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AI finds herself, a family, & a future

A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers is a science fiction novel of such literary quality yet such approachable prose, characters, and relationships that I honestly feel like it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read. I don’t say … Continue reading

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A feel-good “found family on a spaceship” story

One is naturally intimidated when taxed with writing a review for a book that deserves as much positive attention as Becky Chambers’ A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet. Will my words adequately advertise all its good qualities? What … Continue reading

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Free short science fiction: nonbinary Jewish fiction by nonbinary Jewish author

I am so glad that there is nonbinary Jewish sci-fi out there, and what’s more, it’s free. “None of you have been helping her maintain her shape,” the planetmind said. “We were promised the community would help her maintain her … Continue reading

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Aviva was already pissed at the giant sentient locusts, but when they threatened her girlfriend—

Presenting the 5775 Mangoverse Passover Special! Aviva and the Aliens: Aviva, chef turned royal mistress, must outwit the aliens who abduct her just before Passover in hopes she’ll be a better cook than their spaceship’s food replicator. Tales from Outer Lands, … Continue reading

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Escaping from aliens and rescuing dragons: just another day for Aviva and Rivka!

Mangoverse cuties Aviva and Rivka get a chance to shine in their own short stories, now available as as $2.99 eBook download. (If you’re buying the A Harvest of Ripe Figs paperback, they’re included free.) Rivka in Port Saltspray: The warrior … Continue reading

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