Tag Archives: books

Jul 23rd, 2008

Ask and ye shall receive – more or less

I woke up this morning at about 3:00am with an absolutely torturous sinus headache, took some sudafed and proceeded to toss and turn for nearly an hour listening to Adam snore. So when the alarm went off a few hours later I was still somewhat worse for wear. Adam got the kids up, dressed, fed […]

Jun 27th, 2008

Another Book Meme

Yeah, it’s a bit on the repetitive side but books just happen to be one of my obsessions so I’m doing it anyway. The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed. Well let’s see. 1) Look at the list and bold those you have […]

Jun 14th, 2008

Okaaaay….

You’re Prufrock and Other Observations! by T.S. Eliot Though you are very short and often overshadowed, your voice is poeticand lyrical. Dark and brooding, you see the world as a hopeless effort of people tryingto impress other people. Though you make reference to almost everything, you’ve reallyheard enough about Michelangelo. You measure out your life […]

May 24th, 2008

RIP Robert Asprin

Robert Asprin, author of the Myth Adventures series, has died. He’d been scheduled to appear at Marcon this weekend too so clearly this wasn’t expected. I loved the Myth books, and also the Theives World anthology series and the Phule’s Company novels. I was re-reading one of the Myth books recently thinking it might be […]

May 16th, 2008

Link-fest No. 3

John Scalzi has a shareware short story available for download: “How I Proposed to My Wife: An Alien Sex Story” You can download it for free then, if you like it, send money! Jay’s Conversations with Patients make me laugh. Blue milk on the fact that maternity leave is not a holiday. California Supreme court […]

May 14th, 2008

LibraryThing unread books meme

Pinched from Lauredhel at Hoyden About Town What we have here is the top 100 or so books most often marked as “unread” by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well-rounded. Bold the ones you’ve read, underline the ones you read for school, italicize the ones […]