A Space Traveler Uncovers an Impossible Mystery in the Thrilling First Chapter of Emma Newman's Before Mars

A geologist whose art has captured the imagination of a space-obsessed multibillionaire accepts a new a gig on Mars, partially as a way to escape the postpartum depression that’s been plaguing her back on Earth. But as soon as she arrives, she makes a shocking discovery—and suddenly she’s surrounded by strangers she…

A Healer Starts to Realize Her True Power in This Excerpt From Speculative Fiction Debut The City of Brass 

S.A. Chakraborty’s debut fantasy novel, The City of Brass, isn’t out until November, but we have a sneak peek at the first chapter, as well as insight from the author about the magical world she created. It begins in 18th century Cairo, and follows a con artist who realizes her true powers after a mysterious encounter.

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