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The third book in The Machineries of Empire trilogy, a brilliant anti-imperialist space opera. Like the previous two books, Revenant Gun is very much concerned with questions of identity. Here we have two Jedaos: one is the Jedao we've met before, sh ...more
Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee
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I recently got into loom knitting – which is more or less the same thing as regular old knitting, at least in terms of the finished products, but uses a solid frame to make the process of looping and tying and twisting the yarn simpler. It's fun! And ...more
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The True Queen by Zen Cho
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The long-awaited sequel (by me, at least!) to Sorcerer to the Crown. On the magical island of Janda Baik, in Malaysia, two teenage sisters wash up on the beach with absolutely no memory of their past lives. Sakti is hugely magically talented, a compl ...more
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A new novella in the Vorkosigan series; in internal chronology it comes after A Civil Campaign (where Miles gets married) but before Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen. The narrator this time around is Ekaterin, Miles's wife, a relative newcomer to his ...more
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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
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A novel set in modern India by the author of The God of Small Things. I have been waiting for Roy to return to writing fiction for nearly twenty years... though I don't like to complain when she's been spending her time on vitally important journalis ...more
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A very well-written and informative book, with plenty of gorgeous photos. Iannotti covers everything you could possibly want to know about growing plants in New York state or city. She explains the different climates in each zone of the state and how ...more
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