Michelle West

January 01, 1963



See also:

Michelle Sagara West
Michelle Sagara

Michelle is an author, book­seller, and lover of liter­ature based in Toronto. She writes fantasy novels as both Michelle Sagara and Michelle West (and some­times as Michelle Sagara West). You can find her books at fine booksellers.

She lives in Toronto with her long-suffering husband and her two children, and to her regret has no dogs.

Reading is one of her life-long passions, and she is some­times paid for her opinions about what she’s read by the venerable Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. No matter how many book­shelves she buys, there is Never Enough Shelf space. Ever.

She has published as Michelle Sagara (her legal name), as Michelle West (her husband's surname), and as Michelle Sagara W

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“I am not so fearful of my own status that I must see it slavishly worshiped at every possible moment, Kovakar," the kinlord responded. "It bores me" - Isladar”
Michelle West, The Broken Crown

“Lies are for those whose truths are not strong enough." --Ariane”
Michelle West

“You don’t get miracles. You can pray for them. You can wait for them. If you wait, life passes you by. You don’t get miracles. If you’re lucky, you get your life.”
Michelle West, City of Night


2015 Series Reads

This will decide our Series Reads for 2015
Depending on the length of the series, we will read the top few choices, so choose carefully!

Promise of Blood-Powder Mage Trilogy by Brian McClellan
  28 votes, 17.1%

  20 votes, 12.2%

Legend-Drenai by David Gemmell
  18 votes, 11.0%

  17 votes, 10.4%

The Emperor's Knife-Tower and Knife Trilogy byMazarkis Williams
  15 votes, 9.1%

Shadowmarch-Shadowmarch by Tad Williams
  15 votes, 9.1%

  11 votes, 6.7%

  11 votes, 6.7%

  10 votes, 6.1%

Kushiel's Scion-Imriel's trilogy byJacqueline Carey
  6 votes, 3.7%

The Broken Crown-The Sun Sword by Michelle West
  6 votes, 3.7%

Thinblade-Sovereign of the 7 Islands by David A. Wells
  3 votes, 1.8%

Rules of Ascension-Winds of the Forelands by David B. Coe
  2 votes, 1.2%

Prospero Lost-Prospero's daughter by L. Jagi Lamplighter
  2 votes, 1.2%


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