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Speculative Fiction Starters for Children and Young Adults

This article was written for the Martian Chronicle blog, but it was never posted so I decided to rewrite and to present it on my blog. Enjoy!             When children and adolescents show an interest in reading, we—as adults, and as readers ourselves—want nothing more than to load our recommendations and favorite books on to them. Unfortunately, not… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Starters for Children and Young Adults

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Why You Need to Read…My Most Anticipated Speculative Fiction Books of 2021

How many books will I read in 2021? Let me rephrase the question: how many books coming in 2021 will I get to read in 2021? I ask this question because I’m still going through all of the books I didn’t get to read last year—including all of the books that came out in 2020.… Continue reading Why You Need to Read…My Most Anticipated Speculative Fiction Books of 2021

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Why You Need to Read: “Small Spaces”

Small Spaces: #1: Small Spaces By: Katherine Arden Published: September 25, 2018 Genre: Children, Paranormal, Horror, Folklore             Ollie, poised on the edge of flight, said, “Tell me what?”             “Avoid large places at night,” the woman breathed. “Keep to small.”             “Small? That’s it?”             “Small!” shrieked the woman. “Small spaces! Keep to small spaces or see what happens… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Small Spaces”