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BOOK REVIEW: Exhalation by Ted Chiang

Released: May 2019Publisher: PicadorFormat: Trade PaperbackRRP: $29.99 AUDGenre: Science Fiction, Short Stories, NovellasRating: 4/5  From the award-winning science fiction writer (whose short story "The Story of Your Life" was the basis for the Academy Award-nominated movie Arrival), the long-awaited new collection of stunningly original, humane, and already celebrated short stories.This much-anticipated second collection of stories is signature Ted Chiang, full of revelatory... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW: Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh

We were taught that, for a while, the universe existed and not one person knew. Stars exploded, nebulae collapsed, atoms crashed together and formed planets, then quiet oceans where single-celled organisms swallowed light and learned to flourish, then more complex life, plants, then creatures dragged their heavy bodies from primordial seas, shook off fins, feathers,... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW: Vox by Christina Dalcher

Jean McClellan spends her time in almost complete silence, limited to just one hundred words a day. Any more, and a thousand volts of electricity will course through her veins. Maybe it’s a foolish thing, but I’ve never been able to figure out exactly how to describe an electric jolt of pain to a six-year-old.... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW: Recursion by Blake Crouch

Released: June 2019Publisher: Pan Macmillan Format: PaperbackRRP: $29.99Genres: Science Fiction, ThrillerRating: 4.5/5 What if someone could rewrite your entire life?‘My son has been erased.’Those are the last words the woman tells Barry Sutton before she leaps from the Manhattan rooftop.Deeply unnerved, Barry begins to investigate her death only to learn that this wasn’t an isolated... Continue Reading →

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