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.

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

Butcher’s New Dresden Novel, Time Travel from Gregory, Harris Launches Texas Trilogy, Paull’s Debut of the Month | SF/Fantasy Reviews

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Butcher’s Skin Game is urban fantasy par excellence, Gregory takes on Big Pharma, Harris’s Midnight Crossroad accepts the unbelievable and fantastical, The Bees and an independent thinker, and more

The Forever Engine, The Doctor and the Dinosaurs, and Rise Again Below Zero | Sf/Fantasy

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With thoughts of the holidays and gift-giving on our minds, this month’s column has some selections that would make great presents for the sf/fantasy lover in your family. Two steampunk offerings come to mind: game designer and noir sf writer Frank Chadwick’s The Forever Engine and Mike Resnick’s latest installment in his Doc Holliday Weird […]

Q&A: Andy Weir

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An interview with Andy Weir, author of The Martian.

Best Books 2013: SF/Fantasy

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The best sf/fantasy of 2013.

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