A fantasy in which the male-dominated society frowns upon an upstart young woman who has desires above her station, and who has a yearning for the wide blue yonder. It’s a well-worn trope, but Kabza kept me engaged throughout, with Daybreak-under-Clouds finding someone who will help her, and manages her escape, with nary a backward glance….
- Elizabeth Bear. The Deeps of the Sky. (Edge of Infinity)
- James S.A. Corey. Drive. (Edge of Infinity)