Reading in Purple

Reading. One of my life's greatest passions, alongside travel, photography, cats, and purple things. This is where I'll write about what I'm reading.

 

I should also use this area to note the potential and probable use of strong language. You have been warned.

Today
July
23
May 2017
07
text: I have moved...
Hey guys, I thought for a while about this and then did the transition. I have moved my blog over here. As nice as the shel...
March 2017
27
reviewed: "Our revels now are ended."
I should have read The Tempest ahead of this, but I was over-eager in my excitement at getting my greedy little paws on a cop...
Hag-Seed - Margaret Atwood
read and rated
March 2017
26
finished reading:
March 2017
12
reviewed: Historical uncertainties leave room for fictional invention
The fun thing about historical fiction is that ambiguity and uncertainty inherent in certain time periods leave a lot of room...
The Scribe of Siena - Melodie Winawer
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finished reading:
March 2017
08
currently reading
March 2017
7
started reading:
March 2017
06
reviewed: A solid start with a strong appeal for Sherlock Holmes fans
This, the first book of the Baskerville Affair, is a solid start to a trilogy that will appeal strongly to any who count them...
A Study in Silks - Emma Jane Holloway
read and rated
started reading:
started reading:
March 2017
5
finished reading:
February 2017
27
reviewed: That was... something.
Unfortunately, common sense does not always win out. Don't get me wrong, this was a really enjoyable book and I read it rat...
The Circle - Dave Eggers
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finished reading:
February 2017
25
text: When is enough "transparency" finally enough?
Warning: Light spoilers ahead that may not really be spoilers? I dunno. I was recently introduced to Dave Eggers' 2013 nove...
The Circle - Dave Eggers

Currently reading

The Complete Shorter Fiction of Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf, Susan Dick
Progress: 33/343 pages
Church of the Divine Duck
Mark Lages
Progress: 24/277 pages
Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond
Sonia Shah
Progress: 9/217 pages
The Baskerville Tales (Short Stories): The Adventure of the Wollaston Ritual, The Strange and Alarming Courtship of Miss Imogen Roth, The Steamspinner Mutiny (The Baskerville Affair)
Emma Jane Holloway
Progress: 2 %
The Speed of Dark
Elizabeth Moon
Progress: 50/340 pages
1984
George Orwell, Erich Fromm
Progress: 63/312 pages