Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 5th May 2018

in hardcover:

Sylvain NeuvelOnly Human the 3rd of the Themis Files series, which began with Sleeping Giants
Kevin J. Anderson & Sarah A. HoytUncharted 1st of the new Arcane America series. The whole of America has a very different history and Lewis & Clark’s overland expedition meets all sorts of unexpected difficulties! The premise sounds like a cross between Jeffrey Barlough‘s Western Lights series and Manifest Destiny (the comic)

Kim WilkinsDaughters of the Storm a dying King’s daughters set out to find the witch who might cure him, and save his Kingdom…
Leife ShallcrossThe Beast’s Heart a re-imagining of Beauty and the Beast, from the Beast’s point of view

Connie WillisI Met a Traveller in an Antique Land sheltering from the rain, Jim goes into a quaint little bookshop… (not Transreal!) Signed & Numbered novella from Subterranean Press

in large format:

Emily DevenportMedusa Uploaded Oichi is surreptitiously rescued from being ‘spaced’ from a generation starship and vows to discover the truth behind the voyage

in ‘B’ format:

Peter V. BrettThe Core the 5th novel in his Demon Cycle, which began with The Painted Man
Roger LevyThe Rig interesting looking, complex sf novel, difficult to summarize without reading it!
Benjamin PercyThe Dark Net an evil power is infiltrating peoples’ minds via a computer virus…

Louisa MorganA Secret History of Witches the old, magical ways are dying but when WW2 looms, a family in Brittany rises to the challenge…
Syd MooreStrange Fascination the 3rd Essex Witch Museum Mystery

J. R. R. TolkienBeren and Luthien the definitive version of this tale from Middle Earth‘s First Age. Colour plates by Alan Lee.

Star WarsFrom a Certain Point of View anthology of 40 stories from 40 authors celebrating 40 years since the original film!

Samuel R. DelanyThe Athiest in the Attic plus… the latest in PM Press‘s Outspoken Authors series. The title novella, an essay, an interview with Delany by Terry Bisson and a biblography

in paperback:

Timothy ZahnPawn Nicole is kidnapped and finds herself forced to work on a huge alien spacecraft…
Faith HunterDark Queen the latest Jane Yellowrock adventure

Nicholas Sansbury SmithHell Divers IIGhosts set on a gigantic airship floating above a poisonous, ruined Earth…

art, etc:

Charles R. KnightLife Through the Ages a commemorative edition of his 1946 book, with examples of his b&w drawings of all sorts of prehistoric animals, not just the dinosaurs for which he was most famous. The original text is somewhat outdated, as are some of the assumptions made in drawing the earlier animals especially. But still a very nice softcover book!

Lee LanierAesthetic 3D Lighting: History, Theory and Application how it was done, and how to do it, including virtually.


May 4, 2018 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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