An action-packed story starring a charming cast of middle-aged heroes who set out to save the world with bones. A book for young-adult fantasy lovers or someone just looking to read something uncomplicated and entertaining... Click to continue reading!
A lesbian detective investigates a murder on a remote asteroid mining station. Artificial intelligence ethics! Non-binary representation! This little space thriller has so much to offer and had me hooked from start to finish... Click to continue reading!
A collection of stories heavy with Jewish folklore, feminism, and anti-capitalism. I have been looking forward to reading this since it was first announced, and it was even better than I could have hoped... Click to continue reading!
I have never read a book like this before. West African mythology and history + a Black, queer MC + an interdimensional, genderqueer alien (who is also part demon)... this story has it all and more. While I can't say that I would highly recommend it due to the disjointed and somewhat messy writing, I am glad that I read it, and I would encourage anyone who is interested in a very unique reading experience to give it a try, especially if you typically enjoy YA... Click to continue reading!
An eco-dystopian, Weird speculative fiction, this eerily premonitory tale imagines what could happen if both capitalism and climate change go unchecked. I highly recommend this to fans of the Southern Reach trilogy and anyone who likes character-driven books with immersive worlds... Click to continue reading!
A Case of Conscience by James Blish (1958), Book club edition. Cover art by Janny Wurtz. Click to see the full cover!
Warm Worlds and Otherwise by James Tiptree, Jr. (1979), Second printing. Cover art by Michael Herring. Click to see the full cover!
The Two of Them by Joanna Russ (1978), First edition. Cover art by Norm Walker. Click to see the full cover!
A retelling of some classic Greek myths with a feminist twist. I can be a hipster when it comes to books that have this much hype, but I actually really enjoyed this, and it 110% deserves all of the praise it gets. Seeing the misogyny that even a goddess could face was heartbreaking, yet validating. Highly recommend to women and other marginalized genders... Click to continue reading!
Lord of Light by Roger Zelzany (1967), First edition. Cover art by Howard Bernstein. 1968 Hugo Award Winner, the unfinished movie version of which was renamed Argo and used as a cover during the CIA's Canadian Caper operation in 1980! Click to see the full cover!