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by Elizabeth Bear
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Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
I really enjoyed this book! I'm a fan of Elizabeth Bear's, even thought sometimes I think her writing is too smart for me to actually get. *LOL* I had been looking forward to reading Karen Memory since it was published and finally, it went on sale and I could afford the ebook. All I knew about i...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 6 years ago
It started off well, but I didn't like this one that much. It rescued itself from a single star with a plot twist that I was hoping for the identity of the murderer (not much of a twist, but the first "suspect" would have been a really lame culprit).Peeves and comments:I know now that it's supposed...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it 6 years ago
I first heard about this book at file 770 and somebody mentioned that it is a good candidate for next year Hugo nominations. Eh - not in my opinion. I thought I would do a review for DA but I am just not finding interesting things to say so here is a very brief one. It is a very well written steampu...
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it 6 years ago
This is Karen Memery’s story. She’s a prostitute, an orphan, a loyal friend, a fair shot, an excellent horsewoman, and a fair seamstress. Set in the western town of Rapid City in the late 1800s on the west coast of the US, most likely Washington territory, there’s plenty of little steampunk touches ...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 6 years ago
This my second try to read this, and I finished it! Yay! The first time I hit the colloquial narration and bounced off, but I braced myself for it this time, so was able to continue. As you can tell, the narration mostly didn't work for me, especially since it seemed to waver in and out, like Brad P...
Dispatches from Terabithia
Dispatches from Terabithia rated it 6 years ago
Karen is a young woman on her own, is making the best of her orphaned state by working in Madame Damnable’s high-quality bordello. Trouble erupts one night when a badly injured girl arrives at their door, begging sanctuary, followed by the man who holds her indenture, and who has a machine that can ...
Books and Things
Books and Things rated it 6 years ago
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By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 6 years ago
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A rollicking steampunk Wild West adventure featuring authentically diverse characters, including BASS REEVES, aka the coolest person ever. I thoroughly enjoyed this one, and Karen’s voice. It’s funny and sad and serious all at the same time. I thought the mystery aspect was fairly well done, althoug...
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins rated it 6 years ago
By now you've probably read more than a few gushing, over-the-top, positive reviews of Karen Memory. I got sucked in by the praise myself, to the point where I rather boldly harassed the local Chapters for not carrying a copy, but I'm pleased to declare the praise warranted.Elizabeth Bear has crafte...
Bücher, Bücher, 100000 Bücher
Bücher, Bücher, 100000 Bücher rated it 7 years ago
Promising set of characters but there was nothing happening. I just didn't care about the story (because there was none).
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