“Summer Reads…Make Me Feel Fiiiiine!”

Blink and you'll miss it! The new releases this week are coming fast—from an insidious dose of mystery reads to the action-packed sci-fi debut of a beloved YouTuber, historical fiction capers and an inquiry into our fascination with the unknown—so catch your breath, and see if you can keep up. Read more below! Axiom's End … Continue reading “Summer Reads…Make Me Feel Fiiiiine!”

What We’re Reading This Week

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin: The Fifth Season has been out a while (the sequels are out too!), but I just read it for book club -- it's really top notch science fantasy. Built on the premise that some humans have the biological means to manipulate the earth (called orogenes/rogga derogatorily) -- The Fifth Season is a well-built … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

The Nightmare Factory Book Club Gets Lost In Area X and NOBODY MAKES IT OUT ALIVE!!!!

The Southern Reach Trilogy (also known as Area X) by Jeff VanderMeer is a hypnotic incantation that transmutes subtlety into a literary universe as it builds itself inside your skull over the course of three books. Annihilation introduces us to Area X --  a pristine, alien landscape that has unfolded onto an unsuspecting fishing village for no … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club Gets Lost In Area X and NOBODY MAKES IT OUT ALIVE!!!!

New Releases – 11/18/14

HARDCOVER FICTION Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer Here they are, all in one sweet hardcover volume, VanderMeer's Southern Reach Trilogy: Annihilation; Authority; and Acceptance. You loved them in their individual paperback editions, now manage this acclaimed sci fi series (a favorite among our booksellers) in one easy-to-carry book. Joe T. says: "These novels … Continue reading New Releases – 11/18/14

Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy Concludes

  Acceptance, The final book in Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy is on shelves for the first time today. We lined 'em all up in our Science Fiction section. Joe and Raul have been highly anticipating the conclusion to this story. Joe:  Jeff VanderMeer is a towering figure in contemporary speculative fiction. Whether it's editing … Continue reading Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy Concludes