The Calculating StarsBook - 2018
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JCLHebahA May 11, 2020
Another great speculative alternate history from one of my favorite authors. Hits the right blend of crunchy sci fi (Kowal did a ton of research with NASA, and it shows) with the softer, human aspect well represented with a sympathetic heroine. Bonus: Kansas City is integral to the story as the n... Read More »
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Alternate history set in the 1950s, starring women astronauts doing their best to get us to space after a serious meteor hits earth. Yes please. You name the genre award, and this one's racked up either a nomination (Hugo, Goodreads Choice) or a win (Locus, Nebula). Kowal worked closely with NASA... Read More »
2018 JCL Notable Books List: Science Fiction
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When I came up alongside him, he put a hand on the doorknob and suddenly smiled as if we were the best of friends. The speed with which he turned on the charm left me chilled.
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