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THE AGE OF DISCOVERY by Becky Hagenston

I received a gifted copy of THE AGE OF DISCOVERY by Becky Hagenston from Ohio State Press. THE AGE OF DISCOVERY was pitched to me as quirky speculative fiction and that immediately caught my attention. It turned out to be a perfect description for this collection of short stories. This collection pulls together a wide… Continue reading THE AGE OF DISCOVERY by Becky Hagenston

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INTRUDERS: SHORT STORIES by Mohale Mashigo

Rating: 3.5 / 5 INTRUDERS: SHORT STORIES by Mohale Mashigo was my #ReadTheWorld2021 pick for February. In exploring lists of fiction for southern Africa, this one popped out at me as it was listed as a fantasy collection which is a genre I've been really enjoying of late. I'll admit that the cover also very… Continue reading INTRUDERS: SHORT STORIES by Mohale Mashigo

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THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones Jr.

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I saw some good reviews of THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones, Jr., so I added it to my January Book of the Month box. I new it wouldn't be an easy read, but I went in with high expectations. THE PROPHETS centers on the story of Samuel and Isaigh, two slave… Continue reading THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones Jr.

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THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS by Danielle Evans

Rating: 4 / 5 I had seen a few great reviews for THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS by Danielle Evans. When I pulled a reading challenge prompt which gave a collection of short stories as an option, I immediately added it to my January Book of the Month box. THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS is… Continue reading THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS by Danielle Evans

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TOIL & TROUBLE edited by Jessica Spotswood & Tess Sharpe

Rating: 3.5 / 5 When I asked for anthology suggestions featuring female authors. I got a couple recommendations for TOIL & TROUBLE, so when I saw it was available on my library shelf, I immediately added it to the stack of holds I was picking up. Edited by Jessica Spotswood and Tess Sharpe, this combines… Continue reading TOIL & TROUBLE edited by Jessica Spotswood & Tess Sharpe

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SO WE CAN GLOW by Leesa Cross-Smith (Out 3/10/2020)

Publication Date: 3/10/2020 Rating: 4.5 / 5 I received a complimentary copy of SO WE CAN GLOW by Leesa Cross-Smith for an honest review. Thank you to Grand Central Publishing for the beautiful finished copy! SO WE CAN GLOW is a book of short stories that I first heard about on the Reading Women Podcast's… Continue reading SO WE CAN GLOW by Leesa Cross-Smith (Out 3/10/2020)

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THE CAPTIVATING FLAME OF MADNESS by Jeff Parsons (Book Tour and Review)

Rating: 4 / 5 I received a complimentary ebook of THE CAPTIVATING FLAME OF MADNESS by Jeff Parsons as part of a book tour from Blackthorn Book Tours! Thank you to Blackthorn Book Tours and Jeff Parsons for the opportunity to read and provide an honest review! THE CAPTIVATING FLAME OF MADNESS is a short… Continue reading THE CAPTIVATING FLAME OF MADNESS by Jeff Parsons (Book Tour and Review)

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ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD by Anjali Sachdeva

Rating: 4 / 5 ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD by Anjali Sachdeva is a book that has been on my TBR for the last several months and it finally moved from my currently reading shelf to my read shelf! Finishing this book meant the completion of my 2019 Reading Women Challenge and it… Continue reading ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD by Anjali Sachdeva

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HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado

Rating: 3.5 / 5 HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado is a collection of short stories. It has been critically acclaimed and as such it fulfills a few challenge prompts. It was a Lambda Literary Award winner (a prompt for the #readingwomenchallenge) and it was a National Book Award finalist (a #aroundtheyearin52books… Continue reading HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado