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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

Reading progress update: I've read 48 out of 265 pages.

Nod - Adrian Barnes

Menace was in the air. I didn't see anything YouTube-worthy, but the indefinable strangeness I'd noticed when Tanya and I went out for breakfast the day before had grown a little less indefinable overnight. People's faces were the big indicators of what was going on. People's faces looked like shit. Men weren't shaving and women weren't doing their hair. Everything and everyone was starting to look slightly greasy. Slightly off-one's-meds and teetering-on-the-edge-of-one's-rocker. And cops. There were cops and soldiers everywhere. They clutched guns and stood in clusters on the corners, waiting, blue and green. Shattered cell phones like smashed candy on the pavement.