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#WomenSFF: Twenty Books by Twenty Women

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This is not a top 20, but rather a list of 20 recommendations – some old, some new, a mix of YA and Adult and a couple of Sci-Fi/Science Fantasy reads (my reading is definitely biased to the second F in SFF although I am working on trying to balance them out). There are many other books that I could have put on this list, and it was hard to choose which to include and as such I have not put them in any particular order or included ratings, as I just wanted to share books that I have enjoyed by female authors.

I will be doing another list of books that I want to read by female author next week, as I have discovered a lot more books to add to the TBR Tower through the #WomenSFF tag, and in particular I blame (in the best way possible) The Fantasy Hive for adding many books to the pile.

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Fantasy, Nostalgia Reads

A touch of nostalgia…and Dragons.

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We’re a week into 2020 already, and it looks as though Tuesdays are going to be blog days (apart from the odd one where I am stuck in a meeting room all day in Edinburgh, which I will warn you about).

So far this year I’ve finished ‘Never Die’ by Rob. J. Hayes (5* and would highly recommend for anyone with an interest in Asian-based fantasies) and ‘Winterglass’ by Benjanun Sriduangkaew (4*, beautiful language and fantastic queer representation) which were both excellent, and that I reviewed on Goodreads. At the moment, I am roughly 75% through ‘The Wolf’s Call’ by Anthony Ryan (which I will be discussing in my next post because my love for the world of this book is off the charts), and I have just started ‘Spark City’ by Robert J. Power. I have also signed up to participate in the #armedwithabingo Book bingo – with Winterglass giving me my first stamp.

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