Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 14th September 2019

in hardcover:

Jay KristoffDarkdawn 3rd book of his fantasy series The Nevernight Chronicle

Alix E. HarrowThe Ten Thousand Doors of January the young ward of Mr. Locke lives with him in a huge, many-roomed mansion with mysterious doors, and then she finds a book that helps explain them all…
Brian CatlingEarwig a man starts spying on the strange girl he’s employed to look after and, after an odd encounter at a local bar, a black cat is delivered to the flat, which the girl immediately bonds with…

Jaime Lee MoyerBrightfall Robin Hood has retreated to live in a monastery but his once Merry Men are dying mysteriously and Marion needs his help…
Margaret AtwoodThe Testaments keenly awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale

Barbara HamblyLady of Perdition the 9th Benjamin January case

in large format:

Sarah PinskerA Song for a New Day in the near future large public gatherings and concerts have been banned for security reasons but the music hasn’t disappeared, it’s just gone underground…
Jenna GlassThe Women’s War in a magical world, the patriarchy is under serious attack!
E. Catherine ToblerThe Kraken Sea in New York in 1893 a young boy in an orphanage just wants to be normal, but he has tentacles under his shirt and sometimes grows scales…

Ellen Datlow (editor) – The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eleven the annual anthology

in ‘B’ format:

Dave HutchinsonThe Rerturn of the Incredible Exploding Man Alex is hired to write about an experimental supercollider but then there’s an on-site incident…
Kim Stanley RobinsonRed Moon by mid-century, the main colonists on the moon are the still officially communist Chinese…
Alastair ReynoldsShadow Captain book 2 of his Revenger series

Chris McCruddenBattle Beyond the Dolestars space opera farce! Looks great fun!

Adrian J. WalkerThe End of the World Survivors Club sequel to The End of the World Running Club

Brandon SandersonOathbringer: Part One the first half of the 3rd volume of The Stormlight Archive
Brandon SandersonOathbringer: Part Two the second half of the 3rd volume of The Stormlight Archive
Seth DickinsonThe Monster volume 2 of The Masquerade and sequel to The Traitor (aka The Traitor Baru Cormorant)
Jenn LyonsThe Ruin of Kings a bard’s apprentice in trouble finds himself acclaimed by some to be the missing son of a Royal heir… Big new epic fantasy

Tom HoltAn Orc on the Wild Side his latest madcap fantasy!
Tyler HayesThe Imaginary Corpse Tippy, an abondoned dinosaur toy, pulls himself together to try to solve a case in Playtime Town
Gail CarrigerReticence the 4th of her Custard Protocol books
Wendy Trimboli & Alicia ZalogaThe Resurrectionist of Caligo a bodysnatcher is framed for murder and must rely on a sympathetic Princess and some Royal Blood Magic to avoid hanging

Rachel HarrisonHonourbound Warhammer 40,000 adventure featuring Commisar  Severina Raine

Mike Ashley (editor) – Menace of the Monster anthology subtitled Classic Tales of Creatures From Beyond The latest collection from The British Library in their Science Fiction Classics series

in paperback:

James RollinsCrucible his latest Sigma Force thriller

art, etc:

Gary GianniThe Art of GG: George R. R. Martin‘s Seven Kingdoms hardcover with over 300 drawings and paintings inspired by events on the continent of Westeros

Frank ChoBallpoint Beauties softcover, mainly b&w line art
Tim Pond – The Field Guide to Drawing and Sketching Animals tips for drawing all sorts of wild animals; fish, butterflies,, arthropods, many of the big mammals, and more…Previously published but new to me
John WalshHarryhausen: The Lost Movies fully illustrated hardcover featuring projects and scenes which never made it to the big screen… extra dinos from One Million Years B.C., Sinbad Goes to Mars, Food of the Gods (novel by H. G. Wells) and many more!

Laurent Queyssi & Mruro MarchesiPhilip K. Dick: A Comics Biography hardcover graphic novel about the influential author

Jim HensonCoronation Volume Three of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth series of h/c graphic novels
Philippe Coudray Bigby Bear: For All Seasons featuring the ingenious and artistic Bigby Bear. Hardcover, full colour one-page strips of his various schemes and adventures with his friends. Very cute!

Andy KirschCats: Nature & Nurture the latest informative book from Science Comics


Heavy MetalSoft Wood (One Shot) a comedy special issue (cover A only) Bagged for adult content


J. R. R. TolkienThe Tolkien Treasury neat little boxfile with 4 small hardcovers in it: Smith of Wooton Major, Roverandom, Farmer Giles of Ham & The Adventures of Tom Bombadil First time I’ve stocked it; it looks really nice!


Alan LeeTolkien Calander 2020 with the Lonely Mountain on the cover…

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