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text 2018-02-17 20:03
Reading progress: 46%.
Chill - Elizabeth Bear

So far, I'm liking this better than the first book in series (Dust).

 

I think it's because I have some characters to root for, less POV switches to lose them or murkiness about who-is-who/ what-is-what/ less-mucking-about-bits-of-meandering-possibly-unimportant-or-going-nowhere-ship-parts-briefly-introducing-then-abandoning-folk-and-places-and-theories.

 

It's very easy to put down and get distracted by a new shiny, though.  Less a reflection of the book than my mood and how the chapters are written somewhat as convenient stopping points.  And still way too much wandering about ship bits.  

 

I'm reading this for a bookclub on booklikes, Virtual Speculation, if anyone cares to join us.

 

Jacob's Ladder Trilogy in order:

 

Dust - Elizabeth Bear  Chill - Elizabeth Bear  Grail - Elizabeth Bear  

Source: booklikes.com/book-clubs/50/virtual-speculation
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text 2018-02-14 17:33
the difference of years
Chill - Elizabeth Bear

this book definitely reads different than when i first did... and that's not a bad thing.  the theme of the struggle after survival is prevalent, and something that did not resonate so much in my younger self.

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text 2018-02-13 23:09
Reading progress: 98%.
Dust - Elizabeth Bear

So this is love, he thought. This abjection. This helplessness. It was not merely the chemicals, after all.

 Reading this to join in booklikes' Virtual Speculation book club's read of the sequel — Chill — if anyone cares to join us.

 

The Jacob's Ladder trilogy next books in order:

 

     Chill - Elizabeth Bear  Grail - Elizabeth Bear  

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text 2018-02-13 22:12
Reading progress: 89%.
Dust - Elizabeth Bear

And whatever the monsters got up to, somebody still needed to do the work of the world.

 Reading this to join in booklikes' Virtual Speculation book club's read of the sequel — Chill — if anyone cares to join us.

 

The Jacob's Ladder trilogy next books in order:

 

     Chill - Elizabeth Bear  Grail - Elizabeth Bear  

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text 2018-02-13 19:23
Reading progress: 88%.
Dust - Elizabeth Bear

There was a world, and it did not matter if Perceval agreed with its plan.

 

The world was bigger than she was. And had as much right to survive.

 

And if she didn’t like the way the world worked, tomorrow was another day.

 

Reading this to join in booklikes' Virtual Speculation book club's read of the sequel — Chill — if anyone cares to join us.

 

The Jacob's Ladder trilogy in order:

 

Dust (Jacob's Ladder Series #1) - Elizabeth Bear     Chill - Elizabeth Bear  Grail - Elizabeth Bear  

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