Books by Joan Slonczewski

THE HIGHEST FRONTIER  by Joan Slonczewski
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Jennifer's story feels unfinished; readers will certainly hope to follow her through to graduation."
An accomplished science-fiction writer and biology professor at a small liberal arts college draws on all her professional experience to portray a young woman's freshman year in space. Read full book review >
BRAIN PLAGUE by Joan Slonczewski
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"But push that difficulty to the side, and Slonczewski's fascinating, flawlessly developed, meticulously detailed scenario makes it easy to suspend disbelief."
You're playing Sim City; your sims, however, are bacteria-sized, intelligent individuals—and they're not in your computer, but physically inside your head! Read full book review >
THE CHILDREN STAR by Joan Slonczewski
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 10, 1998

"Greg Bear or Michael Kanaly) very hard to swallow."
Another tale set in Slonczewski's distinctive far-future universe, the action here taking place some two centuries after that of Daughter of Elysium (1993). Read full book review >
DAUGHTER OF ELYSIUM by Joan Slonczewski
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"A marvelous array of cultures presented in astonishing depth: an enormously impressive achievement, despite Slonczewski's inability to dramatize events rather than simply report them."
A fistful of cultural conflicts centered on the ocean-covered planet Shora, where a thousand years have passed since the actions described in Slonczewski's hardcover debut novel, A Door Into Ocean (1986). Read full book review >