Mind Meld: Books That Expand the Definition of Genre

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Mind Meld: Books That Expand the Definition of Genre

The evolution of storytelling has followed us through the ages from fairy and folk tales to the vast variety of mediums now available to us. As...
Mind Meld: Our Best of 2017 Authors Tell You What Books They Can’t Wait to Read This Year

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Mind Meld: Our Best of 2017 Authors Tell You What Books They Can’t Wait to Read This Year

This month, Mind Meld takes a bit of a departure from the usual format to look ahead to the next year of new sci-fi and fantasy books. We asked the authors...
There’s Real Magic in Rachel Neumeier’s Winter of Ice and Iron

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There’s Real Magic in Rachel Neumeier’s Winter of Ice and Iron

Sometimes a release late the year has its advantages. At this point, I can say with certainty that Rachel Neumeier’s Winter of Ice and Iron is one of...
5 Reasons Peter V. Brett’s Demon Cycle Is Perfect Binge Read Material

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5 Reasons Peter V. Brett’s Demon Cycle Is Perfect Binge Read Material

In October, Peter V. Brett wrapped one of the most popular fantasy epics running with the release of The Core, the fifth book of the Demon Cycle. On the...
Barbary Station Takes Space Opera in a Bold New Direction

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Barbary Station Takes Space Opera in a Bold New Direction

Barbary Station is loaded with levels of space pirate action few books could hope to match, delivered in a way you’ve never experienced before. R.E....
Mind Meld: Monster Mayhem—The Undead!

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Mind Meld: Monster Mayhem—The Undead!

We decided to do something a bit different this month—instead of just one Mind Meld at the end of the month, we’re doing four, covering four times as...
The Bloodprint Is a Compelling Epic That Pits Powerful Women Against a Intolerant Zealot

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The Bloodprint Is a Compelling Epic That Pits Powerful Women Against a Intolerant Zealot

Did you ever read those Choose Your Own Adventure books as a kid? Well, I did, and I loved ’em. As I read Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanay Khan, I was...
Mind Meld: Monster Mayhem—Ghosts and Witches

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Mind Meld: Monster Mayhem—Ghosts and Witches

We decided to do something a bit different this month—instead of just one Mind Meld at the end of the month, we’re doing four, covering four times as...
Mind Meld: Monster Mayhem—Werewolves and Giant Monsters

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Mind Meld: Monster Mayhem—Werewolves and Giant Monsters

We decided to do something a bit different this month—instead of just one Mind Meld at the end of the month, we’re doing four, covering four times...
Mind Meld: How Do You Define Urban Fantasy?

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Mind Meld: How Do You Define Urban Fantasy?

Urban fantasy too often gets passed over by readers who have a narrow view of the genre and the unfounded reputation that all urban fantasy books are...
Mind Meld: Science Fiction, Technology, and Society

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Mind Meld: Science Fiction, Technology, and Society

Science Fiction often deals with the connections between science/technology and society. These books can influence our assumptions and paradigms about the...
In Other Lands Is a YA Portal Fantasy for All Ages

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In Other Lands Is a YA Portal Fantasy for All Ages

Have you ever finished a book and felt compelled to give a copy to everyone you know? That’s the experience I had reading In Other Lands by Sarah...

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