Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, May 26, 2014


  • Iain M. Banks, The State of the Art.  SF collection of eight stories.
  • John Barnes, A Princess of the Aerie.  A Jak Jinnaka SF novel.
  • "Eluki bes Shahar" (Rosemary Edghill), Archangel Blues.  SF, third in the Hellflower series.
  • Frank  Bonham, Bold Passage.  Western.
  • Ben Bova, Peacekeepers.  SF.
  • C. J. Box, Savage Run.  A Joe Pickett mystery.
  • Marianne Carus, editor, 13 Scary Ghost Stories.  YA anthology with 13 stories.
  • Richard E. Clear, Old Magazines. Value guide listing magazines from Abbott's U.S. Monthly (1883) to Zoom (1931), and everything in between.  Second edition.   A fun book. Great pictures.
  • Michael Connelly, Crime Beat: A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers.  Nonfiction, 22 articles.  Originally published as Crime Beat:  Selected Journalism 1984-1992.
  • John Connolly, The Wrath of Angels.  A Charlie Parker mystery.
  • Greg Cox, Lost and Found.  Comic book tie-in novel, the first book in the X-Men/Avengers crossover Gamma Quest trilogy.
  • "Michael Cross" (Michael Cecilione), Merciless.  Thriller.
  • Jon DeCles, The Particolored Unicorn.  Fantasy.
  • Paul Doherty, The Horus Killings.  Historical mystery set in ancient Egypt.
  • Esther Friesner, Gnome Man's Land.  Humorous fantasy, the first in a series.
  • Harry Harrison & Robert Sheckley, Bill the Galactic Hero on the Planet of Bottled Brains.  SF.
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, A Song for Arbonne.  Fantasy.
  • Nancy Kress, Oaths and Miracles. SF thriller, the first featuring FBI agent Robert Cavanaugh.
  • Dennis Lehane, The Given Day, a crime novel, and Moonlight Mile and Sacred, Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro mysteries.
  • Gary Lovisi, Collectible Paperback Price Guide.  From 2008, another fun book with lots of great photos.
  • Patricia J. MacDonald, Little Sister.  Horror.
  • Charles Mackay, LL.D., Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds.  Nonfiction, a reprint of the 1852 second edition.
  • Cynthia Manson & Charles Ardai, editors, Aliens & UFO's.  SF anthology with 19 stories from IASF and Analog.
  • Vonda McIntyre, The Crystal Star.  Motion picture (Star Wars) tie-in novel.
  • Adrian McKinty, Hidden River.  Crime novel.
  • Jon F. Merz, The Fixer.  Vampire novel.
  • L.E.Modesitt, Jr., The Fires of Paratime.  SF drawing on Norse myths.
  • Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, & David Malki, editors - Machine of Death.  Thirty-four stories about people who know when they are going to die.
  • Jake Page, Operation Shatterhand.  Alternate history SF.  Nazis versus Indians in the American southwest.
  • Robert B. Parker, Blue-Eyed Devil.  A Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch western.
  • Charles Pellegrino & George Zebrowski, The Killing Star. SF apocalyptic novel.
  • Louise Penny, How the Light Gets In.  A Chief Inspector Gamache mystery.
  • Gary Phillips, High Hand.  A Martha Cainey (but don't call her Martha) mystery.
  • Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, Gideon's Corpse.  A Gideon Crew thriller.
  • William Rabkin, Psych:  Mind-Altering Murder.  Television tie-in novel.
  • Mike Resnick, Soothsayer.  SF novel in the Santiago universe.
  • Michael Robertson, The Baker Street Translation.  The third Reggie and Nigel Heath mystery.
  • David Rotenberg, The Hua Shan Hospital Murders and The Lake Ching Murders.  Detective Zhong Fong mysteries, the second and third in the series.  
  • George R. Simpson & Neal R. Burger, Thin Air.  Thriller.
  • Alexander McCall Smith, The Sunday Philosophy Club.  An Elizabeth Dalhousie Mystery.
  • Midori Snyder, The Flight of Michael McBride.  Fantasy western.
  • S. P. Somtow, The Riverrun Trilogy.  SF omnibus containing Riverrun, Armorica, & Yestern.
  • William Browning Spencer, Irrational Fears.  Horror novel, with a nod to Lovecraft.
  • Christopher Stasheff, editor, The Gods of War.  Shared world fantasy anthology with eleven stories featuring Tek, a fairly militant deity.
  • Whitley Strieber, The Secret School: Preparation for Contact.  Supposedly non-fiction.
  • Walter Sullivan, We Are Not Alone.  Non-fiction.  Scientific explanation of the possibility of alien life.  Revised edition. Winner of the 1965 International Non-Fiction Prize.
  • J. R. R. Tolkien, The Shaping of Middle Earth.  More background on Middle Earth:  "Poems and prose, maps and chronologies, detours and diversions along the road..."
  • A. E. van Vogt, Null-A Three. SF.  Gilbert Gosseyn returns.  

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