2020 Reading Year

I have more or less neglected this blog, and more than once was even tempted to delete it completely. Though I am still reading books and can’t leave the house because of the pandemic, I have been pretty busy with work and don’t have a lot of time to blog. I did not “review” any…

July Book Loot

Bought several types of books in July – 4 novels, 11 short stories, and 3 technical books.  So, I guess you can say that June was a great month for book buying (not so much for saving money though). I read about 3 books back in July:  Austerlitz (W.G. Sebald), which I read with 2 book buddies, Murder on the Orient…

My 2012 Reading List

A new list for the new year, though most of the books on here were from last year’s “to read” list. This is just a rough guide of all the books I want to read before the year ends, and is not set in stone.  I will most likely add or  remove books throughout the…

The NPR’s Top 100 Sci-Fi / Fantasy Books

Earlier this month I took the NPR’s top fantasy / sci-fi novels survey which asked people to choose their top 10 favorites novels/series from over 230 titles. Not being a wide sci-fi / fantasy reader,  I thought it would be a piece of cake to choose my top 10 favorites.  The endeavor proved harder than I…