Saturday Miscellany—9/28/19

This has been a strange week, I kept running out of steam in the evenings and was honestly and pleasantly surprised to find that I’d played around on social media enough to actually have anything to post today. How I got anything written this week is beyond me. I did do more reading than I expected to—still, I have a need to be reading 5 books right now rather than writing anything (and I don’t mean reading a chapter or two and then switching, I literally mean reading 5 simultaneously). When I say that I overcommitted for Sept./Oct. I really mean it. (and that’s not counting the two books I pre-ordered months ago that arrived in the last 10 days and are sitting ignored on my shelf).

Anyway, I hope you enjoy this list of odds ‘n ends over the week about books and reading that caught my eye—I did:

    A Book-ish Related Podcast Episode you might want to give a listen to:

  • Author Stories’ Episode 724 | Craig Johnson Returns With Land Of Wolves—Hank Garner’s fifth chat with Johnson. Pleasant chat about a great installment in the series (my post about the book will be up soon, I think)

    Among an interesting looking crop the this week’s only New Releases I’m Excited About and/or You’ll Probably See Here Soon is:

  • Fallen by Benedict Jacka—the tenth in the Alex Verus series is out now, and I’m hoping I can squeeze it in soon. Incidentally, I like the fact that the US covers are starting to be multi-colored. I can’t give an abbreviated single-sentence synopsis, because I like walking into these without any idea what’s going to happen. It’s enough that it’s a new Verus.

Lastly, I’d like to say hi and extend a warm welcome to Aqsa haleem, OwlBeSatReading, and bryan_lunsford for following the blog this week. Don’t be a stranger, and use that comment box, would you?

5 thoughts on “Saturday Miscellany—9/28/19

  1. Thanks for the boost! I was really glad Victoria volunteered to write it and loved her perspective on how it felt to self-publish for the first time. It was a different take than the objective numbers posts we sometimes see. And thanks for appreciating the blog name!

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  2. Thank you for featuring my post! I’m glad you enjoyed it. I’ll definitely be checking out some of these other links as well.

    (Also, I love your comment box instruction of ‘read irresponsibly’ XD )


  3. good selection of articles. I had no idea that Reese and Jenna were rivalling Oprah in impact! Also liked the list of heroes, though mine would have been completely different. And the article about seff-publishing by Victoria Corva was a very complete discussion about that option.

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