Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, February 6, 2012


I got up Thursday.  Saw my shadow.  So I bought some books.
  • Baantjer, deKok and the Dead Lovers.  (ARC)  Mystery.  Translated from the Dutch by H. G. Smittenaar.
  • David Brin, Kiln People and The Practice Effect.  SF novels.
  • Terry Brooks, The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara.  Fantasy.  Boxed set containing Isle Witch, Antrax, and Morgawr.
  • Humphrey Carpenter, The Inklings:  J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Their Friends.  Nonfiction.
  • Mary Higgins Clark, editor, The Night Awakens.  A Mystery Writers of America anthology with ten stories.
  • Ralph Compton, The California Trail, The Oregon Trail, and The Old Spanish Trail.  Westerns.  Books 5, 9, and 11 in the Trail Drive Series.
  • "Ralph Compton," The Alamosa Trail and The Convict Trail.  Two westerns not by Ralph Compton; each is labeled as "a Ralph Compton novel by..."  The first is by Robert Vaughn and is Book 15 in the series, the second by Joseph A. West.and, despite its title, is not part of the Trail Drive series.
  • "Brian Craig" (Brian Stableford), Plague Daemon and Storm Warriors.  Warhammer gaming tie-in novels.  Books 2 and 3 in the Orfeo Trilogy.
  • Al Dempsey, What Law There Was.  Western.
  • Gordon R. Dickson, Wolf and Iron.  SF.
  • Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, December 2008
  • Timothy Ferris, editor, The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy, and Mathemathics.  Nonfiction.  Clifton Fadiman, general editor.
  • Christopher Fowler, Rune.  Horror.
  • Alan Furst, Blood of Victory.  Spy thriller.
  • George G. Gilman, Edge #40:  Montana Melodrama.  Adult western.
  • Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg, editors, Stagecoach.  Western anthology with eight stories.
  • Alexander Irvine, Iron Man 2.  Movie tie-in novel.
  • Louis L'Amour, The Daybreakers.  Western.  A Sacketts novel.
  • Richard Laymon, After Midnight.  Horror.
  • Bentley Little, The Store.  Horror.
  • David Morrell, Black Evening.  Horror collection with sixteen stories.
  • Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle, The Burning City.  Fantasy, set in world created by Niven in The Magic Goes Away.
  • David Pringle, editor,  Red Thirst.  Warhammer gaming tie-in anthology with six stories.
  • Fred Saberhagen, The Lost Swords:  The First Triad.  Omnibus of three fantasy novels:  The First Book of Lost Swords:  Woundhealer's Story, The Second Book of Lost Swords:  Sightblinder's Story, and The Third Book of Lost Swords:  Stonecutter's Story.
  • Florence Stevenson, Household.  Horror.
  • S. M. Stirling, T2:  Infiltrator.  Movie tie-in novel.
  • Carten Stroud, Sniper's Moon.  Suspense.
  • John Whitman, 24 Declassified:  Chaos Theory.  TV tie-in novel.
  • John Wooley and Ron Wolfe, Old Fears.  Horror.

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