Mt TBR report: May 2015

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I think this month might be the first month this year I’ve broken even by reading as many books as I acquired. Now, if I can just improve on that a little…

Mt TBR status

Mt TBR @ 1 January 2015: 202
Mt TBR @ 30 April 2015: 220
Mt TBR @ 31 May 2015: 220

Books read

24. Kaleidoscope edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios. Reviewed here.

25. The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch. Review forthcoming.

26. The Art of Effective Dreaming by Gillian Polack. Reviewed here.

27. Aurora: Pegasus by Amanda Bridgeman. Review forthcoming.

Books acquired

A Circle of Stones by Erynn Rowan Laurie
The Apple Branch by Alexei Kondratiev
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Saga, Vol. 4 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Online Reading

The Wildness Within Ch. 1-7 by Pia Foxhall. A non-canon, standalone, alternate universe piece utilising Pia’s characters from The Court of Five Thrones. Gwyn becomes semi-wild after being hunted through the forest by his family for centuries. Augus discovers him and takes an interest. An accessible story for those unfamiliar with Pia’s canon, though a warning that while it doesn’t (yet) contain erotica, there are references to torture and BDSM. Although it’s not canon, it did give me a better grasp of Gwyn’s past and the Raven Prince, which was useful because both came up in…

The Court of Five Thrones Ch 32-42. The earlier chapters succeeded in making me cry, though I’ll refrain from saying why to avoid spoilers. As usual, a reminder that this is an original fantasy m/m erotica and not suitable for all audiences.

Your Blue-eyed Boys by Feather. Captain America fanfic dealing with Bucky’s recovery after the events of the Winter Soldier. The characterisation didn’t ring true for me, but I appreciated its treatment of PTSD and the difficulties Steve faces as a caregiver.

What have you read this month?


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2 Responses to Mt TBR report: May 2015

  1. Memory June 5, 2015 at 8:27 am #

    Congrats on breaking even! It’s such a great feeling.

    • Elizabeth June 5, 2015 at 8:29 am #

      Thank you! It would be lovely to manage it again or even *gasp* get a bit ahead, but I won’t be holding my breath.

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