2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Adult Sci Fi & Fantasy

Here are our recommendations for great fantasy, sci fi, and related books.

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The Insides Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781612195469
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Published: Melville House Publishing - June 14th, 2016

Bushnell tells a fast-paced story of contemporary magic that will keep you on the edge of your seat. If you enjoyed The Magicians, you’ll devour it!


The Queen of Blood Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062413345
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Voyager - September 20th, 2016

Wrenthia is infested with spirits that could attack their human counterparts at any time but for the protective strength of the Queen...but her powers are failing. This fantasy novel feels both familiar and new.


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Black Wolves Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316368698
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Published: Orbit - November 3rd, 2015

An exiled captain returns to help the son of the king who died under his protection. Duty, honor, betrayal.


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Dead Harvest: The Collector Book One Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780857662187
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Published: Angry Robot - February 28th, 2012

Sam is a collector whose job is to bring damned souls to hell. Going about his daily routine he discovers a soul on his list is innocent, and an innocent soul in hell means the end of the world. But some powerful forces want just that.


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Roses and Rot Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781481451161
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Saga Press - May 17th, 2016

Both accepted into a prestigious (and mysterious) artists’ colony, two sisters, a writer and a dancer, must face the question of how much they will sacrifice to make great art.


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The Fifth Season Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

2016 Hugo Award winner. Expansive, consciousness-stretching fantasy.


Ghost Talkers Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780765378255
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Published: Tor Books - August 16th, 2016

In an alternate version of World War I, ghosts and mediums play a key role on the battlefield.


Every Heart a Doorway Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780765385505
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Published: Tor.com - April 5th, 2016

A murder mystery, a captivating fantasy, and a spellbinding metafictive read for any fantasy fan.


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The Way of Kings Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780765365279
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Published: Tor Books - May 24th, 2011

This is the perfect book for readers waiting for the next book in George R.R. Martin’s Song of Fire and Ice series. Politics and magic. Assassination and scholarship. Old ways in conflict with a changing world.


Imprudence Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780316212212
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Orbit - July 19th, 2016

Romance and crisis, not to mention werewolves and family problems, abound in this delightful steampunk romp from Gail Carriger that’s as delectable as jam on a fresh scone.


Our Lady of the Ice Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781481444279
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Published: Saga Press - October 25th, 2016

A female PI goes up against a ruthless gangster in this sci fi noir set in a slowly failing colony in Antarctica.


Dark Matter Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781101904220
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - July 26th, 2016

College professor Jason Dessen is abducted and thrust into an alternate universe where he is a lauded genius who has achieved the impossible. Now he must fight to get back to his family.


The Year 200 Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781632060518
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Restless Books - July 12th, 2016

This classic of Cuban sci-fi explores the nature of identity and society, while building a convincing and entertaining future world. A must for fans of Asimov and Heinlein.


Too Like the Lightning Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765378002
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Published: Tor Books - May 10th, 2016

Set in a world that seems like some mad combination of heaven and hell, this complex novel is just too hard to explain. Read if you want your mind exploded.


Everfair Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765338051
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Tor Books - September 6th, 2016

Alternate history of the Belgian Congo, with a diverse USian/European/African cast, from an SFF veteran.


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Just One Damned Thing After Another: The Chronicles of St. Mary's Book One Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781597808682
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Published: Night Shade Books - June 7th, 2016

Fast-paced time-traveling adventure series with wit and romance thrown in.  Altogether just too much fun!


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They're Not Like Us Volume 1: Black Holes for the Young Cover Image
By Eric Stephenson, Simon Gane (Artist), Jordie Bellaire (Artist)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781632153142
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Published: Image Comics - July 21st, 2015

Hearing thoughts, controlling minds...the characters in this book are not like us. But is separating oneself from society the best way to deal with being an outcast? An interesting plot, complex characters, plus beautiful art.


Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780062466822
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Published: Harper Design - October 25th, 2016

A totally unique look into the Star Wars universe, through the perspective of the propaganda on both sides. Perfect for the Star Wars fan who has everything.


Doctor Who: The Whoniverse: The Untold History of Space and Time Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780062470201
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Harper Design - October 25th, 2016

Complete with full-color illustrations, maps, charts, and artifacts, the definitive, essential companion to the Doctor’s world and many more.


A Game of Thrones Cover Image
By George R. R. Martin, John Hodgman (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780553808049
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Published: Bantam - October 18th, 2016

Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the landmark series, this lavishly illustrated special edition of A Game of Thrones featuring gorgeous full-page artwork as well as black-and-white illustrations in every chapter revitalizes the fantasy masterpiece that became a cultural phenomenon.