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My dad read me the Hobbit as a bedtime story when I was eight. This didn't go so well, because it turns out giant spiders are really scary. But he instilled in me a lifelong love of reading, even if it occasionally gives me nightmares. I can be found tweeting intermittently at @CeridwenAnne

Galactic Kitchen Confidential: The Sol Majestic by Ferrett Steinmetz

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Galactic Kitchen Confidential: The Sol Majestic by Ferrett Steinmetz

Located on a space station that is more relay stop than destination, the titular restaurant in Ferret Steinmetz’s The Sol Majestic is the kind of dining...
The Fate of the World Is at Stake in The Gameshouse

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The Fate of the World Is at Stake in The Gameshouse

Though Claire North’s The Gameshouse collects three novellas previously only available as ebooks, it works quite beautifully as a novel in three...
A Wandering Metaphysical Mystery: Karen Lord’s Unraveling

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A Wandering Metaphysical Mystery: Karen Lord’s Unraveling

Unraveling, the new novel from World Fantasy Award nominee Karen Lord, is on one level a mystery: a serial killer, Walther Grey, murdered people in a place...
Blogging the Nebulas: Calculating the Odds

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Blogging the Nebulas: Calculating the Odds

This is my fifth year #BloggingTheNebulas. For two years running, I’ve managed to predict the winner correctly. The two years before that, not so much. I...
The Fight Comes Home for Mercy Thompson in Storm Cursed

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The Fight Comes Home for Mercy Thompson in Storm Cursed

In an urban fantasy series as long-lived as Patricia Brigg’s Mercy Thompson—which began with Moon Called in 2006, and recently reached its...
6 Essential Works by 2019 SFWA Grand Master William Gibson

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6 Essential Works by 2019 SFWA Grand Master William Gibson

During next week’s Nebula Award weekend, venerable science fiction writer William Gibson will be honored as the 35th Damon Knight Grand Master by the...
Blogging the Nebulas: The Calculating Stars Thrillingly Reimagines the Space Race

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Blogging the Nebulas: The Calculating Stars Thrillingly Reimagines the Space Race

Editor’s note: The Nebula Awards are often described as the Academy Awards of SFF literature. Like the Oscar, the Nebula is voted on by the professional...
Blogging the Nebulas: Naomi Novik’s Spinning Silver Transforms Folklore into Fantasy Gold

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Blogging the Nebulas: Naomi Novik’s Spinning Silver Transforms Folklore into Fantasy Gold

Editor’s note: The Nebula Awards are often described as the Academy Awards of SFF literature. Like the Oscar, the Nebula is voted on by the professional...
After the Revolution: Amnesty Closes Lara Elena Donnelly’s Nebula-Nominated Amberlough Dossier

from the ashes

After the Revolution: Amnesty Closes Lara Elena Donnelly’s Nebula-Nominated Amberlough Dossier

Amnesty, the final book of Lara Elena Donnelly’s Amberlough Dossier, returns to Gedda after the fall of the fascistic Ospies, picking up in that...
Sequel Storm of Locusts Is Even Better Than the Hugo-Nominated Trail of Lightning

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Sequel Storm of Locusts Is Even Better Than the Hugo-Nominated Trail of Lightning

In concrete action, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Storm of Locusts begins similarly to its Hugo- and Nebula-nominated predecessor Trail of Lighting: with a...
Blogging the Nebulas: C.L. Polk’s Witchmark Deftly Balances Character and Worldbuilding

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Blogging the Nebulas: C.L. Polk’s Witchmark Deftly Balances Character and Worldbuilding

Editor’s note: The Nebula Awards are often described as the Academy Awards of SFF literature. Like the Oscar, the Nebula is voted on by the professional...
Reality Is an Impossible Game: Emma Newman’s Atlas Alone

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Reality Is an Impossible Game: Emma Newman’s Atlas Alone

Reviewing a novel four books deep into a series is always a little tricky, even if—as with Emma Newman’s Planetfall series—the novels are less a...

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