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July in Review

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Books Acquired: Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling by Tony Cliff Books Read: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams Poems That Make Grown Men Cry by Anthony Holden, Ben Holden The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann We Stand On Guard by Brian K. Vaughan My plan for… Read more »

June in Review

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Books Acquired: The Ode Less Travelled by Stephen Fry We Stand On Guard by Brian K. Vaughan I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett Books Read: Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff Quiet by Susan Cain How… Read more »

May in Review

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Books Acquired: Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell Tooth and Nail by Ian Rankin Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler How To Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food by Nigella Lawson My Little French Kitchen by Rachel Khoo Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff Side Effects by Woody Allen Getting… Read more »

April in Review

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Books Acquired: Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel by Scott Adams Exiles on Asperus by John Wyndham Blankets by Craig Thompson The Sentimentalists by Johanna Skibsrud Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon Amsterdam by Ian McEwan The Massacre Of Glencoe by John Buchan Iā€™m a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood So,… Read more »

March in Review

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Books Acquired: The Tragedy of Mister Morn by Vladimir Nabokov Books Read: The Last Colony (Old Man’s War #3) by John Scalzi Golden Son (Red Rising #2) by Pierce Brown The Sculptor by Scott McCloud Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher I really enjoyed everything I read in March. Two were sequels to novels I love, so those aren’t too much… Read more »

February in Review

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Books Acquired: None. Books Read: Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb You’re Never Weird on the Internet by Felicia Day Animal Farm by George Orwell Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome One post last month, not including the previous wrap-up. Oh, how time flies. I have an excuse for the first two weeks, we were in Hawaii for… Read more »

January in Review

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Books Acquired: The Sculptor by Scott McCloud Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground by Darwyn Cooke Espedair Street by Iain Banks Smut: Stories by Alan Bennett Funny Girl by Nick Hornby Letters of Note by Shaun Usher Poems That Make Grown Men Cry by Anthony Holden, Ben Holden Books Read: Secondhand Souls by Christopher Moore The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg… Read more »

2015 in Review

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Wave goodbye to 2015 and prepare yourself to screw up the date on forms for a little while. This was a pretty good year for me, actually. There was a stint of four years or so there where it felt like every year was worse than the next, but we’ve leveled out and I’m in a pretty decent place right… Read more »

December in Review

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Books Acquired: Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb Homeland by Cory Doctorow Books Read: Daemon by Daniel Suarez Stephen Fry in America by Stephen Fry The Best of Robert Service by Robert W. Service Red Rising by Pierce Brown The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka Happy New Year! I was supposed to be away visiting family for just one week over Christmas,… Read more »

November in Review

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Books Acquired: None. Books Read: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis A House of Pomegranates by Oscar Wilde Without Feathers by Woody Allen A couple of the books I picked up to read this month were to finish up the 2015 TBR Pile… Read more »