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Weaver's Lament: Industrial Magic Book 2 (Kindle Single)
Emma Newman
The Mirror Empire: Worldbreaker Saga 1
Kameron Hurley
Leviathan Wakes
James S.A. Corey, Jefferson Mays
Life: An Unauthorised Biography: A Natural History of the First Four Thousand Million Years of Life on Earth
Richard Fortey
Progress: 274/371pages
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 168 out of 317 pages.

Le mystère de la chambre jaune - Gaston Leroux

I haven't really been commenting about the story itself because I'm sort of in the middle of the investigation and although I'm not sure what I'd have to say would be spoilers, exactly, it probably makes more sense to take the journey through the clues the long way around. I do get the feeling that Mlle Stangerson would be able to elucidate at least some of the mystery if she'd just talk about it. She's not keeping quiet, exactly, but she must know more than she is letting on...


Chapter XIV moved on from lengthy italics to emphasizing sentences with all caps. And there was a paragraph that went on for 3 pages.