Where the Stars Rise by Gabriela Lee audiobook

Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy

By Joyce Chng , S. B. Divya , Fonda Lee , Karin Lowachee , E. C. MyersAmanda Sun  and Various
Edited by  Lucas K. Law  and Derwin Mak
Read by Tyler Hyrchuk  and Nina Richmond

Laksa Media Groups Inc.
11.49 Hours 1
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Take a journey through Asia and beyond with twenty-three original thought-provoking and moving stories about identities, belonging, and choicesstories about where we come from and where we are going. Recommended by Booklist (American Library Association), Library Journal, and Locus (Gardner Dozois). ALL EMOTIONS ARE UNIVERSAL. WE LIVE, WE DREAM, WE STRIVE, WE DIE... Stories that explore magic and science. Stories about love, revenge, and choices. Stories that challenge ideas about race, belonging, and politics. 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 . . . Praise for Where the Stars Rise "Essential for anyone interested in the diverse and engaging possibilities of fantasy and science fiction." —Booklist (American Library Association) "This fascinating collection addresses issues of immigration, dual cultures, and ethnic issues through genre devices such as ghosts, steampunk robots, and planetary exploration. SF readers looking to discover new voices will enjoy this volume that reflects the eclecticism of Asian culture." —Library Journal "A wealth of stories running the gamut from poignant to mindblowing, rewarding journeys both faraway and familiar." —Aliette de Bodard, Nebula Award-winning author of Dominion of the Fallen saga

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Take a journey through Asia and beyond with twenty-three original thought-provoking and moving stories about identities, belonging, and choicesstories about where we come from and where we are going. Recommended by Booklist (American Library Association), Library Journal, and Locus (Gardner Dozois).

ALL EMOTIONS ARE UNIVERSAL. WE LIVE, WE DREAM, WE STRIVE, WE DIE...

Stories that explore magic and science. Stories about love, revenge, and choices. Stories that challenge ideas about race, belonging, and politics. 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 . . .

Praise for Where the Stars Rise

"Essential for anyone interested in the diverse and engaging possibilities of fantasy and science fiction." —Booklist (American Library Association)

"This fascinating collection addresses issues of immigration, dual cultures, and ethnic issues through genre devices such as ghosts, steampunk robots, and planetary exploration. SF readers looking to discover new voices will enjoy this volume that reflects the eclecticism of Asian culture." —Library Journal

"A wealth of stories running the gamut from poignant to mindblowing, rewarding journeys both faraway and familiar." —Aliette de Bodard, Nebula Award-winning author of Dominion of the Fallen saga

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Author Bio: Gabriela Lee

Author Bio: Gabriela Lee

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Author Bio: Elsie Chapman

Author Bio: Elsie Chapman

Elsie Chapman grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, before graduating from the University of British Columbia with a BA in English Literature. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and two children, where she writes to either movies on a loop or music turned up way too loud (and sometimes both at the same time).

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Author Bio: Diana Xin

Author Bio: Diana Xin

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Author Bio: Derwin Mak

Author Bio: Derwin Mak

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Author Bio: Deepak Bharathan

Author Bio: Deepak Bharathan

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Author Bio: Calvin D. Jim

Author Bio: Calvin D. Jim

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Author Bio: Anne Carly Abad

Author Bio: Anne Carly Abad

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Author Bio: Angela Yuriko Smith

Author Bio: Angela Yuriko Smith

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Author Bio: Amanda Sun

Author Bio: Amanda Sun

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Author Bio: Jeremy Szal

Author Bio: Jeremy Szal

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Author Bio: Rati Mehrotra

Author Bio: Rati Mehrotra

Born and raised in India, Rati Mehrotra makes her home in Toronto, Canada, where she writes novels and short fiction and blogs at ratiwrites.com. Markswoman is her debut novel. Find her on Twitter @rati_mehrotra.

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Author Bio: E. C. Myers

Author Bio: E. C. Myers

Eugene Myers, pen name E. C. Myers, is an American writer best known as the writer of the 2012 Andre Norton Award-winning Young Adult science fiction novel Fair Coin, and his 2014 YA hacktivist novel The Silence of Six. Myers is a graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop.

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Author Bio: Fonda Lee

Author Bio: Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee is the award-winning author of several young-adult science fiction novels, including Jade City, winner of the Aurora Award and the World Fantasy Award. Her novel Zeroboxer was shortlisted for the 2016 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction. She is a black-belt martial artist, a former corporate strategist, and action-movie aficionado.

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Author Bio: Joyce Chng

Author Bio: Joyce Chng

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Author Bio: Karin Lowachee

Author Bio: Karin Lowachee

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Author Bio: Tony Pi

Author Bio: Tony Pi

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Author Bio: Shaoyan Hu

Author Bio: Shaoyan Hu

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Author Bio: S. B. Divya

Author Bio: S. B. Divya

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Author Bio: Ruhan Zhao

Author Bio: Ruhan Zhao

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Author Bio: Regina Kanyu Wang

Author Bio: Regina Kanyu Wang

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Author Bio: Priya Sridhar

Author Bio: Priya Sridhar

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Author Bio: Pamela Q. Fernandes

Author Bio: Pamela Q. Fernandes

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Author Bio: Naru Dames Sundar

Author Bio: Naru Dames Sundar

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Author Bio: Minsoo Kang

Author Bio: Minsoo Kang

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Author Bio: Miki Dare

Author Bio: Miki Dare

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Author Bio: Melissa Yuan-Innes

Author Bio: Melissa Yuan-Innes

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Author Bio: Lucas K. Law

Author Bio: Lucas K. Law

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Author Bio: Various

Author Bio: Various

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 11.49
Audience: Adult
Language: English