Eight Space Operas Written by Women

This month’s SF/fantasy and horror-centric Booklist features a Core Collection of space operas—none of them written by women. Not to fear! There are enough awesome, women-penned space operas to send you to Naboo and back at least three times. Here are eight of them, with links to their Booklist reviews when available:

LinesmanAncillary Justice, 
by Ann Leckie

Behind the Throne, by K. B. Wagers

Binti, by Nnedi Okorafor

Foreigner, by C. J. Cherryh

Lightless, by C. A. Higgins

Linesman, by S. K. Dunstall

View From the Imperium, by Jody Lynn Nye

The Warrior’s Apprentice, by Lois McMaster Bujold

Undercity, by Catherine Asaro



About the Author:

Anna Mickelsen is a reference librarian with the Springfield (MA) City Library Adult Services Department, where she can often be found in the stacks, weeding. She reviews science fiction and fantasy for Booklist, and can be found talking #librarylife on Twitter at @helgagrace

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