Reviews by Author

Last updated 15 January 2018

Books with an asterisk were reviewed for The Skiffy and Fanty Show.


The Furthest Station by Ben Aaronovitch
The Emotion Theasaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi
The Impossible Story of Olive in Love by Tonya Alexandra
Viral Airwaves by Claudie Arsenault
Fireborn by Keri Arthur
Flameout by Keri Arthur
Wicked Embers by Keri Arthur


Attack of the Clockwork Army by Felicity Banks
With Roses in Their Hair by Kayla Bashe
Bound by Alan Baxter
Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle
Jonathan Dark or the Evidence of Ghosts by A.K. Benedict
In Pursuit of Lost Dragons by Elian Black’Mor and Carine M
One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake
A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet
Tell the Wind and Fire by Sarah Rees Brennan
Aurora: Centralis by Amanda Bridgeman
Aurora: Darwin by Amanda Bridgeman
Aurora: Decima by Amanda Bridgeman
Aurora: Eden by Amanda Bridgeman
Aurora: Meridian by Amanda Bridgeman
Aurora: Pegasus by Amanda Bridgeman
The Time of the Stripes by Amanda Bridgeman
Darkness of Light by Stacy Marie Brown
Penric and the Shaman by Lois McMaster Bujold
Penric’s Demon by Lois McMaster Bujold
The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis


The Seduction of Lord Stone by Anna Campbell
Tempting Mr Townsend by Anna Campbell
Winning Lord West by Anna Campbell
Octavia E. Butler by Gerry Canavan
Heat Wave by Richard Castle
A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers
A Gentleman’s Position by K.J. Charles
The Magpie Lord by K.J. Charles
Rag and Bone by K.J. Charles
Wanted, A Gentleman by K.J. Charles
Hunter Deceived by Nancy Corrigan
City of Fae by Pippa daCosta


Skyborn by David Daglish
Naked City edited by Ellen Datlow
Drowned Vanilla by Livia Day
The Blackmail Blend by Livia Day
Sharp Shooter by Marianne Delacourt
Sharp Turn by Marianne Delacourt
Shadows of Fate by Angela Dennis
Defying Doomsday edited by Tsana Dolichva and Holly Kench
Much Ado About Love by Elizabeth Dunk
The Court of Lightning by Amy Rae Durreson
In Heaven and Earth by Amy Rae Durreson
Crossroads of Canopy by Thoraiya Dyer



The Hobbit: The Art of War by Daniel Falconer
The Lyre Thief by Jennifer Fallon
Retribution by Jennifer Fallon
Bad Beginnings by Nicole Field
One Last Drop by Nicole Field
Dagger of Dresnia by Satima Flavell
Children of the Different by S.C. Flynn
The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth


The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman *


Among Galactic Ruins by Anna Hackett
In the Devil’s Nebula
by Anna Hackett
A Voyage Through Air by Peter F. Hamilton
Midnight and Moonshine by Lisa L. Hannett and Angela Slatter
Nerve Endings by edited Tobi Hill-Meyer
Blood of Innocents by Mitchell Hogan
A Crucible of Souls by Mitchell Hogan
Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson
Acadie by Dave Hutchinson



A Talent for Trickery by Alissa Johnson
Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce


Defying Doomsday edited by Holly Kench and Tsana Dolichva
The Bone Knife by Intisar Khanani
Memories of Ash
by Intisar Khanani
Sunbolt by Intisar Khanani
Thorn by Intisar Khanani
The Modern Woman’s Guide to Finding a Knight by Anna Klein
Kaleidoscope edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios
Letters to Tiptree edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Alexandra Pierce
The Disappearance of Ember Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina
The Foretelling of Georgie Spider by Ambelin Kwaymullina
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina


Flower and Weed by Margo Lanagan
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie
Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie
Provenance by Ann Leckie
Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee
Who’s Afraid? by Maria Lewis
Who’s Afraid Too? by Maria Lewis
Be With Me by Becca Lusher
Blazing Dawn by Becca Lusher
Dark Rebel by Becca Lusher
The Rebel Returns by Becca Lusher
Rift Riders by Becca Lusher
Sisters of Icarus by Becca Lusher
Unbound and Free by Becca Lusher
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch


Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
Den of Wolves
by Juliet Marillier
Tower of Thorns
by Juliet Marillier
Valentine by Jodi McAlister
Cold Comfort and Other Tales by David McDonald
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire
Phantom Spies by Dawn Meredith
Hold Me by Courtney Milan
Humanity for Beginners by Faith Mudge


Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng
by Garth Nix
by Naomi Novik


Binti: The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor
Nightmare in Steam
by Lexi Ostrow


Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat
Kings Rising by C.S. Pacat
Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige
Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body by Simon Petrie
Letters to Tiptree edited by Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein
Ashes by Amanda Pillar
Bitten by Amanda Pillar
Captive by Amanda Pillar
Graced by Amanda Pillar
Ishtar edited by Amanda Pillar and K.V. Taylor
Survivor by Amanda Pillar
The Art of Effective Dreaming by Gillian Polack
Illuminations by Gillian Polack
The Wizardry of Jewish Women by Gillian Polack
The Emotion Theasaurus by Becca Puglisi and Angela Ackerman



Fake Geek Girl by Tansy Rayner Roberts
Girl Reporter by Tansy Rayner Roberts
Behind the Mask edited by Tricia Reeks and Kyle Richardson
edited by Julia Rios and Alisa Krasnostein


Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski
Running Deer, Hidden Badger by K.D. Sarge
Trust by Kylie Scott
Twist by Kylie Scott
Equilibrium by C.S. Sealey
Ember by Bettie Sharpe
The Magician’s Keeper by Nicola E. Sheridan
Angel’s Blood by Nalini Singh
Corpselight by Angela Slatter
Midnight and Moonshine by Angela Slatter and Lisa L. Hannett
Vigil by Angela Slatter
Saga Volume One, Two, Three & Four by Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan
Getting Wilde by Jenn Stark
Dimension 6, Issue One edited by Keith Stevenson


Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor



Saga Volume One, Two, Three & Four by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples


Sunvault edited by Phoebe Wagner and Bronte Christopher Wieland
The Grief Hole by Kaaron Warren
edited by Tehani Wessely
To Spin A Darker Stair edited by Tehani Wessely
Rat Queens: Sass and Sorcery by Kurtis Wiebe
Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde



The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee


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