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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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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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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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