Book review index

A pair of burgundy boots rest on a bookshelf of fantasy novels

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Books (being) read and pending imminent review are included without links.



ADAMS, Richard | Watership Down

ADDISON, Katherine | The Goblin Emperor

AL-MOHTAR, Amal & GLADSTONE, Max | This Is How You Lose The Time War

ALI, Ayaan Hirsi | Infidel

ALLAN, Nina | The Rift

ALSANEA, Rajaa | Girls of Riyadh

ANDERS, Charlie Jane | The City in the Middle of the Night

ASLAM, Nadeem | Maps for Lost Lovers


BACIGALUPI, Paolo | The Wind-up Girl

BANKS, Iain M |


BARRON, Rena | Kingdom of Souls

BARRY, Max | Lexicon

BEAR, Elizabeth | Blood and Iron

BENNETT, Alan | An Uncommon Reader

BENNETT, Robert Jackson | City of Stairs

BERLINSKI, Mischa | Fieldwork

BESTER, Alfred | The Stars My Destination

BEUKES, Lauren | The Shining Girls | Zoo City

BINNS, Amy | Hidden Wyndham

BLACKIE, Sharon | Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women

de BODARD, Aliette | In the Vanisher’s Palace

BRADBURY, Ray | Fahrenheit 451

BRENNAN, Marie |

BROADDUS, Maurice | Buffalo Soldier

BROCKMEIER, Kevin | The Brief History of the Dead

BROOKS, Max | Devolution

BRYAN, Nick | The Girl Who Tweeted Wolf

BURKE, Sue | Semiosis

BURNETT, Frances Hodgson | The Secret Garden

BUTLER, Octavia | Wild Seed | Bloodchild


CALDECOTT, Andrew | Rotherweird

CAMUS, Albert | The Stranger

CAREY, Jacqueline | Naamah’s Kiss

CAREY, M R | Fellside | Someone Like Me

CARUSO, Melissa |

de CASTELL, Sebastien |

CAVENDISH, Margaret | The Blazing World


CHAMBERS, Becky | To Be Taught, If Fortunate

CHNG, Joyce | The Tale of Yin | Water into Wine

CHO, Zen | Spirits Abroad | The Terracotta Bride

CLARKE, Arthur C | Childhood’s End

COGMAN, Genevieve |

CONNER, Lesley and SIZEMORE, Jason | The Best of Apex Magazine (Vol 1)

COOPER, Susan | Over Sea, Under Stone | The Dark is Rising | Greenwitch | The Grey King | Silver On The Tree

COREY, James S A |

CORLETT, Anne | The Space Between The Stars

CORNELL, Paul | Chalk

CRICHTON, Michael | Jurassic Park

CRONIN, Justin | The Passage


DICK, Philip K | Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

DICKINSON, Seth | The Traitor Baru Cormorant

DJÈLÍ CLARK, P | The Black God’s Drums | The Haunting of Tram Car 015

DOYLE, Arthur Conan | A Study in Scarlet

DRAYDEN, Nicky | The Prey of Gods


EDWARDS, Patrick | Echo Cycle

ELISON, Meg | The Book of the Unnamed Midwife | The Book of Etta

EMRYS, Ruthanna | Winter Tide


FELICE, Cynthia | Downtime

FLYNN, S C | Children of the Different

FONSECA, Jose | English As She Is Spoke

FOSTER, Emily | The Drowning Eyes

FREY, James | A Million Tiny Pieces


GARBER, Stephanie | Caraval

GAILEY, Sarah | Fisher of Bones

GELINEAU, Mark & KING, Joe | Echoes of the Ascended (8 linked novellas)

GENTLE, Mary | Golden Witchbreed | Ancient Light

GILBERT, Elizabeth | The Signature of All Things

GLADSTONE, Max | Three Parts Dead

GODFREY, Daniel | New Pompeii

GRANT, Katherine | Sedition

GRANT, Mira | see Seanan McGuire

GRIFFIN, Sarah Maria | Spare and Found Parts

GUARD, Richard | Lost London


HACKWITH, A J | The Library of the Unwritten

HAMBLY, Barbara |

HARKAWAY, Nick | Tigerman | Gnomon

HARROW, Alix E | The Ten Thousand Doors of January

HEALEY, Jane | The Animals at Lockwood Manor

HELGADÓTTIR, MARGRÉT | The Stars Seem So Far Away | Winter Tales (ed.)

HILL, Matt | The Folded Man | Graft

HILL, Susan | The Betrayal of Trust

HIRAIDE, Takashi | The Guest Cat

HOLBORN, Stark | Triggernometry

HOLMQVIST, Ninni | The Unit

HURLEY, Kameron | The Light Brigade

HUTCHINSON, Dave | Acadie



JAE-JONES, S | Wintersong | Shadowsong

JAMES, Vic |


JONASSON, Ragnar | Snowblind

JONES, Gwyneth | Proof of Concept


KERR, Katharine | Polar City BluesSnare

KEYES, Daniel | Flowers for Algernon

KHANANI, Intisar | The Bone Knife | Sunbolt

KHAW, Cassandra |

KLAGES, Ellen | Passing Strange

KIRSTEIN, Rosemary | The Steerswoman

KLEINN, Yolande | Open Skies

KOPIEVSKY, Mikhaeyla | Resistance |

KOWAL, Mary Robinette | For Want of a Nail

KUANG, R F | The Poppy War

KUNZRU, Hari | White Tears

KUSHNER, Ellen |

KÜTTNER, Iiro & TIETÄVÄINEN, Ville | Tales by Trees


LALAMI, Laila | The Moor’s Account

LAM, L R | False Hearts | Shattered Minds | Goldilocks

LANGMEAD, Oliver | Metronome

LAWRENCE, Louise | The Warriors of Taan

LE GUIN, Ursula |

LEE, Yoon Ha | The Fox’s Tower |

LETO, Lauren | Judging A Book By Its Lover

LOTZ, Sarah | The Three

LIU, Cixin | The Three-Body Problem


MANDEL, Emily St John | Station Eleven

MANN, George

MANNING, Rosemary | Green Smoke | Dragon in Danger



MATHESON, Richard | I Am Legend

MAUGHAM, W Somerset | Liza of Lambeth

McCORMACK, Una | Star of the Sea

McGUIRE, Seanan | Every Heart A Doorway

McKENNA, Juliet |

MILLER, Madeline | Circe

MORENO-GARCIA, Silvia | Certain Dark Things | Prime Meridian | The Beautiful Ones | Gods of Jade and Shadow | Mexican Gothic

MORGAN, Richard | Altered Carbon

MOSS, Sarah | Cold Earth | Ghost Wall

MOYER, Jaime Lee | Brightfall

MUIR, Tamsyn

MUNROE, Randall | What if?

MURAD, Mahvesh | The Apex Book of World SF Vol 4 |

MURAD, Mahvesh & SHURIN, Jared | The Djinn Falls in Love

MURPHY, Lois | Soon


NESBO, Jo | The Devil’s Star

NEWMAN, Emma |

NG, Jeanette | Under the Pendulum Sun

NOBLE, Carrie Ann | The Mermaid’s Sister

NORFOLK, Lawrence | John Saturnall’s Feast

NOVIK, Naomi |


O’MALLEY, Daniel | The Rook | Stiletto

OH, Temi | Do You Dream of Terra-Two?

OKORAFOR, Nnedi | Lagoon

ÓLAFSDÓTTIR, Auður Ava | The Greenhouse

OWEN, Lauren | The Quick


PAGE, Jeremy | The Collector of Lost Things

PAVER, Michelle | Thin Air

PIERCE, Tamora | Alanna

PIETRO, Zen di | Translucid

POWELL, Gareth L |

PRIEST, Christopher | The Prestige

PROSE, Francine | Reading Like a Writer



RAKUNAS, Adam | Windswept | Like A Boss

RATHER, Lina | Sisters of the Vast Black

REDICK, Robert V S | The Red Wolf Conspiracy

REDLING, S J | Damocles

REISS, Alter S | Sunset Mantle

REYNOLDS, Alastair |

ROBERTS, Adam | Haven

ROBSON, Kelly | Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach


SCALZI, John | The Collapsing Empire

SCHWAB, V. E. | The Near Witch

SCOTT, Melissa | Shadow Man

SETTERFIELD, Diane | Once Upon A River

SHAFFER, Mary Ann | The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

SHARMA,  Priya | Ormeshadow

SHAW, Vivian | Strange Practice

SHEPHERD, Lloyd | The English Monster

SHEVDON, Mike | Sixty-One Nails

SHOEMAKER, Martin L | Today I Am Carey

SIGURDARDÓTTIR, Yrsa | Last Rituals

SKINNER, Andrew | Steel Frame

SKRUTSKIE, Emily | The Abyss Surrounds Us | The Edge of the Abyss

SLOAN, Robin | Ajax Penumbra 1969

SMITH, Michael Marshall | see Michael Marshall

SMYTHE, James | I Still Dream

SOLOMON, Rivers | The Deep

SPARK, Anna Smith | The Court of Broken Knives



SYLVER, RoAnna | Chameleon Moon


TAYLOR, Laini | Dreams of Gods and Monsters

TCHAIKOVSKY, Adrian | Dogs of War | The Doors of Eden

TESH, Emily |


TIPTREE Jr, JAMES | Up the Walls of the World

TURTON, Stuart | The Seven and a Half Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle


UNDERWOOD, MICHAEL R | Born to the Blade (et al, a Serial Box production)


VALENTE, Catherynne | Silently and Very Fast

VANDERMEER, Ann & Jeff | The Ultimate Time Traveller’s Almanac

VANDERMEER, Jeff | Annihilation

VILLOSO, KS | The Wolf of Oren-Yaro

VONNEGUT, Kurt | Slaughterhouse-Five


WALTON, Jo | Lifelode

WARD, Catriona | Rawblood

WATERS, Sarah | The Little Stranger

WATTS, Peter | Blindsight | Echopraxia

WEBB, Holly | Return to the Secret Garden

WEIR, Andy | The Martian


WELLS, Jennifer Foehner | Fluency

WELLS, Martha |

WHITE, Corey J |


WOOD, Naomi | The Godless Boys

WRIGHT, Helen S | A Matter of Oaths




YAP, Felicia | Yesterday