Stardance
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  • 1
    Stardance | Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson

    Stardance

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson
    • Narrated By Spider Robinson
    Overall
    (195)
    Performance
    (99)
    Story
    (103)

    Shara Drummond was a gifted dancer and a brilliant choreographer, but she could not pursue her dream of dancing on Earth. So she went to space, creating a new art form in three dimensions. And when the aliens arrived, there was only one way to prove that the human race deserved not just to survive, but to reach the stars. The only hope was Shara, with her stardance.

    Just.... wow.

    Amazing.

    I've been a fan of the Callahan Novels, and this isn't them. But oh, boy, is it wonderful.

    The publisher's summa..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 28 2008 by Cather (Cumberland, VA, United States)
  • 2
    Starseed | Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson

    Starseed

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson
    • Narrated By Spider Robinson
    Overall
    (101)
    Performance
    (45)
    Story
    (49)

    For Rain McLeod, a 46-year-old dancer whose failing body is about to end her career, the Starseed program is the only way to continue living her dream. But for others, including several religious groups and power hungry countries back on earth, the existence of Stardancers represents a threat to all humanity.

    A worthy follow-up

    The first novel in this series (Stardance) was absolutely excellent, and this followed suit.

    I was surprised at how little the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 28 2008 by Cather (Cumberland, VA, United States)
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    Starmind | Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson

    Starmind

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson
    • Narrated By Spider Robinson
    Overall
    (64)
    Performance
    (41)
    Story
    (43)

    This concluding novel in the Stardance Trilogy takes readers to the year 2064; Earth is enjoying an era of unprecedented peace and prosperity due to the Starmind, a universal overmind engineered by benevolent aliens. Art in all its forms flourishes, and composer Rand Porter has been offered the job of a lifetime as a shaper of visual effects and music in High Orbit for the world's most famous zero-gravity dance company.

    One of my go to books

    I've read the Stardancer trilogy roughly once a year for years, since back when it was in worn out paperbacks. When Spider finally released the audio ..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 15 2017 by Sithmaith (Lecanto, FL)