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Books 8

A year and a month since the last list. I need to update this more often. Here’s what I’ve been reading. Disclosure: links are affiliate, so if you buy through them I in theory get some money (although I haven’t … Continue reading

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Amazon, Kindle, reading lists

I’m preparing a blog post with a list of the latest books I’ve read, and in the process, I’ve been reminded of the awful Amazon experience. For starters, I’d like to have better integration between my Kindle, goodreads, calibre, and this blog, … Continue reading

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Books 7

Two months on from the last list. Much time on trains has meant much time reading, hence the list is already long. Temeraire by Naomi Novik: a gunpowder mix of fantasy and historical epic. I was not convinced at first, … Continue reading

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Books 6

A quick review of the latest books to be fed through my eyeballs. It’s been seven months since my last book list. I must try harder to publish these lists more frequently, as I could barely recall the plot of a … Continue reading

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The Antipope

This review is for: The Antipope (The Brentford Trilogy) (Kindle Edition) 1.0 out of 5 stars Interesting story ruined by poor spelling and typesetting,10 Jun 2012 The story is reasonably entertaining if a little slow to get going. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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Books 4

A couple of months already since my last reading update. A couple of busy months, so not much was actually read, but here’s what I did get through: Deja Vu: A Technothriller (The Saskia Brandt Series) by Ian Hocking, and … Continue reading

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Books 2

Reading through Tor.com’s best SFF novels of the decade readers’ poll results and Thom’s tweet reminded me an update was due. Since writing Books I have read — nay, devoured — the following books… Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons, he … Continue reading

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Bond Homme Fatale

Via Kottke: In CASINO ROYALE, James Bond is the Bond girl. Heh. Been done. In The Jennifer Morgue by Charles Stross, in fact. Though arguably Casino Royale predates Jennifer Morgue, given the book Casino Royale was written 11 years before … Continue reading

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Kindle Case Chaos

The Kindle is great, but one of the things you really want from an electronic book is rock-solid stability. Since getting the Kindle, I’ve noticed quite frequently upon opening it that it was back to the home screen and had … Continue reading

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Books

I started using the Kindle app on the iPad back in June 2010, and then frustrated by the weight and battery life of the iPad, I bought a Kindle in October. I’ve noticed a significant increase in the number of … Continue reading

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