Adult Book Reviews

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All reviews originally published at SF Site, Black Gate, or Fantasy Magazine. You can find more of my reviews and recommendations at Goodreads and at my blog.


The Secrets of Jin-Shei by Alma Alexander
Turn of the Century by Kurt Andersen
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood


The Graveyard Game by Kage Baker
Black Projects, White Knights by Kage Baker
The Darkness That Comes Before by R. Scott Bakker
The Warrior Prophet by R. Scott Bakker
The Reliquary Ring by Cherith Baldry
The Roses of Roazon by Cherith Baldry
The Drowned World by J. G. Ballard
Shadows Bend by David Barbour and Richard Raleigh
The House in the High Wood by Jeffrey Barlough
Orbital Burn by K. A. Bedford
Heir to the Shadows by Anne Bishop
Queen of the Darkness by Anne Bishop
The Healer by Michael Blumlein, MD
The Alchemist by Donna Boyd
The Green Rider by Kristen Britain
Mothership by John Brosnan
New York Nights by Eric Brown
New York Blues by Eric Brown
New York Dreams by Eric Brown
Storm Front by Jim Butcher
Fool Moon by Jim Butcher
Grave Peril by Jim Butcher
Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
Death Masks by Jim Butcher


Ill Wind by Rachel Caine
Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
Dog Eat Dog by Jerry Jay Carroll
Inhuman Beings by Jerry Jay Carroll
The Winter Queen by Devin Cary
The Burning Heart of Night by Ivan Cat
The Meq by Steve Cash
World’s End by Mark Chadbourn
Angels on Fire by Nancy A. Collins
Counterfeit Kings by Adam Connell
First Contract by Greg Costikyan
British Summertime by Paul Cornell


Knight Life by Peter David
Queen of Demons by David Drake
The Wayfarer Redemption by Sara Douglass


The Prodigal Troll by Charles Coleman Finlay
Sorcery Rising: Fools Gold, Book 1 by Jude Fisher
Wild Magic: Fools Gold, Book 2 by Jude Fisher
The Rose of the World: Fools Gold, Book 3 by Jude Fisher
Contraband by George Foy
The Last Harbor by George Foy
Path of Fate by Diana Pharoah Francis


Gravity by Tess Gerritsen
On Fire’s Wings by Christie Golden
In Stone’s Clasp by Christie Golden
Incompetence by Rob Grant
Drinking Midnight Wine by Simon R. Green
Pashazade: The First Arabesk by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Felaheen: The Third Arabesk by Jon Courtenay Grimwood


Sisters of the Raven by Barbara Hambly
Rhapsody by Elizabeth Haydon
Celtika by Robert Holdstock
Deliver us from Evil by Tom Holland
Ill Met by Moonlight by Sarah Hoyt
Changer of Days by Alma A. Hromic


The Black Chalice by Marie Jakober
Dante’s Equation by Jane Jensen
Noir by K.W. Jeter


Corrupting Dr. Nice by John Kessel
The Briar King by Greg Keyes
The Charnel Prince by Greg Keyes
Death Storm by Anne Knight
Fires of the Faithful and Turning the Storm by Naomi Kritzer


The Silver Metal Lover by Tanith Lee
The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin
The Other Wind by Ursula LeGuin
Reckless Sleep by Roger Levy
Dark Heavens by Roger Levy
Rebel Sutra by Shariann Lewitt
Eccentric Circles by Rebecca Lickiss
The Hope by James Lovegrove
Dragon’s Winter by Elizabeth Lynn
Dragon’s Treasure by Elizabeth Lynn


Omnifix by Scott Mackay
Orbis by Scott Mackay
The Jackal of Nar by John Marco
Dawn Song by Michael Marano
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier
The Glass Harmonica by Louise Marley
White Devils by Paul McAuley
Song for the Basilisk by Patricia McKillip
Dance of Knives by Donna McMahon
Swarmthief’s Dance by Deborah J. Miller
Apocalypse Array by Lyda Morehouse
Leopard Lord by Alanna Morland
Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan


Falling Out of Cars by Jeff Noon


In the Palace of Repose by Holly Phillips
The Standing Dead by Ricardo Pinto


The Power by Frank M. Robinson


Edenborn by Nick Sagan
Channeling Cleopatra by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Point of Dreams by Melissa Scott and Lisa Barnett
Aftermath by Charles Sheffield
The Alleluia Files by Sharon Shinn
Heart of Gold by Sharon Shinn
Summers at Castle Auburn by Sharon Shinn
Jenna Starborn by Sharon Shinn
The Dragon Charmer by Jan Siegel
The Witch Queen by Jan Siegel
Lord Prestimion by Robert Silverberg
Sorcerers of Majipoor by Robert Silverberg
The Affinity Trap by Martin Sketchley
Tainted Trail by Wen Spencer
Soulsaver by James Stevens-Arce
The High House by James Stoddard
The Witching Time by Jean Stubbs
More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon
Zimmerman’s Algorithm by S Andrew Swann


Broken Time by Maggy Thomas


Stardoc by S.L. Viehl
Endurance by S. L. Viehl


The Divided by Katie Waitman
Maelstrom by Peter Watts
Behemoth, Vols. 1 and 2 by Peter Watts
Mistress of Dragons by Margaret Weis
Otherland, Vol. 1: City of Golden Shadow by Tad Williams
Otherland, Vol. 2: River of Blue Fire by Tad Williams
Otherland, Vol. 3: Mountain of Black Glass by Tad Williams
Otherland, Vol. 4: Sea of Silver Light by Tad Williams
The Weavers of Saramyr by Chris Wooding
The Skein of Lament by Chris Wooding


The Bridge by Janine Ellen Young

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