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Five Fantasy Books Steeped in History
“If the purpose of science fiction is to ask questions about where humanity is going, what is the potential speculative ...
Spock and the Myth of “Emotion Versus Logic”
Look, I’m just saying that Spock was wrong. Not about everything, of course. But about his developmental crux, the war going ...
A Single Mom Raises a Superhero in the First Trailer for Raising Dion
It’s hard enough being a single mom, but when the child you’re raising is a burgeoning superhero with tons of reality-bending ...
Damon Lindelof Reveals Lots of Worldbuilding Details in New Watchmen Show
We, along with everyone else who has an HBO subscription, will be watching the Watchmen come October 20, and ahead of the ...
Redemption, Remaking, and Revolution: Natalie C. Parker’s Steel Tide
Caledonia Styx returns knife-quick and bright as ever in Steel Tide, the thrilling, propulsive second installment of the ...
Turning the Cyclopean Up to 11: Fiona Maeve Geist’s “Red Stars / White Snow / Black Metal”
Welcome back to the Lovecraft reread, in which two modern Mythos writers get girl cooties all over old Howard’s sandbox, from ...
You Wouldn’t Believe How Lonely You Get: Five Terrible Ways to Live Forever in SFF (And One That’s Actually Pretty Good)
Science fiction and fantasy are full of horrible ways you can die, but the genre has also been pretty inventive in horrible ...
Joe Abercrombie’s A Little Hatred: A Book at War With Its Past
What must it feel like to live in your own legend? This is one of the key themes of Joe Abercrombie’s books: characters swept ...
Five Forgotten Swordsmen and Swordswomen of Fantasy
Howard: I suppose the first thing we should do is lay the groundwork. This is about FORGOTTEN fantasy swords, people—that ...
Sleeps With Monsters: Is This the Book I Wanted to Read?
A difficulty haunts me, now, when I’m reviewing or otherwise critiquing books: am I judging the book I in fact read, or the ...
Amazon Announces That its Middle-earth Series Will be Shot in New Zealand
New Zealand will once again be home to Middle-earth. Amazon announced that its upcoming series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s ...
Tamsyn Muir on How She Got Her Lesbian Necromancer Novel Shaped Up and Other Highlights from Her Reddit Books AMA
Tamsyn Muir’s epic-sci-fi-fantasy-necromantic-comedy debut, Gideon the Ninth, published last week. (From the writer herself: ...