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Love in the Time of Starships: The Other Half of the Sky (Athena Andreadis & Kay Holt, eds.)

Athena Andreadis and Kay Holt, eds. The Other Half of the Sky. Source of review copy: e-book from my personal collection. After the last segment in this review series, I’ve been thinking a lot about world-building and storytelling as hospitality. … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Starships: not-SF #ownstories stuff we need in SF (Dana Lone Hill. Pointing with Lips)

Dana Lone Hill. Pointing with Lips: a Week in the Life of a Rez Chick. Blue Hand Books, 2014. Source of review copy: e-book from my personal collection. Short version: This book is not science fiction, but read it because … Continue reading

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Goals: An Embarrassment of Riches

As I’m settling back into everyday life following CONvergence, I’ve been sorting through the projects in process. I can call it “too many deadlines” or I can call it an embarrassment of riches. Let’s go with the next. Here are … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Starships: One Ordinary Day, with Werewolves

Joyce Chng writing as J Damask. Heart of Fire. Fox Spirit Books. Jo Thomas. 25 Ways to Kill a Werewolf. Fox Spirit Books. (intro;  excerpt) Disclosure: These books both come from my personal library, and coincidentally come from the same … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Starships: A Matter of Scale, or Intimate Epics (Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Margrét Helgadóttir)

Margrét Helgadóttir. The Stars Seem So Far Away Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Signal to Noise Note: I purchased my own copy of Signal to Noise, and received a review copy of The Stars Seem So Far Away from the publisher, Fox Spirit … Continue reading

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Goals: The backward glance and the road ahead! With extra awesome!

This month I had to adjust a couple of timelines, particularly the ones for beta reading. I had hoped to get a nonfiction project and a novel to beta readers for 1 March, which did not work out. That timeline … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Starships: Humor, Horror, and the Mystery of It All (Polenth Blake’s ‘Sunstruck’, Leckie’s ‘Ancillary Sword’)

This week’s review was delayed because I had far too much to say. I’ve fallen decisively in love with both of the novels I am reviewing, so the technical challenge was to steer between two extremes:  “inarticulate flail and squee … Continue reading

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