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YA Wednesday: The Reader Who Nearly OD’d on Whimsy While Reading Catherynne Valente (and loved every minute of it)

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Catherynne Valente ★★★★½ Square Fish, 2011. I don’t think I’ve ever encountered so much whimsy in a novel. Every page — whimsy, whimsy, whimsy. Did I mention whimsy? … Continue reading

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Review: “Magonia” by Maria Dahvana Headley

Magonia Maria Dahvana Headley ★★★½ Harper Voyager, 2015. Turns out I’m a sucker for a Neil Gaiman blurb. Harper Voyager knows how to market to me. It’s also nice to have been following Neil long enough that I’m now seeing … Continue reading

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Review: “Harrison Squared” by Daryl Gregory

Harrison Squared Daryl Gregory ★★★★ Tor, 2015. What if H.P Lovecraft had written a tale of rebellious teenagers fighting stygian horror? We don’t need to ask, since Daryl Gregory has with this prequel to We Are All Completely Fine, his … Continue reading

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Review: “Red Rising” by Pierce Brown

Red Rising Pierce Brown ★★★★ Del Rey, 2014. Red Rising is a harrowing book. But it’s also a really, really good book.

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October Sci-Fi and Fantasy Releases

There is a wealth of new reads coming our way next month. Here are just a few to look out for. As always, be sure and check back here for reviews – I doubt they all will reviewed, but I … Continue reading

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