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A Bead of Jasper, Four Small Stones

cw_73_300Title: A Bead of Jasper, Four Small Stones
Author: Genevieve Valentine
Published: Read in in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 7, 2013 by Night Shade Books. Originally published in Clarkesworld issue 73, 2012
Genre: Science fiction, solar system, far future
Length: 5788 words, short story

This is the part of my 100 Short Stories in 2014 challenge.

This is the very first short story I read in 2014, as a matter of fact, it is the first story I finish reading in 2014. So it is probably a good time to wish everyone a happy new year.

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Ancillary Justice

17333324Title: Ancillary Justice
Author:  Ann Leckie
Published: October 1st 2013 by Orbit
Pages: 416 pages
Status: First reading, 26/10 – 29/10 2013
Genre: Science fiction

The book is about an A.I. hiding in a human body. She used to be a spaceship, but is no longer that. She tries to navigate a human world. It is an epic science fiction story of the same kind of cloth that Dune was cut from.

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