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Aaron

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John Wiswell: Someone You Can Build a Nest In (2024, DAW) 5 stars

Discover this creepy, charming monster-slaying fantasy romance—from the perspective of the monster—by Nebula Award-winning debut …

Has Big Murderbot energy. Though I don't want to lessen it by reducing it to a facsimile of another book. It is also its own thing.

It does feel a little "rough," of that's the right word. But that could just be my old-man sensibilities clashing with the story.

finished reading Needle by Linda Nagata (Inverted Frontier, #3)

Linda Nagata: Needle (EBook, Mythic Island Press LLC) No rating

“Tanjiri is not for you. You are not ready to encounter what exists there.”

So …

Slightly disappointed in this. I think I need some time to collect my thoughts.

I will take a break before reading Blade though, maybe I'm just over-saturated.

commented on Needle by Linda Nagata (Inverted Frontier, #3)

Linda Nagata: Needle (EBook, Mythic Island Press LLC) No rating

“Tanjiri is not for you. You are not ready to encounter what exists there.”

So …

I think binging these will have made me a little burned out, so it's hard to get back into them. And also the author may have some weird views on gender that are rubbing me a bit wrong. Nothing too egregious, it's got my spidey sense tingling.

finished reading Edges by Linda Nagata (Inverted Frontier, #1)

Linda Nagata: Edges (Paperback, 2019, Mythic Island Press LLC) 5 stars

Deception Well is a world on the edge, home to an isolated remnant surviving at …

Still a great time. Having read the previous books adds a bit more context, but it wasn't as big a deal as I first though.

I'll still recommend this as a starting point, though Deception Well and Vast are good for people who are willing to commit.