In the Nevada desert, in the near future, a family crisis sets off a chain reaction that threatens to bring the networked world to its knees. It starts in the home of Naomi Chi ...more
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She laughs. Slides her thumbs into her pockets, rocks back and forth on her heels. ‘You’re sure you’re not busy? It’s kind of the end of the world right now.’"
Wow. I really and totally felt 100% engaged with this book, and even though Colt's headspace is very different to that of any of the people that have gone before him in this kind of novel, you can feel enough that it's not a problem. it adds piquancy, and the progression of the story is almost u ...more
It is set in the near future. In a sort of post-Orwellian nightmare, Naomi Chiang, a research scientist and divo ...more
I really wanted to love this book because the cover is gorgeous, because it was going to look at a point of view I don't get to read a lot from, and the synopsis sounded great. But I wanted something with excitement and action and suspense all wrapped up in a layer of cool nerdy techy dystopian-ish discourse and I got none of these things.
This book reads like the result of a session of intense intellectual masturbation, where a bunch of interesting concepts are thrown together without reall ...more
For those looking for a darkly complex and intense techno-thriller, look no further than Connect by Julian Gough, a unique novel that also critiques future trends and humanity’s increasing reliance on technology.
In the very near future, computer technology has been incorporated into nearly everything, linking the world and helping with all aspects of day to day life. In Nevada, awkward young teen Colt is a talented hacker living ...more
He repres ...more