Book Review: Song of Song, by L.J. LaBarthe

labarthe-song-of-songSong of Song, by L.J. LaBarthe
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (January 18, 2016)
Genre: Science Fiction, Gay (M/M)

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Buy Links: eBook / Paperback

I received a copy of this novel in exchange for a fair and honest review.

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Blurb:

It is the year 2275, and though some consider Earth a paradise, for most people on the planet or her outer-world colonies, it’s anything but.

Dex is a Boxie—a genetically engineered human created for the sole purpose of caring for wealthy bio-humans. His best and only friend is an AI cat named Manx, a secret Dex keeps from all around him. While he knows little about his sexuality, he’s attracted to Song.

Song designs ships that traverse deep space and has created the first fully sentient vessel called Fa’a. When he hears of a plot to capture Fa’a for nefarious purposes, Song flees Earth with a small band of misfits. Meanwhile, Dex’s fear of losing Manx drives him to take the cat and escape on a transport.

Song and Dex are brought together by chance. Just as their relationship blossoms from cautious and shy to romantic and erotic, new dangers threaten to destroy not only their love but also Fa’a, their friends, Manx, and all they care about.

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