May is a blockbuster month for books, with new releases from China Miéville, John Scalzi and Charlaine Harris, plus Gilded-Age witchcraft and zombie-fighting bloggers.
From the new China Mieville to the latest Cherie Priest, from quantum burglars to reworked fairy tales, here's what you'll be reading this spring. We've picked out the most exciting new books from the next few months' science fiction/fantasy releases.
In this month's books, Greg Bear serves up disaster in deep space, while a beautifully designed book sheds new light on steampunk. Plus medieval utopias, star-crossed loves, and a flaming zeppelin!
October brings several long-awaited treats to your bookshelf, including a new Culture novel, the sequel to Connie Willis' Blackout, and Scott Westerfeld's Behemoth. Plus spying Victorian streetwalkers and Miles Vorkosigan! Here are the October releases you can't skip.
August brings some exciting new speculative fiction releases. We've got conclusions for the Hunger Games and Void trilogies, plus Regency magic and a sentient MMORPG. Here are the books you can't miss out on this month.
We've officially entered the lazy days of summer. So spice up your weekend with a vicarious apocalypse, or venture to near-future Turkey with Ian McDonald. Here are the coolest new books of July.
June brings speculative fiction for every taste. Priest returns to the world of Boneshaker, and Miéville offers up a giant-squid epic. And whet your scifi appetite with some adventurous new short stories.
May books bring zombie football players, migrations across deep space, and elegiac short stories. Plus, a Jazz-Age social worker campaigns for equal rights for vampires, and a young man travels through a post-scarcity Gulf Coast.
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.
This month, spend some time in Victorian steampunk England, hunt down lost artifacts on Mars, or get to know Batman a little better. You could also grab a drink in post-apocalyptic Wales. All that and more, in July books.
Whether you want a fun beach read or a sweeping philosophical epic, June's books have you covered. You can encounter witches in Toronto and killer courtesans, or you can delve into America's dismal future, or Alastair Reynolds' eon-spanning colonization saga.
May is an outstanding month for new books, and authors are busting out of their genres. We've got urban surrealism from China Miéville, genetic mutants from Jacqueline Carey, and gobs more for your May bookshelf.
March books bring with them... colonization. The fate of colonies seems to be a popular theme this time around, as we look at a couple of the notable books that are being released this month.
Aliens are reading email, Godzilla is still shooting fire, and angels live in floating cities - and that's just the beginning of what you'll find out this month when you visit your favorite bookstore.
This January, your local bookstore will keep you warm by bringing the hot spaceships, freaky Soviet alien invasions, and the burning touch of Edgar Allan Poe from beyond the grave.
Nothing is better than curling up during the holidays with a good book, and December brings a lot of terrific options. Dark urban fantasy dominates, with The Engine's Child and Knights of the Cornerstone, but there's also some good space opera from Mike Resnick and Karen Miller - and a whole lot of apocalypse with a…
It's almost October, and you're hungry for books. You've finished Neal Stephenson's Anathem, and if you live in the United States you are gritting your teeth while waiting for Ken MacLeod's latest burst of brilliance, The Night Sessions, to be released stateside. Luckily, we've got all kinds of readerly goodness…