Drop what you’re doing and go buy Ann Leckie’s PROVENANCE

Maybe I’m being a bit dramatic. But I’m also not. Provenance marks a return to the universe of Ann Leckie’s Imperial Radch trilogy, which began in 2013 with the award-winning Ancillary Justice. Provenance is similarly centered around a plot of intergalactic political intrigue, following a young woman who’s frankly too inexperienced to navigate the situation she’s put herself in.Continue reading “Drop what you’re doing and go buy Ann Leckie’s PROVENANCE”

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Some of the coolest women in SF/F are moms

My newest at The Portalist lists 8 of my favorite moms of speculative fiction: These women come in many forms, from the women who raised us to the teachers and role models we’ve found in the world around us—even in fiction. While I couldn’t possibly fit them all on one list, here are eight genreContinue reading “Some of the coolest women in SF/F are moms”

My review of The Stars Are Legion is live now at Girls in Capes

I’m excited to share my newest review, which is live now at Girls in Capes: Legion is a wonderful book, and I did enjoy it for the way it made me think about the world, but it’s not a book to read if you’re looking specifically for better and more diverse types of romances. IfContinue reading “My review of The Stars Are Legion is live now at Girls in Capes”

Book Mail for the Week Ending January 28, 2017

As I mentioned back a while, I don’t get review copies every week, and I missed one last time! This week, my book copies included the new anthology Galactic Empires edited by Neil Clarke.

Read my review of K.B. Wagers’ BEHIND THE THRONE on Girls in Capes

Check out my review of BEHIND THE THRONE in Girls in Capes! I also love the way that the book addresses not only who she is as a gunrunner (basically a glorified space pirate), but who she is as the heiress to the empire and as a woman. Her heart is broken over her lovedContinue reading “Read my review of K.B. Wagers’ BEHIND THE THRONE on Girls in Capes”