BrokenTune

Reviews & Rants - Blogging about books, authors, and generally 

Today
May
28
Theresa Breslin
reading
Mario Puzo
reading
Annemarie Schwarzenbach
reading
Denis Feeney, Ovid, David Raeburn
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Whimsy Moon Who doesn’t like a touch of whimsy in their lives? Click on the link and look at the designs o...
updated shelf:
Hyperion (SF Masterworks) - Dan Simmons
text: Reading progress update: I've read 379 out of 723 pages.
Ancient Greek gods, goddesses and heroes were assholes. Despite this, I cannot remember the last time I enjoyed reading a classical work so much as this one. It's a slow r...
Metamorphoses - Denis Feeney, Ovid, David Raeburn
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It´s been about a week since I finished Hyperion and since I cannot stop thinking about this book I´m changing my initial sta...
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To start bluntly: this author's writing irritates me. I've started and discarded two of her other series, because her MCs al...
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Okay, decisions have been made! And the first update I'm setting in this post is for the part about the BLopoly Jail Library...
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So I now this is something like 569 pages on Amazon, but my PDF from Humble Bundle shows 616. I'm not sure how that big a d...
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It took me years to get my sister to read this comic, even though I knew she'd love it, even though it was one of my favorite...
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I love the Marvel Knights imprint. For a long time, it was all I wanted to read, and certainly some of my all-time favorites,...
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This is becoming a more and more disturbing read. Massacres that never happened. Lynchings that did. Honorable veterans w...
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every time I catch myself thinking that the author has a bizarre writing style, I have to back up and correct myself: "nooOOo...
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I know it's early but I'm not feeling this. Perhaps it's timing.
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Odds 'n ends over the week about books and reading that caught my eye. You've probably seen some/most/all of them, but just i...
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Stereotypical high school stuff trotting out one clichéd trope after another, all pretty much over the top (not as a spoof or...
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This book was interesting, and I like the narrator, but I'm getting a little tired of this detour into the past. I know peopl...

Currently reading

Divided City by Theresa Breslin
The Gilded Chalet: Off-piste in Literary Switzerland by Padraig Rooney
The Godfather by Mario Puzo
Progress: 35%
Der Kämpfer im Vatikan: Papst Franziskus und sein mutiger Weg (German Edition) by Andreas Englisch
Progress: 46/374pages
Das Wunder des Baums by Annemarie Schwarzenbach
Progress: 19/295pages
Metamorphoses by Denis Feeney, Ovid, David Raeburn
Progress: 379/723pages