Tag Archive: Tiptree Award

Apr 09

Week 14: Tiptree Award, The Dragon Awards and GO READ THE FIFTH SEASON!

Books Read The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett Currently Reading  Barsk: The Elephant’s Graveyard by Lawrence M. Schoen   (1) Not much to comment on this week other than the fact that I forgot to mention that the James Tiptree Award winners for 2015 were announced.  The jury chose the …

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Jul 31

Book Review: My Real Children by Jo Walton

What’s It About [The back cover blurb is long so I’m just cutting and pasting the last paragraph] Two lives, two worlds, two versions of modern history. Each with their loves and losses, their sorrows and triumphs. My Real Children is the tale of both of Patricia Cowan’s lives…and of how every life means the entire world. …

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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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