Fran Wilde has created a remarkable world of bone towers and sky monsters--a world that can only be navigated by means of ingeniously engineered wings. Updraft, the first in the Bone Universe series, won the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy and the Compton Crook Award. The sequel, Cloudbound, goes to darker places as political upheaval takes hold.
The appeal of continuing with a favorite epic fantasy series is obvious, but how about those new worlds opening up by debut authors? Here are some suggestions to add to your TBR pile in 2015.