August 2017, In My Stacks

2017-08-11T13:57:32+00:00

This summer has been a delightful mix of backlisted books and new titles, readng projects and whimsical choices. The book I've been reading the longest in this stack is actually the shortest, Lorna Crozier's What the Soul Doesn't Want (2017). I haven't been using a bookmark in it because I've

August 2017, In My Stacks 2017-08-11T13:57:32+00:00

In My Stacks, March 2017

2017-07-23T12:47:38+00:00

February was a relatively light reading month for me, so there are some nearly-done books in the stack at the beginning of this month, along with new additions. Naomi Novik's Black Powder War, N.K. Jemisin's The Kingdom of the Gods, Baratunde Thurston's How to be Black and the Margaret Millar

In My Stacks, March 2017 2017-07-23T12:47:38+00:00

September 2016, In My Stacks

2016-09-12T14:34:37+00:00

Compared to August, this is going to be an exceptionally busy reading month. And these stacks don't even include the lists of prize-list nominees and IFOA attendees, whose books are also cluttering every flat surface at home. Greg Iles' The Bone Tree - Having finished Natchez Burning in August, I

September 2016, In My Stacks 2016-09-12T14:34:37+00:00

July 2016, In My Stacks

2016-06-28T08:44:55+00:00

Halfway into the calendar year, I ritually consider what I've read so far and what I've not yet picked up. For the past few years, I've straightened the stack at hand mid-year, and gotten reacquainted with any over-lingerers, but this year I've been a tidy reader. (Marge Piercy's Gone to

July 2016, In My Stacks 2016-06-28T08:44:55+00:00

June 2016, In My Stacks

2016-06-20T14:36:13+00:00

As the mid-year mark approaches, what is the state of your stack? Are you reading what you planned to read, or are you happy to have veered away from projects you'd expected to complete? Have you got some new reading projects in mind for the second half of 2016? I'm

June 2016, In My Stacks 2016-06-20T14:36:13+00:00