'Queer sci-fi romance' to Orbit in three-way auction

Orbit UK has won debut author Everina Maxwell's space opera series, described as  "queer sci-fi romance", in a three-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 05:42:42 UTC ]
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JJ Abrams’ sci-fi series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland cancelled

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Review: With 'Yerba Buena,' a top L.A. author of queer YA romance is all grown up

Nina LaCour's first novel for adults, "Yerba Buena," follows a promising and complicated lesbian love story in the mold of Sarah Waters. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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A Sci-Fi Writer Returns to Earth: ‘The Real Story is the One Facing Us.’

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10 Strangest Sci-Fi Dystopias

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