Medusa Uploaded (The Medusa Cycle #1)

Medusa Uploaded (The Medusa Cycle #1)

The Executives control Oichi?s senses, her voice, her life. Until the day they kill her. An executive clan gives the order to shoot Oichi out of an airlock on suspicion of being an insurgent. A sentient AI, a Medusa unit, rescues Oichi and begins to teach her the truth?the Executives are not who they think they are. Oichi, officially dead and now bonded to the Medusa unit, The Executives control Oichi?s senses, her voice, her life. Until the day they kill her. An executive clan gi...

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Title:Medusa Uploaded (The Medusa Cycle #1)
Author:Emily Devenport
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Genres:Science Fiction
ISBN:Medusa Uploaded
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:317 pages pages

Medusa Uploaded (The Medusa Cycle #1) Reviews

  • PJ
    May 10, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

  • Lesa Divine
    May 26, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

  • Jason Koivu
    Jun 14, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

  • Monical
    May 18, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

  • Suz
    Jun 05, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

  • Andrea
    May 12, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

  • Denise
    Jun 20, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

  • Fiona
    Apr 08, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

  • Jessica Strider
    May 04, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

  • Caitlin
    Jun 26, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

  • Ernest Hogan
    May 21, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

  • Caro M.
    May 14, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

  • Peter Tillman
    Apr 30, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

  • Lindsay
    Jul 01, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

  • USOM
    Apr 22, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

  • Lata
    Jun 02, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

  • Alexander Páez
    May 14, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

    This was an exciting and fast-paced book. The premise and plot were both very clever, and I really liked the main female characters. This was a very unique book. I've never read anything else like it. I will probably finish the series. ...

    Wow! (This book is so good that I have to write something about it.) When you have a story which twists & turns at every point its easy to loose the thread or even our interest. It says so much of an author's talent when u are surprised at each turn & u are dragged into the s...

    I'm not well-read in generation ship sf, so perhaps that's why this struck me as unique and fresh. I certainly was engaged by the morally complex cast. But ultimately, this was a slight letdown. I felt like the author was juggling too many balls. The plot was confusing at some points. ...

    Me ha flipado muy fuerte. Me ha gustado una barbaridad. Estoy por releerlo ya mismo. ...

  • Justine
    Jun 22, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

  • Coolcurry
    May 11, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

    This was an exciting and fast-paced book. The premise and plot were both very clever, and I really liked the main female characters. This was a very unique book. I've never read anything else like it. I will probably finish the series. ...

    Wow! (This book is so good that I have to write something about it.) When you have a story which twists & turns at every point its easy to loose the thread or even our interest. It says so much of an author's talent when u are surprised at each turn & u are dragged into the s...

    I'm not well-read in generation ship sf, so perhaps that's why this struck me as unique and fresh. I certainly was engaged by the morally complex cast. But ultimately, this was a slight letdown. I felt like the author was juggling too many balls. The plot was confusing at some points. ...

    Me ha flipado muy fuerte. Me ha gustado una barbaridad. Estoy por releerlo ya mismo. ...

    What a book! Such world building without telling too much! I want to know more. Such an easy read; I really enjoyed my time with these characters. ...

    Fast paced and a lot of fun. Full review pending. ...

  • Nick Wilde
    May 11, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

  • Gary
    May 17, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

  • Elizabeth Jovena
    May 28, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

  • Sudhir
    May 15, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

    This was an exciting and fast-paced book. The premise and plot were both very clever, and I really liked the main female characters. This was a very unique book. I've never read anything else like it. I will probably finish the series. ...

    Wow! (This book is so good that I have to write something about it.) When you have a story which twists & turns at every point its easy to loose the thread or even our interest. It says so much of an author's talent when u are surprised at each turn & u are dragged into the s...

  • Sontaranpr
    May 22, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

  • Scotoma
    May 12, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

  • Malligal
    Jun 11, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

    This was an exciting and fast-paced book. The premise and plot were both very clever, and I really liked the main female characters. This was a very unique book. I've never read anything else like it. I will probably finish the series. ...

    Wow! (This book is so good that I have to write something about it.) When you have a story which twists & turns at every point its easy to loose the thread or even our interest. It says so much of an author's talent when u are surprised at each turn & u are dragged into the s...

    I'm not well-read in generation ship sf, so perhaps that's why this struck me as unique and fresh. I certainly was engaged by the morally complex cast. But ultimately, this was a slight letdown. I felt like the author was juggling too many balls. The plot was confusing at some points. ...

    Me ha flipado muy fuerte. Me ha gustado una barbaridad. Estoy por releerlo ya mismo. ...

    What a book! Such world building without telling too much! I want to know more. Such an easy read; I really enjoyed my time with these characters. ...

    Fast paced and a lot of fun. Full review pending. ...

    Medusa Uploaded is the perfect combination of science, technology and mystery all sprinkled with a good amount of political intrigue and ?corporate ladder? climbing! Oichi grew up a member of the servant class (lovingly referred to as ?worms?) on Titania, one of twin generat...

  • Deb Krol
    May 31, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

  • Melissa
    May 28, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

    This was an exciting and fast-paced book. The premise and plot were both very clever, and I really liked the main female characters. This was a very unique book. I've never read anything else like it. I will probably finish the series. ...

    Wow! (This book is so good that I have to write something about it.) When you have a story which twists & turns at every point its easy to loose the thread or even our interest. It says so much of an author's talent when u are surprised at each turn & u are dragged into the s...

    I'm not well-read in generation ship sf, so perhaps that's why this struck me as unique and fresh. I certainly was engaged by the morally complex cast. But ultimately, this was a slight letdown. I felt like the author was juggling too many balls. The plot was confusing at some points. ...

  • Simon Foley
    May 13, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

    This was an exciting and fast-paced book. The premise and plot were both very clever, and I really liked the main female characters. This was a very unique book. I've never read anything else like it. I will probably finish the series. ...

    Wow! (This book is so good that I have to write something about it.) When you have a story which twists & turns at every point its easy to loose the thread or even our interest. It says so much of an author's talent when u are surprised at each turn & u are dragged into the s...

    I'm not well-read in generation ship sf, so perhaps that's why this struck me as unique and fresh. I certainly was engaged by the morally complex cast. But ultimately, this was a slight letdown. I felt like the author was juggling too many balls. The plot was confusing at some points. ...

    Me ha flipado muy fuerte. Me ha gustado una barbaridad. Estoy por releerlo ya mismo. ...

    What a book! Such world building without telling too much! I want to know more. Such an easy read; I really enjoyed my time with these characters. ...

  • Amy
    Jul 05, 2018

    I think the Generation Ship fad may have peaked last year. Sage Walker?s The Man in the Tree, Marina J. Lostetter?s Noumenon, and Rivers Solomon?s An Unkindness of Ghosts all offered exceptional and engaging riffs on the age-old SF trope, leaving Emily Devenport?s new novel Med...

    Class struggle and mystery aboard a far-future generation ship where a young woman goes from being the lowest class of inhabitant to becoming an alien-technology-enhanced freedom fighter. Oichi is a recent immigrant to Olympia and survivor of the destruction of the Titania, Olympia'...

    [I received this from MacMillan in exchange for an honest review.] If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn, this is the book for you! There's quite a few similarities: badass female assassin, family saga, elitist rich jerks, class struggle, revolution and more. The story ...

    4.5 stars I really, really enjoyed this one. For a book about class differences, insurgencies, conspiracy, and murder it actually felt surprisingly upbeat. That is largely because Oichi isn't the tortured and angry type, but rather someone who just pulls it together and gets shit do...

    Behaviorists say that killers aren?t born in a vacuum. But I was born on a generation ship. Our journey is between the stars, and as massive as those gravity wells can be, the space in between them is vacuum. And I?m not the only killer on this ship. Let me tell you about some of t...

    This one rang all my chimes. If you like real SF, with some character development, High Concepts out the Wazoo, cuddly AI's (well, murderous too) -- plus, exploding spaceships! -- Medusa's the book for you. Really, put this one on your list. Very, very impressive -- and a whole lot of ...

    Oichi is a 'worm' - a servant class in an enormous generation spaceship where the Executive class gets all the privileges, and the servant class are at the whim of anyone more powerful - with a swift journey out of an airlock a common method of execution and murder. Oichi, survivor of ...

    Pros: fascinating characters, excellent world building, layered mysteries Cons: Oichi Angelis is a murderess and conspirator upon the generation spaceship Olympia. Using a Medusa unit, she?s been taking out key members of the Executive class. But the Executives aren?t the onl...

    4.5 stars. Oichi Angelis is a Worm. A serial killer. Subversive. Smart. I read Emily Devenport's The Servant in Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 107, before reading this, and I was a little surprised by how much of the short story is in this novel. "Medusa Uploaded" has so much more on t...

    (Disclaimer: I received this free book as a gift. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.) I don't feel clever enough to review this book. Medusa Uploaded is brimming with wealth, with promise, and with technology. There's so much to unpack, so many levels on w...

    4.5 stars! This was a great surprise. There are flaws but nothing that takes away from the unpeeling of layers and twists. The main character wasn?t unreliable but we see the generation ship through her eyes and, like in real life, when new information is revealed perspective shifts....

    Yeah, yeah. I know. I'm the author's husband, so I'm not objective, but it's still one helluva book, dammit! ...

    Some Giger-ish chick holding vacuum cleaner hose on cover!!! How could I possibly not add this??? ...

    I really wish I had enjoyed this more, but I had too many issues with it. For starters, the time-jumps were terribly confusing, and maybe it?s a personal thing, but I disliked all the foreshadowing in this and the way Oichi (the main character) would address the reader directly and s...

    I think I'm being nice with the 3 ?. Medusa Uploaded was easy to read but hard to picture from my opinion. The science fiction part was explained enough. There was a bit mystery, suspense on when will someone die next or be tossed out the lock. Lots of tossing enemies out the lock. ...

    Oichi is quite a character, cold and focused, but also capable of so much empathy. She tries to control all the variables she can toward her goal, and yet there are so many powers at play her situation resembles a deadly trap laden maze. Lies and treachery abound, but so do moments...

    Truly imaginative and enthralling story I don?t know if the author has or is writing something else but I hope so because this was wonderful. What an imagination and what a voice, enthralling story telling. ...

    Fantastic world-building and characters. ...

    Well...I was expecting a linear entry in the Belarus series. After all, I've been stalking [er, asking, nee begging] Emily for years to write the sequel, thinking that there would be at least two more chapters in the saga of the Mirenenko clan [even though a lot of them met their demis...

    One of the best science fiction books I read for some time. The story takes place on a generation ship (the Olympia), told by one of the members of its lowest cast, the worms who are controlled by the Executives quite literally through implants in their bodies and do all the maintenanc...

    Two colony ships a century into and half way through their journey. They're escaping something, they're not entirely sure what or where they're actually from. Our intrigue begins with a girl who isn't accepted into technical school and is then given a tool her parents had been saving. ...

    I enjoyed this and look forward to the next. It's a space opera, but the social set up is interesting. I also think that the long arc hasn't been completely revealed yet. ...

    Really intriguing universe setting by this author, with great characters and an interesting plot. The author leaves a number of fairly loose ends (not surprised to see this is a #1 of series book) but the book at least ends reasonably, not like a lot of series books. I thought the book...

    This was an exciting and fast-paced book. The premise and plot were both very clever, and I really liked the main female characters. This was a very unique book. I've never read anything else like it. I will probably finish the series. ...