Fantasy

Storm of Locusts

I read the first book I Roanhorse’s The Sixth World series (Trail of Lightning) last year and was so into it! I loved the world and the characters and the magic and the Navajo mythology and it was a wild ride from start to finish. So, when I felt a reading slump coming on a… Continue reading Storm of Locusts

Feminist · Speculative

Vox

There has definitely been a trend in recent literature for speculative stories about dystopian futures (especially in the US and especially for women). This isn’t really a surprise, I don’t think, considering some of the leadership we’re currently experiencing. And it definitely adds a realistically frightening edge to the speculative-ness of the stories. Obviously, Margaret… Continue reading Vox

Contemporary Literature · Speculative

Future Home of the Living God

I’ve only ever read one other book by Louise Erdrich, The Round House and was thoroughly impressed and emotionally drained by the book. It was a beautiful telling of a terrible story and tackles some serious issues around inequality and disparity faced by Native American peoples in the US. In any case, knowing what she was… Continue reading Future Home of the Living God