Gail Carriger has been burning up the bestseller lists with her Finishing School series, and now you can read an exciting excerpt from book three, Waistcoats & Weaponry. Warning: Bladed fans ahead!
One team of fan filmmakers is looking to continue the original Star Trek series' five-year mission, while another team wants to bring Joss Whedon's Fray to vampire-slaying life. Plus, the creator of Billy & Mandy has a new post-apocalyptic project in the works, and an upcoming anthology promises to bring military…
Here's an exclusive first look at a new music video promoting Gail Carriger's book Curtsies & Conspiracies. It's the cutest thing we've seen in days — but be warned: Major earworm. You will be singing this one in the shower on Monday.
Remember that steampunk finishing school on an airship, where proper young ladies are taught to curtsey, spy and occasionally assassinate? It's back! Gail Carriger is publishing the second book in the Finishing School series, Curtsies and Conspiracies, and we've got an exclusive excerpt.
In December, the io9 book club read Soulless, the first novel in Gail Carriger's bestselling Parasol Protectorate series. On Monday, January 14, Carriger will be joining us to answer any of your questions — about the book, about the series, or just about writing in general.
This year's science fiction books are going to rock. John Scalzi returns to the Old Man's War universe, there's a brand new Neil Gaiman novel, and Stephen King's long-awaited sequel to The Shining. Plus brand new books from Austin Grossman, Nalo Hopkinson, Christopher Priest, Diana Gabaldon, Robert J. Sawyer, Joe…
Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In December, we read Soulless, the first novel in Gail Carriger's bestselling Parasol Protectorate series. Jump into comments to get started talking about it!
Gail Carriger has won a huge following for her Parasol Protectorate novels — and now she's venturing into young adult fiction, with the highly amusing Finishing School series. Check out an exclusive excerpt from the first book, Etiquette & Espionage, in which young Sophronia learns that her finishing school is…
The io9 Book Club meets every month to discuss a book, and then the author usually joins us for a chat. This month, we're reading Gail Carriger's Soulless, the first book in her popular Parasol Protectorate series. The fifth book, Timeless, came out this year — but we figured it would be best to start with the first…
Gail Carriger mashes up urban fantasy, steampunk, and Victorian gothics in her Parasol Protectorate series. She explains what inspired the series, how she arrived at her soulless protagonist, and what's next for her heroine.
September is upon us, bringing new novels from William Gibson, Guillermo del Toro and Cherie Priest. Plus: postmodern time travel, zombie relationship tips, and the ultimate smackdown between vampires and alien invaders!
Locus Magazine announced the finalists for its reader-selected Locus Awards — and the five best science fiction novels of 2009 include three female authors. The winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 25-27, and tickets are still available. Here are the finalists:
The iPad and other devices may have revolutionized the short story publishing market, judging from a new announcement by Orbit Books. The genre publisher, whose authors include Iain M. Banks and Gail Carriger, is going to start publishing its authors's short fiction electronically — but Orbit's not going the Tor…
April's new science fiction books take you on a trip across a transformed Mars, and to the heart of a British battle against mutant Nazi orphans. Also, a couple of steampunk adventures jostle for a space in your to-be-read pile.
Goggles, gaslights and gears, oh my! Steampunk is a steadily growing subgenre of speculative fiction. We review four current and forthcoming books that have been affixed with that label... in an elegant copperplate hand, naturally.