Book reviews


FICTION NOVELS AND COLLECTIONS



Nancy Au, Spider Love Song and Other Stories

Paolo Bacigalupi, The Water Knife

Aliette de Bodard, The House of Binding Thorns

Stephanie Burgis, The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart

Zen Cho, Sorcerer to the Crown

Nino Cipri, Homesick

D.J. Cockburn, Arctic Adagio

C.S.E. Cooney, The Bone Swans
                          
Jennifer Egan, A Visit From the Goon Squad

Francesca Forrest, Pen Pal
                              An Inconvenient God



Ephiny Gale, Next Curious Thing

Lev Grossman, The Magicians trilogy (light spoilers)

Alix Harrow, The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Christopher Isherwood, Goodbye to Berlin

Gwendolyn Kiste, And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe

Phil Klay, Redeployment

R.F. Kuang, The Poppy War

R.B. Lemberg, The Four Profound Weaves

Cixin Liu, The Three Body Problem

Ken Liu, The Grace of Kings 
               

Rati Mehrotra, Markswoman
                         Mahimata


Bich Minh Nguyen, Pioneer Girl

Premee Mohamed, The Apple-Tree Throne

Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Gods of Jade and Shadow

Tamsyn Muir, Gideon the Ninth

Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun


Sara Read (editor), Gorgon: Stories of Emergence

Sofia Samatar,  Tender
                         The Winged Histories
                         A Stranger in Olondria (mini-essay on "place" 
                                 in The Future Fire magazine)

Pu Songling, Strange Tales From a Chinese Studio

Pitchaya Sudbanthad, Bangkok Wakes to Rain

Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven

Jenny ZhangSour Fruit 


NOVELLAS

Joyce Chng, Water into Wine

C.S.E. Cooney, Desdemona and the Deeps

Kai Ashante Wilson, A Taste of Honey


POETRY COLLECTIONS

Li-Young Lee, Rose



NONFICTION


Hope Jahren, Lab Girl

William Finnegan, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

Nadia Murad, The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State

Tara Westover, Educated

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