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My Book Review of Emergency Skin (Forward collection)

Emergency Skin by N.K. Jemisin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazing View of Humanity Yes! Yes! Yes! Can we make this a reality? LOL I don’t want to give any spoilers, yet all I want is to chat about this story with other readers. It’s profound, intense, surprising… amazing! What I loved was Earth and who/what we had the

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My Book Review of You Have Arrived at Your Destination (Forward collection)

You Have Arrived at Your Destination by Amor Towles My rating: 4 of 5 stars A New View of IVF This twist on a couple’s desire to start their family via IVF is unexpected. It’s thought-provoking and disturbing, but original and plausible. The story gets your mind wondering… What I liked was the protagonist’s introspection about his experiences. It gave

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My Book Review of Oware Mosaic

Oware Mosaic by Nzondi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Creative Tech Dystopian This is an original spin on some existing concepts. A creative story bringing together pieces of Star Trek, Hunger Games, and True Blood/Soosie Stackhouse. Overall, I enjoyed this story. It had lots of action and intrigue. I found Xo and Lamp a believeable dynamic. The unique blend

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My Book Review of Daughter of Hades

Daughter of Hades: Book 1 of the Love & Peace Series by Mack Little My rating: 5 of 5 stars Delightful Historical Fiction Containing Horrendous Atrocities This story is very powerful. There are many disturbing things, but true to history, sadly. The author breeches them with grace and even made the lewd endurable. What I appreciate greatly was the author

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My Book Review of The Last Conversation (Forward collection)

The Last Conversation by Paul Tremblay My rating: 4 of 5 stars Hauntingly Classic The descriptions of stimulus and textile help bring this sterile world to life in such an interesting way. To be put in the protagonist’s POV adds a haunting layer, which heightens the mystery as well as the emotion. This is delicious sci-fi. What I liked was

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My Book Review of Keeper of the Unicorn : A Dark Fantasy Short Story

Keeper of the Unicorns by Sahara Foley My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is such an interesting story. It is both entertaining and disturbing. As someone with OCD and having gone through cognitive behavioral therapy, the aspects about texture really resonate with me on an odd level. LOL What I like is how this story is so out-of-the-box. Nothing

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My Book Review of Area 51 Discerning Facts from Fiction: Paranormal Activities

Area 51 Discerning Facts from Fiction: Paranormal Activities: UFOs, Extra Terrestials. Alien Encounters by Conrad Bauer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Quick & Thought-provoking I’ve always been fascinated by aliens and the Area 51 lore. It was a no-brainer to grab this book, especially after reading a few of Conrad Bauer’s other short stories. I wasn’t disappointed. Well researched,

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