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Fandom: Original

Requested Media Types: pics and recs
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Prompts: I would love to receive pictures of kittens. No, really.

Interested in book recs for YA and historical fiction. Also looking for sci-fi fantasy not written by cis white men.



Fandom: Star Trek

Requested Media Types: book recs
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Prompts: I'm interested in book recs for Star Trek tie-in novels (have never seen Enterprise).



Fandom: Star Wars

Requested Media Types: fic and wallpaper
DNW Media Types:

Character/Pairing: Shmi/Qui-gon, Anakin/Obi-wan, Anakin/Obi-wan/Padme, Luke/Leia, Han/Luke/Leia, Han/Lando, Han/Lando/Leia, Rey/Finn, Rey/Finn/Poe, Poe/Leia, and Luke/Rey
Prompts: Interested in gen about Anakin & Leia, Thrawn & Pellaeon, anything Mara Jade before her marriage.

This would be Prequel, Original, Legends, and Sequel.

Interested in fic and wallpaper. (Wouldn't mind wallpaper for kittens either.) My computer resolution is 1920 x 1080.

Prompts and stuff can be found in my dear author letters here.

Date: 2016-06-29 05:10 pm (UTC)
alexseanchai: Blue and purple lightning (Default)
From: [personal profile] alexseanchai
Seanan McGuire writes urban fantasy with faeries (the October Daye series; start with Rosemary and Rue), which I love to pieces, and Every Heart a Doorway is a murder mystery starring portal fantasy survivors, which I adore. McGuire is a queer woman, several of the October Daye characters are explicitly queer and one is explicitly trans, and the lead protagonist of Every Heart a Doorway is explicitly asexual and another protagonist is explicitly trans. A++ representation and McGuire totally deserves her NYT bestseller status; she's an excellent writer. She's the sort who when you read book six you blink a few times and start over at book one because clearly you missed something important along the way, and then you do that again when you read book seven, because the information was all there but really subtly and it wasn't directly pertinent to the book she dropped it in so it slid right past.

McGuire's also written the InCryptid series and a bunch of things under the name Mira Grant, but the only thing I can say about those (not having read them) is if you don't like zombies and parasites you might want to steer clear of her works as Mira Grant.

[twitter.com profile] seananmcguire is also a reliable source of cat pictures. (Sometimes other people's kittens guest star.)

Date: 2016-09-24 07:39 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Phryne Fisher)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
Oooo, thank you! It also looks like the first books is only $1.99.

Date: 2016-09-24 11:35 am (UTC)
alexseanchai: Blue and purple lightning (Default)
From: [personal profile] alexseanchai

Oh, sweet!

Date: 2016-06-30 08:19 pm (UTC)
mimm: (Default)
From: [personal profile] mimm
I tried to find a mention of books you've already read but couldn't find any, so this might be a familiar one. Still, it bears another rec even if you already know it. :) The Red Necklace by Sally Gardner, and its sequel The Silver Blade. They're YA novels that take place during the French Revolution, with some fantasy/magical elements. I personally found the novels a few years ago due to Tom Hiddleston's (rather pleasant but a bit distracting) audio book of the first novel but I stayed for the story and charming characters. If you haven't already read them, maybe give them a try?

As an aside, I couldn't help noticing you like B5, which I think always makes a person cool. :D Been a fan since late 90s myself and it will always have a special place in my heart. Excellent taste.

Date: 2016-09-24 07:41 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Susan)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
Thank you for the recs! B5 is my favorite show of all time and I'm always happy to meet another fan.

Finn and Rey

Date: 2016-08-09 01:58 pm (UTC)
tarlanx: (GEN - Desert Moon)
From: [personal profile] tarlanx
I hope you like this Finn and Rey wallpaper. Please click on image for 1920x1080 size.

Star Wars - Rey and Finn by Tarlan

 

Date: 2016-08-13 03:37 pm (UTC)
annariel: (Star Wars:Luke)
From: [personal profile] annariel


Click through for full size image.

Date: 2016-09-24 07:45 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Rey)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
It's gorgeous! Thank you so much!

Date: 2016-09-24 08:31 am (UTC)
annariel: A stylised Black and White image of Rey from Star Wars (Star Wars:Rey)
From: [personal profile] annariel
Glad you like it!

Old Pocket Books for Star Trek TOS recs

Date: 2016-08-13 05:39 pm (UTC)
sharpest_asp: A painted picture of Bones McCoy (Star Trek: Bones McCoy)
From: [personal profile] sharpest_asp
The Klingon Gambit Robert E. Vardeman
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Vonda N. McIntyre
Black Fire Sonni Cooper
Web of the Romulans M.S. Murdock
Yesterday's Son A.C. Crispin
The Final Reflection John M. Ford
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Vonda N. McIntyre
My Enemy, My Ally Diane Duane
The Tears of the Singers
Killing Time Della van Hise
Dwellers in the Crucible Margaret Wander Bonanno
Pawns and Symbols Majliss Larson
Dreadnought! Diane Carey
Battlestations! Diane Carey
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Vonda N. McIntyre
The Romulan Way Diane Duane and Peter Morwood
How Much for Just the Planet? John M. Ford
Time for Yesterday A.C. Crispin
Spock's World Diane Duane
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier J. M. Dillard
The Pandora Principle Carolyn Clowes
Doctor's Orders Diane Duane

BOOKS

Date: 2016-08-15 05:06 pm (UTC)
jiokra: (poe)
From: [personal profile] jiokra
The Book of Dead Days by Marcus Sedgewick (ya, fantasy)
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale (ya, fantasy)
Benjamin Weaver series by David Liss (historical)
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (fantasy)
The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury (ya, fantasy)
Balzac and the Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie (historical)
The Djinn in the Nightgale's Eye by A.S. Byatt (fantasy)

Edited Date: 2016-08-15 05:13 pm (UTC)

Re: BOOKS

Date: 2016-09-24 07:53 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (magnificent Amy Pond)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
Thank you so much! I adore that picture!

Book Recs

Date: 2016-08-21 10:55 pm (UTC)
schlitzie_ramone: (Little Mermaid)
From: [personal profile] schlitzie_ramone
I would also like to recommend these young adult books for you from my home country of New Zealand. They are "I Am Not Esther" and "I Am Rebecca" by Fleur Beale.

"I Am Not Esther" tells the story of a teenage girl, Kirby, who is left in the custody of relatives who belong to a strict religious cult. Will she escape their clutches, and what will be the emotional cost?

"I am Rebecca" is the aforementioned book's sequel and focuses on Kirby's cousin Rebecca who was raised in the cult and is devoted to its teachings. But when she becomes old enough to marry, will things change for this pious young woman?

For more information, links are below:

http://penguin.co.nz/books/i-am-not-esther-9781869799076
http://penguin.co.nz/books/i-am-rebecca-9781775535492

I hope you will enjoy these! :)

Re: Book Recs

Date: 2016-09-24 07:55 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: <user name="icons_of_isis"> (Christine Chapel)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
Those both sound fascinating, I will check them out!

Re: Book Recs

Date: 2016-09-25 02:11 am (UTC)
schlitzie_ramone: (Elsa and Anna - Frozen)
From: [personal profile] schlitzie_ramone
Hope you like these! :)

Date: 2016-08-30 08:34 pm (UTC)
leesa_perrie: close up of a cat's face, looking straight at camera (Cat Eyes)
From: [personal profile] leesa_perrie
I've made you a cat picspam, hope you like it!!

Click on image for full size.

Date: 2016-09-24 07:56 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (kitties always got each other)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
This is absolutely adorable! Thank you for making it for me. <3

Date: 2016-09-24 12:04 pm (UTC)
leesa_perrie: close up of a cat's face, looking straight at camera (Cat Eyes)
From: [personal profile] leesa_perrie
Glad you liked it! :D

Date: 2016-09-06 08:43 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
It sort of races weirdly across all your book likes but.. have you tried the Chronicles of St Marys?

It's not historical.. but it does have time travelling historians. It has a YAish sort of feel to me (although the characters are adults). It's definitely scifi-ish, and the author is definitely female (have been to book signing, can verify!) And I loved it, a lot.

Date: 2016-09-24 07:58 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Claudius - reading is love)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
Thank you, I will be sure to check them out. :D

Date: 2016-09-07 08:45 pm (UTC)
evilmuffins: (Default)
From: [personal profile] evilmuffins
Kitten photo incoming!



This is my Pumpkin when he was a baby (he's a year old now, but he's actually still not that much bigger!) :)

Date: 2016-09-24 07:58 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (kitty eyes)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
He's so adorable!

Date: 2016-09-14 05:00 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] misspinkman
YA Recs!

Some of these didn't hold up quite as well as I had hoped, but they were great re-reads.

R.L. Stine - Fear Street
The First Evil, The Second Evil, The Third Evil, The New Evil (I want to name my first daughter after the protagonist of this series)
The Dead Lifeguard (This is why I don't swim)

Sideways Stories from Wayside School (by the same guy who did Holes! these are probably geared at like, 10 year olds, but it's all puns. They are very punny.)

A Series of Unfortunate Events (more puns! :D)

The Westing Game (I read this like 15 years ago but IIRC it was pretty solid. I wrote fanfic about it that crossed over with Evil Dead.)

The Wind in the Willows (<3)

The House on Mango Street (you have probably read this one, but it somehow escaped me until college :P I have a copy in Spanish even though I don't know how to read Spanish. One day.)

To be continued as I try to remember stuff I read LOL


Kittens!

From my local PSPCA:

Tried to embed but they won't embed :( so this is the master link to the kittens :D

https://www.instagram.com/pspca/
Edited Date: 2016-09-14 05:02 am (UTC)

Date: 2016-09-24 08:00 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Norma)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
Thanks, I'll be sure to check these out. :)

Star Trek: How Much For Just the Planet

Date: 2016-09-18 04:39 am (UTC)
sirvalkyrie: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sirvalkyrie
I love Star Trek but I haven't read too many books. This was my favorite of the ones I have read. It was recommended to me by another Star Trek fan. It was released in 1987 so not all parts of Klingon culture match later depictions but it is consistent with prior depictions.

Anyways, the inhabitants of the planet Direidi are sitting on a buttload of dilithium crystals. They know that eventually the Federation and the Klingon Empire are going to come knocking. So they develop Plan C to deal with the inevitable day that the Enterprise and a Klingon Bird of Prey come to negotiate for mining rights to the planet.

This book features such fun things as an educational film on dilithium crystals, musical numbers, discussions on the probability of randomly encountering an old flame, a sloppy Vulcan, and a cameo from a young Neil Gaiman.

I would tell you more but I don't want to spoil the book. It does have its own tvtropes page if you want to check out more.

Re: Star Trek: How Much For Just the Planet

Date: 2016-09-24 08:00 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Vanessa and Malcolm)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
That sounds amazing, I will be sure to check this book out.

Date: 2016-09-21 09:22 am (UTC)
amyfortuna: (Default)
From: [personal profile] amyfortuna
I made some kitten wallpapers for you!

 photo kittens_sleepAF_zpsmfidx9fi.jpg

 photo kitten_eyesAF_zpsqv00lnne.jpg

 photo 2kittens_awakeAF_zps6ooutslx.jpg

Date: 2016-09-24 08:02 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Merlin + Kilgarrah)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
These are gorgeous, thank you so much! <3

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