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Book Review: To Shape the Dark edited by Athena Andreadis

Athena Andraedis’ anthology The Other Half of the Sky was an explicit attempt at highlighting and fighting a severe tendency for female characters in science fiction to be secondary characters, love interests or even just wallpaper by gathering an excellent group of writers to bring forth a set of stories with female protagonists in science fictional settings. 1,334 more words

Book Reviews

Fan Casting Female Protagonists: Part 1

Today, I am going to fan cast some YA book protagonists. This will just be my personal opinion and how I picture the characters, but I’d love to know if you agree or disagree with any of these!! 258 more words

Young Adult

CiCi Reno #MiddleSchoolMatchmaker for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Today is the review, and tomorrow I have a special interview with the author, Kristina Springer, on launch day of this fun new MG novel, Cici Reno #MiddleSchoolMatchmaker. 621 more words

Middle Grade

Guest-Posting at Fantasy Cafe for Women In SF&F Month

I’m honored that Kristen at Fantasy Cafe has invited me to take part in her annual Women In SF&F Month! Today I’m guest-posting about some of my favorite female characters in fantasy who don’t fall into the “strong female protagonist” stereotype. 179 more words


Book Review: The Law of Nines

There are so many defining elements that one can use to determine whether a book qualifies as being good or bad. Does it have a relatable protagonist? 1,324 more words

Strong Female Protagonists

I read a series of books recently, the first three of Rachel E. Carter’s The Black Mage series. The books follow the story of Ryiah as she joins a school for wizards and goes through the incredibly tough training to become a combat mage. 554 more words