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Category Archives: Reviews

Book Review: Crystal Singer

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Title: Crystal Singer Author: Anne McCaffrey First Published: 1982 Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The only daughter of three siblings and the middle child, she grew up on the east coast of the United States. Eventually, she graduated cum laude from college where she earned a degree in Slavonic Languages and Literature. […]

Review: Moxie; Amelia Westlake

by Alexa Wilson Kelly

These days, girl power is ruling the market for children’s literature—and given the current sociopolitical climate, it’s not hard to see why. Between the legacy of the Women’s March (which has itself been the subject of a picture book) and the ongoing discomfort and uncertainty that comes with being a woman in Trump’s America, it’s […]

Book Review: The Metaphysical Detective

by Rebecca Buchanan

Title: The Metaphysical Detective (The Riga Hayworth series) Publisher: misterio press Author: Kirsten Weiss Pages: 284 pp Price: free (ebook) / $5.95 – $10.95 (paperback) Riga Hayworth is many things: a witch, an interpreter of dreams, a reader of tarot cards, and a private investigator. She is also a doting aunt to a teen niece who idolizes her, and […]

Book Review: Forty Thousand in Gehenna

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: Forty Thousand in Gehenna Author: C.J. Cherryh First Published: 1983 Nominated for Locus Award (1984) Author Carolyn Janice Cherry is better known by her pen name C. J. Cherryh. She is a Hugo Award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer with 40 novels under her belt. Cherryh is pronounced “Cherry”. When she first began […]

Book Review: Contact

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: Contact Author: Carl Sagan First Published: 1985 Locus Award for Best First Novel in 1986 Dr. Carl Sagan was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1934. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Cornell and gained a double doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1960. He became a professor of astronomy and space […]

Review: The Language of Thorns

by Jen Gheller

Here at LSQ, we love stories. So for this post, I thought I’d get a little meta and talk about a book of stories, made for stories. Let me explain. It’s called The Language of Thorns, by Leigh Bardugo, and it’s a collection of fairy tales set in her “Grishaverse.” This world is comprised of […]

Book Review: Neuromancer

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: Neuromancer Author: William Gibson First Published: 1984 Nebula & Philip K. Dick Awards winner, British Science Fiction Award nominee, 1984. Hugo Award winner, 1985 William Ford Gibson was born in the late 1940s and remained in the United States until the Vietnam War. Like many of his generation, he evaded the draft during […]

Book Review: Eye Of The World

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: The Eye of the World Author: Robert Jordan First Published: 1990 Author Robert Jordan (born James Oliver Rigney, Jr.) was born in the late 1940s in Charleston, South Carolina. As a child, he was fond of reading, especially the books of Mark Twain and Jules Verne. As an adult, he served two tours […]

Book Review: Nemesis

by Wendy Van Camp

Book Name: Nemesis Author: Louise Cooper First Published: 1989 Louise Cooper began writing stories at a young age, more to entertain her friends than for any other reason. She was not fond of school and would tuck herself away to write stories in the classroom. At the age of fifteen, she persuaded her parents to […]