Tag Archive: Jennifer Marie Brissett

Jan 14

An Analysis of 2015’s Literary and Genre Awards: Part 2 – Gender and Diversity

In the case of Gender and Diversity I’m going to report the facts while avoiding commentary, opinion or analysis. I know this isn’t particularly brave on my part, but I’m not willing to draw conclusions based on one year’s worth of award data.  That’s not to say some clear conclusions can’t be drawn. The stats, …

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May 05

The Locus Award Nominees Have Been Announced

I’ve been hanging out for the announcement of the Locus Award nominees.  This Award has always been an excellent snapshot of the state of (mostly) American SF&F and because my tastes have clearly drifted away from core genre, I’m curious to see how I react to the 20 novels listed below (or at least the …

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Feb 02

Who Should Win the Philip K Dick Award?

Here’s a reminder of the nominees with handy links to my reviews: ELYSIUM by Jennifer Marie Brissett (Aqueduct Press) THE BULLET-CATCHER’S DAUGHTER by Rod Duncan (Angry Robot) THE BOOK OF THE UNNAMED MIDWIFE by Meg Elison (Sybaritic Press) MEMORY OF WATER by Emmi Itäranta (Harper Voyager) MAPLECROFT: THE BORDEN DISPATCHES by Cherie Priest (Roc) REACH …

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Feb 01

Book Review: Elysium by Jennifer Marie Brissett

What’s It About This is not an easy book to describe without giving away spoilers.  So I’ve borrowed from the back cover blurb. As the novel’s characters struggle to survive apocalypse, they are sustained and challenged by the demands of love in a shattered world both haunted and dangerous. Should I Read It? Yes.  While it’s …

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Jan 09

And So It Begins… The PKD Award nominees

The PKD Award nominees have been announced.  And the nominees are: ELYSIUM by Jennifer Marie Brissett (Aqueduct Press) THE BULLET-CATCHER’S DAUGHTER by Rod Duncan (Angry Robot) THE BOOK OF THE UNNAMED MIDWIFE by Meg Elison (Sybaritic Press) MEMORY OF WATER by Emmi Itäranta (Harper Voyager) MAPLECROFT: THE BORDEN DISPATCHES by Cherie Priest (Roc) REACH FOR …

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