Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 1st August 2009

in hardback:

Songs of the Dying Earth 670 pages of new Dying Earth stories by the best in the field – edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozios! Subtitled ‘Stories in Honor of Jack Vance‘ Excellent! Especially as my supplier had said they wouldn’t be getting copies after all a couple of months after I ordered them… Nice surprise when I opened the box!

Kim Stanley RobinsonGalileo’s Dream a novel largely based on Galileo’s life, in which he witnesses the future, but doesn’t necessarily understand it…

Harry TurtledoveHitler’s War what if the Allies hadn’t tried appeasment and Chamberlain not signed up for  ‘peace in our time!’
Richard KadreySandman Slim an ex-hitman escapes from hell…

Mathias MalzieuThe Boy with the Cookoo-Clock Heart small fantasy hardback, set in Victorian Edinburgh about a boy who needs wound-up every morning!

in large format:

Glen CookThe Swordbearer heroic fantasy, although I’m not sure if it’s connected to any of his other works… It features Gathrid and the Great sword Daunbendiek…
Michael MoorcockDuke Elric the 4th of the collected Elric series being published by Ballantyne Books. There will  be 6 altogether; #5 later this year, and the final volume in 2010.

in ‘B’ format:

Sarah MicklemWildfire the sequel to Firethorn, which came out several years ago, and which I enjoyed a lot…
Markus HeitzThe Dwarves big new fantasy from Germany, translated by Sally-Ann Spencer

Thomas E. SniegoskiThe Satan Factory a Hellboy spin-off, featuring pre-WWII vigilante Lobster Johnson

Warhammer 40,000Ravenor: the Omnibus 890 page volume containing 5 novels by Don Abnett; Ravenor, Thorn Wishes Talon, Ravenor Returned, Playing Patience & Ravenor Rogue

in paperback:

Mercedes Lackey & Roberta GellisAnd Less Than Kind the 4th in their collaboration that began with This Scepter’d Isle
Adrian TchaikovskyBlood of the Mantis volume 3 of the Shadows of the Apt series…
Barb & J. C. HendeeChild of a Dead God the 6th in the series that began with Dhampir
Jaida Jones & Danielle BennettHavemercy scandal and intrigue in the Dragon Corps!
Tim Akers Heart of Veridon a strange artifact turns up in the ancient city of Veridon…
Paul MelkoSingularity’s Ring Apollo is a quintet of minds in one body and is being trained to pilot a starship!
James LovegroveThe Age of Ra in the future, the Egyptian Gods have returned…
Mark AlpertFinal Theory thriller featuring Einstein’s own possible solution to his proposed Unified Field Theory…

M. L. N. HanoverUnclean Spirits part 1 of The Black Magician’s Daughter; Jayne inherits the task of battling the Invisible College of dark forces…
Jenna Black Speak of the Devil Morgan Kingsley is a successful exorcist, but then one goes wrong…
Stacia KaneDemon Inside sequel to Personal Demon; Megan is the only person without her own demon!
John SaulFaces of Fear Alison finds that her plastic surgeon step-father is molding her into a look-a-like of his ex-wife…
Clive BarkerWeaveworld new paperback edition…

Norvell PageSpider: City of Doom an omnibus of 3 adventures from the 1930s

Star TrekThe Soul Key the latest Deep Space 9 novel, written by Olivia Woods

The 4400Welcome to Promise City the 3rd tie-in novel, written by Greg Cox

Gears of WarJacinto’s Regiment the 2nd game tie-in novel by Karen Traviss

WarhammerGrey Seer featuring the characters Thanquol & Boneripper from the Gotrek & Felix series, written by C. L. Warner…
Warhammer 40,000Emperor’s Mercy a Bastion Wars novel by Henry Zou

magazines:

Locus – July cover date, whole number 582

art, etc:

Sparrow #13 – Camilla D’errico is the featured artist in this cute little hardback, all pinks and yellows!
H. R. GigerARh+ compact overview of his career, back in print after several years…
Stefano MozzottiBooty: Pirate Queens a 50/50 mix of colour and b&w art from SQP

Kazu Kibuishi (editor) – Flight: Nimber Six latest volume of short graphic stories about ‘flight’ from a variety of artists…
Boris Vallejo & Julie BellThe Ultimate Illustrations hardback edition

Apocalypse – latest collection of the Fall of Cthulhu comics from Boom!
Jeff SmithLittle Mouse gets Ready cute little hardback from the creator of Bone
Chris OrtegaThe Portrait of Destiny book 2 of Forgotten (in English)
Steven Philip JonesThe Worlds of H. P. Lovecraft: Dagon and Other Tales 5 H. P. Lovecraft stories adapted by Jones and illustrated by a variety of artists
Al Williamson‘s Flash Gordon mainly b&w, with some colour, this collects all of Williamson’s Flash Gordon work. Very nice!

audio:

H. G. Wells The Time Machine a new adaptation of the classic novel, featuring William Gaunt and Robert Glennister

TorchwoodGolden Age full cast drama of an adventure featuring Torchwood Delhi, which Jack though he had closed down years ago!

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July 28, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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