Stacking the Shelves (207)

Stacking the Shelves

This is the first time in a long time, possibly ever, that I have more purchased books and library books in the stack than I do review books. I still think that this slump in review books is brought to you by the months of December and January. Not a lot happens in the depths of winter except the holidays, followed by the post-holiday trough.

We have a paperback of Stardust by Neil Gaiman around here someplace – of course we do. But I signed up for a tour, and I find reading the ebook easier. I read late at night, and I like the backlighting of my iPad. Also the ability to blow up the font a bit so I can read without my glasses. And the book stays open for me while I’m trying to get the cat out of the way.

I picked up Highest Duty because we saw the movie Sully a couple of weeks ago. While we had a good quibble in the car on the way home about how true to life the treatment of the post-crash hearing might have been (or not been) we both enjoyed the movie. For a story about a whole lot of boring tests and hearings, interrupted by an extremely tense one minute catastrophe, the movie is surprisingly riveting. There aren’t a lot of interesting movies out right now, at least not until Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Doctor Strange hit the theaters in November followed by Rogue One in December, so it was nice to find one worth watching. And reading about.

For Review:
Absolute Trust (True Heroes #3) by Piper J. Drake
Flying through Fire (Dark Desires/Blood Hunter #6) by Nina Croft
Gladiator (Galactic Gladiators #1) by Anna Hackett
Seconds to Sunrise (Black Ops: Automatik #3) by Nico Rosso

Purchased from Amazon:
Cutlass (Motor City Alien Mail Order Brides #1) by Ellis Leigh
Disruptor by Sonya Clark
The Gone Dead Train (Detective Billy Able #2) by Lisa Turner
A Little Death in Dixie (Detective Billy Able #1) by Lisa Turner

Borrowed from the Library:
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
Highest Duty by Chesley B. Sullenberger
Stardust by Neil Gaiman