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Category Archives: Reviews

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 […]