Starred Review: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu

“Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed.” Cixin Liu’s The Three-Body Problem got starred reviews in Kirkus Reviews and in Publisher’s Weekly! Here’s the full review, from the October 15 issue of Kirkus Reviews: Strange and fascinating alien-contact yarn, the first of a trilogy from China’s most celebrated science-fiction author. In 1967, at the height of the…

Starred Review: Lock In by John Scalzi

“Scalzi’s characters possess tangible motivations and inhabit a thoroughly believable world, and the growing partnership between Shane and Vann is a pleasure to watch unfold. This powerful novel will intrigue and entertain both fans and newcomers.” John Scalzi’s Lock In got a starred review in Publishers Weekly! Here’s the full review, from the June 16…

Starred Review: Full Fathom Five by Max Gladstone

“Gladstone continues to trump his already considerable accomplishments in this tightly paced fantasy legal thriller.” Max Gladstone’s Full Fathom Five got a starred review in Publishers Weekly! Here’s the full review, from the May 5 issue: In the rich and complex world of Gladstone’s third Craft novel (after Three Parts Dead), the tropical island of…

Starred Review: Steles of the Sky

“Bear’s trilogy makes a rich contribution to epic fantasy’s expanding borders of emotion and invention.” Elizabeth Bear’s Steles of the Sky got a starred review in Publishers Weekly! Here’s the full review, from the February 24th issue: Bear’s stellar conclusion to her Mongolian-flavored fantasy trilogy (after Range of Ghosts and Shattered Pillars) is a satisfying…