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Zoe's Tale - John Scalzi
Zoe's Tale
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780330507387 (0330507389)
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Old Man's War (#4)
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lqlarry rated it
4.5 Zoe's Tale by John Scalzi
A funny thing happened while I was reading a series about a science fiction military space opera book. A YA book magically appeared in my reader. Now I'm not against YA books and YA series, I've read quite a few. I've even read books and series for whatever would be a, for a lack of a better term...
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
2.5 Zoe's Tale, John Scalzi
Scalzi admits that this book arose from complaints about two plot holes in the previous volume of the series, giving us the same story from the perspective of the former protagonist's daughter. Initially this is boring because, despite a convincingly different (i.e. teenage girl's as opposed to her ...
After enjoying the first three books of Old Man’s War, I decided to read Zoe’s Tale even though I was familiar with a common complaint of its detractors– specifically that it tells the same story as book three. But like the optimist I sometimes pretend to be, I thought this one would still be enjoya...
Shelf Indulgence
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3.0 Zoe's Tale (Old Man's War, #4)
I'm not a huge fan of stories that re-tell other stories. There's a trend going on where modern writers re-tell fairy tales from a different perspective, with varying degrees of success ("Snow, Glass, Apples" is that sort of thing done right; Maleficent isn't), but when a writer re-tells one of his...
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Brad Horner's Books rated it
I've been a big fan of Scalzi ever since Old Man's War, but I was slightly worried that Zoe's Tale would be a some milking of The Last Colony, which is a POV change of that novel. I'm not entirely certain it was necessary, except for the fact that it develops what might have been a serious dues ex m...
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