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Fun and fleshed-out space odyssey is weighed down by exposition–but worth it.

Admittedly, I don’t think this book is perfect, but it has won me over. Becky Chambers’s The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet is bulked up with (great) worldbuilding, but the plot seems atrophied in comparison. It helped me to think of it along the lines of TV show where each small installment of the overarching story is used to unearth the intricate universe. The end was every bit as enthralling as a TV finale. While the tone is mostly lighthearted, be warned: the end’ll jerk your heart around.

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