Science Fiction & Fantasy

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“The Gurkha and The Lord of Tuesday achieves immense enjoyability.

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Once you open the cover, be prepared for an evening to disappear like a werewolf with a portal ring.”

Monster Hunters Unite!

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“A good book for knight versus dragon diehards but perhaps not as much for fantasy readers looking to be transported to worlds not seen before.”

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Stealing Worlds is not so much a story as a manifesto for a new, technology-based economic system.

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“The Grand Dark doesn’t rise above the pulpy, overwrought drama of the eponymous theater’s productions.

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“Taking Early Riser into the summer reading stack will be surprisingly refreshing even though it arrives with both love and a shiver of foreboding.”

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“The end result is that Johnston delivers a kick-in-the nuts, edgy, and dark book that excites on every level.”

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“Etter has created that rare beast: an effective, startling poetic novel. Its story is coherent and progressive; Cassie herself is intensely sympathetic.

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Salvation Day is a terrific space thriller. Wallace is an excellent writer, and she maintains tight control over her story as it progresses.”

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Death Orb is a visually ambitious graphic novel. It depicts a ruined Earth, years past a nuclear holocaust. Buildings are crumbled, with vines of hanging wires choking them.

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“an intriguing and engrossing debut novel that will leave readers thinking about their own ability to survive, their own capacity for love, and their willingness to face catastrophe with hope.”

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“Given the timeliness of this novel vis-à-vis our current era, along with how well it’s written, there would be no surprise if it garnered an award.

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“an epic tour-de-force . . .”

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“another captivating adventure in which time traveling crime sleuth extraordinaire Kendra Donovan continues her exploits through pre-Victorian England.”

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“The core draw of the novel is the complicated love of two people through multiple possible lives and across the gulf of missing memories.”

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Across the Void is an interesting novel, and if you’re looking for a space thriller to enjoy on the beach, it will suffice.”

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“The writing is brilliant, building from a deceptively plain beginning few paragraphs to sophisticated prose that leaps off the page.”

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The Last Tsar’s Dragons does not make for a comforting read.”

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“a great gift for the movie buff as well as the art student.

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“From its first sentence to its last, Last Things is a propulsive thriller readers will have a hard time putting down.”

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“This isn’t a novel to reinforce easy faith.

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“this dive into the internecine struggles of the undying and the complexities of their interaction with humanity are a welcome expansion on the world and characters of Lord’s first novel.”

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“Any reader who likes the literary convention of placing real-life people in fictional situations will wholeheartedly enjoy Stoker’s Wilde.”

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“Readers who enjoy the extensive worldbuilding of epic fantasy and are looking to get into space science fiction might find Ancestral Night the perfect gateway . . .”

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“This is a book likely to age well. It’s genuine, charming, and confident in its presentation of independent girlhood.”

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