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Read an Excerpt From Hafsah Faizal’s A Tempest of Tea

An orphan girl is willing to do whatever it takes to save her self-made kingdom…

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Five SFF Books About Healers and Medicine

Featuring space hospitals, magical amulets, and blood sorcery!

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Book cover of Night of the Cooters, a story collection by Howard Waldrop

Nine Stories From a Master: Night of the Cooters by Howard Waldrop

From aliens to centaurs, Western movies to French history, Waldrop spins unforgettable tales.

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Revealing Lady of Steel and Straw by Erica Ivy Rodgers

A tenacious heroine with a dark gift must defend her family's legacy and faith from a handsome e...

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Must Read Short Speculative Fiction: January 2024

Alex Brown highlights ten recent short speculative fiction stories.

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Kacen Callender Strikes Gold With Infinity Alchemist

Maura Krause reviews Kacen Callender's YA Fantasy debut.

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Cover of The Book of Ile-Rien, an omnibus edtirion of The Element of Fire and The Death of the Necromancer by Martha Wells

Read the First Chapter of Martha Wells’ The Element of Fire

The first volume of The Book of Ile-Rien, in an Updated and Revised Edition.

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Five SFF Books About the Dangers of Dabbling in Archaeology

Poking around in the relics of long-dead civilizations is a great way to meet your doom.

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Read an Excerpt From Sarah Beth Durst’s The Spellshop

Kiela and her assistant, Caz the sentient spider plant, navigate the low stakes market of illega...

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Collection of book covers of crossover SFF titles for February 2024

All the New Horror, Romantasy, and Other SFF-Crossover Books Arriving in February!

Powerful witches, devil's bargains, and more in this month's new releases...

Follow the Yellow Brick Road off a Cliff: Max Gladstone’s Last Exit (Part 14)

You know the mutants were bad, because their leader had tentacles...

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Five Ways You Might Be Crushing on a Book

Book crushes come in many forms, nearly as many as IRL crushes.

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