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.

A Hungry Monster Haunts a Young Boy in Neil Gaiman's "Troll Bridge"

Read an excerpt from the short story below, part of the gripping fairy tale anthology Snow White, Blood Red.

Don't Panic Explores Douglas Adams' 'Lost Year' in L.A.

Neil Gaiman's book Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy shines a light on lesser-known aspects of Adams' career—including his challenging first year in L.A.

Lightning Bonds a Young Girl and a Lethal Dragon in The Elementalists

Chloe hasn't been the same since her accident. And neither has the world...

SNEAK PEEK: Read a Preview from Leigh Bardugo’s King of Scars 

In the first chapter from Leigh Bardugo’s new novel set in the Grishaverse, a young boy faces his worst nightmare on a stormy night.