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The Ship Errant (Brainship #6)

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In the sequel to The Ship Who Won, written by Nye with Anne McCaffrey, Carialle and Keff, the brainship and brawn who discovered intelligent life on the planet Ozran, now serve as couriers for the "globe-frogs", to return their new friends from whence they came. But to get there, they must transit a sector where Carialle experienced a trauma so intense it nearly destroyed ...more
Hardcover, 401 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by Baen Books
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Aug 08, 2008 Mary rated it really liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
I love just about all the Brainship books. They are all by different authors or author mixups though so they have different flavors. This one and it's prequel are both rather fanciful offshoots. Very fun. I love Globefrogs!
Apr 12, 2016 Linda added it
I read this book many years ago (before the WWW) and since there was no way web pages to leave reviews on, I am taking this opportunity to review it now. I do remember that I enjoyed it. Jody Lynne Nye was able to write so this book fit in with Anne McCaffrey's series.
Jun 13, 2016 Rachelle rated it it was ok
This is definitely not written by Anne McCaffrey and unfortunately is missing something as a result, it's ok, but a bit of a slog to get through and the characterisations aren't as good.
May 21, 2016 Katie rated it it was amazing
An old favourite. One I have read more than once.

Set in the world of Anne McCaffrey's Brain ships.

All I can say is "frogs in bubbles"
Mar 09, 2012 Kimikimi rated it liked it
I've read these before and I don't think they're very well written, possibly because so many authors have worked on this series. This one is the second book about Carille and Keff, and they go back to Ozran and meet more aliens and solve the mystery of who left Carielle in space to die. Yeah, that's about it. I do like the alien races, but they are designed to be as likeable as possible, all are pretty 2D and seem to lack flaws except for the one played for (bad) comic relief. That all said, I d ...more
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Aug 18, 2013 Amelia Myers rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. I felt like it was an adequate sequel to the other book. I just wish that time had allowed me to finish this book over a two-day period instead of the month or so it took me. The action was really intense and the plot was pretty interesting. Since I spaced out reading it so much I had issues keeping track of a few of the lesser characters, but it didn't really alter my perception of the book. Overall I would recommend this book to any Sci-Fi lovers that really enjoy s ...more
Feb 07, 2013 Al rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Carialle and Keff were the ones who had discovered intelligent life on the planet Ozran. Now she and Keff are serving as couriers for the "globe-frogs", to return them from whence they came. And now all the evidence is indicating that the dirty rats who caused Carialle such pain in the first place may be the very globe-frogs with whom she and Keff have just become friends.

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Jan 10, 2010 Sharon rated it liked it
This book continues the story of Keff and Carialle, who met the globe-frogs on their last adventure. Now they're out to save them, although it turns out they may be the bad guys in the drama. This story strives for a medieval adventure feel. Brain and Brawn often role-play knights and maidens.
Nov 26, 2011 Anna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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It's entertaining and kept my attention throughout. However, the plot twists were predictable, albeit comfortingly so. Great brain candy space opera, but not otherwise noteworthy.
Apr 01, 2016 Serena marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, scifi
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* couldn't finish, ** wouldn't recommend, *** would recommend, **** would read again, ***** have read again.
Jul 19, 2013 Theresa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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a great series and continuation of the people and legends began by Anne Mccaffrey i had to continue the series.
Oct 20, 2012 Rachel rated it it was amazing
Anne McCaffrey WOULD be proud. It had all the hallmarks of one of her books while very definitely being JLN's.
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This continuation of the brainship was decent. I enjoyed it recommend forpeople who love the scifi techie factor.
Apr 30, 2012 Theresa rated it it was amazing
i love this series coupled with anne mccaffrey
May 20, 2012 Artreads rated it really liked it
Great next step in the Brainship series!
Nov 29, 2007 Mary-Beth rated it it was ok
Continuation of The Ship Who Won.
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Jody Lynn Nye lists her main career activity as ‘spoiling cats.’ When not engaged upon this worthy occupation, she writes fantasy and science fiction books and short stories.

Before breaking away from gainful employment to write full time, Jody worked as a file clerk, book-keeper at a small publishing house, freelance journalist and photographer, accounting assistant and costume maker.

For four year
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Brainship (9 books)
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