Science Fiction & Fantasy

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This is a world where calories are more precious than gold—where crops are engineered sterile by the titans of the industry, and the side effects of their genetic mistakes afflict the world at larg

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The Boy With the Cuckoo-Clock Heart has more metaphors than a million-piece mega-puzzle that artfully fits together as an exquisite literary masterpiece.

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Kisses can come with a lot of baggage.

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Everyone needs a vacation, even the undead and especially the immortal. With Death’s Excellent Vacation, editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P.

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The only problem I ever have with Peter David’s unique and original Star Trek paperback series is that they appear too infrequently.

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What is G. F. Skipworth’s The Simpering, North Dakota Literary Society?

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What is terrifying? What makes you feel the hairs on the back of your neck stand up? What makes you repeatedly look over your shoulder?

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Gateways is a collection of pieces—short stories and accolades—assembled with the sole purpose of honoring one of the greatest science fiction writers ever, Frederick Pohl, on the occasion

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 Blackwyrm Publications, February 2009 Can a world created in a work of fiction actually exist? That’s the premise of Ian Harac’s The Rainbow Connection.

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A girl, her fiddle, and a quest to save her family at what might be the end of the world in 2041—what more could one ask for in a book? Well, what about love?

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Ghostopolis is perfect proof that a graphic novel can tell as solid and detailed a story as a more traditional novel—and the fact that it’s aimed at kids and still manages this feat makes

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Mild-mannered Garet James, a New York jewelry designer and (though she always denies it) artist, has plenty to worry about.

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In the current rush and abundance of vampire novels involving teenage protagonists and their dark and brooding love for the perfect immortal undead, it’s getting harder and harder to come up with s

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The genre of epic fantasy fiction is filled with characters called Zorg and Byorg and places with names like Narnia and Ambrosia and Farsala and Tigana—all of which can be quite daunting when start

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973By the end of the sixties Arthur Clarke and Isaac Asimov were constantly asked who, between them, was the best.

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Jason weighed the situation for a moment, and then decided to risk jumping out of character. “Pisa isn’t in the game,” he typed. Very quickly, the voice responded. “This isn’t a game.”

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Blackwyrm Publications, May 2009 Twilight’s Jacob Black isn’t the only teenage werewolf with issues.

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William Gibson used to write science fiction.

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 In The Magicians, Lev Grossman has created a whole new world that will appeal to fantasy buffs and mainstream readers alike.

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Take every bit of fact, fiction, or myth uttered about The Beatles as a group or as individuals and throw it aside.

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Epitaph Road is the latest in a string of successful young adult novels by David Patneaude.

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 White Rocket Books, 2009 When Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote his interplanetary adventure back in the early days of the 20th century, knowledge of our solar system and the planets that made it up was

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