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You Sexy Thing by Cat Rambo

Read March 2022 Recommended, I guess ★   ★    1/2 First of all, let me do the completely expected and take a moment out of my day and note how Goodreads has completely failed to live up to its function … Continue reading

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Thin Air by Richard Morgan. Not very thin at all.

Read February 2022 Recommended for Morgan fans ★   ★  ★  ★  Brutal and twisty.  Three weeks later, I’m left thinking I liked it, but in the way one likes junk food or quick and dirty sex (which no doubt comes … Continue reading

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The Steerswoman by Rosemary Kirstein

Read February 2022 Recommended for fans of the scientific method ★   ★  ★  1/2 This is one of those books that I wish I had found when it was published in 1989, or even in the following decades. I would … Continue reading

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Sisters of the Forsaken Stars by Lina Rather

Read January 2022 Recommended for fans of the Sisters ★   ★  ★  1/2 I was going to say something about how this mostly feels like a thoughtful character study, with a little bit of plot thrown in, until I was … Continue reading

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Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre

Read December, 2021 Recommended for people who really like classic sci-fi ★   ★     1/2 I abandoned this at about page 183. Why? I fully admit much of it is me, in this particular mood in my life at this … Continue reading

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Provenance by Ann Leckie

Read December, 2021 Recommended for people who don’t want to commit to the trilogy ★   ★     1/2   Note to self: Probably you should write a review right after you finish reading, no matter how uninspired you may find … Continue reading

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Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Read December, 2021 Recommended for sci-fi fans ★   ★   ★ Elder Race, or, a post on which I muse about feelings, productivity, and the futility of blurbing. Goodreads lists over thirty books written by Tchaikovsky, and that’s not including another … Continue reading

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Far From the Light of Heaven by Tade Thompson

Read December, 2021 Recommended for ? ★   ★    If there is any hook guaranteed to make me sit up and pay attention these days, it’s the futuristic mystery-in-space. After the peaks and valleys of the Rosewater series, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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We Have Always Been Here by Lena Nguyen

Recommended for Read October  2021 ★   1/2 Aka: Science Fiction Written by People Who Watched One Episode of TV Sci-Fi It was on page three when I realized Nguyen and I were going to have differences: “And with no foreign … Continue reading

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Dead Space by Kali Wallace

Recommended for fans of character-driven mysteries Read October  2021 ★   ★   ★   1/2 One sentence review: a character study and mystery with the worst detective ever. “From the first moment we’d stepped off the transport ship and onto Nimue, Sigrah … Continue reading

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