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4.5 STAR REVIEW: Skythane

Bayou Book Junkie - Skythane

Just got a great new 4.5 Star review of Skythane from Bayou Book Junkie: “Coatsworth did a fantastic job with that in this novel! He created a world that felt relatable and added just enough detail and description to make me feel as if I could see it all in my head… the plot was … Read more

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Me – Interviewed!

Barbara G. Tarn Interview

I always interview other folks, but today we’re turning the tables. My friend Barbara G. Tarn has me over to her blog for an interview: Where do you live and write from? My husband Mark and I live in Sacramento. We’ve been here for seventeen years – we lived in the Bay Area for a … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Skythane – J. Scott Coatsworth

Skythane - J. Scott Coatsworth

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer sci fi book out, Liminal Sky: Oberon Cycle Book 1: “Skythane.” Jameson Havercamp, a psych from a conservative religious colony, has come to Oberon—unique among the Common Worlds—in search of a rare substance called pith. He’s guided through the wilds on his quest by Xander Kinnson, a handsome, … Read more

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The Shoreless Sea is Here!

The Shoreless Sea

Liminal Sky: Ariadne Cycle Book 3 is here: “The Shoreless Sea.” And it’s on KU! The fight for the future isn’t over yet. It could lead to a new beginning, or it might spell the end for the last vestiges of humankind. The generation ship Forever has left Earth behind, but a piece of the … Read more

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REVIEWS: The Rising Tide

Review - The Rising Tide - Anthony Avina

Just got a couple new reviews of “The Rising Tide,” book two of The Ariadne Cycle: “…a phenomenal sequel that deepens the mythology of the series in a wonderful way. The evolution of mankind and the way they connect to the hivemind of the ship is great to see unfold, and the growing cast of … Read more

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Great Review from Anthony Avila

The Stark Divide review

Just got an AMAZING review for The Stark Divide: “A truly one of a kind read filled with action, emotionally charged stories spanning multiple generations, and a wonderful cast of characters, this is a great sci-fi story that is not to be missed. The Stark Divide is a magnificent story filled with a unique mythology … Read more

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QSF Reviews Eventide!

Eventide Review - QSF

Just got my first review of Eventide – from QSF – and it’s a good one. Thanks, Maryann! “…a story of second chances, not only at life but a more positive future. Coatsworth’s writing here is pure, clean, and a little mysterious, with two very likable characters… “Eventide” will leave readers with something positive for … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Making the Cover

Hey all! I’m releasing a new short story – “Chinatown” – next Tuesday, and thought it would be fun to take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of how I made the cover. I started with a search for the right images. The story takes place in a future version of San Francisco, where Chinatown is … Read more

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REVIEW: The Shoreless Sea

The Shoreless Sea

Just got a great review from the Xanthe at the Paranormal Romance Guild – “…the series is one of my favorite reads this year.” Title: The Shoreless Sea Series: Liminal Sky Book Three Author: J. Scott Coatsworth Genre: sci fi LGBTQ+ Category: Gay, Bi, Lesbian, Trans, Non-Binary, Ace Publisher: DSP Publications Pages: 400 Reviewer: Xanthe, Paranormal … Read more

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Four Rainbow Awards!!!!

Rainbow Award Winner

It was a freaking amazing night. Well, there were a few hiccups – see my Point of View post for more on that. But by the time the dust settled, I had four – count ’em, four – wins: Second place for Lander Second place for Ithani Second place for The Stark Divide Second place … Read more