THE ELEMENTS, whether a personal power or a force of nature, have been mainstays of sf/fantasy writing from the genre’s beginning. How humanity has dealt with these components can be either a bane or boon, focused on creation or destruction. This month’s titles highlight the strengths of such elements in both natural and magical ways.
Newcomer Honeywell, McClellan, North, Robinson, Scalzi, Skovron, plus Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews
Brown’s Pick of the Month, VanderMeer, Walton, Plus Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, November 15, 2014
Reviews of Anne Bishop’s Murder of Crows, Patricia Briggs’s Night Broken: A Mercy Thompson Novel, Mur Lafferty’s Ghost Train to New Orleans, Daniel Price’s The Flight of the Silvers, Jeff VanderMeer’s Wonderbook, Ben Aaronovitch’s Broken Homes, Chris Marie Green Only the Good Die Young, and a list of titles from the February 15 issue.