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5 Sci-Fi Influenced Records for Spaced-Out Music Fans
Science fiction fans have a lot to be thankful for lately, thanks to the success of TV shows like Black Mirror, Westworld, and Stranger Things. If...
Is a Thrilling Meditation on What Might Have Been
In his latest novel, Dark Matter, Blake Crouch asks us to imagine we’re fish, swimming in a pond. Within our cozy confines, we can swim all day, and in...
5 Novels That Mess with Time
Some readers like novels that tell a story in a straightforward, chronological fashion, but some of us are thrilled when a novel takes us on an unexpected...
The Buried Giant
and the Coming Gray Genre
If, while strolling through a bookstore or clicking around on the web, you’ve recently laid eyes on the cover for Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried...
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February's Top Picks in Science Fiction & Fantasy
From a new book of short stories from one of the masters of the genre, to new books that revisit your favorite science fictional universes, to...
5 Intriguing Takes on Gender in Science Fiction
Science fiction is a genre of ideas, and a lot of world-building in sci-fi starts with tweaking one small part of our universe and extrapolating from...
Is Sci-Fi at Its Most Human
John Scalzi made a name for himself writing science-fiction in one of its classic forms: warfare in space. His excellent Old Man’s War series is a...
5 Girl-Powered Sci-Fi and Fantasy Releases You’ll Love
My favorite thing George R.R. Martin has ever said (barring the moment he exclaims, “Here comes Benjen Stark!”) is his response when asked his approach...
August Sci-Fi/Fantasy Round-Up: Introverted Warlords, Reluctant Assassins, and Space Monks
This roundup of August’s most exciting sci-fi and fantasy releases features the latest installments of your favorite ongoing series, a few that will...
Four Sci-Fi Retellings that Are Even Better than the Originals
It’s a popular cliché that science fiction is just regular fiction…IN SPACE! It certainly doesn’t help that Star Trek was pitched as “Wagon...
Space’s Landscape and
The Art of John Harris
Picture in your mind the cover of Ender’s Game. You’ve got a perfectly clear image, don’t you? Now think of your favorite Arthur C....
Mutant and Proud: 6 Books for X-Men Fans
Here’s the story of a man named Charles, who was bringing up some very lovely mutants. And it’s the story of a guy named Magneto, who was busy...