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Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2014

  • FICTION

    STELES OF THE SKY

    APRIL 8, 2014

FICTION

STELES OF THE SKY

by Elizabeth Bear

Considering the trilogy as a whole, the overused term masterpiece justifiably applies. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE WORD EXCHANGE

    APRIL 8, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE WORD EXCHANGE

by Alena Graedon

A wildly ambitious, darkly intellectual and inventive thriller about the intersection of language, technology and meaning. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AFTERPARTY

    APRIL 22, 2014

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

AFTERPARTY

by Daryl Gregory

A hugely entertaining, surprising and perhaps prophetic package that, without seeming to, raises profound questions about... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE MAGICIAN'S LAND

    AUG. 5, 2014

FICTION

THE MAGICIAN'S LAND

by Lev Grossman

The essence of being a magician, as Quentin learns to define it, could easily serve as a thumbnail description of Grossman’s... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DEFENDERS

    MAY 13, 2014

  • FICTION

    CROWN OF RENEWAL

    MAY 27, 2014

FICTION

CROWN OF RENEWAL

by Elizabeth Moon

Such is the allure of an extremely talented writer at the height of her powers. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ARCANUM

    JAN. 28, 2014

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

ARCANUM

by Simon Morden

An enthralling read for aficionados of intelligent, impeccably rendered fantasy. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LOCK IN

    AUG. 26, 2014

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

LOCK IN

by John Scalzi

This SF thriller provides yet more evidence that Scalzi (The Human Division, 2013, etc.) is a master at creating appealing... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE RHESUS CHART

    JULY 1, 2014

FICTION

THE RHESUS CHART

by Charles Stross

Stross at the top of his game—which is to say, few do it better. Pounce! Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ANNIHILATION

    FEB. 4, 2014

  • FICTION

    THE MARTIAN

    FEB. 11, 2014

FICTION

THE MARTIAN

by Andy Weir

Sharp, funny and thrilling, with just the right amount of geekery. Full review >

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