Category Archives: Books

May 18-19 Reading Log

May 18, 11pm. I have been reading this week, though not posting much about my reading. I did not finish any reading on Sunday, the last day of the May Shadow Lounge Readathon, because I was corralled for a family … Continue reading

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Shadow Lounge Readathon Log May 2017

I am a participant and one of the moderators for the Shadow Lounge Readathon group, and our monthly readathon is this weekend. We started yesterday, at 4pm in my time zone (6pm Eastern Time), and I was at the laundromat … Continue reading

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Reading Log: May 7-13

May 13, noonish I’m in the middle of a Shadow Lounge readathon now, so theoretically I ought to finish a few more books soon. Books I’m currently reading: Raising Steam, by Terry Pratchett. 30 Victory, by Susan Cooper.  Page 74 … Continue reading

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April 2017 Books Finished

1. The Hill of Evil Counsel- Oz, Amos  – This is a short story collection, or novel in short stories, with 3 stories that could stand alone but that involve the same cast of characters from different perspectives as a small Jewish … Continue reading

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Reading Journal: April 30 – May 6

May 4, 7:30pm Finished: A Cat on the Bus, by Lydia Adamson The Curious Facts Preceding My Execution, by Donald E. Westlake.   Currently reading: Babbitt, by Sinclair Lewis. Page 110 Bleachers, by John Grisham. Page 7 Collected Sonnets, by Edna … Continue reading

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Dewey’s 24hr Readathon Updates April 29

Final Wrap-Up: I didn’t get as much reading done as I’d hoped, but I did finish listening to all of G.K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Knew Too Much. I picked that book to finish off the readathon hours because I … Continue reading

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Reading Journal April 25-28

April 28, 2pm I finished 2 books since my last update- Hawke, by Ted Bell, and Assassin’s Apprentice, by Robin Hobb. Both are the first book in their respective series. I don’t know if I have the second book in … Continue reading

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Ravenmount Media Challenge 2017

Do you like a good annual challenge? Here’s a new one I put together for 2017. It has 3 sections, for books, music, and film. Books (20 books)- Read … At least 2 books from a murder mystery series that … Continue reading

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Reading Atlas Shrugged (Again)

With the election of a highly controversial man of the people/con-man for President of the United States, and the serious problems this election brought to the forefront, many of my friends have been curious about Ayn Rand and her writing. … Continue reading

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The Apache Wars: An Interesting New Glimpse at Frontier Adventure

Book Review:  The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History  by Paul Andrew Hutton (published May 2016) As a semiprofessional nerd and independent academic, I am always … Continue reading

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