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Over at Kirkus: THE HUNGER by Alma Katsu and Other Cravings

We are over at Kirkus today for our regular column! It’s Thea’s turn today, with a list of recommended summer reading: the Horror Edition. Largely inspired by The Hunger–Alma Katsu’s horrifying, supernatural take on the ill-fated Donner Party–Thea examines…

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Book Review: THE GONE WORLD by Tom Sweterlitsch

Title: The Gone World Author: Tom Sweterlitsch Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s SonsPublication Date: February 2019Paperback: 400 pages “I promise you have never read a story like this.”—Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter Inception meets True Detective in…

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Book Review: THE INVITED by Jennifer McMahon

Title: The Invited Author: Jennifer McMahon Genre: Horror Publisher: DoubledayPublication Date: May 2019Hardcover: 353 pages A chilling ghost story with a twist: the New York Times bestselling author of The Winter People returns to the woods of Vermont to tell the story of…

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May the Fourth Be With You! (Over at Kirkus)

We are over at Kirkus today for our regular column! In celebration of May the Fourth, aka Star Wars day, it is Thea’s turn, with a list. In celebration of Star Wars, Thea shares a list of three recently…

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Book Review: SHERWOOD by Meagan Spooner

Title: Sherwood Author: Meagan Spooner Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: HarperTeenPublication Date: March 2019Hardcover: 480 pages Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of…

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Book Review: THE WICKED KING by Holly Black

Title: The Wicked King Author: Holly Black Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: January 2019Hardcover: 336 pages This exclusive edition contains deleted scenes sure to delight fans and give them a special peek into the world…

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Over at Kirkus: A Game of Queens (Part 2)

We are over at Kirkus today for our regular column! It’s Thea’s turn, with a list of some awesome female-centric and female-authored fantasy, leading up to the final season (!) of Game of Thrones. There are powerful queens and evil sorceresses,…

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Book Review: THE FLICKER MEN by Ted Kosmatka

Title: The Flicker Men Author: Ted Kosmatka Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Henry Holt & CoPublication date: July 2015Hardcover: 352 pages A quantum physicist shocks the world with a startling experiment, igniting a struggle between science and theology, free will and fate, and…

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Over at Kirkus: In Defense of the Anti-Hero

We are over at Kirkus today for our regular column! It’s Thea’s turn this time, with an impassioned defense of some favorite anti-heroes–inspired by her reading of Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C Dao. Heroes are great and all, but are a…

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Book Review: THE KINGDOM OF COPPER by S.A. Chakraborty

Title: The Kingdom of Copper Author: S.A. Chakraborty Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Harper VoyagerPublication date: January 2019Hardcover: 640 pages S. A. Chakraborty continues the sweeping adventure begun in The City of Brass—”the best adult fantasy I’ve read since The Name of the Wind” (#1 New York Times bestselling…

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