Monthly Archives: January 2012

Book #5: Shadows Linger

I am moving along nicely here with my goal.  I still think it is quite daunting, and unlikely to happen, but I can only try.  The fifth book of my yearly endeavor is Shadows Linger, by Glen Cook.  I read … Continue reading

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Book #4: The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is coming to theatres on March 23.  The popularity of this book amongst teens and adults intrigued me.  Is it better than Twilight?  It is better than Harry Potter?  Those that know me, know … Continue reading

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Book #3: The Halloween Tree

My next book was surprisingly The Halloween Tree (1972).  This book is on my list to read, but I had forgotten about it.  I just found it on one of my wife’s shelves.  I first encountered the The Halloween Tree … Continue reading

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Book #2: The Windup Girl by Paulo Bacigalupi

The journey continues.  Book #2 was completed last night.  The Windup Girl by Paulo Bacigaluipi, a fellow Coloradan. I am still trying to determine what I want to post into each of these little thoughts about the books I have … Continue reading

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To Be Read Piles….

I listen to quite a few “book and reading” podcasts.  Some are good, and some are so-so.  However, each one often the hosts and the readers talk about their “to be read piles” that they have.  Their piles seem to … Continue reading

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Book #1: Clementine by Cherie Priest

The first book, or actually novelette, of the year is Clementine, by Cherie Priest.  Although I did say I was going to read 50 books in a year, I am not excluding novellas and novelettes in this.  For now, short … Continue reading

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In which skippen tries to blog…

This is an experiment for me this year.  I want to write more.  I used to write in Junior High and High School, but as the years have progressed, I have stopped that.  I always enjoyed the process of writing, … Continue reading

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