So in the past few weeks I’ve read a couple of books where I decided to snip things for a Teaser Tuesday, even though, technically, on Teaser Tuesday, you’re supposed to take two sentences from whatever book you’re reading on that very day and use that as your teaser. But hey, you know how it … Continue reading Twofer Teaser Tuesday
So this week (and for a couple of weeks previously) I’ve been reading the horror anthology A Mountain Walked: Great Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos, which, as you may have gleaned from the title, consists of a bunch of stories residing in the general neighborhood of H.P. Lovecraft.
So this week I was reading Across the Universe, a YA/SF novel by Beth Revis, in which colonists from Earth are loaded into a gigantic spaceship and sent to Alpha Centauri to see about setting up shop there:
So I finished Infinite Jest, exactly when my reader estimated I would*. And thus we see that the jest is not infinite**.
What, you didn’t think I was going to be finished with Infinite Jest before the next Teaser Tuesday, did you?
So this week—and last week, and the week before that, and the week before that, and for several weeks yet to come—I am reading one of those novels for which the term “doorstopper” was invented: Infinite Jest, by David Foster Wallace.
So not long ago I was reading The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, by Michael Chabon.
So a little while back I read a book called The Rock Child, by Win Blevins: Apparently this book was later republished under the title Of Love and Demons. The original title refers to a rock formation in the mountains; the revised title refers to … uh … well, I’m not sure, exactly. There’s not … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: “The Rock Child”
Recently I was reading Plague of Angels, by John Patrick Kennedy:
So this year, as it does every year, Goodreads compiled a list of the books I read, making a nice little ― or not so little ― tapestry of covers, along with a few details. You can check out the list at Goodreads here, or look at the screen shots below. The advantage of visiting … Continue reading That Was The Year That Was (In Books): 2022 Edition