This year was an interesting one for horror. Not only did genre fans see new books from established heavy hitters, they welcomed a grandmaster’s novel back into print after 52 years, encountered incredible debuts, rafts of new and disturbing short stories, and at least one satire that frightens just as easily as its source material. If there were room to list every […]
For nearly 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 can’t-miss new SFF releases.
Gonzo journalism is a term for reporting that applies a deeply personal approach, making the journalist part of the story. When it’s done right, it’s very emotional, cutting, and raw. (When it’s done wrong, it’s probably because someone probably read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas too many times.) It only stands to reason that adding dystopia, zombies, […]
New this week: sci-fi and fantasy for fall. Or any season, really.
Jack Sparks, the eponymous narrator of The Last Days of Jack Sparks (a cracking read, and one of our favorite books of September). is a lot of things—adventurous, foolhardy, untrustworthy, vain—but no one would ever call him a nice guy. Below, the man who created Jack—writer Jason Arnopp—joins us to discuss why we find unlikable […]