Books by Diane Duane

GAMES WIZARDS PLAY by Diane Duane
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A delightful treat for dedicated fans but well-nigh impenetrable as an entry point to the series. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Apprentices become teachers, friendships turn to romance, and long-simmering subplots achieve resolution in the 10th entry of this well-loved fantasy series. Read full book review >
A WIZARD OF MARS by Diane Duane
Released: April 1, 2010

"Best of all, unresolved subplots promise number ten is on the way. (Fantasy. YA)"
One of finest current writers of speculative fiction pays loving homage to its Golden Age in this ninth title in the Young Wizards series. Read full book review >
WIZARDS AT WAR by Diane Duane
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"EWSLUGp1983, they still make tasty literary junk food. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
The newest entry in the Young Wizards series is a reunion for the series' fans, though somewhat impenetrable to newcomers. Read full book review >
THE WIZARD’S DILEMMA by Diane Duane
Released: June 1, 2001

"Powerful and satisfying on many levels. (Fiction. 11 )"
In her fifth book in the Wizardry series, Duane (A Wizard Abroad, not reviewed, etc.) continues to raise the stakes for her young wizards-in-training. Read full book review >
TO VISIT THE QUEEN by Diane Duane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1999

"YA-ish and disappointing."
Cat fantasy, a sequel to The Book of Night with Moon (1997), wherein feline wizards keep magical transit gates functioning, prevent disasters and invasions, and generally tidy up, while humans go about their business in blissful ignorance. Read full book review >
THE BOOK OF NIGHT WITH MOON by Diane Duane
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 1997

"Still, fantasy-loving ailurophiles will curl up and purr."
Fantasy set in the universe Duane created in a YA series (Deep Wizardry, 1990, etc.). Read full book review >
DARK MIRROR by Diane Duane
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Given the large first print run, the publishers obviously expect demand to be brisk—but, workmanlike, unsurprising, and mediocre as it is, will it play in Peoria? (First printing of 200,000)"
A Star Trek: The Next Generation yarn from the fantasist (The Door into Sunset, p. 28) and veteran of numerous Star Trek hardcovers. Read full book review >
THE DOOR INTO SUNSET by Diane Duane
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 1993

"Imaginative, well-handled magical affrays, plus plotting that- -eventually—provides enough twists and turns to keep things interesting: dramatic improvements after that glutinous start."
After a nine-year hiatus (The Door into Shadow, 1984, etc.), Duane's series again gets under way—this time as the evil Shadow and its minions threaten the Celtic/Norse-flavored kingdoms of Darthen and Arlen. Read full book review >