Book Review: Remember Tomorrow, Amanda Saint

Book Review: Remember Tomorrow, Amanda Saint Fiction: Remember Tomorrow, Amanda Saint Britain in 2073 looks much different than it does today. Climate change and its effects, including massive earthquakes and storms, have devastated the land and returned large areas of the country to subsistence agriculture, surviving without contacts in the larger world and relying solely […]

Book Review: Semiosis, Sue Burke

Book Review: Semiosis, Sue Burke Science Fiction: Semiosis, Sue Burke Semiosis is a beautifully written, deeply thoughtful book tracking several generations of humans colonizing a new planet. Sue Burke has created a richly imagined world full of intriguing characters trying to figure out how to live together with each other and with the dominant sentient […]

Book Review: Heads of the Colored People, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Book Review: Heads of the Colored People, Nafissa Thompson-Spires Story Collection: Heads of the Colored People, Nafissa Thompson-Spires Heads of the Colored People is a powerful collection of short stories exploring concepts of identity, class, race, body-image, and love among African Americans. Sometimes funny, sometimes gut-wrenching, always provocative, Nafissa Thompson-Spires uses powerful and piercing language […]

Book Review: Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor

Book Review: Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor Fantasy: Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor   “My name is Sunny Nwazue and I confuse people.”   That may be one of the best lines I’ll ever read introducing a character. Sunny is many things. An American girl growing up in Nigeria, the daughter of two Igbo parents. An albino. And as […]

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi   Fantasy: Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi Zelie’s mother was killed because she had magic. Many people were killed during The Raid, when magic disappeared from the world and those who once had used it were targeted by the king. Since that fateful night all those […]