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

Future Cities, The Steampunk Past, And Everything In Between

This month, spend some time in Victorian steampunk England, hunt down lost artifacts on Mars, or get to know Batman a little better. You could also grab a drink in post-apocalyptic Wales. All that and more, in July books. » 7/10/09 3:30pm 7/10/09 3:30pm

Steampunk Brothel Spies And Million-Year Quests, In June Books

Whether you want a fun beach read or a sweeping philosophical epic, June's books have you covered. You can encounter witches in Toronto and killer courtesans, or you can delve into America's dismal future, or Alastair Reynolds' eon-spanning colonization saga. » 6/26/09 3:00pm 6/26/09 3:00pm

Subversive Mutants and Doubled Cities In May Books

May is an outstanding month for new books, and authors are busting out of their genres. We've got urban surrealism from China Miéville, genetic mutants from Jacqueline Carey, and gobs more for your May bookshelf. » 5/14/09 1:37pm 5/14/09 1:37pm

Plagues, Hidden Cities, and Harbingers of Doom at the Bookstore This…

Nothing is better than curling up during the holidays with a good book, and December brings a lot of terrific options. Dark urban fantasy dominates, with The Engine's Child and Knights of the Cornerstone, but there's also some good space opera from Mike Resnick and Karen Miller - and a whole lot of apocalypse with a… » 12/04/08 3:50pm 12/04/08 3:50pm

Snuggle Up With Monsters This November at the Bookstore

The election is over, and it's time to return to the fantasy worlds that always provide us with more fulfillment than reality. This month, we bring you news of a treasure trove of new scifi books packed with monsters, interstellar politics, mad scientists, and shadow worlds filled with underwater cities of the dead.… » 11/05/08 10:00am 11/05/08 10:00am

Zombies, Posthumans, Voids, and Monsters for Your October Bookshelf

It's almost October, and you're hungry for books. You've finished Neal Stephenson's Anathem, and if you live in the United States you are gritting your teeth while waiting for Ken MacLeod's latest burst of brilliance, The Night Sessions, to be released stateside. Luckily, we've got all kinds of readerly goodness… » 9/25/08 3:22pm 9/25/08 3:22pm