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Becky Chambers: A Closed and Common Orbit (Paperback, 2017, Hodder & Stoughton) 4 stars

Once, Lovelace had eyes and ears everywhere. She was a ship's artificial intelligence system - …

Review of 'A Closed and Common Orbit' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

Deep and engaging

When I started reading this I was a little disappointed that we were going off on a tangent. As the novel continued though I came to love the story.

It reminds me of Iain M. Banks and Anne McCaffrey in equal measures. A universe to explore and live in. Deep philosophical questions, and a cast that doesn't die off one at a time (I hope this doesn't change in future books).

Highly recommended.

Becky Chambers: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Paperback, 2015, Hodder & Stoughton) 4 stars

When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The Wayfarer, …

Review of 'The long way to a small, angry planet' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

Superb Sci-fi

I found this novel by accident, and I'm glad that I did. It's a refreshing and enjoyable set of characters and universe that reminds me of Iain M Banks, and I can give no higher praise.

Now to read the rest.