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Acker, Kathy. Pussy, King of the Pirates. $21.00.
A grrrl pirate story.
Adams, Carmen. Song of the Vampire. $3.99.
Young adult vampire novel.
Adams, Douglas. Illustrated Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. $19.99.
Remaindered copies of the 1994 $42.00 (what else?) oversized gift book edition.
Adams, Douglas. The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide. $14.99.
Adds Mostly Harmless (1992) to the omnibus More Than Complete Hitchhiker's Guide (1986).
Aldiss, Brian W. Common Clay: 20[-]Odd Stories. $24.95.
Reprint 1995 British hardcover (as The Secret of This Book). Illustrations by Rosamund Chorley and Brian Aldiss. The hyphen is only on the title page, not on the jacket or copyright page. Odder yet is that there are either nineteen or twenty-three stories in this collection, depending upon how one counts the two three-part stories. We don't know how they came up with twenty, unless the hyphen is actually accurate.
Anderson, Kevin J. and Doug Beason. Virtual Destruction. $5.99.
Anderson, Kevin J. see also [Star Wars]
Antieau, Kim. The Jigsaw Woman. $10.95.
Bartok, Mira and Christine Ronan. Ancient and Living Cultures Stencils: Ancient Rome. $9.95.
[Battletech] Michael A. Stackpole. Malicious Intent. $5.50.
Battletech 24.
Bechdel, Alison. Unnatural Dykes to Watch Out For. $10.95.
A sixth collection of cartoons about that all-too-real wimmen's community.
Bergstrom, Elaine. see 'Marie Kiraly'
Berliner, Janet and George Guthridge. Child of the Light. $5.99.
The Madagascar Manifesto 1. Revised reprint first two-thirds 1992 hardcover.
Besher, Alexander. Rim: A Novel of Virtual Reality. $5.99.
Reprint 1994 trade paperback.
Brownworth, Victoria A., editor. Night Bites: Vampire Stories by Women. $12.95.
Lesbian Vampire stories by lesbian writers including Sturgis.
Brust, Steven. Orca. $5.99.
Bunch, Chris. The Wind After Time. $5.99.
Shadow Warrior 1.
Byatt, A. S. Angels & Insects: Two Novellas. $13.00.
Reprint 1992 British hardcover. Movie tie-in cover.
Calder, Richard. Dead Boys. $20.95.
Reprint 1994 British hardcover. Sequel to Dead Girls ($4.99).
Cecilione, Michael. Thirst. $5.99.
An erotic vampire novel.
Charrette, Robert N. Timespell. $4.99.
Chronicle of Aelwyn 1.
Child, Lincoln. see Douglas Preston
Ciencin, Scott. see [James Gurney]
Clark, Leigh. Evil Reincarnate. $5.99.
Clarke, Arthur C. and Mike McQuay. Richter 10. $22.95.
Jacket art shows San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge shaking down, although the story primarily takes place in Los Angeles, and there are no scenes in the book set in the City across the Bay. Primarily written by McQuay, which Clarke graciously acknowledges, but completed by unknown hands following his death last year.
[cd-rom] John Clute and Peter Nicholls. Grolier Science Fiction: The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. $59.95.
We've finally found a source for the Windows version of this indispensible reference tool. Hang in there, we're waiting for the Mac.
"It's not only indispensible, it's fun."--Debbie
Cochran, Molly and Warren Murphy. World Without End: A Novel of Atlantis. $23.95.
Constantine, K. C. Cranks and Shadows. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. A Mario Balzic mystery novel.
Cook, Rick. The Wizardry Quested. $5.99.
Fifth in the series.
Coppel, Alfred. Glory's War. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. Second in the Goldenwing Cycle, following Glory (out-of-stock).
Crowther, Peter, editor. Touch Wood. $5.99.
Reprint 1993 British hardcover horror anthology. 24 original stories by Brunner, de Lint, Gaiman, Grant, Ings, Little, Monteleone, Navarro, Pronzini, Robinson (Spider), Rusch, Wagner, Wiater (with illustrations by Gahan Wilson) and others. Introduction by Ramsey Campbell.
Datlow, Ellen, editor. Off Limits: Tales of Alien Sex. $22.95.
Theme anthology with original stories by Bradfield, Gaiman, Haldeman & Yolen, Jones (Gwyneth), Koja & Malzberg, Matheson (Richard Christian), Oates, Soukup, Stableford and others; and reprint stories by Delany, Hand and Silverberg. Foreword by Silverberg.
Davis, Lindsey. Last Act in Palmyra. $22.95.
Reprint 1994 British hardcover. A sixth Marcus Didius Flaco historical (1st Century Syria) mystery novel.
de Lint, Charles. Ivory and the Horn. $6.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover short story collection. Cover art by Terri Windling.
DeChancie, John and Martin H. Greenberg, editors. Castle Fantastic. $5.99.
Original anthology with Bischoff, de Lint, Friesner, Sargent, Springer, Watt-Evans, Yolen, Zebrowski, Zelazny (the last Amber story) and others.
Dery, Mark. Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century. $23.00.
Dibdin, Michael. Dark Specter. $23.00.
Dick, Philip K. [Lawrence Sutin, editor]. Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick: Selected Literary and Philosophical Writings. $13.00.
.Reprint 1995 hardcover.
Dickinson, Peter. Chuck and Danielle. $14.95.
Illustrated by Kees de Kiefte.
[Disney] Russell Merritt and J. B. Kaufman. Walt in Wonderland: The Silent Films of Walt Disney. $39.95.
Dixon, Larry. see Mercedes Lackey
[Dragonlance] Richard A. Knaak. Land of the Minotaurs. $5.99.
The Lost Histories 4. Cover art by Larry Elmore.
Dreyfuss, Richard and Harry Turtledove. The Two Georges. $23.95.
A Novel of Alternate America, 1996.
Duffy, J. C. Cruel and Unusual: A Fusco Brothers Collection. $8.95.
Collection of cartoons. Foreword by Steve Allen.
Dunning, John. The Bookman's Wake. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover mystery novel.
Dwiggins, Tom. Interrupt. $4.99.
Reprint 1993 hardcover cyberthriller.
Elrod, P. N. Dance of Death. $5.99.
Jonathan Barrett 4.
Emerson, Jane. City of Diamond. $5.99.
Feintuch, David. Fisherman's Hope. $5.99.
Conclusion to The Seafort Saga. Cover art by Steve Youll.
Finney, Jack. From Time to Time. $12.00.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. Sequel to Time and Again ($12.00).
Forward, Eve. Villains by Necessity. $6.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. Cover art by Darrell K. Sweet.
Foster, Alan Dean and Eric Frank Russell. Design for Great-Day. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. Cover art by Gary Ruddell.
Foster, Alan Dean. Mad Amos. $5.99.
Collection of his western fantasy stories.
Friesner, Esther M. The Psalms of Herod. $5.99.
Gaarder, Jostein. Sophie's World. $6.99.
Reprint 1994 hardcover translation by Paulette Möller from 1991 Norwegian.
Giger, H. R. Species Design. $29.50.
Large photo art book detailing Giger's design work for last year's movie Species.
Gillett, Stephen L. World-Building: A Writer's Guide to Constructing Star Systems and Life-Supporting Planets. $16.99.
Part of the Science Fiction Writing Series edited Ben Bova. Cover art by Bob Eggleton.
Gilman, Dorothy. Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer. $21.00.
The twelfth Mrs. Pollifax mystery novel.
Gorman, Ed. Blood Moon. $5.99.
Reprint 1994 hardcover psychological crime novel.
Greenberg, Martin H. see John DeChancie
[Gurney, James] Scott Ciencin. Dinotopia: Lost City. $3.99.
Fourth young adult novel set in Gurney's world. Cover art by James Gurney.
Haldeman, Jack C. II. see [Star Trek]
Hamilton, Virginia. When Birds Could Talk & Bats Could Sing. $17.95.
Illustrated by Barry Moser.
Harrison, Harry [and John Holm]. Hammer and the Cross 2: One King's Way. $6.99.
Reprint 1995 British hardcover. Cover art by Kevin Johnson; illustrations by Bill Sanderson. Holm still receives no cover byline, merely the title and copyright pages.
Hickman, Tracy. Requiem of Stars. $5.99.
Songs of the Stellar Wind 1. Cover art by Stephen Youll.
Hodge, Brian. Prototype. $4.95.
An horror novel.
Hodgson, William Hope. The House on the Borderland. $5.50.
Reprint 1908 British hardcover. How did the publisher get a 1983 copyright on this classic novel which has long been in the public domain?
Holland, Tom. Lord of the Dead: The Secret History of Byron. $23.00.
Reprint 1995 British hardcover.
Hughes, Ted. The Iron Woman. $14.99.
Reprint 1993 British hardcover. New engravings by Barry Moser.
Ing, Dean. Soft Targets. $5.99.
Reprint 1979 paperback; new publisher.
Jablokov, Alexander. River of Dust. $22.00.
Jacques, Brian. Outcast of Redwall. $19.95.
Reprint 1995 British hardcover. The eighth Redwall novel. Wraparound jacket art by Troy Howell; illustrations by Alan Curless.
Kennealy-Morrison, Patricia. The Hedge of Mist. $22.00.
The Tales of Arthur 3. Wraparound jacket art by Thomas Canty.
King, Laurie R. With Child. $21.95.
A Kate Martinelli mystery novel.
[King, Paula] as 'P. K. McAllister'. Orion's Dagger. $5.99.
The Cloudships of Orion 3: Conclusion Siduri's Net and Maia's Veil ($4.99 each).
Kingsbury, Kate. Pay the Piper. $5.50.
A seventh Pennyfoot Hotel (Edwardian) Mystery.
[Bergstrom, Elaine] as 'Marie Kiraly'. Leanna: Possession of a Woman. $5.99.
Knaak, Richard A. see [Dragonlance]
Kramer, Edward E., editor. Dark Destiny. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover anthology, with stories by Bloch, Ciencin, Collins, Ellison, Friesner, Hautala, Weinberg and others.
Kushner, Tony. Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. $35.00.
Boxed single-volume hardcover reprint 1993 and 1994 trade paperbacks. Part Two appears for the first time in its revised version.
Lackey, Mercedes. The Eagle and the Nightingale. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. Bardic Voices 3. Cover art by Darrell K. Sweet.
Lackey, Mercedes and Larry Dixon. The White Gryphon. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. The Mage Wars 2. Cover art by Jody Lee; illustrations by Larry Dixon.
Lackey, Mercedes and Larry Dixon. The Silver Gryphon. $21.95.
The Mage Wars 3. Cover art by Jody Lee; illustrations by Larry Dixon.
Lambdin, Dewey. The King's Commission. $5.99.
Reprint 1991 hardcover historical (18th Century) naval novel.
Le Carre, John. Our Game. $6.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover.
Le Guin, Ursula K. Unlocking the Air and Other Stories. $22.00.
Collection of non-science fiction stories.
Little, Bentley. Dominion. $5.99.
An horror novel.
Llywelyn, Morgan. Lion of Ireland. $6.99.
Reprint 1981 paperback historical fantasy; new publisher.
Llywellyn, Morgan. Pride of Lions. $23.95.
Sequel to Lion of Ireland ($6.99).
[Magic: The Gathering] Hanovi Braddock. Ashes of the Sun. $5.50.
Seventh novel based on the Wizards of the Coast card game. Cover art by Nicholas Jainschigg.
Manson, Cynthia, editor. Mysterious Menagerie. $5.99.
Reprints animal mystery stories from Ellery Queen's/Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazines with stories by Asimov, Chesterton, MacLeod, Wodehouse and others. Features an odd penguin, hound and bunny on the cover.
Martin, Valerie. Mary Reilly. $5.99.
Reprint 1990 hardcover. Movie tie-in edition.
May, Julian. Magnificat. $24.00.
The Galactic Milieu 3: sequel to Jack the Bodiless and Diamond Mask ($5.99 each).
McAllister, P. K. see Paula King
McCaffrey, Anne. The Crystal Singer Trilogy. $16.00.
Omnibus trade paperback reprint Crystal Singer (1982), Killashandra (1985) and Crystal Line (1992).
McConnell, Ashley. The Itinerant Exorcist. $5.99.
Sequel to The Fountains of Mirlacca ($4.99).
McQuay, Mike. see Arthur C. Clarke
Medeiros, Teresa. Breath of Magic. $5.99.
A time-travel romance with witch.
Meehan, Aidan. Celtic Design: The Tree of Life. $15.95.
Mitchell, Kirk. Deep Valley Malice. $4.99.
A Dee Laguerre mystery novel.
[Mission Critical] Paul C. Chafe. Mission Critical: Death of the Phoenix. $5.99.
Based on the Legend Entertainment Company game.
Modesitt, L. E., Jr. Hammer of Darkness. $4.99.
Reprint 1985 paperback.
Moorcock, Michael. Michael Moorcock's The Eternal Champion. $14.99.
Reprint 1994 hardcover omnibus. Cover art by Tom Canty.
Morrow, James. Bible Stories for Adults. $12.00.
Short story collection. Simultaneous hardcover not seen yet.
Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. $12.00.
Reprint 1990 hardcover; first trade paperback.
Mortimer, John. Rumpole and the Angel of Death. $22.95.
A tenth collection of six Horace Rumpole mystery stories.
Nader, George. Chrome: A Novel. $9.95.
Reprint 1978 hardcover; second trade paperback edition.
Nordling, Lee. Your Career in Comics. $9.95.
A guide to getting your comic strip into print, in the form of mixed interviews with professionals in the field.
Norton, Andre. Mirror of Destiny. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. Cover art by Matt Stawicki.
Partridge, Norman. Slippin' Into Darkness. $4.99.
Reprint 1994 hardcover.
Paxson, Diana L. The Lord of Horses. $23.00.
Wodan's Children 3: sequel to The Wolf and the Raven ($4.99) and The Dragons of the Rhine ($5.99).
Peabody, Richard and Lucinda Ebersole, editors. Mondo James Dean: A Collection of Stories and Poems about James Dean. $13.95.
Includes pieces by Jack Haldeman II, Little, Shiner and others.
Penman, Sharon Kay. When Christ and his Saints Slept. $14.00.
Reprint 1995 hardcover historical (12th Century England) novel.
Perry, Anne. Traitors Gate. $6.99.
Charlotte and Thomas Pitt 15. Reprint 1995 hardcover.
Peters, Ellis. The Piper on the Mountain. $5.99.
Reprint 1966 hardcover. An Inspector George Felse mystery novel.
Pike, Christopher. The Witch's Revenge. $3.99.
Spooksville 6. Young adult horror novel.
Pournelle, Jerry. Janissaries. $5.99.
Reprint 1979 trade paperback; second paperback publisher..
Pratchett, Terry. Men at Arms. $20.00.
Reprint 1993 British hardcover. The sixteenth Discworld novel. No, we don't know why this volume is back to hardcover publication when the previous was only in trade paperback.
Preston, Douglas and Lincoln Child. Mount Dragon. $22.95.
Pronzini, Bill. Blue Lonesome. $21.95.
Mystery novel.
[Quantum Leap] Barbara E. Walton. Odyssey. $5.99.
Quantum Leap 10.
[Realms of Arkania] Ulrich Kiesow. Realms of Arkania: The Charlatan. $5.99.
Based on the Sir Tech Software game.
Reeves-Stevens, Judith and Garfield. see [Star Trek]
Robinson, Lynda S. Murder at the God's Gate. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover historical (Egypt) mystery novel.
Robinson, Lynda S. Murder at the Feast of Rejoicing. $20.95.
The third Lord Meren historical (Egypt) mystery novel.
Robinson, Kim Stanley. A Short, Sharp Shock. $5.99.
Reprint 1990 small press hardcover. First separate paperback edition.
Rushkoff, Douglas. Media Virus: Hidden Agendas in Popular Culture. $12.00.
Revised and updated reprint 1994 hardcover non-fiction.
Russell, Eric Frank. see Alan Dean Foster
Sacks, Oliver. An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales. $13.00.
Reprint 1995 hardcover non-fiction.
Salvatore, R. A. Luthien's Gamble. $18.95.
The Crimson Shadow 2: sequel to The Sword of Bedwyr ($5.99). Jacket art by Ciruelo Cabral.
San Souci, Robert D. Young Merlin. $5.99.
Reprint 1990 hardcover picture book. Illustrations by Daniel Horne.
Schmidt, Stanley. Aliens and Alien Societies: A Writer's Guide to Creating Extraterrestriestrial Life-Forms. $17.99.
Part of the Science Fiction Writing Series, edited by Ben Bova. Cover art by Bob Eggleton.
Silverberg, Robert. Valentine Pontifex. $5.99.
Reprint 1983 hardcover; second paperback publisher, but retains the former edition's Jim Burns cover art. The third Majipoor book, but oddly reissued before the second, Majipoor Chronicles.
Sirius, R. U. and St. Jude and the Internet 21. How to Mutate and Take over the World. $24.00.
An Exploded Post-Novel.
Stackpole, Michael A. see [Battletech]
[Star Trek] Jack C. Haldeman II. Perry's Planet. $4.99.
Reprint 1980 paperback; fourth printing.
[Star Trek] William Shatner with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens. Ashes of Eden. $5.99.
Somehow between hardcover and paperback, the Reeves-Stevenses, credited once on the title page, lost co-authorship . . .
[Star Trek: The Next Generation] John Vornholt. Rogue Saucer. $5.99.
Star Trek: The Next Generation 39.
[Star Wars] Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta. Lightsabers. $5.99.
Young Jedi Knights 4.
Steele, Allen. The Tranquility Alternative. $21.95.
Wraparound jacket art by Bob Eggleton.
Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover.
[Stine, R. L.] A. G. Cascone. Eye of the Fortuneteller. $3.99.
Ghosts of Fear Street 6.
Stine, R. L. Bad Hare Day. $3.99.
Goosebumps 41.
Sturgeon, Theodore. Microcosmic God. $25.00.
Complete Stories 2: Foreword by Samuel R. Delany.
Tan, Cecilia, editor. S/M Pasts. $12.95.
Mostly original anthology of erotic historical stories by Antoniou, Bowen and others (one reprint by 'Mason Powell').
Tarantino, Quentin. From Dusk Till Dawn. $9.95.
Screenplay for vampire film directed by Robert Rodriguez. Fore Barker
Turner, George. Beloved Son. $5.99.
Reprint 1978 hardcover.
Turner, Alice K. The History of Hell. $17.00.
Reprint 1993 hardcover non-fiction.
Turtledove, Harry. see Richard Dreyfuss
Vachss, Andrew. Sacrifice. $11.00.
Reprint 1991 hardcover.
Vachss, Andrew. Strega. $11.00.
Reprint 1987 hardcover.
Volsky, Paula. The Gates of Twilight. $12.95.
Wraparound cover art by Steve Hickman.
Vornholt, John. see [Star Trek: The Next Generation]
Wallace, David Foster. Infinite Jest. $29.95.
Weber, David. Heirs of Empire. $5.99.
Weis, Margaret and Don Perrin. Knights of the Black Earth. $5.99.
Reprint 1995 hardcover. A Mag Force 7 novel. Cover art by Steve Youll.
Whyte, Jack. The Skystone. $22.95.
Volume One of The Camulod Chronicles.
Willeford, Charles. Sideswipe. $4.99.
Reprint 1987 hardcover. New introduction by Elmore Leonard.
Winterson, Jeanette. Art and Lies. $11.00.
Reprint 1994 British hardcover.
Wolfe, Gene. The Devil in a Forest. $13.95.
Reprint 1976 hardcover.
Wood, Audrey. The Flying Dragon Room. $14.95.
Picture book illustrated by Mark Teague.
[World of Darkness] Don Bassingthwaite and Nancy Kilpatrick. As One Dead. $5.99.
World of Darkness: Vampire.
Yolen, Jane. Mother Earth, Father Sky: Poems of Our Planet. $15.95.
Illustrations by Jennifer Hewitson.
Zobel, Allia. Women Who Love Cats Too Much. $6.95.
Color illustrations by Nicole Hollander.

Audiotapes received February 1996

[audio] Frances Hodgson Burnett. The Secret Garden. $16.99.
A BBC Radio full cast adaptation. 140 minutes on two cassettes.


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