Monthly Archives: January 2014

ffb: Return of the Dinosaurs

this is the 135th in my series of posts on forgotten or seldom read books Return of the Dinosaurs by Resnick & Greenberg, Editors, Berkeley Prime Crime 1997 – paperback, science fiction short story collection This short story collection is just what the … Continue reading

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review: The Chaos Knight Trilogy by Erin Hoffman

The Chaos Knight trilogy by Erin Hoffman © 2011 – 2013, Pyr trade paper, fantasy – 3 novels: Book 1. Sword of Fire and Sea Book 2. Lance of Earth and Sky Book 3. Shield of Sea and Space. I guess it started with the … Continue reading

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New Arrivals and Current Reading, January 20 – 26, 2014

New Arrivals I got Lance of Earth and Sky and Shield of Sea and Space by Erin Hoffman, the second and third volumes of the Chaos Knight trilogy. Current Reading I read the three books in the Chaos Knight trilogy: Erin Hoffman’s Sword of Fire and Sea, Lance … Continue reading

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ffb: Death of a Ghost

this is the 134th in my series of posts on forgotten or seldom read books Death of A Ghost by Margery Allingham, Carroll & Graff 1997 – paperback, original publication: 1934, Albert Campion, amateur sleuth “There are, fortunately, very few people who can say that … Continue reading

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New Arrivals & Current Reading, January 14 – 20, 2014

New Arrivals Nothing again, and that’s my intent. Every week I go without buying a book is good, as I have enough. I may change this Monday post to current reading. Current Reading I’ve been watching the football playoffs (Go … Continue reading

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New Arrivals & Current Reading, January 7 – 13, 2014

New Arrivals Zilch. There might be a book coming, not sure. Current Reading Finished The Worlds of Edgar Rice Borroughs and am halfway through Back in the Garden with Dulcy, both previously mentioned here. What new did you get, what have you been reading?

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Favorite Reading of 2013

Here are my favorite books read in 2013. I don’t read a lot of current books, so only one or two of these were published during the year. Each year I look forward to attacking the piles of books here in … Continue reading

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My 2013 reading, by type, per quarter

I keep a record of what I read; title, author, genre, date read and a short comment or rating of 1-5 stars. Here’s the reading for the year, broken down by genre and quarters. I’ll post specific favorites soon. My … Continue reading

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ffb: Poul Anderson’s short works

this is the 132nd in my series of seldom read or forgotten books Poul Anderson has long been a favorite SF author of mine, and I did a guest post on him over at The Little Red Reviewer site. It’s … Continue reading

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