Author: Kristen
  • Oh, the Books! Women in SF&F Month: Kelley from Oh, the Books!

    Today’s guest is Kelley from Oh, the Books! She and her co-blogger Asti run an excellent blog full of great book reviews, compelling discussions, and comprehensive round ups containing links to all kinds of interesting bookish articles. I discovered their blog last year when they co-hosted the second Sci-Fi November with Rinn and have enjoyed reading their site ever since! (Just like the previous year, Sci-Fi Month was fantastic. It’s a really fun event in which bloggers spend November writing […]

  • The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman Women in SF&F Month: Genevieve Cogman

    Today’s guest is Genevieve Cogman! Her debut novel, The Invisible Library, was released by Tor UK earlier this year. I read it because I loved the premise—the main protagonist, Irene, travels to alternate worlds as a spy recovering books for the Library, which exists outside of time and space—and I also ended up loving the book as a whole. It’s a lot of fun to read; in fact, it’s my favorite book I’ve read in 2015 so far! In retrospect, […]

  • Leah Petersen Women in SF&F Month: Leah Petersen

    Today’s guest is science fiction and fantasy author Leah Petersen! Her trilogy, The Physics of Falling, is a completed series comprised of the following: Fighting Gravity, Cascade Effect, and Impact Velocity. She also has published short stories in the anthologies When the Villain Comes Home and When the Hero Comes Home 2. Finding the Fantastic through Depression Women don’t have a monopoly on mental illness or depression, but statistically, women report depression at higher rates than men. We have risk […]

  • Monstress Women in SF&F Month: Marjorie M. Liu

    The first guest of the week is New York Times bestselling novelist and comic book writer Marjorie M. Liu! She has written books in the Dirk & Steele and Hunter Kiss series, as well as graphic novels for Marvel such as Astonishing X-Men, X-23, Black Widow, and Dark Wolverine. Her novels have received many honors, including multiple Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Awards and nominations, PEARL Awards, a RITA nomination, a PRISM Award nomination, and a Kiss of Death Daphne du […]

  • Women in SF&F Month Week 4 Women in SF&F Month: Week 4 Schedule and Week in Review

    It’s hard to believe it’s nearing the end of the month, but week 4 begins tomorrow! Last week was once again filled with great recommendations and discussions, thanks to last week’s guests. In case you missed any of their posts, here’s what happened: Memory from In the Forest of Stories shared twelve of her favorite women comic creators with some information on where to start with their work. Alison Croggon discussed the recent Guardian article on the triumph of fantasy […]