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Old 03-31-2020, 10:17 AM
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I've finished the first three books in the "Realm Between" series by Phoenix Grey. Basically an online world, but the company is testing it on people in comas, etc. So, it's like they get to stay alive in the world the company created.
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Listening to The Silent Patient for Epke's Book Club on twitter.

Listening to Virgin River bc I finally got it from my library hold. Need to put book 2 on hold. I don't normally do romance but I like these--just have to fast forward through a couple of scenes. I'm thinking of signing up for Audible's romance package for a couple of months and listening to as many as I can until I get sick of them. But I need to get through my small backlog first.

Listening to The Infinite Game for a work book discussion. Just a chapter or two a week on that one.

And I still have Master of the Senate, part 1, going here and there.

I'm probably going to have to quit trying to listen to so many at once now that I don't have a commute.
Managed to finish these except Master of the Senate.

The Infinite Game was just ok. I need to quit with these leadership/business books bc they are basically all the same. I don't need a book to tell me to be ethical or think long term.

Started The Gown by Jennifer Robson. Another book club read and should be a nice distraction.
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Finished that, Dragonquest (2nd Pern book) and All Systems Red (book 1 of the Murderbot Diaries). I'll start The White Dragon (3rd Pern book) tonight.
Changed my mind, and started The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin (book 1 of a new trilogy, just came out). New York City is a character, and it has to fight off some unspeakable evil that is attacking it.
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reading through the Discworld series in publication order.

Just finishing up Colour of Magic, and doing Light Fantastic next.
I'm going to do this later this year.
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Started American Dirt, which is the next book in Ekpe Udoh's twitter book club. I could have read the whole thing, it was that engaging, but didn't want to read ahead because we discuss certain chapters each week. Incidentally, this is a public thing, since it's on twitter, so feel free to join if you are interested. The discussion is usually pretty fun.

For my other book club, I have about 2-3 hours left on The Gown by Jennifer Robson. That has been a fun diversion.

I'm also off and on listening to Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar, and I've been relistening to Jan Karon's Mitford series at night. I've listened to those enough that I can set the timer for 30 minutes and if I fall asleep before it finishes I don't have to rewind.
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Changed my mind, and started The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin (book 1 of a new trilogy, just came out). New York City is a character, and it has to fight off some unspeakable evil that is attacking it.
It was good; I liked the twist
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My reading is way down since I started staying home. 6 books (2,048 pages) in the last 30 days, after 33 books (10,225 pages) in the first 68 days of the year.
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I picked up Of Human Bondage again on the Kindle.

I read the Kindle at night as a way to wind down he day, so I only get about 5-10 book-pages in a day. It's a thick book, so this will take me a while.

I may take some of my lunch time to read a bit, too. Especially since the weather is getting nicer, I can sit not he porch and read with a glass of wine or two durning lunch.
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Went through some Jeeves & Wooster audiobooks, doing a Father Brown now, and Three Men in a Boat on deck after that
a bunch of fluffy reads
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Went through some Jeeves & Wooster audiobooks, doing a Father Brown now, and Three Men in a Boat on deck after that
a bunch of fluffy reads
Jeeves & Wooster stories and Three Men in a Boat are NOT fluffy reads?
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