Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 12th October 2019

in hardcover:

Philip PullmanThe Secret Commonwealth book 2 of The Book of Dust, which began with La Belle Sauvage (which was widely referred to as The Book of Dust by mistake when it came out last year). Lyra is now a 2nd Year Oxford student
Theodora GossThe Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl the 3rd of The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club, which began with The Strange Case of th Alchemist’s Daughter
Kim Liggett – Grace Year like all girls, Tierney is exiled for a year from her remote village…

Cixin LiuSupernova Era 8 years ago a nearby star became a supernova and now the light & radiation is about to reach Earth, with devastating consequences…

Kevin Hearn & Delilah S. DawsonThe Princess Beard from Subterranean Press. The 3rd in their Tales of Pell series

David DayAn Encyclopedia of Tolkien subtitled The History and Mythology That Inspired Tolkien’s World. Nice-looking, illustrated volume

in large format:

Lisa GoldsteinIvory Apples Ivy attempts to keep her reclusive great aunt’s secret hidden from adoring fans of her beloved fantasy book… From Tachyon Press
Steven Brust– Vallista the latest (15th) adventure of Vlad Taltos
Rebecca Roanhurst
Storm of Locusts sequel to Trail of Lightning

Kameron HurleyMeet Me in the Future short story collection from Tachyon Press
Christopher RoweTelling the Map: Stories collection published by Small Beer Press

Liesl King & Robert Edgar (editors) – Science Fiction For Survival: An Archive for Mars fiction, articles, interviews, etc. issued by the Terra Two project. Looks interesting

in ‘B’ format:

Jin YongBond Undone the 2nd in the epic Chinese series Legends of the Condor Heroes. Sequel to A Hero Born
Saad Z. Hussein – Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday slim novel about a powerful djinn awakening and finding the present isn’t like the past!
Jonathan FrenchThe True Bastards sequel to The Grey Bastards and the 2nd part of grimdark fantasy The Lot Lands

Benedict JackaFallen the latest of the Alex Verus urban fantasy series

Jasmin B. FrelihIn/Half 25 years ago, the internet crashed completely… Translated from Slovenian by Jason Blake
Robert J. Sawyer – Wake 1st in his WWW trilogy. Reprint

Lois MurphySoon in a remote town, it’s best not to go outside at night…

Algernon BlackwoodRoarings From Further Out: Four Weird Novellas includes Ancient Sorceries, The Man Whom the Trees Loved, The Wendigo & The Willows.  From The British Library Tales of the Weird series; edited by Xavier Aldana Reyes
John Miller (editor) – Tales of the Tattooed subtitled ‘an Anthology of Ink. The latest in The British Library Tales of the Weird series of anthologies

Amy BinnsHidden Wyndham: Life, Love, Letters new biography of John Wyndham, with a 16 page photo section
David Day – The Hobbits of Tolkien the 6th in his series of books about different aspects of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth

in paperback:

Tim PrattThe Forbidden Stars volume III in his Axiom series
Steve WhiteHer Majesty’s American the Revolution failed in 1776 and now the British Empire reaches to the stars, where trouble is brewing…
Richard BakerRestless Lightning book 2 of Breaker of Empires, which started with Restless Dust

Christopher Hinz & Etan IlfeldDuchamp Versus Einstein novella in which the two characters are pitted against each other in a chess match!

art, etc:

Patrick J. JonesThe Science Fiction Art of PJJ hardback; not previously in stock although it came out in 2016 and is more fantasy that sf, I’d say…

Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran Snow, Glass, Apples hardback graphic novel re-telling the story of Snow White
Stanislaw Lem & Jon J. MuthSeventh Voyage hardcover graphic novel adaptation of Lem’s short story (from The Star Diaries collection) about an astronaut stuck in a time loop…

D-P Filippi & Terry DodsonMuse smaller hardback edition of their lush fantasy graphic novel of 2012. From Humanoids

gift:

Mike SlaterNecronomnomnom hardcover book of Lovecraft & Necronomicon inspired recipes!
Christopher MaynardThe World of the Unknown: All About Ghosts re-print of the first of the hugely successful 1970s series by Usborne Publishing

J. K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire volume 3 of the Illustrated Edition now out as a rather substantial hardcover

 

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