Books by John Joseph Adams

A PEOPLE'S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES by Victor LaValle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2019

"A mixed bag of topical, speculative tales."
A collection of stories about marginalized people, set in the near future. Read full book review >
THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY 2018 by N.K.  Jemisin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"The stories in this collection will leave the reader mournful, angry, and inspired."
Jemisin, the latest guest editor for this series, has chosen stories with themes similar to the ones that appear in her own short story collection, How Long 'til Black Future Month? (2018). Read full book review >
THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY 2016 by Karen Joy Fowler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A set of primal, classic-seeming tales from our past, present, and future."
The second in an annual series of intellectually demanding genre anthologies. Read full book review >
PRESS START TO PLAY by Daniel H. Wilson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"A mixed bag, like many anthologies, but sci-fi fans will find it well worth their while."
An anthology that examines the relationship between video games and storytelling. Read full book review >
ROBOT UPRISINGS by Daniel H. Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"Philip K. Dick would be proud, in any event. You'll never look at your Roomba the same way again."
Fun fact: According to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, as of 2010 there were 8.6 million robots in the world. Fun scenario: They're all out to kill us. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Plenty of sword work and old-style action-adventure, with the occasional clever spin. (foreword by Tamora Pierce, story introductions, author bios, Barsoomian Gazetteer) (Science fiction short stories. 11-13)"
Fourteen swashbuckling new adventures extend the exploits of John Carter and his descendants on Edgar Rice Burroughs' version of the Red Planet. Read full book review >