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Newsletter #98 June August, 2012

RECENTLY RECEIVED AND FORTHCOMING SCIENCE FICTION

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Doctor Who Magazine #443 (The Seeds of Doom; missing episodes found; more) $8.99
Doctor Who Magazine #444 (All the latest news on the 2012 series; on the trail of the missing episodes: how the Daleks exterminated Doctor Who's history; 'Shada', the lost story by Douglas Adams, published at last; more) $8.99
Doctor Who Magazine #445 (Sophie Aldred remembers; Doctor Who overseas part 2; more) $8.99
Doctor Who Magazine #446 (Jenna-Louise Coleman is the Doctor's new companion; Daleks & Weeping Angels; more) $8.99
Fantasy & Science Fiction March / April 2012 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.50
Fantasy & Science Fiction May/June 2012 (New fiction, reviews, more) $7.50
Locus #614 March 2012 (Interviews with Paul Di Filippo and Sarah Pinborough; Nebula Awards ballot; forthcoming books; industry news, reviews, more) $6.95
Locus #615 April 2012 (Special sf and fantasy art issue, including interviews with Brom and John Picacio, plus art and commentary from many of the top artists in the field; industry news, reviews, more) $6.95
Locus #616 May 2012 (Interviews with Seanan McGuire and Nick Mamatas; Hugo ballot; industry news, reviews, more) $6.95
Aiken, Joan The Serial Garden: The Complete Armitage Family Stories (Kids; 24 stories (4 previously unpublished). Because of a wish their mother made before they were born, Mark and Harriet Armitage lead lives full of magic and strangeness) $16.00
Ballantyne, Tony Blood and Iron (Robot Wars #2: Sangrel's new army commander tries to establish relations between the robot population and the newly arrived humans. Kavan and the Uncertain Army retreat to Stark to plan the overthrow of Artemis after that city's generals make an alliance with the humans. And Karel is on a journey to be reunited with his wife Susan, and learn more about his place on Penrose) $9.99
Berman, Ruth Bradamant's Quest (It sounded straightforward when Oberon proposed it - gather up the magical talismans the fairies had given her family and give them back, now that King Charlemagne's war with Spain was over. But Bradamant finds that her relatives don't want to give up the talismans. What's a warrior to do when valor alone is not enough to complete a quest?) $15.95
Billingsley, Franny Chime (YA; National Book Award finalist; Andre Norton Award finalist. Briony's stepmother made sure Briony blamed herself for all the family's hardships. Now she has worn her guilt for so long it's become a second skin. She often escapes to the swamp, where she tells stories to the Old Ones. But only witches can see the Old Ones - and witches are sentenced to death. Briony lives in fear her secret will be found out, even as she believes she deserves the worst kind of punishment) $8.99
Bisson, Terry Any Day Now (1960s: Clay is a small-town boy whose future is all mapped out. His travels take him to an isolated New Mexico commune under threat from a national revolution, with Clay battling to find his place in the new America - and hoping desperately to forget what happened back East with the girl he loved) $24.95
Bradbury, Ray The Illustrated Man (Reissue; Collection; 18 classic sf stories) $7.99
Bradbury, Ray The Martian Chronicles (Reissue; Collection; classic sf tales of colonizing Mars) $7.99
Bray, Libba Beauty Queens (YA; Tiptree Award shortlist. When a plane crash strands 13 teen beauty contestants on an island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants - and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition) $18.99
Briggs, Patricia et al Moon Called Vol. 2 (Mercy Thompson GN #1: PBO; Full color graphic novel; reprints issues 5-8 of the comic book) $16.99
Bujold, Lois McMaster Barrayar (Vorkosigan #2: Reissue; Hugo winner. HC reprint of PB original; Signed copies) $26.00
Carriger, Gail et al Soulless: The Manga Volume 1 (Parasol Protectorate GN #1: PBO; Black & white graphic novel; adaptation of the novel) $12.99
Carson, Rae The Girl of Fire and Thorns (YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness. Elisa is the chosen one. She could be everything to those who need her most - if the prophecy is fulfilled, if she finds the power deep within herself, if she doesn't die young. Most of the chosen do) $17.99
Crumb, R. The Early Years of Bitter Struggle (Complete Crumb Comics #1: Reissue; Graphic novel; adults only. Underground comix and illustrations; black & white with a center section in color) $24.99
Delany, Samuel R. Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders (PBO; In 2007, just before Eric's 17th birthday, he moves to a coastal Georgia town, and meets 19-year-old Morgan. The two boys spend the next decades together as a working class gay interracial couple) $21.95
Dick, Philip K. The Crack in Space (Reissue; When a repairman accidentally discovers a parallel universe, everyone sees it as an opportunity: a way to ease Earth's overcrowding; a place to set up a personal kingdom; or a spot to hide an inconvenient mistress. When a civilization is found already living there, the people on this side of the crack scramble to discover their motives. Will these parallel humans come in peace, or are they just as corrupt and ill-intentioned as the people of this world?) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. Eye in the Sky (Reissue; When a routine tour of a particle accelerator goes awry, Jack Hamilton and his tour group find themselves in a world ruled by Old Testament morality, where the smallest infraction can bring about a plague of locusts. Escape from that world plunges them into a Communist dystopia, then into a world where everything is an enemy) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. The Man in the High Castle (Reissue; Hugo winner. America, 1962: Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war, and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. Ubik: The Screenplay (In 1974, Dick was commissioned to write a screenplay based on his novel Ubik . The film wasn't produced, but the screenplay was saved. It features scenes that are not in the book, and a surreal playfulness) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. The Zap Gun (Reissue; The Cold War may have ended, but the eastern and western governments never told their citizens. Instead they created an elaborate ruse, wherein each side comes up with increasingly outlandish doomsday weapons - that don't work. But when aliens invade, the top designers of both sides have to come together to make a real doomsday device - if they don't kill each other first) $13.95
DiTerlizzi, Tony A Hero for WondLa (WondLa #2: Kids; Hailey brings Nine and her friends to the colony of New Attica, where humans of all shapes and sizes live in apparent peace and harmony. But Eva soon realizes something sinister is going on - and if she doesn't stop it, it could mean the end of everyone on Orbona) $17.99
Duncan, Dave Against the Light (The Hierarchy rules both the magical kingdom of Albi and its religion. When missionary student Rollo Woodbridge returns to Albi, he is arrested for heresy and treason. He's rescued from prison, but his family home is destroyed. His siblings swear vengeance, but Rollo attempts to broker a peace between the faiths, and save his kingdom's future) $14.95
Farmer, Philip Jose The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Wold Newton: Reissue; A secret alien war has raged on Earth for years, and is about to culminate in an epic race around the world, as Fogg undertakes a covert mission to chase down the elusive Captain Nemo - who is none other than Professor Moriarty) $9.95
Flanagan, John The Invaders (Brotherband #2: Kids; The Herons have won the Brotherband competition! But their celebration is cut short when the Skandians' most sacred artifact is stolen - and the Herons are to blame. To recover it, they must traverse stormy seas and battle a group of deadly pirates) $18.99
Foglio, Phil & Kaja Agatha Awakens: The Beetleburg Clank / The Airship City / The Monster Engine (Girl Genius Omnibus Vol. 1: YA; Full color graphic novel. Reprints issues 1-10 of the comic book) $34.99
Frith, R.J. The Nemesis List (Ex-soldier Frank Pak has been hired to escort a runaway back to his family. But Jeven Jones is the result of illegal experimentation, an evolutionary leap. The government wants him dead. Revolutionaries want to use him to unlock every advancement the government has denied them. If Jones lives, he'll start a war. If he dies, the future of humanity dies with him) $12.95
Froud, Brian et al The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Volume 1 (Full color graphic novel; recounts the legend of Aughra, the rise and fall of the Gelflings, the coming of the alien Urskeks, and the myth of the Bright Crystal) $19.95
Grant, Maxwell The Five Chameleons / The Wasp (Shadow #57: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell Castle of Crime / Dead Man's Chest (Shadow #58: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Green Box / The Getaway Ring (Shadow #59: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Hambly, Barbara The Magistrates of Hell (James Asher #3: 1912: James Asher, his wife Lydia, and occultist and vampire-hunter Dr. Solomon Karlebach journey to the Republic of China to investigate a rumor that the mindless Undead - the Others that even the vampires fear - have begun to multiply near Peking. Asher and vampire Don Simon Ysidro embark on a hunt, while somewhere in the city lurk the Peking vampires with an agenda of their own) $28.95
Hartwell, David (ed) The Sword & Sorcery Anthology (PBO; Anthology; 20 stories (2 original to this volume) of barbarians, mages, and heroes) $15.95
Herriman, George Krazy and Ignatz 1912-1924: At Last My Drim of Love Has Come True (PBO; Graphic novel; 3 years of b&w full-page Sunday strips, plus all 22 installments of his 1903 b&w daily strip Mrs. Waitaminnit - The Woman Who Is Always Late and the full run of his 1926 Sunday-only full-color strip Us Husbands ) $24.99
Hughes, David Tales from Development Hell: The Greatest Movies Never Made? (Updated and expanded from the 2003 edition. A journey through the place where scripts are written (and rewritten), actors are hired, sets are designed, and then films don't get made. Like the Batman movie starring Clint Eastwood, Oliver Stone's version of Planet of the Apes , a film adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Sandman comics, and more) $15.95
Jayne, Hannah Under Suspicion (Underworld Detection Agency #3: PBO; When a frightening number of demons start disappearing around the city, Sophie suspects that an Armageddon-level prophecy is about to become everyone's nightmare) $7.99
Johnson, Tenea D. Smoketown (PBO; In the post-climate change US, Anna is an artist and a factory worker. She lives in a tropical metropolis in Appalachia, waiting for the woman she's lost, the one she believes can save her from her troubled past and uncertain future. When Anna creates life out of thin air and desperation, no one is prepared for what comes next) $14.95
Joshi, S.T. (ed) Weird Fiction Review #2 (PBO; Fiction, essays, poetry, more) $25.00
Kibuishi, Kazu (editor) Explorer: The Mystery Boxes (PBO; Kids; Seven short graphic works answer one simple question: what's in the box? Marvels? Mayhem?) $10.95
Kiernan, Caitlin R. Two Worlds and In Between (Collection; reprints 26 short works of dark fantasy) $38.00
King, A.S. Everybody Sees the Ants (YA; Andre Norton Award finalist. Lucky has a secret that helps him wade through his dysfunctional life. In his dreams, he escapes to the war-torn jungles of Laos, where he can be a hero. It's dangerous and wild - a place where his life just might be worth living. But how long can Lucky hide in his dreams before reality forces its way in?) $17.99
King, Caro Seven Sorcerers (Nin #1: Kids; Nin wakes up to discover that her brother Toby has vanished - and she's the only one who remembers him. To save him, she and her friend Jonas travel to a magical land called the Drift, which is is being destroyed by a plague. Even the Seven Sorcerers who ruled there have succumbed. Nin and Jonas race to rescue Toby and get home before the plague makes it impossible) $6.99
Kress, Nancy Fountain of Age (PBO; Collection; 9 sf novellas and stories, including a Hugo winner and a Nebula winner) $16.00
Kuttner, Henry Thunder in the Void (16 vintage tales of space opera, including one previously unpublished) $40.00
Lamberson, Gregory The Frenzy War (Frenzy Wolves #2: PBO; NYPD Captain Tony Mace is pushing paper and waiting for retirement when he's chosen to lead a covert task force in charge of dealing with a secret war between the Wolves and a team of assassins bent on their extinction) $14.95
Lorentz, Dayna The Storm (Dogs of the Drowned City #1: Kids; When a hurricane forces his family to evacuate without him, Shep the German Shepherd is confused. Where is his boy? Will he ever return? And what will Shep do in the meantime, now that the extra bowls of food are gone?) $5.99
Lorentz, Dayna The Pack (Dogs of the Drowned City #2: PBO; Kids; Shep knows that the new pack of dogs he's met are his best chance for survival - especially now that they've made enemies of the city's wild dogs. Can Shep keep his new friends safe?) $5.99
Martin, George R.R. Fevre Dream (Reissue; 1857: Abner Marsh, a struggling riverboat captain, is approached by a wealthy aristocrat with a lucrative offer. The pale, steely-eyed Joshua York's reasons for traveling the Mississippi are to be none of Marsh's concern - no matter how bizarre or capricious York's actions may prove. Not until their maiden voyage does Marsh realize that he has joined a mission both more sinister, and perhaps more noble, than his most fantastic nightmare) $7.99
Millet, Lydia The Fires Beneath the Sea (Dissenters #1: Kids; When Cara's mother disappears and a watery specter begins to haunt their Cape Cod home, Cara and her brothers embark on a quest that takes them from the Cape's ancient places to a shipwreck on the bottom of the sea, with the terrifying 'pouring man' close on their heels) $12.00
Moorcock, Michael Byzantium Endures (Colonel Pyat #1: Reissue; Meet Pyat, tsarist rebel, Nazi thug, continental con man, and reactionary counterspy. His journey from Leningrad to London connects him with scoundrels and heroes from Trotsky to Makhno, and his career echoes the 20th century's descent into fascism and war) $22.00
Nix, Garth/Williams, Sean The Magic (HC title: Troubletwisters) (Troubletwisters #1: Kids; The Evil has been trying to break in and dominate the earth for centuries. There are Wardens who protect the Portals through which the Evil may pass into our world. Jaide and Jack Shield don't know that the world is under attack, that their dad and their Grandma X are Wardens, or that they themselves are young Wardens just coming into their powers) $6.99
O'Brien, Fitz-James The Diamond Lens and Other Stories (PBO; Collection; 3 sf tales from the 1850s) $14.95
O'Malley, Daniel The Rook ('The body you are wearing used to be mine.' So begins the letter Myfanwy is holding when she awakes in a London park. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy follows the instructions her former self left behind. She learns that she is a member of a secret organization that battles supernatural forces at work in Britain, and that she possesses a rare, potentially deadly supernatural ability of her own. Now she must discover who betrayed her and why) $25.99
Obreht, Tea The Tiger's Wife (National Book Award finalist; Crawford Award shortlist. In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, seeks to unravel the circumstances surrounding her grandfather's recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book , and to the stories of his encounters with 'the deathless man'. But most extraordinary of all is the story her grandfather never told her - the legend of the tiger's wife) $15.00
Ore, Rebecca Time and Robbery (Vel #2: PBO; Unless immortal time-jumper Vel can help out his younger self, his tribe's descendants - a big chunk of the 21st-century British population -- will be eliminated from the timeline) $16.00
Orzel, Chad How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog (PBO; Nonfiction; physics professor Chad Orzel and his inquisitive canine Emmy tackle the concepts of general relativity in this introduction to Einstein's physics) $16.99
Pang, Allison A Sliver of Shadow (Abby Sinclair #2: PBO; Abby is left in charge when the Protectorate leaves for the Faery Court; thing spiral out of control when a spell on Abby backfires and the Faery Queen declares the Doors between their worlds officially closed) $7.99
PopMatter Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion (PBO; An unofficial guide to the Whedonverse, with essays and interviews covering all the TV series, movies, and comic books) $18.95
Reeve, Philip No Such Thing as Dragons (Kids; Ansel's master is a dragon-slayer, with shining armor, and scars that prove his heroic stories. But Ansel suspects there are no such things as dragons. So what is the man-eating monster that haunts the mountain crags?) $6.99
Riggs, Ransom Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (YA; Crawford Award shortlist. Tragedy sends 16-year-old Jacob to an island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home. As he explores the ruins, it becomes clear that the children may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined for good reason. And, impossible though it seems, they may still be alive) $17.99
Robeson, Kenneth The Time Terror / The Talking Devil (Doc Savage #55: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Black Spot / The Terrible Stork (Doc Savage #56: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth The Dagger in the Sky / The Death Lady / The Monkey Suit (Doc Savage #57: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Rusch, Kristine Katherine Anniversary Day (Retrieval Artist #8: Four years ago, a bomb destroyed part of the dome protecting the largest city on the Moon. Now a larger threat looms - one that begins with the murder of the mayor, and spreads across the Moon itself. Moon Security Chief Noelle DeRicci can't stay ahead of the unfolding disaster. Retrieval Artist Miles Flint hurries to his daughter's school to protect her. And Detective Bartholomew Nyquist finds himself in the middle of everything) $22.50
Russell, C & C The Warrior Sheep Down Under (Warrior Sheep #3: Kids; Tuftella - the fairest ewe maiden of them all - is locked away in a tall tower surrounded by a moat full of monsters, waiting to be rescued by a knight in shining fleece. Warrior Sheep to the rescue!) $6.99
Scalzi, John 24 Frames into the Future (Numbered of 961 copies. Collects a big batch of his zingy, opinionated columns about sf and fantasy TV and films; Signing at Uncle Hugo's on Saturday, June 23, 1-2pm) $28.00
Smith, Gavin Veteran (Reactivated by his old special forces C.O. and assigned to track down an alien infiltrator, Jakob Douglas winds up on the run with a teenage hacker, and learns that the aliens aren't quite what everyone thought) $14.95
Stephenson, Neal et al The Mongoliad Book 1 (1241: The Mongols have swept across Asia and are poised to invade Europe. A small band of warriors, inheritors of an ancient secret tradition, conceive a desperate plan to stop the attack: kill the Khan of Khans before all of Christendom faces destruction) $14.95
Tan, Cecilia (ed) Best Erotic Fantasy & Science Fiction (PBO; Anthology; 17 stories) $19.95
Thomas/Ellis (ed) Chicks Dig Comics (Essays and interviews celebrating the comics medium, its creators, and characters) $14.95
Tolkien, JRR/Flieger, V Green Suns and Faerie: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien (PBO; Nonfiction; articles on a range of topics by one of the world's foremost Tolkien scholars) $24.95
Vanderhooft/Berman (eds) Heiresses of Russ 2011 (Anthology; 12 of the best short works of lesbian speculative fiction published in 2010) $18.00
Wagner, Karl Edward Where the Summer Ends (Best Horror Stories #1: Collection; 9 longer horror stories) $45.00
Wagner, Karl Edward Walk on the Wild Side (Best Horror Stories #2: Collection; 26 horror stories) $45.00
Wallace, Sean (ed) War and Space: Recent Combat (Anthology; military sf stories) $15.95
Weiner, Zach The Most Dangerous Game (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal #2: PBO; Full color collection of the webcomic) $18.00
Weyn, Suzanne Empty (YA; In the very near future, the fossil fuels are running out. And in the small town of Sage Valley, sacrifices need to be made, and society needs to be rethought. And even if Niki, Tom, and Gwen find what they need to survive, their lives are never going to be the same again) $8.99

Expect Early June

Aaron, Rachel The Spirit War (Eli Monpress #4: Eli is unhappy that someone now has a higher bounty than he does: his best friend, master swordsman Josef. Apparently Josef is the only prince of a rather feisty country, and his mother the queen wants him to come home. Meanwhile, the Immortal Empress is staging an invasion - but it's not just about politics. She's targeting Eli, the world's greatest thief) $14.99
Alexander, Cassie Nightshifted (PBO; Nurse Edie Spence is learning the ropes of dealing with paranormal patients. When a vampire servant turns to dust on her watch, his dying words send Edie on a mission to rescue a girl from the undead) $7.99
Anderson, Kevin (ed) Blood Lite III: Aftertaste (PBO; Anthology; original horror stories with a sense of humor) $7.99
Anderson, Poul Flandry's Legacy (Technic Civilization #7: Omnibus; reprints 2 novels plus 4 shorter works set in the time of the Long Night and the renaissance of civilization which followed it) $7.99
Ashford, Barbara Spellcrossed (Crossroads Theatre #2: PBO; When the love of her life returns to the land of the Fae, Maggie must recover from the loss, and take over the Crossroads Theatre. She believes that all the enchantment is gone, but she's about to discover that true magic is hard to banish, and that the past has a way of coming back to haunt you) $7.99
Bakker, R. Scott The White-Luck Warrior (Aspect-Emperor #2: As Kellhus and his Great Ordeal march farther into the Ancient North, Esmenet finds herself at war with her family as well as with the Gods. Achamian leads his expedition to the ruins of Sauglish, to a truth he may not survive, let alone comprehend. Into this tumult walks the White-Luck Warrior, assassin and messiah) $15.95
Ballantine, P/Morris, T The Janus Affair (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #2: Agents Wellington Books and Eliza Braun are startled when a fellow passenger aboard Britain's latest hypersteam train vanishes in a bolt of lightning. They soon discover this is not the only such disappearance - with each case going inexplicably unexamined by the Crown) $7.99
Battis, Jes Bleeding Out (OSI #5: PBO; On leave from the squad, Tess is searching for the truth about her demonic heritage when her vacation is interrupted by a murder) $7.99
Baum/Shanower/et al Ozma of Oz (Kids; Full color graphic novel; collects issues 1-8 of the comic book adaptation of Baum's classic fantasy novel) $19.99
Bleyer, Kevin Me the People ( The Daily Show writer Beyer does a complete rewrite of the US Constitution - dragging it into the 21st century, fixing its flaws, and answering its unresolved questions. Along the way, he visits the birthplace of democracy, heads to Independence Hall, and debates the contents of Article III with Justice Antonin Scalia) $26.00
Boudinot, Ryan Blueprints of the Afterlife (The end of the world is a distant, distorted memory. Medical care is supplied by open-source nanotech, and human nervous systems can be hacked. Abby Fogg is a film archivist with a niggling feeling that her life is not really her own. She may be right. Al Skinner is a former mercenary for the Boeing Army. Woo-jin Kan is a virtuoso dishwasher with the Hotel and Restaurant Management Olympics medals to prove it. Over them all hovers a mysterious man who sends them to a full-scale replica of Manhattan under construction in Puget Sound) $14.00
Bray, Libba Beauty Queens (YA; Tiptree Award shortlist. When a plane crash strands 13 teen beauty contestants on an island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants - and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition) $9.99
Brennan, Sarah Rees The Demon's Surrender (Demon's Lexicon #3: YA; Exiled from the Goblin Market, Sin is thrown together with Nick and Alan, whom she's always despised. But as she watches Alan struggle to protect his demon brother, she begins to see him in a new light. Then Alan is possessed - and no one recovers from a possession. But then, no one else has a demon brother. How far will Nick go to save Alan?) $10.99
Brooke, Keith Harmony (The aliens are here, all around us. They always have been. And now, one by one, they're destroying our cities. In a world where humans are segregated, Dodge Mercer and Hope Burren lead a ragged band of survivors in a search for sanctuary) $8.99
Brown, Eric The Devil's Nebula (Weird Space #1: The Expansion is home to human smugglers, veterans, and ne'er do wells. They make their neighbors in the Vetch Empire uneasy. Then an alien race arrives from another dimension, infesting humans and Vetch alike and bending individuals to do their hideous bidding. The Expansion and the Vetch Empire will have to work together if they're to have any chance of survival) $7.99
Chadbourn, Mark Destroyer of Worlds (Kingdom of the Serpent #3: As all the ancient prophecies fall into place, the final battle rages, on Earth, across Faerie, and into the land of the dead. Jack Churchill must lead the Brothers and Sisters of Dragons in a desperate assault on the Fortress of the Enemy to confront the Burning Man) $17.95
Cline, Ernest Ready Player One (2044: To avoid the ugly realities of the world, most of humanity spends their time jacked into the OASIS, a virtual utopia. Including Wade Watts, who is obsessed with winning control of the OASIS and its founder's fortune by solving the riddles scattered throughout. Then Wade unlocks the first puzzle, and finds himself embroiled in a desperate race to claim the ultimate prize) $14.00
Correia, Larry The Monster Hunters: International / Vendetta / Alpha (Monster Hunter #1/ #2/ #3: Omnibus HC reprint of 3 PB originals; Signed bookplate available) $24.00
Cross, Kady The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (Steampunk Chronicles #2: YA; 1897: Finlay and her fellow teen misfits journey from London to NYC, where they'll need all their supernatural abilities to rescue their friend Jasper from a criminal gang) $17.99
Dane, Tami Blood of Innocence (Sloan Skye #1: PBO; Sloan Skye, an ambitious intern in the FBI's Paranormal Behavioral Analysis Unit, searches for a killer who slays his female victims at night and drains their bodies of blood) $7.99
Davidson, MaryJanice Undead and Unstable (Betsy Taylor #12: Determined to change the future for herself and her loved ones, Betsy's actions could have life-shattering repercussions. But that's to be expected when a friend returns from the dead, your dear sister happens to be the Antichrist, and your mother is the Devil; Signing at Uncle Hugo's on Friday, June 8, 6-7pm) $25.95
Dembski-Bowden, Aaron The Emperor's Gift (Warhammer 40,000: A young boy is recruited into the Grey Knights; he must hone his fledgling psychic talents if he is to join the ranks of the Space Marine daemon hunters) $24.99
Dick, Philip K. The Man Who Japed (Reissue; Following a nuclear war, the Moral Reclamation government took over the world, and forces its citizens to live by strict rules - no premarital sex, drunkenness, or displaying of neon signs - reinforced through a constant barrage of messages to the public. The chief purveyor of these messages is Alan Purcell. But there's a problem: a statue of the government's founder has been vandalized, and the head is hidden in Purcell's closet. Maybe all a revolution needs is one really great prank) $13.95
Dick, PK/Dufty, David How to Build an Android (Nonfiction; the stranger-than-fiction story of the creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of sf writer Philip K. Dick) $26.00
Dunn, Christian (ed) The Primarchs (Warhammer 40,000: Horus Heresy #20: Four novellas focusing on some of the mightiest warriors and leaders: Fulgrim, Alpharius, Lion El'Johnson, and Ferrus Manus) $8.99
Elrod, P.N. (ed) Hex Appeal (Anthology; original urban fantasy stories about witches and conjurers) $14.99
Epstein, A/Jacobson, A Secrets of the Crown (Familiars #2: Kids; Hiding in the Shifting Fortress, Paksahara is wreaking havoc on Vastia. When a curse makes human magic disappear, it's up to the familiars - cat Aldwyn, blue jay Skylar, and tree frog Gilbert - to save the kingdom) $6.99
Estep, Jennifer Dark Frost (Mythos Academy #3: YA; Gwen Frost's mom managed to hide a powerful artifact before she was murdered by the Reapers of Chaos. With the Reapers convinced that Gwen knows where it's hidden, she's in for the fight of her life) $9.95
Flewelling, Lynn Casket of Souls (Nightrunner #6: PBO; Alec and Seregil stumble across evidence of a plot pitting Queen Phoria against Princess Klia. Dedicated to serving queen and country, the two spies will find their loyalties torn as never before) $7.99
Flint, Eric 1636: The Kremlin Games (Ring of Fire: Grantville has bounced back and established its new mission and identity - leaving Bernie Zeppi unable to figure out what to do with himself. Then a Russian emissary arrives and hires him to travel to Moscow and bring the future to a Russia mired in serfdom and convoluted imperial plots. Bernie figures it will be an easy gig. He didn't expect to find his sense of purpose there, from fighting needless typhoid deaths to building Russia's first dirigible. Or to find himself, and the Russian noblewoman he's come to love, embroiled in deadly Kremlin politics) $25.00
Flint, Eric/Spoor, Ryk Threshold (Sequel to Boundary . The next 'gold rush' is on - for alien technology hidden in lost bases around the system. And there are people who will go to any lengths - even interplanetary war - to get it) $7.99
Foglio, Phil & Kaja Agatha Heterodyne and the Hammerless Bell (Girl Genius #11: YA; Full color graphic novel. Heroes and villains fight for control of Mechanicsburg, as Agatha finally repairs the damaged machine that is Castle Heterodyne) $22.95
George III, David R. Plagues of Night (Star Trek: Typhon Pact: PBO; As Starfleet rebuilds itself, factions within the Typhon Pact grow concerned about their own inability to develop a quantum slipstream drive. Will the cold war between the two alliances deepen, or even become a shooting war?) $7.99
Gleason, Colleen The Vampire Dimitri (Regency Draculia #2: Dimitri, the Earl of Corvindale, should be delighted that his human ward, the headstrong and annoying Maia Woodmore, is getting married. But in the looming battle between Dracule factions, they will come together in an unholy union of danger, desperation, and fiercest desire) $7.99
Grant, Mira Blackout (Newsflesh #3: PBO; 2041: Shaun Mason faces mad scientists, zombie bears, and rogue government agencies, while the conspiracy that killed Georgia tries to kill the truth. But Georgia isn't dead; she's being held by a team of CDC researchers - and desperate to find her way back to Shaun before thing get even worse) $9.99
Green, Simon R. Live and Let Drood (Eddie Drood #6: Eddie's entire family has been banished to an alternate dimension. And when he finds out who - or what - attacked his clan, there will be payback) $25.95
Green, Simon R. For Heaven's Eyes Only (Eddie Drood #5: After the murder of the Drood Matriarch, the family finds itself vulnerable to evil. This time, it's a Satanic Conspiracy that could throw humanity directly into the clutches of the Biggest of the Bads) $7.99
Greenwood, Ed Bury Elminster Deep (Forgotten Realms: The vampiric Lord Manshoon thinks he has destroyed Elminster at last. But Elminster survives in the form of magical ash, and with the help of his scion and the vestige of the long-dead goddess of magic, he still has a chance to counter Manshoon's insidious plots) $7.99
Grossman, Lev The Magician King (Fillory #2: Fillory's royal luxury is starting to pall. After a morning hunt takes a sinister turn, Quentin and Julia charter a magical ship and sail for the outer reaches of their kingdom. The cruise becomes an adventure when the two are dumped back into the last place Quentin ever wants to see: his parent's house. And only the black, twisted magic that Julia learned on the streets can save them) $16.00
Hamilton, Laurell K. Hit List (Anita Blake #20: Hunting weretigers and human police, the Harlequin have come to America. They serve the Mother of All Darkness, the first vampire. She needs a new body, and she's decided that Anita's body is the one she wants) $7.99
Hamilton, Laurell K. Kiss the Dead (Anita Blake #21: When a 15-year-old girl is abducted by vampires, it's up to Anita to find her. When she does, she's faced with an ordinary group of people, all recently turned and willing to die to avoid serving a master. And where there's one martyr, there will be more) $27.95
Hamilton, Peter F. The Mandel Files: The Nano Flower (Greg Mandel #3: Reissue; Tech company Event Horizon needs Greg Mandel and his augmented psychic powers of detection once again. When company owner Julia Evans' hacker genius husband Royan disappears, a business rival suddenly boasts incredible new tech. Has Royan been kidnapped and forced to work for his captors?) $19.95
Hammond, Warren KOP Killer (Juno Mozambe #3: Juno has decided that the only way to take down the KOP is to create an independent power base. So he gets involved with a team of dirty cops and starts working as a rent-a-thug at a whorehouse. When he discovers a series of twisted murders, he faces a bleak possibility: in his quest for vengeance, he may have placed himself beyond hope of redemption) $25.99
Handeland, Lori Zombie Island (Shakespeare Undead #2: Vampire William Shakespeare and his Dark Lady are shipwrecked on a zombie-infested island ruled by a wizard and a nymph. And they must stop a plot that leads all the way to the royal palaces of Queen Elizabeth) $14.99
Hartwell/Cramer (eds) Year's Best SF 17 (PBO; Anthology; some of the best stories of 2011) $7.99
Held, Rhiannon Silver (Andrew, the enforcer for the Roanoke werewolf pack, finds Silver, a lone Were. She's beautiful and crazy, and someone has tortured her by injecting silver into her veins. When Andrew and Silver join forces to track down this menace, they discover their passion for each other) $14.99
Hoffman, Paul The Last Four Things (Thomas Cale #2: The warrior-monk Redeemers decide to use Cale's prodigious gifts to further their sacred goal: the extinction of humankind and the end of the world) $15.00
Jacka, Benedict Cursed (Alex Verus #2: PBO; Suddenly infamous for defeating powerful dark mages, Alex is keeping his head down, training his apprentice Luna, and trying to keep cursed artifacts out of the hands of novices. Then he discovers that someone is harvesting the life-force of magical creatures, destroying them in the process - and humans are next on the agenda) $7.99
Jamieson, Trent Night's Engines (Night-Bound Land #2: The Roil extends its grip on Shale, following the commands of the Dreaming Cities. Wars will be fought. Doomsday weapons will be employed. And night will fall) $7.99
Jillette, Penn God No! (Essays about one outrageous and opinionated atheist's experience in the world, flipping conventional religious wisdom on its ear to reveal that doubt, skepticism, and wonder are to be celebrated and cherished, rather than suppressed) $15.00
Jobling, Curtis Rise of the Wolf (Wereworld #1: Kids; Drew has just discovered he's a werewolf - and the heir to the murdered Wolf King's throne. In a land suddenly full of enemies, he must use his wits and newfound powers to unite the kingdom against its tyrant ruler) $8.99
Johnson/McDevitt (ed) Going Interstellar (PBO; Anthology; stories, plus essays on technology by space scientists and engineers, all dealing with new methods of star travel) $7.99
Kemp, Paul S. Deceived (Star Wars: Old Republic: The tale of the mysterious Sith Lord who infiltrated the Jedi Temple and led to its destruction, setting the stage for the Treaty of Coruscant) $7.99
Kessler, Andrew Martian Summer (Nonfiction; a firsthand account of the Phoenix Mars Mission, the first man-made probe sent to the Martian Arctic. Color photos) $16.95
Killough-Walden, H. Messenger's Angel (Lost Angels #2: PBO; When Juliette Anderson comes to his small Scottish village to do research, the archangel Gabriel knows he has found his destined love at last. But a dark force rises to threaten them) $7.99
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody ParaNorman (Kids; No one believes that 11-year-old Norman can see and talk to ghosts. But when a folktale about a witch's curse turns out to be true, it's up to Norman to save his New England town from pilgrim zombies) $15.99
King, Caro Shadow Spell (Nin #2: Kids; Simeon Dark is the most powerful sorcerer in the Drift, and only he can save the Drift from dying. But where is he? Nin and her friends make their way to Dark's mansion in search of answers) $6.99
Knaak, Richard A. Wolfheart (World of Warcraft: Novel based on the game. As the Horde, led by ambitious new warchief Garrosh Hellscream, moves forward with its plans of conquest, a vision reveals that Varian Wynn is the Alliance's best hope against the incursion. But the Alliance may be consumed by internal strife before its forces even face the enemy) $8.99
Knutsson, Catherine Shadows Cast by Stars (YA; Government forces are searching for people with aboriginal blood, which contains antibodies that protect them from the plague ravaging the world. Cassandra and her family flee to the Island, a territory protected by guerrillas, and by an energy barrier that keeps outsiders out and the spirit world in. But the creatures of the spirit world are angry, and they have chosen Cassandra to be their voice and instrument) $17.99
Lackey, M/Edghill, R Dead Reckoning (YA; Disguised as a boy, Jett is living as a gambler in the Old West as she searches for her brother. Honoria is a fabulous young inventor. Both travel the prairie alone - until they are brought together by a zombie invasion. Who is raising an udead army? And why?) $16.99
Lackey, Mercedes Unnatural Issue (Elemental Masters #6: Blaming himself for his wife's death in childbirth, Elemental Earth Master Richard Whitestone vowed never to set eyes on his daughter. When he finally does, he forms a twisted plan to use his daughter Suzanne's body to bring back the spirit of his long-dead wife) $7.99
Lackey, Mercedes Home from the Sea (Elemental Masters #7: A fledgling Water Master with a rebellious nature, Mari Prothero has no intention of agreeing to an arranged marriage. But she has yet to learn that the Protheros are descended from Selkies. To continue her line, she must marry a full-blooded Selkie) $25.95
Lackey, Mercedes Beauty and the Werewolf (Five Hundred Kingdoms #6: Breaking curses is never easy. But a determined beauty, a wizard (who's only occasionally a werewolf), and a little godmotherly interference just might be able to bring about a happy ending) $7.99
Lockwood, Dan (ed) The Lovecraft Anthology (Graphic novel; adaptations of Lovecraft stories) $19.95
London, Jack The Scarlet Plague (Reissue; Outside the ruins of San Francisco, a former professor of literature recounts the events which led to his current lowly state. When a pandemic killed nearly every living soul on the planet in a matter of days, modern civilization tottered and fell, and a new race of barbarians - the western world's brutalized workers - assumed power everywhere) $12.95
Long, Nathan Bloodsworn (Warhammer: Ulrika the Vampire #3: Returning to Nuln, Ulrika finds the Lahmian vampires preparing for war against the von Carsteins. Spurned by her sisters, Ulrika forms an uneasy alliance with the von Carsteins to destabilize the Empire by assassinating Emperor Karl Franz) $8.99
Lorentz, Dayna The Return (Dogs of the Drowned City #3: Kids; Now that humans have returned to the city, Shep wants to find his boy. But there are so many dogs to help, and so many dangers along the way. And now that Shep has learned to live outside, can he be happy again as a pet?) $5.99
McCaffrey, Anne The Girl Who Heard Dragons (Reissue; Collection of short fiction, including a Pern novella) $14.99
McCaffrey, Anne & Todd Dragon's Time (Pern: The plague that was killing dragons has been cured, but Thread is falling, and there aren't enough dragons to fight it. It's up to Lorana to coordinate the complicated time travel that is the planet's only hope) $7.99
McNeill, Graham Ultramarines Omnibus II: The Killing Ground / Courage & Honour / The Chapter's Due (Warhammer 40,000: Omnibus reprint; 3 novels) $15.00
Melko, Paul Broken Universe (Possessing tech that allows him to travel across alternate worlds, John Rayburn begins building a transdimensional commercial empire, led by him and his friends and their doppelgangers from several parallel universes. Then the group's activities draw attention from other dimensional travelers, who would kill to control John's tech) $27.99
O'Hearn, Kate The Flame of Olympus (Kids; When Pegasus crashes onto a Manhattan roof during a storm, Emily's life changes forever. Allied with the winged horse, she finds herself in the center of a fierce battle between the Roman gods and a terrifying race of stone warriors) $16.99
Oppel, Kenneth This Dark Endeavor (YA; Growing up, Victor and Konrad Frankenstein's lives are filled with imaginary adventures - until they stumble upon the Dark Library, with its books of alchemy and ancient remedies. Their father forbids them from ever entering the room again, but when Konrad falls ill, Victor goes back in search of the Elixir of Life. With his friends, he sets out to find an alchemist to help them create the formula) $9.99
Priest, Christopher The Islanders (The Dream Archipelago is a vast network of islands whose very locations seem to twist and shift. Some islands have been sculpted into musical instruments, some are home to lethal creatures, some are playgrounds for the rich. And a war being fought by two distant continents is playing out across the archipelago's waters) $24.95
Reinhardt, Hank Book of Knives: A Practical and Illustrated Guide to Knife Fighting (PBO; Nonfiction by the longtime Blade columnist) $13.00
Remic, Andy Toxicity (Manna is a utopian galaxy, but hidden on the edge is a reprocessing planet run by The Company to deal with Manna's waste. Jenni Xi is fighting a cleanup war against The Company. Svool is a swashbuckling poet and bon vivant whose cruiser has crashed. Horace is a torture model Anarchy Android who works for the Company. Soon he will meet Jenni and Svool - and the fate of Manna will change forever) $8.99
Resnick, Laura Disappearing Nightly (Esther Diamond #1: Reissue; When mystical disappearances disrupt her acting career, Esther teams up with Max, an eccentric wizard whose day job is protecting the Big Apple from Evil. Meanwhile, the sexy NYPD detective investigating the disappearances fears that Esther and Max may be a bigger problem than the vanishing performers) $7.99
Reynolds, Alastair Blue Remembered Earth (Poseidon's Children #1: 150 years from now, Africa has become the world's dominant technological and economic power. Crime, war, disease, and poverty have been eliminated. The Moon and Mars are settled, and colonies stretch all the way out to the edge of the solar system. And the largest scientific instrument in history is about to make a discovery. Geoffrey Akinya's family controls a vast business empire. After the death of his grandmother Eunice - erstwhile space explorer and entrepreneur - something awkward has come to light on the Moon. Geoffrey is dispatched there to ensure the family name remains untarnished. But the secrets Eunice died with are about to be revealed - secrets that could change everything, or tear this near-utopia apart) $26.95
Roberson, Chris Further: Beyond the Threshold (34th century: Humankind is spread across 3000 light years in a myriad of worlds and habitats, linked by a network of wormholes with Earth at its center. Awakening after a 12,000-year cryogenic suspension, Captain R.J. Stone soon finds himself commanding the maiden voyage of the first FTL spacecraft. In search of extraterrestrial intelligence, the ship's landing party explores a distant pulsar, only to be taken prisoner by a human religious sect exiled millennia before. Now Stone and his crew must escape while they try to solve the riddle of the planet's network of stone towers, which may be proof of the intelligence they've come to find) $14.95
Scalzi, John Redshirts (On a starship where every Away Mission results in the death of at least one low-ranked crew member, a great deal of energy belowdecks is expended on avoiding Away Mission assignments. Until Ensign Andrew Dahl stumbles on information that completely transforms the crew's understanding of what the starship really is - and offers them a crazy, risky chance to save their own lives; Signing at Uncle Hugo's on Saturday, June 23, 1-2pm) $24.99
Scott, M.J. Blood Kin (Half-Light City #2: PBO; Holly, the half-breed daughter of a Fae lord, is a thief and a spy. Guy is a Templar knight, sworn to duty, honor, and loyalty. But when treachery and violence threaten both their worlds, learning to trust each other might be the only thing that saves them - and the city) $7.99
Shearin, Lisa All Spell Breaks Loose (Raine Benares #6: PBO; The Saghred, a soul-stealing stone that gives Raine unlimited power, has been stolen by a goblin prince. So she's planning an expedition to the goblin capital to destroy the stone, kill the prince, and put a renegade prince on the throne. But, without the stone, she'll be doing this without magic) $7.99
Shevdon, Mike Strangeness and Charm (Courts of the Feyre #3: In freeing Alex from Bedlam, Niall released others of their kind - half-breed fey who have been abused by the institution that was supposed to help them. Now, as Warder, he must find them and persuade them to trade their newfound liberty for security in the Courts. But is the price of sanctuary swapping one cage for another?) $7.99
Starr, Jason The Craving (Pack #2: There are nights Simon can't remember. Now one of those blackouts is coming back to haunt him - for Simon isn't the man he once was. He's a member of the Pack. And once you're in, it's impossible to get out) $15.00
Vincent, Rachel Shadow Bound (Unbound #2: PBO; To secure freedom for herself and her sister, shadow-walker Kori Daniels needs to do one more thing for the Tower syndicate: recruit Ian Holm - or kill him. But Ian is on a mission his own: infiltrate Tower and free the enslaved) $7.99
Wallace, Sean (ed) The Mammoth Book of Steampunk (Anthology; steampunk stories with a modern, post-colonial sensibility) $13.95
Walter, Albert Free Radicals (In the not-too-distant dystopian future, a bar musician is set up on terrorism charges and deported to a prison planet. After nearly killing a neo-Nazi, he hits the road with another musician, heading for the other side of the continent. Their journey takes them through compounds controlled by a variety of religious and political cults) $12.95
Wells, Jaye Blue-Blooded Vamp (Sabina Kane #5: PBO; On the hunt for madman Cain, father of the vampire race, Sabina heads to Italy to find a sect of dark race historians who know the location of Cain's lair) $7.99
Wilson, Daniel H. Amped (When people are implanted with a device making them capable of superhuman feats, the powerful tech has profound consequences for society. When a set of laws is passed limiting the abilities - and rights - of amplified humans, amp Owen Gray goes on the run, headed for Oklahoma, where, it is rumored, the most enhanced amps may be about to change the world - or destroy it) $25.00
Zahn, Timothy Judgment at Proteus (Quadrail #4: Frank Compton discovers that the Shonkla'raa, ancient enemies thought to be long dead, are rising again. If Compton and Bayta can't stop them, they will destroy the Quadrail and billions of lives throughout the galaxy) $24.99

Expected Mid-June

Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia All Just Glass (YA; Sarah comes from a family of vampire hunters. But now she is a vampire. Her older sister Aida, always reliable, is given the assignment: find and kill Sarah. But this time Aida may not be able to do as she's told) $8.99
Brin, David Existence (On the neural link world wide web, a crowd can gather in an instant if something interesting is happening. Into that maelstrom of shared experience drops a game-changer: an alien artifact, plucked from Earth orbit, that wants to communicate. News leaks out fast, and the world reacts as it always does, with fear and hope and selfishness and love and violence) $27.99
Chabon, Michael The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Reissue; NYC, 1939: Looking to make big money in America's latest novelty - comic books - cousins Joe and Sammy weave the legend of the Escapist, a hero and champion for an America on the verge of war) $17.00
Erikson, Steve The Devil Delivered and Other Tales (Reprints three novelettes: 'The Devil Delivered', 'Revolvo', and 'Fishing with Grandma Matchie'; $27.99 hc also available) $14.99
Farmer, Philip Jose Time's Last Gift (Wold Newton: Reissue; A group of anthropologists travel from AD 2070 to 12,000 BC to study primitive man. But they're not prepared for what they will discover - or for the impact of their travels on a time that has yet to come) $9.95
French, John The Lies of Solace (Arkham Horror: Lord of Nightmares #2: A woman is determined to prevent her disturbing visions from becoming reality, an Arkham doctor struggles to save his daughter from a dark cult, and a distraught bootlegger attempts to unravel the mystery behind his fiancee's sudden silence. Will these three strangers be able to save everything they love from a terrifying future?) $8.99
Ignatius, David Bloodmoney (Someone in Pakistan is killing members of a new CIA unit that is trying to buy peace with America's enemies. Sophie Marx, a young CIA agent with a big chip on her shoulder, is assigned to figure out who's doing the killing and why) $15.95
Jemisin, N.K. The Shadowed Sun (Dreamblood #2: Gujaareh's enemies have conquered the land, administering their own brand of order with the fist and the sword. There is no peace to be had in this city where peace is the only law - not even in dreams, as a deadly plague of nightmares begins to spread) $14.99
Jordan/Dixon/Tong The Eye of the World Volume 2 (Wheel of Time GN #01B: Full color graphic novel; adaptation of fantasy novel) $24.99
Lo, Malinda Huntress (YA; Lambda Award finalist. Nature is out of balance, threatening humanity's survival. To solve the crisis, two teenage girls are picked to go on a dangerous quest to the city of the Fairy Queen) $8.99
North, Anna America Pacifica (America Pacifica is one of the last habitable places on Earth, with a hierarchy that allows the richest to live in luxury while most live in hovels and can barely afford food. When her mother fails to come home one night, 18-year-old Darcy is forced on a quest through the dark underbelly of the island) $14.99
Pettersson, Vicki The Taken (Celestial Blues #1: He's a fallen angel. She's a rockabilly reporter. Together they must solve a string of murders plaguing the mortal and immortal worlds) $13.99
Pitts, J.A. Forged in Fire (Sarah Beauhall #3: A magic-wielding serial killer is prowling the Pacific Northwest, and all of his victims have ties to Sarah. She must unravel the web she finds closing around her before a powerful necromancer and a crazed blood cult known as the Dragon Liberation Front tear apart everything she holds dear) $26.99
Pratchett, T/Baxter, S The Long Earth (Western Front, 1916: Private Percy Blakeney wakes up lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong, and the wind in the leaves of the trees. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of No Man's Land gone? Madison, Wisconsin, 2015: Cop Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive scientist when she finds a box containing some wiring, a three-way switch, and a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humanity views the world) $25.99
Recht/Brannan Survivors (Morningstar Strain #3: Scattered across the world, embattled groups of survivors persevere. But the peril remains, and the search for a cure for the Morningstar Virus goes on) $15.00
White, Ruth You'll Like It Here (Everybody Does) (Kids; While Meggie and David Blue are from another planet, they're a lot like Earth kids, with similar hopes and dreams, and can't wait to grow up Then an accident takes their family to a far planet where people are kept submissive through drugs and brainwashing. The Blues, who have spent time in free societies, must do what they can: plan their escape, and vow to help others) $6.99
Williams, Liz Worldsoul (Worldsoul is a place where old stories gather, where forgotten legends come to fade and die - or to flourish and rise again. The city's rulers have vanished mysteriously, and an unknown enemy is attacking. Mercy Fane and her fellow Librarians are doing their best, but things keep breaking out of ancient texts, and legends are escaping into the city. Mercy must pursue one such dangerous creature, and turns to the alchemist Shadow for help, but Shadow has a perilous task of her own to undertake) $14.95

Expected Early July

Adams, Douglas Shada (Doctor Who: The Doctor's old friend and fellow Time Lord Professor Chronotis has retired to Cambridge University. But now he needs help from the Doctor, Romana, and K-9. When he left Gallifrey he took a few little souvenirs - but one of them is extremely dangerous. And the sinister Skagra wants it) $26.95
Anderson, Kevin J. The Key to Creation (Terra Incognita #3: Criston Vora from Tierra and Saan of Uraba race to the legendary promised land. Saan seeks the Key to Creation, a weapon that may defeat Uraba's enemies, and Criston wants vengeance against the Leviathan that ruined his life) $7.99
Anderson, Taylor Iron Gray Sea (Destroyermen #5: War has engulfed the other Earth. The vast scope of the conflict has trapped Reddy and his crew far from either front, but they must battle a bigger ship. The long-awaited invasion of Grik Indiaa has begun, and the Human-Lemurian Alliance is pushing back against the twisted might of the Dominion. The diplomatic waters seethe with treachery, and a final, terrible plot explodes in the Empire of New Britain Isles) $25.95
Anderton, Jo Suited (Veiled Worlds #2: Tanyana has chosen to help the Keeper, to stand against the Puppet Men, but has she bitten off more than she can chew?) $7.99
Archer, Alex Library of Gold (Rogue Angel #37: PBO; The search for Ivan the Terrible's legendary library leads Annja deep beneath the Russian soil, where she finds herself in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse) $6.99
Armstrong, Kelley Spell Bound (Women of the Otherworld #12: With witch-hunting assassins, necromancers, half-demons, and rogue witches after her, Savannah Levine finds herself trapped alone on the road, and unable to use her vast spell-casting talent) $9.99
Arthur, Keri Darkness Devours (Dark Angels #3: PBO; Someone is killing vampires. If Risa finds the guilty party, she may finally be able to convince the Vampire Council to lift the execution order on her) $7.99
Axler, James Wretched Earth (Deathlands #105: PBO; A virulent strain of predark biowep has been unleashed in northern Kansas, turning the inhabitants into rotting, flesh-eating monsters. To stop them, Ryan and his companions with have to convince a ville's warring factions to unite against the hungry rotties) $6.99
Azzarello, Brian First Wave (Full color graphic novel. 1940s: Doc Savage, The Spirit, and The Batman join forces to stop a secret organization, the Golden Tree, from taking over a world distracted by war) $24.99
Ballantine, Philippa Hunter and Fox (Shifted World #1: Talyn has lost her people, the Vaerli - and lost her soul working for the man who destroyed them with a curse. Within her she carries a chaos creature who wants to help bring the Vaerli back - but she has lost the ability to communicate with it. Meanwhile, her lost brother is searching for his own solution to the curse) $17.95
Blake, Kendare Anna Dressed in Blood (YA; Cas travels the country with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat, armed with his father's athame. His job is to kill murderous ghosts. Since her death in 1958, Anna has killed every person who stepped into the deserted house she used to call home. But for some reason, she doesn't kill Cas) $9.99
Bledsoe, Alex Wake of the Bloody Angel (Eddie LaCrosse #4: PBO; For years, Eddie has kept his office above Angelina's tavern, so when she asks him to find out what happened to the pirate who stole her heart - who disappeared 20 years ago - Eddie sets out in search of the infamous Black Edward Tew - and his even more legendary treasure) $14.99
Bonilla, Amanda Blood Before Sunrise (Shaede Assassin #2: PBO; Darian is determined to reunite Raif and the daughter he thought was dead, but she could lose her lover in the bargain. Soon Darian finds herself caught between the man she loves like a brother, and the man whose love she can't live without) $7.99
Bova, Ben Orion and King Arthur (Orion #5: Orion finds himself in Britain, where he befriends a young warrior named Arthur, who dreams of uniting his quarreling countrymen and driving invaders from their lands. But Orion's Creator, Aten, has other plans for the timeline. He wants Arthur dead and forgotten - but Orion does not) $25.99
Brook, Meljean Heart of Steel (Iron Seas #2: Ruthless and cunning, airship captain Yasmeen's only loyalty is to her ship and her crew - until treasure hunter Archimedes Fox comes along) $7.99
Bulford-West, Simon The Soul Consortium (In a distant future, immortality has been made reality through cloning and synaptic transfer. Humanity, frustrated by the futility of timeless existence, chooses extinction. Except for one man, who hopes to discover the answer to the question of what lies beyond by studying the digitally reproduced lives of countless archived souls) $14.95
Burtenshaw, Jenna Shadowcry (YA; As her family's bookstore burns down around her, 15-year-old Kate Winters discovers she can bring the dead back to life. She must find the mystical book of Wintercraft, and uncover the secrets of life and death that her family has kept for generations - before someone else does) $8.99
Cawkwell, Sarah Valkia the Bloody (Warhammer: From her earliest days as a shield bearer for her father, Valkia has known nothing but unending warfare and the brutal politics of the tribal leaders, and soon reaches out to seize power for herself. Her enemies may plot against her, but Valkia holds the patronage of the Ruinous Powers, and the blood god Khorne will not allow his chosen consort to fall) $8.99
Chick, Bryan Riddles and Danger (Secret Zoo #3: Kids; The evil sasquatches are attacking, and the mysterious Shadowist is lurking, plotting ruin for the inhabitants of the zoo. Will Noah and company be able to stop them in time to save the Secret Zoo - and the world?) $6.99
Corey, James S.A. Caliban's War (Expanse #2: When a creature of unknown origin attacks soldiers on Ganymede, the race is on to discover if the protomolecule has escaped Venus, or if someone is building an army of super-soldiers. And in spite of everything, Jim Holden is still the best man for the job of finding out what happened on Ganymede) $15.99
Daniells, Rowena Cory Besieged (Outcast #1: Vastly outnumbered by people without magical abilities, the mystics are persecuted because people fear their gifts. The persecution culminates in a bloody pogrom sanctioned by King Chald, who lays siege to the Celestial City, last bastion of the mystics. Surrounded and outnumbered, the mystic leader negotiates a surrender. Now the mystics face exile from their homeland) $8.99
Davis, Gerry Doctor Who and the Tenth Planet (Doctor Who: Reissue; Classic reprint featuring the final adventure of the First Doctor, Ben, and Polly) $6.99
Del Toro, G/Hogan, C The Night Eternal (Strain #3: Two years after the vampiric virus was unleashed, the future of humankind lies in the hands of a ragtag band of freedom fighters. But there is evidence of a traitor in their midst. And is the one man who holds the answer to destroying the ancient vampire known as the Master the one who can be trusted with the fate of the world?) $9.99
Derek the Ghost Scary School (Kids; Join Charles, his friends Petunia, Ramon the Zombie, and Peter the Wolf, and 11-year-old Derek the Ghost at school. Your teachers will include a vampire, a dragon, a zombie, and a hungry T. Rex. Gargoyles, goblins, and Frankenstein's monster are on the loose. And then there's the world's most frighteningly delicious school lunch) $5.99
Dicks, Terrance Doctor Who and the Day of the Daleks (Doctor Who: Reissue; Classic reprint featuring the Third Doctor, Jo Grant, and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart and UNIT) $6.99
Dicks, Terrance Doctor Who and the Loch Ness Monster (Doctor Who: Reissue; Classic reprint featuring the Fourth Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith, Harry Sullivan, and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart and UNIT) $6.99
Dicks, Terrance The Three Doctors (Doctor Who: Reissue; Classic reprint featuring the first three Doctors, Jo Grant, and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart and UNIT) $6.99
Dozois, Gardner (ed) Year's Best Science Fiction 29th Annual Collection (Massive anthology; some of the best sf stories of 2011, plus honorable mentions and a summation of the year in sf; $40.00 hc also available) $21.99
Duncan, Glen Talulla Rising (Sequel to The Last Werewolf . Talulla must face her werewolf future without Jake. When her son is born, she hopes the worst is over - but instead she must deal with a psychotic new WOCOP leader, blood-drinking religious fanatics, a pack of London werewolves, and the oldest vampire on earth) $25.95
Dunn, Christian (ed) The Best of Hammer and Bolter Volume 1 (Warhammer 40,000 / Warhammer: Anthology; some of the best short fiction from the monthly magazine) $15.00
Feehan, Christine Samurai Game (GhostWalkers #10: PBO; When a dictator gets his hands on a one-of-a-kind new weapon, the GhostWalkers bring in two major players to stop him: a man and a woman driven by passion and revenge. Both are expendable - and have nothing left to lose) $7.99
Frei, Max The Stranger's Woes (Labyrinths of Echo #2: When Echo is threatened by a new - living dead - danger, it seems the only solution lies in the world Max has left behind: our world. But is it really an answer, or is Max's old life trying to lure him away from Echo? And if it does, will he ever be able to get back?) $15.95
Frost, Jeaniene Once Burned (Night Prince #1: PBO; Leila has a terrifying ability to channel electricity, and to see a person's darkest secrets through a single touch. She is doomed to a life of solitude - until creatures of the night kidnap her, forcing her to reach out with a telepathic distress call to the world's most infamous vampire, Vlad Tepesh. When Vlad and Leila meet, passion ignites) $7.99
Galenorn, Yasmine Night Seeker (Indigo Court #3: PBO; To regain the good will of the Summer Queen, owl shifter and wind witch Cicely and Fae prince Grieve must enter Myst's realm. But as they begin their search for the heartstone of Summer, Winter is already wreaking her revenge) $7.99
George III, David R. Raise the Dawn (Star Trek: Typhon Pact: PBO; Factions within the Typhon Pact embark on a dangerous new plan to acquire the technology they need to take control of the Alpha and Beta Quadrants) $7.99
Gleason, Colleen The Vampire Narcise (Regency Draculia #3: Skilled in the seduction of men, both mortal and immortal, Narcise Moldavi is the greatest weapon in her twisted brother's war among the Dracule. Until she falls for Giordan Cale) $7.99
Gould, Steven 7th Sigma (The bugs showed up 50 years ago: self-replicating, metal-eating machines. They don't like water, so they stayed in the American Southwest. People still live in the territory, but they do it without metal. Kimble Monroe was born in the territory, and is extraordinarily well-adapted to it. He's one in a million. Maybe one in a billion) $7.99
Goyer, D/Cassutt, M Heaven's Shadow (As an object approaches Earth's sun, two competing manned vehicles race through space to reach it - and learn it has been sent for a reason. An intelligent race is desperately attempting to communicate with us. And the message is: Help us) $9.99
Goyer, D/Cassutt, M Heaven's War (Human refugees have begun to colonize the massive alien ship. The first challenge is survival. The second is discovering why The Architects brought them there. The third is breaking out of the habitat, because it's clear the ship is moving again - away from Earth) $25.95
Gratz, Alan The Assassination Game (Star Trek: Starfleet Academy: YA; The rules are simple: draw a target's name, track the person down, and 'kill' with your spork. And make sure the person with your name doesn't get you first. But when a series of terrorist attacks rock the Starfleet Academy campus, it becomes clear that someone has decided to play the assassination game for real) $7.99
Haines, Jess Stalking the Others (H&W Investigations #4: PBO; With the vampire Royce, two powerful werewolf packs, and the police after her, Shia is enlisting the aid of her enchanted hunter's belt and every dirty PI trick she knows) $7.99
Hayles, Brian Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors (Doctor Who: Reissue; Classic reprint featuring the Second Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria) $6.99
Heinlein, Robert A. Assignment in Eternity (Reissue; Classic sf reprint; 2 novellas & 2 stories) $13.00
Hickman, Tracy Citadels of the Lost (Annals of Drakis #2: As they search for the truth behind legends, Drakis and Soen must each face their destinies: Drakis amid the ruins of humanity's Lost Citadels; and Soen in a desperate race to seize control of the farthest Aether Well of the empire) $7.99
Hickman, Tracy Blood of the Emperor (Annals of Drakis #3: His burning desire for revenge against the emperor - whom Drakis believes has stolen any chance he has for finding peace - will set Drakis and his rebel army on a path that may bring down not only the emperor, but Drakis and his entire world as well) $24.95
Hickman, Tracy Wayne of Gotham (When disturbing bits of information lead Batman to reopen the case file on his parents' murders, he discovers a father and mother that he never knew - and the darkest secrets of his family's past) $26.99
Hines, Jim C. The Legend of Jig Dragonslayer: Goblin Quest / Goblin Hero / Goblin War (Jig #1 / #2 / #3: Omnibus reprint; three humorous fantasy novels about a clumsy, bespectacled runt of a goblin whose intelligence and unbelievable luck allow him to survive his unlikely adventures) $16.00
Hunter, Erin Enter the Clans: Secrets of the Clans / Code of the Clans (Warriors: Kids; Omnibus reprint; the origin, history, and legends of the Clans, a guide to the warrior code, and stories. Black & white illustrations plus a fold-out map) $7.99
Jackson, D.B. Thieftaker (Boston, 1765: A conjurer who makes his living tracking down thieves, Ethan Kaile must face the most powerful members of Boston society as well as its seamy underbelly when he is hired to recover a necklace worn by a wealthy murder victim. And behind it all waits another conjurer, who has already killed in the service of powerful masters) $24.99
Jones, A/Chalk, G Fair Wind to Widdershins (Six Crowns #2: Kids; With pirates in hot pursuit, adventuring hedgehogs Trundle and Esmeralda and their new friend Jack the bard sail in search of Esmeralda's wise old Aunt Millie. Will she give them the clues they need to find the next treasure? Or are they heading straight into a trap?) $5.99
Jones, J/Bennett, D Steelhands (Volstov & Ke-Han #4: Rumors that someone is trying to bring the beautiful and fearsome mechanical dragons back to life threaten to upset the fragile peace between Volstov and Ke-Han) $7.99
Kane, Stacia Chasing Magic (Downside #5: PBO; When someone with a penchant for black magic starts tampering with Downside's drug supply, Chess realizes that the unlucky customers are paying with their souls - and taking the innocent with them, as the magic-infused speed compels them to kill) $7.99
Kemp, Paul S. The Hammer and the Blade (Adventurers and swords for hire, Egil and Nix get pulled into the dark schemes of a decadent family with a diabolical secret) $7.99
King, William Angel of Fire (Warhammer 40,000: Macharian Crusade: Lord Commander Solar Macharius begins his legendary crusade to conquer the unknown worlds in the Segmentum Pacificus. The heretics of Karsk will be among the first to fall) $24.99
Knight, E.E. Dragon Rule (Age of Fire #5: Wistala leads the Firemaids, fierce female fighting dragons who support the Hominids of Hypatia. This puts her at odds with both her brothers. The time is fast approaching when she will have to choose with whom to stand) $7.99
Kollin, Dani & Eytan The Unincorporated Woman (Unincorporated #3: Justin Cord is dead, his legacy of rebellion and freedom in danger. General Black is the great hope of the military, but she can't wage war as President. Someone must take over the desk job, and who better than the unincorporated woman? The perfect figurehead - but as it turns out, she has ideas of her own, and the talent to run the government her way) $15.99
Koloniar, Thomas Cannibal Reign (An asteroid strike followed by a famine has devastated America. Now a group of former soldiers and the civilians they protect must survive in a dark new world, where the only rule is 'eat or be eaten') $7.99
Larbalestier/Brennan Team Human (YA; Mel lives in a city founded by vampires, but she doesn't know any personally - until one shows up at her high school, and Mel's best friend Cathy seems ready to fall in love with him. It's up to Mel to save Cathy from a mistake she might regret for all eternity) $17.99
Locke, Kate God Save the Queen (2012: Queen Victoria is the undead matriarch of a Britain where technology lives side by side with magic and the aristocracy is made up of werewolves and vampires. Xandra Vardan is a member of the Royal Guard, and it's her duty to protect the aristocracy. But when her sister goes missing, Xandra sets out on a path that will undermine everything she believes and uncover a conspiracy that threatens to topple the Empire) $16.99
MacKenzie, Kasey Blackhearted Betrayal (Shades of Fury #3: PBO; Riss puts her job as Boston's Chief Magical Investigator on hold to focus on an unsettling friction brewing in the Sisterhood, and discovers that a civil war is tearing the Sisterhood apart, and embroiling every god and goddess in the chaos as well) $7.99
Mann, George The Immorality Engine (Newbury & Hobbes Investigations #2: Queen Victoria's special agents investigate when the body of a well-known criminal is discovered, and then a crime occurs that bears all the dead man's hallmarks. The details are too perfect for it to be the work of a copycat. But how can a dead man commit a crime?) $14.99
Marter, Ian Doctor Who and the Ark in Space (Doctor Who: Reissue; Classic reprint featuring the Fourth Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith, and Harry Sullivan) $6.99
Martin, George (ed) Wild Cards I (Wild Cards #01: Mosaic novel, expanded with new tales set at the beginning of the Wild Cards saga) $7.99
Martine, Hanna Liquid Lies (PBO; As a water elemental, Gwen would do anything to protect her people's secrets. But when she's kidnapped by a hunky human mercenary, a terrible secret about her family business is revealed, and her abductor becomes her only ally) $7.99
Maxey, James Hush (Dragon Apocalypse #2: Invulnerable warrior Infidel has lost her magical powers. She discovers that Hush, the primal dragon of cold, has allied with the ghost of a vengeful witch to murder the dragon of the sun. Without her magic, can Infidel possibly survive battle with Hush? If she fails, will the world see another morning?) $8.99
McCaffrey, Anne & Todd Sky Dragons (Pern: Pern's best chance to rebuild the dragon population and save the world from Thread lies with a group of young dragonriders stranded on an unexplored island, led by Xhinna, female rider of a blue dragon) $26.00
McCullough, Kelly Bared Blade (Fallen Blade #2: PBO; When two women hit a rough spot in the tavern Aral uses for an office, he and his familiar Triss decide to lend a helping hand. Their good deed lands them in the middle of a three-way battle to find an artifact that just might be the key to preventing a war; Signing at Uncle Hugo's on Saturday, June 30, 1-2pm) $7.99
Meding, Kelly Changeling (Meta War #2: PBO; The team's first major case: two discarded human skins. One is a John Doe, the other was a janitor for a scientific R&D firm that team member Dahlia Perkins once investigated - and she's itching to investigate them again) $7.99
Monette, S/Bear, E The Tempering of Men (Iskryne #2: A new danger is coming to Iskryne, an army of men that wishes to conquer and rule. The giant trellwolves and their human brothers have never hunted men before. They will need to learn, if they are to defend their homes) $7.99
Monk, Devon Tin Swift (Age of Steam #2: Lycanthrope and bounty hunter Cedar Hunt finds himself saddled with a group of refugees, including the brother he once thought lost. Keeping his companions alive is no easy task. And to fulfill his pledge to the Madder brothers, Cedar still must find the powerful weapon known as the Holder) $15.00
Moore, E.S. Tainted Blood, Tainted Night (Kat Redding #2: PBO; With vampire houses and werewolf clans alike blaming her for a spate of gruesome murders, Kat needs to figure out who's really responsible before she becomes the next target) $7.99
Morgan, Alexis My Lady Mage (Warriors of the Mist #1: PBO; Oppressed by a cruel guardian whose dark magic threatens to destroy her people, Merewen calls upon the legendary Warriors of the Mist to send her a champion. Gideon turns out to be more than a champion - and in his arms she finds more than protection) $7.99
Morgenstern, Erin The Night Circus (Crawford Award shortlist. Behind the scenes of the circus, a competition is underway between two young magicians, Celia and Marco. They've been trained since childhood for this - but they don't know that in this game only one can be left standing. Despite themselves, Celia and Marco fall in love. But true love or not, the game must play out) $15.00
Myklusch, Matt The Secret War (Imagine Nation #2: Kids; Jack is busy trying to find out how far the sleeper virus has spread, and find a cure. Meanwhile, Jonas Smart is working hard to discover what Jack is hiding from everyone - so when a rogue Secreteer starts selling citizens' secrets to the highest bidder, Smart is ready) $7.99
Nassise, Joseph Eyes to See (Jeremiah Hunt has been broken by a malevolent force that has taken his young daughter as well as his marriage, his career, and his reputation. Desperate to reclaim what he has lost, Hunt finally turns to the supernatural for justice) $7.99
O'Bannon, Rockne et al War for the Uncharted Territories Part 2 (Full color graphic novel) $12.99
Oppel, Kenneth Half Brother (YA; To determine whether chimps can acquire advanced language skills, 13-year-old Ben's parents bring home baby Zan, telling Ben to treat him like a little brother. Before long, Ben sees Zan as more than an experiment. His father disagrees. Ben must choose between what he is told to believe and what he knows to be true. Will he obey his father? Or protect his brother from an unimaginable fate?) $9.99
Palma, Felix J. The Map of Time (H.G. Wells #1: To save innocent lives, H.G. Wells must discover the truth about purported incidents of time travel) $7.99
Peeler, Nicole Tempest's Fury (PBO; Packed off to England, Jane must lead Alfar and halflings alike in a desperate battle to combat an ancient evil) $7.99
Price, Kalayna Grave Memory (Alex Craft #3: PBO; There's been a string of deaths in Nekros City; the shades have no memories of the days leading up to their brutal endings. So despite being apparent suicides, these are murders. But Alex's search for answers may be the end of her) $7.99
Raspe, Rudolf Erich The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Reissue; The unbowdlerized text of Raspe's tall tale, with classic illustrations. No one has journeyed to as many foreign lands as Baron von Munchausen. And all discussion of the moon must start and stop with the only man who has ever been there) $15.00
Reeves-Stevens, J & G The Search (A power-hungry man, seeking the origins of human civilization, sets out to penetrate the secrets of the McClary family, who are guardians of an ancient revelation) $7.99
Richardson, Kat Downpour (Greywalker #6: Harper sees a ghostly car accident whose victim insists that he was murdered, and that the nearby lake was to blame. She learns that the lake hides a terrible power, as well as a host of hellish beings under the thrall of a sinister cabal) $7.99
Rowland, Diana Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues (Angel Crawford #2: PBO; More zombie hunters are popping up, and Angel's beginning to wonder if her cop boyfriend is involved with the zombie Mafia. Throw in a government conspiracy and a secret lab, and she's going to need all of her brainpower - and maybe a brain smoothie - to get through this without falling apart) $7.99
Salvatore, R.A. Neverwinter (Forgotten Realms: Neverwinter #2: With the last of his trusted companions fallen, Drizzt and his newest companion Dahlia seek revenge on the one responsible for leveling Neverwinter) $7.99
Shirley, John Rapture (Bioshock: Prequel to the video game, revealing how the city below the sea became dystopian) $7.99
Simmons, Dan Flashback (The US is near collapse, but 87% of the population doesn't care: they're addicted to a drug that allows them to re-experience the best moments of their lives. When an addicted ex-detective investigates the murder of a government advisor's son, he becomes the one man who may be able to change the course of an entire nation that is turning away from the future to live in the past) $16.99
Smedman, Lisa The Gilded Rune (PBO; A plague is ravaging the gold dwarves of the Great Rift. Clerical magic doesn't help. Neither do herbal remedies or spells meant to break curses. And the plague is spreading) $7.99
Spencer, Wen Elfhome (Tinker #3: Winter is coming, supplies are running low, and political ties are fraying. Hidden somewhere in Pittsburgh's crumbling neighborhoods, the oni are growing in number and attacking from the shadows. Tinker is determined to make her city a place of freedom. But seven elf children are already missing - and the oni eat their prisoners when they're no longer useful) $24.00
Stirling/Turtledove/Ringo/Nye/Williamson Exiled: Clan of the Claw (Anthology; 4 linked novellas. After the extinction asteroid doesn't strike Earth, the dinosaurs keep evolving, and so do the mammals. In a Bronze Age world, the felinoid Mrem Clan of the Claw and its sister warbands face the Lishkash, a reptilian empire of slave armies and magic) $7.99
Stross, Charles The Apocalypse Codex (Laundry Files #4: When an American televangelist with the ability to heal miraculously becomes uncomfortably close to the British Prime Minister, The Laundry dispatches the brilliant but unpredictable Persephone Hazard to uncover the preacher's agenda. Bob Howard must make sure Persephone doesn't cause an international incident. But it's a supernatural incident that Bob needs to worry about) $25.95
Stross, Charles Rule 34 (The Rule 34 Squad monitors the internet to determine whether people are engaging in harmless fantasies or in illegal activities. When three ex-con spammers are murdered, DI Liz Kavanaugh must uncover the link between them before the homicides go viral) $7.99
Treadwell, James Advent (Gavin Stokes #1: When his parents and his school can't cope with the things he sees - things they tell him don't exist - 15-year-old Gavin Stokes is sent to the countryside to live with his aunt. There he finds people who are like him, who see things too. They all tell him the same thing: magic exists, and it's leaking back into our world - bringing something terrible with it) $26.00
Turtledove, Harry The Big Switch (War That Came Early #3: 1938: Instead of appeasing Hitler, Chamberlain stands up to him. Enraged, Hitler reacts by lashing out at the West. Three years later, his genocidal apparatus not fully in place, Hitler has barely survived a coup, while Jews cling to survival. But England and France wonder whether the war is still worthwhile) $16.00
Van Name, Mark L. (ed) The Wild Side (Anthology; 10 original sexy urban fantasy tales) $7.99
Warrington, Freda Midsummer Night (At a country estate with a dark history, a young artist stumbles upon a portal to the Otherworld. A mysterious young man comes through the portal and seeks shelter with her. Who is he? Is he as innocent as he seems? Or has he come to bring death and heartbreak to this place that stands between two world?) $7.99
Weber, David War Maid's Choice (Bahzell Bahnakson #4: Bahzell's adventures continue - and things get really complicated; Signed copies expected) $27.00
Wells, Dan The Hollow City (Michael Shipman is a paranoid schizophrenic, suffering from hallucinations, delusions, and complex fantasies of persecution and horror. But what can he do if some of the monsters he sees turn out to be real?) $25.99
Williamson, Michael Z. Rogue (Freehold: Kenneth Chinran #2: After his experiences in the recent war, a sociopathic member of the elite unit Chinran commanded is now highly trained, with the knowledge and firepower to take out entire tactical teams, evade security cordons, and change identity at will. Who do you send after a killer like that? The man who trained him) $7.99
Wolfe, Gene An Evil Guest (An actress becomes the lover of both a mysterious detective, who helps her become a star overnight, and a powerful rich man, who has been to an alien planet and learned strange things there) $7.99
Wraight, Chris Wrath of Iron (Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles #10: The ruling classes of the Contqual sub-sector have finally brought true damnation upon their people - hordes of daemons swarm from a tear in the fabric of reality to embrace their mortal pawns. It falls to the Space Marines of the Iron Hands Chapter to cleanse these worlds of the warp's unholy taint. On the surface of Shardenus, the fate of a billion lost souls will be decided) $12.99
Wrede, Patricia C. Across the Great Barrier (Frontier Magic #2: Kids; Things are changing on the frontier. There are new professors of magic for Eff and Lan to learn to work with. There's tension between William and his father. And there are new threats on the frontier and at home. Eff must travel beyond the Barrier, and come to terms with her magical abilities - and those of her brother - to stop the newest threat encroaching on the settlers; Signing at Uncle Hugo's on Saturday, August 4, 1-2pm) $9.99
Zahn, Timothy Choices of One (Star Wars: After the Battle of Yavin, when Governor Ferrouz of Candoras Sector offers the Rebels sanctuary in return for protection, Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie are sent to evaluate the deal. Mara Jade is also heading for Candoras to punish Ferrouz's treason and smash the Rebels for good) $7.99
Zettel, Sarah Dust Girl (American Fairy #1: YA; 1935: Callie helps her mother run a small hotel in Kansas, until her mother disappears in a dust storm. A mysterious man offers clues to her destiny and the path she must take. And warring fae factions are only too aware of the role this half-fae teenage girl will play in their fates) $17.99

 Expected Mid-July

Anderson, R.J. Spellhunter (HC title: Faery Rebels: Spell Hunter) (Kids; Long ago, the faeries lost their magic; now, their very survival is at stake. Knife is determined to find out how to get her people's magic back) $6.99
Bernobich, Beth Queen's Hunt (Ilse Zhalina #2: On a quest to find one of the three fabled jewels of Lir, Ilse encounters a shipwrecked prisoner from another land, a woman who has a secret of her own - and one of the jewels. The two women become allies in their quest for the third jewel. Finding and controlling these stones could mean salvation for both their nations - and failure the ruin of their peoples) $24.99
Card, O.S./Johnston, A Earth Unaware (An independent mining ship is out beyond Pluto when their telescopes pick up a massive fast-moving object coming in-system. But they have problems: their ship is old, and there are claim-jumping corporate mining ships moving into their part of space. A distant object that might or might not be an alien ship seems unimportant. They're wrong. The first Formic War is about to begin) $24.99
Carey, Mike/Perkins, M Signs and Wonders (Spellbinders #1: Full color graphic novel; collects issues 1-6 of the comic book. When 15-year-old Kim moves to Salem, MA, she finds that the students are divided into rival factions of witches and non-witches, with both sides bidding for her allegiance. And if that weren't enough, an unknown force seems to want her dead!) $16.99
Chao, Fred Johnny Hiro: Half Asian, All Hero (Graphic novel; Johnny Hiro, a Brooklyn busboy, struggles to make ends meet while fighting giant monsters and fending off businessmen-turned-samurai) $16.99
Colfer, Eoin The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl #8: Kids; Pixie Opal Koboi has reanimated dead fairy warriors buried on the grounds of Fowl Manor, and their spirits have possessed Artemis' siblings. Artemis has until sunrise to get the spirits to vacate his brothers and go back into the ground. Can he count on a certain LEPrecon fairy to help him?) $18.99
Delany, Samuel R. Starboard Wine: More Notes on the Language of Science Fiction (Nonfiction; revised and expanded. Delany explores the implications of his assertion that science fiction is not about the future, but rather uses the future as a means of talking about the present and its potentiality) $27.95
Dick, Philip K. The Cosmic Puppets (Reissue; An inexplicable urge takes Ted Barton back to his Virginia hometown. When he gets there, he is shocked to discover that the town has utterly changed, and he doesn't recognize anybody. Then he checks the town's historical records, and reads that he died nearly 20 years earlier. As he attempts to uncover the secrets of the town, Barton is drawn deeper into the puzzle, and into a supernatural battle that could decide the fate of the universe) $13.95
Dick, Philip K. Gather Yourselves Together (A mainstream novel. Three Americans, left behind in China by their employer, bide their time as the Communists advance. Both the young and naive Carl and the older and worldly Verne vie for the affections of Barbara, a woman who may not be so tough-as-nails as she acts. But Carl's innocence and Verne's boorishness could end up driving Barbara away from both) $13.95
Farmer, Philip Jose Lord Tyger (Reissue; Kidnapped by an insane millionaire bent on recreating the famous Lord of the Jungle, Ras Tyger was raised in a remote African valley by people he believes to be apes. Heroic and beautiful, he rules his kingdom with sex, savagery, and sublime innocence. But the laws of nature and those of man are about to collide) $9.95
Golden, Christopher (ed) 21st Century Dead (Anthology; original zombie stories) $15.99
Groening, Matt Radioactive Man: Radioactive Depository Volume 1 (Full color graphic novel; tales featuring Bart Simpson's favorite comic book hero) $25.99
Harkness, Deborah Shadow of Night (All Souls #2: Vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont and scholarly witch Diana Bishop are plunged back through time to Elizabethan London. Here Diana must locate a witch to tutor her in magic, Matthew is forced to confront a past he thought he had put to rest, and the mystery of the enchanted alchemical manuscript deepens) $28.95
Hartman, Rachel Seraphina (YA; Folding themselves into human shapes, dragons attend the court of Goredd as ambassadors, and use their rational, mathematical minds as scholars and teachers. When a member of the royal family is murdered in suspiciously draconian fashion, musician Seraphina Dombegh is drawn into the investigation) $17.99
Horton, Rich (ed) The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2012 (Anthology; some of the best stories published in 2011) $19.95
Jones, Darynda Third Grave Dead Ahead (Charley Davidson #3: Every time she closes her eyes, Charley sees Reyes Farrow, the part-human, part-supermodel son of Satan. Yes, she did imprison him for all time. But how is she supposed to solve a missing persons case, let alone take on a motorcycle gang hell-bent on murder, when the devil's son just won't give up?) $14.99
Joyce, Graham Some Kind of Fairy Tale (20 years ago, Tara Martin disappeared from the small English town where she lived. Now she's returned, but alarm bells are ringing for her brother Peter. Tara's story just does not add up - and she looks barely a day older than when she vanished) $24.95
Joyce, William The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (Kids; Morris Lessmore loved words. He loved stories. He loved books. But every story has its upsets. With one gust of wind, Morris Lessmore's world shifted. Everything he knew, everything he hoped for, would be tested. But the power of story would save the day) $17.99
Kasturi/Villegas (ed) Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing (Anthology; short stories and poetry) $15.95
Kincaid, S.J. Insignia (YA; Tom has been offered a place at an elite military academy, where his instincts for combat will be put to the test. If he passes, he'll become a superhuman war machine helping to lead his country to victory in WWIII. Life at the academy holds everything Tom ever wanted - but what will it cost him?) $17.99
Lerner, Edward M. Energized (Desperate to escape the economic stranglehold of fossil-fuel dependency, America captures an onrushing asteroid and places it in Earth orbit, planning to mine it and build cheap solar power satellites to beam energy to the ground. Earth's remaining petro powers will do anything to protect their dominance. But NASA engineer Marcus Judson is determined to make the powersat project a success - even though nothing in his job description mentions combating an international cabal, or going into space to do it) $27.99
McMullen, Sean The Time Engine (Moonworlds #4: A faulty repair to the time engine plunges Wayfarer Inspector Danolarian three million years back in time. After being attacked, he learns from his unlikely rescuer that his travels might not have been simply misadventures. Furious, he returns to his own time, planning revenge against the time engine's true builders) $15.99
Neumeier, Rachel House of Shadows (Two orphaned sisters must find their own fortunes. Karah has a place waiting for her in a glamorous Flower House. Nemienne accepts a mage's offer of apprenticeship - but can she trust him? With the arrival of a foreign bard, dangerous secrets are unearthed, and the sisters find themselves at the center of a plot that threatens the kingdom) $14.99
Parker, K.J. Sharps (For the first time in decades, an uneasy truce is called between two kingdoms. Diplomatic talks have begun, and with them games of skill and chance. Two teams of fencers represent their nations - and when the future of the world lies balanced on the point of a rapier, one misstep could mean ruin for all) $15.99
Reid, Rob Year Zero (Late one afternoon, young intellectual-property lawyer Nick Carter has two very odd visitors. Now Nick may be our only hope against the aliens, who have realized that they owe such enormous fines on their vast collections of pirated music that it would be a lot cheaper to destroy the Earth) $25.00
Ryan, Amy Kathleen Glow (Sky Chasers #1: YA; Waverly and her boyfriend Kieran are part of the first generation conceived on a generation ship in deep space, destined to be pioneers on New Earth. But a violent betrayal by their sister ship separates them, and they find themselves at the helms of dangerous missions, where each move has potentially devastating consequences - and decisions of the heart may lead to disaster) $9.99
Tregillis, Ian The Coldest War (Milkweed #2: For years, Britain's warlocks have been all that stands between the Empire and the USSR. Now someone is killing them. As former spy Raybould Marsh is once again drawn into the world of Milkweed, he discovers that Britain's darkest acts didn't end with World War II. And while he strives to protect queen and country, he is forced to confront his own willingness to accept victory at any cost) $25.99
Vande Velde, Vivian Deadly Pink (Kids; Fourteen-year-old Grace has to find a way to get her older sister out of a princess-filled virtual reality game before it's too late) $16.99
VanderMeer, Jeff & Ann (ed) The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities (Anthology; original fantastic fiction, illustrated in black & white, by top authors and artists) $14.99
Weller/Castle (eds) Shadow Show (Anthology; original stories inspired by the work of Ray Bradbury) $15.99
Willingham, Bill et al Inherit the Wind (Fables #17: Full color graphic novel. Not for kids. Reprints issues 108-113 of the comic) $14.99
Winters, Ben H. The Last Policeman (What's the point of solving murders if we're all going to die soon anyway? Homicide detective Hank Palace asks this question every day - because sometime in September an asteroid is due to slam into the Earth) $14.95
Yoshinaga, Fumi Ooku: The Inner Chambers #7 (Black & white graphic novel. Ienobu's heir is still a child. With few official functions to perform, the men of the Inner Chamber have time on their hands. Some make the most of their rare trips outside the palace, while others turn their minds to intrigue) $12.99

Expected Early August

Aaronovitch, Ben Whispers Under Ground (Peter Grant #3: When an American student turns up dead in a London tube station, his powerful family is eager to get to the bottom of the gruesome murder. But the bottom is deeper and more unnatural than anyone suspects - except for constable and sorcerer's apprentice Peter Grant. With Inspector Nightingale off hunting a rogue magician, it's up to Peter to plumb the haunted depths of the subway system. And the FBI has sent over a crack agent to help - a born-again Christian apt to view any magic as the work of the devil. Oh yeah, that's going to go well) $7.99
Abercrombie, Joe Best Served Cold (Reissue; Standalone set in the First Law universe. Springtime in Styria means armies march and cities burn, while bankers, priests, and older, darker powers play a deadly game to choose who will be king. Betrayed by Duke Orso, mercenary Monza Murcatto has a broken body and a burning hunger for vengeance. Whatever the cost, seven men must die) $15.99
Aguirre, Ann Enclave (YA; Exiled from their underground community of plague survivors, teenagers Deuce and Fade must survive on the surface, in the ruins of a city populated by dangerous gangs) $9.99
Allston, Aaron Mercy Kill (Star Wars: X-Wing: A general in the Galactic Alliance Army, once renowned for his valor, is suspected of participating in the infamous Lecersen Conspiracy. With orders to expose and apprehend the traitor, the reactivated Wraith Squadron will become thieves, pirates, impostors, forgers, and targets, as they put their guts, their guns, and their riskiest game plan to the test) $27.00
Andrews, Ilona Gunmetal Magic (Andrea Nash #1: PBO; After being kicked out of the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, Andrea Nash is working for her friend Kate Daniels. When several shapeshifters working for Raphael Medrano die unexpectedly at a dig site, Andrea investigates - and dealing with her feelings for her ex Raphael might have to take a back seat to saving the world) $7.99
Armstrong, Kelley Thirteen (Women of the Otherworld #13: Series finale. A war is brewing, but it's more than a matter of supernaturals against one another - both heaven and hell have entered the fray) $26.95
Arthur, Keri Beneath a Rising Moon (Ripple Creek #1: Neva lives on the Ripple Creek werewolf reservation, which has suffered a recent string of murders. All signs point to the Sinclairs, but to infiltrate their ranks and solve the crime, Neva will have to seduce the rakish Duncan Sinclair) $7.99
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) $12.99
Axler, James God War (Outlanders #62: PBO; A deadly war of the gods has broken out, and Kane, the bravest of the rebels, is humanity's last hope to halt it) $6.99
Barnes, S/Due, T Devil's Wake (When an alien race brings Earth to the brink of the Apocalypse, humanity becomes enmeshed in a brutal struggle for control of the planet) $15.00
Beagle, Peter S. The First Last Unicorn and Other Beginnings (Collection; previously unpublished and uncollected fantasy stories) $14.95
Benson, Raymond Hitman: Damnation (When the Agency lures Agent 47 back with a mission that will require every last ounce of his stealth, strength, and undercover tactics, they grossly underestimate the silent assassin's own agenda. He isn't just going to bite the hand that feeds him. He's going tear it off and annihilate anyone who stands in his way) $9.99
Bledsoe, Alex The Girls with Games of Blood (Rudolfo Zginski #2: Memphis, 1975: Zginski's fascination with an enticing undead chanteuse and her equally seductive sister threatens not only his own immortal existence, but that of his vampire coven) $7.99
Boccacino, Michael Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling (During an outing in the forest, governess Charlotte Markham and her young charges cross into The Ending, where the boys' dead mother invites them into the wondrous, dangerous House of Darkling. When the boys and their mother end up trapped in the house, Charlotte turns to the boys' father for help. But there is a price to pay if they are to save their loved ones) $14.99
Bow, Erin Plain Kate (YA; Kate's wooden charms are so fine that some even call her 'witch-blade', a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are burned - especially now that the townspeople are looking for someone to blame for the mysterious fog that is ruining the crops. Enter a stranger with an offer: In exchange for her shadow, he'll give Kate the means to escape the town, and grant her heart's wish. But Kate soon realizes that she can't live shadowless forever - and that the stranger's designs are darker than she imagined) $9.99
Brady, Kira Hearts of Darkness (Deadglass #1: PBO; The only clue in her sister's murder reveals a secret battle between two ancient mythologies - and puts nurse Kayla Friday in the sights of lethally sexy werewolf mercenary Hart) $6.99
Brandon, Paula (Volsky) The Wanderers (Jianna Belandor #3: As the source of magic continues to fluctuate, leading to strange gaps in the fabric of reality, Jianna plans to rescue the man she loves from prison and a looming death sentence. Meanwhile, her father is traveling with a quarrelsome group of mages to repair the imbalance in the world's magic at its source) $15.00
Brooks, Terry The Measure of the Magic (Legends of Shannara #2: Panterra Qu, the newly anointed Knight of the Word, must take up the battle against evil wherever it threatens: from without, where an army of bloodthirsty trolls is massing for invasion; and from within, where the Elf king of Arborlon has been murdered, and a heinous conspiracy is poised to subjugate the kingdom. But even these will pale beside the most harrowing menace: a nameless, merciless figure who wanders the land on a mission to claim the last black staff - and the life of he who wields it) $7.99
Buchanan, Col Stands a Shadow (Heart of the World #2: Driven by grief and anger, aging master assassin Ash renounces the order of the Roshun, and disguises himself as a soldier, determined to go to any lengths to have his revenge on the Matriarch) $7.99
Butcher, Jim Ghost Story (Dresden Files #13: He's been murdered by an unknown assassin, but being dead won't stop Harry Dresden when his friends are in danger. But to save his friends - and his own soul - he'll have to pull off the ultimate trick without anyone or any magic to help him) $9.99
Caine, Rachel Two Weeks' Notice (Revivalist #2: PBO; The government is keeping a tight lid on Returne, the drug that brought Bryn back to life. Then members of a support group for Returne addicts start disappearing. Is the government methodically removing a threat to their security, or has some unknown enemy decided to run the zombies into the ground?) $7.99
Campbell, J (Hemry, J) Burden of Proof (Paul Sinclair #2: Reissue; After a shipboard explosion, Paul Sinclair emerges as a hero. But when he uncovers evidence that points to a high-level cover-up, he risks his reputation, his career, and his future in space to find the truth) $7.99
Chima, Cinda Williams The Gray Wolf Throne (Seven Realms #3: YA; Thief-turned-wizard Han Alister joins forces with Raisa ana'Marianna, heir to the Queendom of the Fells, to defend her right to the Gray Wolf Throne) $9.99
Cooper, Brenda Wings of Creation (Silver Ship #3: Joseph, Chelo, and their family are headed home when a probe brings them a message warning of impending war. To stay safe, they head to the planet Lopali, where men and women can fly. Joseph must learn to actually change humans, to free the fliers from a tyranny that has enslaved them since their species was born. If he can do this, the fliers will help him stop the war) $7.99
Daniells, Rowena Cory Exile (Outcast #2: The mystics must set sail by the first day of winter. Meanwhile, there are mystics living in the countryside, unaware that their people have been exiled. And the King has announced that any mystics who remain behind will be hunted down and executed) $8.99
Drake, David Loose Cannon: Skyripper / Fortress (Omnibus reprint; 2 technothriller sf novels featuring American spy Tom Kelly) $7.99
Gay, Kelly Shadows Before the Sun (Charlie Madigan #4: PBO; Charlie sets out for a death-defying trip to Elysia to rescue her partner Hank. Of course, she didn't expect to leave behind an all-out siren revolution, or return home to find that jinn crime boss Grigori Tennin has begun a massive search for Ahkneri) $7.99
Gilman, Laura Anne Dragon Justice (Paranormal Scene Investigations #4: PBO; Investigator Bonnie Torres joins her boss Benjamin Venec on a vacation trip to Philadelphia, but no sooner do they arrive than they're called in to look at a dead body) $14.95
Goldsher, Alan My Favorite Fangs (After vampire Maria turns the von Trapp children into children of the night and marries their father, the family seems destined for immortal bliss. But Hitler's Undeath Squads are on the march, intent on ridding Europe of bloodsuckers) $14.99
Goodkind, Terry The Omen Machine (Richard & Kahlan #1: The mysterious machine has awakened, and begun issuing a series of alarmingly accurate omens. As the wizard Zeddicus attempts to destroy it, it issues a catastrophic omen involving Richard and Kahlan, then reveals that it has the power to withdraw the omen - on fulfillment of an impossible demand) $9.99
Hallaway, Tate Precinct 13 (PBO; Alex Conner is thrilled to have landed a job as coroner/medical examiner in Hughes County, South Dakota. But her first day on the job ends with a missing body and a conversation with a corpse. She is transferred to the mysterious Precinct 13, where her new workers are paranormals - including cute techno-wizard Jack, who encourages her to use her ability to speak to the dead to solve crimes; Signing at Uncle Hugo's on Saturday, August 11, 1-2pm) $15.00
Harper, Molly The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires (PBO; Vampires have trouble running errands in a daytime-oriented society, so Iris Scanlon's vampire concierge service is booming. Then she finds Cal, her newest client, dying of silver poisoning on his kitchen floor. He offers her a huge payment if she will shelter him while he heals; as Cal grows stronger, he and Iris grow closer) $7.99
Heitz, Markus The Fate of the Dwarves (Dwarves #4: Dragons, magicians, and the cruel alfar have advanced far into Girdlegard. But when a dwarf warrior dressed in black armor returns from the abyss calling himself Tungdil, the dwarves begin to believe in a new hope) $15.99
Hines, Jim C. Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris #1: A member of a secret organization founded long ago by Johannes Gutenberg, Isaac is a Libriomancer, able to reach magically into books and draw forth objects. Attacked by vampires, he manages to escape, and discovers that they have been attacking other magic users as well. With the help of a motorcycle-riding Dryad who packs a semi-automatic, Isaac finds himself hunting the dark power that has been manipulating both humans and vampires) $24.95
Holzner, Nancy Darklands (Deadtown #4: PBO; When her demon prey starts disappearing, Vicky is suspicious, and discovers that her enemy Pryce is trying to regain his powers. And he's conjured another, darker villain from Vicky's past) $7.99
Jaros, James Carry the Flame (On an Earth devastated by plague and environmental collapse, a ragged band of survivors flees the brutal soldiers of a bloodthirsty religious cult, only to fall captive to a mad despot who rules with fear and monsters in a nightmare city in the wasteland) $7.99
Johnson, Jean An Officer's Duty (Ia #2: PBO; Ia is poised to become an officer in the Space Force Navy once she completes Academy training. But at the Academy, she discovers the one man who could disrupt her plan, whose future she cannot foresee. And the galaxy is on the brink of war) $7.99
Kadrey, Richard Aloha from Hell (Sandman Slim #3: With God on vacation, Lucifer nosing around in Heaven, and an insane serial killer doing serious damage on Earth, there's only one thing Stark can do: go back to Hell, the first step in a sure-to-be-suicidal plan that includes rescuing his long-lost love, stopping the serial killer, and preventing Heaven and Hell from completely destroying each other - or being destroyed by the demonic Kissi) $12.99
Kelly, James P. (ed) Digital Rapture: The Singularity Anthology (Anthology; fiction and nonfiction about the posthuman future, when advances in technology totally transform human reality) $15.95
Kerr, Katharine Love on the Run (Nola O'Grady #4: PBO; Two dangerous criminals have escaped to an alternate California where political terrorism has made San Francisco a deadly place to be. When Nola goes after them, she discovers that the official she's supposed to trust has turned traitor) $7.99
Kratman, Tom H Hour (Countdown #3: PBO; It's hostage rescue time again. No clue to the hostage's whereabouts. A completely untrustworthy employer. And a rifle company of hated competitors sent along, supposedly as reinforcements. Then attacks on both companies' home bases threaten families and friends. And the advance team members sent to reconnoiter are taken hostage. Time to do whatever it takes to complete the mission) $7.99
Lamplighter, L. Jagi Prospero in Hell (Prospero's Daughter #2: Miranda discovers that Prospero has been imprisoned in Hell, and hundreds of years of their family's magic may not be enough to free him from the curse that could destroy them - and the world) $7.99
Laumer, Keith Imperium: Worlds of the Imperium / The Other Side of Time / Assignment in Nowhere (Reissue; Reprints 3 interwoven sf novels; a regular guy from our Earth fights a version of himself who has become a tyrant in an alternate timeline) $7.99
Lawrence, Mark Prince of Thorns (Broken Empire #1: When he was nine, his mother and brother were killed before his eyes. At thirteen, he was leading a band of thugs. By fifteen, he intends to be king. It's time for Prince Jorg to take what's rightfully his - but treachery and dark magic await him at his father's castle) $7.99
Lawrence, Mark King of Thorns (Broken Empire #2: As King Jorg's need for revenge against his father continues to consume him, his enemies march toward his castle. But beneath the castle Jorg has found ancient artifacts, and the secrets they hold can be put to terrible use in the coming battle) $25.95
Lee, Sharon/Miller, Steve Ghost Ship (Liaden: Theo Waitley #3: Theo has survived the Academy and become one of the best pilots in the galaxy, but now the past is about to blast her. Her destiny as master pilot and leader of a powerful Liaden clan calls - and a lot of enemies are planning to make sure she's quite dead before she has the chance to reply) $7.99
Lore, Pittacus The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies #2: YA; When the planet Lorien was attacked by the Mogadorians, nine aliens escaped to hide on Earth. The Mogadorians killed three of them. John Smith is Number Four, he has just met Number Six, and he knows the survival of Lorien and Earth depends on them) $9.99
Malan, Violette Shadowlands (Dispatched to the Shadowlands to call home the People who remain refugees there, Stormwolf discovers that the Hounds of the Wild Hunt now prey upon the souls of humans, draining them of the magic that is their lifeblood. With the help of mortal psychic Valory Martin, Stormwolf must find the magic needed to defeat the Hunt) $15.00
Mallory, H.P. The Witch Is Back (Jolie Wilkins #4: Propelled into the past to her old Los Angeles fortune-telling shop, Jolie has no idea she possesses extraordinary powers, and she definitely doesn't remember becoming Queen of the Underworld. But at least she has two incredibly sexy men vying for her attention) $7.99
Marche, Stephen How Shakespeare Changed Everything (Nonfiction;ÿuncovers the hidden influence of Shakespeare on our culture, from politics to psychotherapy to artwork to botany to baby names) $14.99
Martin, Michael A. Fallen Gods (Star Trek Titan: PBO; While searching the Beta Quadrant for an ancient civilization's quick-terraforming technology, Captain Riker and his crew find a planet that is home to the remnants of a once-great society that may have the secrets they seek) $7.99
McCarthy, T.C. Chimera (Subterrene War #3: PBO; The War is over, but escaped Germline soldiers need to be cleaned up, and there are reports of new biological nightmares: half-human creatures bred to live their entire lives encased in powered armor suits. Stan Resnick fights to keep himself alive and out of prison while attempting to capture a genetic with information about an even newer threat) $7.99
McNeill, Graham Priests of Mars (Warhammer 40,000: An Adeptus Mechanicus Explorator fleet ventures beyond the borders of the Imperium in pursuit of arcane technology. Who knows what perils may lie outside the dominion of mankind?) $24.99
McNeill, Graham The Legend of Sigmar: Heldenhammer / Empire / God-King (Warhammer Time of Legends: Omnibus reprint; 3 novels) $17.50
Miller, John Jackson Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories (Star Wars: Collection; stories telling the origin of the long-forgotten tribe of Sith introduced in the Fate of the Jedi novels) $12.00
Moreno-Garcia/Stiles (ed) Future Lovecraft (Anthology; Lovecraftian fiction set decades, centuries, even millennia in the future) $15.95
Morgan, Lou Blood and Feathers (The war between the angels and the Fallen is escalating, and humans are getting caught in the crossfire. Alice's bad day gets worse when two angels show up, claiming that her life is a lie. What do the Fallen want from her? What are the angels hiding? And can she trust either side?) $9.99
Neill, Chloe Biting Cold (Chicagoland Vampires #6: PBO; Merit, a newcomer to the Chicago vampires, travels across the Midwest to hunt a rogue supernatural intent on stealing a magical relic that will unleash catastrophic evil on the world) $15.00
Norton, Andre Ice and Shadow: Ice Crown / Brother to Shadows (Reissue; Classic reprint; 2 sf adventure novels) $12.00
Owens, Robin D. Heart Secret (Celta #12: PBO; The Healers want to know how Garrett survived a virulent disease, and assign Artemisia - his HeartMate, a childhood love he never pursued - to monitor him. When their lives are placed in danger, they realize that only by embracing each other can they hope to survive) $15.00
Polansky, Daniel Low Town (Drug dealers, hustlers, brothels, dirty politics, corrupt cops, and sorcery. Welcome to Low Town. After a fall from grace five years ago, a man known as the Warden leads a life of crime there, addicted to cheap violence and expensive drugs. Until his discovery of a murdered child sets him on a collision course with his past life) $15.00
Rawn, Melanie The Diviner (When his family is destroyed by royal treachery, lone survivor Azzad al-Ma'aliq flees to the desert. With the help of the Shagara, a nomadic tribe of powerful magicians, he begins to take his revenge - but at a terrible cost to himself) $7.99
Richardson, Kat Seawitch (Greywalker #7: After a 25-year absence, a boat has mysteriously returned to its old berth in Seattle. The insurance company has hired Harper to find out what happened. Her investigation leads to a powerful being who may be responsible for the disappearance of the passengers and crew) $25.95
Ringo, John Queen of Wands (Special Circumstances #2: Soccer mom and demon fighter Barbara Everette has a problem. Her assistant Janea has been thrown into a coma by some nasty magic. Barbara must track down the perpetrators and break the spell, or Janea's soul will be forever lost on the astral plane. Oh, and zombies will destroy humanity; Signed copies expected) $26.00
Roberson, Jennifer The Wild Road (Karavans #3: Audrun, a human woman trapped within the forest, is reunited with her children, only to learn that each has been marked by the deepwood's wild magic. And her youngest child is still missing. Audrun has sworn to find the infant, but can a mere human possibly outwit the deepwood and its monstrous inhabitants?) $25.95
Rowen, Michelle Blood Bath & Beyond (Immortality Bites #1: PBO; When her fiance Thierry takes a job with the vampire council police, fledgling vampire Sarah joins him for his first assignment. In Las Vegas, they encounter a child beauty pageant contestant from Hell, and a vampire serial killer who threatens to expose the existence of vampires to the whole world) $7.99
Saintcrow, Lilith The Iron Wyrm Affair (Bannon & Clare #1: In a London where illogical magic has turned the Industrial Revolution on its head, Emma Bannon, forensic sorceress in the service of the Empire, and Archibald Clare, a failed, unregistered mentath with legendary skills of deduction, now face hostility, treason, cannon fire, black sorcery, and the problem of reliably finding hansom cabs) $13.99
Smith, Sherwood The Spy Princess (Kids; When 12-year-old Lady Lilah sneaks out of the palace one night, she is surprised to learn that the country is on the edge of revolution - and that her older brother is one of the forces behind it!) $17.99
Sniegoski, Thomas E. In the House of the Wicked (Remy Chandler #5: With his human and angelic natures sharing the same space, PI Remy Chandler can feel himself becoming more and more volatile. Then a once-formidable sorcerer kidnaps Ashlie Berg. The man wants vengeance against those he believes wronged him - and Remy will be the instrument of his wrath, or Ashlie most certainly will die) $15.00
Sperring, Kari The Grass King's Concubine (PBO; When a wealthy young woman sets out with her true love to search for a legendary land, she discovers the devastated World Below. She is taken prisoner by the Cadre, who demand that she either restore the Grass King's concubine, or replace her) $7.99
Stephenson, Neal Some Remarks (Collection of his articles, lectures, and essays) $25.99
Stewart, K.A. A Wolf at the Door (Jesse James Dawson #3: PBO; A Hollywood starlet has become an unwitting catalyst in a demon war. It's Jesse's job to keep her safe. But a new unseen enemy is closing in, leaving Jesse to wonder how he's supposed to fight something he can't see coming) $7.99
TenNapel, Doug Cardboard (Kids; Full color graphic novel. Can Cam and Marcus stop a legion of cardboard monsters from taking over the town?) $12.99
Thorpe, Gav The Crown of the Usurper (Crown of the Blood #3: Ullsaard rules the known world. But there are those who would wrench his empire from beneath him. He must risk losing the lands he has conquered to confront a foe far more powerful than any he has faced before) $7.99
Thurman, Rob All Seeing Eye (PBO; Jack is working as a psychic-for-hire, with his troubled past finally behind him. Until the government blackmails him into helping the military contain the aftermath of a bizarre experiment gone wrong - and everything he knows about himself suddenly changes) $7.99
Tuck, James R. Blood and Silver (Deacon Chalk #2: PBO; Deacon's decision to protect an abused, pregnant were-dog leads to a vicious lycanthrope leader and his brotherhood targeting Deacon, other shapeshifters, and any humans in their way) $7.99
Turtledove, Harry Coup d'etat (War That Came Early #4: Winter, 1941: As the Germans, with England and France on their side, slam deep into Russia, Stalin's terrible machine fights for its life. Following the suspicious death of Winston Churchill, with his staunch anti-Nazi views, a small cabal begins to imagine the unthinkable in a nation long famous for respecting the rule of law. Meanwhile, in America, a woman who has met Hitler face-to-face urges her countrymen to wake up to his evil) $28.00
Vaughn, Carrie Kitty Steals the Show (Kitty Norville #10: PBO; Kitty, Ben, and Cormac head to London for a conference on paranatural studies. In her search for answers, Kitty has the help of some old allies, and meets some new ones, but the conference has also attracted some old enemies, who have set their sights on Kitty and her friends) $7.99
Weber, David How Firm a Foundation (Safehold #5: If Charis is to survive, it must defeat the Church of God Awaiting on its own ground. But how to invade the mainland when the foe has numerical superiority? And how to prevent the Church from rebuilding its fleets and attacking yet again?) $8.99
Williamson, Michael Z. When Diplomacy Fails (Freehold: World Bureau Minister Joy Highland is a highly-placed bureaucrat with political aspirations. And her assistant wants to publicize every movement and action for the pending campaign. It's a colossal pain for her security team, Alex Marlow and Ripple Creek's finest. Given Highland's status, it's a matter of figuring out how many people want her dead, and what they're bringing to the fight) $24.00
Wood, Lucy Diving Belles and Other Stories (Collection; stories that blur the line between the real and the imagined, based on the mythology and folklore of Cornwall) $14.95
Wrede, Patricia C. The Far West (Frontier Magic #3: YA; Eff and her colleagues set out on a government expedition to map the Far West. Their research brings strange findings, and they discover more species - magical and otherwise - than they ever expected. After a long prairie winter, spring arrives - threatening life near the Great Barrier Spell if they don't find a way to stop a magical flood; Signing at Uncle Hugo's on Saturday, August 4, 1-2pm) $17.99
Yu, Charles Sorry Please Thank You: Stories (Collection; sf and fantasy stories) $24.95

Expected Mid-August

Abe, Shana The Sweetest Dark (YA; Lora hears songs that no one else can hear. As the Great War begins, she is chosen to be a charity student at a boarding school on the English coast. There she meets two young men. With their help, she will discover her latent powers - just in time to fight an evil that is descending upon the school) $16.00
Atwood, Margaret In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination (Essays about her lifelong relationship with sf, from her childhood reading in the 1940s, to her graduate studies at Harvard, to her work as a writer and reviewer) $15.95
Brooks, Terry Wards of Faerie (Dark Legacy of Shannara #1: The Four Lands hang in the balance between science and magic as subversives take up arms against the Druid Council. Humans and their allies have developed weapons using forbidden science that long ago destroyed the world. Then a clue to four sets of Elfstones is discovered. Their magic has been missing for thousands of years. If it can be regained, the balance of power may shift once again) $28.00
Canavan, Trudi The Traitor Queen (Traitor Spy #3: Lorkin returns from his exile with the Traitor rebels, tasked with brokering an alliance between his people and the Traitors. To harness the power of an entirely new kind of gemstone magic, he had to become a black magician. This knowledge could transform the Guild of Magicians - or make Lorkin an outcast forever) $25.99
Estep, Jennifer Widow's Web (Elemental Assassin #7: PBO; Ashland's underworld is still in turmoil, and Gin seems to be on everyone's hit list. To add to her problems, her lover Owen's ex is in town to reclaim an old family legacy, and wants Owen back) $7.99
Ford, Jeffrey Crackpot Palace: Stories (Collection; tales both strange and wonderful, filled with mad scientists, vampires, lost souls, and more) $14.99
Habel, Lia Dearly, Departed (YA; 2195: The place is New Victoria, a high-tech nation modeled on the manners, mores, and fashions of an antique era. Can a proper young Victorian lady find true love in the arms of a dashing zombie?) $9.99
Huso, Anthony Black Bottle (Caliph #2: Desperate to protect his people from the southern threat, Caliph attends a summit of the world's leaders despite knowing it's a trap. As his consort Sena's bizarre actions threaten to unravel the summit, Caliph watches her slip into madness. But is it really madness? Sena is playing a dangerous game - and it's Caliph's blood she needs to see her plans through to their explosive finish) $27.99
Ibbotson, Eva The Ogre of Oglefort (Kids; Excitement-hungry orphan Ivo and his companions set out to save Princess Mirella from an ogre. But when the rescuers arrive at the ogre's castle, they learn that the princess doesn't need saving - the depressed ogre does!) $6.99
Kollin, Dani & Eytan The Unincorporated Future (Unincorporated #4: Resurrected following the death of Justin Cord, Sandra O'Toole has become a Machiavellian leader determined to win the Civil War against the inner planets at almost any cost. And the war has been going badly. Nothing is predictable, even the behavior of artificial intelligences. There may be only one way out, but it is not surrender) $27.99
Lake, Jay Endurance (Green Universe #2: Godslayers have come to the Stone Coast, a cult dedicated to destroying the many gods of Green's world. Green is back in Copper Downs, and the gods turn to her to protect them from the Slayers) $15.99
Lovric, Michelle The Undrowned Child (Kids; 1899: When she accompanies her scientist parents to Venice to investigate a series of violent natural disasters, 11-year-old Teodora is drawn into an adventure involving mermaids, an ancient prophecy, and the fate of the city) $7.99
Miller, Karen Kingmaker, Kingbreaker: The Innocent Mage / The Awakened Mage (alternate title: Innocence Lost) (Kingmaker, KIngbreaker #1 / #2: Omnibus reprint; 2 fantasy novels) $15.99
Niven, L/Lerner, E Fate of Worlds (Fleet of Worlds #5: Without warning the Ringworld has vanished, leaving behind three rival war fleets - who are now targeting the Puppeteers. But adventurer Louis Wu and the exiled Puppeteer known as Hindmost, marooned together for more than a decade, escaped from the Ringworld before it disappeared. And throughout those years, as he studied Ringworld technology, Hindmost has plotted to reclaim his power. One way or another, the fabled race of Puppeteers may have come to the end of their days) $25.99
Riordan, Rick The Demigod Diaries (Heroes of Olympus: Kids; 3 original tales that provide vital back-story, plus character interviews and profiles, puzzles, and a quiz) $12.99
Riordan, Rick The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles #2: Kids; Carter and Sadie set out on a worldwide search for the Book of Ra; the House of Life and the gods of chaos are determined to stop them) $9.99
Testerman, Doyce Hidden Things (Calli's friend Josh calls from Iowa and tells her 'Watch out for the hidden things.' Hours later, the police call: Josh has been found dead, maybe murdered. Calli is stunned - especially when Josh leaves a message on her phone a few hours later. She heads to Iowa, and finds herself on a surreal road trip, hounded by twisted magical beings - and if she's not careful, her worst teenage nightmares could come true) $14.99
Westerfeld, Scott Goliath (Leviathan #3: YA; Alek and Deryn are on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end the Great War and reclaim Alek's throne, as the Leviathan steams toward New York City with a homicidal lunatic on board) $9.99
Westerfeld/Thompson The Manual of Aeronautics (Leviathan: YA; A guide to the inner workings of the Darwinist and Clanker powers, lavishly illustrated in full color) $19.99
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