Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:00am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday July 29th.
Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)
Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.
Best-selling SF author and futurist Tobias Buckell continues his tradition of thrilling and diverse stories, and his exploration of a world transformed by climate change with Hurricane Fever, the second in the Arctic Rising future-thriller series. Hurricane Fever earned praise from Kirkus — “Buckell has written a smart and well-constructed tale that’s filled with excitement and the flavor of the Caribbean isles,” and Publishers Weekly – “The scenes of sailing and spying action move quickly, and the climax, set on a supersized satellite-launching cannon, is one white cat shy of a Bond movie.” Keep your books dry and join us in-store...
Our summer workshops with the Clarion Instructors draws to a close with the double-bill of spouses and editors Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer. Ann is a Hugo-award winning editor and publisher who contributed not only to a number of esteemed print publications, but is also a consulting fiction editor for Tor.com. Jeff is also an book reviewer and an author – recent projects by the a three-time World Fantasy Award winner include Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction, the world’s first full-color, image-based writing guide, and the first installment in his Southern Reach novel trilogy (...
Susan Spann returns to the world of
sixteenth-century Japan in this thrilling sequel to her debut novel Claws of
the Cat. Master ninja Hiro Hattori and Father Matteo, the Jesuit priest
Hiro has pledged to protect, are summoned to a shogun’s palace to find the
murderer of the shogun’s cousin. Susan uses
her deep interest in Asian culture and studies of Mandarin and Japanese to
bring medieval Japan to life. Susan lives in northern California with her
family where she spends time cooking Asian food, fencing, and knife and
of our favorite local authors team up to introduce a new fantasy young adult
anthology, Beyond the Pale. Henry, most known for his unique picture
books co-written with his sons, edited this collection. Local author Nancy
Holder’s contribution is a story set in the universe of her Wicked series.
Other authors include Heather Brewer (Vladimir Todd series), Jim Butcher
(Dresden File series), Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures series) and more. Spend
a fun Sunday afternoon expanding some favorite universes.