I’m more of a D&D and board game guy than a sports nut, but I made sure there’s something for everyone on this list. Unless you hate all sports and games of any sort. In which case, how did you get here? (Also, check out the mystery book on the list.) Continue reading
This YA novel is surprisingly inventive with a great, trouble-causing, mouthy protagonist, the kind you can’t wait to see what she does next.
“Chapter and Verse” by Randy Mora [his site]
Slipstream is an ill-defined subgenre that usually boils down to being some combination of literary, fantastical, illogical, surreal, and jarring.
So buckle up, everyone. This is going to get weird. Continue reading
Few books about other planets really dive into how wildly different aliens ecosystems could be from ours. These books take a stab at it. Continue reading
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet is a fun, breezy book that feels like an eccentric Star Trek episode. The characters are bright and quirky, so if you’re in the mood for a story about goofy people getting along in a sci-fi setting, you should pick this up. Continue reading
If you’re a fan of these games, you should definitely check out these books. If not, you have important research (read: play the games a lot) to do before reading. Continue reading
When authors hit it out of the park on their first book, they often go on to have stellar careers, but some, including a few authors on this list, decide one is enough.
Why, yes, women will kick ass in the future, too.
Kindred is one of the most intense, anxiety-inducing books I’ve ever read. It’s a tightly written, unconventional thriller.
I first saw the word “seapunk” in an ad for an aquarium, and as a lapsed marine biologist who loves science fiction, I liked it immediately, despite the “punk” in its name making it a little cheesy.