Books by Maria V. Snyder

Navigating the Stars

Much as I’ve enjoyed Ms. Snyder’s work in the past, I don’t follow her release schedule very closely. But when I do find out about a new release, I’m ready to dive right in. It didn’t even take ten pages of Navigating the Stars to have me hooked and desperate to read more. The premise o ...

Dawn Study

Once upon a time, I never left a book unfinished, no matter how unsatisfactory. It was a point of pride to me that I wouldn’t just stop halfway through a story. Unfortunately, those days are long gone, and now I’ll sometimes find myself stopping in the middle of a good book, just because I don ...


My sister rereads Lord of the Rings once a year. This perfect classic of fantasy literature set a standard few books can meet. I am glad that Maria V. Snyders books of the kingdoms Ixia and Sitia carry an echo of that world, where mages and wizards are part of the everyday landscape, magic is alway ...