…Now if in futility or otherwise, we’ll find out. Taking on the 52 books in 52 weeks challenge last year has merits despite me failing it. It got me to read more books I would probably planned to read earlier that year. 30 books dude! I don’t think I’d have been able to do that […]
The Past Year and Moving Onwards
This is a very late year-end review of my reading pursuits. Around last week a year ago, I started my own book blog from scratch. Reading and writing, activities familiar yet slightly different from what I regularly do everyday. Also an activity that I thought would help me expand my vocabulary again, since I have […]
I have resigned to the fact that I won’t be able to meet the 52 books in a 52 weeks challenge. At the rate I am going, and the waning attention span I have, I won’t be able to complete it at all. Especially considering the times where I need to do other stuff or […]
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Rejected Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy Books
From IO9, a recent addition to my daily reading feedlist, posted 15 classic science fiction and fantasy novels that publishers rejected. It’s an interesting read, especially seeing which books that are considered classic today, had no initial support.
The Best Laid Plans
Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived, even though her home has been destroyed. Gale has escaped. Katniss’s family is safe. Peeta has been captured by the Capitol. District 13 really does exist. There are rebels. There are new leaders. A revolution is unfolding. […] The success of the rebellion hinges on Katniss’s willingness to be a pawn, to accept responsibility for countless lives, and to change the course of the future of Panem. To do this, she must put aside her feelings of anger and distrust. She must become the rebels’ Mockingjay — no matter what the personal cost.