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Mailbox Monday #464

Mailbox Monday, created by Marcia at To Be Continued, formerly The Printed Page, has a permanent home at its own blog. To check out what everyone has received over the last week, visit the blog and check out the links. Leave yours too.

Also, each week, Leslie, Martha, and I will share the Books that Caught Our Eye from everyone’s weekly links.

Here’s what we received:

We Are Legion [We Are Bob] by Dennis E. Taylor, which I ordered with Audible credits for our January book club pick.

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it’s a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street.

Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets. The stakes are high: no less than the first claim to entire worlds. If he declines the honor, he’ll be switched off, and they’ll try again with someone else. If he accepts, he becomes a prime target. There are at least three other countries trying to get their own probes launched first, and they play dirty.

The safest place for Bob is in space, heading away from Earth at top speed. Or so he thinks. Because the universe is full of nasties, and trespassers make them mad – very mad.

What did you receive?

Comments

  1. Anna (Diary of an Eccentric) says:

    I’d say happy reading but I know how you felt about this one. 😉

  2. Oh, this sounds good. But then, I like scifi!

  3. Oh – I hope you enjoy We Are Legion! I hope to get to book 2 soon.
    Happy Reading!

  4. Sounds like an entertaining read!

  5. Owl Diaries looks cute.

    ENJOY your books and week.

    Can you check your e-mail please…there is a question I need to be answered. THANKS.

  6. Happy Monday, happy reading! Enjoy your new book!