Young Lois Lane Investigates A Teacher In This Prequel To Her YA Novel

Lois Lane heads from the pages of DC Comics to her very own Young Adult novel this May, but you can read a teaser of what's to come with this new short story from Gwenda Bond detailing the young Lois' first day at a new school — and she's already getting herself primed for a future career at the Daily Planet. » 3/06/15 2:40pm 3/06/15 2:40pm

This Is One Of The Best Months Ever For Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

No kidding. This month is just crushingly incredible, when it comes to new science fiction and fantasy books. Including a new William Gibson, Ann Leckie's Ancillary sequel, Gillian Anderson's science fiction novel, Ann Rice's new Lestat book, new Chuck Palahniuk, and so much more. Here are 27 must-read titles. » 10/01/14 1:29pm 10/01/14 1:29pm

Lois Lane Is Finally Getting Her Own YA Novel

A few years back, it seemed that DC Comics wasn't interested in licensing a YA novel series around Lois Lane, but fortunately, times are a-changing. A Lois Lane novel, titled Fallout, is due out next year. » 8/26/14 2:40pm 8/26/14 2:40pm

Gwenda Bond's Blackwood is in development as an MTV series!

We really enjoyed Gwenda Bond's young adult novel Blackwood, which weaves together the mystery of the Roanoke disappearance with a lot of supernatural craziness for a fun story of growing up cursed. And now, on the heels of MTV's success with Teen Wolf, we could be seeing Miranda Blackwood on television every week.… » 11/16/12 5:14pm 11/16/12 5:14pm

What's more thrilling than a fantasy about the Chosen One? How about…

There have been a ton of young adult fantasy novels lately where one person stands against a dystopian world, or faces a terrible menace, and they're sort of the chosen savior. But Gwenda Bond's YA debut, Blackwood, takes a very different tack: Her heroine, Miranda Blackwood, is the cursed one, who bears the mark of… » 10/08/12 4:00pm 10/08/12 4:00pm

The Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in…

September's science fiction and fantasy novels are packed with excitement and cool new ideas. Learn how to survive the slow apocalypse and how to prepare for the Singularity! There's space opera, cosmic action, and dark, dirty fantasy. » 9/05/12 8:00am 9/05/12 8:00am

This Fall's Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

What do science fiction and fantasy books have in store for you this fall? There are new fantasy series by Tad Williams and Jacqueline Carey. A brand new Culture novel by Iain M. Banks. Collaborations between Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross, and Larry Niven and Gregory Benford. A classic Gene Wolfe novel. A massive… » 8/23/12 1:57pm 8/23/12 1:57pm

Fantasy Novels That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

Everbody loves a good dark, horrible fantasy. A misanthopic adventure, in which everybody is morally compromised, and we all live and die in the dirt. But every now and then, it's nice to read a fantasy novel in which people are, you know... good. » 5/11/12 12:08pm 5/11/12 12:08pm

Young Adult Novels That Aren't The Same Old Dystopias

Angry Robot Books just announced its young adult imprint, Strange Chemistry, last November — but they're already off to a thrilling start. The first three Strange Chemistry titles have been announced, and they're nothing like the usual rash of paranormal love triangles and Hunger Games-inspired dystopias we've been… » 1/30/12 12:20pm 1/30/12 12:20pm

Kelly Link blows your mind all over again

Kelly Link's latest short story sneaks up on you — at first you think it's just a concentrated dose of weirdness, a jarring head-trip like being suspended by your ankles over the ocean. But then her strange world-building starts to make sense, and you think the whole thing is becoming a demented thought experiment. » 7/13/11 10:30am 7/13/11 10:30am

You Are Not A Brand: How to keep the Internet from becoming a dystopia

If you only read one manifesto this week, you owe it to yourself to read Maureen Johnson's amazing rantifesto about people who try to turn themselves into Brands on the Internet. It's the funniest, most cheer-worthy thing I've read lately. » 6/10/10 10:00am 6/10/10 10:00am

How To Start A Novel So It'll Grow Into A Compelling Series

Fantasy author Gwenda Bond points us to a fascinating discussion among novelists: How much planning do you put in before you start a novel? And raises a related question: what makes a great book series? » 4/08/09 3:30pm 4/08/09 3:30pm