Collection of 22 short stories and flash fiction! Slap someone with the Brooklyn Bridge, clouds are dragons, only in Manhattan can you get 10 snake eyes in a row, Steampunk post-revolution Haiti, wild octopus in New York Aquarium. To describe a few.
A racecar driver with more money than god meets an ex-military woman with broken magic as they are both knocked out and thrown on a ship that's heading to find... A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe! With some funding issues.
A collection of short stories, including the one that inspired the alien linguistics movie Arrival. Very technical yet understandable language. Golems, dividing by zero, alternate science, and math nerding for the common reader! Ted Chiang writes about physics, math, linguistics, human consciousness, and is so technical yet understandable in describing Fermat's Last Theorem: this thing … Continue reading Stories of Your Life And Others by Ted Chiang
Alternate history USA civil war stopped and all sides worked together-ish because zombies. Now some 5 years after the outbreak, a graduating member of a black female residential school of combat does not graduate to be a white man's servant.
Final book of the first Raksura trilogy. Spectacular ending to bring Moon's journey all together, and securing Indigo Cloud's future. After this, there's 4 more books until no more new Raksura stuff and I have sadly read them all. Read in order: 1: the trilogy starting with The Cloud Roads. 2: The Falling World & … Continue reading The Siren Depths by Martha Wells