For the perhaps five people that haven't heard about this yet: if you are in the US, the Murderbot books will be free to download this week, one per day, starting today with All Systems Red: https://ebookclub.tor.com/
@AspiringLuddite yup, tried to make that clear in the original post. I love the book club but it's not global, alas
Medievalists and Medieval-adjacent. Sort-of.