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Tansy Rayner Roberts
Tansy Rayner Roberts is an award winning blogger, podcaster and fantasy author who lives in Tasmania with her family. She has a PhD in Classics and a particular attachment to Roman history, which infuses her work.Tansy's books range from the light-hearted Mocklore Chronicles to the darker and... show more
Tansy Rayner Roberts is an award winning blogger, podcaster and fantasy author who lives in Tasmania with her family. She has a PhD in Classics and a particular attachment to Roman history, which infuses her work.Tansy's books range from the light-hearted Mocklore Chronicles to the darker and more epic Creature Court trilogy. She also co-hosts the Galactic Suburbia and Verity! podcasts, and is well known for writing feminist commentary on pop culture including superhero comics, fantasy fiction and Doctor Who.In 2013, Tansy won the Hugo for Best Fan Writer thanks to the critical writing on her blog. This made her the first Australian woman ever to win a Hugo Award.
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Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 9 months ago
This retelling, while being very close in terms of plot and pacing to the original story (something that will or will not go down very well depending on the readers—personally, I wanted to read a close retelling, and that's what I got) did actually... endear me much more to d'Artagnan's character. T...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Anthology. As I was reading this book there seemed to be a theme of rollerskating lesbians but then I found out there were some other stories interspersed. I wonder if that was initially what the publisher were going for but then needed extra stories to fill it out. The average rating is 3.33 stars....
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 3 years ago
I would very much rec reading the first story in this series first, as this spoils that, and having just read them backwards, I think the other would do better unspoiled. The first story is in the [b:Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories|22029529|Kaleidoscope Diverse YA Scien...
sfgale
sfgale rated it 6 years ago
This was produced via kickstarter apparently. I didn't know that until I happened across a review, I think it was Tor.com I initially read about it. It's an Anthology that asked for submissions with a prompt of, "Roller Derby, nightclubs, glam aliens, (literal) party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, d...
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins rated it 6 years ago
I have read a lot of strange, weird, and bizarre fiction over the years, but I do believe Glitter & Mayhem may just be the oddest collection of stories I have ever come across. I'm not talking avant-garde or surreal, as is so often the case with Bizarro fiction, just plain old . . . well, odd. As yo...
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