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Review: The Fifth Season, by NK Jemisin

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow. (Since you asked, Goodreads, “What did I think?”) I rarely read fantasy. I generally find the genre vacuous and tedious, reveling in arcane magic babble and tired story patterns. Rarely do fantasy novels explore deeper, valuable questions […]

If it’s good, it’s good.

Something amazing has happened in the past 15 years, I think. Sci-fi is nearly “mainstream.”  The flood of sci-fi, comic book, fantasy, and stories set in an alternative universe has brought a wonderful world of stories to our doorsteps. My friends who used to raise an eyebrow at the idea […]