Best science fiction and fantasy of August

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of August

If the solar eclipse ends up signaling that the End Times are nigh, try to read these five new SF and fantasy books before you go.

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Furies

Amazon's Best Books of August: Today's Releases

The latest from the author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, a dazzling debut, and a moving memoir by comedian, Ms. Pat...

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Vestal

Washington State Book Award Finalists Announced

We always pay attention to the Washington State Book Awards, organized by The Washington Center for the Book.

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Children's Books for Back to School

Beat first day jitters with a handful of fun school stories for little ones starting school for the first time, or older kids facing the challenges of a new school year.

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Dr-Strangelove

A TEOTWAWKI State of Mind

Is it the end of the world as we know it? If all the news is getting you down, here's a list of all the other ways the world might end. Do you feel fine?

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Sacks

Weekend Reading

In this edition, possibly the last work from the late, great Oliver Sacks, vacation and back to school reading, viva la Western, and more...

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This Week in Books

The sun goes dark, Trump faces fallout, and Taylor Swift gets a win in this week's rundown of the books behind the headlines.

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Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie talks to the Amazon Book Review about her new novel, "Home Fire."

“I think the mistake people sometimes make is in thinking that humor is synonymous with lightness or flippancy or frivolity. It isn't. Humor can be very, very angry. “

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Rules

The Rich are Different: A Book List

Love 'em or hate 'em, here's a list that's probably got a book that's right for you.

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An Excerpt of "The X-Files"...for Kids

What would future FBI agents Scully and Mulder have been up to as kids? Investigating the existence of aliens, of course.

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