Novellas are a great way to get the feel of a future series. I love the idea of getting a taste of a series without reading 500 pages of the first book. Recently I have read a lot of good novellas which has convinced me that not all great stories need to be thicker than a brick. Martha Wells has done a bang-up job of getting me excited for her future books in the Murderbot series. If the name, Murderbot, wasn’t enough to excite you, the book definitely will.