Since it seems to be a thing now...


the log )



READING NOW
school stuff
(about thirty texts in whole and in part, mostly in part)





(carry overs from 2011, on [extended] hold)

Among Others, Jo Walton
Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-62. Frank Diktter, Frank Dikitter


ON HOLD
Molesworth (Penguin 20th century classics), Phillip Hensher, Ronald Searle Geoffrey Willans
Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children, Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman (misplaced-ish)
The Word for World is Forest, Ursula K. Le Guin (left at mom's on kitchen table!!!)
Well...why not? :-)

The Log )


ACTUALLY READING NOW FOR REAL:
Dreadnought, Cherie Priest
Fleshmarket (Signature), Nicola Morgan [done]
The Alchemist's Apprentice, Dave Duncan


READING NOW WELL, THINGS I STARTED, AT LEAST LET'S JUST BE HONEST AND SAY UTTERLY, UTTERLY STALLED:
The City & The City, China Mieville
Unseen Academicals (Discworld),Terry Pratchett
The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, Jesse Bullington
Midnight Never Come, Marie Brennan
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Vintage) Stieg Larsson
(I despair of these ones. Also I can't find them anymore. 9/4/10)
King Maker: The Knights of Breton Court, volume 1, Maurice Broaddus
A Local Habitation (October Daye, Book 2), Seanan McGuire





And... HAPPY NEW YEAR, 2011! Bye bye, this post... :-)
I'm going to do a thing this year. Since my resolution to not buy any books in 2009 (but to freaking read the ones that are already piled up across my floor and blocking my access to BED) died a grisly and humorous death on or about January 2, I've decided that...that's just not feasible. (I will try the "Co-opt Lent" thing again, though. It worked wonderfully last year.)

EXPLANATION
TL;DR )

So. Rules:
Rules, then )

Voila!
Book Log, 2009 )

READING RIGHT NOW:
The City & The City, China Mieville


PRIORITIZED FOR JAN 2010 *blush*
All the Windwracked Stars, Elizabeth Bear
To Ride Hell's Chasm, Janny Wurts (October "Beyond Reality" pick)
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party, M.T. Anderson
Fragments (African Writers Series), Ayi Kweh Armah


Sorta starting but not quite:
Mouse or Rat: Translation as Negotiation, Umberto Eco
The Philosopher's Apprentice, James Morrow
City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer
Nri Warriors of Peace, Chikodi Anunobi

indefinite hiatus )

comments welcome, but screened comments unscreened, now that it's over. ^__^


Annnnnd... see you later, this post! *waves fondly*

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