Angelmaker (Book) : Harkaway, Nick : Avoiding the lifestyle of his late gangster father by working as a clock repairman, Joe Spork fixes an unusual device that turns out to be a former secret agent's doomsday machine and incurs the wrath of the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator.
At the Mouth of the River of the Bees Stories (Book) : Johnson, Kij : A sparkling debut collection from one of the hottest writers in science fiction: her stories have received the Nebula Award the last two years running. These stories feature cats, bees, wolves, dogs, and even that most capricious of animals, humans, and have been reprinted in The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, and The Secret History of Fantasy.
Somewhere Beneath Those Waves (Book) : Monette, Sarah
How the Light Gets in (Book) : Penny, Louise : In Three Pines, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache investigates the disappearance of a woman who was once one of the most famous people in the world and now goes unrecognized by virtually everyone except the mad, brilliant poet Ruth Zardo.
Dreams Underfoot The Newford Collection (Book) : De Lint, Charles
Sandman Slim (Book) : Kadrey, Richard : Working as a sideshow gladiator in Hell after being snatched by demons at the age of nineteen, James Stark escapes and returns to Los Angeles, where he plots to destroy the magic circle that stole his life.
A Tale for the Time Being (Audiobook CD) : Ozeki, Ruth L. : In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace--and will touch lives in ways she can scarcely imagine. Across the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a...
The Shadow of the Wind (Book) : Ruiz Zafón, Carlos : A boy named Daniel selects a novel from a library of rare books, enjoying it so much that he searches for the rest of the author's works, only to discover that someone is destroying every book the author has ever written.
The Uncommon Reader (Book) : Bennett, Alan
The Orphan's Tales (Book) : Valente, Catherynne M.
Caramelo, Or, Puro Cuento A Novel (Book) : Cisneros, Sandra
Among Others (Book) : Walton, Jo
The Girl in the Flammable Skirt Stories (Book) : Bender, Aimee
Alphabet of Thorn (Book) : McKillip, Patricia A.
Reaper Man A Novel of Discworld (Book) : Pratchett, Terry : "They say there are only two things you can count on... But that was before Death started pondering the existential. Of course, the last thing anyone needs is a squeamish Grim Reaper and soon his Discworld bosses have sent him off with best wishes and a well-earned gold watch. Now Death is having the time of his life, finding greener pastures where he can put his scythe to a whole new use. But like every cutback in an ...
Horns (Book) : Hill, Joe : After his childhood sweetheart is brutally killed and suspicion falls on him, Ig Parrish goes on a drinking binge and wakes up with horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power which he uses in the name of vengeance.
Written in Stone Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature (Book) : Switek, Brian
The Housekeeper and the Professor (Book) : Ogawa, Yōko
Arcadia (Book) : Groff, Lauren : The lyrical and haunting story of a great American dream--the progress of a utopian community and its lasting impact on a gifted young man.