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Not so much a blog; just lots of books

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The Grace Year
Kim Liggett
The New Voices of Science Fiction
Jamie Wahls, Sarah Pinkser, Vina Jie-Min Prasad, Rebecca Roanhorse, S. Qiouyi Lu, Darcie Little Badger, Kelly Robson, Nino Cipri, Amal El-Mohtar, Sam J. Miller, E. Lily Yu, Alice Sola Kim, Suzanne Palmer, Alexander Weinstein, Rich Larson
Progress: 13%
Engineering Animals: How Life Works
Alan Mcfadzean, Mark Denny
Progress: 125/314pages
The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization
Nicholas P. Money
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

September 2017 Wrap-Up

Halloween Bingo has given me a record-breaking (for me) month. I've left May in the dust...



Yes, I've included several audiobooks, a couple novellas, and a graphic novel in that, but 22 books is still awesome for me. I also got a bingo and I'm doing pretty well with my card. Almost all my ratings are 3-stars and above and my average rating was 3.4 stars: a really good month.


5 stars:

The Fifth Elephant (Discworld, #24) - Terry Pratchett 



4.5 stars

The Last Continent (Discworld, #22) - Terry Pratchett 


4 stars:

Midnight Riot - Ben Aaronovitch,Kobna Holdbrook-Smith The Iron Hand Of Mars - Lindsey Davis Carpe Jugulum (Discworld, #23) - Terry Pratchett Whispers Under Ground - Ben Aaronovitch,Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Kushiel's Dart - Jacqueline Carey Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen,Marilyn Butler,Claire Lamont  


3.5 stars

Murder in Mesopotamia - Agatha Christie Moon Over Soho - Ben Aaronovitch,Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Why Shoot a Butler? - Georgette Heyer The Lost Child of Lychford (Witches of Lychford) - Paul Cornell The Lamp of the Wicked - Phil Rickman      


3 stars:

A Knit before Dying - Sadie Hartwell Lucifer Vol. 2: Children and Monsters - 'Dean Ormston', 'Ryan Kelly', 'Peter Gross','Mike Carey' The Severed Streets - Paul Cornell Witches of Lychford - Paul Cornell The Germanicus Mosaic - Rosemary Rowe Whose Body? - Dorothy L. Sayers,David Case  


2.5 stars



1.5 stars

The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett 


1 star:

Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal - Mary Roach