Octavia Butler's "parable of the sower" (rec by nxk3)
Charles Stross Family Trade books 3+
Elizabeth Bear's "Dust"
Elizabeth Bear's New Amsterdam stories
EBear and Sarah Monette's Companion to Wolves
Happy birthdays to some awesome people; tormenta, may the coming year bring dancing, song, yummy vegan food, and sane work volumes!…
I have had myself one damned good birthday. I spent the entire day wandering the city, meeting friends who bought me food and/or alcohol.…