Month: July 2021

Half Sick of Shadows by Laura Sebastian: Creative twist on Arthurian Legend

Everyone knows the legend. Of Arthur, destined to be a king. Of the beautiful Guinevere, who will betray him with his most loyal knight, Lancelot. Of the bitter sorceress, Morgana, who will turn against them all. But Elaine alone carries the burden of knowing what is to come–for Elaine of Shalott is cursed to see …

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“Mother of All (The Women’s War Book 3)” by Jenna Glass: Stunning Conclusion

An evil new magic threatens to undo all the progress women have made in the third and final book in Jenna Glass’s riveting feminist fantasy series, following The Women’s War and Queen of the Unwanted. In the once male-dominated world of Seven Wells, women now control their own reproduction, but the battle for equality is …

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Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix: Roller Coaster Ride for Horror Aficionados

In horror movies, the final girls are the ones left standing when the credits roll. They made it through the worst night of their lives…but what happens after? From chain saws to summer camp slayers, The Final Girl Support Group pays tribute to and slyly subverts our most popular horror films—movies like The Texas Chainsaw …

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Of Kings and Griffins by Judith Starkston: Compelling Historical Fantasy

A vicious king, vengeful griffins, and a scheming goddess. Can Tesha outmaneuver foes from these three different worlds? For Tesha, priestess and queen, happiness is a world she can control, made up of her family and the fractious kingdom she and her husband rule within the Great King’s empire. But now the Great King is …

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Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices

From the vast lore surrounding King Arthur, Camelot, and the Knights of the Round Table, comes an anthology of gender-bent, race-bent, LGBTQIA+ inclusive retellings. Here you’ll find the Lady of the Lake reimagined as an albino Ugandan sorceress and the Lady of Shalott as a wealthy, isolated woman in futuristic Mexico City; you’ll see Excalibur …

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