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Jay Kristoff

Autor(a) de Illuminae

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About the Author

Jay Kristoff was born in Perth, Australia in 1974. He graduated from college with an Arts degree. His works include the Lotus War trilogy, the Nevernight Chronicle series, and the Lifelike series. He is the co-author of The Illuminae Files Trilogy, which won the 2015 Aurealis Awards Best Science mostrar mais Fiction Novel, the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards Book of the year for older children (8 to 14 years), and the 2016 Gold Inky Award. The Last Stormdancer won the 2014 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Fiction. His book, Godsgrave, won the 2017 Aurealis Awards for the best Australian fantasy. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Jay Kristoff

Illuminae (2015) 3,823 exemplares
Nevernight (2016) 2,514 exemplares
Gemina (The Illuminae Files) (2016) 1,796 exemplares
Aurora Rising (2019) 1,607 exemplares
Empire of the Vampire (2021) 1,440 exemplares
Obsidio (The Illuminae Files) (2018) 1,394 exemplares
Stormdancer (2012) 1,138 exemplares
Aurora Burning (2020) — Autor — 820 exemplares
Lifel1k3 (2018) 539 exemplares
Aurora's End (2021) 503 exemplares
Kinslayer: The Lotus War Book Two (2013) 416 exemplares
Empire of the Damned (2024) 212 exemplares

Associated Works

Slasher Girls and Monster Boys (2015) — Contribuidor — 446 exemplares
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015 (2017) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares


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Found: Zombie virus on large spaceships in space em Name that Book (Agosto 2021)


Was für ein tolles Buch! Mitreißende Story, tolle Charaktere, ein wirklich übler Plottwist ... Das alles großartig gelesen von Robert Frank!
Katzenkindliest | 93 outras críticas | Apr 23, 2024 |
Set aside the day when you decide to read this book. You really won't want to put it down.
Dorothy2012 | 227 outras críticas | Apr 22, 2024 |
Why do I rate this amazing book as a 3? It's too long. I read long books all the time so it isn't the length so much as it is that reading these books is like reading all of a 12 segment TV series or watching a multiyear soap in 3 takes. Too much actually gets boring.
Dokfintong | 4 outras críticas | Apr 11, 2024 |
Representation: Black and Asian characters
Trigger warnings: Explosions, death of a parent in the past and a partner, an animal (fish) and other people, physical injury and assault, blood depiction, military violence and war themes, gun violence, murder
Score: Eight out of ten.
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Wow. Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff deliver. Again.

After reading and enjoying The Aurora Cycle and Illuminae I wanted to read Gemina, and headed in with high expectations that I'll enjoy it as much as the previous four works from these authors. I saw Gemina in a library, picked it up and glanced at the blurb, making it seem intriguing. When I closed the final page, it was enjoyable.

It starts with Hanna and Nik living on a space station in the middle of nowhere named the Heimdall, while Kady is headed to the Hypatia to warn them of the upcoming BeiTech invasion in the opening pages. Again, I'm not sure where to begin with Gemina, but I'll try, it's similar to Illuminae in terms of almost everything. The pacing is fast even though it's above 600 pages, but it doesn't feel like it, and the plot is even more engaging as the stakes increased again, I'll tell you why later. The characters are likable and they're people I can root for, but they're not the most relatable, still, the worldbuilding is on point for a narrative set hundreds of years in the future. I can imagine humanity developing advanced technologies like wormholes and huge spaceships when they reach that time. Sometimes Gemina can slow down, but that can allow for characters to start relationships like when Hanna started hers with Nik, and the dialogue is entertaining as always. Oh, and AIDAN the AI is back, but doesn't play a critical role unlike in Illuminae. Gemina is like Illuminae since it too is not a book--it's another collection of files, including surveillance footage, DMs, group chats, diagrams, computer screens (sort of) and text art, which looks even better and made me enjoy the narrative more. The conclusion is enthralling as Hanna and Nik save two universes from destroying themselves, escape the BeiTech assault and now all I must do is read Obsidio to discover what happens next.
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Law_Books600 | 110 outras críticas | Apr 7, 2024 |



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