“‘Hacks’ of all sorts, especially universal space opera lovers, will find themselves easily at home with The Consuming Fire.”
Although a handful of Japanese authors have achieved widespread popularity in English translation, Kenji Miyazawa (1896–1933) is not among them.
“Fans of black and white good-versus-evil tropes, road trip stories, and slow burn horror will delight in Alice Isn’t Dead.”
“Those who loved The Tiger’s Daughter for its slow burn romance will find The Phoenix Empress a stirring, compassionate book.”
Jane Yolen has been writing science fiction and fantasy for young adults since the 1960s. Her work is generally acclaimed and widely read.
It’s been a while since Glen Cook took us into the world of what is arguably his most famous work, the world of the Black Company.
“this novel is definitely a heart-pounder, and a good incentive to sleep with the lights on. Kudos to Anonymous for a chilling addition to stories of this urban legend.”
In the land of Iwagoto, an old danger is returning. Every thousand years, someone with the right prayers can summon up a dragon to grant their wish—for good or for ill.
This is a golden age of independent comics. Artists develop singular approaches, cultivate followings online, and burst into the print scene with fully developed universes and styles.
“Herein lies the question: Where does artificial intelligence end, and human be-ing (existence) begin?”
The latest entry in Shannon and Dean Hale’s popular Princess in Black series is sure to charm their legions of young readers.
“Beyond the Sixth Extinction is a playful but dark vision of a possible future . . .”
“Although aimed at a young adult audience, adult readers will find the pacing and worldbuilding of For a Muse of Fire comparable to adult high fantasy, and thus should feel right a
Love epic space adventure? Then this doorstop-size novel is for you.
“its inventiveness and the vividness of Bunch’s language create a terrain that is both deeply weird, unnervingly familiar, and well worth a visit.”
A painter witnesses angels moving on the ceiling of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. A girl wearing a boa of dead rabbits leads a gang of dead kids on a series of misadventures across the heavens.
Simon Stålenhag’s The Electric State matches the notable Swedish artist’s futuristic digital paintings with an original story to produce an awe-inspiring vision of a species committing sui
Barren promised to be an interesting read for two reasons: one, it centers on an LGBTQ protagonist, which is something that’s still hard to find in mainstream fantasy fiction, and two, it
“filled with plenty of romance and laughter, rather than the expected blood and gore of a vampire tale.”
“In a horrifyingly paranormal way, this is a coming of age story.”
Esmae is born cursed—destined to destroy her mother’s kingdom that her twin brother is to inherit.
Reader warning: This review contains spoilers.
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.
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.
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.