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So You’ve Decided to Read a Sci-Fi or Fantasy Novella…
If the literary novella remains a curiosity, the form remains a mainstay of science fiction and fantasy—and more people seem to be reading them than...
5 Books That Explore the Secret Lives of ‘Bots
Earlier this year I wrote a post about how artificial intelligences might develop a personality. And once you are a person (biological, artificial, or some...
Access Two Chapters of the Next Book in Martha Wells’ Nebula-Winning Murderbot Diaries Series
With more than a dozen celebrated novels (and two short story collections) to her name, veteran author Martha Wells was more than overdue for a major genre...
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Reveals the Origins of Murderbot
Everyone’s favorite killer cyborg returns in Artificial Condition, the sequel to Martha Wells’ Hugo and Nebula award-nominated 2017 novella All...
8 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books the Biggest Forking Fans of
The Good Place
Holy shirt, do we miss The Good Place. As we wait for the third season of this sitcom of screwball antics in the afterlife, we’re itching to find sci-fi...
The Nominees for the 2018 Philip K. Dick Award Explore Strange Sci-Fi Landscapes
The Philip K. Dick Award has long been my favorite genre honor that isn’t the Hugo or Nebula. If the “big two” are analogous to the...
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6 Robots Too Smart for Their Own Good
Robots, man. You can’t live without them (unless you vacuum the old-fashioned way), and quite often, you can’t live with them—at least, not without...
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Meet Your Favorite Depressed A.I. Since Marvin in
All Systems Red
Sarcastic sentience, the intricacies of individuality, and the sliding scale of humanity: all are on full display in Martha Wells new novella, All Systems...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of May 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...
B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag: March 2017
After a six-week hiatus, the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag returns! If you’ve been wondering what we’ve been doing with all the packages...
Exclusive Cover Reveal & Excerpt:
All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries
by Martha Wells
We love Martha Wells around here. In fact, we’d argue few authors can build a fantasy world quite like her. So our excitement when we heard that she...
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