Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree

Synopsis "Worn out after decades of packing steel and raising hell, Viv the orc barbarian cashes out of the warrior's life with one final score. A forgotten elegant, a fabled artifact, and an unreasonable amount of hope lead her to the streets of Thune, where she plans to open the first coffee shop the city … Continue reading Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree

Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

Synopsis "Once there was Magic, and the Magic lived in the dark forests. Until the Warriors came...Xar is a Wizard boy who has no Magic and will do anything to get it. Wish is a Warrior girl, but she owns something forbidden, something magical, and she will do anything to conceal it. When stars collide, … Continue reading Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

Nine Lives by Ursula LeGuin

Allow me to indulge in three of my favorite things in life: alliteration, science fiction, and short stories. “Nine Lives” by Ursula LeGuin. In Ursula LeGuin’s “Nine Lives” ten clones arrive at the Libra Exploratory Mission Base to assist the singleton humans Owen Pugh and Alvaro Guillen Martin in their scientific work. The clones are … Continue reading Nine Lives by Ursula LeGuin