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Vorpal Blade by John Ringo
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Mar 06, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: alien-invasion, alternate-history, military-science-fiction
Recommended to Nihonjoe by: Kai Hintze
Recommended for: people who like military science fiction and military action

The first book was quite good, but I liked this one better. It still has Ringo's charm (which isn't surprising since he co-authored it), but it has more of the sciencey stuff I like in science fiction.

This time, Weaver, Miller, and Mimi are off exploring strange new worlds and new civilizations in the first human spaceship (actually a converted boomer (missile sub)). It posits some interesting concepts regarding space travel, warp travel, and the various effects that are exerted by stars and other celestial objects.

All-in-all, a very fun read. :)

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Reading Progress

March 6, 2010 – Shelved
June 14, 2010 – Started Reading
June 14, 2010 – Shelved as: alien-invasion
June 14, 2010 – Shelved as: alternate-history
June 14, 2010 – Shelved as: military-science-fiction
June 14, 2010 –
page 37
June 15, 2010 –
page 143
June 16, 2010 –
page 248
June 17, 2010 –
page 528
June 17, 2010 – Finished Reading

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