A Safe Place in the Galaxy: Post-Apocalyptic Refugees in The Vela...

Jim C. Hines...Janitors of the post apocalypse...what's not to love?

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.

Flash Fiction Fun with the Classics

Flash fiction draws on literary classics

Q&A: Juliet Marillier, Author of ‘The Harp of Kings’

The first time I stumbled across Juliet Marillier’s books was years ago when I came across a beat-up copy of Wildwood Dancing in an...

Examining the Story Starters for My Science Fiction Romance Novels

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

Exclusive Excerpt & Cover Reveal: Catfishing on CatNet by Naomi Kritzer

Cat Pictures Please? Naomi Kritzer's novel is coming early November, 2019

FKA USA: A Road Trip Though Apocalyptic America

Formerly Known As...takes us into an all too possible future

Robert Jordan’s Warrior of the Altaii: Non-SpoilerReview

Warrior of the Altaii was a novel Robert Jordan wrote around 1977 but was never published in his lifetime

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

Vox by Christina Dalcher Review

Vox is easily defined as a more modern take on The Handmaid's Tale

The Light Years by R. W. W. Greene cover reveal

a far future where arranged marriages have taken on a whole new life

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...

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 6th, 2019

Sponsored by Shadow Mountain Publishing These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals American Panda...

Some Amazon Users Received Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Testaments’ A Week Early...

Some lucky readers got a surprise treat-- the new Margaret Atwood novel, 'The Testaments', which they received in the mail ahead of its September...

Lore Over Love: The Resurrectionist of Caligo by Wendy Trimboli and...

The Resurrectionist of Caligo plays with genre in an intriguing and clever way. There are horror elements mixed with fantasy, colonial critique, and class commentary, all blended into a book that is a pleasure to read.

Author guest blog: On Becoming a Lioness by Kristina Pérez

A YA author discusses her journey to authorship

This Is How You Lose the Time War Solves the Time...

Time waits for no love

SPACE: Astronomers Find More Mysterious DimmingStars

Multiple megastructures, or is something else dimming these stars?

The Origin Story We’ve Been Waiting For: The Rise of Kyoshi

 The authors inhabit Kyoshi’s inner world so seamlessly that all of her actions and development make sense, including her relationship to love. I loved that her queerness was treated as a normal part of her...

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!
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SCIENCE: Scientists Invent Really Black Stuff

Image: © R. Capanna, A. Berlato, and A. Pinato On the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, a team of artists and scientists have...

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...

Chris McCrudden’s top 5 campest robots in the universe

Sociall awkward robots are apparently a 'thing' in our genre.

Why Did Interactive Ebooks Never Catch On?

Interactive ebooks never caught on...

A Carnival of One’s Own

E. Catherine Tobler, author of the up-coming The Grand Tour reveals where her love of carnivals has its origins

Joe Abercrombie’s A Little Hatred: A Book at War With Its...

What must it feel like to live in your own legend?

Clay McLeod Chapman’s top 5 horror film remakes

What makes a good remake? Opinions vary...

The Adventure of the Incognita Countess by Cynthia Ward: Book Review

The Adventure of the Incognita Countess was a curious combination of historical fiction, paranormal romance, and 1950’s sci-fi Martian movie noir.

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...