Reading period: Mar 1, 2013 - Mar 31, 2013
How/Why was this book chosen:
Tom chose this book because it was decided that this month's pick would be a science fiction book from a female author.
Downbelow Station by C.J.CherryhEdit
A legend among sci-fi readers, C. J. Cherryh's Union-Alliance novels, while separate and complete in themselves, are part of a much larger tapestry—a future history spanning 5,000 years of human civilization.
A blockbuster space opera of the rebellion between Earth and its far-flung colonies, it is a classic science fiction masterwork.