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


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



October 11, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Titles – w/e 5th October 2019

in ‘B’ format:

R. J. BarkerThe Bone Ships dragons have been sighted again after centuries and whoever catches one may win the endless war being fought in the Hundred Isles
John GwynneA Time of Blood sequel to A Time of Dread 2nd in his Of Blood and Bone epic fantasy series
Ann LeckieThe Raven Tower the Raven God has apparently abandoned it’s worshippers in dire straits…
Peter HigginsDragon Heart the great dragon Vespertine is dead and the war lost, but when a displaced couple stumble apon it’s vast body, their baby daughter starts to change…
David WraggThe Black Hawks a mercenary band have to escort an unwilling prince through the chaos of a war-torn kingdom…
Terry GoodkindSiege of Stone  3rd volume of the Nicci Chronicles. Appears to be subtitled Sister of Darkness

Katherine ArdenThe Winter of the Witch final volume in her Winternight trilogy, which started with The Bear and the Nightingale

Joyce Carol OatesHazards of Time Travel high-schooler Adriane dares to question the regime and is exiled back in time 80 years as punishment – to 1959!
Steven EriksonRejoice an alien AI must decide if Humanity is a part of the Earth’s ecosystem it has been sent to save, or if it ought to wipe it out…
Jay KristoffDeviat3 sequel to Lifelik3 adventure in a Goulart-ian future dystopia…
Owen FrankNorth sequel to South, about a future American civil war fought with bio-weapons…
Greg van EekhoutVoyage of the Dogs with the human crew missing, their support Barkonauts must try to get their damaged spaceship home!
Cherie DimalineThe Marrow Thieves in a grim future, some people’s bone marrow may help provide a respite…

Dale BailleyIn the Night Wood an American couple move to Hollow House, situated deep within an ancient English wood
J. S. Le FanuThe Tiled House 19th C psychological ghost & horror story collection. 10 stories




October 4, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Titles – w/e 28th September 2019

in hardcover:

Annalee NewitzThe Future of Another Timeline for some reason all the good time-travel novels are arriving almost all at once! This one, How We Won the Time War, The Psychology of Time Travel, The Silver Wind
Wil McCarthyAntediluvian in the distant future climate change and rising sea-levels have retreated into myth and legend, until some innovative research starts to throw light on the past…

Caitlin R. KiernanHouses Under the Sea: Mythos Tales  limited edition (of 1250) volume of her Lovecraft & Cthulhu-inspired tales, published by Subterranean Press

in large format:

A. J. HackworthThe Library of the Unwritten Claire runs a library for all the unfinished stories of the world, keeping all the unfulfilled characters under control. Then a hero escapes and goes looking for his author – and he’s not happy about his lot!

Richard SuggFairies: A Dangerous History serious look at how fairies have been perceived through the ages

in ‘B’ format:

Adrian TchaikovskyCage of Souls Stefan leaves the last Human city on the planet and seeks to discover what manner of creature might succeed his species…
Adrian TchaikovskySpiderlight epic fantasy quest, with spiders!

Vivian ShawGrave Importance the 3rd Dr. Greta Helsing novel
C. A. FletcherA Boy and His Dog at the End of the World Griz is growing up in a post-disaster Britain but then someone steals the dog which is his only friend…

R. A. LaffertyPast Master smart new revised edition from The Library of America of his weird  60s sf classic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia  Prime Meridian sf novella set in a near-future Mexico City from the author of the excellent Gods of Jade and Shadow

Michel HouellebecqH. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life back in stock after years! A bibliography & 120 pages of essays about his work (translated from French), followed by The Call of Cthulhu & The Whisperer in Darkness

in paperback:

David WeberUncompromising Honor the latest (21st?) 1100 page installment of his Honor Harrngton epic
S. M. StirlingThe Sky-Blue Wolves the final (15th) part of the apocalyptic saga that began back in 2004 with Dies the Fire

Benedict JackaFallen the 10th in his Alex Verus urban fantasy series
Sara HanoverThe Late Great Wizard Tessa is a charity worker but finds one of her clients has burned his house down by mistake, apparently while trying to cast a spell!

Tony Daniel & Christopher Ruocchio (editors) – Star Destroyers 15 new stories about ‘Big Ships Blowing Things Up’! Includes the likes of David Drake, Steve White, Michael Z.Williamson, etc…

art, etc:

Brian FroudThe Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection h/c collecting the comics and some concept design work for the full colour comic series inspired by Jim Henson‘s original film
Jocelyn Lange (adaptor) & Bill Robinson (artist) – Jim Henson‘s Dark Crystal – a Little Golden Book brief version of the story suitable for (reading to) the very young.

MoebiusLe Major – b&w hardcover graphic novel published by Moebius Production. What text there is, is in French. Also 11 colour pages at the back
Moebius40 Days Dans Le Desert B Not had this in for years! New edition from Moebius Production of his b&w desert hallucinations! With 7 colour pages at the back and minimal French text
MoebiusLa Faune De Mars b&w Martian lifeforms, with 16 colour pages at the back. Minimal French text. From Moebius Production

J. D. Morvan & BachanOff-World Blues full colour softcover science fiction g/n from Humanoids
Matz & Jean-Marc RouchetteSnowpiercer The Prequel: Part One – Extinction the origins of the saga of the world-circling train…
Peter RocqOnce Our Land Book 2 continuation of the strange adventures of Ingrid & Fritz and the subterranean invaders of 19th C Germany!

Bob BurdenFlaming Carrot Comics Omnibus 1 softcover with stories from 13 of the early issues (including the TMNT cross-over ones) with all the original colour covers included!
Fleetway Picture Library ClassicsJet-Ace Logan nice softcover from Book Palace with 4 classic sf stories from the early 1950s & early 60s by Ron Turner & Kurt Ceasar, together with pieces about the artists, etc
Fleetway Picture Library ClassicsLarrigan nice softcover from Book Palace with 4 classic western stories from the early 60s by Arturo del Castillo, with an intro about the artist, etc. One of 500 copies.


IllustratorsIssue Twenty Seven major articles on US Western artists Frederic Remington & Charles Schreyvogel and a large companion piece on the art of The Lone Ranger comics
Comics Review – August 2019 with strips featuring Flash Gordon, Krazy Kat, Tarzan and many more! Mainly b&w but with some colour pages


Boris Valleho & Julie BellFantasy Calendar 2020


September 27, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Closing for a Short Break…

Transreal Fiction will be closed for a few days from Sunday until Thursday 26th September 2019

September 21, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Titles – w/e 21st September 2019

in hardcover:

Joe AbercrombieA Little Hatred volume 1 of his new Age of Madness series

Stephen BaxterDestroyer volume 1 of his new series World Engines. A frozen space shuttle pilot is re-awakened hundreds of years in the future but finds that their history doesn’t seem to match his memories…
Kassandra MontagAfter the Flood in the far future, America is reduced to small communities on a scattering of islands. Myra & her daughter discover that her elder daughter may still be alive elsewhere and set out to find her…

Davidf Koepp
Cold Storage US bio-terror agent Roberto Diaz thought he had safely contained a fast-mutatung bio-weapon years earlier, but now it might be loose again!

in ‘B’ format:

Brandon SandersonSkyward the alien attacks are so fierce that Spensa may finally get her wish to be a pilot in the fight against them. Part 1 of Claim the Stars

L. L. McKinneyA Dream So Dark  sequel to A Blade So Black Alice must cross The Veil into Wonderland again and battle the Black Knight in order to rescue her friends

Elizabeth BearCleave 3rd part of her Jacob’s Ladder trilogy, set on a giant, damaged interstellat  starship
Tom TonerThe Tropic of Eternity the 3rd of the Amaranthine Spectrum, which began with The Promise of the Child
Dana Fredsti & David FitzgeraldShatter War the 2nd book of the Time Shards series

Jonathan WhitelawThe Man in the Dark in Hell, famous backstabbers Cassius & Brutus are eyeing up another victim, this time not Caesar but the Devil himself

Harry HarrisonThe Stainless Steel Rat latest re-issue in Gollancz‘s Golden Age Masterworks series

Xavier Aldana Reyes (editor) – Promethean Horrors anthology from the Brtitish Library‘s Tales of the Weird series, subtitled Classic Tales of Mad Science

Dan AbnettDouble Eagle adventure set in the Sabat Worlds of the Warhammer 40,000 universe


Syd MooreThe Twelve Strange Days of Christmas short story collection


Kan MufticFigure Drawing for Concept Artists new to me, but originally published in 2017 by 3dtotal Publishing


Interzone – issue # 283 includes an editorial and fiction by John Kessel
Black Staticissue # 71 filled with new fiction, art, commentary, book & film reviews…

Locusissue # 704 cover date September 2019 featuring Silvia Moreno-Garcia on the cover talking about her novel Gods of Jade and Shadow, which I’ve just finished and is excellent! Also full Hugo Awards winners and the World Fantasy Awards ballot details

September 20, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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…

September 13, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 | Leave a comment

New Titles – w/e 31st August 2019

in hardcover:

Chuck WendigWanderers as civilisation collapses, a young female sleepwalker is joined by myriad others as she treks across America to an unknown destination… It looks very big!
John BirminghamThe Cruel Stars part one of his new Cruel Stars trilogy. After their defeat centuries earlier, the aliens have returned to contest human occupied space again…
Guillermo del Toro & Cornelia Funke The Labyrinth of the Faun a new Pan’s Labyrinth novel! With b&w interior llustrations by Allen Williams

in large format:

Mathhew W. FrendThe Free World War in peaceful 2265, a popular VR simulation is of a world where WW2 goes very differently and the Soviets control the post-war world…
Damien WestlyThirst for Revenge unfairly disgraced & stripped of his Captaincy and Pilot’s Licence, revenge must be sought!
Alexandra Rowland – A Conspiracy of Truths a storyteller, convicted as a witch and spy, finds himself a pawn in the political scheming of his captors…

Ellen Datlow (editor) – Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories giant volume with 30 new stories from the likes of Kadrey, McGuire, Littlewood & Mamatas

in ‘B’ format:

G. Rai – Konglomerate following the civilisation-destroying Great Flash, two survivors, an orphan and an ex-prisoner, fight against mutants and strange humanoids…
James LovegroveSherlock Holmes and the Sussex Sea-Devils. The 3rd of his Cthulhu Casebooks

Daisy Butcher (editor) – Evil Roots subtitled Killer Tales of the Botanical Gothic the latest in the British Library‘s Tales of the Weird anthology series. 14 stories, including works by Ambrose Bierce, Abraham Merritt & H. G. Wells

in paperback:

Seanan McGuireNight and Silence the 12th October Daye novel

art, etc:

Kate LacourVivisectionary strange art depicting human and animal bodies (some mythological) in various stages of disection. Hardcover
Baron YoshimotoThe Art of BY full colour h/c of exotic Japanese fantasy

Emmanuel Lepage – Springtime in Chernobyl hardcover graphic novel from IDW covering events from the reactor meltdown to the present day
Jonathan Fetter-VornMoonbound subtitled Apollo 11 and the Dream of Spaceflight graphic novel all about our growing knowledge of the Moon with chapters about the Apollo 11 mission alternating with older historical sections

Mark Vedrines – Islandia part 1: Boreal Landing graphic novel about a French orphan who stows away to Iceland, set in the 17th C.

Sergio Toppi – Collected Toppi Volume Two: North America more amazing pencil work. Volume One back in stock. Some full colour pages but mainly b&w. Hardcover
Hugo PrattCorto Maltese: The Early Years the final volume, I think, in which a young CM meets both Jack London & Rasputin in the Far East!
Juan GimenezThe Fourth Power re-issue of the classic bande desinee space opera, in hardcover from Humanoids!

Studio Ghibli100 Collectible Postcards neat box of full colour cards with art from all the major films made by the studio! Very nice.


August 30, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Titles – w/e 24th August 2019

in large format:

Miles CameronBright Steel the 3rd book of his Masters & Mages series
Jane Yolen & Adam StempleThe Last Tsar’s Dragons pre-Revolutionary Russia, with dragons!

Evan CurrieArchangel One during an uneasy peace, Archangel Squadron mount a secret mission deep into the heart of the Enemy’s space and have to conceal their identiy at all costs – even apparently fighting for the Enemy…
Tanith LeeLove in a Time of Dragons  & Other Tales 15 short stories, published by Immanion Press

David Stokes (editor) – Tales of the Sunrise Lands 18 short stories by Western writers, inspired by Japanese culture

in ‘B’ format:

Ari MarmellThe Conqueror’s Shadow Corvis Rebaine had failed in his dream to rule and now an upstart warlord was attempting the same thing…
Ari MarmellThe Warlord’s Legacy Rebaine is again living quietly, but someone has started impersonating him!
Hailey EdwardsRise Against the 4th in The Foundling series, which began with Bayou Born

Cyriak HarrisHorse Destroys the Universe Betty & Tim are scientists conducting neurological experimentas on Buttercup, but discover the horse has it’s own ideas about who’s experimenting on whom!
S. J. MordenNo Way sequel to One Way. Frank is now the only person left alive on Mars…

Ian ThorntonThe Deaths and Afterlife of Alastair Crowley what if The Great Beast hadn’t died, but was an ex-master spy now living in exile in Shangri-La!

Octavia ButlerParable of the Talents re-print; Parable of the Sower arrived last week
Suzette Haden ElginNative Tongue her 1984 dystopia, now re-released as an Orion SF Masterwork

Naosh Koriyama & Bruce Allen (translators) – Japanese Tales From Times Past collection of fantasy and folklore from the Konjaku Monogatari Shu. New to me but originally publishd in 2015

Rachel PollackThe Beatrix Gates plus… the 22nd volume in PS Publishing‘s Outspoken Authors series. A novella, three short tories, an essay, an interview by Terry Bisson and a bibliography
Paul ParkCity Made of Words plus… the latest in PS Publishing‘s Outspoken Authors series. Several short stories, a couple of essays by him, an interview and a bibliography
Currently also have the Michael Blumlein, Sam Delany, Joe Lansdale, Ursula LeGuin & Madge Piercy volumes in stock as well…

in paperback:

Michael MammaySpaceside sequel to Planetside. A little enexpected, given how the 1st one ended!

art, etc:

Frederic Bremaud & Federico BertolucciLove: The Dinosaur wordless graphic novel anout a day in the life of a T. Rex; back in stock

August 23, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Titles – w/e 17th August 2019

in hardcover:

Silvia Moreno-Garcia Gods of Jade and Shadow in the 1920s, having inadvertantly freed an ancient Mayan death-god, Casiopea embarks on a trek deep into the Mexican jungles with it to try  to achieve her dreams…

in large format:

Rudyard KiplingWith the Night Mail: A Story of 2000 A.D. featuring the Aerial Board of Control for world-wide air traffic, which is becoming a de-facto World Government as it controls trade… Originally from 1905, although this version is the 1909 text.

in ‘B’ format:

Andrew SkinnerSteel Frame Root’s own mecha fighting robot has been destroyed and she’s assigned another one, almost ready for the junk yard, but there’s a mission to carry out on the edge of Human space…

Marie BrennanTurning Darkness Into Light the 6th of her Natural History of Dragons series, which began with A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent

Octavia E. ButlerParable of the Sower re-issue, along with companion volume Parable of the Talents (which should have come in as well, but a box has gone missing… )

JG FahertyHellrider the psychotic ghost of a murdered biker… From Flame Tree Press
Jonathan JanzThe Darkest Lullaby  Chris and his wife inherit an old house with an evil reputation… published by Flame Tree Press

Yvonne Howell (editor) – Red Star Tales anthology of 18 stories from ‘A Century of Rusian & Soviet Science Fiction‘. Stories appear to date from 1892 to 1992

in paperback:

Karen ChanceBrave the Tempest the 9th Cassie Palmer adventure

art, etc:

John Aroudi (editor) – From Hell’s Heart full colour hardcover with dozens of current artists each illustrating a quote from across Herman Melville‘s oeuvre; Moby Dick, Bartleby, Typee, White Jacket, and others…

Cathy & Arnie Fenner (editors) – Spectrum 11 in softcover and hardback
Cathy & Arnie Fenner (editors) – Spectrum 19 in hardback. Both editions available again for a short time. I should have had other back volumes (5, 9 & 20) but my order was cancelled… Spectrum 26 (this year’s volume) is due in mid/late November

3DTotal PublishingCreating Characters for the Entertainment Industry 300 pages of detailed info, from initial concept presentation to the final product. Full colour softcover

J. K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets illustrated edition of Volume Two with art by Jim Kay.  Now out in softcover


Heavy Metalissue # 294 Industrial Special edition. 2 different covers
Hi-Fructosevolume 52 with 16 page Jim Woodring b&w insert!
IllustrationNumber Sixty Five featuring large articles on Aiden Lassell Ripley, Ollie Harrington & Coles Phillips

Locus – issue # 703 with William Gibson

August 16, 2019 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment