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Just a heads up that I'm going dark for several weeks. I may still update posts/challenges but there will be no new content, not even Thursdays.

My Mom died and I'm taking each day as it comes, plus helping my Dad go through her stuff.

Jan 16 update: Mother-in-law, who I call Mom, is in the hospital for bypass surgery

Feb 19 update: MIL is home now :-D and slowly getting better. I'm still helping my Dad with Mom's stuff but since my brother is out of town, I'm spending 4 nights at his house every week for a month. It's MUCH closer to Dad's and they do meals together and hang out.

Mar 8 update: I'm having a blast with my Dad. MIL has gone back to the hospital

Friday, November 18, 2016

Wired into Sci-Fi Reading Challenge

Wired into Sci-Fi
Reading Challenge
2017

hosted by Sci-Fi and Scary

for more information, click here - you'll also find info on a second Sci-Fi challenge

There are three levels, I'm going for Dabbler and hope to read 10 books off the list. If I make it to 33% and still can't finish the book, it counts but only twice.

I'm really hoping I can re-read and have it count because Hitchhiker's is almost within reach of my laptop and I was going to re-read it anyways.

~ List to Choose From - date read ~
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (living room)
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (box 53)
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (box 12)
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
Solaris by Stanislaw Lem
Ringworld by Larry Niven
Tau Zero by Poul Anderson
1984 by George Orwell (office)
Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement
Ring Around the Sun by Cliffard D. Simak
The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester
The Long Tomorrow by Leigh Brackett
When Worlds Collide by Philip Wylie
The Death of Grass by John Christopher
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard
Make Room! Make Room! by Henry Harrison
Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (box 78)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick
The Female Man by Joanna Russ
Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
Life by Gwyneth Jones


Okay, I guess I can only remember reading four of them, it's just that six others are in my library already. And wow, challenge complete ;-)

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