Science Fiction & Fantasy

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“perfect summer reading for all of us who desperately need a break from the stress and worry of today’s modern world and depend on the creative power of writers to deliver it to us.”

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“The Bedlam Stacks is an adventure, perhaps a fable, but definitely an intriguing flight of historical fantasy.”

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". . . little treasure of a novella . . ."

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“a delightful, sometimes amusing, always exciting steampunk adventure. . . . For those who like their history heavily dipped in fantasy or their science fiction a bit historical . .

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“Lee Markham’s The Truants is a welcome and memorable addition to the vampire subgenre, full of original ideas and some nightmarishly vivid imagery.”

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Book one of the Waning Moon Duology introduces us to five sister-princesses who discover that their lavish life in the palace is not everything they think it is.

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“a grown-up fable, a charming, though bloody, fairytale for adults.”

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Bob Howard of Her Majesty’s Secret Occult Services, aka the Laundry section of the Special Operations Executive, is having a bad day—and it’s only going to get worse.

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“a suspense novel with a hovering expectation of supernatural dread . . .”

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“by turns, a scifi tale, a political satire, a colossal comedy of errors, and a very slowly percolating romance.”

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Mapping the Interior is a darkly meditative tale of innocence, family, and ghosts that only Stephen Graham Jones could tell.

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A Shining in the Shadows is the second installment of The Gabriel Davenport Series by Beverley Lee.

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“a satirical, thought provoking, and stimulating novella.”

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Nagata is rapidly assuming her place among the greats of military science fiction . . .”

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“Drayden has knocked it out of the park with this novel. . . . an excellent piece of fiction that is levels above any of the summer reads coming out.”

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“an engrossing description of evil and the devastating results of its corruption . . .”

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“an imaginative story with some creative viewpoints about guilt, punishment, and redemption . . .”

Detective Kat Murphy’s life is hell . . . literally.

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Haruki Murakami is an author who has never been easy to categorize.

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Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan tells the story of Andy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, who, upon visiting a carnival with his parents, enters the hall of mirrors where he becomes tr

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“a preposterous, fun, but perilous escapade, written in an easy-to-read narrative, with a slight stream-of-consciousness air . . .”

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"The thing forces its way out of the president-elect's body, through his unbuttoned shirt, and unfurls down his body.

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Each year, the stories nominated for the annual Nebula Awards are collected into an anthology and published all together, and this year's collection is very good.

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“proceeds at a brisk pace and accomplishes the theme of alternate history with style and intelligence, offering up a fascinating glimpse of What if?” 

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The Star Wars franchise, with its blockbuster feature films, Disney animated series, and bestselling novels, needs no introduction.

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“Rene Depestre’s masterpiece and one of the greatest examples of Haitian literature.”

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