Science Fiction + Fantasy
Best of the Month

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of July: Our Top 5 Picks

Okay, I lied. I'm going to spend this post telling you about seven titles that I enjoyed reading so much that I refuse to rein myself in and talk about only five.

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The Wolf Road

Amazon's Best Books of July: Today's Releases

Read anything good over the 4th of July weekend? If no, never fear, our picks for the Best Books of the Month are here!...

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Best of the year so far

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

It's been a darn good year so far for science fiction and fantasy, and selecting the best titles was tough. The last cuts I made to cull the list to only 20 titles were especially brutal. Whether you like space...

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The Trees

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, ill-tempered trees, a desperate mother, and our very own Jon Foro seeks closure...

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Best of the Year So Far

Best of the Year...So Far

It’s always a thrill to look back over the past six months and share which books have stood out...

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Speculative fiction

Speculative Fiction That Makes You Go “Hmm”

This year has been a strong one for speculative fiction. Here are a handful of my favorites that I’m still thinking about long after I’ve finished reading them.

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Best of the Month

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of June

From time-traveling librarians to a mathematically-minded soldier who holds the future of the galaxy in her mind, here are the best science fiction and fantasy books of June.

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Paul Krueger on Super-Power Concoctions

Paul Krueger, author of the trippy and terrific Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge, talks to us about the power of alcohol and the power of magic—which, in his book, are often one and the same.

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The City of Mirrors

"A Book Is an Occurrence, and It Occurs Every Single Time It Moves Through the Mind of a Reader" - Our Interview with Justin Cronin, Author of "The Passage" Trilogy

During his book tour for The City of Mirrors, Justin Cronin swung by the Amazon.com offices to talk to us about the genesis of The Passage, the power of character, how fans have reacted to his books, and what he's working on next.

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Smoke

An Addictive and Dickensian Genre-Bender: Dan Vyleta’s “Smoke”

On a sunny and unusually warm spring day in Seattle, Dan Vyleta and I sat down with iced coffees and talked about his new literary genre-breaker. Smoke is set in an alternative vision of nineteenth-century England, where a person’s morality...

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