“This book is quite entertaining. It is literally a page-turner and a very successful whodunnit.”
“Anyone is a powerful thrill ride—spellbinding, breathtaking, and thoughtful.
“Boys of Alabama is a beautiful book that carries the reader along on a tide of rich, eloquent language.”
“Finna is a great story. It’s engaging, sometimes wrenching, and a complete epic in miniature.”
“These Southern Stepford wives will match Scarlett O’Hara for sheer determination and surpass Buffy the Vampire Slayer with their courage, while giving the reader an unexpected ironic chuck
“Carlaftes’s compendium is a hysterical and delightful excursion into the American presidency from the time Andrew Jackson dove into the River Styx to avoid the Grim Reaper until President
“Okorafor’s future world, built out of real cultures and fully realized characters, should establish a new standard for science fiction in the 21st century.”
This is the second book of the series that started with Foundryside, one of the best fantasies of 2018.
“When a dangerous trick goes awry one evening and threatens to kill her, Thalia unexpectedly shape-shifts.
“The plot is unexceptional, but it is an easy, fun enough story to divert the reader for a few hours.”
The world of fantasy is alive with short fiction, and those wild-growing stories are bundled together by a league of anthologists who carefully arrange tales by theme.
“This is top rate action/adventure horror with the right amount of humanity to keep the reader’s attention from cover to cover.”
Anthologies are purpose-driven books. Some collect the best works of a given year; others take up a single idea and spin it out in myriad directions.
Matt Ruff’s novels are an eclectic tour through contemporary speculative fiction and horror. Ruff has a real affinity for identifying crucial culture influences and shaping stories around them.
Welcome to Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast that purports to be a local public radio broadcast from the cosmically disturbed town of Night Vale, located somewhere in the desert, somew
T. J. Klune’s latest title could be the lovechild of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs) and a Nora Roberts’ second chances, found family romance.
Laura Joh Rowland switches from 17th century Japan to 1890s London in her memorable new series featuring a likeable trio of crime scene photographers for the Daily World newspaper.
“New readers and seasoned veterans alike will enjoy this dive back into the land of talking unicorns, demon-dead queens, brooding sex, and the Blood politics that made the series a favorite
“Wonderfully captivating . . . A thrilling addition to the murder mystery series . . .”
“Beyond the narrative wisecracks and ridiculously disastrous situations Colfer puts the characters through, what makes Highfire so successful is the author’s sharp, compelling craf
“A Beginning at the End is a heartfelt family drama . . .”
“The future does not look good, but Shane Hinton’s Radio Dark lachrymose fiction does provide some hope for survival in the face of apparent annihilation.”
“Rusty Brown is a masterful study of ordinary American humanity.
“A well-written bit of escapism that offers a few hours of easy reading fun.”
“Like Semiosis, this novel is a rich and engaging exploration of different forms of intelligent life and how they might think and act.”