Satellite by Nick Lake

Satellite

A teenage boy born in space makes his first trip to Earth.He’s going to a place he’s never been before: home.Moon 2 is a space station that orbits approximately 250 miles above Earth. It travels 17,500 miles an hour, making one full orbit every ninety minutes. It’s also the only home that fifteen-year-old Leo and two other teens have ever known.Born and raised on Moon 2, L...

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Satellite Reviews

  • Ashley
    - got my copy from NetGalley in exchange for review blah blah blah books... -I'm not sure what all to make of this book. On the one hand, the story is good and held my interest: three teens born and raised in zero G on a space station come down to Earth and experience things like gravity, getting si...
  • Silea
    if u can't c why i don't like this book, maybe u will like it. (Written in the style of the book.)...
  • Atlas
    spinning around the earth, endlessly. an orbit of devotion. nothing in the universe loves like the moon loves the earth.* * * * *5 / 5 I don't really watch space films and I don't really read space books. But something about Satellite just said read me, read me and so, naturally, I obliged and I'm s...
  • Lauren James
    The voice in this book is going to be the main factor that effect whether people enjoy this book, I think - it's distinctly unusual, imitating the situation of the main character, who grew up on the ISS, and so learnt to speak from shortened NASA communications. It is annoying at first, but I found ...
  • Nikki (Book Allure)
    I can't take a book seriously if it's written this way so I've decided to DNF it and leave no rating. Some people have told me that the story is enjoyable if you're able to overlook to insufferable writing style but I just cannot. ...
  • Niki
    DNF for now.Please let this book come out on audiobook. I want to read it so bad, but I can't read "text-speak".I'm only 22 and haven't used text-speak since middle school. I have no idea why adults use it in books, so I really don't know how so many people were ok with publishing a book in nothing ...
  • Sian Thomas
    PLOTCan home be a place you’ve never even been? A place you can’t even truly understand or even imagine. But once you’re back there, is it really home?Leo has lived all his life on Moon 2, a space station orbiting the earth, with his sibling-friends, twins Libra and Orion. They were b...
  • Emer
    I brought this book home from the library a few weeks ago because I was on a bit of a sci-fi kick and the blurb sounded really good. So I settled down to read it..... And to my instant horror discovered it was a book laden with text-speak and with little to no correct capitalisation. An absolute no-...
  • nät
    ★★★★★“nothing in the universe loves like the moon loves the earth.”if you look up the word obliterated in a dictionary, you will find my full name and an unflattering crying face. because that’s what this book did to me. so heartbroken, yet so happy. written i...

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