Title: God’s War (Bel Dame Apocrypha #1) Author: Kameron Hurley Publisher: Night Shade Books on January 26, 2010 Source: Purchased On a ravaged, contaminated world, a centuries-old holy war rages, fought by a bloody mix of mercenaries, magicians, and conscripted soldiers. Gods’s War is a complex bio-punk with incredible world-building: magicians control bugs instead of magic,
“Tough Traveling” is a weekly Thursday feature created by Nathan at Review Barn where participants make a new list each week based on The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones. This hilarious little book cheerfully pokes fun at the most prevalent tropes in fantasy. All are welcome to take part, and there is a link
RAT QUEENS, VOL. 1: SASS AND SORCERY is a gift. It’s clever and funny and foul, and I love it forever.
Title: Parable of the Sower (Earthseed #1) Author: Octavia E. Butler Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: November 1, 1993 When unattended environmental and economic crises lead to social chaos, not even gated communities are safe. In a night of fire and death Lauren Olamina, a minister’s young daughter, loses her family and home and