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10 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books with a Message of Social Justice

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10 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books with a Message of Social Justice

From The Time Machine to Kirk and Uhura‘s unprecedented kiss, speculative fiction has often concerned itself with breaking barriers and exploring...
6 Manga that Let You Sit in With the Band

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6 Manga that Let You Sit in With the Band

One of the manga we’re most looking forward to reading in 2017 is Anonymous Noise, a story about a talented musician and her two long-lost friends....
B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag: Jan. 13, 2017

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B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag: Jan. 13, 2017

It’s that time again: time to open the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag, and see what books we’ll be adding to our to-read piles this week....
Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Will to Battle by Ada Palmer

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Will to Battle by Ada Palmer

Ada Palmer’s Too Like the Lightning began a new science fiction series that, in one book, vaulted her onto the stage of authors to watch—and landed...
Exclusive Cover Reveal & Interview: A Tyranny of Queens by Foz Meadows

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Exclusive Cover Reveal & Interview: A Tyranny of Queens by Foz Meadows

Foz Meadows’ An Accident of Stars was one of the most delightful debuts of 2016, a new twist on a familiar trope of the portal fantasy that aimed to...
Exclusive Cover Reveal & Excerpt: Empire of Time by Daniel Godfrey

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Exclusive Cover Reveal & Excerpt: Empire of Time by Daniel Godfrey

Last year, we showed you the cover for New Pompeii, a science-gone-wrong thriller in the fast-moving Michael Crichton vein about a shady tech company...
Carrie Vaughn on Martians Abroad and Crossing a New Frontier

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Carrie Vaughn on Martians Abroad and Crossing a New Frontier

Next week sees the release of Martians Abroad, Carrie Vaughn’s (the Kitty Norville series, After the Golden Age) gender-flipped homage to the...
Sam Humphries and Tommy Patterson on Citizen Jack and American Politics

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Sam Humphries and Tommy Patterson on Citizen Jack and American Politics

Sam Humphries and Tommy Patterson’s Citizen Jack isn’t exactly the kind of book you want to be talking about as “prescient” or...
Exclusive Cover Reveal & Excerpt: All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

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Exclusive Cover Reveal & Excerpt: All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

We love Martha Wells around here. In fact, we’d argue few authors can build a fantasy world quite like her. So our excitement when we heard that she...
The Cold Eye Continues an Epic Journey into the Devil’s West

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The Cold Eye Continues an Epic Journey into the Devil’s West

The best fantasy books can build worlds with such exquisite precision, you wish you could crawl inside of of them and explore the landscape on your own, to...
25 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sequels We Can’t Wait to Read in 2017

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25 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Sequels We Can’t Wait to Read in 2017

Sure things don’t exist in this universe—or do they? When it comes to speculative fiction, every year does feature at least a few examples of...
10 Things You Might Not Know About Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner, & Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner, & Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

In modern times it seems as if Blade Runner has always existed, along with the rainy, sepia-toned cyberpunk aesthetic it defined. The 1982 film is often...

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