Small Army Of Supersmart Geeks Will Pick Out Graphic Novels Just For You

Want to learn more about comics? Of course you do. But there are an awful lot of them out there, and it’s hard to find the best stuff. Some of us are lucky to have a local comics store that recommends titles to us. But now, everybody can have expert picks. Because there’s the Graphic Novel Club! »6/15/15 2:04pm6/15/15 2:04pm

The Ultimate Redshirt Is Getting A Whole Book In Which He Dies. A Lot.

Some fictional characters have all the luck, and others... well, they just can't catch a break. For years, authors of various Baen Books titles have worked in an in-joke, involving a minor character named Joe Buckley who always dies in the most horrible fashion. And now, he's finally getting the spotlight. »11/13/14 11:10am11/13/14 11:10am

Sequence an award-winning science fiction writer's genome, while Neil Gaiman sings to you

Author Jay Lake, the winner the Campbell Award and numerous other honors, is undergoing his fourth round of chemotherapy right now — and you can help him fight his cancer. Some of your favorite science fiction and fantasy authors have donated "acts of whimsy," to raise money to sequence Jay Lake's genome and possibly… »1/10/13 3:24pm1/10/13 3:24pm

Help this teacher expose her kids to some great young-adult science fiction

Here's your worthy cause for the day. A junior high school teacher has put up a request for some funding to get her classroom new copies of Scott Westerfeld's classic young-adult dystopian novel Uglies — and all you have to do is go over to and vote for this project to be funded by the charities that support… »9/13/12 10:30am9/13/12 10:30am

Buy some John Scalzi books, support breast cancer screenings!

John Scalzi is the master of making us offers we can't refuse. And this time, he's letting you take money from his pocket and put it into the hands of Planned Parenthood. Recently, the Susan G. Komen Foundation bowed to pro-life bullying and withdrew support for Planned Parenthood's breast-cancer screenings. So for… »2/01/12 2:57pm2/01/12 2:57pm

A Tentacle Porn Anthology to Raise Money to Save the World's Oceans

Yes, you read that right. Someone is putting out an anthology of tentacle porn (in written form, not comics), and all proceeds will go to benefit Oceana, a charity that works to protect the world's oceans. All of a sudden, hentai seems oddly... noble. The book is called Coming Together, Arm in Arm in Arm. »1/27/12 8:00pm1/27/12 8:00pm

Own a Piece of Magic, and Help Author/Editor Terri Windling

Terri Windling has given a lot of happiness to fantasy readers, with novels like The Wood Wife and collections like the Bordertown series. Now here's your chance to come to her rescue — Windling is facing health and legal issues that have caused her a lot of financial distress — and some of our greatest authors and… »12/01/11 2:27pm12/01/11 2:27pm

Own a gorgeous signed print of Doctor Who's tin dog, and raise money for heart transplants!

We've marveled at the brilliant Doctor Who concept art by artist Peter McKinistry. And now, here's your chance to own an ultra-rare print of McKinstry's illustration of the Doctor's best friend K-9, signed by McKinstry and the voice of K9, John Leeson! (Click the above image to make it giant, or right-click and select… »9/29/11 2:30pm9/29/11 2:30pm