The io9 Guide To April Science FictionS

April may be the cruelest month, but at least it's jam-packed with science fiction conventions. Sarah Connor Chronicles' second season ends, and there's new Ray Bradbury. Oh, and there's Dragonball and Crank 2 as well.

As always, the whole shebang is online as a printable PDF here.

This month's conventions include Middle Tennessee Anime Convention, WillyCon, I-Con 28, Cinema Wasteland, Norwescon, Minicon, JordanCon, Xanadu Las Vegas, FX Show, Star Fest, Chiller Theater and Conestoga.

Notable books include Ballistic Babes by John Zakour and Lawrence Ganem, Other Earths edited by Nick Gevers and Jay Lake, WWW: Wake by Robert J. Sawyer, Contact with Chaos by Michael Z. Williamson, The Immortality Factor by Ben Bova, The Oracle Paradox by Steve Antczak, Of Wind And Sand by Sylvie Borard, Genesis by Bernard Beckett, The Grand Conjunction: Astropolis by Sean Williams, The Moonpool: A Novel by P.T. Deutermann, Zoe's Tale by John Scalzi and Marionettes, Inc. by Ray Bradbury.

Research by Alasdair Wilkins. Design by Stephanie Fox. Layout by Charlie Jane Anders.