01 June 2012

Reading Roundup Wrapup: May 2012

Pick of the month: The Acme Novelty Library, Number 19 by F. C. Ware. As sometimes happens, nothing this month was perhaps as standout as I would like, but though this comic is no Jimmy Corrigan, it's still pretty dang good. Plus: set in space!

All books read:
1. Star Wars: Darth Plagueis by James Luceno
2. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
3. Batman vs. Three Villains of Doom by Winston Lyon
4. Utopia: Avengers/X-Men by Matt Fraction with Craig Kyle & Chris Yost, Mike Carey, Kieron Gillen, Paul Cornell, James Asmus, Shane McCarthy, Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman, Rob Williams, Jason Aaron, and Simon Spurrier
5. Dark X-Men by Paul Cornell
6. The Pulse: Fear by Brian Michael Bendis
7. Green Arrow and Black Canary: Five Stages by Andrew Kreisberg with J. T. Krul
8. With No One As Witness by Elizabeth George
9. Professor Bernice Summerfield #7: The Tree of Life by Mark Michalowski
10. The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two: The Hidden Lives and Strange Origins of Words by Anu Garg
11. The Acme Novelty Library, Number 19 by F. C. Ware
12. The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
13. Professor Bernice Summerfield VI: Parallel Lives by Rebecca Levene, Stewart Sheargold & Dave Stone
14. Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea
15. Professor Bernice Summerfield VII: Something Changed edited by Simon Guerrier

All books acquired:
1. With No One As Witness by Elizabeth George
2. Tom Mouse by Ursula K. Le Guin
3. The Obverse Quarterly, Book Four: Zenith Lives!: Tales of M.Zenith, the Albino edited by Stuart Douglas
4. Star Wars Adventures: Boba Fett and the Ship of Fear by Jeremy Barlow
5. George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Science: The Make-Believe of a Beginning by Sally Shuttleworth
6. Charles Dickens' Christmas Ghost Stories edited by Peter Haining
7. Tancred, or The New Crusade by the Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G.
8. Legion Lost by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
9. Star Trek: Captain's Log by Stuart Moore, Scott and David Tipton, Marc Guggenheim, and Keith R.A. DeCandido
10. The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV: Nebula Winners 1970-1974 edited by Terry Carr

Book balance is at 0!  Amazing!

Books remaining on "To be read" list: 412

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