Tags: Katie Waitman
The Merro Tree by Katie Waitman Review of The Merro Tree by Katie Waitman

Katie Waitman’s debut novel The Merro Tree was selected as the Del Rey Discovery of the Year  in 1997, and it also won the Compton Crook Award (an award for best first science fiction, fantasy, or horror novel of the year). The Divided, Waitman’s second novel, was released in 1999, but she has not published a novel since despite having finished a sequel to The Merro Tree. The Merro Tree is the story of Mikk of Vyzania, starting shortly before […]

Janicu's Book Blog header Women in SF&F Month: Janice from Janicu’s Book Blog

Today’s guest is Janice from Janicu’s Book Blog, one of my must-read sites! Janice mostly reads and reviews speculative fiction with a romantic element (although she also reads SFF without romance and romance without SFF). In a rare turn of events, I actually met Janice in person before I was familiar with her blog when we both attended the first Book Blogger Convention. She was reading The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin (a book I loved) and I […]

The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells The Leaning Pile of Books

This week I bought two books – one is a new book that is one of my most anticipated books of 2012 and the other is an older book I hadn’t heard of until recently. (And hopefully I will get that review of The Spirit Rebellion up on Monday – I got a bit distracted this week.) The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells The Serpent Sea is the second of the Books of the Raksura, following The Cloud Roads. It […]