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Carl Carl said: " For those who follow Christian science-fiction, Kathy Tyer's Firebird series is out again, and will be followed up with a couple new books. I've been slowly rereading the whole thing (pretty busy these days, so not done yet!!), so maybe more to come ...more "

 
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Carl Carl said: " A vampire novel which explore race and gender, by one of the great "literary" sci-fi writers. The last of her novels, sadly-- she died shortly after this was published. Very interesting so far. I love books that don't read like every other book in th ...more "

 
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