Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

August New Titles

Laura Lam & Elizabeth MaySeven Devils fast moving space opera as the resistance battles to save a vital peace conference from disruption. Signed copies will be available (but not quite yet; see previous post)
Eric Flint & Walter H. Hunt – 1636: The Atlantic Encounter the latest Ring of Fire/1632 adventure

Emily St.John  Mandel – The Glass Hotel novel partially set at a remote hotel on Vancouver Island. A brother & sister simultaneously leave their employment there under very different circumstances… Her previous book was the excellent, award-winning Station Eleven

Zen ChoThe Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water a ‘wuxia’ (martial arts) fantasy novella from Tor.

in Large Format:

Mary Robinette KowalThe Relentless Moon the 3rd of her Lady Astronaut alternate history novels
Morgan LlywelynInch By Inch sequel to Drop By Drop and Volume 2 in her Step By Step near-future sf series

Hank Davis  & Christophe Ruocchio (editors) – Cosmic Corsairs 15 stories about space pirates, from Baen Books!

in ‘B’ format:

Elizabeth BearWorldwired 3rd in the Jenny Casey trilogy which began with Hammered & Scardown. Humanity’s first contact may just be it’s last!

in paperback:

Arkary & Boris SrtugakskyOne Billion Years to the End of the World  a re-issue by Penguin of one of my favourite Strugatsky novels, previously published as Definitely Maybe by Collier back in 1978. It’s the same translation in both, by Antonina W. Bouis.

art, etc:

Titan BooksAlien: 40 Years 40 Artists large hardcover packed with all sorts of art from over the decades since the film first appeared. Also with a fascinating little Forward by (one of the original Alien film concept artists) Chris Foss. Very nice package altogether.

Pernille ØrumSparks… the Art of PØ hardcover full of her rather cartoon/retro looking figure work and details of her technique

3dtotal PublishingArt Fundamentals 2nd edition subtitled  Color, Light, Composition, Anatomy, Perspective, and Depth softcover

magazines:

Shoreline of Infinityissue # 18 now more content than before! More pages! More words!
Character Design Quarterly CDQ # 12

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August 10, 2020 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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