• Four Reasons You Should Read American Housewife by Helen Ellis

    Four Reasons You Should Read American Housewife by Helen Ellis1

    • May 26, 2016

    American Housewife Helen Ellis Doubleday January 12 2016 In case you haven’t heard yet, May is International Short Story month and if you’re still looking for a way to celebrate let me help you out by recommending my favourite short story collection of the year (so far) – American Housewife by Helen Ellis. Whether you‘re

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  • 2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: What Could Have Been, Part 2

    2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: What Could Have Been, Part 20

    • May 17, 2016

    In the previous post in this series, I looked at the short stories and novelettes that were in the running for the 2015 Hugo Awards and may have reached the final ballot had the Sad Puppies and Rabid Puppies campaigns not taken place. Now, for the final post, I shall look at the candidates for

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  • Dogears: An Unscripted History of Dragons

    Dogears: An Unscripted History of Dragons0

    • May 5, 2016

    My Unscripted Life Lauren Morrill Delacorte (Random House) October 11, 2016 Lauren Morrill is a comforting voice in YA fiction, with contemporary romances that aren’t surprising but still engaging. But My Unscripted Life is the least captivating of her books thus far—it’s a novel that elevates romance at the expense of character development and story growth.

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