r/fantasy Bingo 2016 · Review

Review | The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu

Title: The Grace of Kings Author: Ken Liu Published by: Simon & Schuster My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content warning: Death (in battle), forced sexual encounter, murder "Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet,… Continue reading Review | The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu

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r/fantasy Bingo 2017 · Review

Review | The Stars Change by Mary Anne Mohanraj

Title: The Stars Change Author: Mary Anne Mohanraj Published by: Circlet Press My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content warning: Death, racism(speciesism), oppression, homophobia, sexual content "The Stars Change: an erotic science fiction novel-in-stories. On a South Asian-settled university planet, tensions are rising, and as they reach the brink… Continue reading Review | The Stars Change by Mary Anne Mohanraj

Announcements

Announcements | Rest in software heaven InDesign

So no review today. My copy of Adobe InDesign CS6 finally died. I guess they're unofficially pulling the plug on the older versions as it's now incompatible with my latest OS update. So now all my Adobe programs are dead. I guess I'm supposed to upgrade to Creative Cloud now, but I didn't end up… Continue reading Announcements | Rest in software heaven InDesign

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Review | She Walks in Shadows, edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles

Title: She Walks in Shadows Editor: Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles Published by: Innsmouth Free Press My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Content warning: Death, violence, forced imprisonment, sexual content "They emerge from the shadows, to claim the night …. Women from around the world delve into Lovecraftian depths, penning and illustrating a variety of Weird horrors.… Continue reading Review | She Walks in Shadows, edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles

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Review | Walking on Knives by Maya Chhabra

Title: Walking on Knives Author: Maya Chhabra Published by: Less Than Three Press Where I got the book: Netgalley ARC My rating: 2 out of 5 Content Warning: Violence, scene with dubious sexual consent "The little mermaid has no idea that as she makes her way on land, she's being watched over by the sister of the… Continue reading Review | Walking on Knives by Maya Chhabra

Blog

Blog | Queer fantasy and fairy tale retellings for your second childhood

I love a good retelling. It's always really interesting to return to familiar stories, many of them from my childhood, but from a different and fresh perspective. Unfortunately a lot (if not most or all of) the stories we learn as children don't include queer and trans people, unless they're coded as the villains. While… Continue reading Blog | Queer fantasy and fairy tale retellings for your second childhood

Author Appreciation

Author Appreciation | Andrea Hairston

Andrea Hairston has only written three novels and some short stories but she’s an author to watch for. All of her work is small press published, primarily by Aqueduct Press. Hairston is an African-American science fiction and fantasy playwright and novelist who is best known for her novels Mindscape and Redwood & Wildfire. She is… Continue reading Author Appreciation | Andrea Hairston