'Queer sci-fi romance' to Orbit in three-way auction

Orbit UK has won debut author Everina Maxwell's space opera series, described as  "queer sci-fi romance", in a three-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 05:42:42 UTC ]
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Traditional publishers missing out on romance and sci-fi sales

Publishers are missing out on audiobook listeners who want sci-fi and romance titles, statistics on sales show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 14:46:44 UTC ]
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H&S pre-empts sci-fi debut, with Crown triumphing in US auction

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted a commercial science fiction novel, The Space Between Worlds from debut author Micaiah Johnson, with US rights selling at auction to Crown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Space oddities: why the Futurama reboot went from sci-fi to sci-why

The show was axed and remade, moving to Comedy Central and leaving its comedic legacy behindMatt Groening could do no wrong in 1999. The Simpsons was still both witty and money-spinning, and he could get any project he wanted greenlit – even a sci-fi comedy cartoon called Futurama. The show... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-10 12:00:09 UTC ]
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A Guide to Conquering Your Demons With 5 Mathematical Sci-Fi Books

These mathematical science fiction books use mathematics in world-building to advance the plot and build characters. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-28 10:37:00 UTC ]
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The Butch Lesbian Sci-Fi Aesthetic: A Conversation With Tamsyn Muir

TAMSYN MUIR’S DEBUT NOVEL, Gideon the Ninth, the first in her Locked Tomb trilogy, exploded into the world to universal critical acclaim last year. The series doesn’t fit nearly into the castles-versus-spaceships division that characterizes much of mainstream science fiction and fantasy. It has... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-21 17:00:28 UTC ]
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6 Books Celebrating Women’s Early Contributions to Fantasy and Sci Fi

If you thought the landscape of classic SFF was exclusively male, peep these science fiction and fantasy stories by women, including Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements edited by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-14 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel goes to Jo Fletcher Books

Jo Fletcher Books, Quercus’ fantasy and science fiction imprint, will publish Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel, Radio Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:42:44 UTC ]
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Game of Thrones creators to bring Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy to Netflix

David Benioff and DB Weiss to adapt The Three-Body Problem and two sequels with Alexander WooGame of Thrones co-creators David Benioff and DB Weiss are to adapt a series of hit science fiction novels by Chinese author Liu Cixin for Netflix. Together with Alexander Woo, who has worked on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-01 14:29:32 UTC ]
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Gollancz lands Cameron sci-fi debut

Gollancz has landed a sci-fi debut by fantasy novelist Miles Cameron, who also writes historical fiction as Christian Cameron. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 17:11:19 UTC ]
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11 Black Sci-Fi Authors To Read Right Now

Get to know the work of these Black science fiction authors, from the established and prolific to debut authors shaking up the genre like Cinderella is Dead author Kalynn Bayron. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-13 10:37:00 UTC ]
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HBO Max Expands Originals With Ridley Scott Sci-Fi Series, Selena Gomez Cooking Show

NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock has an original science fiction series, Brave New World. Netflix is prepping Away, an upcoming sci-fi drama following a group of astronauts on a journey to Mars. Now, HBO Max has announced the premiere date of its own ambitious sci-fi show. Raised by... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-05 21:37:25 UTC ]
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Film4 options Lynda Clark's debut sci-fi

Film4 has acquired TV and film rights to Lynda Clark's sci-fi novel, Beyond Kidding, published by Fairlight Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 14:42:54 UTC ]
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“The greatest sci-fi work of all time,” Foundation, finally has a YouTube trailer.

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy has long been one of the great unadaptable science fiction works (read more on that here, along with a catalogue of Asimov’s awful serial harassment of women), but after 50 years, it has finally made it to screens. Starring noted tall man, Lee Pace (along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 14:28:10 UTC ]
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What to Make of Isaac Asimov, Sci-Fi Giant and Dirty Old Man?

The Sensuous Dirty Old Man (1971) is credited to “Dr. A”… but “the secret is out,” admits a paperback edition, naming the author as Isaac Asimov, “undoubtedly the best writer in America” per the Mensa Bulletin. A response to a then-popular book called The Sensuous Woman, Asimov’s book instructs... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-14 08:48:40 UTC ]
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5 Urban Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels to Add to Your 2020 TBR

Don't miss exploring the magical cities of these fantastic urban science fiction and fantasy books hitting the shelves this year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-26 10:41:17 UTC ]
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Coronavirus feels like something out of a sci-fi novel. Here’s how writers have imagined similar scenarios.

“The Stand” and “The Andromeda Strain” are just a few of the books that envision mass infection Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-28 15:00:00 UTC ]
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New editions of six Stanisław Lem books place the sci-fi icon back in the spotlight.

This month, science fiction fans and Solaris lovers everywhere have cause to celebrate: six newly-illustrated editions of work by the late Polish author Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) are being published by The MIT Press. Lem’s influence on science fiction has been compared to that of authors like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 16:57:37 UTC ]
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Fan of sci-fi? Psychologists have you in their sights

Psychologists have stigmatised science fiction fans as losers who retreat into fantasy worlds. This is unfair. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-02-18 10:26:09 UTC ]
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'Fence: Striking Distance' weaves queer romance into competitive combat sports

"Fence: Striking Distance," Sarah Rees Brennan's YA novel adapted from the "Fence" comics, will go into the characters' "how" and "why," she says. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-03 16:00:05 UTC ]
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