Category Archives: DNF

My July Reading Log

Fiction: Abandoned in Death by J. D. Robb is the fifty-fourth in that series, wow, and there are currently two more scheduled to follow. These are comfortingly repetitive despite being about sometimes truly gruesome serial murders, because the killer is … Continue reading

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My May Reading Log

Fiction: Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell mashes up space opera with a Marriage of Convenience, with the added level of this being one partner’s second marriage of convenience after his husband is killed in what appeared to be an accident. … Continue reading

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My November Reading Log

Nonfiction: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is worth reading even if you aren’t a history buff, because it shows how very pervasive the genocide of America’s indigenous peoples is in our history and our … Continue reading

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October 2015 Reading Log

October was a pretty sad reading month for me! I was extremely busy, which was part of it, and I seem to be in a bit of a fiction slump as well. The only fiction I finished was 1) a … Continue reading

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Daughter of Recent DNFs

I tried to read some books and stories recently but Did Not Finish reading them. 1. The concept behind this story intrigued me exceedingly – what an unusual twist on a famous myth! But after the prologue, which explained the … Continue reading

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Recent DNFs

I haven’t done this in a while, but I have had quite a few recent DNF books. (Did Not Finish.) No, I will not reveal titles or authors even if you ask me. Yes, I am attempting to avoid mentioning … Continue reading

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Recent DNF Crankiness

As usual, I’m going to avoid mentioning details that might make it easy to identify these books! 1. A steampunky steampunk. Yes, definitely steampunk. In case you missed it. This book which I didn’t finish had perfectly fine prose. It … Continue reading

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New Finds and New DNFs – Mystery

I’ve been on a mystery kick lately, and I tried some new-to-me authors this time around. Winners for me were Chelsea Cain (Heartsick) and Joanne Dobson (Quieter than Sleep and its sequels) and Barbara Hamilton, who is actually Barbara Hambly, … Continue reading

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My Recent DNFs

DNF is an abbreviation for “Did Not Finish.” I know my books have been DNFd by readers; lately, I’ve had a fair number of DNFs in my own reading. No, I am not going to name titles or authors! And … Continue reading

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