Everyone says second books are hard, but one of the delights of writing a trilogy is watching the world you’ve created grow larger and deeper. In The City of Brass, I envisioned a world of djinn hidden just beneath the surface of our own; powerful, capricious beings who watch the rise and fall of human […]
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. What new sci-fi and fantasy books will help you kick off 2019?
We’re hungry for the rest of the story, and 2019 is set to deliver. Whether from well-established authors or relative newcomers, the sequels are coming—some of them long-awaited, some of them dreaded (because we don’t want the stories to end), and at least one that was wildly unexpected. Here are 35 science fiction and fantasy […]
What new SFF are you picking up this week?
The City of Brass is the title of the first in book in S.A. Chakraborty’s intricate, Middle Eastern-inspired fantasy trilogy by S.A. Chakraborty, yet much of the action takes place outside its copper walls. Still, the capital city of Daevabad pulls on the characters like gravity, drawing them in and holding them, almost bound, until, in […]