Index of Reviews

Author Interviews

Rachel Bach talks about Fortune’s Pawn
Ryan Graudin talks about The Walled City
Maria V. Snyder talks about Shadow Study
Kristi Charish talks about Owl and the Japanese Circus

Round-Ups & Recommendations

An A to Z of Speculative Fiction
Older Heroines in Speculative Fiction
Five Icy Winter Reads
Classic British Children’s Fantasy

Reviews: Alphabetical by Author

— Anthologies —

Keep the Stars Running
Brave New Girls
Cyberpunk: Malaysia

— A —

Naomi Alderman — The Power
Charlie Jane Anders — All The Birds In The Sky

Elizabeth Andre — The Time Slip Girl

— B —

Rachel Bach — Fortune’s Pawn
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni — The Mistress of Spices
Aimee Bender — The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
Holly Black — The Darkest Part of the Forest
Liliana Bodoc — The Days of the Deer
Gwenda Bond — Girl in the Shadows
Marie Brennan — Midnight Never Come
Lois McMaster Bujold — Penric’s Demon
Emma Bull — War for the Oaks
Stephanie Burgis — Masks and Shadows
Octavia Butler — Kindred

— C —

Can Xue — The Last Lover
Jacqueline Carey — Kushiel’s Dart
Jacqueline Carey — Saints Astray
Jacqueline Carey — Dark Currents
Kristin Cashore — Graceling
Bailey Cates — Brownies and Broomsticks
Becky Chambers — The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Lan Chan — Poison
Kristi Charish — Owl and the Japanese Circus
Zen Cho — Sorcerer to the Crown

— D —

Aliette de Bodard — Servant of the Underworld
Aliette de Bodard — The House of Shattered Wings
Susan Dennard — Truthwitch
Meghan Ciana Doidge — Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic

— E —

Cecilia Ekbäck — Wolf Winter
Kate Elliott — The Very Best of Kate Elliott
Jennifer Ellision — Threats of Sky and Sea
— Threats of Sky and Sea *
— Riot of Storm and Smoke
Charlotte E. English — Aylfenhame
— Miss Landon and Aubranael
— Miss Ellerby and the Ferryman
Bessie Bell and the Goblin King
Charlotte E. English — The Malykant Mysteries
Charlotte English — Seven Dreams
Laura Esquivel — Like Water for Chocolate

— F —

Mary Fan — Artificial Absolutes
Penelope Farmer — Charlotte Sometimes

Kate Forsyth — Bitter Greens

— G —

Rabia Gale — Rainbird
Mary Gentle — Ash: A Secret History
Mary Gentle — The Black Opera
Laura Anne Gilman — Flesh and Fire
Shira Glassman — Mangoverse
The Second Mango
Climbing the Date Palm
Angelica Gorodischer — Kalpa Imperial
Ryan Graudin — The Walled City
M. Terry Green — Shaman, Healer, Heretic
M. Terry Green — Chronicles of White World
— Iced
— Trapped
Melissa Grey — The Girl at Midnight

— H —

Alwyn Hamilton — Rebel of the Sands
Deborah Harkness — A Discovery of Witches
Joanne M. Harris — The Gospel of Loki
Margrét Helgadóttir — The Stars Seem So Far Away
Alyc Helms — The Dragons of Heaven
Kendra C. Highley — Unstrung
Nalo Hopkinson — Falling in Love with Hominids
Nalo Hopkinson — The Salt Roads
S.L. Huang — Hunting Monsters
S.L. Huang — Russell’s Attic
— Zero Sum Game
— Half Life *
— Root of Unity
Tanya Huff — Sing the Four Quarters

— I —

The City of Woven Streets — Emmi Itäranta

— J —

Meg Jayanth — 80 Days
N.K. Jemisin — The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

— K —

Sabina Khan — Realm of the Goddess
Intisar Khanani — The Sunbolt Chronicles
— Sunbolt
— Memories of Ash
T. Kingfisher — The Seventh Bride

— L —

Connie Lacy — The Shade Ring
Ann Leckie — Ancillary Justice

Ursula K. LeGuin — A Fisherman of the Inland Sea
Ursula K. LeGuin — The Left Hand of Darkness
Ursula K. LeGuin — Lavinia
Madeleine L’Engle — A Swiftly Tilting Planet
Jeannie Lin — Gunpowder Alchemy
S.E. Lister — The Immortals
Karen Lord — The Galaxy Game
Karen Lord — Redemption in Indigo

— M —

Sophia McDougall — Romanitas
Robin McKinley — Deerskin
Emily St John Mandel — Station Eleven
Ana Mardoll — Poison Kiss
Carole Martinez — The Threads of the Heart
Foz Meadows — An Accident of Stars
Madeline Miller — The Song of Achilles
Kiran Millwood Hargrave — The Girl of Ink and Stars
Silvia Moreno-Garcia — Signal to Noise
Erin Morgenstern — The Night Circus

— N —

Naomi Novik — Uprooted


Megan E. O’Keefe — Steal the Sky
Nnedi Okorafor — The Book of Phoenix

— P —

Jessica E. Paige — Chasing Ravens
Carrie Patel — The Buried Life
Natasha Pulley — The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

— R —

Alexis Radcliff — A Vanishing Glow
Kayti Nika Raet — Niko
Mary Renault — The King Must Die
M.J. Rose — The Witch of Painted Sorrows
Pauline M. Ross — The Fire Mages
Joanna Russ — The Female Man
Mary Doria Russell — The Sparrow

— S —

Tammy Salyer — Contract of Defiance
Sofia Samatar — The Winged Histories
V.E. Schwab — A Darker Shade of Magic
Johanna Sinisalo — Transit
Anna Smaill — The Chimes
A.F.E. Smith — Darkhaven Series
— Darkhaven
— Goldenfire
Maria V. Snyder — Shadow Study
Benjanun Sriduangkaew — Scale Bright
Noelle Stevenson — Nimona
Tricia Sullivan — Occupy Me

— T —

Charity Tahmaseb — Ghost in the Coffee Machine
Ilka Tampke — Skin
Sheri S. Tepper — Beauty
James Tiptree Jr. — The Man Who Walked Home
James Tiptree Jr. — The Girl Who Was Plugged In

— V —

Ursula Vernon — Harriet the Invincible

— W —

Jo Walton — Farthing
Jo Walton — Thessaly Series
— The Just City
Fran Wilde — Updraft
Connie Willis — Doomsday Book
Christa Wolf — Cassandra
Karen A. Wyle — Twin-Bred
Karen A. Wyle — Playback Effect
Diana Wynne Jones — Fire & Hemlock


Reviews in Brief

Talya Andor — Like Stolen Pearls
K.S. Augustin — I Am Ebony Strike

Sara Banerji — Tikkipala

Kiera Cass — The Selection
Zen Cho — Spirits Abroad
Genevieve Cogman — The Invisible Library
Aliette de Bodard — On a Red Station, Drifting

Megan Derr — The Broken Forest
Jennifer Foehner Wells — Fluency
Justine Graykin — Archimedes Nesselrode
Julie Kagawa — Talon

Saruuh Kelsey — The Beast of Callaire
Lucy Kemnitzer — A & A Salvage
Intisar Khanani — Thorn

Seanan McGuire — Discount Armageddon

Sasha L. Miller — Slaying Dragons

Sarah Negovetich — Rite of Rejection
J. New — An Accidental Murder
J. New — Sophia
Laline Paull — The Bees
L. Penelope — Song of Blood and Stone
S.M. Reine — Witch Hunt

Lexi Revellian — The Ice Diaries

Laurel Richards — A Stellar Affair
Rebecca Rode — Numbers Game
Tammy Salyer — Conviction

Liz Schulte — Easy Bake Coven

Maria V. Snyder — Chronicles of Ixia
 Storm Glass
Sea Glass
 Spy Glass
Ilima Todd — Remake
Sylvia Townsend Warner — Lolly Willowes
Jo Walton — The Philosopher Kings
Ren Warom — The Lonely Dark

G. Willow Wilson — Alif the Unseen
Natalie Wright — The Deep Beneath

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