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Five A.I. Characters I’d Be Proud to Call My Friend

From a stuffed tiger to a sentient music player, these A.I. characters would all be terrific com...

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This House Has Old Bones: Shubnum Khan’s The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years

Maura Krause reviews The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years by Shubnum Khan

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Read the First Chapter of Martha Wells’ The Death of the Necromancer

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

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How To Seek Comfort: Getting Through the Tough Parts Together in Lish McBride’s Uncanny Romances

A group of variously magical friends that will show up for each other no matter what.

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Read an Excerpt From Vanessa Le’s The Last Bloodcarver

Nhika is a bloodcarver. A coldhearted, ruthless being who can alter human biology with just a to...

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An Uneven Look at the Future and A.I.: Convergence Problems by Wole Talabi

A review of Wole Talabi’s latest short story collection.

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Tlotlo Tsamaase’s Womb City Needs More Time to Gestate Its Radical Speculative Visions

Africanfuturist debut tackles infertility and the surveillance state via a body-hopping ghost st...

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Avatar-Inspired Reading Recommendations: Books for (Nearly) Every Bending Style

Ever wonder which fantasy novels pair best with earthbending? We've got you covered...

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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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