Category Archives: Genre: Fantasy

Book Review: Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti

Bad Power, Deborah Biancotti Twelfth Planet Press October 2011 RRP: $18 Australian I first heard of Deborah Biancotti two years ago at a Conflux Convention. I encountered her in a crime panel when I decided to break up my steady … Continue reading

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Feminist and Loving Moffat Who: Why I am Done (Re)Explaining Part 2

Midway through last year I began a long essay which was intended to be my definitive stance on Steven Moffat, Doctor Who, female characters and feminism. However, the post soon turned mammoth and I decided to cut my post in … Continue reading

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Feminist and Loving Moffat Doctor Who: Why I am Done (Re)Explaining Part 1

I don’t normally post this sort of piece on my public blog or weigh in on fandom issues here – not because I don’t care about said issues – but because often my livejournal is a better home for such … Continue reading

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Review: The Reflections of Queen Snow White

Title: The Reflections of Queen Snow White Author: David Meredith Date Published: 2013 RRP: $1.83 The Reflections of Snow White re-tells the story of Snow White… yes… but also not really. The point of this short novel is not to … Continue reading

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Book Review: All is Fair by Emma Newman

All is Fair, Emma Newman Angry Robots Books, October, 2013 R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99 So the story behind this review is a sorry one. My kindle broke just as I started reading which meant I had to wait around for … Continue reading

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JUMP Mentorship Story Excerpt

It’s my turn in the potato pit, so I clamber along the side of its rim, covered in mud, trying not to think about how my brother died here yesterday at the hands of King Men. I don’t mind getting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prickle Moon by Juliet Marillier

Prickle Moon, Juliet Marillier, Ticonderoga Press, 2013. RRP: $25 Australian. I never used to enjoy reading short stories- I’m not quite sure if it was a maturity thing. These days, pressed for time like I often am, I can’t get … Continue reading

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