New Releases

New Releases: 11/1/16

Here’s what went on sale today!

Christmas Magic by David G. Hartwell

Christmas Magic by David G. HartwellWonders abound at Christmas, and never more so than in this delightful collection of holiday stories by some of today’s most gifted writers of fantasy and science-fiction. In this volume, Harlan Ellison, Alan Dean Foster, Kit Reed, Howard Waldrop, Donald Westlake, and many other science fiction and fantasy stars present their unique visions of Christmas.

Illicit by Cathy Clamp

Illicit by Cathy ClampIn Cathy Clamp’s Illicit, when a border dispute between two bear clans destabilizes shapeshifter relations throughout Europe and threatens to reveal their existence to humans, the Sazi High Council orders both sides to the negotiation table. The peace talks take place in Luna Lake, the American community where all shifter species–wolf, cat, bird, bear, and more–live in harmony.

Invisible Planets by Ken Liu

Invisible Planets by Ken LiuAward-winning translator and author Ken Liu presents a collection of short speculative fiction from China. Some stories have won awards (including Hao Jingfang’s Hugo-winning novella, Folding Beijing); some have been included in various ‘Year’s Best’ anthologies; some have been well reviewed by critics and readers; and some are simply Ken’s personal favorites.

Say No More by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Say No More by Hank Phillippi RyanWhen Boston reporter Jane Ryland reports a hit and run, she soon learns she saw more than a car crash—she witnessed the collapse of an alibi. Working on an expose of sexual assaults on college campuses for the station’s new documentary unit, Jane’s just convinced a date rape victim to reveal her heartbreaking experience on camera. However, a disturbing anonymous message—SAY NO MORE—has Jane really and truly scared.

Seriously Shifted by Tina Connolly

Seriously Shifted by Tina ConnollyTeenage witch Cam isn’t crazy about the idea of learning magic. She’d rather be no witch than a bad one. But when a trio of her mother’s wicked witch friends decide to wreak havoc in her high school, Cam has no choice but to try to stop them.

Now Cam’s learning invisibility spells, dodging exploding cars, and pondering the ethics of love potions. All while trying to keep her grades up and go on a first date with her crush. If the witches don’t get him first, that is.

Wrath of Betty by Steven Erikson

Wrath of Betty by Steven EriksonThe continuing adventures of the starship A.S.F. Willful Child. Its ongoing mission: to seek out strange new worlds on which to plant the Terran flag, to subjugate and if necessary obliterate new life-forms, to boldly blow the…

And so we join the not-terribly-bright but exceedingly cock-sure Captain Hadrian Sawback and his motley crew on board the Starship Willful Child.

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The Burning Light by Bradley P. Beaulieu and Rob Ziegler

The Burning Light by Bradley P. Beaulieu and Rob ZieglerDisgraced government operative Colonel Chu is exiled to the flooded relic of New York City. Something called the Light has hit the streets like an epidemic, leavings its users strung out and disconnected from the mind-network humanity relies on. Chu has lost everything she cares about to the Light. She’ll end the threat or die trying.

The Lost Child of Lychford by Paul Cornell

The Lost Child of Lychford by Paul CornellIt’s December in the English village of Lychford – the first Christmas since an evil conglomerate tried to force open the borders between our world and… another.

Which means it’s Lizzie’s first Christmas as Reverend of St. Martin’s. Which means more stress, more expectation, more scrutiny by the congregation. Which means… well, business as usual, really.

NOW IN PAPERBACK:

Collision by William S. Cohen

The Good Old Boys and The Smiling Country by Elmer Kelton

Killers by Howie Carr

Pillar to the Sky by William R. Forstchen

Seriously Wicked by Tina Connolly

The Severed Streets by Paul Cornell

Warheart by Terry Goodkind

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Hour of the Zombie Vol. 3 by Tsukasa Saimura

My Girlfriend is a T-Rex Vol. 1 Story and art by Sanzo

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