All that I Ever Wanted

All that I Ever Wanted

Driven to succeed, Dr. Mayra Nash is fixated on her research work to the point of having no outside life beyond the lab. A colleague suggests some no-strings-attached companionship, and refers Dr. Nash to an android service that provides exactly what she needs: Aleksander, a beautiful specimen of a robotic man designed to fulfill where his human counterparts have failed.

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Sweets Baking Break

Sweets Baking Break

I'm taking a sweets baking break, gearing up for fasting season to recover from the deluge of holiday baking. I put on a few pounds more than I'd like between October and December. But my latest recipe tweaks, requiring numerous tests and lots of tasting, have resulted in my best bakes yet. Just look at cookie palooza 2018!

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Baking by Weight

Baking by Weight

My number one baking recommendation for the new year: change to the metric system. Using volume to measure ingredients adds unnecessary variables in baking, and is often the cause for failure. Nothing sucks more than spending the time and effort to bake something new only to have it come out terrible because your method of measurement differs from the recipe developer's.

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The Song of Sqia'lon Seven

The Song of Sqia'lon Seven

Dishonorably discharged from the Federation military fleet, Okai Han resigns herself to a position aboard a freelance vessel as the Communications Officer. The discordant crew is about as put together as the ship itself: just barely. A once in a lifetime opportunity presents itself to the vagabond captain, and it's all that Officer Han can do to make it out alive with her sanity intact.

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