False Memories Haunt a Desperate Woman in This Excerpt From Blake Crouch’s Sci-Fi Thriller Recursion

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Author Blake Crouch specializes in page-turners. He wrote the Wayward Pines trilogy that spawned the mystery series produced by M. Night Shyamalan, the novellas that inspired Michelle Dockery’s con-artist tale Good Behavior, and recent sci-fi thriller Dark Matter. He’s back with another fast-paced sci-fi…

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Terry Pratchett’s First Discworld Book for Kids Is Being Turned Into an Animated Movie

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Sure, the Discworld books in general were great reading material for children—I devoured them as a kid and I turned out…reasonably okay-ish, I guess—but The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, the 28th in Terry Pratchett’s beloved fantasy series, was the first he wrote specifically for children. And now, it’s…

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A Dune: The Sisterhood Series Is Coming From Denis Villeneuve and WarnerMedia’s Streaming Service

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We won’t get to feast on Denis Villeneuve’s much-anticipated cinematic take on Frank Herbert’s Dune until November 2020, but here’s some news that suggests Dune fever won’t be confined to the big screen: Villeneuve will also executive produce, co-write, and direct the pilot for a Herbert-inspired series, Dune: The

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Game of Thrones’ Final Season: A Definitive List of Everyone Who Lived or Died

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Our watch has ended, and now my walk of shame begins. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is over, and the final death count has been tallied (Valar Morghulis). We started off the season with so many characters. Some of them died, but others lived—frankly, way more than I expected.

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Good Omens’ Aziraphale and Crowley Have a Very Nice and Queer Thing Going On

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“Hard Times,” the third episode of Amazon’s adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens, is unique among the miniseries’ six, tightly-packed episodes because it slows down for a breath to take a look back at Aziraphale and Crowley’s curiously long-lived friendship. It’s one that dates back to their…

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One of Good Omens’ Best Additions Was an Excuse to Give David Tennant and Michael Sheen More to Do

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The Good Omens TV show is a delightful adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s beloved novel—retaining all of its charms while effectively parceling out the book into six neat chunks of TV. But it goes beyond that by adding some wonderful elements to the original, including a grand sequence mainly born out of…

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Your Summer Reading List Is Set With All of June’s New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books

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It’s the start of a new month, which means it’s time for another list of new sci-fi and fantasy books. For June, we’ve got works by Neal Stephenson, Terry Brooks, Blake Crouch, and Yoon Ha Lee, plus tales of reluctant royalty, steampunk dragon riders, near-future dystopias, time-travelers who travel too close to home,…

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