(Descriptions from Goodreads)
Katya’s World by Jonathan L. Howard, review at A Fantastical Librarian
The distant and unloved colony world of Russalka has no land, only the raging sea. No clear skies, only the endless storm clouds. Beneath the waves, the people live in pressurised environments and take what they need from the boundless ocean. It is a hard life, but it is theirs and they fought a war against Earth to protect it. But wars leave wounds that never quite heal, and secrets that never quite lie silent. Katya Kuriakova doesn’t care much about ancient history like that, though. She is making her first submarine voyage as crew; the first nice, simple journey of what she expects to be a nice, simple career.
The Silvered by Tanya Huff, review at Addicted 2 Heroines
The Empire has declared war on the small, were-ruled kingdom of
Aydori, capturing five women of the Mage-Pack, including the wife of the were Pack-leader. With the Pack off defending the border, it falls to Mirian Maylin and Tomas Hagen—she a low-level mage, he younger brother to the Pack-leader—to save them. Together the two set out on the kidnappers’ trail, racing into the heart of enemy territory. With every step the odds against them surviving and succeeding soar…
I have listed these titles in earlier SSS posts: check out my SSS Books Page for links to more reviews
Anno Dracula by Kim Newman, review at The Speculative Scotsman
Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor, reviews at Dear Author, Fantasy Faction, Fantasy Literature & The Midnight Garden
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M Valente, review at Fantasy Literature
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater, review at Fantasy Literature
Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor at The Book Smugglers
Legend by Marie Lu at The Book Smugglers
Triumph Over Tragedy
Sarah over at Bookworm Blues posts about this anthology, which she is helping to edit. All proceeds go the Red Cross and the title is dedicated to the survivors of Hurricane Sandy.
Thanks to SF Signal for posting this video: this dog is so cute! :)