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

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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TJ Klune on his remarkable “The House in the Cerulean Sea”

Mix together six magical children (including the son of Lucifer), an island-bound orphanage, and the straightlaced caseworker who comes to investigate them. Lots could go wrong, but TJ Klune also shows us what could go right.

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5 bold new sci-fi series launching in 2020

Hungry trees, interplanetary assassins, and galactic heirs fighting for survival fill the pages of this year's exciting new science fiction sagas.

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Practicing “social distancing” but have a book club meeting coming up? Here are some options.

Five ways to rethink the in-person book club meeting without sacrificing the joy of reading.

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7 books by women who changed history—now in Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited members can celebrate Women's History Month - and read some darn good books - with stories by Alice Walker, Jane Austen, Sojourner Truth, J.K. Rowling, and other game-changing authors.

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2019 Nebula Award finalists

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have named the nominees for the Nebula Awards and we heartily approve of this awesome list. I don't envy them in having to decide on only one winner!

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