The Other Change of Hobbit

July's cat has an eye for birds

July 2004 Releases

New Books received July 2004

New Books received 24 - 30 Jul 2004

Adams, Douglas. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. $13.95.
Hardcover facsimile reprint 1979 British hardcover radio-based comic sf. 25th Anniversary Facsimile Edition. Jacket art by Peter Cross.
[Angel] McConnell, Ashley. Book of the Dead. $5.99.
Paperback tv-based dark fantasy. Angel [25]: set during fourth season.
Ash, Sarah. Prisoner of the Iron Tower. $23.00.
Hardcover epic fantasy. The Tears of Artamon 2: sequel to Lord of Snow and Shadows ($7.50). Jacket art by Stephen Youll
Asimov, Isaac. Foundation and Empire. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1952 hardcover (but Gnome Press and not Doubleday as the copyright page misleads) sf; 23rd printing. Cover art by Stephen Youll in new series frame.
[Asimov, Isaac] Chilson, Rob. Refuge. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1988 paperback pastiche. Robot City 5. Illustrations by Paul Rivoche.
[Asimov, Isaac] Wu, William F. Perihelion. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1988 paperback pastiche. Robot City 6. Illustrations by Paul Rivoche.
[Azania, Malcom as] 'Minister Faust'. The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad. $14.95.
Trade paperback urban fantasy. Cover art by Ashley Wood.
Betancourt, John Gregory. see [Zelazny, Roger]
Bierce, Ambrose. The Fall of the Republic and Other Political Satires. $18.95.
2000 trade paperback collection fiction and essays. Edited with Notes by S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. Cover art by Jason C. Eckhardt.
Brust, Steven, PJF. Agyar. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1993 hardcover contemporary vampire. Cover art by Patrick Arrasmith.
[Buffy, the Vampire Slayer/Angel] Holder, Nancy. Heat. $17.95.
Hardcover tv-based dark fantasy.
Cast, P. C. Goddess of Spring. $6.99.
Paperback contemporary fantasy (heroine switches places with Persephone in Hades) romance. Goddess Summoning 2. Cover art by Lisa Desimini/Matt Mahurin.
Chilson, Rob. see [Asimov, Isaac]
Clement, Hal. Noise. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 hardcover sf (ocean planet around a binary star). Wraparound cover art by John Harris.
Constantine, Storm. Wraiths of Will and Pleasure. $17.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 hardcover dark fantasy. The Wraeththu Histories 1. Cover art by Rick Berry.
Davis, Lindsey. Ode to a Banker. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2001 British hardcover historical (74 AD Imperial Rome) mystery; second printing. Marcus Didius Falco 12. Cover art by Stanislaw Fernandes.
Davis, Lindsey. The Jupiter Myth. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2002 British hardcover historical (75 AD Londinium) mystery. Marcus Didius Falco 14. Cover design by Rachel McClain.
Davis, Lindsey. The Accusers. $25.00.
Hardcover reprint 2003 British hardcover historical (75-76 A.D. Rome) mystery. Marcus Didius Falco 15. Jacket art by Stanislaw Fernandes.
DeCandido, Keith R. A. Dragon Precinct. $6.99.
Paperback young adult fantasy. Cover art by Romas Kukalis.
[Elfquest]. see [Pini, Wendy and Richard]
Farren, Mick. Kindling. $27.95.
Hardcover gonzo dark fantasy. Jacket art by Scott M. Fischer.
'Faust, Minister'. see [Azania, Malcom]
Fox, Andrew. Bride of the Fat White Vampire. $14.95.
Trade paperback comic vampire novel. Sequel to Fat White Vampire Blues ($13.95).
Friedman, Michael Jan. see [Star Trek]
Froud, Brian. see [calendar]
Golden, Christopher and Thomas E. Sniegoski. The Un-Magician. $5.99.
Digest paperback young adult fantasy. Outcast 1. Cover art by Don Segmiller.
Hambly, Barbara. Dead Water. $25.00.
Hardcover historical (1836 Mississippi River) mystery. Benjamin January 8. Jacket design by Royce M. Becker.
Hansen, Gwen. see [Secret of the Unicorn Queen]
[Lindholm, Megan] as 'Robin Hobb'. Assassin's Apprentice. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1995 trade paperback fantasy; 17th printing, new price. Farseer 1.
Holder, Nancy. see also [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer/Angel]
Kress, Nancy. Crucible. $24.95.
Hardcover sf. Sequel to Crossfire ($6.99). Jacket art by Jim Burns.
Lawrence, Michael. A Crack in the Line. $15.99.
Hardcover reprint 2003 British hardcover young adult sf (kid traverses alternate realities). Withern Rise 1. Jacket art by Chad W. Beckerman.
[Lindholm, Megan]. see 'Hobb, Robin'
Matsuoka, Takashi. Autumn Bridge. $25.00.
Hardcover historical (19th century Japan). Sequel to Cloud of Sparrows ($7.50).
McConnell, Ashley. see [Angel]
Moning, Karen Marie. The Immortal Highlander. $15.00.
Hardcover Scottish fantasy romance. Highlander 6. Jacket art by Franco Accornero.
Pierce, Tamora. The Realms of the Gods. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover young adult fantasy; 15th printing, new price. The Immortals 4.
[Pini, Wendy and Richard]. Elfquest: The Grand Quest 3. $9.95.
Manga paperback collection graphic stories (reprinting stories from Warp issues 8-11), representing the tales in chronological order. Cover art by Wendy Pini.
Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 British hardcover sf; tenth printing, new price.
Robinson, Spider. Off the Wall at Callahan's. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1994 hardcover collection of 'epigrams, maxims, proverbs, observations, eye-watering puns, and original song lyrics' from the first five volumes. Cover art by James Warhola.
Royo, Luis. Fantastic Art: The Best of Luis Royo. $45.00.
Hardcover reprint 2004 Spanish hardcover art book. Text by Antonio Altarriba translated by Miguel Guerra. Over 200 pages of paintings and sketches on heavy coated stock.
Schuiten, Francois and Benoit Peeters. Cities of the Fantastic: The Invisible Frontier Volume 2. $17.95.
Hardcover translation by Joe Johnson of 2004 Belgian hardcover graphic novel.
[Secret of the Unicorn Queen] Sherman, Josepha/Gwen Hansen. The Secret of the Unicorn Queen, Volume 1. $6.99.
Digest paperback omnibus reprint two young adult fantasy novels: Swept Away (Sherman, 1988) and Sun Blind (Hansen, 1988). Cover art by Scott Fischer.
Sherman, Josepha. see [Secret of the Unicorn Queen]
Shusterman, Neal. The Eyes of Kid Midas. $4.99.
Paperback reprint 1992 hardcover young adult fantasy; second paperback publisher. Cover disgn by Lisa Vega.
Shusterman, Neal. Full Tilt. $4.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover young adult dark carnival fantasy. Cover design by Russell Gordon.
Sniegoski, Thomas E. see Golden, Christopher
[Star Trek] Friedman, Michael Jan. Stargazer [5]: Enigma. $6.99.
Paperback tv-related sf adventure. Jean-Luc Picard at 28.
Stewart, Sean. Perfect Circle. $15.00.
Trade paperback contemporary fantasy, about a guy haunted by dead relatives. Cover art (very different than the simultaneous hardcover) digitally composed from photos by Maria Daniels and Jim Gipe.
Turtledove, Harry. Return Engagement. $26.95.
Hardcover alternate history. Settling Accounts 1.
Wu, William F. see [Asimov, Isaac]
[Zelazny, Roger] Betancourt, John Gregory. Roger Zelazny's The Dawn of Amber 2: Chaos and Amber. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover pastiche prequel. sequel to The Dawn of Amber ($6.99). Cover art by Scott Grimando.

New Books received 17 - 23 Jul 2004

Anderson, Kevin J. Horizon Storms. $24.95.
Hardcover sf. The Saga of Seven Suns 3: sequel to Hidden Empire ($6.99) and A Forest of Stars ($6.99). Jacket art by Steve Youll.
Anderson, Kevin J. see also Herbert, Brian
Anthony, Mark. The First Stone. $6.99.
Paperback fantasy. The Last Rune 6. Cover art by Stephen Youll.
Asaro, Catherine. Sunrise Alley. $24.00.
Hardcover robot thriller. Jacket art by Jeff Easley.
Asimov, Isaac. Foundation. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1951 hardcover (but Gnome Press and not Doubleday as the copyright page misleads) sf; 23rd printing. Cover art by Stephen Youll in new series frame.
Asimov, Isaac. Second Foundation. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1953 hardcover (but Gnome Press and not Doubleday as the copyright page misleads) sf; 23rd printing. Cover art by Stephen Youll in new series frame.
Baker, Richard. see [Forgotten Realms]
[Battletech] Coleman, Loren L. Blood of the Isle. $6.99.
Paperback game-based military sf. Battletech Mech Warrior Dark Age 17. Cover art by Ray Lundgren.
Benford, Gregory. Great Sky River. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1987 hardcover sf; second American paperback publisher. Galactic Center 3. Cover art by Don Dixon.
[Blondell, Judy]. see 'Watson, Jude'
Bradley, Marion Zimmer. Mists of Avalon. $17.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1982 hardcover Arthurian fantasy; 50th printing, new .price.
Britain, Kristen. First Rider's Call. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover fantasy. Green Rider 2: sequel to Green Rider ($6.99). Cover art by Keith Parkinson.
Butcher, Jim. Blood Rites. $6.99.
Paperback paranormal detective. The Dresden Files 6. Cover art by Lee MacLeod.
Caine, Rachel. Heat Stroke. $6.99.
Paperback weather magic fantasy. Weather Warden 2: sequel to Ill Wind ($6.99). Cover art by David Seeley. Copyright held by Roxanne Longstreet Conrad.
Chalker, Jack L. Kaspar's Box. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover sf adventure. Tales of the Three Kings 3. Cover art by Bob Eggleton.
Coleman, Loren L. see [Battletech]
de Lint, Charles. Dreams Underfoot. $16.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1993 hardcover fantasy; second printing, new .price.
DeCandido, Keith R. A. see [Star Trek]
[Dragonlance] Parkinson, Dan. Gates of Thorbardin. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1990 (despite 2004 copyright) paperback game-based fantasy; new edition. Heroes II 2: now numbered as Heroes 5. Cover art by Duane O. Myers.
[Dungeons and Dragons] Forbeck, Matt. Secret of the Spiritkeeper. $5.99.
Digest paperback game-based young adult fantasy. Knights of the Silver Dragon 1. Cover and interior art by Emily Fiegenshuh.
[Dungeons and Dragons] Soesbee, Ree. Riddle in Stone. $5.99.
Digest paperback game-based young adult fantasy. Knights of the Silver Dragon 2. Cover and interior art by Emily Fiegenshuh.
Fawkes, Richard. Nature of the Beast. $6.99.
Paperback military sf.
Flint, Eric. see [Schmitz, James H.]
Forbeck, Matt. see [Dungeons and Dragons]
[Forgotten Realms] Baker, Richard. Forsaken House. $6.99.
Paperback game-based fantasy. The Last Mythal 1. Cover art by Adam Rex.
Freer, Dave. see [Schmitz, James H.]
Frisch, Eric E. see [Tomb Raider]
Gilman, Laura Anne. Staying Dead. $13.95.
Trade paperback dark fantasy romance. Retrievers 1.
Greenberg, Martin H., editor. My Favorite Fantasy Story. $11.95.
Digest paperback reprint 2000 paperback anthology, with stories by Anderson (chosen by Reichert), Bloch (Hautala), de Camp (Pratchett), De Lint (Huff), Dickens (Weis), Doyle & Macdonald (Kurtz), M. John Harrison (Donaldson), Ingelow (Wolfe), James (Llywelyn), Kingsolver (de Lint), Lafferty (Gaiman), Pratchett (West), Vance (Martin, Silverberg), Waters (Bradley), Wellman (Norton), Wyndham (Costello), and Zelazny (Saberhagen). Cover art by A. Baldasseroni.
Haldeman, Joe. Camouflage. $23.95.
Hardcover first alien artifact contact sf. Jacket art by Craig White.
Hamilton, Laurell K. Guilty Pleasures. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint reprint 1993 paperback vampire. Anita Blake 1. Puffy red lips cover design by Marc Cohen.
Hancock, Niel. Squaring the Circle. $5.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1977 paperback fantasy. Circle of Light 4. Includes a Reader's Guide. Cover art by Hala Wittwer.
[Handler, Daniel]. see 'Snicket, Lemony'
Heinlein, Robert A. The Notebooks of Lazarus Long. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1978 trade paperback collection of aphorisms; third publisher. Cover art by Stephen Hickman. Interior artwork and calligraphy by Randy Asplund.
Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson. Dune: The Machine Crusade. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover pastiche prequel. Legends of Dune 2: set twenty years after The Butlerian Jihad ($7.99). Cover art by Stephen Youll.
Hickman, Tracy. see Weis, Margaret
Hunt, Walter H. The Dark Path. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover military sf. Sequel to The Dark Wing ($7.99). Cover art by David Seeley.
Huntington, Geoffrey. Demon Witch. $7.99.
Paperback young adult dark fantasy. The Ravenscliff Series 2. Cover design by Victor Koen.
Irvine, Alexander C. One King, One Soldier. $13.95.
Trade paperback period (1950s Berkeley, San Francisco, New York) Fisher King/Grail novel.
Jones, Diana Wynne. The Magicians of Caprona. $5.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1980 British hardcover young adult fantasy; unstated printing, new price. Chrestomanci 2
Jones, J. V. Fortress of Grey Ice. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover epic fantasy. Sword of Shadows 2: sequel to A Cavern of Black Ice (previous publisher is out-of-stock). Cover art by Jean Pierre Targete.
[Karr, Phyllis Irene Radford]. see 'Radford, Irene'
[King, Laurie R. as] 'Leigh Richards'. Califia's Daughters. $6.99.
Paperback post-apocalypse (California where women outnumber men ten-to-one) sf. Cover art by Stephen Youll.
'Knight, E. E.' see [Tomb Raider]
Lackey, Mercedes. see [Schmitz, James H.]
Le Guin, Ursula K. Changing Planes: Stories. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 hardcover collection 16 related stories, only six previously published. Cover art by Cliff Nielsen. Illustrations by Eric Beddows.
Luceno, James. see [Star Wars]
Mack, David. see [Star Trek]
Marillier, Juliet. Wolfskin. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 Australian trade paperback Norse-myth-based fantasy. Cover art by Kinuko Craft.
Mieville, China. Iron Council. $24.95.
Hardcover New Crobuzon dark science fantasy. Digital jacket art by David Stevenson and Carl D. Gallan.0
Moorcock, Michael. Gloriana or, The Unfulfill'd Queen. $14.00.
Trade paperback revised (yet again! new copyright 2004) reprint 1978 British hardcover alternate historical fantasy. New Afterword and Appendices (Alternate Chapter and Lyrics)
Norton, Andre and Martin H. Greenberg, editors. Fantastic Cat. $11.95.
Digest paperback reprint 1991 paperback (then as Catfantastic II) original anthology, with 18 feline fantasy stories by Bell, Boyer, Mayhar, Moon, Norton, Scarborough, Shwartz, Springer, and others. Uncredited cover art by Braldt Bralds.
Parkinson, Dan. see [Dragonlance]
Powers, Tim. Last Call. $15.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1992 hardcover fantasy; fifth printing, new .price.
Pratt, Tim. Little Gods. $17.95.
On-demand trade paperback collection 15 stories (one previously unpublished) and four poems. Introduction by Michaela Roessner. Wraparound cover art by Daniel Conway.
[Karr, Phyllis Irene Radford as] 'Irene Radford'. The Dragon Circle. $6.99.
Paperback science fantasy. The Stargods 2: sequel to The Hidden Dragon ($6.99). Wraparound cover art by Luis Royo.
Randle, Kevin D. Operation Roswell. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 hardcover period (1947) UFO novel. Cover art by Bruce Jensen.
'Richards, Leigh'. see [King, Laurie R.]
Ringo, John. Hell's Faire. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover military sf. Posleen War 4: fourth in the trilogy, as explained in Ringo's Afterword. Also includes selected Bun-Bun appearances in the online Sluggy Freelance comic strip. Cover art by David Mattingly.
Roberts, Nora. A Little Magic. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 trade paperback collection three Irish fantasy romance novellas.
Rosenberg, Joel. Not Really the Prisoner of Zenda. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover fantasy. Guardians of the Flame 10. Cover art by Todd Lockwood.
[Schmitz, James H.] Lackey, Mercedes, Eric Flint, and Dave Freer. The Wizard of Karres. $22.00.
Hardcover pastiche sf. Sequel to Schmitz' THe Witches of Karres ($16.00). Jacket art by Steve Hickman.
Serling, Rod. see [Twilight Zone]
Shetterly, Will. Elsewhere. $6.95.
Digest paperback reprint 1991 hardcover Borderlands fantasy novel. Digital cover design by Kelly Eismann, based on photos by Kamil Vojnar and Michael Jang.
Shetterly, Will. Nevernever. $6.95.
Digest paperback reprint 1993 hardcover Borderlands fantasy novel. Digital cover design by Kelly Eismann, based on photos by Kamil Vojnar and Terry Doyle.
Singh, Sonia. Goddess for Hire. $13.95.
Trade paperback contemporary fantasy (woman in Newport Beach is incarnation of Kali).romance. Cover art by Lisa Plaskett.
[Handler, Daniel as] 'Lemony Snicket'. The Bad Beginning. $11.99.
Hardcover reprint 1999 hardcover young adult cautionary tale; 42nd printing, new price. A Series of Unfortunate Events 1.
Soesbee, Ree. see [Dungeons and Dragons]
[Star Trek] DeCandido, Keith R. A., editor. Tales of the Dominion War. $14.00.
Trade paperback original anthology, with 12 tv-based stories by Cox, David, Friedman, Martin & Mangels, Sherman & Shwartz, and others. Cover art by John Blackford.
[Star Trek] Mack, David. A Time to Kill. $6.99.
Paperback tv-related sf adventure. Seventh in the series.
[Star Wars] Luceno, James. The Unifying Force. $7.50.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover movie-related sf adventure. Star Wars: The New Jedi Order 19: conclusion to the series. Cover art by Cliff Nielsen.
Stirling, S. M. Dies the Fire. $23.95.
Hardcover post-apocalypse (electrical devices fail after mysterious storm) sf. Jacket art by Jonathan Barkat.
[Terminator 2] Tiedemann, Mark W. Terminator 2: Hour of the Wolf. $12.95.
Trade paperback movie-related sf. Cover art by [Scott] Grimando.
Tiedemann, Mark W. see [Terminator 2]
Tolan, Stephanie S. Flight of the Raven. $7.99.
Digest paperback reprint 2001 hardcover young adult sf (gifted children vs. terrorists). Cover art by Cliff Nielsen.
Tolkien, Simon. Final Witness. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 courtroom suspense, by JRRT's grandson.
[Tomb Raider] [Frisch, Eric E. as] 'E. E. Knight'. The Lost Cult. $6.99.
Paperback game-based fantasy adventure. Lara Croft, Tomb Raider 2.
[Twilight Zone] Serling, Rod. As Timeless as Infinity. $66.00.
Hardcover collection nine teleplays, with one alternate version. The Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling 1. Appreciations by Richard Matheson and Rockne S. O'Bannon. Edited by Tony Albarella. One of 750 numbered copies.
[Blondell, Judy as] 'Jude Watson'. Premonitions. $6.99.
Paperback young adult supernatural. Cover art by Craig White.
Weber, David and Steve White. Starfire 2/3: The Stars at War. $25.00.
Hardcover omnibus reprint two game-based military sf novels: Crusade (1992) and In Death Ground (1997). Jacket art by David Mattingly.
Weis, Margaret and Tracy Hickman. The Sovereign Stone Trilogy 3: Journey Into the Void. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover quest fantasy, set in world devised by Larry Elmore. Cover art by Elmore.
Welch, Michelle M. The Bright and the Dark. $6.50.
Paperback fantasy. Five Countries 2: set in same world as Confidence Game ($5.99). Cover art by John Jude Palencar.
Westerfeld, Scott. The Risen Empire. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover space opera. Succession 1. Cover art by Stephan Martiniere.
White, Steve. see Weber, David
Whyte, Jack. The Skystone. $3.99.
Bargain paperback reprint 1996 Canadian hardcover Arthurian. The Camulod Chronicles 1. Wraparound cover art by Edward Miller [not John Howe/Paul Stinson as on copyright page].

New Books received 10 - 16 Jul 2004

Anderson, Poul. Flandry of Terra. $11.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1965 hardcover collection three Flandry stories. Cover art by Scott Grimando.
[Anonymous, editor]. Essence of Midnight. $6.50.
Paperback original anthology, with three fantasy romances by Kearney, Kenner, and Leto.
[Asimov, Isaac] Arthur Byron Cover. Prodigy. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1988 paperback pastiche. Robot City 4. Illustrations by Paul Rivoche.
Asprin, Robert and Jody Lynn Nye. Myth Alliances. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover comic fantasy. MythAdventures 14. Cover art by Walter Velez.
Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan: Peter and Wendy and Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. $9.00.
Trade paperback omnibus reprint 1911 novel and 1906 collection. Illustrations from these editions by Francis Donkin Bedford and Arthur Rackham. Cover art by Bedford. Edited with Introduction and Notes by Jack Zipes.
Bradbury, Ray. Dandelion Wine. $7.50.
Paperback reprint 1957 hardcover; 46th printing, new price.
Briggs, Patricia. Raven's Shadow. $6.99.
Paperback fantasy. Cover art by Jerry Vanderstelt.
Burroughs, Edgar Rice. The Gods of Mars. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1913 hardcover sf adventure; 36th printing, new price. Barsoom 2.
[DC Comics] Priest, Christopher J. and Mike Baron. Sleepers. $22.95.
Hardcover comic book-based superhero (Kyle Raynor). Green Lantern 1. Jacket art by John Watson.
de Lint, Charles. Medicine Road. $35.00.
Hardcover fantasy. Jacket art and illustrations by Charles Vess.
[Doctor Who] Bishop, David. Empire of Death. $6.95.
Paperback tv-based sf adventure. The Past Doctors 65: features the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa.
Griffith, Nicola and Stephen Pagel, editors. Bending the Landscape: Fantasy. $15.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover original anthology, with 22 stories by Antieau, Bailey, Bowes, Huff, Kushner & Sherman, Salmonson, Shepherd, Tiedemann, What, and others. Cover photo by J. K. Potter.
Haldeman, Joe. Guardian. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 hardcover sf. Cover art by Craig White.
Hambly, Barbara. Days of the Dead. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 hardcover historical (1835 Mexico City) mystery. Benjamin January 7.
Herbert, Brian. Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert. $16.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 hardcover biography. Nominee 2004 Hugo Award Best Non-fiction. Cover art by Gregory Manchess. Includes 16 pages of photos.
Hiaasen, Carl. Skinny Dip. $24.95.
Hardcover Florida comic caper. Jacket art by Charles Burns.
Lindsay, Norman. The Magic Pudding. $16.95.
Hardcover reprint 1918 Australian hardcover young adult fantasy. Introduction by Philip Pullman. Cover art and illustrations by the author. No dustjacket as issued.
Lovecraft, H. P. Collected Essays Volume 2: Literary Criticism. $40.00.
Hardcover collection nonfiction. Edited by S. T. Joshi. Jacket art by Virgil Finlay.
[Lovecraft, H. P.] Joshi, S. T. and David E. Schultz. An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia. $20.00.
On-demand trade paperback revised reprint 2001 hardcover nonfiction. No discount.
Martin, George R. R., editor. Wild Cards II: Aces High. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1987 paperback braided superhero novel, with contributions by Cadigan, Shiner, Snograss, WIlliams, Zelazny, and others. Cover art by Brian Bolland obscured by frame by J. Vita & Joe Bailey. Illustrations by Floyd Hughes.
Moore, Christopher. Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2002 hardcover comic biblical fantasy; 12th printing. New cover art by Ruth Marten.
Odom, Mel. The Destruction of the Books. $25.95.
Hardcover epic library fantasy. Sequel to The Rover (). Jacket art by Tim and Greg Hildebrandt.
Powers, Tim. Powers of Two. $24.00.
Hardcover omnibus reprint Powers' first two novels, The Skies Discrowned and An Epitaph in Rust (both 1976), here in their preferred texts. Jacket art by Bob Eggleton.
Pratchett, Terry. Sourcery. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1988 British hardcover comic fantasy; sixth printing, new price. Discworld 5.
Smith, Jeff. Crown of Horns. $18.95.
Trade paperback graphic novel. Bone 9: conclusion to the high fantasy series.
[Tolkien, J. R. R.] Lobdell, Jared. The World of the Rings: Language, Religion, and Adventure in Tolkien. $22.95.
Trade paperback revised reprint 1981 hardcover (as England and Always: Tolkien's World of the Rings) nonfiction. Cover art by Ted Nasmith.
Weber, David, David Drake and S. M. Stirling. More Than Honor. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1998 paperback; fourth printing, new price.
White, T. H. Mistress Masham's Repose. $16.95.
Hardcover reprint 1946 hardcover young adult fantasy. Cover art and illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. No dustjacket, as issued.
[World of Darkness] Kalis, Myranda. Tzimisce. $6.99.
Paperback game-based dark fantasy. World of Darkness: Dark Ages Clan Novel 12. Cover art by John Bolton.

New Books received 3 - 9 Jul 2004

Block, Francesca Lia. Beautiful Boys: Two Weetzie Bat Books. $7.99.
Digest paperback omnibus reprint two Weetzie Bat young adult novels: Missing Angel Juan (1993) and Baby Be-Bop (1995).
Block, Francesca Lia. Goat Girls: Two Weetzie Bat Books. $7.99.
Digest paperback omnibus reprint two Weetzie Bat young adult novels: Witch Baby (1991) and Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys (1992).
Brown, Charles N. and Jonathan Strahan, editors. The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy. $15.95.
Trade paperback anthology, reprinting 18 great stories by Bisson, Butler, Chiang, Crowley, Egan, Ellison, Gaiman, Kessel, Le Guin, Martin, Murphy, Russ, Shepard, Sterling, Tiptree, Varley, Willis, and Wolfe. Cover art by Michael Whelan.
[Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Topping, Keith. Slayer: The Last Days of Sunnydale. $7.95.
Paperback episode guide. An Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to the Final Season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Dozois, Gardner, editor. The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection. $19.95.
Trade paperback anthology, reprinting 29 stories by Baker, Barton, Bisson, Di Filippo, Dowling, Kessel, Kress, Moffett, Reed, Rusch, Ryman, Stross, Swanwick, Turtledove, Varley, Vinge, Waldrop, Williams, and others. Cover art by Jean-Pierre Normand.
Feist, Raymond E. Magician: Apprentice. $7.99.
Paperback reprint first half 1992 hardcover revised reprint 1982 hardcover fantasy; 22nd printing. New price. New cover art by Liz Kenyon.
Feist, Raymond E. Magician: Master. $7.99.
Paperback reprint second half 1992 hardcover revised reprint 1982 hardcover fantasy; 19th printing. New price. New cover art by Liz Kenyon.
[Forgotten Realms] Athans, Philip. Annihilation. $24.95.
Hardcover game-based fantasy. R.A. Salvatore's War of the Spider Queen 5. Wraparound jacket art by Brom.
Greenberg, Martin H., editor. Merlin. $11.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1999 paperback original anthology, with 20 Arthurian stories by de Lint, Friesner & Stutzman, Helfers, Norman, Norton, Paxson, Rodgers, West, and others. Cover art by Scott Grimando.
Hand, Elizabeth. Mortal Love. $24.95.
Hardcover historical (19th century Europe) fantasy.
[Helmer, Roberta as] 'Christina Skye'. Bride of the Mist. $6.99.
Paperback fantasy romance; ninth printing, new price. Draycott Abbey 3.
Hogan, James P. Kicking the Sacred Cow. $24.00.
Hardcover collection science essays. Questioning the Unquestionable and Thinking the Impermissible. Jacket art by Allan Pollack.
Kube-McDowell, Michael P. The Quiet Pools. $11.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1990 hardcover sf. Cover art by Iacopo Bruno.
Langford, David. He Do the Time Police in Different Voices: SF Parody and Pastiche. $16.99.
On-demand trade paperback augmented reprint 1988 hardcover (then as The Dragonhiker's Guide to Battlefield Covenant at Dune's Edge: Odyssey Two) collection, adding 12 more pastiches. Cover art by Juha Lindroos. No discount.
Langford, David. Up Through an Empty House of Stars. $21.95.
On-demand trade paperback collection: Reviews and Essays 1980-2002. No discount.
Martin, George R. R. Tuf Voyaging. $30.00.
Hardcover reprint 1985 hardcover collection seven related space stories with cats. Wraparound jacket art by Michael Komarck. Illustrations by Janet Aulisio (some from the original magazine appearances, some new to this volume).
Merritt, A. The Moon Pool. $24.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1919 hardcover science fantasy. Edited with Introduction and Notes by Michael Levy. Cover and interior art by Virgil Finlay from 1940 Famous Fantastic Mystery reprint.
Robida, Albert. The Twentieth Century. $29.95.
Trade paperback translation by Philippe Willems of 1882 French illustrated sf. Edited by Arthur B. Evans. Introduction by Willems.
Sherman, Josepha. see [Star Trek]
Shwartz, Susan. see [Star Trek]
'Skye, Christina'. see [Roberta Helmer]
[Star Trek] Sherman, Josepha and Susan Shwartz. Exodus. $23.00.
Hardcover tv-releated sf. Vulcan's Soul Book 1: features Spock, Uhura, Chekov, and Saavik one year after the Dominion War.
Topping, Keith. see [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer]
Vande Velde, Vivian. Wizard at Work: A Novel in Stories. $5.95.
Digest paperback reprint 2003 hardcover young adult fantasy. Cover art by Greg Swearingen.
Ward, Donald. Nobody Goes to Earth Any More. $16.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 Canadian trade paperback collection 17 stories, many with fantastic content. Cover and interior art by Leanne Flaman.
Weis, Margaret. The Dragon's Son. $25.95.
Hardcover fantasy. The Dragonvarld 2: sequel to Mistress of Dragons ($7.99). Jacket art by Stephen Youll.
Whyte, Jack. The Fort at River's Bend. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1999 hardcover Arthurian historical. The Camulod Chronicles 5. Wraparound cover art by Edward Miller.
Yolen, Jane. The Young Merlin Trilogy. $6.95.
Digest paperback omnibus reprint three young adult Arthurian novels: Passager (1996), Hobby (1996), and Merlin (1997). Cover art by John Clapp.

New Books received 26 Jun - 2 Jul 2004

Abnett, Dan. see [Warhammer 40,000]
Alexander, Jim. see [Warhammer 40,000]
[Angel] Topping, Keith. Hollywood Vampire. $7.95.
Paperback revised and expanded reprint 2001 revised and expanded reprint 2000 paperback episode guide. An Expanded and Updated; Unauthorised and Unofficial Guide to Angel.
Arends, Marthe. see 'Maxwell, Katie'
Asimov, Isaac. I, Robot. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1950 hardcover sf collection; 27th printing, new price. Movie tie-in cover photo.
[Asimov, Isaac] Wu, William F. Cyborg. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1987 paperback robot mystery pastiche; second paperback publisher. Robot City 3. Illustrations by Paul Rivoche.
Bailey, Robin Wayne, editor. Architects of Dreams: The SFWA Author Emeritus Anthology. $16.00.
2003 trade paperback anthology reprinting 16 stories by Petaja (introduced by Bailey), Tucker (Haldeman), Merril (Willis), Nelson Bond (Steven Gould), and Tenn (Gunn). Cover art by O. B. Solinsky.
Baker, Kage. Mother Aegypt and Other Stories. $27.00.
Hardcover collection 13 stories, the title story previously unpublished. Jacket art by Michael Dringenberg.
Beagle, Peter S. The Last Unicorn. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1968 hardcover fantasy; 22nd printing, new price.
Bester, Alfred. The Computer Connection. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1975 hardcover revised reprint 1975 British hardcover (as Extro!). New introduction by Ellison from 2000 trade paperback edition. Cover art by Scott Grimando.
[Bradbury, Ray] Leigh, Stephen and John J. Miller. Dinosaur Samurai. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1993 paperback pastiche; second publisher. Cover art and Illustrations by Brian Franczak.
[Briceland, Vance as] 'Naomi Nash'. Chloe, Queen of Denial. $5.99.
Paperback comic archeological Egyptian fantasy romance. Companion to Eyeliner of the Gods ($5.99), with which it shares cover art (right half).
DeCandido, Keith R. A. see [Resident Evil]
Douglass, Sara. The Nameless Day. $25.95.
Hardcover reprint 2000 Australian trade paperback historical (14th century Europe) fantasy. The Crucible 1. Jacket art by Donato [Giancola].
Dozois, Gardner, editor. The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection. $35.00.
Hardcover anthology, anthology, reprinting 29 stories by Baker, Barton, Bisson, Di Filippo, Dowling, Kessel, Kress, Moffett, Reed, Rusch, Ryman, Stross, Swanwick, Turtledove, Varley, Vinge, Waldrop, Williams, and others. Jacket art by Jean-Pierre Normand.
Evans, Peter J. see [Judge Dredd]
Farmer, Philip Jose. The Fabulous Riverboat. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1971 hardcover science fantasy; seventh printing, new price. Riverworld 2.
Farmer, Philip Jose. The Dark Design. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1977 hardcover science fantasy; sixth printing, new price. Riverworld 3.
Farmer, Philip Jose. The Magic Labyrinth. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1980 hardcover science fantasy; sixth printing, new price. Riverworld 4.
Farmer, Philip Jose. The Gods of Riverworld. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1983 hardcover science fantasy; third printing, new price. Riverworld 5.
Feehan, Christine. Dark Destiny. $7.99.
Paperback dark fantasy Carpathian vampire romance. Dark Series 13.
Friedman, C. S. The Wilding. $24.95.
Hardcover sf. Jacket art by Michael Whelan.
[Gauntlet] White, Richard C. Paths of Evil. $6.99.
Paperback game-based fantasy. Gauntlet: Dark Legacy 1. Cover art by Bob Larkin.
Golden, Christie. On Fire's Wings. $13.95.
Trade paperback fantasy romance.
Gorman, Ed and Martin H. Greenberg, editors. The UFO Files. $6.99.
Paperback photoreprint 1998 paperback original anthology, with 23 stories by Anderson (Kevin J.), Benford, Cady, Crowther, Engstrom, Foster, Hoffman, Murray, Rusch, Schimel & Garland, Wilson (Robert Charles) and others. Gorman now gets cover credit.
Greenberg, Martin H. see Gorman, Ed
Harrison, Harry. Bill, the Galactic Hero. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1965 hardcover comic military sf; new American paperback publisher (the fourth?). Cover art by Steve Fastner & Rich Larson and new Introduction by Harrison from 2001 trade paperback edition.
Isaacs, Neil D. see also [Tolkien, J. R. R.]
Joshi, S. T. The Modern Weird Tale. $34.95.
Trade paperback critical study of post-WWII horror and supernatural writers. No discount.
Jowett, Simon. see [Judge Dredd]
[Judge Dredd] Jowett, Simon and Peter J Evans. Black Atlantic. $6.99.
British paperback comic-book-based sf adventure. Judge Dredd 3. Cover art by Dylan Teague.
Kurtz, Katherine. Deryni Rising. $22.95.
Hardcover revised reprint 1978 fantasy. New Introduction by Kurtz. Jacket art by Matt Stawicki.
Laws, Robin D. see [Warhammer]
Leigh, Stephen. see [Bradbury, Ray]
Lupoff, Pat and Dick Lupoff, editors. The Best of Xero. $29.95.
Hardcover collection of articles and letters from the Hugo Award winning fanzine, with contributions by Blish, Carter, Davidson, Ellison, Gorman, Pohl, Thomas (Roy), Westlake, and others. Introduction by Roger Ebert.
Martin, George R. R. Tuf Voyaging. $16.00.
Trade paperback 1985 hardcover collection seven related space stories with cats. Wraparound jacket art by Michael Komarck. Illustrations by Janet Aulisio (some from the original magazine appearances, some new to this volume).
[Arends, Marthe as] 'Katie Maxwell'. Eyeliner of the Gods. $5.99.
Paperback comic archeological Egyptian fantasy romance. Companion to Chloe, Queen of Denial ($5.99), with which it shares cover art (left half).
Miller, John J. see [Bradbury, Ray]
Modesitt, L. E., Jr. Scepters. $27.95.
Hardcover fantasy. The Corean Chronicles 3: sequel to Legacies ($7.99) and Darknesses ($7.99). Wraparound jacket art by Daniel Horne.
'Nash, Naomi'. see [Briceland, Vance]
Ostrander, John. see [Star Wars]
[Resident Evil] DeCandido, Keith R. A. Resident Evil: Genesis. $6.99.
Paperback novelization of screenplay by Paul W. S. Anderson.
Resnikoff, Ned. Fool's Tavern. $6.99.
Paperback fantasy pastiche. Its reliance on Thieves' World tropes is reinforced by the cover art by Walter Velez.
Robinson, Frank M. The Donor. $24.95.
Hardcover sf thriller. Jacket design by Drive Communications.
Sagan, Nick. Idlewild. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 hardcover cyberthriller by the son of Carl Sagan.
[Star Trek] Marinaccio, Dave. All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek. $6.99.
Bargain hardcover reprint 1994 hardcover tv-related humor.
[Star Wars] [Dark Horse] Ostrander, John. Light and Dark. $16.95.
Trade paperback movie-based graphic story collection, reprinting four standalone Dark Horse comic books. Star Wars: Clone Wars 4. Art by Jan Duursema (pencils) and Dan Parsons (inks). Cover art by Tomas Giorello.
[Strontium Dog] Levene, Rebecca. Bad Timing. $6.99.
British paperback comic-book-based sf adventure. Strontium Dog 1. Cover art by Greg Staples.
[Tolkien, J. R. R.] Zimbardo, Rose A. and Neil D. Isaacs, ed. Understanding The Lord of the Rings: The Best of Tolkien Criticism. $25.00.
Hardcover anthology, with 14 critical essays by Auden, Bradley, Chance, Kocher, Lewis, Shippey (previously unpublished), and others.
Tolkien, J. R. R. see also [calendar]
Topping, Keith. see [Angel]
Viehl, S. L. Bio Rescue. $22.95.
Hardcover sf. Dair mu T'resa 1: set in same future as StarDoc, with female paramedic protagonist. Jacket art by Allen Douglas.
[Warhammer 40,000] Alexander, Jim. Deathwatch. $6.99.
Trade paperback game-based dark science fantasy graphic story collection, Art by Graham Stoddart, Dan Lapham, and Lee Townsend. Cover art by Karl Richardson.
[Warhammer 40,000] Abnett, Dan. Double Eagle. $19.99.
Hardcover game-based military dark science fantasy.
[Warhammer] Laws, Robin D. Sacred Flesh. $7.99.
Paperback game-based dark fantasy. Angelicka Fleischer 2. Cover art by Geoff Taylor.
Wells, Martha. The Ships of Air. $24.95.
Hardcover fantasy. The Fall of Ile-Rien 2: sequel to The Wizard Hunters ($7.99). Wraparound jacket art by Donato Giancola
Wells, H. G. Selected Stories of H. G. Wells. $13.95.
Trade paperback collection 26 stories. Edited with Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin. Uncredited cover art by Frank R. Paul from Dynamic Science Stories, February 1939. A Modern Library Classic.
Wu, William F. see [Asimov, Isaac]
Zimbardo, Rose A. see also [Tolkien, J. R. R.]

Audio/video received July 2004

[dvd] [Doctor Who] Moffatt, Peter. The Two Doctors. $34.98.
2-dvd set. 133 minutes. 4:3 full screen. Doctor Who 141: features the Second and the Sixth Doctors. Comentary; behind-the-scenes; featurettes, and more. Originally broadcast 16 Feb - 2 Mar 1985.
[dvd] [Doctor Who] Mallett, Nicholas. The Curse of Fenric. $34.98.
2-dvd set. 96 minutes. 4:3 full screen. Doctor Who 158: features the Seventh Doctors. Comentary; behind-the-scenes; featurettes, and more. Originally broadcast 25 Oct - 15 Nov 1989, here with extra footage, new CGI effects, and remixed Dolby 5.1 soundtrack.
[dvd] [Invader Zim]. Invader Zim Volume 1: Doom Doom Doom. $24.95.
2-dvd set. 225 minutes. 4:3 aspect ratio. Collects first nine episodes. English and Spanish Dolby Digital soundtracks; Irken subtitles. Includes director and cast commentary; animatics; interviews; and more.
[dvd] [London, Jack and Robert Fish] Dearden, Basil. The Assassination Bureau. $14.99.
109 minutes. 16x9 widescreen. Dolby Digital English mono soundtrack. English subtitles. Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas.
[dvd] [Mignola, Mike] Del Toro, Guillermo. Hellboy. $28.96.00.
2-dvd set. Approximately 122 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 English soundtrack; English and French subtitles. Deleted scenes, commentary, featurettes, animatics, screenplay, and lots more.
[dvd] [The Tick]. The Tick: The Entire Series. $29.95.
2-dvd set. 201 minutes. 1.78:1 widescreen. Collects all nine episodes, including previously unbroadcast pilot and final episodes. English Dolby Digital surround soundtrack. Producer commentary; trailers; website links.

Magazines received July 2004

[Cemetery Dance] Morrish, Robert, editor. Cemetary Dance 49. $5.00.
Horror fiction by Brooks, Holder, Houarner, and others. Interviews with Holder, Morrell, and Matheson. Articles by Marano, Monteleone, Pelan, and others. Cover art by Chad Savage.
[Fantasy and Science Fiction] Van Gelder, Gordon, editor. F&SF. Volume 107, Number 3, Whole Number 632. September 2004. $3.99.
Digest. Fiction by Denton, Irvine, Reed, Tiedemann, and others. Book reviews by de Lint and West. Movie review by Sallis. Cover art by Michael Garland.
[Locus] Gong-Wong, Kirsten, managing editor. Locus 522, Vol.53 No.1, July 2004. $5.95.
Interviews with Jeffrey Ford and Alexander C. Irvine. Reviews by Gevers, Horton, Wolfe, Miller, Strahan, Cushman, and Haber. Locus and Bram Stoker Award winners and photos. Obituaries for Brian McNaughton, Rex Miller, and others.
[Locus] Gong-Wong, Kirsten, managing editor. Locus 523, Vol.53 No.2, August 2004. $5.95.
Interviews with Stephenson and Baxter. Reviews by Gevers, Horton, Wolfe, Miller, Letson, Cushman, and others. Obituaries for Hugh B. Cave and others.

Calendars received July 2004

Please note that 2005 calendars are no longer in stock, and are listed here solely as a record of what we had received.
[calendar] Froud, Brian. Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Calendar 2005. $12.99.
Wall. Includes 70 press-them-yourself fairy stickers.
[calendar] [Tolkien, J. R. R.] Foster, Robert. A Guide to Middle-earth: 2005 Calendar. $11.99.
Day-to-day pad. Cover art by Michael Whelan. Interior art by Frank Frazetta.


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