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To Hold Up the Sky by Cixin Liu - Book Review

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$18.99
ISBN: 9781250306067
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Published: Tor Books - September 14th, 2021

On the Venn diagram of where science and math meet philosophy, this author is right in the middle. The breadth and depth of the subject matter covered here is really incredible; an excellent introduction to this author's oeuvre, as these stories showcase his approach to things you've never thought about, grounding them in rigorous scientific critical thinking. ~ Reviewed by Arabella Peterson


The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi - Book Review

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$26.99
ISBN: 9780765389121
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Published: Tor Books - March 15th, 2022

This hilarious science fiction novel is a delightful confection. After losing his job during Covid, Jamie winds up as a grunt for a mysterious NGO - that turns out to be based on an alternate version of earth, with a mission to protect giant nuclear monsters. I laughed out loud more than once as I read. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany - Book Review

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$21.00
ISBN: 9780375706684
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Published: Vintage - May 15th, 2001

If more Sci-Fi novels were like this one, I'd read them more often. Dhalgren is a sun slowly burning into madness, beauty, and love. For those who prefer James Joyce to Michael Crichton, you might find your pathway into the genre through this book. ~ Reviewed by Alex Bell


Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250789068
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Published: Tor Books - September 28th, 2021

Light From Uncommon Stars is a comforting space opera filled with hope and doughnuts. It honestly felt as though I was receiving a warm hug throughout the whole novel and it does an amazing job of balancing the light with the dark. Such a joy to read with some truly unique characters, including an immortal violin teacher and a purple alien. Read this if you are looking for a lighthearted sci-fi with excellent transgender and lesbian representation. ~ Reviewed by Cassidy Washburn


This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar - Book Review

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$14.99
ISBN: 9781534430990
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 17th, 2020

A love story as beautiful as it is abstract. Stretching across all of time and space two star-crossed lovers risk everything to find meaning in each other. ~ Reviewed by Jordan Starks


The Anomaly: A Novel by Hervé Le Tellier - Book Review

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By Hervé Le Tellier, Adriana Hunter (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781635421699
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Published: Other Press - November 23rd, 2021

Four months after Air France flight 006 lands, the same plane and its passengers appear over the Atlantic—what follows is a story that explores the nature of our existence. Do we have control? What matters? Couldn’t put this down! ~ Reviewed by Connor Johnston


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