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The Mirror of Her Dreams & A Man Rides Through, Mordant's Need books by Stephen R. Donaldson Vaginal Fantasy book club main selection for April

The Mirror of Her Dreams by Stephen R. Donaldson was Vaginal Fantasy book club main selection for the month of April but I was unable to post my review then so I decided to the read the second Mordant’s Need book, A Man Rides Through and post the reviews together. 511 more words


Bite-Size Corner - 'From a Distant Star' by Karen McQuestion

Seventeen-year-old Emma was the only one who hadn’t given up on her boyfriend, Lucas. Everyone else—his family, his friends, his doctors—believed that any moment could be his last.

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The Martian by Andy Weir

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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. 607 more words


'Blue Karma' by J.K. Ullrich

Water. It covers almost three-quarters of the planet, comprises more than half the human body, and has become the most coveted resource on Earth.

Amaya de los Santos survived the typhoon that left her an orphan.

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$3.4 million deal for John Scalzi - good for him

If you follow writing at all you’ve likely heard of John Scalzi’s enormous book deal. $3.4 million for 13 books that Tor (a Macmillan company) will publish. 576 more words

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Part 1 of a new short story! Trying something a bit different, and if it gets a lot of love I may turn it into my next novel!


The year is 2055, the world has progressed in ways unforeseen by the brightest minds, becoming deformed in its social structure and economic powers. On this restructured earth, a group of prominent figures have used their celebrity to ascended to a monarchy of their own creation, referred to as The House of West. 2,063 more words

Mel's 5 Second Audiobook Review: The Martian

The Martian
Written by: Andy Weir
Read by: RC Bray

“If the Oxygenator breaks down, I’ll suffocate. If the Water Reclaimer breaks down, I’ll die of thirst. 314 more words

Mel's 5 Second Review