Slow Bullets: A Novel

By Alastair Reynolds

Slow Bullets: A Novel

Strong action and images can’t overcome the weaknesses in this ambitious work.

Seveneves

By Neal Stephenson

Seveneves

An amazing, epic tale of rebooting the human race.

Robot Uprisings

Edited by Daniel H. Wilson and John Joseph Adams

Robot Uprisings

A new collection of short stories reminds us to be nice to our machines – they are in control more than we think.

On Such a Full Sea: A Novel

A dystopian view of America 200 years down the road poses questions of what’s meant by freedom and security.

Doctor Sleep: A Novel

By Stephen King

Doctor Sleep: A Novel

Shine on? The much-heralded sequel to The Shining fails to live up to the original, but will still keep you turning the pages.

Lexicon

Max Barry

Lexicon

Barry’s latest terrifyingly believable sci-fi novel dissects how a single word can control minds and obliterate civilizations.

The Returned: A Novel

A small town struggles to understand the new meanings of life and death when its deceased are resurrected.

The Shining Girls

Lauren Beukes

The Shining Girls

A woman pursues the serial killer who tried to end her life — a killer who can also travel through time.