Fantasy books

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – review roundup
Ordinary Monsters by JM Miro; In the Heart of Hidden Things by Kit Whitfield; The Sanctuary by Andrew Hunter Murray; The Splendid City by Karen Heuler; and Scattered All Over the Earth by Yoko Tawada

Lisa Tuttle

10, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
Appliance by JO Morgan; Book of Night by Holly Black; The Pharmacist by Rachelle Atalla; Beautiful Star by Yukio Mishima; Eversion by Alastair Reynolds

Lisa Tuttle

13, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Life is short, so you have to get on with it’: AF Steadman on unicorns, leaving law and her record-breaking book deal
Eight years after her vision of a mythical beast, the author is about to publish the first novel in the Skandar Smith trilogy. She talks about childhood and taking a chance on a dream career

Claire Armitstead

27, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
Moon Witch, Spider King by Marlon James; Braking Day by Adam Oyebanji; Amongst Our Weapons by Ben Aaronovitch; Stringers by Chris Panatier; The Cuckoo Cage edited by Ra Page

Lisa Tuttle

08, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda; Lambda by David Musgrave; Plutoshine by Lucy Kissick; The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi; and The Way of the Worm by Ramsey Campbell

Lisa Tuttle

11, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews review – a potent brew of civil war and witch trials
Mystery and fantasy weave a tangled web in this richly atmospheric debut novel set in turbulent 17th-century Norfolk

Stephanie Merritt

06, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Fantasy fans crowdfund record £17m for author Brandon Sanderson’s new novels
Bestselling writer insists he won’t forsake his publishers after dramatic overnight success on Kickstarter

David Barnett

06, Mar, 2022 @8:15 AM

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Marlon James: ‘Violence is violent and sex is sexy. You are supposed to be appalled’
The Booker prize-winning novelist on growing up gay in 80s Jamaica, his African fantasy trilogy – and how his mother’s job as a detective has influenced his writing

Lisa Allardice

26, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
The This by Adam Roberts; All the White Spaces by Ally Wilkes; The Embroidered Book by Kate Heartfield; The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews; Echo by Thomas Olde Heuvelt; and They by Kay Dick

Lisa Tuttle

11, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Official biography of Terry Pratchett to be published
A Life With Footnotes, by the late author’s former assistant and friend, has been authorised by Pratchett’s estate and is due to come out in September

Alison Flood

26, Jan, 2022 @11:21 AM

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The book I got for Christmas: ‘I was swept up in the misadventures of Rincewind’
Our series continues as Sam Jordison remembers the ‘profound impact’ Terry Pratchett’s The Colour of Magic had on him

Sam Jordison

23, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Witcher review – the granite-muscled monster-slayer is back!
Why do the forests spend half their time on fire? What’s with the medieval game of Total Wipeout? Because it’s time for more fun with Henry Cavill’s swords-and-horses fantasy saga

Jack Seale

17, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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