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Category Archives: Reviews

Book Review: His Majesty’s Dragon

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: His Majesty’s Dragon Author: Naomi Novik First Published: 2006 Naomi Novik was born in New York in 1973 and raised on Long Island. Novik learned to read at an early age and her favorite books were by J.R.R. Tolkien and Jane Austen. She studied English Literature at Brown University and did graduate work […]


Quick Pick: “One Fell Sweep”

by Rebecca Buchanan


Title: One Fell Sweep (The Innkeeper Chronicles #3) Publisher: NYLA Author: Ilona Andrews Pages: 338 pp Price: $4.99 (ebook) / $13.99 (paperback) The Hook: Dina DeMille is an Innkeeper. She runs the Gertrude Hunt, a bed and breakfast in Texas. But Dina is a very unusual Innkeeper, and the Gertrude Hunt deals with a very […]


Book Review: 2001: A Space Odyssey

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: 2001: A Space Odyssey Author: Arthur C. Clarke First Published: 1968 Sir Arthur Charles Clarke is considered one of the “big three” founders of the genre of science fiction, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Issac Asimov. He was a British science fiction author, futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and a television series host. […]


The Girl Who Will Save Us: Katherine Arden’s “The Bear and the Nightingale”

by Jan Stinchcomb


I’ve been waiting all my life for a truly satisfying retelling of my all-time favorite fairy tale, “Vasilisa the Wise,” and Katherine Arden has delivered it in a novel that combines history, fantasy, and folk magic. The Bear and the Nightingale brings Vasilisa, here called Vasya, into contact with Morozko, Russian folklore’s brutal Winter King. […]




Book Review: The Crystal Cave

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: The Crystal Cave Author: Mary Stewart First Published: 1970 Lady Mary Stewart was born in Sunderland, England, the daughter of a vicar. She graduated from Durham University in 1938 with full honors in English. While she hoped to become a university professor, due to World War II, jobs were very scarce and she […]


Review: Q-T-Pies, by Balogun Ojetade


I was gonna talk to you all about all sorts of topics related to this book, like intra-race relations, misogyny, black women in horror, all those good things…but the more I read Q-T-Pies the more I just kept thinking… “This isht is [bleep] up.” Repeating over and over again like a broke record. Now, that’s […]


Review: Princess Elena of Avalor

by Cheryl Wollner


I first heard about the Disney Channel show Princess Elena of Avalor last summer when speaking with a Chicana high school student about how she notices the lack of Latin@ and Chican@ representation in animation and live action programming. Elena of Avalor begins to break that barrier, featuring Disney’s first Latina Princess. Last week, I […]


Book Review: Red Mars

by Wendy Van Camp


Book Name: Red Mars Author: Kim Stanley Robinson First Published: 1993 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel 1993 Author Kim Stanley Robinson was born in Waukegan, Illinois, but mainly grew up in Southern California. He earned a B.A. in literature from the University of California, San Diego in 1974 and gained a Masters in English […]