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Over a three-year period in the late Eighties, Octavia Butler wrote one of the most interesting and thoughtful sci-fi trilogies around. Lilith’s Brood, which consists of Dawn (1987), Adulthood Rites (1988) and Imago (1989) is a fascinating look at interspecies cooperation and co-habitation, as well as a study of humanity, our weaknesses and potential downfalls.
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Author: Neil Sharpson Publisher: Rebellion Released: Out Now When the first state-sponsored artificial intelligence comes online, the great economic powerhouses of the world are suddenly thrown into a brand new kind of space race. Quickly, empires with this new technology find themselves eclipsing those without it, with their sentient AIs leading them to develop their
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Recently shifting its focus predominantly to horror, award-winning independent publisher Black Spot Books’ upcoming list includes projects from debut authors to Bram Stoker Award-Winners as well as well-known names in the film/TV community. The first project of 2022 is Cassondra Windwalker’s Hold My Place (out on 25 January 2022), a thrilling and emotional tale of obsession
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We absolutely loved Rian Hughes’ typographic sci-fi thriller XX here at SciFiNow (read our review here!) and now Hughes is back with The Black Locomotive, a technological mystery set in London, and we’re delighted to reveal its industrial, brutalist-looking cover (above)! Here is the synopsis for The Black Locomotive… London is built from concrete, steel and the
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Author: Stark Holborn Publisher: Titan Books Released: Out now Ten Low follows the eponymous character as she atones for a series of undisclosed sins, earned from her time as a soldier of the ‘Free Limits’ when they resisted the unstoppable empire of ‘The Accord’. Finding herself on the losing side of a bloody rebellion, The
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NFT marketplace Terra Virtua has launched the world’s first NFT-only graphic novel – Bloodlines from award-winning British artist Nick Percival (Judge Dredd and Slaine). The work will be released in conjunction with a new graphic novel reader app to allow collectors to immerse themselves in the novel’s post-apocalyptic world, and engage with exclusive content. Check
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Set in a dystopian future where the world is no longer governed and those who prosper are callous and violent, Anna follows the story of a woman who has been captured and is owned by a man named Will. She calls herself Anna, though that is not her real name but a persona she has invented
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Always wondered about the historical originals of your favourite mythical creature? You’re not the only one! Genre hero Guillermo del Toro recently said that The Folio Society’s latest release Mythical Beasts “is not only a beautifully designed book but a magnificent idea-igniter for storytellers interested in fantastic lore. Erudite and mesmerizing”. Written by leading experts
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