I usually do this once a year and usually closer to the begining of the year, but I missed last year completely and am only getting to this year now. This list is only books I finished reading. 2008 A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens Eagle in the Snow, by Wallace Breem Identity Crisis, by… Continue reading Books read in 2007 and 2008
So far this year I've read:A Long Way Down, by Nick HornbyCell, by Stephen KingChildren of Dune, by Frank HerbertDark Tower III: The Wastelands, by Stephen King Two of these I started in December. I wish I could read four books in 20 days, but I'm just not that fast. And two were audiobooks.
I started out not having much time to read, but then changed jobs at the end of March and had 2 hours to read on my commute each way. Then I changed jobs again in November and went back to having very little time to read. There were also more false starts; books I started… Continue reading 2006 in books
I've finished a few books in the past month and had a run of three very good books to offset several mediocre reads before that. The books: A Small and Remarkable Life, by Nick DiChario Old Man's War, by John Scalzi The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde What I just realized while typing this out… Continue reading Recent reads
As an excuse for actual content, I'm presenting a list of books that I read during 2005. Yes there's quite a few Stephen King in there and no I'm not apologizing for it. So there. Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Attwood Salmon of Doubt, by Douglas Adams Last of the Amazons, by Steven Pressfield Mindscan, by… Continue reading 2005, the year in books
Spent a good part of the day updating a file on the setting of Corruption of Power. Some things were still from the first draft, and the world has evolved since then. Also finished reading "Chronoliths", by Robert Charles Wilson.
I recently had the pleasure of attending a reading by science fiction author Julie Czerneda at the Leacock museum in Orillia Ontario, Julie's current hometown. This is actually the second reading she's done here, the first being last August when she won two Aurora Awards; one for her novel In the Company of Others, and… Continue reading Reading in Orillia