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August Recap: Sirens News, Book Releases, and Interesting Links

We’re excited to bring you a roundup of interesting links and August book releases of fantasy by and about women.

As always, we’d love to hear from you. If you’ve sold a fantasy work, read a great recently-released story, discovered a fantastic link that we missed, or if you’ve got a book or story review to share, please get in touch. Send news to (help at sirensconference.org).

 

ON THE BLOG: AUGUST 2015

Sirens Newsletter—Volume 7, Issue 10 (August 2015)

Sirens Accepted Programming for 2015: Panels

Casey Blair’s book list of Six Secondary World Urban Fantasies

Find out ways you can Support Sirens

Sirens Accepted Programming for 2015: Afternoon Classes

s. e. smith’s book list of Five Dark and Twisty Young Adult Works

Sirens Guest of Honor Interview: Rae Carson

Sirens Accepted Programming for 2015: Workshops

Rae Carson’s book list of Five Young Adult Fantasy Works with Adult Crossover Appeal

Testimonials: If you’ve attended Sirens more than once, why did you decide to come back to Sirens?

July Recap: Sirens News, Book Releases, and Interesting Links

Sirens Accepted Programming for 2015: Roundtable Discussions

Erynn Moss’s book list of Eight Fantasy Works That Don’t Over-Explain

 

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Book Releases

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August 1:
One Good Dragon Deserves Another, Rachel Aaron
Perdita, Faith Gardner

August 4:
Alice, Christina Henry
Astra, Naomi Foyle
Blood Call, Lilith Saintcrow
The Bone Artists, Madeleine Roux
The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl, Ishbelle Bee
Daughter of Dusk, Livia Blackburne
Dragonbane, Sherrilyn Kenyon
The Fifth Season, N.K. Jemisin
Lamp Black, Wolf Grey, Paula Brackston
Kitty Saves the World, Carrie Vaughn
Magic Shifts, Ilona Andrews
The Nightmare Charade, Mindee Arnett
Of Dreams and Rust, Sarah Fine
Public Enemies, Ann Aguirre
Smoke on the Water, Lori Handeland
Torn Sky, Tracy Banghart
Waterborne Exile, Susan Murray
While You Were Gone, Amy K. Nichols

August 6:
Darkmere, Helen Maslin

August 11:
Ethics and Form in Fantasy Literature: Tolkien, Rowling, and Meyer, Lykke Guanio-Uluru
Falling in Love with Hominids, Nalo Hopkinson
Fool’s Quest, Robin Hobb
The Healer, Virginia Boecker
Jubilee Manor, Bethany Hagen
Lumière, Jacqueline E. Garlick
Reawakened, Colleen Houck
Storm Moon, Teri Harman

August 18:
Across the Long Sea, Sarah Remy
Bitter of Tongue, Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan
The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Seven, ed. by Ellen Datlow
Court of Fives, Kate Elliott
The Creeping, Alexandra Sirowy
Forbidden, Cathy Clamp
A History of Glitter and Blood, Hannah Moskowitz
The House of Shattered Wings, Aliette de Bodard
Legacy of Kings, Eleanor Herman

August 25:
Breakout, Ann Aguirre
The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall, Katie Alender
Dead Upon a Time, Elizabeth Paulson
Insidious, Dawn Metcalf
Keepers of the Labyrinth, Erin E. Moulton
Kushiel’s Chosen, Jacqueline Carey
Lair of Dreams, Libba Bray
Mechanica, Betsy Cornwell
Sasquatch, Andrea Schicke Hirsch
The Veil, Megan Chance

August 26:
That Seriously Obnoxious Time I Was Stuck at Witch Rimelda’s One Hundredth Birthday Party, Tina Connolly

August 31:
Speak Easy, Catherynne M. Valente

 

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