Book reviews


Mike Allen, C.S.E. Cooney, Amanda J. McGee, and Jessica P. Wick, A Sinister Quartet

Zen Cho, Sorcerer to the Crown

Nino Cipri, Homesick

Susanna Clarke, Piranesi

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

Yan Ge (translation by Jeremy Tiang), Strange Beasts of China

Lev Grossman, The Magicians trilogy (light spoilers)

                              Reluctant Immortals

Phil Klay, Redeployment

               The Hidden Girl and Other Stories

Rati Mehrotra, Markswoman

Bich Minh Nguyen, Pioneer Girl

Premee Mohamed, The Apple-Tree Throne

Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Gods of Jade and Shadow

Tamsyn Muir, Gideon the Ninth
                        Harrow the Ninth

Lee Murray and Geneve Flynn (editors), Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women 

Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

Yoko Ogawa, The Memory Police

Shelley Parker-Chan, She Who Became the 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

Brandon Taylor, Real Life

A.C. Wise, Wendy, Darling

Charles Yu, Interior Chinatown

Ji Yun (translated by Yi Izzy Yu and John Yu Branscum), The Shadow Book

Jenny ZhangSour Fruit 


Joyce Chng, Water into Wine

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

Aimee Ogden, Local Star

Kai Ashante Wilson, A Taste of Honey


Li-Young Lee, Rose

Lee Murray, Geneve Flynn, Christina Sng, Angela Yuriko Smith. Tortured Willows: Bent, Bowed, Unbroken.



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