Category Archives: On The Shelf

On The Shelf – Treasure Hunting – 6/3/2018

About a month ago, I put up an “Odds & Bits” post on a series of what I thought were fun items.  One of those was a mention of the fact that we’d recently had a Half Price Books open … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – June Releases – Update – 5/28/2018

Sorry for the additional partial post but a very funny thing happened on the way to the Publish Button. I was in the process of amending my original June Releases post to add a comment about Yoon Ha Lee’s “Machineries … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – Confession – 5/14/2018

Things have gotten a little bit out of control lately – I have way too much to read and the list is only getting longer.  There is no way to get through everything currently “On The Shelf” – I know … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – May Releases – 5/18/2018

I usually keep a year’s worth of new releases stacked up in the “Saved For Later” list on my Amazon account and purchase by the month as the calendar rolls over.  The May list was particularly rich this year and … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – Binge Week – Military Science Fiction – 4/29/2018

Not even sure how I got to this point but I finished “Redshirts” last week and was thumbing through my Amazon feed.  Lo and behold – the Big A had decided to offer up a slew of military science fiction … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – What Next? – 3/25/2018

And that…in a nutshell – is a pretty decent representation of my challenge – if you were to change the blue books from “Pretend To Have Read” to “Started – Not Yet Finished. Now that I’ve finished “Oscar Wao” and … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – New Picks – 2/14/2018

Unaccountable:  (of a person, organization, or institution) not required or expected to justify actions or decisions; not responsible for results or consequences. For everyone out there so worried about the unrestrained exercise of governmental authority in this country, I feel a … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – Interesting Picks – 2/11/2018

Quick post to forward an interesting article provided by a fellow fantasy fan that I thought some of you might appreciate. I was really glad to receive this one since it spotlighted so many titles I’d never even seen before. … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – The Tale Of The Eternal Champion – 1/6/2018

This post is going to be about a collection milestone – kind of a vanity post for which I apologize in advance – but I just can’t resist – given how long it’s taken me to get to this point. … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – Coming In 2018 – 12/16/2017

Very happy to have this arrive on my doorstep yesterday.  I think that’s actually the last thing I have on order for 2017 and it’s going directly to the Holiday Reading List pile.  I haven’t included these Bauchelain & Korbal … Continue reading

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