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Not so much a blog; just lots of books

Currently reading

The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions
Thomas McNamee
Progress: 72/235pages
Conservation of Shadows
Yoon Ha Lee
Progress: 22%
Le premier jour
Marc Levy
Progress: 180/496pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

Booklikes-opoly Summary

Final Bank Balance: $269

Total pages read: 15 621.

Average rating: 3.2

Total number of books read: 51

(I'm counting all books including those that I abandoned as long as I used the page count towards my bank or donated the pages to the Jail Library.)


A big thanks to MR & OB for organizing this game! It was a fun way to knock books off the TBR list. And I was pretty good at sticking to books I'd either bought or been planning on checking out of the library.


A Pint of Murder (A Madoc and Janet Rhys Mystery) - Alisa Craig,Charlotte MacLeod  The Semester of Our Discontent - Cynthia Kuhn  Under Heaven - Guy Gavriel Kay  Deepwater Black: The Complete Adventure (H SF) - Ken Catran  Rivers of London: Volume 2 - Night Witch - Ben Aaronovitch,Lee Sullivan Hill,Andrew Cartmel  Yarned and Dangerous - Sadie Hartwell  Hexed - Kevin Hearne  Use of Weapons - Iain M. Banks  Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman  Age of Myth: Book One of The Legends of the First Empire - Michael J. Sullivan  The Butterfly Garden - Dot Hutchison  Hogfather (Discworld, #20) - Terry Pratchett  Hammered (Iron Druid Chronicles, #3) - Kevin Hearne  The Game of Kings - Dorothy Dunnett  Spiderlight - Adrian Tchaikovsky  All Systems Red - Martha Wells  Jingo (Discworld, #21) - Terry Pratchett  A Fatal Grace - Louise Penny  Queens' Play - Dorothy Dunnett  Death in the Clouds - Agatha Christie  Inside Job - Connie Willis  Fortune like the Moon - Alys Clare  Three Act Tragedy (Hercule Poirot, #11) - Agatha Christie  Sky Coyote - Kage Baker  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson  The Thrall's Tale - Judith Lindbergh  Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong—and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story - Angela Saini  The Grass Crown  - Colleen McCullough  Crocodile on the Sandbank  - Elizabeth Peters  The Circular Staircase -  Mary Roberts Rinehart  Wishful Drinking - Carrie Fisher  A Place of Execution - Val McDermid  Ghost Talkers - Mary Robinette Kowal  The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) - Dorothy Gilman,Barbara Rosenblat  Free-Wrench - Joseph Lallo  The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet - Neil deGrasse Tyson  Recovering Apollo 8 - Kristine Kathryn Rusch  Murder Out of Turn (The Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries) - Richard Lockridge,Frances Lockridge  Final Girls - Mira Grant  Ashes of the Elements (Hawkenlye Mystery) - Alys Clare    The Tavern in the Morning - Alys Clare  Made to Kill: A Novel (L.A. Trilogy) - Adam Christopher  The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman  Murder Past Due - Miranda James  Mendoza in Hollywood: A Company Novel (The Company) - Kage Baker  The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13) - Agatha Christie  The Mermaids Singing  - Val McDermid  Nymphéas noirs - Michel Bussi  Tricked - Kevin Hearne  Sharpe's Fortress - Bernard Cornwell  Dragonfly Falling - Adrian Tchaikovsky


Here's a graphical summary of the squares that I landed on. Pre-shake-up rolls are golden and post-shake-up rolls are blue.