Category Archives: sf/f

[Virtual] Readercon 2021 Schedule

TweetReadercon 2021 is taking place virtually and delayed this year, August 13–15, 2021. I’m proud to participate in the panel described below. “The Works and Life of Vonda N. McIntyre” Sunday, August 15, 12:00 PM Described by the Guardian as … Continue reading

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My June Reading Log

TweetFiction: The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal is third in the “Lady Astronaut” series, happening somewhat concurrently with the second book. The plot fills in some details about what happened on Earth and on the Moon while the journey … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Book with One Word Title: Distances by Vandana Singh

TweetThe novella Distances by Vandana Singh is Volume 23 in the “Conversation Pieces” series from Aqueduct Press. It won the 2008 Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award and was on the Honor List for the 2009 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, now … Continue reading

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My May Reading Log

TweetFiction: Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell mashes up space opera with a Marriage of Convenience, with the added level of this being one partner’s second marriage of convenience after his husband is killed in what appeared to be an accident. … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Fairytale: The Serial Garden by Joan Aiken

TweetSmall Beer Press page for The Serial Garden. The Serial Garden: The Complete Armitage Family Stories by Joan Aiken “is the first complete collection of Joan Aiken’s beloved Armitage stories — and it includes four new, unpublished stories.” The world … Continue reading

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My April Reading Log

TweetFiction: A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine follows A Memory Called Empire, in which Mahit Dzmare travels from her home space station to the center of the mighty Teixcalaanli Empire. In this installment, Mahit is back on Lsel Station … Continue reading

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My March Reading Log

TweetFiction: Battle Hill Bolero by Daniel José Older is third in the Bone Street Rumba trilogy, one of the best urban fantasy series I’ve ever read because of its superb, deep grounding in contemporary Brooklyn. I’d been hoarding it for … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Book by a Favorite Author: Wild Angel by Pat Murphy

TweetWild Angel by Pat Murphy is a book by a favorite science fiction author I have been saving since it came out in paperback in 2000. (Yes, I know it was a long time ago!) When Sarah McKensie’s parents are … Continue reading

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My January Reading Log

TweetFiction: The Orphans of Raspay: A Penric and Desdemona novella by Lois McMaster Bujold had fun twists and turns; there is currently one more novella in this series for me to read. I am a huge fan of Bujold so … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Comfort Read: Tree of Cats by Ellis Avery

TweetFor my “comfort read” I chose Tree of Cats by Ellis Avery, the final novel by a college friend who died from cancer in 2019. Another college friend who read the manuscript told me the outlines of the story, which … Continue reading

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