A Look Back Part Six: Graphic Novels

A Look Back at My Reading List (2017 Part 6: Graphic Novels) I do usually love this category. Art and words—awesome. But this year, I didn’t get much…but this is probably why my page count is up compared to books read. I’ve read…4! That’s it. To quote my president, Sad. Here they are:   The … Continue reading A Look Back Part Six: Graphic Novels

A Look Back Part 5: Middle Grade

A Look Back at My Reading List (2017 Part 5: Middle Grade) This one was hard to do this year. I usually read many more because my wife teaches a lot of them, but I didn’t do quite as much. The pickings are slim. Of all my books, the middle grade amount stands at a … Continue reading A Look Back Part 5: Middle Grade

A Look Back Part 4: Foreign Books

A Look Back at My Reading List (2017 Part 4: Foreign Books) I’ve made a new subset this year, mainly to replace the Indie books I’m no longer reading. Out of all the books I read, a great many are from other countries and have been translated. I figured why not set them apart in … Continue reading A Look Back Part 4: Foreign Books

A Look Back Part 3: YA

A Look Back at My Reading List (2017 Part 3: Young Adult) My passion has greatly dropped for this area of reading. I’m, at best, withheld when it comes to YA. If you haven’t read my posts regarding it, then you might not like my reaction to the larger bulk of this subsection. That being … Continue reading A Look Back Part 3: YA

Look Back Part 2: Classics

A Look Back at My Reading List (2017 Part 2: Classics) The definition of Classic can sometimes be hard to pin down. Italo Calvino dedicated a whole essay to it showing how hard it actually is. The meaning ranges from world lit to individual lit for each country or region. However, for me, these are … Continue reading Look Back Part 2: Classics

Plans for 2018

Plans for 2018 I’m beginning to like this process of the year: picking a list of what to do. I need to be lofty…though I don’t know if I always hit the mark. Finish my ‘Breif Lives’ book Although the manuscript is almost complete, I still need to do a lot of finishing touches, not … Continue reading Plans for 2018