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The Empress of Salt and Fortune (EBook, 2020, Tom Doherty Associates) 3 stars

The Empress of Salt and Fortune

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With the heart of an Atwood tale and the visuals of a classic Asian period drama, Nghi Vo's The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a tightly and lushly written narrative about empire, storytelling, and the anger of women.

A young royal from the far north is sent south for …

Nona the Ninth (Hardcover, 2022, Tor.com) 5 stars

Nona the Ninth

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Her city is under siege.

The zombies are coming back.

And all Nona wants is a birthday party.

In many ways, Nona is like other people. She lives with her family, has a job at her local school, and loves walks on the beach and meeting new dogs. But Nona's …