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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Eleven
Joe Abercrombie, N.K. Jemisin, Ken Liu, Jonathan Strahan
Progress: 208/507 pages
Empire: The Russian Empire and Its Rivals
Dominic Lieven
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. A: Middle Ages
Stephen Greenblatt, Alfred David, James Simpson, M.H. Abrams
Progress: 367/543 pages
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Joe Abercrombie, N.K. Jemisin, Ken Liu, Jonathan Strahan
currently reading
Stephen Greenblatt, Alfred David, James Simpson, M.H. Abrams
September 2017
11
text: Reading progress update: I've read 208 out of 507 pages.
Slow, as usual, because I have work and I'm too tired to read for long at night. But here's what I've read this week in this ...
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Eleven - Joe Abercrombie, N.K. Jemisin, Ken Liu, Jonathan Strahan
September 2017
04
liked:
This was the last book in the series The Book of the New Sun. For the most part, I really liked it, and I might even have ra...
September 2017
03
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This is the fourth book in the series The Book of the New Sun. There’s still one more book, but this was the conclusion to t...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 116 out of 507 pages.
I'm loving this anthology so far (which is what I expected, given that I find Jonathan Strahan's taste similar to my own). Th...
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Eleven - Joe Abercrombie, N.K. Jemisin, Ken Liu, Jonathan Strahan
August 2017
30
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It took me a long time to read such a short book due to my work schedule. I often only managed to read for a few minutes at ...
August 2017
23
currently reading
August 2017
22
text: William Langland's Piers Plowman
Of all the selections in this anthology, Piers Plowman has been the most difficult for me because I struggled to keep my atte...
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. A: Middle Ages - Stephen Greenblatt, Alfred David, James Simpson, M.H. Abrams
August 2017
19
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2016 may not have been a barrel of laughs, but it did produce some quality scifi and fantasy. As always, I found Jonathan Str...
reviewed: Justice from the Bardo
Kim Stanley Robinson's The Years of Rice and Salt is distinctly Robinsonian, mostly in good (nay, excellent) ways. Much like ...
The Years of Rice and Salt - Kim Stanley Robinson
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August 2017
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July 2017
27
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Well, that’s it. The last book in the Temeraire series! I thought the ending was satisfying. It wasn’t particularly surpri...
July 2017
26
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July 2017
24
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This is the second James Swallow Trek novel I've read, as well as the second Titan novel I've read. Like the other Swallow no...
Star Trek. Titan. Synthesis - James Swallow
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July 2017
23
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July 2017
20
text: Being Lazy
I've been a bit lazy about book reviews this month, mostly because I've been on vacation. But then that vacation ended a week...