Hope Swann (coffeebased) wrote,
Hope Swann

[books] it's all over now before it's begun

It's been a rough four months. I kept meaning to pick up blogging again, but things kept happening.

Somehow, that hasn't quite stopped me from reading, as I've read 148 books since the last time I posted here. There was a ten-day blip when I couldn't manage to even turn a page, but everything after that has been a ridiculous blur. My book ratio's a been a little over a book a day. Don't worry, I'm still happily employed, and I've been sleeping and eating. But we cope in whichever way we can, I guess. I gave up on trying to "review" everything I've read. There's too much and all that happy employment is my priority here. This post is more about trying to clear the pipes, get the backlog out of the way so that it won't be hanging over my head anymore. Maybe that'll help get things going regularly again.

You'd think that all that reading would have killed my next 20 reads, but it's been mostly been binging on graphic novels. I got rid of seven of the twenty though, so that's not so bad. I'm just going to post about what I'm reading now, and the rest of this post will be devoted to the image-list of all the books I've read recently. That's literally the only way I can manage to do this. :))

Now Reading:

Fulgrim (Horus Heresy #5) by Graham McNeill

Reading Next:

Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Dawn (Xenogenesis #1) by Octavia Butler

Next 20 Reads:
1. Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen #1) by Steven Erikson
2. Diaspora by Greg Egan
3. Abarat: Days of Magic Nights of War (Abarat #2) by Clive Barker
4. Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
5. Genocide of One by Kazuaki Takano
6. The Man Who Knew Too Much by G. K. Chesterton
7. Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by
Marilyn Johnson
8. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks
9. Cloud and Ashes: Three Winter's Tales by Greer Gilman
10. She of the Mountains by Vivek Shraya
11. Atonement by Ian McEwan
12. Sans Moi by Marie Despleschin
13. The Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books #2) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
14. The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
15. The City and the City by China Mieville
16. Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley
17. Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
18. A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
19. Life During Wartime by Lucius Shepard
20. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick


Regular blogging should resume soon.


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