Timothy C. Ward interviewed M.R. Carey about his breakout novel, The Girl with all the Gifts. In Tim’s review a few weeks ago, he called it one of the best reads of the year.

Book Review: FROSTBORN by Lou Anders

I think kids are going to love Forstborn: Thrones and Bones by Lou Anders. As someone who has never been interested enough in middle grade fantasy (fantasy for ages 8-12), I was really impressed with how much I liked this. Frostborn is a smart adventure story for fans of dragons, frost giants, dwarves, swordfights and […]

AISFP Podcast 269 – Nick Cole, SODA POP SOLDIER

Soda Pop Soldier is the new novel from Nick Cole, author of the bestselling Wasteland Saga. Call of Duty meets Diablo, Soda Pop Soldier is the must-read thriller for gamers and anyone interested in how that profession could affect a bleak, future world. Guest host, Michael Bunker, author of #1 Science Fiction Novel on Amazon, […]

Graphic Novel Review: ZITA THE SPACEGIRL by Ben Hatke

Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke Paperback, 192 pages Published February 1st 2011 by First Second Books Publisher Description: Zita’s life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of  an eye. When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a […]

Q and A with Scott Kenemore, author of Zombie, Indiana (+Giveaway)

Skyhorse is offering 3 copies of Zombie, Indiana by Scott Kenemore to AISFP Newsletter subscribers. Join our list by one week from today and you’ll be entered. (US only for this giveaway) *Zombie, Indiana is now available on Kindle Unlimited. Click book cover for link. What kind of zombie apocalypse are we dealing with in […]

5 Lessons to Write a Series with Tim Marquitz

Tim Marquitz, Editor and Chief of Ragnarok Publications, recently released Exit Wounds: Demon Squad #7. Not many people have written a series that long (and it’s not his only one – Dead West is sweet zombie action). It’s an honor to have him come on and share with us what he’s learned. He also has […]

Book Review – DEAD WEST: OMNIBUS by Marquitz, Martin and Soward

Dead West Omnibus is the collected edition of two novels by Tim Marquitz, J.M. Martin and Kenny Soward: Those Poor, Poor Bastards, and The Ten Thousand Things, published by Ragnarok Publications. As I wrote in my review of the Those Poor, Poor Bastards, this zombie romp through the wild west is unique, fast paced and […]

Book Review: LOVE MINUS EIGHTY by Will McIntosh

Based off the Hugo Award Winning Best Short Story, “Bridesicle,” Love Minus Eighty by Will McIntosh has been on my expect-to-be-wowed list for the last year. I let a friend borrow my copy and his quick review was, good, but definitely a love story. I would say, great and it’s a love story. I am […]

Audiobook Review: THE LIVES OF TAO by Wesley Chu

The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu has been out and praised by readers for the past year, winning the ALA Alex Award in 2014 and being a Goodreads Finalist for Best Science Fiction in 2013. Many have compared The Lives of Tao to the TV show Chuck because it is also a light hearted […]

[Giveaway + Excerpt] – Steven Erikson’s new novella ‘THE WURMS OF BLEARMOUTH’

Tor is pleased to offer this excerpt of Steven Erikson’s new novella in his Malazan Book of the Fallen universe, THE WURMS OF BLEARMOUTH, and 3 copies to our AISFP newsletter subscribers (US only). Sign up by one week from today. Publication Info: THE WURMS OF BLEARMOUTH By Steven Erikson Tor Books Hardcover: 978-0-7653-2426-9 $24.99 […]