Greg Van Eekhout's new novel California Bones is a supernatural noir tale. Set in an alternate Los Angeles ruled by authoritarian sorcerers and corporate moguls, it's an engrossing story about political malevolence. But it's also a caper about the ultimate magical heist. You won't be able to put it down.
Locus Magazine announced the finalists for its reader-selected Locus Awards — and the five best science fiction novels of 2009 include three female authors. The winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 25-27, and tickets are still available. Here are the finalists:
One of the biggest-selling subgenres in the science fiction and fantasy worlds is something called "paranormal romance." This catchall term gets applied to everything from vampy erotica and space opera, so we asked popular paranormal romance authors to define it.