Science Fiction & Fantasy

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“The narrative, and its narrator, remain elliptical to the final page.”

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“This is a fairly engaging work of fiction, if not terribly layered or complex.”

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Locklands completes another excellent trilogy from an author producing some of the most original and compelling fantasy in the genre.”

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“leaves the reader with a profound sense of satisfaction.”

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Aurora provides a refreshing alternative to most apocalyptic tales but . . .”

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“Few books strike that balance so well, delivering laughter and smiles inside a story that feels like it matters. . . .

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“Kingfisher has a singular talent for balancing frightening details with humor and characters who will immediately find a home in readers’ hearts.

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The Discord of Gods is the explosive conclusion to Jenn Lyons’ five-book, million-word fantasy epic series A Chorus of Dragons that began in 2019 with The Ruin of Kings.

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“an entirely human and hopeful book.”

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"‘Becoming the library, as if it were swallowing her whole . . . an infinite nothing—everything, a god—no, a place—which is it? . . . a realm, a guide, a library, a god.’"

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“Ashton’s emphasis is clearly on the moral and philosophical implications of the Mickeys, however, not on first contact, cross-cultural relations, or the evils of colonialism.

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Recommended reading for those looking for a more lighthearted take on a region riven by suffering and war.

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“Richard Thomas, the award-winning author of three novels, three short story collections, and over 150 stories in print, does not disappoint with his latest collection of short stories . .

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“All in all, Sanderson has given the reader another home run, a wildly inventive, fast-paced romp that proves, once again, he is the leader in modern fantasy.”

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Lovers of drama and citizens worried about politics should read this book that probably inspired and influenced Brave New World and 1984.

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In this genderbending and queer retelling of Sleeping Beauty, treasure hunter Fi finds herself tasked with saving the cursed prince Briar Rose.

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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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“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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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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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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