Generations past, the robots of Panga achieved sentience and were unhappy with their lot. When humanity gave them their freedom, they disappeared into the wilderness. Now, they are ready to make contact again – and a restless young tea monk will be asked the biggest question: what makes humanity happy?
A team of scientists studying a star system far from home send a plea for help to those they left behind. It will take nearly 30 years to get a response. What question is so important it’s worth waiting half a lifetime to get an answer?
Being part of the Galactic Commons is bringing changes to the Exodan Fleet, and change can be a scary thing. Sometimes you need a bit of perspective to know what’s good for you…
In the Exodan Fleet, everyone is guaranteed a home and food on their table, and everyone works to make a contribution to the Fleet in return. But life isn’t without difficulties. This week focuses on the challenges faced by those who make the Fleet their home…
From the ground, we stand; From our ships, we live; By the stars, we hope
Welcome to the Exodan Fleet.
Asala and Niko are trapped on the surface of Gan-De, desperate to get themselves – or at least the vital information they carry – off-planet. But they haven’t been careful enough. General Cynwrig has started to put together the pieces…
The solar system is dying. A ship of refugees has disappeared en route from Eratos to Khayyam. And a hardbitten mercenary – once a refugee herself – together with the privileged child of an Inner System president are the odd couple tasked with bringing The Vela safely home…
There’s a new series about to start over at Serial Box, and oh my word I’m so excited I could dance (I don’t dance. Ever). A line-up of the best new SF authors writing political space opera? Can I get a HELL YES? And it gets better – they let me have a sneak peek, so I can give you the lowdown on the first episode…
Signal boost for a read-along close to my heart! My regular partners in crime Lisa of Dear Geek Space and Jorie of Jorie Loves a Story are continuing their guided read of the Wayfarer books! Not read A Closed and Common Orbit yet? Have read it, but would love to chat through it (or reread it; you know you want to)? They’ve got you… Read at your own pace from Christmas, weekly discussions start mid-January.
Full details: Lisa & Jorie Present: A Closed and Common Orbit Read-Along! – Dear Geek Place
The heart-rending follow-up to last year’s break-out debut, The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, I liked A Closed and Common Orbit so much I read it twice in two months. Honestly, do I need to say more?
It’s the final week of the @SFFreadalong of A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers, so ‘ware major spoilers for the finale! This week we’re hosted by Mogsy from The Bibliosanctum as we reach a new crisis point that will test Sidra and Pepper’s loyalties and their commitment. Will it be a happy ending?
It’s week 3 of the @SFFreadalong of A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers, so we’re inevitably into spoiler territory: proceed with caution! This week we’re hosted by Lynn from Lynn’s Book Blog.
Welcome to the second week of the @SFFReadalong of A Closed and Common Orbit. This week, we find Sidra struggling to adapt to her new existence as she searches for a way to come to terms with the kit. In the past, Jane must face her fears if she is to survive in the shuttle.
It’s time to dive back into deep space with the read-along for A Closed and Common Orbit, the much-anticipated sequel to last year’s break-out debut The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet. This week we’re hosted by Lisa from Over the Effing Rainbow – we’ll be reading through December so if you’re interested in participating, hop on over to the SF/F Read-Along group to join the discussion.
It feels like I’ve been writing about The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet all month, but it’s time to round up with an actual review of Becky Chambers excellent debut.
Rosemary Harper has faked a new identity and signed on with the Wayfarer as a clerk. Captain Ashby hopes she’ll open doors to juicier contracts. Everyone else just hopes she’s less of a pain in the ass than their fuel engineer.