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Red Hope (Red Hope, #1)

Review:

This book pro­pos­es an an­swer to a ques­tion I nev­er heard asked: how would a NASA mars mis­sion go if ev­ery­one was ei­ther in­com­pe­tent or a rag­ing ass­hole?

An­swer is: not very well.

Al­so: au­thor, if you have a rock­et en­g­ing that can make a cap­sule hov­er for a week, then you have a rock­et en­gine that can put a cap­sule in or­bit a dozen times over, and the whole tech­ni­cal side of the sto­ry breaks down, sor­ry, the amount of delta-v to reach mars in a month is (tech­ni­cal ter­m) a gazil­lion times the amount you need to reach low earth or­bit.

Zeroes (Zer0es, #1)

Review:

In­ter­est­ing. Slight­ly bet­ter on the tech­ni­cal side than most "hack­er" book­s, but some­how I did not get caught in it.

League of Dragons (Temeraire, #9)

Review:

Bet­ter than the last few (less dra­con­ic whin­ing!), rea­son­able con­clu­sion to a se­ries that was about 3 books too long.

The Horns of Avalon (Purge of Babylon, #8)

Review:

The se­ries is re­al­ly run­ning out of steam. OTO­H, the au­thor says the next one is the last one, and I will prob­a­bly read it since I have al­ready read a bazil­lion of these.


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