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Harrow the Ninth
Harrow the Ninth | Tamsyn Muir
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Harrow the Ninth, the sequel to the sensational Gideon the Ninth, turns a galaxy inside out as one necromancer struggles to survive the wreckage of herself aboard the Emperor's haunted space station. Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space! Decadent nobles vie to serve the deathless emperor! Skeletons! Charles Stross on Gideon the Ninth Unlike anything I've ever read. V.E. Schwab on Gideon the Ninth Warm and cold; goofy and gleaming; campy and epic; a profane Daria in space. Robin Sloan on Gideon the Ninth She answered the Emperor's call. She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend. In victory, her world has turned to ash. After rocking the cosmos with her deathly debut, Tamsyn Muir continues the story of the penumbral Ninth House in Harrow the Ninth, a mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem. Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and the fate of the galaxy rests on one woman's shoulders. Harrowhark Nonagesimus, last necromancer of the Ninth House, has been drafted by her Emperor to fight an unwinnable war. Side-by-side with a detested rival, Harrow must perfect her skills and become an angel of undeath but her health is failing, her sword makes her nauseous, and even her mind is threatening to betray her. Sealed in the gothic gloom of the Emperor's Mithraeum with three unfriendly teachers, hunted by the mad ghost of a murdered planet, Harrow must confront two unwelcome questions: is somebody trying to kill her? And if they succeeded, would the universe be better off? BOOK 1: Gideon the Ninth BOOK 2: Harrow the Ninth At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Ruthiella
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Like the first book in this series, it didn‘t make much sense until the last third or so, but I just enjoyed the scenes and snappy dialogue and trusted it would eventually coalesce. I‘m happy to know my guess about the body in the locked tomb was correct. Such a fantastical and creative (and very gory) series. I‘m rooting for Harrowhark and Gideon to be reunited, whether in this life or the next.

Centique I loved this and also was quite lost in the beginning! I‘m on hold at the library for the next one 😍 1mo
Ruthiella @Centique I actually kinda enjoy the befuddlement and trying to work it out! 😂 1mo
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ozma.of.oz
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Right now, The Locked Tomb series. Very specifically the second book, because I would want to talk to Ms H about the unique point of view and how much I freaked out when I figured out what was going on. 🧡

#SundayFunday Have a marvelous day and don‘t forget to tag me in your posts!

slategreyskies What a good question! I‘m gonna have to think about this one. :) 2mo
julesG Great question and very interesting answer. 2mo
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galueth28
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(Grave is just another word for tomb, right?)

I really loved this book. There's a lot of weird stuff going on, with altered memories and POV switches, but I found it all very enjoyable. Harrow is not as funny as Gideon, but she's smart and comes up with the best murder plots 🤗

#scarathlon2022 #scarathlondailyprompts #teamslaughter @Clwojick #bookspinbingo #promptmaze @TheAromaofBooks #spookoween @TheSpineView #31by31 @Catsandbooks

DieAReader 🥳🥳🥳 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2mo
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brittanythebookdragon
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I got the high points but I spent a good 3/4 just fucking confused. 2nd person perspective is officially my least favorite. The plot was good…the details bogged me down and I feel like I need to reread it to fully get it. Gideon the Ninth was better IMO.

cherylmorton 100% agree! i loved gideon but never got into harrow bc i couldn‘t figure out what was going on and i missed gideon‘s irreverent tone. i‘m on the fence about reading nona. 2mo
brittanythebookdragon @cherylmorton I saw Nona in the bookstore today and was like meehhhh maybe eventually I‘ll find it used and cheaper and then I‘ll get it. I think I also just liked the storyline of Gideon better too. The whole in the water thing was confusing and hard to wrap my head around. And for some strange reason I kept picturing Elon Musk as the emperor in this book. 😂😂😂😂 2mo
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xicanti
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My audio hold came in five weeks early, so I bumped Harrow to the top of the stack and zipped back and forth between the two formats. While I loved Gideon way more the second time through, I loved this one a smidge less. I think it was a concentration issue rather than a quality issue, though—boo sleepless nights—and I DID still love it. THIS SERIES IS SO COOL. Fingers crossed they get Nona through processing good and quick. #somanygideons

xicanti Please note, also, that Casey is a Cavalier and thus an entirely appropriate reading companion. I promise I treat him way better than Muir‘s necromancers treat THEIR cavaliers. 2mo
UwannaPublishme 🐶❤️🐶 2mo
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xicanti
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I swung by the library with the moss wall because they had a print copy of Harrow on the shelf and I loved Gideon so much that I don‘t want to wait five more weeks to reread it on audio, like I originally planned.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💚💚💚 2mo
xicanti @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I was gonna touch it this time to see if it was real moss, but they‘ve put up all sorts of signs asking people not to do that and I figured that was enough of an answer. 2mo
rachelsbrittain That moss wall 😍 2mo
xicanti @rachelsbrittain they‘ve got narrow panels stretching to either side of this larger area, too, all centred on a reading nook built into the wall. It‘s beautiful. 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @xicanti I would want to touch it too!! 2mo
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CyaneFillion
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Oh my goodness, what a ride! So, the first 70 pages or so were a drag to me, it was very slow and not very entertaining. But after that, I read it all in a day. I am so so glad I managed to predict all the big plot points before I even started the second book, but so much more intrigue and mystery has been introduced now. I am super excited to find out what happens in Nona next month.

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Branwen
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#AlphabetGame #LetterH
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Chaplin told me I should choose this book for the 'H' prompt because of how much we both love it! And it's true, I'm obsessed with this series! I can't wait for the third book to come out this fall! ❤️📚❤️ #catsoflitsy #chaplin

RaeLovesToRead Good afternoon, big eyes!!! 😻😻 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awwww 😻🫶🏻 4mo
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Mindelan
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Starting off the morning slow with a book, some breakfast and a mug of tea 😊

rachelsbrittain Can't decide which I love more, the book or the mug! 8mo
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Mindelan
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Big library trip today! Put together a spring-themed book rug for my preschool class, picked up some DVDs for my poor spouse, who has had a terrible cold for several days, and got myself the next Locked Tomb book. We‘re enjoying the Poirot, which I have not seen since I was a teen. I forgot what a grumpy old man he is! I‘m looking forward to starting Harrow after school tomorrow, when I am exhausted from chasing 4-year-olds.

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Bookfan1414
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Truthfully, I‘m not 100% sure about this. I enjoyed the first book a lot, but maybe I waited too long to read the second book. Or maybe I‘m just too tired to fully appreciate… I‘ll give it 4 stars.

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IamIamIam
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And the #5YearGiveaway winner is @wideeyedreader!!! Email me at jessguinan@gmail.com with your info and I'll be shipping you a copy of Harrow the Ninth plus a few other goodies! ❤❤
Thanks to everyone who liked and shared my post! Litsy is truly my favorite place on the interwebs and it's because of incredible folks like you!

wideeyedreader Ahhh will do!! Sorry I didn‘t see this earlier, Litsy didn‘t notify me! 10mo
IamIamIam @wideeyedreader Lol, those notifications are fun! 😂 10mo
wideeyedreader @IamIamIam they sure are! 10mo
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Brittbritt
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This is my new favourite series- completely obsessed with these hopeless lesbians. Immediately wanted to reread as soon as I finished it!!

GondorGirl There's a short story that goes with the series, too! You can read it online here: https://www.tor.com/2020/07/29/the-mysterious-study-of-dr-sex-tamsyn-muir/ 10mo
Brittbritt @GondorGirl 👀👀 ooo thank you so much!! 10mo
imyril I need to finally read this! I love love loved Gideon 💀 9mo
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vlwelser
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I don't know how to review this. I loved Gideon. This is the sequel. It does not make sense without that other book. That said, I stuck this out and it really got good at about 68%. And it's over 500 pages. So you do that math for yourself. Or not. And I will likely read the third one. So giving this a pick despite my glowing review.

Librarianaut What I love about this series is the author keeps surprising me- she confuses me then much later it all makes sense but the story wouldn‘t have worked if it was all laid out from the beginning. 10mo
Librarianaut Can‘t wait for the third one :) 10mo
vlwelser @Librariana agreed. Nothing made sense until the exact moment when it all made sense. 10mo
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Librariana @vlwelser, I think you might've meant to tag @Librarianaut but tagged me instead 😁😊💜📚 10mo
vlwelser @Librariana Sorry! I swear I tried to hit the right one. Smarty phone user fail! 10mo
vlwelser @Librarianaut I tried to agree with you up there 👆 😂 my phone hates me. 10mo
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4/5⭐ Muir's writing is so strong: not a single wasted word, meticulously plotted and crafted. The dialogue and humor are endlessly entertaining, especially when Ianthe is involved. Muir teeters dangerously on the knife's edge of overwhelming; just when you think the tension and complexity can't escalate any more, they do...several times over. I can't say I fully understood everything that happened, but I definitely enjoyed the ride. #bookspinbingo

Ruthiella Loved Gideon and hope to get to this one this year! 🤞 10mo
GondorGirl I AM SO EXCITED FOR THE NEXT BOOK. Like, cannot freaking wait. 😬 10mo
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bookwrm526
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I am not at all sure that I understood everything that was going on in this book, but I liked it anyway! I love the world and the characters and the magic system. I can‘t wait to see where it goes next! If anyone is doing the Professional Book Nerds‘ challenge, this one would work for a book written in the second person.

GondorGirl These books are SO FREAKING GOOD! 11mo
bookwrm526 @GondorGirl they really are, but I feel like I‘m going to have to read them again to really understand them lol 11mo
GondorGirl @bookwrm526 There's also a short story that goes with the series. You can read our for free here: https://www.tor.com/2020/07/29/the-mysterious-study-of-dr-sex-tamsyn-muir/ 11mo
bookwrm526 @GondorGirl Awesome, thanks! 11mo
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faelinwolf
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I'm back! 😄 Here's my January #BookSpin & #BookSpinBingo list! Excited to get back to it. Maybe this year I'll be more planful & get a bingo! 🤣

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ozma.of.oz
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Harrow the Ninth, now Harrow the First, has joined the Emperor Undying & his Lyctors to battle the revenant remains of dead planets. And nothing, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, is as it seems.

This does ☠️ with POV that is completely unique that I enjoyed immensely even as it confused the everlasting F out of me. So twisty & turny & explosively expansive worldbuilding. And a cliffhanger ending🤯. I have so many questions & need Nona like now. 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌑

ozma.of.oz CW 👇🏻 11mo
ozma.of.oz SO MUCH BODY HORROR, also hella unreliable narrator if that‘s not your jam 11mo
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Andrew65 Sounds different. (edited) 11mo
TheSpineView Great job! 11mo
DieAReader 🎉🎉🎉 11mo
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AutumnRLS
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First half of December: Part 1.

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ashsbookmarks
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Reading Harrow the Ninth on my kindle…wishing I had the physical books right now 💀
#harrowtheninth #gideontheninth

DrJAdMerricksson Nice bookmark! 13mo
ashsbookmarks @DrJAdMerricksson thank you! I designed it myself 🤗 I have them for sale in my Etsy shop (ashsbookmarks.Etsy.com) 13mo
DrJAdMerricksson I'll have to check it out! 13mo
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kwmg40
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Wonderfully confusing and weird! Even after finishing, I'm still trying to make sense of the plot, but it was a fun journey!

+5 pts for #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter
+140 pts for each of: #necronomathon #spookoween #screamathon #bookspinbingo #wickedathon #littenlisten
@Clwojick @PatchShank @TheSpineView @4thhouseontheleft @TheAromaOfBooks @StayCurious @aperfectmjk
+17.5 points for finishing this book up for #OutstandingOctober @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 14mo
TheSpineView Awesome! 👍📖 14mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 14mo
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CallMeIshmael
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If you know you know

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julesG
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#BFC21 @wanderinglynn #SmashingSeptember

My fitness units this week, so far:

Monday: running from bookshop branch 1 to branch 2 because they had only 2 copies of the German edition of Harrow between them. On release day. 🤦🏻‍♀️

Tuesday: running from through the park to where my son had a biking accident. Free ride in an ambulance and hours spent in emergency care. Nothing broken. Loose front teeth though.

Today: visiting the dentist

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julesG Monday pic: the sorry selection of books in English at the largest local bookshop. Tuesday pic: ambulance ride. Today's pic: Harrow the Ninth in German for my son. Glad I managed to snag one of the two copies they had in store. We're off to do some waiting room reading at the dentist's now. 🙄🙄 1y
DivineDiana You are having a week filled with adventure! ❤️ 1y
Caroline2 Good luck at the dentist!! I hope it‘s good news. 🤞 1y
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wanderinglynn I glad nothing was broken. I also hope it‘s good news at the dentist. 🤞🏻 1y
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Glad he‘s mostly unharmed. Hope the dentist can fix him up. ❤️ 1y
Ruthiella Glad your son is OK! ❤️ 1y
julesG @DivineDiana @Caroline2 @wanderinglynn @MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm @Ruthiella Thank you! It's looking better. Just a few more doctor's to visit. The teeth are back where they should be. 1y
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Gnora
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Apologies in advance for the double post -- It occurred to me that I hadn't posted my books for July when I went to post August. So without further ado, here are my July 2021 reads!

Favorite: Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Least Favorite: Castle Shade by Laurie R. King (and that pains me to write)

#audio #series #libby #librarybooks #hoopla #mystery #scifi #romace

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wideeyedreader
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This book is somehow MORE amazing than the first!! This series has quickly become a favorite ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Thndrstd
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The sequel to Gideon the Ninth is very different from the earlier book, a purposefully disjointed challenging narrative that follows Harrowhark as she and a band of characters as they prepare to fight a threat to all existence. A distinct and smart blend of mystery, horror, science fiction, and existential rumination, this book is even better than its predecessor and I look forward to book 3 in this series and anything else this author writes.

VioletBramble I was so confused at the beginning of the book. Then I figured there must be a reason why things are so different from the end of the first book. I ended up loving it. This reminds me to check on the release date for Alecto the Ninth. 1y
Thndrstd @VioletBramble I‘m with you. It‘s really confusing at first but like you said there had to be a reason. Alecto will be out sometime in 2022. 1y
VioletBramble Interesting. I'm always happy with more books. Thanks for tagging me on this update.
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Gnora
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This was my second attempt to read this book - on audio this time - and it finally clicked having all the voices. OH BOY DID IT CLICK! I need the third book like YESTERDAY.

BehindthePages The audiobooks are great! 1y
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LiteraryLona
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I can‘t decide if this second installment is better than the first. But, it‘s safe to say that they‘re both good!

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xicanti
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BLOODY HELL, y‘all.

This book is so cool I don‘t even want to talk about it. I just want to yell, “THIS IS SO COOL!” then maybe tell you I love Harrow more than I ever expected to and also Gideon Nav is still my favourite Gideon of all the Gideons.

(Why so many Gideons, Fiction? I know zero Gideons in real life and seventeen thousand Gideons from books and TV. This series alone has two Gideons. SO MANY GIDEONS.)

4.5 Gideons. I mean, stars.

TrishB Great review 😂 1y
xicanti @TrishB thank you! 1y
arkei I know only one Gideon irl. 😆 1y
xicanti @arkei you‘re one up on me! My only day to day experience with a Gideon was when THE Gideons gave bibles to my whole grade three class. 1y
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Anyone who enjoyed Gideon the ninth, is going to love the next installment in the series. I spent most of it thinking *what the hell is going on?* but in the best possible way. For a book which features so much blood, bone, death and ghosts. It felt very refreshing. Very strong pick for me.

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xicanti
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Friends, I‘m really feeling HARROW THE NINTH. I mean, I wish I‘d read it ages ago because I think it‘d be even better if I had GIDEON THE NINTH fresh in my mind, but it‘s doing it for me either way.

Also great: my Kahlua ice cream cake.

AmyG That looks delicious. 1y
xicanti @AmyG it was one of my better ideas. The brown swirls are ganache. 1y
AmyG Mmmmmm 🙌🏻 1y
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xicanti
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Lotus root for breakfast! I 100% ordered it because they ate a lot of it on THE UNTAMED, and luckily I like it very much. It‘s sort of the same texture as water chestnut, only it tastes way better.

I think I‘m probably gonna like HARROW THE NINTH, too. It‘s weird and confusing, but that‘s kinda my thing. We‘ll see how it goes today.

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Tera66
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#Bookspin @TheAromaofBooks 😊
I can't even. I am so disappointed. I was legit angry at parts of this book.😡
I was confused about parts of the first book in this trilogy, but it was fun. It had a lot of characters, but I could still follow the story. It was somewhat of a difficult read but I enjoyed it and the MC Gideon was a hoot.🦉. So I was excited for this book.
I cannot even start with a synopsis.👇

Tera66 I say read the first book and if you decide to read this one, Good luck! I was so angry at sections of this I almost DNF'd and I never DNF books. I am giving it ⭐⭐. Because I did enjoy parts of this book. But the structure was a meeI will not be finishing the trilogy, I can't see myself being excited for it while I hate read parts of this one. 1y
Tera66 *"The structure was a mess. I will not be finishing the trilogy." Hit send accidentally? 1y
TheAromaofBooks Oh no!!! When a sequel falls apart, that's the WORST! 1y
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swynn
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Second in Muir's "Locked Tomb" trilogy about space necromancers. Count me among the readers who WTF-is-happening-ed their way through a chunk of the front, but found the payoff more than worth the initial bewilderment. I'll also echo the advice to read this one shortly after finishing the first -- I did not follow this advice but recognize it would have helped. I plan to reread books 1 & 2 when book 3 arrives next year.

LazyOwl I reread the first book before diving into this one, and I definitely think it helped, although I still felt a bit lost for a chunk of this as it's a wild ride. 2y
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swynn
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Your room had long ago plunged into near-complete darkness, leaving no distraction from the great rocking thump—thump—thump of body after body flinging itself onto the great mass already coating the hull.

#FirstLineFridays
@ShyBookOwl

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reading_rainbow
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Just got this used for 8 bucks!!! I was initially waiting to buy the paperback when it was released but I could pass it up, I‘ve been dying to read it 😭
🖤⚰️🕯🪦🦴🦴🦴🦴🦴🦴🦴🌌

CaitlinR It‘s great! 2y
LazyOwl This one's a wild ride 😁 2y
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khooliha
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aaaaAHHHHHH
The end of this book was not the absolute pain of the last one - instead I'm left on tenterhooks, full more of excitement than dread. Will Alecto the Ninth hurt me? Oh, probably! But it's time to go down swinging - it's what all my favorite necromantic children would want.

khooliha Gideon and Harrow happy ending OR ELSE 2y
khooliha So glad that we got to spend time with some kind ghosts in this book, hope they come back/pass on like Abigail thinks they can, and I'm happy Cam and Palemedes appear to have interfaced (hopefully the right way? Or as right as you can get when one of you is exploded). 2y
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THE SIXTH!!!!
My feelings about the Sixth have not changed - if something happens to them AGAIN I will FLIP ANOTHER SHIT
😭💀💀😭

khooliha a HUG 2y
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Really, though, the fractured flashbacks to Canaan House make me glad I reread Gideon before this book, as it helps me comprehend the true breadth of the wrongness. 2 thoughts:
1) I'm grateful for a chance to see actual Dulcinea, who seems nice
2) Based off of how interactions are going I have the suspicion that the those killed by the Sleeper are maybe actually alive?? Palemedes mucks this up, but I don't want to see him die twice. Hope springs.

khooliha Luv 2 B rite 2y
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khooliha
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oh my god the cool S is in this book

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khooliha
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So far the experience of reading this book is me just saying "Oh no Harrow oh no" over and over and over again
(I have not made it very far)
(It's good!)

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Centique
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So Many Bones. So Much Blood. I can‘t believe how much I loved this - especially considering I was Very Befuddled for the first half of the book.
I‘d recommend reading this soon after finishing Gideon or having a character list on hand. I used a wiki to remind myself who was who again. And then let the craziness sweep you in. This book basically tips the first book on its head and shakes it around so you‘re not sure what version of events to ⬇️

Centique believe. And Muir is so inventive. This is a fully formed necromancers in space series with so much gore that you become oblivious to it quickly. The best blackest humour and a complex mystery to figure out. I may still be confused about one or two things but it‘s brilliant. 2y
Centique @Reggie I wonder if you‘d like this? It‘s not scary at all despite the gore. I guess there‘s a grey space between fantasy and horror and this exists in that space! Just heaps of adrenalin and mystery. And crazy complicated plots - Muir must have a steel trap of a brain. 2y
readordierachel "So many bones" ? 2y
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Ruthiella Sold! 😀 2y
Centique @readordierachel 😂😂 Like a gazillion 😂😂 2y
Centique @Ruthiella oh I‘ll be thrilled if you like it! The first one is 2y
TrishB Have the first one and need to get to! 2y
Clare-Dragonfly Great review—I totally agree with it! Especially the parts about being confused 😂 2y
Centique @Clare-Dragonfly I‘m glad I‘m not the only one! 2y
Centique @TrishB I‘d love to hear what you think when you get to it. (Also hope you‘re having a good week Trish 😘) 2y
TrishB Three day week, hanging on in their 😘 hope your week is wonderful. 2y
Reggie Well when the review starts with so many bones so much blood, you‘ve got my attention. Lol. I will give the series a try. 2y
Bette Loved Gideon, I guess I need to get to this. 👍😊 2y
Rissreads This sounds like it would be fun! Stacked! I wonder if it‘s available on Audible? 2y
Centique @Rissreads it is! Super long though. The first book is 16 hours, the second book 19 🤯 2y
Rissreads @Centique Excellent! I will add it to my wish list for my next credits! 2y
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Prepare yourself for this one! It‘s important to know going in that you will not understand what‘s going on for a veeeeerrrryyyy long time—but the payoff is worth it. The publisher‘s copy calls this a puzzle box and that is accurate. What you‘ll find as it all comes together in the end is a hilarious and gory meditation on grief that puts the fun in dysfunctional. Read for March Bookland Challenge, Fantasy: 5-Star Prediction!

Centique Just read this and your review is spot on! Loved it too 😍 2y
underground_bks @Centique thank you! It was a doozy! I can‘t imagine what Alecto the Ninth will be like! 2y
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kalivha
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Got Harrow the Ninth as my next audiobook! I read this a couple of months ago and it was deeply confusing the first time around, I think reading it again will help me make sense of elements that confused me before.

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Clare-Dragonfly
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Look at that #bookspinbingo! Right down the middle!!!

I finished EIGHT books this month, three of which were from my TBR. My #pennyperpage loot comes to $14.92!!!

ETA: I had intended to include the page count of the book I DNFed (or rather, half the number, since it was a library book). That brings me to $15.79!

KVanRead Awesome! 👏 2y
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1. Darayavahoush from the Daevabad Trilogy definitely has some flaws. I always did love a bad boy though 😆

2. Such a great book, but I also found Harrow quite confusing 🤯

3. I don't stack too often, as I'm trying not to add to my TBR and to read what I already own. Not sure how successful I am though 🤔

Thanks for the tag @Eggs #wondrouswednesday

I tag @FantasyChick @howjessicareads if you feel like playing

Eggs Thanks for playing and sharing🥰 2y
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Bailedbailed

I tried...90 pages in I was still completely lost. Sad because I loved Gideon the Ninth.

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Clare-Dragonfly
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Pickpick

Holy shit 🤯

I liked that even more than Gideon—maybe because I was more used to the writing style. But it was incredibly twisty and fantastic! Also featured the most epic dad joke ever.

Lesanne This is my new favorite series!! 2y
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Uh-oh. I better get reading 😂

(Image: Screenshots from Libby showing that I have TWO library cards and BOTH have reached their limit on holds.)

shanaqui I refer to this sort of thing as 'maxing out my library card', and it provides giggles to everyone who imagines me with a book-related credit card and the havoc I would wreak. :D

Good luck!
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OH, the Saint of Duty‘s call sign is “G.P.”, is it? That certainly confirms my theory that his name is actually Gideon but all Harrow can hear is “Ortus.”

Palamedes being able to see “me” definitely confirms my theory that the narrator is Gideon, not that I had any doubts about that.

This is SO EXCITING. I hope I can finish it this weekend, though I know I‘ll still have to wait for the third book!

effani I'm so impatient for Book 3! 2y
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