November's books are bursting with excitement! There's futuristic pulp fiction, swashbuckling excitement, reimagined fairytales... and the return of Miles Vorkosigan. Wild adventures and amazing cleverness await, and you don't want to miss out on all the conversations the cool people will be having about these shiny…
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…
K.M. Ruiz blew people's minds with Mindstorm, her novel about psychic fighters in a dystopian future. And now she's back with the sequel, Terminal Point, in which a group of "rogue psions" fight against the powers that be to save the human race, led by Threnody Corwin, who has the power to send electricity into…
Science fiction and fantasy books are bigger than ever. A Dance With Dragons and Stephen King's time-travel saga rule the bestseller lists. Literary authors all flock to write about zombies, apocalypses and time travel. And by all indications, 2012 is going to be an even greater year for genre books.
If you like the 1980s pop group Duran Duran, you'll also love China Miéville's latest novel, Embassytown. At least, Embassytown is the latest pick from Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon, who writes a passionate (and awesome) defense of reading science fiction:
In June, the io9 Book Club read Hannu Rajaniemi's The Quantum Thief. Now Rajaniemi is coming to answer your questions about the book tomorrow, July 1.
Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In June we read Hannu Rajaniemi's novel The Quantum Thief. Jump into comments to get started talking about it!
Hannu Rajaniemi's far-future thought experiment novel The Quantum Thief is about to get an American edition, and now's a good time find out why everybody is talking about this book.
It isn't every day that a brand-new author lands a three-book, five-figure book deal on the back of a single chapter. SciFiNow's Sam Bandah talks to Finnish author Hannu Rajaniemi about how it happened.