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Kiln People
Beth Meacham, David Brin

Lilith's Brood: Dawn / Adulthood Rites / Imago (Xenogenesis, #1-3)

Lilith's Brood: Dawn / Adulthood Rites / Imago (Xenogenesis, #1-3) - Octavia E. Butler My personal favorite sci-fi trilogy. I have reviewed the individual volumes separately:

- Dawn
- Adulthood Rites
- Imago

Mind blowing, thought provoking, thrilling stuff. (Plenty more hyperbole in the above mentioned reviews!)

One thing I particularly want to mention about the author is I love how she embraced the "science fiction author" label. Unlike some "literary" talented authors who prefer to avoid the sci-fi label she took pride in it. Certainly I agree that it is an author's prerogative how they want their works or themselves to be classified, which makes Octavia Butler's choice that much more meaningful, the photo below beautifully illustrates this point:

Octavia Bultler loved sci-fi

I wish she was still with us.