Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Hush – Skye Melki-Wegner

In a world where music enchants everyday objects with the Song, Chester is a gifted musician but not licensed to connect to the Song.  Only licensed Songshapers trained at the elite Conservatorium can legally connect to the Song.  Chester’s father … Continue reading

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The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb

The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb You have to admit that Zona and Trout made a beautiful couple.  She with her hazel eyes and strawberry blond hair, him with his crinkly black hair and sculptured face. But their hasty marriage … Continue reading

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Orphan Island – Laurel Snyder

“Nine on an island, orphans all, Any more, the sky might fall.” An idyllic island is home to nine orphans, each one year apart in age.  Every year, a boat delivers a small child who is about 5 years old.  … Continue reading

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The Traitor’s Kiss – Erin Beaty

Following the death of Sage’s peasant father, a fowler who taught Sage all he knew, Sage is taken in by her noble uncle. She is a natural teacher and tutors his children until she reaches the age for marriage.  Arranged … Continue reading

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The Berlin Project: An Alternative History of World War II – Gregory Benford

It is 1944, the Manhattan Project has been underway for several years, and the goal is finally in sight. Little Boy is ready to be dropped on the enemy. With any luck, Berlin will soon be rubble and Hitler turned … Continue reading

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