FOR READERS & WRITERS: They Kick Ass

Who are your favorite trans/gender fluid/nonbinary kick-ass characters?

Q&A: Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan, Authors of‘Unpregnant’

A chat with Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan about their new novel, Unpregnant,

Andre Norton’s Influence

A top flight science fiction romance author pays tribute to Andre Morton.

Writing Through Tough Times

An author's advice on writing, even through the hard times.

Win Giraffes On Horseback with our latest book competition

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

The BlackSci-Fi.com Online Campaign Corner/ NIOBE: She is Death & THE...

Crowd funding support for black science fiction

Your Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Bargains for September 4, 2019

FREE BOOK OF THE DAY Renegade Skyfarer (The Stones of Terrene Book 1) by RJ Metcalf The airship crew saved Ben’s life from a dragon, of...
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Review: Five New Tor.com Sci-Fi Audio Short Stories

On August 27th, Tor.com released an audio collection of five previously published science-fiction/fantasy stories by some of the most popular writers in this genre....

A Hook Into an Eye: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

A review of the sequel to the Handmaid's Tale

Best New Science Fiction Books

Check out this month's new SF releases

Why Did Interactive Ebooks Never Catch On?

Interactive ebooks never caught on...
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DNA Analysis – No Monster in Loch Ness (Sad Emoji)

Another crypto bites the dust...

My Take on Zombies By Way of My Apex Novel, DesperHollow

Guest post by Elizabeth Massie, author of Desper Hollow Zombie fiction offers all sorts of variations on the living/walking dead mythos. Most of these novels...

The True Bastards by Jonathan French book cover reveal

Fetching was once the only female rider in the Lot Lands. Now she is the leader of her own hoof

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...

An Expat’s 5 Favorite Books About Expat Life

As an American living in Hong Kong, I am interested in stories about the expat experience. Of course, “the expat experience” isn’t singular, but...
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‘King of Scars’ and Its Impact On The Grishaverse

The latest instalment in Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse released earlier this year with King of Scars, and boy, did it leave its mark. With a...

How (and Why) We’re Celebrating ‘World Kid Lit Month’ in 2019

Translations have always been a part of children’s literature. Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales were translations. Pippi Longstocking, Asterix, and The Little Prince are among...

The Book Of The New Sun by Gene Wolfe getting an...

Wow...a lot of fans are going to be thrilled by this - Gene was popular and this series was award-winning!

Top 5 films about how to survive a terrible wreck by...

Can we learn anything about survival from survival films?

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 8th, 2019

Sponsored by Baker Publishing Group These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Yes Please by...

SPACE: Astronomers Find More Mysterious DimmingStars

Multiple megastructures, or is something else dimming these stars?

10 Book Club Questions for AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones

So your book club chose to discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, and you’re looking for An American Marriage book club questions for this novel. You’ve...

Hexarchate Scribe: An Introduction to Yoon Ha Lee’s Fiction

A collection of short stories from the author of NInefox Gambit

Last Hours! A Matter of Time Bundle – Curated by SFWA

This bundle is no longer on sale, but you probably don't want to miss these books!

ComiXology Originals Debuts Quarter Killer An Action-Packed, Cyberpunk 5-Part Mini-Series Co-written...

An action-packed, cyberpunk 5-issue comic series, Quarter Killer #1 is part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content

The Deconstruction of Falling Action: Alexandra Rowland’s A Choir of Lies

Not a tremendous amount of magic, but oh so clearly a secondary world that is aware of its parts.
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SPACE: How Many Humans Could Live on the Moon?

Don't they read Heinlein? Moon colonies are largely sublunarian...and besides, everyone on the planet could fit on the island of Zanzibar if they'd all just exhale....

Autonomous Review: Robots, Love, and Identity Under Capitalism

Annalee Newitz Autonomous is a fairly brutal book at points, but it's never hopeless. It explores the limits of idealism and good intentions

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 5th, 2019

Books on SALE: Get them while they're still on sale