Stats from walled gardens

When I looked at my Goodreads stats this year, for the first time in well over a decade I saw this: I didn't realize it's been over a year since I stopped using

Books of 2016 - Fiction

I'd decided to write up a summary of the books I've read in 2016, so I can revisit them later. I'd already written one about non-fiction, here []. The

Books of 2016 - Non-fiction

I always try to keep track of the books I've read. This time around, I've also decided to try to write a short overview of the books I've read in the last year,

Reading challenge - 2015 - 2017

A "Reading Challenge" floated about the 'net some two years ago. At first I'd been thrilled by the idea: of course! I always want to broaden my horizons. But upon seeing the weird

Vatta's War, by Elizabeth Moon

I've picked Trading in Danger [] by Elizabeth Moon more or less at random. It's the first instalment in the Vatta's War pentalogy. It's