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July 3, 2019: Pearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters by Henry Lien
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|Henry Lien||Pearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters||"Pearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters" is a fantasy novelette written by Taiwanese-American writer Henry Lien about two teenage divas vying for top ranking in a fictitious sport combining figure skating and kung fu. The novelette was written with the guidance of Chuck Palahniuk at Clarion West Writers Workshop. It was first published in Asimov's Science Fiction in December 2013, was a finalist for the Nebula Award, and won second place in the Asimov's Annual Reader's Poll. It is the direct prequel to Lien's PEASPROUT CHEN acclaimed middle grade fantasy series, which the New York Times described as "Hermione Granger meets Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon meets the Ice Capades meets Mean Girls." The series is available wherever books are sold. To learn more, visit www.henrylien.com, and subscribe to the newsletter to receive free audio downloads of the books' theme songs played on this show tonight.|