Girls in Capes

Women, men & minorities in geek culture and pop culture

REVIEW: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Marissa Meyer’s CINDER turns the fairy-tale princess into a cyborg mechanic. Get YA Reviewer Mara Delgado’s take on the first book in the Lunar Chronicles series, which turns fairly tales into sci-fi stories.

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (plus giveaway!)

This month, Young Adult Reviewer Mara Delgado reviews SHADOW AND BONE (2012) by Leigh Bardugo – and GIC gives away a copy.

April 26, 2013 · 25 Comments

REVIEW: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

YA Reviewer Mara Delgado’s take on PROPHECY, the first novel in Ellen Oh’s Dragon King Chronicles trilogy.

April 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mafalda: A Girl’s Literary Role Model

“…what made me admire her was her sincerity and concern for humanity. She was worried about the world, worried about others, and she constantly wanted peace for it.”

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top 5 Female Heroes in YA Novels

Which young adult heroes make the best role models? GIC editor Feliza Casano tackles girls in young adult science fiction and fantasy novels to figure out who’s a role model and (more importantly) why.

March 8, 2013 · 5 Comments

REVIEW: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms is Morgan Rhodes’ first high fantasy novel and I have to say that this book is a great introduction to the world and the story she has crafted. … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Teen PRODIGY: June Iparis, Hero of the Republic

Young adult dystopian is a very hard genre for me to enjoy.  I’ve always loved dystopian fiction — at 14, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four was one of my favorite books — … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

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