A group of Mennonite women suffer for years from mysterious midnight attacks, purportedly the work of demons come to punish them for their sins. Eventually, they discover the assaults are not the work of demons but of men—their own husbands, sons, and neighbors.
Ren is an eleven-year-old houseboy with a mission: to find his dead master’s finger, severed and lost years ago, and bury it with his body.
This, the final book in the Earthsea cycle, returns to the Dry Land—the land of the dead—where the barrier between life and death is crumbling.
The fifth book in the Earthsea cycle breaks from the path for five short stories, each of which reveals more about the Archipelago and the customs, traditions, and people within it.
Two decades passed between the publication of the third book of the Earthsea cycle and this, the fourth.
The third book in the Earthsea cycle makes plain what before had only been hinted at: the magic of the wizards carries a cost.
The second book in Le Guin’s extraordinary Earthsea cycle continues her subversion of the usual wizardly tropes: Ged, the antihero from the first book, reappears, but he serves as an accessory to another’s story—that of a young girl named Tenar.
The first book in Le Guin’s famed Earthsea cycle introduces Ged, a young and brilliant, albeit cocky, wizard who attempts to use magic he doesn’t fully understand, with dire consequences.
Tim Maughan’s debut novel is tragic and charming and very close to home: in response to the normalization of extreme surveillance, an anonymous cyberterrorist group figures out how to take the whole internet down, sending the world into chaos.
The main character of this book is a stone. A literal stone. Well, a god in the form of a stone, but a stone nonetheless.
The second book in Okorafor’s Akata series finds Sunny settled in to her new magical school, observing the changes in her body as she grows and becomes stronger.
This young adult series centers on Sunny Nwazue, a New York-born Nigerian and albino.
Sue Burke’s debut novel follows a small group of human colonists who have landed on a new planet and must learn to survive.
Qaanaaq is a floating Arctic city ruled by a group of invisible shareholders in the wake of the climate wars. One day, a woman arrives riding an orca and traveling with a polar bear.
With the help of a deranged doctor and a cornucopia of drugs, the narrator of My Year of Rest and Relaxation embarks on an adventure to sleep for an entire year.
The conclusion of Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti series finds Binti trying desperately to prevent a war between the Khoush and the Meduse.
The second book in Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti series brings Binti back home after her dramatic transformation.
The titular character in Nnedi Okorafor’s novella is the first of the Himba people to leave Earth to travel to Oomza University, the most prestigious institution of higher learning in the galaxy.
Something terrible has happened in Japan, and the country has cut itself off from the world.
This is a horror story, and a ghost story, and an enormously compelling reflection on what it means to be complicit, to repent, to suffer punishment.