If you're looking for a new book to read, we've got you covered. Together with Akashic Books and Ingram Content Group, The Portalist is giving away ten copies of an exciting space opera: An Unkindness of Ghosts, by Rivers Solomon.
The book has been compared to that of Octavia Butler, and confronts slavery, segregation, and sexuality all while being set in space. Read more about the book below, and enter to win a copy now!
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About the Book
Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to tear down the walls around her until nothing remains of her world.
Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war.
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Note: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC who are 18 years of age and older by 11/13/17.