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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of October 2019

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of October 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...
The Best Ragtag Crews in Space Opera

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The Best Ragtag Crews in Space Opera

Space opera is having a good year. The genre has never been a more popular—or better represented—and it’s easy to see why: on the one hand...
Our Queer Future: 10 Diverse Space Operas

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Our Queer Future: 10 Diverse Space Operas

As a genre, science fiction succeeds, in part, because it can be so many things to so many different people. For the liberal-minded, sci-fi, and space...
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of September 2018

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of September 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...
Humanity Is Caught Between a Power-Hungry Human and Ancient Aliens in Tim Pratt’s The Dreaming Stars

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Humanity Is Caught Between a Power-Hungry Human and Ancient Aliens in Tim Pratt’s The Dreaming Stars

Last year Tim Pratt was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award for The Wrong Stars, which put a new twist on first contact and space opera tropes as it...
5 Ways to Give an Artificial Intelligence Real Personality

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5 Ways to Give an Artificial Intelligence Real Personality

Artificial intelligence (AI), by definition, is somehow made, rather than innate. But how do you make an intelligence? It is a billion, trillion dollar...
The Nominees for the 2018 Philip K. Dick Award Explore Strange Sci-Fi Landscapes

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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...
The Wrong Stars Is a Space Opera with Personality

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The Wrong Stars Is a Space Opera with Personality

The Wrong Stars is space opera, but it’s all about the people. Rather than fill his series-starter with loads of exposition about the workings and...
This Excerpt from Tim Pratt’s The Wrong Stars Is So Right

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This Excerpt from Tim Pratt’s The Wrong Stars Is So Right

Tim Pratt has written just about every kind of novel you can cram into the sci-fi and fantasy genres, from weird western (The Strange Adventures of Ranger...
Announcing The Wrong Stars, a New Hard Sci-Fi Novel from Tim Pratt

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Announcing The Wrong Stars, a New Hard Sci-Fi Novel from Tim Pratt

Tim Pratt is the author of nearly two dozen books exploring varied facets of science fiction and fantasy (including, recently, a number of unreasonably fun...
Welcome to Golarion—Enter the World of the Pathfinder Tales

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Welcome to Golarion—Enter the World of the Pathfinder Tales

Earlier this year, I was jonesing for some ’80-style sword and sorcery. You know the type: big on magic, adventure, and mile-a-minute plotting....
New Book Roundup: Talking Swords, Tongueless Assassins, and a 14-Inch Meat Golem

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New Book Roundup: Talking Swords, Tongueless Assassins, and a 14-Inch Meat Golem

The lest week in August brings one of the biggest books of the summer, a sequel to last year’s guiltiest (and bloodiest) SF pleasure, and a fantasy...

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