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Articles / December 13, 2019

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Sparrowhawk by Delilah S. Dawson
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Articles / December 13, 2019

B- Sparrowhawk by Delilah Dawson August 20, 2019 · BOOM! Studios ComicGraphic NovelScience Fiction/FantasyYoung Adult Sparrowhawk is an intense, violent, historical fantasy comic that I found to be both horrifying (in a good way) and amazing. Readers should know that there is harm to cute fey creatures, there is racism, and there is a cliffhanger ending, and the protaganist is tough as nails but too stupid to live. Our story begins in Victorian England. Artemesia is raised as an upper-class proper Victorian woman as the illegitimate daughter of a Naval Captain. Her dark skin makes her an outsider. Her father married a white Englishwoman and had another daughter named Caroline. Caroline’s mother despises Artemesia, who feels bitter and unloved. However, Caroline and Artemisia adore each other. They had an older sister named Elizabeth. At the start of the story, both Dad and Elizabeth are dead. Elizabeth was about to marry a Duke, but of course that wedding is off what with the bride being Tragically Deceased, so Mom says that Artemesia better marry rich, fast. However, Artemesia finds herself pulled through a mirror into Faery, while the Faery Queen takes her place in England. When Artemesia gets to the land…

381. Our Favorite Books of the Year, Part One: Lara, Tara, Carrie S and Charlotte
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Articles / December 13, 2019

In the next few episodes, the SBTB reviewing team will be talking about our favorite books of the year! Lara joins us from South Africa to tell us about the books, fiction and nonfiction, that she read this year that made her feel good about herself. Tara joins us from Calgary, Canada, to talk about romances she read that changed her perspective – and taught her some history of lesbian pulp fiction. Carrie S. revisits zombie horror she adored and books that helped her get out of bed to fight the good fight, and Charlotte talks about revisiting her reading over the past year and how many books she loved. I hope you enjoy this reading recap, and that you share with us your favorite books that you read in the past year, too! Right now, for a limited time, you can get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month. That’s more than half off the regular price. Choose 1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals absolutely free. Visit audible.com/TRASHYBOOKS or text TRASHYBOOKS to 500-500. You can subscribe to Smart Podcast, Trashy Books at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you catch your favorite shows! Listen to the podcast → Read…