A secret history of vampires in America, the next installment in a gripping trilogy of a dystopian Martian society, two new urban fantasy series that explore hidden supernatural worlds that exist just out of the corner of your eye, and a silly primer on the science of an invented world: these are just a few […]
For a while there, it seemed the “mashup” novel was ascendant. A mashup results when a classic (and often public domain) work of literature is used as the basis for an alternative version that includes modern speculative tropes, like monsters. For a prime example, look at Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, which reimagines not only our 16th President […]
For over a decade, Jim Killen has served as the sci-fi and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog and Tor.com, Jim shares his curated list of the can’t miss upcoming genre releases.
Seth Grahame-Smith’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and its new sequel The Last American Vampire are both vampire-based biographies, but they’re very different books. While the first provides a focused, in-depth account of Lincoln’s life battling the undead, the sequel is a sprawling overview of over 400 years of vampires in America, as seen through the eyes […]