Fantasy

Huntress by Malinda Lo

Huntress is Malinda Lo’s second young adult novel.  It is billed as a prequel to Ash, though the threads that tie the two books together are light; for example, the main characters do not overlap.  In Huntress, we follow two …

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Feed (Newsflesh #1) by Mira Grant

Feed by Mira Grant (pen name for Seanan McGuire) is the first book in Newsflesh trilogy, documenting the adventures of bloggers and adoptive siblings Georgia “George” and Shaun Mason. Set in 2034, twenty years after the zombie apocalypse, the Mason …

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Ash by Malinda Lo

Ash is a gay retelling of the Cinderella tale that challenges the assumptions underlying many fairy tales—namely, that all girls merely yearn for their princes to come rescue them from their lives.  While the protagonist Ash does wish she can escape the …

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Hidden Cities (Moshui #3) by Daniel Fox

Hidden Cities is the final installment in Daniel Fox’s Moshui trilogy. The first book, Dragon in Chains, and the second, Jade Man’s Skin, have already been reviewed at The Ranting Dragon. Hidden Cities begins with the exiled boy-emperor’s first victory …

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Brayan's Gold by Peter V. Brett

This review does contain some spoilers for The Warded Man and should be read with caution if you plan on reading Peter V. Brett’s debut novel first. Remember The Matrix? If you’re visiting a website dedicated to Speculative Fiction, chances are …

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