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Khanna’s Debut of the Month, Leckie, Lindsey, and Ruckley, plus Series Lineup, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews

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Debut novelist Khanna combines both postapocalyptic sf and steampunk quite well; there is much more to explore in Leckie’s universe, one of the most original in sf today; Ruckley’s excellent fantasy seems to be that rare beast, a stand-alone novel.

Q&A: Ann Leckie

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Having recently won both the 2014 Nebula and Hugo Award for her acclaimed sf debut Ancillary Justice, author Ann Leckie talks to LJ about Ancillary Sword, which continues the story of Breq, a starship soldier.

Continental Conquests, Cato’s Debut of the Month, an Epic Series Lineup, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews

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In the coming months, readers can look forward to door­stopper novels. Featuring worlds based closely on our own, many of these authors’ stories are epic fantasies, their landscapes painted one word at a time.

A Multiplicity of Realms | SF/Fantasy Genre Spotlight

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Growing diversity in source material, subgenres, and even publishing models expands the universe of speculative fiction.

Sweterlitsch’s Debut of the Month, Jay Lake Obit, New Authors Nelson, Patel, & Schultz, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews

Tomorrow and Tomorrow

The premise of Sweterlitsch’s debut novel is fascinating in its possibilities, emotionally rich story­telling is sure to win Hobb new fans, Schultz delivers a sterling urban fantasy debut with a great cast of characters

de Castell’s Debut of the Month, Romantic Fantasy from Kennedy, Zombie Horror, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews

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de Castell’s swashbuckling series launch shows huge potential, Kennedy’s well-written and swooningly romantic fantasy will appeal, not a single bad story is in this bunch of Rogues

Must-Read Space Opera by Corey, Itäranta’s Debut of the Month, Epic Lawrence, van Eekhout’s Magic, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews

Memory of Water

Corey combines an exploration of real human frailties with big sf ideas, Itäranta’s writing is gorgeous and delicate, Prince of Fools will need more than charm and quick wits, a caper novel/urban fantasy from van Eekhout

Q&A: Jim Butcher

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Butcher talks to LJ about his new novel Skin Game

Posthumous ebook from Butler, plus e-originals from Moon, Regnery, Schmidt, & Stone | Xpress Reviews

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An sf joy from the late Butler, a frothy concoction from Moon, a sweet story of trusting yourself from Regnery, realistic dialog from Schmidt, and some steam and emotion from Stone

Expect the Unexpected: New Stories from Octavia E. Butler

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Octavia E. Butler, one of the first African American science fiction authors to attract mainstream literary acclaim and the first writer in this genre to receive the MacArthur Fellowship (or the “Genius Grant”), died in 2006 at the age of 58.Today Open Road Integrated Media, Butler’s digital publisher, announced that it will publish two previously unpublished stories by the Hugo and Nebula-Award winning writer as an ebook.

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