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REVIEW: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

REVIEW: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

The world is ending. Essun has not found her daughter. And the person she has found wants her to do something utterly outside the realm of possibility. Her daughter, Nassun, struggles to survive not just in the Fifth Season that's only [...]

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REVIEW: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

REVIEW: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

This isn’t Naomi Novik’s first walk around the fantasy block. She’s best known for her series Temeraire, a fantasy/alternate history saga that spans eight novels, the first installation of which was nominated for a Hugo Award in 2007. Uprooted is [...]

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Book Club: FLEDGLING by Octavia Butler

Book Club: FLEDGLING by Octavia Butler

It's our annual Octavia Butler novel! This month, Girls in Capes is reading FLEDGLING: Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is [...]

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REVIEW: The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky

REVIEW: The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky

It's been years since Selene DiSilva claimed the name Artemis as her own. The former Olympian lost her power when her worshippers disappeared and now resides in Manhattan, punishing men who harm women even as her remaining strength drains away. [...]

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REVIEW: Towers Fall by Karina Sumner-Smith

The final installment of Karina Sumner-Smith’s Towers trilogy is finally here. While I haven’t devotedly followed the trail of this trilogy, I’ve admired it and been a fan from afar, ever since I reviewed the first book Radiant in July [...]

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REVIEW: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

REVIEW: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

In the Stillness, apocalypse-level natural disasters occur often enough that there's an entire name for it: the Fifth Season, or just the Season, that communities prepare for sometimes for hundreds of years. Essun is a woman caught in the middle [...]

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REVIEW: The Just City by Jo Walton

REVIEW: The Just City by Jo Walton

After finishing up with the soul-crushing The Song of Achilles in February (the review of which you can find here), I was in the mood for some more fiction involving Greek mythos. Lo and behold, Jo Walton’s The Just City [...]

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