A challenging read from Robson, as we follow the fortunes of a young girl hitch-hiking, in a desperately ill condition.
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A young human girl is trying to find her sister, and also, herself, amongst the race of shape-shifting hemaphroditic Shukar, with only her wits and help from Phaakoh.
The American civil war has gone differently, there’s low-level magic, and gondolas. What’s not to like?
Some good new fiction this month from Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Gwendolyn Clare. Kelly Robson, Rich Larson, and two good reprints.
I still make the odd trip to jlake.com hoping that Jay’s got some wisdom to impart posthumously, a la Hari Seldon,
The opening story from Rowe ends just when it’s getting going, and apart from that, only O’Connell provides anything that rises above the distinctly average.
Another installment in Steele’s stories about the Arkwright Foundation, set up by some of the founding fathers of SF, which is reaching for the stars.
There’s plenty to be mined in SF in terms of technology have/have not’s, but this is barely breaking the surface.