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Around the Web: Kelly Link Reviewed and Interviewed; Sarah J. Maas profiled; Reviews by Gabino Iglesias, Charlie Jane Anders, and Lisa Tuttle; Scott Edelman Dines

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Tue, 02/13/2024 - 13:08

» NY Times: Amal El-Mohtar reviews Kelly Link’s The Book of Love

» Washington Post: Ron Charles reviews Kelly Link’s The Book of Love

» Esquire: Adam Morgan interviews Kelly Link

» Business Insider: Inside the rise of Sarah J. Maas, the best-selling author who’s taking the “romantasy” genre to the next level

» NY Times: Gabino Iglesias reviews Emily Ruth Verona, Jenny Kiefer, Christopher Golden, and Tlotlo Tsamaase ...Read More

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Around the Web: Lisa Tuttle Reviews; Scott Edelman Dines; George Bass Recalls Octavia Butler

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Mon, 01/15/2024 - 14:40

The Guardian: Lisa Tuttle reviews Aliya Whiteley, Alice McIlroy, Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson, Emma Hinds, and Maud Woolf

Scott Edelman dines with Nina Kiriki Hoffman and Pat Murphy

Washington Post, 13 Jan 2024: A 1993 dystopian novel imagined the world in 2024. It’s eerily accurate. — George Bass on Octavia Butler’s ‘Parable of the Sower’ ...Read More

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Around the Web: Best of Year Lists; Eating the Fantastic

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Wed, 12/06/2023 - 13:36

» The Guardian, Adam Roberts: Five of the best science fiction and fantasy books of 2023 are by Allan, Ryman, Tesh, MacInnes, and Tidhar

» NY Times, Amal El-Mohtar: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2023 are by Chandrasekera, Törzs, Carey, Hardinge, Fawcett, Lee, Harkaway, Link, Wells, and Taub

» NY Times, Gabino Iglesias: The Best Horror Books of 2023 are by Moreno-Garcia, LaValle, Ampuero, Khaw, ...Read More

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Around the Web: WaPo’s Best SF/F of 2023; Essay by Kelly Barnhill; Profile of Christopher Paolini; Reviews by Michael Dirda and of Naomi Alderman

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Mon, 11/27/2023 - 15:46

» Washington Post, 14 Nov, Charlie Jane Anders: The 10 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2023 by Kitasei, Moreno-Garcia, Awad, Link, Huang, Googins, Talabi, Kaner, Parker-Chan, and Blackgoose

» NY Times, 22 Nov 2023: Essay by Kelly Barnhill since experiencing a traumatic brain injury in 2021

» Washington Post, Sophie Nguyen, 24 Nov 2023: Christopher Paolini wrote ‘Eragon’ as a teen. Now 40, he’s still ...Read More

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Around the Web: Rebecca Yarros Reviewed and Profiled

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Fri, 11/10/2023 - 17:12

» Slate, 7 Nov 2023: Laura Miller reviews Rebecca Yarros’ Fourth Wing: “I’ve Been Yours for Longer Than You Could Ever Imagine”, subtitled “Is the dragon-school ‘romantasy’ series that’s dominating the bestseller lists actually any good?”

Excerpt:

What’s Fourth Wing like? A more pertinent question would ask what it isn’t like. Seemingly every single sentence in its 528 pages includes at least one cliché, and you can spend hours ...Read More

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