An Exclusive Glimpse Of Jim Butcher's Next Book, Aeronaut's Windlass!

For 15 years, Jim Butcher has been keeping us guessing with his twisty urban fantasy series, The Dresden Files. But now, he's changing gears and launching a Horatio Hornblower-esque new series, The Cinder Spires. Check out the cover of the first book, The Aeronaut's Windlass, and an excerpt, exclusively at io9! »3/03/15 11:00am3/03/15 11:00am

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

November's books are bursting with excitement! There's futuristic pulp fiction, swashbuckling excitement, reimagined fairytales... and the return of Miles Vorkosigan. Wild adventures and amazing cleverness await, and you don't want to miss out on all the conversations the cool people will be having about these shiny… »11/13/12 5:21pm11/13/12 5:21pm

12 Magical Items and the Real Life Gadgets that Resemble Them

We were really sad to hear that you can no longer buy magical items on eBay — these amazing toys and miraculous devices are what make us love fantasy stories. We all dream of owning Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, or Harry Dresden's magic duster. The good news? Science is working on creating these things in real… »8/16/12 3:45pm8/16/12 3:45pm