Review: Deathless

Deathless by Cathrynne M. Valente

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Before I ever picked it up from the library, I’d been reading Deathless. On tumblr, I follow the-writers-ramblings, who, over the last month or so, has been reblogging absolutely gorgeous photo sets, fanmixes, and quotes about the novel. She finished a few days ago, full of absolute joy and love. Through her and other readers moved to create on tumblr, Deathless has already been haunting my steps, sharpening my hunger for it.

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Review: Six-Gun Snow White

Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente

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At the store, we have, by my estimate, roughly a million copies of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. There is only so much room on the shelves themselves, so I’m constantly shelving, reshelving, and rearranging to not only make room for those copies, but keep them in stock. (It’s selling quite well!) Thus, in the course of my duties as bookseller, I found myself reading a blurb on one of the series’ covers that declared Catherynne M. Valente the next Ray Bradbury. That’s high praise, I thought to myself. And then I thought: Oh, I’ve missed the bus again!

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The Literary Horizon: In the Night Garden, Wicked Gentlemen

The Hathor Legacy isn’t a review website, but then again, it’s not a fansite; the Hathor Legacy looks critically at depictions of women in the media as well as female representation in the big media industries. The insights of the Hathor Legacy crew are always interesting and refreshing, and I’m glad to have them around. (Although I do miss the old layout with the blissed out female nerd deity image). Today, we’re looking at two books that have come to me via this website.

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