Science Fiction & Fantasy

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“In a horrifyingly paranormal way, this is a coming of age story.”

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Esmae is born cursed—destined to destroy her mother’s kingdom that her twin brother is to inherit.

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Sabina “Bina” Tremper is a 17-year-old girl in trouble. She’s also a very troubled girl, self-sabotaging every relationship and engaging in reckless, thoughtless acts.

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Reader warning: This review contains spoilers.

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At first glance a retelling of Beowulf doesn't seem that original. There have been countless spin-offs in prose, poetry, and even a movie.

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Charlie Husk is not like other boys. Charlie grew up in the deep, dark woods of rural New Hampshire. He was 28 when he first used a cell phone, surfed the Internet, and smoked a joint.

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“Eugenic is top-notch sci-fi, the kind of brainy sci-fi . . . that makes readers ask big questions and think.”

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Dark elves and rogue warriors battle for the fate of a savage world in an action-packed, high fantasy relaunch of R. A. Salvatore’s Dungeons and Dragons-inspired franchise.

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“an homage to Moby-Dick and a fitting continuation/conclusion of Ahab’s story.”

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The Armored Saint is a book that doesn’t quite know what it wants to be.

This heady blend of sci-fi, romance, and revolution reels in the reader from the start.

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The Freeze-Frame Revolution is “hard” science fiction, a novel (or novella—the book is borderline in its length) devoted almost entirely to exploring a concept.

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Sancia Grado starts this book facedown in the mud, and things don’t get much better for her from there.

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“Chambers’ thoughtful, measured work is offers space opera the depth and complexity it so often lacks. Her work is profound, engaging, and beautifully written.”

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“The Moons of Barsk accomplishes what science fiction does at its best.

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“a very entertaining story, with a thoroughly likable and intriguing (if unhuman) narrator”

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“. . . begins with a good premise that dissolves into a disappointment . . .”

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“In Starless, Jacqueline Carey has achieved what many have floundered: a story in which gender is complex and integral to the plot, but is not the plot within itself.”

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On the cusp of World War II, the paths of two spies continually weave together as they navigate politics, war, spirits, betrayal, and the afterlife in a gaslamp Ghostbusters alternate history.

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In her follow up to The Half-Drowned King, Linnea Hartsuyker continues her novelization of Snorri Sturlison’s “The Saga of Harald Harfagr” in an immaculately researched story that stands u

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Andromeda Romano-Lax surprises and delights readers in her new novel, Plum Rains. The book follows the lives of a trio of unusual characters: Angelica, a Filipina nurse, living in Japan on

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“a disgusting, disturbing, magnificent book.”

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“this story is full evidence that ghosties and ghoulies inhabit places other than the United States and Transylvania.”

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A former government assassin battles to survive in an apocalyptic world ravaged by war and infested with giant bugs in Apocalypse Nyx.

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“a most unique interpretation of an age-old and beloved fairy tale”

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