September 9, 2019 Tamsyn Muir's new novel is a sci-fi-horror-fantasy-romance mashup that's entirely its own thing, full of snark and darkness, sometimes deep and sometimes shallow, and unexpectedly heartbreaking.
September 7, 2019 It could be argued that Quichotte is a novel that aims to reflect back to us the total insanity of living in a world unmoored from reality — but it's about the power of believing more than anything.
August 17, 2019 Temi Oh's new novel follows a group of teenagers, trained as elite astronauts, on a 23-year mission of no return to a nearby planet. They set off with high hopes, but things quickly go wrong.
August 3, 2019 The latest installment in Pierce Brown's epic Roman-in-space saga Red Rising finds our hero overthrown and banished from the Republic he founded, and teetering dangerously close to villainy.
July 28, 2019 Fonda Lee's Jade War is the second volume in her sweeping yet intimate saga about two clans on a small island nation, battling for control over supplies of the magical jade that powers their fighters.
July 18, 2019 Chuck Klosterman's new collection of "fictional nonfiction" is full of people who subvert expectations and find ways around the systems that rule our lives. Also, there's a puma in an airplane toilet.
This Is How You Lose The Time War, By Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
July 18, 2019 Rather than the time travel or war, the thrill of Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone's book becomes the connection between two lonely professional killers with the ability to inscribe letters on lava.
July 2, 2019 Horror writer Paul Tremblay's new short story collection is full of ghosts, monsters, nightmares and apocalypses — all of which feel so close by they might be happening to you, right now.
June 19, 2019 The pseudonymous Reed King's new novel is a loopy, violent, funny Technicolor road trip across a post-apocalyptic America. There are robots, talking goats, and even the occasional lone songbird.
June 13, 2019 Blake Crouch's new book reads like a relative of those late night college conversations about Big Questions. Here, the question is, if you could live your life over again, but differently, would you?
June 7, 2019 Elvia Wilk's new novel follows a group of aimless young people in Berlin, working, going out, coming home — until something happens that brings about a cataclysm. But is the aimlessness intentional?
June 4, 2019 Neal Stephenson's massive new novel mashes up characters readers will recognize from several previous reads, and sends them on a ride that's by turns maddening, overstuffed and revolutionary.
May 19, 2019 We're trying not to make the "long, strange trip" joke about Rudy Rucker's new novel, but it's about three teens in a beat-up purple wagon with a dark energy motor, traveling across dimensions, so ...
May 16, 2019 Seanan McGuire's new standalone novel stars twins: Roger is good at words and Dodger is good at math — and both of them find themselves caught up in a shadowy alchemical plan for world domination.