Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 2nd May 2009

in hardback:

Brian RuckleyFall of Thanes the final part of The Godless World trilogy. Signed copies will be available soon, and pre-ordered ones sent out once they’re signed…

Gene WolfeThe Best of Gene Wolfe large retrospective covering his whole career…
Tony BallantineTwisted Metal robots battle on the planet of Penrose…

Charlaine HarrisDead and Gone US edition of the 9th Sookie Stackhouse adventure

in ‘B’ format:

Scarlett ThomasPopCo reissue from 5 years ago, although the design makes it look just like a sequel to The End of Mr Y!

Victor AppletonInto the Abyss, The Robot Olympics & The Space Hotel the first 3 of a new Tom Swift series for children. The plots may be similar but the writing is definitely not aimed at the same age as previous ‘Victor Appleton III‘ adventures…

Anne ForbesDragonfire YA fantasy novel set in Edinburgh during the festival…
Anne ForbesThe Wings of Ruksh sequel to Dragonfire; the action moves from Edinburgh to the Highlands…
Annemarie AllanHox another YA adventure, set mainly in the Highlands…
Alex Nye Chill YA adventure set near Stirling…

[these four books, together with First Aid for Fairies by Lari Don, are all part of the Contemporary Kelpies series of new Scottish fantasy books for younger readers… ]

in paperback:

Paul ChafeGenesis the first in a series about a generation spaceship. This one concentrates on the building of it (actually, a lot of it’s about the space elevator needed before work can start!) I enjoyed the hardback…
Michael SwanwickThe Dragons of Babel the sequel to the award-winning The Iron Dragon’s Daughter
C. C. FinlayThe Patriot Witch part 1 of an alternate history series called Traitor to the Crown, set during the American War of Independence
Emily GeeThe Laurentine Spy another book set against the background used in Thief With No Shadow
Gregory KeyesThe Born Queen the 4th in the series of The Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone
David Lynn GolemonAncients the 3rd Event Group adventure, following on from Event & Legend
Kelley Armstrong – The Awakening sequel to The Summoning…

William C. DietzThe Gathering Storm the first novel set against the Resistance: Fall of Man game background…

art, etc:

Frank ChoApes and Babes book one hardback retrospective…
Bob LarkinThe Savage Art of Bob Larkin softcover highlighting his best work
Linda RavenscroftEnchanted faerie & fantasy art in a sort of Beardsley/gothic style…
Daniel KiesslerThe Art of Daniel Kiessler softcover b&w images of women

magazines:

Black Static #10 cover date May 2009
Neo – #58

audio:

Doctor WhoThe Magic Mousetrap Big Finish #120

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April 28, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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