Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 7th September 2019

in hardcover:

Seanan McGuireThe Unkindest Tide the 13th October Daye novel
Bob ProehlThe Nobody People Emmeline is one of a number of young mutants who just want to live quietly, but the government won’t let them… Loved his previous A Hundred Thousand Worlds

Eric Flint & Iver P. Cooper1636: The China Venture the latest 1632/Ring of Fire adventure

Randall MunroeHow To latest volume of absurd science advice from the creator of the XKCD strip & author of The Thing Explainer

in large format:

Edward Cox – The Song of the Sycamore controlled by an ancient spirit, Wendal returns from the wastelands and finds himself caught up in the struggle between the Magicians & the Engineers in the city of Old Castle…
Scott Russell SandersThe Engineer of Beasts in the domed cities of the future, the only animals allowed are in zoos – and tey’re all mechanical versions of the animals…
J. S. FieldsArdulum: Frst Don Neek, the captain of a tramp space freighter, rescues a slave girl who may turn out to be a member of an almost mythical elder race of aliens…

Les Johnson & Robert E. Hampson (editors) – Stellaris: People of the Stars short stories & articles inspired by the 2016 Tennesee Valley Interstellar Workshop (TVIT) Symposium centred around humanity’s future in space. Authors include Sarah Hoyt and Kevin J. Anderson
Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe (editors) – The Mythic Dream 18 re-imaginings of classic myths, by authors such as Naomi Novik, Jeffrey Ford & J. Y. Yang

in ‘B’ format:

Nina AllenThe Silver Wind 3 time travellers whose paths criss-cross through various times and alternate realities!
Becky ChambersTo Be Taught if Fortunate bio-enhanced humans surveying distant star systems worry about their eventual return to Earth, and how it, and they, may have changed…

Juliet MarillierThe Harp of Kings the 1st volume of her new Warrior Bards series

Marina & Sergaey DyachenkoVita Nostra Russian teen Sasha is persuaded to attend the Institute of Special Technologies to master her abilities… I enjoyed the hardcover
Deborah Hewitt – The Nightjar Alice is forced to run from shadowy forces who want her to help them find other magically gifted people…

Victoria SchwabTunnel of Bones sequel to YA novel City of Ghosts, this time set in and under Paris instead of Edinburgh

art, etc:

Desirina BoskovitchLost Transmissions fascinating hardcover exploring odd corners of genre history, subtitled The Secret Historiy of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Harry Potter Film VaultVolume 1: Forest, Lake, and Sky Creatures hardcover detailing various creatures, from J. K. Rowling‘s books. Mainly concept drawings with some text

September 6, 2019 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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