June 26, 2024

The 11 best SFF novels of 2024—so far

The year’s biggest trends so far appear to be water, the perils of bureaucracy and Villains Who Are Good, Actually.
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Book jacket image for The Parliament by Aimee Pokwatka

The Parliament

Far more than simply “‘The Birds,’ but with owls,” The Parliament is the kind of captivating novel that comes along all too rarely.
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Book jacket image for The Familiar by Leigh Bardugo

The Familiar

Full of hidden perils and twisting machinations, The Familiar is Leigh Bardugo’s most assured and mature work yet.
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The Warm Hands of Ghosts

The author of the marvelous Winterlight trilogy makes her grand return to historical fantasy with this haunting tale set during World War I. Former nurse ...
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Book jacket image for The Tainted Cup by Robert Jackson Bennett

The Tainted Cup

Robert Jackson Bennett’s fantasy spin on Sherlock Holmes will dazzle readers with both its imaginative world building and perfect pacing.
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The Moorings of Mackerel Sky

A lushly crafted tale of a Maine fishing village cursed by a mermaid, The Moorings of Mackerel Sky is a debut to submerge yourself in.
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