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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

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Review | The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

Title: The Winged Histories Author: Sofia Samatar Published by: Small Beer Press My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Content warning: Domestic violence, abusive parental/child relationship, death (in battle) "Four women, soldier, scholar, poet, and socialite, are caught up on different sides of a violent rebellion. As war erupts… Continue reading Review | The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar

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Review | Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo

Title: Thus Were Their Faces Author: Silvina Ocampo Translator: Daniel Balderston Published by: NYRB Classics My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content warning: Domestic violence, rape, murder, child abuse "Silvina Ocampo is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century’s great masters of the short story. Italo Calvino once said about her,… Continue reading Review | Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo

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Review | Sunvault, edited by Phoebe Wagner & Brontë Christopher Wieland

Title: Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation Editors: Phoebe Wagner & Brontë Christopher Wieland Published by: Upper Rubber Boot Books My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Netgalley ARC "Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation is the first anthology to broadly collect solarpunk short stories, artwork, and poetry. A new genre for the 21st… Continue reading Review | Sunvault, edited by Phoebe Wagner & Brontë Christopher Wieland

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Review | The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Title: The House of the Spirits Author: Isabel Allende Translator: Magda Bogin Published by: Atria Books My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content Warning: Rape, police brutality, domestic violence, state oppression, torture, force imprisonment "The House of the Spirits brings to life the triumphs and tragedies of three generations of the… Continue reading Review | The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

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Review | The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz

Title: The Queue Author: Basma Abdel Aziz Translator: Elisabeth Jaquette Published by: Melville House My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content Warning:  State and police brutality, imprisonment, death (from injury) "Set against the backdrop of a failed political uprising, The Queue is a chilling debut that evokes Orwellian dystopia,… Continue reading Review | The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz

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Review | White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

Title: White is for Witching Author: Helen Oyeyemi Published by: Nan A. Talese (Knopf Doubleday) My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Content Warning: Eating disorder   "As a child, Miranda Silver developed pica, a rare eating disorder that causes its victims to consume nonedible substances. The death of her… Continue reading Review | White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi