Catherynne M. Valente is an acclaimed New York Times Bestselling author of fantasy and science fiction novels, short stories, and poetry. She has won or been nominated for every major award in the field, including the Hugo Award (four times), Nebula Award (two times), Locus Award (five times), World Fantasy Award (four times), and the James Tiptree Jr. Award. She is a huge Mass Effect fan and player.
Annihilation is another great addition to the Mass Effect novel series, featuring quality writing and storytelling...definitely a must-read if you love the games - BiblioSanctum a fast, tense, deeply enjoyable novel in a space opera setting. If you enjoy Mass Effect, I guarantee you'll like it. I sure as hell did. - Tor.com