Video games, graphic novels and comic books and manga, and fantasy literature continue to share the same criticism from those who are neither fans nor creators: they are for children and/or they have no place in a classroom or in an academic setting. The fact that such notions continue to be made is a disconcerting… Continue reading Adult Fantasy: Is There Such a Thing?
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The Midpoint of 2020: Favorite Speculative Fiction Books…So Far
Well, we made it to the halfway point of the year 2020, which will go down as one of the most pivotal (and the wackiest) years in living memory. Just like everyone else, I’ve been affected by both the COVID-19 pandemic and the murders which led to the international Black Lives Matter movement, as well… Continue reading The Midpoint of 2020: Favorite Speculative Fiction Books…So Far
Why You Need to Read: “The Poppy War”
The Poppy War Series: Book 1: The Poppy War By: R.F. Kuang Published: May 1, 2018 Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Folklore, and Military PLEASE NOTE: The following contains minor spoilers from this novel. You have been warned. “Who are the gods? Where do they reside? Why do they do what they do? These are the… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “The Poppy War”