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I Want to be the Time-Traveler, Not His Wife

That the book title The Time Traveler’s Wife even exists speaks to a problem in a meta-sense. It’s telling that, right in the damn title of one of the most celebrated books of last decade, one of the most classic and … Continue reading

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Review: Short Story Trifecta

I read short stories when I’m in the mood for something thought-provoking. These three that stuck with me are very different shorts, but are united by their unforgettable protagonists. “In the Greenwood,” written by Mari Ness, is a chilling retelling … Continue reading

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Review: Shades of Milk and Honey

Mary Robinette Kowal’s Shades of Milk and Honey, the first in her Glamourist Histories series, is a fantasy homage to Jane Austen, though this story provides less social commentary on Regency-era England than a portrait of the relationship between sisters.

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