Book Review: Tempests and Slaughter (Tortall 2023 Reread)

"We shall take the world by storm, see if we don't." Ozorne In which we finally come to Numair's book, although in this reread where I am going by internal world chronology, Numair comes before Daine. For an in-depth chronological timeline with (lots of spoilers) details of when people were born and did things, check … Continue reading Book Review: Tempests and Slaughter (Tortall 2023 Reread)

Book Review: Lioness Rampant (Tortall 2023 Reread)

"Gifted one, when it comes to a hero's deed, you don't think small." Liam And at least I've reached the end of the hero's journey...or rather, the beginning? Reading this book was both bittersweet and heartwarming, because even though I knew the ending would turn out okay, I knew the awful road to get there … Continue reading Book Review: Lioness Rampant (Tortall 2023 Reread)

Sapphics in Spaaaaaaace: Queer Women in Science Fiction

I published the first version of this post in February 2021, and it got tweeted by Angry Robot in March of the same year and it got a lot of traction! It was a huge surprise because none of my stuff had been picked up before (or since) by anyone with a large following. My … Continue reading Sapphics in Spaaaaaaace: Queer Women in Science Fiction

Book Review: The Woman Who Rides Like a Man (Tortall 2023 Reread)

"If I'd known I'd be ridin' with a legend, I'd've thought twice about comin' along." Coram This is book 3 in the Song of the Lioness Quartet. My review for book 1, Alanna: The First Adventure is here, and my review for book 2, In the Hand of the Goddess, is here. I previously read … Continue reading Book Review: The Woman Who Rides Like a Man (Tortall 2023 Reread)

Book Review: In the Hand of the Goddess (Tortall 2023 Reread)

Why do boys say someone acts like a girl as if it were an insult? Alanna This is book 2 in the Song of the Lioness Quartet. My review for book 1, Alanna: The First Adventure is here. I previously read Beka Cooper's trilogy, and the review can be found here: Terrier (book 1), Bloodhound … Continue reading Book Review: In the Hand of the Goddess (Tortall 2023 Reread)