Upcoming Releases: April 17 – 23, 2016
Upcoming Releases / April 16, 2016

Here’s a rundown of the books we think you should look out for in coming in the week. See any that you are really looking forward to? Find any you had not heard of yet? Know of books we missed? We know we don’t have everything and would love to hear what you feel we may have overlooked.   FANTASY          URBAN FANTASY           SCIENCE FICTION    FANTASY         URBAN FANTASY   SCIENCE FICTION   FANTASY          URBAN FANTASY           SCIENCE FICTION Grim Tidings Caitlin Kittredge 4/19/2016 Harper Voyager The Fall of the Dagger Glenda Larke 4/19/2016 Orbit The Emperor’s Railroad Guy Haley 4/19/2016 Tor.com Nettle King Katherine Harbour 4/19/2016 Harper Voyager Almost Infamous Matt Carter 4/19/2016 Talos The Everything Box Richard Kadrey 4/19/2016 Harper Voyager The House of Daniel Turtledove, Harry 4/19/2016 Tor Books

Review: Almost Infamous by Matt Carter
Reviews / April 11, 2016

If you’re a fan of comics and are looking for a clever, humorous, and merciless riff on the superhero genre, then Almost Infamous is most definitely the book for you! Matt Carter’s novel is a wildly entertaining, satirical take on the characters and worlds we imagine when we picture the Marvel or DC universes, and as a twist, his protagonist is a horny, uppity teenage supervillain. To get a sense of the zaniness you’re in for, just take a peek at the book’s first few pages, featuring a “Brief History of Superheroes.” Super powers—whether you were born with them, cursed with them, granted them as a result of radioactive freak accident, changed by a gene-splicing experiment gone wrong, and so on and so forth—are just a common fact of life. Superhumans are real. Oh, and by the way, so are Atlanteans, Lemurians, magicians, aliens, demons, golems, mortal gods who walk the earth, and pretty much every kind of power-endowed beings you can think of. All real. Over time, these powered-individuals have altered the course of history and changed the face of the earth. Some of them have used their abilities for good. Others, not so much. In 1969, the conflict…