What do the National Book award, the Locus award, the Hugo award, The Nebula award, the World Fantasy award, and the PEN/Malamud award have in common? All of them (some multiple times) have been awarded to the fiction of author Ursula K. Le Guin. From fantasy and science fiction to non-fiction essay writing, from kids to adults, there are few authors whose work exhibit the kind of universal appeal apparent in Le Guin’s body of work.
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Library Journal called Caitlin Kiernan “dark fantasy’s most quixotically brilliant writer.” Thanks the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter, Kiernan was able to fund a book trailer for her latest book, The Drowning Girl.

Here is the publisher’s synopsis:

India Morgan Phelps-Imp to her friends-is schizophrenic. She can no longer trust her own mind, because she is convinced that her memories have somehow betrayed her, forcing her to question her very identity.Struggling with her perceptions of reality, Imp must uncover the truth about an encounter with a vicious siren, or a helpless wolf that came to her as a feral girl, or neither of these things but something far, far stranger . . .

Read on to view the book trailer for The Drowning Girl.
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George R. R. Martin
George R. R. Martin
With the first season of HBO’s adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones finished readers might try some of Martin’s other works. While Martin is known for his work in the fantasy genre he has also delved into science fiction and has been a frequent collaborator with many authors. Jump to the bottom of the article for a list title available at the library written or edited by George R. R. Martin.
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