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Zero-g and Zero-proof: Making Space in Cocktail Culture

The mystery genre loves that delectable combination of murder and fancy drinks! But, our fictional tastes don’t translate 1:1 to real life. For example: generally we humans are not fans of murder, and a lot of us don’t like to drink. However, alcohol has historically been a large part of socializing. Enter: award-winning science fiction / fantasy author Mary Robinette Kowal, who’s upcoming book The Spare Man is a spacefaring murder mystery set amid glitzy future high society, and each chapter is punctuated by a different drink recipe, several sans alcohol! We asked Mary Robinette to write for us about her concoctions, and why she has chosen to include these delicious alcohol-free mocktails. Read on for recipes and insightful commentary! And then read The Spare Man when it releases on Tuesday, October 11th

New York Comic Con ; October 6 - 9, 2022

Tor Books at NYCC 2022!

We couldn’t be more thrilled to get back to the Big Apple—Tor Books is coming to New York Comic Con! Join the convention from October 6-9 (tickets for physical & virtual access can be bought here) for some amazing panels, listed below, and don’t forget to follow us on social media and the hashtag #TorNYCC2022 for announcements, sweepstakes, and more!

The Atlas Six Alliance Quiz: Who’s Got Your Back?

When we say “Mysterious, thrilling, and delectably scandalous,” you know we’re talking about The Atlas Six, Olivie Blake’s sensational debut about the Alexandrian Society, a cloistered archive cataloging all the world’s secrets and magic. Unlike the Alexandrian Society, we’re all about sharing knowledge here, which is why The Atlas Six is now available in trade paperback!…

Writing is Hard: Forthcoming Books to Disappear Into by Rita Woods

From Hurston/Wright Legacy Award-winning author Rita Woods, The Last Dreamwalker tells the story of two women, separated by nearly two centuries yet inextricably linked by the Gullah-Geechee Islands off the coast of South Carolina—and their connection to a mysterious and extraordinary gift passed from generation to generation. Read below to see Rita’s reflection on writing and…