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Books 1-10.
11. The Imago Sequence and Other Stories by Laird Barron.
12. The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith writing as Claire Morgan.
13. Surviving the Siege of Beirut: A Personal Account by Lina Mikdadi.
14. Mammoths of the Great Plains by Eleanor Arnason.
15. A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin.
16. The Robotics Primer by Maja J. Matarić.
17. Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi.
18. A Game for the Living by Patricia Highsmith.
19. Alcestis by Katharine Beutner.

20. Tomb of the Fathers: A Lydia Duluth Adventure by Eleanor Arnason. Yay for more Arnason! This novella is a planetary romance almost in the vein of an Edgar Rice Burroughs hidden/alien world story, but with all the subversion you'd expect from Arnason; flipped/complicated gender roles, Marx-and-Engels-quoting aliens, and extra-dry humor. I think my favorite part of the Lydia Duluth stories are the benevolent AI overlords. No one calls them that, but essentially that's what they are; since they weren't invented by humans (or any of the other alien races that are still around) they are endlessly curious about living beings, but they're also manipulative and at times clueless to the point of callousness, all while being scrupulously polite.
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