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August 2016

New to our shelves:

The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF by David Afsharirad, ed. (2015, Year's Best
      Military & Adventure SF
) SF (SF Year's)
Company Town by Madeline Ashby SF, A
The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester SF
The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone H
Dark Run by Mike Brooks (1, Keiko) SF
The Suicide Motor Club by Christopher Buehlman H
Imprudence by Gail Carriger (2, The Custard Protocol) F, M, A
The Mercy Journals by Claudia Casper A, SF
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers (1, Small, Angry Planet) SF
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch SF, M
The Devourers by Indra Das H, F
Saint's Blood by Sebastien De Castell (3, The Greatcoats) F, M
Runtime by S. B. Divya SF
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection by Gardner Dozois, ed.
      (33, Year's Best Science Fiction) SF
In the Shadow of the Gods by Rachel Dunne (1, Bound Gods) F
A Green and Ancient Light by Frederic S. Durbin F, M
Rise: The Complete NewsFlesh Collection by Mira Grant (0.5; 3.1-3.7, NewsFlesh) H, SF
      (contains Countdown; Everglades; San Diego 2014; How Green This Land, How Blue This
Sea
; The Day the Dead Came to Show and Tell; Please Do Not Taunt the Octopus; All the
Pretty Horses
; and Coming to You Live)
Echoes of The Long War by David Guymer (6, Warhammer 40K: The Beast Arises) SF, F
The Emperor's Railroad by Guy Haley (1, Dreaming Cities) F, H, SF, A, M
Red Queen by Christina Henry (2, The Chronicles of Alice) F, H, M
Supernova by C. A. Higgins (2, Lightless) SF, M
Spells of Blood and Kin by Claire Humphrey F, H, M, R
Duskfall by Christopher B. Husberg (1, Chaos Queen) F, M
The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones (10, Charley Davidson) F, H, M, R
Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones H
The Perdition Score by Richard Kadrey (8, Sandman Slim) H, F
Pressure by Brian Keene H, SF, M
Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn (1, Heroine Complex) F, M, CB, R
Alliance of Equals by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller (19:9, Liaden Universe: New Adventures) SF (SF Lee)
Wolf Road by Beth Lewis A, SF, M
It Happened One Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton F, H, M, R
Infomocracy by Malka Older SF, M
The Last One by Alexandra Olivia SF, M
Stiletto by Daniel O'Malley (2, The Chequy) F, H, SF, M
The Dragon Round by Stephen S. Power (1, The Dragon Round) F, M
The Waking Fire by Anthony Ryan (1, Draconis Memoria) F
The Tower of Swallows by Andrzej Sapkowski (5, The Witcher) F
The Nightmare Stacks by Charles Stross (7, The Laundry Files) SF, H, F
Age of Myth by Michael J. Sullivan (1, Riyria: Legends of the First Empire) F
Just One Damned Thing after Another by Jodi Taylor (1, Chronicles of St. Mary's) A, SF, R
The Devil's Evidence by Simon Kurt Unsworth (2, Thomas Fool) H, M
Necessity by Jo Walton (3, Thessaly) F, A
Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters A, M

In paperback:

Deadly Fate by Heather Graham (19:2, Krewe of Hunters: Haunted Destiny) H, M, R
Assassin Queen by Anna Kashina (3, The Majat Code) F, M
The Rogue Retrieval by Dan Koboldt (1, Gateways to Alissia) F, M
Hope and Red by Jon Skovron (1, Empire of Storms) F

Adult collection Graphic Novels:

Flinch: The Vertigo Horror Anthology, Book 2 by Brian Azzarello, et al. (2, Flinch) H (GN Flinch v.2)
Cousin Joseph by Jules Feiffer (2, Kill My Mother) M (GN Feiffer v.2)
How to Talk to Girls at Parties by Neil Gaiman with Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon F (GN Gaiman)
INDEH: A story of the Apache Wars by Ethan Hawke with Greg Ruth  (GN Hawke)
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan with Fiona Staples (6, Saga) SF (GN Vaughan v.6)
DMZ: The deluxe edition: Book Five by Brian Wood with Riccardo Burchielli (5, DMZ: The
      Deluxe Edition
) A, SF (GN Wood v.5)
      (contains issues 60-72: Free States Rising, Free States Rising: Manhattan, Citizen Zee,
      The Five Nations of New York, and Epilogue)

Other new titles of interest:

The Drawing Lesson: A Graphic Novel that Teaches You How to Draw by Mark Crilley
      CB (741.59 Crill)
Shadow Rider by Christine Feehan (1, Shadow) R, F, M (Pbk-Romance Feehan)
To Love a Wolf by Paige Tyler (4, SWAT: Special Wolf Alpha Team) R, M, F, SF
      (Pbk-Romance Tyler)
Wolf Lake by John Verdon M, H (Fiction Verdon)

July 2016

New to our shelves:

The Broken Hours: A Novel of H. P. Lovecraft by Jacqueline Baker H, M
The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds SF (SF Baxter)
Shattered Spear by Jack Campbell (4, The Lost Fleet: The Lost Stars) SF
Waypoint Kangaroo by Curtis C. Chen (1, Kangaroo) SF, M
The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman (1, The Invisible Library) A, F, M, H
The Cure by JG Faherty H, F
Jericho by Alex Gordon (2, Gideon, IL) H, F, M
Dr. DOA by Simon R. Green (10, Secret Histories) F, H, M
Throneworld by Guy Haley and Ben Counter (5, Warhammer 40K: The Beast Arises) SF, F (SF Haley)
Born of Legend by Sherrilyn Kenyon (10:4, The League: Nemesis Rising) SF, R
Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger F, H
The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence (3, Broken Empire: The Red Queen's War) F
Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee (1, Machineries of Empire) SF
The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North SF, M
League of Dragons by Naomi Novik (9, Temeraire) F, M, A
Leviathan's Blood by Ben Peek (2, Children trilogy) F, M
The Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter (5, The Long Earth) A, SF (SF Pratchett)
Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts (2, Guardians trilogy) F, R
Snakewood by Adrian Selby F, M
Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh (15, Psy-Changeling) F, SF, H, R
Disappearance at Devil's Rock by Paul Tremblay H, M
Pride's Spell by Matt Wallace (3, Sin du Jour Affairs) F, H

In paperback:

Outriders by Jay Posey (1, Outriders) SF, M, H
Legion by Jamie Sawyer (2, The Lazarus War) SF, M

Adult collection Graphic Novels:

Sun beyond the Stars by Jonathan Hickman with Nick Pitarra (6, MP: The Manhattan Projects)
    A, SF, M (GN Hickman v.6)
Terminal Lance by Maximilian Uriarte (1, The White Donkey) (GN Uriarte v.1)
Quarantine Zone by Daniel H. Wilson with Fernando Pasarin SF (GN Wilson)

Other new titles of interest:

Magic and Desire by Portia Da Costa, Janine Ashbless, and Olivia Knight F, E (Pbk-Romance Magic)
    (contains Ill Met by Moonlight, The House of Dust, and The Dragon Lord)
End of Watch by Stephen King (3, Bill Hodges trilogy) H, M (Mystery King)
A Hundred Thousand Worlds by Bob Proehl CB, SF (Fiction Proehl)
Bigfoot, Yeti, and the Last Neanderthal: A Geneticist's Search for Modern Apemen by Bryan Sykes
    F, SF (001.944 Sykes)
Security by Gina Wohlsdorf M, H (Fiction Wohlsdorf)

In Other Worlds- Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Book Club

is a speculative fiction book group that meets once a month to discuss a pre-chosen novel. Speculative fiction is the overarching genre the encapsulates science fiction, fantasy, horror, and any blending of the three. We are open to the public and encourage new members to stop in at any meeting. 

Meetings are held every third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.

The group is led by librarian Karen Ostertag. If you have any questions please call or e-mail 634-4997 x128 or kosterta (at) rcls.org.