New Releases: 9/4/2012

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Gunslinger Girl Omnibus 5 story and art by Yu Aida

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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card Little Brother by Cory Doctorow For the Win by Cory Doctorow Truancy by Isamu Fukui Truancy Origins by Isamu Fukui Shadow Grail #1: Legacies by Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edghill Never Slow Dance with a Zombie by E. Van Lowe Inukami! Omnibus 1 Story by Mamizu Arisawa and Art by Mari Matsuzawa Libyrith by Pearl North The Boy from Ilysies by Pearl North Alosha by Christopher Pike The Comet's Curse by Dom Testa The Web of Titan by Dom Testa The Cassini Code by Dom Testa The Dark Zone by Dom Testa Jack: Secret Histories by F.Paul Wilson Jack: Secret Circles by F. Paul Wilson Jack: Secret Vengeance by F. Paul Wilson The City of Fire by Laurence Yep

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The Amelia Bloomer Project – Recommended for 2011

For The Win by Cory Doctorow and Libyrinth by Pearl North have been included in the list of Recommended Titles for 2011 by The Amelia Bloomer Project.

“As we honor strong, powerful girls and the books that inspire them, the Amelia Bloomer Project celebrates 2010, a year that has sounded a call to action for multiple generations of feminists to work together and reflected diversity of culture and format.”
-from The Amelia Bloomer Project

The Amelia Bloomer Project is part of the Feminist Task Force of the American Library Association’s Social Responsibility Round Table.  To find out more about this organization, visit their blog and check out the other great books being recommended for your 2011 reading.

New Releases: 11/9

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Wicked City: The Scarlet Clan by Hideyuki Kikuchi

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Servant of a Dark God by John Brown Lamentation by Ken Scholes A Shadow in Summer by Daniel Abraham Spirit Gate by Kate Elliot Passion Play by Beth Bernobich Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson Blood Song by Cat Adams Dreadnought by Cherie Priest Twilight Forever Rising by Lena Meydan Shadow Prowler by Aleksy Pehov Brooklyn Knight by C.J. Henderson Green by Jay LakeImager by L.E. Modesitt Jr. The Sword-Edged Blonde by Alex Bledsoe A Star Shall Fall by Marie Brennan Spellwright by Blake Charlton Knight of Knives by Ian C. Esslemont Hawkmoon: The Jewel in the Skull by Michael Moorcock Libyrinth by Pearl North Prospero Lost by Jagi Lamplighter Elfland by Freda Warrington The Court of the Air by Stephen Hunt The Immoral Prince by Jennifer Fallon Wizard's First Rule by Terry GoodkindThe Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

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Chapter previews from some of our upcoming November releases

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The Barsoom Project by Larry Niven and Steven Barnes

Why I Love Libyrinth by Pearl North

By Jim Frenkel, Senior Editor

Young Adult fiction has always been near and dear to my heart. When I was a kid, I was one of those nerds (we hadn’t progressed to geeks yet) who would go to the library, take out a big stack of books, read them in a week and exchange them for another big stack.

There was always a problem with this: not nearly enough science fiction in the YA section. As the librarians got to know me, they started letting me take out books from the adult section. There weren’t enough SF books in the adult section either (and it was harder to find them, because I didn’t know the names of all the good SF writers), but I was a compulsive reader who gobbled up all sorts of books—biographies, history, mysteries, and other books. I just loved to read…and I’ve never lost that love.

So when I got the manuscript for a novel called Libyrinth—a place containing all the books ever published on Earth—I was intrigued by the idea. The idea of a library—a mysterious, huge, labyrinthine building—with everything was just…delicious.

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