This book is part of Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy, and it runs concurrently to Oryx and Crake, which I read and reviewed earlier this year. As others have observed, it suffers by comparison, but that’s probably not fair. If it were taken entirely on its own it would have been mind-blowing, but because we already know so much of the story from Oryx and Crake it’s merely awesome. Read more

It grieves me deeply to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher, whose humour, cleverness and bravery have been an inspiration in my life. Read more

The purpose of science fiction is, arguably, to make you think and question what it is we’re doing now. The Dispossessed does just that. Read more

Like most of Canada, the Trans-Canada Highway can be beautiful, and like most of Canada, it can be treacherous. Sable opens her Quest for Canada series with her memories of Highway 1 in Western Canada. Read more

Want a perspective on what flying through space might actually look like? Here’s one project to give you an idea. Read more

What do you do when writing feels like banging your head against a brick wall? You keep on writing. Read more

Sable shares 10 tips to help you get that novel written! #NaNoWriMo Read more

Want to write a novel and you don’t know where to start? Sable Aradia gives you some suggestions for how to prepare for National Novel Writing Month. Read more

Sable offers a scathing review of the historical-mythological fantasy novel Hades’ Daughter; book one of The Troy Game by Sara Douglass. Read more

Sable shares her Samhain (and Beltane) playlists for your Sabbat celebrations. Read more

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