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February 1998 Releases

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New Books received 21 - 27 February 1998

[Animorphs] K. A. Applegate. The Andalite Chronicles. $4.99.
Digest paperback. Prequel to the Animorphs series. Cover art by Romas Kukalis.
Atherton, Nancy. Aunt Dimity's Good Deed. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Sequel to Aunt Dimity and the Duke ($6.95), prequel to Aunt Dimity's Death ($5.95).
"Comparatively weak for this series, but you'll enjoy it anyway."--Debbie
Attanasio, A. A. see also 'Adam Lee'
Barker, Clive. Incarnations: Three Plays. $15.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1995 hardcover.
Bechard, Margaret. Star Hatchling. $4.50.
Digest paperback reprint 1995 hardcover young adult science fiction novel. Cover art by Michael Koelsch.
Bova, Ben. Moonrise. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Bradbury, Ray. Something Wicked This Way Comes. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1962 hardcover; second paperback publisher. New afterword.
"One of the handful of truly great fantasy novels. Highly recommended."--Dave
Brightwell, Emily. Mrs. Jeffries Reveals Her Art. $5.99.
Paperback. Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries 13: historical (Victorian England) mystery.
Card, Orson Scott. Homebody. $24.00.
Hardcover Southern Gothic.
Cooper, Douglas. Delirium. $21.95.
Denning, Troy. see also [Forgotten Realms]
[Dragonlance] Jean Rabe. The Eye of the Maelstrom. $5.99.
Paperback. Fifth Age 3: following Dawning of a New Age ($5.99) and The Day of the Tempest ($5.99). Cover art by Jeff Easley.
[Forgotten Realms] Troy Denning. Crucible: The Trial of Cyric the Mad. $5.99.
Paperback. Sequel to Prince of Lies ($5.95; by James Lowder). Cover art by Allan Pollack; illustrations by Jeff Easley.
Hamilton, Virginia. The Gathering. $4.50.
Paperback reprint 1981 hardcover. Justice 3: concludes trilogy begun in Justice and Her Brothers ($4.99) and Dustland ($4.50). Cover art by Leo and Diane Dillon.
Hoeg, Peter. Tales of the Night. $23.00.
Hardcover translation by Barbara Haveland of 1990 Danish hardcover collection of related stories.
Kanaly, Michael. Virus Clans: A Story of Evolution. $12.00.
Trade paperback. Cover art by David S. Rheinhardt.
[Attanasio, A. A. as] 'Adam Lee'. The Dark Shore. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. The Dominions of Irth 1.
Nesbit, E. The House of Arden. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1908 hardcover young adult fantasy. Illustrated by H. R. Millar.
Parker, Robert B. Small Vices. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. A Spenser mystery.
Pellegrino, Charles. Dust. $15.95.
Hardcover end-of-the-world-by-volcanic-dust novel.
[Quantum Leap] Christopher DeFilippis. Foreknowledge. $6.99.
Paperback. Quantum Leap [16].
Rabe, Jean. see also [Dragonlance]
Silverberg, Robert, editor. The Fantasy Hall of Fame. $14.00.
Trade paperback anthology, reprinting stories by Anderson, Ballard, Beagle, Bisson, Blish, Bloch, Borges, Boucher, Bradbury, Chiang, Davidson, de Camp, Dick, Ellison, Gold, Heinlein, Jackson, Lafferty, Le Guin, Lee, Leiber, Moore, St. Clair, Shepard, Silverberg, Simak, Sturgeon, Vance, Wolfe, and Zelazny.
Smeds, Dave. see also [X-Men]
Wilhelm, Kate. The Good Children. $22.95.
[X-Men] Dave Smeds. X-Men: Law of the Jungle. $6.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Bob Larkin; illustrations by Max Douglas. A Byron Preiss Multimedia Company package.

New Books received 14 - 20 February 1998

Acker, Kathy. Portrait of an Eye: Three Novels. $14.00.
Trade paperback omnibus reprint The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula by the Black Tarantula (1973, 1975), I Dreamt I was a Nymphomaniac: Imagining (1974, 1980) and The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec by Henri Toulouse Lautrec (1975, 1978).
Adams, Richard. Tales from Watership Down. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 British hardcover. Packaged in four different covers by Mike Russell and Anton Stetzko
[Animorphs] K. A. Applegate. The Warning. $3.99.
Digest paperback. Animorphs 16: featuring Jake who morphs as a rhinoceros. Cover art by David B. Mattingly.
Barber, Chris and David Pykitt. Journey to Avalon: The Final Discovery of King Arthur. $19.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1993 small (Welsh) press non-fiction.
Bogdanovich, Peter. Who the Devil Made It: Conversations with Legendary Film Directors. $22.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1997 hardcover collection interviews with Cukor, Hawks, Hitchcock, Jones, Lang, Lumet, Preminger, Siegel, Sternberg, Tashlin, Walsh and others.
"This edition does not correct the mis-transcription in Chuck Jones' interview of Ward Kimball's name as 'Kimble,' or Jones' misattribution of Kimball's 'Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom' to UPA rather than Disney. Minor errors like this notwithstanding, there is a lot of interesting information to be mined here."--Dave
Boynton, Sandra. Grunt: Pigorian Chant from Snouto Domoinko de Silo. $10.95.
1996 hardcover gift book with a timeless 40.4 minute compact disc, performed by The Ad Hog Camerata under the direction of Fenno Heath and Bruce McInnes.
Connelly, Michael. Blood Work. $23.95.
Hardcover thriller.
Coover, Robert. Briar Rose. $11.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
Coover, Robert. Spanking the Maid. $11.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1982 erotic fantasy.
Dyson, Jeremy. Bright Darkness: The Lost Art of the Supernatural Horror Film. $21.95.
Trade paperback non-fiction. Foreword by Peter Crowther.
Farmer, Nancy. A Girl Named Disaster. $4.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. A 1997 Newbery Honor Book. Cover art by Robert Hunt.
Flannery, James W. Dear Harp of My Country: The Irish Melodies of Thomas Moore. $24.95.
Trade paperback gift book with two CDs, featuring tenor Flannery accompanied by JanetHarbison on irish harp.
[Ford, Harrison] Garry Jenkins. Harrison Ford: Imperfect Hero. $22.50.
Hardcover non-fiction.
[Forgotten Realms] Roger E. Moore. Errand of Mercy. $2.99.
Paperback. The Double Diamond Triangle Saga 4. Cover art by Heather LeMay.
G, Amelia, editor. Backstage Passes. $6.95.
Paperback anthology of rock-and-roll erotica from the pages of Blue Blood magazine, with stories by Brite (a shaggy cat story with characters from Lost Souls, for shame!), Collins (Nancy A.), Lewitt, Roche, Shirley, Tan and others.
[Great Performances] Jennifer Dunning, Joseph McLellan and Steven Winn. Great Performances: A Celebration. $24.95.
Trade paperback. A commemoration of twenty-five years of the WNET/Thirteen PBS television series. Foreword by Wendy Wasserstein; preface by Meryl Streep.
Hoult, Janet. Dragons: Their History and Symbolism. $9.95.
1990 British paperback revision of 1978 (A Short History of the Dragon) non-fiction
Kepner, Jim. Rough News, Daring Views: 1950's Pioneer Gay Press Journalism. $24.95.
Trade paperback non-fiction collection of essays by an early LASFS member.
[Magic: The Gathering] Editors of The Duelist. Magic: The Gathering: The Official Encyclopedia: The Complete Card Guide. $22.95.
Trade paperback gallery of more than 2000 cards in color. Forew Richard Garfield.
Schimel, Lawrence, editor. The Mammoth Book of Gay Erotica. $10.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1997 British trade paperback, with stories by Bartlett, Bram, Denneny, Eighner, Holleran, Mann, Picano, Saylor as 'Travis', White and others.
[McCaffrey, Anne] S. M. Stirling. The Ship Avenged. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Sequel to The City Who Fought (; by McCaffrey and Stirling). Cover art by Stephen Hickman.
Millhauser, Steven. Little Kingdoms: Three Novellas. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1993 hardcover collection. Cover art by Marc Rosenthal (after McCay).
Poe, Edgar Allan. Eureka, A Prose Poem. $10.95.
Paperback reprint 1848 hardcover. An Essay on the Material and Spiritual Universe.
Rucker, Rudy. Freeware. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Sequel to Software () and Wetware (). Cover art by Raquel Jaramillo.
Ruff, Matt. Fool on the Hill. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1988 hardcover. Copyright page claims 'First Paperback Edition' but t
[Tolkien, J. R. R.] Terry Donaldson. The Lord of the Rings Tarot Deck & Card Game: Deck and Book Set. $30.00.
Boxed set of the Deck () and the Book (), adding a spread sheet for readings.
[X-Files] Andy Mangels. Beyond Mulder and Scully: The Mysterious Characters of The X-Files. $16.95.
Trade paperback non-fiction. Another episode guide, but conc on supporting chara/actors.
Yeats, William Butler, editor. Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1973 omnibus hardcover collecting Fairy and Folk Tales of Irish Peasantry (1888) and Irish Fairy Tales (1892). Foreword by Benedict Kiely.

New Books received 7 - 13 February 1998

[Alex Mack] Mel Odom. The Secret World of Alex Mack: In Hot Pursuit!. $3.99.
Digest paperback. Based on the Nickelodeon tv show.
[Asimov, Isaac] Roger MacBride Allen. Isaac Asimov's Inferno. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1994 trade paperback. Cover art by Ralph McQuarrie. A Byron Preiss Visual Publications Inc. package.
Anthony, Piers. Hope of Earth. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Geodyssey 3: Cover art by Tristan Elwell.
[Asimov, Isaac] Greg Bear. Foundation and Chaos. $24.00.
Hardcover. The Second Foundation Trilogy 2: Jacket art by Jean Targete.
Bear, Greg. Dinosaur Summer. $23.00.
Hardcover. Jacket art by Tony DiTerlizzi.
Braun, Lilian Jackson. The Cat Who Tailed a Thief. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Qwill and Koko 20.
[Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Arthur Byron Cover. Night of the Living Rerun. $4.50.
Paperback. Buffy, the Vampire Slayer 4: based on tv series created by Joss Whedon.
Bunch, Chris. The Demon King. $12.99.
Trade paperback. Sequel to The Seer King ().
Carroll, Jerry Jay. Top Dog. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 trade paperback.
Connelly, Michael. Trunk Music. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.
Crispin, A. C. and Ru Emerson. Voices of Chaos. $5.99.
Paperback. StarBridge [7]. Cover art by Duane O. Myers.
Dickson, Gordon R. Dorsai!. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1960 paperback (as The Genetic General); third publisher, third printing. Introduction by David Drake.
[Mayer, Robert as] 'Robert Doherty'. Area 51: The Reply. $5.99.
Drake, David and Eric Flint. An Oblique Approach. $6.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Keith Parkinson.
Dunlap, Susan. Cop Out. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Jill Smith 10: mystery set in Berkeley.
Finney, Patricia. Unicorn's Blood. $25.00.
Hardcover historical (Elizabethan) thriller.
Foster, Alan Dean. Slipt. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1984 paperback; second publisher, eighth printing. New cover art by Leo MacLeod.
Fowler, Karen Joy. The Sweetheart Season. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
"The best book I read last year! Women's baseball, Fannie Farmer pastiches, stunning magic realism and knee-slappingly funny sections. Don't pass this by!"--Debbie
Green, Terence M. Blue Limbo. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.
Hambly, Barbara. Icefalcon's Quest. $24.00.
Hardcover. Wraparound jacket art by Donato Giancola.
Hood, Daniel. Scales of Justice. $5.50.
Paperback. Sequel to Fanuilh (), Wizard's Heir () and Beggar's Banquet (). Cover art by Bob Eggleton.
[Jurassic Park] Rob DeSalle and David Lindley. The Science of Jurassic Park and The Lost World. $12.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1997 hardcover non-fiction.
Lackey, Mercedes and Ellen Guon. Bedlam's Bard. $6.99.
Paperback omnibus reprint Knight of Ghosts and Shadows (1990) and Summoned to Tourney (1992). Cover art by Clyde Caldwell.
[Magic: The Gathering] Beth Moursund. Magic: The Gathering: The Official Guide to Tempest: Cards, Strategies, and Techniques. $16.95.
Trade paperback.
Marsh, Ngaio. Roderick Allen 8: Overture to Death. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1939 hardcover.
Marsh, Ngaio. Roderick Allen 9: Death at the Bar. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1940 hardcover.
Marsh, Ngaio. Roderick Allen 10: Death of a Peer. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1940 hardcover.
Marsh, Ngaio. Roderick Allen 11: Death and the Dancing Footman. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1941 hardcover.
Meehan, Aidan. Celtic Alphabets. $15.95.
Trade paperback.
Modesitt, L. E., Jr. Adiamante. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover. Cover art by Kevin Murphy.
Neville, Katherine. The Magic Circle. $25.95.
Hardcover thriller.
Roessner, Michaela. The Stars Dispose. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Cover art by Richard Bober.
Spruill, Steven. Rulers of Darkness. $6.50.
Paperback reprint 1995 hardcover vampire thriller.
[Star Trek: The New Frontier] Peter David. Martyr. $6.50.
Paperback. Star Trek: The New Frontier 5.
[Star Trek] Andre Bormanis. Star Trek Science Logs. $16.00.
Trade paperback non-fiction.
[Star Trek] Josepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz. Star Trek: Vulcan's Forge. $6.50.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.
Vance, Jack. Night Lamp. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1996 hardcover.
van Vogt, A. E. Slan. $12.95.
Trade paperback reprint 1968 revision of 1946 hardcover expansion of 1940 pulp serial. Cover art by Hubert Rogers from the original Astounding serial.
White, Steve. Prince of Sunset. $5.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Gary Ruddell.
Wilson, F. Paul. Deep as the Marrow. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 medical thriller.
Yolen, Jane. Grandad Bill's Song. $5.99.
Trade paperback reprint 1994 hardcover picture book. Cover art and illustrations by Melissa Bay Mathis.
[audio] Lilian Jackson Braun. The Cat Who Sang for the Birds. $17.95.
Abridged reading by George Guidall. Approximately three hours on two cassettes. Qwill and Koko 21.

New Books received 31 January - 6 February 1998

[Anonymous, editor]. Irish Magic II. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover original anthology Gellis, Llywelyn, Samuel and Wiggs.
[Asimov, Isaac] Gregory Benford. The Second Foundation Trilogy 1: Foundation's Fear. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Cover art by Jean Targete.
Banks, Iain M. Excession. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1996 British hardcover. Cover art by Paul Youll.
Bishop, Anne. The Black Jewels Trilogy 1: Daughter of the Blood. $5.99.
Block, Francesca Lia. Girl Goddess #9. $4.95.
Paperback reprint 1996 hardcover collection of nine stories.
Boston, L. M. An Enemy at Green Knowe. $3.95.
Digest paperback reprint 1964 hardcover. Illustrations by Peter Boston.
Braun, Lilian Jackson. Qwill and Koko 21: The Cat Who Sang for the Birds. $22.95.
Butler, Octavia E. Kindred. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1979 hardcover; twelfth printing. Now stunningly repackaged by Stark Design as part of the new Bluestreak imprint: 'A paperback series of innovative literary writing, featuring works by women of color.'
"There just isn't a good enough reason not to read this book."--Debbie
Clarke, Arthur C. 3001: The Final Odyssey. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.
Cole, Allan. Wizard of the Winds. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Cover art by Stephen Hickman.
Demi. Happy New Year! Kung-Hsi Fa-Ts'ai!. $16.00.
Hardcover picture book, illustrated by the author.
Dibdin, Michael. Dark Specter. $13.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1995 British hardcover.
[Dragonlance] Margaret Weis. The Soulforge. $23.95.
Hardcover. Prequel to the Chronicles. Wraparound jacket art by Larry Elmore. Foreword by Tracy Hickman.
Dumas, Alexandre (Pere). The Man in the Iron Mask. $6.99.
Paperback rep 1992 paperback trans Jacqueline Rogers 1850 Fr Fore After Jack Zipes.
Egan, Greg. Diaspora. $23.00.
Hardcover. Jacket art by Peter Gudynas.
[Forgotten Realms] J. Robert King. The Double Diamond Triangle Saga 1: The Abduction. $1.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Heather LeMay.
[Forgotten Realms] James M. Ward and David Wise. The Double Diamond Triangle Saga 2: The Paladins. $2.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Heather LeMay.
[Forgotten Realms] Ed Greenwood. The Double Diamond Triangle Saga 3: The Mercenaries. $2.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Heather LeMay. First three of a series of slim (less than 90pages) advent
[Forgotten Realms] Clayton Emery. Netheril Trilogy 3: Mortal Consequences. $5.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Alan Pollack.
Gaiman, Neil and Charles Vess. Stardust Book 3. $5.95.
Trade paperback.
Greenberg, Martin H. and Bruce D. Arthurs, editors. Olympus. $5.99.
Paperback original anthology with stories by Clayton, de Lint, DeCles, Friesner, Haber, Hoffman, Huff, McKiernan, Paxson, Radford, Resnick & DiChario, Watt Evans, Wheeler, Yolen and others. Cover art by Jean Francois Podevin.
Grisham, John. The Street Lawyer. $27.95.
Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.
Johnstone, William W. Ashes 7: Smoke from the Ashes. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1987 paperback; third printing, second publisher.
Keegan, Mel. White Rose of Night. $14.95.
Trade paperback historical (12th Century Crusades) gay romance novel.
Lambdin, Dewey. Alan Lewrie 7: A King's Commander. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover naval (1794) novel.
[Lost in Space] James Hatfield and George 'Doc' Burt. Lost in Space: The Ultimate Unauthorized Trivia Challenge for the Class. $14.00.
Trade paperback non-fiction.
Miles, Margaret. Bracebridge 1: A Wicked Way to Burn. $5.50.
Paperback historical (1763 Massachusetts) mystery novel.
Morrison, Toni. Paradise. $25.00.
[Nimoy, Leonard] Steve Perry. Leonard Nimoy's Primortals [1?]: Target Earth. $6.50.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.
Rawn, Melanie. Exiles 2: The Mageborn Traitor. $6.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover. Seq The Ruins of Ambrai (). Cover art by Michael Whelan.
[Roar] Sean Kiernan. Roar. $5.99.
Paperback novelization based on series Shaun Cassidy and Ron Koslow.
Robinson, Lynda S. Lord Meren 4: Eater of Souls. $5.99.
Paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.
Sarrantonio, Al. Five Worlds 3: Return. $5.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Donato.
Saul, John. The Blackstone Chronicles. $14.95.
Trade paperback reprint six 1997 paperbacks.
[Shadowrun] Jak Koke. Shadowrun [30]: Beyond the Pale. $5.99.
Stackpole, Michael A. and William F. Wu. An Enemy Reborn. $5.99.
Paperback. Realms of Chaos 2: A Hero Born. Cover art by Paul Youll. Afterword explains
[Star Trek] Stephen Goldin. Trek to Madworld. $5.50.
Paperback reprint 1979 paperback; fifth printing.
[Star Wars] Aaron Allston. X-Wing 5: Wraith Squadron. $5.99.
Stirling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. $6.99.
Paperback. Cover art by Mike Wimmer.
Werber, Bernard. Empire of the Ants. $23.95.
Witcover, Paul. Waking Beauty. $14.00.
Trade paperback reprint 1997 hardcover.

New Books received February 1998

Audio and video received February 1998

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