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Song of Scarabaeus by Sara Creasy
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Jun 06, 11

really liked it
bookshelves: sci-fi
Read from June 05 to 06, 2011

This was a good read. Not what I was expecting (I was expecting a romance as I'd heard it was a sci fi romance), but that's not a bad thing. It reminded me of some of my favorite UF series, but with space travel, tech gadgets and genetic mutations instead of vamps and witches. There were some romance-y bits, but if you are looking for steam then you will be disappointed.

I liked the main characters (and Cat is a very intriguing secondary character), but there were so many (almost) nameless secondary/tertiary characters that I got some of them confused. It's also not done - I need to get the next book!
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Reading Progress

06/05/2011 page 20
6.0% "Quick-paced start..."
06/06/2011 page 133
38.0% "lots of action, another one that just drops you into the world (or universe as the case may be) and lets you discover bits as you go along. Really enjoying it."
06/06/2011 page 204
58.0% "I had heard this was more romance-y, but it feels more like my favorite UF series, just with space travel and advanced tech instead of vamps and witches. I like it."
06/06/2011 page 215
61.0% "And now we're getting to some romance-y bits. Kind of."

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