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Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2016 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2016 Anime

Warmer weather, cherry blossoms, picnics—it's springtime, which also means a new season of anime! Most people get excited about the transition from winter to summer, but for me, spring has always meant an increase in seasonal allergies, lots of rain, and [...]

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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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REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 5

REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 5

Kanata Tanaka and Kazuki Yoshikawa are very grown-up for middle schoolers. Between Kanata’s womanly grace and Kazuki’s sophisticated manliness, the rest of Class 2-B is awed – and a little intimidated – by their maturity, seriousness, and good grades. But Kanata [...]

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Film Review: The Witch

Film Review: The Witch

For the first time in ages, I left a movie theater not really sure what I just witnessed. This, I’ve decided, was not a good thing. This review contains spoilers, so turn back now if you haven’t seen the film and want [...]

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On Our List: March 2016

On Our List: March 2016

I've been looking forward to the release of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for months now, and once I actually started playing, this game hasn't disappointed. It's darker than I expected, but the plot is so interesting that [...]

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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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