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Figgy O'Connell

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See You in the Cosmos
Jack Cheng
Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond
Stephen Biesty, Martin Jenkins
The Terranauts: A Novel
T.C. Boyle
A Quiet Kind of Thunder
Sara Barnard
Gumnut Babies
May Gibbs
Progress: 42/264 pages
Highly Illogical Behaviour
John Corey Whaley
Progress: 82/249 pages
Revenger
Alastair Reynolds
Progress: 75/425 pages
See What I Have Done
Sarah Schmidt
The Dog, Ray
Linda Coggin
Forgetting Foster
Dianne Touchell

Dreaming the Enemy

Dreaming the Enemy - David Metzenthen I realise that, in telling the story in a disconnected, passive way, the author is probably trying to do something clever with showing the reader how PTSD makes sufferers feel so apart from everyone by making the reader unable to connect with any of the characters, especially the main character... but it doesn't make for an easy or enjoyable read.

I struggled through 16 pages, and have been dreading the idea of going back to it. So I'm putting it aside for now. I might come back to it later, but my brain just can't deal with it at the the moment.