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Phèdre From Kushiel's Dart Is The Greatest Courtesan-Spy In Epic Fantasy

Fantasy has lots of sex workers or courtesans who also work as spies — but for our money, the best is Phèdre nó Delaunay de Montrève, the hero of the first Kushiel trilogy by Jacqueline Carey. She thwarts a major conspiracy, stops an invasion, saves her country and avenges her master... with kinky sex. »2/13/15 3:40pm2/13/15 3:40pm

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Miss in October!

October brings an amazing horde of great books, to keep you reading way into the night. Lois Lowry concludes the Giver saga, Justin Cronin continues the Passage trilogy, and Iain M. Banks has a new story of the Culture. Plus Catherynne M. Valente's latest Fairyland novel, and Cory Doctorow's follow-up to Little Brother »10/02/12 3:54pm10/02/12 3:54pm

The best new fantasy book series from Jacqueline Carey in years

Over a decade ago, Jaqueline Carey took the fantasy book world by storm with her dark, sexy Kushiel series about a superspy prostitute named Phedre who has masochism magic powers. And now Carey's back with a new series that is just as sexy and complex, but lighter in tone. Dark Currents is about a "reluctant… »10/01/12 4:23pm10/01/12 4:23pm

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 1:57pm8/23/12 1:57pm