Thomas Jane Will Play The Hardboiled Space Detective In Syfy's Expanse

We're excited for Syfy's "Game of Thrones in space" series The Expanse, based James S. A. Corey's series of books (which begin with Leviathan Wakes). And now the show has cast one of its leading men, Hung, The Mist, and The Punisher actor Thomas Jane. » 7/11/14 7:00pm 7/11/14 7:00pm

Author James S.A. Corey Is Here To Talk To You About Leviathan Wakes!

In May, the io9 book club read James S.A. Corey's Leviathan Wakes. Today, from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (PDT) Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, the two authors who collaborate as James S.A. Corey, will be here to answer your questions about Leviathan Wakes, interstellar detective stories, and anything else! » 6/13/14 11:10am 6/13/14 11:10am

The io9 Book Club Is in Session! Let's Talk About Leviathan Wakes!

Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In May, we read Leviathan Wakes, by James S.E. Corey. Jump into comments to get started talking about it! » 6/09/14 10:48am 6/09/14 10:48am

io9 Book Club Reminder: Meeting 6/9 to Discuss Leviathan Wakes

You've still got the weekend to finish up this month's book club pick! To celebrate the impending release of the latest novel in James S.A. Corey's Expanse series, we're reading the first book in the series, Leviathan Wakes. We'll meet on 6/9 to discuss it. » 6/04/14 1:49pm 6/04/14 1:49pm

10 Book Series That Would Make Excellent TV Shows

Nowadays, a lot of the best TV shows are based on books, especially book series. But the amazing thing about science fiction and fantasy books is, there's always more riches to explore. We've barely scratched the surface, in fact. Here are 10 more book series that would make terrific TV shows. » 3/03/14 11:21am 3/03/14 11:21am

We called James S.A. Corey's Leviathan Wakes a "Hollywood blockbuster in book form" — but now instead of a movie, it looks like it's becoming a TV series, with a pilot written by the writers of Iron Man. » 9/04/13 5:32pm 9/04/13 5:32pm

Abaddon's Gate is literary space opera at its absolute best

The books in The Expanse series have all been terrific reads. Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, who write under the pseudonym James S.A. Corey, have said their writing style is basically "make it awesome." The latest book in the series, Abaddon's Gate, more than achieves that goal, adding to the reputation they've… » 6/03/13 4:06pm 6/03/13 4:06pm

10 Novels That Are More Action-Packed Than Most Summer Movies

It's summer movie season, the time when blockbuster films come out every week and we pit Vin Diesel against Wolverine. But how do you keep that cineplex excitement alive when you're at home on the couch? With books! Here are 10 science fiction novels that pack more non-stop thrills than Fast & Furious 6. Really. » 5/21/13 10:00am 5/21/13 10:00am

Will your ballot still be secret in 2020?

Now that the dust has settled on the 2012 election, it's time to look forward — to the election of 2020. Fox News talked to a bunch of futurists about what elections are likely to look like eight years from now, including the idea of receiving your ballot via the Internet. The most interesting comments pretty much… » 11/07/12 4:07pm 11/07/12 4:07pm

June Books Bring Space Opera, Angry Robots, and a Zombie Coming-of-Age…

Looking for something to stick in the beach bag? This month brings new novels by Jacqueline Carey and Laurell K. Hamilton, plus zombies, vampires, robots, and some levitating kids. » 6/09/11 10:56am 6/09/11 10:56am

"Leviathan Wakes" is as close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster…

When you dive into Leviathan Wakes, the first in the Expanse series from James S. A. Corey, you'll feel like you're watching the opening scene in any of a dozen awesome science fiction films. » 5/16/11 4:59pm 5/16/11 4:59pm

Orbit's new e-book deal: Buy a science fiction novel, get a fantasy…

Would die-hard science fiction fans like some fantasy novels if they gave them a chance? And would fantasy fans discover that they really love science fiction? Orbit Books' new promotion aims to find out. Orbit announced that everyone who buys the "bonus ebook edition" of The Dragon's Path by Daniel Abraham will… » 3/03/11 7:30am 3/03/11 7:30am