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The Shadow of the Sun by Sarah Kelly

Emily enters her senior year of high school expecting to keep her head down long enough to graduate and move away. In a country where being different can result in institutionalization or death, Emily believes she has no choice but to keep her orientation a secret. Emily learns to accept herself right before learning something else: the world is . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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A Small Life by Suki

Struggling poet Suki has taken up life-modelling to make ends meet...

In a run-down northern English town Suki fights a daily battle with self-doubt over her pursuit of a vocation that has brought neither recognition nor fortune. Single once again, wistfully childless, haunted by the spectre of a destitute old age, Suki starts a lonely night-time blog about art, life, love, loss, and getting old alone. This soon engages a loyal . . .

A complete novel.
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House of Cats by Joyce Sully

There's a new queen in the cattery!

At the House of Cats, those felines who are cursed to become humans when the moon enters Leo find a safe haven between two worlds. But the House has fallen into disrepair; the cat who should be leading them has run away. She dreams of being a chef, of living as a human all the time (or at least six . . .

A complete novel.
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Telepaths: The Park Slope Conspiracy by J. A. Platt

A botched escape from a mental asylum lands an undercover agent in custody and reveals a plot to destroy the nation’s telepaths.

Incumbent Senator Tom Gates has assembled a team to dig into his opponent’s darkest secret. Leading the team is Elise Atwood, a rare non-telepath born into an all-telepathic family, the Senator’s trusted Communications Advisor—and if the investigation doesn’t pan out—his scapegoat. From the FBI the Senator recruits Agent Carl Childers, a seasoned telepathic interrogator whose wife’s high-risk pregnancy may prove . . .

A complete novel.
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Akacehennyi on a Diet of Dreams by Kayleigh Ayn Bohémier

The Story of a Heartbeat

Akacehennyi on a Diet of Dreams is an epistolary science fiction novel that follows Salus, an ambitious woman who dreams of political achievement. She has moved to the capital to work for one of the founders of the Progressive Movement, a party known for its controversial attitudes about technology and interstellar travel. Her chance for recognition comes one evening . . .

A complete novel.
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Oysters, Pearls and Magic by Joyce Chng

A serialized novella about a girl’s journey of self-discovery, set in a future world of oysters, pearls and magic. Mirra is a magic user, but her gift is scorned by the menfolk in her village. Men are allowed to use magic; women are not. So, after a tumultuous event, Mirra decides to leave and heads for the City to continue . . .

A complete novel.
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OYSTERS, PEARLS AND MAGIC

an original premise

By A. M. Harte, editor, author of Theatre of Horrors

Sep 4, 2009: I only read the prologue (which stands at a lengthy 4,000 words!) but my initial impression is that Oysters, Pearls and Magic has an intriguing premise.

It is based in an alternate universe, a place where gender roles are strictly defined: women fish for oysters and pearls, and men "curl light" (or cast magic) to power the boats and so on. The author has clearly given the setting a lot of thought, and the writing strongly evokes a small fishing village. [more . . .]

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MUSKETEER SPACE

One of my favorite childhood tales, in one of my favorite Genres

By Alexander.Hollins, member

Jan 6, 2015: The tale of the musketeers and their hapless wanna be newb was one I enjoyed as a child, and seeing the tags and description of this serial, I was ready to cringe. I’m all for a gender swap, but it sounded like romance between the quartet was in the air. While a bit of crushing happens, and some mutual partners, the quartet keep things professional, well, as much as a musketeer can, and the story is a DELIGHTFUL romp through futurism and the past.

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