New Titles – w/e 2nd November 2013
Richard Kadrey – Dead Set Zoe’s dreams have been invaded…
Melissa Marr & Tim Pratt (editors) – Rags & Bones a fresh look at a dozen classic tales by some well known authors. For instance Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Holly Black. Also b&w illustrations by Charles Vess.
Stephen R. Wilk – How the Ray Gun Got It’s Zap a look at optics throughout history and in popular culture.
in large format:
Jack McDevitt – Starhawk the prequel to the Academy series, featuring space pilot Priscilla Hutchins
Jack Vance – Gateway Omnibus contains Big Planet, The Blue World, The Miracle Workers, The Dragon Masters and The Last Castle. Great stuff! Published by Gollancz.
in ‘B’ format:
Mira Grant – Parasite volume 1 on her new Parasitology series; in the near future everyone has a genetically designed Intestinal Bodyguard ™… but they’re becoming unhappy with their lot!
Jack McDevitt & Mike Resnick – The Cassandra Project the secret story behind the moon landings! Not like any other conspiracy theories!
Sarah A. Hoyt – Darkship Renegades the sequel to Darkship Thieves; to avoid the death penalty they must undertake another seemingly impossible mission…
Steven L. Kent – The Clone Assassin the 9th in the series
Mike Shepherd – Kris Longknife: Defender the 11th in the series
Libby McGugan – The Eidolon a physicist is offered a huge amount of money to infiltrate and investigate CERN and it’s various projects…
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. – Imager’s Battalion the 6th book of the Imager Portfolio
Christina Henry – Black Heart the 6th Maddy Black novel. She’s Lucifer’s granddaughter!
Nancy Holzner – Hellhound the 5th Deadtown adventure for Vicky Vaughn
Emma Jane Holloway – A Study in Darkness the 2nd in the fantasy/steampunk Baskerville Affair series; the first was the recent A Study in Silks. They feature Sherlock Holmes’ young niece
Star Trek – A Ceremony of Losses the 2nd book of The Fall, by David Mack
Star Trek – Into Darkness novelisation of the 2nd of the ‘re-boot’ films, by Alan Dean Foster
Star Wars – Annihilation the latest Old Republic adventure, by Drew Karpyshyn
Katherine Gleason – Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism lavishly illustrated full-colour hardback, with loads of creative tips and details of costumes
Paul Simpson & Brian J. Robb – Middle Earth Envisioned large heavily illustrated hardcover all about ‘The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings: On Screen, On Stage and Beyond’. Lots of very nice art from all sorts of sources.
Greg Hildebrandt – Vamps, Tramps & Beauties mainly b&w (with spot colour) sketches of various women
Roy Thomas – Planet Comics volume one full colour reproductions of the strips in Planet Comics from January to April 1940 (issues #1 – #4) Looks great!
Mamoru Hosoda – Summer Wars part 1 the first half of the manga, in English. B&w with some colour plates. The anime film was excellent.
Saverio Tenuta – Legend of the Scarlet Blades limited, numbered (#228 of 500), slip-cased full colour hardcover from Humanoids
Jean-Yves Ferri & Didier Conrad – Asterix and the Picts Asterix comes to Scotland! Sadly, Goscinny & Uderzo are no longer with us but this captures their style nicely…
Juxtapoz – November cover date; the 2nd issue in their new wide size
sci-fi & fantasy modeller – issue #31 Space 1999, Alien, Star Trek and more…
George R. R. Martin – The Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister small illustrated hardback with lines from the Game of Thrones character
Doug Niles – Dragons: The Myths, Legends, & Lore nice little illustrated hardback full of dragon lore, from one of the top Forgotten Realms authors. It covers all sorts of dragons, though, not only D&D ones.
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