Five questions with Jenn Lyons

Five questions with Jenn Lyons

With her debut fantasy The Ruin of Kings just hitting the shelves, we caught up with author Jenn Lyons and asked her a few searching questions about one of our favourite topics – dragons!* *may also contain kraken Dragons! What made you fall in love with...
2017 in review and anticipation for 2018

2017 in review and anticipation for 2018

Are you ready for your to-read and to-watch lists to explode? Charlotte, Lucy, and I discuss our favourite genre pieces of 2017 and what we’re most looking forward to in 2018. We lament terrible accents and characters that have no agency, celebrate all the...
Five questions with Callie Bates

Five questions with Callie Bates

I know, I know, they tell us not to judge a book by its cover, but when I saw the cover (US version) for this book, I was immediately intrigued. What great art! If you aren’t quite as shallow as me, why not trust Robin Hobb’s rave review? I spoke to Callie...
Love triangles

Love triangles

Love triangles are as a common as mud when it comes to fiction. Is your story lacking tension? Throw in a love triangle! Do you want to hook in a teenage audience? Throw in a love triangle? Want some audience titillation?! … You get the idea. But love triangles...
Guilty pleasures

Guilty pleasures

While we may wish we only appreciated science fiction, fantasy, or horror that presented ideas of gender equality, we’d be lying if we tried to make that claim. There are plenty of books, films, tv shows out there that would make our favourites list that – if we...
Where we’ve been in 2016

Where we’ve been in 2016

2016 has been a terrible year in many respects, but over in our corner of the internet, things have been great. This year saw Charlotte Bond, Lucy Hounsom, and I (Megan Leigh) launch Breaking the Glass Slipper… and let me tell you, it’s been a blast. Our...