Archive for March 31, 2008

New Titles Posted, 1 Apr 2008

Hi all,

Magic for Beginners

New titles posted. More to come mid-week.

Fiction/Non-Fiction:

The Queen’s Fool by Philippa Gregory
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson (Hardbound)
Seekers of Dreams: Masterpieces of Fantasy
Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link (Highly Recommended)
Jim Morrison/Poems: The Lords and the New Creatures
Under My Roof by Nick Mamatas (Cult Writer)
Gift, The by Patrick O’Leary (Fantasy)
Travels by Michael Crichton (new cover)
Death of a Darklord (Ravenloft) by Laurell K. Hamilton
Twelve: of the Best Romanian Science-Fiction Stories
A Natural History of Love by Diane Ackerman
Henry Miller: Tropic Cancer/BlackSpring/Colossus… 3in1
It’s A Conspiracy! (Uncle John’s Reader Format)
Notebooks of Don Rigoberto, The by Mario Vargas Llosa
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (used)
Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle
Mammoth Book of Short Erotic Novels
Traveler’s Tales Guides: A Woman’s World
The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton

Manga/ Comics:
Initial D, Vol. 8 & 13 (Manga Tokyopop)
Inu-Yasha, Vol. 8 (Viz Graphic Novel)
Inu-Yasha, Vol. 13 & 14 (Viz Graphic Novel)
Love Hina (Manga Tokyopop, Vol. 1 & 2)
xxxHolic, Vol. 1 & 2 (Manga Clamp)
Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Vol. 1 (Manga Clamp)
No Need for Tenchi! Vol. 1 (Viz Graphic Novel)
Tokyo Babylon, Vol. 1 (Manga Clamp)
Samurai Shodown (Viz Graphic Novel)
.hack // Legend of the Twilight (Manga Tokyopop Vol. 2)
A.I. Love You (Manga Tokyopop, Vol. 1 & 3)
First President of Japan, The (Vol. 1 & 4, Raijin G.N.)
Get Fuzzy 2: Fuzzy Logic by Darby Conley

www.avalon.ph

Jasper

New Titles Posted, 25 Mar 2008

Hi all,

Gates of Paradise

New books posted. A lot of fantasy/horror anthologies, and I strongly recommend Jonathan Carroll’s Bones at the Moon. He is one of the author you’ve probably never heard of that you may love. Happy book hunting!

Unsorted:

RARE! Amber Room, The by Steve Berry (Author’s 1st/1st/1st)
Conquering Statistics: Numbers Without the Crunch
Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
Existentialism and Human Emotions by Jean-Paul Sartre
Esquire Presents: What It Feels Like…
Darwin: The Indelible Stamp (HB 4-in-1, Best of Darwin)
Vintage Bradbury, The by Ray Bradbury
Sociology of Religion, The by Max Weber
Misreadings by Umberto Eco
Off the Cuff: Essential Style (Carson Kressley, Queer Eye..)
Gates of Paradise, The: Anthology of Erotic Short Fiction
Bones of the Moon by Jonathan Carroll
Once and Future King, The by T.H. White
QPB Mammoth Book of Erotica (Edited by Maxim Jakubowski)
Fortress of Solitude, The by Jonathan Lethem
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror (2005, Brite Newman Tuttle)
Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women (Brite Lee Kiernan)
The Best American Poetry 1997 (James Tate Editor)
Ecstasy by Irvine Welsh (Author of Trainspotting)
Alternate Tyrants (Edited by Mike Resnick)
Aldous Huxley: Brave New World & Brave New World Revisited
Beauty: A Retelling by Robin McKinley
Golden Ratio, The: Story of Phi by Mario Livio
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The by Douglas Adams
Flaubert’s Parrot by Julian Barnes
In the Hand of Dante by Nick Tosches
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (HB)
Simpsons: Holiday Humdinger (Comics TPB)
Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror: Fun-Filled Frightfest
Batman: Hush Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (Jim Lee, Jeph Loeb)
Batman: The Long Halloween TPB (Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale)

Thanks!

Jasper
www.avalon.ph

SANDMAN AND DEATH 20TH ANNIVERSARY Bookends

From DC Direct:

DESIGNED BY MARK BUCKINGHAM; SCULPTED BY MIKE LOCASIO

Full BookendSandmanDeath

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of THE SANDMAN, DC Direct presents the popular characters (and siblings) The Sandman and Death of the Endless in bookend form!

Based on Eisner Award-winning artist Mark Buckingham’s spectacular new drawings of these unforgettable characters, these bookends are designed to display the entire Sandman Library and Absolute editions, written by New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman.

This limited edition, cold-cast porcelain bookend set includes a full-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box. Each side measures approximately 8″ tall x 6.5″ wide x 6.5″ deep.

The set will retail at $295.00. On Sale September 3, 2008

SANDMAN AND DEATH 20TH ANNIVERSARY Bookends

New Titles Posted, 12 Mar 2008

Hi all,

Strongly recommending this book for the new college graduate:

Delaying

Delaying the Real World: Make the World a Better Place.. For the new college graduate who’s not quite ready to join the ranks of the entry-level, here’s a guide to help them “think outside the cubicle” as it presents a wide range of job and travel opportunities for the free-spirited twentysomething who yearns to create a long- or short-term adventure.

Fiction:

Savage Tales of Solomon Kane, The by Robert Howard (Conan)
13 Phantasms & Other Stories by James P. Blaylock
Road, The by Cormac McCarthy
Mammoth Book of Vampires, The (New Edition 2004)
Mammoth Book of Vintage Science Fiction, The: Short Novel of the 1950s
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror (2002, Ligotti Link Hand)
Mammoth Book of Egyptian Whodunnits (Historical Mystery)
Ghosts in Baker Street: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes
Specials by Scott Westerfeld (Uglies trilogy, Advance Copy)
History of Love, The by Nicole Krauss
Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco (Hardbound BCE)
Watch Your Mouth by Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket)
Princess Diaries, The by Meg Cabot (Hardbound)
Paris Review Book for Planes, Trains.. Waiting Rooms.., The
Howl: Original Draft Facsimile… by Allen Ginsberg
Stranger, The by Albert Camus
Villains United (Countdown to Infinite Crisis, TPB)

Non-Fiction:

Reef Fishes, Corals & Invertebrates of the Philippines
Diving & Snorkeling: Philippines (Lonely Planet 2002)
99 More Unuseless Japanese Inventions by Kenji Kawakami
Strange Matters: Undiscovered Ideas at the…
Buddha by Karen Armstrong (Hardbound)
Perfectly Reasonable Deviations: Letters of Richard Feynman
Can a Guy Get Pregnant? (Scientific Answers to Everyday HB)
How to Dunk a Doughnut: The Science of Everyday Life
The Book of Ages – 30 (Hardbound, gift)
Selfish Gene, The by Richard Dawkins (1989)
A Brief History of Secret Societies (2007)
Best Food Writing 2000 (Nigella Lawson, Steingarten, etc)
Witchcraft, Magic & Alchemy by Grillot de Givry
Dirty Little Secrets of World War II: Military Information..
C.S. Lewis: on Faith (Hardbound)
Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers Poets & Philosophers
Unusually Stupid Americans: A Compendium of All-American..
Vampire Book, The: Encyclopedia of the Undead (1999)

Thanks!

Jasper
www.avalon.ph