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On December 19, 2013, I confessed to my hypocrisy. I was a woman who championed other women who wrote speculative fiction but didn’t actually read very many SF/F books written by women. Oops. I aimed to put that right and … Continue reading →
The Emperor’s Edge by Lindsay Buroker Why I chose this book I wanted to choose one indie author and book for this project completely at random, which didn’t work out so very well. This indie author and book choice was … Continue reading →
Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente *Disclaimer: I spent hours crafting a blog post to capture just how fantastically unique this book is and then my laptop ate it. I blame Obama. Sadly, this post is just not as good as … Continue reading →
The Last Summoner by Nina Munteanu Why I chose this book A few months back I put out a call to various authors of speculative fiction to guest blog over on the Warpworld Comms. The subject was real life places, … Continue reading →
Dust by Elizabeth Bear Why I chose this book Elizabeth Bear’s name has been on my radar for awhile. She’s one of those authors I’ve been told I must read. This particular novel of hers caught my attention because I … Continue reading →
Grass by Sheri S. Tepper It always comes down to something like this, doesn’t it. No matter what our consciences say, no matter how much doctrine we’ve been taught, no matter how many ethical considerations we’ve chewed and swallowed and … Continue reading →
The Blind Pig by Elizabeth Dougherty Why I chose this book As an author-publisher, I wanted to have at least one indie-published book on my list. I decided to choose an author and title I had never heard of, to … Continue reading →
Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold The real unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, without anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse … Continue reading →
Spirits Rising by Krista D. Ball When a thundering horde of drunken Vikings rush a person, it’s only natural to flinch. Why I chose this book This was a perfect marriage of two desires. I wanted to include at least … Continue reading →
Parasite by Mira Grant Fooling laymen with science is sometimes so easy it should be criminal. Why I chose this book One of the complaints I hear and read frequently about female spec fiction authors is that they can’t write … Continue reading →