Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Five heroines quicker to act violently than with a level head

Alwyn Hamilton is the author of Rebel of the Sands. At she tagged five heroines quicker to act violently than with a level head, including:
Saba from Blood Red Road by Moira Young

Saba of Silverlake is known as the Angel of Death because she never loses a fight. She will take you down and she’ll do it with her bare hands, no less. Forced into cage matches where three losses means execution, Saba is a survivor who sends her competitors to the chopping block. But most of Saba’s fighting doesn’t come from skill or strength; it comes from the semi out-of-body wildness that kicks in when she’s threatened. Her fighting style is mindless but effective.
Read about another entry on the list.

Blood Red Road is among Lee Kelly's five favorite books with unforgettable sisters and Sarah Holding's top ten "cli-fi novels that make you think deeply about the human consequences of climate change."

--Marshal Zeringue