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December 2005 Releases

New Books received December 2005

New Books received 24 - 30 Dec 2005

[2000 AD] Bishop, David. Fiends of the Eastern Front 1: Operation Vampyr. $6.99.
Paperback comic-book based historical (1941 Russian) military vampire.
[Asimov, Isaac] Benford, Gregory. The Second Foundation Trilogy 1: Foundation's Fear. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover sf pastiche; 14th printing, new price.
[Blood Bowl] Forbeck, Matt. Blood Bowl [2]: Dead Ball. $7.99.
Paperback game-based sports fantasy. Cover art by Max Bertolini.
Buckley, Fiona. Ursula Blanchard 8: The Siren Queen. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover historical (1569 Elizabethan England) mystery. Cover design by Min Choi.
Canavan, Trudi. Age of the Five Trilogy 1: Priestess of the White. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2005 Australian paperback fantasy. Uncredited cover art by Matt Stawicki.
Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl: The Criminal Mastermind Collection. $24.00.
Boxed set three digest paperbacks: Artemis Fowl, Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident, and Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code.
Colfer, Eoin. Woodman Brothers 1: Legend of Spud Murphy. $4.99.
Digest paperback reprint 2004 British comic young adult. Cover and interior art by Glenn McCoy.
Cornwell, Bernard. Thomas of Hookton/The Grail Quest 2: Vagabond. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2002 British hardcover historical (1347 England). Cover art by Chris Moore.
Cornwell, Bernard. Uhtred 1: The Last Kingdom. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2005 hardcover historical (866AD Alfred the Great) novel.
[Dragonlance] Clark, Douglas W. The Champions 1: Saving Solace. $6.99.
Paperback game-based fantasy. Cover art by Victoria Frances.
Eisner, Will. The Contract with God Trilogy: Life on Dropsie Avenue. $29.95.
Hardcover omnibus, reprinting three graphic novels: A Contract with God (1978), A Life Force (1983), and Dropsie Avenue (1995).
Erickson, Steve. Our Ecstatic Days. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2005 hardcover literary science fantasy.
Feehan, Christine. Dark Series 16: Dark Desire. $7.99.
Paperback vampire romance.
[Forgotten Realms] Leeder, Murray J. D. The Fighters 3: Son of Thunder. $6.99.
Paperback game-based fantasy. Cover art by Raymond Swanland.
Garton, Ray. The Loveliest Dead. $6.99.
Paperback horror.
Geagley, Brad. Semerket 2: Day of the False King: A Novel of Murder in Ancient Babylon. $24.00.
Hardcover historical (1150 BC Egypt and Babylon) mystery. Jacket art by Alan Dingman.
Gulik, Robert van. Judge Dee 8: The Red Pavilion. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1961 hardcover historical mystery; third printing, new price.
Gulik, Robert van. Judge Dee 10: Poets and Murder. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1968 hardcover historical mystery; second printing, new price.
Gulik, Robert van. Judge Dee 11: The Chinese Maze Murders. $11.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1956 hardcover historical mystery; second printing, new price.
Gulik, Robert van. Judge Dee 12: The Phantom of the Temple. $9.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1966 hardcover historical mystery; stated first printing, new price.
Heyer, Georgette. The Quiet Gentleman. $13.90.
British trade paperback reprint 1951 British hardcover Regency romance. No discount.
Heyer, Georgette. Regency Buck. $13.90.
British trade paperback reprint 1935 British hardcover Regency romance. No discount.
Heyer, Georgette. Royal Escape. $13.90.
British trade paperback reprint 1938 British hardcover Regency romance. No discount.
Jecks, Michael. West Country/Knights Templar 4: The Credition Killings. $7.50.
Paperback reprint 1997 British hardcover historical (early 14th century Devonshire) mystery.
Jecks, Michael. West Country/Knights Templar 20: A Friar's Bloodfeud. $24.95.
British hardcover historical (1324 Iddesleigh) mystery. Jacket art by Chris Moore.
Jenkins, A. M. Beating Heart: A Ghost Story. $15.99.
Hardcover young adult ghost novel.
Kennedy, Caroline, editor. A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children. $19.95.
Hardcover picture book poetry collection. Watercolor illustrations by Jon J Muth.
Lackey, Mercedes. The Heralds of Valdemar 2: Arrow's Flight. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1987 paperback Valdemar fantasy; 26th printing, new price.
Lebbon, Tim. Berserk. $6.99.
Paperback horror.
Lee, Rachel. Ilduin Trilogy 2: Shadows of Prophecy. $13.95.
Trade paperback romantic fantasy.
[Arends, Marthe as] 'Katie Maxwell'. Circus of the Darned. $5.99.
Paperback young adult comic vampire.
McDonnell, Patrick. Mutts 10: Who Let the Cat Out?. $10.95.
Trade paperback collection of daily and Sunday (in black-and-white) strips.
McDonnell, Patrick. Mutts Sundays 4: Sunday Evenings. $12.95.
Trade paperback collection of Sunday strips, here in color.
Messenger, Norman. Imagine. $17.99.
Hardcover interactive picture book of puzzles and illusions. Puzzles taken from from the famous collections by Henry Ernest Dudeney.
Milne, A. A. House at Pooh Corner. $4.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1928 hardcover; 27th printing, new price.
Muth, Jon J. Zen Shorts. $16.95.
Hardcover picture book collection of Zen Buddhist short stories adapted for younger readers, with giant panda. Jacket and interior water colors by Muth.
[Necromunda] Rennie, Gordon. Kal Jerico: Underhive Bounty Hunter. $9.99.
Digest paperback graphic story reprint collection.
Nye, Jody Lynn. The Wolfe Pack 1: Strong Arm Tactics. $16.95.
Trade paperback comic military sf. Cover art by Don Maitz.
[Park, Nick] Rimmer, Ian. Wallace and Gromit [3]: The Bootiful Game. $8.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2005 hardcover animation-based graphic novel, based on story by Simon Furman & Ian Rimmer. Art by Brian Williamson.
[Park, Nick] Abnett, Dan. Wallace and Gromit [4]: A Pier Too Far. $12.95.
Hardcover animation-based graphic novel, based on story by Simon Furman & Dan Abnett. Art by Jimmy Hansen.
[Park, Nick] Dungworth, Richard. Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit: Gromits/Philips Diary. $3.99.
Digest paperback movie-related dog diaries, with black-and-white photos.
[Park, Nick] Dakin, Glenn. Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit: The Essential Guide. $12.99.
Hardcover photo reference guide.
[Park, Nick]. Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit: Graphic Novel. $4.99.
Digest paperback movie still graphic novelization.
[Park, Nick] Worms, Penny. Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit: Novelization. $4.99.
Digest paperback junior novelization based on screenplay by Mark Burton, Bob Baker, Steve Box, and Nick Park. Eight pages of color stills.
[Park, Nick]. Wallace & Gromit Journal. $9.95.
Trade paperback blank notebook, with decorations from Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Pratchett, Terry. Johnny Maxwell 2: Johnny and the Dead. $15.99.
Hardcover reprint 1993 British hardcover young adult humorous science fiction. Jacket art by Dan Panosian.
Pullman, Philip. The Scarecrow and His Servant. $15.95.
Hardcover reprint 2004 British hardcover young adult fantasy. Jacket art by Kevin Hawkes. Illustrations by Peter Bailey.
Reeve, Philip. The Hungry City Chronicles 2: Predator's Gold. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 British hardcover science fantasy. Cover art by David Frankland.
Ringo, John. Special Circumstances 1: Princess of Wands. $25.00.
Hardcover contemporary comic Christian fantasy. Jacket art by Stephen Hickman.
[Fuglaar, Colleen M. as] 'Colleen Shannon'. Shelley Holmes 1: Catspell. $6.99.
Paperback paranormal detective romance.
[Tiptree Award] Fowler, Karen Joy, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin. The James Tiptree Award Anthology 2: Sex, the Future, & Chocolate Chip. $14.95.
Trade paperback anthology, reprinting nine stories by Carter, Duchamp, Emshwiller, Gunn & What, Hopkinson, Jones (Gwyneth), Lawrence, Le Guin, and Lethem; and two excerpts from novels by Haldeman and Sinisalo. Introduction by Notkin.
Turtledove, Harry. Crosstime Traffic 3: In High Places. $22.95.
Hardcover young adult alternate history. Jacket art by Kazuhiko Sano.
Walker, Robert W. Inspector Alastair Ransom 1: City for Ransom. $6.99.
Paperback historical (1893 Chicago World's Fair) mystery.
[Warhammer 40,000] Green, Jonathan. Black Templars 2: Conquest of Armageddon. $7.99.
Paperback game-based dark military science fantasy. Cover art by Klaus Scherwinski.
[Warhammer] Abnett, Dan and Mike Lee. Darkblade 5: Bloodstorm. $7.99.
Paperback game-based dark fantasy. A Tale of Malus Darkblade. Cover art by Clint Langley.
Webber, Minda. The Reluctant Miss Van Helsing. $6.99.
Paperback comic vampire romance.
White, Steve. Blood of the Heroes. $24.00.
Hardcover time travel Greek myth-related science fantasy adventure. Jacket art by Bob Eggleton.
Zahn, Timothy. Blackcollar. $25.00.
Hardcover omnibus reprint two sf novels: Blackcollar (1983) and Blackcollar: The Backlash Mission (1986). Jacket art by David Mattingly.

New Books received 11 - 23 Dec 2005

[2000 AD] Evans, Peter J. Durham Red 2: The Omega Solution. $6.99.
Paperback comic-book based future vampire bounty hunter. Cover art by Mark Harrison.
Alexander, Lloyd. The Wizard in the Tree. $5.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1975 hardcover young adult fantasy; 11th printing, new price.
Anders, Lou, editor. Futureshocks. $14.95.
Trade paperback original anthology, with 16 stories by Anderson, Di Filippo, Foster, Hendrix, Irvine, Kiernan, Marley, McMullen, Meaney, Roberson, Roberts, Resnick & Turtledove, Sawyer, Wilson, and others. Cover art by John Picacio.
Asaro, Catherine, editor. Irresistible Forces. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 trade paperback original anthology, with six sf & f romance stories by Asaro, Bujold (Miles gets married), Roberson, and others.
Asimov, Isaac. Fantastic Voyage. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1966 hardcover sf movie novelization; 63rd printing, new price.
Avi. Midnight Magic. $5.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1999 hardcover young adult fantasy; 13th printing, new price.
Baker, Kage. The Company 1: In the Garden of Iden: A Novel of the Company. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1998 hardcover time-travelling 24th century cyborg in Renaissance England. Cover art by Paul Youll.
Banker, Ashok K. The Ramayana Book 5: Bridge of Rama. $14.90.
2005 British paperback Indian-myth-based epic fantasy.
Banks, L. A. Vampire Huntress Legend 4: The Bitten. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2005 trade paperback vampire. sequel to Minion (), The Awakening (), and The Hunted (). Cover art by Vince Natale. Copyright held by Leslie Esdaile Banks.
[Battlestar Galactica] Carver, Jeffrey A. Battlestar Galactica: The Series. $14.95.
Trade paperback novelization of teleplay by Ronald D. Moore and Christopher Eric James based on teleplay by Glen A. Larson.
[Battlestar Galactica] Carver, Jeffrey A. Battlestar Galactica: The Series. $25.95.
Hardcover novelization of teleplay by Ronald D. Moore and Christopher Eric James based on teleplay by Glen A. Larson.
[Battletech] Bick, Ilsa J. Battletech Mech Warrior 25: Dark Age 19: Blood Avatar. $6.99.
Paperback game-based military sf.
Boston, L. M. The Green Knowe Chronicles 6: The Stones of Green Knowe. $5.95.
Digest paperback reprint 1976 British hardcover young adult fantasy. Cover art by Brett Helquist. Illustrations by Peter Boston.
Boston, L. M. The Green Knowe Chronicles 6: The Stones of Green Knowe. $17.00.
Hardcover reprint 1976 British hardcover young adult fantasy. Jacket art by Brett Helquist. Illustrations by Peter Boston.
Butler, Octavia E. Lilith's Brood. $14.95.
Trade paperback omnibus reprint 1989 book club hardcover (then as The Xenogenesis Trilogy); fifth printing, new price.
Cabot, Meg. The Mediator 6: Twilight. $6.99.
Paperback young adult paranormal (ghost) mystery. Cover art by Paul Oakley.
Christopher, John. The Tripods Trilogy 0: When the Tripods Came. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1988 young adult science fiction; second printing, new price.
Crilley, Mark. Billy Clikk [2]: Rogmasher Rampage. $10.95.
Hardcover young adult sf adventure. Jacket and interior art by the author.
Cunningham, Elaine. Changeling 1: Shadows in the Darkness. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover dark Celtic fantasy detective.
de Larrabeiti, Michael. The Borribles: Across the Dark Metropolis. $6.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1986 British hardcover young adult urban fantasy. Cover art by Red Nose Studio. Recommended by Tom and Dave.
de Lint, Charles. Moonlight and Vines. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1999 hardcover collection of Newford stories and poems, three new to this volume. Wraparound cover art by John Jude Palencar
[Diablo] Knaak, Richard A. Diablo 4: Moon of the Spider. $6.99.
Paperback game-based fantasy. Cover art by Glenn Rane.
Douglass, Sara. The Troy Game 3: Darkwitch Rising. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2005 hardcover historical (post Fall of Troy) fantasy. Wraparound cover art by [Luis] Royo.
[Doctor Who] Guerrier, Simon. The Past Doctors 75: The Time Travellers. $7.99.
British paperback tv-related time-travel sf adventure, featuring the First Doctor.
[Doctor Who] Cartmel, Andrew. The Past Doctors 76: Atom Bomb Blues. $7.99.
British paperback tv-related time-travel sf adventure, featuring the Seventh Doctor and Ace.
[Leigh, Stephen as] 'S. L. Farrell'. The Cloudmages 3: Heir of Stone. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover celtic fantasy. sequel to Holder of Lightning () and Mage of Clouds (). Wraparound cover art by Steve Stone.
Fawcett, Bill and Brian Thomsen, editors. Masters of Fantasy. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover original anthology, with 12 stories by Asprin & Nye, Drake, Foster, Lackey, Moon, Norton, Reichert, Resnick, Stasheff, Weber, Weis & Perrin, and Wurts set in their famous series. Cover art by Jeff Easley.
Feehan, Christine. Fever. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 paperback shapeshifter (leopards) romance.
Fields, Alicia. The Goddesses 3: All's Fair in Love and War: Athena's Tale. $6.99.
Paperback Greek myth romance.
[Pulver, Mary Monica as] 'Margaret Frazer'. Dame Frevisse 14: The Widow's Tale. $6.99.
Paperback reprint hardcover historical (1449 England) mystery. Cover art by Teresa Fasolino.
[Pulver, Mary Monica as] 'Margaret Frazer'. Dame Frevisse 15: The Sempster's Tale. $24.95.
Hardcover historical (Summer 1450 London) mystery. Jacket art by Teresa Fasolino.
Gannett, Ruth Stiles. My Father's Dragon. $6.50.
Digest paperback reprint 1948 children's fantasy; new publisher imprint, new ISBN. Cover and interior art by Ruth Chrisman Gannett.
Gemmell, David. Macedon 1: Lion of Macedon. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1990 British hardcover historical fantasy. Cover art by Craig Howell.
Grimwood, Jon Courtenay. 9tail Fox. $25.90.
British hardcover science fantasy thriller, set in San Francisco. Jacket images by Laura Brett. No discount.
Grossman, Dave and Leo Frankowski. The Two-Space War. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover military science fantasy. Cover art by Tom Kidd.
Harper, Karen. Elizabeth I 8: The Fatal Fashione. $23.95.
Hardcover historical (1566 London) mystery.
Harrison, Kim. Rachel Morgan 2: The Good, the Bad, and the Undead. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2005 dark fantasy; seventh printing, new price.
Hendee, Barb and J. C. Hendee. The Noble Dead 4: Traitor to the Blood. $23.95.
Hardcover vampire hunter fantasy. Wraparound jacket art by Steve Stone.
Hunter, Erin. Warriors: The New Prophecy 3: Dawn. $15.99.
Hardcover young adult feline fantasy. Wraparound jacket art by Wayne McLoughlin.
Kalstein, David. Prodigy. $23.95.
Hardcover sf thriller.
Kellogg, Marjorie B. The Dragon Quartet 2. $7.99.
Paperback omnibus, reprinting two fantasy novels: The Book of Fire (2000) and The Book of Air (2003). Cover art by Jody Lee.
Kenyon, Sherrilyn. Dark-Hunter 8: Unleash the Night. $6.99.
Paperback dark fantasy romance.
Lackey, Mercedes and James Mallory. The Obsidian Trilogy 2: To Light a Candle. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover fantasy. sequel to The Outstretched Shadow (). Cover art by Todd Lockwood.
Laurie, Victoria. Psychic Eye Mystery 2: Better Read than Dead. $6.99.
Paperback paranormal mystery.
Lewis, C. S. The Chronicles of Narnia. $19.99.
Trade paperback reprint 2001 trade paperback omnibus; unstated new printing, new price.
Lewis, C. S. Narnia 2[4]: Prince Caspian. $7.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1951 British hardcover fantasy; unstated new printing, new price.
[Marvel Comics] [X-Men] Liu, Marjorie M. Dark Mirror. $7.99.
Paperback comic-book-based mutant superhero adventure. Cover art by Ashley Wood.
[McSweeney's Quarterly] Eggers, Dave, editor. McSweeney's 18. $22.00.
Trade paperback original anthology, with 14 pieces by Doyle, Oates, White, and others. Includes Wholphin No.1, a DVD Magazine of Unseen Things.
MacDonald, George. Phantastes. $8.95.
Grenville MacDonald's 1905 Preface slamming an earlier illustrated edition.
Meluch, R. M. Tour of the Merrimack 1: The Myriad. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover military sf. Wraparound cover art by Romas Kukalis.
Meluch, R. M. Tour of the Merrimack 2: Wolf Star. $23.95.
Hardcover military sf. Wraparound jacket art by Romas Kukalis.
McKillip, Patricia A. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld. $6.95.
Digest paperback reprint 1974 hardcover fantasy. Wraparound cover art by Steve Stone. Recommended by the whole staff.
Modesitt, L. E., Jr. Recluce 13: Ordermaster. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2005 hardcover epic fantasy. Wraparound cover art by Darrell K. Sweet.
Nayes, Alan. Gargoyles. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2001 hardcover biomedical thriller. Cover design by Tony Greco.
Netto, Mario Adrados. Dragons, Witches, and Other Fantasy Creatures in Origami. $9.95.
Trade paperback origami folding guide.
Nicholls, Stan. The Dreamtime 2: The Righteous Blade. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 British trade paperback fantasy (then as Quicksilver Zenith). Cover art by Jon Sullivan.
[Orloff, Erica as] 'Liza Conrad'. The Lucy Chronicles 1: High School Bites. $9.99.
Digest paperback young adult comic vampire romance.
Palmatier, Joshua. Wrath Suvane 1: The Skewed Throne. $23.95.
Hardcover fantasy. Jacket art by Steve Stone.
Pierce, Tamora. Circle of Magic 1: Sandry's Book. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover young adult fantasy; 18th printing. New series cover art by Jonathan Barkat.
Pierce, Tamora. Protector of the Small 3: Squire. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 2001 hardcover young adult fantasy; fifth printing, new price.
Preiss, Byron and Howard Zimmerman, editors. Year's Best Graphic Novels, Comics, and Manga. $19.95.
Trade paperback anthology, reprinting bits from graphic stories of 2004-2005. Jacket design by Dean Motter.
Reed, Kit. Bronze: A Tale of Terror. $24.95.
Hardcover horror. Jacket art by Edward Miller.
Rucka, Greg. A Queen & Country Novel 1: A Gentleman's Game. $6.99.
Paperback reprint graphic novel related espionage. Cover art by Tim Hallman.
Sabin, E. Rose. A School for Sorcery 3: When the Beast Ravens. $5.99.
Digest paperback reprint 2005 hardcover young adult fantasy. Sequel to A School for Sorcery (). Cover art by Marilee Heyer.
Sawyer, Robert J. Mindscan. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2005 hardcover sf. Jacket art by Stephan Martiniere.
Scalzi, John. Old Man's War. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2005 hardcover military space opera. Cover art by John Harris.
[Schmitz, James H.] Lackey, Mercedes, Eric Flint & DaveFreer. The Wizard of Karres. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover pastiche sf. Sequel to Schmitz' The Witches of Karres ($7.99). Cover art by Steve Hickman.
[Shadowrun] Kenson, Stephen. Shadowrun [42]: Poison Agendas. $6.99.
Paperback game-based fantasy.
Sinclair, Linnea. An Accidental Goddess. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 on-demand trade paperback sf adventure romance (then as by Megan Sybil Baker). Cover art by Dave Seeley.
[Star Trek] Bennett, Christopher L. Titan 3: Orion's Hounds. $7.99.
Paperback tv-related sf adventure. Cover art by Cliff 'Neilson' (sic).
[Star Wars] Denning, Troy. Star Wars: Dark Nest 3: The Swarm War. $6.99.
Paperback movie-related sf adventure, set 35 years after A New Hope. Cover art by Cliff Nielsen.
Stross, Charles. The Atrocity Archives. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover collection, publishing the title alternate history novel in book form for the first time and adding a new related novella. Introduction by Ken MacLeod. Cover art by Mark Frederickson.
[Tesseracts] Hopkinson, Nalo and Geoff Ryman, editors. Tesseracts Nine: New Canadian Speculative Fiction. $16.95.
Trade paperback original anthology, with 23 stories and poems by Dorsey, Kilpatrick, Lalumiere, Meynard, Vonarburg, and others. Cover art by Colleen McDonald.
Thomas, Scott. Westermead: A Collection of Tales. $16.95.
On-demand trade paperback collection 19 fantasy stories. Cover image by Jules-Joseph Lefebvre.
Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings [boxed set]. $55.90.
British boxed set five trade paperbacks, adding the new Reader's Companion to The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. No discount.
Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings [boxed set]. $140.90.
British boxed set five hardcovers, adding the new Reader's Companion to The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. No discount.
Tremayne, Peter. An Ensuing Evil and Others: Fourteen Historical Mysteries. $14.95.
Trade paperback collection 14 stories. Cover art by Teresa Fasalino.
Troop, Alan F. The Dragon DelaSangre 4: A Host of Dragons. $7.99.
Paperback dragon fantasy.
Turner, Megan Whalen. The Thief. $6.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1996 hardcover young adult fantasy. Cover art by Vince Natale.
Turtledove, Harry. Homeward Bound. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover alternate military history. Completes sequence begun in his Worldwar and Colonization novels. Wraparound cover art by Jim Burns.
[Underworld] Cox, Greg. Underworld 3: Evolution. $6.99.
Paperback novelization based on screnplay by Danny McBride.
Vaughn, Carrie. Kitty Norville 1: Kitty and the Midnight Hour. $6.99.
Paperback werewolf disc jockey.
Verne, Jules. The Mighty Orinoco. $19.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 hardcover translation by Stanford L. Luce of 1898 French hardcover adventure (as Le Superbe Orenoque). Edited by Arthur B. Evans. Introduction and Notes by Walter James Miller. Illustrations by George Roux from 1898 edition.
Viehl, S. L. StarDoc 6: Rebel Ice. $7.99.
Paperback medical sf. Uncredited cover art by Vanderstelt.
[Warhammer 40,000] Gascoigne, Marc and Christian Dunn, edito. The Flames of Damnation. $9.99.
Digest paperback game-based graphic story anthology.
Woodall, Clive. One for Sorrow, Two for Joy. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2002 British hardcover bird high fantasy. Cover art by Tim Jessell.

New Books received 10 - 16 Dec 2005

Allende, Isabel. Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses. $19.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1998 hardcover translation by Margaret Sayers Peden from Spanish magic realist; sixth printing, new price.
Andrews, Donna. Turing Hopper 4: Delete All Suspects. $23.95.
Hardcover AI detective novel. Jacket art by Dan Craig.
Asprin, Robert. MythAdventures 2: Myth Conceptions. $6.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1980 trade paperback comic fantasy. Cover art by Walter Velez.
[Battlestar Galactica] Hatch, Richard and Brad Linaweaver. Battlestar Galactica, Second Series 6: Destiny. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover tv-based sf adventure. Jacket art by Bob Larkin.
Bear, Greg. Sleepside: The Collected Fantasies of Greg Bear. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover collection nine stories. Introduction by Bear. Cover design by M. Postawa.
Coe, David B. Winds of the Forelands 4: Shapers of Darkness. $27.95.
Hardcover epic fantasy. Jacket art by Romas [Kukalis].
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. The Best Horror Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. $17.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1989 paperback collection 13 stories. Edited by Frank D. McSherry, Martin H. Greenberg, and Charles G. Waugh. Introduction by McSherry. Cover design by Sarah Olson.
Egolf, Tristan. Kornwolf. $14.00.
Trade paperback satirical Amish werewolf novel.
Gilbert, W. S. The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan. $25.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover annotated collection book and lyrics to 13 musical plays. Edited with annotations by Ian Bradley.
Grimwood, Jon Courtenay. Arabesk 3: Felaheen. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 (despite misleading 2006 copyright) British hardcover cyberpunk. Cover art by Robert Larkin.
Hemingway, Amanda. The Sangreal Trilogy 1: The Greenstone Grail. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 British hardcover young adult fantasy. Jacket art by Greg Spalenka.
Jakubowski, Maxim, editor. Past Poisons: An Ellis Peters Memorial Anthology of Historic Crime. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1998 British trade paperback original anthology, with 20 stories by Aird, Davis, Doherty, Gabaldon, Hoch, Lovesey, Marston, Perry, Roberts, Saylor, Todd, Tremayne, and others.
Jones, Gwyneth. Bold as Love [1]. $25.95.
Hardcover reprint 2001 British hardcover rock-and-roll science fantasy. Cover art by Mike Dringenberg; cover border by Bryan Talbot. Additional 2005 copyright may indicate revisions.
Lee, Tanith. Black Unicorn. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1991 hardcover young adult fantasy; second printing, new ISBN. Cover art and illustrations by Heather Cooper. An additional 2002 copyright may indicate revisions.
L'Homme, Erik. Book of the Stars 1: Quadehar the Sorcerer. $5.99.
Digest paperback reprint 2003 British hardcover translation (by Ros Schwartz, here uncredited) of 2001 French (as Le Livre des źtoiles1: Qadehar le Sorcier) young adult fantasy. Cover art by Mark Zugg. Illustrations by David Wyatt.
[Maguire, Gregory] Cote, David. Wicked: The Grimmerie. $40.00.
Hardcover photoillustrated non-fiction. A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Hit Broadway Musical. Includes book and lyrics by Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz.
McCaffrey, Anne and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. The Twins of Petaybee 1: Changelings. $19.95.
Hardcover sf. Jacket art by Terese Nielsen.
Milne, A. A. Winnie-the-Pooh. $5.99.
Diges paperback reprint 1926 hardcover; 34th printing, new price.
Mosley, Walter. The Wave. $22.95.
Hardcover sf thriller. Jacket design by Jesse Sanchez/Don Puckey.
Newcomb, Robert. The Destinies of Blood and Stone 1: Savage Messiah. $26.95.
Hardcover epic fantasy. Jacket art by Gerald Brom.
Perry, Steve. The Musashi Flex. $7.99.
Paperback martial arts sf. Cover art by Christian McGrath.
Preiss, Byron and Howard Zimmerman, editors. Year's Best Graphic Novels, Comics, and Manga. $29.95.
Hardcover anthology, reprinting bits from graphic stories of 2004-2005. Jacket design by Dean Motter.
Reynolds, Alastair. Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2003 British hardcover collection two novellas set in the Revelation Space future. Cover art by Chris Moore.
Sansom, C. J. Matthew Shardlake 2: Dark Fire. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 British hardcover historical (1540 London) mystery.
Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann. Cleopatra 7.2. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover sf. Sequel to Channeling Cleopatra (). Cover art by Scott Grimando.
Silverberg, Robert. The Gate of Worlds. $11.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1967 hardcover alternate history sf. Cover art by John Harris.
Silverberg, Robert, editor. Science Fiction: 101. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1987 hardcover anthology (as Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder), with thirteen stories and accompanying autobiographical essays on writing by Silverberg; third printing, new ISBN.
[Tolkien, J. R. R.] Hammond, Wayne G. and Christina Scull. The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion. $30.00.
Hardcover reprint 2005 British hardcover. Mostly annotations to the trilogy and its appendices, with the textual changes made for the 2004 and 2005 texts.
Traviss, Karen. Shan Frankland 1: City of Pearl. $7.50.
Paperback reprint 2004 paperback sf; second printing, new price.
Tuttle, Lisa. The Mysteries. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover fantasy mystery.
Tuttle, Lisa. The Pillow Friend. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover horror.
Viguie, Debbie. Scarlet Moon. $3.99.
Bargain paperback reprint 2004 paperback young adult fairy tale reworking. Cover design by Mahlon F. Craft based on art by Kinuko Y. Craft. Except for the back cover '0106' and new ISBN, there is nothing in the book to indicate that this is a reprint.
Yep, Laurence. The Dragon Prince. $16.99.
Hardcover reprint 1997 hardcover picture book; unstated new printing, new price.

New Books received 3 - 9 Dec 2005

[2000 AD] Evans, Peter J. Durham Red 3: The Encoded Heart. $6.99.
Paperback comic-book based future vampire bounty hunter. Cover art by Mark Harrison.
Andrews, Donna. Turing Hopper 3: Access Denied. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover AI detective novel. Cover design by Jill Boltin.
Banks, Iain. Raw Spirit: In Search of the Perfect Dram. $33.90.
British trade paperback reprint 2003 British hardcover intoxicating quest memoir; fifth printing, new price. No discount.
Brownstein, Gabriel. The Man from Beyond. $23.95.
Hardcover historical, featuring Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Jacket design by Kimberly Glyder Design.
[calendar] Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: 2006 Calendar [day-to-day]. $13.99.
Day-to-day pad.
[Dark Future] Moore, Stuart. Dark Future 2: American Meat. $6.99.
Paperback game-based dark science fantasy. Cover art by Jaime Jones.
[Dark Horse] [ZombieWorld] Mignola, Mike. ZombieWorld 1: Champion of the Worms. $8.95.
Trade paperback dark fantasy graphic novel, reprinting four 1997 comic books. Sequential art by Pat McEown.
[Dick, Philip K.] Carrere, Emmanuel. I am Alive and You are Dead: A Journey into the Mind of Philip K. Dick. $15.00.
Trade paperback translation by Timothy Bent of 1993 French (as Je suis vivant et vous ątes morts) biography. Cover design by Raquel Jaramillo.
Dick, Philip K. Valis. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1981 paperback sf; 22nd printing, new price.
[Doctor Who] Lyon, J. Shaun. Back to the Vortex: The Unofficial and Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who. $22.95.
Trade paperback guide to the Ninth Doctor. Includes 16 pages of color photos.
Egolf, Tristan. Kornwolf. $25.00.
Hardcover satirical Amish werewolf novel.
Ellison, Harlan. The Essential Ellison: A 50 Year Retrospective. $149.50.
Boxed signed limited edition (350 copies) hardcover reprint 2001 hardcover augmented reprint 1987 hardcover collection.
Everson, John. Covenant. $50.00.
2004 hardcover horror. One of 250 signed and numbered copies. Winner 2005 Bram Stoker Award for best first novel.
[Final Destination] Collins, Nancy A. Final Destination 5: Looks Could Kill. $7.99.
Paperback movie-related horror.
Francis, Dick. Second Wind. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1999 hardcover equine mystery; second paperback publisher. Cover art by Greg Montgomery.
Frost, Gregory. Attack of the Jazz Giants and Other Stories. $25.95.
Hardcover collection 14 stories, one original to this volume. Foreword by Karen Joy Fowler; Afterword by John Kessel. Jacket art by Jason Van Hollander.
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. Herland. $6.95.
Paperback reprint 1915 feminist utopian novel; 12th printing, new price.
Grimes, Martha. Richard Jury 19: Winds of Change. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover mystery.
Hamilton, Peter F. The Commonwealth Saga 2: Judas Unchained. $35.90.
British hardcover space opera; new price. No discount.
[Jason X] Johnson, Alex S. Jason X 4: Death Moon. $7.99.
Paperback movie-based horror.
Levithan, David. Marly's Ghost. $14.99.
Hardcover 'Remix of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol'. Illustrations by Brian Selznick. No dustjacket, as issued.
Lewis, Roy. The Evolution Man, or, How I Ate My Father. $15.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1960 British hardcover (as What We Did to Father) Stone Age satire. Cover art by Mike Rothenberg and Eric Leonard.
Lewis, C. S. The Chronicles of Narnia boxed set. $118.93.
Boxed set seven hardcovers; new price.
Lewis, C. S. Narnia 2[4]: Prince Caspian. $8.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1951 British hardcover fantasy; 19th printing, new price. Cover art by Pauline Baynes, now with movie-tie-in blazon.
Lewis, C. S. Narnia 3[5]: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1952 British hardcover fantasy; new printing, new price. Cover art by Cliff Nielsen, now with movie-tie-in blazon.
Lewis, C. S. Narnia 3[5]: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. $7.99.
Digest paperback reprint 1952 British hardcover fantasy; new printing, new price. Cover art by Chris Van Allsburg, now with movie-tie-in blazon.
Lewis, C. S. Narnia 3[5]: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. $8.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1952 British hardcover fantasy; 19th printing, new price. Cover art by Pauline Baynes, now with movie-tie-in blazon.
[Arends, Marthe as] 'Katie MacAlister'. Blow Me Down. $6.99.
Paperback virtual reality pirate romance.
Maravelis, Peter, editor. San Francisco Noir. $14.95.
Trade paperback original anthology, with 15 hard-boiled stories by Gifford, Lu, Soracco, and others.
Moore, Christopher. The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror Version2.0. $14.95.
Hardcover augmented (one new chapter) reprint 2004 hardcover comic seasonal fantasy. Jacket art by Susan H. Choi.
Orwell, George. 1984. $15.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1949 hardcover dystopia; seventh printing, new price.
Peters, Ellis. Brother Cadfael 15: The Confession of Brother Haluin. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1988 British hardcover historical mystery; 16th printing, new price.
Pierce, Tamora. The Immortals 4: The Realms of the Gods. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover young adult fantasy; second paperback publisher. Cover art by Sammy Yuen, Jr.
[Elfquest] Pini, Wendy and Richard Pini. Elfquest: The Grand Quest 9. $9.99.
Manga paperback collection graphic stories (reprinting stories from Siege at Blue Mountain 6-8), representing the tales in chronological order. Cover art by Wendy Pini. Interior pencils by Wendy Pini, inks by Joe Staton.
[Elfquest] Pini, Wendy and Richard Pini. Elfquest: The Grand Quest 10. $9.99.
Manga paperback collection graphic stories (reprinting stories from Kings of the Broken Wheel 1-3), representing the tales in chronological order. Cover and sequential art by Wendy Pini.
[Elfquest] Pini, Wendy and Richard Pini. Elfquest: The Grand Quest 11. $9.99.
Manga paperback collection graphic stories (reprinting stories from Kings of the Broken Wheel 5-7 and Frazetta Fantasy Illustrated), representing the tales in chronological order. Cover and sequential art by Wendy Pini.
Resnick, Mike. Starship: Mutiny. $25.00.
Hardcover sf, set in Resnick's Birthright Universe. Jacket art by John Picacio.
Roberson, Chris, editor. Adventure Volume 1. $14.95.
Trade paperback original anthology, with 17 stories by Anders, Asher, Baker, Di Filippo, Kurland, Meaney, Moorcock, Newman, Resnick, and others. Cover art by John Picacio.
[Singer, Bryan and Dean Devlin] Lyons, Steve. Bryan Singer and Dean Devlin's The Triangle. $12.95.
Trade paperback novelization based on teleplay by Rockne S. O'Bannon from story by Singer and Devlin.
Smith, Alexander McCall. The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency 4: The Kalahari Typing School for Men. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2002 Scottish paperback contemporary (Botswana) mystery; 13th printing, new price.
[Star Wars] [Dark Horse] Blackman, Haden and Miles Lane. Star Wars: Clone Wars 7: When They Were Brothers. $17.95.
Trade paperback movie-based graphic story collection, reprinting issues 1-5 of Dark Horse's Star Wars: Obsession and Star Wars: Free Comic Book Day 2005 Special. Cover art by Tomas Giorello.
Steele, Allen. Coyote: A Novel of Interstellar Exploration. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 hardcover fix-up sf novel; second printing, new price.
[Dick, Philip K.] Sutin, Lawrence. Divine Invasions: A Life of Philip K. Dick. $15.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1989 hardcover biography. New Introduction by Sutin. Cover design by MJC Design.
Vollmann, William T. Europe Central. $18.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2005 Hardcover collection of linked historical stories, set in mid-20th century Germany and Russia, with Dmitri Shostakovich at its axis. Cover art uses a 1935 poster by Lothar Heinmann
[Warhammer] Long, Nathan. Black Hearts 2: The Broken Lance. $6.99.
Paperback game-based dark military fantasy. Cover art by Christer Sveen.
[Warhammer 40,000] Goto, C S. Dawn of War 2: Ascension. $7.99.
Paperback novelization computer game. Cover art by Neil Roberts.
[Warhammer] [Newman, Kim as] 'Jack Yeovil'. The Vampire Genevieve. $10.99.
Trade paperback omnibus reprint four game-based dark fantasy novels: Drachenfels (1989), Genevieve Undead (1993), Beasts in Velvet (1993), and Silver Nails (2002). Cover art by Christer Sveen.

New Books received 26 Nov - 2 Dec 2005

Anthony, Piers. Virtual Mode. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1991 hardcover fantasy; 12th printing, new price.
Anthony, Piers. Chaos Mode. $7.50.
Paperback reprint 1993 hardcover fantasy; fifth printing, new price.
Asaro, Catherine. The Saga of the Skolian Empire 11: Triad 2: The Final Key. $25.95.
Hardcover romantic space opera. Concludes the story begun in Schism (). Jacket by [Luis] Royo.
[Ashley, Jennifer as] 'Ashley Gardner'. Regency England Mystery 5: A Body in Berkeley Square. $7.99.
Paperback historical (1817 England) mystery.
Barry, C. J. Unforgettable 2: Unraveled. $6.99.
2004 paperback sf romance.
Barry, C. J. Unforgettable 3: Unleashed. $6.99.
2003 paperback sf romance.
Baum, L. Frank. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. $4.95.
Paperback reprint 1902 hardcover fantasy; second paperback edition. New introduction by Michael Riley. Afterword by Max Apple from the 1986 paperback. Cover art by R. Von Kluge.
Bradbury, Ray. The Halloween Tree. $110.00.
Hardcover collection, presenting the Bradbury's preferred text for the first time, photocopy of the original manuscript, the 1967 screenplay and 1992 teleplay, and more. One of 750 signed and numbered copies. Jacket art by Bradbury.
Burroughs, Edgar Rice. Barsoom 1: A Princess of Mars. $4.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1917 hardcover science fantasy. Cover art by Jeff A. Menges.
Caselberg, Jay. Jack Stein, Psychic Investigator 2: The Star Tablet. $6.99.
Paperback sf mystery.
Cast, P. C. Partholon 2: Brighid's Quest. $13.95.
Trade paperback fantasy romance.
Clarke, Arthur C. and C. S. Lewis. From Narnia to a Space Odyssey. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2003 hardcover collection, subtitled The War of Ideas Between Arthur C. Clarke and C. S. Lewis. Edited by Ryder W. Miller. The correspondence is only 20 pages of an already slim 176 page volume.
Davidson, MaryJanice. Undead and Unappreciated. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2005 hardcover vampire romance. Cover art by Chris Long.
[Dragonlance] Weis, Margaret and Tracy Hickman, editors. Tales II 3: The War of the Lance. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1992 paperback original anthology; second publisher. Cover art by Henry Higginbotham.
Eggers, Dave. How We Are Hungry. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover collection 14 stories. Cover art by Daniel Chang.
[Forgotten Realms] Salvatore, R. A. Icewind Dale 3/The Legend of Drizzt 6: The Halfling's Gem. $25.95.
Hardcover reprint 1989 paperback game-based fantasy, formerly as Icewind Dale 3. New Introduction by James Merendino. Wraparound jacket art by Todd Lockwood.
[Frisch, Eric E. as] 'E. E. Knight'. The Age of Fire 1: Dragon Champion. $14.00.
Trade paperback fantasy. Cover art by Ray Lundren.
[Frisch, Eric E. as] 'E. E. Knight'. The Vampire Earth 4: Valentine's Rising. $7.99.
Paperback vampire sf.
Froud, Brian. The World of the Dark Crystal. $35.00.
Hardcover revised reprint 1982 hardcover art book; third printing, new price.
'Gardner, Laurien'. Wives of Henry VIII 1: The Spanish Bride: A Novel of Catherine ofAragon. $6.99.
Paperback historical romance. Cover design by Erica Fusari. Gardner is a house pen name for a group of writers.
Greenburg, Dan. Secrets of Dripping Fang 2: Treachery and Betrayal at Jolly Days. $11.95.
Hardcover young adult comic dark fantasy. Illustrations by Scott M. Fischer. Issued without dustjacket.
Gunn, James. Gift from the Stars. $14.95.
Trade paperback sf novel, fixed-up from five stories published in Analog. Cover design by Melody Cadungog.
[Hautala, Rick as] 'A. J. Matthews'. Follow. $7.99.
Paperback horror. Cover art by Cliff Nielsen.
Heinlein, Robert A. Space Cadet. $23.95.
Hardcover reprint 1948 hardcover young adult sf. Jacket art by Vincent di Fate.
[Newstein, Holly and Ralph Bieber as] 'H. R. Howland'. The Epicure. $6.99.
Paperback horror. Cover art by AXB Group.
Jones, Diana Wynne. Howl's Moving Castle. $12.90.
British digest paperback reprint 1986 British hardcover young adult fantasy. New price. No discount.
Jones, Kelly. The Seventh Unicorn. $7.99.
Paperback mystery related to the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries.
Kellogg, Marjorie B. The Dragon Quartet 1. $7.99.
Paperback omnibus, reprinting two fantasy novels: The Book of Earth (1995) and The Book of Water (1997). Cover art by Jody Lee.
[Ferguson, Jo Ann as] 'Jocelyn Kelley'. Ladies of St. Jude's Abbey 2: One Knight Stands. $6.99.
Paperback historical (12th century AD England) romance.
Kurtz, Katherine. Deryni Checkmate. $24.95.
Hardcover revised and expanded reprint 1972 paperback fantasy. Jacket art by Matt Stawicki.
Lackey, Mercedes and Rosemary Edghill. Bedlam's Bard 7: Music to My Sorrow. $26.00.
Hardcover urban fantasy. Jacket art by Jeff Easley.
Lackey, Mercedes, editor. Crossroads and Other Tales of Valdemar. $7.99.
Paperback original anthology, with 16 Valdemar stories by Asire, Edghill, Huff, Longcor, Patton, Reichert, Tarr, and others. Cover art by Jody A. Lee.
Laurie, Victoria. Psychic Eye Mystery 3: Vision of Murder. $6.99.
Paperback paranormal mystery.
Le Guin, Ursula K. Gifts. $12.90.
British trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover young adult fantasy. Cover art by David Wyatt. No discount.
[McSweeney's Quarterly] Eggers, Dave, editor. McSweeney's 17. $22.00.
'Made to Look Like it Came in Your Mailbox', packaged like a rubber-banded stack of junk mail. Includes issues of Yeti Researcher and Unfamiliar.
[McSweeney's] Eggers, Dave, editor. The Better of McSweeney's: Volume 1. $18.00.
Trade paperback anthology, reprinting 26 pieces from the first ten issues by Brockmeier, Frazier, Gold, Lethem, Vollmann, Wallace, and others.
[McSweeney's] Eggers, Dave, et al, editors. Created In Darkness By Troubled Americans. $11.95.
Trade paperback anthology, reprinting The Best of McSweeney's Humor Category.
[McSweeney's Books]. The Future Dictionary of America: A Book to Benefit Progressive Causes. $20.00.
Hardcover reissue 2004 hardcover dictionary, in new dustjacket with new price and new ISBN. Entries by Ackerman, Auster, Boyle, Carey, Chabon, Coover, Eggers, Franzen, Gold, Handler, King, Oates, Patchett, Politt, Spiegelman, Vonnegut, Wasserstein, and others. Includes CD with new songs by Byrne, They Might Be Giants, R.E.M., Tom Waits, and others.
[McSweeney's] Thompson, Ted and Eli Horowitz, editors. Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things That Aren't as S. $22.00.
Hardcover anthology, with 12 pieces by Foer, Gaiman, Hornby, Kochalka, Link, Scieszka, and others. Introduction and finish-this-story fragment by Snicket.
McDonald, Ian. River of Gods. $15.90.
British trade paperback reprint 2004 British hardcover Indian sf. New price. No discount/
Napier, Susan J. Anime From Akira To Howl's Moving Castle : Experiencing Contemporary Ja. $17.95.
Trade paperback updated reprint 2001 trade paperback nonfiction (then as Anime from Akira to Princess Mononoke). Includes 16 pages of color stills.
Nicastro, Nicholas. Isle of Stone: A Novel of Ancient Sparta. $7.99.
Paperback historical.
Nicholls, Stan. The Dreamtime 1: The Covenant Rising. $7.50.
Paperback reprint 2003 British trade paperback (then as Quicksilver Rising) fantasy.
Norton, Andre and Lyn McConchie. Silver May Tarnish. $24.95.
Hardcover Witch World fantasy. Jacket art by Daniel Dos Santos.
O'Donnell, Peter. Modesty Blaise 7: The Green-Eyed Monster. $16.95.
British trade paperback comic strip collection, reprints 'Willie the Djinn', 'The Green-Eyed Monster', and 'Death of a Jester'. Sequential art by Enric Badia Romero. Introductions by O'Donnell.
Oppel, Keith. Matt Cruse and Kate de Vries 2: Skybreaker. $16.99.
Hardcover fantasy with airships and pirates. Jacket art by Danilo Ducak. Recommended by Tom.
Parker, Robert B. Sunny Randall 4: Melancholy Baby. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2004 hardcover mystery. Cover design by Thomas Tafuri.
Pohl, Frederik. Platinum Pohl: The Collected Best Stories. $27.95.
Hardcover collection 30 stories (one with Kornbluth). Introduction by James Frenkel. Jacket art by Digital Art/Corbis.
Pratchett, Terry. Discworld 35: Where's My Cow?. $20.90.
British hardcover Discworld picture book, a companion to Thud! (). Issued without dustjacket. Cover and interior art by Melvyn Grant. No discount.
Priest, Christopher. The Prestige. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1995 British hardcover; third printing. Winner 1996 World Fantasy Award. Cover design by Shelly Eshkar.
Rankin, Ian. Detective John Rebus 13: The Falls. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 2000 British hardcover Scottish noir; third printing, new price.
Rankin, Ian. Detective John Rebus 2: Hide and Seek. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1990 British hardcover Scottish noir; fifth printing, new price.
Rawn, Melanie. Dragon Prince 3: Sunrunner's Fire. $15.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1990 paperback fantasy. Cover art by Michael Whelan.
Redfern, Elizabeth. The Music of the Spheres. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 2001 hardcover historical (1795 London) mystery. Cover design by Marc Cohen.
Resnick, Laura. Disappearing Nightly. $13.95.
Trade paperback dark urban fantasy. First of a new series.
Reynolds, Alastair. Pushing Ice. $28.90.
British hardcover sf. Jacket art by Chris Moore. No discount.
Rucka, Greg. A Queen & Country Novel 2: Private Wars. $24.00.
Hardcover graphic story related thriller. Jacket art by Tom Hallman.
[Rusch, Kristine Kathryn as] 'Kris Nelscott'. Smokey Dalton 4: Stone Cribs. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover period (1969 Chicago) mystery. Cover design by Scott Levine.
Russo, Richard Paul. The Rosetta Codex. $14.95.
Trade paperback sf.
[Sale, Medora as] 'Caroline Roe'. Isaac of Girona 8: Consolation for an Exile. $7.99.
Paperback historical (1355 Spain) mystery. Cover art by Jim Griffin.
Scott, Harper. How I Helped the Chicago Cubs (Finally!) Win the World Series. $24.95.
Hardcover baseball time-travel. Jacket art by Frank Wu.
[Smallville] Simpson, Paul. Smallville: The Official Companion: Season 3. $16.95.
Trade paperback episode guide.
Steele, Allen. Coyote Frontier: A Novel of Interstellar Colonization. $24.95.
Hardcover sf. Jacket art by Ron Miller.
Stewart, Mary. Touch Not the Cat. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1976 hardcover paranormal; new paperback publisher.
Tremayne, Peter. Sister Fidelma 12: The Haunted Abbot. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 2002 British hardcover historical (666 AD East Anglia) mystery.
Verne, Jules. The Begum's Millions. $29.95.
Hardcover translation by Stanford L. Luce of 1879 French hardcover sf (as Les Cinq cent millions de la Bāgum). Edited by Arthur B. Evans; introduction and notes by Peter Schulman. Jacket and interior art by Leon Benett from the original edition.
Woolrich, Cornell. Night and Fear: A Centenary Collection of Stories. $15.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2004 hardcover collection 14 classic noir stories. Edited with Introduction by Francis M. Nevins.
Zakour, John and Lawrence Ganem. Zachary Nixon Johnson 3: The Radioactive Redhead. $6.99.
Paperback comic sf detective pulp homage. Cover art by Michael Koelsch [here misspelled 'Koelsh' just as in the second volume].
Zelazny, Roger. The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint 2001 trade paperback augmented reprint 1971 hardcover collection adding two stories from Four by Zelazny (1967) to the original 15. Cover art by Lebbeus Woods.

Audio/video received December 2005

[cd] Adams, Douglas. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Quandary Phase. $24.90.
Full-cast BBC dramatisation of So Long and Thanks for All the Fish. New price. No discount.
[dvd] [Battlestar Galactica]. Battlestar Galactica: Season 2.0. $49.98.
2005. Three-DVD boxed set. Seven hours eighteen minutes: ten episodes. 1.78:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 English soundtrack; English and Spanish subtitles. Includes deleted scenes and podcasts.
[dvd] Burton, Tim. Edward Scissorhands. $19.98.
1990. 105 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 4.0 surround English soundtrack; Dolby Digital surround French soundtrack; English and Spanish subtitles. Commentary by Burton and Danny Elfman; trailer, concept art; six photos; in tin container.
[dvd] Clemens, Brian. Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter. $9.99.
1974. 91 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital mono English soudntrack; English subtitles. Director and cast commentary.
[dvd] Cooper, Merian C. and Ernest B. Schoedsack. King Kong: Special Edition. $26.99.
1933. Two-DVD set. 104 minutes. 1.33:1 full screen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Commentary by Harryhausen and Rolston; making-of feature; early test footage; interview excerpts with Cooper & Wray; more.
[dvd] Cooper, Merian C. and Ernest B. Schoedsack. King Kong: Collector's Edition. $39.98.
1933. Two-DVD set in collector's tin case. 104 minutes. 1.33:1 full screen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Adds 1933 souvenir program reproduction, postcards to Special Edition.
[dvd] [Disney]. The Chronological Donald: Volume 2: 1942-1946. $32.99.
2006. Two-DVD set in collector's tin. One of 125,000 numbered copies. 3 hours 50 minutes. 1.33:1 full screen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack. 33 cartoons; introductions by Leonard Maltin; interview with Tony Anselmo; feature on Carl Barks; gallery
[dvd] [Disney]. Disney Rarities: Celebrated Shorts: 1920s-1960s. $32.99.
2006. Two-DVD set in collector's tin. One of 125,000 numbered copies. 3 hours 50 minutes. 1.33:1 full screen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack. 32 cartoons; introductions by Leonard Maltin; interview with Virginia Davis, the original Alice; gallery;
[dvd] [Disney]. Walt Disney Treasures: Elfego Baca and The Swamp Fox: Legendary Heroes. $32.99.
2006. Two-DVD set in collector's tin. One of 125,000 numbered copies. 4 hours 42 minutes. 1.33:1 full screen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack. Three episodes of each show; introductions by Leonard Maltin; gallery; more.
[dvd] [Disney]. Walt Disney Treasures: The Adventures of Spin and Marty. $32.99.
2006. Two-DVD set in collector's tin. One of 125,000 numbered copies. 4 hours 35 minutes. 1.33:1 full screen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack. 25 episodes from 1955; interview with Tim Considine and David Stollery; gallery; more.
[dvd] [Dr. Seuss] Cannon, Robert. Cartoon Adventures Starring Gerald McBoing Boing. $14.94.
2006. 29 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen and 2.35:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital English soundtrack; closed captioned. Gerald McBoing Boing (1950), GMB's Symphony (1953), How Now Boing Boing (1954), and GMB on the Planet Moo (1955, the only one in widescreen).
[dvd] [Doctor Who] Barry, Morris. Doctor Who 37: The Tomb of the Cybermen. $19.98.
1967. 95 minutes: four episodes. Full-frame. Features the Second Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria. Teleplay by Kit Pedlar and Gerry Davis. Includes commentary by Frazer Hines and Deborah Watling, notes, gallery, and more. Originally broadcast 2 - 23 Sep 1967.
[dvd] [Doctor Who] Bennett, Rodney. Doctor Who 76: The Ark in Space. $19.98.
1975. 98 minutes: four episodes. Full-frame. Features the Fourth Doctor, Sarah, and Harry. Teleplay by Robert Holmes. Includes commentary by Tom Baker and Elisabeth Sladen, notes, gallery, and more. Originally broadcast 23 Jan - 15 Feb 1975.
[dvd] [Doctor Who] Briant, Michael E. Doctor Who 90: The Robots of Death. $19.98.
1977. 95 minutes: four episodes. Full-frame. Features the Fourth Doctor and Leela. Teleplay by Chris Boucher. Includes commentary by Tom Baker and Louise Jameson, notes, gallery, and more. Originally broadcast 29 Jan - 19 Feb 1977.
[dvd] [Doctor Who] Spenton-Foster, George. Doctor Who 98: The Ribos Operation. $19.98.
1978. 99 minutes: four episodes. Full-frame. Features the Fourth Doctor, Romana, and K9. Teleplay by Robert Holmes. Includes commentary by Tom Baker and Mary Tamm, notes, gallery, and more. Originally broadcast 2 - 23 Sep 1978.
[dvd] [Doctor Who] Hayes, Michael. Doctor Who 103: The Armageddon Factor. $19.98.
1979. 98 minutes: four episodes. Full-frame. Features the Fourth Doctor and Romana. Teleplay by Bob Barker and Dave Martin. Includes actor and director commentary, notes, gallery, and more. Originally broadcast 20 Jan - 24 Feb 1979.
[cd] [Firefly] Edmonson, Greg. Joss Whedon's Firefly: Original Television Soundtrack. $18.98.
2005. 60:15; 25 tracks. Booklet includes notes by Whedon and Edmonson, along with an episode listing.
[dvd] [Firefly] Whedon, Joss. Serenity. $29.98.
2005. 119 minutes. 2.35:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround English and French soundtracks; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Whedon commentary; deleted scenes and outtakes; making-of featurette; more.
[cd] The Firesign Theatre. Don't Crush that Dwarf, Hand Me the Pliers. $12.98.
1970. 46:28; two tracks. 1971 Hugo Award nominee.
[dvd] Fleischer, Max. Betty Boop: The Queen of Cartoons. $24.95.
1995. 50 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital stereo English soundtrack. Not a collection of cartoons but an A&E biography of Betty Boop and her creator Max Fleischer, with many clips.
[cd] Gaiman, Neil. Mirrormask. $13.95.
2005 CD. 75 minutes. Unabridged reading by Stephanie Leonidas.
[dvd] Gilliam, Terry. The Brothers Grimm. $29.99.
2005. 118 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 English soundtrack; French soundtrack; Spanish subtitles. Deleted scenes; commentary; making-of featurettes.
[dvd] Groening, Matt. The Simpsons: The Complete Seventh Season. $49.98.
1995-96. Four-DVD Homer's-head-boxed-set. 571 minutes: 25 episodes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 English soundtrack; Dolby surround French and Spanish soundtracks; English and Spanish subtitles. Cast and creator commentary; deleted scenes; more.
[dvd] [Hanna-Barbera]. The Flintstones: The Complete Fourth Season. $44.98.
1964-64. Four-DVD boxed set. 676 minutes; 26 episodes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Includes commentary on two episodes, featurettes, and more.
[dvd] [Hanna-Barbera]. The Huckleberry Hound Show: Volume 1. $44.98.
1958-59. Four-DVD boxed set. 624 minutes; 26 episodes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Includes Huckleberry Hound, Yogi, and Pixie & Dixie cartoons; pilot, featurettes, and more.
[dvd] [Hanna-Barbera]. Yogi Bear: The Complete Series. $44.98.
1961-62. Four-DVD boxed set. 792 minutes; 33 episodes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Includes Yogi, Snagglepuss, and Yakky Doodle cartoons; pilot, cartoon tracks, gallery, and more.
[dvd] Harryhausen, Ray. Ray Harryhausen Gift Set. $49.95.
2005. Boxed set three-DVDs and booklet. Includes 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957), Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), and It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955).
[cd] Howard, James Newton. King Kong: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. $18.98.
2005. 74:40; 21 tracks.
[dvd] Jackson, Peter. King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries. $39.98.
2005. Two-DVD set in Carl Denham's briefcase. 3 hours 36 minutes. 1.78:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 2.0 English soundtrack; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Includes 52-page production memoir; four art prints; more.
[dvd] Kuchar, Mike. Sins of the Fleshapoids. $24.95.
1965. 97 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Mono English soundtrack. Includes The Secret of Wendel Samson (1966) and The Craven Sluck (1967). Includes director commentary; booklet with director interview.
[dvd] Kurosawa, Akira. Ran. $24.98.
1985. 160 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround and mono Japanese soundtracks; stereo English commentary; English subtitles. Behind-the-scenes featurettes; trailers; production notes; more.
[cd] [Lewis, C. S.] Gregson-Williams, Harry. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. $18.98.
2005. 70:55; 17 tracks.
[dvd] [Lewis, C. S.] Fox, Marilyn. The Chronicles of Narnia 1: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. $19.95.
1988. 169 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Mono English soundtrack. Interactive trivia game; Turkish Delight recipe; feature on Lewis; more.
[dvd] [Lewis, C. S.] Kirby, Alex. The Chronicles of Narnia 2: Prince Caspian & the Voyage of the Dawn Tre. $19.95.
1989. 168 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Mono English soundtrack. Interactive trivia game; gallery.
[dvd] [Lewis, C. S.] Kirby, Alex. The Chronicles of Narnia 3: The Silver Chair. $19.95.
1990. 168 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Mono English soundtrack. Interactive trivia game; gallery.
[dvd] [Lewis, C. S.] Fox, Marilyn and Alex Kirby. The Chronicles of Narnia. $49.95.
1988-1990. Three DVD boxed set. The BBC television adaptation of the first four novels.
[dvd] Miller, Frank and Robert Rodriguez. Sin City: Recut, Extended, Unrated. $39.99.
2005. Two-DVD set. 124 minutes (original theatrical cut); 147 minutes (recut). 1.85:1 widescreen. DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround English soundtracks. Director commentary; lots of making-of featurettes; trailers; more.
[dvd] [The Muppets] Henson, Brian. The Muppet Christmas Carol. $19.99.
1992. 1.85:1 widescreen, 86 minutes; 1.33:1 fullscreen, 89 minutes. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround English soundtrack; French soundtrack. Includes director commentary; outakes and bloopers, featurette on Gonzo, and more.
[dvd] [The Muppets] Henson, Jim. The Great Muppet Caper. $19.99.
1981. 98 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen and 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround English soundtrack; French soundtrack. Includes featurette on Miss Piggy.
[dvd] [The Muppets] Henson, Jim. The Muppet Movie. $19.99.
1979. 95 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen and 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround English soundtrack; French soundtrack. Includes featurette on Kermit.
[dvd] [The Muppets] Henson, Brian. Muppet Treasure Island. $19.99.
1996. 100 minutes. 1.85:1 widescreen and 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround English soundtrack; French soundtrack. Includes featurette on Fozzie Bear.
[cd] [Pal, George] Harline, Leigh, Miklos Rosza, et al. The Fantasy Film Music Of George Pal. $19.98.
2004. 71:37. 28 tracks from soundtracks of Atlantis: The Lost Continent, The Time Machine, The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao, The Power, Tom Thumb, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm, and Doc Savage: Man of Bronze. One of 3000 numbered copies.
[dvd] Powell, Michael and Emeric Pressburger. The Tales of Hoffmann. $39.95.
1951. 127 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. Dolby Digital mono English soundtrack. New high definition digital transfer. Commentary by Scorcese and Eder. Includes 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice', a 1956 short directed by Powell. Trailer, gallery, and more.
[dvd] [Rowling, J. K.]. Harry Potter: Years 1-3. $59.42.00.
2005. Boxed set three dvds.
[dvd] Sondheim, Stephen. Into the Woods: Original Broadway Cast. $29.99.
1987. 153 minutes. 1.33:1 fullscreen. PCM stereo soundtrack.
[dvd] [Star Wars] Tartakovsky, Genndy. Star Wars: Clone Wars: Volume 2. $19.98.
2005. 64 minutes: five episodes. 1.78:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 English soundtrack, 2.0 surround English, French, and Spanish soundtrack; English subtitles. Director commentary; featurettes; trailers, galleries; more.
[cd] [Tolkien, J. R. R.] Shore, Howard. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings: TheCompleteRecordin. $65.98.
Boxed set three CDs and one DVD. Entire score on three CDs, and again in DVD-Audio on the one DVD.
[dvd] [Van Allsburg, Chris] Zemeckis, Robert. The Polar Express. $29.95.
2004. Two-DVD set. 100 minutes. 2.40:1 widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 English, French, and Spanish soundtracks; English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Includes behind-the-scenes featurettes; music videos; games; more.

Magazines received December 2005

[Cinefex] Duncan, Jody, editor. Cinefex 104. January 2006. $12.50.
Articles on SFX for King Kong and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
[Fantasy and Science Fiction] Van Gelder, Gordon, editor. F&SF. Volume 110, Number 2, Whole Number 647. February 2006. $3.99.
Digest. Fiction by Bisson, Gerrold, Morressy, Robins, and others. Book reviews by de Lint and West. Film review by Shepard. Cover art by David Hardy.
[Locus] Gong-Wong, Kirsten, managing editor. Locus 539, Vol.55 No.6, December 2005. $5.95.
Interviews with Robin Hobb and Paul McAuley. Reviews by Gevers, Horton, Wolfe, Miller, Broderick, Cushman, Haber, and others. Coverage of 2005 World Fantasy Awards. Forthcoming Books through September 2006.
[Locus] Gong-Wong, Kirsten, managing editor. Locus 540, Vol.56 No.1, January 2006. $6.50.
Interviews with Ryman, Duncan, and Stirling. Reviews by Gevers, Horton, Wolfe, Miller, Letson, Broderick, Cushman, Haber, and others. World Fantasy Convention report and photos. Obituaries for Robert Sheckley, J. N. Williamson, and others.
[Science Fiction Chronicle] Lapine, Warren, editor. Chronicle, Volume 27, Number 10, Issue 264, November 2005. $5.95.
Interview with John Ordover. SF Cinema by Rovin; book reviews by D'Ammassa. Cover art by www.nasa.gov.

Calendars received December 2005

Please note that 2006 calendars are no longer in stock, and are listed here solely as a record of what we had received.

 

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