The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
Rosemary Harper doesn’t expect much when she joins the crew of the aging Wayfarer. While the patched-up ship has seen better days, it offers her a bed, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy, and most importantly, some distance from her past. An introspective young woman who learned early to keep to herself, she’s never met anyone remotely like the ship’s diverse crew, including Sissix, the exotic reptilian pilot, chatty engineers Kizzy and Jenks who keep the ship running, and Ashby, their noble captain.
Life aboard the Wayfarer is chaotic and crazy—exactly what Rosemary wants. It’s also about to get extremely dangerous when the crew is offered the job of a lifetime. Tunnelling wormholes through space to a distant… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Child abuse recounted
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Panic attacks
- Alcohol consumption
- Blood & physical injury depiction
- Terminal illness
- Death of a parent
- Gun violence
- Genocide discussed
- War themes