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Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey
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Feb 23, 12

Read from February 16 to 23, 2012

It built really, really well at the beginning, and I always cared about the characters, even if they were a bit cliched (A gruff ship captain! A functioning alcoholic detective!), but the ending... 75 percent of the way through it went all... I believe the technical term is "snooker loopy" and shot all the intrigue and plotting right in the face.

Actually, it did that literally, now that I think about it. After that point, I finished it because I felt like I had to see it out, but I could see exactly how it was ending. I'll probably pick up the next one, since it looks like it's returning to the part I liked (the scheming) with a lesser emphasis on what I didn't (...redacted because of spoilers).
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Reading Progress

01/31/2012
2.0% "God DAMN the kindle edition of this is long!"
02/23/2012
50.0% "And also 100 percent done... It turns out there's a second fantasy book that I'm not really in the mood for after Leviathan Wakes."
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