I enjoyed Recursion, but felt Dark Matter was a much stronger book. Though I could see Recursion being a great show, with video adaptation improving the aspects I felt were lacking.
I'm excited to see the exploding plotline adapted to TV. The way it starts slow, laying the groundwork, and then...
Dark Matter — not to be confused with SyFy’s Dark Matter — is a super fun sci-fi novel that’s wholly accessible to a non-sci-fi reader. It could make a really great series. I’m hopeful for this new show.