Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

Late July, 2020 New Titles

Back to 5-day a week opening! Tuesday to Saturday.  Noon until Four. Longer hours soon! E-mail to request private browsing outwith these core hours.

in hardcover:

Jim ButcherPeace Talks the long-awaited 16th volume of The Dresden Files
S. A. Chakraborty – The Empire of Gold book 3 of the Daevabad Trilogy
Beth CartwrightFeathertide Marea was born covered with feathers and, searching for her father, voyages to the city of Murmurs – a place of mystery & mermaids!

Jo WaltonOr What You Will a recurring character in a popular novelist’s work worries about his fate as the writer ages…
Lois McMaster BujoldThe Orphans of Raspey a novel length Penric story from Subterranean Press

in large format:

Tamsyn MuirGideon the Ninth a necromancer needs a swordswoman; Gideon has a sword but also no time for any of that ‘undead’ nonsense!

Arkady & Boris StrugatskyLame Fate Ugly Swans twin interwoven novels, the second of which is written as if by the protagonist of the first! Lame Fate is in English for the first time; Ugly Swans is a fresh new translation by Maya Vinokour, not the one from Collier in the 1970s

Gideon MarcusKitra staking her inheritance on an old salvaged spaceship, Kitra finds herself and her crew stranded with little hope of returning home…
R. S. BelcherThe Queen’s Road his life in ruins after Hurricane Harvey, Ray is entrusted with an interstellar quest by a dying alien…
Lilith SaintcrowHood: Season Two Robin Locke doesn’t want to be helped up but a childhood friend is in danger from his planet’s visiting overlords…

Anne & Jeff Vandermeer (editors) – The Big Book of Modern Fantasy 92 short stories, many of them from places other than the US & UK. A companion volume to last year’s The Big Book of Classic Fantasy

in ‘B’ format:

Tade ThompsonMaking Wolf a store detective bigs up his career on a visit back to his home town in West Africa, and finds himself forced to investigate much more serious crimes…

Ian DouglasAlien Secrets volume 1 of his new Solar Warden series, about a Navy SEAL picked to join a secret intersteller project being put together in conjunction with aliens
Nicholas BowlingAlpha Omega the key person who might prevent a catastrophic plague is unreachable, deep in the levels of a huge on-line VR game
Hailey EdwardsEnd Game the 5th in the Foundling series, which began with Bayou Born
D. B. JacksonTime’s Assassin 3rd volume of the Islevale Cycle, following on from Time’s Children & Time’s Demon

art, etc:

Bong Joon HoParasite: A Graphic Novel in Storyboards the full 2020 Oscar winning film storyboarded with script and shooting directions alongside the (mainly) b&w shetches
Guillaume PerreaultThe Postman From Space humorous colour graphic novel about a postman; text translated by Francoise Bui. Great fun!
Jacques Lob & Jean-Marc Rochette
Snowpiercer 1: The Escape the original graphic novel, now in softcover. b&w
Fleetway Picture Library ClassicsAir War Stories with 4 b&w strips by Ferdinando Tacconi from the 1950s & 60s
Fleetway Picture Library ClassicsJohn Steel 4 thrilling adventures from the early 1960s, with art by Luis Bermejo & Reg Bunn

Nathan W. PyleStrange Planet  little h/c with 4-panel cartoons of aliens mis-describing human activities! Good fun.
Nathan W. PyleStranger Planet more of the same good fun!

Meredith Finch, Renae de Liz (art) & Ray Dillon (art) – George MacDonald‘s The Light Princess complete graphic novel of the classic Victorian children’s story


Illustrators – Issue Twenty-Nine with articles on Charles Adams & Lawson Wood, among others
IllustratorsPirates: Special Issue # 7 including art by Howard Pyle

Heavy Metal – issue # 299: Mythical Worlds Special edition
Jesse LonarganHedra textless colour sf graphic novel from Image

Locus – issue #714 July cover date with interviews/articles on Steven Erikson & Veronica Roth with Locus,Award & Nebula Award winners


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