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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...
13 Essential #Ownvoices Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels

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13 Essential #Ownvoices Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels

The #ownvoices hashtag has been percolating on social media for some time now. It’s generally used to signify a work of fiction by a minority writer,...
Impostor Syndrome Is a Fittingly Complicated End to a Game-Changing Urban Fantasy Series

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Impostor Syndrome Is a Fittingly Complicated End to a Game-Changing Urban Fantasy Series

In every way imaginable, Millicent Roper is a complicated protagonist. Over the course of the first two novels in Mishell Baker’s Nebula Award-nominated...
Disabled Heroes and Where to Find Them

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Disabled Heroes and Where to Find Them

I spent most of my youth trying to find books that reflected aspects of myself, looking far and wide, throughout genres and fandoms that were as disparate...
Blogging the Nebulas: My Predictions, Let Me Show You Them

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Blogging the Nebulas: My Predictions, Let Me Show You Them

Editor’s note: The Nebula Awards are often described as the Academy Awards of SFF literature. Like the Oscar, the Nebula is voted on by the professional...
Blogging the Nebulas: Borderline Takes Us Beyond the Edge of Urban Fantasy

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Blogging the Nebulas: Borderline Takes Us Beyond the Edge of Urban Fantasy

Editor’s note: The Nebula Awards are often described as the Academy Awards of SFF literature. Like the Oscar, the Nebula is voted on by the professional...
Mishell Baker on Writing Disability in Fantasy—and Getting it Right

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Mishell Baker on Writing Disability in Fantasy—and Getting it Right

Failure to include positive portrayals of physical disability and mental health issues in our fiction erases a large portion of society—and tells those...
Phantom Pains Pushes the Boundaries of What Urban Fantasy Can Do

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Phantom Pains Pushes the Boundaries of What Urban Fantasy Can Do

Last year I read Borderline, Mishell Baker’s debut novel, and knew it was a game changer for urban fantasy. And sure enough, the book went on to...
The 2016 Nebula Award Nominees Show Us Diverse New Worlds

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The 2016 Nebula Award Nominees Show Us Diverse New Worlds

The Academy Awards are this Sunday, but the award season we really care about is just getting started. Today, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of...
Our Bloggers’ Favorite Reads of 2016

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Our Bloggers’ Favorite Reads of 2016

We’re not going to argue with anyone who says 2016 was a bad year (“bad” being one of the more polite adjectives to pick from), but...
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...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2016 (So Far)

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2016 (So Far)

Last year, we somehow waited all the way until November to share our list of the year’s top new science fiction and fantasy books, but 2016 has made...

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