The Citadel of Weeping Pearls by Aliette de Bodard

The space station the Citadel of Weeping Pearls disappeared thirty years ago when the Empress Mi Hiep attempted to destroy both it and her rebellious eldest daughter and heir within. Now, facing invasion from the Nam Federation, (who have learnt how to hijack the Empress’ mindships, which have been her primary advantage up to now), Mi Hiep wants more than ever to find Bright Princess Ngoc Minh and the weapons she developed. In another corner of the story, engineer Diem Huong lost her mother when the Citadel disappeared. Feeling that her mother abandoned her she is working on a time … Continue reading The Citadel of Weeping Pearls by Aliette de Bodard

Fun for Monday: 3 Bookish Things

Right, let’s get this year’s tag count up, shall we? I found this tag over at Zeezee’s and she got it from Kristin Kraves Books. I’ve mentioned before that Zeezee is my go-to-gal for tags and she has an awesome Long List of Book Tags here that you can view either as a straight list, or organised by theme, which is just perfect. Thank you, Zeezee, for being so very, very fabulous! So without further ado, let’s talk about bookish things. In threes.   3 Read-Once-and-Loved Authors Octavia E Butler. Wow. Maryam the Curious SFF Reader and I recently did a … Continue reading Fun for Monday: 3 Bookish Things