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Starred Review: Icefall by Gillian Philip

“The nearly flawless fourth and final volume in Philip’s Rebel Angels series (after Wolfsbane) is faster-paced and sharper than its predecessors… Philip takes no prisoners in this last battle of the Veil’s final days and excellently ties up loose threads by revealing cleverly hidden connections.” Gillian Philip’s Icefall got a starred review in Publishers Weekly!…

Starred Review: The Just City by Jo Walton

“As skilled in execution as it is fascinating in premise, Walton’s new work (after 2013’s My Real Children) doesn’t require a degree in classics, although readers might well be inspired to read Plato after seeing the rocky destruction of his dream. Although rich with philosophical discussions, what keeps this novel from becoming too chilly or…

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…