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Women’s History Month: 10 Bad-Ass Sci-Fi Women

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It’s Women’s History Month and we are looking forward to all the events and books that celebrate the impact that women have on the world. In addition to bringing you the latest pop culture news and reviews where women are the focus, this month, we are also going to share with you some of the best BookTrib articles of the past that celebrate women and diversity.  Today, we feature this piece from June 23rd, 2014 about 10 of the best, most bad-ass women from sci-fi. Who is the most badass of them all? The BookTrib Nerd Squad recently took a break from making the universe safer for nerdkind to reply to an article by Kieran Shea at the Huffington Post where he curated a…

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Ffantasy ffun with Jasper Fforde, author of Thursday Next and Chronicles of Kazam

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Most authors don’t have yearly weekend festivals named after them. But then, most authors aren’t Jasper Fforde. His fans are loyal enough to travel from around the world for the annual Fforde Ffiesta—and for good reason. With more than 15 novels under his belt and four popular series, he’s a fantasy powerhouse who creates complex worlds and strong characters you can’t help but root for. Fforde is perhaps best known for his Tuesday Next books, a series about a literary detective who fights crime in a parallel universe where Dodo birds still exist and the line between books and reality is razor thin.  But he’s also explored the world of young adult literature with his Chronicles of Kazam series, starring…

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