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An Epic Journey to the Shelves: Evan Winter & James Islington on the Business of Publishing, Finding Your Readers, and the Book Two Problem

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An Epic Journey to the Shelves: Evan Winter & James Islington on the Business of Publishing, Finding Your Readers, and the Book Two Problem

Two of our favorite epic fantasy series of the last few years—one of them, James Islington’s Licanius trilogy, about to wrap up; the other, Evan...
First Cosmic Velocity: Oddly Hopeful for a Satire About Dying in Space

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First Cosmic Velocity: Oddly Hopeful for a Satire About Dying in Space

First Cosmic Velocity might be the most hopeful novel you’ll ever read about people dying in space. That might sound like an odd statement to make,...
B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: July 2019

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

At the end of each month, we share lists of B&N’s current bestsellers in the genre, from new hardbacks, to trade paperbacks, to mass markets and...
Twenty Years of The Iron Giant

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Twenty Years of The Iron Giant

Twenty years ago today, director Brad Bird’s The Iron Giant arrived in theaters, lending unexpected poignance to a gravelly uttering of the word...
This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Dragon Hunters, Dogs in Space, and a Bird’s Eye View of the Zombie Apocalypse

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Dragon Hunters, Dogs in Space, and a Bird’s Eye View of the Zombie Apocalypse

Hollow Kingdom, by Kira Jane Buxton Kira Jane Buxton’s debut puts a deliriously original spin on the viral zombie apocalypse as human civilization’s...
The Best New Manga of August 2019

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The Best New Manga of August 2019

August is the laziest month, as summer heats up and then starts to wind down. Labor Day is just around the corner, but first, we’ve got a month’s worth...
The Dragon Republic Is an Epic Military Fantasy Exploring the Personal Costs of War

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The Dragon Republic Is an Epic Military Fantasy Exploring the Personal Costs of War

How does one follow up a dark fantasy inspired by the history of the Sino-Japanese conflicts in the early twentieth century? By shifting the tragic,...
"The Giant Mimr" by Axel Sauerwald Led, for Clarkesworld

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Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short Fiction Roundup: July 2019

This month, we read stories about demon-hunting cats, necromancers investigating airplane crashes, memory loss on the Moon, climate change in San...
The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of August 2019

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The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of August 2019

Prodigy, Vol. 1: The Evil Earth, by Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque There’s been a lot of buzz around Mark Millar’s latest, a comic series...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of August 2019

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of August 2019

For two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on Tor.com and the B&N...
Second Verse: Revealing Carved from Stone and Dream: Los Nefilim, Book 2, by T. Frohock

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Second Verse: Revealing Carved from Stone and Dream: Los Nefilim, Book 2, by T. Frohock

Earlier this year, we reviewed T. Frohock’s Where Oblivion Lives—a story of angels and demons, music and magic—and proclaimed it...
The Weirdest, Most Wonderful Fantasy of 2019? Michael Swanwick’s The Iron Dragon’s Mother

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The Weirdest, Most Wonderful Fantasy of 2019? Michael Swanwick’s The Iron Dragon’s Mother

Michael Swanwick’s The Iron Dragon’s Mother promises to tell the epic story of Caitlin, the magical scion of a Faerie house, who rides on an...

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