November is here, and it's packed with tons of excitement. New James Bond! Two great animated movies. The final Twilight! Plus long-awaited books by Hannu Rajaniemi, Jim Butcher, Ursula K. Le Guin, Cherie Priest and Lois McMaster Bujold. And the ultimate Firefly celebration!

Here's your survival guide to the entire universe of science fiction in November.


Top image: cover of Captain Vorpatril's Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Amazing design and layout by Stephanie Fox, and research/reporting by Amanda Yesilbas.