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The Siren and the Sword by Cecilia Tan
The Siren and the Sword (Magic University, #1)
by Cecilia Tan (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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Flat characters, a lackluster plot that primarily consists of college students eating together and having boring conversations, a "twist" that relies upon a huge plot hole, and sketchy worldbuilding. I could've partially forgiven the book if it were ...more
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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1)
by Ann Leckie (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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This book is my jam. A (very likable) spaceship protagonist, several skillfully written characters with distributed consciousnesses, gender deconstruction, explorations of colonialism and (galactic) empire, an exciting space opera plot, a supporting ...more
Jain and 5 other people liked Brownbetty's review of The Martian:
The Martian by Andy Weir
"I am very sorry, but I'm about to write a book review that is full of nerdery about potatoes. Like, you're going to read this, and you're going to think, "wow Betty sure has a lot of feelings about potatoes." However, given the degree of electrica..." Read more of this review »
Jain and 3 other people liked ambyr's review of Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic:
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
"I'm fascinated by the way people build narratives out of their own lives--how they determine which events are significant, how they justify their own role as protagonist. Life is messy, lacking clear climaxes and denouements, but we force patterns..." Read more of this review »
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A Guinea Pig's History of Biology by Jim Endersby
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Jain and 56 other people liked thefourthvine's review of The Flight of the Silvers:
The Flight of the Silvers by Daniel Price
"This book was what lightreads calls a grudgeread. I knew it was bad at 20% but I kept on reading just to prove it was as bad as I thought. Ha ha! It was actually worse.

Here's what reading this book is like:

Drama with bracelets and weirdos! Inexpl..." Read more of this review »
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The Interior Life by Katherine Blake
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Becoming Human by Valerie J. Freireich
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Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
" Isis wrote: "It's basically straightforward "misery in a concentration camp survived through strong female friendship" which is not by itself a bad st ...more "
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Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
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