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A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers) - Becky Chambers
A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers)
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Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in an new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has to start over in a synthetic body, in a world where her kind are illegal. She's never felt so alone. But she's not alone, not really. Pepper, one of... show more
Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in an new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has to start over in a synthetic body, in a world where her kind are illegal. She's never felt so alone. But she's not alone, not really. Pepper, one of the engineers who risked life and limb to reinstall Lovelace, is determined to help her adjust to her new world. Because Pepper knows a thing or two about starting over. Together, Pepper and Lovey will discover that, huge as the galaxy may be, it's anything but empty. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet introduced readers to the incredible imagination of Becky Chambers and has been nominated for any number of awards and accolades, including the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction, the Tiptree Award, the Kitschies Golden Tentacle and the Arthur C. Clarke Award. A Closed and Common Orbit is the stand-alone sequel to The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet and is perfect for fans of Firefly, Joss Whedon, Mass Effect and Star Wars.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781473621435 (1473621437)
Publisher: Hodder And Stoughton Ltd.
Pages no: 365
Edition language: English
Category:
Science Fiction
Series: Wayfarers (#2)
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Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
4.0 A CLOSED AND COMMON ORBIT by BECKY CHAMBERS
Audiobook>So this is about the reset of Lovey/Lovelace and how Pepper helps her out and it's also flashbacks of how Pepper and Blue met and the AI "Owl" that helped them out. I couldn't figure out if Sidra would change or keep herself the same - she couldn't figure out what she wanted. But I loved t...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
4.0 AI and a former slave
I’m divided about this science-fiction novel. It consists of two distinct storylines with alternating chapters that don’t intersect until the very end. They even happen decades apart. I loved one of the stories. I was ambivalent about the other. Let’s start with the one I liked less: the story of Si...
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
5.0 A Closed and Common Orbit
I’ve written and deleted an opening paragraph for this review at least five times. It’s funny how I’m almost never at a loss to articulate my dissatisfaction . . . and then when I feel like no amount of gushing would be too effusive, I can’t find the words. Maybe I’ll come back and try again later, ...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
4.5 Review: A Closed and Common Orbit
While this sequel to The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet doesn't continue the adventures of the crew on the Wayfarer, this follows couple of characters through as warm and wonderful a story. I loved the first book, and I love this sequel. Don't make me pick a favorite! The narrative swaps between ...
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