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Martha Wells
Martha Wells is the author of over a dozen fantasy novels, including Wheel of the Infinite, City of Bones, The Element of Fire, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent fantasy novels are The Cloud Roads (Night Shade Books, March 2011), The Serpent Sea (Night Shade... show more



Martha Wells is the author of over a dozen fantasy novels, including Wheel of the Infinite, City of Bones, The Element of Fire, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent fantasy novels are The Cloud Roads (Night Shade Books, March 2011), The Serpent Sea (Night Shade Books, January 2012), and The Siren Depths, (Night Shade Books, December 2012) and the novella collections Stories of the Raksura I: The Falling World & The Tale of Indigo and Cloud and Stories of the Raksura II: The Dead City & The Dark Earth Below. Her YA fantasies, Emilie and the Hollow World and Emilie and the Sky World, were published by Strange Chemistry Books in April 2013 and April 2014. She has also written media-tie-in novels: Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary, Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement, and Star Wars: Razor's Edge.She has also written the Fall of Ile-Rien trilogy: The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air, and The Gate of Gods, all currently out in paperback and ebook from HarperCollins Eos. She has had short stories in the magazines Black Gate, Realms of Fantasy, Lone Star Stories, Lightspeed Magazine, and Stargate Magazine, and in the anthologies Elemental, The Other Side of the Sky, Tales of the Emerald Serpent, The Gods of Lovecraft, and Mech: Age of Steel. She has essays in the nonfiction anthologies Farscape Forever, Mapping the World of Harry Potter, and Chicks Unravel Time. Her books have been published in eight languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Dutch, and her web site is www.marthawells.com

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Debbie's Spurts
Debbie's Spurts rated it 6 days ago
I have the worst trouble writing reviews for books I unequivocally ★★★★★. Probably the best review I can give this is that I immediately pre-ordered the next book, Artificial Condition. I just loved being inside Murdebot's head. Grumpy, introverted, snarky, lazy, fighting any emotions or involv...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 6 days ago
The Murderbot Diaries #1: All Systems Red by Martha Wells I recently came across several reviews of this novella that looked interesting - a shy cyborg type creature that calls its self Murderbot is addicted to TV serials (??!!!). So I picked up the "book", read a few paragraphs while waiting fo...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 1 week ago
The world-building in this novella was good and I liked murderbot's conflicted feelings about himself and "his humans." At times, though, I felt that the book was trying too hard with the quips and it felt a little forced. I will most likely continue with this series. *Thanks to Tor's e-book club ...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 3 months ago
More Murderbot! If you enjoyed All Systems Red then you will enjoy this new installment in the continuing adventures of Murderbot. Using the same snarky and awkward voice we've come to love, the Murderbot gets a little more information on its history and meets some new characters along the way. I pa...
Gen's Shelves
Gen's Shelves rated it 4 months ago
I borrowed a kind friend's ARC, so no spoilers here, but I loved it! All the charm of the first Murderbot book, with some new revelations and plenty more details about the world. I loved it just as much as the first. Definitely pick this series up if you're interested in grumpy AIs who really wan...
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