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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 14%.

Six Wakes - Mur Lafferty



Solar sails, even mile-wide ones, don't work for interstellar travel. Especially when course corrections are involved.


I'm hoping that the human factors in this book are better thought out. There's still the whole mystery of what exactly happened that made someone kill everyone and sabotage the ship. The crew are all clones of the original crew, and their uploaded minds were damaged so that all recent memories were erased.


Right now nothing really makes sense, but that could be a sign of a devious and complicated resolution to the mystery. Here's hoping...