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New Book Roundup: A Hidden City, a Time-Traveling Goddess, and a Voyage Beyond the Bottom of the Sea

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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...
D.C. Flexes Diversity Powers with New Power Girl

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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

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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...

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Star Wars #1, Can’t-Miss Short Fiction, and the Best Time Travel Flick…Ever?

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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, Predestination Style

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6 Time Travel Loops, Predestination Style

Today, the Ethan Hawke-starring time travel flick Predestination hits theaters. Like many time travel movies, it pays homage to the old-school Robert...
Kraken Limited Edition cover art, Subterranean Press - Vincent Chong

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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,...

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2014 Philip K. Dick Award Nominees Announced

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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,...
Netflix’s Daredevil Continues Marvel’s Plans for World Domination

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Netflix’s Daredevil 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...
Throwback Thursday: Guy Gavriel Kay and the Intimate Historical Epic

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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...

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Back to the Barre: Amber Benson on Her New Urban Fantasy, The Witches of Echo Park

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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...
Amazing Stories on Offer in Tor.com’s Annual Free Short Fiction Ebook

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Amazing Stories on Offer in Tor.com’s Annual Free Short Fiction Ebook

Tor.com, the internet offshoot of venerable genre publisher Tor Books, is rapidly becoming the digital age’s answer to classic pulps like Amazing...
B&N Bookseller’s Picks: The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of January 2015

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B&N Bookseller’s Picks: The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of January 2015

For over a decade, Jim Killen has served as the sci-fi and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog...

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