Month: August 2016

Review of Forerunner by Andre Norton

Andre Norton’s Forerunner, first published in 1981, is not her first book set in this universe, but it is the first of two books following the character Simsa. Although Forerunner was re-released a few years ago, Forerunner: The Second Venture was not, but both of Simsa’s stories can be found together in the omnibus The Forerunner Factor.

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Guest Post: Leanna Renee Hieber on Feminism in the Gothic Tradition

Today I’m delighted to welcome Leanna Renee Hieber! Her debut novel, the enjoyable Prism-Award-winning The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, was recently reissued as Strangely Beautiful, a single volume containing revised editions of the first two novels in this saga. She is also the author of the Magic Most Foul trilogy beginning with Darker Still, and the second book in her Eterna Files series, Eterna and Omega, was just released earlier this month. Penny Dreadful’s Betrayal and the Complexity of Feminism in the Gothic Tradition Hello friends, this is the topic for a graduate thesis, not a blog post, so strap...

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Leanna Renee Hieber on Feminism in the Gothic Tradition

Today I’m delighted to welcome Leanna Renee Hieber! Her debut novel, the enjoyable Prism-Award-winning The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, was recently reissued as Strangely Beautiful, a single volume containing revised editions of the first two novels in this saga. She is also the author of the Magic Most Foul trilogy beginning with Darker Still, and the second book in her Eterna Files series, Eterna and Omega, was just released earlier this month. Penny Dreadful’s Betrayal and the Complexity of Feminism in the Gothic Tradition Hello friends, this is the topic for a graduate thesis, not a blog post, so strap...

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The Leaning Pile of Books

The Leaning Pile of Books is a feature where I talk about books I got over the last week–old or new, bought or received for review consideration (usually unsolicited). Since I hope you will find new books you’re interested in reading in these posts, I try to be as informative as possible. If I can find them, links to excerpts, author’s websites, and places where you can find more information on the book are included. Both of this week’s books sound amazing, but first, here’s what happened last week in case you missed it! Julie Czerneda stopped by as...

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