Category Archives: Current Reading

Current Reading, February 9 – 15, 2015

I didn’t read as much this last week. I finished the short story collection Lights In the Deep by Brad Torgerson, which I’d been reading for the last few weeks, a story here and there. I rate as just okay. Torgerson has some … Continue reading

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Current Reading, February 2 – 8, 2015

From the this last library came Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, the book on which was based the current film of the same name. For any who haven’t already heard, it’s about Olympic runner Louis Zamperini, whose B-24 bomber went down in the … Continue reading

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Current Reading, January 26 – February 1, 2015

I read Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan, the second in the Lady Trent series. While I didn’t enjoy it quite as much as the first book, I’m looking forward to the third, which will be out in March. Also this week … Continue reading

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Current Reading, January 19 – 25, 2015

I finished A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan. I liked it pretty much, so I got the second in the series, Tropic of Serpents from the library a few days ago. It was also good though I did skim … Continue reading

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Current Reading, January 12 – 18, 2015

So I can focus on reading books I have, I’ve put most of my library holds on “freeze”, so I keep my place in line while others move past until I’m ready to read the book. Richard I finished Enigma by … Continue reading

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Current Reading, January 5 – 11, 2015

I made a short list of books I want to read, most from the TBR, to get this year started. That will be in addition to whatever shows up from the library. I just did it to feel organized (we … Continue reading

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Current Reading, December 29, 2014 – January 4, 2015

The holidays and end of year stuff is over and it’s time to get back to the business of reading. Here’s what we’re up to. Richard I finished Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz (from library). I liked Horowitz’ previous book, House of Silk, … Continue reading

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Current Reading, December 22 – 28, 2014

The busier it gets here, the less reading I seem to do, and it’s been “holiday busy”. I finished Greenglass House by Kate Milford, which was a disappointment, I expected better. I liked the setting, the characters and though it was pretty … Continue reading

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Current Reading, December 15 – 21, 2014

Happy holidays! We’ve been very busy with Christmas stuff, so reading is down some. Richard I finished Lock In by John Scalzi, which I liked more than I expected. I say that because it wasn’t what I was expecting (a medical thriller) but … Continue reading

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Current Reading, December 8 – 14, 2014

Richard I finished The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin and enjoyed it. It’s a YA mystery novel with a murder (or was it?) and enough characters, clues and setting for me to enjoy. It would make a good Christmas present book for … Continue reading

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Current Reading, December 1 – 7, 2014

Richard Not a lot of reading, but I’m plugging along. I finished Jeffrey Siger’s Sons of Sparta which I enjoyed but didn’t think was as good as the previous two books. Still, it’s a series I enjoy and will certainly read the … Continue reading

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Current Reading, November 24 – 30, 2014

Reading – Richard Reading? What reading? Seems like all I’ve done in the last week is watch football and eat. The weather has gotten steadily colder, just 24 when we got up this morning, and we had our first snow … Continue reading

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Current Reading, November 17 – 23, 2014

Reading – Richard I’m plugging away. My intention to read mostly short stories during November got off to a late start due to several library books drifting into the house, but I finished those up last week, as shown in … Continue reading

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Current Reading, November 10 – 16, 2014

Freezing rain, ice, wind. Winter weeks early. Reading – Richard There’s not a lot to report this time. I finished the first and third Penderwicks novels, and then just finished the second one. In between, I polished off 2o61, which I … Continue reading

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Current Reading, November 3 – 9, 2014

The weather is turning cold, temperatures will be in the low 30’s next week, though so far we haven’t had a frost. We shut down the “winter valves” and the sprinkler system will be blown out this coming week. Reading … Continue reading

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Current Reading, October 27 – November 2, 2014

 The images below are exactly the same as last time, but this is an update. The weather continues rainy and cool, though the leaves have yet to fall nor have we had a frost yet. Good weather for watching football, reading, … Continue reading

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Current Reading, October 20-26, 2014

Rain, wind, we had it all. Thankfully the biggest part of the yard work is done until after frost. It’s been good reading weather! Reading – Richard I continue to get books from the library. Another Sheriff Dan Rhodes by … Continue reading

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Current Reading, October 13 – 19, 2014

We decided to revise some things in the garden, old shrubs out and moving things around, and we’re having 5 yd. (135 cubic feet) of soil amendments delivered. Of course it’s supposed to rain that day, but we have tarps to … Continue reading

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Current Reading, October 6 – 12, 2014

The beautiful Fall weather we’ve been having has been a treat. Saturday we had light rain, some fog, light breeze; just about perfect for reading, sitting on the deck watching the geese fly south, enjoying the beginnings of color on … Continue reading

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Current Reading, September 29 – October 5, 2014

It’s been much hotter here than is usual for early October, hitting 86 today. We’re ready for real Fall. While in recovery mode from the 2,850 page fantasy quartet I read, I wanted something lighter. The first two I read were new … Continue reading

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