBO; Veterinarian Shelley Morgan has a psychic link with animals. When she investigates the disappearance of zoo animals, she reconnects with a cop she once knew, the only man who can protect her from an all too human danger) $7.99
Berg, Carol Dust and Light (Sanctuary #1: PBO; Found guilty of unseemly involvement with ordinaries, Lucian has been stripped of half his magic, and had his art contracted to a coroner. His gift for portraiture is restricted to dead ordinaries. But sketching the truth of dead people's souls brings sensations not his own, truths he cannot possibly know and dares not believe) $16.00
Blackmoore, Stephen Broken Souls (Eric Carter #2: PBO; While searching for a way to break Santa Muerte's hold on him, necromancer Eric Carter finds himself targeted by a psychopath who can steal anyone's form, powers, and memories) $7.99
Blake, E.C. Shadows (Mara Holdfast #2: Mara has become part of an underground that rejects the unjust rules of Masked society. She must try to understand her ability to use all types of magic, and to tear magic from those around her. But she has yet to discover just how horrifying her power can be) $19.95
Brown, Eric Jani and the Greater Game (1910: The British rule the Indian subcontinent with an iron fist, using strange technology fueled by a power source known as Annapurnite. Their enemies constantly attempt to learn the secret of this technology. 18-year-old Janisha discovers a strange device that leads her into the foothills of the Himalayas. When Russian spies and the evil priest Durja Das find out about the device, the chase is on to apprehend Janisha before she can reach the Himalayas. There she will learn the secret behind Annapurnite - and what she learns will change the world forever) $7.99
Carey, Mike et al The Unwritten Fables (Unwritten #9: PBO; Not for children. Full color graphic novel. Tommy Taylor is thrust into the world of the Fables) $14.99
Choo, Yangsze Ghost Bride (Li Lan, the daughter of a Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, has few suitors since her father lost his fortune. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a ghost bride for their son, who recently died under mysterious circumstances. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at what price? Night after night, Li Lan is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, where she must uncover the Lim family's darkest secrets - and the truth about her own family) $14.99
Cunningham, Bailey Path of Smoke (Parallel Parks #2: PBO; The group has prevented the basilissa from conquering Anfractus, but Andrew's character Roldan died, leaving Andrew without memory of the realm's existence. The others cannot reveal the park's magical nature to him, but hope his memory will return. Now an alliance between the basilissa and the silenoi threatens to cross into the real world. While his friends struggle to prevent an invasion in both worlds, a visitor intends to restore Andrew's memory of Anfractus by leading him down a very dark path) $7.99
Earhart, Kristin Take a Bow-wow (Puppy Powers #3: Kids; Sadie loves walking her new poodle puppy and training it to do tricks. Sadie even entered the school talent show, but now she has a bad case of stage fright. Her puppy has magic to give Sadie confidence, but when the magic goes too far, will Sadie's big night be ruined?) $4.99
Egan, Greg The Arrows of Time (Orthogonal #3: The travelers on the generation ship have succeeded in developing the tech needed to save their home world. But as tension grows over the risks of starting the long voyage home, disagreement leads to violence. Now four of the crew must embark on a strange journey, visiting a world where the arrow of time is reversed) $26.99
Esslemont, Ian C. Assail (Malazan Empire #6: With the ice melting, the long-inaccessible land of Assail is at last yielding its secrets. Countless fortune-seekers have set sail in search of rumored gold. Into this turmoil venture the Crimson Guard mercenaries in search of answers to mysteries, as well as the bard Fisher kel Tath and his Tiste Andii companion, and a man who bears a sword that slays gods) $19.99
Feehan, Christine Dark Wolf (Carpathian #22: Carpathian Dimitri has spent centuries hunting the undead. Now he has been marked for extermination by the Lycans. But salvation is coming in the unlikely form of Skyler, a human of untested abilities who has something no one else does - she is predestined for Dimitri, as he is for her) $7.99
Fletcher, Susan Falcon in the Glass (Kids; Venice, 1487: Young Renzo has just a few months to prepare for a test of his glassblowing abilities, but desperately needs another pair of hands to help him when he practices at night. When he finds a girl hiding in the glassworks, he tries to get her to help, but she comes with baggage: ten other hungry children, who can communicate with birds and are condemned as witches. Caught between devotion to his family and his art and protecting the outcast children, Renzo struggles for a solution that will keep everyone safe) $7.99
Gaiman, Neil et al The Graveyard Book Volume 1 (Kids; Full color graphic novel adaptation of the award-winning children's book) $19.99
Gambino, Fred The Art of Fred Gambino: Dark Shepherd (Full color art book featuring a wide variety of his sf art as well as his personal multimedia project 'Dark Shepherd') $34.95
Gannon, Charles E. Trial by Fire (Caine Riordan #2: PBO; Earth's fleet has been shattered by a sneak attack and its survivors are fighting for their lives. Caine Riordan must rely upon both his first contact and his weaponry skills to contend with the non-humanoid enemy. When the attackers sweep aside the last defenses, and traitorous corporations invite the invaders to land 'security forces', humanity fights back with its best weapons: cunning, inventiveness, and guts) $15.00
Goodkind, Terry Severed Souls (Richard & Kahlan #3: A new novel of Richard, Kahlan, and their world) $29.99
Goyer, D/Cassutt, M Heaven's Fall (As the Reivers prepare a devastating strike against the Architects, Rachel Stewart leads a small band of humans in an attempt to infiltrate the massive Reiver fortress in the American West) $9.99
Grossman, Lev The Magician's Land (Fillory #3: With the magical barriers that keep Fillory safe failing, Eliot and Janet embark on a quest to save their beloved world. Cast out of Fillory, Quentin returns to where his story began, but he can't hide from his past. On a crooked path through a demimonde of gray magic and desperate characters, he uncovers the key to a sorcerous masterwork that could create a magical utopia. But all roads lead back to Fillory, where Quentin must face his fears and put things right, or die trying) $27.95
Harkaway, Nick Tigerman (As British consul on the island of Mancreu, Lester's brief is to turn a blind eye to the fleet of illicit ships in the bay: spies, arms dealers, money launderers, drug factories, and torture centers. He's made friends with a brilliant street kid with a comic book addiction. When violence erupts, the boy needs Lester to rediscover the man of action he once was, and find out what kind of hero he might become) $26.95
Harris/Kelner (ed) An Apple for the Creature (Anthology; 13 urban fantasy stories of unnatural education, including a new Sookie Stackhouse story) $16.00
Harrison, Kim The Undead Pool (Rachel Morgan #12: Strange magic is attacking Cincinnati and the Hollows, causing spells to backfire or go horribly wrong, and the truce between Inderlander and human is shattering. With dark magic to stop and supernatural war to prevent, Rachel knows of only one weapon to ensure the peace: ancient elven wild magic. But that carries its own perils) $7.99
Hawke, Nathan The Last Bastion (Gallow #3: From over the seas, my people bring their most deadly weapons: living suits of armor, imbued with mystical and deadly power. I have fought alongside you, I have bled for you, I have made myself a traitor to all I believe in for you. And yet you still do not trust me. But you have no option. This will be our last battle, and we must defend our stronghold, no matter how many lives it may cost. Good thing I'm on your side) $14.95
Hines, Jim C. Codex Born (Magic Ex Libris #2: 500 years ago, Johannes Gutenberg discovered the art of libriomancy, allowing him to reach into books to create things from their pages. Gutenberg's power brought him many enemies. Born from the pages of a pulp fantasy novel, dryad Lena Greenwood was created to be the ultimate fantasy woman, strong and deadly, but shaped by the needs and desires of her companions. Her powers are unique, and Gutenberg's enemies hope to use those powers for themselves. But their plan could unleash a far darker evil) $7.99
Hughes, Matthew The Gist Hunter & Other Stories (Collection. Stories set in the Archonate universe and elsewhere) $15.99
Jayne, Hannah Under the Final Moon (Underworld Detection Agency #6: PBO; Sophie Lawson's work with the UDA has earned her plenty of enemies. Now a rash of earthquakes, wildfires, and three-headed dogs has fallen angel Alex Grace concerned. Is all Hell about to break loose?) $7.99
Jiles, Paulette Lighthouse Island (On a far-future Earth, where overpopulation has covered the planet with cities, an orphan girl and a mapmaker set out find a place of wild beauty) $14.99
Johnson, Alaya Dawn The Summer Prince (Shortlisted for the Tiptree, Andre Norton, and Lambda Awards. In a Brazilian city shimmering with tech and tradition, June Costa creates art. With Enki, the bold new Summer King, she stages explosive, dramatic projects, adding fuel to a growing rebellion against the government's strict limits on new tech. And June falls unfortunately in love with Enki - because like all Summer Kings, Enki is destined to die) $9.99
Johnson, Jean Hardship (Ia #4: PBO; Ia's Damned must fight their way out of a planet-bound blockade and back into space. But there is more going on here on Dabin. Events are not happening as Ia has foreseen, and too many people are now in grave danger, thanks to alien Meddling. The Meddlers, however, have made one fatal mistake. They're just making Bloody Mary mad) $7.99
Jones, Patrick J. Sci-Fi & Fantasy Oil Painting Techniques (An award-winning sf and fantasy illustrator offers a masterclass in creating fantastic art, from pencil sketches to finished art) $24.95
Joyce, Graham The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit (UK title: The Year of the Ladybird) (1976: Having taken a summer job in the English seaside town where his father disappeared years ago, David is haunted by eerie visions. When David becomes embroiled in a torrid love triangle, the stakes turn more menacing - and through it all, he feels he is getting closer to the secrets of his past) $24.95
Kashina, Anna The Guild of Assassins (Majat Code #2: PBO; Kara has achieved freedom from the Guild, but Mai has been called back to face punishment for sparing her life. Determined to join his fight or share his punishment, Kara finds herself falling for him. But is their relationship, and the force that makes their union all-powerful, a tool or a distraction?) $7.99
Krinard, Susan Mist (Midgard #1: Mist never thinks about her past if she can help it. But in June, a snowy winter descends upon San Francisco. Mist is attacked by a frost giant, runs into an elf, and learns her supposedly mortal boyfriend is the trickster god Loki. Mist is a Valkyrie, and she's going to need all her skill to thwart Loki's schemes and save modern Earth from the ravages of a battle of the gods) $7.99
Lackey, M/Mallory, J The House of Four Winds (One Dozen Daughters #1: Princess Clarice, an expert with rapier and dagger, intends to work her way to the New World by disguising herself as Clarence, a sailor. When the crew mutinies, she sides with handsome navigator Dominick to kill the cruel captain. At a secret pirate haven, they encounter a sorceress who claims Dominick for her own - but Clarice won't give him up without a fight) $25.99
Lambshead, John Wolf in Shadow (Rhian, a Welsh girl on the run from tragedy and herself, finds a haunting and dangerous world of demons and shapeshifters on the streets of London's East End) $7.99
Lynch, Scott The Republic of Thieves (Gentlemen Bastards #3: Locke Lamora's lost love returns to challenge him for primacy among the thieves) $7.99
Miller, John Jackson Kenobi (Star Wars: Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has lost everything except hope. But as tensions escalate between the farmers of Tatooine and a tribe of Sand People led by a ruthless war chief, Ben finds himself drawn into the fight, endangering his mission there) $7.99
Modesitt Jr., L.E. The One-Eyed Man (Dr. Paulo Verano, hired to assess the ecological impact of human settlements on the planet Stittara - the primary source of drugs that have greatly extended human lifespan - finds his investigation impeded by hurricane winds, distrustful settlers, and hidden agendas) $8.99
Molles, D.J. Refugees (Remaining #3: With winter approaching, Captain Lee Harden is on the verge of establishing Camp Ryder as a hub of safety and stability. But not everyone agrees with his mission - or his methods) $10.00
Moore, James A. Alien: Sea of Sorrows (PBO; Continues the story from Out of the Shadows , revealing Ripley's legacy as her descendants are harried by the Weyland-Yutani corporation in their unceasing effort to weaponize the aliens) $7.99
Neill, Chloe Blood Games (Chicagoland Vampires #10: PBO; A killer is stalking Chicago, preying on humans and leaving his victims with magical souvenirs, and the police can't find him. Can Merit find the killer before she becomes a target?) $15.00
Nelson, J.C. Free Agent (Grimm Agency #1: PBO; When a match between a first-rate prince and a second-rate princess goes wrong, new agent Marissa Locke must take on fairies, dragons, and royalty to save the realm - or give up any hope of ever getting her own happy ending) $7.99
Novik, Naomi Blood of Tyrants (Temeraire #8: Shipwrecked and cast ashore in Japan with no memory of Temeraire or his own experiences as an aviator, Laurence finds himself tangled in intrigues that threaten not only his own life but England's precarious position in the Far East. To the west, Napoleon has set out to add Russia to his list of conquests. It is outside the gates of Moscow that a reunited Laurence and Temeraire - along with some unexpected allies and old friends - will face their ultimate challenge) $7.99
Patel, Carrie The Buried Life (PBO; When Inspector Liesl Malone investigates the murder of a renowned historian, she finds herself stonewalled by the all-powerful Directorate of Preservation, the top-secret historical research facility of the underground city of Recoletta. And when a second high-profile murder threatens the very fabric of city society, Malone and her rookie partner Rafe Sundar must tread carefully in the gaslight and shadows) $7.99
Pratchett, Terry The Truth (Discworld #25: Reissue; When William de Worde hits on the idea of producing his upper-crust newsletter with a newfangled printing press, his Ankh-Morpork Times is a big success. Now certain nefarious factions would like nothing better than to put him out of business. They start the rival Ankh-Morpork Inquirer, full of salacious bits, to do just that. Then Lord Vetinari is accused of a serious crime in a seemingly airtight case. But de Worde knows that facts aren't always the whole story. With a prim assistant, a roving vampiric photographer, and a talking dog who holds the key to the mystery, he sets out to get the truth) $9.99
Pratchett, Terry Thief of Time (Discworld #26: Reissue; On the Discworld, Time is a resource managed by the highly capable Monks of History, who store it and pump it from places where it is wasted, like underwater (how much time do fish really need?), to places where there's never enough of it, like cities. Ironically, the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock threatens to stop Time altogether. And so begins a literal race against Time for the monk Lu Tze and his apprentice. For if the perfect clock starts ticking, Time as we know it will stop - and then the trouble will really begin) $9.99
Pratchett, Terry Night Watch (Discworld #27: Reissue; Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch had it all. But now he's back in his own rough, tough past. Living in the past is hard. Dying in the past is incredibly easy. But he must survive, because he has a job to do. He must track down a murderer, teach his younger self how to be a good copper, and change the outcome of a bloody rebellion. Truth! Justice! Freedom! And a Hard-boiled Egg!) $9.99
Pratchett, Terry Monstrous Regiment (Discworld #28: Reissue; War has come to the Discworld - again. Since her brother Paul marched off to battle, Polly has been running her family's inn - even though the revered national deity has decreed that female ownership of a business is an Abomination (with, among others, oysters, rocks, and the color blue). To keep the inn in the family, Polly must find her brother. So she cuts off her hair, dons masculine garb, and sets out to join this man's army) $9.99
Radford, Irene The Wandering Dragon (Children of the Dragon Nimbus #3: PBO; To get away from home, family, and the University Magicians, journeyman magician Lukan gathers a small band of friends to help him find and rescue his mentor Master Robb) $7.99
Richardson, Kat Revenant (Greywalker #9: Harper and Quinton suspect that James Purlis and his Ghost Division are involved in a trail of grotesque crimes and black magic sweeping through Europe. Now an ancient cult has allied with Purlis, with even more nightmarish goals) $25.95
Ringo, John Islands of Rage and Hope (Black Tide Rising #3: To retake North America from the infected, Wolf Squadron is going to need a vaccine. But to produce it, they'll have to venture into a sea of the infected to secure the needed materials) $25.00
Sagara, Michelle Cast in Flame (Elantra #10: PBO; Teela calls Kaylin to the fief, where a small family disagreement has become a complicated problem: Castle Nightshade's latent magic is waking) $14.95
Salvatore, R.A. Rise of the King (Forgotten Realms: Companions Codex #2: As the changes wrought by the Sundering begin to take hold, the orcs of Many Arrows lay siege to the dwarf kingdoms of the Silver Marches. When word of the assaults reaches Drizzt and his Companions, Bruenor plots vengeance) $27.95
Shafer, David Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (Leila, a disenchanted non-profiteer, Leo, a bipolar trustifarian, and Mark, a wracked and fraudulent self-betterment guru, find themselves caught up in a pitched battle between The Committee, an international cabal of techno-industrialists and media barons planning to privatize all information, and Dear Diary, an idealistic online resistance trying to stop them) $26.00
Sniegoski, Thomas E. Walking in the Midst of Fire (Remy Chandler #6: With Heaven and the Legions of the Fallen on the brink of war, it falls to angel PI Remy Chandler to discover who - or what - murdered one of Heaven's greatest generals) $7.99
Spencer, Wen Eight Million Gods (Nikki Delany #1: An American living in Japan, horror writer Nikki Delany becomes a suspect when a man is murdered with a blender, just as she described in her latest story. Then she's attacked by a raccoon in a business suit. After a series of blackouts, she finds she has a new companion, a boy that no one else can see who claims to be a god. Is she really being pursued by Japanese myths, or is she going insane?) $7.99
Tepper, Sheri S. Fish Tails (Abasio and Xulai and their children travel across sparsely populated Tingawa, searching for others who might want to adopt their sea-dwelling lifestyle. Along the way, they encounter visitors from the far-off world of Lom, who have been gathered up by an interfering, time-traveling, rule-breaking do-gooder to perform one last good deed on Earth before its metamorphosis. For the waters will soon engulf the entire planet, transforming it utterly and irrevocably) $29.99
Terry, Teri Fractured (Slated #2: YA; Kyla remembers years of working with AntiGovernment Terrorists. She remembers acts of violence against the Lorders. Perhaps most important, she remembers Ben. If he's alive, she's about to play a dangerous game between the Lorders and the AGT) $9.99
Thompson, Arianne 'Tex' One Night in Sixes (Elim has heard stories about what wakes at sunset in the border town of Sixes: gunslingers and shapeshifters and ancient animal gods. Elim's so-called partner, lily-white lordling Sil Halfwick, has disappeared inside, hell-bent on making a name for himself among the black-market traders. Elim's worldly station is written in the bastard browns and whites of his cow-spotted face. He'd better find his missing partner fast, because he dare not return home without him. But if he's caught out after dark, Elim risks succumbing to the old and sinister truth in his own flesh - and discovering just how far he'll go to survive the night) $7.99
Thurman, Rob Downfall (Cal Leandros #9: PBO; Cal's monster side is growing stronger, changing him physically as well as mentally, which is exactly what his savage doppelganger wants. Cal and Niko find themselves in a fight they might not survive when a covert supernatural organization decides to put Cal down before he becomes too much of a threat) $7.99
Treadwell, James Anarchy (Gavin Stokes #2: Magic has returned to the world. Now Gavin's aunt has disappeared. A young girl, accused of murder, has vanished from a locked cell, and is at large somewhere in a vast wilderness. Meanwhile, a desolate child leaves the home that has kept her safe all her life, striking out into the unknown. And a mother, half mad with grief for her lost son, sets off to find him. There is a place where all their journeys meet. But someone is watching the roads) $16.00
Varley, John Dark Lightning (Thunder & Lightning #4: Emerging from suspended animation, eccentric inventor Jubal Broussard makes a shocking announcement - the starship must stop, or everyone will die. These words from the mission's founder send shock waves through the ship, dividing the passengers into believers and doubters. It will be up to Jubal's daughters Cassie and Polly to stop a mutiny, discover the truth, and usher the ship into a new age of exploration) $26.95
Weber, D/Lindskold, J Treecat Wars (Star Kingdom #3: YA; With Stephanie Harrington away on Manticore for training, it's up to her best friends Jessica and Anders to stop a war between two treecat clans while protecting the treecats from exploitation by unscrupulous humans) $9.99
Weis, M/Krammes, R Storm Riders (Dragon Brigade #2: The kingdoms of Freya and Rosia must put aside their age-old conflict to defend themselves from the Bottom-Dwellers, whose contramagic eats away the magic of the dragons. A new dragon brigade is the one desperate hope for the two kingdoms) $8.99
Whedon/Pascale Joss Whedon: The Biography (Interviews with Whedon's family, friends, collaborators, and stars, and with the man himself, offer candid, behind the scenes accounts of his work in TV and film, presenting a revealing portrait of the man) $29.95

EXPECTED MID-AUGUST

Atwood, Margaret MaddAddam (MaddAddam #3: Months after the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of humanity, Toby and Ren have rescued their friend Amanda. They return to the newly fortified MaddAddamite cob house, accompanied by the gentle Crakers. Meanwhile, Zeb has been searching for Adam One, founder of the God's Gardeners. But now, under threat of a Painballer attack, the MaddAddamites must fight back with the aid of their newfound allies, some of whom have four trotters) $15.95
Black, Holly The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. In the walled Coldtowns, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a bloody mix of predator and prey - and if you enter the gates, you can never leave. After an ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. The only other survivors of this massacre are her ex-boyfriend, already infected and on the edge, and a mysterious boy with a terrible secret. Tana's race to save the three of them takes her straight to the wicked heart of Coldtown) $10.00
Carey, Mike et al Suicide Risk Volume 3 (Full color graphic novel. With hope extinguished, cop turned superhero Leo Winters returns home, but is he even someone they can recognize any more? And how far will he go to protect his family, and his sanity?) $14.99
Christopher, John The Pool of Fire (Tripods #3: Reissue; Kids; Having discovered the source of the Masters' power, Will and his friends plan to return to the City of Gold and Lead to destroy them. But the Masters still have surprises in store - including a plan to destroy Earth) $6.99
Christopher, John When the Tripods Came (Tripods Prequel: Reissue; Kids; Three landings: England, Russian, the US. Three long legs, crushing everything in their path. Three long arms, snaking out to grab their victims. The Tripods will change life on Earth forever) $6.99
Cole, Nick Soda Pop Soldier (PBO; PerfectQuestion plays for ColaCorp in an online arena where corporations field armies to battle for real-world advertising space. And when players need extra cash, there's always an illegal open source tournament where the sick and twisted desires of the future are given free rein in a gothic dungeon fantasy world. The real and virtual worlds collide when PerfectQuestion refuses to become the tool of a madman intent on hacking the global economy for himself) $14.99
Foglio, Phill Agatha H. and the Voice of the Castle (Girl Genius Novel #3: Returning to Mechanicsburg, Agatha must convince the AI that animates her family's castle that she is, in fact, the new Heterodyne. Her task is complicated by the appearance of an impostor claiming to be the legitimate heir - and by the fact that the castle is insane) $24.99
Haig, Matt The Humans (Edgar Award finalist. When an extraterrestrial visitor arrives on Earth, his first impressions of the human species are less than positive, and he is eager to complete the gruesome task assigned to him and head back to his own planet. But as time goes on, he starts to realize there may be more to this weird species than he first believed) $15.00
Herbert, B/Anderson, K Inferno (Hellhole #3: The people of Hellhole and the shadow-Xayans scramble to rally against the threat from the still-living rogue Xayans) $27.99
Hoare, A/Cawkwell, S Warriors of the Imperium: Hunt for Voldorius / The Gildar Rift (Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles: Omnibus reprint) $17.50
Hobb, Robin Fool's Assassin (Fitz & the Fool #1: FitzChivalry Farseer is dead and buried. As Tom Badgerlock, Fitz is married to Molly and leading the quiet life of a country squire, although haunted by the disappearance of the Fool. But such private hurts are put aside in the business of daily life, until the appearance of menacing, pale-skinned strangers. Now, to protect his new life, the former assassin must once again take up his old one) $28.00
Karpyshyn, Drew The Scorched Earth (Chaos Born #2: PBO; Beset on all sides by both mortal and supernatural enemies, the Children face their greatest trial. They must find Daemron's Sword, the last of the ancient Talismans, before the entire mortal world is engulfed in the war and Chaos that will herald the return of the Slayer) $15.00
Krinard, Susan Black Ice (Midgard #2: PBO; In San Francisco, with the eyes of the gods and goddesses of an old world upon her, the Valkyrie Mist must thwart trickster god Loki's plans for modern-day Earth) $14.99
Marr, Melissa The Arrivals (Chloe goes to sleep, drunk and heartbroken, in Washington, DC, and wakes up in the Wasteland. She is welcomed by Jack and Kitty, brother and sister from a Wild West frontier town, but neither they nor any of their companions know why they were chosen. Two questions loom large: Why are we here? Is there a way out of this corrupt, demon-filled world?) $14.99
Peek, Ben The Godless (Millennia after the end of their war, the Gods' bodies can still be found in forests, beneath mountains, and at the bottom of the ocean. People sometimes develop strange powers derived from those bodies. When Ayae is attacked and discovers she cannot be harmed by fire, her new power makes her a target for the army that is marching on her city. With the help of Zaifyr, a strange man adorned with charms, she is taught the awful history of the 'cursed', coming to grips with her new powers and the enemies they make. Meanwhile, Bueralan infiltrates the army approaching the city to learn its terrible secret. During the siege, Ayae, Zaifyr, and Bueralan are forced into conflict with the invading army, and with those inside the city who wish to harm them) $25.99
Rosca, Madeleine The Clockwork Sky Volume 2 (PBO; 1895: When young Sally Peppers figures out the terrifying truth about her uncle's steambot factory, can she and automaton police boy Sky save the day?) $12.99
Saintcrow, Lilith The Ripper Affair (Bannon & Clare #3: PBO; A handful of Londinium drabs murdered? Not important, except that the killings echo in the highest circles, and threaten to bring down the Empire. Sorceress Prime Emma Bannon and mentath Archibald Clare are pressed into service - and there is still no way to reliably find a hansom when one needs it most) $15.00
Swenson, Patrick The Ultra Thin Man (In the 22nd century, aliens, terrorists, and conspiracies collide as detectives Dave Crowell and Alan Brindos investigate a case with interplanetary consequences) $25.99
Terrill, Cristin All Our Yesterdays (YA; Thriller Award finalist. Em must travel back in time to prevent a catastrophic time machine from being invented, while Marina battles to prevent the murder of the science prodigy she loves. They are in a race against time that only one of them can win) $9.99
Wells, Jaye Cursed Moon (Prospero's War #2: PBO; With a Blue Moon upsetting the magical balance in the city, Detective Kate Prospero and her colleagues pitch in to help Babylon PD keep the peace. When a rogue wizard steals dangerous potions from a local coven, Kate's team must find the thief's hideout before the coven catches him) $14.00
Wooding, Chris The Ace of Skulls (Ketty Jay #4: This time, the crew of the Ketty Jay is really in trouble - they've gone and started a civil war. As Vardia descends into chaos, Captain Frey is doing his best to keep his crew out of it. But wars have a way of dragging people in, and sooner or later they're going to have to pick a side.) $14.95


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