Short and Scintillating SFF Reads

I recently found myself with three newly purchased short story collections on my to-read shelf, each one highlighting the work of a particular female author. Short story collections can fall into the trap of leaving you unsatisfied by not fully developing the brief glimpses into different worlds, but I was lucky with this trio. Two… Read More

Want It All? Don’t Mind If I Do.

I imagine most of us have run up against the nonsense of “fake geek girl” at one point or another. It’s ridiculous and insulting but it’s there: “Girls are only participating in fandom/going to cons/reading comics/etc. so boys will like them but they don’t actually know what they’re talking about/care/understand every detail of the canon.”… Read More

Why You Need A Tanya Huff Shelf

There is a Tanya Huff book to fulfill any possible speculative fiction need. She can write in any genre she chooses and does them all well. Missing the first time you ventured into Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar or Katharine Kerr’s Deverry? The world of Huff’s Quarters series will give you plots, counterplots and magic rooted in… Read More