Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, April 30, 2012


  • Robert Adams, Martin H. Greenberg, and Pamela Crippen Adams, editors, Robert Adams' Book of Soldiers.  SF anthology with eleven stories.
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley, Two To Conquer.  SF.  A Darkover novel.
  • Roald Dahl, The Giraffe and Pelly and Me and The Magic Finger.  Juveniles.
  • [Dragonlance], Masters of Dragonlance Art. Art book edited by Mark Sehestedt.
  • Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September/October 2011, November 2011, December 2011, and January 2012 issues.
  • Loren D. Estleman, American Detective, an Amos Walker mystery, and Black Powder, White Smoke, a western.
  • Alane Ferguson, The Christopher Killer.  YA mystery in the Cameryn Mahoney Forensic Detective series.
  • Libby Fischer Hellmann, A Shot to Die For.  An Ellie Foreman mystery.
  • Dean Ing, Blood of Eagles.  Thriller.
  • Fritz Leiber, Swords & Ice Magic.  Fantasy collection of seven stories and a novel.  Sixth in the Fafhrd and Gray Mouser sword and sorcery series.  Leiber was one of my gateway drugs to reading many, many years ago.
  • Bentley Little, Dispatch. Horror.
  • Don M. Mankiewicz, Trial.  Legal courtroom mystery, "winner of the coveted $10,000 Harper Prize" -- in 1955.
  • Larry Niven, Playgrounds of the Mind.  Retrospective SF collection with almost fifty pieces, exerpts, and whatnots.
  • Jack Olsen, Give a Boy a Gun.  True crime.
  • T. Jefferson Parker, Silent Joe.  Mystery.
  • Don Pendleton's The Executioner #363:  Face of Terror.  Men's adventure novel; written by Jerry VanCook this time.
  • Paul Preuss, Arthur C. Clarke's Venus Prime, Volume 1:  Breaking Strain.  SF spin-off series. 
  • George L. Scheper, Michael Innes.  A 1986 study of the mystery writer and his works.  Innes (real name:  J. I. M. Stewart) is always a treat and I'm looking forward to learning more about him 
  • Norman Spinrad, The Men in the Jungle.  One of his early SF novels.
  • Sean Stewart, Galveston.  SF.
  • Vernor Vinge, Threats...and Other Promises.  SF collection of seven stories,

and the following e-books:
  • Timothy Hallinan, Everything but the Squeal
  • Joel Townsley Rogers, Secret Operator K-13.
  • L. J. Sellers, The Gauntlet Assassin.
  • Fernando Sobenes (translated by Benjamin Bennett), The Evil Visitor.
  • Robert W. Walker, Greatest Secrets of Successful Commercial Fiction Authors.

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