Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, September 5, 2011


Two weeks worth.  Thank you, Hurricane Irene (you rat bastard).

  • Jorge Amado, The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell.  Literary fantasy.
  • Kelley Armstong, Industrial Magic.  Fantasy in The Women of the Otherworld series.
  • Margot Arnold, Lament for a Lady Laird.  A Penny Spring/Sir Toby Glendower mystery.
  • Ben Bova, Privateers.  SF.
  • Marian Zimmer Bradley, editor, Sword and Sorceress XII.  Fantasy anthology with 22 stories.
  • Harlan Coben, The Woods.  Thriller.
  • John Connelly, The Book of Lost Things.  YA Fantasy.
  • Glen Cook, Shadowline (Volume One in The Starfishers Trilogy) and The Tyranny of the Night (Book One of The Instrumentalities of the Night).
  • Philip Jose Farmer, Time's Last Gift.  SF.
  • Katherine V. Forrest, Amateur City.  Lesbian mystery featuring Kate Delafield.
  • Dick Francis and John Welcome, editors, The Dick Francis Complete Treasury of Great Racing Stories.  Omnibus collection of The Dick Francis Treasury of Great Racing Stories and The New Treasury of Great Racing Stories.  28 stories (14 each volume).  The books in this omnibus seem to be ones originally published in England by Faber as Best Racing and Chasing Stories, 1-2, 1966 and 1969, respectively.  Can anyone tell me if that's correct?
  • Ed Gorman, Bad Moon Rising (ARC).  Ed's latest Sam McCain mystery and it's a pip.  Due out in October.
  • Michael Jecks, The Mad Monk of Gidleigh.  Historical mystery (14th Century England) with Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Baliff Simon Puttock.
  • William W. Johnstone with J. A. Johnstone, Blood Bond:  Ride for Vengeance and Sidewinders:  Cutthroat Canyon.  Westerns.
  • Norman Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth.  Juvenile fantasy.
  • William King, Warhammer:  Giantslayer and Warhammer:  Vampireslayer.  Gaming tie-in novels featuring Gotrek and Felix.
  • The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July, 1976.
  • Michael Marshall, The Upright Man.  Horror.
  • Walter M. Miller (completed by Terry Bisson), St. Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman.  Sequel to the classic SF book.
  • Mel Odem, Diablo #2:  The Black Road.  Gaming tie-in.
  • William Rabkin, Psych:  Mind over Magic.  TV tie-in.
  • [Chuck Rogers], Don Pendleton's The Executioner #318:  Code of Resistance.  Men's adventure.
  • Jack Schaeffer, The Kean Land.  Western collection.  five stories.
  • [Dan Schmidt], Don Pendleton's Stony Man:  The Terror File, Book 2:  Echoes of War.  Men's adventure.
  • Nick Sharman, The Surrogate.  Horror.
  • "Dick Stivers" [Tom Arnett, this time], Mack Bolan's Able Team #12:  Deathbites.  Men's adventure.
  • David Thompson, Wilderness:  Northwest Passage/Apache Blood.  Western omnibus of two novels featuring Nate King.

Over the past three weeks, Kitty snagged the following (some of which came from Dawn):

  • Nevada Barr, Borderline.  An Anna Pigeon Mystery.
  • Laura Lou Brookman, As No Other Woman Hath Loved.  Romance.
  • Rosa Nouchette Carey, Wee Wifie.  Romance.  This one was an old book with the title page missing.  The book was first published in 1886, but this copy may have been as late as 1897.
  • Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes, Full Speed.  Chick-Lit mystery in the Jamie Swift/Max Hart series.
  • Mrs. [Felicia] Hemans, Songs of the Affections, bound with Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Poems of the Intellect and the Affections.  Poetry.  Another really old book.
  • Vida Hurst, One Man Woman.  Romance.
  • Sherrilyn Kenyon, Upon the Midnight Clear.  Romantic fantasy.  A Dream-Hunter novel.
  • Lindsey Kelk, I Heart Paris.  Chick-Lit.
  • Kerrelyn Sparks, All I Want for Christmas is a Vampire and Forbidden Night with a Vampire.  Romantic fantasies.
  • LaVyle Spencer, Twice Loved and Vows.  Romance novels.
  • Nigel Trantor, The Bruce Trilogy.  Omnibus of three historical novels:  The Steps to the Empty Throne, The Path of the Hero King, and The Price of the King's Peace.

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