Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 1st October 2016

in hardcover:

Mercedes LackeyCloser to the Chest the 3rd in The Herald Spy trilogy, set in Valdemar
Eric Flint & Ryk E. SpoorCastaway Odyssey at the end of the previous book, Castaway Planet, an unknown ship had newly arrived in orbit…

in large format:

David DrakePatriots a new colony planet seeks to protect itself, and maybe even also break free of Earth control!
Haruki MurakamiIQ 84 giant dystopian novel, translated from Japanese by Jay Rubin & Philip Gabriel

Yoon Ha LeeConservation of Shadows short story collection

Susan R. MatthewsFleet Inquestor an omnibus of her late 1990s Under Jurisdiction trilogy; An Exchange of Hostages, Prisoner of Conscience & Angel of Destruction. To keep control of a growing space empire, justice has to be hard

in ‘B’ format:

Neal AsherWar Factory Transformation #2, and the sequel to Dark Intelligence
Yoon Ha LeeNinefox Gambit disgraced Captain Cheris tries to redeem herself in battle and save the Hexarchate with the help of a mad tactician

Thomas HocknellThe Life Assistance Agency Ben takes a job with a mysterious Agency and in Prague looking for alchemist Doctor John Dee’s lost secrets…
Simon MordenDown Station – a London Underground cleaning crew escaping a disastrous crash suddenly find themselves stranded in a sparsely populated world
Kim NewmanAngels of Music a secret agency run by the Phantom of the Opera investigates the seamy side of Parisian society…
Brian StaveleyThe Last Mortal Bond volume 3 of the Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, following on from The Emperor’s Blades & The Providence of Fire
Mercedes Lackey Closer to the Heart book 2 of The Herald Spy, her current Valdemar series...
Brandon Sanderson – Shadows of Self sequel to The Alloy of Law, set in his Mistborn world

Andrew Smith (editor) – Lost in a Pyramid & Other Classic Mummy Stories title story by Louisa may Alcott(!) plus 11 other tales from the 19th & early 20th C. (the most modern is dated 1910). Published by The British Library

H. G. WellsThe Great Science Fiction Penguin omnibus containing The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man & The War of the Worlds together with 8 short stories

in paperback:

L. E. Modesitt, jr. – Solar Express in the near future an apparent comet is found to be an approaching alien artifact…
David Wellington – The Cyclops Initiative the latest Jim Chappel Mission
Juliet MarillierTower of Thorns the 2nd Blackjack & Grimm book

David G. Hartwell (editor) – The Color of Evil horror stories by 19 top writers, 1st published in 1987 & (with 2 subsequent anthologies) later collected as part of The Dark Descent anthology in 1997

Star WarsThe Force Awakens novelisation of the latest film, by Alan Dean Foster
Adam Christopher
The Corroded Man novel based on the Dishonored video game

art, etc:

Jim MahfoodSadistic Magician subtitled Sketchbook vol. 1 softcover
Didier GhezThey Drew As They Pleased vol 2: The Hidden Years of Disney’s Musical Years: The 1940s part one title says it all! Hardcover with some great art in varying styles

Shaun Tan – The Singing Bones: Art Inspired by Grimms’ Fairy Tales full page photos of 75 sculptures, with relevant sections of text printed opposite, and summaries of the tales at the back. Hardcover.
Gus GrimleyTales From the Brothers Grimm hardcover with b&w illustrations by Grimley
Cody GodbeyJim Henson‘s Labyrinth Tales hardback with 3 full colour short stories by Godbey

Christophe Bec, Eric Henninot & Milan JovanovicCarthago Humanoids hardcover collecting the 5 books in the set about the hunt for a live Megalodon
Paolo SerpieriSerpieti Collection # 3 – Druuna contains the stories Mandragore & Aphrodisia. Full colour h/c from publishers Lo Scarabeo.. Mature content
Maxim Jodorowsky et alHumanoids Presents The Jodoverse softcover 1o0+ page sampler with chapters from The Incal, Megalex, The Technopriests & The Metabarons! Looks like a great introduction to his bande desinee work!

Prentice RollinsHow to Draw Sci-Fi Utopias and Dystopias from pencil sketches to finished art

September 30, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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