Category Archives: On The Shelf

On The Shelf – Big Books – The Constitution Of The United States – 9/9/2018

  For my Big Books series, I thought this would be a pretty decent place to start – particularly in an election year.  I strongly believe that every person in this country should have a copy of the Constitution and … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – Big Books – 9/9/2018

I’ve been blogging now for about 9 months – my first post was published on 12/9/2017 – and I’ve enjoyed every single minute of the time I’ve put into this little site.  It’s given me the chance – after so … Continue reading

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On The Shelf – July Releases – 7/4/2018

  July is going to be a different kind of reading month for me.  I went into June with 6 highly anticipated releases – a decent number for any single month – and those books contributed to 30 days of … Continue reading

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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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