Kabu, Kabu Nnedi Okorafor
Kabu Kabu—unregistered, illegal Nigerian taxis—generally get you where you need to go, but Nnedi Okorafor’s Kabu Kabu takes the reader to exciting, fantastic, magical, occasionally dangerous, and always… More
Conservation of Shadows Yoon Ha Lee
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2013
There is no such thing as conservation of shadows. When light destroys shadows, darkness does not gain in density elsewhere. When shadows steal over earth and across the sky, darkness… More
The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2014 Rich Horton et al.
This sixth volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features over thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including James Patrick Kelly, Yoon Ha Lee, Ken Liu, Robert Reed, Lavie Tidhar,… More
The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy: 2013 Rich Horton et al.
This fifth volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy series features thirty-three stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including Elizabeth Bear, Aliette de Bodard, Ursula K. Le Guin,… More
The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2014 Paula Guran et al.
No matter your expectations, the dark is full of the unknown: grim futures, distorted pasts, invasions of the uncanny, paranormal fancies, weird dreams, unnerving nightmares, baffling enigmas, revelatory excursions,… More
Yamada Monogatari: Demon Hunter Richard Parks
Celebrating the release of the Richard Parks’s new novel, Yamada Monogatari: To Break the Demon Gate.
In an ancient Japan where the incursions of gods, ghosts, and demons into the living world is an everyday… More
After the End: Recent Apocalypses Paula Guran, ed. et al.
From the Sumerian epic of Gilgamesh to Norse prophecies of Ragnarök to the Revelations of Saint John to Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, any number of fictional zombie Armageddons, and the dystopic world of The Hunger… More
The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2012 Rich Horton et al.
This fourth volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including Jonathan Carroll, Neil Gaiman, Kij Johnson, Kelly Link, Paul… More
Somewhere Beneath Those Waves Sarah Monette
Sarah Monette’s diverse collection delves deeply into the mythic and reaches far beyond everyday reality. Readers cannot resist journeying with her into realms—dangerously dark or illuminatingly revelatory—they… More
Once Upon a Time: New Fairy Tales Paula Guran, ed.
Eighteen extraordinary authors devise all-new fairy tales: imaginative reinterpretations of the familiar, evocative new myths, speculations beyond the traditional realm of “once upon a time.” Often dark,… More
Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti Genevieve Valentine
Come inside and take a seat; the show is about to begin . . .
Outside any city still standing, the Mechanical Circus Tresaulti sets up its tents. Crowds pack the benches to gawk at the brass-and-copper troupe and their impossible… More
Lightspeed: Year One John Joseph Adams et al.
Lightspeed is the critically acclaimed, online science fiction magazine edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams.
Each month at lightspeedmagazine.com, top authors and brilliant new voices alike span… More
On the Banks of the River of Heaven Richard Parks
On the Banks of the River of Heaven presents fourteen stories by Richard Parks, an “unrepentant storyteller,” according to Locus Magazine. In his third collection, you’ll find stories about a ghoul with an identity… More
Death and Resurrection R. A. MacAvoy
The award-winning writer of Tea with the Black Dragonand other acclaimed novels returns to fantasy with the intriguing story of Chinese-American artist Ewen Young who gains the ability to travel between the worlds… More
The Secret History of Moscow Ekaterina Sedia
Every city contains secret places. Moscow in the tumultuous 1990s is no different, its citizens seeking safety in a world below the streets — a dark, cavernous world of magic, weeping trees, and albino jackdaws, where… More
Darkness surrounds us. We can find darkness anywhere: in a strange green stone etched with mysterious symbols; at a small town’s annual picnic; in a ghostly house that is easy to enter but not so easy to leave; behind… More