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The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2014 (Nebula Awards)

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2014 (Nebula Awards)

This past weekend in Chicago, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced the Nebula award winners for the best sci-fi and fantasy of 2014. Rather than a small panel of judges, the Nebula award winners are chosen by all SFWA active members, who consist of professional fantasy[…]

by × June 9, 2015 ×

The Best Science Fiction Movies

The Best Science Fiction Movies

I am a big science fiction fan, but I didn’t write this post all on my own. I asked the staff at Alibris for their favorites as well, to get a broader sampling of the best science fiction movies ever. The results below are the combined favorites chosen by everyone[…]

by × May 18, 2015 ×

Holiday

5 Cyber Monday Gift Deals for Book Lovers

5 Cyber Monday Gift Deals for Book Lovers

It can be hard to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life. Or it may be that you want to treat yourself this holiday season with the perfect novel to read. ¬†What type of reader are you? Do you love classics? Are you more of a[…]

by × November 29, 2014 ×

Sci-fi Essentials

New Fantasy & Sci-fi Novels for Fall 2014

New Fantasy & Sci-fi Novels for Fall 2014

With all of the hot new genre release in fantasy and science fiction this fall, we thought we’d point out a few that kept us turning the pages and completely wrapped up in their world. Maplecroft by Cherie Priest The people of Fall River, Massachusetts, fear me. Perhaps rightfully so.[…]

by × October 7, 2014 ×

Seller Tips

Determining the Condition of Rare Sci-Fi Book

Determining the Condition of Rare Sci-Fi Book

Before a price can be set on a rare book, it’s first important to know things like whether or not it was a first print edition, the version of the dust jacket used and whether or not it has been signed by the author, as the aforementioned factors help determine[…]

by × February 24, 2014 ×

Sci-fi Essentials

Why We Love Science Fiction Books (And You Should, Too!)

Why We Love Science Fiction Books (And You Should, Too!)

Science fiction is a genre that’s grown in readership in the past ten years. It’s also grown in capacity with sub-genres like dystopian and steampunk. But at it’s core, it’s often exploring issues of science, technology and future worlds. Here are a few things that we think make it special.[…]

by × February 21, 2014 ×