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Martha Wells
Martha Wells is the author of over a dozen fantasy novels, including Wheel of the Infinite, City of Bones, The Element of Fire, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent fantasy novels are The Cloud Roads (Night Shade Books, March 2011), The Serpent Sea (Night Shade... show more



Martha Wells is the author of over a dozen fantasy novels, including Wheel of the Infinite, City of Bones, The Element of Fire, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent fantasy novels are The Cloud Roads (Night Shade Books, March 2011), The Serpent Sea (Night Shade Books, January 2012), and The Siren Depths, (Night Shade Books, December 2012) and the novella collections Stories of the Raksura I: The Falling World & The Tale of Indigo and Cloud and Stories of the Raksura II: The Dead City & The Dark Earth Below. Her YA fantasies, Emilie and the Hollow World and Emilie and the Sky World, were published by Strange Chemistry Books in April 2013 and April 2014. She has also written media-tie-in novels: Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary, Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement, and Star Wars: Razor's Edge.She has also written the Fall of Ile-Rien trilogy: The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air, and The Gate of Gods, all currently out in paperback and ebook from HarperCollins Eos. She has had short stories in the magazines Black Gate, Realms of Fantasy, Lone Star Stories, Lightspeed Magazine, and Stargate Magazine, and in the anthologies Elemental, The Other Side of the Sky, Tales of the Emerald Serpent, The Gods of Lovecraft, and Mech: Age of Steel. She has essays in the nonfiction anthologies Farscape Forever, Mapping the World of Harry Potter, and Chicks Unravel Time. Her books have been published in eight languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Dutch, and her web site is www.marthawells.com

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 Leah's Bookish Obsession
Leah's Bookish Obsession rated it 5 days ago
๏ ๏ ๏ Book Blurb ๏ ๏ ๏ In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder...
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Char's Horror Corner rated it 3 weeks ago
This, the last entry of the MURDERBOT DIARIES, was the best entry of the series, in my opinion. It made me laugh, it made me tear up at times and in this book, Murderbot really comes into its own. I will be on the lookout for a full length Murderbot novel in the future, as it is more human than ...
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carolesrandomlife rated it 2 months ago
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I had a great time with this newest installment in the Murderbot Diaries series. After reading the previous three installments in the series, I knew that I was going to have to read about Murderbot's further adventures just as soon as I ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 months ago
“’I don’t want to be human.’[...]Dr. Mensah said: [...] ‘We tend to think that because a bot or a construct looks human, its ultimate goal would be to become human.’‘That’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard.’”In “Exit Strategy” by Martha WellsSecUnits are sentient constructs, part machine, part orga...
Mike Finn - Audiobook Addict
Mike Finn - Audiobook Addict rated it 2 months ago
"The Murderbot Diaries" are really a single novel that the publishers have released as four novellas. This would have been fine except each novella was priced as if it were a full novel, leaving me feeling abused by the publisher. The reason I LET myself be abused is that "The Murderbot Diaries" a...
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