Tag Archives: released 2015

The Grace of Kings

18952341Title: The Grace of Kings
Author: Ken Liu
Series:  The Dandelion Dynasty, book 1
Genre:  Fantasy, silkpunk, epic fantasy, low fantasy, slice of life, political fantasy

Opening sentence:

A white bird hung still in the clear western sky and flapping it wings sporadically.

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Mrs. Griffin Prepares to Commit Suicide Tonight

Mrs. Griffin Prepares to (1)Title: Mrs. Griffin Prepares to Commit Suicide Tonight
Author: A Que
Genre: Science Fiction

This is the part of my 100 Short Stories in 2015 challenge.

Opening sentence:

When LW31, a domestic model robot, brought Mrs. Griffin’s dinner into her bedroom, it found her preparing to commit suicide.

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Of Noble Family

18873823Title: Of Noble Family
Author: Mary Robinette Kowal
Series: Glamourist Histories, book 5
Genre: Historical fantasy, manner punk, comedy of manners

Opening sentence:

The presence of an infant in any gathering offers all the substance for conversation on might require.

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