Category Archives: current reading

Current Reading: Michael Sullivan, Hank Phillipi Ryan

Age of War by Michael Sullivan, fantasy. I originally read about this fantasy series, The Legends of the First Empire, in the blog Black Gate, and was sufficiently intrigued to get the first book, The Age of Myth, from the library. At the time … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Tuckman, Harris

The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman, non-fiction. I’d heard about and read about this book for years, perhaps decades, so I thought it finally time to read it. I’d read a book or two about the Civil War not … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

My reading has been slowing down during the nice Fall weather, we’ve been outside more and getting the garden ready for Winter. So, just one book this time. Bad Blood by John Carreyrou – non-fiction. In 2014, Theranos founder and … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Krueger, Dionne

Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger – mystery. A new Krueger book is always cause for celebration here, as he’s one of my favorite authors. This was, no surprise, a good one, with all of the characters, setting and strong … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Adam Fisher, Anthony Horowitz

By the way, we got a new cat today. Post coming. Valley of Genius, the Uncensored History of Silicon Valley by Adam Fisher – non-fiction. I’m always interested in books about the early days of the computer industry and of … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Julia Spencer-Fleming, John Varley

In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming – mystery, first in series. Clare Fergusson is the new priest at St. Alban’s Episcopal church in Miller’s Kill, New York (“kill” is a term for a body of water, most commonly a creek, … Continue reading

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Current Reading – Elkins, Piper, Hartman, Gaines

Library books keep pouring in. It seems everything is on hold and not showing up, then wham! Three, four or more come in all at once. Oh, the pressure! Good Blood by Aaron Elkins – mystery. It’s been a while … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Sharra, Walton, Ballairs

I can’t believe it’s September already, where did (hot, miserable) Summer go? The Killer Angels by Michael Sharra – historical fiction based on fact. This novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975. It tells the story of the … Continue reading

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Reading – The DNFs

Can you believe it’s September already? Regardless of my efforts to be mindful about the books I decide to read, sometimes there are duds. Some of the time, perhaps most of the time, it’s because I’ve made a poor choice, … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Anderson, Coxe, Mammay

Complete Psychotecnic League Stories Volume 2 by Poul Anderson – science fiction short and medium length stories. I mentioned when I listed the third volume of these stories that I was reading them out of order, and now here’s the … Continue reading

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