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Strap into your flight seats, book clubbers, it’s time to blast off into Radch colonial space to visit Hwae! This session, we’re reading Ann Leckie’s Provenance (2017), a sci-fi tale of a politician’s daughter who tries to solve the mystery of stolen artifacts for personal gain by bringing an infamous thief out of cryogenesis to help her.

A power-driven young woman has just one chance to secure the status she craves and regain priceless lost artifacts prized by her people. She must free their thief from a prison planet from which no one has ever returned.

Ingray and her charge will return to her home world to find their planet in political turmoil, at the heart of an escalating interstellar conflict. Together, they must make a new plan to salvage Ingray’s future, her family, and her world, before they are lost to her for good.

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In this gender reader: how to discuss nonbinary genders in Japanese, gross anime tropes, a shôjo manga release and a 20th anniversary, and more!

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Image: Chihiro from Spirited Away runs through the town as the spirits come out to go to the bathhouse

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One of my very favorite vines/tumblr posts of all times is an unintentionally hilarious clip of Ghost Adventures with a ghost who refuses to play by the gender binary.

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Image: a small green light with the caption “beeping”

Investigator: [loudly & clearly] –you a male or a female spirit? Once for a male, twice for a female.

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In this gender reader, I’m focusing on geek topics from genderswapped and non-binary characters in SFF to the history of Wonder Woman to respecting fanfic authors.

Copyright PBS/Pemberley Digital.

Copyright PBS/Pemberley Digital.

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