Posts Categorized: Anthology

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Lonely Sea in the Sky by Amal El-Mohtar (Narrated by Gabrielle de Cuir)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Lonely Sea in the Sky by Amal El-Mohtar (Narrated by Gabrielle de Cuir)

The Lonely Sea in the Sky is…different but enjoyable. The story is narrated by multiple narrators with Gabrielle de Cuir providing the voice for the main character. I have to say, Gabrielle de Cuir is fast becoming my favorite narrator – the pure emotion is outstanding. Especially when she voices… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Dim Sun by Maria Dahvana Headley (Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Dim Sun by Maria Dahvana Headley (Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki)

I…have no clue what to say about this one. It’s…different. And I liked it! But there’s so much…unexplained. Dim Sun is a great short story that is structured around food – even the title is a play on Dim Sum: Dim sum is a style of Chinese cuisine prepared as… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review:  The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick by Charlie Jane Anders (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell) *spoilers*

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick by Charlie Jane Anders (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell) *spoilers*

I didn’t enjoy The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick much. I felt that the story took a little too long to get into the plot. The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick is really a “slice of life” story if I’ve ever read one but it also reminds me a bit of The… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: In the Image of Man by Gabriella Stalker (Narrated by John Allen Nelson)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: In the Image of Man by Gabriella Stalker (Narrated by John Allen Nelson)

In the Image of Man depicts a future where everyone lives full time as a consumer. In the Image of Man tells the story of consumerism and big business taken too far. The names of numerous commercial brands and goods are an integral part of In the Image of Man… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Cuts Both Ways by Heather Clitheroe (Narrated by Grover Gardner)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Cuts Both Ways by Heather Clitheroe (Narrated by Grover Gardner)

I’m only three stories deep into Women Destroy Science Fiction! and I’ve found a “not my favorite” already. I do want to start by saying that – like the previous two stories I’ve read, Cuts Both Ways is excellently written and plotted. The “not my favorite” part comes in related… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: A Word Shaped Like Bones by Kris Millering (Narrated by Gabrielle de Cuir)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: A Word Shaped Like Bones by Kris Millering (Narrated by Gabrielle de Cuir)

Note: The majority of the reviews for Women Destroy Science Fiction! is of the audio book. I did buy a copy of the print edition because the audio doesn’t include the Author Spotlights, the novel excerpt, the non-fiction, the personal essays and the illustrations. All reviews of those items come… Read more »

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“Let it Snow” Anthology Review: Three Strikes (Den of Sin #13) by Holley Trent

“Let it Snow” Anthology Review: Three Strikes (Den of Sin #13) by Holley Trent

Note: Let It Snow is no longer available for purchase. I purchased this copy of Let It Snow in December 2014. At 1 year 8 months, Let it Snow qualifies for my Mt. TBR Struggle is Real Challenge! There are six stories in Let It Snow but this review is… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Each to Each by Seanan McGuire (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Each to Each by Seanan McGuire (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell)

Note: The majority of the reviews for Women Destroy Science Fiction! is of the audio book. I did buy a copy of the print edition because the audio doesn’t include the Author Spotlights, the novel excerpt, the non-fiction, the personal essays and the illustrations. All reviews of those items come… Read more »

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Anthology Review: Healing Submission by Saskia Walker, Selena Kitt, and Arden Aoide

Anthology Review: Healing Submission by Saskia Walker, Selena Kitt, and Arden Aoide

Note: This book is no longer for sale. Mastering Meg by Saskia Walker – 3 stars When Piers finds Meg’s secret stash of BDSM material he sees the way to unbuckle her and win her heart. Meg is wildly aroused, but getting her to admit that is going to be… Read more »

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Review: Force Majeure (Apprivoisé #3) by Arden Aoide

Review: Force Majeure (Apprivoisé #3) by Arden Aoide

force majeure (noun force ma·jeure \ˌfȯrs-mä-ˈzhər, -mə-\) 1: superior or irresistible force 2: an event or effect that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled I am quite at a loss for words with this one. But I really, really liked it! I reminds me a lot of The Theory of… Read more »

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