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Mantivore Dreams

(The Arcadian Chronicles #1)

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On a colony planet, in a hot, dusty village where no one wants to live, is someone who was exiled there a long time ago. Someone who stole something so precious, others are prepared to lie, kidnap and murder to get it back.

Drawn into this web of deceit is Kyrillia, a teenager who dreams of running the village’s branch of the Node, the planetwide organic information system,
Kindle Edition, 270 pages
Published August 28th 2019 by Griffin wing Publishing
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May 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
About a year ago, I read the another book by S.J. Higbee and thought it was well written. When one of her other books showed up on sale, I decided to pick up a copy and read another one. This time, it's Mantivore Dreams, the first book in her Arcadian Chronicles series, a science-fiction / fantasy / young adult novel where nothing is quite as it appears. Let's dive a little more into this novel...

Imagine you live on far away planet. It's not an ideal place to live, and that's being generous. But
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What I enjoyed even more than the Science Fiction Fantasy, the new species, and the superb world-building, was tge incredible literate imagery throughout. Reading MANTIVORE DREAMS was equivalent to reading Science Fiction in prose poetry, reveling in lyrical imagery. Anticipating Book 2!
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Born the same year as the Russians launched Sputnik, I confidently expected that by the time I reached adulthood, the human race would have a pioneer colony on the Moon and be heading off towards Mars. So I was at a loss to know what to do once I realised the Final Frontier wasn’t an option and rather lost my head - I tried a lot of jobs I didn’t like and married a totally unsuitable man.

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