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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor I can’t believe it took me so long to read Nnedi Okorafor! I can see why everyone raves about her whenever talking about diverse SFF done right. Akata Witch is about a twelve-year old girl named … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Livia Blackburne, Author of Midnight Thief

Author Livia Blackburne’s brand new book, Midnight Thief just came out last month. If you haven’t read it already, OMG go out and by a copy now!!! (And, oh yeah, Livia happens to be a writing group buddy, so I … Continue reading

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YA Book Recommendation: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski Read it slowly, and savor every last drop. Yes, it’s as good as everyone else says. No, they aren’t overselling it. (Fantasy/romance inspired by Ancient Greco-Roman history, so if none of those things intrigue … Continue reading

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YA Book Review: Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow

Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow I knew Erin Bow was a masterful writer after reading her last book, Plain Kate, so I was excited when I saw Sorrow’s Knot on NetGalley. Erin Bow is one of the most talented writers … Continue reading

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Poison Dance by Livia Blackburne

Poison Dance by Livia Blackburne This is an e-book by my very talented writer buddy, Livia Blackburne. I was lucky enough to see early versions of this novella and was very excited to see how well the final version turned out. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Trickster’s Choice by Tamora Pierce (spoilers!)

Trickster’s Choice by Tamora Pierce This book is about a girl named Aly who wants to be a spy. Her parents (Alanna and George from The Song of the Lioness Quartet) think this is too dangerous, so Aly runs away and ends … Continue reading

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Chart of Fantasy Art

Hilarious! These books definitely need more stilettos… As seen on TimHolman.net:

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Where do you write?

I have to admit, I don’t know most of these authors, but it is interesting to see the spaces they choose to write in. I wonder if all of these people actually write where they say they do, or if … Continue reading

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Neal Stephenson’s Anathem and made up words

So this morning, my husband showed me this XKCD comic making fun of Neal Stephenson’s new book Anathem (Disclaimer: I have not actually read this book): Then, later today, I read (okay skimmed) an interview with Neal Stephenson on Goodreads.com … Continue reading

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The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio by Lloyd Alexander

The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio by Lloyd Alexander My review This is the last novel of Lloyd Alexander, author of The Chronicles of Prydain. I was both excited and worried about reading this book. I loved the Chronicles of … Continue reading

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