1. Lani Taylor's alternate universe/portals with human/beasts in Daughter of Smoke and Bone
2. Diana Peterfreund's Luddite-explorer future in For Darkness Shows the Stars.
3 & 4. Anne McCaffery's singer/rock miner in space in The Crystal Singer AND the dragon-filled future world (which people got to on spaceships) of Pern where Thread falls from the sky like a terrible acid rain. There is also time travel. Whhaaatttttt. But it is all soooo intricate you can't help believe.
5. Rosemary Clement-Moore's Texas Gothic, a "world where good intentioned family magic over a long period of time builds a protective sphere around your house -- something about generations of family magic protection I love!" -Crazy Camper (review coming soon).
6. Ali Condi's dystopian world of Matched and Crossed. Not a world you would want to live in, BUT the whole 100 songs, 100 stories, 100 paintings culture control is a well thought-out dystopian.
7. Lisa Mantchev's Théâtre Illuminata from her series by the same name. A theater where every character ever written for the stage exists! A book that, when you write in it, shapes the world around you! The details really make this world, like when Ophelia always shows up in water sets (as we know, she drowns herself in Hamlet)
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