#womeninSF – Your Favorites and Ours

Yesterday Ann Leckie and Rachel Bach appeared on RT Book Reviews to discuss some of the female writers of science fiction who inspired them, and their favorites. Afterwards, we asked you on Twitter to name some of YOUR favorites. Read on below for recommendations of some great science fiction books!

Ancillary Justice by Ann LeckieAnn Leckie’s Favorites

Leigh Brackett, People of the Talisman
Octavia Butler, the Xenogenesis Trilogy
CJ Cherryh, Foreigner
CJ Cherryh, Downbelow Station
Andre Norton, The Zero Stone
Andre Norton, Sargasso of Space
Eleanor Arnason, A Woman of the Iron People
Ursula K LeGuin, The Left Hand of Darkness
Vonda McIntyre, Dreamsnake
Madeline L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time
Connie Willis, To Say Nothing of the Dog
L. Timmel Duchamp, The Marq’ssan Cycle

ANCILLARY JUSTICE (US | UK | AUS) is available now! Look for it online and in stores everywhere or read an excerpt here.

FORTUNE'S PAWNRachel Bach’s Favorites

Ursula K. Le GuinLeft The Left Hand of Darkness & The Word for World is Forest
Anne McCaffrey, The Ship Who Sang & Crystal Singer
Anything by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Ann McCaffrey, the Prime series
Elizabeth Moon, The Speed of the Dark

FORTUNE’S PAWN (US | UK | AUS)  releases next month! Pre-order your copy today or read an excerpt here.


Any others you would like to name? Go ahead and give them a shout-out in the comments!