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In a House of Lies
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Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers
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Record of a Spaceborn Few is the third book in the Wayfarers series by Becky Chambers. All of the books are stand-alone novels that share the same universe.

In the Wayfarer universe, humans have fled Earth on a fleet of spaceships. After humans were
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I must confess that I would read anything by Kate Atkinson because she writes beautifully. I would not have chosen this book if she had not written it. The subject matter is mildly interesting, but not something that grabs me.

It is 1940 and the world
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The Paper Lovers by Gerard Woodward
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This is the story of Arnold and Polly and the effect his adultery has on their life.

The first half of the book is told from the viewpoint of Arnold, an unimposing man, who develops a crush on one of his wife’s friends. The strangest part of the attra
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A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers
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A Closed and Common Orbit is the stand-alone sequel to Becky Chambers' debut novel The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Lovelace is a character from the first book. She is a well-designed, highly-capable efficient artificial intelligence that ran a l
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Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers
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Caligula by Simon Turney
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I don't know much about the Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar, known to most people as Caligula. I decided to read the book to fill some gaps in my knowledge.

Caligula was one of Germanicus's children who were all targeted by Tiberius. Germanicus was believ
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The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz
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I would actually give this 2.5/5.

The girl with the dragon tattoo lives on through the pen of David Lagercrantz, the Swedish author of literary novels and of the best-selling ghosted autobiography "I am Zlatan Ibrahimović".

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