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Matt K

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Hiya! I'm also for talking about more than books

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A Psalm for the Wild-Built (EBook, 2021, Tom Doherty Associates) 4 stars

It’s been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; …

A gentle journey with real stakes

4 stars

This feels like a good LeGuin novel. Our characters go on a journey, they discover things, we learn about a very different world and we build to a crisis with a resolution that surprises in kindness.

Zero laser blasts. Real problems.

Tea throughout as a center to the plot. I loved it and will be following the next adventures.

An unkindness of ghosts (Paperback, 2017, Akashic Books) 5 stars

Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her …

Brutally beautiful

5 stars

The ship is out in the black void. The ship is falling apart. The society is in the rotten ship and the society is rotten. The people are in the society and they are falling apart. The protagonist is doing her best and holding together her chosen family in a series of dangerous places. The protagonist is doing her best and is full of problems and her best may also be falling apart and the stakes are personal, realistic and high.