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Best Books to Read Over Summer …

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresOf Sorrow and Such gets a gong and makes the SMH list!


Ze rest is here, and includes work by the excellent Sean Williams, Sulari Gentill, Angela Savage and Emma Viskic.

Of Sorrow and Such Giveaway – open to NZ

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresSo I’ve opened the Goodreads giveaway of Of Sorrow and Such to New Zealand as well as Australia – enter here!

Post at Tor.com: Five Books Containing Traces of Witches

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresOver at Tor.com I talk about five books containing traces of witches, specifically some magnificent works by Margo Lanagan, Juliet Marillier, Tanith Lee, Diana L. Paxson, and Emma Donoghue. Note: Seahearts was published as The Brides of Rollrock Island in
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Showcasing Real, Fantastical Women: Angela Slatter’s Of Sorrow and Such


The lovely Melissa Ann Singer talks about the women in Of Sorrow and Such here.

I often complain about how rare it is to have a book, TV show, or film be driven by relationships between women. Stories seem to me
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Of Sorrow and Such … almost there!

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresSo, Of Sorrow and Such launches on 13 October … due to the vagaries of time travel, it’s already 13 October in Oz … but not in the US … so still a few hours to go!

But you can read
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Prize Pack from Tor.com

slatter-prize-pack-1Tor.com are giving away a Slatter prize pack (to USians and Canadians – except Quebec. Sorry, Quebec). So if you’d like to nab a copy of the novella Of Sorrow and Such, and the collections Sourdough and Other Stories and The Bitterwood
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Over at Those Who Run With Wolves …

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hires… there’s a gorgeous review of Of Sorrow and Such by the lovely Vida Cruz.

One of the best compliments I can give any story is, “I read it in one sitting”. The same applies for Of Sorrow and Such–it’s got
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Tor.com Sweepstakes!

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresTor.com are giving away three galley copies of Of Sorrow and Such – but only to the US and Canada (although not Quebec, for some reason – I’m sorry, Quebec, I’ll make it up to you).

So, go here
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Random Alex on Of Sorrow and Such

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresAnd another review for Of Sorrow and Such! Thanks, Alex!


Secondly, Margo Lanagan is right, as usual. This is a riveting read.

Mistress Gideon, the narrator, is not a nice
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First review of Of Sorrow and Such!

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresOver at Publishers Weekly, they call Of Sorrow and Such “enthralling, clever, and deliciously complex”. Huzzah!

The rest, she is here.