Gideon The Ninth author Tamsyn Muir on our love of swords

An interview wqith Tamsyn Muir on her latest release - Gideon the Ninth
The Vagabond King by Jodie Bond

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...

Why Did Interactive Ebooks Never Catch On?

Interactive ebooks never caught on...

Blurb a Buddy? Seasons of Sorcery!

Help your fellow authors out with effective blurbing!

13 Songs Influenced by Edgar Allan Poe

This post on songs influenced by Edgar Allan Poe is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of His Hideous Heart, a collection of 13 of Edgar Allan...

SPACE: Ice on Mercury?

Years from now we'll discover that there is ice everywhere in the solar system

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

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.

On the Importance of Having Your Book Translated (Not Your Mind-Set)

When writing for translation - let your identity and cultural background take the lead

The Dollmaker by Nina Allan book review

Nina Allen's last two novels, The Race and The Rift, could be classed as science fiction without too much of a stretch, The Dollmaker is something quite different.

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...

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.

I Had One Writing Ritual and I Gave It Up

Writing rituals - when to use them and when to give them up

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...

Why Everyone Should Read V.E. Schwab’s ‘Vicious’

“Plenty of humans were monstrous, and plenty of monsters knew how to play at being human.” Every once in a while, there comes along a...

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.)

Outpost by W. Michael Gear Review

Space Westerns are making a come back
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Your Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Bargains for September 3, 2019

FREE BOOK OF THE DAY The Chase: Huntress of the Star Empire #1 by Athena Grayson She’s the empire’s secret weapon, but her secrets could bring...
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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...

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

Pets in Space® 4 features thirteen stories by award-winning, bestselling authors and some of the hottest names in SFR

A Hook Into an Eye: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

A review of the sequel to the Handmaid's Tale
Defending Their Bond - L.N. Manning - Crescent Edge Pack

REVIEW: Defending Their Bond, by L.N. Manning

Title: Defending Their Bond Series: Crescent Edge Pack Book Two Author: L.N. Manning Genre: Paranormal LGBTQ+ Category: MM/Gay Publisher: Self Pages: 172 Reviewer: Melissa Brus, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon About The...

The BlackSci-Fi.com Online Campaign Corner/ The Astronauts Chosen: Changing of The...

With a world in complete chaos new heroes must arise from the ashes that were once humanity.

Lady of the Star Wind Flash Fiction

Flash fiction by Veronica Scott

The Best Jodi Picoult Books: 3 Reading Pathways

Jodi Picoult has been my all-time favorite author ever since I read My Sister’s Keeper back in 2004. When she came to my hometown...

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!

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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UCSC Living Writers Series Lineup

UC Santa Cruz announces its reading and lecture lineup
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FOR READERS: BookTube

FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Lex Chase: How many of you follow book tubers? Authors or reviewers who have their own YouTube channel....