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Once A Hero, Elizabeth Moon

Once A Hero, Elizabeth Moon (1997)
Review by Kate Macdonald

Elizabeth Moon writes sf about the space navy, making combat and military command truly gender-neutral. I first came across Moon when she co-wrote volumes 1 and 3 of a space trilogy with Anne McCaffrey, called… 1,597 more words

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June 2015 Book Haul

Hello! It’s time for a book haul!

I’ve purchased seven books so far this month since I managed to get my TBR pile down to almost non-existent.  396 more words

The Deed of Paksennarion

Paksenarrion wasn’t planning to submit to an unwelcome marriage and a lifetime of poverty, so she left her village with a plan and her grandfather’s sword. 651 more words

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One-Minute Review: The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon

So for all of you looking to pick this book up as a unique twist on a sci-fi trope. This book is…probably not for you. Set in the not so distant future, a pharmaceutical company has found a cure for autism. 208 more words

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Errata

Sorry this blog post is late . . . IIterally just got Wi-Fi back about 50 minutes ago. It has been out since Friday night. Eventually I will get this problem sorted, but it is very annoying to say the least. 452 more words

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What We're Reading This Week

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Zeitoun by Dave Eggars

Zeitoun is not just a story about a natural disaster, it’s the story of a family. The Zeitoun family was living in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and this true story of their experience will change the way you look at the world.” … 440 more words

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Gender-neutral military service in Elizabeth Moon's Once a Hero

Elizabeth Moon writes sf about the space navy, making combat and military command truly gender-neutral: I did a podcast on her back in 2012. I first came across Moon when she co-wrote volumes 1 and 3 of a space trilogy with Anne McCaffrey, called… 1,613 more words

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