Book series are a hallmark of science fiction and fantasy for a simple reason: readers love coming back to imaginative worlds they've enjoyed. At the same time, books that are part of a series could be a tough sell for readers who are new to the story. Here's a handful of new science fiction and fantasy sequels that easily work as standalone stories, but be warned! They'll probably make you want to read the whole series from ...
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For the past thirty-five years, the nonprofit organization Library of America has been systematically preserving America's cultural heritage by publishing some of the nation's greatest non-fiction and literature in new, authoritative, small hardback editions. Most recently, the results of that noble task are on display with the release of Ursula K. Le Guin: The Hainish Novels & Stories, a two-volume collection edited by Brian Attebery containing all of the author's novels, short stories and miscellaneous material related ...
Noumenon by Marina J. Lostetter
On Sale: July 2017, ISBN-13: 9780062497840
(in Kantian philosophy) a thing as it is in itself, as distinct from a thing as it is knowable by the senses through phenomenal attributes.
Imagine it is the future. Not the distant future, mind you, but a close enough world in which large scale spaceship creation and launch is possible.
Imagine the discovery of a star. Not just any star, mind you, but one ...
Over the years, Filmmakers have increasingly turned to the pages of books to find their Next Big Hit, and they're not coming up empty handed. Here's a roundup of the latest science fiction and fantasy books that have attracted Hollywood's attention enough to purchase filming rights and will hopefully be making their way to film.
The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell
In the imaginative world of Cowell's young adult novel, there are Wizards, who know ...
Autumn is just around the corner and we are looking forward to reading so many Fall titles this year!
Let’s start with a book that is out today (September 1): I’ve been waiting forever for Katherine Locke’s Girl with the Red Balloon, a fantastical story with time travel set in Berlin and featuring both the East Berlin in the 80s and Berlin in the 40s, with a Jewish main character. I hear this novel is truly magical. ...
Is your bookshelf feeling lonely? Here are 27 titles that will make it happy again! This month's batch of tantalizing science fiction and fantasy includes stories about guilt-ridden robots, witches, magic hair, designer drugs, time travel and cloud cities.
Magicians Impossible by Brad Abraham
Brad Abraham serves up a cocktail of magic and intrigue in this fast-paced debut. Twenty-something bartender Jason Bishop discovers that his father was secretly an agent in the employ of the Invisible Hand, an ancient ...
While the crew cut wide beechwood fuses and hammered them into shells, Bernat quietly asked Josette, “Is this entirely safe?”
“May I remind you that you’re aboard an airship,” she said. “Nothing we do is entirely safe.”
He frowned. “I mean to say, where would we be if a stray spark set off one of these shells?”
She stared at him. “Technically speaking? We’d be in a lot of places. The surrounding woods and countryside, to ...
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In More of Me by Kathryn Evans, a teenage girl deals with the trials of her teenage years and then some. To all outward appearances, Teva appears like an ordinary teenager with all the normal issues teenagers face with identity, social politics and romance. But thanks to an apparent genetic abnormality, Teva unwillingly ...