Best books of september in sci-fi and fantasy

The Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books of September

The best science fiction and fantasy books of September deliver exciting depth: a worthy contender to George R. R. Martin, Pratchett’s final Discworld novel, the new and contentious Star Wars book, and much more.

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Better Living Through Video Games

In 2009, award-winning video game designer Jane McGonigal suffered a serious concussion that left her depressed and chronically disoriented. Even getting out bed became difficult. Desperate, she transformed her talent for game development into home-brew therapy, setting goals and parameters...

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"Bollywood Bride" Author Sonali Dev on the Complexities of What We Call Home

Award-winning author Sonali Dev has spent her life split between two very different worlds. Here she explains in her own words why the concept of “home” can be so hard to define even as it shapes everything.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of September

September was a big month for books, and that includes Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense. There was a new Lisbeth Salander thriller for starters. And a new mystery from Amazon-favorite Louise Penny! See more great books below, and you can check...

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YA Wednesday: Ransom Riggs Asks, What If?

There is the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series it is the symbiotic relationship between photographs and words that makes reading all three books so special. In this exclusive, Ransom Riggs tells us how it all began...

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In Honor of Batman Day: The Best of Batman

Saturday, Sept 26, is Batman Day. Do you have some Batman to read? If you're a Batman newbie and looking for advice on where to start, see our list of the best of Batman graphic novels and in what order to read them.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talks about Mycroft Holmes

Mycroft Holmes may have a familiar last name, but he doesn't get the kind of instant recognition that his younger brother Sherlock does. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar might be able to help out old Mycroft. A longtime fan of Sherlock Holmes mysteries,...

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The Visitant

Kristin Hannah and Megan Chance on “The Visitant”

Kristin Hannah interviews Megan Chance on Chance's new novel set in Venice, The Visitant, as the authors share Negronis and French 75s.

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Second Chances: Jonathan Evison and the Roads to Redemption

Jonathan Evison is a writer on a roll. Since his widely lauded 2008 debut, All About Lulu, Evison has steadfastly followed his own unique vision, producing novels packed with eccentrics finding, sometimes fighting, their way back from the margins of...

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YA Book Club: Blackmail, Baba Yaga, or Bullets?

Help us decide which of these three very different novels our book club should read in October...

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