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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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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...
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...
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