Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 28th November 2009

in hardback:

Jim ButcherFirst Lord’s Fury the 6th in his Codex Alara series…

in large format:

Galen BeckettThe Magicians and Mrs. Quent fantasy which starts off similarly to Pride and Prejudice and then later like Emma. (I may be getting my Classics mixed up) Great characters and background; I thoroughly enjoyed it when I read the hardback last year…
Greg KeyesThe Infernal City the 1st spin-off novel based on the Elder Scrolls game. Looks fun!

Daryl GregoryThe Devil’s Alphabet from the author of last year’s Pandemonium. Paxton returns to his home town 15 years after a horrible, mutating disease ravaged the inhabitants…
Victor GishlerVampire a Go-Go

George Alec EffingerWhat Entropy Means to Me stocked purely because I’ve just re-read Relatives (very downbeat ending!) and remembered how much I enjoyed reading WEMTM for the first time back in 1972! I guess it’s best considered fantasy. Strange fantasy.

Damon Knight – Creating Short Fiction by a key editor in the field, and writer of many top sf stories…

in ‘B’ format:

Terry BissonThe Left Left Behind a companion volume to the recent Kim Stanley Robinson book, The Lucky Strike. This contains the lead story, a brief play called Special Relativity and a recent interview

Michael P. SpradlinIt’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Zombies! re-written Christmas carols, with illustrations…

in paperback:

Jim ButcherPrinceps’ Fury the 5th in his Codex Alara series…
Robin McKinleyChalice a humble beekeeper is told she must be the new Chalice of the demesne
John Levitt – Unleashed the 3rd Dog Days novel, about an enforcer and his dog-like familiar
Ian IrvineThe Destiny of the Dead volume 3 of The Song of the Tears, which began with Torments of the Traitor and The Curse on the Chosen

John Ringo & Travis S. TaylorClaws That Catch the 4th in the Into the Looking Glass series…
Graham Paul SharpThe Battle of Devastation Reef the 3rd of the Helfort’s War series
Jeff CarlsonPlague Zone in the aftermath of a nanotech disaster and a subsequent world war…
Kelly GayThe Better Part of Darkness Atlanta is the gateway for Off-Worlders, and Charlie Madigan has to help keep the peace…
Poul Anderson – The Van Rijn Method hefty short story collection, with introductions by Anderson to each story

Sarah A. HoytGentleman Takes a Chance the shape-changing sequel to Draw One in the Dark
Jullie KennerTorn the 2nd of the Blood Lily Chronicles… #3 will be out by the New Year…
Kelly MedingThree Days to Dead Evangeline Stone wakes up naked in a cell, and it’s someone else’s body!
Carole Nelson DouglasVampire Sunrise the 3rd Delilah Street adventure

Star TrekPrecipice the latest Vanguard adventure, written by David Mack

Star WarsMillennium Falcon Han Solo’s grand daughter finds a mysterious object… Written by James Luceno

art, etc:

Dave McKeanPictures That Tick large softcover, split between b&w and colour illustrations…
Dorian CleavengerThe New Works & Visions of… full colour hardback
Aly Fell & Duddlebug (editors) – The Future of Fantasy Art great-looking full colour hardback, from a host of artists…

Jodorowsky & ManaraFlames From Hell the latest in their Borgia graphic novel series, from Heavy Metal
Andre Schiffrin – Dr. Seuss & Co. go to War ww2 illustrations and cartoons, with some text. Hardback


Locus – #586, cover date November 2009. Cory Doctorow on the cover
Juxtapoz – December 2009 coverdate


Doctor WhoThe Eternal Summer Big Finish adventure #128
Doctor WhoThe Nightmare Fair the first of The Lost Stories


Plushes – 

Pandas, medium sized, chewing bamboo!
Meerkats, small, 2 different coats, like the large ones (restock of them also now in)
Triceratops – large, restock, but a while since I’ve had this size
Stegosaurus – large, restock, but a while since I’ve had this size
Brontosaurus – medium

November 24, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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