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Oceanside Big Read with Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven author Emily St. John Mandel will join KPBS North County reporter Alison St. John  for a conversation about Mandel's bestselling novel, which she calls "a love letter to this extraordinary world in which we live."

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780804172448
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2015

One snowy night Arthur Leander, a famous actor, has a heart attack onstage during a production. Jeevan Chaudhary, is in the audience and leaps to his aid. A child actress named Kirsten Raymonde watches in horror as Jeevan performs CPR, pumping Arthur's chest as the curtain drops, but Arthur is dead. That same night, as Jeevan walks home from the theater, a terrible flu begins to spread. Hospitals are flooded and Jeevan and his brother barricade themselves inside as life disintegrates outside. This novel charts the strange twists of fate that connect five people: the actor, the man who tried to save him, the actor's first wife, his oldest friend, and a young actress with the Traveling Symphony, caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous self-proclaimed prophet.


LA Times Festival of Books - Sunday

LA Times Festival of Books

On Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April  22, Mysterious Galaxy will be hosting dozens of authors in our booth on the grounds of USC University Park Campus as part of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Mysterious Galaxy’s booth location is Booth #368.

Stay tuned to this web calendar page for the most up to date information on our LATFB activities and spotlight authors. 

The Dogs Were Rescued (and So Was I) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781492603382
Availability: Backordered
Published: Sourcebooks - October 1st, 2014

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


The Lairdbalor Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781683365884
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Published: Turner - October 10th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


Not Your Villain (Sidekick Squad #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781945053252
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Published: Duet - October 5th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


The Forgetting Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781492603566
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - February 3rd, 2015

Signing Booth #368 1:00 PM. 


Fire and Bone Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781503946750
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Published: Skyscape - February 20th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 1:00 PM. 


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Don't Cosplay with My Heart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338125498
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 2nd, 2018

Signing Booth #368 1:00 PM. 


Head on: A Novel of the Near Future Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780765388919
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Published: Tor Books - April 17th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 2:00 PM. 


What You Left Me Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492655510
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - June 1st, 2018

Signing Booth #368 2:00 PM. 
LATFB Special Early On Sale!


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The Changeling Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985870
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - March 6th, 2018

Taste of Wrath: A Sin Du Jour Affair Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765393258
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Published: Tom Doherty Associates Book - April 10th, 2018

LA Times Festival of Books - Saturday

LA Times Festival of Books

On Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April  22, Mysterious Galaxy will be hosting dozens of authors in our booth on the grounds of USC University Park Campus as part of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Mysterious Galaxy’s booth location is Booth #368.

Stay tuned to this web calendar page for the most up to date information on our LATFB activities and spotlight authors. 

Victor Lavalle's Destroyer Cover Image
By Victor LaValle, Dietrich Smith (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684150557
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Published: Boom Town - March 6th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 10:30 AM. 


Rosie Colored Glasses Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778330691
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Published: Mira Books - February 20th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 11:00 AM. 


Unleash the Night (Dark-Hunter Novels #8) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250155498
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 28th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


The Simi's ABCs: Adventures with Dark-Hunters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781682615805
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Published: Permuted Press - December 19th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


Impostor Syndrome (Arcadia Project #3) Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781481480185
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Published: Saga Press - March 13th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


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Autonomous Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780765392077
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Published: Tor Books - September 19th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


Unicorn of Many Hats (Phoebe and Her Unicorn #7) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781449489663
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 20th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 noon. 


The Battle for Beverly Hills: A City's Independence and the Birth of Celebrity Politics Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250121349
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 6th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 1:00 PM. 


Warrior Genius (Rebel Geniuses #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626723375
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 2nd, 2018

Signing Booth #368 1:00 PM. 


The Secrets She Kept (Fairham Island #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778330820
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Published: Mira Books - March 27th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 1:00 PM. 


Hello Again (Dr. Evelyn Talbot Novels #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250076571
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 3rd, 2017

Signing Booth #368 1:00 PM. 


Super Happy Party Bears: Cruising for a Snoozing Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Steve James (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781250124166
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Published: Imprint - March 13th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 2:00 PM. 


Blood Truth (Rick Cahill #4) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781608092390
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Published: Oceanview Publishing - December 5th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 2:00 PM. 


True Fiction (Ian Ludlow Thrillers #1) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781503949188
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - April 1st, 2018

Signing Booth #368 2:00 PM. 


Say My Name Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778330714
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Published: Mira Books - January 9th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 2:30 PM. 


Murder in Saint-Germain (Aimee Leduc Investigation #17) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781616957704
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Published: Soho Crime - June 6th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 3:00 PM. 


The Night of the Flood Cover Image
By E. a. Aymar, Sarah M. Chen (Editor), Hank Phillippi Ryan (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781946502513
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Published: Down & Out Books II, LLC - March 5th, 2018

Sarah Chen Signing Booth #368 3:00 PM. 


Tales of Falling and Flying Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143130109
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Published: Penguin Books - September 5th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 3:00 PM. 


Hiroshima Boy Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781945551086
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Published: Prospect Park Books - March 13th, 2018

Signing Booth #368 3:00 PM. 


Best Day Ever: A Riveting Psychological Thriller about the Perfect Marriage Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781525811401
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Published: Graydon House - September 19th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 4:00 PM. 


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Wonder Valley Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062656353
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Published: Ecco Press - November 7th, 2017

Signing Booth #368 4:00 PM. 


San Diego Comics Fest

If Tomorrow Comes: Book 2 of the Yesterday's Kin Trilogy Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780765390325
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Published: Tor Books - March 6th, 2018

Ten years after the Aliens left Earth, humanity succeeds in building a ship, Friendship, to follow them home to Kindred. Aboard are a crew of scientists, diplomats, and a squad of Rangers to protect them. But when the Friendship arrives, they find nothing they expected. No interplanetary culture, no industrial base--and no cure for the spore disease.

A timeslip in the apparently instantaneous travel between worlds has occurred and far more than ten years have passed.

Once again scientists find themselves in a race against time to save humanity and their kind from a deadly virus while a clock of a different sort runs down on a military solution no less deadly to all. Amid devastation and plague come stories of heroism and sacrifice and of genetic destiny and free choice, with its implicit promise of conscious change.


The War Dogs Trilogy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316513333
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Published: Orbit - September 12th, 2017

The Gurus made their presence on Earth known thirteen years ago. Providing technology and scientific insights far beyond what mankind was capable of, they became indispensable advisors and promised even more gifts that we just couldn't pass up. 
But they were followed by mortal enemies -- the Antagonists -- from sun to sun, planet to planet, and now the Gurus are stretched thin -- and they need humanity's help. 
Our first bill has come due. 
Skyrines like Michael Venn have been volunteered to pay the price. They face insidious enemies who were already inside the solar system, establishing a beachhead on Mars. 
Venn and his comrades will be lucky to make it out alive -- let alone preserve the future of all of mankind. 


Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World Cover Image
By David Brin (Editor), Stephen W. Potts (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780765382597
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Published: Tor Books - March 13th, 2018

David Brin, Hugo award-winning author of The Uplift War, presents Chasing Shadows, a collection of short stories and essays by other science fiction luminaries. As we debate Internet privacy, revenge porn, the NSA, and Edward Snowden, cameras get smaller, faster, and more numerous. Has Orwell's Big Brother finally come to pass? Or have we become a global society of thousands of Little Brothers--watching, judging, and reporting on one another?

Partnering with the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, and inspired by Brin's nonfiction book The Transparent Society, noted author and futurist David Brin and scholar Stephen Potts have compiled essays and short stories from writers such as Robert J. Sawyer, James Morrow, William Gibson, Damon Knight, Jack McDevitt, and many others to examine the benefits and pitfalls of technologic transparency in all its permutations.


Watchmen: The Annotated Edition Cover Image
$49.99
ISBN: 9781401265564
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Published: DC Comics - December 12th, 2017

 

DC Comics is proud to present an all-new retrospective edition of one of the greatest graphic novels ever in WATCHMEN: THE ANNOTATED EDITION. This book examines each of the series' twelve issues in unprecedented detail, moving page by page and panel by panel to reveal the hidden foundations of this milestone in modern storytelling.

 

Edited with notes by Leslie S. Klinger, this new edition draws upon critical and scholastic commentary, in-depth interviews with Dave Gibbons, and previously unseen original source material, all printed in black and white. Klinger provides the reader with a unique and comprehensive view of WATCHMEN as both a singular artistic achievement and a transformative event in the history of comics as a medium.

 

Set in a world in which history has been forever altered by the existence of superheroes, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' monumental graphic novel WATCHMEN is one of the most influential comic book series of all time. Following two generations of masked crime-fighters from the end of World War II to the height of the Cold War, this compelling tale unfolds from a simple murder mystery into an epic saga of power, corruption and the ultimate meaning of humanity.

 

More than 30 years after it was first published, Moore and Gibbons' masterpiece continues to inspire and entertain readers around the world. Named one of Time magazine's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century, WATCHMEN has won countless critical accolades and honors, including the Eisner Award and the Hugo Award. 


Jen Wang signs at Comikaze Liberty Station

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The Prince and the Dressmaker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626723634
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Published: First Second - February 13th, 2018

Prince Sebastian has a secret. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia. Sebastian's secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances. But how long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend?


In Real Life Cover Image
By Cory Doctorow, Jen Wang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250144287
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Published: Square Fish - February 13th, 2018

Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make friends. Gaming is, for Anda, entirely a good thing.

But things become a lot more complicated when Anda befriends a gold farmer--a poor Chinese kid whose avatar in the game illegally collects valuable objects and then sells them to players from developed countries with money to burn. This behavior is strictly against the rules in Coarsegold, but Anda soon comes to realize that questions of right and wrong are a lot less straightforward when a real person's real livelihood is at stake.

In Real Life is a touching and morally complex tale for young adults.


AnaCon in Anaheim

The Anaheim Central Library will showcase the second annual AnaCon event on Saturday, February 10. The FREE event will feature science fiction authors, comic book illustrators, book giveaways, and many more surprises!


 

 

Never Insult a Killer Zucchini Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781580896184
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - February 9th, 2016

This is one science fair you ll never forget! 
When Mr. Farnsworth, the science-fair judge, declares that he loves zucchinis, the Killer Zucchini is smitten. As the judge makes his way through the exhibits alphabetically A (antimatter), B (bionic limb), C (cloning) the Killer Zucchini tries to show his affection. But when Mr. F gets to K and admits he likes to "eat" zucchini with ranch dressing, the Killer Zucchini gets steamed and attempts to exact his revenge on the snack-loving judge using the other science-fair projects as his means to an end. 
Hilarious havoc ensues as the entire science fair is destroyed by his wrath. 
Engaging backmatter provides the science behind the science fair entries created by the characters in the story.


Future Threat (Future Shock #2) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780807526866
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2017

Six months after returning from their first time-travel mission, Elena and her companions are drafted into a rescue effort to find a missing team of time-travelers. When they reach the future they realize that it has been altered, and now they must find the timeline that will allow them to survive.


The United Continuums: The Continuum Trilogy, Book 3 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681622620
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Published: Turner - July 11th, 2017

In the epic conclusion to the award-winning Continuum Trilogy, Aero leads a group insurgents from the Second Continuum to overthrow his rival, Supreme General Vinick, and unite his space colony's military forces while Seeker embarks on a secret mission back to her home colony to reinforce Earth's defenses and protect the First Continuum against an even greater threat. Meanwhile, Myra's nightmares have become a reality as the Dark Thing hurtles toward Earth with designs on eradicating the planet's fledgling populace. The only thing standing in the way are the three Carriers and those who would join them to fight against a second coming of the Doom.


Extraction Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250041173
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 22nd, 2014

"Welcome to extraction testing"

Clementine has spent her whole life preparing for her 16th birthday when she'll be tested for Extraction, in the hopes of being sent from Kiel's toxic Surface to the much safer Core, where people live without fear or starvation. When she proves promising enough to be "extracted," she must leave without Logan, the boy she loves. Torn apart from her only sense of family, Clem promises to come back and save him from brutal Surface life. What she finds initially at the Core is a utopia compared to the Surface--it's free of hard labor, gun-wielding officials, and the moon's lethal acid--but life is anything but safe, and Clementine learns that the planet's leaders are planning to exterminate Surface dwellers--and that means Logan, too. Trapped by the steel walls of the underground and the lies that keep her safe, Clementine must find a way to escape and rescue Logan and the rest of the planet. But the planet's leaders don't want her running--they want her subdued.

With great writing, fluid dialogue, and a cast of unforgettable characters, Stephanie Diaz's Extraction is a page-turning, gripping read--sure to entertain lovers of Hunger Games and Ender's Game--and leave them breathless for more.


Hey-Ho, to Mars We'll Go!: A Space-Age Version of
By Susan Lendroth, Bob Kolar (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580897440
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - February 6th, 2018

This musical mission to Mars will have young astronauts talking--and singing--about the science of space travel.

 

Explore the science behind a trip to Mars, from launch to landing on the Red Planet. Set to the tune of "The Farmer in the Dell," this jaunty journey follows five adorable, bobble-headed astronauts as they learn how to bathe in zero gravity, grow veggies in space, and entertain themselves on the six-month trip. Even the design of the book defies gravity, as text and art float free on the page, encouraging readers to turn the book sideways and upside-down. An interactive, innovative approach to interstellar fun.


Stanley Will Probably Be Fine Cover Image
By Sally J. Pla, Steve Wolfhard (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062445797
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Published: HarperCollins - February 6th, 2018

This funny and moving second novel from the author of "The Someday Birds" features comic trivia, a safety superhero, and a super-cool scavenger hunt all over downtown San Diego, as young hero Stanley Fortinbras grapples with his anxiety and learns what, exactly, it means to be brave.


Thirteen Rising (Zodiac #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448493558
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Published: Razorbill - August 29th, 2017

 

The master has been unmasked. Rho's world has been turned upside down. With her loved ones in peril and all the stars set against her, can the young Guardian from House Cancer muster the strength to keep fighting? Or has she finally found her match in a master whose ambition to rule knows no limits?


WonderCon 2018 in Anaheim

WonderCon 2018

Pashmina Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626720879
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Published: First Second - October 3rd, 2017

A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017
Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017 
Texas Maverick Graphic Novel 2017
Northern California Indie Bookseller Association Long-List Title

Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri's mom avoids these questions--the topic of India is permanently closed.

For Pri, her mother's homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she find a mysterious pashmina tucked away in a forgotten suitcase. When she wraps herself in it, she is transported to a place more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film. But is this the real India? And what is that shadow lurking in the background? To learn the truth, Pri must travel farther than she's ever dared and find the family she never knew.

In this heartwarming graphic novel debut, Nidhi Chanani weaves a tale about the hardship and self-discovery that is born from juggling two cultures and two worlds.

This title has Common Core connections.


Scourged (Iron Druid Chronicles #9) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780345548542
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Published: Del Rey Books - April 3rd, 2018

Kevin Hearne creates the ultimate Atticus O'Sullivan adventure in the grand finale of the New York Times bestselling Iron Druid Chronicles: an epic battle royale against the Norse gods of Asgard.

Unchained from fate, the Norse gods Loki and Hel are ready to unleash Ragnarok, a.k.a. the Apocalypse, upon the earth. They've made allies on the darker side of many pantheons, and there's a globe-spanning battle brewing that ancient Druid Atticus O'Sullivan will be hard-pressed to survive, much less win.

 

Granuaile MacTiernan must join immortals Sun Wukong and Erlang Shen in a fight against the Yama Kings in Taiwan, but she discovers that the stakes are much higher than she thought.

 

Meanwhile, Archdruid Owen Kennedy must put out both literal and metaphorical fires from Bavaria to Peru to keep the world safe for his apprentices and the future of Druidry.

 

And Atticus recruits the aid of a tyromancer, an Indian witch, and a trickster god in hopes that they'll give him just enough leverage to both save Gaia and see another sunrise. There is a hound named Oberon who deserves a snack, after all.


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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings (Illustrator), Damian Duffy (Adapted by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781419709470
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Published: Abrams Comicarts - January 10th, 2017

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Octavia E. Butler's bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred
now in graphic novel format. 

More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler's mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century. 

Butler's most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre-Civil War South. As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana's own ancestors, and the many people who are enslaved by him.

Held up as an essential work in feminist, science-fiction, and fantasy genres, and a cornerstone of the Afrofuturism movement, there are over 500,000 copies of Kindred in print. The intersectionality of race, history, and the treatment of women addressed within the original work remain critical topics in contemporary dialogue, both in the classroom and in the public sphere.

Frightening, compelling, and richly imagined, Kindred offers an unflinching look at our complicated social history, transformed by the graphic novel format into a visually stunning work for a new generation of readers.


A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780765387479
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Published: Tor Books - March 13th, 2018

Witness the fate of beloved heroes and notorious foes in the heart-stopping conclusion to V.E. Schwab's New York Times bestselling Shades of Magic trilogy. 

*Kirkus' Best Fiction of 2017*

This edition will include the following special features:

*Full glossary of terms from the entire series
*Q&A between V.E. Schwab and her editor

As darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, the once precarious balance of power among the four Londons has reached its breaking point.

In the wake of tragedy, Kell--once assumed to be the last surviving Antari--begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. Lila Bard, once a commonplace--but never common--thief, has survived and flourished through a series of magical trials. But now she must learn to control the magic, before it bleeds her dry.

An ancient enemy returns to claim a city while a fallen hero tries to save a kingdom in decay. Meanwhile, the disgraced Captain Alucard Emery of the Night Spire collects his crew, attempting a race against time to acquire the impossible.


Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke & Bone) Cover Image
By Laini Taylor, Jim Di Bartolo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316439190
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2017

In this stand-alone companion to the New York Times bestselling Daughter of Smoke & Bone series comes the story of Mik and Zuzana's fantastical first date--as a gorgeously illustrated gift edition with bonus content included.
Petite though she may be, Zuzana is not known for timidity. Her best friend, Karou, calls her "rabid fairy," her "voodoo eyes" are said to freeze blood, and even her older brother fears her wrath. But when it comes to the simple matter of talking to Mik, or "Violin Boy," her courage deserts her. Now, enough is enough. Zuzana is determined to make the first move, and she has a fistful of magic and a plan. It's a wonderfully elaborate treasure hunt of a plan that will take Mik all over Prague on a cold winter's night before leading him to the treasure: herself Violin Boy is not going to know what hit him.
New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor brings to life a night only hinted at in the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy--the magical first date of fan-favorites Zuzana and Mik. Originally published as an ebook, this new print edition will include breathtaking black and white illustrations, plus bonus content in a gorgeous package perfect for new and current fans of the series.


Warrior Genius (Rebel Geniuses #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626723375
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 2nd, 2018

In Warrior Genius, author Michael Dante DiMartino delivers rich settings, memorable characters, and edge-of-your-seat action, just as he did in his hit animated show Avatar: The Last Airbender. Fans will be thrilled with this new adventure

For years, Supreme Creator Nerezza has used fear and violence to rule her empire, seeking to eradicate anyone with a Genius. Then, twelve-year-old Giacomo emerged from hiding and joined a young generation of fellow artists paired with Geniuses. Together, they began a rebellion against her.

Now, Giacomo has something Nerezza desperately wants--the Compass, one of three powerful objects known as the Sacred Tools. Possessing all three would allow Nerezza to spread her tyranny worldwide.

After a near-fatal showdown, Giacomo and his friends escape to the empire of Rachana, a society long feared for its mighty warriors and their horse-Geniuses. But a dark and ancient force threatens the horse-Geniuses with extinction, and Giacomo discovers he is the only one who can stop it.

With the help of his Genius and great friends, Giacomo struggles to keep the Sacred Tools from falling into the wrong hands and find a way to protect the Rachanan people--before Nerezza finds him.


The Name of the Wind: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Kingkiller Chronicle #1) Cover Image
By Patrick Rothfuss, Dan Dos Santos (Illustrator)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780756413712
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Published: Daw Books - October 3rd, 2017

 

This deluxe, illustrated edition celebrates the New York Times-bestselling series, The Kingkiller Chronicle--a masterful epic fantasy saga that has inspired readers worldwide.

 

This anniversary hardcover includes more than 50 pages of extra content 
- Beautiful, iconic cover by artist Sam Weber and designer Paul Buckley
- Gorgeous, never-before-seen illustrations by artist Dan Dos Santos
- Detailed and updated world map by artist Nate Taylor
- Brand-new author's note
- Appendix detailing calendar system and currencies
- Pronunciation guide of names and places

 

DAY ONE: THE NAME OF THE WIND

 

My name is Kvothe.

 

I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep.

 

You may have heard of me.

 

So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature--the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.

 


ConDorCon 2018

For tickets and more information please visit the official ConDorCon website!

A Flight in Time (Thief in Time #2) Cover Image
$15.59
ISBN: 9781939543479
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Published: Williams Press - April 29th, 2017

In the second book in the Thief in Time series, Halley's friend Jillian dreams of abandoning her business major and going to culinary school in Europe, but her parents' expectations and a crippling fear of flying threaten to keep her grounded. To address her fear of flight, she travels to 1908 to meet Wilbur Wright.


Future Threat (Future Shock #2) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780807526866
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2017

Six months after returning from their first time-travel mission, Elena and her companions are drafted into a rescue effort to find a missing team of time-travelers. When they reach the future they realize that it has been altered, and now they must find the timeline that will allow them to survive.


Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World Cover Image
By David Brin (Editor), Stephen W. Potts (Editor)
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Published: Tor Books - January 10th, 2017

David Brin, Hugo award-winning author of The Uplift War, presents Chasing Shadows, a collection of short stories and essays by other science fiction luminaries. As we debate Internet privacy, revenge porn, the NSA, and Edward Snowden, cameras get smaller, faster, and more numerous. Has Orwell's Big Brother finally come to pass? Or have we become a global society of thousands of Little Brothers--watching, judging, and reporting on one another?

Partnering with the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, and inspired by Brin's nonfiction book The Transparent Society, noted author and futurist David Brin and scholar Stephen Potts have compiled essays and short stories from writers such as Robert J. Sawyer, James Morrow, William Gibson, Damon Knight, Jack McDevitt, and many others to examine the benefits and pitfalls of technologic transparency in all its permutations.


Brothers in Valor (Man of War #3) Cover Image
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Published: 47north - July 7th, 2015

Sometimes Captain Max Robichaux fights by the book--and sometimes he throws the book away. This makes him one of the Union Space Navy's rising stars. It's also what has kept him and his green crew alive...thus far.

When Max and his ship--the twenty-fourth-century space destroyer USS Cumberland--are boxed in by eight enemy battleships, the odds are against them at a million to one. It takes all their skill and guts just to escape...and surviving won't get easier. Sent on a covert mission behind enemy lines, Max and his crew are poised to strike a blow so hard that, if successful, it could turn the tide of the war. But if they fail, it will cost them their lives...and the lives of every human in the galaxy.


Rainbows End: A Novel with One Foot in the Future Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812536362
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Published: Tor Books - April 3rd, 2007

Hugo Award winner Vinge pens a sci-fi thriller set in San Diego, California, in the year 2025. As world-famous poet Robert Gu regains his faculties from Alzheimer's through a cure developed during the years of his near-fatal decline, he discovers that the world has changed--and so has his place in it.


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Published: Harper Voyager Impulse - August 22nd, 2016

Charlie Cass returns from five years in a squalid POW camp to find the nine Dukes and the King conspiring against each other, and plotting with Charlie's old enemies. As interstellar war looms, he's forced to assume the mantle of the thirteenth Duke de Lunis, who, according to legend, is destined to fall beneath the headsman's ax. But if he can survive the headsman, all may fall before him.


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Published: Woolly Rhino Press - April 17th, 2014

A fun, creative, non-stop adventure! Tait brings us a well-realized magical world full of double dealing, action, and romance that fans of urban fantasy (like me!) will really love. -Chris Marie Green, author of ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG, Ghost for Hire, Book 1 An ancient, deadly magic is rising, and she's the only one who can harness it... Kate Hamilton hates being treated like an outcast. Born a powerless Null to America's pre-eminent magical family, she escapes to a distant college and the life of a theater major. The last thing she wants is to be dragged into her family's war for global domination against the rival Makris clan. But when an innocent favor pulls Kate into a perilous contest with a legendary magical stone, she plunges into their dangerous world of spellcasting and scheming. A world Kate's sexy, devious boyfriend Kris is all too familiar with... Hardened magical operative Kristof "Kris" Makris chafes under the rule of his lunatic father, but he's found the perfect way to overthrow his leader and save his people. But the artifact he needs is in the hands of the Hamilton family, and each attempt to steal it from Kate brings him closer to blowing his cover. If he does, he'll do more than alert his father to his treachery. He'll lose Kate. And that possibility bothers him more than he cares to admit. As the ancient power inside the stone begins to transform Kate into a vessel of world-destroying magic, the line between friends and enemies blurs. Kristof must choose between his family and the girl he's grown to love. And Kate must either trust the man she thought she knew or lose herself to the stone's deadly embrace.


Náidin's Song: Blood Bound Cover Image
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Published: Smashwords Edition - August 18th, 2016

Náidin, a young dwarven Bard, finds himself the target of an assassination plot. He must make it home before the assassin finds him. He is accompanied by Ariena, an elf from the Star Paths, who was there at the beginning of his world and the creation of his people. Together they find their destiny.


Thief of the Night Guild Cover Image
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - July 19th, 2017

"I am Ilanna, Journeyman of House Hawk. I do the impossible." A cunning thief of unrivaled ingenuity, Ilanna is determined to secure her freedom. Nothing will prevent her escape from the Night Guild's callous cruelty, not even the most powerful man in Praamis, Duke Phonnis. Commanding a crew of pickpockets, bounty hunters, poisoners, and assassins, Ilanna schemes to disgrace the Duke. She must survive blackmail, a bloodthirsty rival syndicate, and enemies within her own House to claim her spoils: vengeance for the deaths of her friends and gold to buy independence. But all Ilanna's skill may not suffice to protect the one person who matters most: her son.


Ascendancy Cover Image
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Published: Entangled Publishing - November 30th, 2015

I've been lied to, deceived, and manipulated-again. You'd think I'd be treated with dignity and respect. I'm the one who's supposed to save humanity, right? I'm the one with the power to re-populate this dying world. But the clones want to control me, force me to give birth over and over again. And my daughters will face the same fate-unless I change it. My awakening into this future should have been a chance for a new life, but it just promises a living death. With Michael on my side, though, maybe I can save us. He's the only person I can trust. I hear rumors of others... A secret society is growing. Tension is building. A rebellion is imminent.


Unraveling Timelines Cover Image
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Published: Candlemark & Gleam - August 31st, 2017

Original, layered, historically informed, a mythic tale of warring castes (and star-crossed lovers) with psychic powers, Unraveling Timelines is a fresh take on "X-Men Meet Underworld" that just cries out to become an immersive movie directed by someone with the flair of Ang Lee or Alfonso Cuaron.


The Sapphire Manticore (Lost Ancients #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780986098185
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Published: Marie Andreas - January 13th, 2017

Murderous magic, vanished races, killer relics, and drunken faeries--who knew the end of the world would look like this? The story that began in The Glass Gargoyle, The Obsidian Chimera, and The Emerald Dragon continues...

 

Taryn St. Giles thought she knew all about elves. She dreamed of the long vanished elves as a child and has spent the past fifteen years digging through their abandoned ruins in Beccia. Six months ago, Taryn found out everything she thought she knew about the elves was wrong.

Two weeks ago she found out how very wrong she'd been.

Taryn and Alric have been captured to answer for crimes against a long lost people. Crimes that could bring down an entire kingdom and revolve around a small, glass gargoyle. Part of a weapon that destroyed an extremely powerful race, now only known as the Ancients, it, and its fellow pieces are deadly to any who have them. Knowledge of the relics found by Taryn and Alric have spread far. Dangerous bands of long dead creatures, ghosts, and nightmares out of myths are waking up and hunting for the relics. And Taryn.

 


Fantasy Time Inc Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781517664596
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - December 18th, 2015

In the future we as a people will be going through many strange and conflicting changes. We will be traveling and living in space and under water. We will have an even better network of communications and transportation but we will still need to have a vacation and to relax from this antiseptic new environment. People will need an escape and most people dream of the future and the past, because no one romanticizes about their own time.


Mother of Crows: Daughters of Arkham - Book 2 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780989574426
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Published: Th3rd World Studios - December 5th, 2017

In Arkham, Massachusetts, the line between the haves and the have-nots is steeped in colonial tradition that stretches back over four hundred years. The Daughters of Arkham, a secret society of wealthy women, stand at the center of it all. On the surface, their power is assured by blood and money. Beneath it, they hold pacts with strange entities beyond the understanding of mortals.

 

Fifteen-year-old Abigail Thorndike learned many unsettling things about herself and her town in the past year. The strangest, perhaps, was discovering the existence of the Croatan, a monstrous species that has disguised themselves as humans for centuries. Some Croatan serve the sinister Daughters of Arkham. Others seek to overthrow their human masters. Abby's favorite teacher, Mr. Harris, is one of the good ones--or so Abby believed until Mr. Harris and the enigmatic Captain Virginia abducted Abby's newborn child for some alien purpose. Abby and her friends will stop at nothing to get the child back.


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ISBN: 9781614754664
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Published: Wordfire Press LLC - October 17th, 2016

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