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Cibola Burn
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey
The explosive fourth novel in James S.A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Now a Syfy Original series, coming December 2015! ENTER A NEW FRONTIER. "An empty apartment, a missing family, that's creepy. But this is like finding a military base with no one on it. Fighters and tanks idling on the runway with no drivers. This is bad juju. Something wrong happened here. What you should do is tell everyone to leave." The gates have opened the way to a thousand new worlds and the rush to colonize has begun. Settlers looking for a new life stream out from humanity's home planets. Ilus, the first human colony on this vast new frontier, is being born in blood and fire. Independent settlers stand against the overwhelming power of a corporate colony ship with only their determination, courage, and the skills learned in the long wars of home. Innocent scientists are slaughtered as they try to survey a new and alien world. The struggle on Ilus threatens to spread all the way back to Earth. James Holden and the crew of his one small ship are sent to make peace in the midst of war and sense in the midst of chaos. But the more he looks at it, the more Holden thinks the mission was meant to fail. And the whispers of a dead man remind him that the great galactic civilization that once stood on this land is gone. And that something killed it. The Expanse (soon to be a major Syfy Channel television series)Leviathan WakesCaliban's WarAbaddon's GateCibola BurnNemesis Games The Expanse Short Fiction The Butcher of Anderson StationGods of RiskThe Churn
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catsuit_mango
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When someone is trying to teach engineers how to act as security.. And you have to stop to quote to your partner because you are both engineers and totally relate to this situation!

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sullijo
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Current read. I always like to keep a non-work related book on hand at all times -- usually something from a #scifi or fantasy series that I can read over the course of a year or two. The Expanse series has fit the bill nicely so far. 🚀

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Traci1
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May Recap:

This was probably my best reading month ever. Some of these were short audios and graphics, but even still I feel really good about all I finished. Most were pretty good, too. Those on the top row were all exceptional (first four being 5 star reads).

myellenbee WOW!! 4mo
ReadingOver50 Awesome 4mo
JennyM That is fantastic!!! Well done! 👏🏼 4mo
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BooknerdsLife WOW!!!!! 😍📚Amazing job! 👏🏼👏🏼👍🏼 4mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego That's amazing! Great job! 💖📚💖 4mo
Curiouser_and_curiouser Wow! How did you do that? 😮 What a life 🤩 3mo
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Branwen
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I'm determined to finish this tonight! I've been so happy today. The windows are all open, and I've been enjoying the fresh breeze throughout the day and evening. I've got snacks, tea, a stack of books, and peace of mind. I'm so relaxed it's almost as if I could float away into the atmosphere! I feel so grateful and lucky and happy to be here. 💕📚

marleed That‘s a great feeling! 4mo
JacqMac ❤️ 4mo
Branwen @marleed It really is! I'm so blessed! 🤗💕 4mo
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saresmoore That‘s beautiful! 4mo
SmartSassery Talk about the perfect day! 😍 ❤️ 📚 4mo
Branwen @saresmoore Thank you, friend! 🤗💕 @SmartSassery It really was! 💕 4mo
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Traci1
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
I absolutely love these books. The crew of the Rocinante are some of my very favorite characters, and their stories are always tons of fun. I'm torn between wanting to race through the series and wanting to slow down so I don't run out of them too quickly.

Branwen I feel the same way! Absolutely the best sci fi series I have ever read! 😀👍 4mo
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Traci1
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❤❤ Amos ❤❤

catsuit_mango The more I read that series the more I love Amos 2w
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Traci1
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I'm with Holden on this one. ☕

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Branwen
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I know I have already said this like a billion times, but I absolutely LOVE this series! Full of action, humor, mystery, and great characters, this is one of the best scifi series I have ever read! I'm currently on book four and am just so excited to read the rest of them! Plus, look how fantastic they all look together! 😍💕📚

mcipher It‘s so weird that the author name and title switched fonts partway through - it confused me for a second! 😆 6mo
Branwen @mcipher Right?! 🤣😂 I hate that they did that! 6mo
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Branwen
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Holden and Amos...the bromance of the century! 😁💕📚

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Branwen
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The temperature really dropped last night so I've been cozying up with this great book today. Lots of tea and blankets to keep me warm! It was 60° three days ago and I took a nice long walk only needing a sweatshirt. Today it snowed. Snowed! 😐 Oh Michigan, I love you but you drive me crazy sometimes! 😁💕

This book is awesome, by the way. I'm not far into it, but its really off to an explosive start! This series is so fantastic! 💕📚🚀

Slajaunie It was 80 here yesterday. It is 52 right now. 6mo
Branwen @Slajaunie Woooow! That's quite a drop, friend! Where are you from? 6mo
Slajaunie South Louisiana! This is rare for us at this time of year. 6mo
Branwen @Slajaunie Yikes! 😲 I hope it warms up again soon! 6mo
Jeirst I love this series.!!! 5mo
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tessavi
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It's hay fever season in Japan and I have been feeling tired and not up to anything. I actually finished this book two weeks ago but couldn't be bothered posting about it until now.
The fourth book did not disappoint! I look forward to jumping into the next adventure.

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JuliaTheBookNerd
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Starting off the year with book 4 in The Expanse series 😊📚 My plan is to finish through book 7 in January #Chunkster2019 #JanuaryTBR 📚#AnticipatedJanuaryReads #FearYourNovelJanuary #JanBookstagram19 #JanInBooks19

#BookNerd 💙📚

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JuliaTheBookNerd
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I decided to lower the number of books for my reading goal for 2019 because I want to read more #Chunksters #Chunksters2019 #NewBeginnings 🐣 #ANewChapter 🥳

#BookNerd 📚💙

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻📚📚📚 9mo
vkois88 That's a good idea. I have a few I want to get to as well, that I know will slow me down. Which ones are you going after? 9mo
JuliaTheBookNerd @vkois88 I want to finish the wheel of time series 😬 9mo
vkois88 Oh wow, they look intense!!! Good luck ☘☘☘ You can do it! 9mo
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hlgreenfield
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey
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Making my way through the Expanse Series! My canine friend is proving to be a distraction!

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KtheBookwyrm
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey
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I think these books are actually getting better as the series goes. Stayed up past my bedtime to read the last couple hundred pages. Worth it.

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KtheBookwyrm
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Less than 200 pages to go! Another great installment in the expanse series.

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KtheBookwyrm
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Picked up The Spirit Gate by Kate Elliott only to pretty much instantly discard it. Back to the Roci for a story I know won‘t let me down.

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PassportBooks
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey

No one lived forever. But you fought for every minute you could get. (page 481)

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GypsyKat
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I love it when I find books from my TBR list in the bargain section! 😆

LibrarianRyan Nice. I'll have to check mine out too. 1y
GypsyKat @LibrarianRyan I only wish that‘d had more of the series, but I‘ll take what I can get. 😉 1y
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ads0123
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey
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Congratulations @BookaholicNatty on your 25K milestone!! That‘s awesome! #Nattys25KGiveaway

My TBR pile is huge but the ones at the top are:
🎊Cibola Burn
🎊Stalking Jack the Ripper
🎊Circe

Check this out @erank58 @DeenaShaaban and @BookLover_25 and welcome to Litsy!!!

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EllanaRose
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Oh good gods that ending. I love all the characters so much, even the ass holes. I love it.

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EllanaRose
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Getting to the end of this. Looking forward to the next one! And once again I'm trying to not focus on my pain.

Eggbeater Hugs. Bad pain day here, too. Drinking herbal tea as though it's opium. 2y
EllanaRose @Eggbeater - I hope you feel better soon. Hugs and spoons 2y
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EllanaRose
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Just some #ItsSoLateItsEarly reading while I'm waiting for my pain meds to start working. I have missed reading in bed so much!

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EllanaRose
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Rushed to the hospital last night and managed to read an entire chapter. Considering how bad I was, I'm pretty proud of myself for that

Bookzombie I hope you are okay. 2y
EllanaRose @Bookzombie - I'm doing OK, just my disability being a bit of an annoyance. Thank you 2y
SassyBookworm Hope you feel better soon! 2y
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LeahBergen I hope you‘re feeling better? 2y
EllanaRose @Chrysta23 and @LeahBergen - I'm doing better, thank you both 2y
TrishB Hope you‘re ok! 2y
EllanaRose @TrishB - I am, thank you 2y
Molly_the_mezzo Feel better - I‘m in a hospital bed right now too so I know how not-fun it is! 2y
Melissa_J Take care! I hope you feel better soon. 2y
EllanaRose @Molly_the_mezzo - I hope you get home soon! Feel better! Thank you @Melissa_J I'm feeling better, just a bit sore and stiff 2y
Scurvygirl 💜💜 2y
cobwebmoth Sending positive thoughts and hugs! 2y
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EllanaRose
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This is my current #crochet blanket progress. I love making giant blankets to curl up in as I read. It's currently five feet long but I want it to be bigger still.

Kaye Pretty 2y
LeahBergen It‘s lovely! 2y
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Kaye Did you do the pattern as diagonal or is that just the way it‘s laying ? I only ever tried one diagonal afghan. It went along fine while I was increasing, but when I began the decreasing part, wow, did I mess up. It turned out really whopperjawed. 2y
EllanaRose @kaye - I'm doing it from the corner. I had the same thing when I was doing a scarf like this, but I think I've got the hang of it now. Hopefully at least! 2y
Kaye So did you say you‘re making it bigger ? Will it turn out square then or is there a way to increase length once you get the width you want ? And what colors and kind of yarn are you using ? Looks like shades of pinks ? 2y
EllanaRose @kaye - I'm doing 5 balls increase, and 5 balls decrease so it'll be square. At least I'm hoping it will be! I'm using style craft batik swirl in foxglove, gorgeous pinks and purples in a semi gradient effect. 2y
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EllanaRose
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Want to know what I love the most about #ItsSoLateItsEarly reading?
Hiding under #crochet blankets I made. I get the warmth of the blanket and a reminder of the happy times I made it. The only downside is it being way too dark to show a picture of the blanket. Oh well.

LaLecture Ooooh I love this hashtag! This is so me xD. 2y
EllanaRose @LaLecture - Glad you like it! 2y
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EllanaRose
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey
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Just some #ItsSoLateItsEarly reading while I'm waiting for my pain meds to start working.

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EllanaRose
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey
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Officially hit the 13hr mark #24in48 and I'm going to sleep again

Andrew65 👏👏👏👏 2y
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EllanaRose
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NO NO NO NO NO NO
DAMN IT I HIT THE WRONG BUTTON.
Thankfully I took a screenshot before I stopped reading. I'm going to just have to add 12.5 hours onto the total.
Damn it.
#24in48 fail.

WhatDeeReads 😡😡😡😡 so sorry! 2y
EllanaRose @WhatDeeReads - I guess this is just "lesson learned" 2y
Mollyanna Noooooo! 😩. Thank goodness for screenshots. 2y
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EllanaRose @Mollyanna - Right? Just checked and I can fit into a screenshot the original time and any further progress I make. Bit of a faff but possible 2y
Andrew65 They should have a confirm button! 2y
EllanaRose @Andrew65 - I agree! That'd be sensible 2y
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Foxyfictionista
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🌏🌏🌏🌏🌏 Another great book in this series. It usually takes me ages to get through series but I want to plow through this one.

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Melissa_J
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Settling in with my book for the evening, although I‘m missing a cup of tea so I may actually have to get off the sofa and make myself one. My cozy den has become wrapping central so I‘m surrounded by gifts, bows and wrapping paper. It‘s very festive 🎄

RaimeyGallant Stalking you now. 2y
RaimeyGallant It arrived! :) 2y
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Melissa_J
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In keeping with my 2017 theme of starting a new book when I already have several on the go, may I present to you the pictured book. Seeing The Last Jedi has me in the mood for more space opera, and James S.A. Corey‘s books definitely fit the bill. One of my 2018 reading resolutions will be to stop reading so many books at once. But it‘s not 2018 yet, so...

Andrew65 Make hay whilst the sun shines. 😂 2y
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speljamr
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Another great adventure in this fantastic series. Felt slow at the start, but picked up midway through #scifi #sciencefiction

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speljamr
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My favorite reason for using an e-reader: reading by the campfire.

Cathythoughts Makes sense 👍 2y
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speljamr
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Saturday morning relaxation.

Melissa_J How's the book? That is the next one up for me in the series, but I'm not sure when I'll get to it. 2y
speljamr @Melissa_J It started out a little slow, but it's picking up quickly. The initial part of the story with the typical Belter/Earther conflict doesn't grab me, but the bigger overarching series story of the protomolecule is the more interesting part for me. 2y
RanaElizabeth Just finished this, loved it! 2y
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RanaElizabeth
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A half-hour on the train going to work, a half-hour at lunch, a half-hour on the train coming home, and maybe if I'm lucky an hour at home after dinner and before bed. It is just not enough when people's lives are at risk. People that I have come to care deeply for. My kingdom for a reading vacation.

minkyb It would be nice to be able to hit pause for life instead of the book! 2y
AlaMich I just downloaded Leviathan Wakes after watching a few episodes of the Expanse. Can't wait!! 2y
RanaElizabeth @AlaMich Careful...I read the first one and then I couldn't stop and have read them all straight through almost. 2y
AlaMich @RanaElizabeth I'd probably have to read them straight thru to keep track of the characters and plot. 2y
RanaElizabeth They are told in lots (like four or five) of POV. Normally I hate that because I can't keep track either. But I have had no problems here. I think partly because I watched the first season so had a real steong sense of what the characters look like but also because each character is strongly realized. The character building is really good. 2y
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sebrittain
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Frequently when there's a big shift at the end of a book, the following books suffer, but that wasn't the case here. The novel managed to explore parts of the expanded world without losing the things that made this series side enjoyable. I also enjoyed that some of the perspectives were from previous side characters. The interludes from a very different perspective were also really interesting and well written.

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coffeenebula
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Oh. Em. Gee! Just found out that Hachette has re-recorded this book with Jefferson Mays! No more sucky 4th book narrator switcheroo nonsense. Unfortunately, my library only carries the old edition. I might have to get an audible account just for this one! 🥂❤️😱

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Melissa_J
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These are definitely set #inagalaxyfarfaraway #MayBookFlowers

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kgunnIT
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"Space...Is too damn big." One of the reasons I enjoy reading SciFi books. Space is big and we'll never really get to explore it at any great length, so reading about different worlds that people come up with is fun. It's hard to imagine what it would be like traveling through space, where it can sometimes take months before reaching another colony or trying to communicate with someone when there's a time delay because "space is too damn big."

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Tikabelle
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"...she had to keep reminding herself that the past was a different place. She didn't live there anymore."

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Tikabelle
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My check out ends tomorrow morning and I have so much left to go but I can't... reach... it... #kittenlitten

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maria.mianaai
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Night time lettering

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maria.mianaai
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After a terrible couple days of travel, involving a rerouted plane, a 1.5 hour car ride in awful weather, a flat tire in 25 degree weather, and a parking ticket, I'm so thankful for my kindle for always being there for me.

Megabooks I'm sorry! That sounds like a terrible trip! 3y
maria.mianaai @Ebooksandcooks it was a great trip (Harry Potter Celebration!!) but just a really bad end to it. 3y
rachellayown Here's to books to make things better! 📚 3y
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sfgretch
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Mehso-so

This one took me a while to get into, but once I did, I found it to be the perfect mess for these times. Bleak, dark, scary ...and with death slugs. Just like real life!

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Sanasai
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Up through book 4 read, Season 1 in hand to re-watch, I am prepared! Now I just need February to be here...😊

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likklejen
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when you really want to finish your book, but the cat has other ideas

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thec0zy
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Mehso-so

I love this series, but this book was definitely a weak link despite things finally heating up towards the end. One of my favorite characters does reappear in the last ten pages, but there were some parts that really dragged. Nothing against Erik Davies' narration, but I missed Jefferson Mays.

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wookieecopilot
Cibola Burn | James S.A. Corey

A person can fail the people they love just by being who they are.

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Owlizabeth
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Gotta say, still love the series. Now what to read next...