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Discover The Terrifying Novel Behind<em> Village of the Damned</em> 

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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

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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

<em>Moonwar</em> is a Thrilling Space Romp in Ben Bova's Grand Tour Series

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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

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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

<em>Night Train to Rigel</em>: Space Travel Has Never Been So Cool

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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

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

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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

<em>Mirage: </em>Somaiya Daud’s Diverse Debut Fantasy Novel

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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

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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

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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

<em>Midworld</em>: The Alan Dean Foster Novel That May Have Inspired <em>Avatar</em>

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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

If You're a Fan of Ursula K. Le Guin, Read Eleanor Arnason's <em>A Woman of the Iron People</em>

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If You're a Fan of Ursula K. Le Guin, Read Eleanor Arnason's A Woman of the Iron People

When an anthropologist investigates an alien society on a foreign planet, she begins to question the benefits of human intervention.

by Shannon Raphael

Zack Parsons’ Mind-Bending Novel Blends Sci-Fi, Horror, Noir, and Western Fiction

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Zack Parsons’ Mind-Bending Novel Blends Sci-Fi, Horror, Noir, and Western Fiction

Liminal States is a rip-roaring epic through time in which rival immortals battle for the woman they loved and lost.

by Shannon Raphael

A Gifted Scholar Fights for His Kingdom in Katherine Kurtz's Medieval Fantasy

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A Gifted Scholar Fights for His Kingdom in Katherine Kurtz's Medieval Fantasy

As Gwynedd's usurper king grows more barbaric, the gifted Camber MacRorie tries to restore the throne to its rightful heir in Camber of Culdi. 

by Olivia Mason

Robot Takeover: This New Book Explores the Post-Apocalyptic World of 2083 

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Robot Takeover: This New Book Explores the Post-Apocalyptic World of 2083 

The Robots of Gotham confirms our greatest fears about technology.

by Sarah Mangiola

Bernard Beckett's Mind-Bending <em>Genesis </em>Isn't Like Other Dystopian Books

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Bernard Beckett's Mind-Bending Genesis Isn't Like Other Dystopian Books

In the future, 17-year-old Anax takes an oral exam on 21st century history, hoping to gain acceptance into an elite government institution.

by Olivia Mason

Robert McCammon's <em>Swan Song</em> is Unparalleled Post-Apocalyptic Horror

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Robert McCammon's Swan Song is Unparalleled Post-Apocalyptic Horror

In the wake of a nuclear holocaust, a professional wrestler becomes the sole protector of the world's only hope for survival—a 9-year-old psychic.

by Olivia Mason

A Vampire Fledgling Gets a Taste of Her Dangerous New World

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A Vampire Fledgling Gets a Taste of Her Dangerous New World

In Berni Stevens' paranormal romance, newly-turned Ellie realizes she's already gained a few blood-sucking enemies.

by Olivia Mason

The Magical Sequel to <em>Caraval</em> Will Leave You Breathless

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The Magical Sequel to Caraval Will Leave You Breathless

Get a sneak peek of Stephanie Garber's new young adult fantasy romance book, Legendary!

by Sarah Mangiola

Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

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Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

In Allen Steele's Time Loves a Hero, a journey to the past may change the centuries to come.

by Olivia Mason

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

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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

Rachel Carson on the Mysterious Magic of the Sea

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Rachel Carson on the Mysterious Magic of the Sea

In The Edge of the Sea, the legendary environmentalist reminds us that the underwater world is as fantastical as our favorite fictional universes. 

by Olivia Mason

Space Opera Meets <em>Arrival </em>in Samuel R. Delany's <em>Babel-17</em>

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Space Opera Meets Arrival in Samuel R. Delany's Babel-17

A famous poet must decipher a strange alien language before it becomes a weapon of mass destruction.

by Olivia Mason

<em>Parable of the Sower</em>: Enter Octavia Butler's Terrifying and Unforgettable World

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Parable of the Sower: Enter Octavia Butler's Terrifying and Unforgettable World

Possessing hope and a strange ability, Lauren is thrust into an unknown world with a seemingly impossible goal. 

by Audrey Webster

Jack Parsons: A Pioneer of Rocket Science and His Bumpy Road to Fame

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Jack Parsons: A Pioneer of Rocket Science and His Bumpy Road to Fame

Author George Pendle explores the fascinating and unorthodox life of a brilliant scientist in his book "Strange Angel."

by Audrey Webster

A Tolkien Scholar Examines the Nature of Evil in the One Ring 

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A Tolkien Scholar Examines the Nature of Evil in the One Ring 

Is evil an external or internal force in Tolkien's beloved fantasy series?

by Olivia Mason

What If Your Dreams Were Public Knowledge?

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What If Your Dreams Were Public Knowledge?

In this excerpt, iconic author Ursula K. Le Guin envisions a plane of existence where no one dreams alone.

by Sarah Mangiola

Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's <em>Buying Time</em>

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Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's Buying Time

From the award-winning author of "The Forever War" comes a sci-fi mystery set in a world where death is optional—as long as you can pay.

by Carolyn Cox

This Airman Claims He Met Aliens from the Roswell UFO Incident

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Reborn Fugitives Fight for Their Lives on the Planet Riverworld

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Reborn Fugitives Fight for Their Lives on the Planet Riverworld

After escaping from prison, three people from different centuries run from the religious zealot who pursues them.

by Olivia Mason

A Vision in the Night Sky Changes Everything in <em>Boy's Life</em>

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A Vision in the Night Sky Changes Everything in Boy's Life

In this award-winning tale of monsters both real and imagined, twelve-year-old Cory and his friend Ben lose their innocence as an object falls from space.

by Carolyn Cox

What If Music Were the Key to Another World?

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What If Music Were the Key to Another World?

In Greg Bear's "The Infinity Concerto," an infamous melody carries an aspiring poet into a place of magic and myth...

by Olivia Mason

Transport Yourself to a Deliciously Wicked Version of Victorian London

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Transport Yourself to a Deliciously Wicked Version of Victorian London

In Molly Tanzer’s “Creatures of Will and Temper,” two sisters are unexpectedly plunged into an underground diabolic cult…

by Sarah Mangiola

What If You Were Trapped in Another Realm? 

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What If You Were Trapped in Another Realm? 

In “Shawndirea: Chronicles of Aetheaon: Book One,” a faery desperately tries to get back to her realm with the help of the human who captured her.

by Sarah Mangiola

What If Your Cell Phone Was a Portal for the Dead? 

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What If Your Cell Phone Was a Portal for the Dead? 

In Greg Bear’s technothriller “Dead Lines,” a man’s life is forever changed when he starts seeing his murdered daughter.

by Sarah Mangiola

Where Would You Go During an Apocalyptic Plague? 

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Where Would You Go During an Apocalyptic Plague? 

In Michael Stark’s dark fantasy novel "The Island", William Hill retreats to his favorite spot to await death.

by Sarah Mangiola

What If Wars Were Fought by Traveling Through Time? 

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What If Wars Were Fought by Traveling Through Time? 

In Andre Norton’s “The Time Traders,” tensions between the United States and Russia are heightened when time travel is introduced into the equation.

by Sarah Mangiola

What If You Woke Up to Find Earth Destroyed?

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What If You Woke Up to Find Earth Destroyed?

Philip Wylie’s 1971 classic science fiction novel predicted a dark future for the year 2017…

by Sara Barry

What If You Were Kidnapped as War Threatened Your Kingdom?

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What If You Were Kidnapped as War Threatened Your Kingdom?

In Patricia C. Wrede's Shadow Magic, dark wizards awaken the Shadow-Born and the Lithmern kidnap Princess Alethia as they make plans to invade her home.

by Jessica Ferri

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