A Closed And Common Orbit by Becky ChambersA Closed And Common Orbit by Becky Chambers

A Closed And Common Orbit

byBecky Chambers

Paperback | February 21, 2017

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 HUGO AWARD AND THE ARTHUR C CLARKE AWARD

'Chambers is simply an exceptional talent' Tor.com

**Winner of the 2017 Prix Julia-Verlanger**

The stand-alone sequel to the award-winning The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in an new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has to start over in a synthetic body, in a world where her kind are illegal. She's never felt so alone.

But she's not alone, not really. Pepper, one of the engineers who risked life and limb to reinstall Lovelace, is determined to help her adjust to her new world. Because Pepper knows a thing or two about starting over.

Together, Pepper and Lovey will discover that, huge as the galaxy may be, it's anything but empty.

PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS

'Never less than deeply involving' DAILY MAIL

'Explores the quieter side of sci-fi while still wowing us with daring leaps of imagination' iBOOKS

'So much fun to read' HEAT

'Warm, engaging, properly science-fictional, A Closed and Common Orbit is a very likable novel indeed'GUARDIAN

'The most fun that I've had with a novel in a long, long time' iO9

Becky Chambers is the author of the Wayfarers books, which currently include The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, A Closed and Common Orbit, and Record of a Spaceborn Few. Her books have been nominated for the Hugo Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction, among others, and won the Prix Julia Verl...
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Title:A Closed And Common OrbitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 21, 2017Publisher:HodderLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1473621437

ISBN - 13:9781473621435

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great book from Chambers Different from her last book but still a fun read. So excited for her 3rd book!
Date published: 2017-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it I love Becky's writing. It's relaxing and exciting at the same time, u dont want to see the characters go by the end of it
Date published: 2017-12-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Enjoyable read! I loved the long way to a small angry planet by Becky Chambers and while this wasn't as good as that. It still is a very interesting and entertaining read!
Date published: 2017-10-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Original sci fi take on identity and purpose I liked this one even more than the first! If you've read book 1 in the Wayfarers series, you will remember Lovelace, or Lovey, the ship's AI, as well as Pepper, a friend of the crew and expert tinkerer. This book alternates between Lovey's story post book 1 and Pepper's backstory and the way they come together. It's a really sweet and beautiful story that makes you think of identity in all sorts of different ways.
Date published: 2017-08-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4.5 Stars This book surprised me. At the start, I really didn't think this book was going to affect me. I was riding the high of Small Angry Planet and began this book immediately, and at first it just wasn't living up to it. I wasn't a huge fan of Sidra's characters, and honestly would have just been happy with a book about Pepper's life. As it went on, it began really hitting me though. I was able to take it as a book on its own, and not as Wayfarers #2. I teared up several times reading this, and the ending just floored me. Looooooooved it.
Date published: 2017-03-30

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PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS