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Book Review: Jumper’s Hope by Carol Van Natta

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Book Review: Jumper’s Hope by Carol Van Natta

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
About a thousand years from now. Action takes place on fairly backwater planet Branimir, on the passenger-freighter Faraon Azul, and in the city of Ridderth on planet Mabingion, the site of a brutal city riot several years before the book

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Honeymoon reading

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Honeymoon reading

Posted By leekoven

This morning I set out to New Mexico with John! There will be plenty of downtime and hanging out at cafes, just letting our brains unknot for a week. I’ll do plenty of reading, I’m sure. Here are some books that I’m thinking of getting to:
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Crash and Burn cover image

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Book review: Crash and Burn by Cynthia Sax

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
Unknown time, presumably the future. As in Breathing Vapor, the story takes place aboard various ships and on the planet Tau Ceti, a world colonized by the Humanoid Alliance.
The suspension of disbelief
Space travel exists and humans have colonized it.

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Cover by Amanda Kelsey of Razzle Dazzle Design

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Book Review: Breathing Vapor by Cynthia Sax

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
Unknown time, presumably the future. The story takes place aboard various transport ships and on the planet Tau Ceti, a world colonized by the Humanoid Alliance. As per usual, the native people are second-class on their own land.
The suspension of

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Book Review: Stranded with the Cyborg by Cara Bristol

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
Our future, post 23rd century. There’s action on a space port, spaceship, and a wild planet with breathable atmosphere.
The suspension of disbelief
Space travel exists! Also, the government has a secret cyborg program where they outfit people with BCIs and

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