Friends Jeff and Ann VanderMeer’s new anthology From Lovecraft to Borges to Gaiman, a century of intrepid literary experimentation has created a corpus of dark and strange stories that transcend all known genre boundaries. Together these stories form The Weird, and its practitioners include some of the greatest names in twentieth and twenty-first century literature.Read More
A young boy lives in a hostile home environment with uncaring step parents, but unbeknownst to himself, is actually a pivotal figure in a magical universe that’s waiting to reclaim him. Sound familiar? No, it’s not Harry Potter… rather it’s Daniel Hauer, the MacGuffin in the ensemble cast in Awakenings. That’s where the similarities end.Read More
Our friends at Tor.com have uploaded an excerpt from Vernor Vinge’s new novel Children of the Sky, a sequel to his Hugo Award-winning 1991 novel A Fire Upon the Deep.Read More
Peter Orullian is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Orullian is the author of The Unremembered, available for purchase now. You can also read an excerpt here!
Rumors have beset the eastlands of Aeshau Vaal. One ruler, to [...]
Welcome to Booked!, a feature where we ask author to share their favorite books with our readers. Contributing today is the legendary science fiction author Frederik Pohl, the author of scores of novels, short stories and even poems, including his most recent, All the Lives He Led. Here, Pohl writes about L. Sprague de Camp’s [...]Read More
Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert are the authors of Hellhole, a new science fiction novel of planetary danger, hardship and an ancient alien legacy. Hellhole goes on sale next Tuesday.
Naming a planet Hellhole is a pretty bold move. Does it really live up to the name? How bad can it be?
Technically, it’s named [...]