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Not so much a blog; just lots of books

Currently reading

Kushiel's Dart
Jacqueline Carey
Progress: 2%
Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
Cacilda Jethá, Christopher Ryan, Allyson Johnson, Jonathan Davis
Within the Hollow Crown: A Valiant King's Struggle to Save His Country, His Dynasty, and His Love
Margaret Campbell Barnes
Progress: 57/333pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
Cherie Priest
Progress: 18%
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

Reading progress update: I've read 27 out of 781 pages.

The First Man in Rome  - Colleen McCullough

Why finish books when you can just start new ones?

(Seriously, I have nine listed as currently reading right now.)


Do I get to call Gaius Marius a special snowflake? So far he seems to fit the bill.


First impressions: this book manages to feel like it starts slowly while at the same time giving a sense of political undercurrents and tensions.


And thanks to whomever updated my edition info. Either I'm imagining things and there always was a description and I considered typing up my jacket text just for fun or the librarian elves have been at it again. I think the cover is of better quality too.