Your children need to be prepared for the things they'll face in real life — like an origami Yoda puppet, and a six-armed troll. And cafeteria food that bites you. Here's Kirkus Reviews' list of the best kids' SF/fantasy books.
We've shared our summer book suggestions already, but Nisi Shawl has three suggestions we missed, featuring new voices from independent publishers. The Writing The Other co-author's picks include sexually-transmitted zombies, probability-altering powers and a world where mammoths still roam.
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.