Pride And Prejudice And Dragons? Naomi Novik won't ever have Jane Austen show up as a character in the Temeraire books — but she is working on a story about "the adventures of Captain Elizabeth Bennet and her dragon Wollstonecraft." HECK YEAH.
Most of the time, sequels are at best entertaining, and at worst an affront to the memory of the original. But once in a great while, a sequel comes along that makes you rethink everything you thought you knew about the original story. Here are 12 sequels that pull back and show you the bigger picture.
Summer movie season is pretty much over — but books are just getting started. This month's books include bracing space opera, poignant magical realism, dark subversive futures, epic fantasy. And most of all, lots and lots of mind-blowing action. Here are all the books you can't afford to sleep on in August.
Of all the random bits in Man of Steel, one of the randomest was the scene where Supes asks a man of the cloth what a man of the cape should do. In fact, the "Ask a Priest" scene is a staple of science fiction and fantasy. Here are our favorite moments where someone consults a priest, and gets some mostly nonsensical…
Welcome to the deep of winter, the time when the nights are longest and you basically never want to get out of your warm bed. This is the perfect time to get sucked into a long, complicated relationship with a book series. But what book series are worth getting hooked on? We did some digging and soul searching, to…
A Paris gallery, Galerie Daniel Maghen, has an amazing exhibit of art inspired by great books — including a number of fantasy and science fiction classics. Behold some amazing takes on Naomi Novik's Temeraire books, Richard Matheson's I Am Legend and Robert E. Howard's Conan.
In April, the io9 Book Club read Naomi Novik's His Majesty's Dragon, the first novel in the Temeraire series (the seventh novel, Crucible of Gold, just came out). Now Novik is coming to answer your questions about the book tomorrow, April 27.
Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In April, we read Naomi Novik's Her Majesty's Dragon. It's the first novel in her Temeraire series — the latest, Crucible of Gold, just came out. Jump into comments to get started talking about it!
Behold the book trailer for Crucible of Gold, the latest novel in Naomi Novik's addictive Temeraire series about how dragon-enhanced aerial forces would have changed the course of the Napoleonic Wars. Dragon warfare has prevented Europe from colonizing other nations the same way they did in our timeline. In this…
At New York Comic Con's Del Rey/Spectra panel, some of the imprints' most popular authors — including Naomi Novik, Scott Westerfeld, and Peter V. Brett — hinted at what to expect next.
Author Naomi Novik recently published Tongues of Serpents, the sixth book her Temeraire series. We talked to her about what's next for her dragons-in-the-Napoleonic Wars alternate history, as well as her passion for preserving fanfic online.