Category Archives: sf/f

#TBRChallenge – Competition: The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord

TweetThe Galaxy Game by Karen Lord is a complex, far-future space opera that includes the sport of Wallrunning. The skills and implications of Wallrunning, it turns out, influence events on an interstellar scale. I was very pleased to re-encounter characters … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Gothic: Doll Bones by Holly Black

TweetDoll Bones by Holly Black is Middle Grade, but more than spooky enough for my tender sensibilities. What I love most about this book is that it’s really about making stories, and the power of making stories. Narrator Zach and … Continue reading

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My September Reading Log

TweetFiction: The Factory Witches of Lowell by C.S. Malerich is historical fantasy set in nineteenth century Lowell, Massachusetts, which at the time was a factory town full of textile mills. Many of the workers in those mills were young, single … Continue reading

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Finding Refuge available this week!

TweetMy new novella, Finding Refuge, is now available! It’s science fiction with lesbian romance, telepathy, found family, and trauma recovery. They lost the revolution. But then, they found sanctuary—and hope. After the fascistic Federated Colonies crushes their interstellar revolt, freedom … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Unusual Profession: Set This House in Order by Matt Ruff

TweetSet This House in Order: A Romance of Souls by Matt Ruff won the 2003 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, now renamed the Otherwise Award, which “celebrates science fiction, fantasy, and other forms of speculative narrative that expand and explore our … Continue reading

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My August Reading Log

TweetFiction: The Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein, set mostly in Scotland during World War II, is a prequel to Code Name Verity. The main characters are Louisa Adair, a half-English/half-Jamaican teenaged girl; an elderly German immigrant woman who adopts the … Continue reading

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My July Reading Log

TweetFiction: Demon Fighter Sucks by Katherine Crighton is short fiction at Apex Magazine. It’s speculative fiction about YouTube and grief. After the Gold: A Twin Cities Ice Book by Erin McRae and Racheline Maltese is a contemporary romance whose protagonists … Continue reading

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Virtual Readercon 2021 starts tomorrow!

TweetReadercon 2021 is taking place virtually on August 13–15, 2021. I’m proud to participate in the Sunday Memorial Guest of Honor panel described below. “The Works and Life of Vonda N. McIntyre” Sunday, August 15, 12:00 PM Described by the … Continue reading

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[Virtual] Readercon 2021 Schedule

TweetReadercon 2021 is taking place virtually and delayed this year, August 13–15, 2021. I’m proud to participate in the panel described below. “The Works and Life of Vonda N. McIntyre” Sunday, August 15, 12:00 PM Described by the Guardian as … Continue reading

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My June Reading Log

TweetFiction: The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal is third in the “Lady Astronaut” series, happening somewhat concurrently with the second book. The plot fills in some details about what happened on Earth and on the Moon while the journey … Continue reading

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