Tags: Martha Wells
  • Stories of the Raksura: Volume One by Martha Wells Review of Stories of the Raksura: Volume One by Martha Wells

    Stories of the Raksura: Volume One by Martha Wells is a collection set in the same world as the three novels in her Books of the Raksura series (The Cloud Roads, The Serpent Sea, and The Siren Depths, in that order). These stories are two new novellas, “The Falling World” and “The Tale of Indigo and Cloud,” and two short stories also available online, “The Forest Boy” and “Adaptation.” Earlier this month, Stories of the Raksura: Volume Two was released. […]

  • Stories of the Raksura: Volume One by Martha Wells Guest Post: Martha Wells Recommends Older Science Fiction Books

    Today’s post for Sci-Fi Month is by fantasy and science fiction author Martha Wells. She’s written the Nebula-nominated novel The Death of the Necromancer, Wheel of the Infinite, Star Wars: Razor’s Edge, Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary, Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement, and much more. My introduction to her work was the first of the Books of the Raksura, The Cloud Roads, and I was immediately drawn in by the story of Moon, a young shapeshifter separated from the rest of his people. The […]

  • The Siren Depths by Martha Wells Review of The Siren Depths by Martha Wells

    The Siren Depths is the third volume in The Books of the Raksura by Martha Wells, whose work has been nominated for the Nebula Award. This science fiction/fantasy series has become one of my favorite recent book discoveries, both for its original setting of the Three Worlds and its endearing characters. For this reason, I was glad to hear that Martha Wells will be writing four novellas set in the same world that will be published as ebooks. At least the […]

  • The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells Review of The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells

    The Serpent Sea is the second book in The Books of the Raksura series by Martha Wells, following The Cloud Roads. The third book, The Siren Depths, is scheduled for release in December 2012. Warning: Since this is the second book in a series, there may be spoilers for the first book in this review. If you are interested in reading about the first book in this series, here is my review of The Cloud Roads (one of my favorite […]

  • The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells Women in SF&F Month: Martha Wells

    Today I’m excited to have a post about the Raksura race, their society, and their gender roles from Martha Wells! I discovered The Cloud Roads, the first novel in the Books of the Raksura, last year due to an excellent review by The Book Smugglers. The Cloud Roads ended up being one of my favorite books I read last year for its sympathetic main character, creative worldbuilding, and absorbing storyline. I absolutely loved it, and I’m definitely planning to check […]

  • Women in SF&F Month Banner Women in SF&F Month: Week Two Guests

    The second week of Women in SF&F Month posts will be starting tomorrow. In case you have missed the previous posts, this month is dedicated to highlighting women who are writing and reading/reviewing science fiction and fantasy after some recent discussion about review coverage for women and female bloggers. A wrap-up of week one and a book giveaway are here if you missed it. Guests for the second week are: Janice from Janicu’s Book Blog (also on Livejournal) Jessica from […]

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