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Browsing all articles tagged with Catherynne M. Valente.

Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente

Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente
5

Simply put, I loved Six-Gun Snow White. Although many have adapted fairy tales across a variety of media, very few have done it this well. This isn’t a simple retelling or putting an old tale in new set dressing; Catherynne M. Valente transforms the story of Snow White and tells it beautifully, painfully well. She […]

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The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi

The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi 

When we talk about science fiction we divide it up. It’s too big for a single shelf, we have to break it into subgenres and swallow it in pieces. There’s hard sci-fi, which typically deals with complicated scientific concepts. I usually call this technical sci-fi, since it’s often predicated on the idea that the science […]

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Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente

Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente
4.5

Radiance pulled me into itself like the waves on a strange, Venusian beach. I went in with high expectations, since Cat Valente is a fabulous author whose work I have read and loved in the past. I also met her at New York Comic Con, and she mentioned that there were cowboys on Mars in […]

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Fantasy Book Club – August 2013: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

Fantasy Book Club – August 2013: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente 

In August we will be reading The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente. “Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window […]

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Women to Watch Out For in 2013

Women to Watch Out For in 2013 

The blog post listing the most anticipated fantasy books of 2013 got a bit of negative attention because of the complete absence of women from the top ten. I thought I would lend a hand by listing a few 2013 books by women that people might find interesting. Of course any such list does depend […]

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Which Writers Are Asking The Hard Questions Today?

Which Writers Are Asking The Hard Questions Today? 

As I move from summer to winter, I tend to switch from lighter, fun reads to deeper, more complex reads. I don’t know if I am simply echoing Hollywood’s transition from summer blockbuster action movies to Oscar-worthy dramas. Or perhaps after consuming a steady diet of “candy” books, I need something a bit more substantial, […]

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