The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Somewhere within our crowded sky, a crew of wormhole builders hops from planet to planet, on their way to the job of a lifetime. To the galaxy at large, humanity is a minor species, and one patched-up construction vessel is a mere speck on the starchart. This is an everyday sort of ship, just... show more
Somewhere within our crowded sky, a crew of wormhole builders hops from planet to planet, on their way to the job of a lifetime. To the galaxy at large, humanity is a minor species, and one patched-up construction vessel is a mere speck on the starchart. This is an everyday sort of ship, just trying to get from here to there. But all voyages leave their mark, and even the
Publish date: 2015-08-13
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Edition language: English
Series: Wayfarers (#1)
A very entertaining, light, character driven science-fiction novel. This book focuses on the misfit crew of The Wayfarer and their trip to a "small, angry planet". The world-building is interesting, but the characters could have used more development or growth. This book covers some social and sc...
I got my latest read, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet as a gift, and had a great time reading it. The first novel from Becky Chambers, it follows a young woman named Rosemary as she joins the crew of a tunneling ship (basically they make shortcuts through space) as they get a big contract tha...
I loved this book. Like much great science fiction, it's teachy preachy, but in a good way. There's no "look how great humans are" stuff like in Star Trek or Doctor Who. Different species have different flaws and strengths. The book is very character driven, with the plot serving as the pretext f...
I loved this sci-fi book. For a self-pub, it’s surprisingly well written: no grammar glitches, no typos. The writing flows smoothly and beautifully, and the story is wonderful, if episodic. Some episodes are happy, almost sugary. Others are full of danger and challenge for one or more of the crew of...
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet is easily one of the most feel-good books I've read in a while. Put it this way: I think if Kaylee decided to rewrite a cross between Firefly and TNG, this book might be the result. There really aren't any bad guys; just people with problems, each of which is bo...
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