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Title: Goldilocks
Authors: Lam, Laura
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 333
Year: 2020
Language: English
Description: Fuelled by the rising tides of climate change and misogyny, an all-female crew of astronauts board the world's first starship. Their destination: Cavendish, a planet in the Goldilocks zone, suitable for human habitation. At the helm is visionary Valerie Black and among her crew of five, her surrogate daughter and mission botanist, Naomi Lovelace. Naomi is committed to a better future for everyone, even if it means questioning her loyalty to Valerie.

Engaging and thought-provoking, this suspenseful story astutely highlights the political realities of our current world and the possible future of the planet, all the while weaving through a lifeline of hope.

Categories: Fiction, Adventure/Exploration, Contemporary, Dystopia/Futuristic, Environmental, Morals/Ethics, Science Fiction, Social commentary/perspectives, Travel, America, 2022 Titles, Larger font

Reviews

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By: TAUR 028 2022-05-11 13:33:59
4 
Some members don't like Science Fiction, but the rest of us found it a real page turner, with plenty of topics to discuss.

By: MATAM 004 2022-03-30 14:42:21
4 
A very interesting and thought provoking book.

By: TURA 002 2022-03-28 16:02:51
4 
We enjoyed this book. Great science. Good discussion around ethics.

By: NELS 054 2021-11-24 13:46:34
3.5 
Despite the 'thin' plot and writing, most of us enjoyed this as an easy read.

By: PICT 005 2021-06-25 12:46:51
4 
Not a novel many of us would have chosen, but we were pleased we read it as it produced lots of worthwhile and relevant discussion.

 
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