Author: Ian McDonald

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Jan 24
Empress of the Sun by Ian McDonald

Empress of the Sun by Ian McDonald

Reviews 0 ★★★★

I love adventuring with Everett Singh and the crew of the Everness, so I've been looking forward to Empress of the Sun for a while now, and I'm happy to report that I really enjoyed it! The danger is increasing, and Ian McDonald is skilfully expanding the world and the characters so readers get a better sense of the bigger picture. Charlotte Villiers is trying to convince people that Everett is a threat to the Known Worlds, and to make it worse, the Everness is stuck on a planet ruled by super-dinosaurs! Since my main issue in previous books has been...

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Oct 16
Waiting on Wednesday 57

Waiting on Wednesday 57

Bookish 5

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases. This week I’ve picked Empress of the Sun by Ian McDonald Expected publication: January 2014 by Jo Fletcher Books (UK and Commonwealth), February 2014 by Pyr (US) Series: Everness, Book…

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Oct 10
Be My Enemy by Ian McDonald

Be My Enemy by Ian McDonald

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

Taking up soon after Planesrunner, Be My Enemy follows Everett Singh as he jumps across parallel universes to rescue his father, with the help of the crew of the airship Everness. I really enjoyed this novel and feel it’s even better than the first in terms of action and world-building….

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Jul 19
Planesrunner by Ian McDonald

Planesrunner by Ian McDonald

Reviews 1 ★★★★

It’s official: Planesrunner is an exhilarating read! It’s a perfectly balanced tale of science and adventure, and I enjoyed it immensely. I am so glad I have the sequel ready to devour! My favourite aspect of the book is the world-building. Parallel universe and multiplicity are the main concerns of…

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