More speculative fiction by Deborah Coates

fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviewsWhat Makes a River — (2011) Publisher: There’s a Thing in Lake Michigan and it’s after Beth’s roommate. Beth wants someone else to take care of it. But when no one steps up, not even the mysterious Paul, who does this kind of thing for a living, Beth realizes that she’ll have to do something herself before it’s too late.fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviews

Cowgirls in Space — (2011) Publisher: They called themselves the Junkyard Girls, used to ride drill team in the summer parades all over Nebraska. One hot July day in the back of the junkyard where they practiced, Big Patti found a Thing. The Junkyard Girls–and the world–would never be the same….

fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviewsChainsaw On Hand — (2013) Publisher: “This is what winter’s like in South Dakota on the plains–you wake up and it’s full dark still, maybe five o’clock in the morning and you know without ever throwing the covers off, without ever getting up, that it’s at least twenty below zero outside.” Chelly used to think she knew her ex-husband Bobby better than anyone. She used to think he knew her. But that was before he started seeing angels. Or maybe fairies. Or really handsome trolls. Now she has to figure out what it means to live in South Dakota in the winter with a chainsaw on hand.fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviews

Magic In A Certain Slant Of Light — (2013) Publisher: Nora knows science. She knows what’s going to happen before it happens. She knows that Jeff will leave her and she doesn’t know what to do about it.

fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviews46 Directions, None Of Them North — (2013) Publisher: Aliens are landing in Fairbanks, Alaska on June 21st. One lone high school student knows it’s going to happen because — text messages on her cell phone, duh! She’s determined to get there. Somehow. Best friend? Boy friend? Dad? Mom??? Someone’s going to help her, aren’t they? This ebook also includes secret bonus story, Flyboy (well, not really secret because I just told you about it, plus it’s listed in the Table of Contents, but the point is, it’s in there).fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviews

How To Hide Your Heart — (2013) Publisher: Max hunts nightmare Things in the dark and mostly alone. Then, he meets Beth who’s too skinny and too shy and no one ever notices her. Beth knows about Things. She doesn’t want to. She pretends she doesn’t. But both Max and Beth know that sometimes you have to do what needs to be done. And sometimes you don’t have to do it alone. How To Hide Your Heart is a pre-quel to the story What Makes A River, originally published at and also available for the Kindle.

fantasy book reviews science fiction book reviewsThe Whale’s Lover — (2013) Publisher: Tish has come to the end of the universe to hunt the leviathan. She’s come to escape her past. On Pretoria, in the middle of a vast and endless ocean, it turns out the one thing you can’t escape is yourself. And when you call the leviathan, sometimes the leviathan is calling you.


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