Sci Fi Nightflyers, George R.R. Martin (208 pages) Binti, Nnedi Okorafor (96 pages) Annihilation, Jeff Vandermeer (208 pages) To be taught if fortunate, I didn’t honestly love Annihilation, but I know lots of other people did, and it’s a quick and short read. Nightflyers is a kind of murder-mystery-horror on a spaceship, where you’re never… Read More Quick reads to help smash your GR goal before 2019 ends!
I get through quite a lot of audiobooks at the moment, on account of the fact I commute for about 10 hours a week. Add in some audiobook listening when I’m tidying, walking around the supermarket and falling asleep, and I usually end up reading about 4 or 5 audiobooks a month. That’s a big… Read More Where I get my audiobooks
Rereading is one of those marmite concepts that divide readers and it’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot in the run up to the release of Kingdom of Ash. One Guardian article claims “anyone who talks about rereading a book is arrogant, narrow-minded or dim” and a BBC one points out “We have so… Read More To reread or not to reread? (Throne of Glass)
Recently I feel like everytime I look on twitter, or visit a blog, someone is quitting blogging because of the pressure, the time commitment, or frankly, because it just isn’t fun anymore. That’s obviously a perfectly valid choice, and I don’t judge anyone at all judge for making it, but I really don’t want to… Read More [Discussion]: On wasting your free time
I’ve talked before about the dilemma of whether or not to count graphic novels and audiobooks as part of my reading challenge, but recently I’ve come across another slightly tricky dilemma: how do you count something which contains potentially more than one book? For example: – Graphic novels/Comics in trade paperback form: eg Infinity Volume… Read More How do you count collections and volumes as part of your reading challenge?