Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 31st January

in hardback:

Trudi CanavanMagician’s Apprentice her new novel, set hundreds of years before the events of the Black Magician Trilogy

John BirminghamWithout Warning near-future alternate history, where the West is crumbling…
M. F. W. CurranThe Hoard of Mhorrer sequel to The Secret War, which came out in ‘B’ format paperback a few weeks ago; I should have had this around then as well but my supplier somehow deleted it from my order… I enjoyed the first one when it was in hardback a couple of years ago.

Christopher PriestErsatz Wines early short stories from the 60s

in large format:

Poul AndersonDavid Falkyn: Star Trader the 2nd in the Technic Civilization Saga uniform reprints and the 1st to appear in soft covers…
Kristin CashoreGraceling debut fantasy novel… looks quite good

Brian AldissHothouse his classic novel reprinted…

Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (editors) – The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror 2008 a bit late coming in; my suppliers hid it in the catalogue!
Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling (editors) – The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm
Ellen Datlow (editor) – The Del Ray Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy original anthology

in ‘B’ format:

IainM.  BanksMatter big new sf novel…

Naomi NovikVictory of Eagles the 5th in her Temeraire series featuring Napoleonic War era dragons

in paperback:

Katharine KerrThe Shadow Isle volume 6 of The Dragon Magic; number 14 overall of the Deverry series!
Adrian TchaikovskyDragonfly Falling the 2nd book of the Shadows of the Apt

Chris RobersonThree Unbroken the 2nd novel of The Celestial Empire, a sequel to The Dragon’s Nine Sons. The Chinese and Aztec empires fight over Mars…
John Ringo & Travis S. TaylorManxome Foe the 3rd in the series that started with Into the Looking Glass
Andy RemicBiohell the sequel to War Machine; a Combat-K adventure

Jennifer RardinOne More Bite the 5th Jaz Parks adventure; Transreal Fiction and I both get mentioned in the acknowledgments! 🙂
Worth buying for that alone!

Jeremy RobinsonKronos an unknown leviathan of the deep which killed his wife is targeted by a multi-millionaire. Moby Dick meets James Bond (it says!)

Eric Flint (creator & editor) – Ring of Fire II anthology of stories set in the Ring of Fire/1632 background…

Mark GestonThe Book of Wars omnibus edition of Lords of the Starship, Out of the Mouth of the Dragon & The Siege of Wonder. Excellent stuff; the first 2 are a pair featuring efforts to build a gigantic starship.  Two of my favourite books from the early 70s… the 3rd title is linked to them thematically at best, though.  But it’s great to see this under-appreciated author back in print. 🙂 Also interesting introductions from both Geston and David Drake

Andre NortonFrom the Sea to the Stars omnibus edition containing Sea Siege and Star Gate, both from the mid/late 1950s…

magazines:

Locus #576 cover date January 2009
Kevin Eastman‘s – Roninbop graphic collection from Heavy Metal
Pigeons From Hell graphic novel of the Robert E. Howard story, adapted by Joe R. Lansdale

art, etc:

Watchmen – Portraits big book of b&w photographs of characters, etc. from the forthcoming film
Stephen JonesCoraline, a Visual Companion behind the scenes of the new movie, with a forward by Neil Gaiman
World of Warcraft The Cinematic Art of WoW: Wrath of the Lich King very attractive book of the upcoming film, it even has prints in envelopes attached inside
Studio GhibliThe Art of Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea big book of art, etc. illustrating the next Studio Ghibli film…

Steve HollandSci-Fi Art: a Graphic History a heavily-illustrated overview of sf art
ImagineFXFantasy Woklshop subtitled ‘Mastering Digital Painting Techniques’

The Art of The Trigan Empire a catalog of original art that was offered for sale; a lot of the strips reproduced are shrunk quite small, unfortunately. But there’s also a lot of much more readable strips, too!

Dave McKeanPostcards from Paris small hardback with b&w (and grey) illustrations…
Dave McKeanSquink b&w sketches…
Ken BarrThe Beast Within restock
Sword Song: Sisterhood of Steel another title from SQP in full colour
Bloodlust: Vampire Erotica a Gallery Girls book from SQP

Victoria FrancesFavole Postcard Book 10 postcards, in a book!
Melanie DelonElixir Postcard Book
Cris OrtegaForgotten Postcard Book

Melanie DelonElixir Portfolio 6 full colour plates on stiff card in a folder
Cris OrtegaForgotten Portfolio 6 full colour plates on stiff card in a folder

audio:

Doctor WhoThe Judgement of Isskar Big Finish #117
Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen a reading of the novelisation…

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January 27, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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