Feminist Book of the Month: Longbourn’s Songbird

Our February Book of the Month is (drumroll please): Longbourn’s Songbird by Beau North. Longbourn’s Songbird is a retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This version is set in the American South in 1948. North’s Longbourn is one of similarities and differences to Austen’s. The Bennets own a large farm; Darcy ran a munitions… Read More

Book of the Month: The Stars Change

During WisCon this year I happened to sit in on quite a few panels featuring Mary Anne Mohanraj. Mohanraj is the founder of Strange Horizons, a highly-regarded speculative fiction magazine, so it was cool to get to dive into some of her work this month with The Stars Change. Whenever I get through something on… Read More

“The Hues” and Magical Girl Power

Artist and writer Alex Heberling had me at magical girl comic. I stumbled across The Hues at WisCon earlier this year and snagged myself a copy of volume one, which came with a complimentary full color poster signed by the artist herself. In the front of the book is a list of donors who helped… Read More

Surrender to “Blood’s Force”

This month I have the pleasure of announcing that author Ellis Morning‘s novel Blood’s Force is the August Book of the Month. Blood’s Force is book one in the “Sword and Starship” series. The story is set in a corner of a universe where technology is demonized, spaceflight is fast becoming a lost art, and interplanetary politics… Read More