We’ve praised Will McIntosh’s futuristic action and thought-provoking premises in novels like Love Minus Eighty and Burning Midnight. His topics range from cryogenically preserved brides to other-worldly horror. But his debut, Soft Apocalypse, is a fascinating vision of a slow collapse of civilization—and now, it’s…
It’s no secret that I really love Will McIntosh’s books: I count Soft Apocalypse as one of my absolute favorite novels, and I was a big fan of Defenders. His latest novel Burning Midnight is now out, and it’s a strange, excellent book about the wonders of collecting and otherworldly horror. We had a chance to chat…
Keeping up with all the amazing science fiction and fantasy books this month may actually be a full-time job. Alastair Reynolds, Patricia McKillip, Yann Martel, Iain Pears, Lois McMaster Bujold and a ton of your other favorite authors have new books. Here are the books you absolutely must not miss in February!
I’ve been a huge fan of Will McIntosh’s since I picked up his debut, Soft Apocalypse, and since then, he’s turned out fantastic novel after fantastic novel. In his latest, he turns a bizarre situation into a fast-paced YA adventure that doesn’t disappoint.
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.
Hugo Award-winning writer Will McIntosh has blown us away with novels like Love Minus Eighty and Defenders — but he's also shown a unique spin on the apocalypse in his book Soft Apocalypse. And now, he's written a unique apocalyptic vision for the anthology The End Is Now, and we're excited to share it with you.
What do you do when telepathic aliens invade Earth? You can't fight them: They know what you're doing almost before you do. You can't use robots against them, because they can't improvise. You can't surrender: They're trying to take your place. To save themselves from the Lutyen invasion, humanity creates the…
The best days of science fiction and fantasy books aren't in the past — they're still arriving. Every month, new books come out that pack a hell of a whallop. Just check out our list of the 23 new books that you absolutely must not miss in May.
Last year, Will McIntosh's dystopian novel Love Minus Eighty blew us away. This year he's back with Defenders, a tale about what happens to genetically-engineered soldiers after the war against the aliens has been won. We've got an excerpt.
Warner Bros. just optioned a huge alien-invasion movie, based on a novel that hasn't been published yet. But you don't need to wait to get your first look at Defenders — you can read Will McIntosh's short story, which launched both the novel and the movie, right now.
Love Minus Eighty is a dystopian novel of manners set in a social media-saturated world. It's also about a future where one company has the power to cryogenically freeze beautiful women who die young — and rich men can revive them briefly for "dates," or long-term binding marriage contracts. We've got an excerpt.
In Will McIntosh's new novel, Love Minus Eighty, humans can live beyond their natural lifespans thanks to cryogenic technologies. So we've achieved near-immortality. What does that do to our relationships?