New Novelists Carter, Karlsson, Kells, Truc, Walsh | Debut Fiction, November 15, 2014


Carter’s clever historical thriller is a winner, Karlsson’s contemporary tale is mandatory reading for cubicle and office workers, Kells has written an absorbing tale that will grip anyone who enjoys survival stories, Walsh’s literary page-turner.

Brown’s Pick of the Month, VanderMeer, Walton, Plus Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, November 15, 2014


This month brings plenty of offerings that scratch the action itch, from new military sf series from Odom and Resnick to the cutthroat politics and vicious conflicts in Brown’s Golden Son.

Alexander’s Debut of the Month, Gibson, Marillier, Plus Series Lineup, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews


Alexander’s debut is a horror novel to anticipate, Gibson gets more complicated, Marillier’s new series opener, set in ancient Ireland, echoes with fairy tales a just a hint of magic.

E-Originals from Madsen, Pace, Bennett, Cross, Hughes, & Selvig | Xpress Reviews


Country music takes center stage in two romances, a hockey star gets benched by love, a woman discovers romance and chastity with a demon hunter, and a woman finds safety and love with a kindhearted Brit

E-Originals from Booth, Bristol, Cane, DeLeo, Drewry, & Moon | Xpress Reviews


For fans of British procedurals; the exclusive world of dominants & submissives; a tale of female empowerment; a delightful read about weddings; strong, guarded characters; a wildly entertaining debut; a bad boy becomes the hero

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


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


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


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


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