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Currently reading

Spinning Silver
Naomi Novik, Lisa Flanagan
The Tropic of Serpents
Marie Brennan, Kate Reading
The Black Tides of Heaven
JY Yang
Lies Sleeping
Ben Aaronovitch
Artificial Condition
Martha Wells
Progress: 18%
Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life
Liz Kalaugher, Matin Durrani
Progress: 70/294pages
Engineering Animals: How Life Works
Alan Mcfadzean, Mark Denny
Progress: 125/314pages
The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization
Nicholas P. Money
Conservation of Shadows
Yoon Ha Lee
Progress: 22%
Le premier jour
Marc Levy
Progress: 180/496pages

Reading progress update: I've read 19%.

Ninefox Gambit - Yoon Ha Lee

The world and underlying concepts seem pretty cool so far, but I feel like I just read a couple of chapters that could have been cut down to a couple of short scenes at the end. I really don't see the point of the assembly with the six other officers and it seems like a nonsensical way of making attack plans: not giving sufficient background information and just picking the "best" suggested plan by people who can't really know what they're talking about because they lack information??


For the people that have read this, is there something that I completely missed about that scene? Was it just to see who would volunteer the plan that Cheris proposed?


[Edit: I've been told to hang in there.]