Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Nnedi Okorafor has an established reputation as a science fiction novelist and as a leading Africanfuturist.

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Absynthe is a solidly imagined period piece with a lot of surprises and a unique style.”

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“‘Why am I here?’ he keeps asking, up until his inevitable execution at which point his keeper finally answers: No more questions.’

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“This latest in the Great Detective’s further adventures is no disappointment.

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“a debut space-adventure story outstanding in its genre.”

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“an amusing, well-written cyberpunk thriller that is paced finely enough to keep the reader turning the pages.”

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The characters in Alison Stine's new novel, her second, have names like Trillium, Rattlesnake Master, Shanghai, Miami, and Coral, a young woman who was abandoned by her mother and who has lost her

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“Stine’s writing is clear, unadorned, and honest yet electrifying, much like her characters, and the story is a pleasure to read.”

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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

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“The plot barrels along at an intense pace, straight into . . . a shocking cliffhanger of an ending.

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“Klune has a way of elevating life’s tender, beautifully ordinary moments to highlight how achingly special they actually are.”

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“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.’”

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“In some ways, the greatest strength of this series lies in its smaller moments rather than its grand arc.”

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“Turnbull’s prose is captivating, poetic without being pretentious, a pleasure to read. . . . A stunning, enthralling novel.”

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“A novel that is disturbing as well as heartwrenching with its look at the possible fate of mankind.”

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“wonderful and deeply engaging. The Membranes is a marvelous book.”

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Bloodless is the best Pendergast novel so far.”

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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

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Accessible, challenging, and fun by turns, Speculative Los Angeles possesses everything a fan could want.”

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“master craft level of world building that offers much more to the fantasy genre than the usual fare.”

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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.

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“The machine persona is not unlike a human psychopath: it lies perfectly, without compunction or any sense of shame.”

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“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.”

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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.

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“A skillful blending of magic and mayhem, the supernatural with the mundane.

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