Adrian Liang
Adrian Liang
Adrian is an East Coast transplant to the gorgeous Northwest. One of the fortunate few who has parlayed her English degree into a paying gig, Adrian has been working in the book world for more than twenty years, which makes her feel both a tiny bit old and very, very lucky.

Recent posts by Adrian

Charlaine Harris Talks about Her Brand-New Heroine and "An Easy Death"

Charlaine Harris--author of the books that HBO's hugely popular True Blood was based on--launched a new series this month featuring a gun for hire in the former United States, a pair of Russians wizards, and a secret that lives within a very powerful bloodline. Read on for our interview with Harris about An Easy Death.

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Why Algorithms Won't Take over the World (At Least, Not Yet)

In her engaging new book, Hannah Fry demystifies algorithms and machine learning and explores the benefits and drawbacks to their ever-growing power over our daily lives.

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2018 Harvey Awards for Best in Comics and Graphic Novels

Over the weekend at New York Comic Con, the Harvey Awards announced the winners for best book, best children's or young adult book, best manga, and more, at a ceremony celebrating their 30th anniversary in recognizing great talent in comics.

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V. E. Schwab Shifts the Balance of Power in "Vengeful"

V. E. Schwab talks with us about Vengeful, her new sequel to her supervillain novel Vicious. While Eli Evers and Victor Vale are still battling to defeat each other, three women with extraordinary abilities have decided to shake up the power structure of, well, everything.

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J. R. Ward Lights Up a New Romantic Suspense Series with "Consumed"

Black Dagger Brotherhood author J. R. Ward talks about firefighters, her brand-new novel Consumed, and her passion for writing strong female characters.

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Terry Brooks Leaps into Science Fiction with "Street Freaks"

Shannara author Terry Brooks talks to us about breaking into science fiction with Street Freaks, his newest novel that explores bodily augmentations, government overreach, and power struggles among gangs, with a pulse-skipping jolt of illegal street car racing.

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11 Holiday Romances That Will Inspire You to Deck the Halls Now

Start the holiday season early with cowboys and mistletoe, dukes and hall-decking, and Christmas tree farmers and fruitcake. (Actually, skip the fruitcake.)

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Best Romances of September: 7 Top Picks

Whether you like your love stories hot, sweet, funny, or dark, there's something for you among the best romances of the month. See why these books made our list.

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A Glimpse of the Genesis of Deborah Harkness's "Time's Convert"

Deborah Harkness talks about her brand-new All Souls novel, Time's Convert, and the challenges that face a "modern" 18th-century vampire who is plunged into a medieval-minded patriarchy.

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2018 Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners Roundup

Science fiction and fantasy covers a vast range of territory and ideas, so it's no wonder that it also sparks a lot of awards. Here are the 2018 winners of more than a dozen different awards—including one novel that swept three of the most prestigious awards in the genre.

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Weekend Reading

With the onslaught of the rainy season in Seattle, we have plenty of reasons to hang out inside and read. Here are six books that will keep us happily pinned to the couch this weekend.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of September: 6 Top Picks

Six of our favorite new science fiction and fantasy books range from mecha battles in the United States of Japan to an epic conclusion to a bestselling urban fantasy series.

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Carlton Cuse: Creating a New Chapter with "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan"

TV series creator Carlton Cuse talks about modernizing CIA analyst Jack Ryan to step up to today's challenges while staying true to Tom Clancy's vision in the first season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.

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The 2018 Dragon Award Winners for the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy

The votes are in! See which books in the science fiction, fantasy, horror, and graphic novel categories won the Dragon Awards over the weekend.

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Brenna Thummler Recommends 5 Great Graphic Novels for Kids

"Sheets" author Brenna Thummler tells us why these five books are her favorite recent reads--and perfect for kids looking for graphic novels to pack in their school bag.

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