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Family and females feature prominently in the Nebula short story nominees

It’s been a great month of reading and thinking about this year’s short story nominees for the Nebula Awards. (My reviews of the nominees can be found in the March and April 2015 archives on this blog… 314 more words


Recent Reads: "Shadow Scale" by Rachel Hartman

Shadow Scale
Rachel Hartman
Fantasy / Young Adult
596 pages


The kingdom of Goredd: a world where humans and dragons share life with an uneasy balance, and those few who are both human and dragon must hide the truth. 1,017 more words


Once Upon a Time

ABC’s Once Upon a Time brings together almost all the fairy tales that made Disney the empire that it is today (plus some non-Disney stories as well) into modern times in a small town called Storybrooke. 870 more words

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a new Netflix original show  created by Tina Fey (*fangirl screams*) and Robert Carlock starring Bridesmaids’ Ellie Kemper. The show follows Kimmy, a 29 year-old woman who was recently released from a bunker where a crazy preacher had her and three other women kidnapped for 15 years. 778 more words

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Keira Knightley asks "Where are the female storytellers?"

It should go without saying that we at the Saetre Film Group are pro-women in the film industry. We staunchly believe that the female presence in Hollywood needs to be stronger, more present and more authoritative and we champion female writers, directors, actors for speaking out on how the lack of female power figures and storytellers is a problem that needs to be addressed as well as their own accomplishments. 336 more words


Book Review: Binary by Stephanie Saulter

Several years after the events of Gemsigns (see my review here at Skiffy and Fanty), the integration of Gems into society has continued. The violent spasm of reaction to Gems in the form of the godgangs has given way, some years later, to society seeking methods to harness the talents the Gems have in modern society.   674 more words

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Shonda Rhime’s Scandal combines the inner workings of the American government, political scandals, and the complicated relationship between a president and his former staff member. Starring Kerry Washington, the story revolves around Olivia Pope, a truly amazing lawyer who worked on the presidential campaign, had an affair with the president, and is now the head of a crisis management firm in Washington, D.C. 665 more words

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