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Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara Women in SF&F Week in Review and Giveaway

It’s been a fantastic first week for Women in SF&F Month! Today I just want to round up some related links (including a new one on books reviewed/received by gender) and give away a book. Week In Review This week brought some wonderful posts from various guests. Here’s what happened this week in case you missed any posts: Jessica from Read React Review started off the week by talking about women in fiction with particular focus on the question of […]

Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara Review of Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara

Dragon Sword and Wind Child is the first book in the Tales of the Magatama trilogy by Noriko Ogiwara, who won the New Writer’s Award from the Japanese Association of Children’s Writers for this book. This novel and the middle volume, Mirror Sword and Shadow Prince, both have English translations by Cathy Hirano, but the third volume is only available in Chinese and Japanese right now. Having not yet read it, I can’t speak for the second book, but the […]

The Leaning Pile of Books

Wherein I discuss books added to the leaning pile over the last week just in case some of them look interesting you too! This was a big week – I raided the hardcovers and trade paperbacks at my local Borders and came out with 6 books for the price of 2 hardcovers at regular Borders prices. Not bad, especially managing to limit myself as much as I did. I thought I was going a bit crazy, but there were about […]