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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
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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
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781500453305 (1500453307)
Pages no: 518
Edition language: English
Series: Wayfarers (#1)
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TheTick
TheTick rated it
4.0 Book Review - The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
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...
MarkAlan
MarkAlan rated it
5.0 The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
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...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
4.0 Wayfarer and her crew
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...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it
4.0 “I can wait for the galaxy outside to get a little kinder.”
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...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
4.5 Review: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
My favorite part of Game of Thrones (tv version) is Sam and Gilly wandering about Westeros being kind to each other. This book is the wandering misfit spaceship crew version of that. Just people from different cultures approaching being in each others' company for the long hall with respect and when...
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