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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...
Fonda Lee on Star Trek: TNG, the Green Bone Saga, and the Transformative Power of Fantasy Diaspora Stories

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Fonda Lee on Star Trek: TNG, the Green Bone Saga, and the Transformative Power of Fantasy Diaspora Stories

Today we are joined by Fonda Lee, author of the World Fantasy Award-winning “mob drama meets magic” epic fantasy Jade City, who discusses the...
The Ascent to Godhood Ends the Acclaimed Tensorate Series on a Powerful, Personal Note

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The Ascent to Godhood Ends the Acclaimed Tensorate Series on a Powerful, Personal Note

The Protector is dead. After decades of ruthless rule, the tyrant is no more. Millions struggle to process the passing of such an iconic figure, but for...
Carrie Vaughn Returns to the World of Kitty Norville: Revealing The Immortal Conquistador

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Carrie Vaughn Returns to the World of Kitty Norville: Revealing The Immortal Conquistador

Amid the urban fantasy boom of the mid aughts, there were few series as reliable (or as popular) as Carrie Vaughn’s tales of Kitty Norville. The...
6 Fantasy Books in Which Real Cities Are Imbued with New Magic

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6 Fantasy Books in Which Real Cities Are Imbued with New Magic

Every book’s got a setting, and every book’s got a cast of characters. Some books, though—some books have a setting that is a character: a...
This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: The Making of a God, a Town with No History, and a Return to the Red Rising Universe

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: The Making of a God, a Town with No History, and a Return to the Red Rising Universe

Iron Gods, by Andrew Bannister Earlier this year, Tor Books released Creation Machine, Andrew Bannister’s ambitious space opera debut—a book aiming...
A Genderflipped Holmes and Watson Ride Again in The Hound of Justice

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A Genderflipped Holmes and Watson Ride Again in The Hound of Justice

Holmes and Watson reimaginings are practically their own subgenre these days. Arthur Conan Doyle’s infamous detective and his trusty doctor companion...
All Hail the Gorydamn Epic Intimacy of Pierce Brown’s Dark Age

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All Hail the Gorydamn Epic Intimacy of Pierce Brown’s Dark Age

No one does sci-fi literary spectacle quite like Pierce Brown. In the universe of his Red Rising series, populations are measured in the billions, wealth...
Collecting the Uncanny: 5 Uncanny Magazine Stories Featured in Author Collections

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Collecting the Uncanny: 5 Uncanny Magazine Stories Featured in Author Collections

Today, in celebration of their ongoing Kickstarter to support Year Six of three-time Hugo Award-winning Uncanny Magazine, we welcome editors Lynne M....
In The Violent Century, Lavie Tidhar Turns Superheroes Inside-Out

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In The Violent Century, Lavie Tidhar Turns Superheroes Inside-Out

Michael Chabon’s Pulitzer-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay tells a fictionalized account of the partnership between Jerry...

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