Tag Archives: fantasy

Post-apocalyptic Faerytales?: A Review of the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

I’ve talked about fantasy before on this blog, but it’s been awhile. So I am happy to have such a delightful excuse to do so now. Fantasy? You say. What has fantasy got to do with traumatized children and the like? More … Continue reading

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When She Was Bad . . . Review of Chime by Franny Billingsley

Not since The Great Gilly Hopkins have I met a character as nicely nasty and wholly lovable as Briony Larkin from Franny Billingsley‘s new novel Chime. Summary: In the early 20th century in Swampsea, 17-year-old Briony, who can see the … Continue reading

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What books do the rape survivors, themselves, need?

So, following Bitch Magazine’s kind of horrifying removal of Margo Lanagan’s incredible novel Tender Morsels, along with two other novels, from their list of 100 YA novels for feminist readers last week (you can read Lanagan’s response and that of … Continue reading

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