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

2018 Locus Award Winners for Best in SF and Fantasy

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the winners of the 2018 Locus Awards in a weekend ceremony presided over by Connie Willis.

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12 Summer Reads for the Lazy Weekend or Long Layover

While some prefer summer reading to be on the lighter side, others take the opportunities of long weekends or even longer vacations to sink their teeth into meatier fare. These twelve books range from frothy to timely.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of June: 5 Top Picks

Five of our favorite new science fiction and fantasy books of the month, including a new genre-busting novel that's winning comparisons to "Station Eleven."

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Native American Tradition and Modern Oakland Spark Conflict and Hope in "There There"

"There There" author Tommy Orange speaks with us about identity, Gertrude Stein, and the challenges of growing up as a Native American in urban Oakland, California.

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Best Romances of June: 7 Top Picks

From house-flippers in the Hamptons to a Scotswoman who disguises herself as a man so she can train to become a surgeon, here are the best new romances of June.

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Roxane Gay's Favorite Recent Reads

Roxane Gay tells us why these five books - two novels, two nonfiction books, and a volume of poetry - are among her favorite recent reads.

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James Patterson on Why He Wrote "The President Is Missing"

James Patterson sits down with us to talk about co-writing "The President Is Missing" with President Clinton and why the threat at the core of the novel is more dire than we believe.

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15 Highly Anticipated New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for Summer

From debut novels to eagerly awaited additions to ongoing series, here are fifteen new novels to power up your summer.

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An Excerpt from Bill Clinton and James Patterson's "The President Is Missing"

Read an excerpt from "The President Is Missing" - an all-too-possible modern-day thriller from former president Bill Clinton and bestselling author James Patterson.

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Mr. President or Mr. Private Eye? 6 White House Whodunits

From an upcoming thriller co-written by former president Bill Clinton and James Patterson to a fictional murder at Abraham Lincoln's inaugural ball, these six White House whodunits turn the president and his closest allies into private eyes.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of May: 5 Top Picks

Murderbots, magicians, and vampire hunters—oh my! Learn why these books made our list of the best new SF and fantasy of May.

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Weekend Reading

This weekend, the Amazon Books editors are seeking literary enlightenment through stories of family road trips, 1980s mix tapes, magic mushrooms, and the newest super-strange novel by Ottessa Moshfegh.

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Meredith Wild Takes on Suspense

Meredith Wild tells us why she took the leap from hard-edged romance to dark suspense—and which three books have inspired her along her journey.

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A.G. Riddle's Most Memorable Reads

Bestselling SF thriller writer A.G. Riddle names the novels that have stuck with him—and why.

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Deborah Harkness Expands Her All Souls Trilogy

In 2011, Deborah Harkness won the loyalty of readers with her first novel, "A Discovery of Witches." Now she adds to the rich world of her All Souls trilogy...and gives hints about more stories to come.

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