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2013 December

  • It's the end of the year, so it feels like a good time to look back at the books and games I've gone through in 2013. I guess it's my lack of focus really but my reading rate has really gone down over the past few years, I guess in favor of TV, comics and games. (I guess comics count as reading too, but I'm talking about full-length novels. For 2013 as far as I can tell I only finished reading the following novels: Slaughterhouse Five (Kurt Vonnegut) Foundation Trilogy (Isaac Asimov) -- I only read up to Second Foundation,

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2007 September

  • My reading lately has comprised of Orson Scott Card's excellent Ender's Game series. I got a copy of six of the books from an officemate a couple of months back, and I've just finished the seventh book today. I don't usually go through books that quickly, so it's a sign that I've really enjoyed this series. (If I don't enjoy a series, I typically lose interest before even finishing the book -- I have a copy of Sword of Shannara around here to prove that.) The books are more-or-less sci-fi, the first book Ender's Game taking place in a "near

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