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6 Things I’m Reading, Using, Eating This Week

What has my attention this week? Reading: Scrivener Superpowers by M.G. Herron I’ve been using the specialized word-processor Scrivener for a few years now and have pretty much become a ravingly maniacal fan. It’s got a bit of a learning curve, but I got my Scrivener diploma thanks to Joseph Michael’s awesome Learn Scrivener Fast […]

7 Things That Have My Attention This Week

What has my attention this week? Book: The Last Boy by Jane Leavy Ever since watching 61*, Billy Crystal’s loving ode to baseball legends Maris and Mantle, I’ve been interested in their history. So when this one popped up a long time ago as a Kindle freebie, I had to grab it. I’m only now getting around to […]

6 Things I’m Watching, Eating, Using This Week

What has my attention this week? Book: The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks Brent Weeks has got to be my favorite living author. His fantasies are incredibly realized, epically epic, and peopled with dynamic, realistic, charismatic characters. I’ve been looking forward to this third installment in his Lightbringer series. I thought this was to be the last […]

6 Things That Have My Attention This Week

What has my attention this week? Reading: On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision by William Lane Craig Reader Garrett Amerson recommended this one to me last summer after seeing I was reading the similar End of Our Exploring by Matthew Lee Anderson. And I’m very glad he did recommend it! I’m only a couple […]

6 Things I’m Reading, Listening To, and Using

What has my attention this week? Reading: Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley I picked up Huxley’s classic dystopian utopia Brave New World as part of my ongoing pursuit of the classics (I’m actually into the “L” authors, but Brave New World was at a library I don’t often visit, so I’m behind in grabbing it). His analytical […]

6 Things That Should Have Your Attention This Week

What has my attention this week? Book: The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley Writing buddy Holly Heisey put me onto Kearsley a year or two ago. She’s often touted as being a modern-day Daphne Du Maurier (of Rebecca fame), and I definitely recognize the (much gentler) touches of Du Maurier’s supernatural influences throughout Kearsley’s works. All three of […]

6 Things That Have My Attention This Week

What has my attention this week? Favorite Christmas gifts edition. Book: Heroes of the City of Man by William Leithart As a matter of fact, I didn’t receive a single book for Christmas. Shocking, I know. I stopped asking for books a few years ago, because my TBR pile is always ginormous anyway. But I […]

6 Things I’m Reading, Watching, Eating This Week

What has my attention this week? Reading: The Golden Bowl by Henry James This will be the last book in my exploration of James. I admit I’ve kind of been putting it off since it’s soooo stinking long. There are a lot of things I appreciate about James (namely, the complexity of his prose and themes), […]

6 Things That Have My Attention This Week

What has my attention this week? Book: Taken by Dee Henderson I’m in “sequel” mode in my reading right now. Having just finished all the books in my Kindle library, I’m taking a few weeks to catch up on sequels before tackling the toppling pile of paperbacks in my TBR stack. This is one of those […]

6 Things That Have My Attention This Week

What has my attention this week? Book: Deephaven by Sarah Orne Jewett I was debating reading this book (Jewett was on my list of classic authors to pursue), since I couldn’t quite make out from the descriptions if it was a novel. I went ahead with it, and I think we can safely say it’s a […]