Category Archives: current reading

Short Story February – Week 3

Here’s week three (Feb. 13 – 19) listed in story-author-source format.          * An asterisk indicates a story I particularly liked. Death in December * – Victor Gunn (Edwy Searles Brooks) – Crimson Snow edited by Martin Edwards From … Continue reading

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Short Story February – Week 2

Here’s week two (Feb. 6 – 12) listed in story-author-source format. * An asterisk indicates a story I particularly liked. A Place In the Shade – Robert Reed – Worldbuilders, SF Adventures in Terraforming, edited by Gardner Dozois The Border-Line Case … Continue reading

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Short Story February week 1

Here’s my first week (five days, Feb 1-5) of reading, in story – author – source format. An asterisk indicates a story I particularly liked Alien Animal Encounters * – John Scalzi – Miniatures Bring Bring * – Conrad Aiken – Collected Stories of … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Earley, Camilleri, Child

I finally finished Ten Years Beyond Baker Street, by Cay Van Ash. I’d had it on the shelf, intending to read it for more than a decade, perhaps even two, and now that I’ve read it, I have to say I’m … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Appelt, Van Ash, Child

Just past the halfway point in Ten Years Beyond Baker Street, by Cay Van Ash, I decided to take a break to read a book that came in from the library, The Underneath by Kathi Appelt.  I’m at the point these days where I … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Cay Van Ash, Catriona McPherson

Last time I had just begun, and now I’m just over a third of the way through, the over 400 page Ten Years Beyond Baker Street, by Cay Van Ash. It’s a book I’ve been intending to read for more than a decade, … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Cay Van Ash, Candice Fox

The weather outside is frightful, to quote the holiday song. Snow, followed by freezing rain. The hill is iced in, though it should be okay to drive on by this afternoon, we hope. I went back to a post I … Continue reading

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Current Reading: old year, new year: Marcum, Kipling, Lemaître

Here we are in a new year, and I do hope it will be a better one than the last. In reading, I finished up 2016 with the (oft mentioned recently) MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part V: Christmas Adventures. If you … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Holmes, Sweet, Child, Neville

My reading is slow, but steady. I’m still happily working my way through The MX Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories – Christmas Adventures while also reading two books by William Horwood for the upcoming pre-Christmas Friday Forgotten Book post. I finished Some … Continue reading

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Current Reading: more Holmes, Child

As we progress through the holidays I’m still reading Holmes, in this case the MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part V: Christmas Adventures as mentioned last week. I’m over halfway through the 528 page anthology and liking it very much. Also, … Continue reading

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