If you want world-building of awesome and relatable characters and a super voice, then ‘In the Dark Spaces’ by Cally Black is for you.
It’s SciFi with added ethical conundrums and a dash of Stockholm syndrome. Prepare to cry. And grin. And be absorbed.
My library wants my copy back, stat, and I’m that working-my-shift-button-stuck kind of busy ATM. Plus I just spilt tea on my keyboard…
So I’ll keep this quick.
Fabulously Awesome Book.
It won the Ampersand Prize and it’s so obvious why. Be prepared to get 3/4 of the way through and have one of those existential crises where you question why you ever bother to write because Black does it so well…
… Of course, we write because we can’t imagine life without writing, and we read because sometimes they’re as perfect as this book! 🙂
Take care everyone. Don’t spill your tea.
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THanks for the review, this has been on my radar a while, but you’ve reminded me about it. I’ll be linking your review in the Spec Fiction round-up on Wednesday 🙂
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Yay! Thanks 🙂
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