The entries marked with a (*) are rereads.

In what follows:

Do note that my ratings are based on either how much entertainment/escape I had reading the book or how much new stuff I learned/noticed while reading it. This isn't a literary merit rating, except maybe for the exclamation mark books. Which might be exclamation mark for a wide variety of reasons as well, including "it's a classic," and "it details a worldview/scientific information that I think everyone should be aware of."


January 2014
Leviathan WakesJ.S.A. Corey Space opera; book 1 of "The Expanse." 4 stars

February 2014
Caliban's WarJ.S.A. Corey Space opera; book 2 of "The Expanse." 4 stars
The SteerswomanR. Kirstein Fantasy. 4 stars
The Quantum ThiefH. Rajaniemi SF. 4 stars

March 2014
ScoundrelsT. Zahn A Star Wars EU book. 4 stars
A Short History of Nearly EverythingB. Bryson Non-fiction: A tour through all major sciences. 5 stars

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I sometimes prefer to let some time elapse before I rate a book, to see how well it "ages" in memory.

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