Only in its second year, Blerdcon, short for Black Nerd Convention, highlights people of color, LGBTQ, women and those with disabilities active in nerd culture such as anime, cosplay, gaming, comics, fantasy and sci-fi. Find out how it went this year in our report.
This is an amazing coffee table book for retro-gamers and enthusiasts. If you love the history behind some of those amazing Nintendo SNES games, The SNES Omnibus will provide hours of enjoyment in a stylish package.
If you like Discovery, then the Star Trek Discovery: Fear Itself novel features some plot-pushing character arcs from the newest Star Trek series. This one explores deep moral questions while also acting a real page turner with a story that warps by quickly.
Hope County, Montana is the land of the free and home of the brave, but also the headquarters for the fanatical doomsday cult known as The Church of Eden’s Gate. Fighting them lets Far Cry: Absolution take us on a brilliant journey that bodes well for the coming Far Cry 5 game.
The utopian vision of Starfleet takes a beating in Drastic Measures, a novel set at the time of the Star Trek: Discovery television show. Governmental mistakes compound suffering for one planet, and shape the destiny of several Star Trek characters.
A novel for our times, Child of a Mad God features a female protagonist named Aoleyn, who is raised in a terrible tribe that mistreats women. Of course she begins to overcome these obstacles in what will likely be an amazing series.
The Star Trek: Discovery series is shaping up to become one of the most interesting and rewarding shows of the Star Trek franchise. As for the requisite book series, Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours is a great place to start.
One of the best-written young adult novels we have come across in years, A Life of Death provides a realistic portrayal of living a tough life alongside the magical realism and paranormal experiences more common to the genre.
The main character for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Enigma Tales is Elim Garak, the mysterious, manipulative and charming tailor and spy of the TV Show Deep Space Nine. That pretty much sets the tone for this diabolically good story.
Starting out with a novel about peace, Halo Envoy quickly devolves into one of the most action-packed Halo books ever, pitting colonists against the UEG, ONI against aliens and aliens against each other.