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Books of the Raksura #02: The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells
Books of the Raksura #02: The Serpent Sea

Nyxe, April 18, 2012

An exciting follow up to The Cloud Roads. It would be best to start with that book if you are new to the series. Martha Wells is superb at creating alien worlds and people who are not just Earth-analogs. Her worlds are complex, as are her characters. They don't just love and hate - they have more dimension than that. They are sarcastic, exasperated, excited, hopeful, frustrated...in short, they are people, regardless of what they look like.

In this book Moon continues to learn about his people, who he hasn't lived with since he was a child. He has to learn, or re-learn, all about them and his place in their society, while helping them on an adventure to rescue something that will let them live in their new home.

I'm being vague to avoid spoilers, but I highly recommend this and anything else by Wells. Each series has a unique world, with its own rules, ecology, peoples, etc. You never get the feeling that she's just writing the same thing over and over with the names changed.
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