The "King" of Dark Fantasy is back with his best book in awhile. Seventeen-year-old Charlie Reade saves the life of an elderly neighbor and finds the portal to a hidden world with monsters, spells, and princesses (accompanied by faithful dog Radar). As usual, there are twists and turns, but King keeps the story moving at a brisk pace until we get to the unexpected (but satisfying) "fairy tale" ending. Highly recommended!
"A bold and powerful argument for non-Anglophone SF’s potential to push the genre’s boundaries." —Publishers Weekly starred review
Twenty-nine new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction.
From the bestselling author of Fatherland, The Ghostwriter, Munich, and Conclave comes this spellbinding historical novel that brilliantly imagines one of the greatest manhunts in history: the search for two Englishmen involved in the killing of King Charles I and the implacable foe on their trail—an epic journey into the wilds of seventeeth-century New England,
Winters is a master of genre-bending fiction, previously seen in Underground Airlines and Golden State. Here the central question is why Wesley Keener, accidently brain-injured in as a teenager, walks constantly in circles with no apparent awareness of his surroundings. Jay Shenk, his hapless but well-meaning lawyer, navigates the malpractice (and a decade later, murder) trials with the reluctant help of his son, slowly revealing the much bigger issues that have far-reaching potentials
"Reads like a crazed cross between Watership Down and Nineteen Eighty-Four."
"Every book of Fforde's seems to be a cause for celebration."
-- Charles Yu, The New York Times Book Review on Early Riser
The Vinyl Detective plunges into the world of death metal in his sixth adventure. Expect laughs, LPs, cats and the return of fan favourites, Nevada, Tinkler, Stinky Stanmer and more.
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
“The best science-fiction nonfiction novel I’ve ever read.” —Jonathan Lethem
"If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future." —Ezra Klein (Vox)
A “sublime” and “radically original” exploration of the Sierra Nevadas, the best mountains on Earth for hiking and camping, from New York Times bestselling novelist Kim Stanley Robinson (Bill McKibben, Gary Snyder).Kim Stanley Robinson first ventured into the Sierra Nevada mountains during the summer of 1973.
The ninth novel of the bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series returns to the adventures of Peter Grant, detective and apprentice wizard, as he solves magical crimes in the city of London.
There is a world hidden underneath this great city.
Chris Offutt returns to Rock Salt, Kentucky where Mick Hardin, on disability leave from the army, is asked to investigate the death of F*ckin' Barney, a drug dealer whom nobody mourns, except his mother Shifty. The publisher calls this "Country Noir." Fair enough, but think Waylon Jennings, not Porter Waggoner.
A special companion to our New York Times best-selling classic reprint series, this collection features all the Ray Bradbury stories adapted by EC Comics (including the unauthorized ones!) for the first time in one volume.
The twentieth anniversary of a postmodern classic, blending the gothic novel with bleeding-edge science fiction
Internationally bestselling author Anthony Horowitz’s third James Bond novel, after Forever and a Day.
It is M's funeral. One man is missing from the graveside: the traitor who pulled the trigger and who is now in custody, accused of M's murder—James Bond.
New York Times Bestseller
“Unbeatable fun . . . [Christopher Fowler] takes delight in stuffing his books with esoteric facts.” —The Guardian
The brilliant duo of Arthur Bryant and John May uncovers a nefarious plot behind the seemingly innocuous death of an old lady—and when the case leads them to London Bridge, it all comes down on the Peculiar Crimes Unit.
The Future Is Female! Volume Two, The 1970s: More Classic Science Fiction Storie s By Women: A Library of America Special Publication (Hardcover)
Go back to the Future Is Female in this all new collection of wildly entertaining stories by the trailblazing feminist writers who transformed American science fiction in the 1970s