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Newsletter #112 December, 2015 February, 2016

RECENTLY RECEIVED AND FORTHCOMING SCIENCE FICTION

ALREADY RECEIVED

Doctor Who Magazine #489 (Exclusive interview with Colin Baker; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #490 (Best enemies: why the Doctor and the Master will always hate to love each other; why everyone in the galaxy speaks English; more) $9.99
Doctor Who Magazine #491 (Includes a new series poster plus classic mini-posters. Trapped on the planet of the Daleks; 100 facts about Clara; monster makers; more) $11.99
Fantasy & Science Fiction November/December 2015 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.99
Fantasy & Science Fiction September/October 2015 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.99
Harry Potter Coloring Book (Kids; Intricate line drawings from the Warner Bros. archives used in the making of the films) $15.99
J.R.R. Tolkien 2016 Wall Calendar (Art by Tove Jansson) $14.99
Locus #656 September 2015 (Interviews with Sarah Monette (aka Katherine Addison) and Daniel Jose Older; Hugo Award winners; forthcoming books; industry news, reviews, and more) $7.50
Locus #657 October 2015 (Interview with Elizabeth Hand; Worldcon report; industry news, reviews, and more) $7.50
Locus #658 November 2015 (Interviews with Sean Williams and Bradley P. Beaulieu; industry news; reviews; more) $7.50
Abnett, Dan Dragon Frontier (Dragon Frontier #1: PBO; Kids; 12-year-old Jake Polson and his family are starting a new life on the US frontier. When tragedy strikes, to save his family, Jake must venture deep into the West in search of a legendary creature) $9.99
Butcher, Jim Dresden Files Roleplaying Game Volume 3: The Paranet Papers (Includes detailed information on four key locations; rules and settings for navigating the Nevernever; updated magical systems; new and updated creatures; and character updates and new characters) $49.99
Carroll, Jonathan Teaching the Dog to Read (Novella. Mid-level office drone Tony Areal receives a pair of extravagant gifts, one of them accompanied by the mysterious Alice, who knows more about Tony's dreams and desires than Tony himself. This encounter opens the door to the world behind the world; Signed copies) $40.00
Cornell, Paul Witches of Lychford (Novella. Some villagers welcome a supermarket on Lychford's border, some object to the project. Local crank Judith Mawson knows the truth - Lychford lies on the boundary between two worlds, and the project will open gateways for malevolent beings. But if her voice is to be heard, she's going to need the help of some unlikely allies) $12.99
David, Peter Hunters in the Dark (Halo: Novel based on the game) $16.00
Espinosa, Rod The Dragon Queen (Courageous Princess #3: Kids; Full color graphic novel. The Dragon Queen plans to wage war on the Hundred Kingdoms, and has taken Princess Mabelrose captive. Mabelrose will need all her skills to gain her freedom, prevent the war, and rescue her father and friends from the Queen's prison in the Unremembered Lands) $19.99
Grace, Jeyna The Battle for Oz (PBO; When a foreign queen invades Oz and steals its magic, the land turns to someone who helped them before: Dorothy. But she has grown up, and in her years away from Oz, the game has changed. So she seeks the aid of Alice, a legendary woman who once famously defeated a queen) $17.99
Grant, Maxwell The North Woods Mystery / Death About Town (Shadow #96: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell Crime at Seven Oaks / The Northdale Mystery (Shadow #97: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell Gems of Doom / Tear-drops of Buddha (Shadow #98: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Habershaw, Auston The Oldest Trick: The Iron Ring / Iron and Blood (Saga of the Redeemed #1: PBO; Tyvian was betrayed by his partner and left for dead. And his rescuer fitted Tyvian with an iron ring that prevents any evildoing. Revenge just got complicated. On his quest to get even - fraught with conspiracies and assassins - Tyvian will need every dirty trick in the book to avoid a painful and ignominious end) $8.99
Hale, Ginn Champion of the Scarlet Wolf Book 1 (Cadeleonian #3: PBO; A mongrel street witch and a swordsman haunted by his past are the only champions left in a city torn apart by wild magic) $17.95
Hale, Ginn Champion of the Scarlet Wolf Book 2 (Cadeleonian #4: PBO; Skellan meant to save his city and avenge the woman who raised him. Instead, he has plunged his country into war, and shaken their delicate alliance with the great nation of Cadeleon) $18.95
Heckel, Jack A Fairy-tale Ending: Once Upon a Rhyme / Happily Never After (Charming Tales #1 / #2: PBO; Prince Charming had one destiny: slay the dragon and save the princess. But farmer Will Pickett succeeded where royalty had failed. Now Charming and Pickett vie for the throne by challenging trolls, outwitting scoundrels, and more. Meanwhile, Will's sister Liz and her friend Lady Rapunzel uncover a threat to the kingdom) $6.99
Holder, Nancy Crimson Peak (PBO; Novelization of the film) $7.99
Hunt, Stephen In Dark Service (Far-Called #1: Jacob Carnehan's days of adventure are behind him; he's living a quiet life, and raising his son Carter. Carter longs for an opportunity to test himself against whatever the world has to offer. That happens when he's kidnapped by slavers and swept to another land. But no one kidnaps Jacob's son and gets away with it. Jacob will force kings to help him on his way. Wars will be started. Empires will fall. The Carnehans will be reunited, one way or another) $16.95
Jama-Everett, Ayize The Entropy of Bones (PBO; Chabi doesn't realize her martial arts master may not be on the side of the gods. She does know he's changed her, from an almost invisible kid to one that anyone smart should pay attention to. When he disappears, she finds there is more to the world than she can kick, more than she can see) $16.00
Johnstone, Ian Circles of Stone (Mirror Chronicles #2: PBO; Kids; Sylas is stuck in the strange realm of the Other. There, his magical powers are growing, and he has just become one of the first people to meet his own Glimmer, the other half of his own soul living in this mirror world. She's named Naeo, and together they represent the only thing that could stop the dark lord Thoth from ruling both worlds) $8.99
Jones, G. Wayman Brand of the Black Bat / Murder Calls the Black Bat (Black Bat #1: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Kowal, Mary Robinette Word Puppets (Collection. 19 short stories (alternate history, fairy tales, adventure, sf, and fantasy), including 2 Hugo winners and 1 original to this volume) $15.95
Kress, Nancy The Best of Nancy Kress (Collection of 21 of her best sf and fantasy stories) $45.00
Matronic, Ana Robot Universe (Performer, visual artist, and lifelong robot fan Ana Matronic looks at legendary automatons and androids from ancient history to the distant future. Full color throughout) $19.95
Moorcock/Gardiner The Law of Chaos: The Multiverse of Michael Moorcock (A reader's guide to the life and achievements of Michael Moorcock, from his early fantasies to his later philosophical novels) $19.95
Newman, Kim Anno Dracula (Reissue; 1888: Queen Victoria has taken as her new consort the Wallachian prince Count Dracula. His bloodline spreads through London as its citizens increasingly choose to become vampires. In the backstreets of Whitechapel, a killer is cutting down vampire girls. Vampire Genevieve Dieudonne and Charles Beauregard of the Diogenes Club are drawn together as they both hunt the sadistic killer) $7.99
O'Neil, Henry V. Dire Steps (Sim War #3: PBO; Olech Mortas believes the Step could be used to contact an alien entity that might tip the scales in the war with the Sims, and is willing to risk his life to prove it. Meanwhile, Jander Mortas and the Orphan Brigade are sent to investigate suspicious Sim activity on a jungle planet. And Ayliss Mortas has gone up to the war zone as governor of a colony of discharged veterans) $5.99
Okorafor, Nnedi Binti (Novella. Binti is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, finest in the galaxy. But the world she seeks to enter has long warred with an alien race. To survive the legacy of a war not of her making, she will need both the gifts of her people and the wisdom enshrined within the University itself) $9.99
Padua, Sydney The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer (Black & white graphic novel. In this alternate Victorian England, mathematicians Ada, Countess of Lovelace, and Charles Babbage team up to build the Difference Engine, and then use it to build runaway economic models, battle the scourge of spelling errors, explore the wilder realms of mathematics, and fight crime for the sake of both London and science) $28.95
Parker, K.J. (Holt, Tom) The Last Witness (Novella. When you need a memory wiped, call me. Transferring unwanted memories to my own mind is my only magic. But now I hold so many, I'm not always sure which are actually mine. Some of them are sensitive; all of them are private. And there are those who are willing to kill to access the secrets I'm trying to bury) $12.99
Parkin, Lance Whoniverse (Doctor Who: An unofficial planet by planet guide to the universe of the Doctor, from Gallifrey to Skaro. Full color throughout) $29.99
Patrick, Seth Lost Souls (Reviver #2: While reviving a murder victim to testify in court, Jonah Miller encounters a terrifying presence. When long-hidden secrets are uncovered, Jonah's chilling conclusion is that an ancient evil is coming - and Jonah may be all that stands in its way) $26.99
Polansky, Daniel The Builders (Novella. The last job didn't end well. For the animals of the Captain's company, survival has meant keeping a low profile, and trying to forget the war they lost. But now the Captain's whiskers are twitching at the idea of evening the score) $12.99
Reiss, Alter S. Sunset Mantle (Novella. Since Cete won both honor and exile from his last commander, he has wandered, looking for a home. Barbarians, traitors, and scheming investors are conspiring to destroy a burgeoning settlement. A wise man would move on, but a weaver-woman and a beautiful mantle lead Cete to wager all he has left on a final chance to turn back the tides of war) $12.99
Rickert, Mary You Have Never Been Here (PBO; Collection. 11 fantasy stories, of cruelty and love, war and regeneration - hard, political stories that yet encompass the gentle wisdom of the ages) $16.00
Rimar, M/Trenholm, H (ed) Second Contacts (Anthology. 17 stories (15 originals, 2 reprints) that explore the aftermath of alien contact, after we've met and tried to figure out the next step) $15.95
Roberta/Berman (ed) Heiresses of Russ 2015: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction (Anthology. 18 of 2014's best works of lesbian speculative fiction) $20.00
Robeson, Kenneth Tunnel Terror / Once Over Lightly (Doc Savage #81: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Boss of Terror / The Magic Forest (Bama cover) (Doc Savage #82: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Boss of Terror / The Magic Forest (Clarke cover) (Doc Savage #82: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Rovin, Jeff Coldwater (PBO; In the aftermath of terrible earthquakes, FEMA field director Wes Harding has stayed behind, searching the wreckage of Los Angeles for survivors. He finds many of the bodies have had their rib cages sliced open and their respiratory systems meticulously removed. The military has quarantined Coldwater Canyon, citing extreme damage - but is there another reason? Harding is determined to find out) $15.99
Schweitzer, Darrell Awaiting Strange Gods: Weird and Lovecraftian Fictions (Collection. 22 short stories) $39.95
Slatter, Angela Of Sorrow and Such (Novella. When a foolish young shapeshifter gets herself publicly caught, the authorities can no longer deny the supernatural in their midst. Mistress Gideon, a witch, and her like are captured, bound for torture and a fiery end. Should Gideon give up her sisters in exchange for a quick death? Or can she turn the situation to her advantage?) $12.99
Stevenson/Ellis/et al Beware the Kitten Holy (Lumberjanes Volume 1: Kids; Full color graphic novel. Reprints issues 1-4 of the comic book. Best friends Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are determined to have an awesome summer at Lumberjane scout camp. That might mean solving a mystery with the fate of the world at stake, but they're not gonna let any kooky quest or supernatural critters stop them!) $14.99
Stevenson/Ellis/et al Friendship to the Max (Lumberjanes Volume 2: PBO; Kids; Full color graphic novel. Reprints issues 5-8 of the comic book. Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley have stumbled onto a mysterious force wreaking havoc in the Lumberjanes camp. Now it's a race through the woods as they work to save their friends - and maybe the whole world!) $14.99
Stockbridge, Grant City of Flaming Shadows / King of the Fleshless Legion (Spider #6: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Stockbridge, Grant The Flame Master / Green Globes of Death (Spider #7: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Sugar, Rebecca et al Steven Universe Volume 1 (Kids; Full color graphic novel. Reprints issues 1-4 of the comic. All-new adventures in the world of the Cartoon Network show. Join Steven as he learns how to save the day with the help of Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl) $14.99
Tatulli, Mark Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic (Desmond Pucket #1: Kids; Someday prankster Desmond will be famous for his special effects wizardry, but for now he's just trying to make it through sixth grade, which means he needs to stay one step ahead of school disciplinary officer Mr. Needles) $9.99
Tatulli, Mark Desmond Pucket and the Mountain Full of Monsters (Desmond Pucket #2: Kids; On the 6th-grade field trip to Crab Shell Pier, Desmond hopes to convince Tina Schimsky to join him on the Mountain Full of Monsters ride. But to do that, he'll have to outwit both the tyrannical Mr. Needles and his mortal enemy Scott Selzer) $9.99
Tidhar, Lavie (ed) The Apex Book of World SF Volume 1 (Reissue; Anthology. 16 works of speculative fiction by authors from around the globe) $21.95
Tidhar, Lavie (ed) The Apex Book of World SF Volume 2 (Reissue; Anthology. 26 works of speculative fiction by authors from around the globe) $21.95
Tidhar, Lavie (ed) The Apex Book of World SF Volume 3 (Reissue; Anthology. 16 works of speculative fiction by authors from around the globe) $21.95
Tidhar, L/Murad, M (ed) The Apex Book of World SF Volume 4 (Anthology. 28 works of speculative fiction by authors from around the globe) $21.95
Valente, Catherynne M. Speak Easy (Novella. In this bootlegger's brew of fairy tales and Jazz Age opulence, organized crime is ruled over by the diminutive, eternal, sinister Al. When Zelda Fair faces off against him and his besotted employee Frankie, she must bet it all and hope not to lose in a deadly game that just might change everything; Signed copies) $40.00
Wallace, Matt Envy of Angels (Sin du Jour #1: Novella. Where do demons go to satisfy their culinary cravings? Welcome to Sin du Jour - deviled eggs never tasted so wicked! When a heavenly delicacy is brought to the kitchen, newcomers Lena and Darren put their very souls on the line) $12.99
Walton, David Supersymmetry (PBO; Physicist Ryan Oronzi developed a quantum military technology that could make soldiers nearly invincible in the field. But the technology gives power to the quantum creature known as the varcolac, and Oronzi eventually becomes the varcolac's unwilling pawn in its bid to control the world. It starts attacking those responsible for defeating it 15 years earlier, including Sandra and Alex Kelley, the two versions of Alessandra Kelley who are living as separate people. They must fight the varcolac, even though defeating it may mean resolving once again into a single person) $17.00
Weber, David et al On Basilisk Station (Tales of Honor Volume 1: PBO; Full color graphic novel. Reprints issues 1-5 of the comic book) $19.99
Wilson, G. Willow et al No Normal (Ms. Marvel #1: YA; Hugo winner. Full color graphic novel. Collects issues 1-5 of the comic book plus extra material. Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them as well. Is she ready to wield these immense new gifts?) $15.99
Wilson, G. Willow et al Generation Why (Ms. Marvel #2: PBO; YA; Full color graphic novel. Reprints issues 6-11 of the comic book. Who is the Inventor, and what does he want with Ms. Marvel and her friends?) $15.99
Wilson, G. Willow et al Crushed (Ms. Marvel #3: PBO; YA; Full color graphic novel. Reprints issues 12-15 of the comic book plus material from S.H.I.E.L.D. #2. Ms. Marvel is crashing her school's Valentine's Day dance - in an attempt to capture Loki, Asgard's most annoying trickster) $15.99
Wilson, Kai Ashante The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps (Novella. With his ancestors' artifacts in hand, Demane the Sorcerer follows the Captain, a beautiful man with song for a voice and hair that drinks the sunlight. The two of them are the descendants of the gods who abandoned the Earth for Heaven, and they will need all the gifts those divine ancestors left to them to keep their caravan brothers alive) $12.99
Wood, Heather J. (ed) Gods, Memes and Monsters: A 21st Century Bestiary (PBO; Entries and short stories featuring creatures ranging from the horrific to the humorous, shedding light on how mythological creatures are coping with the modern era, and introducing recently discovered creatures) $13.99
Wrigley, Sylvia Spruck Domnall and the Borrowed Child (Novella. The best and bravest faeries fell in the war. Domnall is old, aching, and cranky, but the best scout the Sithein court has left. When a fae child falls deathly ill, Domnall knows he's the only one who can get her the mother's milk she needs. The old scout will face cunning humans, hungry wolves, and uncooperative sheep, to say nothing of his fellow fae) $10.99

EXPECTED EARLY DECEMBER

Abnett, Dan Burning Moon (Dragon Frontier #2: Kids; During the Great Black Dragon's attack on the wagon train, Jake's family disappeared. But Jake is sure they are still alive. With his faithful dragon Match by his side, Jake travels into the Land of the Red Moon to uncover the truth) $9.99
Allan, Jay Enemy in the Dark (Far Stars #2: PBO; Blackhawk and the crew are gradually and unwillingly drawn more deeply into Marshal Lucerne's campaign to form a united power bloc to resist imperial encroachment) $15.99
Amish (Tripathi) The Secret of the Nagas (Shiva #2: As Shiva battles to protect his wife from an invasion by the Nagas, evil forces grow in strength all around the conflict. Accompanied by his warriors, he travels East, seeking clues to the whereabouts of the Naga people. And in their capital, a surprise awaits him that will change the balance of power) $26.99
Anderson, G/Rovin, J A Vision of Fire (EarthEnd #1: Caitlin O'Hara treats children who have been traumatized by war or natural disasters. She is sure that the violent visions affecting an ambassador's daughter are triggered by the recent assassination attempt on the girl's father - until teens around the world start suffering similar outbursts) $15.00
Anderson/Pflug (ed) Playground of Lost Toys (Anthology. Fantasy and sf stories of toys, dolls, and games) $17.95
Asprin, R/Evans, L Tales of the Time Scouts: Time Scout / Wagers of Sin (Time Scout #1 / #2: Omnibus reprint. 2 time travel adventure novels) $14.00
Bara, Dave Impulse (Lightship #1: After an unprovoked attack on one of Quantar's Lightships, Lieutenant Peter Cochrane of the Quantar Royal Navy is transferred to a Unified Space Navy ship under foreign command, en route to an unexpected destination, and surrounded almost entirely by strangers. To top it off, his superiors have given him secret orders that might force him to become a mutineer) $7.99
Berg, Carol Ash and Silver (Sanctuary #2: PBO; On his first solo assignment for the Order, Greenshank's past comes racing back. Suddenly, he remembers that he is Lucian de Remeni, a sorcerer whose magic threatens the future of the kingdom of Navronne. But he still can't remember how - or why) $16.00
Black, Holly Black Heart (Curse Workers #3: YA; Andre Norton finalist. Cassel's mother is on the lam, the girl he loves is about to join the Mob, and new secrets are coming to light. When the Feds ask him to do the one thing he said he would never do again, he needs to sort out what's a con and what's truth - and make his biggest gamble yet) $9.99
Bowden, Oliver Underworld (Assassin's Creed #8: PBO; Novel based on the game) $9.99
Britt, Ryan Luke Skywalker Can't Read and Other Geeky Truths (A meditation on everything geek, explaining why monster movies are just romantic comedies with commitment issues, how Dracula's sartorial style makes him the first hipster, and much more) $16.00
Chadwick, Frank Come the Revolution (Sasha Naradnyo #2: PBO; With the largest nation on the Varoki home world collapsed into riots and civil war, Sasha Naradnyo must navigate the violence and anarchy, come to grips with ghosts from his past who have turned up alive, make common cause with resistance fighters who want him dead, and expose a conspiracy that will shake the Commonwealth to its foundations) $15.00
Charnock, Anne Sleeping Embers of an Ordinary Mind (15th-century Italy: Paolo Uccello recognizes his daughter Antonia's artistic talent, and teaches her. She composes a painting of her mother, and inadvertently sparks an enduring mystery. Present day: A businessman brings a copyist and his daughter to China to duplicate a Paolo Uccello painting. 22nd century: A painting, rumored to be the work of Uccello's daughter, is discovered, and an art historian dreams of bringing Antonia Uccello, ignored by history because of her sex, out of obscurity. Stories untold. Secrets uncovered. But maybe some mysteries should remain shrouded) $14.95
Conroy, Robert Stormfront (When a snow storm of epic proportions lays siege to Sheridan, Michigan, police officer Mike Stuart tries to keep the town safe. But a pair of escaped convicts have been stranded there - and they don't plan on laying low) $25.00
Cox, Greg Child of Two Worlds (Star Trek: PBO; When a deadly outbreak of Rigelian fever threatens Captain Pike's crew, Dr. Boyce comes up with an experimental treatment - but it requires a rare mineral available only at an alien colony near the Klingon border. But borders are somewhat blurry in this part of the galaxy, and Pike will need to tread carefully) $7.99
Dietz, William C. Andromeda's War (Legion of the Damned Prequel #3: Targeted for death by the Empress, Andromeda's uncle has been killed in a government raid back on Earth, leaving her as the last Carletto standing, the family's only hope for justice. Her chance comes when Empress Ophelia's ship crashes on a hostile planet and Andromeda is assigned to head up the rescue mission) $7.99
Doctorow, Cory Information Doesn't Want to Be Free (Nonfiction. Discusses copyright and creative success in the digital age, looking at the pitfalls and opportunities that creative industries and individuals are confronting today) $15.00
Drake, David Dinosaurs and a Dirigible (Collection. Reprints 5 short works of time travel fiction) $7.99
Feehan, Christine Wild Cat (People #8: PBO; Siena had no idea of her Leopard bloodline, until a plot left her grandfather dead and Siena vulnerable to a killer. Among her grandfather's shady inner circle, there is only one man she can trust: sensual, hot-tempered Elijah) $7.99
Flint, Eric et al The Viennese Waltz (Ring of Fire: 1636: The members of the Barbie Consortium aren't little girls anymore - they gave up playing with dolls when they sold them and started an investment consortium that did quite well. Now they're hitting Vienna, in several different ways. The Viennese have no idea what's about to happen. Neither do the girls, but they're determined it will happen their way) $7.99
Gaiman, N/Campbell, H The Art of Neil Gaiman (An illustrated look at the artistic inspirations and musings of the best-selling author, based on unprecedented access to his personal notebooks and early work) $19.99
Gaser, Matt Fantastical: The Art of Matt Gaser (Full color collection of paintings, sketches and concept art by the Spectrum Award-winning illustrator and visual development artist) $34.95
Gibbins, David Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage (Novel based on the game) $9.99
Grant, Mira Chimera (Parasitology #3: The outbreak has spread, tearing apart society as implanted tapeworms turn their human hosts into a seemingly mindless mob. Now Sal and her family must find a way to compromise between the two sides of their nature, before the battle becomes big enough to destroy humanity, and everything that humanity has built - including the chimera) $27.00
Green, Jonathan The Ulysses Quicksilver Omnibus Volume 2: Evolution Expects / Blood Royal / Dark Side (Pax Britannia: Omnibus reprint. 3 steampunk novels) $14.99
Harper, Steven Blood Storm (Blood & Iron #2: PBO; When slavers capture Danr the half troll's friends, they request the power of the shape as ransom. To obtain it, he'll cross paths with the Fates, Death, even a giant wyrm that lives at the bottom of the ocean) $7.99
Harrison, Thea Shadow's End (Elder Races #9: PBO; Desire is forbidden between Beluviel, consort to the Elven High Lord, and Graydon, First Sentinel of the Wyr. But centuries ago they found their fates inexorably linked, and now the hunger between them is growing too strong to ignore) $7.99
Haskell, Merrie The Castle Behind Thorns (Kids; Mythopoeic finalist. 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) $6.99
Hearne, Kevin Heir to the Jedi (Star Wars: An adventure set between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back , written entirely from Luke Skywalker's point of view. Luke and R2-D2 undertake a daring mission to rescue a brilliant alien cryptographer who is being detained by Imperial agents) $9.99
Jordan/Dixon et al The Eye of the World Volume 5 graphic novel (Wheel of Time GN #1E: Full color graphic novel. Issues 25-30 of the adaptation of the fantasy novel) $19.99
Koch, Gini Alien in Chief (Alien #12: PBO; A mysterious illness forces the President to step down, leaving the US in the hands of its first empathic leader, Jeff Martini. When the illness spreads to other world leaders, it's up to Centaurion Division to find a cure) $7.99
Kurtz, Katherine The King's Deryni (Childe Morgan #3: Now 18, Brion Haldane has ascended to the throne, and 7-year-old Alaric Morgan has come to court to stand alongside him as his Deryni. Through the coming years, both will grow to manhood and come to realize their destinies) $8.99
Lackey, Mercedes (ed) Crucible (Valdemar: PBO; Anthology. Original stories set in Lackey's Valdemar universe) $7.99
MacAlister, Katie Dragon Storm (Dragon Fall #2: PBO; Constantine has an opportunity to save dragonkin. All he has to do is break into a demon's dungeon, steal an ancient artifact, and reverse a deadly curse. The plan certainly does not involve rescuing a woman) $7.99
Malouf, Juman The Trilogy of Two (Kids; Sonja and Charlotte are young twins with extraordinary musical talents, but lately curious things have happened when they play. When they accidentally levitate their entire audience, they find themselves on the run from the ruthless Enforcers, traveling through enchanted lands in hopes of discovering the truth about their past) $17.99
McDevitt, Jack Thunderbird (A working stargate found in North Dakota leads to three mysterious destinations: an apparently empty garden world; a strange maze of underground passages; and a space station with a view of a galaxy that seems to be in the Milky Way. The race to claim the stargate quickly escalates, but questions about what it means for humanity's role in the galaxy cannot be ignored - especially since travel through it isn't necessarily one way) $25.95
Messinger, Holly The Curse of Jacob Tracy (St. Louis, 1880: Ever since he nearly died on the battlefield at Antietam, Trace can see ghosts. When a wealthy English woman hires him to retrieve a legacy from a nearby town, the errand proves far more sinister than advertised) $25.99
Munroe, Randall Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words (Nonfiction. Have you ever tried to read up on something, only to find yourself faced with incomprehensible terminology? What if you had something that could clearly explain it using simple words? Using line drawings and common words, Munroe (creator of webcomic xkcd ) provides simple explanations for some of the world's most interesting things, explaining where they come from, how they work, what they look like if you open them up, and more) $24.95
Newman, Sandra The Country of Ice Cream Star (In the ruins of a future US, where for generations a disease has killed everyone before they reach the age of 20, a fearless young woman embarks on a dangerous and surprising journey to save her brother and her world) $16.99
Nye, Jody Lynn Rhythm of the Imperium (Imperium #3: PBO; Earth lies within the protective sphere of the Zang, an elder race of the galaxy, but enemies of the Imperium are lobbying to have Sol system turned over to them. Now it's up to Lt. Lord Thomas Kinago, accompanied as always by his unflappable assistant Parsons, to save the Earth) $15.00
Patrick, Den The Boy Who Wept Blood (Erebus #2: 10 years after Lucien's disappearance, young swordsman Dino is sworn to protect the queen as she struggles to bring democracy to Demesne. He finds himself drawn into deadly intrigue as the aristocrats conspire to protect their privilege. And all the while, the dark secret at the heart of Demesne is growing towards fulfillment) $16.95
Resnick, Mike The Prison in Antares (PBO; Nathan Pretorius and his Dead Enders will need all their skills and cunning to rescue Edgar Nmumba from the Traanskei Coalition's best-hidden and best-guarded prison, somewhere in the Antares sector) $18.00
Richards, Justin The Secret Lives of Monsters (Doctor Who: An in-depth look at the hidden lives and mysteries of monsters, based on exclusive access to classified UNIT and Torchwood files. Full color throughout) $24.99
Sagara, Michelle Cast in Honor (Elantra #11: PBO; In the brutal attack, homes were lost, families were scattered, and the outcast Barrani Lord Nightshade disappeared. But Private Kaylin Neya must resume her duties despite her grief. Called to investigate a triple murder, her team finds evidence of the deadly Shadows, and hints of ancient, forgotten magics, pointing directly to Ravellon) $15.99
Sapkowski, Andrzej Sword of Destiny (Witcher: PBO; Collection. In these stories, Geralt roams the country seeking assignments. His targets are the monsters and fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent, but he comes to realize that while some of his quarry are vile and vicious, others are the victims of sin, evil, or simple naivete) $15.99
Schneider, F. Wesley Bloodbound (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel based on the role-playing game) $14.99
She, Lao Cat Country (When a Chinese traveler crash-lands on Mars, he finds himself in a country inhabited entirely by Cat People. Befriended by a local, he learns to speak Felinese, masters cat-poetry, and appreciates the narcotic effects of the reverie leaf. But curiosity turns to despair when he ventures further and realizes he is witnessing the bleak decline of a civilization) $12.95
Strahan, Jonathan (ed) Meeting Infinity (Anthology. To live in the future we are facing - whether it's climate change, space travel, or being uploaded into some cyberspace - how much do we need to change? These original sf stories attempt to answer the question) $14.99
Thurman, Rob Nevermore (Cal Leandros #10: PBO; The Vigil, a group bent on concealing the paranormal from humanity, has decided that Cal has stepped out of the shadows once too often. They plan to send a supernatural assassin into the past to take down the younger, less lethal Cal - but things change when they make one last attempt on Cal's life in the present) $7.99
Tregillis, Ian The Rising (Alchemy Wars #2: PBO; Having wreaked havoc on the Guild by destroying the Grand Forge, Jax must begin his life as a free Clakker, but liberation proves to be its own burden. Berenice has been banished from New France and captured by the Guild's secret police. And Captain Hugo Longchamp must attempt to ready the untested defenders of Marseilles-in-the-West to face the inevitable onslaught of the Brasswork Throne's mechanical soldiers) $16.99
Turtledove, Harry Joe Steele (When Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt dies in a fire, the party has little choice but to nominate his running mate, California congressman Joe Steele, son of a Russian immigrant laborer. After a landslide victory, Steele's critics believe the government is gaining too much control, but they tend to find themselves in work camps if they make too much noise about it. And most people welcome strong leadership, full employment, and an absence of complaining from the newspapers - especially as Hitler and Trotsky begin the kind of posturing that seems sure to drag America into war) $8.99
Underwood, Michael R. The Shootout Solution (Genrenauts #1: Novella. Leah's first assignment with the mysterious Genrenauts Foundation takes her to a Western world. When a cowboy tale slips off its rails and the outlaws start to win, it's up to Leah and the team to nudge the story back on track. But the story's hero isn't interested in winning - and Earth's safety hangs in the balance) $12.99
Wallace, Joseph Slavemakers (Invasive Species #2: PBO; Twenty years ago, venomous parasitic wasps pushed humanity to the brink of extinction. Now, as survivors journey through the wastelands, they will find they are not the only humans left on Earth - but they may be the only ones not under the wasps' control) $9.99
Ward, J.R. Blood Kiss (Black Dagger Legacy #1: PBO; Tired of the restricted life of an aristocratic female, Paradise plans to join the Brotherhood's training center and learn to fight for herself, think for herself - be herself. It's a good plan, until everything goes wrong - and that's before she falls in love with classmate Craeg, a civilian commoner) $7.99
Ware, Danie Ecko Endgame (Winter has come to the Varchinde, and with it the fatal spread of the blight. The Kas seize this chance to rise from Rammouthe. As battle rages around him, Ecko begins to realize that everything they have done has a purpose - if they can just fit the pieces together, they might win the war) $14.95
Weis, M/Krammes, R The Seventh Sigil (Dragon Brigade #3: Centuries ago, a rebel clan was banished to the bottom of Aeronne. Now they are waging an all-out war on the rest of humanity, using deadly contramagic that will create a magical armageddon. Only the Dragon Brigade can prevent a dark age) $9.99
Wellington, David Positive (Finn tests positive for the zombie virus, but if he makes it through the incubation period without an incident, he'll be cleared. When the caravan transporting him to quarantine is attacked, Finn must travel through a land populated with heroes, villains, madmen, and zombies - and discovers that the real danger may be his fellow humans) $9.99
Wood, Jonathan Yesterday's Hero (Arthur Wallace #2: Arthur Wallace works for MI37, the group that defends Britain from threats magical, supernatural, extraterrestrial, and generally odd. A zombie T-Rex to put down is only the first of Arthur's problems, as Russian cyborg wizards threaten his life and his coworkers threaten his sanity) $7.99

EXPECTED MID-DECEMBER

Abnett, Dan Lara Croft and the Blade of Gwynnever (PBO; Standalone novel featuring the game character) $12.99
Abnett, Dan The Guns of Tanith (Warhammer 40,000: Gaunt's Ghosts #5: Reissue; Gaunt's Ghosts make a daring drop assault on the world of Phantine, where they face the elite enemy Blood Pact and vicious xenos mercenaries. But their greatest danger may come from within the regiment as an old grudge is settled and tragedy strikes) $14.00
Bear, Greg (ed) Nebula Awards Showcase 2015 (PBO; Anthology. Short fiction nominated for the awards, plus excerpts from the winning novels) $18.00
Bickle, Laura Mercury Retrograde (Petra Dee #2: PBO; Geologist Petra Dee and the citizens of Temperance, Wyoming, come up against a venomous enemy, and a biker gang that's hell of wheels) $6.99
Cawkwell, S.P. (Sarah) Portents (Warhammer 40,000: Silver Skulls: The Silver Skulls Space Marines deploy on Valoria Quintus to combat an insurrection backed by the dread forces of the Traitor Legions) $14.00
Clegg, Brian Ten Billion Tomorrows (A look at how science fiction technology became reality, and how it shapes the future) $27.99
Counter, Ben Daemon World (Warhammer 40,000: Reissue; On the daemon world of Torvendis, the arrival of a mysterious stranger threatens to upset the balance of power, precipitating a bloody revolution) $14.00
Counter/Reynolds et al Sanctus Reach (Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles: Anthology. Short fiction exploring the various fronts of the vicious war for the Sanctus Reach) $16.00
Ellison, H/Steacy, K Night and the Enemy (Five Earth-Kyba stories by Ellison, adapted and fully illustrated by Steacy, telling the tale of Earth's war with an alien race. Plus short story 'The Few, the Proud', and six new pages of artwork) $12.95
Knight, Julia Warlords and Wastrels (Duelists #3: PBO; The prelate is back in charge, and Vocho and Kacha have been reinstated in the Duelist's Guild. They are tasked with bringing a prisoner - Kacha's old flame Egimont - to justice. The prelate wants him alive, and on their side, but the more they learn about Egimont's dark dealings with the magician, the more Kacha's loyalties are divided) $15.99
Simmons, Dan The Fifth Heart (1893: Sherlock Holmes and Henry James come to the US to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams - the suspected foul play may involve matters of national importance. Holmes is currently on his Great Hiatus, his three-year absence after Reichenbach Falls, having faked his death because he has come to the conclusion that he is a fictional character. This leads to complications for James, for if his fellow investigator is a work of fiction, what does that make him? And what can the storyteller do to fight against the sinister power - possibly named Moriarty - that may or may not be controlling them from the shadows?) $17.99
Staveley, Brian The Providence of Fire (Unhewn Throne #2: Adare flees the Dawn Palace in search of allies to challenge the coup against her family. Unknown to her, her brother Valyn has allied with the invading nomads. Meanwhile their brother Kaden, rightful heir, has infiltrated the Annurian capital with the help of two strange companions, whose knowledge of the secret history that shapes these events could save Annur or destroy it) $17.99
Wylie, Philip Gladiator (Reissue; Originally published in 1930. Due to his father's genetic experiments, Hugo is born with superhuman strength, speed, and intelligence. He feels compelled to conceal his gifts from a suspicious world, and struggles to find a place in society that will accommodate his abilities) $9.95

EXPECTED EARLY JANUARY

Arthur, Keri City of Light (Outcast #1: PBO; A century after the arrival of the demons and wraiths who hunt in the shadows, humans and shifters live in artificially lit cities. But now children are being abducted in broad daylight by a wraith-like being. If the light is no longer enough to protect them, nowhere is safe) $7.99
Asher, Neal Dark Intelligence (Polity: Transformation #1: Thorvald Spear was trapped on a world surrounded by Prador forces when Penny Royal, the AI inside the rescue ship sent to provide backup, turned rogue, annihilating friendly forces and killing Spear. 100 years later, Spear wakes to find he's been brought back from the dead. The AI is still on the loose, and Spear vows revenge at any cost) $15.99
Ball, Nate Telescope Troubles (Alien in My Pocket #7: Kids; When Amp finds a telescope, he makes a huge discovery: the Erdian alien invasion is underway! Can Zack, Amp, and Olivia save the Earth?) $4.99
Bao, Karen Dove Arising (Phaet Theta #1: YA; Phaet has lived her whole life in a lunar colony. She cultivates plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend talk for her, and stays off the government's radar. Then her mother is arrested. The only way to save her siblings from the Shelter is by enlisting in the Militia. Rank high, save her siblings, free her mom: that's the plan) $10.99
Bara, Dave Starbound (Lightship #2: On a mission to a distant system, Lt. Commander Peter Cochrane and crew are drawn to a mysterious abandoned space station, where they discover the remnants of a terrible ancient battle. However, something is waiting for them . . . and that's only the beginning of Peter's troubles) $24.95
Benson, Amber The Witches of Echo Park (Lyse MacAllister #1: When her great-aunt Eleanora becomes deathly ill, Lyse returns to Echo Park, and discovers that not only is she heir to Eleanora's Victorian estate - she is also expected to take her great-aunt's place in the Echo Park coven of witches. But to accept her destiny means deadly peril - the world of magic is under siege, and the battle the witches now fight may be their last) $7.99
Benson, Amber The Last Dream Keeper (Lyse MacAllister #2: PBO; Lyse and the coven are facing a deadly new threat. The Flood - a fanatical group intent on bringing about the end of times - has invaded the witches' Council, and the Council is turning a blind eye to the danger in their midst) $15.00
Bujold, Lois McMaster Barrayar (Vorkosigan #2: Reissue; When the Emperor dies, Cordelia's dreams of a quiet life as Lady Vorkosigan are shattered: her husband Aral has become guardian to the infant heir to the imperial throne - and the target of high-tech assassins in a dynastic civil war) $16.00
Chude-Sokei, Louis The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics (Investigates the parallel and intertwined histories of race, technology, and sf, looking at American, British, and Caribbean literature across two centuries and a range of writers and thinkers, including Samuel Butler, Herman Melville, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sigmund Freud, William Gibson, Donna Haraway, Norbert Weiner, Sylvia Wynter, and Samuel R. Delany) $27.95
Davis, Hank (ed) Worst Contact (Anthology. Stories of alien contact gone wrong) $14.00
DuBois, Brendan Dark Victory (PBO; A decade ago, the alien Creepers arrived on Earth, rapidly set humanity back to a 19th-century existence, and set up domed bases impervious to anything less than a nuke. Now at last there is hope of defeating them. On a top secret mission, teen soldier Randy Knox discovers that the biggest threat he faces may be the conspiracies of his fellow humans) $15.00
Elton, Ben Time and Time Again (For former soldier Hugh Stanton, the 20th century is already history. When he learns that time travel is possible, he decides to return to 1914 to prevent World War I. The war will begin with a single bullet. But can a single bullet truly corrupt an entire century? And, if so, could another single bullet save it?) $26.99
Evans, Erin M. Ashes of the Tyrant (Forgotten Realms: In the wake of the war brought on by the Sundering, Farideh's adopted father has been called back by the clan that cast him out, and Farideh and Havilar accompany him. When a clutch of young dragonborn is found murdered in the catacombs, Farideh spots an all-too-familiar infernal summoning circle nearby) $27.95
Flint, E/Dennis, A A Parcel of Rogues (Ring of Fire: 1635: At the behest of King Charles, the Earl of Cork has set a crew of Irish cutthroats on the trail of notorious rebel Oliver Cromwell. They pursue Cromwell and his companions - Julie Sims, Alex Mackay, and Darryl McCarthy, among others - to Scotland, where their conflict becomes embroiled in Scotland's politics) $26.00
Foster, Alan Dean The Force Awakens (Star Wars: Novelization of the film) $28.00
George III, David R. Ascendance (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: PBO; When an armada begins to emerge from the wormhole, Captain Kira Nerys and her team prepare to defend the station. Meanwhile, on the lead ship, Iliana Ghemor decides to pursue revenge on Kira by first decimating Bajor's population) $7.99
Green, Simon R. Tales from the Nightside (Nightside: Collects 10 urban fantasy stories set in the Nightside, include an original novella) $16.00
Guran, Paula (ed) Warrior Women (PBO; Anthology. Fantasy and sf stories) $15.95
Hendee, Barb & J.C. First and Last Sorcerer (Noble Dead Series 3 #4: Magiere, Leesil, Chap, and Wayfarer have all been wrongly imprisoned. Arriving at the Suman port city in search of Magiere, Wynn and her companions seek out Domin Ghassan il'Sanke for assistance, but the domin is embroiled in a secret hunt for a spectral undead with the power to invade anyone living and take the body as its host. Even if Wynn can manage to free her friends, battling this new kind of undead may be a challenge none of them will survive) $7.99
Hendee, Barb & J.C. The Night Voice (Noble Dead Series 3 #5: As Magiere, Leesil, and Chap prepare to hide the last two orbs of power, they hear rumors of a horde of undead creatures gathering in the east - which could only be caused by the Ancient Enemy awakening) $27.00
Henderson, Randy Finn Fancy Necromancy (Arcana Familia #1: Finn Gramaraye was framed for the crime of dark necromancy at the age of 15, and exiled to the Other Realm for 25 years. And now that he's free, someone - probably the same someone - is trying to get him sent back. Finn has only a few days to discover who is so desperate to keep him out of the mortal world, and find evidence to prove it to the Arcane Enforcers) $15.99
Hernandez, Carlos The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria (Collection. Assimilation is founded on surrender and being broken; these quirky sf stories feature assimilated people who are actively trying to reclaim their lives) $15.95
Hines, Jim C. Unbound (Magic Ex Libris #3: Meridiana, long banished, has returned in the body of Jeneta Aboderin, and seeks an artifact that would allow her to command an army of the dead. Isaac, stripped of his power and his place among the Porters, is determined to regain his magic and rescue Jeneta. With the help of fire-spider Smudge, dryad warrior Lena Greenwood, and psychiatrist Nidhi Shah, Isaac races to unravel a mystery more than a thousand years old as competing magical powers battle to shape the future of the world) $7.99
Ishiguro, Kazuo The Buried Giant (The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is declining into ruin. But at least the wars have ceased, and at last a pair of elderly Britons can set out to find the son they have not seen for years. They will face many hazards - some strange and otherworldly) $16.00
Johnson, Jean The V'Dan (First Salik War #2: PBO; For the last few centuries, the V'Dan have interacted peacefully with other sentient species - except for the Salik. Now the Salik are waging war on the V'Dan, and it's up to Prince Li'eth and the mysterious ambassador from the Motherworld to use a strange new technology that may be their only hope of saving their people from extinction) $7.99
King, Stephen Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges #1: Edgar winner; Gold Dagger and Hammett shortlist. In a race against time, ex-cop Bill Hodges and a pair of highly unlikely allies try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands) $9.99
Llywelyn, Morgan Only the Stones Survive (The Gaels believed the story of an island in the west, where their every desire could be granted. They didn't expect it to be home to others. Against the advice of their druids, they begin to exterminate the Tuatha De Danann. Left without a mother and father, Joss must find a way to unite the remnants of his people and lead them into hiding. But even broken and scattered, they are not without strange powers) $25.99
Mamatas, Nick The Last Weekend (There aren't many sane humans left in San Francisco, but Billy has found his vocation trepanning reanimated corpses, peddling his only published sf story, and drinking. When the Big One shakes the city to its core, the crumbled remains of City Hall can no longer hide the awful secret lurking deep in the basement. Can Billy unearth the truth behind the demise of the US and the city's survival? And will he destroy what's left of it in the process?) $15.99
Martin, Gail Z. Vendetta (Deadly Curiosities #2: PBO; A century ago, Sorren killed Sariel's son and helped the Alliance send Sariel into exile. Now the nephilmancer has returned, with plans to destroy Charleston and Sorren's mortal helpers) $7.99
McClellan, Brian The Autumn Republic (Powder Mage #3: The capital city of Adro lies in the hands of a foreign invader. Field Marshal Tamas' son is missing, his allies are indistinguishable from his foes, and reinforcements are several weeks away. With the Kez bearing down upon them, the Adran army has turned against itself. Inspector Adamat is drawn into the very heart of this new mutiny with promises of finding his kidnapped son. And Taniel Two-shot, hunted by men he once thought his friends, must safeguard the only chance Adro has of getting through this war without being destroyed) $15.99
McLean, Peter Drake (Burned Man #1: PBO; Forced to carry out one more hit to clear his gambling debt to a demon, Don Drake unwittingly kills an innocent child and brings the Furies down upon himself. Rescued by Trixie, an almost-fallen angel, Don must foil Lucifer's plan to complete Trixie's fall, and keep an imprisoned archdemon from breaking free and wreaking havoc) $7.99
Mieville, China This Census-Taker (After his mother goes missing, a boy is left alone in a remote house with his increasingly deranged father. When an odd man knocks on the door, the boy senses that his days of isolation are over. But will this stranger at last trigger the doom the boy has feared, or will he somehow save the boy from the worst?) $24.00
Moorcock, Michael The Whispering Swarm (Sanctuary of the White Friars #1: A tale, both fantastical and autobiographical, that will follow a young man named Michael as he simultaneously discovers himself and a secret realm hidden deep in the heart of London in the years after WWII) $17.99
Neill, Chloe House Rules (Chicagoland Vampires #7: Vampires across the city are going missing without a trace. The tide is turning against the vampire houses, and only Merit and her friends can stand in the way) $7.99
O'Keefe, Megan E. Steal the Sky (Scorched Continent #1: PBO; Detan and his buddy Tibs may have pulled one too many cons in the city of Aransa. But his plan to escape by stealing the airship of exiled Commodore Thratia develops complications. Has Detan accidentally walked into a revolution and a crusade?) $7.99
Older, Daniel Jose Midnight Taxi Tango (Bone Street Rumba #2: PBO; When Kia first met Carlos Delacruz, he was the weird guy who hung out where she worked. But the closer they've gotten, the more she sees the world from his viewpoint. In fact, she's started seeing ghosts. And whatever is bringing out the dead is just getting started) $7.99
Pratchett/Stewart/Cohen Judgment Day (Science of Discworld #4: Unseen University's wizards must once again defend Roundworld (Earth, that is), this time from Discworld's Omnian priests, who have issued a writ claiming ownership. Story by Pratchett, science by Stewart and Cohen) $15.95
Reichert, Mickey Zucker Fields of Wrath (Renshai #8: The Great War has ended. As the survivors limp homeward, wounded in body and spirit, Tae Kahn becomes ever more certain that a far larger and fiercer wave of enemy soldiers is headed toward them. The only hope for the peoples of the Continent is to remuster their weary troops and find a way to convince the few magical beings of their own world to assist them) $7.99
Ringo, John Strands of Sorrow (Black Tide Rising #14: Banding together with what remains of the US Navy, Wolf Squadron and its leader Steve Smith plan to retake the mainland from the infected, starting with North America. Smith's daughters have become zombie hunters of unparalleled skill, and they may hold the key to the rebirth of civilization) $7.99
Rowling, JK/Galbraith, R The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2: Shamus and Gold Dagger finalist. After a novelist completes a manuscript that would ruin lives, then disappears, PI Cormoran Strike is hired to investigate) $9.99
Schoen, Lawrence M. Barsk: The Elephant's Graveyard (No human beings remain, but their successors thrive, including the Fant, uplifted anthropomorphic elephants who have developed medicines upon which all species now depend. When an offworld shadow group tries to force the Fant to surrender their knowledge, Jorl, a Fant speaker with the dead, uncovers a secret the powers that be would prefer to keep buried. Meanwhile, a young Fant named Pizlo is driven by disturbing visions to take his first unsteady steps toward an uncertain future) $25.99
Sims, Jessica Between a Vamp and a Hard Place (PBO; While clearing out an old house in Venice, Italy, estate broker Lindsey Hughes finds a secret staircase that leads to a strange coffin, and winds up agreeing to help vampire Rand FitzWulf get revenge on the one who turned him. But as the unlikely pair grows closer, will the billionaire vampire be overtaken by his thirst for blood or his thirst for love?) $7.99
Singh, Nalini Shards of Hope (Psy-Changeling #14: Aden and Zaira break free of a mysterious prison, only to find themselves in an inhospitable landscape, hunted by a shadowy enemy who has targeted the Arrow squad. Aden will cross any line to give his people hope for a new future; Zaira's driving goal is to protect Aden) $7.99
Sinisalo, Johanna The Core of the Sun (The Eusistocratic Republic of Finland prizes health and stability above all, so they've bred submissive women for sex and procreation, while sterilizing intelligent, independent women so they don't continue their 'defective' line. Vanna, raised submissive but secretly intelligent, needs money to help her missing sister, and becomes involved in buying and selling an illegal stimulant: chili peppers. Will she find her sister, or will her growing chili addiction destroy her?) $16.00
Stone, Eric James Unforgettable (PBO; Due to a fluke of quantum mechanics, no one can remember Nat Morgan for more than a minute. It's useful in his career as a CIA agent, even if he has to remind his boss he exists. With a pair of unlikely allies, Nat sets out to steal a prototype chip to stop a billionaire from controlling the fate of the world) $15.00
Wynne, Marcus The Sword of Michael (Depossessionist #1: Marius Winter doesn't walk the road of the shaman-warrior alone: he has powerful allies in the Other Realms and in reality. Targeted by a powerful sorcerer, Marius must storm the gates of the underworld and fight through the Seven Demi-Demons to confront the greatest evil and save the souls of everyone he loves) $7.99
Yolen, Jane A Plague of Unicorns (Kids; Based on her short story 'An Infestation of Unicorns'. Cranford Abbey is falling into disrepair. Abbot Aelian plans to save it using his family recipe for golden apple cider, but there's one obstacle: a herd of unicorns that feast on the golden apples) $7.99
Zahn, Timothy Pawn's Gambit and Other Stratagems (Collection. Stories ranging from sf adventure to post-apocalyptic to humorous fantasy) $14.99

EXPECTED MID-JANUARY

Time Lord Fairy Tales (Doctor Who: Kids; An ancient, illustrated compendium of tales about heroes and monsters from across the Whoniverse, originally told to young Time Lords at bedtime) $16.99
Abnett, Dan I Am Slaughter (Warhammer 40,000: Beast Arises #1: It is the 32nd millennium, and the Imperium is at peace. The Traitor Legions of Chaos are a distant memory and the many alien races that plagued mankind are held in check by the Space Marines. When a mission to exterminate one such xenos breed draws in more of their forces, the Imperial Fists abandon the walls of Terra for the first time in more than a thousand years. And when a greater foe strikes, even the heroic sons of Rogal Dorn may be powerless against it) $17.50
Akers, Tim Pagan Night (PBO; Ruling with an iron hand, the Church has eliminated the ancient pagan ways. Yet demonic gheists terrorize the land, hunted by the Inquisition, while ancient hatreds rage between the north and the south. Malcolm and Ian Blakeley and Gwendolyn Adair must end the bloodshed before chaos is unleashed) $14.95
Allan, Jay Funeral Games (Far Stars #3: PBO; The Far Stars are facing the final battle. The forces of General Vos have surged forward, imposing the emperor's brutal rule. Standing in their way are Marshal Lucerne and his newly created Confederation, and his ally Arkarin Blackhawk, smuggler and mercenary) $15.99
Bear, Elizabeth Karen Memory (Late 19th century, in a steampunk Seattle: Karen is making the best of her orphaned state, working in a high-quality bordello. Trouble erupts when a badly injured girl begs for sanctuary, followed by the man who holds her indenture, who has a machine that can take over anyone's mind) $15.99
Bell, Jim The Interstellar Age (Nonfiction. The story of NASA's Voyager space exploration mission, from the 1970s to today. Color photos) $17.00
Black, Holly The Darkest Part of the Forest (YA; Humans and fae exist side by side in Fairfold, the faeries' seemingly harmless magic attracting tourists. But Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and how to stop them. Or she did, once. There is a glass coffin in the woods. In it sleeps a boy with horns on his head. Until one day he wakes up. As the world turns upside down and a hero is needed to save them all, Hazel tries to remember her years spent pretending to be a knight) $10.00
Bova, B/Choi, E (ed) Carbide Tipped Pens (Anthology. 17 hard sf stories (16 originals, 1 reprint)) $17.99
Brussolo, Serge The Deep Sea Diver's Syndrome (David is a medium who can dive into his dreams to retrieve blobs with curiously soothing properties. The more elaborate the dream - David's dream identity is a thief pulling amazing heists - the better the blob. As he ages, dives become more difficult. He decides to do one final dive, the most extravagant ever attempted. But he loses control, and the figures in the painting he's stealing come to life and start shooting) $24.95
Cobley, Michael Ancestral Machines (Humanity's Fire #4: PBO; 300 worlds orbit a single artificial star, 300 battlefields where different species vie. It is a cage where war is a game, and all must bend the knee to the Lords of Permutation and the ancient sentient weapons with which they have merged. Trapped in this crucible of death, Brannan Pyke, captain and smuggler, must fight his way to freedom) $15.99
Foster, Emily The Drowning Eyes (PBO; Novella. When the Dragon Ships ravage the trade lanes and towns of the Jihiri Islands, people hope the Windspeakers can steal the breeze from the raiders' sails and save the islands. But the Windspeakers' magic has been stolen, and only their young apprentice Shina can bring their power back and save her people. Captain Tazir has seen plenty of storms and pirates, and she's not much interested in getting involved, but Shina has caught her eye. Will that be enough to convince the grizzled sailor to risk her ship, her crew, and her neck?) $12.99
French, John Unchanged (Warhammer 40,000: Ahriman #3: Ahriman, former Chief Librarian of the Thousand Sons, now exile and sorcerer, is finally ready to attempt the most audacious feat of his long life. His goal? Undoing his greatest failure and reversing the Rubric that damned his Legion) $14.00
Isbell, Tom The Prey (YA; One enormous EMP, and everything was fried to a crisp. Sometime later, the Republic of the True America established camps for boys with birth defects. They are eager to graduate at 16, until they learn they are to be hunted for sport. Can they escape and make it to the fabled New Territory?) $9.99
Jackson, Steve et al Munchkin Volume 1 graphic novel (Full color. Based on the popular card, a humorous reinvention of classic D&D-type adventures) $14.99
Jones, Darynda The Dirt on Ninth Grave (Charley Davidson #9: Charley is working at a small town diner, with no memory of who she is, so when she begins to realize she can see dead people, she's more than a little taken aback. Her saving grace is a new friend she feels she can confide in, and the diner's fry cook, a handsome man with a scalding touch) $26.99
Liu, Cixin The Three-Body Problem (Three-Body #1: Hugo winner; Nebula, Prometheus, Campbell Memorial finalist. China, during the Cultural Revolution: A secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and makes plans to invade Earth. On Earth, different camps start forming, planning either to welcome the superior beings and help them take over a world seen as corrupt, or to fight against the invasion) $15.99
McGuire, Seanan Reflections (Indexing #2: The struggle against not-so-charming storybook narratives isn't the only thing complicating Henry's life: she's dealing with her unwanted status as a Snow White, a potentially dangerous Pied Piper, and a troublesome wicked stepsister. But when a twisted, vicious Cinderella breaks out of prison and wreaks havoc, things go from disenchanted to deadly) $14.95
McNeill, Graham Courage and Honour (Warhammer 40,000: Ultramarines #5: Reissue; Captain Uriel Ventris must redeem himself in the eyes of his battle-brothers, who fear he may have been tainted by Chaos) $16.00
Mosley, Walter Inside a Silver Box (Two people brought together by a horrific act work to protect humanity from destruction by the Laz, an alien race bent on regaining control of the Silver Box, the most powerful and destructive tool in the universe. The Silver Box will stop at nothing to prevent its former master from returning to being, even if it means finishing Earth itself) $15.99
Muslim, Kristine Ong Age of Blight (Collection. What if the end of humanity is not caused by some cataclysmic event, but by the nature of humans themselves? These sf stories explore a kind of post-future - in which humanity is finally abandoned to the end of its history - as well as the nature of dystopia itself) $16.00
Plate, Peter Dirty in Cashmere (PBO; Ricky emerges from a 10-month coma with what he calls visions. As San Francisco deals with fallout from a nuclear disaster in Japan, Ricky is set adrift in a world in which an experimental radiation vaccine is the currency for survival. Branding himself as an oracle who can see the future, he finds his skills called upon by more powerful forces) $14.95
Powers, Tim Medusa's Web (After he and his sister are summoned to their Aunt Amity's decaying mansion in the Hollywood hills, can Scott Madden unravel the occult mysteries of his family's past, or will he and his sister be pulled deeper into their deadly web?) $26.99
Rajendran, Sowmya The Lesson (The country must live by the Conduct Book. But despite the efforts of the Adjustment Bureau and the Moral Police Force, women continue to flout the law, asking for divorce, and attempting to avoid marriage and childbearing. But there's a vigilante who has his own methods: no matter how many difficult women there are, he will shame them like they have never been shamed before. And when one woman's rebellion threatens to spiral out of control, he's called upon to teach her a lesson) $19.99
Roth, Veronica Allegiant (Divergent #3: YA; With the faction-based society she once believed in 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) $12.99
Russell, Sharman Apt Knocking on Heaven's Door (23rd century: On a hot, volatile Earth, humans hunt and gather in small bands, communicate around the world with solar-powered laptops, and live among Pleistocene species, brought back by cloning and discovered to be telepathic. It's too bad utopia came at such a cost: a genetically engineered virus that wiped out most of humanity. The survivors vowed to change. Now, on the 150th anniversary of the virus, a small group of humans and a smarter than average dire wolf and saber-toothed cat are suddenly faced with decisions in which the stakes are higher than ever before) $24.99
Samphire, Patrick Secrets of the Dragon Tomb (Kids; Mars, 1816: Pterodactyls glide through the sky, clockwork servants hand out sandwiches, and dragon tombs hide marvels of Ancient Martian technology. When a villainous archaeologist kidnaps 12-year-old Edward's parents as part of a scheme to loot a tomb, Edward sets out to save his parents and protect the tombs from destruction) $16.99
Sanderson, Brandon Firefight (Reckoners #2: YA; Eliminating Steelheart has made David realize he has questions. There's no one in Newcago to answer them, but David is sure Babylon Restored will lead him to what he needs to find. And while entering another city oppressed by a High Epic despot is a gamble, David is willing to risk it) $10.99
Schwab, V.E. A Darker Shade of Magic (Kell #1: Kell is a magician with a rare ability to travel between parallel universes. Officially, he carries monthly correspondence between the royals of Grey London, Red London, and White London. Unofficially, he's a smuggler. When he runs afoul of cut-purse Delilah Bard, she robs him, then saves him from an enemy, then forces him to spirit her to another world for a proper adventure - but perilous magic is afoot) $15.99
Shusterman, N/Elfman, E Edison's Alley (Accelerati #2: Kids; Even though the missing pieces of Tesla's Far Range Energy Emitter seem to be leading Nick to their current owners, he is encountering plenty of obstacles - and the rogue physicists are still determined to get their hands on the objects) $7.99
Smith, Clark Ashton The Door To Saturn (Collected Fantasies #2: 2nd of 5 volumes collecting all of his tales of fantasy, horror, and sf in chronological order) $17.99
Vernon, Ursula The Frozen Menace (Dragonbreath #11: Kids; Danny's fire has gone out! With his trusty pals Wendell and Christiana, he heads to the farthest north to find the magical ingredient to reignite it. On the way, they face a perilously windy bridge, killer ice worms, and a baby phoenix who imprints on Wendell) $12.99
Vonnegut, Kurt Novels 1987-1997: Bluebeard / Hocus Pocus / Timequake (Omnibus reprint. 3 satirical novels) $35.00
Zettel, Sarah The Assassin's Masque (Peggy Fitzroy #3: YA; 1716: With the Jacobins stalking ever closer to the throne, 17-year-old spy Peggy must discover who she can really trust. Can she save herself and the royal family?) $17.99

EXPECTED EARLY FEBRUARY

Harry Potter Creatures Coloring Book (Kids; Detailed line drawings of the magical creatures from the films) $15.99
The Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 1 (Star Wars: Collected from the official magazine, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience including movies, books, games, comics, and more) $19.99
Adams, John Joseph (ed) Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse (Anthology. Horror, sf, and fantasy authors bring you tales that explore famine, death, war, pestilence, and more in these 30 stories (all reprints)) $7.99
Anders, Charlie Jane All the Birds in the Sky (Patricia and Laurence live in San Francisco, with the planet falling apart around them. Laurence is an engineering genius working to avert catastrophic breakdown through technological intervention. Patricia is a magician working to secretly repair the world's ever-growing ailments. Something begun years ago, when they were childhood friends, is determined to bring them together again - either to save the world, or to plunge it into a new dark age) $25.99
Archer, E. Geek Fantasy Novel (Kids; Be careful what you wish for. Wishes can get you trapped in fantasy worlds full of killer bunny rabbits, evil aunts, and bothersome bacteria, for example. At least, that's Ralph's experience) $9.99
Armstrong, Kelley Otherworld Secrets (Women of the Otherworld: PBO; Collection. Rare and previously unpublished short fiction featuring the witches, werewolves, necromancers, vampires, and half-demons of the Otherworld) $16.00
Ashby, Madeline vN: The First Machine Dynasty (For the past five years, Amy has been grown slowly as part of a mixed organic/synthetic family. She knows very little about her android mother's past, so when her mother is attacked by Amy's newly-arrived grandmother, Amy eats her. Now she carries her malfunctioning granny as a partition on her memory drive, and she's learning impossible things about her clade's history - like the fact that she alone can kill humans without failsafing) $7.99
Asimov, I/Reichert, M To Preserve (I, Robot #3: Nate has been a hospital's resident robot for years, used for menial tasks and generally ignored, until a doctor is found murdered, with Nate standing over the corpse. As programmer of Nate's brain, Lawrence Robertson is responsible for his creation and is arrested for the crime. To prove both Nate and Lawrence innocent, Susan Calvin has to consider the possibility that someone manipulated the Laws of Robotics to commit murder) $26.95
Balderrama, O/Certo, L Vengeance (Arrow: PBO; Novel based on the TV show) $7.99
Banks, Angelica Finding Serendipity (Tuesday & Baxterr #1: Kids; When Tuesday and her dog Baxterr discover that Tuesday's mother - famous author Serendipity Smith - is missing, their quest to find her takes them to the mysterious and unpredictable place that stories come from) $7.99
Banks, Angelica A Week without Tuesday (Tuesday & Baxterr #2: Kids; Tuesday plans to spend her summer holidays writing up her story and getting the hang of being a writer. But when real and imaginary worlds begin to collide, she and her dog Baxterr set off again to the magical place that stories come from) $16.99
Bedford, Jacey Winterwood (PBO; 1800: King George III is on the British throne. Unregistered magic users are pursued to the death. And genteel households are served by uncomplaining rowankind bondservants. Privateer captain and unregistered witch Rossalinde Tremayne has just inherited a magical box. With it comes a half-brother she didn't know she had, and a task she doesn't want: open the box to right an ancient wrong - and free the rowankind) $7.99
Bennett, Robert Jackson City of Blades (City #2: PBO; General Mulaghesh abruptly turned her back on an important position. Now she's being shuffled off to a backwater posting. At least, that's the cover story - she's been pressed into service one last time, to investigate a discovery only she is qualified to make sense of) $15.00
Beyer, Kirsten A Pocket Full of Lies (Star Trek: Voyager: PBO; For almost a century, the Rilnar and the Zahl have fought over control of a nearby planet. For the last several years, the Rilnar have been gaining ground, led by a human woman who appears to be Kathryn Janeway) $7.99
Bishop, Anne Vision in Silver (Others #3: The shadows of war are deepening across the Atlantik, and the prejudice of a fanatic faction is threatening to bring the battle to Meg and Simon's doorstep) $7.99
Blake, Deborah Wickedly Powerful (Baba Yaga #3: PBO; Determined to discover who is setting magical fires in Wyoming's Black Hills, Baba Yaga Bella Young begins working with former firefighter Sam Corbett - and falling hard for his quiet strength and charm) $7.99
Bly, Robert W. Freak Show of the Gods and Other Stories of the Bizarre (Collection. Offbeat sf stories) $16.95
Bova, Ben The Best of Bova Volume 1 (Collection of sf stories) $16.00
Brennan, Marie Voyage of the Basilisk (Lady Trent #3: Accompanied by her young son and a chivalrous foreign archaeologist, Isabella embarks on a trip around the world to study all manner of dragons. In her pursuit of scientific discoveries, she must cope with storms, shipwrecks, intrigue, and warfare) $15.99
Brett, Peter V. The Skull Throne (Demon Cycle #4: The Skull Throne of Krasia stands empty, and the struggle to claim it threatens to tear the Free Cities of Thesa apart. In the south, Inevera must find a way to keep her sons from killing one another and plunging their people into civil war. In the north, Leesha Paper and Rojer Inn struggle to forge an alliance between Angiers and Miln against the Krasians before it is too late. Caught in the crossfire is the rich and unprotected duchy of Lakton. All the while, the corelings have been growing stronger, and without Arlen and Jardir there may be none strong enough to stop them. Only Renna Bales may know more about the fate of the missing men, but she, too, has disappeared) $7.99
Briggs, Patricia Dead Heat (Alpha & Omega #4: On a trip to Arizona to buy Anna a horse for her birthday, Charles and Anna discover that a dangerous Fae is on the loose, replacing human children with simulacra - the Fae's cold war with humanity is about to heat up) $7.99
Brozek, Jennifer Never Let Me: Never Let Me Sleep / Never Let Me Leave / Never Let Me Die (What would you do if you discovered that everyone in your house, on your street, and in your town was dead? And then you discovered you weren't alone - and whatever was out there was hunting you?) $17.99
Bujold, Lois McMaster Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen (Vorkosigan #15: Three years after her husband's death, Cordelia Vorkosigan stands ready to spin her life in a new direction. Oliver Jole, Admiral of Sergyar Fleet, finds himself caught up in her plans in ways he'd never imagined. Meanwhile, Miles dispatches himself on a mission of inquiry into a mystery he'd never anticipated - his own mother. Plans, wills, and expectations collide, as the impact of galactic technology on the range of the possible changes all the old rules; Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, February 6, 1-2pm) $27.00
Carriger, Gail Prudence (Custard Protocol #1: After unexpectedly receiving a dirigible, Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) floats off to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea - but stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some terribly familiar Scottish werewolves) $14.99
Chance, Maia Beauty, Beast, and Belladonna (Fairy Tale Fatal #3: PBO; To nettle Professor Penrose, Ophelia has accepted a marriage proposal from the Comte de Griffe, known for his wild mane of hair, boorish table manners, and habit of prowling. She plans to disengage from her feral intended at his winter hunting party, until Penrose arrives with a lovely intended of his own, and a snowstorm strands travelers at the chateau. When one of the guests is found clawed and bloody, Ophelia is determined to solve the murder) $7.99
Cheney, J. Kathleen Dreaming Death (PBO; Shironne's augmented senses allow her to discover and feel things others can't, but the constant barrage of emotions and sensations has left her blind. Mikael dreams of other people's deaths, sometimes in vivid detail, sometimes in cryptic fragments. When a killer terrorizes the city using deadly blood magic, only Shironne can interpret Mikael's dreams of the murders. And what they find will lead them into a nightmare) $16.00
Connolly, J/Ridyard, J Empire (Chronicles of the Invaders #2: Light years from Earth and millions of miles apart, Paul and Syl must find a way to reveal the horrifying truth behind the Illyri Empire, and save all that they hold dear from the hunger of the Others) $16.00
Dietz, William C. Graveyard (Mutant Files #3: PBO; 2065: When the Aztec Empire attacks California with a mutant army, LAPD detective Cassandra Lee finds herself caught in the middle of a war. She needs to keep the city safe while unearthing the shady mayor's political secrets) $7.99
Duane, Diane Games Wizards Play (Young Wizards #10: YA; It's time for the Invitational, where the planet's sharpest young wizards show off their best spells. Nita and Kit have been drafted to mentor Penn Shao-Feng, who has a dangerous new take on managing solar weather. And Dairine is mentoring Mehrnaz Farrahi, who specializes in defusing earthquakes, but is struggling with a toxic family bent on using her to further their own agendas. When both candidates make it to the finals, they and their mentors are flung into a final conflict that could change the solar system for the better - or damage Earth beyond wizardly repair) $17.99
Duncan, Rod The Custodian of Marvels (Gas-Lit Empire #3: PBO; Elizabeth Barnabus is about to try to steal from the feared International Patent Office in London. Hidden in its vaults lie secrets that could shake the Empire. All that stands in her way are the agents of the Patent Office, a duke's private army, and the mysterious Custodian of Marvels) $7.99
Feehan, Christine Spider Game (GhostWalkers #12: PBO; Locked up and experimented on, Cayenne was bred with a heart of pure venom. GhostWalker Trap survived his own dark past, and shares her desire for getting even. But Trap's greatest danger is Cayenne herself) $7.99
Flint, Eric/Spoor, Ryk Castaway Planet (Boundary #4: Half a year into their journey to the colony world of Tantalus, Sakura Kimei, her family, and her best friend, the alien nicknamed Whips, were torn from the safety of their colony ship. In a crippled lifeboat, they had one chance to find a habitable world. But they will find that their apparent salvation is a world of a thousand secrets) $7.99
Foglio, Phil & Kaja 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) $15.99
Foster, Alan Dean The Deavys (Kids; When a bottle of Truth is stolen from the local pharmacy, it's up to the Deavy kids and their talking cat to get it back) $15.99
Galenorn, Yasmine Darkness Raging (Otherworld #18: PBO; Menolly's wife has been kidnapped. To save her, Menolly must lead an army of vampires into the depths of the Subterranean realms) $7.99
Groening, Matt Simpsons Comics Chaos (Full color graphic novel. Reprints several issues of the comic book) $15.99
Haig, Francesca The Fire Sermon (On postapocalyptic Earth, every person is born a twin, one physically perfect Alpha and one deformed Omega. Whenever one twin dies, so does the other. The Alphas have gathered the world's resources for themselves; the Omegas are ostracized. Cass is an Omega, with rare psychic foresight. When her twin gains power on the Council, she dares to envision a world in which Alphas and Omegas live as equals - and now both the Council and the Resistance have her in their sights) $14.00
Hearne, Kevin Staked (Iron Druid #8: The vampires, lead by Theophilus, have become a huge problem, and Atticus has decided it's time to make a stand. The journey leads to Rome, but in order to defeat Theophilus, Atticus may have to lose an old friend) $27.00
Hieber, Leanna Renee The Eterna Files (London, 1882: Queen Victoria appoints Harold Spire to Special Branch Division Omega, to secretly investigate paranormal and supernatural events and persons. His chief researcher is Rose Everhart. Their first mission: find the Eterna Compound, which grants immortality) $7.99
Hill, Matt Graft (PBO; Manchester, 2025: Sol steals old vehicles to meet the demand for spares. But when his partner impulsively jacks a luxury model, Sol finds himself caught up in a trans-dimensional human trafficking conspiracy - hidden in the stolen car is a voiceless, three-armed woman whose memory has been removed. And someone expects her delivery at all costs) $7.99
Hines, Jim C. Revisionary (Magic Ex Libris #4: A year after Isaac revealed magic to the world, a new magical organization wants open war with the mundane world, and the US government is rounding up 'potential supernatural enemies' into prisons and internment camps. Isaac and his allies must evade magical and mundane pursuit to expose a conspiracy and find a path to a better future) $24.95
Hunter, Erin Bramblestar's Storm (Warriors Super Edition #7: Kids; In the aftermath of the great battle, new leader Bramblestar is being put to the test. Cats are wounded, prey is scarce, and ThunderClan's strength is not what it once was. And a new threat looms on the horizon) $7.99
Hunter, Erin Shadows of the Clans (Warriors: PBO; Kids; Collection. Three novellas) $7.99
Hunter, Faith Blood in Her Veins (Jane Yellowrock: PBO; Collection. Stories from the world of skinwalker Jane Yellowrock, including 2 original to this volume) $16.00
Jackson, Chris A. Pirate's Prophecy (Pathfinder Tales: PBO; Novel based on the role-playing game) $14.99
Johnstone, Ian The Bell Between Worlds (Mirror Chronicles #1: Kids; The tolling of a giant bell draws Sylas Tate into the Other, where he discovers that he has a talent for magic, and that his mother might have come from this strange place. Evil forces are stirring, and a revelation awaits Sylas: the Other is a mirror of our world, and every person here has their counterpart there. Sylas must seek out a girl called Naeo, who just might be the other half of his soul. Otherwise the entire universe may fall) $9.99
Kelly, Lee City of Savages (It's been years since the Red Allies first attacked NYC, and Manhattan is now a POW camp ruled by brutal warlords. When Sky and Phee discover their mom's journal from the war's outbreak, they realize there's more to Manhattan, and their mother, than they imagined. And after a group of strangers arrives at the annual POW census - from England, a country supposedly destroyed by the Red Allies - the girls begin to uncover the island's long-kept secrets) $14.99
Kelly, Lee A Criminal Magic (Washington, DC, 1926: The Prohibition of magic has invigorated the city's underworld, as smugglers bring magic contraband in, sorcerers cast illusions to aid crime sprees, and gangs establish 'magic havens' where the public can lose themselves in immersive magic and consume a mind-bending, highly addictive elixir) $25.99
Kemp, Paul S. Lords of the Sith (Star Wars: When Emperor Palpatine and his apprentice Darth Vader venture out to negotiate a new political treaty, their journey lands them in the middle of insurgent action on an inhospitable planet. They must rely solely upon each other, the Force, and their martial skills to prevail) $9.99
King, Stephen 11/22/63 (On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? Al reveals that the storeroom of his diner is a portal to 1958, and enlists his friend Jack on a mission to try to prevent the Kennedy assassination) $9.99
Kloepfer, John Into the Dorkness (Galaxy's Most Wanted #2: Kids; Kevin and his science camp friends defeated the planet-eating villain Mim, but now Mim's partners Zouric and Nuzz are speeding towards Earth, bent on revenge) $6.99
Kontis, Alethea Dearest (Woodcutter Sisters #3: YA; When Friday Woodcutter, a kind and loving seamstress, stumbles upon seven sleeping brothers in her sister Sunday's palace, she takes one look at Tristan and knows he's her future. But the brothers are cursed to be swans by day. Can Friday's unique magic somehow break the spell?) $8.99
Landers, Melissa Invaded (Alienated #2: YA; While her L'eihr boyfriend Aelyx is back on Earth, working to repair the alliance between their planets, Cara is appointed human representative to a panel preparing for a human colony on L'eihr. But with L'eihr leaders balking at granting even the most basic freedoms, Cara begins to wonder if she can ever be happy on this planet) $9.99
LaValle, Victor The Ballad of Black Tom (PBO; Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table. He knows what magic a suit can cast, the invisibility a guitar case can provide, and the curse written on his skin that attracts the eyes of wealthy white folks and their cops. But when he delivers an occult page to a sorceress in Queens, he opens a door to a deeper realm of magic, and earns the attention of things best left sleeping) $12.99
Leicht, M/Neal, I Mothership (Ever-Expanding Universe #1: YA; 2074: While attending a school for pregnant teens aboard an Earth-orbiting spaceship, 16-year-old Elvie finds herself in the middle of an alien race war - and makes a startling discovery about her pregnancy) $7.99
Mansbach, Adam The Devil's Bag Man (Jess Galvan #2: With his mind and body inhabited by the soul of Cucuy, Galvan's every moment is a battle to keep the priest turned crime kingpin at bay. Can he find a way to exorcise his inner demon and save the world from annihilation?) $7.99
Maresca, Marshall Ryan The Alchemy of Chaos (Maradaine #2: PBO; It's exam week at the University of Maradaine, and magic student Veranix has no spare time - his academic career is riding on his results. But when a series of pranks on campus grows deadly, it's clear someone has a grudge against the school, and Veranix may be the only one who can stop them) $7.99
McKillip, Patricia A. Kingfisher (Pierce has been hidden away by his sorceress mother, until the day she tells him the truth about about their past in Severluna. As Pierce journeys to Severluna, he learns that things are changing there. Ancient magic is on the rise. The immensely powerful artifact of an ancient god has come to light, and the king is gathering his knights to quest for it) $27.00
Okorafor, Nnedi Lagoon (Tiptree Award Honor List. When word gets out that aliens have landed in the waters outside the world's fifth-largest city, chaos ensues. As political superpowers consider nuking the intruders, all that stands between 17 million anarchic residents and death are an alien ambassador, a biologist, a rapper, a soldier, and a myth) $14.99
Pratchett, T/Baxter, S The Long Utopia (Long Earth #4: After an alien planet somehow becomes 'entangled' with one of the Long Earth worlds, Lobsang and Joshua discover that its voracious denizens intend to capture, conquer, and colonize the Long Earth) $9.99
Price, Kalayna Grave Visions (Alex Craft #4: PBO; Fae can't survive without a tie to Faerie, and now Alex is no exception - she must ally herself with a court, and soon. To retain as much freedom as possible, she makes a deal to track the source of a new killer drug) $7.99
Reynolds, Alastair Poseidon's Wake (Poseidon's Children #3: A cryptic message - 'Send Ndege' - originated light-years away from the planet where Ndege Akinya lives under house arrest. Could it be from her mother Chiku, who vanished during a space expedition? Ndege's daughter Goma joins the crew dispatched to uncover the source of the message, an odyssey that will take Goma into the farthest reaches of space as well as centuries into her family's past) $27.00
Richmond, Caroline Tung The Only Thing to Fear (YA; After the Allies were crushed by Hitler's genetically engineered soldiers, the US was carved up by the victors. Decades later, the government there strives to maintain a master race. With her mixed heritage, 16-year-old Zara dreams of the free America she's read about in banned books. A rebel group is plotting a deadly coup, and Zara might hold the key, but what she has to offer the rebels is something she's spent her entire life hiding, under threat of execution) $9.99
Saintcrow, Lilith Roadside Magic (Gallow & Ragged #2: PBO; Robin knows the source of the plague ravaging the sidhe - knowledge that might be enough to buy off even the Hunt, if she can just survive. The poison in Jeremy's wound is slowly killing him. Old friends turn traitor and old enemies return, but he'll kill whoever he must to keep Robin safe. And in the diners and trailer parks, the dive bars and greenbelts, the sidhe are hunting) $14.99
Sanders, Ted The Box and the Dragonfly (Keepers #1: Kids; The sight of a sign with his name on it leads Horace F. Andrews underground to the House of Answers, a warehouse of mysterious objects. What is this curious place? Who are the secretive people who entrust him with an immensely powerful gift? And what is he to do with it?) $7.99
Sanderson, Brandon Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz Smedry #1: Reissue; Kids; Alcatraz Smedry must stop a cult of evil librarians by infiltrating the local library) $15.99
Sanderson, Brandon The Scrivener's Bones (Alcatraz Smedry #2: Reissue; Kids; Alcatraz Smedry finds himself swept up by a glass dragon and headed to the ancient Library of Alexandria to look for clues leading to Alcatraz's dead father - who might not be dead after all) $15.99
Sanderson, Brandon The Bands of Mourning (Mistborn #6: The Bands of Mourning are said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command. Hardly anyone thinks they really exist. When a researcher returns to Elendrel with images that seem to depict them, and writings in a strange language, Waxillium Ladrian is recruited to travel south and investigate) $27.99
Schmidt/Brozek (ed) Shattered Shields (Anthology. 17 original military fantasy stories) $7.99
Searles, Rachel The Stolen Moon (Lost Planet #2: Kids; Only two people may have the key to Chase and Lilli's abilities: Captain Lennard, who is harboring them on his spaceship, and Asa Kaplan, who may be responsible for an interplanetary takeover meant to push Lennard out of power. Now Chase, Lilli, and their friends are fighting for their lives, and for the truth about what Asa has in store for the universe) $7.99
Shannon, Samantha The Mime Order (Paige Mahoney #2: Paige has escaped the brutal penal colony, but her problems have only just begun: many of the fugitives are still missing, she is the most wanted person in London, and there are bitter fault lines running through the clairvoyant community and dark secrets around every corner) $17.00
Shearin, Lisa The Brimstone Deception (SPI Files #3: PBO; Brimstone is the drug du jour - and since it can only be produced with magic and fresh molten brimstone from Hell, that means a rift to the underworld is open somewhere in the city. And when the drug cartel inevitably loses control of the rift? Well, it's going to be hell on Earth) $7.99
Sigler, Scott Alive (Generations #1: YA; A young woman with no memory escapes from confinement, frees the others in the room, and leads them into a corridor filled with remnants of a war long past. The further they travel, the worse the horrors they confront. As they slowly come to understand what this prison is, they realize their worst imaginings don't even come close to the truth) $10.00
Snyder, Maria V. Night Study (Study #5: As Yelena desperately searches for a way to reclaim her Soulfinding magic, her enemies are closing in. Valek is determined to protect her, but he's quickly running out of options. The Commander suspects that Valek's loyalties are divided and has been keeping things from him - secrets that put Valek, Yelena, and all their friends in terrible danger) $15.99
Spick, Mick Luftwaffe Victorious: An Alternate History (Reissue; A collection of 'what if' scenarios) $14.99
Steinmeyer, Jim Charles Fort: The Man Who Invented the Supernatural (Reissue; Biography of the man who shaped our modern view of the paranormal, a virtuoso at assembling records of bizarre, strange, haunting, and inexplicable anomalies) $15.95
Treadwell, James Arcadia (Advent #3: Young Rory, his mother, and a handful of survivors live a precarious existence on an isolated archipelago. The sea is alive, and angry, and all the men have been drowned. Everyone knows Rory will be next. Then strangers appear on the island, bound for England to seek a magic ring. Caught up in their quest, Rory enters an England of terrors and marvels) $17.00
Tsouras, Peter (ed) Battle of the Bulge: Hitler's Alternate Scenarios (Leading specialists examine alternate outcomes for Hitler's massive surprise attack on the Allies in December 1944) $14.99
Tsouras, Peter (ed) Cold War Hot: Alternate Decisions of the Cold War (Reissue; Leading specialists examine how close we came to World War III and what that horrifying scenario would have looked liked) $14.99
Tsouras, Peter G. Gettysburg: An Alternate History (Reissue; A collection of 'what if' scenarios of the most important battles of the US Civil War) $14.99
Turner, Marc When the Heavens Fall (Chronicles of the Exile #1: A necromancer has stolen the Book of Lost Souls, planning to resurrect an ancient race and challenge Shroud, Lord of the Dead, for dominion of the underworld. Shroud counters by sending his most formidable servants to seize the artifact at all cost. But a host of other forces converge, drawn by the powerful magic that has been unleashed) $9.99
Van Name, Mark L. No Going Back (Jon & Lobo #5: Hired to retrieve stolen artifacts from Jon's quarantined home world, Jon and Lobo must deal with the formidable forces protecting their targets, the even more dangerous assault team pursuing them, and the hidden agenda of the scientist they need for their mission) $7.99
Wexler, Django The Mad Apprentice (Forbidden Library #2: Kids; When Uncle Geryon sends Alice to help capture a rogue apprentice - a boy who, like Alice, can Read himself into stories - she expects a wild and unpredictable trip. But this adventure is far more dangerous, because Torment, the magic creature holding the library together, has gone mad) $8.99
Wood, Jonathan Broken Hero (Arthur Wallace #3: PBO; Arthur and the MI37 team confront their complex personal relationships as well as robots originally created for the Nazi invasion of Russia. This takes the team to the Himalayas, which takes them to a Nepalese death cult, and then back to London for the final assault - amidst breakups, hangovers, and pregnancy scares) $14.95
Yep, L/Ryder, J A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans (Miss Drake & Winnie #1: Kids; Proper dragon Miss Drake has a new pet human, Winnie. Oddly enough, Winnie seems to think Miss Drake is her pet - a ridiculous notion! The City by the Bay is home to many fantastic creatures, and Winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters, but her sketchbook is not what it seems. When her sketchlings get loose, it will take Winnie and Miss Drake's combined efforts to stop the mayhem) $6.99

EXPECTED MID-FEBRUARY

Alpert, Mark The Orion Plan (The distance between stars is so great that scientists thought we were safe from invasion. But now a species has found a way) $25.99
Basile, Giambattista The Tale of Tales (A bawdy, fantastical cycle of 50 fairy tales told by 10 sharp-tongued women, written by a 17th-century poet) $20.00
Beal, Clifford The Guns of Ivrea (Thief turned monk Acquel Galenus discovers a terrible secret under the Great Temple that could get him killed and allow an older, sinister form of worship to be reborn. Pirate Nicolo Danamis has made one deal too many, and enemies are closing in to destroy him. Citala, daughter of the Merfolk chieftain, finds herself implacably drawn into the affairs of men) $9.99
Brodsky, Jordanna Max The Immortals (Olympus Bound #1: The Greek pantheon is alive, scattered throughout the world as their powers fade. Selene - formerly known as Artemis - works in secret, defending the women of Manhattan from the evils of men. But when a killer starts using ancient Greek rituals in his murders, she can no longer hide in the shadows) $25.00
Brown, Pierce Morning Star (Red Rising #3: After years of hiding among the Golds, Darrow is finally ready to declare open revolution. But nothing in Darrow's life has been easily won, and this final fight will be the most harrowing of all) $27.00
Datlow, Ellen (ed) The Doll Collection (Anthology. 17 original horror stories about dolls, from puppets and poppets to mannequins and baby dolls) $15.99
Henderson, Randy Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free (Arcana Familia #2: Finn is back in the real world, operating a mortuary for the Arcane and managing the magical energies left behind when an Arcane being dies. But he wants more. Or different. Or something. His plan to use the Kinfinder device created by his half-mad father to find people's True Loves goes awry, leading Finn and his bigfoot friend Sal right into a Feyblood rebellion against the Arcane Ruling Council) $25.99
Higgins, Peter Radiant State (Vissarion Lom #3: Joseph Kantor's plan for the Vast and its people transcends the boundaries of the world. And in the endless forest that borders the Vast, the mighty fallen angel and the powers of the earth itself still have a part to play. Will Vissarion and Maroussia survive the violence of the endgame?) $15.99
Kadrey, Richard Killing Pretty (Sandman Slim #7: When someone tries to kill Death - or rather the body he's inhabiting - he turns to Slim to solve the murder) $14.99
Link, Kelly Get in Trouble (Collection. 9 fantastical tales of hurricanes, astronauts, evil twins, bootleggers, Ouija boards, iguanas, superheroes, the Pyramids, and more) $16.00
McDougall, Sophia Mars Evacuees (Alice Dare #1: Kids; On Earth, the war with the invading aliens is not going well, and the ice caps are expanding. A select group of kids, including twelve-year-old Alice Dare, are being evacuated to Mars. When the adults disappear, the kids must face down an alien named Thsaaa, and Alice and her friends must save the galaxy) $7.99
McDougall, Sophia Space Hostages (Alice Dare #2: Kids; Alice and her friends have already saved the galaxy once. Now, on a trip to the Morrors' new home world in the Alpha Centauri system, they find themselves kidnapped by the Krakilluks) $17.99
Pears, Iain Arcadia (In 1960, Henry is an Oxford don, and Rosie is the girl who feeds his cat. In the future, in a dystopian society on the Island of Mull, Angela is a psychomathematician who has discovered the world-changing potential of a new machine. And somewhere, sometime, Jay is a scholar's apprentice in an idyllic, pastoral land. Who are these people really, and how do their stories connect?) $27.95
Pratchett, Terry A Blink of the Screen (Collection. Short fiction spanning his entire career, from his schooldays to the present) $16.00
Pyper, Andrew The Damned (Most people who have a near-death experience come back alone - but not Danny Orchard. He survived a fire that killed his evil twin sister Ashleigh, but he's never been able to enjoy his second chance at life: Ash has haunted him for 20 years. And now she has set her sights on Danny's new wife and stepson) $15.99
Remic, Andy A Song for No Man's Land (PBO; He signed up to fight for king and country, and make his family proud. But on a battlefield during the Great War, Robert Jones is shot - and then the attacking enemy starts to shapeshift into a demonic force. Now Jones is in an impossible war against an enemy that shouldn't exist) $12.99
Repino, Robert Mort(e) (In the war of sentient ants of the Colony versus humans, the final step in the Colony's war effort is transforming the surface animals into high-functioning two-legged beings who rise up to kill their masters. Housecat turned war hero Mort(e) is famous for taking on dangerous missions and fighting the dreaded human bio-weapon EMSAH. But his true motivation is his ongoing search for his pre-transformation friend Sheba, a dog. When he receives a message from the dwindling human resistance claiming Sheba is alive, he journeys from the remaining human strongholds to the heart of the Colony, where he will discover the source of EMSAH and the ultimate fate of all of earth's creatures) $16.00
Rex, Adam Smek for President! (Tip & J.Lo #2: Kids; Human Dan Landry has taken credit for conquering the Gorg, and the Boov blame J.Lo for ruining their colonization plans. When J.Lo is dubbed Public Enemy Number One, Tip and J.Lo fight to set the record straight - and return home in one piece - with the help of a friendly flying billboard, a journey through various garbage chutes, and a bit of time travel) $7.99
Reynolds, J/Wraight, C Lords of the Dead: The Return of Nagash / The Fall of Altdorf (Warhammer: End Times #1 / #2: Omnibus reprint. 2 novels) $19.00
Ruff, Matt Lovecraft Country (1954: With his Uncle George (publisher of The Safe Negro Travel Guide ) and his friend Letitia, Atticus Turner heads to New England to find his missing father. On their journey to the manor of Mr. Braithwaite, heir to the estate that owned one of their ancestors, they encounter the mundane terrors of white America, and malevolent spirits straight out of weird tales. Once there, Atticus finds his father held prisoner by the Order of the Ancient Dawn, gathered to orchestrate a ritual that centers on Atticus. And his one hope of salvation may be the seed of the entire Turner clan's destruction) $26.99
Russell, Mary Doria Epitaph (A novel of the infamous 1881 gunfight at the OK Corral and the making of the mythology that surrounds it to this day) $16.99
Sanders, Rob Predator, Prey (Warhammer 40,000: The Beast Arises #2: PBO; Human worlds everywhere are being destroyed by ork attack moons using gravity weapons of unstoppable power. The High Lords are paralyzed by the scale of the threat. With entire Space Marines Chapters missing or wiped out, does anyone have the will and the power to rise to the Imperium's defense?) $17.50
Sanderson, Brandon Calamity (Reckoners #3: YA; Prof has embraced his Epic destiny, and everyone knows there's no turning back. But everyone is wrong - Megan proved that redemption is possible for Epics, and David is planning to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back. Or die trying) $18.99
Shatner, W/Fisher, D Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man (Anecdotes and stories of their lives on and off set, as well as stories gathered from Nimoy's close friends and family) $25.99
Shusterman, N/Elfman, E Hawking's Hallway (Accelerati #3: Kids; With his friends scattered across the globe grappling with their own mysteries, Nick is on his own. He must locate Tesla's final inventions - the most powerful of all, capable of shattering time and collapsing space) $16.99
Smillie, Andy Flesh Tearers (Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles: PBO; In the uncertain years following the end of the Great Heresy, it falls to Chapter Master Amit to lead the Flesh Tearers. Within them, the Black Rage is made manifest - they must not only fight their many foes, but their very nature) $17.00
Tatulli, Mark Desmond Pucket and the Cloverfield Junior High Carnival of Horrors (Desmond Pucket #3: Kids; Desmond rescued a bus full of monster props from the now-defunct Mountain Full of Monsters ride. And he and his prankster posse are planning their greatest show yet: the Cloverfield Junior High Carnival of Horrors!) $9.99
Turner, Marc Dragon Hunters (Chronicles of the Exile #2: She is coming to the end of her tenure as leader of the Storm Lords, a group of powerful water-mages, but Imerle has no intention of stepping down graciously. Instead, she plans to secure her grip on power. In the ensuing chaos, there is another, who seizes the chance to try to destroy the Storm Lord dynasty) $27.99
Unsworth, Simon Kurt The Devil's Detective (Thomas Fool is an investigator who spends his time cataloguing reports - all stamped 'Do Not Investigate' - on the endless stream of violence that flows through Hell. But when a political delegation arrives, a human is horrifically murdered, and more murders follow. Now the Bureaucracy wants Fool to identify and track down the killer) $15.95
Wells, Dan Bluescreen (YA; Los Angeles in 2050 is a city of open doors, as long as you have the right connections - and that's a smart device implanted right in your head. And a world where virtually everyone is online 24/7 presents plenty of opportunities for someone who knows how to manipulate that connection) $17.99
Wendig, Chuck The Complete Double Dead: Double Dead / Bad Blood (Tomes of the Dead: Reissue; After a 5-year slumber, a vampire awakens to find most humans have turned into living dead, whose blood cannot sustain him. Now he not only has to find human survivors, but change from predator to protector - after all, he has to look after his food supply. Plus follow-up novella 'Bad Blood'.) $16.99


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