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Book Review: Persephone Station by Stina Leicht

Title: Persephone Station Author: Stina Leicht Publisher: Gallery / Saga Press Publication Date: Jan. 5 2021 Genres: Science Fiction Shelves: Female-authored, Female-fronted If you can get stick with it through the first third of the book - it's a bit of a slog that manages to both info dump on characters and yet hold back on world-building - Persephone Station is... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee

Title: Phoenix Extravagant Author: Yoon Ha Lee Publisher: Solaris Publication Date: Oct. 15 2020 Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction Shelves: Female-authored, non-binary More than just a beautiful story of a nonbinary protagonist and their mechanical dragon, Phoenix Extravagant is a powerful tale of art, identity, imperialism, and family. Yoon Ha Lee deftly juxtaposes the beauty of words with the starkness of plot,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Brother’s Price by Wen Spencer

Title: A Brother's Price Author: Wen Spencer Publisher: Roc Publication Date: July 5th 2005 Genres: Science Fiction, Romance Shelves: Female-authored, Female-dominant Have you ever had a book sitting on your shelf that sounded so good, so perfect, that you were reluctant to read it? A book you were afraid to read because you didn't see how it could possibly live... Continue Reading →

NSFW Book Review: Hired For His Womb by Phoenix Rose

Title: Hired For His Womb Author: Phoenix Rose Publisher: Phoenix Rose Publication Date: Sept 4, 2020 Genres: Erotica, Science Fiction Shelves: Female-dominant, Transgender An exciting tale of office politics, gender roles, and the power exchange, Hired For His Womb is deeper and more thoughtful than you're likely expecting. I was intrigued by the concept, but it was what Phoenix Rose... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Seven Devils by Laura Lam and Elizabeth May

300 Title: Seven Devils Author: Laura Lam and Elizabeth May Publisher: Daw Publication Date: Aug 4, 2020 Genres: Science Fiction Shelves: Female-authored, Female-fronted Damn, but this was a hell of a lot of fun! Seven Devils is exactly as advertised, a feminist space opera about women supporting and loving one another while kicking the patriarchal empire's ass. Laura Lam and Elizabeth... Continue Reading →

NSFW Book Review: Cloned by Ophelia Apex

Title: Cloned Author: Ophelia Apex Publisher: Ophelia Apex Publication Date: Aug 17, 2020 Genres: Erotica, Science Fiction Shelves: Female-authored, Female-fronted This was a story that came to me with a very simple tease. "2nd person short story. You, a woman, having sex with your clone." That was it. Nothing about the overall scenario, nothing about the author, just that tease.... Continue Reading →

Excerpt & Giveaway: Innovation

A very exciting book tour this week, featuring a flash fiction anthology of 300-word stories from 120 different authors - including 1 by yours truly! Queer Sci Fi's sixth annual flash fiction anthology is here - "Innovation" - and there's a giveaway too!IN-NO-VA-TION (Noun)1) A new idea, method, or device.2) The introduction of something new.3)... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The First Sister by Linden A. Lewis

Title: The First Sister Author: Linden A. Lewis Publisher: Skybound Books Publication Date: Aug. 4, 2020 Genres: Science Fiction Shelves: Female-fronted, female-authored, non-binary Half absolutely fantastic and half just okay, I'll split the difference and call The First Sister really good with moments of great. The half of the story that I found absolutely fantastic was that of First Sister and... Continue Reading →

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