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Jamie McKelvie

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Jamie McKelvie is a British cartoonist and illustrator, known for his both work on books such as Phonogram, Young Avengers and The Wicked + The Divine, and his approach to comic character design.
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Captain Malik and the crew of his spaceship are in search of the only resources that matter – and can only be found by harvesting the giant corpses of alien gods that are found on the edge of human space..and now they see an opportunity to finally break free from this system: by being the first to find a living god.THE GODS ARE ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL... ...
Jamie McKelvie
Aug 03, 2020
This book is gorgeous     source
Seven of Infinities
Aliette de Bodard - Oct 31, 2020
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Vân is a scholar from a poor background, eking out a living in the orbitals of the Scattered Pearls Belt as a tutor to a rich family, while hiding the illegal artificial mem-implant she manufactured as a student. Sunless Woods is a mindship—and not just any mindship, but a notorious thief and a master of disguise. She’s come to the Belt to retire, ...
Jamie McKelvie
Jul 21, 2020
I looooove these books.     source
Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight
Aliette de Bodard - Sep 30, 2019
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A major first collection from a writer fast becoming one of the stars of the genre... Aliette de Bodard, multiple award winner and author of The Tea Master and the Detective, now brings readers fourteen dazzling tales that showcase the richly textured worldbuilding and beloved characters that have brought her so much acclaim.Come discover the bread...
Jamie McKelvie
Jul 21, 2020
I looooove these books.     source
The Tea Master and the Detective
Aliette de Bodard - Mar 31, 2018
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Welcome to the Scattered Pearls Belt, a collection of ring habitats and orbitals ruled by exiled human scholars and powerful families, and held together by living mindships who carry people and freight between the stars. In this fluid society, human and mindship avatars mingle in corridors and in function rooms, and physical and virtual realities o...
Jamie McKelvie
Jul 21, 2020
I looooove these books.     source
Wonderbook
The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction
Jeff VanderMeer - Jul 03, 2018 (first published in 2013)
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Wonderbook has become the definitive guide to writing science fiction and fantasy by offering an accessible, example-rich approach that emphasizes the importance of playfulness as well as pragmatism. It also exploits the visual nature of genre culture and employs bold, full-color drawings, maps, renderings, and visualizations to stimulate creative ...
Jamie McKelvie
Jul 18, 2020
@sloanesloane @ElectricLit His book about writing, Wonderbook, is really good.     source
APOSIMZ, volume 1
Tsutomu Nihei - Oct 09, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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From acclaimed mangaka Tsutomu Nihei, the creator and artist behind BLAME! and Knights of Sidonia, comes his newest Science Fiction epic.The artificial celestial body Aposimz measures 120,000 km in diameter. Most of its volume is its core space, which is covered by a superstructural shell.Fifty centuries ago, the people who lost the war against the...
Jamie McKelvie
Feb 02, 2020
@TheBurnham @RonDanChan I love this book. It's so oddly written - like a video game. And his art progression from the density of Blame! to this has been amazing.     source
The Lathe Of Heaven
A Novel
Ursula K. Le Guin - Apr 15, 2008 (first published in 1971)
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In a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George Orr wakes up one day to discover that his dreams have the ability to alter reality. He seeks help from Dr. William Haber, a psychiatrist who immediately grasps the power George wields. Soon George must preserve reality itself as Dr. Haber becomes adept at manipulating Georg...
Jamie McKelvie
Aug 24, 2019
@uzionmain Fucking love that book     source