Chuck Wendig's Aftermath books act as a sort of in-between trilogy, bridging a lot of the gap between the original Star Wars trilogy and The Force Awakens. Each book has been better than the one before it, and Empire's End is the best by far. It also brings a lot of changes and additions to the new canon. Here's everything we learned about a galaxy far, far away.
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced its 2016 Nebula Award nominees — honouring the best works of sci-fi and fantasy published in the US — as well as its Bradbury (for dramatic presentation, with Westworld cracking the film-heavy category) and Norton (for YA works) nominees.
If you're a fan of science fiction and fantasy books, this has been a good week for you. Along with Philip Pullman finally giving the follow-up to His Dark Materials a release date, Neil Gaiman has announced that his next work will be a sequel to Neverwhere.
With the announcement that the long-awaited follow-up to His Dark Materials will be hitting bookshelves this October, we've dredged up every buried thought about Philip Pullman's universe we've kept inside for 17 years. Now we're letting loose with some thoughts about everything we that think should be in the new trilogy.
The word "alternative" appears both in the fun new craze sweeping the government ("alternative facts") and in a few science fiction staple ideas ("alternate history" and "alternate universe", for example). Despite that superficial similarity, legendary sci-fi author Ursula K. Le Guin wants to make sure no one confuses what White House press secretary Sean Spicer does with what she does.
If you've only been watching Star Wars movies over the past two years, you've missed a bunch of great stuff. The comics, books and TV shows have featured huge revelations and new characters. In the case of the books, though, most of the new stuff has only been visible in our imaginations. Until now.
Last week, we learned that a new short story set in the world of Game of Thrones would be out this year as part of Gardner Dozois' fantasy anthology Book of Swords. But now the author has revealed what the story is about — specifically, a lot of intriguing history for House Targaryen.