To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

To Be Taught, If Fortunate

Becky Chambers

153 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction speculative fiction adventurous emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts can survive in hostile environments off Earth using synthetic biological supplementation...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,616 reviews

Moods

adventurous 79%
reflective 69%
emotional 53%
hopeful 51%
inspiring 44%
informative 23%
challenging 16%
sad 13%
mysterious 11%
tense 9%
dark 6%
funny 5%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 4%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 29%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 41% | Character: 41% | Plot: 15% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.28

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