Gideon the Ninth

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Gideon the Ninth

4 out of 5 stars

Pretty kick ass! Gideon is a ton of fun. She’s kick ass (and not a man with boobs).

I felt the mystery element to it was a bit contrived to be able to deliver the twist.

The scifi setting seemed…superfluous? You could replace all of that with kingdoms/castles and some horses. No, I’m serious. There’s nothing about the sci-fi setting that impacts this story. You could put this in a fantasy realm, where each kingdom was exactly the ones in the book.

What is really great about this book is Gideon. She’s an anti-ish hero. Very modern person in her internal monologue and dialogue.

But, yeah. Check this one out. It’s pretty good.