Fantasy novels are known for their incredible detail and fantastic settings. From Middle Earth to Westros, stories often live or die depending on where they’re set. Martha Wells, who’s recently released the latest installment of her Raksura series, outlines how she builds her own worlds.
Spring is here, and so are some great beach reads! What does April have in store? Two Terry Pratchett tributes. New books from C.J. Cherryh, Harry Turtledove and M.R. Carey. Wish-granting moonshine! New space opera! And much, much more. Here are the most essential science fiction and fantasy books in April.
As readers of the recent Brian Wood Star Wars comics know, Princess Leia is no pushover. And now she's getting her own standalone novel — to be followed by solo adventure novels starring Luke and Han. We've got an exclusive excerpt, right here.
Three new Star Wars novels tell solo adventures of the "big three" characters during the Original Trilogy era. And we've got an exclusive look at the Princess Leia novel, in which she's got a mighty big gun.