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James Smythe

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There's something definitely wrong with me... Well more wrong than usual. February isn't even over and I'm now rating another book five stars... A GRAND TOTAL OF FOUR FIVE-STAR RATED BOOKS IN 2019!?!?!?!? I'm shook... Don't think I rated..." Read more of this review »
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"Oh gosh so many feelings I can't even. It manages to push way too many of my buttons and I'm just a MESS right now. I may never manage a review because excuse me I need to go get another hanky.

Beautiful. Thoughtful. Wistful. Hopeful.

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"I picked this book up seeing it was recommended by Emily St Mandel and Sarah Perry, and it didn’t disappoint. Really clever and insightful look at artificial intelligence. Smythe creates a likeable, strong but frustrating character in Laura. He ca..." Read more of this review »
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"This book completely blew my mind. it was like Silicon Valley meets Jay Kristoff's AIDAN meets every day human life. The future it presents is completely acceptable and logical in a terrifying way. Definitely going to read more of James Smythe's w..." Read more of this review »
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