Summary ´ Singing the Dogstar Blues 102

Alison Goodman ☆ 2 Read

Alison Goodman's first novel in a very special new edition Seventeen year old Joss is a rebel and a student of time travel at the prestigious Centre for Neo Historical Studies This year for the first time the Centre has an alien student Mavkel from the p As seen on The ReadventurerSinging the Dogstar Blues is that rare specimen of YA fiction called science fiction That s right not dystopia or rather dystopian romance not sci fi romance but real deal sci fi There are no love triangles in it no angst no moping around boys Gee no wonder nobody read it My library book was bought 6 years and looks as if nobody ever even touched it Joss Aaronson is a 1st year student at a time travel school She is about to be paired up with her permanent TT partner who would accompany her on all her adventures Her partner turns out to be the first alien admitted to the TT school Mavkel For some reason he feels Joss is his perfect mate Mavkel s race is deeply dual Its species live in telepathically connected pairs Mavkel needs to establish a psychic connection with Joss without which he can t exist After several failed attempts to connect the couple s last resort is to travel back into the past to seek the missing ingredient to assist their unionGreat things about Singing the Dogstar Blues1 time travel I craved of it though2 aliens Mavkel is the cutest alien with a fab personality and the whole concept of his society is very curious3 futuristic setting loved the cyberpunky feel of it4 emphasis on developing of friendship instead of romance5 a heroine who kicks ass and who is rebellious without being annoying6 mystery yes an actual mystery involving assassins sperm donors and DNAI mean what s not to like here Why aren t there books like this It is always such a pleasure to read teen books that are both entertaining light and not dumb I can t read Le Guin s complex and thought provoking sci fi all the time right Some fun teen sci fi is necessary too

Characters Singing the Dogstar Blues

Singing the Dogstar Blues

Test rules and that means going back in time to change history This new Firebird edition of Alison Goodman's acclaimed first genre bending adventure features a short story about Joss and Mav's after book adventures originally published in Firebirds Rising Read and reviewed first on November 1st 2011 Flappy eared double nosed telepathic aliens music danger time travel friendship in unexpected places searching for your roots futuristic futures Blade Runner style bars gut wrenching loneliness highly original tongue in cheek twists bluesy sadness snarky humor Wow Just my kind of sci fi This my second five star read within eight days I feel so lucky kind of like overdosed on Bliss sticks Thank you all you Goodreaders who have been voluntarily or involuntarily pushing this at me Especially Flannery who sent me her copy which is now at Janina s long story

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Lanet Choria And Mavkel has chosen Joss of all people as his roommate and study partner Then Mavkel gets sick Joss uickly realizes that his will to live is draining away The only way she can help Mavkel is Singing the PDFEPUBby breaking the Centre's stric I love reading standalones but I d also love to read in this world


10 thoughts on “Singing the Dogstar Blues

  1. says:

    ► Aren't you tired of YA scifi novels that breed gorgeous aliens as if their intergalactic lives depended on it You she said are literally the most gorgeous thing I've ever seen The Alienated disaster► Aren't

  2. says:

    As seen on The ReadventurerSinging the Dogstar Blues is that rare specimen of YA fiction called science fiction That's right not dystopia or r

  3. says:

    For me this book balances science fiction humour and interesting characters in a way that grabbed me far than any Douglas Adams book ever did To be honest the author had me at flappy eared alienScience fiction when it is tol

  4. says:

    I’m always on the lookout for a fun space related story Singing the Dogstar Blues isn’t set in space but there is a very futuristic feel to it and ALIENS so it definitely hit my sweet spot If you are wondering if this book reads at all like Goodman’s other book Eon the answer at least for me is absolutely not I enjoyed Eon but the pacing was off and I wasn’t especially attached to any of the characters That’

  5. says:

    3 ½ starsThere are a definitely a few parts of this book that I would give a five star rating to This book is exciting irreverent and fun and I practically inhaled it Unfortunately it’s one of those cases of “okayyes yesYESoh Eh

  6. says:

    I love reading standalones but I'd also love to read in this world

  7. says:

    35 starsI had attempted to read this once before but that was back when my reading horizons were fairly narrow and I was the sort of uninforme

  8. says:

    Read and reviewed first on November 1st 2011 Flappy eared double nosed telepathic aliens music danger time travel friendship in unexpected places searching for your roots futuristic futures Blade Runner style bars gut wrenching loneliness highly original tongue in cheek twists bluesy sadness snarky humor Wow Ju

  9. says:

    A very charming light and funny little book YA sci fi real YA sci fi not romance disguised as sci fi is still a rare thing to find and I very much enjoyed this story about time travel aliens a DNA mystery and an unlikely friendship Joss is spunky and rebellious without being annoying Mavkel a very fascinating and endearing character I loved how their friendship developed how the Chorians communicated and how their society worked The overa

  10. says:

    It’s been a while since I’ve read a straight up science fiction YA novel and yet SINGING THE DOGSTAR BLUES

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