Fiction Previews, Oct. 2013, Pt. 3: The Supernatural; Donaldson Says Good-Bye to Thomas Covenant

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Dalglish, David. A Dance of Cloaks. Orbit: Hachette. Oct. 2013. 480p. ISBN 9780316242394. pap. $16. FANTASY The self-published Dalglish, who’s made a mint as author of four series set in the world of Dezrel, leaps to big-time traditional publishing with this dark and moody work, part of the “Shadowdance” trilogy. Son and heir apparent of […]

Science Fiction/ Fantasy Reviews | March 15, 2013

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Reviews of Tom Holt’s Doughnut, Mary Robinette Kowal’s Without a Summer, and Neal Asher’s The Departure, plus a full list of SF/F titles in the Mar. 15 issue.

SF/Fantasy, Mar. 2013: Terry Brooks, Vicki Pettersson, Andrew Pyper, and More

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Brooks, Terry. Bloodfire Quest: The Dark Legacy of Shannara. Del Rey: Ballantine. Mar. 2013. 368p. ISBN 9780345523501. $28. FANTASY Bad news: dangerous creatures are breaching the magical barrier, now beginning to deteriorate, that has imprisoned them since time immemorial. Even as some folks prepare for battle, others go on a quest whose success will ultimately […]

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.

Big Janaury 2013 SF/Fantasy: Greg Bear’s Halo: Silentium and Jordan/Sanderson’s A Memory of Light

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Big Janaury 2013 SF/Fantasy: Greg Bear’s Halo: Silentium and Jordan/Sanderson’s A Memory of Light

Seven Not-To-Miss SF/Fantasy Titles for Fall 2012: Abercrombie, Banks, Gladstone, and More

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Seven Not-To-Miss SF/Fantasy Titles for Fall 2012: Abercrombie, Banks, Gladstone, and More

Audio Reviews | May 1, 2012

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Audio Reviews | May 1, 2012

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