Choose… Wisely.

My Bride is a dangerous woman. Every year, she picks a theme for how she’s going to select the books she’s going to read. One year, she asked friends for recommendations and only read things they recommended. Last year, she only read books we already owned but neither of us had read before. Last year,Continue reading “Choose… Wisely.”

A Year of Books 2019: …And the Rest!

Sometimes you read a book that doesn’t “fit in” with the rest of what you read. So, um, these are the books I read that didn’t “fit in” someplace else. Yeah. ***

Year of Books 2019: Books of Pulp, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi

I read some older books. Now, I don’t think I read anything particularly ancient this year – nothing from the 1800’s or before – but I didn’t just read newer releases. I read some pulp! I also read some good ol’ fantasy and science fiction. Some of it was great! …some of it, less so…Continue reading “Year of Books 2019: Books of Pulp, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi”

A Year of Books 2019 — Ships of Sea and Sky

I like boats. Maybe it was the heavy-handed Star Trek novels I read when I was young that constantly talked about the love between a captain and his ship, but… give me a starship or a tall-masted man o’ war, and I’m hooked. And I read some of those books this year! In today’s list,Continue reading “A Year of Books 2019 — Ships of Sea and Sky”

A Year of Books 2019 — The Best of the Year

The time has come. Every year about this time, my Bride and I assess.. the BOOKSHELF OF DOOM! Actually, it’s not very doom-y. It’s this bookshelf that sits next to our bed. The goal every year is to fill it with what we read. Finish a book? It goes on the shelf! (Other than myContinue reading “A Year of Books 2019 — The Best of the Year”