Tag Archives: female authors

Review: French’s Faithful Place

Faithful Place Tana French The third book in French’s Dublin Murder Squad series and the best one so far. Follows the story of a detective who returns, after twenty years away, to his dysfunctional family and neighborhood to investigate the … Continue reading

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Review: Jemisin’s The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season N.K. Jemisin The first volume in N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth trilogy. The story of a world beset by earth quakes and other natural phenomenon, which can be kept at bay (or instigated) by a group of people … Continue reading

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Review: Yanagihara’s The People in the Trees

The People in the Trees Hanya Yanagihara If not the best novel I read this year, among them. Super-duper icky and disturbing, but deeply compelling story of a scientist who travels to a remote pacific island and finds a substance that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Butler’s Parable of the Sower

Parable of the Sower Octavia Butler I call myself a science fiction fan, and a progressive, but somehow, I’d reached middle age without having read Parable of the Sower. FAIL. Very pleased to have filled this gap in my education. … Continue reading

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