Your Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Bargains for September 2, 2019

FREE BOOK OF THE DAY Patient 3 by Chris Chau In the near future, a mysterious neurological disorder infects one in fifty thousand people and spreads...

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...

Back Catalog Blog Tour!

It's here! All month long we are going to...

VOX by Christina Dalcher author Q&A

the book is about taking away a fundamental right, in this case speech, and as such, anyone could have been the target.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Surviving Death, by G.R. Lyons

An excerpt from a gay paranormal romance novel

Lady of the Star Wind Flash Fiction

Flash fiction by Veronica Scott

How Do I Decide What To Write Next?

As a freelancer, choosing what to write next can be an interesting decision

Flash Fiction Fun with the Classics

Flash fiction draws on literary classics

They’re Back: Pets in Space® Returns!#PetsInSpace #amreading

Do you like pets? Do you like space? If so, then have we got an anthology for you!

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...

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!
A Midnight Clear Sam Hooker

Review: ‘A Midnight Clear’ Anthology

With stories from the authors of Black Spot Books – Sam Hooker, Alcy Leyva, Laura Morrison, Dalena Storm, Cassondra Windwalker, and Seven Jane. This book...

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...
Ownvoices Intersex

#OWNVOICES: Intersex Authors

QueerSciFi to feature intersex authors weekly

Clay McLeod Chapman’s top 5 horror film remakes

What makes a good remake? Opinions vary...
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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

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.

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...

The Adventure of the Dux Bellorum by Cynthia Ward: Book Review

Lucy Harker is the secret daughter of Dracula. As a dhampir, she uses her powers in service of the British Empire

Your Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Bargains for September 1, 2019

FREE BOOK OF THE DAY The Nibiru Effect: A Time Travel Adventure by G. Sauvé The past has been altered, and Will Save is the only...

House with a Library at the Heart

A budding writer's dream - growing up with a library in the house

Examining the Story Starters for My Science Fiction Romance Novels

How do you start a science fiction romance novel? Here's some suggestions.

The Folio Society to release A Game Of Thrones illustrated editions

For collectors of hard covers, the Folio Society offers this Game of Thrones edition

10 Kids Books about Inventors to Inspire YoungCreators

Get those kids started young!

New To Netflix: Unbelievable

A story of unspeakable trauma, unwavering tenacity, and astounding resilience. Netflix’s new limited series Unbelievable is inspired by real events where a teen reports and...

Binti & The Wonders of Nnedi Okorafor

This month's Den of Geek Book Club pick is Binti, the first installment in a novella series about a young African woman, the eponymous Binti, who leaves her home on Earth for the first time to attend an intergalactic university on another planet. (Yes, Binti is a total badass.)
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SPACE: Was Venus Once a Paradise?

A water-covered and life-friendly Venus possibly persisted for as long as 3 billion years

Take A Pinch of This Genre and A Spoonful of That...

Do authors think about genre classification while creating? Or only when it comes to listing it for the market?

SPACE: Astronomers Find More Mysterious DimmingStars

Multiple megastructures, or is something else dimming these stars?

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 10th, 2019

Sponsored by The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar and Harper Perennial. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire...