Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 14th November 2009

in hardback:

Larry Niven & Edward M. LernerDestroyer of Worlds the 3rd in their pre-Ringworld series, set in Known Space
Greg BearMariposa near-future thriller, a sequel to Quantico
Brom – The Child Thief prose novel with some illustrations, both b&w and colour, by the dark fantasy artist

Michael CrichtonPirate Latitudes completed before his death last year, and set in 1666 in the pirate-infested Caribbean!

Jake BlackThe Authorised Ender Companion hardback guide to everything to do with Orson Scott Card‘s top-selling Ender series…

McSweeney’s Thirty-Two the latest edition, subtitled 2024, featuring 10 pieces set in the near future…

in large format:

Gene WolfeAn Evil Guest another genre-defying novel from Wolfe, set 100 years in the future
Robert J SawyerWake a blind girl has an eye operation which isn’t completely successful, and ends up ‘seeing’ the internet! A minor re-titling from the original title of http://www.Wake

Kage BakerThe House of the Stag war comes to a remote valley; looks very good
S. A. SwannWolfbreed werewolves and Teutonic Knights in the pagan lands to the east…
Pierre PevelThe Cardinal’s Blades 17th C Paris, with dragons and swashbuckling! Translated from French by Tom Clegg

Justina RobsonChasing the Dragon the 4th in her Quantum Gravity series

Hank Wagner, Christopher Golden & Stephen R. BisettePrince of Stories subtitled the many worlds of Neil Gaiman. A complete, authorised, overview of his work from his earliest stories right up to date, with two 8 page colour inserts and interviews, etc. It looks to be pretty definitive.

in ‘B’ format:

Ellen Datlow (editor) – Lovecraft Unbound new anthology with a strong line-up of authors…
Christopher PriestThe Dream Archipelago reprint of his inter-linked short story collection

in paperback:

Tom KratmanCarnifex sequel to A Desert Called Peace
Travis S. TaylorThe Tau Ceti Agenda a plot against the President; and the plotters have an almost instantaneous space drive!
Clive Cussler & Dirk CusslerArctic Drift the 20th Dirk Pitt adventure!
David DevereuxEagle Rising sequel to Hunter’s Moon, about a magician who works for a secret UK agency…
Brian LumleyHaggopian and other stories some of his Cthulhu Mythos stories…

Ben Bova – Laugh Lines omnibus of 2 novels (The Starcrossed and Cyberbooks) and 6 short stories…

Bryan SmithSoulsuckers horror
Wrath James WhiteSucculent Prey

Tobias S. BuckellThe Cole Protocol the latest Halo adventure
James AxlerWarlord of the Pit the 26th Outlanders book

art, etc:

Boris Vallejo & Julie BellThe Ultimate Collection now in softcover
Simon BisleyThe Bible: A Work in Progress restock, mentioned because it’s been a while since I had it in
James GurneyImaginative Realism subtitled How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist. This looks fascinating. He’s best known for his Dinotopia work, but obviously has a working knowledge of film, bookcover art, etc., and how they all work best. Heavily illustrated, but still has a lot of text and technical info…

magazines:

Juxtapoz – November cover date

Locus – September cover date; issue 584. I was wrong 2 weeks ago when I said it wouldn’t arrive!

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November 10, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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