The 2019 Hugo Award Nominees for the Best in Science Fiction

These SF books are in the running to be named the best of the year.

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"A Memory Called Empire" and the Little Space Station That Could

A professor of Byzantine studies delivers one of the most remarkable SF novels of 2019 so far.

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Charlie Jane Anders Challenges the Definition of Humanity, One Book at a Time

Charlie Jane Anders follows her award-winning All the Birds in the Sky with a new sci-fi novel that questions what it means to be human. And it doesn't skimp on the feelings part either.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of March: 6 Top Picks

New books from award-winning authors, a Mars-set thriller, an ice age that threatens Earth, and dragons (so many dragons!) are among the best science fiction and fantasy books of March.

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Samantha Shannon's Favorite Recent Reads

In between writing her own fantasy novels - including the recent bestseller and our own Best of the Month pick, The Priory of the Orange Tree - Samantha Shannon has been reading and loving these books.

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Epic Reads: 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Series That Will Glue You to the Page

Dragons, lost spaceships, shifters, aliens, heroism, and longing fill these compelling sci-fi and fantasy series that range from three books to 10.

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2018 Nebula Award Finalists Are Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of American announced the finalists for the 2018 Nebula Awards, one of the most famous awards in speculative fiction.

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5 Novels That Reimagine the 20th Century with Magical – and Mecha - New Twists

These five sci-fi and urban fantasy novels take the backdrop of the 20th century and add new players, new magic, and new cataclysms to the scene, setting the stage for can't-put-down reads.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of February: 5 Top Picks

Leopards, and spaceships, and dragons - oh, my!

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Robert Jackson Bennett on the Dangers of "Vigilance"

A powerful satire set in 2030 keeps the tension cranked high as citizens are admonished to remain vigilant at all times.

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Brave New Writers: 4 Sci-Fi Authors Recommend Talented Newcomers You Shouldn't Miss

Ann Leckie, Nicholas Sansbury Smith, Marko Kloos, and Kameron Hurley tell us why these new science fiction authors have won a spot on their bookshelves.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of January: 5 Top Picks

Hate to start a series until you're sure the author will keep writing it? Take heart, because January is chock-full of amazing sequels to heart-stopping book ones.

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New Year, New Authors: 4 Fantasy Writers Recommend New Authors You Shouldn't Miss

If discovering fresh new voices gives you a special thrill, Brandon Sanderson, Faith Hunter, Zen Cho, and S.A. Chakraborty have recommendations for you.

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Beyond Baba Yaga: Arden's Winternight Trilogy Weaves Complex Russian Fairy Tales into a Winning Fantasy Series

It might be ironic that Katherine Arden started writing her historical fantasy novels set in the cold forests of medieval Russia while she was working on a coffee farm in Hawaii, but clearly her process worked: The Amazon Books editors have picked all three of her Winternight novels as Best Books of the Month.

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14 Highly Anticipated New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for Spring

The new year can't come fast enough, and by that I mean that I can't wait for these upcoming SF and fantasy books to fly from the shelf and into my hands.

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