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All in all, this was a great book, a terrific read, and I look forward to the next!
I found the premise very interesting but the first half of the book was a slog to read as the author just starts throwing put characters and terms with no explanation.
The story is well written, plot is interesting, and the characters are well developed.
What an amazing new universe Ann Leckie has created! So much to explore in future books. I can't wait!Published 6 hours ago by Tom Enyeart
Overhyped...not sure why there is so much excitement about this book. can't wrap my head around the fact that it won Nebulla and Hugo awards... Read morePublished 12 hours ago by Cynthia A. M. Greiner
I decided to grab this book based on a list of best scifi of 2013. I was not disappointed. The handling of the AIs and the ambiguity of gender really made my head spin but it was a... Read morePublished 16 hours ago by Steve Roman
Good Storyline. An interesting attempt to make you feel the problem of gestalt living. The cultures are intriguing and you keep conscious to the fact than even an Empire a hundred... Read morePublished 18 hours ago by Bruce 22
Excellent story telling and narrative that makes you think and question gender roles. The beginning third is confusing until you figure out the narrative arc and who is who, plus... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Bill Ruhsam
Hard to get into. At page 25 I had only a vague idea of what was going on. At page 50, not much better, and I had little investment in the characters. I put it back on the shelf. Read morePublished 1 day ago by J. Wallis
Hugo and Nebular award winner, must be a fantastic mind blowing read, right? Well, almost.
There are some really good ideas in this book, it's just that most of the... Read more
Do not bother. This is so hard to understand, so difficult to figure out in the first ten pages that any seasoned reader will know at once that this is just a poorly written story. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Boomer49