Best science fiction and fantasy of September

See why the origin story of Thrawn, an original new fantasy series set in an empire of islands, and a deadly space salvage operation are among the Amazon Books editors' favorite new sci-fi and fantasy reads of the month.

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Must-read sci-fi and fantasy of fall 2020

New series starters will give readers happy goose bumps this fall, while an epic fantasy finale might prompt some damp eyes among longtime fans. Discover the can't-miss sci-fi and fantasy books of this fall.

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Most anticipated fiction of fall, according to Amazon Charts

As the fall promises to be a real-life roller coaster ride, these future fiction best sellers offer readers a thrilling escape.

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Witches arise: Spellbinding reads now in Kindle Unlimited

If you’re a fan of supernatural fiction—or if you want nonfiction guidance on how to develop your own powers—try these five books currently in Kindle Unlimited that reveal new, otherworldly adventures.

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Book design trend: Put a bird on it

Everyone's newest backyard buddy is showing up on book covers this year. (No, not squirrels.)

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Science fiction & fantasy: Our editors’ recent favorites

Our editors name recent must-read SF and fantasy books they can't stop thinking about.

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High profile prequels of 2020

This is a great opportunity to learn about the origins of these popular series, or to start them anew.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of August

Ranging from a space opera with echoes of Red Rising to a postapocalyptic tale of mercenary librarians, these new sci-fi and fantasy books will keep readers glued to the page.

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Stephenie Meyer: “Midnight Sun,” tiny type & a YA obsession

We asked Stephenie Meyer a few questions about her long awaited novel, Midnight Sun, and revisited a Q&A from the year Twilight released.

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Upcoming book-to-film adaptations

Award-winning literary fiction, a white-knuckle thriller, and one of the most epic science fiction sagas ever. That's just a sampling of the books we're excited to see making the leap to the screen between now and Christmas.

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Amazon's best books of August

This year has been a disappointment in many ways, but not where great reads are concerned. Once again we felt compelled to extend our typical list of top ten favorites to twelve, and we're delighted to share them with you.

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2020’s Hugo Award winners

One of science fiction’s most influential awards named the winners of the best works published in 2019—and a lot of our editors’ favorites are on the list.

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From Goodreads: “Mexican Gothic” takes readers into danger

Author Silvia Moreno-Garcia talks about her new gothic thriller, eugenics, perceptions of Mexico, and how horror deserves more respect.

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Alone: Riveting sci-fi reads on isolation and survival

With killer clones and apocalyptic events, these science fiction novels put their isolated protagonists through the wringer.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of July

Escape to new worlds during your summer vacation or staycation with the Amazon Books editors' favorite new sci-fi and fantasy reads of the month.

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