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BUDDY READ: Dystopian/Sci-Fi > Emergency Skin (Forward Short Story Collection) by N. K. Jemisin - Starting September 27th 2019

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GridGirl | 622 comments What will become of our self-destructed planet? The answer shatters all expectations in this subversive speculation from the Hugo Award–winning author of the Broken Earth trilogy.

An explorer returns to gather information from a climate-ravaged Earth that his ancestors, and others among the planet’s finest, fled centuries ago. The mission comes with a warning: a graveyard world awaits him. But so do those left behind—hopeless and unbeautiful wastes of humanity who should have died out eons ago. After all this time, there’s no telling how they’ve devolved. Steel yourself, soldier. Get in. Get out. And try not to stare.

N. K. Jemisin’s Emergency Skin is part of Forward, a collection of six stories of the near and far future from out-of-this-world authors. Each piece can be read or listened to in a single thought-provoking sitting.



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Krystal Ayers | 3943 comments Ending. So far, this one is my favorite. I loved how it ended.


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HeatherH (bkwrm85) | 2075 comments odd.. I think overall that I liked this one. The weird focus on sex messed it up for me but otherwise it was an interesting concept. The ending was great. I think I'll look into this author a bit more..


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