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6 Fictional Books We Wish We Could Read

6 Fictional Books We Wish We Could Read

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We’ve all had the experience of falling into a fictional world and finding ourselves unable to climb back out—and it seems that’s a problem for the writers who create those worlds,...
What to Read Next if You Never Stopped Loving Robin McKinley’s The Hero and the Crown

What to Read Next if You Never Stopped Loving Robin McKinley’s The Hero and the Crown

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Like so many readers, I first discovered Robin McKinley’s Newbery Award—winning epic fantasy novel The Hero and the Crown as a teenager. Dragged along to a yard sale with my mother, I...

Bustiers, Bullets, and Black Magic: Four Urban Fantasy Series You Should Be Reading

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Readers of modern urban fantasy novels know the best of the genre are a heady mix of noir, romance, fantasy, and suspense. Books that invoke images of flashing neon lights, car chases, heated...
The Author Who Struggled to Read: Kameron Hurley on What Makes a Writer

The Author Who Struggled to Read: Kameron Hurley on What Makes a Writer

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You wouldn’t peg Kameron Hurley as someone who came late to reading. She’s the author of four acclaimed novels, including new epic fantasy The Mirror Empire, which has been praised...
5 Girl-Powered Sci-Fi and Fantasy Releases You’ll Love

5 Girl-Powered Sci-Fi and Fantasy Releases You’ll Love

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My favorite thing George R.R. Martin has ever said (barring the moment he exclaims, “Here comes Benjen Stark!”) is his response when asked his approach on writing female characters:...
August Sci-Fi/Fantasy Round-Up: Introverted Warlords, Reluctant Assassins, and Space Monks

August Sci-Fi/Fantasy Round-Up: Introverted Warlords, Reluctant Assassins, and Space Monks

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This roundup of August’s most exciting sci-fi and fantasy releases features the latest installments of your favorite ongoing series, a few that will kick off your next obsession, and one...
7 Book-to-TV Adaptations that Owe Their Success to Game of Thrones

7 Book-to-TV Adaptations that Owe Their Success to Game of Thrones

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Four years on, I’m still shocked by the massive success of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Sure, I expected it to look pretty (it’s HBO after all), and as a fan of George R.R....
5 Reasons to Read Terry Brooks’ The High Druid’s Blade

5 Reasons to Read Terry Brooks’ The High Druid’s Blade

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Comparable in size and scope to Tolkien’s Middle-earth, Feist’s Midkemia, and Silverberg’s Majipoor, Terry Brooks’ Shannara is among the most richly described and meticulously...
July Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup: Quantum Entanglement, Supernatural HR, and Captain Hook’s Side of the Story

July Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup: Quantum Entanglement, Supernatural HR, and Captain Hook’s Side of the Story

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In this roundup of July’s most exciting sci-fi and fantasy titles, you’ll discover adventures that will take you pretty much anywhere you want to go, from inside the bowels of a...
May Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup: Alternate Lives, Supernatural Bank Heists, and Insect Dystopias

May Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup: Alternate Lives, Supernatural Bank Heists, and Insect Dystopias

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From fantastic fantasy to scintillating sci-fi, we at the Barnes & Noble Book Blog do more than our fair share of browsing in the genre aisles. Whether you’re into urban fantasy,...