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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in a Drug Induced Psychotic Haze Author: Lewis Carroll I’ve been wanting to read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland since encountering the Cheshire Cat’s delightful conversation with a confused Alice a few years ago. The quote, which is on a delightful magnet in the entrance to my cube at work is: “‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ Alice remarked. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the Cat: ‘we’re all mad here.’” Something about the esoteric insanity, the tongue-and-cheek sardonic nature of the leering cat and the little girl who keeps making increasingly bad decisions seemed charming. For [...]

2022-12-29T09:23:08-07:00December 27th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |


It Wears Our Faces Author: Darcy Coates Jen, Carly, and Alessicka are three very different women alone on an isolated moon outpost, going through the daily routine of killing invading plant and animal life and waiting for the go-nowhere assignment to end. It’s not a good opportunity, and they each have a hidden past that has led to this assignment. They spend their days prowling the shifting, dusty moon with sting sticks, counting down the time, wondering what each other did to get here until something new, something different, arrives on the planet. And they decide to ignore protocol and deal [...]

2021-10-11T17:41:13-07:00October 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |


War of the Species Author: Sue Burke Life on Pax continues; the colonists and Steveland, the sentient bamboo-like plant that originally colonized this world, are working through the fallout of their initial interactions with the Glassmakers and adapting to a new, diverse, but technologically impaired society. But life on earth 55 light years away – that’s entirely different. Earth may be a legend passed down through the Pax generations, but the scientists on a now very dystopian (and blood thirsty planet) have never forgotten the team sent to find something better in the stars. And now, they’re looking for them and [...]

2021-09-25T18:22:13-07:00September 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |
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