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The Will to Battle Deepens Ada Palmer’s Complex Future History

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The Will to Battle Deepens Ada Palmer’s Complex Future History

In Too Like The Lightning, Ada Palmer introduced her vision of Earth in the year 2454, a time when technology, society, government, economy, and...
Frankenstein cover detail by M. S. Corley

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5 SFF Confessional Novels That Really Need to Tell You Something

Sometimes, even fictional characters just need to get some things off their chests—and that’s where the confessional novel comes in. Told in first...
We Play Mix and Match with Our Favorite Authors and Genres

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We Play Mix and Match with Our Favorite Authors and Genres

Genre is a funny thing. It acts as a signifier, label, and shorthand, telling readers what kind of book they’re holding in only a few words, and...
How to Build a Future History: Ada Palmer Discusses the Terra Ignota Series

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How to Build a Future History: Ada Palmer Discusses the Terra Ignota Series

We can’t say enough good things about Ada Palmer’s Terra Ignota series, which began with Too Like the Lightning, a best book of 2016 pick. We...
Seven Surrenders Is an Unparalleled Work of Future History

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Seven Surrenders Is an Unparalleled Work of Future History

Last year, Ada Palmer’s baroque science fantasy Too Like The Lightning lived up to its title, flashing onto many best-of-the-year lists with a...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of March 2017

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of March 2017

For nearly 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...
Guest Post: 5 Books That Will Inspire You to Get Off Your A** and Build a Better Future, by Kameron Hurley

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Guest Post: 5 Books That Will Inspire You to Get Off Your A** and Build a Better Future, by Kameron Hurley

Kameron Hurley, who knows something from revolutions, has a new book out about two women who inhabit a broken world and must choose if they can work...
Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Will to Battle by Ada Palmer

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Will to Battle by Ada Palmer

Ada Palmer’s Too Like the Lightning began a new science fiction series that, in one book, vaulted her onto the stage of authors to watch—and landed...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2016

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2016

And we thought choosing the best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015 was tough. Not only was 2016 an outstanding year for wholly new entertainments...
B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag: Oct. 28, 2016

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B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag: Oct. 28, 2016

It’s time for the second installment of the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag, where we indulge the same obsessions that have made millions out of...
Living for the Past: 8 Sci-Fi Books that Channel the Victorian Era

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Living for the Past: 8 Sci-Fi Books that Channel the Victorian Era

In Ada Palmer’s first novel, Too Like the Lightning, the history professor tells an ambitious story of a future word on the brink of extraordinary...
New Book Roundup: Victorian Futures, Points of Light in a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland, and a Werewolf in Oxford

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New Book Roundup: Victorian Futures, Points of Light in a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland, and a Werewolf in Oxford

This week would be a major event for SF/F if the only book coming out was the long-awaited new fantasy from Guy Gavriel Kay. But there’s a lot more...

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