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The Wheel of Time TV Series Moving Forward at Sony Pictures Television with Showrunner Rafe Judkins
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Variety reports that Sony Pictures Television will produce the TV adaptation of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time series.
8 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books Sexier Than Fifty Shades
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Corsets, Courtship, and Creepy Creatures in Alison Goodman’s Lady Helen Trilogy
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Sci-Fi & Fantasy Heroines: Why They’re Amazing, and Why We Need Them
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What’s the Value of Romance in Sci-Fi & Fantasy?
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Michael Dirda on the evolution of science fiction
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In the mid-1920s Hugo Gernsback, editor of Amazing Stories, coined the term “scientifiction,” an ugly mouthful that soon morphed into “science fiction.” Before then, speculative novels and stories were loosely referred to as fantasies, romances, future war fiction, adventures in the style of Jules Verne or, as H.G. Wells titled an 1899 collection, “tales of space and time.” Still, the phrase most often used to describe early sf — the preferred abbreviation for this beloved literary genre — is “s... read more
Backlist to the Future: Blind Bet by Susan Hayes
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Backlist to the Future is a weekly Thursday feature highlighting science fiction romances from authors’ backlists.
20 Books That Offer a Perfect Blend of Sci-Fi and Romance
Science fiction is a terrific genre for exploring concepts and ideas that may change our lives. Romance is a terrific genre for exploring our inner, emotional selves and our quest for community. SF is great at “what if” and romance is great at creating memorable characters we fall in love with.
Of course, these are generalizations with individual exceptions, but the point is that a meld of these genres should be ideal, because where each one can be weak, the other is strong... read more
Romance and Science Fiction: A Match Made in the Heavens
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My favorite science fiction movies affect my brain, while my favorite romance movies, obviously, affect my heart. So it’s logical and sweet that for a well-rounded experience, my favorite mix of genres is romantic science fiction. Not to be confused with “scientific romance,” which was the old term for science fiction, romantic sci-fi is of course any type of sci-fi with a very prominent love story. Its umbrella includes all varieties of the genre, from time-travel stories to space operas to dys... read more
New Releases in SciFi and Fantasy Romance for Wednesday March 1
19 New Releases in SciFi and Fantasy Romance for Wednesday March 1veronicascott.wordpress.com...