Naomi Kritzer: Chaos on CatNet (Hardcover, 2021, Tor Teen) 4 stars

It takes an AI to catch an AI in Chaos on CatNet, the follow-up to …

A book I read down in one day and immediately started the sequel. It is fun, has a diverse cast and a light-hearted tone but is also meaningful. It touches darker issues in a respectful way and has a fast developing plot. But what struck me most when I read this "ten minute in the future" young adult novel is how it describes friendships online and offline. I never before have read a book that described my own way of treating internet spaces and friendships and what they mean to me so accurately.