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Book Review: Paloma (Retrieval Artist #5) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Paloma by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Roc

Summary:   As a Retrieval Artist, Miles Flint helps the Disappeared, saving the lives of those oppressed under the Earth Alliance regime. He owes his livelihood, and his very sense of honor, to a woman known as Paloma. It was she who was responsible for setting him on this path—and now she has been murdered.

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Book Review: Luna (New Moon #1) by Ian McDonald

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New Moon by Ian McDonald
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher:  Tor Books

Summary:   The Moon wants to kill you. 

Maybe it will kill you when the per diem for your allotted food, water, and air runs out, just before you hit paydirt. Maybe it will kill you when you are trapped between the reigning corporations-the Five Dragons-in a foolish gamble against a futuristic feudal society. On the Moon, you must...

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Book Review: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Anchor Books

Summary:   Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her...

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Book Review: The Space Between the Stars by Anne Corlett

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The Space Between the Stars by Anne Corlett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Summary:  All Jamie Allenby ever wanted was space. Even though she wasn’t forced to emigrate from Earth, she willingly left the overpopulated, claustrophobic planet. And when a long relationship devolved into silence and suffocating sadness, she found work on a frontier world on the edges of...

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Book Review: Buried Deep (Retrieval Artist #4) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Buried Deep by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publisher: Roc

Summary:  Forensic anthropologist Aisha Costard has been summoned to Mars to examine skeletal remains recently discovered beneath a building erected by the Disty aliens. The bones belong to a human who vanished thirty years ago with her children. She is believed to have been one of the Disappeared, outlaws wanted for crimes...

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