Author: Leslie Ann Moore

Interview: Leslie Ann Moore, author of A Tangle of Fates

Interview: Leslie Ann Moore, author of A Tangle of Fates

Today’s I’m happy host Leslie Ann Moore, author of A Tangle of Fates and The Griffin Daughter’s Trilogy. Leslie was born in California and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy for a long time. She loves Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Andre Norton and J.R.R. Tolkien. An encounter with Terry Brooks set her on the path to pursue her dream of writing. What inspired you to writeA Tangle of Fates? I wanted to write a story based on a traditional fairy tale, but turn it on its head. In so many fairy tales, the female is passive. She’s there only as a prop for the male hero to rescue. Or, if she is the center of the tale, she’s the victim of manipulative, malign forces, and still ends up needing a male savior. The Vox Machina Trilogy, of which AToF is the first book, takes the story of Snow White and transforms it from a tale of a helpless girl needing rescue by eight men—the seven dwarves, plus the Prince— to one of a strong young woman rising up from the ashes of her former life. She becomes a vital player in the battle to overthrow the […]

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Book Review 67: A Tangle of Fates by Leslie Ann Moore

Book Review 67: A Tangle of Fates by Leslie Ann Moore

After reading two books in the last couple months that fit firmly in the realm of science fiction, I have decided that I like my science fiction with a large side of feelings. I’m not sure if I’ve ever encountered science fiction books like A Tangle of Fates or First Sun before. Ones that seem to appeal more the my female sensibilities and less to my male sensibilities. You see, I don’t understand (or even like) the militarized version of science fiction with its “carefully” thought out strategies and quest for species domination. (I’m looking at you, Ender’s Game.) A Tangle of Fates by Leslie Ann Moore certainly fits my need for science fiction with feelings.  Read my interview with Leslie Ann Moore, the author of A Tangle of Fates.     a Rafflecopter giveaway      Twitter 8 Facebook 10 Google+ 0 Pinterest 1 StumbleUpon 0

6 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on February 3, 2015