The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).


The Winged Histories, Sofia Samatar (March 1, Small Beer Press)

Sofia Samatar’s A Stranger in Olondria won her a World Fantasy Award, and this is a companion work of sorts. It tells of a soldier, a poet, a socialite, and a scholar — four women — who find themselves dealing with a bloody insurrection.