Category Archives: science fiction

A Spark of White Fire – Sangu Mandanna

From the publisher: “The first book in a scifi retelling of the Mahabrahata.  When Esmae wins a contest of skill, she sets off events that trigger an inevitable and unwinnable war that pits her against the family she would give … Continue reading

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Mirage – Somaiya Daud

From the publisher: “In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she … Continue reading

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Seafire -Natalie C. Parker

From the publisher: “After her family is killed by corrupt warlord Aric Athair and his bloodthirsty army of Bullets, Caledonia Styx is left to chart her own course on the dangerous and deadly seas. She captains her ship, the Mors Navis, … Continue reading

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The Raging Ones – Krista Ritchie and Becca Ritchie

From the publisher: “In a freezing world, where everyone knows the day they will die, three teens break all odds. Franny Bluecastle, a tough city teen, dreams of dying in opulence, to see wealth she’s never known. Like the entire … Continue reading

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Worlds 2 – Eric Flint

I have enjoyed Eric Flint’s Ring of Fire alternative history books, and just had not noticed that he writes other stuff. I have noticed now. This really long book (544 pages) contains some Ring of Fire short stories and a … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – Caryn Lix

Alien probes were sent to Earth fifty years before the story opens.  Those born after exposure to the probe developed super powers.  Earth, or Omnisteller Corporation the ruling entity, can’t just let these folks wander free so they are imprisoned … Continue reading

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The Final Frontier – Neil Clarke, Ed.

This anthology is all about space exploration and discovery. Neil Clarke says that it is like “all the episodes of Star Trek where they discover some new phenomena, make contact with a new species or explore the remnants of some … Continue reading

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