I rounded out 2017 with a stack of murder mysteries, which ran the gauntlet from 1920's London to 2010's LA.
I fell behind on my reading list, so this is what I've been up to for most of 2017.
At first glance, it doesn't look like I got much reading done. However, that's nearly 1,000 pages of reading, and it doesn't include some of the titles that I almost completed but didn't quite make it across the finish line. January will probably be a much taller stack. Last of the Amazons, Steven Pressfield I've read a … Continue reading What I read in December.
My reading list in November included Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coats, Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance, and We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Give them a read!
The Bell Jar, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Go Set a Watchman... from Harper Lee to Sylvia Plath, I got a lot read last month. And that's not even counting non-fiction.
Rating: 3/5 When I was 14, I started writing a fantasy story set in a world of floating islands about a boy who tries to stow away on a merchant ship, jumps overboard to avoid capture by pirates, and gets clocked over the head by his Amazonian future love-interest. Throughout high school my story morphed … Continue reading Book Review: The Floating Islands
Rating: 5/5 Epic future histories make for some of my favorite reading, and Kim Stanley Robinson's chronicle of Man's initial colonization of Mars satisfies this itch entirely. In Robinson's universe, no single hero can control events on a massive scale: those with the hubris to try are swept away in the political and elemental forces … Continue reading Book Review: Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, Book #1)