Posts Tagged: diversity

Every Heart a Doorway

Seanan McGuire,¬†Every Heart a Doorway Tor.com gave it away last week, for once not only in the US and Canada, but all over the world, and it’s been on my wishlist for a while so I grabbed it. (Now I must be on that mailing list twice or three times; I’ll see if they cull

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Did not finish (and wish I hadn’t started)

(Note: This is NOT A REVIEW though it starts out like one. It’s a rant about my motives, with added twitter conversation. I hope it doesn’t descend into whining.)  Kai Ashante Wilson, The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps My, I so wanted to like this book. Love it, even, as various reviewers did (yes, I read

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Joining the choir

Of people who say yes to gay YA (original link gone, 2018), that is. Together with Seanan McGuire, Green Knight, Zeborah and Swan Tower and countless other people who don’t happen to be in my RSS feed or to get linked by people who are. It’s even made the Dutch media, at least the faintly

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Issues

Since I wrote about Ilja, de kleine ganzenridder I’ve been wondering why so few children’s books have religion (or its trappings, like going to church, celebrating feasts, or even prayer) as a normal part of the background. It’s easy to say “because religion isn’t a normal part of life any more” but I’ve read lots

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