Tag Archives: Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear Recommends…

I spoke with Elizabeth Bear at the Tucson Festival of Books back in March. And like her boyfriend Scott Lynch, she immediately gravitated towards a certain fantasy novel that I seem to be the only person who didn’t like. I’m … Continue reading

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Locus Finalists Announced

The finalists for the Locus Awards were announced today, and, after the disaster that was the Hugo nominations, they are a strong affirmation of the best in Sci-Fi and Fantasy. I’m especially delighted to see nearly every one of my … Continue reading

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Fantasy that is more than Farm Boys: A Chat with Elizabeth Bear

One of my highlights from the Tucson Festival of Books was the time I spent chatting with Elizabeth Bear. The Hugo-winning author of one of my favorite books of the year, Karen Memory, was gracious and talkative. She also introduced … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling — True Love

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious The Tough Guide to Fantasyland as a … Continue reading

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Review: “Karen Memory” by Elizabeth Bear

Karen Memory Elizabeth Bear ★★★★ Tor, 2015. Note to self. Don’t fuck with a steampunk seamstress. You just don’t know what she’s packing in that sewing machine. Karen Memery (like memory but with an e as she explains), is just … Continue reading

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