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Seasoned sci-fi and fantasy editor Betsy Mitchell dives into Clifford Simak's award winning, out-of-this-world read for the very first time.
Novik emphasizes friendship and community instead of romance in her novel, “Uprooted.”
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We wish these were part of our reality, and a little less fictional.
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On a Tuesday afternoon in February, the world suddenly shifts, trapping all women on a different plane—forcing them to live apart from the men who are left behind.
Speculative fiction writer K. Tempest Bradford looks back at this anthology of feminist fairy tale retellings.