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Review | Starlings by Jo Walton

Title: Starlings Author: Jo Walton Published by: Tachyon Publications My rating: 2 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Net Galley ARC "A strange Eritrean coin travels from lovers to thieves, gathering stories before meeting its match. Google becomes sentient and proceeds toward an existential crisis. An idealistic dancer on a generation ship makes an… Continue reading Review | Starlings by Jo Walton

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Review | Prime Meridian by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Title: Prime Meridian Author: Silvia Moreno Garcia Published by: Innsmouth Free Press My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Net Galley ARC Content Warning: Poverty, Crushing despair of capitalism "Amelia dreams of Mars. The Mars of the movies and the imagination, an endless bastion of opportunities for a colonist with some guts.… Continue reading Review | Prime Meridian by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Review | Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

Title: Record of a Night Too Brief Author: Hiromi Kawakami Translator: Lucy North Published by: Pushkin Press My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Cotent Warning: sexual assault “In these three haunting and lyrical stories, three young women experience unsettling loss and romance. In a dreamlike adventure, one woman… Continue reading Review | Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

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Review | Maleficium by Martine Desjardins

Title: Maleficium Author: Martine Desjardins Translator: Fred A. Reed & David Homel Published by: Talonbooks My rating: 1 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content warning: anti-disability sentiment, disfigurment, insects "Martine Desjardins delivers to readers of Maleficium the unexpurgated revelations of Vicar Jerome Savoie, a heretic priest in nineteenth century Montreal.… Continue reading Review | Maleficium by Martine Desjardins

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Review | The Stars Change by Mary Anne Mohanraj

Title: The Stars Change Author: Mary Anne Mohanraj Published by: Circlet Press My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Content warning: Death, racism(speciesism), oppression, homophobia, sexual content "The Stars Change: an erotic science fiction novel-in-stories. On a South Asian-settled university planet, tensions are rising, and as they reach the brink… Continue reading Review | The Stars Change by Mary Anne Mohanraj

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Review | Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Title: Carmilla Author: J. Sheridan Le Fanu Published by: University of Adelaide My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Free ebook from University of Adelaide Content warnings: Haunting dreams, death, homophobia "When a mysterious carriage crashes outside their castle home in Styria, Austria, Laura and her father agree to take in… Continue reading Review | Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

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Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

Title: The Left Hand of Darkness Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Published by: Ace My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Thrift store Content warning: Attempted murder, death, suicide, forced imprisonment "A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien… Continue reading Review | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin