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Showing posts from May, 2020

Quarantine and the To Be Read Pile

The Hungry Detective has been off since mid-March and that means I have watched over 60 movies, I have also made a serious dent in the TBR. The release schedule aligned to help me out with fewer authors releasing books this spring. So between this and the 5 or 6 other books, I hope to read in May/June, I finally feel like I have some breathing room. I have mostly dealt with the book maintenance as well. I only have the last two Copper/Fry books from Stephen Booth that need to be acquired. I am caught up on James Lee Burke, Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Craig Johnson, and Alan Furst. The latest Mark Billingham, Michael McGarrity, and Clive Cussler will be read soon. Only Fred Vargas has three books on my shelf. Right now I have 13 books in the wings and while not a totally accurate number (...5 or 6  are not being counted for a variety of reasons) I feel good that the TBR pile could be in single digits soon. Ostensibly meaning that in the near future I will be able to buy a book a