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Not so much a blog; just lots of books

Currently reading

Spinning Silver
Naomi Novik, Lisa Flanagan
The Tropic of Serpents
Marie Brennan, Kate Reading
The Black Tides of Heaven
JY Yang
Lies Sleeping
Ben Aaronovitch
Artificial Condition
Martha Wells
Progress: 18%
Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life
Liz Kalaugher, Matin Durrani
Progress: 70/294pages
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

Four-in-one Festive Tasks

(Square 14) Task for Dies Natalis Solis Invicti: Find the sunniest spot in your home, that’s warm and comfy and read your book. I did this yesterday:

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Of course, a certain feline character insisted I move the books I'd bought the day before to make room for him before he went off to chase a ball of yarn:


I picked up a couple pomegranates the other day so I thought I'd  use them to complete a task for square 9 (Winter Solstice and Yaldā Night) - eat a watermelon or pomegranate for good luck and health in the coming year:

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I decided to cheat for square 15's task for St. Stephen’s Day/Boxing Day: If you have a cat, post a picture of your cat in a box. My cat doesn't really climb into boxes (he's weird), so I'm using a picture of my sister's cat:

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I had put her gift in that box, naturally, so it became two gifts in one (one for her, one for her cat).


Finally, I wasn't planning on completing a task for Square 5 (Advent) but I saw this at the grocery store and figured it was perfect:

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Total points scored to date:  8 (previous) + 4 (this post) = 12