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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.

By Carolyn Cox

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."

By Olivia Mason

A Space Society Faces Destruction in Joe Haldeman’s The Worlds Trilogy

Read an excerpt from the first installment of an epic sci-fi saga.

By Xavier Piedra

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.

By Xavier Piedra

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. 

By Sarah Mangiola

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.

By Xavier Piedra

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. 

By Xavier Piedra

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

By Hezra Martinez

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...

By Grazia Rutherford-Swan

Read the True Story Behind One of the Best Star Trek Episodes Ever

In a 1988 essay, Harlan Ellison revealed the story behind “The City on the Edge of Forever,” one of the most acclaimed episodes of Star Trek.

By MacKenzie Stuart

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.

By Carolyn Cox

Discover The Terrifying Novel Behind Village of the Damned 

Before the movie, there was John Wyndham’s eerie tale of alien invasion in a quaint British town…

By Carolyn Cox

Read This Series If You Love Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars Trilogy

Hoping for a brighter future, humanity looks to terraform the brightest planet in the solar system: Venus.

By Olivia Mason

Moonwar is a Thrilling Space Romp in Ben Bova's Grand Tour Series

The final installment of the two-part Moonbase Saga sees the leaders of a lunar colony fight for the nanotechnology they need to survive.

By Olivia Mason

It's Aliens vs. Ninjas in This Rip-Roaring Space Adventure

In Timothy Zahn's Blackcollar series, a Resistance fighter teams up with space ninjas to defeat alien tyrants.

By Olivia Mason

Night Train to Rigel: Space Travel Has Never Been So Cool

When an ex-spy receives a ticket aboard a galactic train, he's tasked with preventing the outbreak of a devastating space war.

By Olivia Mason

Mirage: Somaiya Daud’s Diverse Debut Fantasy Novel

This Moroccan-inspired novel confronts prejudice and colonialism on another planet. 

By Sarah Mangiola

Artificial Intelligence Goes Rogue in This Technothriller by Peter Riva

In a future controlled by computers, a codifier discovers a terrifying secret that places everyone at risk.

By Shannon Raphael

Dragons Come to Space in This Timothy Zahn Sci-Fi Thriller

A 14-year-old con becomes the host of an endangered dragon—and embarks on his most perilous undertaking yet.

By Shannon Raphael

Midworld: The Alan Dean Foster Novel That May Have Inspired Avatar

When humans arrive on the planet Midworld, they convince an unsuspecting native to help them find a depleting natural resource.

By Shannon Raphael

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