Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Afford to Miss in May

May brings lots of amazing science fiction and fantasy books — including new titles from China Mieville, Kim Stanley Robinson and Charlaine Harris! You don't want to be the only one of your friends who isn't up to date on the latest happenings in far-future empires, brutal fantasy warfare, and the depths of weirdness. » 5/08/12 4:06pm 5/08/12 4:06pm

Editor Jo Fletcher predicts horror fiction will make a comeback

The last time horror fiction was a thing, during the 1990s, the market flooded with terrible trend-following books, and the inevitable contraction killed or prevented the careers of some talented horror-smiths. Now, Jo Fletcher with Jo Fletcher Books predicts a new horror comeback, among other trends, in an interview… » 1/05/12 2:43pm 1/05/12 2:43pm

When did magic become elitist?

It used to be that anybody could learn magic, in pop culture as well as folklore. But in recent decades, magical powers have become an inherited trait, which only a few people are born with. What changed? David Liss, author of The Twelfth Enchantment, explores the trend towards elitism in our fantasy stories. » 8/15/11 1:30pm 8/15/11 1:30pm

Charlaine Harris' 13th Sookie Stackhouse novel will be her last True…

True Blood will finally have a conclusion, in some form or another. Charlaine Harris, who wrote the books that inspired the television series has revealed that her next book will be Sookie's last! » 7/14/11 9:30am 7/14/11 9:30am

Dead Reckoning, the latest Sookie Stackhouse novel, brings on the fae —…

As True Blood fans eagerly await the show's fourth season, readers of the Sookie Stackhouse book series on which the show is based have a new installment to devour. Dead Reckoning is the eleventh Southern Vampire Mystery, and it continues to build on the surprisingly complex universe author Charlaine Harris has laid… » 6/01/11 3:35pm 6/01/11 3:35pm

May Books include far-future detective novels, zombie-fighting…

May is a blockbuster month for books, with new releases from China Miéville, John Scalzi and Charlaine Harris, plus Gilded-Age witchcraft and zombie-fighting bloggers. » 5/09/11 5:00pm 5/09/11 5:00pm

The Books We Can't Wait For This Spring

From the new China Mieville to the latest Cherie Priest, from quantum burglars to reworked fairy tales, here's what you'll be reading this spring. We've picked out the most exciting new books from the next few months' science fiction/fantasy releases. » 2/24/11 2:00pm 2/24/11 2:00pm

Best television adaptations of science fiction and fantasy novels

Can a book really become a decent television show? Yes, and here's the proof! Here are 12 shining examples of science fiction and fantasy books that actually got turned into television series that are worth watching in their own right. » 11/03/10 3:46pm 11/03/10 3:46pm

Charlaine Harris gets another TV show, featuring detective work, casual…

We love our vampires and sex series True Blood, but it looks like it may have some competition, because author Charlaine Harris' paranormal book series Grave Sight has been picked up by CBS. » 10/14/10 1:30pm 10/14/10 1:30pm

Will True Blood's Sookie ever become a vampire? Charlaine Harris has…

True Blood is a dominant presence at Comic-Con, and while author Charlaine Harris has little to do with the HBO series, she has plenty to say about its characters. Today she revealed what's next for Sookie. » 7/22/10 5:54pm 7/22/10 5:54pm

We Love Vampires Because Of Morality, Not Sex

With the hormone-drenched success of HBO's True Blood and the Twilight saga, it's easy to think our love of vampires is driven by undead lust. But NPR's Margot Adler read 75 vampire novels and discovered a different reason. » 2/19/10 1:37pm 2/19/10 1:37pm

Eric, Steve, Sam And Charlaine Harris Talk True Blood

We've been holding onto these interviews we snagged for the momentous True Blood finale. Find out why Steve and Jason were so handsy, Eric raises an eye and talks wigs and Stackhouse author Charlaine Harris blushes about sex. » 9/11/09 9:00am 9/11/09 9:00am

True Blood Is Only Getting Crazier, Sexier From This Point Forward

The True Blood panel met with some of the loudest and most fervent cheers seen at Comic Con. The fans were rewarded with a preview of the rest of the season, and details on the show's future. Bloody spoilers below. » 7/26/09 1:00pm 7/26/09 1:00pm

Elvis Has Left the Planet

Hip-shaking, pill-popping rocker Elvis Presley officially died in 1977, but he keeps popping up, at least in science fiction. Think Elvis lives? We list scifi’s explanations for what really became of the King. » 1/30/09 10:00am 1/30/09 10:00am