Category Archives: Book reviews

Ten Authors, Ten Books, No Men!

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

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Unfinished Business – a review of The Emperor’s Edge by Lindsay Buroker

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

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Spellbound – A review of Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

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

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History 2.0 – A review of The Last Summoner by Nina Munteanu

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

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Got Weird? – A review of Dust by Elizabeth Bear

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

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The Buffet Is Open – a review of Grass by Sheri S. Tepper

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

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Great Expectations – a review of The Blind Pig by Elizabeth Dougherty

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

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