Tons More Mira Grant Coming Our Way!

Seanan McGuire's slightly more steel-plated alter-ego, Mira Grant, is keeping busy. In addition to the third book in the Parasitology trilogy that began with Parasite, Grant just sold Orbit a new standalone. And four novellas plus a new novel in the universe of her Feed/Deadline novels. » 5/29/14 4:46pm 5/29/14 4:46pm

If you want some gory hard science fiction, you need to read Parasite

Mira Grant, author of the social media zombie series Newsflesh, is back with another tale of pandemics that threaten to transform humanity into shuffling, homicidal maniacs. Parasite is a spine-tingling, near-future tale of what happens when a new medical technology starts (literally) eating our brains. » 11/07/13 4:00pm 11/07/13 4:00pm

The October Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Afford to Miss!

This month, a major fantasy series comes to its long-awaited conclusion. Anne Rice turns her attention to werewolves. Dan Simmons and Dave Eggers meet the Abominable Snowman and Facebook, respectively. Here are all the science fiction and fantasy books you must check out in October! » 10/08/13 2:38pm 10/08/13 2:38pm

Read a chapter from Mira Grant's intense new novel Parasite

Mira Grant, author of the Newsflesh series that began with Feed, is back with a new biotech horror series. Parasite, the first novel, comes out this month — and it's an incredible, disturbingly plausible tale of what happens to a world where medical treatments have minds of their own. » 10/08/13 1:03pm 10/08/13 1:03pm

Don't Remake These Movies, Film These Books Instead!

Hollywood's addiction to remakes and reboots continues unabated, with dozens of films in development. And meanwhile, bookshelves are straining with hundreds of original, thrilling novels that have never been adapted to the screen. Here's a second dose of our list of books that should be adapted instead of yet another… » 9/27/13 3:16pm 9/27/13 3:16pm

10 Recent Science Fiction Books That Are About Big Ideas

Nowadays, everybody says that science fiction has stopped talking about Big Ideas. Science fiction used to be the genre that asked the huge questions, about who we are and where we're going. But somehow, people say, the genre lost its appetite for deep thoughts. » 7/27/12 10:00am 7/27/12 10:00am

Read the first chapter of Mira Grant's Blackout right here, right now!

At long last, it's the third book of Mira Grant's Newsflesh trilogy. You've followed the zombie apocalypse and the blogger drama in Feed and Deadline, and now it's time to find out how it ends. We're proud to present the first chapter of Blackout, the final chapter in the trilogy, below. » 4/24/12 10:49am 4/24/12 10:49am

Seanan McGuire Branching Out into Medical Thrillers About Parasites…

She's tackled urban fantasy with the October Daye novels and zombies with the Newsflesh books, and cryptozoologists with the Incryptid books. And now Seanan McGuire, aka Mira Grant, is moving into the medical thriller genre. The good news is, it sounds like she's got a really fresh spin on the "medical science gone… » 4/05/12 4:30pm 4/05/12 4:30pm

Book trailer for Mira Grant's Deadline teases the new big bad of the…

Here's the just-released trailer for Deadline, the much-anticipated sequel to Mira Grant's zombie blogger adventure, Feed. » 6/10/11 10:44am 6/10/11 10:44am

Seanan McGuire's Next Series: Crypto-zoologists of the Secret Monster…

Campbell Award-winning author Seanan McGuire has been busy. She's just sold the sixth and seventh October Daye novels, and as Mira Grant, she's written the Hugo-nominated zombie novel Feed (which we're currently discussing in the io9 book club) and sequels. » 6/03/11 3:20pm 6/03/11 3:20pm

io9 Book Club is in session! Let's talk about Mira Grant's Feed.

Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In May we read Mira Grant's novel Feed. Jump into comments to get started talking about it! » 6/01/11 10:55am 6/01/11 10:55am

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

First look at the zombie-riffic sequel to Mira Grant's Feed

Mira Grant, the alter ego of Seanan McGuire, had a fresh take on the role of blogging and communications after the zombie apocalypse, in Feed. Now check out your first look at the cover of the second book, Deadline. » 11/22/10 12:01pm 11/22/10 12:01pm

The best science fiction and fantasy books for summer escapism

Summer is the most escapist time of year, with vacations and long voyages. And no escapist jaunt is complete without a visit to other worlds. Here are the best science fiction and fantasy books for this summer's beach reading. » 7/08/10 4:00pm 7/08/10 4:00pm

In "Feed," The Zombie Apocalypse Destroys Mainstream Media

Imagine hivemind zombies that hunt like wolves. Imagine a world where blogs are the main source of information, as people huddle in their homes, afraid of going outside. Welcome to the world of Feed. It's perfect summer apocalypse reading. » 5/13/10 2:00pm 5/13/10 2:00pm

May's New Books: Football Zombies and Votes for Vampires!

May books bring zombie football players, migrations across deep space, and elegiac short stories. Plus, a Jazz-Age social worker campaigns for equal rights for vampires, and a young man travels through a post-scarcity Gulf Coast. » 5/05/10 2:20pm 5/05/10 2:20pm

Bloggers Save The World From A Zombie Uprising

When the living dead rise up and start consuming the rest of us, the mainstream media totally misses the story — but the bloggers don't, in Seanan McGuire's Feed. Her zombies-and-blogger-drama trilogy just sold to Orbit Books in an auction. » 7/01/09 10:00am 7/01/09 10:00am