Mary Robinete Kowal was the 2008 recipient of the Campbell Award for Best New Writer and a Hugo winner for her story "For Want of a Nail." Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov's, and several Year's Best anthologies. Mary is an active member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and currently serves on the board of directors.
A professional puppeteer and voice actor, Mary grew up in North Carolina and spent five years touring nationally with puppet theaters. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, Rob, and nine manual typewriters.
Glamourist Histories book two. In some ways, I can't believe I forged on in the series, but I figured I'd give it another shot. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Dennari M
I gotta say I enjoyed this volume a TON better than book one.
The author’s writing style has smoothed out from her awkward tendencies in book one. Read more
Better than the first one, but the grafting of third wave feminist sensibility onto a Jane Austen pastiche was off-putting. Really, Jane has the vapors when M. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DameClare
I've read a number of Ms. Koval's Drylands stories in SF magazines and found them plodding and overly long for their plots. Read morePublished 1 month ago by A. J Terry
This was a truly delightful book, full of adventure and very gripping. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and highly recommend it.Published 2 months ago by R. Fletcher Jones
4.5 stars, rounded up to 5
Mary Robinette Kowal really impressed me with Shades of Milk and Honey - a very Pride & Prejudice-esque novel with a magical twist. Read more
Not normally into romance, but this was so well written! Kudos to Mary Kowal, not only for creating an Austen-like world, but also for generating so much excitement in it!Published 8 months ago by R. Norton
I just finished the latest book in the series. They are all unputdownable. Sorry to make up a word, but I haven't stayed up way past my bedtime finishing a book in I can't remember... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer