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Felicia Day’s Vaginal Fantasy book club to review Ghost Planet!

vfbRemember that book I raved about in my What is more shocking than alien ghosts? post back in December? That’s right, GHOST PLANET by Sharon Lynn Fisher! Well the fabulous ladies of the Vaginal Fantasy Hangout book club have chosen it as their April 2013 selection. If you are a SFR or even just a SF reader and haven’t read the book yet, you should really check it out. It has received a SFR Galaxy Award. It got 4.5 Stars and editor’s “best of 2012” pick from RT BOOK REVIEWS. It is also a 2013 RWA RITA® Award Finalist.

If you haven’t heard of Vaginal Fantasy, it’s led by actress-producer-writer Felicia Day who is a true geek and a reader of science fiction romance. Heather at Galaxy Express says VFH is “a lively, entertaining, and no-holds-barred online book club. Members include Veronica Belmont, Kiala Kazebee and Bonnie Burton. The VFH team is sassy, outspoken, and passionate about books.” Heather, SFR’s most passionate advocate (and talented SFR author), issued an open letter to Felicia Day on April 4th suggesting GHOST PLANET for the VFH book selection. Yay Heather!

The VFH video discussion on GHOST PLANET  will go live on April 30 at 8 PM PST. 

Watch the video and join other VFH viewers at the GHOST PLANET Goodreads discussion thread.

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And btw, the alternate pick for the month is Song of Scarabaeus (Scarabaeus, #1) by Sara Creasy, another popular SFR.

Want to know more? Visit the main Vaginal Fantasy Hangout Goodreads page. You can access all of the Vaginal Fantasy videos here, including ones featuring science fiction romances by authors Linnea Sinclair, Nalini Singh, J.D. Robb, and Meljean Brook.

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If you love good SFR at much as I think you do, be sure to support the VFH selection of this book via tweets, posts, and any other way you like to spread SFR news!

GHOST PLANET

A world in peril. A bond deeper than love.

Psychologist Elizabeth Cole prepared for the worst when she accepted a job on a newly discovered world – a world where every colonist is tethered to an alien who manifests in the form of a dead loved one. But she never expected she’d struggle with the requirement to shun these “ghosts.” She never expected to be so attracted to the charming Irishman assigned as her supervisor. And she certainly never expected to discover she died in a transport crash en route to the planet.

Reincarnated as a ghost, Elizabeth is symbiotically linked to her supervisor, Murphy – creator of the Ghost Protocol, which forbids him to acknowledge or interact with her. Confused and alone – oppressed by her ghost status and tormented by forbidden love – Elizabeth works to unlock the secrets of her own existence.

But her quest for answers lands her in a tug-of-war between powerful interests, and she soon finds herself a pawn in the struggle for control of the planet…a struggle that could separate her forever from the man she loves.

For more information about Sharon Lynn Fisher, visit her website and connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.

 

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8 thoughts on “Felicia Day’s Vaginal Fantasy book club to review Ghost Planet!

  1. I put this book on my TBR list when I read your recommendation, then bumped it up to the head of the list when it was the April VF bookclub main selection. (Why, yes, I do watch the bookclub meetings, although usually after the fact on youtube, as I can rarely log on curing them. They are usually raucous and funny, with lots of sillliness. They’re available via the Geek & Sundry youtube channel.)

    I loved the book… at least the first half of it. There were parts of the last half that I found rushed and a tad convenient, but the imagination that went into writing such a creative book truly engaged me.

    Thanks for the suggestion, Charlee!

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  2. Just stumbled across your blog. Had never heard of this book club before, but I love fantasy and could always use new recommendations. Going to check out the links you shared! Thanks so much for this post.

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  3. I just so happens that your very own reviewer follows vaginal fantasy. I even run VF North Hollywood. I love it when worlds collide! “Ghost Planet” was definitely a great read.

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