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The Philosopher Kings: A Novel

Jo Walton · Tor Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed, award-winning author Jo Walton: Philosopher Kings, a tale of gods and humans, and the surprising things they have to learn from one another. Twenty years have elapsed since the events of The Just City. The City, founded by the time-traveling goddess Pallas Athene, organized...
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The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

J.R.R. Tolkien's complete artwork for his magisterial novel, published on the sixtieth anniversary of The Lord of the Rings As he wrote The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien's mental pictures often found expression in drawing, from rough sketches made within the manuscript to more...
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Tower of Thorns: A Blackthorn & Grim Novel

Juliet Marillier · New American Library, 2015, ©2015.
Pages: 415
Format: Print book

Award-winning author Juliet Marillier's "lavishly detailed"* Blackthorn & Grim series continues as a mysterious creature holds an enchanted and imperiled ancient Ireland in thrall.

Disillusioned healer Blackthorn and her companion, Grim, have settled in Dalriada to wait...
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Your Face in Mine: A Novel

Jess Row · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning writer delivers a poignant and provocative novel of identity, race and the search for belonging in the age of globalization.One afternoon, not long after Kelly Thorndike has moved back to his hometown of Baltimore, an African American man he doesn't recognize calls...
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Children of Earth and Sky

Guy Gavriel Kay · New American Library
Pages: 571
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of the groundbreaking novels Under Heaven and River of Stars, Guy Gavriel Kay is back with a new book, set in a world inspired by the conflicts and dramas of Renaissance Europe. Against this tumultuous backdrop the lives of men and women unfold on the borderlands...
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The House of Shattered Wings

Aliette de Bodard · Roc
Pages: 402
Format: Print book

Multi-award winning author Aliette de Bodard, brings her story of the War in Heaven to Paris, igniting the City of Light in a fantasy of divine power and deep conspiracy ...

In the late twentieth century, the streets of Paris are lined with haunted ruins, the aftermath of a Great...
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Bombs Away: The Hot War

Harry Turtledove · Del Rey
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

In his acclaimed novels of alternate history, Harry Turtledove has scrutinized the twisted soul of the twentieth century, from the forces that set World War I in motion to the rise of fascism in the decades that followed. Now, this masterly storyteller turns his eyes to the aftermath of World...
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Honor's Knight

Rachel Bach · Little Brown & Company
Pages: 375
Format: Paperback

The rollicking sequel to Fortune's Pawn -- an action packed science fiction novel. Devi Morris has a lot of problems. And not the fun, easy-to-shoot kind either.
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Islands of Rage and Hope

John Ringo · Baen; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

BOOK 3 IN THE BLACK TIDE RISING SERIES FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR. Sequel to To Sail a Darkling Sea and Under a Graveyard Sky. A hardened group of survivors fights back against a zombie plague that has brought down civilization.With the world consumed by a devastating...
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Cibola Burn

James S.A. Corey · Orbit; First Edition / First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The explosive fourth novel in James S.A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Now a major television series!

"An empty apartment, a missing family, that's creepy. But this is like finding a military base with no one on it. Fighters...
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The Getaway God: A Sandman Slim Novel

Richard Kadrey · Harper Voyager
Format: Hardcover

Sandman Slim must save himself - and the entire world - from the wrath of some enraged and vengeful ancient gods in this sixth high-octane adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.Being a half-human, half-angel nephilim with a bad rep and a worse attitude - not to mention temporarily...
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The Mere Wife: A Novel

Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley presents a modern retelling of the literary classic Beowulf, set in American suburbia as two mothers -- a housewife and a battle-hardened veteran -- fight to protect those they love in The Mere Wife.


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Pages: 486
Format: Hardcover

Vampire hunter Anita Blake has managed to overcome everything she faces. But this time there's a monster that even she doesn't know how to fight...

A remote Florida island is the perfect wedding destination for the upcoming nuptials of Anita's fellow U.S. Marshal and best friend...
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Angel of Storms

Trudi Canavan · Orbit
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

International No.1 bestselling author Trudi Canavan returns with the second novel in the Millennium's Rule series -- her most powerful and thrilling adventure yet.

Tyen is teaching mechanical magic at a school respected throughout the worlds. News arrives that the formidable ruler...
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Reaping the Aurora

Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The final book in the thrilling epic fantasy Ley trilogy, set in a sprawling city of light and magic fueled by a ley line network.In a world torn apart by the shattering of the magical ley lines that formerly powered all the cities and towns of the Baronies, there are few havens left for the survivors....
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