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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

Snakes and Ladders - Update 12

So much for an easy, uneventful game...

 

 

 

(Moonlight Reader's rule post)

 

Squares:

1. Author is a woman: Poulets grillés par Sophie Hénaff (2 dice: 2+6 = 8)

 

9. Author's last name begins with the letters H, I, J, or K: Blood Price by Tanya Huff (4+4 = 8)

 

17. Genre: horror: Salvage: a Ghost Story by Duncan Ralston (2 dice: 3+6 = 9)

 

26. Part of a series that is more than 5 books long: An Excellent Mystery by Ellis Peters [Cadfael #11] (6+5 = 11)

 

37. Has won an award: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins (1 die: 4)

 

41. Characters involved in politics: The Division Bell Mystery by Ellen Wilkinson (2 dice: 3+6 = 9)

 

50. Has a domestic animal on the cover: The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog by Elizabeth Peters (4+3 = 7)

 

57. Was published more than 50 years ago: Podkayne of Mars by Robert A. Heinlein (2 dice: 1+4 = 5)

I combined this with a couple of short stories from The New Voices of Science Fiction to be sure to hit the 200 page count mark.

 

62. Cover is more than 50% green: Poseidon's Gold by Lindsey Davis (2 dice: 3+2 = 5)

 

67. Set in a city with a population of greater than 5 million people: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? by Paul Cornell (2 dice: 3+5 = 8)

 

75. Set in a fantasy world: Two Serpents Rising by Max Gladstone (2 dice: 4+1 = 5)

 

80. Main character is a man: L’énigme des Blancs-Manteaux by Jean-François Parot (2 dice: 6+1 = 7)

 

87. Snake - go back to 57

 

57. Was published more than 50 years ago