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

Highly anticipated sci-fi and fantasy

From urban fantasy to military adventures, and from sasquatches to djinn, these are the stories science fiction and fantasy readers are looking forward to diving into this summer.

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Veronica Roth on the genesis of her new novel, “Chosen Ones”

The best-selling author of "Divergent" shares how the mythology of the "chosen one" inspired her new novel.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of May

In this month's best sci-fi and fantasy books, readers return to Panem, Murderbot is back, and a brand-new fantasy series gives readers a jolt.

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Weekend reading

Mermaids, mobsters, and Maus are among the books the editors will be spending quality time with this weekend.

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A. G. Riddle on science, heroism, and humanity’s future

We talk with best-selling sci-fi thriller author A. G. Riddle about putting humanity in peril in fiction and the parallels he sees to the real challenges we face today.

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Get ready to read: Here are the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners

The Pulitzer Board announced the 2020 Prize winners in fiction, history, biography, general nonfiction, and poetry.

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7 out-of-this-world reads now in Kindle Unlimited

These rousing sci-fi and fantasy books currently in Kindle Unlimited provide adventure galore.

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John Scalzi on the final book in his timely SF trilogy

Human behavior during crisis, the great state of sci-fi writing today, and the odd parallels between The Last Emperox and the coronovirus pandemic are among the marvelous topics we tackle with John Scalzi.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of April

These six new SF and fantasy novels will make you want to stay home.

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N. K. Jemisin on New York City, tentacles, and magic

Multi-award-winning author N. K. Jemisin talks about how New York City is the perfect place to set a fantastical novel, even as the Empire State Building is now lit up "like the Eye of Sauron."

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The 2020 Hugo Awards finalists for the best in science fiction and fantasy

The longest-running fan-voted awards in SF and fantasy, the Hugo Awards recently named the finalists for the 2020 awards, with the winners to be announced in August at a virtual convention.

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Stuck at home with no books to read? Here are 6 solutions.

Five different ways to get books instantly from Amazon or Audible, plus a bonus solution that might surprise you.

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Conversation starters: 8 books readers can’t wait to discuss

Looking for stimulating reads to recommend to your (now virtual) book club or to keep your brain limber? Try these Conversation Starters.

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Weekend reading

We're escaping to other worlds this weekend through stories about a journey in and out of hell's library, a soul-searching exploration of identity in India, the theater scene in 1940s New York, and more.

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7 armchair travel books to make you glad to be at home

For those mourning canceled vacations, these true-life adventures with venomous snakes, capsizing boats, frostbite, and dangerous locals might convince you that home is actually not so bad a place to be.

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