Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 12th June 2010

in hardback:

John ScalziMetatropolis standard hardback edition of this shared world anthology, with stories set in a uniform future by Jay Lake, Tobias S. Buckell, Elizabeth Bear, Karl Schroeder and John Scalzi
Charlaine Harris
Dead in the Family the 11th in the series featuring Sookie Stackhouse, now also on tv as True Blood

Arthur C. ClarkeChildhood’s End new little hardback in the SF Masterworks series
H. G. WellsThe Island of Doctor Moreau early classic issued in the SF Masterworks series

in large format:

Greg EganZendegi his new novel, initially set a couple of years in thefuture, during the 2012 Iranian elections, and then the 2nd half is 15 years later as virtual reality is really taking off…

Lori HandelandShakespeare Undead hard-boiled zombie novel set back in the 16th C
Kelly LinkPretty Monsters collection of 10 of her best short stories…
Bradford Morrow (editor) – Shadow Selves impressive looking literary fantasy anthology, subtitled Conjunctions 54 because it’s the latest in a long series published by Bard College in the US. The lead story is by Jonathan Carroll.

in ‘B’ format:

Leo Tolstoy & Ben H. WinterAndroid Karenina the latest hybrid novel to meld a classic with a modern trope… in this case, Steampunk!
Max FreiThe Stranger 1st volume of The Labyrinths of Echo, translated from Russian by Polly Gannon. Max’s dreams are becoming a reality, but not quite the reality he expected…
Kristin CashoreFire Fire is beautiful and loves her privacy, but must protect her home in the Dells…

Pat KelleherBlack Hand Gang the 1st of the No Man’s World series, featuring a WW1 infantry battalion mysteriously transported from the trenches to an alien world… From Abaddon Books.
Jonathan GreenBlood Royal the latest Pax Britannia adventure, starring Ulysses Quicksilver! From Abaddon Books.

in paperback:

Terry PratchettUnseen Academicals the latest Discworld novel, #37 if you use the publisher’s counting (which includes the juveniles)

art, etc:

Melanie DelonSparkle of Shadows volume 2 of Elixir, the stylish hardcover gothic graphic novel series
Tribute to Fourmi Blanche a variety of artists interpret the character. Full colour softcover published by (Vittorio) Pavesio

Neil Gaiman & Charles VessInstructions illustrated childrens hardback
Scott MyersMade With 90% Recycled Art b&w collection of the Basic Instructions web comic
Lee Falk & Ray MooreThe Phantom vol 1 the complete newspaper dailies from 1936 – 7. b&w hardcover from Hermes.

Robert MashDinosaurs Alive! an overview of the main types of dinosaurs, together with a software disc for viewing in Augmented Reality. Not entirely sure what that means, but you need a webcam to go with it to see the dinosaurs interact…


Locus – May cover date, issue 592
Black Static – issue 17; June – July cover date. Nice-looking issue; I like the artwork
Juxtapoz – June cover date (short supplied, but more copies should be on their way soon)


June 8, 2010 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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