Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara is an Artificial Friend. Think somewhere between Bicentennial Man and Teddy Ruxpin and maybe a little Big Hero 6, but a bit darker at times. Ishiguro's style is well-known through his books Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day thought his one compares more closely with NLMG. His subtleties in language... Continue Reading →

Light Years From Home by Mike Chen

Light Years From Home is the story of a modern American family whose son just happens to have been fighting an intergalactic war for the past fifteen years. The Shao family grew up on the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area... parents and kids playing the eternal game of expectations tug-of-war. Jakob fought constantly... Continue Reading →

Base Notes by Lara Elena Donnelly

In Base Notes by Lara Elena Donnelly a hip NYC perfumer manipulates ingredients (both legal and otherwise) to create scents that trigger memories. Vic now owns Bright House, a small boutique to creates small-batch scents… but he has his own clientele who will pay handsomely to have their needs met.  A former client comes to... Continue Reading →

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