From the Bookshelf of The Sword and Laser

We Are Legion - We Are Bob
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April 1, 2018
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April 30, 2018
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We Are Legion (We are Bob)
Why we're reading this
It won the March Madness Bracket

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What Members Thought

Jenny (Reading Envy)
This was the April read for the Sword and Laser book club, and I actually listened to it in the same month! I even voted for this book during the March Madness thing they had going. I mean, it sounds funny, based on the title.

I don't know. Sometimes I think I'm harder on audiobooks because they more effectively waste my actual time if they aren't good. But this one started with good ideas and slowly grew less funny and less interesting. So many missed opportunities. So many lacking female charac
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Liz
Apr 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sff
A very different SF novel. If you're looking for strong plot and characters, look elsewhere. This book is more like a continual serial: Lots of interesting things happen, on many different threads, but there's no building to anything, and it sort of just stops. It's the ultimate SF thought experiment, written as a travel log by a bunch of cloned once-humans, now-computers. I think you'll know if that's up your alley.
Beth
Fun and inventive, with a sad dearth of girls. I mean, most of the characters are Bob, but even the people are men like you'd expect in a movie. But Bob himself is fun, and stays fun in all the different places he finds himself. I liked how Bob saw himself in many occasions.
taeli
Apr 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
I loved all the Bobs and can't wait to read the next book in the trilogy.
Kalyan
Jan 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Matt Fogel
Apr 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Bill
Apr 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Tom Merritt
Mar 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Matt
Mar 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Emily
Oct 19, 2017 added it
Shelves: bookclub, comedy, scifi
John
Jun 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
JoyinaBook
Feb 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Jim Moore
Apr 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Jeff James
Dec 13, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks, audible
Bob
Dec 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
Seth
May 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Francis      x
May 01, 2018 marked it as to-read
Morag Smith
Apr 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Stephanie
Apr 10, 2018 marked it as to-read
Andrei Rybin
Apr 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
Charles Cadenhead
Mar 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: scifi
Alison
Jan 04, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Sarah
Sep 20, 2017 marked it as my-wishlist
James
Jan 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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