Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 21st January 2012

in hardback:

Alastair ReynoldsBlue Remembered Earth the start of a new series from the author of, most recently, Terminal World… Looks very good; initially set in a 22nd C Africa as Geoffrey tries to remain apart from his family’s greater schemes and problems…
Orson Scott CardShadows in Flight the 11th volume set in the Enderverse! 10 novels and a collection of short stories, iirc.

Ian EsslemontOrb Sceptre Throne his 3rd novel set in the Mazalan Empire, which he created with Steven Erikson

in large format:

Paul McAuleyIn the Mouth of the Whale humans and post-humans struggle for control in a distant star system. Meanwhile, back on Earth other plans are coming to fruition…
John MeaneyTransmission the 2nd volume of Ragnarok. The sequel to Absorption; with several strands set in different times, including 1300 years ago, WW2  and 600 years in the future…

Brian Herbert & Kevin J. AndersonSisterhood of Dune the 1st in their latest trilogy, The Schools of Dune, based on Frank Herbert‘s award-winning Dune. This volume features the origins of the secretive Bene Gesserit

Lisa GoldsteinThe Uncertain Places Will is introduced to the Feierabend sisters, who seem to know a lot about a fairytale discovered asnd then suppressed by the Brothers Grimm…

in ‘B’ format:

Steven EriksonThe Crippled God the concluding 10th volume of The Mazalan Book of the Fallen! The conclusion of an 11,000+ page epic! I’m almost surprised it only has two Epilogues!

John MeaneyAbsorption the 1st book of his new series, Ragnarok.  Several disparate strands spread across history both past and future, with characters all dreaming of a group called the Ragnarok Council…

magazines, etc:

Interzone – issue 238, cover date Jan/Feb 2012. The covers this year will all apparently be based on interpretations by Ben Baldwin of Major Arcana from a tarot deck… This one has the Moon in the background with what appear to be dogs in spacesuits in the foreground!


January 18, 2012 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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