LeVar Burton on the "Two Americas" Created by Institutional Racism

In this author's note for his novel Aftermath, Burton reflects on the legacies of slavery.

Read an Excerpt From LeVar Burton's Sci-Fi Debut Novel Aftermath

America is sick—but Dr. Rene Reynolds could have the cure. 

Excerpt: David Brin Explores the Inspiration Behind His Uplift Novels

Plus, see the brand-new covers for the latest editions of Brin's books!

Read an Excerpt From Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler's Transformative Novel

Butler's beloved book continues to resonate after nearly 30 years. 

Dragons Heat up Small-Town Cold War America in This Excerpt From Patrick Ness' Burn

Get a sneak-peek at the latest YA fantasy novel from this acclaimed author.

Cthulhu Meets Christmas in New Fantasy Anthology A Midnight Clear

A lawyer-elf fights to keep a killer off the Naughty List in this short story from a creepy new Christmas collection.

In the Shadow of the Towers: Jeff VanderMeer Imagines 9/11 in an Alternate Reality

The Annihilation author explores President Bush's experience through a speculative fiction lens in "The Goat Variations."

A Thrilling Fantasy Adventure Awaits in R. A. Salvatore’s The Sword of Bedwyr

Read an excerpt from the first novel of the critically-acclaimed Crimson Shadow trilogy.

Secretive Aliens Invade the Virgin Islands in New Sci-Fi Novel The Lesson

No one knows where they came from. No one knows what they want. But they will tear the islands apart...

Tabletop Gaming Takes A Bloody Turn in Kristin McFarland’s No Saving Throw

Read an excerpt from Kristin McFarland’s much-anticipated nerdy murder mystery novel.

A Man With a Magical Gift is Drawn Back Into a World He Tried to Leave Behind

In post-Katrina New Orleans, a street magician with a knack for finding lost things is drawn into a fantastical and dark murder mystery.

Before The Shape of Water, There Was Mrs. Caliban

A grieving housewife finds hope in the unlikeliest of places—a sea monster's arms—in Rachel Ingalls' 80s cult favorite.

A Lone Samurai Journeys to a Frozen Earth in Eric Van Lustbader’s The Sunset Warrior

Read an excerpt from the post-apocalyptic adventure novel by a skilled author of thrillers.

A Heartless God and Compassionate Goddess Clash in Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed

Read an excerpt from Octavia E. Butler’s sci-fi novel—soon to be an Amazon TV series from Viola Davis and Nnedi Okorafor.