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The Amazing Jo Walton Has Written a Book For Every Genre Reader
Most authors are known for a particular kind of book—David Weber? Spacefaring military sci-fi. Alastair Reynolds? Dark and gritty hard SF. Peter F....
The Last American Vampire
Is a Bloodsuckers’ History of the United States
Seth Grahame-Smith’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and its new sequel The Last American Vampire are both vampire-based biographies, but they’re very...
New Book Roundup: A Hidden City, a Time-Traveling Goddess, and a Voyage Beyond the Bottom of the Sea
It’s the middle of January. Chances are good that it’s very cold outside. Hole up somewhere warm with one of this week’s most exciting...
who closed the window?
D.C. Flexes Diversity Powers with New Power Girl
Unless you’re a diehard comic reader, the odds are good that if you know anything about D.C.’s Power Girl, it probably has something to do with her...
Where to Start with Michael Moorcock’s Sci-Fi and Fantasy Multiverse
Michael Moorcock has been called the architect of new science fiction, the anti-Tolkien, and a bad writer with big ideas. (Ok, that last one came from...
across the ansible
Star Wars #1
, Can’t-Miss Short Fiction, and the Best Time Travel Flick…Ever?
Though it’s not quite as cool as Ursula K. LeGuin’s instant intergalactic communication network, the internet is at least as useful for keeping...
6 Time Travel Loops,
Today, the Ethan Hawke-starring time travel flick Predestination hits theaters. Like many time travel movies, it pays homage to the old-school Robert...
7 Books in Which Giant Monsters Reign Supreme
Although you probably couldn’t tell by looking at a film release calendar, Godzilla hasn’t made a movie appearance in over a decade. At least,...
2014 Philip K. Dick Award Nominees Announced
The Philip K. Dick Award, presented annually to “distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States,” is,...
Continues Marvel’s Plans for World Domination
Yesterday, Marvel announced its first original Netflix series, Daredevil, will launch on April 10, which means all 13 episodes will be available at 12:01...
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Throwback Thursday: Guy Gavriel Kay and the Intimate Historical Epic
I was never supposed to find Guy Gavriel Kay. I was 16 or so, it was a Saturday, and I had entered the bookstore with a plan—find and devour whatever...
Back to the Barre: Amber Benson on Her New Urban Fantasy,
The Witches of Echo Park
More than a decade after the show went off the air, Amber Benson is still best known as Tara, the shy-but-strong witch who wooed Willow on Buffy the...
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