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September 1997 Releases


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New Books received September 1997

Adams, Scott. Seven Years of Highly Defective People: Scott Adams' Guided Tour of the Evolution of Dilbert. $12.95.
Trade paperback. Annotated collection of from the first seven years of this ever popular comic strip.
Adams, Scott. see also [calendar]
Alexander, Bruce. Watery Grave. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. The third Sir John Fielding historical (Georgian London) mystery.
Alexander, Bruce. Person or Persons Unknown. $22.95.
Hardcover. A fourth Sir John Fielding historical mystery novel.
Anderson, Kevin J. see [Star Wars]; [X-Files]; [audio]
Anderson, Poul. War of the Gods. $22.95.
Hardcover historical (13th century Scandinavia) novel.
[Anonymous, editor]. Bewitched. $5.99.
Paperback original anthology of witch romance novelettes by Krinard, Shayne and others.
Anthony, Piers. Yon Ill Wind. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. The twentieth Xanth novel. Cover art by Darrell K. Sweet.
Asaro, Catherine. Catch the Lightning. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Cover art by Peter Bollinger.
Auster, Paul. Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure. $25.00.
Hardcover, Autobiography, with three early plays, a detective novel and a card game.
Baird, Wilhelmina. Chaos Come Again. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 trade paperback. Cover art by Bruce Jensen.
Barnes, John. Caesar's Bicycle. $5.99.
Paperback. Timeline Wars 3: sequel to Patton's Spaceship ($5.99) and Washington's Dirigible ($5.99).
Barnes, Steven. Blood Brothers. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Cover art by Waldo Tejada and Shelley Eshkar.
Barron, T. A. The Seven Songs of Merlin. $19.95.
Hardcover. The Lost Years of Merlin 2: sequel to The Lost Years of Merlin ($19.95).
Beaton, M. C. Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist. $20.95.
Hardcover. A sixth Agatha Raisin mystery novel.
Bellairs, John. The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost. $3.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1985 hardcover; second trade paperback publisher. Johnny Dixon 4. Cover art by Paul O. Zelinsky. Frontispiece and map by Edward Gorey.
Bellairs, John [and Brad Strickland]. The Drum, the Doll, and the Zombie. $3.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1994 hardcover. Johnny Dixon 9. Cover art by Paul O. Zelinsky. Frontispiece by Edward Gorey.
Bethke, Bruce. Headcrash. $10.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1995 paperback. Winner 1996 Philip K. Dick Award.
Boynton, Sandra. Snoozers: 7 Short Short Bedtime Stories for Lively Little Kids. $7.99.
Board book, illustrated by the author.
Bradbury, Ray. Driving Blind. $23.00.
Hardcover. Collection of mostly new stories.
Bradbury, Ray. Quicker than the Eye. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover collection.
Bradley, Marion Zimmer. Gravelight. $24.95.
Hardcover. Sequel to Ghostlight ($13.95) and Witchlight ($23.95). Cover art by Mark Harrison.
Bradley, Marion Zimmer. Witchlight. $13.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover (actually rebound hardcover pages -- see hardcover ISBN and first printing statement on copyright page).
Brite, Poppy Z. Courtney Love: The Real Story. $25.00.
Hardcover biography.
Bujold, Lois McMaster. Memory. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. A Miles Vorkosigan novel. 1997 Hugo nominee.
"Not a great Miles story, but good enough to stave off the addict's cravings for a while."--Debbie
Cannon, Janell. Stellaluna: A Pop-up Book and Mobile. $18.95.
Hardcover revised pop-up edition 1993 hardcover. Paper engineering by Intervisual Books, Inc.
Card, Orson Scott. Treasure Box. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Sequel to Lost Boys ($5.99).
Carey, Diane. see [Star Trek: The Next Generation]
Carr, Caleb. The Angel of Darkness. $25.95.
Hardcover. Sequel to The Alienist ($7.50).
[Chan, Jackie] Renee Witterstaetter. Dying for Action: The Life and Films of Jackie Chan. $12.99.
Trade paperback non-fiction. Biography, filmography, lots of trivia.
[Lois & Clark] C. J. Cherryh. Lois & Clark: A Superman Novel. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover (indeed, appears to be rebound hardcover pages, hardcover ISBN on copyright page).
Chester, Deborah. Realm of Light. $6.99.
Paperback. Concludes the series begun in Reign of Shadows ($5.99) and Shadow War ($6.99). Cover art by Mary Jo Phalen.
Chizmar, Richard, editor. Screamplays. $14.50.
Trade paperback original anthology of teleplays by Ellison, Gorman, King, Lansdale, Laymon and Matheson. Introduction by Koontz Cover art by Dave McKean.
Clayton, Jo. Drum Calls. $23.95.
Hardcover. The Drums of Chaos 2: sequel to Drum Warning ($5.99). Cover art by Greg Call.
Colum, Padraic. The Trojan War and the Adventures of Odysseus. $22.00.
Hardcover reprint 1918 hardcover (then as The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy). Jacket art and new color plates by Barry Moser. Afterword by Peter Glassman.
[Conan] Roland Green. Conan the Guardian. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1991 Paperback, second printing.
Cook, Rick. The Wiz Biz. $6.99.
Paperback. Omnibus reprint Wizard's Bane (1989) and Wizardry Compiled (1990). Cover art by Tom Kidd.
Cooper, Roscoe. The Diary of Victor Frankenstein. $19.95.
Hardcover. Another post-Griffin&Sabine stab at the Shelley novel. Color illustration by Timothy Basil Ering; calligraphy by Kate Ridyard.
Cornwell, Bernard. Sharpe's Tiger. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 British hardcover. The fourteenth Sharpe historical novel.
Coville, Bruce. The Saber-toothed Poodnoobie. $3.99.
Digest paperback. Space Brat 5. Cover art and illustrations by Katherine Coville.
Cramer, Kathryn. see also David G. Hartwell
Czerneda, Julie E. A Thousand Words for Stranger. $5.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Luis Royo.
Dahl, Roald. The Roald Dahl Treasury. $35.00.
Hardcover. More than 75 stories, poems, letters, and essays with previously unpub material. Mostly illustrated by Dahl regular collaborator Quentin Blake.
DeVos, Elisabeth. The Seraphim Rising. $5.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Bruce Jensen.
"A very interesting first novel looking at what the world might do if angels showed up. Not simple, and well done - a good one for those who like seeing people start their careers."--Tom
Dexter, Colin. The Riddle of the Third Mile. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1983 hardcover. The sixth Inspector Morse mystery novel.
Di Filippo, Paul. Fractal Paisleys. $20.00.
Hardcover collection.
Dietz, William C. Alien Bounty. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1990 paperback; second printing. The third Sam McCade novel, sequel to Galactic Bounty ($5.99; originally as War World) and Imperial Bounty ($5.99). New cover art by Edwin Herder.
[Disney] Bill Cotter. The Wonderful World of Disney Television. $24.95.
"Dumpsters-full of data, no index. And no recognition that the cartoons shown on various of these shows might have had their own directors and animators. Grrrrrrr."--Dave
Dixon, Larry. see Mercedes Lackey
[Not Doctor Who] Lawrence Miles. Down. $5.95.
British paperback. [Bernice 'Benny' Summerfield] The New Adventures 66. Cover art by Mark Salwowski.
[Dragonlance] Jean Rabe. The Day of the Tempest. $5.99.
Paperback. Fifth Age 2: sequel to The Dawning of a New Age ($5.99). Cover art by Jeff Easley; illustrations by Jacen Burrows.
[Dragonlance] J. Robert King. Vinas Solamnus. $5.99.
Paperback. Lost Legends 1. Cover art by Todd Lockwood; illustrations by Matt Adelsperger.
Duane, Diane. A Wizard Abroad. $15.00.
Hardcover (the size of a mass market paperback!) reprint 1993 British hardcover; first American trade edition (only previous publication in the US was by the Science Fiction Book Club). Wizardry 4: sequel to So You Want to be a Wizard ($6.00), Deep Wizardry ($6.00) and High Wizardry ($6.00). Cover art by David Bowers.
"An Irish tale of the young wizards, a fun read with an irresistible punch line."--Debbie
Dunning, John. Booked to Die. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1992 hardcover bibliophile mystery; fourteenth printing, new cover.
Ellison, Harlan. Slippage: Previously Uncollected, Precariously Poised Stories. $22.00.
Hardcover collection.
Ellroy, James. L. A. Confidential. $12.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1990 hardcover.
[Ellroy, James] Brian Helgeland and Curtis Hanson. L. A. Confidential: The Screenplay. $12.99.
Trade paperback. Screenplay based on the novel by Ellroy. Introduction by James Ellroy.
Ellroy, James. see also [audio]
Elze, Winifred. Here, Kitty, Kitty. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Esquivel, Laura. The Law of Love. $16.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover translation by Margaret Sayers Peden of 1995 Mexican mutlimedia magic realist novel. Color graphic story sequences by Miguelanxo Prado. Includes CD soundtrack.
[Fairy Tale] Monica Kulling. Fairy Tale: A True Story [movie storybook]. $5.99.
Trade paperback. Illustrated with color stills.
[Fairy Tale] Monica Kulling. Fairy Tale: A True Story [novel]. $3.99.
Digest paperback. Novelization based on the screenplay by Ernie Contreras from the story by Albert Ash & Tom McLoughlin and Ernie Contreras. Includes eight pages of color stills.
Faust, Joe Clifford. Bodekker's Demons. $5.99.
Paperback. Pembroke Hall 2: sequel to Ferman's Devils ($4.99). Cover art by Bruce Jensen.
Feiffer, Jules. Meanwhile . . .. $14.95.
Hardcover. Picture book graphic story. It's as if Feiffer heard Eisner beckoning.
Fleischman, Sid. McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm: Three Tall Tales. $4.95.
Digest paperback. Illustrations by Quentin Blake.
[Forgotten Realms] R. A. Salvatore. Passage to Dawn. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Cover art by Robh Ruppel.
Francis, Dick. 10 Lb. Penalty. $24.95.
"A good solid Francis, entertaining enough. The nice twist is the defense of teenagers as (gasp!) real people with ethics and everything."--Debbie
Francis, Dick. To the Hilt. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Francis, Dick. see also [audio]
Friedman, Michael Jan. see [Star Trek]; [Wishbone]
Furey, Maggie. Dhiammara. $6.50.
Paperback. Aurian 4: sequel to Aurian ($6.50), Harp of Winds ($5.99) and Sword of Flame ($6.50). Cover art Steve Assel.
Gardner, Craig Shaw. Dragon Burning. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. The Dragon Circle 3: concludes the trilogy begun in Dragon Sleeping ($5.99) and Dragon Waking ($5.99). Cover art by Glenn Kim.
Garnett, David. see [New Worlds]
Ghosh, Amitav. The Calcutta Chromosome: A Novel of Fevers, Delirium & Discovery. $23.00.
Hardcover. (1995 copyright).
Gorman, Ed, Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg, editors. American Pulp. $12.95.
Trade paperback, reprinting pulp mystery stories by Block, Brackett, Brown, Bryant, Lutz, MacDonald, Malzberg, Muller, Spillane, Wandrei, Westlake and many others.
Goshgarian, Gary. The Stone Circle. $24.95.
Hardcover supernatural thriller.
Gould, Stephen Jay. Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown. $17.95.
Hardcover non-fiction.
Grant, Richard. Tex and Molly in the Afterlife. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Gray, Muriel. Furnace. $23.95.
Hardcover horror novel.
Green, Roland. see [Conan]
Greenberg, Martin H., editor. Elf Magic. $5.99.
Paperback original anthology, with stories by Crowther, Dechancie, Edghill, Friesner, Scarborough, Sherman (Josepha), West, Yolen, Zimmer and others. Cover art by John Howe.
Greenberg, Martin H. see also Ed Gorman
Grimes, Martha. The Case Has Altered. $24.00.
Hardcover. A thirteenth Richard Jury mystery novel. And, yes, the title is the name of a pub.
Grimm, Brothers. Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. $19.99.
Hardcover. Retold and introduced by Neil Philip. Jacket art and color illustrations by Isabelle Brent.
Grindley, Sally, selector. Breaking the Spell: Tales of Enchantment. $17.95.
Hardcover. Anthology of mostly new stories, including one by Aiken, with one reprrint by Yolen. Jacket art and color illustrations by Susan Field.
Haldeman, Joe. Forever Peace. $21.95.
Hardcover. A thematic companion to The Forever War ($5.99), not a sequel.
Hartwell, David G. and Kathryn Cramer, editor. Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF. $27.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1994 hardcover.
Heck, Peter J. A Connecticut Yankee in Criminal Court. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. His second Mark Twain mystery novel, following Death on the Mississippi ($5.99).
Hegland, Jean. Into the Forest. $21.95.
Hardcover reprint 1996 small press hardcover. Post-apocalyptic northern California novel.
Helprin, Mark. The Veil of Snows. $24.00.
Hardcover. Sequel to Swan Lake (not-in-stock) and A City in Winter ($22.50). Jacket art and color plates by Chris Van Allsburg.
Herriman, George. see [calendar]
Hillerman, Tony. The Fallen Man. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. A Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee mystery novel.
Hogan, James P. The Two Faces of Tomorrow. $6.99.
Reprint 1979 paperback; second publisher.
Holland, Tom. Slave of My Thirst. $23.00.
Hardcover. Kind of a sequel to Lord of the Dead ($6.99).
Hunter, Mollie. The Walking Stones. $5.00.
Paperback reprint 1970 hardcover young adult fantasy. Cover art by Pierre Fortin.
Jance, J. A. Payment in Kind. $6.50.
Paperback reprint 1991 hardcover; 11th printing, new cover art. The ninth J. P. Beaumont mystery novel.
Jones, Diana Wynne. The Time of the Ghost. $4.95.
Paperback reprint 1981 British hardcover young adult fantasy. Cover art by Michael Garland.
Jones, Diana Wynne. Witch Week. $4.95.
Digest paperback reprint 1982 British hardcover young adult fantasy. Chrestomanci 3. Cover art by Greg Newbold.
Jones, J. V. Master and Fool. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 trade paperback. The Book of Words 3: sequel to The Baker's Boy ($5.99) and A Man Betrayed ($5.99). Wraparound cover art by Darrell Sweet.
Jordan, Robert. Crown of Swords. $7.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Wheel of Time 7. Cover art credit is still given to Darrell K. Sweet, but only the tiniest crown (possibly not even Sweet's work) remains on this mostly text airport bestseller package. A lot of our customers have already walked right past it.
Joyce, William. see [calendar]
Kalogridis, Jeanne. Lord of the Vampires. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Third of The Diaries of the Family Dracul: sequel to Covenant with the Vampire ($5.99) and Children of the Vampire ($5.99).
Kihn, Greg. Horror Show. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Koontz, Dean. Phantoms. $7.50.
Paperback reprint 1983 hardcover; forty-sixth printing. New movie tie-in cover.
Lackey, Mercedes and Larry Dixon. Owlflight. $21.95.
Hardcover. A post-Mage Storms short novel. Jacket art by Jody A. Lee; illustrations by Larry Dixon.
Lansdale, Joe R. Bad Chili: A Novel of Suspense. $22.00.
Hardcover. Sequel to Mucho Mojo ($5.99) and The Two-Bear Mambo ($5.99). Jacket art by Bob Larkin.
Lewis, C. S. Edmund and the White Witch. $12.95.
Hardcover picture book, text adapted from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Paintings by Deborah Maze
Lewis, C. S. Lucy Steps Through the Wardrobe. $12.95.
Hardcover picture book, text adapted from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Paintings by Deborah Maze
Lewis, C. S. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. $24.95.
Hardcover reprint 1950 British hardcover. New color Pauline Baynes added to original drawings, forty-seven years later yet as fresh as the muddily reproduced black and white.
Lewis, C. S. The Narnia Journal. $12.95.
Hardcover. Journal book, with quotes from Narnia, color illustrations by by Mary Collier.
Leyner, Mark. The Tetherballs of Bougainville. $22.00.
Lofting, Hugh. The Story of Dr. Dolittle. $20.00.
Hardcover revised reprint 1920 hardcover. Foreword by Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack explains why they have adapted some of the original now-racially-problematic text for modern audiences. Afterword by Peter Glassman. Jacket art and illustrations (color plates and black & white) by Michael Hague.
Lupoff, Richard A. The Radio Red Killer. $22.95.
Hardcover. Sixth Hobart Lindsey/Marvia Plum mystery, this one featuring Plum alone.
Manson, Cynthia, editor. Canine Crimes II. $5.99.
Paperback. Anthology reprinting stories from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine by Armstrong, Campbell (Robert), Goulart, MacDonald (Ross), Maron, Nevins, Rinehart and others.
Marsh, Ngaio. A Man Lay Dead. $5.50.
Paperback reprint 1931 hardcover. The first Roderick Allen mystery novel.
Marsh, Ngaio. Death in Ecstasy. $5.50.
Paperback reprint 1936 hardcover. The fourth Roderick Allen mystery novel.
Marsh, Ngaio. Artists in Crime. $5.50.
Paperback reprint 1938 hardcover. The sixth Roderick Allen mystery novel.
Marsh, Ngaio. Death in a White Tie. $5.50.
Paperback reprint 1938 hardcover. The seventh Roderick Allen mystery novel.
Martin, Mick and Marsha Porter. Video Movie Guide 1998. $7.99.
Paperback. 1581 pages(!!), rates more than 17,000 movies, with 600 new entries, and a brand new alternate title index.
[Marvel Comics] Stan Lee, editor. The Ultimate Silver Surfer. $6.50.
Paperback reprint 1995 trade paperback. Original anthology. A Byron Preiss Multimedia Company package.
[Marvel Comics] Stan Lee and Kurt Busiek, editors. Untold Tales of Spider-Man. $13.00.
Trade paperback. Original anthology, with a continuity guide telling you where the stories fall in relation to issues of the comic book. A Byron Preiss Multimedia Company package.
McCaffrey, Anne. Black Horses for the King. $10.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. A young adult Arthurian.
McCaffrey, Anne with Richard Woods. A Diversity of Dragons. $30.00.
Hardcover. Folio picture book, jacket art and paintings by John Howe.
McKinley, Robin. Rose Daughter. $16.00.
Hardcover. Jacket photographs of roses by Robin McKinley. A new young adult adaptation of the Beauty and the Beast tale.
Miller, Walter M., Jr. Canticle for Leibowitz. $11.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1959 hardcover. Cover art by Peter Evans from 1976 paperback.
[Milne, A. A.]. Pooh's Enchanted Place: A Hundred Acre Wood Pop-up. $18.95.
Folio pop-up book. Paper engineering by Dennis K. Meyer.
Milne, A. A. see also [calendar]
Modesitt, L. E., Jr. The Chaos Balance. $25.95.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. A seventh novel of Recluce. Jacket art by Darrell K. Sweet.
Moesta, Rebecca. see [Star Wars]
Moore, Ward. Bring the Jubilee. $11.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1953 hardcover; second trade paperback edition. Classic alternate history novel. New introduction by Jeff Shaara (what? not Harry Turtledove??).
Morrissey, Dean. The Great Kettles: A Tale of Time. $17.95.
Hardcover. Picture book, jacket art and paintings by the author.
Morrow, James. Blameless in Abaddon. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Cover art by Simon Ng.
"Sequel to Towing Jehovah. God is dead, or maybe just sick. Anyway a Judge takes the opportunity to put God on trial. Slightly less funny than TJ, but never the less, interesting exploration into the nature of God. "--Guy
Murphy, Pat, Ellen Klages, Linda Shore and the Exploratorium. The Science Explorer: Out and About. $12.95.
Trade paperback non-fiction. Companion to The Science Explorer ($12.95).
[New Worlds] David Garnett, editor. New Worlds [volume 64, number 222]. $12.99.
Trade paperback. New format for this venerable but quite irregular British magazine, now only published in the US! Includes stories by Aldiss, Cadigan, Charnock, Gibson, Hamilton (Peter F.), Joyce, Kilworth, Moorcock, Newman, Waldrop, Watson and others.
Nix, Garth. Sabriel. $5.95.
Paperback reprint 1995 Australian hardcover. Cover art Leo and Diane Dillon.
Nix, Garth. Shade's Children. $15.95.
Hardcover. Jacket art by Leo and Diane Dillon.
Norton, Andre and Sherwood Smith. A Mind for Trade. $21.95.
Hardcover. A new Solar Queen adventure novel, second by Smith. Jacket art Peter Peebles.
O'Brian, Patrick. The Yellow Admiral. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Aubrey/Maturin 18.
[O'Brian, Patrick] Dean King with John B. Hattendorf and J. Worth Estes. Sea of Words: A Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales: Second Edition. $14.95.
Trade paperback revised reprint 1995 hardcover. Includes new entries from The Commodore and The Yellow Admiral.
Odom, Mel. see [Shadowrun]
Park, Nick. Wallace & Gromit Notebook [Motorcycle]. $14.99.
Hardcover. A cool "blank" book filled with Wallace & Gromit clipart and full-page stills. Cover photo is of Wallace & Gromit on the motorcycle from A Close Shave.
Park, Nick. Wallace & Gromit Notebook [Portrait]. $14.99.
Hardcover. Same as above, but with a different cover, this with Wallace & Gromit posing for a photoportrait.
Park, Paul. The Gospel of Corax. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Parker, Robert B. Night Passage. $21.95.
Hardcover. Non-Spenser crime novel.
Patchett, Ann. The Magician's Assistant. $23.00.
"A quietly moving novel which mixes stage magic, gay ghosts and rabbits with a woman's journey into self discovery, half set in the razzle-dazzle stage of Southern California, half in the snowbound cold winter of Nebraska. Whether there is any 'real' magic is left until the final pages. Patchett works a finely subtle spell, creating some very real people from off-the-wall characters. Brilliant book, possibly the best I've read this year. Highly recommended to anyone seeking refuge from testosterone fantasies.&quote;--Dave
Perry, Anne. Weighed in the Balance. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. A seventh Inspector Monk mystery novel.
Pike, Christopher. Tales of Terror #1. $4.50.
Paperback collection. Cover art by Brian Kotzky.
Pinkwater, Daniel. Author's Day. $3.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1993 hardcover picture book, illustrated by the author. 'Some people have asked whether the author in this book is really Daniel Pinkwater, and whether the events in the story are based on real things that happened to him. The answer to both questions is: What do you think?'-the back cover author bio.
"If you know anyone who has ever written a book, you must buy this for her or him."--Debbie
Poe, Robert. Return to the House of Usher. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Polito, Robert, editor. Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s & 40s. $35.00.
Hardcover omnibus reprint novels The Postman Always Rings Twice (James M. Cain, 1934), They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1935, Horace McCoy), Thieves Like Us (1937, Edward Anderson), The Big Clock (1946, Kenneth Fearing), Nightmare Alley (1946, William Lindsay Gresham), and I Married a Dead Man (1948, Cornell Woolrich as 'William Irish'). Volume 94 of The Library of America, on acid-free paper with sewn bindings.
Polito, Robert, editor. Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s. $35.00.
Hardcover omnibus reprint novels The Killer Inside Me (1952, Jim Thompson), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1955, Patricia Highsmith), Pick-up (1955, Charles Willeford), Down There (1956, David Goodis), The Real Cool Killers (1959, Chester Himes). Volume 95 of The Library of America, on acid-free paper with sewn bindings.
Pratchett, Terry. Feet of Clay. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 British hardcover. A seventeenth Discworld book.
Pronzini, Bill. see Ed Gorman
Pyle, Howard. Bearskin. $16.00.
Hardcover picture book of 1887 Wonder Tale. Jacket art and color illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman. Afterword by Peter Glassman.
Quilici, Gina. Defending the Sword. $4.99.
1996 Canadian paperback, copyright 1995, now distributed in the US.
Rangel, Kimberly. Shadows. $4.99.
Paperback horror novel.
Rinehart, Mary Roberts. The Red Lamp. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1925 mystery novel.
Robinson, Spider. The Callahan Chronicals. $9.99.
Trade paperback omnibus reprint Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (1977), Time Travelers Strictly Cash (1979) and Callahan's Secret (1986). Cover art by James Warhola.
Rogers, Marylyle. Long Ago and Far Away. $5.99.
Paperback historical (12th Century Ireland) faerie romance.
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn. see [Star Trek]; [Star Wars]
Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Winner 1997 James Tiptree, Jr. Award.
"One of the most delightful thought-provoking, funny, heartbreaking books of my experience. Sure, it's got flaws, but you won't know that until after you've put it down -- and you won't put it down until you're done."--Debbie
Sagan, Carl. Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1994 hardcover non-fiction.
Salvatore, R. A. see [Forgotten Realms]
Santore, William. William the Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies. $18.00.
Hardcover. Picture book illustrated by the author.
[Shadow Warrior] Dean Wesley Smith. For Dead Eyes Only. $5.99.
Paperback. Shadow Warrior 1. Novel based on the CD-Rom game from 3D Realms.
[Shadowrun] Mel Odom. Headhunters. $5.99.
Paperback. Shadowrun [27, once again not numbered on the book]: Cover art by Les Dorschide.
Shea, Michael. The Mines of Behemoth. $5.99.
Paperback. Sequel to Nifft the Lean (1982; out-of-print), set in the world of Jack Vance's The Dying Earth (1950; out-of-print). Cover art by Gary Ruddell. Reprints Introduction by Tim Powers from the 1994 Darkside Press edition of Nifft the Lean.
Sherman, David and Dan Cragg. Starfist 1: First to Fight. $5.99.
Paperback. First of a new series of military science fiction novels. Cover art by Jean Targete.
Simmons, Dan. Rise of Endymion. $23.95.
Hardcover. Conclusion to the series begun with Hyperion ($6.50), Fall of Hyperion ($6.50) and Endymion ($6.50). Wraparound jacket art by Gary Ruddell.
" Thought you knew what happened on the Last Shrike Pilgrimage do you? Maybe not. It's not the strongest of Simmons' four Hyperion books, but fans will enjoy it."--Guy
Sleator, William. Dangerous Wishes. $4.99.
Paperback reprint 1995 hardcover young adult Thai fantasy novel.
Smith, Brian Scott. When Shadows Fall. $4.99.
Smith, Dean Wesley. see [Shadow Warrior]; [Star Trek]
Smith, Sherwood. see Andre Norton
[Speed Racer] Elizabeth Moran. Speed Racer: The Official 30th Anniversary Guide. $11.95.
Trade paperback non-fiction.
[Star Trek] Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Treaty's Law. $5.99.
Paperback. Star Trek: Day of Honor 4.
[Star Trek: The Next Generation] Diane Carey. Ship of the Line. $22.00.
Hardcover. Set between Generations and First Contact. Jacket art by Keith Birdsong.
[Star Trek: The Next Generation]. see also [audio]
[Star Trek Deep Space Nine] Diana G. Gallagher. Day of Honor; Honor Bound. $3.99.
Digest paperback. Star Trek Deep Space Nine 11: young adult tie-in to the four adult novels. Cover art by Michael Herring; illustrations by Gordon Purcell.
[Star Trek Deep Space Nine] Hal Schuster. The Trekker's Guide to Deep Space Nine: Complete, Unauthorized, and Uncensored. $16.00.
Trade paperback. Covers all episodes from the first five seasons.
[Star Trek: Voyager] Michael Jan Friedman. Her Klingon Soul. $5.99.
Paperback. Star Trek: Voyager: Day of Honor 3.
[Star Trek: Voyager: Starfleet Academy] Patricia Barnes-Svarney. Quarantine. $3.99.
Digest paperback. Star Trek: Voyager: Starfleet Academy 3. Cover art by Michael Herring; illustrations by Jason Palmer.
[Star Wars] Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta. Jedi Bounty. $5.99.
Paperback. Young Jedi Knights 10. Cover art by Dorman.
[Star Wars] Laurent Bouzereau. Star Wars: The Annotated Screenplays. $12.95.
Trade paperback.
[Star Wars] Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Star Wars: The New Rebellion. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Wraparound cover art by Drew Struzan.
[Star Wars] John Whitman. Army of Terror. $4.99.
Digest paperback. Galaxy of Fear 6. Cover art by Steve Chorney.
Steele, Allen. All-American Alien Boy: The United States as Science Fiction, Science Fiction as Journey: A Collection. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 small press hardcover collection. Cover art by Bob Eggleton [but not illustrations indicated on copyright page].
Strickland, Brad. see John Bellairs
Swanwick, Michael. The Iron Dragon's Daughter. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1994 hardcover. Cover art by J. K. Potter.
"More new ideas and new approaches per page than most books have per chapter. Recommended."--Debbie
Swanwick, Michael. Jack Faust. $23.00.
"A fascinating and funny modern take on Goethe's Faust, throwing knowledge of twentieth century technology at an unsuspecting Europe of the middle ages. Recommended."--Dave
Swanwick, Michael. Stations of the Tide. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1991 hardcover. Cover art by Daniel Horne. Winner 1991 Nebula Award Best Novel.
Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit. $35.00.
Hardcover reprint 1937 hardcover, 1966 revised text. Jacket art and color plates and black & white illustrations by Alan Lee.
"A stunningly fine companion to the recent edition of The Lord of the Rings which Alan Lee also illustrated. Lee clearly studied Tolkien's own drawings and watercolors, incorporating their feel into his own vision. Who would have thought I would need another copy of this great book?"--Dave
Tolkien, J. R. R. see [calendar]
Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain: A Novel of the Second War Between the States. $25.00.
Hardcover. 1881, after the South has won . . .
Van Sant, Gus. Pink. $21.95.
Vande Velde, Vivian. A Hidden Magic. $5.00.
Paperback reprint 1985 hardcover. Cover art and illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman.
Vonnegut, Kurt. see also [audio]
Waitman, Katie. The Merro Tree. $5.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Cliff Nielsen. The Del Rey Discovery of the Year.
Westall, Robert. The Machine Gunners. $4.95.
Paperback reprint 1975 British hardcover young adult (WWII) Britain novel.
Whyte, Jack. The Eagles' Brood. $25.95.
Hardcover, [revised? has both 1994 and 1997 copyrights] reprint 1994 Canadian hardcover. The Camulod Chronicles 3: sequel to The Skystone ($6.99) and The Singing Sword ($6.99).
Willey, Elizabeth. The Price of Blood and Honor. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Color values of Charles Vess' shifted from greens to yellow.
Williams, Michael. Allamanda. $14.95.
Trade paperback. Sequel to to Arcady ($6.50). Cover art Romas Kukalis.
Winterson, Jeanette. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1985 British hardcover; second American trade paperback edition.
[Wishbone] Michael Jan Friedman. Hunchdog of Notre Dame. $3.99.
Digest paperback. The Adventures of Wishbone 5: based on teleplay by Jack Wesley. Illustrations by Arvis Stewart.
[Wolff New Media]. Your Personal Net Sci-Fi: A Compendium of the Best SF on the Internet. $6.99.
Paperback revised reprint 1996 trade paperback (then as Net Sci-Fi: Your Guide to the Best SF on the Internet). Concentration on SF media; you won't find us or any other bookstore here.
Wurts, Janny. That Way Lies Camelot. $5.50.
Paperback reprint 1994 British hardcover. Wraparound cover art by Janny Wurts.
[X-Files] Kevin J. Anderson. Antibodies. $22.00.
Hardcover. X-Files 5. Original novel based on the series, not to be confused with either of the two young adult novelizations of episodes.
[X-Files] Les Martin. Fresh Bones. $4.50.
Paperback. X-Files 6 [of the third numbered series]. Young adult novelization based on teleplay by Howard Gordon.
[X-Files]. see also [audio]
Yep, Laurence. The Dragon Prince. $14.95.
Hardcover picture book. Jacket art and interior paintings by Kam Mak.
Yolen, Jane. Miz Berlin Walks. $15.95.
Hardcover picture book. Jacket art and paintings by Floyd Cooper.
Yolen, Jane. The Transfigured Hart. $5.00.
Paperback reprint 1975 hardcover. Cover art by David Shannon.


Audio received September 1997

[audio] James Ellroy. L. A. Confidential. $18.00.
Abridged reading by David Strathairn. Approximately three hours on two cassettes.
[audio] Dick Francis. 10 Lb. Penalty. $17.95.
Abridged reading by Martin Jarvis. Approximately three hours on two cassettes.
[audio] [Star Trek: The Next Generation] Hilary Bader. Star Trek: Borg. $12.00.
Dramatization based on CD-ROM game, narrated by Howard McGillin, featuring John deLancie and a full cast, directed by Jonathan Frakes. Approximately one hour on one cassette.
[audio] [Star Trek: The Next Generation] Diane Carey. Ship of the Line. $18.00.
Abridged reading by Kevin Conway. Approximately three hours on two cassettes.
[audio] Kurt Vonnegut. Timequake. $22.95.
Abridged reading by Lawrence Pressman. Approximately five hours on four cassettes.
[audio] [X-Files] Kevin J. Anderson. X-Files 5: Antibodies. $18.00.
Abridged reading by Mitch Pileggi. Approximately three hours on two cassettes.


Calendars received September 1997

Please note that 1997 calendars are no longer in stock, and are listed here solely as a record of what we had received.
[calendar] Scott Adams. The Clue Meter is Reading Zero: 1998 Calendar. $5.95.
Small wall.
[calendar] George Herriman. Krazy Love 1998 Cartoon Calendar. $11.95.
Wall. Full panels out of context.
[calendar] William Joyce. The World of William Joyce: A 1998 Calendar. $10.95.
[calendar] A. A. Milne. The Winnie-the-Pooh 1998 Engagement Calendar. $10.99.
Engagement. Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
[calendar] [J. R. R. Tolkien]. Tolkien Calendar 1998. $11.95.
Wall. Paintings from Realms of Tolkien (out-of-print), here more muddily reproduced.


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