Fiction, Nonfiction, & Alt-Facts | What We’re Reading

The “What We’re Reading” gang is back, with rule-breaking queens and foodies, outlined protagonists, scary strangers, brother correspondents, and pink roaches, to name a few subjects.

2017 Gumbo | What We’re Reading

We’re reading: aloud, long-form journalism, parental nightmares, New Orleans novels, Wild Westerns, Richard III rewrites, Brooklyn books, whodunits, a raconteur’s remembrances, & more Lippman!

Ahlborn’s Pick of the Month, Briggs, Chambers, Hurley, Palmer, Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, January 2017

Ahlborn does a good job of keeping her monster offstage and out of sight; an enjoyable series for urban fantasy fans; Palmer’s reflections on social issues cannot be denied; this short novel is marred by the singularly unappealing lead character

Women Authors Sweep 2016 Nebula Awards

Members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the prestigious Nebula Awards, held May 14 at the Chicago Palmer House Hilton, with a winning slate of female authors.

Messinger’s Debut of the Month, Anders, Bennett, Elton, Tregillis, plus New Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, December 1, 2015

HISTORICAL FICTION is a popular genre, giving readers a window to the past and the ways in which people lived, worked, fought, and loved. Several of this month’s selections employ a historical setting to good effect.

Doing and Reading | French on Fridays

This week I was all set to talk about Chevy Stevens’s Those Girls (St. Martin’s), which I just finished (lots and lots of brutality and violence but still a damn good story) and the surprise and delight I experienced upon discovering that hey, not only is Karen White savvy and smart about marketing and a […]