Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 20th October 2012

in hardback:

Gregory Benford & Larry NivenBowl of Heaven large-scale sense-of-wonder novel from two giants of sf. A human-manned spaceship intercepts another very large spaceship indeed!
Christopher L. BennettOnly Superhuman on Earth it’s been banned, but out in the asteroid belt anything goes when it comes to genetic engineering and cybernetic enhancements. And somebody has to try to keep the peace! Looks fun!

Joe AbercrombieRed Country shy South and her fearful father set out on the trail of those who destroyed their family, but old Lamb has a secret past…

Mike Mignola & Christopher GoldenFather Gaetano’s Catechism a priest tries to teach at the orphanage using an old puppet theatre he’s come across… but the puppets absorb his religious lessons much more readily!

Philip PullmanGrimm Tales for Young and  Old 50 of the Brothers Grimm‘s tales retold,. Nice edition.

in large format:

Mary GentleBlack Opera in 1815 the King in Naples needs an opera, quickly! Dark deeds are afoot, and this may be the only way to stop them!
Greg EganThe Eternal Flame book 2 of Orthogonal on board the generation starship, fuel is running low and strange phenomena challenge all they thought they knew…

Christopher MooreSacre Bleu dark comedy about the death of Vincent van Gogh!

F. Paul WilsonQuick Fixes 10 short Tales of Repairman Jack. 3 of the stories have been worked into his novels since he wrote them.
Joseph S. Pulver, sr. (editor) – A Season in Carcosa tribute anthology to the classic horror volume The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
Kevin Ross (editor) – Dead But Dreaming 2 – 22 Lovecraftian horror stories from Miskatonic Press
S. T. JoshiDissecting Cthulhu 23 essays about the Cthulhu Mythos

in ‘B’ format:

Jack CampbellTarnished Knight the 3rd in The Lost Stars series, the sequel series to his Lost Fleet sextet. Black Jack Geary passed though Midway with the fleet in volume 2 and now trouble erupts in his wake as a coup attempt is made
Gena ShowalterAlice in Zombieland an alternate Alice; book 1 of The White Rabbitr Chronicles

in paperback:

Eric Flint (editor) – Ring of Fire III 20 stories, etc. set in his 1632 alternate history background. I missed it when it first appeaed in paperback

Star Trek: Typhon PactBrinkmanship a ST:NG novel by Una McCormack

art, etc:

Brian J. RobbSteampunk excellent h/c overview of the subject, with lots of illustrations and subtitled ‘An Illustrated History of Fantastical Fiction, Fanciful Film and Other Victorian Visions

Chris WareBuilding Stories large box containing 14 ‘distinctively discrete books, booklets, magazines, newspapers and pamphlets’ which is everything you need to literally construct this graphic novel. From the creator of the Acme Novelty Library and Jimmy Corrigan.

Mattias AdolfssonMattias Unfiltered facsimile sketchbook, mainly pencil drawings
Alex PardeeAwful Homesick mainly colour art, with the odd photograph. Hardback

Amano & Totino TedescoDivine Wind graphic novel based on the 2nd Mongol invasion of Japan in August 1281


Locus #621 – October cover date
Juxtapoz – November cover date


National GeographicAngry Birds all sorts of real angry bird action, presented using graphics, etc. from the game! Compiled by Mel White.

Doctor WhoThe Burning Prince Big Finish Full cast Audio Drama #165, featuring Peter Davidson


October 17, 2012 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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