Lewis Carroll – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with illustrations in both colour and b&w by Tove Jansson (of Moomins fame)
in ‘B’ format:
Greg Egan – The Arrows of Time the 3rd book of his Orthogonal trilogy, which began with The Clockwork Rocket and then The Eternal Plan
Max Frei – The Stranger’s Shadow the 4th book of The Labyrinths of Echo. Translated from Russian by Polly Gannon & Ast A. Moore
Tom Holt – The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice great title! How to make fairytale lands actually financially viable!
Robert Rankin – The Chickens of Atlantis, and Other Fowl and Fluffy Fiends further adventures and musings of a time-travelling monkey butler
Sarah Pinborough – Charm a new take on the ‘true’ story of Cinderella!
James Tiptree, jr. – Her Smoke Rose Up Forever great collection of her best work, now in the SF Masterworks series from Gollancz
Philip K. Dick – Voices from the Street early mainstream novel set in California in 1952, first issued by his estate in 2007.
Paul Roland – Steampunk: Back to the Future with the New Victorians overview of all things steampunk. 8 page colour insert.
Alex Irvine – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes novelisation of the new film
Hayley Campbell – The Art of Neil Gaiman heavily illustrated literary biography of Neil Gaiman. Includes copies of letters, articles, photos and much more.
Jules Verne & Gary Gianni – Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea nice graphic novel version of the famous story. Also includes an illustrated text version of the lesser-known Sea Raiders by H. G. Wells; sea monsters are seen at a little English fishing port…
Lob Rochette – Snowpiercer new edition of the 1982 French comic which inspired the current film. The last people alive are on a train in a frozen world… b&w
Chris Kent – Flood nice little illustrated story about a flood. One colour illo. per page.
Chris Kent – Golem gothic graphic novel set on 1897 about man who raises a golem… b&w pencil work
Doctor Who – Masquerade adventure #187 from Big Finish. With Peter Davidson & Sarah Sutton
Larry Correia – Monster Hunter: Nemesis the 5th in the series…
William H. Patterson jr. - Robert A. Heinlein: The Man Who Learned Better the 2nd volume of Heinlein’s biography, covering the years from 1948 until his death in 1988. Volume 1 was called RAH: Learning Curve and was published in 2010
in large format:
Adrian Tchaikovsky – Seal of the Worm the 10th and final volume of The Shadows of the Apt.
P. C. Hodgell – The Sea of Time the 7th of the Chronicles of the Kencyrath
Robert M. Price (editor) – Acolytes of Cthulhu: Short Stories Inspired by H. P. Lovecraft 28 stories from all sorts of authors, from Gaiman to Borges and Meyrink!
John Ringo – Under a Graveyard Sky zombie apocalypse adventure; the first half is the meltdown, then there’s a minor gap and the story resumes as our heroes are putting together a flotilla of small boats in the Caribbean and North Atlantic to look for other survivors who also fled to sea… Book 2 is in hardback and is called To Sail A Darkling Sea.
Gary Gibson – Marauder epic space opera, the 3rd in the loose series that began with Final Days and The Thousand Emperors
Mike Shepherd – Target the 1st in his new Vicky Peterwald series; Grand Duchess Victoria has joined the Space Navy. It’s related to his Kris Longknife series but you don’t have to have read them…
Ben Bova – New Earth the colonisation of a distant planet… I think it’s a distant sequel to his recent Farside, about it’s discovery.
Mark Charan Newton – Drakenfield 1st in a new series. When his father dies Lucan Drakenfield is recalled to the Imperial city of Tryum and is soon investigating the murder of the king’s sister…
Craig Cormick – The Shadow Master in the Walled City powerful families vie for control, each using the best minds they can buy – the inventor Leonardo and the alchemist Gallileo!
James A. Moore – The Blasted Lands in this sequel to Seven Forges a storm wrecks havoc on The Blasted Lands and The Broken are coming…
Django Wexler – The Thousand Names book 1 of The Shadow Campaigns at the distant edge of Empire, 3 men lead the defense of a lonely outpost…
Robeert Asprin & Jody Lynn Nye – Dragons Deal 3rd in the humorous fantasy series
Paul Kearney – The Way to Babylon reprint of one of his early novels; a hospitalised fantasy author loses interest in his craft, but his characters need his help to save their land…
Kat Richardson – Possession the 7th in the Greywalker series
Gail Z. Martin – Deadly Curiosities 1st in a new series about a family who, for generations, have been aquiring and neutralising magical items
D&D – The Reaver the 4th in The Sundering series set in the Forgotten Realms, by Richard Lee Byers
Star Trek TNG – The Light Fantastic by Jeffrey Lang
Star Wars – Crucible 45 years after the events in the original movie… new novel with some of the original characters by Troy Denning
Jonathan Strahan (editor) – Reach for Infinity 14 top writers look at humanity among the stars… includes McLeod, Reynolds, McDonald, Egan, Cadigan, Rajaniemi and more!
Jeremy Frommer & Rick Schwartz (editors) – The Mind’s Eye: The Art of Omni large hardback bursting with full-colour art from the magazine. Intro by th magazine’s one-time editor, Ben Bova
Graeme Aymer – Dragon Art hardback featuring work from more than 50 fantasy artists with a forward by John Howe. Back in stock.
Kasra Ghanbari (editor) – Libretto: volume one – Vampirism large full-colour softcover with art from 19 different artists, and an interview with each of them
The Lord of the Rings – The Definitive Movie Posters outsize volume of 20 full-colour double-sided removable light card posters (i.e. 40 images). Art is all for the 3 Peter Jackson films.
Alexandro Jororowsky & Das Pastoras – Metabarons Genesis: Castaka slipcased limited edition from Humanoids
Juan Gimenez – Leo Roa re-issue of the zany adventures of a young journalist. From Humanoids
Meags Fitzgerald – Photobooth: a Biography b&w graphic novel about someone obsessed with photo-booths!
Doctor Who – Destroy the Infinite the latest Fourth Doctor adventure (#3.6) from Big Finish. With Tom Baker & Luise Jameson
Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter – The Long Mars the 3rd in their multiple worlds series The Long Earth. Across many of the worlds the gigantic Yellowstone caldera eruption is causing chaos and disorder…
Roberet Galbraith – The Silkworm sequel to The Cuckoo’s Calling by a lightly-disguised J. K. Rowling. It again features P.I. Cormoran Strike, this time investigating the disappearance of a novelist.
Neil Gaiman – The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains story illustrated in various styles by Eddie Campbell and set on the Isle of Skye
J. R. R. Tolkien – The Lord of the Rings beautiful new slipcased illustrated edition. Comes in it’s own cardboard box!
in large format:
Mike, Linda & Louise Carey – The House of War and Witness in 1740 war is coming to Europe and a young Austrian lieutenant is ordered to investigate the disappearance of a previous garrison at his company’s new posting. But there are very strange goings-on involved…
Mark Murphy – Minology: The Curious Secret of Central Head Penelope is tiny and lives a quiet life in a gigantic ear but then there’s a malfunction in the Ear Department…
in ‘B’ format:
Kieran Shea – Koko Takes a Holiday 500 years in the future retired mercenary Koko finds herself the target of her former colleagues. Fast-moving action cyberpunk.
Patrick Lee – Runner eleven year old Rachel is the target of a huge manhunt. And not in a good way. Thriller.
Warhammer 40,000 – Fist of Demetrius the 2nd volume of William King‘s Macharian Crusade trilogy
Please note that the shop is likely to be closed from Monday through Thursday next week.
i.e. the 16th to the 19th June inclusive.
E-mails, etc. will be answered as soon as possible after that, especially ones relating to getting signed copies of Charlie Stross’ new Laundry novel. (due out early July)
edit: actually, I’ve managed to get someone in for most of the time.
Simon R. Green – Property of a Lady Faire the latest of his Secret Histories
Mercedes Lackey – Blood Red the 9th in her Elemental Masters series; the paperback of #8 arrived recently…
Doctor Who – The Shakespeare Notebooks apparently the Bard’s original but subsequently altered scenes from various Shakespearean plays!
in large format:
Kij Johnson (editor) – Nebula Awards Showcase 2014 mainly shorter works, but also some excerts, from the winners and short-listed works from 2012.
Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter – The Long War the 2nd in their Long Earth series…
Charles Stross - Neptune’s Brood signed copies available
Kim Stanley Robinson – Shaman his prehistoric novel about creating the oldest cave-painting yet found…
Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston – Earth Awakens the 3rd in the Formic Wars prequel trilogy to Ender’s Game
Karen Lord – The Best of All Possible Worlds aliens fleeing disaster arrive on a world long occupied by humans…
Tanya Huff – The Truth of Valour the 5th of her Confederation novels. Torith has retired from the Marines but her salvage ship is attacked by pirates…
William C. Dietz - Legion of the Damned the original novel about the elite force consisting of condemned criminals and cyborg warriors… the sequels will follow in fairly quick succession
Brandon Sanderson – Legion & The Emperor of Souls an sf novella and a short fantasy novel…
Chris Wooding – The Ace of Skulls the fourth and final volume of the Tales of the Ketty Jay
Elspeth Cooper – The Raven’s Shadow the Wild Hunt volume 3, after Songs of the Earth and Trinity Rising
Marie Brennan – The Tropic of Serpents the sequel to A Natural History of Dragons
Ian Irvine – Justice the Tainted Realm book 3
Snorri Kristjansson – Swords of Good Men bloody Viking combat as Christianity comes to Scandinavia
Jon Steele – Angel City ancient wars may be erupting again, centred on an old stronghold of the Cathars and Jay harper is in the middle of it all!
Adam Nevill – Last Days an indie film-maker is commissioned to make a film of the last days of a mystical cult which came to a bloody end back in the 1970s… what secrets did they die to protect?
Stanislaw Lem – The Cyberiad reprint of his classic set of linked stories, first translated in 1974
Philip K. Dick – The Broken Bubble re-issue of one of his 1950s mainstream novels…
Warhammer 40,000 – Lords of Mars the 2nd Adeptus Mechanicus adventure by Graham McNeill
John Harris – Beyond the Horizon hardcover retrospective; he’s created some great sf cover art over the years…
Julius Csotonyi & Steve White (writer) – The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi excellend hardcover of prehistoric life. Mainly colour, with some b&w sketches and also some fold-out panoramic pages. Wonderful stuff.
John Stanko – Mastering Fantasy Art: Drawing Dynamic Characters covering ‘people, poses, creatures & more’
Christian Perrissin & Enea Riboldi – Cape Horn great looking h/c graphic novel from Humanoids about life in Tierra del Fuego 100+ years ago…
Jed Alexander – (Mostly) Wordless 8 little stories, some told in only a handful of pictures in this cute little hardcover
Illustrators – issue #7 with a major look at Alan Lee‘s career and work
Juxtapoz – July 2014 cover date
Annoyingly, a box of new titles has been delayed soemwhere so new titles are a little limited this week…
James SA. A. Corey – Cibola Burn the 4th volume in the Expanse sequence, continuing possibly the the best current sf series.
in large format:
Hal Colebatch & Jessica Q. Fox – Treasure Planet a Man-Kzin novel based on the background and aliens created by Larry Niven in his Known Space works
in ‘B’ format:
Kim Harrison – The Undead Pool the 12th Rachel Morgan urban fantasy…
Jim Butcher – Skin Game the 15th of the Dresden Files
Ben Bova & Les Johnson – Rescue Mode the 1st manned mission to Mars is stranded there and their deaths will doom furure space exploration…
Eric Flint & Charles E. Gannon – 1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies the latest in Flint’s 1632/Ring of Fire series
in large format:
Robert Reed – The Memory of Sky: A Great Ship Trilogy a complete new trilogy in one big volume! Looks excellent, and Locus has a very positive review of it this month…
Nnedi Okorafor – Lagoon an alien spaceship lands just off the Lagos shore…
Tobias S. Buckell & Joe Monti (editors) – Diverse Energies 11 stories fom an interesting mix of authors and cultures…
Theodore Sturgeon – Gateway Omnibus from Orion with novels The Dreaming Jewels, To Marry Medusa and Venus Plus X
Edmund Hamilton – Gateway Omnibus from Orion with Captain Future and the Space Emperor, The Star Kings and The Weapon from Beyond
Edger Rice Burroughs – Gateway Omnibus from Orion, with Pirates of Venus, Lost on Venus and Carson of Venus,
in ‘B’ format:
Elizabeth Moon – Crown of Renewal the 5th in her Paladin’s Legacy series
Will McIntosh – Defenders to repel the aliens, mankind created a race of 17′ tall dedicated soldiers…
Tim Waggoner – Night Terrors sometimes your dreams can become real. And your nightmares! Dark humour and urban fantasy
Rachel Bach – Honour’s Knight and Heaven’s Queen volumes 2 & 3 of her sf series that began with Fortune’s Pawn. Fast-moving sf adventure
Mark Lawrence – Emperor of Thorns 3rd in the fantasy series that began with Prince of Thorns and King of Thorns…
James Blish – A Case of Conscience the latest in Gollancz‘s SF Masterworks series, about aliens and religion
Mike Ashley (editor) – The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF back in after a long break…
Mercedes Lackey – Steadfast the 8th Elemental Masters novel
Simon R. Green – Casino Infernale – the 7th in his Secret Histories series…
D. B. Jackson – Thieves’ Quarry the sequel to Thieftaker, again set in a fantasy 18th Century Boston, a few years before the Revolution…
J. Kathleen Cheney – The Golden City in an alternate, fantasy Portugal, one of the sea-folk and a seer detective must work together…
Devon Monk – Tin Swift the 2nd in the Age of Steam series, sequel to Dead Iron
E. C. Ambrose – Elisha Barber the 1st in the Dark Apostle series, set in 14th C England with a young barber-surgeon who has an affinity for magic
Sarah Cawkwell – Uprising part 1 of the Heirs of the Demon King, set in 16th C Wales as rebellion is planned…
Larry Niven & Matthew Joseph Harrington – The Goliath Stone a giant meteor is on course to collide with the Earth… can a discontinued project help save it!
John Barnes – The Last President the 3rd Daybreak novel, about a future with no plastics
Ian Douglas – Dark Matter the 5th Star Carrier adventure…
Hunter Shea – The Montauk Monster weird creatures from a nearby research facility have escaped and are terrorising a small beach town…
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child – White Fire the latest Pendergast mystery, with a Sherlock Holmes connection!
Clive Cussler & Graham Brown – Zero Hour the 11th Kurt Austin NUMA adventure
James Rollins & Rebecca Cantrell – Innocent Blood the 2nd in their Order of the Sanguines series, after last year’s The Blood Gospel
Star Trek – One Constant Star by David R. George III, set in The Lost Era (2319) with Captain Sulu
Greg Cook – Godzilla the official movie tie-in novel
Sam Parc (editor) – Visions of Mathematics well, it has full colour art in it, but this is more a science book with 50 articles by various scientists talking about the maths content of all sorts of topics!
Frederic Claquin (editor) – Artitude subtitled Contemporary Graphic Art and highlighting 31 current artists…
Pep Pentangeli (editor) – Soft Flesh and Orgies of Death softcover retrospective of various men’s adventure magazines, with (mainly) b&w art with reprinted articles and lurid fiction.
Brian Froud, Joshua Dysart (writer), Alex Sheikman & Lizzy John (artists) – Jim Henson‘s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths II graphic novel h/c of the story before The Dark Crystal…
Locus – May cover date; issue #640, with this year’s Hugo nominations
Juxtapoz – June cover date
Doctor Who – Last of the Colophon Fourth Doctor adventure #3.5 from Big Finish,
with Tom Baker and Louise Jameson
Doctor Who – Tomb Ship the Fifth Doctor stars in adventure #186 from Big Finish. With Peter Davidson and Sarah Sutton…
Robert McCammon – The River of Souls the latest Matthew Corbett historical adventure, set in Carolina in 1703…
in large format:
Rich Horton (editor) – Space Opera 22 stories from some top authors; reprints. Mainly from magazines, but no dates showing when they first appeared. Fairly recently, I think.
Gregory Benford – Gateway Omnibus the latest volume in this series by Gollancz. This one contains the novels Artifact, Cosm and Eater
in ‘B’ format:
Jack Campbell – Steadfast the 4th of the Beyond the Frontier strand of his Lost Fleet novels. Sequel to Guardian.
Enki Bilal – Phantoms of the Louvre English-language edition of his h/c book/catalogue tying in with his exhibition at the Louvre, which consisted of his adaptation of various paintings hung there
Black Static – issue #40
Interzone – issue #252 with lead story by Glasgow author Neil Williamson. Also a review of his first novel The Moon KIng (in stock now!) and an interview with him… Also reviews of the latest books from (fairly) locals Ken MacLeod and Eric Brown