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A Quick Review of Blood is Another Word for Hunger by Rivers Solomon

Revenge is often never as fulfilling as we think it will be, because the harm that’s been done isn’t fixed by that revenge. As a reader, you’re fixated on the supposed satisfaction of witnessing slavers gain their comeuppance, while also having to experience through Sully the visceral reality that healing is never truly so straight forward.

Across the Stars and Back Again | A Review of Emergency Skin by N.K. Jemisin

How viable is it, really, to colonize other planets? And how viable is the notion that there will be those who are worthy and those who are not to carry on our species across the stars while the rest of us are left here to dwindle? Especially when those who would be making these choices would inevitably choose themselves, and the people like them?

A Dash of Salt | The Illuminae Files

A good series is the fine wine of the book world. With each new entry, it ages boldly, elates the spirit, makes you crave more and more until you’re drunk on the quality of what you’ve read.

Review | Girls of Paper and Fire

It’s the highest honor they could hope for… and the most demeaning. This year, there’s a ninth. And instead of paper, she’s made of fire. In this richly developed fantasy, […]