Belated Pilot Reviews: Frequency and Falling Water

Frequency

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Image: CW

Genre: Mystery/Sci-fi

Synopsis: Detective Raimy Sullivan grew up knowing her father had been an undercover cop who went bad, and then got himself killed. Until his old ham radio in her garage somehow puts her in contact with the him from twenty years ago. Working together, the father-daughter duo have the opportunity to figure out what went wrong, and possibly save his life. If they can change the past, and deal with whatever consequences that brings. Continue reading “Belated Pilot Reviews: Frequency and Falling Water”

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We Don’t Live in a Homogenous World: List of 10 Science Fiction/Fantasy Works

There are plenty of authors from underrepresented groups writing fantastic science fiction and fantasy, and they’re equally deserving of publicity and support. It’s also important to remember that media can be powerful. It influences how we view the world, and what we think of as normal. That kind of power needs to be in the hands of people with wide ranges of perspectives, so that audiences are introduced to different ideas. So that everyone has a voice. Continue reading “We Don’t Live in a Homogenous World: List of 10 Science Fiction/Fantasy Works”

The Bear and the Nightingale: Independent Heroines, Folkloric Settings, and the Struggle for Personal Freedom

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Image: Random House

Genre: YA fantasy

Synopsis: In Lesnaya Zemlya, the old religion coexists with the new, both of them in practice by the people of the land. This is the world Vasilisa grows up in. She attends church, then leaves offerings for the spirits of the land and household. Moreso, unlike the rest of her community, she can see and speak with these spirits. Continue reading “The Bear and the Nightingale: Independent Heroines, Folkloric Settings, and the Struggle for Personal Freedom”