The Primroses Were Over

Ramblings regarding reading.

Professional Reader Challenge ParticipantReviews Published
Jonathan Cake, John Connolly
Stephen King
Lev Grossman
Connor Cochran, Peter S. Beagle
Stephen Hawking
Deanna Raybourn, Ellen Archer
Leigh Bardugo, Lauren Fortgang
Daniel O'Malley, Susan Duerden
For me the Horatio Hornblower novels have always occupied the space between books that I wanted to read and books that I didn...
"No mourners. No funerals. Among them, it passed for good luck." CHO CHO CHO. What's that sound you ask? It's the hype trai...
The Further Adventures of Beowulf does what it says on the cover. The book starts off with an interesting introduction discu...
Secret Asset" is a credible, competent but unexceptional spy thriller. It eschews melodrama but doesn't have much to put in i...
[Sorry, lots of kitty bodily function details in this post. Ignore if you'd like. I'm just having a day. Well, week.] Since...
Please note that these are not necessarily books published in 2017, only books I've read during this year. I also had to chan...
2017 is nearly over and our Friday interviews with book bloggers will continue in 2018, staring in January. Now let's take a ...
Well the forecast dosn't look that great and it looks like i will be curled up all weekend reading. There is no way I will go...
Tasks for Dōngzhì Festival: If you like Chinese food, tell us your favorite dish – otherwise, tell us your favorite dessert. ...
This is a fantastic novella. It’s a parable of globalization, but its brilliance is in rendering real, three-dimensional char...
I didn't do a book challenge this year, but I still ended up reading about 60 books and graphic novels, as well as starting a...
So I recorded another interview for my podcast today (my third this week) and while there was nearly an hour delay while we w...
A rather mad-cap send up of the classic gothic romance by Elizabeth Peters, made even more amusing by the fact that Elizabeth...
This is my first Josephine Tey mystery - I decided to go with $1.99 title (6th in the Inspector Alan Grant series) rather tha...
Well Harvey is breathing hot and heavy down my neck, it's just grown to a level 4 hurricane. I've been cutting plants down al...

Currently reading

The Gates (Audio) by Jonathan Cake, John Connolly
Progress: 41/421minutes
The Way of Kings (Stormlight Archive) by Brandon Sanderson
It by Stephen King
The Magicians: A Novel by Lev Grossman
My True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by Stephanie Perkins
The Last Unicorn: Deluxe Edition by Connor Cochran, Peter S. Beagle
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn, Ellen Archer
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo, Lauren Fortgang
Progress: 8%
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley, Susan Duerden