Category Archives: Prose

Protected: A Beautiful, Terrible Thing, by Jen Waite

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Protected: The Savage Dawn, by Melissa Grey (audio)

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A Face Like Glass, by Frances Hardinge

The underground city of Caverna is known for two things: first for the magical delicacies they create (wines that erase specific memories, perfume that convinces you to trust the wearer, etc), and second for their doll-like faces. Babies born in … Continue reading

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The Perfect Stranger, by Megan Miranda

Leah Stevens is looking to start over, anonymous, after a scandal at her previous job as a journalist. Emmy Grey, her former roommate from years ago, is also looking for a fresh start. The two of them relocate to a … Continue reading

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The Invisible Library, by Genevieve Cogman (audio)

Irene is a junior librarian in a library that exists outside all worlds. Her job is to retrieve manuscripts from various alternate worlds so that the library may preserve them. She’s just come back from a tedious mission and is … Continue reading

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Plus One, by Elizabeth Fama (audio)

In the world post-Spanish flu, the population has been split into halves: those that live and work in the day (Rays) and those who occupy the night (Smudges). The choice of which half you’re in has more to do with … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Rereads and Minis

It’s been a strange reading month for me. I’ve read a lot, far more than usual, and reviewed very little. The majority of that is due to rereads. After Readathon last month, I felt like diving back in to some … Continue reading

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