Posts Tagged With 'books'

2017 Reading Highlights

Written by shakiestnerd in Reading on Mon 12 February 2018. Tags: books,

2017 was a another good reading year. I discovered several new authors and book series that kept me entertained as I completed 64 books during the year. It seemed to be a year of reading book series as you will see in some of the selections below. A part of …

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A few good books

Written by shakiestnerd in Reading on Wed 13 July 2016. Tags: books,

I am a decent reader with one or two books going all the time. I have a wish list of about 400 books that I keep an eye out for when checking the library web site,, etc. Most of them are classics or represent a highly rated story …

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Reading 2015 Summary

Written by shakiestnerd in Reading on Sun 17 January 2016. Tags: books,

I completed 2015 by reading 64 books. There were some enjoyable highlights.

Science Fiction "Forge of God" and "Anvil of Stars" by Greg Bear are in the classic science fiction mold. In addition, Arthur C. Clarke's 2001: Space Odyssey and Rendezvous with Rama were fascinating. First time reads for all …

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Rules for Reading

Written by shakiestnerd in Reading on Thu 26 June 2014. Tags: books,


Reading is a habit that needs to be cherished and cultivated. During my teen years, I always had my face in a book. Unfortunately, I reached a point around there year 2000 where I couldn't remember the last time I had read a book from cover to cover. That was …

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On Being a Reader

Written by shakiestnerd in Reading on Sat 20 November 2010. Tags: books,

During my childhood and teen years I was a voracious reader. But, as I entered my adult years with all the responsibilities of life, I gradually read less and less. It got to the point, I could no longer remember the last book I had read. I resolved to change …

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