A great read with interesting characters and a story that is original.
That's just one example of flawed characterization; mostly, the characters did what the plot dictated, even when it didn't really make much sense for them.
I re-read the this book to prep for the sequel and enjoyed it twice as much as the first time.
The Nitty Gritty: Technically speaking the book was well written for the most part. I only caught one typo—otherwise the narrative was clean, easy to follow, and moved along at a... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Cary Morton
Though there are a few moments of techno-babble that aren’t what every reader is looking for, this novel isn’t so heavy as to keep casual readers of the SF genre away. Read morePublished 8 months ago by A. B. Keuser
I didn't think i was going to like this book, but it was actually really interesting. I don't think I'll continue with the series, but I would definitely recommend this first one. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Laura
Okay... I was definitely not expecting this book to be so amazing! I also have to admit that I thought there would be a lot more romance than there was. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Julia Norton
I definitely like watching sci-fi but I may have learned with this book that i don't like reading sci-fi. It was a book club selection. Read morePublished 17 months ago by M. Berry
This was a different kind of story and I appreciated the creativity involved with this book. However, I'll just mention why I gave four out of five stars. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Avid Reader
Creasy engages you in the story right away and unfolds her world gradually--she manages to build a layered, interesting universe without clunky info-dumps. Read morePublished 17 months ago by letterEletterD
I really, really wanted to like -- no, to LOVE -- this story. Maybe too much, and that contributed to my overall disappointment in the read. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Luv 2 Read
I'am a Military/Space Opera reader and I prefer a strong female lead character,and some romance is okay as long as it doesn't get pornographic. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tigger Boy