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Book Club: NIMONA by Noelle Stevenson

Book Club: NIMONA by Noelle Stevenson

Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! This month, the Girls in Capes Book Club is reading NIMONA, the graphic novel debut by Noelle Stevenson, previously reviewed here. Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a [...]

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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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Book Club: WARM BODIES by Isaac Marion

Book Club: WARM BODIES by Isaac Marion

Celebrate Valentine's Day with some delicious brains — We're reading WARM BODIES this month! R is having a no-life crisis—he is a zombie. He has no memories, no identity, and no pulse, but he is a little different from his fellow [...]

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Book Club: SANTA OLIVIA by Jacqueline Carey

Book Club: SANTA OLIVIA by Jacqueline Carey

Explore Jacqueline Carey's take on both comic book superheroes and the classic werewolf myth in SANTA OLIVIA: Loup Garron was born and raised in Santa Olivia, an isolated, disenfranchised town next to a US military base inside a DMZ buffer zone [...]

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Book Club: ETIQUETTE & ESPIONAGE by Gail Carriger

Book Club: ETIQUETTE & ESPIONAGE by Gail Carriger

We're headed to Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality this September: It's one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It's quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia [...]

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