Okay, folks, this is it! Genre fiction, specifically science fiction and fantasy, has gone to some pretty terrific places before, but when it goes to NPR…. Well, we all should hitch a ride to see what’s going on. What you’ll find by clicking the link below is that SF/F fiction has risen out of the shadows and into the mainstream where is is being treated like any other genre you might find on a bookstore bookshelf.
So, come join Underwords and thousands of other SF/F fiction lovers and vote for your 5 favorite SF/F books of all time.
In summer, people like to get away. Some visit the beach, others the mountains. But many of us like to go a little further: to Arrakis perhaps, or Earthsea — or maybe a new dimension entirely. Which is to say, we escape into a fat science fiction or fantasy novel.
And so, to help you chart any fantastic voyages you might like to take this vacation season, NPR Books is focusing our annual summer readers’ poll on science fiction and fantasy (SF/F to insiders). During the coming weeks, your votes will decide the titles that make our top-100 list of the best SF/F novels ever written.