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Tekijän teokset

The Sea Is Ours: Tales from Steampunk Southeast Asia (2015) — Toimittaja — 103 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
Dragon Dancer (2015) 18 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Tale of Yin (2015) 13 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Rider (2013) 12 kappaletta
Starfang: Rise of the Clan (2017) 12 kappaletta
Water into Wine (2017) 11 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The ayam curtain (2012) — Toimittaja — 10 kappaletta
Xiao Xiao and the Dragon Pearl (2015) 8 kappaletta
Speaker (2013) 7 kappaletta
Of Oysters, Pearls and Magic (2011) 6 kappaletta
Sun Dragon's Song #1 (2016) 4 kappaletta
Dragon Physician (2020) 3 kappaletta
Starfang : Claw of the Clan (2018) 3 kappaletta
Amber 2 kappaletta

Associated Works

The Apex Book of World SF 2 (2012) — Avustaja — 86 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Cranky Ladies of History (2015) — Avustaja — 85 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
We See a Different Frontier: A Postcolonial Speculative Fiction Anthology (2013) — Avustaja — 67 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler (2017) — Avustaja — 58 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy (2017) — Avustaja — 57 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Accessing the Future (2015) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Letters to Tiptree (2015) — Avustaja — 55 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Multispecies Cities: Solarpunk Urban Futures (2021) — Tekijä, eräät painokset; Avustaja — 38 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
Sunspot Jungle: The Ever Expanding Universe of Fantasy and Science Fiction (2018) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
GlitterShip Year Two (2018) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space) (2018) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
Uncanny Magazine Issue 17: July/August 2017 (2017) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2013 (2014) — Avustaja — 9 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Weird Noir (2012) — Avustaja — 9 kappaletta
ISF 2012 Annual Anthology (2013) — Tekijä — 5 kappaletta
Multiverse: an international anthology of science fiction poetry (2018) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Alchemy Press Book of Urban Mythic (2013) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Insignia: Asian Fantasy Stories (2017) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Insignia: Japanese Fantasy Stories (2013) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Insignia: Asian Science Fiction (2018) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Insignia: Asian Birds & Beasts (2018) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Trafficking in Magic, Magicking in Traffic (2014) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Worlds of Possibility (2023) — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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Chng, Joyce
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The strongest anthology I've read in ages.

Some favorites were "The Last Aswang", "Chasing Volcanoes", and "The Unmaking of the Cuadro Amoroso", but there wasn't a single story that I didn't enjoy.

Can't wait to throw this at customers.
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allison_s | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 25, 2020 |
It is the eve of Chinese New Year and it is time for Yao to wake Shen Long, the sky dragon. Yao's grandfather used to be a dragon dancer, who would collect and dispell the bad luck that had accumulated over the previous year. The story is told from the perspective of Yao, the dragon dancer. To be sucessful as a dancer, you must feel the dragon is alive and that is the way Yao tells the story. You can feel the magic of the dragon as you read this story and gaze at the beautiful and exotic illustrations. The last page of the book gives a brief overview of Chinese New Year celebrations. A great book to add to a library about holidays, muli-culturalism and customs around the world. My grandson loved the illustrations in this book and wanted to know if he could be a dragon dancer. A great addition to a school or public library or even a family collection. The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book via Netgalley.… (lisätietoja)
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Carlathelibrarian | 1 muu arvostelu | Feb 5, 2019 |
This collection is quite admirable for highlighting an overlooked literary category, and for including a varied group of authors.

I have a great regard for all things Steampunk. Having lived in and traveled extensively in Asia, I felt I would be sure to love these stories. Sadly, I could not continue reading them. After reading for a few pages, I would put the book aside for a few days and try again with another story. While the ideas were captivating, the characterizations and writing were generally uninviting.

I can not recommend this strongly as other than an introduction to a new literary area, but I would recommend this to fans of science fiction who are looking for a different taste.

**eARC netgalley**
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Critterbee | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 16, 2018 |
The Tale of Yin by Joyce Chng Loved the stories. 
I actually enjoyed this book a lot, but I wish the style had been more descriptive. I felt like it could have had some more texture that way, but that didn't take away from the meat of the stories. The stories themselves were beautiful and interesting. Despite the sparse descriptions, the author put in a lot of great world-building into it. The world was beautiful and interesting. I could read a lot more stories set in this world, if she were to write them. As it is, this book is comprised of two novellas that had previously been published separately as a series. The novellas are Of Oysters, Pearls and Magic and The Path of Kindness. The first novella has two "books" and is set up in an interesting way. There are "waves" and "branches" instead of chapters. There is also an appendix that consists of a few short stories, a commentary, definitions, and a full explanation of how the world works. It's pretty well thought out and I loved the addition of those bits. Again, I just wish some more of the detail of that section had made its way into the stories themselves. 
There were typos in the text which drove me a little nuts, but not so much that it would keep me from recommending this series. 
The inclusion of a central character that is non-binary gendered in the last story was good, particularly because the first one had dealt so beautifully with other LGBT issues. In fact, the easy going way of having triads, couples and apart people gives me hope for a better way to see ourselves in the future. For things like this, the book was so exquisitely feminist that it almost hurt sometimes. It's not that the book dealt with LGBT issues, but that it made them non-issues. These parts of the identity of the characters were not dwelt upon as if they were the biggest and main part of them. They were given whole human identities with many interests and opinions. They were not reduced to their orientation. They simply were. Our non-binary character didn't get the exact same treatment but sar's (pronoun used for this character in the book and even identified as the preferred pronoun by the character sarself) gender is presented as a new concept on the island and still readily accepted by other characters. Except when Kindness was mad at sar. Then she got a little crappy about it, which I thought was crappy but human. Again, though, sar was rarely reduced to only gender and given other characteristics so that sar had full humanity. At least, that's how I felt about it. Maybe someone trans or non-binary would have a different opinion on how that character was treated. I'd love to hear their take on it, actually. 
I appreciated that there was still some lingering gender roles, for no better reason than that even when gender roles change evolve, it seems likely that people will gravitate toward categorizing each other and all of our talents.  
Overall, the story was great, the feminism was amazing, and the texture was lacking. I'd recommend it to anyone who enjoys sci-fi, especially if they like new worlds and feminist ideals. I'd also recommend it to any feminist who enjoys a little sci-fi. 
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Calavari | 1 muu arvostelu | Apr 5, 2018 |



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