Science Fiction & Fantasy

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“The long-awaited third novel of the Relic series is here.

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“Gorgeous graphics and a neat idea cannot save what eventually becomes a tragically flawed effort.”

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“In the end the mind-blowing art can’t save a book that fails to deliver on the promise of its premise.”

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Brief and beautiful, Druillet’s genius shines through in this madcap adventure across post-apocalyptic wastes.”

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“The final playing-out of the struggle for the future of Xibalba and the mortal world is satisfyingly both personal and mythic, in a way that rings true to the principles of the cosmology f

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“Gideon the Ninth is a whirlwind of dark fantasy and dark humor, all wrapped up in sarcastic, delightfully sapphic Gideon Nav.

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The Warehouse reads as a treatise against the evils of big corporations and rampant capitalism.”

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“There are few works of sci-fi today that put readers on the edge of their seats as well as giving them food for thought, and Birmingham succeeds at both.”

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"Combining satire, magical realism, and Salman Rushdie’s signature vibrant prose, Quichotte has twists and turns that linger long after the final page."

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“The Gurkha and The Lord of Tuesday achieves immense enjoyability.

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Once you open the cover, be prepared for an evening to disappear like a werewolf with a portal ring.”

Monster Hunters Unite!

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“A good book for knight versus dragon diehards but perhaps not as much for fantasy readers looking to be transported to worlds not seen before.”

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Stealing Worlds is not so much a story as a manifesto for a new, technology-based economic system.

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“The Grand Dark doesn’t rise above the pulpy, overwrought drama of the eponymous theater’s productions.

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“Taking Early Riser into the summer reading stack will be surprisingly refreshing even though it arrives with both love and a shiver of foreboding.”

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“The end result is that Johnston delivers a kick-in-the nuts, edgy, and dark book that excites on every level.”

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“Etter has created that rare beast: an effective, startling poetic novel. Its story is coherent and progressive; Cassie herself is intensely sympathetic.

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Salvation Day is a terrific space thriller. Wallace is an excellent writer, and she maintains tight control over her story as it progresses.”

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Death Orb is a visually ambitious graphic novel. It depicts a ruined Earth, years past a nuclear holocaust. Buildings are crumbled, with vines of hanging wires choking them.

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“an intriguing and engrossing debut novel that will leave readers thinking about their own ability to survive, their own capacity for love, and their willingness to face catastrophe with hope.”

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“Given the timeliness of this novel vis-à-vis our current era, along with how well it’s written, there would be no surprise if it garnered an award.

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“an epic tour-de-force . . .”

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“another captivating adventure in which time traveling crime sleuth extraordinaire Kendra Donovan continues her exploits through pre-Victorian England.”

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“The core draw of the novel is the complicated love of two people through multiple possible lives and across the gulf of missing memories.”

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Across the Void is an interesting novel, and if you’re looking for a space thriller to enjoy on the beach, it will suffice.”

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