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Theresa Breslin
Mario Puzo
Annemarie Schwarzenbach
Denis Feeney, Ovid, David Raeburn
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
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...
To start bluntly: this author's writing irritates me. I've started and discarded two of her other series, because her MCs al...
Okay, decisions have been made! And the first update I'm setting in this post is for the part about the BLopoly Jail Library...
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...
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...
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,...
This is becoming a more and more disturbing read. Massacres that never happened. Lynchings that did. Honorable veterans w...
every time I catch myself thinking that the author has a bizarre writing style, I have to back up and correct myself: "nooOOo...
I know it's early but I'm not feeling this. Perhaps it's timing.
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...
Stereotypical high school stuff trotting out one clichéd trope after another, all pretty much over the top (not as a spoof or...
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