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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - First Impressions
« on: August 30, 2015, 06:09:39 PM »
This is a thread for first impressions, a place to share your very initial thoughts when you sit down to read. This should be spoiler free. If there is something spoilerish you just really want to comment about right at the beginning, just be sure to use spoiler tags. :)
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Re: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - First Impressions
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2015, 06:12:29 PM »
I started this book this morning, maybe 10% in and really enjoying it. So far it seems to be well written and easy to read, quickly pulling me into the story and characters. The crew seems pretty fun and interesting, their patchwork ship is also fun. Am quite curious what is in store next for them.
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Re: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - First Impressions
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2015, 12:57:45 AM »
I am about 3 chapters in. Yeah. I think this one is gonna be fun. Lazy comparison I know, but has a real Firefly vibe (with a bit of Farscape thrown in for good measure.)
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Re: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - First Impressions
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2015, 09:24:02 PM »
My first thought was that the main character was going to be a dreadful Mary Sue... And I hated the name.

Otherwise it was quite easy reading... But a bit star trekkie you know characters from different corners of the universe working on a common project.

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Re: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - First Impressions
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2015, 06:50:22 PM »
I heard different things about this book (it's a blast / it's a yawnfest), so I'm curious. :)

So far I'm enjoying it. The crew is quite promising so far and Rosemary seems to be cool (+1 for having a dark secret ;)).
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