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

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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Celebrity Picks: Cassandra Clare's Favorite Reads of 2018

"Even in the lowest time, books offer me a lengthy escape into another world," says Clare, and recommends three novels that will provide that escape, whether your skies are blue or gray.

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Celebrity Picks: Susan Orlean's Favorite Reads of 2018

Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief and The Library Book, shares three reads that deeply impressed her this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Sean Hayes's and Scott Icenogle's Favorite Reads of 2018

Husband-and-husband writing team Hayes and Icenogle share the adult and kids' books that inspired them this year.

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Celebrity Picks: John Kerry's Favorite Reads of 2018

Former secretary of state John Kerry highlights two very different memoirs and a book on the ideas that shaped our modern world as three of his favorite reads this year.

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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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Ilona Andrews's Favorite Recent Reads

The husband-and-wife writing team behind the pseudonym Ilona Andrews - and the bestselling Kate Daniels books - reveal which five reads are among their favorites.

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