Tag Archive: Monica Byrne

Jul 23

So Who Should Have Won This Year’s Golden Tentacle Award?

Here is a much needed reminder of the nominees with links to my wordy and yet delightful reviews: Viper Wine, by Hermione Eyre (Jonathan Cape). The Girl in the Road, by Monica Byrne (Blackfriars) Memory of Water, by Emmi Itäranta (HarperCollins) The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, by Becky Chambers (Self-Published) The People …

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Jul 22

Book Review: The Girl in the Road by Monica Byrne

What’s It About When Meena wakes one morning with snake bites across her chest she decides, in a panic, to leave Mumbai and travel to Ethiopia, the place where her parents met.  Her intention is to traverse The Trail a massive energy harvesting bridge that links India and Africa.  Thirty years previously, Mariama makes the …

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Apr 05

And the winner of the Tiptree Award is…

… two books – Monica Byrne’s The Girl in the Road, which has already been nominated for a Kitschie, and Jo Walton’s My Real Children which I’ve heard much about and expect to see pop it’s head up in a couple of other awards (maybe a Locus nom?).  I’ve not read either, but expect reviews at some point in …

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Feb 14

Shortlists — SHORTlists — SHORTLISTS!!!!!

So here you are eagerly awaiting the BSFA and Kitschies shortlists and the buggers go and announce them on the same day!  You can find them here for the BSFA and here for the KItschies. The BSFA shortlist for best novel is as follows: Nina Allan, for The Race, published by Newcon Press Frances Hardinge, for …

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