This is book number 2 in the The Bounceback series.
L. X. Beckett's Dealbreaker is the thrilling sci-fi sequel to Gamechanger, perfect for fans of Neuromancer and Star Trek
Rubi Whiting has done the impossible. She has proved that humanity deserves a seat at the galactic table. Well, at least a shot at a seat. Having convinced the galactic governing body that mankind deserves a chance at fixing their own problems, Rubi has done her part to launch the planet into a new golden age of scientific discovery and technological revolution.
However, there are still those in the galactic community that think that humanity is too poisonous, too greedy, to be allowed in, and they will stop at nothing to sabotage a species determined to pull itself up.
“Driven by joyful confidence that the reader—like the characters—will accept huge helpings of razzle-dazzle strangeness. The result is as delightful as it is mind-bending.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Intricate....[S]trewn with hashtags and trademarks that emphasize a world driven by greed, power, and the importance of trending.” —Booklist
“Packed with cool ideas, psychological intrigue, political conspiracy, and hard-won hope.” —Annalee Newitz
“This delightful pinball machine of a book recalls the whiz-bang joy and gleeful innovation of Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“A visionary glimpse into the future.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A thought-provoking and, at times, frightening peek into possibilities of the future.” —Booklist
“Readers will delight in the nonbinary characters, LBGTQ relationships and identities, and the land acknowledgment statement at the end of the book. Highly recommended.” —Library Journal, starred review