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Corrina Lawson is a former newspaper reporter, a mom of four, and the author of nine published books, including a steampunk and a superhero series. She is currently the content director of GeekMom.com.

A Voyage of Death and Hope: The Bone Ships by RJ Barker

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A Voyage of Death and Hope: The Bone Ships by RJ Barker

RJ Barker’s The Bone Ships begins with Joron, a boy nearly come to manhood, in despair: unfairly exiled, facing a death sentence, sailing aboard a...
A Sword Named Truth Is a Fantasy Epic Exploring the Perils of Growing Up

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A Sword Named Truth Is a Fantasy Epic Exploring the Perils of Growing Up

Many fantasy stories end when the battle is won and order is restored (in some form), leaving what comes next to the imagination. In Sherwood Smith’s...
You Won’t Know Who to Trust Amid the Military Sci-Fi Thrills of Shrouded Loyalties

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You Won’t Know Who to Trust Amid the Military Sci-Fi Thrills of Shrouded Loyalties

If nothing else, the title of Reese Hogan’s Shrouded Loyalties is extremely on-point. This fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes place in the middle...
The Weirdest, Most Wonderful Fantasy of 2019? Michael Swanwick’s The Iron Dragon’s Mother

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The Weirdest, Most Wonderful Fantasy of 2019? Michael Swanwick’s The Iron Dragon’s Mother

Michael Swanwick’s The Iron Dragon’s Mother promises to tell the epic story of Caitlin, the magical scion of a Faerie house, who rides on an...
Holy Sister Ends a Science Fantasy Trilogy That Finds Hope in a Dark World

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Holy Sister Ends a Science Fantasy Trilogy That Finds Hope in a Dark World

The titles of the three books in Mark Lawrence’s Book of the Ancestor series emphasize the emotional and physical journeys that the main character,...
Ambiguity Reigns in the Hypnotic Stories of The Very Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan

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Ambiguity Reigns in the Hypnotic Stories of The Very Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan

To enter the world of Caitlin R. Kiernan is to enter a world where dreams become nightmares, nightmares become reality, and transformation—horrible,...
The Power of Choice Changes the World in The Women’s War

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The Power of Choice Changes the World in The Women’s War

The women of The Women’s War, a new epic fantasy by Jenna Glass, are filled with quiet rage. Their fury is that of the dispossessed, the abandoned,...
Angels, Demons, and the Mesmerizing Music of Where Oblivion Lives

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Angels, Demons, and the Mesmerizing Music of Where Oblivion Lives

It begins with music: discordant nightmare notes played on a lost Stradivarius. It’s a nightmare the half-angel, half-daimon Diago Alvarez cannot...
A Mismatched Couple Saves the Galaxy in Polaris Rising

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A Mismatched Couple Saves the Galaxy in Polaris Rising

Ada von Hasenberg is kinda having a bad day. She’s been captured by mercenaries who’d be happy to inspect the merchandise, her intended husband...
Piecing Together the Mysteries of a Future Past: Eyal Kless’ The Lost Puzzler

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Piecing Together the Mysteries of a Future Past: Eyal Kless’ The Lost Puzzler

The title character of Eyal Kless’ debut novel The Lost Puzzler is lost, but he’s not alone. In many ways, he inhabits an entire world that is...
A Bad Deal For the Whole Galaxy Is a Great Deal For Space Opera Fans

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A Bad Deal For the Whole Galaxy Is a Great Deal For Space Opera Fans

At one point in Alex White’s A Bad Deal For the Whole Galaxy, the ne’er-do-well crew of the Capricious is simultaneously engaged in a heist...
An Interdimensional Murder Mystery with Librarians: Genevieve Cogman’s The Mortal Word

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An Interdimensional Murder Mystery with Librarians: Genevieve Cogman’s The Mortal Word

“And yet there was but one woman to him, and that woman was the late Irene Adler, of dubious and questionable memory.” —”A Scandal in...

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