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Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel, by Martha Wells

thewildmageslibrary's review against another edition

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adventurous emotional funny tense fast-paced

5.0

Hello, full-length novel featuring Murderbot and friends (clients)! This had a very murder-mystery feel going on, but in space and with tons of snark because of course. I got so happy when certain characters came back! This series is by far one of the most entertaining things I've read recently. 

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dariam's review

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adventurous emotional funny reflective tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? Yes

4.0

hannahmarae's review

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5.0

ALL THE FREAKING STARS

ceskykure's review

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5.0

murderbot doing murder bot things. I love it.

Cawpile 8.29/10
C-9
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W-7
P-8
I-8
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E-10

suddenbreakdown's review against another edition

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adventurous funny hopeful mysterious medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

3.5

davidreed's review

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adventurous medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? No

4.0

textunes's review

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adventurous funny hopeful fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.25

mabs's review

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adventurous funny medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.75

orithyia's review

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adventurous emotional funny mysterious fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

lerhodes's review

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5.0

I absolutely loved Network Effect. I admit to being a little apprehensive about going into this novel, as the previous installments in the series were novellas, but Wells did a spectacular job of bringing more Murderbot to the page in a way that felt authentic. I never felt like there was too much plot crammed in (which happens way too often) and I still came away wanting MORE. I don't think I'll ever get tired of reading about Murderbot and I hope that Wells is ready and willing to keep on writing.