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Slipping by Lauren Beukes is a collection of previously published short stories and nonfiction. Having read—and loved—two of her novels, The Shining Girls and Broken Monsters, I jumped at the chance to read this collection. Everything I liked about her novels I found here: dark and unsettling imagery, relationships forming and exploding, clever turns of […]
Lauren Beukes is probably best known for her wonderful Clarke Award winning book Zoo City, an urban fantasy set in Johannesburg. Like Zoo City, The Shining Girls can be loosely described as an ‘urban thriller’, but one that takes a different, and sometimes surprising, approach from other books of its type. This time, the city […]
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 […]