The Pull List 3-14-18

Science (Fiction) in Fantasy: Five novels that mix Sorcery and STEM

By Christina Ladd on

For International Women’s Day, here are some badass women of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) who defy the odds in order to pursue their passions and develop their intellects. Whether in fictional worlds or our own, the sciences are no magical haven of rationality: they’re beset with the same sexism, racism, and other social …

The Pull List - March 7, 2018
The Pull List - March 7, 2018

The Pull List 3-7-18

By Tyler Gasper on

It’s Wednesday again! That means it is time for another installment of The Pull List! Caveat emptor: This week the list is dominated by titles not published by DC or Marvel. Indie publishers are putting out some truly interesting and noteworthy books these days, so don’t be surprised if this happens (repeatedly) in the future. …

Tess of the Road Review: Ramble On

By Christina Ladd on

Between publishers and bookstores and authors themselves clamoring for attention—preorder gifts! promotional temporary tattoos! listicles!!!—I sometimes forget to be grateful. It’s especially humbling, therefore, to come across a book that reminds me so powerfully that we are privileged to live in a time when such good writing on such meaningful topics is so readily available. …

The Pull List - Feb 28, 2018