Here are our recommendations for great fantasy, sci fi, and related books.
Think The Godfather plus magic on this wild ride of a novel featuring rival gangs warring against each other and the threat of a foreign invasion.
A dark, slim fantasy of two girls who learn their true natures when they slip into a portal world that's Frankenstein meets Dracula.
This delicious urban fantasy features a magical ruling class with a dark secret--and one astoundingly powerful magician determined to burn it all to the ground. Perfect for fans of Vicious.
A realistic take on a pseudo Scooby Gang, where we see our heroes 10-years on dealing with PTSD and disillusionment.
Six crew members wake in cloned bodies, memories wiped. One of them is the killer, but no one knows who--including the guilty party! A great locked-room mystery with a sci-fi twist.
Seven years ago a cruise vessel disappeared at sea. Now a documentary crew is after what happened in this heart-pounding horror story featuring killer mermaids!
A dark, intricate fantasy set in a well constructed world about a young woman seeking to avenge her parents’ deaths by training to be an assassin.
In the depths of winter, Vasilia must ally with a demon to counter the evil threatening her family. This beautiful novel is steeped in Russian folklore.
Think Ridley Scott's Prometheus meets The Day The Earth Stood Still. Okay, so those are movies, but that's how incredibly real and scarily tangible this book is.
Everything Jemisin writes is excellent (back-to-back Hugo wins!), but check this duology out for its exceptional world-building and plot.
A wide-ranging collection of thoughts and essays touching on ghosts, comic book shops, America, and more from one of our most important storytellers.
What happens when the stories humans have been telling for centuries collide with new technologies. Ahead of its time in 1997, Murray’s book is one of the first and more important examinations of what it means to tell stories in the computer age.
A tour of the origins, history, and culture of the science fiction world, this is also a love letter to the genre by one its most influential writers.
The book collects dozens of Hurley's essays on feminism, geek culture, and her experiences and insights as a genre writer, including "We Have Always Fought," which won the 2013 Hugo for Best Related Work.
No library is complete without this beautiful collector’s edition of some of the most important works in the genre. It includes new introductions by Le Guin herself.
Everyone can recognize the iconic storm trooper. Now, fans can get the full story of the evolution of these fundamental figures in the Star Wars universe.