Posts tagged “Reading”

July 21, 2020 Finsihed reading "The Saga of the Swamp Thing"
Finished reading Alan Moore’s The Saga of the Swamp Thing today and enjoyed it a lot. In hindsight I was both a bit bummed, and delighted to figure

July 10, 2020 The Graveyard Book - Graphic Novel
I don’t think there is another book that I have read that frequently as Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book and I just finished reading the graphic

June 26, 2020 Alpha & Omega
In the beginning of the year read Vo.1-5 of Joe Hill’s and Gabriel Rodriguez’s amazing series Locke & Key. I was just about to receive the final

May 20, 2020 Doctorow's Homeland
I had to force myself to put the book away at 3 o’clock a.m. last night and instead finished reading Cory Doctorow’s Homeland in the morning. It’s

May 7, 2020 Finished Information doesn't want to be free
I know I’m late to the game, but I finished reading Cory Doctorow’s “Information doesn’t want to be free” yesterday and it had been a very

May 2, 2020 Little Brother
Finished reading Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother during the night and found it to be a fantastic, and eye-opening book that I couldn’t put down. I

April 20, 2020 2000 Pages of Sandman
While I more or less binged the rest of the series beginning from Vol.5, the first four volumes I read spread out other the last year with lots of

April 10, 2020 I continued my Sandman-binge and finished Vol.
9, The Kindly Ones today and since I’m already at it, will continue with Vol.10 The Wake now. It

March 29, 2020 My long overdue "The Books I read in 2019" post
I’m rather happy with the outcome of last year’s list and I managed to read quite a few books. As always there is a lot of Neil Gaiman in there, and

March 21, 2020 I am slow with updates during this year, and still have to write some stats-posts from last year among other posts, but at least I found the energy to update my book-log with the books from this year.
I am slow with updates during this year, and still have to write some stats-posts from last year among other posts, but at least I found the energy

December 29, 2019 The Last “Reading-Update” for 2019
While the above were audiobooks, I, at the same time, re-read Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere of which I recently got the used, illustrated edition of and

December 13, 2019 And some more recently read books
During the last few months my every so frequent blogging-streak from the beginning of the year, turned into a lot-less-frequently blogging streak,

November 2, 2019 While reading the introduction to “The New Annotated H.
P. Lovecraft” I ran into many, unknown to me, classics of horror fiction and read “Carmilla”

November 1, 2019 Finished reading Neil Gaiman’s “Smoke and Mirrors” the other day.
What a great collection of stories and I enjoyed it a lot and will without any

October 31, 2019 More new books - Just in time for Halloween
Upon first glance the “Annotated Lovecraft” is spectacular and I’m sure that I will without doubt also order the recently released second book of

October 28, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Leslie S.
Klinger’s In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe this morning and it’s a great compilation of Gothic horror stories. I

October 22, 2019 The forgotten Reading-List updates
It’s been a while since my last update, but in fact I read a lot during the last few weeks but didn’t quite came around posting updates. Social is

September 21, 2019 Two finished Books
I finished the audiobook Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments” the other day and it’s nothing but brilliant. Even though the faith of the two main

September 19, 2019 A few more Books
I had pre-ordered both the Neil Gaiman “Snow, Glass, Apples” and Randall Monroe’s “How To”. The latter I pre-ordered long ago enough to have

September 11, 2019 Finished reading the audiobook “Heroes” by, and read by, Stephen Fry yesterday.
The book is very interesting, entertaining and confusing at the same

September 10, 2019 The Book Thing
Last week arrived a delivery of a collection of mostly used Neil Gaiman books and the other day I purchased these two beautiful graphic novels. Also

August 26, 2019 Finished the audiobook of “Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth” by Frank Cottrell Boyce earlier today.
It’s a fun story and the reading by Peter

August 22, 2019 I just finished reading the audiobook of Stephen King’s “Bag Of Bones”, read by the author himself and enjoyed it a lot.
I generally like how he

July 26, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Neil Gaiman’s “The Anansi Boys” read by Lenny Henry who really knocks it out of the park.
Outstanding reading! I read the

July 22, 2019 Thanks to a minor home-improvement project I managed to listen Terry Pratchett’s “The Light Fantastic” (book #2 in the Discworld series) as well as start with the audiobook of Neil Gaiman’s “The Anansi Boys”.
Thanks to a minor home-improvement project I managed to listen Terry Pratchett’s “The Light Fantastic” (book #2 in the Discworld series) as well as

July 20, 2019 Finished watching Good Omens as well as the audiobook of Stardust also by Neil Gaiman and enjoyed both immensely.
The appendix of the audiobook

July 16, 2019 Finished reading Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman Vol.
2: The Doll’s House. What a book! I never really had been a comics reader, but these books make me

July 7, 2019 Finished reading The Sandman Vol.
1: Peludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman. It’s the first graphic novel I read in a long time and already got me the

June 27, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Ray Bradbury’s Zen in the Art of Writing.
It is always interesting to see how the art writing relates to other arts, such

June 18, 2019 Finished reading Terry Pratchett’s “The Colour of Magic” early in the morning.
It was fun, albeit a bit confusing as an audiobook. It took me a

June 18, 2019 Finished reading Terry Pratchett’s “The Colour of Magic” early in the morning.
It was fun, albeit a bit confusing as an audiobook. It took me a

June 3, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Adam Savage’s “Every Tool’s a Hammer” the other day.
It is a fun, insightful and inspiring read. Funnily it shared some

June 3, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Adam Savage’s “Every Tool’s a Hammer” the other day.
It is a fun, insightful and inspiring read. Funnily it shared some

May 27, 2019 Finished reading Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport.
It was a very interesting and even though familiar, somewhat eye opening. I will have to go

May 25, 2019 My Reading List for the Summer Holidays
The other day I finished Jeffrey Konvitz’s “The Guardian” and now I have the feeling that I have read enough 70’s horror, if at least for a while.

May 22, 2019 Reading some more 70's Horror Classics
Finished the audiobook of Jeffrey Konvitz’ “The Sentinel” earlier today. The plot, the setting, the characters, the way it ends, just about

May 20, 2019 Finished the audiobook of James Clear’s Atomic Habits today.
I think this is a very inspiring book and there is a lot to digest in there. I bought

May 16, 2019 Finished reading Joe Hill’s “Heart-shaped Box” today.
It was a great story. Related: I might be a little more worried now when our dog again starts

May 13, 2019 Finished reading “The Demonologist” by Andrew Pyper today.
The beginning felt, as I read elsewhere as well, a bit like “The Historian” but then went

May 8, 2019 Finished reading “Hell House” by Richard Matheson.
It was a thrilling read and in fact what I expected “The Haunting Of Hill House” to be. Now I

May 6, 2019 Finished reading Neil Gaiman’s “The Graveyard Book” last night and, as usual, liked it a lot.
Could have started all over again. 📚

May 3, 2019 About my next Read and an Interview
After finishing the Themis Files series the other I was looking for the next thing and when Tim Ferriss’ interview with Neil Gaiman was mentioned in

May 2, 2019 Finished reading Only Human (Themis Files #3) by Sylvain Neuvel and enjoyed this series.
I realized how I like the “journal” kind of style in which

April 30, 2019 Finished reading Waking Gods, Part 2 in the Themis Files, by Sylvain Neuvel.
I liked this book even more than part 1. Looking forward to finish the

April 28, 2019 Finished reading Sylvain Neuvel’s Sleeping Giants earlier today.
I was a bit surprised to find out that it’s part of a series. Now continuing with

April 26, 2019 Finished reading Tiamat’s Wrath (The Expanse, #8) by James S.
A. Corey and I enjoyed it a lot. It’s a fantastic series. Looking forward to the next

March 26, 2019 Just in time for today’s release of James S.
A. Corey’s Tiamat’s Wrath, book 8 in the Expanse series, I finished The Vital Abyss, one of the tie-in

March 16, 2019 Just realized that “Tiamat’s Wrath”, book 8 in the Expanse series is going to be released this month.
Using the opportunity to dive back into the

March 14, 2019 Finshed reading The Lady in the Lake the 4th book in Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe series last night.
It’s as enjoyable as the previous ones

March 12, 2019 Finished reading M.
R.James’ Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Part 1 and guess I will continue then with part 2. 📚

March 2, 2019 And I finished another Raymond Chandler audiobook, The High Window, Philip Marlowe book 3.
Enjoyed it as much as the previous ones and continued

February 26, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Raymond Chandler’s Farewell, My Lovely, the second book in the Philip Marlowe series.
Enjoyed this as much as the first

February 14, 2019 My “The Books I Read List for 2018”
This year was interesting in many ways and in terms of my reading list especially. For starters I started out rather strong and finished a couple of

February 10, 2019 The Thing with “The View From The Cheap Seats”
I am enjoying Neil Gaiman’s work since for a while and this book turns out a huge inspiration and source of discovery for me. I discovered Neil

February 9, 2019 The Big Sleep
Quite a while ago I listened to this Criminal episode about Raymond Chandler, and ever since I planned to read the Philip Marlowe books and had “The

February 5, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Homer’s The Odyssey in the new translation by Emily Wilson.
The story was rather easy to follow but I’d be hard pressed

January 30, 2019 I’m currently reading the new translation by Emily Wilson of The Odyssey.
While I find the story itself is rather easy to follow, the influx of

January 18, 2019 Finished V.
E.Schwabs “Vengeful“, book 2 in the Villains series last night. It’s a fast paced and exciting story (as was the first one) and I like

January 10, 2019 As I just finished Stephen King’s “The Stand” I realized again, how much fun it is to read such a long story.
It is almost as one becomes part of

January 10, 2019 As I just finished Stephen King’s “The Stand” I realized again, how much fun it is to read such a long story.
It is almost as one becomes part of

December 21, 2018 The one with the “Murderbot” and other novellas
I posted a short micro-blog the other day, when I started with the Murderbot Diaries, and in the meanwhile I of course finished the whole series.

December 17, 2018 Current Reading
After finishing the rest of the Nightflyers and other Stories by George R.R. Martin I continued with the first of the Murderbot Diaries, All System

December 10, 2018 I got lots of reading done during the last few days.
First I finished the audiobook of George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers and enjoyed the story and

November 16, 2018 Finished the audiobook of Scalzi’s latest book “The Consuming Fire” and enjoyed it a lot.
I wished it would have been a bit longer, but I guess I

October 29, 2018 Finished the audiobook of John Scalzi’s “Agent To The Stars” as well as the actual book-book of Good Omens by Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett last night.
Finished the audiobook of John Scalzi’s “Agent To The Stars” as well as the actual book-book of Good Omens by Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett last

March 12, 2018 The other day I finished the audiobook of Stephen Fry’s Mythos.
It was both educating and entertaining. It was bit difficult to follow the names of

March 5, 2018 Finished reading John Scalzi’s Your Hatemail will be Graded last night and continued right away with more Scalzi: The Last Colony (Old Man’s War Book 3).
Finished reading John Scalzi’s Your Hatemail will be Graded last night and continued right away with more Scalzi: The Last Colony (Old Man’s War

February 11, 2018 Currently Reading
I have been listening to audiobooks plenty before but since I started to use Storytel, the audiobook streaming thingy I wrote earlier about, I have

January 30, 2018 What's next on my Reading List
Many things work better for me when I have a goal, a deadline or something like this and finding motivation for reading is not that different. Now

January 20, 2018 Finished Persepolis Rising - Expanse #7 today.
It was as good as the rest of the series and apparently the first of the last three books in this

December 28, 2017 The Books I Read in 2017
The stats from Goodreads came in the other week and I was happy to realize that I reached my reading-goal for this year. I didn’t succeed with big

October 25, 2017 What's coming up in my Reading Edition #2
Since I finished my previous list, I had to make a new one. I have made very good progress with my last reading list and the books from my last post

September 16, 2017 What's next in my Reading List
The other day I finally (I’m sorry to put it this way) finished “The Night Ocean” and am now thinking what to read next and this is what I came up

May 26, 2017 I just read the article Cover Story: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Definitive Preview and liked it.

February 13, 2017 The next books on my Reading List
I’m taking a short break from the Expanse series. I just finished reading the 3rd book in the Expanse series, Abaddon’s Gate, and already look

December 4, 2016 The Books I finished in 2016
During this year I managed to read a lot more than I had anticipated. I take this as a good thing. Two years back I realized that I by far don’t