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spocksbro
spocksbro rated it 3 years ago
Aliens: Recent Encounters is a decent collection of stories, most dealing with the consequences of encounters between humans and aliens [duh]. I picked it off the new-book shelf at one of my libraries because I saw that it contained works from some of my favorites - Ursula K. Le Guin, Caitlín R. Kie...
Books 'n Stuff
Books 'n Stuff rated it 6 years ago
I bought this book sometime in early January, but after reading the first three stories I put it down and moved on. I didn't care for any of them; all equally so. I just figured I would get back to it later. So about a month later I started it up again and found that I didn't hate the entirety of th...
altheaann
altheaann rated it 6 years ago
**** The Case of Death and Honey, Neil Gaiman, (A Study in Sherlock)Actually read this one twice in a row, because it was fun to revisit the details... There may be many Holmes stories set in the famed fictional detective's 'retirement,' but, not being a huge Holmes fan, it unavoidably reminded me o...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it 6 years ago
Lesbian speculative fiction, most of it very good. My favorites:"To Follow the Waves" by Amal El-Mohtar. Hessa is a dream-crafter, but when someone commissions her to create a dream of the sea, she is at a loss. She doesn't like the sea, or salt water, or beaches. Her art at a stand-still, Hessa g...
coffee & ink
coffee & ink rated it 7 years ago
Disappointing. The only story I loved was Amal el-Mohtar's "To Follow the Waves" and balancing it out was a story I -- well, I didn't hate it, but I intensely disliked it: "Feedback" by Lindy Cameron. I loved "To Follow the Waves" when I first read it in Joselle Vanderhooft's Steam-powered and was g...
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