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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
Series: Planetfall (#1)
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
5.0 'Planetfall' by Emma Newman - Highly Recommended
A future SF classic with ambitious storytelling, insightful characterisation and a unique premise. I'd been told that 'Planetfall' by Emma Newman was a future SF classic so I wasn't surprised that it was good. I was surprised about what it was good at. I'd expected that a book called 'Planetfal...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it
5.0 Not what I expected
There was so much grief and loss permeating this book that it became this palpable living entity I found myself needing to understand. And the revelations around it are doled out as slowly as the mystery around why the newcomer to this society has the potential to unleash deeply buried secrets. It...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
5.0 Planetfall by Emma Newman (audiobook)
If you want some explanations, it's probably best to read my original review. To sum up: strange abandoned alien city on alien planet; the human expedition to check it out has formed a colony at its base. The few weaknesses I experienced the first time around didn't bother me at all this time. May...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it
3.0 Planetfall
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley.]Science fiction that is more of the social kind than hard, as in, while it was easy to imagine how the colony ran, the story focuses on the main character and her relationships with other people, rather than on a lot of technology. In a way, I liked...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
4.5 Planetfall
It's really difficult to talk about this book without being spoilery, so forgive me if it seems like I'm dancing around things and being cryptic. Things I loved about this book: Almost everything honestly. Specifically though, the voice. Ren is a compelling unreliable narrator. I really appreciate...
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