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

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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

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Review | Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

Title: Fifteen Dogs Author: André Alexis Published by: Coach House Books My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library (Both Times) Content warning: Death and murder (multiple times), death by poison, violence "A bet between the gods Hermes and Apollo leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a group… Continue reading Review | Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis

r/fantasy Bingo 2017 · Review

Review | Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Title: Carmilla Author: J. Sheridan Le Fanu Published by: University of Adelaide My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Free ebook from University of Adelaide Content warnings: Haunting dreams, death, homophobia "When a mysterious carriage crashes outside their castle home in Styria, Austria, Laura and her father agree to take in… Continue reading Review | Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

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Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

Title: The Left Hand of Darkness Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Published by: Ace My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Thrift store Content warning: Attempted murder, death, suicide, forced imprisonment "A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien… Continue reading Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin