Friday, 16 October 2015

Tsana's October Status

...is stressed. But I just handed in a deadline thing so theoretically I can relax and breath a little bit. For a few days. Maybe. The weekend at least.

I've been reading a lot of comics because they are kind of easier to deal with right now. I keep jumping around novels, reading several at once and not finishing anything because I'm reading each individual thing too slowly. So there have been a lot of comic book reviews in the past month, is what I'm saying.

What Have I Read?


As I said, mostly comics.

What Am I Reading?


A bunch of stuff. Most actively, I'm reading Nimona, a collected webcomic by Noelle Stevenson. It's surprisingly thick, as far as comic book collections go, so it's taking me a few days of reading in bed.

I'm also listening to the audiobook of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak during my commutes... which are not particularly long so it's been taking a while.

Aaaand... I'm still reading Blood and Dust by Jason Nahrung and Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley. The latter is a bit too heavy and difficult to deal with when I'm stressing about other stuff. Blood and Dust is a better fit.

New Booksies

Of which many are also comics. So it goes. Purchased unless otherwise noted.
  • Saga Volume 1 by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples — already reviewed
  • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1: Squirrel Power by Ryan North — already reviewed
  • Invisible Republic Vol 1 by Gabriel Hardman — ARC from NetGalley and already reviewed
  • The Infinite Loop by Pierrick Colinet — ARC from NetGalley and already reviewed
  • The first five books by Ben Aaronovitch starting with Rivers of London, because they were on sale. (Yay for price-matching, I was able to buy them for the equivalent of £2 each from Google Play rather than Amazon) Probably won't read them for a while.
  • Bitch Planet Vol 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue DeConnick — ARC from NetGalley and also trade paperback purchased
  • Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie — hotly anticipated, preorderd the ebook and it finally came out
  • Dreamer's Pool by Juliet Marillier — free book of the week on iBooks, whoo
  • Miss Mayhem by Rachel Hawkins — the sequel to Hex Hall
  • The Illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling and Jim Kay — Duh.







 


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