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sifuCJC

sifuCJC@bookwyrm.social

Joined 2 years, 5 months ago

I read only nonfiction for years. Now, I'm getting back into fiction. (he/him)

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sifuCJC's books

Martha Wells: System Collapse (Hardcover, 2023, Tordotcom) 4 stars

Am I making it worse? I think I'm making it worse.

Following the events in …

I love me some Murderbot.

4 stars

Same Murderbot confusion about how the world works (and emotions), then same gripping action. My palms sweat when the fights start.

I think I'm going to have to binge these again because it takes me half the novella to remember who everybody is. I suppose I have that to look forward to.

Ann Patchett: State of Wonder (2011) 3 stars

State of Wonder is a 2011 novel by American author Ann Patchett. It is the …

Another good one by Patchett

5 stars

It amazes me how Patchett can change her voice so completely. This book is emotionally tense and dense. You and the protagonist are unsure about how things effect you, just along for a bumpy ride down the Amazon. Then it ends in a wonderful release.

Rebecca Serle: In Five Years (2020, Atria Books) 4 stars

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Dannie Kohan lives her life by the …

Full characters; powerful result.

5 stars

Wow. Don't underestimate this book. It's slow but comfortable in the beginning. Well pruned sentences. I enjoyed it, but I didn't see what Serle was doing.

Trust her.