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Tsana Dolichva
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Astro, physics, writing, SFF
Astro, physics, writing, SFF

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Vigil by Angela Slatter
Vigil by Angela Slatter is the author's debut novel but regular followers of this blog may recall that Slatter is also a much-lauded author of shorter stories and collections and a few mosaic novels. I have reviewed several of her works before, which you ca...

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Aurealis Award Shortlists announced!
It's that time of year again when the Aurealis Awards shortlists are announced. And what shortlists they are this year! (I might be biased — Defying Doomsday  and one of the contained stories, "Did We Break the End of the World" by Tansy Rayner Roberts, wer...

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The Vorkosigan Saga Project
Chatting with my friend Katharine, who also runs a book blog,  Ventureadlaxre , it came out that she'd been meaning to read Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan Saga and I had been meaning to re-read it, since I read most of them before I started blogging. And...

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Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis
Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis is a children's novel (the main character is 12ish) about a young dragon that gets turned into a human girl and has to make it on her own in a strange new city. And also chocolate. Aventurine is the fiercest...

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The Four Thousand, the Eight Hundred by Greg Egan
The Four Thousand, the Eight Hundred by Greg Egan is a science fiction novella set on two large asteroids out in the asteroid belt: Vesta and Ceres. It is a quick and compelling read more about morality than technology, although of course there is technolog...

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Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff is the second book in the Illuminae Files trilogy. I previously reviewed the first book, Illuminae , here . The sequel maintains the found footage/documents format of the first book and is a relatively quick read beca...

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Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day by Seanan McGuire
Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day by Seanan McGuire is a novella with a difficult-to-remember title until you realise the list is chronological. I didn't actually realise it was a novella at first, only checking to make sure it wasn't a sequel to something I hadn...

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Bitten by Amanda Pillar
Bitten by Amanda Pillar is the second novel set in the Graced universe. I have previously reviewed the other novel, Graced , and one of the novellas, Captive . Although Bitten is set after Graced , they can be read in any order and the novellas aren't neces...

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After Atlas by Emma Newman
After Atlas by Emma Newman is a companion novel to Planetfall , which I previously reviewed here . You don't have to have read Planetfall to read After Atlas — both books stand alone entirely — but some background/historical context for After Atlas will be ...

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An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows
An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows is the first book of the Manifold Worlds series and, as the series title kind of suggests, is a portal fantasy novel. It, loosely speaking, follows the story of a teenaged Australian girl when she follows someone through ...
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