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BVC Announces Joy of Witchcraft by Mindy Klasky

Joy of Witchcraft by Mindy Klasky

Joy of Witchcraft Jane Madison Series 5 by Mindy Klasky Sometimes a thunderstorm is just a thunderstorm. But not this time. Jane Madison’s school for witches is in session, and the first order of business is an intricate Samhain ritual. … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Emerging Legacy by Doranna Durgin

Emerging Legacy by Doranna Durgin

Emerging Legacy Wolverine’s Daughter by Doranna Durgin The slavers who capture Kelyn’s youthful hunting pack also threaten her village, which depends on the meat and trade pelts the pack brings in. But except for Kelyn, the pack is drugged… and … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From The Soul Thief by Leah Cutter

The Soul Thief

The Soul Thief The Chronicles of Franklin: Book Two by Leah Cutter Franklin sat outside in his backyard, watching the knee-high cornstalks grow. A ghost sat beside him, on the other white-metal garden chair. Franklin didn’t know the ghost’s name—he’d … Continue reading

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ArmadilloCon, Readings, and Parties, Oh, My!

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This year at Austin’s ArmadilloCon there were three panels on feminist science fiction and fantasy: one on the classic examples, one called “Badass, Babe, or None of the Above” on the archetypes for women in SF/F, and one on new … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment by Dave Smeds

Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment

Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment Seven Tales of High Fantasy by Dave Smeds from “The Beheaded Queen” [Editor’s note: When posted a few weeks ago, this excerpt was inadvertently truncated. It was meant to contain the entire opening scene of … Continue reading

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BVC Announces King and Goddess by Judith Tarr

King and Goddess by Judith Tarr

King and Goddess by Judith Tarr In ancient Egypt, a woman might be king–but the price she paid would bind her soul for eternity. Hatshepsut, the Great Royal Wife, is bound in marriage to her brother, Thutmose, whom she despises. … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Tainted Waters by Leah Cutter

Tainted Waters

Tainted Waters by Leah Cutter The bomb blew up. Again. Damn it. What was I missing? I pulled back along the time thread, still following the brightest of the blue lines that represented the timelines surrounding the event. There had … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Touched by Magic by Doranna Durgin

Touched by Magic by Doranna Durgin

Touched by Magic Magic Rising 1 by Doranna Durgin Magic has never been a part of Reandn’s life. Almost gone from Keland when he was born, there is no trace of it left by the time he patrols the Keep … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Transfusion by Deborah J. Ross

Transfusion

Transfusion and Other Tales of Hope by Deborah J. Ross “A Borrowed Heart”  18 April Under ordinary circumstances, Lenore Hasland would not have accepted an engagement with a patron she herself had not approved. A succession of wealthy men and … Continue reading

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Influential Fantasy for Heroines

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Okay, so I’m old, and have been reading a long time. People sometimes ask, What fantasies were you reading before . . . [Harry Potter, before Hunger Games, before whatever-is-popular now]. This discussion sometimes evolves into influence, and popular tropes. … Continue reading

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