SciFi, Fantasy, & Horror

    • Autonomous
      Annalee Newitz

      Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, fabricating cheap scrips for poor people who can't otherwise afford them. But her latest drug hack has left a trail of lethal overdoses. Hot on her trail, an unlikely pair: Eliasz, a brooding military agent, and his robotic partner, Paladin.

    • Bad Man
      Dathan Auerbach

      Haunted by the disappearance of his younger brother five years earlier, Ben takes a job at the store where his brother went missing, encountering eerie co-workers and unsettling phenomena.

    • Ball Lightning
      Cixin Liu

      After witnessing his parents' bizarre death by ball lightning, Chin uncovers a new frontier in particle physics that pits him against a weapons-obsessed army major and an unscrupulous physicist.

    • Black Leopard, Red Wolf
      James Marlon

      A hodgepodge group full of unusual creatures, including a shape-shifting man-animal known as Leopard, search for a mysterious boy who disappeared three years ago. Targeted by deadly creatures, they wonder: Who is this boy and why are some preventing him from being found?

    • Foe
      Ian Reid

      In a novel set in future, farm dwellers Junior and Henrietta have their lives disrupted when Junior is called for a distant mission and Henrietta receives an unconventional replacement, so he won't be missed.

    • Here and Now and Then
      Mike Chen

      Stranded for 18 years in the past, a time-traveling agent has started a new life, but when rescuers from the future finally arrive, he must choose between his current family and the one he left behind.

    • How Long 'Til Black Future Month?
      N.K. Jemisin

      Spirits haunt the flooded streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In a parallel universe, a utopian society watches our world, trying to learn from our mistakes. A black mother in the South must save her daughter from a fey offering impossible promises.

    • Inspection
      Josh Malerman

      Boys are being trained at one school for geniuses, girls at another. Neither knows the other exists--until now. A boy named J and a girl named K suspect that there is something out there, beyond their schools and they're beginning to ask questions. What secrets are being hidden from them…and why?

    • The Invited
      Jennifer McMahon

      When an inspired effort to build her dream home is overshadowed by discoveries about her rural property's violent past, a former history teacher becomes obsessed with the stories of three generations of local women who died under suspicious circumstances.

    • The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock
      Imogen Hermes Gowar

      When his trading vessel returns to 18th-century London with the body of a mermaid, Jonah enters high society and falls in love with a highly accomplished courtesan, with unexpected consequences.

    • The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.
      Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland

      A complex near-future thriller combining history, science, magic, mystery, intrigue, and adventure that questions the very foundations of the modern world. Once magic actually existed but it disappeared in 1851. Why? And can it be brought back? D.O.D.O.'s mission is to find a method to restore it and they need time travel to do it. Vividly realized science fiction.

    • Sea of Rust
      C. Robert Cargill

      A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic "robot western". Brittle is a member of the outcast AIs who resist ceding their individuality to the ruling mainframe brain and struggles to find the parts to stay functional. This is both a harsh story of survival and an optimistic adventure.

    • Space Opera
      Catherynne Valente

      A band of human musicians, dancers, and roadies have been chosen to represent Earth on the greatest stage in the galaxy. And the fate of their species lies in their ability to rock.

    • Spinning Silver
      Naomi Novik

      A young woman, Miryem, gains a reputation for being able to turn silver into gold, catching the attention of the Staryk king, ruler of fey creatures more ice than flesh. Drawn into a web of dangerous secrets, Miryem must embark on a desperate quest that will take them to the limits of sacrifice, power, and love.

    • Trail of Lightning
      Rebecca Roanhorse

      In the future, monsters walk the land, and Maggie Hoskie is a supernaturally gifted monster hunter. When a small town needs help finding a missing girl, Maggie is their best hope. But what she uncovers about the monster is much more terrifying than anything she could imagine.