Fiction About Maps: A Bibliography

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Children’s Books/Young Adult

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Comics

  • Jasper, Michael and Niki Smith. In Maps and Legends. Online comic, 2011.
  • Schuiten, François and Benoit Peeters. The Invisible Frontier. 2 vols. New York: NBM Publishing, 2002-2004.
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Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror

Novels
  • Berg, Carol. Flesh and Spirit. Roc, 2007.
  • ———. Breath and Bone. Roc, 2008.
  • Boyczuk, Robert. The Book of Thomas, Volume One: Heaven. ChiZine, 2012.
  • Cockayne, Steve. Wanderers and Islanders. Orbit, 2002.
  • ———. The Iron Chain. Orbit, 2003.
  • ———. The Seagull Drovers. Orbit, 2004.
  • Domingue, Ronlyn. The Mapmaker’s War. Atria, 2013.
  • Dung Kai-cheung. Atlas: The Archaeology of an Imaginary City. Trans. by Dung Kai-cheung, Anders Hansson, and Bonnie S. McDougall. Columbia University Press, 2012.
  • Goldstein, Lisa. Tourists. Rev. ed. Tor, 1994.
  • Kirstein, Rosemary. The Steerswoman. Del Rey, 1989.
  • ———. The Outskirter’s Secret. Del Rey, 1992.
  • ———. The Lost Steersman. Del Rey, 2003.
  • ———. The Language of Power. Del Rey, 2004.
  • Owen, James A. Here, There Be Dragons. Simon & Schuster, 2006.
  • ———. The Search for the Red Dragon. Simon & Schuster, 2008.
  • ———. The Indigo King. Simon & Schuster, 2008.
  • ———. The Shadow Dragons. Simon & Schuster, 2009.
  • ———. The Dragon’s Apprentice. Simon & Schuster, 2010.
  • ———. The Dragons of Winter. Simon & Schuster, 2012.
  • Polanco Masa, Alejandro. El viaje de Argos. Scyla, 2012.
  • Priest, Christopher. The Islanders. Gollancz, 2011.
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit. Allen & Unwin, 1937.
  • Valente, Catherynne M. Palimpsest. Bantam, 2009.
  • ———. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. Feiwel & Friends, 2011.
  • Walton, Jo. Among Others. Tor, 2011.
Short Stories
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Literary/Mainstream

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Mysteries

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Poetry

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To Investigate

  • Ashley, Allen. “A Life in Maps.” The Third Alternative 13 (1997); Urban Fantastic (Crowswing Books, 2006).
  • Burchill, Julie. “A Map of the Heart.” The Time Out Book of London Short Stories.
  • Flynn, Michael. The January Dancer. New York: Tor, 2008.
  • Gentle, Mary. Rats and Gargoyles. New York: Bantam Spectra, 1990.
  • Gilman, Felix. Thunderer. New York: Bantam Spectra, 2007.
  • ———. Gears of the City. New York: Bantam Spectra, 2008.
  • Kelleghan, Fiona. “The Secret in the Chest: With Tests, Maps, Mysteries, and Intermittent Discussion Questions.” Realms of Fantasy 5, no. 1 (Oct 1998).
  • Lewis, D. F. “A Map of Memories.” Palace Corbie Eight (Merrimack Books, 1999).
  • Massey, Misty. “At Map’s End.” Rum and Rhinestones (Dragon Moon Press, 2010).
  • Stackpole, Michael A. A Secret Atlas. Bantam Spectra, 2006.
  • ———. Cartomancy. Bantam Spectra, 2006.
  • ———. The New World. Bantam Spectra, 2007.