Sarah Monette

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My pseudonym is Katherine Addison. Katherine reviews nonfiction. Sarah reviews fiction. Fair warning: I read very little fiction these days.

I was born and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, one of the secret cities of the Manhattan Project. I studied English and Classics in college, and have gone on to get my M.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature. My first four novels were published by Ace Books. I have written two collaborations with Elizabeth Bear for Tor: A Companion to Wolves and The Tempering of Men. My short stories have appeared in lots of different places, including Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Weird Tales, and Strange Horizons; I've published two collections of short stories, Somewhere Beneath Those Waves and The Bone Key. I col
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Let's not even get into the topic of children's versions of Shakespeare. And that goes double for The Tempest, which is surely Shakespeare's most misunderstood play.

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Trina Schart Hyman's illustrations are AMAZING. She manages a mesmerizing combination of fine detail and a richly saturated palate.
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“The obligation d'âme meant that his only allegiance was to Felix, making them a separate kingdom of two, with Felix as king and Mildmay as ministers, army, and populace all combined in one. A stormy little kingdom, I thought, with periodic flare-ups of civil war and a magnificently unstable government. And I was glad I wasn’t a citizen of it.”
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“It is a rose planted in your heart, and as it's thorns tear you, so does it thrive and flower”
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“I gave up on cussing - I'd run out of words filthy enough - and just started praying.”
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