Publish date: January 9th 2012
Publisher: Apex Publications
Pages no: 316
Edition language: English
I would have given this 4 stars except for the abrupt and disappointing ending.
I didn't actually mean to read this book last night. There were a few other books before it in my queue, but I clicked on it accidentally and thought, what the heck, I'll read a few pages before bed. I didn't put it down again until I was finished, ignoring all basic human necessities such as sleep,...
If the author had set aside her ideology and just focused on story, this would be a five star book, but unfortunately, despite being hard to put down, the story suffers under the weight of the preachy tone. Questions could have been asked and left up to readers to decide how they come down on the is...
I've known Jennifer Pelland for something like 14 years and have watched her carve out a niche as a top-notch small/indie press science fiction writer exploring how people relate to technology and to their own bodies. Machine feels like the culmination of her exploration of those themes, bringing th...