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Planetfall - Emma Newman
Planetfall
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From the award-nominated author Emma Newman, comes a novel of how one secret withheld to protect humanity’s future might be its undoing…Renata Ghali believed in Lee Suh-Mi’s vision of a world far beyond Earth, calling to humanity. A planet promising to reveal the truth about our place in the... show more
From the award-nominated author Emma Newman, comes a novel of how one secret withheld to protect humanity’s future might be its undoing…Renata Ghali believed in Lee Suh-Mi’s vision of a world far beyond Earth, calling to humanity. A planet promising to reveal the truth about our place in the cosmos, untainted by overpopulation, pollution, and war. Ren believed in that visi
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ace/Roc
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.0 Planetfall
As much as I liked the book up until the 90% mark, the ending fell flat for me and the last time I felt this kind of disappointment I was watching "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull". Maybe you know that feeling: You enjoy something and in the end you are sitting in your chair and y...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Planetfall
*looks at the cover again, sees what the artist did there, applauds*The story could have a sequel, though it is pretty complete as it stands.Twenty-two years ago, based on a vision from a friend, Renata Shali went on a expedition to another planet. Now Ren works as the colony's printer engineer, ke...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
Planetfall focuses on Renata (Ren) Ghali, a founding member of the colony that has established itself on an alien world at the base of what the colony members call "God's City." There are religious overtones there, but I wouldn't call all of the colony members fanatics, despite having followed their...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
5.0 Favorite books of January, part 1
Intense, memorable, and deeply captivating, Planetfall manages to be character-driven and idea-filled without sacrificing action and suspense. The story involves space travel, an off-Earth colony 20-some years after its establishment in the shadows of a (mostly) abandoned alien structure, the biolog...
Nothing better than a good book...
Nothing better than a good book... rated it
4.0 Planetfall
Author: Emma Newman Rating: 4 stars In short, this is a beautifully written, downright haunting scifi story with an ending that frankly, I can't stop thinking about. Planetfall's synopsis is difficult to explain. Basically a team of humans travel to an unknown planet following a Pathfinder (lead...
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