Elizabeth Bear is a master of disguise. If you’ve spent any time with her enormous back catalog, you know that the only thing you can expect from her is to be surprised and delighted by how different each new book is from the one that preceded it. Since winning the 2005 John W. Campbell Award for […]
First up, that cover, designed by Saga Art Director Michael McCartney, which hints at the plot’s multi-dimensional qualities. Take a look at the full image below the catalog copy, then keep reading for our interview with the author. Haimey Dz thinks she knows what she wants. She thinks she knows who she is. She is wrong. […]
What new books are on your list this week?
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 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog, Jim shares his curated list of the month’s best science fiction & fantasy books.
In 2015, Elizabeth Bear’s Karen Memory introduced a singular voice in the steampunk genre: the title character, former prostitute-turned-independent woman Karen Memery (“spelt with an ‘e’). In an alternate Seattle-like town called Rapid City in the late 19th century, Karen is a “seamstress” (a polite word for the world’s oldest profession) at the fanciest joint in […]