The holidays are coming up, and there’s no better gift than piles of books. And luckily, there are tons of fantastic science fiction and fantasy books coming this month. Including Stephen King! Ethan Hawke! Plus time travel, space colonies, and tons more! Here are the books you can’t afford to miss in November.
This year’s Hugo Awards controversy is confusing. There are two kinds of puppies! Are the puppies against diversity, or literary snobbery? And so on. But really, this is all about books, and particularly what kind of books we’re supposed to celebrate. So here are eight books that can help you understand the Hugo mess.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
Here's the just-released trailer for Deadline, the much-anticipated sequel to Mira Grant's zombie blogger adventure, Feed.
In May, the io9 Book Club read Mira Grant's Feed. Now Grant is coming to answer your questions about the book today, June 6.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.