December 18th, 2020
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Blossoming of Callisto is a short story, which is not what I normally review, but I was so interested in the author that I had to read something ze wrote. I’m glad I did!

December 12th, 2020
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Fortune’s Pawn is the first book in the Paradox series. It’s a light sci-fi space action-adventure novel that also involves romance.

December 7th, 2020
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So, this is how it ends. The trilogy left me with a heavy feeling, as if it was made of stone itself, and it’s hard to gather my thoughts, but I’ll try.

December 4th, 2020
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I wrote this story for the December Science Fiction Microstory Contest. Rules: the story had to be up to 750 words long, introduce a theme of a mind-altering substance or technology and include a grandma or a grandpa and an original pet.

November 30th, 2020
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Clockwork Stars is a dystopian novel with steampunk elements. The story takes place on New Earth, a world that people have escaped to after devastating their home planet. Something strange has happened here.

November 19th, 2020
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Sinai Unhinged is a cross-genre novel that blends sci-fi with suspense / thriller. Experiments go wrong in a particle accelerator research facility, driving scientists mad. Trying to help her friend who has fallen victim to the mysterious Complex, a therapist attempts to uncover what’s going on there and gets pulled into a strange and dangerous conflict of interests.

November 13th, 2020
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This story I’ve written is the winner of the November Science Fiction Microstory Contest. It had to deal with a change of seasons, mention gemstones and ancestors and be no longer than 750 words. It’s surprisingly difficult to write such a short story, but I had a lot of fun.

November 11th, 2020
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The Obelisk Gate is the second book in ‘The Broken Earth’ trilogy, and a winner of the Hugo award as well. It’s not meant as a standalone, so, if you haven’t read the The Fifth Season yet, check it out first.

November 10th, 2020
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Okay, I have to say right away, I feel like it’s more fantasy than sci-fi, but it was recommended on a podcast as sci-fi, and once I’ve started reading it, I couldn’t stop. I believe it can be classified as science fantasy though — a mixed genre that combines elements of science fiction and fantasy.

November 9th, 2020
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This is definitely one of the classics that has a huge international fandom, but I only discovered it a couple of years ago. Those were the first sci-fi books by a female author, Lois McMaster Bujold, that I’ve read, and they got me completely hooked.