Science Fiction & Fantasy

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“A tavern maid’s-eye view of epic fantasy is an appealing concept, but in the end, it feels like that eye is looking in too many directions at once.”

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The Danger of Smoking in Bed underlines the darkness of evil.

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“Grushin’s facility with language . . . is a marvel. It’s the kind of prose that demands you submerge yourself.”

What comes after “Happily ever after?”

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New York 2140 is a book brimming with positivity, humor, and intelligence.”

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Second Chance Angel forgoes overly complex world building in favor of telling a damn good story.”

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“thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining. Eoin Colfer’s specialty is magical realism, and it shines through this entire tale.”

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“A gender-flip version of Faust, and also a haunting love story that will linger.”

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“Editor Melissa Edmundson has produced a valuable collection for scholars and curious readers alike.”

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“Suspenseful, filled with evocative writing capturing the reader’s empathy for the characters, The Night Will Find Us takes our fear of that which lurks in the dark and transfers i

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“packed with crucial climate-change information framed in fairly comprehensible terms. . . .

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The Four Profound Weaves is a beautifully articulated exploration of queer identity and transformation.

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“Dark, haunting, lyrical, and innovative, beautiful and heartfelt . . .”

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Daughters of the Wild has an intriguing, deeply marketable premise: oppressed and repressed girls, isolated from the outside world, “tending a mysterious plant called the Vine of Heaven” i

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“the prose is tight and there is enough tension in the plot to draw in the reader despite any flaws.”

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“Noumenon wasn’t just a place for subdimensional sentients to visit. It was so much more. . . .

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At the start of Alison Stine’s first novel, Road Out of Winter, the protagonist, a young woman named Wylodine (known as Wil) leaves her rural home in Ohio and sets out for California.

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“Deft with prose, inventive with structure, and gruesome in his delivery, Palahniuk’s latest will no doubt test some readers’ stomachs, while simultaneously guaranteeing him a brand-new bat

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“an entertaining and engaging read”

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“Walton has a knack for presenting unexpected and very human glimpses of both historical and fictional figures, and her delight with the city of Florence may inspire many to visit.”

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“The Hollow Ones is definitely recommended reading for everyone with a taste for occult detective fiction . . .”

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“The Living Dead is the ultimate tribute to a remarkable career. For George A. Romero, that’s a wrap.

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“Mather’s chaotic scenes that place Del in life-threatening situations, and of which she expertly extricates herself, are well written and page turning.”

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A touch lighter on the hard science of space flight and a lot heavier on intrigue, new and old readers will find themselves quickly immersed in this complex alternate hist

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The Patient is a narrative of slowly building horror that will grip the reader with a continuous set of shivers.”

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