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Best science fiction and fantasy of the year so far

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2017 So Far

After a lot of arm wrestling and speechifying, our editors narrow down the long list of excellent sci-fi and fantasy to name the best books of the year so far.

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Laini Taylor Dreams of Murdered Gods and Magic

Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor's first book since she finished the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy is one of our Top 20 picks for the Best Books of 2017 so far and the only young adult novel on the list. When Taylor was in Seattle we talked about how it came to be...

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Best of the month in July

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of July

Our editors' pick the best SF and fantasy books of July.

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"Ninefox Gambit" and Gender and Sexuality in the Hexarchate

Award-winning author Yoon Ha Lee on his dystopian novel's view on gender identity--and it's not what you think.

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Space Battle Lunchtime - Volumes 1 and 2

A Cosmic Food Fight for Kids: "Space Battle Lunchtime"

Searching for a fun, bright graphic novel that will woo your kid away from his or her digital device? Look no farther than Natalie Riess's Space Battle Lunchtime.

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Locus award winners of 2017

2017 Locus Award Winners in Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the winners of the Locus Awards, one of the most prestigious awards for science fiction and fantasy.

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The Best Books of the Year...So Far

Our favorites, published from January through June...

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The 2016 Lambda Literary Award Winners

Last week, the 29th annual Lammys celebrated works of excellence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature. See which books won in fiction, nonfiction, mystery, biography/memoir, and more.

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The best SF and fantasy of June

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of June

Sure, some believe that summer reading is all about thrillers or fluffy beach reads...but then you'd miss out on these excellent science fiction and fantasy books that reach readers' hands this month.

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The Scientific Case for Zombies

Science fiction writers M. R. Carey and Mira Grant found inspiration—and trepidation—in real-life parasites that can cause zombie-like symptoms.

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