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Publication Order of A Dirge for Prester John Books

The Habitation of the Blessed (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Folded World (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Fairyland Books

The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland - For a Little While (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boy Who Lost Fairyland (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Omikuji Project Books

This Is My Letter To The World (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Orphan's Tales Books

In the Night Garden (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Cities of Coin and Spice (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Space Opera Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Labyrinth (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Grass Cutting Sword (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Yume No Hon (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Palimpsest (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deathless (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bread We Eat in Dreams (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Radiance (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Glass Town Game (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Past Is Red (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Osmo Unknown and the Eightpenny Woods (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Oracles (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apocrypha (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Guide to Folktales in Fragile Dialects (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ventriloquism (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Six-Gun Snow White (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Melancholy of Mechagirl (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Indistinguishable from Magic (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Refrigerator Monologues (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Future is Blue (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Picture Books

Smoky and the Feast of Mabon (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

A Buyer's Guide to Maps of Antarctica (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Under in the Mere (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Silently and Very Fast (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fade to White (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Speak Easy (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sin of America (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
L'Espirit de L'Escalier (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Comfort Me With Apples (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Difference Between Love and Time (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Mass Effect: Andromeda Books

Nexus Uprising (By: Jason M. Hough) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Initiation (By: N.K. Jemisin) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Annihilation (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Minecraft Books

The Island (By: Max Brooks) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crash (By: Tracey Baptiste) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lost Journals (By: Mur Lafferty) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The End (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Voyage (By: Jason Fry) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rise of the Arch-Illager (By: Matt Forbeck) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shipwreck (By: C.B. Lee) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mountain (By: Max Brooks) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dragon (By: Nicky Drayden) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mob Squad (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haven Trials (By: Suyi Davies) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Minecraft: The Haven Trials (By: Suyi Davies) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Say Nether (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zombies! (By: Nick Eliopulos) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Don't Fear the Creeper (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Castle Redstone (By: Sarwat Chadda) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return Of The Piglins (By: Matt Forbeck) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Village (By: Max Brooks) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The WisCon Chronicles Books

The WisCon Chronicles, Vol. 2: Provocative essays on feminism, race, revolution, and the future (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wiscon Chronicles, Vol.3: Carnival of Feminist SF (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The WisCon Chronicles, Volume 4 (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wiscon Chronicles Volume 5 (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The WisCon Chronicles Vol. 6: Futures of Feminism and Fandom (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wiscon Chronicles Vol 7: Shattering Ableist Narratives (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The WisCon Chronicles, Vol.9 (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The WisCon Chronicles 11 (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Jabberwocky 2(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sleeping Beauty, Indeed(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mythic 2(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Salon Fantastique(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Interfictions(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Japanese Dreams(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Paper Cities(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 20, May 2008(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clockwork Phoenix: Tales of Beauty and Strangeness(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The WisCon Chronicles, Vol. 2: Provocative essays on feminism, race, revolution, and the future(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twenty-First Annual Collection(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2009(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Fantasy 2(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ravens in the Library: Magic in the Bard's Name(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Federations(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clockwork Phoenix 2(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Realms 2(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unplugged: The Web's Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy: 2008 Download(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stories in Between(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
She Nailed a Stake Through His Head: Tales of Biblical Terror(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine #16, September 2010(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Whedonistas(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lightspeed: Year One(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine #20, January 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine - February 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine - March 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine - April 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teeth: Vampire Tales(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine - June 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Three(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fantasy Magazine, July 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine - August 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apex Magazine - October 2012(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Z: Zombie Stories(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 61, October 2011(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Million Writers Award(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Robots: The Recent A.I.(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best SF 16(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The 2012 Rhysling Anthology(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Moment of Change(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2012(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Electric Velocipede(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 71(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clarkesworld: Year Three(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aliens: Recent Encounters(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The 2013 Rhysling Anthology(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2013(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Apex: Volume 4(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clarkesworld: Year Six(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wolf Warriors: the National Wolfwatcher Coalition(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 100, January 2015(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories By Women(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sisters of the Revolution(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bestiary(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Press Start to Play(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Starlit Wood(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Long List Anthology Volume 2: More Stories From the Hugo Award Nomination List(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mad Hatters and March Hares(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Uncanny(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Robots vs. Fairies(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Clarkesworld Year Nine: Volume One(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sharp & Sugar Tooth(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mythic Journeys: Retold Myths and Legends(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nevertheless She Persisted(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The 2020 Look at Mars Fiction Book(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edited By(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Far Out: Recent Queer Science Fiction and Fantasy(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nebula Awards Showcase 55(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Some of the Best of Tor.com 2021(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Someone in Time: Tales of Time-Crossed Romance(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Uncanny Magazine Issue 49: November/December 2022(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Diablo(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Uncanny Magazine Issue 54: September/October 2023(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Catherynne M. Valente is an American well- known writer who writes books that revolve around various genres like science fiction and fantasy. She also creates poets and brief narratives. Catherynne currently lives in the coastline of Maine with her spouse together with their pets. The author has managed to publish more than twenty four books since she began the writing career. One can access her short stories and poetry online. They can also be found on journals and compilations. Catherynne has received several awards such as the Locus and the Best Novella award. The author’s books have been circulated in over twenty-seven nations. She has also been nominated in the Western novella and Nebula awards. One of her novels has sold movie rights to Aleksander Rodnyansky, a chief Russian moviemaker .Catherynne was born in Seattle in a family of five siblings and grew up in California. She pursued her bachelor of arts in Classics at the Edinburgh University. Other places that she has ever lived include Chicago, Japan, Auastralia and Melbourne. Apart from being a novelist other occupations that she has ever engaged in are being an overseer, personal tutor, performer, attendant and librarian.

One of the earliest books from Catherynne M. Valente is The Girl Who Circimvented Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. It is a fairy story of a girl, September who manages to escape from her boring life in Nebraske to Fairyland through the means of flying on The Green Wind. In Nebraske, her dad is taking part in a war whereas her mom is constructing airplanes. Life in Nebraske is full of brutality, slavery, desertion, grief and brutality. When she reaches Fairy land she is able to come across brilliant fabulous beasts. One of them is a wyvern who is amazing and unique escapades. She also ends up giving up her innocence and comrades as she discovers more than she could have thought. Nevertheless, she finds out that things are not as pretty simple in the world of magic as she thought. An alien ruler has taken over control and it is September who is propelled to repossess a spoon from the strong felon. It is during that moment when she meets with Saturday, a guy who awards you a wish with condition that you overcome him in a battle. The tale is composed of childhood memories and blamelessness which makes it suitable for both kids and adults. The tale is generally imaginative and captivating to the reader. The leading character, September plays an important role in the tale as she portrays many aptitudes such as courage, virtue, gentleness and persistency. Other backup characters include Tiffany and Gaiman. This book is best advocated for readers who like imagination and fantasy.A point reaches when she decides to return home but she changes that idea with the perception that it will be considered as cowardliness.

Afterwards she manages to construct her own ship which is both surprising and amazing. The author is able to make catherynne’s exploits interesting throughout the book. Irony is presented all through in a funny way. The story also incorporates a variety of myths and imaginary creatures. The good thing with this book is that it is suitable for both kids and adults understanding. The topics portrayed include persistence, violence, loyalty and commitment. The companionships encountered, the unwinding of stories and heartbreaks are well balanced throughout the book and the ending does not leave an unreasonable suspense.Another interesting book from Catherynne M. Valente is Deathless which is a tale of a young lady, Marya who is the leading character.

She is born from a less-fortunate household but due to her courtship with her lover, Koschei she manages to obtain a lot of wealth. The character portrayed by Marya advances in a proper way from the beginning to the end of the tale. She begins as a young and innocent lady in a family of four siblings. She spends most of her childhood indoors and observing birds flying from one place to another. Marya has other close comrades one of them being Madame Lebedeva who is a selfish witch. The other friends are Zemlehyed who is a thoughtful plant and Naganya, a gentle elf. The exploits that these characters undergo are very amusing and render the story to be more appealing. At first Marya is kind and gentle but as the story proceeds she becomes brutal as she tries to help others.

Koschei is more brutal and he has engaged in many relationships before he met with Marya. With time Marya finds out that Koschei’s lovers are doomed to be disloyal to him. Nevertheless she swears to love him forever and not follow the footsteps of the previous lovers. On the other hand, she is disturbed by the forecast that one day she will abandon Koschei and move to another guy, Ivan. There is also a dispute between Life, a character presented by his brother and Death. This dispute reaches to its maximum towards the last half of the story. It is during that moment when a Russian man staggers upon the mysterious empire belonging to Koschei. Generally, the tale is emotional and full of grief with some parts portraying pleasant moments. Humor is also presented especially where Marya attempts to gain influence over Ivan the same manner as Koschei controls her. Additionally, Ivan responds to her in the same manner that she would have responded to Koschei.

Even though Ivan is not as powerful as his brother and Marya, he demonstrates a dignified character. At some point Marya shares her home with war immigrants. Deathless is a story where mythology, certainty and magic are incorporated together to come up with a narrative of love and commitment. The plot is attractive with the imagination being magnificent with an intellectual narration. Catherynne is able to construct a tale that is exceptionally innovative and integrates the Russian legendry with imagination and twists it into a saga that a reader would not want to avoid. All characters equally have a crucial role in the tale rendering it to be more elegant.

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