Books by Naomi Novik

SPINNING SILVER by Naomi Novik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2018

"A medieval fable of obscure moral import blossoms into a thoughtful, emotionally complex, absorbing drama that stands confidently on its own merits."
From the author of Uprooted (2015), the splendid Temeraire Napoleonic Wars-and-dragons series, etc., this reworked fairy tale's opening sentence might well have read Once upon a time in Old Lithuania....Read full book review >
GOLDEN AGE AND OTHER STORIES by Naomi Novik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2017

"All too brief, alas, but a must-read for all fans of this outstanding series."
Novik crowned her nine-book Temeraire sequence, an alternate-world Napoleonic Wars featuring intelligent dragons, with League of Dragons (2016) and now weighs in with an associated all-original story collection, each entry occasioned by an accompanying fan illustration. Read full book review >
LEAGUE OF DRAGONS by Naomi Novik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"Not the finest entry in the sequence, being slow to gather momentum and somewhat patchy, but overall a satisfying conclusion to a remarkable series."
Ninth, and last, of the Temeraire historical fantasy series (Blood of Tyrants, 2013, etc.), reimagining the Napoleonic Wars in a world where humans coexist with intelligent dragons. Read full book review >
BLOOD OF TYRANTS by Naomi Novik
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A first-class entry in a remarkable and appealing series; this one's mostly independently intelligible, though newcomers will want to start from the beginning."
Eighth and penultimate entry (Crucible of Gold, 2012, etc.) in Novik's historical fantasy series that presents the Napoleonic wars as a global conflict whose armed forces include intelligent dragons. Read full book review >
CRUCIBLE OF GOLD by Naomi Novik
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 6, 2012

"In some ways, a repeat of what's gone before, but despite that, thoughtful, good fun."
After a brief hiatus (Tongues of Serpents, 2010, etc.), Novik continues the globetrotting, alternate-Napoleonic-era adventures of Captain William Laurence and his Chinese Celestial dragon Temeraire. Read full book review >
TONGUES OF SERPENTS by Naomi Novik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2010

"An effective chapter in the popular series, featuring well-developed dragon characters that are often more entertaining than their human counterparts."
Novik (Victory of Eagles, 2008, etc.) delivers the sixth book in her alternate-history fantasy series, this time bringing its dragon-centered story to early-1800s Australia. Read full book review >