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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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.

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planetintroduced readers to the incredible imagination of Becky Chambers and has been nominated for any number of awards and accolades, including the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction, the Tiptree Award, the Kitschies Golden Tentacle and the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

A Closed and Common Orbitis the stand-alone sequel toThe Long Way to a Small, Angry Planetand is perfect for fans ofFirefly, Joss Whedon,Mass EffectandStar Wars.
Becky Chambers was raised in California as the progeny of an astrobiology educator, an aerospace engineer, and an Apollo-era rocket scientist. An inevitable space enthusiast, she made the obvious choice of studying performing arts. After a few years in theatre administration, she shifted her focus toward writing. Her creative work has ...
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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 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

Editorial Reviews

A quietly profound, humane tour de force'-Guardian on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET