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Leviathan Wakes
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Start date
July 1, 2012
Finish date
July 31, 2012

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Brittany
Dec 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sciencefiction
Well. My goodness.

My reaction to this book is probably best summed up with a short anecdote. My husband and I decided to take the baby to the beach for a weekend in December. It was the baby's first plane trip, first trip to the beach, and it was a ton of fun traveling with him and watching him react to things. And in the middle of the warm weather, adorable baby, and fun adventures, my husband finally asked, "WHAT are you reading?? You must like it a LOT." Which is when I realized just how abs
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Dave
Dec 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sf, mystery
Entertaining space opera with noir elements. Doesn't always work and the momentum flags two-thirds into the book. but otherwise very well paced, with believable characters. The world building is first-rate and thought-provoking, and the science doesn't get in the way of enjoying the story.
Kalyan
Jul 02, 2013 rated it liked it
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Karl Smithe
Nov 01, 2013 rated it did not like it
The beginning wasn't bad and seemed to have potential, but then the vomit zombies showed up and it went into the crapper.

How did the zombie mud in the asteroid know it was about to be hit by the interstellar ship at high speed? Oh yeah, the author doesn't have to explain that, just say it happens.

Sorry, unacceptable story telling.
Matt
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Steve Coughlan
Apr 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Amanda
Aug 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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