Popularity Contest: 2013 Hugo Awards Crown SF Winners

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The arrival of fall marks the start of the literary awards season. Already Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami is being touted as an odds-on favorite to win the Nobel Prize for Literature next month. But the cynic in me guesses that the always inscrutable Swedish committee of judges will bypass the best-selling author of 1Q84, Kafka […]

Science Fiction & Fantasy Reviews | August 2013

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Reviews of Delia’s Shadow, Sleepless Knights, Children of Fire, Billy Moon, plus a full list of sff reviews from the August 2013 issue, along with the latest sff news.

Today Show Launches Book Club With The Bone Season

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Will Today host Natalie Morales become the next Oprah?  Publishers frustrated by the lack of national television exposure for their authors are keeping their fingers crossed. This morning NBC’s Today show  announced the launch of the Today Book Club, a monthly interactive digital and on-air initiative. Its first pick is Samantha Shannon’s The  Bone Season […]

New Worlds to Explore | Genre Spotlight

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Judging by the upcoming fall publishing season, there will be plenty of speculative fiction titles to sharpen readers’ minds, but no one particular trend is leading the charge. Sf and fantasy has attracted a far more diverse readership than ever before, and publishing success can be found by exploring that diversity. Military sf and space opera stage a revival, fantasy goes dark, and digital publishing is here to stay.

Q&A: Sarah Peed

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As publishing evolves and writers turn to digital outlets to create and distribute new works, major publishers like Random House Publishing Group, a division of the newly formed Penguin Random House, have committed to finding these new authors and delivering exciting fresh content to today’s most tech-savvy readers. Sarah Peed is the associate editor at […]

Mass-Market: Paperbacks of Note | July 2013

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Reviews of SFF Mass-Market Paperbacks of Note from the July issue.

Zombie Fiction Roundup: Reading the Undead | July 2013

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Recent SFF fiction focusing on zombies.

Science Fiction/ Fantasy Reviews | July 2013

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Reviews of The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection, The Glass God, and Helen & Troy’s Epic Road Quest, plus a full list of SFF titles from the July issue.

SF/Fantasy: Newsworthy | July 2013

The latest SFF news.

SF/Fantasy: Debut of the Month | July 2013

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Review of E.C. Ambrose’s Elisha Barber from the July issue.

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