Fool's Assassin Is A Triumphant Return To Robin Hobb's Farseer Realm

Any fan of high fantasy who has yet to read Robin Hobb is missing out. Fool's Assassin, which comes out today, returns readers to the world of the Farseers, where royal bastards may be trained to become assassins for the throne. And while the latest book isn't epic in scope, it's a reminder that there is room for… » 8/12/14 2:34pm 8/12/14 2:34pm

9 Famous Zombies (That Aren't Actually Zombies)

Zombies are everywhere in pop culture right now — but not all "zombies" are actually zombies. A traditional zombie is a corpse that rises from the grave and mindlessly hunts the living (to eat our braaaaaains). But that can get old after a while. So here are nine popular "zombies" that are actually something else… » 5/23/14 10:20am 5/23/14 10:20am

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

First Exclusive Look at Robin Hobb's Next Novel, Fool's Assassin!

Robin Hobb has made a huge name for herself as an epic fantasy author. And now we've got the exclusive cover reveal for her next book, Fool's Asssassin — plus the first excerpt! » 2/28/14 12:31pm 2/28/14 12:31pm

10 Great Fantasy Series to Read While You're Waiting for George R.R.…

George R.R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons was everything we'd hoped it would be — but now we can't wait to read the next book, The Winds of Winter. How can we keep from going mad with impatience to find out what happens to Tyrion and Daenerys? » 1/17/12 10:00am 1/17/12 10:00am

Robin Hobb pays tribute to Anne McCaffrey's enduring influence

We lost a great icon of science fiction and fantasy last year when Anne McCaffrey passed away. Now Robin Hobb, the author of several novels including the forthcoming City of Dragons, pays tribute to McCaffrey in a new interview, republished from the press materials for her new novel. » 1/12/12 4:00pm 1/12/12 4:00pm

Find out how Robin Hobb became two different people

You may already know that epic fantasy author Robin Hobb is the same person as contemporary fantasy author Megan Lindholm. But how did this state of affairs come about? How was one human being split into two authors? » 4/14/11 2:52pm 4/14/11 2:52pm

Harper Collins creates global science fiction imprint, Harper Voyager

Today at WorldCon, Harper Collins announced it's rebranding its Eos imprint as Harper Voyager, bringing it in line with the Voyager imprints in Australia/New Zealand and the U.K. According to the press release: » 9/03/10 1:30pm 9/03/10 1:30pm

Missing Girl Recites Fantasy Novel But Cannot Recall Her Own Name

This week NYPD issued a press release regarding a teenage 'Jane Doe' with severe amnesia who cannot recall her own name, age or where she is from, but can recite portions of a certain fantasy novel. » 10/25/09 11:00am 10/25/09 11:00am