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Ann Leckie

Ann has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, and a recording engineer. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband, children, and cats.  She's currently the Secretary for the SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America).

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
British Science Fiction Association Best Book winner (2013) : Ancillary Justice
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (2013) : Ancillary Justice
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book winner (2014) : Ancillary Justice
British Science Fiction Association Best Book winner (2014) : Ancillary Sword
Hugo Best Novel winner (2014) : Ancillary Justice
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2014) : Ancillary Justice
Nebula Awards Best Novel winner (2014) : Ancillary Justice
Hugo Best Book nominee (2015) : Ancillary Sword
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2015) : Ancillary Sword
Hugo Best Book nominee (2016) : Ancillary Mercy
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2016) : Ancillary Mercy
British Science Fiction Association Best Book nominee (2017) : Provenance
Hugo Best Book nominee (2018) : Provenance
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (2020) : The Raven Tower

Ann Leckie recommends
Time Siege (2016)
(Time Salvager, book 2)
Wesley Chu
"A time twisting action-adventure as only Wesley Chu could imagine it. I enjoyed it a lot. Read this book!."
Rosewater (2016)
(Wormwood Trilogy, book 1)
Tade Thompson
"Smart. Gripping. Fabulous!"
Passing Strange (2017)
Ellen Klages
"A slice of history, filled with memorable characters, topped by fabulous writing."
All Systems Red (2017)
(Murderbot Diaries, book 1)
Martha Wells
"I love Murderbot!"
Amatka (2017)
Karin Tidbeck
"I recommend that you lay your hands on a copy."
The Uploaded (2017)
Ferrett Steinmetz
"Do you like magic? Do you like drugs? Donut-based psychological theories? Video games? Do you like PAPERWORK!? Read this book!"
Barbary Station (2017)
(Shieldrunner Pirates, book 1)
R E Stearns
"This book is good fun. I really enjoyed this, and I bet you will, too."
Jade City (2017)
(Green Bone Saga, book 1)
Fonda Lee
"Jade City has it all: a beautifully realized setting, a great cast of characters, and dramatic action scenes. What a fun, gripping read!"
Embers of War (2018)
(Embers of War, book 1)
Gareth L Powell
"Powell's writing is fast-paced and fun and full of adventure. He's on my must-read list."
Blackfish City (2018)
Sam J Miller
"Miller gives us an incisive and beautifully written story of love, revenge, and the power (and failure) of family in a scarily plausible future. Blackfish City simmers with menace and heartache, suspense and wonder. Plus, it has lots of action and a great cast of characters. Not to mention an orca and a polar bear!"
A Memory Called Empire (2019)
(Teixcalaan, book 1)
Arkady Martine
"A Memory Called Empire perfectly balances action and intrigue with matters of empire and identity. All around brilliant space opera, I absolutely love it."
The Border Keeper (2019)
(Mkalis Cycle, book 1)
Kerstin Hall
"Beautifully and vividly imagined. Eerie, lovely, and surreal"
This Is How You Lose the Time War (2019)
Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
"Lyrical and vivid and bittersweet. An absolutely lovely read from two talented writers."
A Song for a New Day (2019)
Sarah Pinsker
"A compelling book about the importance of music--and any sort of art--in a world where it seems like the least essential thing. This is an expertly drawn post-catastrophe world peopled by compassionately written characters."
Unconquerable Sun (2020)
(Sun Chronicles, book 1)
Kate Elliott
"Non-stop action! Space battles! Intrigue! This is the kind of space opera that I love best."
Winter's Orbit (2021)
(Winter's Orbit, book 1)
Everina Maxwell
"Delightful! Winter's Orbit is a chilling account of a dark past wrapped in the warm blanket of a promising future. It was such a pleasure to read."
The Grief of Stones (2022)
(Cemeteries of Amalo, book 2)
Katherine Addison
"Just what I needed."
January Fifteenth (2022)
Rachel Swirsky
"Rachel's stories are super-smart and gorgeously written. It's [a short blurb], but it has the virtue of being true."
The Mountain in the Sea (2022)
Ray Nayler
"I came to The Mountain in the Sea for the cephalopods (I love cephalopods) but I stayed for the fascinating meditation on consciousness and personhood. I loved this book."

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