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The Wisdom of "Geek Parenting"

Authors Stephen H. Segal and Valya Dudycz Lupescu talk about their new book, Geek Parenting, and the surprises they found as they surveyed the rich geek pop culture of books, comics, films, and television in order to find lessons for parents.

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Hugo Award

2016 Hugo Award Finalists Are Revealed

Last year's Hugo Award nominations set off an explosion of controversy in the science fiction and fantasy world. This year almost twice as many nomination ballots were received. Discover who this year's finalists are.

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Heat and Light-Amazon Book Review

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, a novel by a writer so skilled that she makes the subject of fracking interesting, the highly anticipated finale to a bestselling supernatural suspense series, and an author obsesses over the Rolling Stones...

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Best of the month

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of April

Ghosts, aliens, an early story from Tolkien, and children who return from other lands all have a spot among our best books of the month for April.

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Poetry Month: Original Poems from Rick Yancey, Joe Hill, and Angela Duckworth

We launched National Poetry Month on April 1 with poems from some of our favorite writers about their books or their love of books, but don't worry: The fun continues all month! Here are original poems written by Rick Yancey,...

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How to Create an Eye-Catching Book Cover

Independent cover artist Gene Mollica reveals the steps behind creating unique and dynamic covers.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – New Books

What's the title of the film after "The Force Awakens"? My 10-year-old daughter thinks it should be "The Force Brushes Its Teeth." This selection of new adult and kids books will refresh your thirst ("The Force Gets a Glass of Water"?) for all things Star Wars in time for this week's digital and Blu-ray release.

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Richard Kadrey and Seanan McGuire on Writing Something Entirely New

Richard Kadrey is best known for his dark and hard-edged Sandman Slim novels, so readers will be in for a (very good) surprise with his hilarious new novel, The Everything Box. SF author Seanan McGuire, who is an expert at diving into the entirely new, talks with Kadrey about letting your imagination have free rein—which sometimes leads to exploding rotting whales.

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The Winner Is

And the Winner of the Great Literary Tournament Is...

Learn who won the match of the century!

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The Great Literary Tournament: And Then There Were Two...

Last week, sixty-four book characters entered the Great Literary Tournament. More than one hundred matches have been fought. More than 25,000 votes were cast by readers. And we're finally down to the final two contenders, who will face off on...

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