John Scalzi’s Redshirts is a clever satire with the lasting power of cotton candy. It’s to be consumed, quickly, then melts away from consciousness.
In Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed creates a textured fantasy, rich in detail and polished writing.
Don’t read Lexicon. Instead check out the comic book, Preacher, and the novel, Snow Crash.
If you think the post-apocalyptic novel is a tired medium, then you haven’t read Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.
The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman is the third novel in his, likely ongoing, series, The Magicians.
In The Magician King, Lev Grossman creates a book that’s engaging, smart, fun, and well-written.
Harry Potter and Narnia are all grown-up.
Consider Phlebas is a plot driven, action-filled, science-fiction novel that ultimately shrugs its galactic shoulders at the plot by the end of the book.
What are the commonalities between a fiction writer and a computer programmer?
Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch left me conflicted. As I grew to dislike the main character, Theo Decker, I wanted to dislike the novel.