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Emily Wenstrom

By day, Emily Wenstrom is a content marketing specialist. By early-early morning, she is E. J. Wenstorm, an award-winning sci-fi and fantasy author whose debut novel Mud was named 2016 Book of the Year by the Florida Writers Association.. Her Chronicles of the Third Realm War series includes Mud (#1), Tides (#2), Rain (#0), and more to come. Follow her on Twitter @ejwenstrom.

An Introduction to The Solarpunk Genre

While a great deal of sci-fi involves gloom, doom and cynicism about humanity’s fate, there are bright spots of optimism. Meet solarpunk, including titles like Emergency Skin by N. K. Jemisin.

Why I Love My Troublesome Physical TBR Stacks

One reader muses on why she clings to her sometimes troublesome physical TBR stacks and physical books, unwieldy as they may be.

5 Unusually Structured Speculative Fiction Novels

Seeking the strange and unusual? Look to these structurally unconventional speculative fiction novels that diverge from the familiar, including The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins.

6 of the Darkest SFF Reads Coming in 2021

If you, like this reader, find truly dark stories as cathartic as they are compelling, check out some of the darkest 2021 SFF books, including A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson.

How to Get Away With Murdering a Character

A reader freshly disturbed by the untimely death of a beloved character offers advice on killing a character the correct way.

5 Royal Young Adult Fantasy Novels for Fans of THE CROWN

Whether you’re here for the gossip, the spectacle, or the scheming, these YA fantasy books like The Crown have what you need, including Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake.

What Kind of Human Befriends a Vampire?

It's in a bloodsucker's nature to be dangerous, which begs the question: what kind of human befriends a vampire?

7 of the Creepiest Cats of Speculative Genre Fiction

You’ll be side-eyeing every cat in your home or wandering across your path after you meet some of the creepiest cats of speculative fiction, including Master Ren from Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda.

The Longest Book Series to Get You Through Winter 2020, AKA The Longest Time of All Our Lives

Get through the winter with some of the longest series on shelves, including The Guin Saga by Kaoru Kurimoto.

5 Great Speculative Fiction Anthologies of 2020

Explore myriad stories imagined around shared themes and discover new favorite authors through these 2020 speculative fiction anthologies, including Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite, Edited by Zoraida Cordova and Natalie C. Parker.