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Saturday, 9 January 2016

Early 2016 Reading List...


Well, I've finished one book this year already - which is something of a miracle. Admittedly, Legends Of Ashildr wasn't a particularly taxing read, but they all count.

I've now segued into Alan Dean Foster's adaptation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For me, Mr Foster has always been the king of movie novelisations, right back to when he served as ghost-writer on George Lucas's original book of the very first Star Wars movie.

This will be fitted around my usual comic book reading and audiobook listening, of course.

After The Force Awakens, I shall return to Crimson Peak. For my last birthday, Rachel got me a beautiful hardback of Nancy Holder's novel, signed by Guillermo Del Toro - who, of course, directed the ghostly movie that Ms Holder's book is based on.

I read half of it before Christmas, then took a break for Christmas comics (a lot of thematic Archie digests and some old classic superhero Christmas issues), and some seasonal audio dramas (e.g. a Dorian Gray monster story from Big Finish, and Simon Callow reading Charles Dickens).

Once I've solved the mystery of Crimson Peak (hopefully before the Blu-Ray arrives at my door), I intend to dig in to the first of Candy Jar's Lethbridge-Stewart books, The Forgotten Son.

This series of on-going series of books recounts the early adventures of that Doctor Who stalwart Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart.

If I manage to stick to the list, I'm not sure what'll come next. I've got a lot of new Star Wars books and old Doctor Who ones that I really should read, as well as a number of horror books (including Christmas presents), the 'autobiography' of Captain James T Kirk (although I'm also hoping there'll be an audiobook version read by William Shatner), and a couple of non-fiction books (about space flight).


2 comments:

  1. Dammit, man....stop it! Lethbridge-Stewart books now on the 'to-buy' list....sigh.

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