Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 25th June 2011

in hardback:

Jacqueline CareyNaamah’s Blessing the 3rd in the trilogy
Anne & Todd McCaffreyDragon’s Time the latest Pern adventure; in the USAnne isn’t listed as a co-author…
Ransom RiggsMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children the story behind a strange abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales. A novel with dozens of illustrative photographs… Intriguing.
Dan SimmonsFlashback sf set in the near future with most people addicted to a new drug… It’s his 27th book, although I’m not certain how many were collections.
James RollinsThe Devil Colony a return to the Sigma Force and their latest exploits

Star WarsRed Harvest an Old Republic story by Joe Schreiber

Doctor WhoBorrowed Time, Paradox Lost & Touched by an Angel. The latest 3 budget hardbacks written by Naomi A. Alderman, George Mann & Jonathan Morris respectively

in large format:

Mark HodderThe Curious Case of the Clockwork Man a steampunk adventure again featuring adventurer Sir Richard Burton and poet Algernon Swinburne. A sequel to The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack.
C. E. MurphySpirit Dances the 6th of The Walker Papers, which began with Urban Shaman

Nicholas de MonchauxSpacesuit: Fashioning Apollo a history of spacesuits!

in ‘B’ format:

Maeve GilmoreTitus Awakes the final Gormonghast story, started by Mervyn Peake before he died and finished by his wife, Maeve, based on his notes and what he told her about it.

Ursula K. LeGuinThe Wild Girls the latest little book in their Outspoken Authors series from PM Press. half the book is the titular novella, and the remainder consists of two essays,’Staying Awake While We Read and The Conversation of the Modest, an interview, some poems and a bibliography.

Holly BlackWhite Cat Cassel’s family are magic workers, but magic was banned in 1929 so they make a precarious living… He has no magic, but finds himself haunted by a strange white cat.

Afterblight ChroniclesAmerica an omnibus of 3 novels from Abaddon Books set in thenpost-apocalyptic Afterblight world. It consists of The Culled by Simon Spurrier, Kill or Cure by Rebecca Levene and Death Got No Mercy by Al Ewing.

in paperback:

Sonya BatemanMaster and Apprentice sequel to Master of None, about a thief partnered witha genie…
Jess HainesDeceived by the Others the 3rd in the H&W Investigations series, featuring werewolves
Alison SinclairLightborn the sequel to Darkborn and Shadowborn, set in a city divided into light and dark…


Black Static #23 looks to be a good issue. But that’s not saying anything unusual!

And remember, this is the last week at Cowgatehead; the last day here is Saturday 25th June.

Note: I may get some books in next week, but probably not until Friday or Saturday.


June 20, 2011 - Posted by | Announcements, Transreal New Titles

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