Tags: feminism
The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna - Book Cover Guest Post by The Gilded Ones Author Namina Forna

Happy book release day to Namina Forna! I’ve been excited about her debut novel, The Gilded Ones, ever since I read an excellent interview with her on Refinery29 discussing why she wrote a YA epic fantasy book in which women literally bleed gold, among other subjects—and I’m thrilled to have a guest post by her to share today!   Read an Excerpt About THE GILDED ONES: The most anticipated fantasy of 2021. In this world, girls are outcasts by blood […]

A Study in Honor by Claire O'Dell Review of A Study in Honor by Claire O’Dell

A Study in Honor is the first book in the Janet Watson Chronicles, a new series by RT Reviewers’ Choice Award–winning author Beth Bernobich writing as Claire O’Dell. This reimagining of Sherlock Holmes is set in a not-too-distant future America during a second civil war and recasts the detective and Dr. Watson as two black women living in Washington, D.C. This novel, told through Janet Watson’s first person perspective and journal entries, starts with her journey to and arrival in […]

Leanna Renee Heiber Guest Post: Leanna Renee Hieber on Feminism in the Gothic Tradition

Today I’m delighted to welcome Leanna Renee Hieber! Her debut novel, the enjoyable Prism-Award-winning The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, was recently reissued as Strangely Beautiful, a single volume containing revised editions of the first two novels in this saga. She is also the author of the Magic Most Foul trilogy beginning with Darker Still, and the second book in her Eterna Files series, Eterna and Omega, was just released earlier this month. Penny Dreadful’s Betrayal and the Complexity of Feminism in […]

Barbara Friend Ish Women in SF&F Month: Barbara Friend Ish

Today’s guest is fantasy author and speculative fiction editor Barbara Friend Ish! The first book in her series The Way of the Gods, The Shadow of the Sun, is out now, and the second volume is scheduled for release next year. Last year, she wrote a guest post here titled “I Still Believe in Small Press” after making the difficult decision to focus on her own writing instead of the work she was doing as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Mercury […]