When young Jonathan Strange sets it upon himself to become a magician, he ends up as Mr. Norrell’s only pupil—but it’s a dry sort of magic Norrell preaches, absent any of the mystery or terror of the old days.
Cass Neary needs to get home, but a string of suspicious deaths has accumulated behind her, and she isn’t sure where is safe.
“I was in a house with many rooms. The sea sweeps through the house. Sometimes it swept over me, but always I was saved.”
Objects are disappearing: not the things themselves, although that is soon to follow, but the memory of them, the recognition and understanding of what they are and have been.
In this sequel to the completely badass Gideon the Ninth, Harrow has become an immortal lyctor by consuming Gideon’s soul. Or has she?
Arriving on a distant planet in search of a sister ship that has disappeared, the crew of The Invincible discover a new form of life: tiny, autonomous robots that seem to have evolved into expert killing machines.
In Australia, a young boy escapes from the settler-run school where he and other children are trained for a life of enslavement.
Decades after a pandemic has ravaged the planet, a roving group of actors and musicians called The Symphony return to a small town and find that things are not as they were before.
Set in the Second Italo-Ethiopian War, The Shadow King centers Hirut, an orphan living as a servant in the home of Kidane, and his wife, Aster.
This latest tome from N. K. Jemisin tells the story of New York—specifically, of the six people who must become the city of New York in order to save themselves and their city from destruction.
In this sequel to The Peripheral, Gibson returns to a world with multiple futures, and a newly rewritten past.
Under the pseudonym James Tiptree, Jr., Alice Sheldon wrote dozens of award-winning and influential stories, some of the best of which are included here.
This is a story of the underground railroad, of memory, and of magic—all told with Coates’s exquisite prose.
This collection of shorts includes ghosts, flying machines, witches, ancient trees, and more than one impossible transformation.
This collection ranges across a wide territory in both place and time, but there are recurring themes: aging, mortality, endings and beginnings—extraordinary reflections on ordinary lives.
The cover blurb promises lesbian necromancers in space, and the pages within do not disappoint.
In this reimagining of the Iliad, the love story is not of Helen and Paris but of Achilles and his beloved, Patroclus.
This story begins when Sasha, on a beach holiday with her mother, notices a strange man keeping tabs on her.
In the titular story from this collection, the world has gone to hell, and those with means have absconded to the sea, in cruise ships where no one gets off at port.
This is a subversive and triumphant retelling of the story of Circe, daughter of the sun-god Helios.