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Queen of the Conquered

Callender’s novel deftly handles the touchy subjects of rank and racism, cruelty and privilege, while also providing an exciting fantasy whodunit.

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Review of ‘Queen of the Conquered’

When Sigourney Rose grows up, she wants to be Queen—not because it is her life’s dream, but because she feels she must take over the islands of Hans Lollik in order to avenge her family’s brutal murders. Born into a society where the indigenous islanders are repressed and suppressed by their colonizers, the Fjerns, Sigourney…

Interview with Kacen Callender

Kacen Callender’s unforgettable new fantasy Queen of the Conquered explores thorny questions of race, privilege and power in a lushly detailed Caribbean-inspired setting.


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Book Clubs: June 2021

These four out-of-this-world science fiction and fantasy novels are perfect for book clubs.


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