May brings M.R. Carey’s new tale set in the same zombified world as The Girl With All the Gifts, a surreal new short-story collection from Haruki Murakami, a posthumous novel about dinosaurs from Michael Crichton—and many more. Dig in!
The Girl With All The Gifts is a critically acclaimed 2014 novel, turned into a celebrated movie, which hits U.S. theaters next month. It tells a new type of zombie story, about kids, compassion, disease and acceptance. Author M.R. Carey has written a sequel, and io9 is very excited to bring you the first except from…
Great news for fans of M.R. Carey’s The Girl With All the Gifts—a book that’s about to enjoy a higher profile once the movie adaptation is out this fall. Carey announced he’ll be writing another tale set in the same world, with the interesting twist that it’ll be a prequel, rather than the expected sequel.
We really dug the inaugural issue of the Journal of Science Fiction earlier this year, and the Museum of Science Fiction has just released their second issue.
Spring is here, and so are some great beach reads! What does April have in store? Two Terry Pratchett tributes. New books from C.J. Cherryh, Harry Turtledove and M.R. Carey. Wish-granting moonshine! New space opera! And much, much more. Here are the most essential science fiction and fantasy books in April.
M.R. Carey’s novel The Girl With all the Gifts blew our minds, in a very good way. It was Joss Whedon’s new favorite book, too. So it’s absolutely fantastic news that Carey has a new novel coming in early April 2016! Here’s your first look at Fellside, exclusively at io9!
The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey was easily one of our favorite novels published last year — and Joss Whedon agreed with us. So it's fantastic news that this book is becoming a movie called She Who Brings Gifts, starring Glenn Close.
This was a crazy good year for books. There was mind-expanding science fiction —including William Gibson's return to the future! — along with thrilling fantasy, and a number of brilliant category-defying books. Here are the 22 best science fiction and fantasy books of 2014.
If there was any doubt that post-apocalyptic fiction rules the book world, it was probably erased when Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven became a National Book Award finalist. But why do today's hottest writers write stories set after the end? We talked to Mandel and four other post-apocalyptic authors, to find…
Zombies have been ambling brokenly around a fair percentage of our TV screens, films, and books for quite some time lately, so is it fair to wonder if the time of the zombie is close to an end? Or have we only begun to scrape the surface of the undead life? Author M.R. Carey says we're not close to getting tired of…
Some books feature powerful characterization and heart-stopping emotional journeys. Others have great world-building in the service of a thundering great adventure. Still others have clever scientific ideas. But it's rare to find a book like M.R. Carey's The Girl With All The Gifts, which aces all of the above.
M.R. Carey's new novel The Girl With All The Gifts comes to the United States in June — but it's already gotten massive acclaim in the U.K., and it's one of our favorite books this year. In a special essay, Carey explains why there are so many creepy dead children in horror, and what they mean.
We've been waiting far, far too long for a new book from Mike Carey, author of the Felix Castor books and also writer of such great comics as The Unwritten, Lucifer and My Faith in Frankie. So rejoice in the book trailer for his new book, The Girl With All the Gifts.