Mary Robinette Kowal
"For Want of a Nail" is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story by Mary Robinette Kowal. This science-fiction short story explores the choices that an AI and her wrangler must make to solve a seemingly simple technical problem. The catch is that they are on a generation ship, and the resources are limited.
Also in this edition, is bonus material that includes author's notes as well as a look at the writing process. The original and unedited...
Jane and Vincent have finally gotten some much-needed rest after their adventures in Italy when Vincent receives word that his estranged father has passed away on one of his properties in the West Indies. His brother, who manages the estate, is overwhelmed, and no one else in his family can go. Grudgingly, out of filial duty the couple decide to go.
The sea voyage is long and Jane spends enough time unable to perform glamour that towards the
Award-winning science fiction author Mary Robinette Kowal consulted with a NASA astronaut to craft her first picture book story, accurately describing how living on the moon differs from life on Earth. Beautifully illustrated by Diana Mayo, Molly on the Moon is the tale of two siblings adjusting to their new home.
When Molly and her family move to the moon, they can only pack the essentials—just one toy each for Molly and
13) The fated sky
15) One salt sea
16) Without a summer
17) I am Princess X
Winner: 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novelette
Thirty years ago, Elma York led the expedition that paved the way to life on Mars. For years she's been longing to go back up there, to once more explore the stars. But there are few opportunities for an aging astronaut, even the famous Lady Astronaut of Mars. When her chance finally comes, it may be too late. Elma must decide whether to stay with her sickening husband in what will surely