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Narwhals, Narwhals…

Narwhals are medium-size marine mammals known for their characteristic tusk that resembles a unicorn’s horn. Their reclusive nature and remote Arctic habitat only adds...
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FOR WRITERS: Writer’s Wait

FOR WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth: I don’t like to call it writer’s block – for me it’s more like writer’s...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: The Hunt for Red Fluffy, by Angel Martinez

QSFer Angel Martinez has a new mm sci fi humor book out in the Brimstone series: “The Hunt For Red Fluffy.” Someone abandons a pedigree...
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The Jargon and Slang of the Fantastic

In this expose by author and SFWA member Ken Pelham, writers are cautioned not to get trapped by jargon and slang

Metroid: The Sky Calls

Watch this short film!

A Hunger Games prequel is on its way

If this is a prequel, will it be called "I Could Eat" Games? If a sequel, the "Satiated" Games?

“Restoration” Episode 1 of 5 | Presented by DUST

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfX4YkNvncY The 1st of 5 episodes in the "Restoration" series. Follow the series playlist for a new episode every day throughout the week: http://bit.ly/Restoration-Series"Restoration" by...

Queer Love, Rage, and Magic Amid War: Red Skies Falling by Alex...

Twins Kylee and Brysen find themselves separated for the first time in their lives, each on either side of a world fluttering toward the...

Blockbuster Action, Body Horror, and Wicked Humor: David Koepp’s Cold Storage

Content Warning: mention of animal death. Cold Storage is David Koepp’s first novel, but odds are good that you’re familiar with his work as a...

Save Space On Your Shelves For These Amazing Space Bookends

We all know that bookends are awesome. We also all know that there’s often little space on the bookshelf for them. But I implore...

4 Perfect Books to Pick Up and Read in September

Each month has a different aesthetic and vibe that makes it unique to any other time in the year. During September, the weather in...

50 YA Paperbacks For Fall 2019

Pumpkin spice is in the air, y’all, even if it’s still technically summer until the end of September. With the forthcoming season, of course,...

Who is Doctor Strange?

I’m just going to come out and say it: I had never read a comic book before writing this article. I spent a weekend...

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 9th, 2019

Sponsored by Gallery Books.   These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Book of Dust:...

SPAWN SERIES ARTIST JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER TEAMS WITH STARZ’S AMERICAN GODS WRITER...

Press Release PORTLAND, Ore. 8.15.2019 — Image Comics is pleased to announce an all-new, skin-crawling series by writer Rodney Barnes (Wu-tang: An American Saga, Marvel’s Runaways, Starz’s American...

Q&A: Kerri Maniscalco, Author of ‘Capturing The Devil’

In the shocking finale to the bestselling series that began with Stalking Jack the Ripper, Audrey Rose and Thomas are on the hunt for...
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Review: The Vagabond King by Jodie Bond

The Vagabond King is an action packed fantasy novel that kicks off a new trilogy from debut UK author Jodie Bond. The story starts...

Author Spotlight: Christina Lauren

I’m going to be honest here: I would be surprised if you’ve spent time on the Internet and haven’t heard of Christina Lauren before....

Win Giraffes On Horseback with our latest book competition

The Salvadore Dali - Groucho Marx Film Collaboration that NEVER happened!

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: A Light Amongst Shadows (Audio), by Kelley York & Rowan Altwood

QSFer Kelley York and Rowan Altwoods’ YA paranormal book “A Light Amongst Shadows” is finally out in audio! James Spencer is hardly the typical troubled...

REVIEW: Ruby Lost & Found, BY M.D. Grimm

Title: Ruby Lost & Found Series: The Stones of Power Author: M.D. Grimm Genre: Fantasy LGBTQ+ Category: MM/Gay Publisher: Self Pages: 247 Reviewer: Linda Tonis, Paranormal Romance Guild About The Book Lord Morgorth is...

FILM: Kristen Stewart Wants to Play a Gay Superhero

Last week, in a Harper’s Bazaar interview, Stewart said that she had been told to hide her sexuality in order to better her career. “I...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: I Dare You to Break Curfew, by Eva Muñoz

Eva Muñoz has a new YA paranormal book out: “I Dare You to Break Curfew.” To save humankind, Camron may have to fall in love. Vampires...

TRAILER: Empathy, Inc.

Hotshot venture capitalist Joel has a multimillion-dollar deal go up in smoke, and he and his actress wife Jessica are forced to...

Brian Naslund author blog: Top 5 most badass action heroes in...

I still think Jane Fonda's 'Cat Ballou' ought to be worked in here somehow

Eden by Tim Lebbon book cover reveal and exclusive extract

An excerpt from the upcoming release of Eden

The Nightjar author Deborah Hewitt on mythical creatures in film

It is all the Never Ending Story's Fault

SFWA Minimum Pro Rate Now in Effect

The SFWA minimum payment rate for professional short fiction markets is now eight cents  per word. In accordance with our mission to support and empower...

Silhouette by Robin Hale: Book Review

Silhouette by Robin Hale is a tale about what happens when a notorious jewel thief accidently comes face to face with the handler/voice-in-the-ear-for the...

Literary Tourism: Valencia, Spain

Despite being Spain’s third largest city, Valencia just doesn’t get all the love it deserves. When we think about the Spain depicted in art...