Witness for the Dead – Katherine Addison

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"In the jumbled darkness of the catacombs beneath the city of Amalo, there was a shrine to Ulis in his aspect as god of the moon." Witness for the Dead is a story set in the same world as the excellent The Goblin Emperor, but while it is billed as a sequel, you don't have to … Continue reading Witness for the Dead – Katherine Addison

Honeycomb – Joanne M Harris

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"When the Nine Worlds were still very young, there were no stories." Honeycomb is a collection of dark, fable-like short stories, all set in the same world of myth and fairy tale, many of which centre around the same few characters while others take us on detours. I believe this is called a 'mosaic' collection, … Continue reading Honeycomb – Joanne M Harris

The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club – Doug Henderson

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"Ben stood in the basement and called upstairs, 'Mom, have you seen my dice bag up there?'" Phew, that's a title and a half! And really, the second part could have just been 'D&D group', although that might have put a few people off the book, I suppose. However, having 'discovered' D&D myself for the … Continue reading The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club – Doug Henderson

Godmothered (2020)

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I have a very low tolerance for cheesy Christmas movies, and yet there's still room for something a bit festive. Would Godmothered be able to walk that tightrope? The Motherland, home to all fairy godmothers and those in training, isn't doing so well. There hasn't been an active godmothering in decades. Young Eleanor (Jillian Bell) is … Continue reading Godmothered (2020)