First Novelists Bivald, Hallberg, Holleman, McCrea, Watkins, & others | Debut Fiction, August 2015

Baker gets his spellbinding debut off to a rousing start, Bivald reminds us why we’re book lovers, Hallberg expertly handles multiple shifts in perspective, ­McCrea is a new author to follow, Watkins offers a wholly distinct work

Bowen’s Debut of the Month, de Bodard, Dickinson, Tripp, Series Lineup, and More | SF/Fantasy Reviews, August 2015

A fantastical coming-of-age Western; in a cruel and decaying Paris fallen angels rule; a heroine whose motives are murky; a hugely entertaining hunter of vampire treasures; new series from Conroy, Odom, Rhoades, Snodgrass, and Weber