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Introducing the Witcher: Explore the Books That Inspired Netflix’s New Fantasy Epic

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Introducing the Witcher: Explore the Books That Inspired Netflix’s New Fantasy Epic

The Witcher, a new Netflix fantasy saga the streaming service has positioned as the next Game of Thrones, has similar literary roots. The show is based on...
Ranking the Major Villains of the Star Wars Universe

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Ranking the Major Villains of the Star Wars Universe

If there’s a defining element to the Star Wars universe beyond the existence of the Force, it’s the ubiquity and showmanship of its villains....
6 Essential Philip K. Dick Novels

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6 Essential Philip K. Dick Novels

Had he lived an easier life, Philip K. Dick might have lived to see today—what would’ve been his 91st birthday. But a different life might’ve...
7 of the Scariest Science Fiction Horror Novels Ever Written

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7 of the Scariest Science Fiction Horror Novels Ever Written

Space is terrifying. Outside the protective layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, you find yourself in an environment which has made exactly zero...
Author Derek Künsken Explores Our Transhuman Future

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Author Derek Künsken Explores Our Transhuman Future

The creative process has been famously described as the leaves of ideas and stories falling and composting in the mind, where after some years, new shoots...
B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: November 2019

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B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: November 2019

This month in SFF, comics, and manga bestseller news at Barnes & Noble: Our hardcover bestseller list for November includes a surprising title at...
Epic Endings: James Islington & Evan Winter on Perfect Titles, Finding Your Fans, and Wrapping a Trilogy

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Epic Endings: James Islington & Evan Winter on Perfect Titles, Finding Your Fans, and Wrapping a Trilogy

This past summer, we celebrated Orbit Books release of Evan Winter’s The Rage of Dragons—originally self-published, the book was picked up for...
Your Guide to the New Canon of Star Wars Books & Comics

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Your Guide to the New Canon of Star Wars Books & Comics

Star Wars inspires a love that can border on obsession. There are plenty of fans for whom the movies aren’t nearly enough, and the people behind one of...
9 Pieces of Discworld We Need to See in The Watch

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9 Pieces of Discworld We Need to See in The Watch

The situation may seem grim on Roundworld these days. But somewhere out there, on a disc resting atop four elephants standing on the back of a giant...
5 Fantasies That Give Trolls the Spotlight

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5 Fantasies That Give Trolls the Spotlight

As a species, trolls could use a better PR plan. These mighty creatures have never recovered from the damage “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”...
Revealing a Truly Epic Debut Fantasy: Next Summer, Journey to The Kingdom of Liars

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Revealing a Truly Epic Debut Fantasy: Next Summer, Journey to The Kingdom of Liars

There’s nothing quite like an epic fantasy debut: that first taste of the expansive imagination of a new author aching to show you a world that has...
Throwback Thursday: Michael Crichton’s Timeline Recreated an Era

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Throwback Thursday: Michael Crichton’s Timeline Recreated an Era

One need look no further than the new releases table to confirm that Michael Crichton remains a powerful force in pop culture despite his untimely death in...

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