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Articles / October 3, 2019

Beginner’s Luck Beginner’s Luck by Kate Clayborn is 99c at Amazon! This deal could be expiring soon. Sarah gave this book a C- because she was hoping for some more depth in the book. However, I remember seeing the Bitchery recommend it in comments. This might be a Your Mileage May Vary situation. It also has a scientist heroine! When three friends impulsively buy a lottery ticket, they never suspect the many ways their lives will change—or that for each of them, love will be the biggest win of all. Kit Averin is anything but a gambler. A scientist with a quiet, steady job at a university, Kit’s focus has always been maintaining the acceptable status quo. A sudden windfall doesn’t change that, with one exception: the fixer-upper she plans to buy, her first and only real home. It’s more than enough to keep her busy, until an unsettlingly handsome, charming, and determined corporate recruiter shows up in her lab—and manages to work his way into her heart . . . Ben Tucker is surprised to find that the scientist he wants for Beaumont Materials is a young woman—and a beautiful, sharp-witted one at that. Talking her into a big-money position with…

Crier’s War by Nina Varela
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Articles / October 3, 2019

A- Crier’s War by Nina Varela October 1, 2019 · HarperTeen Fantasy/Fairy Tale RomanceLGBTQIAYoung Adult Here’s what was going through my head when I finished this book: wow woah wow woah wow woah wow woah wow!! In a good way. I’ve been majorly excited about this book since June when I saw the beautiful cover and read these words in the synopsis: “an impossible love between two girls—one human, one Made—whose romance could be the beginning of a revolution.” This book features SO many things that are right in my wheelhouse: queer love, fantasy setting, cyborgs/artificial life, and, of course, burning it all down. I was worried it wouldn’t live up to my high expectations but it definitely did! Even though it ends on a massive cliffhanger, which I can forgive because it’s a planned duology and not a trilogy (#BanTrilogies). The book is set in a fantasy world wherein several generations ago, wealthy humans created artificial life-forms, called Automae, to be their servants and/or humanoid pets (yikes). The Automae rebelled, won a war with humanity, and are now the ruling class while humans serve them. The plotline of the servant class overthrowing the overlords who are now the servant…