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Catherynne M. Valente
Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan's Tales series, Deathless, Radiance, and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Own Making. She is the winner of... show more

Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan's Tales series, Deathless, Radiance, and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Own Making. She is the winner of the Andre Norton, Tiptree, Mythopoeic, Rhysling, Lambda, Locus and Hugo awards and has been a finalist the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her partner, two dogs, two enormous cats, four chickens, several spinning wheels with ulterior motives, an uncompleted master's degree, and a secret door in the back of her wardrobe.
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 2 weeks ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleWell, that was certainly a ... unique ride.I have tried so hard to get into the series. The books look beautiful and I love the covers and intriguing titles. I listened to the first two audiobooks, and while I did not love them, I appreciated their uni...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 4 weeks ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI will start by saying that I enjoyed the audiobook of this one better than the first. The first audiobook was narrated by the author, a quality that I usually very much enjoy as the author has insight the reader doesn't and it comes across in the way ...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 1 month ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleOverall, this was an interesting book. As others have said, it is very whimsical and fantastical in its events, characters, and descriptions. Similar in style to The Wizard of Oz series and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, this is the story of a littl...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 4 months ago
An utter surprise, and so utterly necessary. It's no secret that there's a bit of problem with how women have been treated in comic books, but I haven't seen anywhere else the objections, and their solutions, laid out as effectively as they are here.Valente takes some inspiration from the Big Boy co...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it 5 months ago
A Cat Valente novel in the vein of Hitchhiker's Guide, which both works and doesn't work in the ways one would expect from such a thing. Valente's prose has always been extremely ornamental, and she applies this to British-style humor with a trowel. Sometimes this becomes just deliriously, fabulousl...
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