Reading Christopher Hadfield's book, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth, I started to feel lazy; a lazy underachiever. Against a guy who's done so much (astronaut, I.S.S. Commander, fighter pilot, top test pilot, engineer) how can anyone not be a bit intimidated by that? What struck me was how thorough astronauts are. They plan… Continue reading Astronauts are so damn cool
Bit by bit I'm inching closer to completing edits on my novelette. Just 20 MS pages left to go. And then after that, there are all the other things for me to get started on. I really need an extra day in the week. Preferably it would be one where I could just write.… Continue reading More progress
Leviathan Wakes starts with an act of piracy and a mystery, then ramps up quickly, expands in scope, raises the stakes, and floors the gas pedal for most of the way through. It's an addictive read, a page-turner that kept me hooked to the end. I liked the characters of Holden and Miller around whom… Continue reading Book Review: Leviathan Wakes
We had a bit of a family medical emergency here and so my attention has been elsewhere lately. Also been very much enjoying Leviathan Wakes. I'm right in the heart of it now, and it's pushed aside some of my other reading.
Joined GoodReads and added a whack of books to my library. It's almost like a game. One author leads to another and friends' libraries remind me of more books I've read. Very good bit of design to make the user experience so easy and addictive.
Wow, what happened to my reading habit? I can blame Twitter, Facebook and video games. I just haven't set aside much time to sit down and read. I've even fallen off with the list I use to track what I'm reading. Time to get back on that.
Astro City, by Kurt Busiek Maus, by Art Spiegelman Under the Dome, by Stephen King Lost Symbol, The, by Dan Brown Fray, by Joss Whedon Goblin War, by Jim C. Hines Black Hole, by Charles Burns Blankets, by Craig Thompson The Afghan Campaign, by Steven Pressfield Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell The Shining, by Stephen King… Continue reading Books read since November