The Faerie Path #2: The Lost Queen: Book Two of The Faerie

Format: Library Binding Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.63 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In both of these latter books, as in Dracula, Stoker displays considerable ambivalence, if not antipathy, toward his female characters. Characters: The main characters are fictional, but their behavior makes sense within a fantasy context. Hopefully, the feminine voice in the comic industry helps readers of the superhero genre understand that they need an improved view of the female superhero. Catching a reader's interest from the start is important for any story, but especially in fantasy fiction. (more…)...
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The Spindlers

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.29 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Science Fiction (Los Angeles Public Library): Author, title, and one-line summary of over 15 science-fiction books for younger readers (from Tedd Arnold's ) and about 30 science-fiction books for older readers (from K. Rowling's intense authorial control is reflected by the fact that the Harry Pot- ter books cannot be quoted from directly in literary or critical reviews, although her stories have provoked one of the largest fan fiction fandoms on the Internet, with over four million sites containing stories and slash fiction about her characters. (more…)...
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Knock on Wood

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.08 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Her work is more of an apologia on women than an assault on the structure of her own society and even City of Ladies cannot truly be considered a feminist work by contemporary definitions. 66 Despite that qualification, Christine's achievements remain remarkable. Shelley's The Last Man (1826), a gothic, apocalyptic novel set in the twenty-first century, influenced future-history fiction. Concom members began com- municating more often by email or telephone conferences and less often in face-to-face meetings. (more…)...
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Spirit Animals Book 3: Blood Ties - Audio

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Some of these authors did little to dispel the stereotypical images of adventuring males and bewitching females, including American author James Branch Cabell, whose Poictesme Cycle includes the infamous Jurgen, a Comedy of Justice (1919). She was a writer for several of his fantasy works, including Die Nibelungen (1924), released in two parts in the United States, Siegfried and Kriemhild's Reuenge. Action and adventure elements are usually strong in space opera, which is occasionally referred to as "adventure SF." (more…)...
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Super Burp! (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Format: Library Binding Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.41 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Instead, the focus is on the major awards for authors of young adult (YA) and children's literature. For example, in the mixed-sex Uto- pia of Piercy 's novel, babies are gestated in mechanical wombs while both men and women use hormone therapy to produce breast milk and enjoy the experience of mothering. He was on horseback, having returned from waiting on the Prince. In this world, bisexuality is the norm, marriage can be between any two indi- viduals or any group as long as child-...
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Over sea, under stone (A Voyager/HBJ book)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.53 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The eruption of the fantastic into the everyday signals a catalyst for personal, and often political, change. While Elgin and others have pointed out that Laadan has engendered less interest than other constructed languages such as Klingon, reader response has been sufficient to motivate electronic interaction for- mats, including a Web tutorial, a Live- Journal discussion forum, and a Web dictionary that is still being updated. Her father is on the verge of losing their new home in Warren County as a result of his gambling addiction,...
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The Isle of Illusion (Deltora Quest 2, Book 2)

Format: School & Library Binding Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.10 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Robert Asprin's 'Myth' series is a good example of this. The only point I want to add is to address whether or not the Harry Potter phenomenon has had an effect on children's publishers. He returned to the Sandman universe twice more for the Stoker Award- winning The Dream Hunters (1999), a short novel illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano, and for Endless Nights (2003), the first graphic novel to reach the Neu; York Times Best Sellers list. Blue discovers that Gansey is a wealthy...
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The Gathering (The Justice Trilogy Book 3)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Two children, a boy and a girl, decide to make a time capsule and bury it at the edge of a farm, under a big oak tree. But believing I’d never read any fantasy before, I wondered if George R. Butler's "Bloodchild" (1984) explores male preg- nancy more literally with its men who carry the insect-like Tlics' young. The main point here is that there are still characters and a plot to speak of. Highly magical events include eclipses and giving birth, for example. ...
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Spell Sisters: Amelia the Silver Sister

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.40 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This is what primarily sets fantasy apart from sci-fi. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.. The gender- bending present in Fushigi Yuugi is couched in entertaining, nonthreatening terms, but the concerns around virginity chastity and female sexuality bridge the historical time frame of the fantasy world and the main characters' own, making the work resonate with current-day concerns. Black Cat's alter ego was film star Linda Turner, who began her career as a stuntwoman and still did her own stunts. (more…)...
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High Wizardry

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.73 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I was not, therefore, touched by the spur of ambition, usually stimulating on such occasions; and yet I ought to stand exculpated from the charge of ungracious or unbecoming indifference to public applause. She taught at universities in Europe and the United States, retir- ing from Columbia University, where she taught French, in 2004. This clever dystopian fairy tale is the first in a planned series—the Lunar Chronicles. (more…)...
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