The summer is almost over—but the beach reads keep on coming. Including brand new series by N.K. Jemisin and David Drake. A brand new Christopher Moore book, plus tons more of your favorite authors. Here are the books you must read in August.
The third and final comic prequel ahead of Honor Harrington’s return to comics is here — but this week, it’s all about Honor’s faithful companion, Nimitz the Treecat. io9 is proud to present the finale of Facets of Honor, The Deep Woods!
Captain Honor Harrington returns to comic books next month — but before she does, a team of female creatives is bringing the character life through a series of short prequel comics. io9 is proud to exclusively unveil the second story in Facets of Honor, Mended!
David Weber’s interstellar Naval officer Honor Harrington is coming back to comic books next month — but before that, a team of female creatives is coming together to write three prequel webcomics starring Honor. io9 is proud to exclusively unveil Facet of Honor’s first story, Cubs!
No kidding. This month is just crushingly incredible, when it comes to new science fiction and fantasy books. Including a new William Gibson, Ann Leckie's Ancillary sequel, Gillian Anderson's science fiction novel, Ann Rice's new Lestat book, new Chuck Palahniuk, and so much more. Here are 27 must-read titles.
Honor Harrington: Officer in the Royal Manticoran Navy of the 401st century, tactical genius, and star of 13 best-selling scifi/military books by David Weber. Now Honor comes to conquer comics with help from Image and Top Cow. (Read our exclusive interview with Weber.) But Honor's tale isn't the only scifi epic in…
Honor Harrington is one of the all-time great heroes of military science fiction. The star of over a dozen novels by David Weber, she's inspired a real-life army of fans who belong to the Royal Manticoran Navy. And now she's coming to comics, games and eventually movies, from Evergreen Studios. We talked to Weber plus…
July is ablaze with great stories. There's a ton of awesome books hitting the shelves this month, many of which make the greatest possible reads for your roadtrip to San Diego Comic-Con (or Worldcon.) Here are a dozen must-read books coming out this month!
By Katharine Trendacosta and Charlie Jane Anders. This weekend sees the return of Game of Thrones, and once again we'll be watching the nobles of Westeros slaughtering and betraying each other. But George R.R. Martin isn't the only terrific author to capture the huge sweep of battles over power and glory. Here are 10…
September's science fiction and fantasy novels are packed with excitement and cool new ideas. Learn how to survive the slow apocalypse and how to prepare for the Singularity! There's space opera, cosmic action, and dark, dirty fantasy.
What does September have in store for you? A new Neal Stephenson novel! Not one, but two new releases from Cherie Priest! Plus faeries, vampires, digital revolutionaries, and a college in outer space. Here are all the new releases your bookshelf needs this month.
Out of the Dark, David Weber's new tale of alien invasion and human resistance, is a lot of fun, but it's no instant classic.
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!
Did Tiger Woods' public apology leave you unsatisfied? Maybe the sports legend should have borrowed a bit from Lt. Commander Worf, the Tenth Doctor and other great apologizers from science fiction.
Some of the hottest hot-shot pilots in space opera are women. It's a longstanding tradition in science fiction to show women taking the controls of starships, space fighters and star-cruisers, and here are our favorite badass female cockpit jockeys.
I am excited about David Weber's new space opera By Schism Rent Asunder, despite its slightly silly name. The novel comes out today, and luckily you can preview this tale of a renegade planet of innovators fighting a galaxy-spanning Church for free online before you pick up a copy at your local bookstore. The sequel…
Classic science fiction novels have many annoying writing tics that make it hard to enjoy them, but the word "grimly" has always seemed the worst. People are always speaking grimly, or staring grimly, or even smiling grimly. Of all the adverbs that attach themselves, like alien facehuggers, to science fiction prose,…