November 23, 2017

#BookReview: Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy by @FondaJLee

Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy
 ALL EMOTIONS ARE UNIVERSAL.


WE LIVE, WE DREAM, WE STRIVE, WE DIE . . .



Follow twenty-three science fiction and fantasy authors on their journeys through Asia and beyond. Stories that explore magic and science. Stories about love, revenge, and choices. Stories that challenge ideas about race, belonging, and politics. Stories about where we come from and where we are going.



Each wrestling between ghostly pasts and uncertain future. Each trying to find a voice in history.



Orphans and drug-smuggling in deep space. Mechanical arms in steampunk Vancouver. Djinns and espionage in futuristic Istanbul. Humanoid robot in steamy Kerala. Monsters in the jungles of Cebu. Historic time travel in Gyeongbok Palace. A rocket launch in post-apocalyptic Tokyo. A drunken ghost in Song Dynasty China. A displaced refugee skating on an ice planet. And much more.



Embrace them as you take on their journeys. And don’t look back . . .






Fonda Lee is the award-wining author of science fiction novels Zeroboxer and Exo, and the forthcoming gangster fantasy saga Jade City (Orbit, Nov. 2017). Fonda is a recovering corporate strategist, black belt martial artist, foodie, and action movie aficionado living in Portland, Oregon.

Honestly, this was a wonderful collection of Asian inspired science fiction short stories. t breaks away from the Asian stereotype. The authors did a wonderful job t storytelling and creating beautiful worlds. I did prefer some stories over others but I did enjoy them all.


























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