Based on true events, Brent Spiner, of Star Trek: The Next Generation fame, takes a weird, often hilarious look at his early career via the lens of a fan stalking event that involves, amon
“The plot barrels along at an intense pace, straight into . . . a shocking cliffhanger of an ending.
“Klune has a way of elevating life’s tender, beautifully ordinary moments to highlight how achingly special they actually are.”
“The time of someone’s death doesn’t exist until Sapere Aude calculates it, forcing the waveform to collapse. ‘You do the math, and it makes the math come true.’”
“In some ways, the greatest strength of this series lies in its smaller moments rather than its grand arc.”
“Turnbull’s prose is captivating, poetic without being pretentious, a pleasure to read. . . . A stunning, enthralling novel.”
“A novel that is disturbing as well as heartwrenching with its look at the possible fate of mankind.”
“wonderful and deeply engaging. The Membranes is a marvelous book.”
“Bloodless is the best Pendergast novel so far.”
This is a sequel to the authors’ excellent first book, Out of the Dark, in which Earth is attacked by a race of beings called the “Shongairi.” The attack is sanctioned by the galaxy’s prem
“Accessible, challenging, and fun by turns, Speculative Los Angeles possesses everything a fan could want.”
“master craft level of world building that offers much more to the fantasy genre than the usual fare.”
Pounce is an orange-and-black-striped tiger robot, “designed, to put it bluntly, to be huggable.” He was sold to the Reinhart family as a nanny for their eight-year-old boy, Ezra.
“The machine persona is not unlike a human psychopath: it lies perfectly, without compunction or any sense of shame.”
“Timely, intelligent, and fascinating . . .”
“I am an exile twice over, once from my home and once from Teixcalaan, which could never have been my home.”
No one is innocent in the series A Chorus of Dragons. Even the protagonists in Jenn Lyons’ series have done terrible things in their pasts, killing, betraying, and abandoning others.
“A skillful blending of magic and mayhem, the supernatural with the mundane.
Fugitive Telemetry is the sixth installment in the Murderbot Diaries series, and it’s one of the better ones.
“Nobody writes optimistic science adventure as well as Andy Weir. Anyone who loved The Martian will adore Project Hail Mary.”
What would happen if the first manned (and womanned) mission to Mars was chosen through a Survivor-style competition and the mission itself was a reality show?
“Silverberg’s stories transform alien planets and parallel universes into concrete realities that readers can inhabit and enjoy. . . .
Immunity Index takes place in a future that is uncannily similar to 2020. A pandemic spreads across the world, killing thousands and breeding political dissention.
“. . . a quirky extension of the H. G. Wells story, filled with animal puns, dialogue reeking with black humor, as well as an ending guaranteed to satisfy.”
“‘I’m real, you’re real. And real people don’t die and come back, regenerated into a hundred versions of themselves.’”
“the core nature of maleness and femaleness—the universality of humanness—shines through and reinvents itself to adapt to change in reality.”