Review of Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries Book 5)

I just finished reading Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries Book 5) by Martha Wells.πŸ“š Murderbot accompanies a survey team to another planet, and on the earlier than planned return, the starship gets kidnapped by unknown aliens. Can Murderbot safe itself and it’s humans? I still like the character of Murderbot in this installment of the series. Next to the main storyline, the author also expands the character and interaction in the universe quite a bit.

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Review of Catfishing on CatNet: A Novel (A CatNet Novel Book 1)

I just finished reading Catfishing on CatNet: A Novel (A CatNet Novel Book 1) by Naomi Kritzer.πŸ“š Imagine a social network managed and organized by an AI that collects cat pictures and is for once not out to kill all humans. And then there are Steph one of the members of this page. She lives together with her mother and is on the run from an abusive father. Unable to make friends in each new school, she comes as she anyway will move on in a week or month.

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Review of Final Days

I just finished reading Final Days by Gary Gibson.πŸ“š In the near future, humans have found a wormhole technology and founded colonies in distant solar systems. To travel between colonies, you can use the wormholes linking them back to the moon, allowing for multi lightyear moving in mere hours. But it also creates conflict as the colonies don’t have access to the wormhole tech effectively binding them back to Earth. Saul Dumont was stranded on Earth after a separatist group destroyed the wormhole to the Galileo colony, separating him from his wife and daughter.

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Review of Ghost Frequencies

I just finished reading Ghost Frequencies by Gary Gibson.πŸ“š A standalone short story. Susan MacDonald is a researcher in retrocausality. But her project funding is on the bring of vanishing due to missing results. She firmly believes that she is on to something, but time is running out. And then she starts to hear disembodied voices in her lab as well. This book is a real page-turner and did also follow me into my dreams.

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Review of Doomsday Game, The Apocalypse Duology Book 3

I just finished reading Doomsday Game (The Apocalypse Duology Book 3) by Gary Gibson.πŸ“š This book action takes place multiple years after the first two issues. The Authority has found an alternate Earth and is working on its evacuation plan. But as always, not everything wants to follow the program. And they need again fight new and old enemies. And there is still the question concerning the Pathfinders. What will happen to them at the end of the day?

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Review of Survival Game, The Apocalypse Duology book 2

I just finished reading Survival Game (The Apocalypse Duology Book 2) by Gary Gibson.πŸ“š Katya is on the run from the Russian Empire. She is a scientist working on a secret project for the Zar. They want her to fix an old artifact, which can send you to every alternate universe you want. Unfortunately, this artifact has some significant drawbacks and can cause the extinction of the Imperium and the Authority.

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Review of Extinction Game, The Apocalypse Duology book 1

I just finished reading Extinction Game: The Apocalypse Duology: Book One by Gary Gibson.πŸ“š A good idea and perfect execution! Jerry is the last human on Earth. He managed to survive a global pandemic created by a sect. Until one day, he finds footprints in his backyard. The book starts slow but takes up its pace towards the middle. I liked the POV of Jerry quite a lot – he is an interesting character, perhaps a bit naive but certainly not stupid.

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Review of The Quantum Magician (The Quantum Evolution Book 1)

I just finished reading The Quantum Magician (The Quantum Evolution Book 1) by Derek KΓΌnsken.πŸ“š Belisarius Adjina is a Homo Quantus, further development of the human species capable of entering a quantum state and able to understand and compute multiple dimensions of the space-time continuum. He also flew from his home planet and is passing his time with confidentiality scams. He at the beginning of the story, he gets a visit from a Major of a long lost military expedition, tasking him with a new job.

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