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Book Review: The Stars are Legion by Kameron Hurley

I came to Kameron Hurley’s work early, getting a copy of God’s War back at the beginning of her career, and following her work and worlds since. 907 more words

Science Fiction

LUCKY BROKEN GIRL for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

I’ve read more books about diverse characters and their stories of immigration this year than I had the previous four years combined. And that’s a good thing. 737 more words

Middle Grade

The Sun is Also a Star - Nicola Yoon

A while back, I read Nicola Yoon’s The Sun is Also a Star.

By “a while back”, I mean I finished it in the first few days of January. 859 more words


King Arthur: You Can’t Make a $300 Million Movie Without Women

The King Arthur legend has multiple elements, among them a love story involving the king, Guinevere, and Sir Lancelot.  This version incorporated fantasy, swords, sorcery, and FX, but didn’t bother with romance or significant female characters. – Tom Brueggemann, IndieWire.  Read More:


CALL ME SUNFLOWER for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

It’s been two years since Miriam Spitzer Franklin’s debut novel, EXTRAORDINARY, was released. This month her much anticipated second novel hits the shelves, CALL ME SUNFLOWER. 794 more words

Middle Grade

THE ONE GOOD THING ABOUT AMERICA for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Living in America after fleeing another country is full of challenges. Just ask Anaïs who arrives in the U.S. from Africa with her mother and younger brother. 705 more words

Middle Grade