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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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Excerpt: THE ROSEWATER INSURRECTION by Tade Thompson

We are delighted to share an excerpt from the second novel in Tade Thompson’s highly acclaimed Wormwood trilogy science fiction series, The Rosewater Insurrection. About the Book The second volume in a vibrant and compellingly told trilogy by one…

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TIMSHALA by Leah Cypess

Timshala by Leah Cypess Published 10/30/2018 Siara has always known that every step of her life is predestined—with the exception of a few true choices, a few points in time where she can exercise free will. But when she…

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X Marks The Story

X Marks the Story: October 2018

Finding excellent short SFF can often feel like hunting for buried treasure. Sometimes it takes a guide to help fill in the map, connecting readers with fantastic fiction and showing where X Marks The Story–a new monthly column from…

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Book Review: THE READER by Traci Chee

Title: The Reader Author: Traci Chee Genre: Speculative Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopia, Young Adult Publisher: Putnam Publication date: September 2016 Paperback: 442 pages Once there was, and one day there will be. This is the beginning of every story. Sefia…

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Book Review: THUNDERHEAD by Neal Shusterman

Title: Thunderhead Author: Neal Shusterman Genre: Speculative Fiction, Dystopia, Young Adult Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication date: January 2018 Paperback: 504 Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the…

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