New SF and Fantasy

Nova by Margaret Fortune. Lia Johansen was created for only one purpose: to slip onto the strategically placed New Sol Space Station and explode. But her mission goes to hell when her clock malfunctions, freezing her countdown with just two minutes to go. With no Plan B, no memories of her past, and no identity […]

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New SF and Fantasy

The Affinities by Robert Charles Wilson. In our rapidly-changing world of “social media,” everyday people are more and more able to sort themselves into social groups based on finer and finer criteria. In the near future , this process is supercharged by new analytic technologies–genetic, brain-mapping, and behavioral. To join one of the twenty-two Affinities […]

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New Fantasy

The Crow of Connemara by Stephen Leigh. Colin Doyle is young Irish-American musician from Chicago, whose interest is traditional Irish music. Maeve Gallagher is an Oileanach, an “Islander” from Ireland’s west coast. Islanders are outcasts treated with suspicion by the locals, who think them responsible for wild and strange happenings in the area. Colin soon […]

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New Steampunk/Dystopian Fiction

Prudence by Gail Carriger. When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (“Rue” to her friends) is bequeathed an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female under similar circumstances would do — she christens it the “Spotted Custard” and floats off to India. Soon, she stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier’s wife, and […]

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New SF/Fantasy/Horror

Finn Fancy Necromancy by Randy Henderson. Finn Gramaraye was framed for the crime of dark necromancy at the age of 15, and exiled to the Other Realm for twenty five years. But now that he’s free, someone–probably the same someone–is trying to get him sent back. Finn has only a few days to discover who […]

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New Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Immortals of Meluha: The Shiva Trilogy: Book 1 by Amish Tripathi. 1900 BC in what modern Indians call the Indus Valley Civilization and the inhabitants called the land of Meluha– a near-perfect empire created many centuries earlier by Lord Ram, one of the greatest monarchs that ever lived, faces peril as its primary river, […]

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New SF and Fantasy

Black Dog: Hellhound Chronicles by Caitlin Kittredge. Ava has spent the last hundred years as a hellhound, the indentured servant of a reaper who hunts errant souls and sends them to Hell. When a human necromancer convinces her to steal her reaper’s scythe, Ava incurs the wrath of the demon Lilith, her reaper’s boss. As […]

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Celebrate Steampunk

The Urban Dictionary states steampunk could be described by the slogan “What the past would look like if the future had happened sooner.” Take a look at these new titles that may pique your curiosity. Steampunk: An Illustrated History of Fantastical Fiction, Fanciful Film and Other Victorian Visions The Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian […]

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New SF and Fantasy

War Dogs by Greg Bear. They came in peace, bearing gifts. The Gurus were a highly advanced species who brought amazingly useful and sophisticated technology to the human race. There was, of course, a catch. They warned of a far more malevolent life form, beings who have hounded the Gurus across the cosmos. First in […]

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New Fantasy Series

The Falcon Throne: Tarnished Crown #1 by Karen Miller. A royal child, believed dead, sets his eyes on regaining his father’s stolen throne. A bastard lord, uprising against his tyrant cousin, sheds more blood than he bargained for. A duke’s widow, defending her daughter, defies the ambitious lord who’d control them both. And two brothers, divided […]

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