r/fantasy Bingo 2017 · Review

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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Blog | Introducing the Women in Translation Month BINGO Challenge

Last year I discovered that August was Women in Translation month half way through the month and only had time to do a blog post about it. Thankfully I actually thought to plan ahead this year. So what exactly is Women in Translation month (#WITMonth) and why is it necessary? Originally started by blogger Meytal Radzinski,… Continue reading Blog | Introducing the Women in Translation Month BINGO Challenge

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Review | Shelter by Jung Yun

Title: Shelter Author: Jung Yun Published by: Picador My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Trigger Warning: domestic violence, rape, home invasion, parental abuse, suicide, marital infidelity "Kyung Cho is a young father burdened by a house he can’t afford. For years, he and his wife, Gillian, have lived beyond… Continue reading Review | Shelter by Jung Yun

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Review | Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

Title: Ninefox Gambit Author: Yoon Ha Lee Published by: Solaris Books My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content Warning: Death (in combat), genocide, murder, rape, suicidal thoughts "The first installment of the trilogy, Ninefox Gambit, centers on disgraced captain Kel Cheris, who must recapture the formidable Fortress of… Continue reading Review | Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

r/fantasy Bingo 2017 · Review

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