Books, April 2017

The end of the quarter is ramping up which means I don't get to read for fun as much. Mostly worth it. Mostly. Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer Our characters are an expedition investigating a mysterious supernatural/environmental event. They think they're in a mystery, or maybe an adventure. They're not. They're in horror.  (Because I'm slow this …

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Books in Review, November 2016

It's November. You know what that means? Overly enthusiastic statistics on my reading habits are just ONE MONTH AWAY! This year featuring the inaugural year-on-year reading report! (And my sample sizes are large enough that my statistics will be reasonable!) I'm also pleased to report a monthly milestone: in November, I passed my 2015 page …

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Books in Review, September 2016

It's all sequels or things that will eventually have sequels this month. The genres I tend to read - fantasy/scifi/specfic (the boundaries are increasingly blurry), mysteries - seem to have a higher proportion of series than literary fiction does. On a related side note, I really do not like the term "genre fiction," which means basically …

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