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That Shattering Night

This one follows A Star Ignited. Blissful was that shattering night the stars like frozen tears A prisoner of kryptonite for four heart-aching years Set free at last to live her life without false mortal fears Beautiful, androgynous her nameless … Continue reading

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The City Darkens

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Sophia Martin’s blog Sophia Martin’s The City Darkens, published originally as a six-part serial in 2013, is a well written and gripping read, with excellent world-building full of details of clothing, culture and religion. There is … Continue reading

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How Kara got her name

Mere seconds separated their departure from their home Already crystals falling from the city’s ancient dome But Kal’s ship found the direct path while Kara’s had to roam Fierce metric stresses forced her ship to fly in phantom space A … Continue reading

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Scorched

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Erica Hayes’s website Erica Hayes’s Scorched, published May 2014, is an addictive, gripping and well written superhero story with echoes of Batman and The X-Men. Verity Fortune, Seeker, escapes from captivity where doctors have kept her … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Would Be King

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads the girl who would be king Kelly Thompson’s The Girl Who Would Be King, published 2012, is the story of two girls with superpowers. Bonnie comes from a long line of Braverman women whose power makes … Continue reading

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a swirling, sinuous dance, or: Bi-Girl! We need you!

Another collection of haiku twittering from @AlinaMeridon… ace bisexual loving one and loving all just kisses and hugs Bi-Girl! We need you! Save us from the jealous ones! Free us from their hate! syllables suffer words wriggle out of context … Continue reading

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Poetic Justice: In search of Supergirl

I have always been a huge fan of Superman. Batman and Spiderman are kinda cool too, but Superman is something very different. Perhaps because he is a man of absolutes: unmatchable strength, with a fatal weakness. Mainly, I would say, … Continue reading

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