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Being immersed on a planet where gender doesn't exist as we know it, Le Guin masterfully forces you to face your own gender prejudices.
The setting of this book, Ambergris, inspired me to create a D&D campaign based on it. A rich location with a rich history and a dark mystery behind every corner. A must-read for fans of weird fiction.
A relatively new writer, Leckie has a knack for forcing you to see the world through a perspective you couldn't have imagined before.
A classic in China before being translated into English, Liu writes 'Hard Sci-Fi' like a master fencer wielding their epee.
Written during the beginning of World War Two, C.S. Lewis's space trilogy stands out as a hallmark of early modern science fiction, pitting against each other forces of light and dark.
Reading Contact sparked a love for astronomy and astrophysics in me that has not diminished in the decade since I read this book. A truly brilliant man who was able to tell a very human story of discovery.
An approachable and humorous look at the various ways our universe could end.
The Canterbury Tales set in space. Simmons weaves a space opera with Keats' poetry beautifully in this thrilling novel.
If Jane Austen ever dabbled in fantasy it would be this novel. Beautifully written magic set during the Napoleonic Wars. This novel made me see magic in the mundane.
(This book cannot be returned)
Cosmic horror meets Americana in the tale of upstate New York. Fans of fishing and Lovecraft will enjoy this book.
A childhood in Central and Southern Africa through political and military upheaval. Told often through the lens of humor and with genuine love for those around her and the environment she grew up in.
A love story written through back-and-forth letters that also are written through time. This book has beautiful prose that made me feel the love that each character felt for the other.