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When Alya Met Rigel by S. L. Saboviec

Dixon Hill Lighthouse on San Salvador, Bahamas

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: May, 2016 at AE

Genre: science fiction short story

Setting: East Neptune Space Station, future

Summary: Short version: Alya meets Rigel when he steals an expensive item from her shop Continue reading

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Montmorency: Thief, Liar, Gentleman? by Eleanor Updale

I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas, if that’s your winter holiday of preference. I got the kids of couple of books, including a Kindle for Mr. Curiosity. I’ll provide some reviews later, but I haven’t taken any photos and I need to catch up on the books I’ve read so I can get at least most of the 2018 books I’ve read reviewed in 2018.

Up next is a book I chose solely by perusing the library shelves because it gave me a U author in my Author Reading the Alphabet Challenge. I’m so close to finishing!

Published: 2003

Genre: YA historical fiction

Length: 233 pages

Setting: 19th century London

Font: Aqualine

Summary: Short version: Montmorency leads a double life as a thief and a society man Continue reading

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The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

This was one of the School Library Journal’s top 25 chapter books that we haven’t read. I finally got around to it, two years after adding it to my reading list.

Published: 1996

Genre: middle grade fantasy

Length: 219 pages

Setting: medieval countries of Sounis, Attolia, and Eddis that felt like Greece

Summary: Short version: Gen really is good enough to steal Hamiathes’s Gift Continue reading

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The Smoke Job by Aaron Canton

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: May, 2016 in Mothership Zeta

Genre: urban fantasy

Setting: Manhattan, present day

Summary: Short version: Dragons are best at exploiting greed Continue reading

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