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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,...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2018 So Far

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2018 So Far

In an interview last month with the B&N Podcast, Hugo-winning author John Scalzi posited that we are currently in a new Golden Age of science fiction...
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...
This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Woke Fairytales, Endless Nights, and a Grandma with Robotic Octopus Legs

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Woke Fairytales, Endless Nights, and a Grandma with Robotic Octopus Legs

Dayfall, by Michael David Ares  A sudden, swift war between Pakistan and India results in the northern hemisphere being trapped in an endless night, the...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of March 2018

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of March 2018

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...
Uncanny Magazine #16, cover art by Galen Dara

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A Short List of Science Fiction & Fantasy That Celebrates Disability

Today is the 27th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. I don’t remember a life without the ADA. I don’t remember school...
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...

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