You thought you had to wait until October. Then you thought you had to wait until December. Now you’re waiting until, well, maybe still December? Maybe later? One thing is for certain, you are going to need something to fill that Dune-shaped void in your life. These are the books to read while you wait. But what’s that, you say? You’re not just looking for any space opera, you’re looking for that PARTICULAR space opera that’s going to satisfy the exact reason why you’re looking forward to Dune? Fear not! Our recommendations are sorted by why you’re excited to see Dune!
Can you not get enough of To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini? Can’t wait to get your hands on the paperback edition this September? Make the wait bearable and get behind the scenes spinets with the author himself!
We all have dreams and one of our biggest ones? To go to SPACE!!! We want to touch the stars, see the aliens, get lost in the void—you know, the usual space dreams. But to fulfill our deepest wish, we need a chaotic crew to get us there. Check out our favorite space cohorts here!
‘Tis the season for yearly awkward family holiday interactions! And what’s more stressful than trying to find that perfect gift for blood relatives? Is your mom forbidding you from giving your terrible aunt a bottle of $15 Chardonnay for the fourth year in a row? We’ve got you covered—check out our extremely helpful and entirely appropriate holiday gift guide to help *inspire* you!
We are absolutely OBSESSED with the cover of To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini, so we are particularly excited to share an exclusive interview between Christopher and cover designer Lindy Martin! Check out their Q&A here, and a big thanks to Inside Faceout for providing this piece.