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Jessica Mae Stover

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Jessica Mae Stover is the author of Impress of the Seventh Surge and the novel series Astral Fall, and the screenwriter-director of the sci-fantasy movie ARTEMIS ETERNAL, as well as the founder of the associated production startup. Her additional work and dailies, as well as her online community, can be found at her official site, on Twitter @JSto, and her Patreon, WIZARDS.

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New Book, Next Book, First Look! 🔥

New scifi novel! New scifi novel!

My latest book, Impress of the Seventh Surge ☣️, is out!
Celebrate with me this weekend! It’s a scifi novella you can read in one sitting:

📕 Apple https://apple.co/3m2aCyW
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Goodreads https://goodreads.com/book/show/61172...

Next up! Astral Fall II 🌌

Please help me by spreading the word on this novel and your discovery of the series!

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Published on June 11, 2022 01:47 Tags: astral-fall, impress-of-the-seventh-surge, scifi, seventh-surge
Average rating: 4.15 · 110 ratings · 39 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Astral Fall

4.15 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Impress of the Seventh Surge

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message 2: by Jessica Mae (last edited Sep 29, 2021 05:03PM)

Jessica Mae Stover :)

Hi there! And welcome! I rate critically instead of based on liking (the two don't always overlap): anything rated a 4 or 5 is a minor or major triumph and more objectively is a good use of anyone's time. That is to say, these books have something generally worthwhile to offer and a high quality of craft and manuscript production. I recommend all of these works. Enjoy!

Anything rated a 3 is solid enough and can be translated as, "Read this if you are into exactly this sort of thing." Enjoy!

My approach includes a sociological lens. Sociological imagination is part of the job of an author. There's a thread of this throughout my notes, along with some other themes. (Just in case that helps you decide whether or not to hit the follow button.) There are many reasons I might not rate a book at all, especially if I haven't figured out a just approach to rating the work since the rating system is very limited, or if I have nothing to add to a thoroughly-reviewed classic. Sometimes I post notes without rating as another way to provide nuance.

I curate shelves of recommendations for anyone looking for fresh ideas, and I often browse shelves curated by the readers in my feed. I aim to uplift great books and skilled writers, and provide insight into the publishing and film industry.

I'm an approved Bookshop author, and you can find my reading recommendations and challenges here. https://bookshop.org/shop/JSto Happy reading!


message 1: by Jessica Mae (last edited Nov 01, 2018 08:22PM)

Jessica Mae Stover Thank you!


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