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All the Windwracked Stars - Community Reviews back

by Elizabeth Bear
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XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it 6 years ago
An interesting start though the Valkyrie concept had me confused: many names and words to learn about before you leap in to this world. Possibly for another time. (Yes, but Kindle.)
traciloudin
traciloudin rated it 9 years ago
Though much of this book is set during the end of the world, which makes it somewhat of a downer, the characters are so interesting that it's a fun book to read. The ending is not so much of a surprise as it is a perfectly fit glove for the earlier sections of the story. The emotional depth of the c...
meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it 9 years ago
Elizabeth Bear is one of my favourite authors these days, but I struggled with the start of All the Windwracked Stars. I don't mind being plunged in at the deep end and left to figure my own way out, but this world was so alien, built on such different assumptions that just a tiny bit more of a road...
The Xfit Reader
The Xfit Reader rated it 10 years ago
I tried to listen to this while driving in the car and I just couldn't concentrate enough to make it a good listen. I really didn't like either reader so that didn't help. Maybe I'll try actually reading it next time. I loved the idea of it.
Pants' Books & Stuff!
Pants' Books & Stuff! rated it 10 years ago
(review originally posted on my livejournal account: http://intoyourlungs.livejournal.com/15198.html)I read Bear's work back in January for the Women of Science Fiction book club (Dust) and to be completely honest, it left me reeling. I ended up liking it, but it was HARD book to read. I learned ver...
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it 11 years ago
An ancient myth retold in a future desolated earth. Once again, totally enchanted with Bear's writing. It wicked and good, twisted and simplistically beautiful.
Uncertain, Fugitive, Half-fabulous
Uncertain, Fugitive, Half-fabulous rated it 13 years ago
I am about to go into some extreme nerd territory here, but what All the Windwracked Stars reminded me of, more than anything else, was a video game. Final Fantasy VII to be exact. And while many people like to compare films or books to video games in some sort of derogatory way, I mean it in the ab...
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