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Multcolib My Librarian Rachael: Worlds built by women

China Mountain Zhang
China Mountain Zhang By McHugh, Maureen F. (Book - 1997 ) SF MCHUGH Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 7 copies

Annotation:In a China-dominated future, a young gay man grows from being ashamed to being himself. A well-imagined world with excellent characters.

Mara and Dann
Mara and Dann An Adventure By Lessing, Doris (Book - 2000 ) FICTION LESSING 2000 Available in some locations

Annotation:Thousands of years in the future two siblings travel one step at a time through a world made incredibly harsh by environmental disasters.

Kabu Kabu
Kabu Kabu By Okorafor, Nnedi (Book - 2013 ) SF OKORAFOR 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of science fiction stories that explore the future of Africa from World Fantasy Award winner Okorafor.

Oryx and Crake
Oryx and Crake A Novel By Atwood, Margaret (Book - 2004 ) FICTION ATWOOD 2004 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 5 on 13 copies

Annotation:A novel of the future that explores a world that has been devastated by ecological and scientific disasters.

Woman on the Edge of Time
Woman on the Edge of Time By Piercy, Marge (Book - 1983 ) FICTION PIERCY 1983 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 4 copies

Annotation:Connie Ramos, a Chicana woman in her mid-thirties, living in New York and labeled insane, committed to a mental institution, is able to communicate with the year 2137.

Cordelia's Honor
Cordelia's Honor By Bujold, Lois McMaster (Book - 1999 ) SF BUJOLD 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:A young female captain of a exploring space ship is taken captive by a militaristic society. Wonderful world-building, part of Bujold's far-reaching Vorkosigan saga.

The Margarets
The Margarets By Tepper, Sheri S. (Book - 2007 ) SF TEPPER All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Margaret is the only human on Mars, so she invents imaginary Margarets to keep her company. They become real Margarets, and she must find them.

The Inheritance and Other Stories
The Inheritance and Other Stories By Lindholm, Megan (Book - 2011 ) FICTION LINDHOLM 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Collects previously published and new short works written under both of Robin Hobb's/Megan Lindholm's pseudonyms, with brief notes by the author prefacing every piece that offers insight into the story's origin.

Wild Seed
Wild Seed By Butler, Octavia E. (Book - 2001 ) SF BUTLER 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Anyanwu is all that is female: She can birth tribes, heal with kisses, and transform into anything she forces herself to be. Doro is all that is male: He possesses, seduces, hunts, and kills raising armies and bending empires to his will. One cannot die, the other cannot be killed.

The Dispossessed
The Dispossessed A Novel By Le Guin, Ursula K. (Book - 2003 ) SF LEGUIN All copies in use Availability details Holds: 3 on 12 copies

Annotation:Shevek, a brilliant physicist from the anarchist moon Anarres, risks his life by traveling to the mother planet of Urras in the hope of offering wisdom to its inhabitants and to reunite the two long-alienated worlds.

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Science fiction and fantasy by women, with an emphasis on explorations of how changes in society change gender roles. This list was created for a patron looking for reading recommendations. Would you like a hand-made list of your own? Just fill out the form at https://multcolib.org/my-librarian


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