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SATURN'S CHILDREN (SIGNED), Stross, Charles
41 SATURN'S CHILDREN (SIGNED)
Stross, Charles
Science Fiction Book Club, 2008, 0739499343 / 9780739499344

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Grimando, Scott
Book Club Edition and simultaneous with the Ace edition. (Published in July, the same month as the US and UK editions, with the US edition preceding the UK edition by Orbit.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Stross with the very fun inscription "Sproing!" on the title page. Some handling-related edgewear and scuffing on the page block, with some very light creases at the upper edge of jacket, else near fine copy in fine jacket. Full color, wrap around jacket illustration by Scott Grimando. Award History: 2009 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to Graveyard Book by Gaiman); Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - SF Novels.
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004017

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YEAR OF OUR WAR [THE], Swainston, Steph
42 YEAR OF OUR WAR [THE]
Swainston, Steph
Gollancz, 2004, 0575070056 / 9780575070059

First Edition, Hardcover, New, New. Book. Miller, Edward
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in paperback by Eos in February 2005.) Debut novel with a great pre-publication blurb by Mieville, describing the book as "one of the ten key New Weird titles." Ariel from The Alien Online describes this debut novel as "an astonishingly detailed and gorgeously realised fantasy scenario." And "[Swainston] transgresses supposed genre protocols (sequences of horror and surrealism mixed with large tracts of fantasy, with just enough airholes to permit a science-fictional reading), but the manner in which it invents and unfolds its own story, with a focus that grows sharper and more compelling as the narrative grows." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, May 2004. Cheryl Morgan at Emerald City writes "The book is a fantasy novel, but it is quite unlike any fantasy you will have read before." Award History: 2004 William L. Crawford Award Winner for best new fantasy writer Steph Swainston for The Year of Our War; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

002550

Price: 34.95 USD
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FINCH, Vandermeer, Jeff
43 FINCH
Vandermeer, Jeff
Portland, Oregan, Underland Press, 2009, 0980226015 / 9780980226010

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First edition, trade paperback and true first edition. (A limited hardcover edition was subsequently published.) Very fine (unread) copy. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Critically acclaimed steampunk noir by the same author of Veniss novels, nominated for the Nebula Award. Copies now appear in 2nd printings, of which this copy is a 1st printing. Award History: 2010 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to City & The City by Mieville); 2010 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi); 2010 Locus Award Nominee (lost to The City & the City by China Miéville).

004154

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A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY, Vinge, Vernor
44 A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY
Vinge, Vernor
Tor, 1999, 0312856830 / 9780312856830

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the $27.95 price intact. The excellent sequel (but prequel to the events in) the 1993 Hugo Co-winner and 1992 Nebula Nominated novel A Fire Upon the Deep. The second book in Vinge's Zones of Thought series. Both books are the best alien-contact novels since Ursula Le Guin's Left Hand of Darkness or Larry Niven's The Mote in God's Eye. Award History: 1999 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Parable of the Talents by Butler); 2000 Prometheus Award Winner for Best Libertarian SF Novel; 1999 HOMer Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Veiled Web by Asaro); 2000 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2000 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Cryptonomicon by Stephenson); 2000 British Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Indigo by Graham Joyce); 2000 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner; 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Distraction by Sterling). Magnificent jacket art by Bob Eggleton.

004476

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GEODESICA: ASCENT AND DESCENT OMNIBUS, Williams, Sean and Shane Dix
45 GEODESICA: ASCENT AND DESCENT OMNIBUS
Williams, Sean and Shane Dix
Science Fiction Book Club, 2006, 0739463918 / 9780739463918

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Book Club Edition and first hardcover edition. First SFBC Fantasy Printing: February 2006 stated on the copyright page. Light, handling related edgewear, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy. Omnibus collecting Ascent (2005) and Descent (2006), co-written by these talented Australian authors. Ascent and Descent were first published in paperback in Australia, this is the first US and first hardcover editions for both novels. Award History: 2005 Aurealis Nominee for Best SF Novel (Ascent lost to Eclipse by K. A. Bedford); Ascent won the 2006 Ditmar Award for Best Novel; 2006 Aurealis Nominee for Best SF Novel (Descent lost to K-Machines by Damien Broderick).

004795

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ANGEL STATION, Williams, Walter Jon
46 ANGEL STATION
Williams, Walter Jon
Tor, 1989, 0312931875 / 9780312931872

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Royo, Luis
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Faint age wear, else fine copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy without clipping. Thematic sequel set in the Hardwired and Voice of the Whirlwind cyberpunk universe. "[Hardwired novels] are excellent examples of the fusion of military SF with cyberpunk." - Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-1253.

003734

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PASSAGE: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Willis, Connie
47 PASSAGE: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Willis, Connie
Bantam, 2001, 0553111248 / 9780553111248

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Becker, Royce M.
Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). Trade paperback, first printing. No jacket as issued. Signed by Connie Willis on the title page. Bantam promotional letter also enclosed. (Rare to find the promotional letters still with the ARCs.) Tips lightly worn with some faint scuffing to page block edges, else fine copy without jacket as issued. A clean, square copy without tears. Full color page of the book's pending jacket illustration by Royce Becker precedes the half-title page. Joanna Lander, a scientist researching patients' Near Death Experiences (NDF), collaborates with another scientist who has perfected a psychoactive drug that can send a person into NDF and pull them back. But Lander's repeated trips to NDF brings something back with her, and opens a door unknown to anyone. A gripping time-travel novel by the award-winning author of the time-travel novels The Doomsday Book, To Say Nothing of the Dog and Lincoln's Dreams. "[M]asterfully blends tragedy, humor, and fear in an unforgettable meditation on humanity and death." - Therese Littleton, Amazon (May, 2001). "The book's multiplying internal and external mazes provide an emblem of human complexity, foolishness, and deeper terrors, some reaching from beyond death." - Locus, May 2001. Award History: 2002 Locus Award Winner for Best SF Novel; 2002 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to American Gods by Gaiman); 2002 John W. Campbell Award Nominee (lost to dual winners Terraforming Earth by Jack Williamson and The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson); 2002 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to Bold as Love by Gwyneth Jones); San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best of 2001 List for Best Novel; 2001 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Quantum Rose by Asaro).
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004254

Price: 75.00 USD
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A SORCERER'S TREASON (SIGNED), Zettel, Sarah
48 A SORCERER'S TREASON (SIGNED)
Zettel, Sarah
HarperCollins Voyager, 2002, 0007113986 / 9780007113989

First Edition, Soft cover, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. Stone, Steve
Trade paperback, first printing. First UK edition, preceded by the US hardcover edition published by Tor. Very fine (unread) copy. Signed by Zettel on the title page. This edition features the beautiful jacket illustration by Steve Stone. Zettel, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of several hard-SF novels, including Reclamation, makes her high fantasy debut in this novel, first in a series.
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002191

Price: 30.00 USD
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