Hungry for SF: Genre Crossovers Retain Fans and Attract New Readers | Genre Spotlight

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Can genre purists, or readers who just seek a fantastical escape, find titles that truly speak to them, whether traveling across the galaxy or into the underworld? Perhaps crossovers are just what Doctor Who ordered to perpetuate speculative fiction’s readership. The following survey of fall 2012 and winter 2013 titles illustrates the willingness of readers of all stripes to sit at the same table to feed on the fantastical imagination.

SF/F Mass Market Paperbacks of Note, August 2012

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Science fiction and fantasy mass market paperbacks from the August 2012 issue.

SF/Fantasy Debut of the Month, June 15, 2012

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SF/Fantasy Debut of the Month, June 15, 2012

SF/Fantasy Reviews, June 15, 2012

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SF/Fantasy Reviews, June 15, 2012

SF/Fantasy Mass Market Paperbacks of Note, June 15, 2012

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SF/Fantasy Mass Market Paperbacks of Note, June 15, 2012

Summertime, and the Reading Is Easy: Genre Fiction Summer Reads

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Summertime, and the Reading Is Easy: Genre Fiction Summer Reads

Science Fiction/Fantasy Mass-Market Paperbacks of Note, March 15, 2012

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Science Fiction/Fantasy Mass-Market Paperbacks of Note, March 15, 2012

Science Fiction/Fantasy, March 15 2012

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Science Fiction/Fantasy, March 15 2012

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, February 17, 2012

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Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, February 17, 2012

Science Fiction/Fantasy Mass Market Paperbacks of Note, February 15, 2012

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Science Fiction/Fantasy Mass Market Paperbacks of Note, February 15, 2012