J. Scott Coatsworth

Craig
706 books | 897 friends

Bernard...
678 books | 1,348 friends

John Adams
117 books | 2,428 friends

Maggie
1,663 books | 68 friends

Brian Barr
266 books | 1,097 friends

C.L. Etta
219 books | 525 friends

Quinn Ward
44 books | 212 friends

Rachel
3,310 books | 851 friends

More friends…

J. Scott Coatsworth

Goodreads Author


Born
in Costa Mesa, The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences
Sheri Tepper, Angel Martinez, Anne McCaffrey, Terry Brooks, JRR Tolkie ...more

Member Since
April 2014

URL


Scott lives with his husband in a leafy Sacramento, California suburb, in a cute yellow house with a pair of pink flamingoes in the front yard.

He has always been in the place between the here and now and the what could be. He started reading science fiction and fantasy at the tender age of nine, encouraged by his mother. But as he read the golden age classics and more modern works too, he started to wonder where all the queer people were.

When Scott came out at 23, he decided he wanted to create the kinds of stories he couldn't find at the bookstore. If there weren't gay characters in his favorite genres, he would reimagine them, filling them with a diverse universe of characters. He'd remake them to his own ends, and
...more

To ask J. Scott Coatsworth questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

J. Scott Coatsworth Ooooh...probably Anne McCaffrey's Pern. It's such a wonderfully detailed world, and I've always wanted a fire lizard...
J. Scott Coatsworth Write for yourself. If the fame and money comes, great - but even if it does, it could destroy you if you aren't writing what YOU want to write.
Average rating: 3.94 · 1,282 ratings · 514 reviews · 42 distinct worksSimilar authors
Skythane (The Oberon Cycle,...

4.03 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Between the Lines

3.40 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Stark Divide (Liminal S...

4.18 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lander (The Oberon Cycle, #2)

4.48 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Homecoming

3.73 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Avalon

4.26 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Autumn Lands

3.64 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Bear at the Bar

3.58 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ten

3.79 avg rating — 28 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Great North (A Legendar...

4.20 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by J. Scott Coatsworth…
Skythane Lander Ithani
(3 books)
by
4.21 avg rating — 207 ratings

The Stark Divide The Rising Tide The Shoreless Sea
(3 books)
by
4.25 avg rating — 114 ratings

The Great North
(1 book)
by
4.20 avg rating — 30 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

King of the Storm
J. Coatsworth is currently reading
by B.A. Brock (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
recommended for: Anyone looking for epic fantasy with LGBT characters
read in November, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating

J. Coatsworth J. Coatsworth said: " I just finished reading an Advance Reading Copy of King of the Storm, the first novel from author BA Brock, which came out on Tuesday.

Let me say first that I have known BA for about two years now – he is the reviewer for the Queer Sci Fi
...more "

 

J.’s Recent Updates

J. Coatsworth is now friends with Kevin R
J. Coatsworth and 2 other people liked Shymsal's review of Homecoming:
Homecoming by J. Scott Coatsworth
"Nice enough little short. A little on the insta-love side, but many shorts are. (view spoiler)" Read more of this review »
The Mage on the Hill by Angel  Martinez
" I have it on good authority that she's already partway through the next one... :) "
J. Coatsworth rated a book it was amazing
Born Magic by A.R. Moler
Born Magic
by A.R. Moler (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
I picked up this book in part because it was time for me to read a fantasy, and in part because it was a short read – at 87 pages, it wasn’t going to take me a month to finish during my short windows of reading time.

That said, I’m glad I
...more
Skythane by J. Scott Coatsworth
"I've been under the rock because I've only read this book today. How did I manage to miss such a wonderful fantasy/SciFi saga?
On the positive side, I won't have to wait long for Ithani to get my dose of happy.
I love Scott's writing, it's ve..." Read more of this review »
Skythane by J. Scott Coatsworth
"Skythane

This is a great story loved it, it was beautifully written and I loved the scenery and the love that was part of the story. Thanks Scott for this great effort. Well worth the read."
J. Coatsworth rated a book it was amazing
The Mage on the Hill by Angel  Martinez
Rate this book
Clear rating
I haven’t read a good fantasy in a while, and my gay fantasy reading experience in particular is woefully inadequate, something I am working hard to rectify. “The Mage on the Hill” was a great way to re-enter that pool, and one that I thoroughly enjo ...more
J. Coatsworth rated a book it was amazing
Yule Planet by Angel  Martinez
Yule Planet
by Angel Martinez (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
It’s December, so it must be time for another Angel Martinez winter holiday tale. And what a tale she delivers in “Yule Planet.”

Sofia Cancino wants to get away from her boring life in middle management, and her crazy family entanglements.
...more
J. Coatsworth wants to read
Upon Broken Wings by E.L. Reedy
Upon Broken Wings
by E.L. Reedy (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
J. Coatsworth answered Goodreads's question: J. Scott Coatsworth
Ooooh...probably Anne McCaffrey's Pern. It's such a wonderfully detailed world, and I've always wanted a fire lizard...
More of J.'s books…
“What has high tech brought to Oberon’s cities, other than pollution and squalor?”
J. Scott Coatsworth, Skythane

“He nibbled on Jameson’s ear, whispering, “I’ve been waiting for this.” Jameson shivered, but he nodded. Then Xander did a whole lot more.”
J. Scott Coatsworth, Skythane

“The Americans had such strange customs-eating at five in the evening, drinking everything with ice, and going everywhere in their cars instead of on foot.”
J. Scott Coatsworth, The River City Chronicles

Polls

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Less Than Three P...: Giveaway - The Homecoming by J. Scott Coatsworth - CLOSED 22 36 Jul 18, 2015 11:20AM  
Less Than Three P...: This topic has been closed to new comments. July 2015 Releases 11 14 Jul 29, 2015 04:34AM  
45452 Dreamspinner Press — 2086 members — last activity Nov 13, 2019 11:44AM
A place for authors and readers of Dreamspinner Press to interact.
64285 LGBTQ/GSM Fantasy & Science Fiction — 2941 members — last activity 13 hours, 22 min ago
This is a Private Age Restricted Group. Your Profile must be set to Public to join We also respect the sometimes need for privacy so you may also sen ...more
28965 Gay Science Fiction — 1652 members — last activity Nov 09, 2019 09:59AM
Hi. I decided since it was so hard to find other gay themed science fiction books I'd make this group. Please post M/M only themed books, though M/M/F ...more
20149 M/M Romance — 25764 members — last activity 1 minute ago
The #1 resource on the Internet for M/M Romance fans, this group has something for everyone. * Book and Series Discussions * Daily Updates on New Rel ...more



No comments have been added yet.