Books tagged: women in science fiction

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If Wishes Were Spaceships
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Jazlyn is forced to make an emergency landing on a quarantine planet terrascaped with dangerous plants she must repair her ship before Sterneworth, the wealthy scion of a galactic dynasty and resident tyrant, does something drastic. Can she trust Blaine, the anxious techie who is under Sterneworth’s thumb? Everyone on the planet has a secret agenda. Has the sassy spacer met her match?
Sex Role Reversals in Star Trek's Planets of Women as Indices of Second Wave Media Protest, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The critique made is that popular shows on television are reactionary products of a culture that treats women as sex objects. The episodes of Star Trek critiqued in the journal are about how the feminist movement coincided with the sexist illustration of women in the television. Watching these Star Trek episodes will reveal how icons of American culture can express popular American ideologies.
Taking Out the Trash: Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed and the Feminist Voice in American SF, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The world of SF is introduced for a complex female character in the form of the maternal shape-shifter, Anyanwu. Butler’s depiction of womanhood through Anyanwu defamiliarizes the construction of women in science fiction.
A Life of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Time Lives! Forget the lifeless space/time continuum. Time is a living being on which we reside. Two temporal physicians, Kevin and Lehla, struggle to heal Time's injuries in the 9th century in an ever-more complicated case with a finicky patient, mysterious happenings, and an forbidden romance. Can they heal the injuries or will they permanently change Time and the future?
The Giant's Graveyard
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mullen threw up his arms in disbelief. "Not the giant again, Lass! Didn't you learn your lesson last time? Don't you understand that the beast can't be killed?"