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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for September 13, 2021

The best science fiction and fantasy book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-13 12:33:54 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which Kids’ SFF graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

Choose from early readers, middle grade, or young adult age categories to find your next kids' science fiction and fantasy graphic novel. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-07 11:45:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: What exactly did Jodi Foster hear in 'Contact'?

Art may imitate life but it rarely does so with realistic fidelity. As Naomi Pequette, Space Science Programs Specialist at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, argues in her essay "The Sounds of Contact" as part of The Science if Sci-Fi Cinema: Essays on the Art and Principles of Ten Films,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-09-04 15:30:43 UTC ]
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Solaris scoops Wood's cyberpunk debut

Solaris has landed Aubrey Wood's "edgy" debut novel Bang Bang Bodhisattva, a comic science fiction mystery. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 10:17:52 UTC ]
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A Human Cloning Error and Existential Questions Fuel This Science Fiction Romp

In Matthew FitzSimmons’s speculative murder mystery “Constance,” the title character’s consciousness is mistakenly downloaded into a clone. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-24 19:55:19 UTC ]
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'Call of Duty: Vanguard' first look: Taking the series back to WWII

There’s a scene in 2014’s Wolfenstein: The New Order where J, a character inspired by Jimi Hendrix, explains to the game’s white protagonist, BJ Blazkowicz, why he’s not fighting. After Blazkowicz talks back, J tells him: "You don't get it, do you? Before all this, before the Germans, before the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-08-19 17:45:33 UTC ]
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Orbit bags Emily Tesh's 'epic and intimate' debut novel

Little, Brown science fiction and fantasy imprint Orbit has snapped up fantasy author Emily Tesh's "phenomenal" debut novel, Some Desperate Glory. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-17 15:24:34 UTC ]
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Hodder snaps up Dylan’s ‘compulsive’ near-future SF novel

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Mindwalker, a "compulsively page-turning" science fiction novel from Kate Dylan.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-16 21:44:42 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about science fiction and fantasy books that would make for great TV

N.K. Jemisin’s Inheritance trilogy got us thinking about other titles perfect for the small screen. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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“The Rock Eaters” Uses Magical Realism to Explore What It Means to Be the Other

The stories in The Rock Eaters often have an elastic relationship with reality, familiar political landscapes or emotional struggles warped by the uncanny. Some stories fall more explicitly within the bounds of science fiction or fantasy, but most show us a world nearly known, but not quite. In... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-08-13 11:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Life Lessons from Science Fiction and Fantasy

Hugo Gernsback once said SFF writers impart knowledge without out making us aware we're being taught. So what do they actually teach us? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-12 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Galaxy Z Fold 3 hands-on: Built stronger for durability and S Pen support

It’s hard to believe that in just a matter of years, foldable devices have gone from the stuff of science fiction to actual usable daily drivers. Here we are today, checking out the third generation of Samsung’s foldables, which the company just launched at its Unpacked event. The Fold 3 is the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-08-11 14:00:51 UTC ]
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VoyagerCon to be held in September with Kristoff, Hobb and Kuang

HarperVoyager has announced a weekend of fantasy and science fiction panels for readers and writers in September, headlined by Jay Kristoff.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-01 04:11:25 UTC ]
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Legends Remade: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

“The World Gives Way,” “The Chosen and the Beautiful” and “Sword Stone Table” borrow from familiar stories but offer surprising readings. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-30 16:00:03 UTC ]
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Octavia Butler’s 1979 bio is an object lesson in writing author bios.

Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Review of Books published a fairly wild essay by Miguel Esteban who, at the tender age of 14, commissioned a now-famous essay on race in science fiction from Octavia Butler. The whole piece is worth a read (the gall of teenage boys! the grace of Octavia!) but... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-26 13:40:52 UTC ]
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The new Dune trailer features more Zendaya, terrifying CGI, and of course, lots of sand.

After COVID-related delays, Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sweeping (and difficult to adapt) science fiction epic Dune is finally set to debut both on HBO Max and in theaters on October 1st. As the release date quickly approaches, Warner Bros has dropped a new trailer. (If you... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-22 16:21:07 UTC ]
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Jo Fletcher snaps up Oyebanji’s 'Interstellar-style' SFF thriller

Quercus has bought British barrister and counter-terrorist expert Adam Oyebanji’s UK debut, billed as an “exhilarating blending of hard science fiction and thriller”.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 20:50:22 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: July 12 – 16

What Borges’ science fiction got right about the importance of forgetting, according to child psychiatry. | Lit Hub Science Searching for Moby-Dick (and the elusive truths of America’s pastime): Rick White goes deep on Bill James, Herman Melville, and the whaleness of Whiteyball. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-17 10:30:33 UTC ]
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New Kiswahili science fiction award charts a path for African languages

There is something beautiful about African languages carrying science, fictionalised of course, into imagined futures. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-07 15:04:17 UTC ]
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The shortlist for this year’s Arthur C. Clarke Award is all debuts.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award, which recognizes the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year, has released their 2021 shortlist—and for the first time in the award’s 35-year history, the shortlist is entirely made up of debut novels. “As we announce... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-30 16:03:59 UTC ]
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