May 22, 2015

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Hello all, this weeks offering has a bit of something for everyone, the obligatory book stuff, including an excerpt from the Neal Stephenson's New Novel, Seveneves,  a video about comics and a look at new an twist on technology.  I hope you find something you enjoy.  So sit back and kick off your weekend with your favourite beverage of choice.  This week I'll be trying out my new tea 'Ginger Iron Goddess', an oolong tea and ginger mix.



I have a companion video to my post "Have You Considered 'Going Digital' With Your Reading?" Where I take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of using a digital reading platform.

Video: Have You Considered 'Going Digital' With Your Reading? | Discussion
Please feel free to leave comments in the YouTube channel.



  • 9 Of The Worst Habits Of Book-Lovers That Leave Us Broke, In Pain, And Lonely (But It's All Totally Worth It)
  • Read the First Chapter of Neal Stephenson's New Novel, Seveneves
  • “Dune” Endures
  • Sphere signs autism and Minecraft novel
  • Hoopla Digital Now Lets You Check Out Ebooks and Comics for Free
  • Guide to starting Marvel Comics

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9 Of The Worst Habits Of Book-Lovers That Leave Us Broke, In Pain, And Lonely (But It's All Totally Worth It)


bustle.com - Travel can be especially challenging: if I can’t make up my mind on what book I’ll need for my morning commute to work, how am I supposed to predict the moods of a few days? Read more...





Read the First Chapter of Neal Stephenson's New Novel, Seveneves


gizmodo.com - he following excerpt is chapter one from Neal Stephenson’s new novel, Seveneves. Stephenson is also the author of the novels Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and Anathem. Read more...






“Dune” Endures


newyorker.com - As the temperature in California’s Death Valley climbed toward a hundred and thirty degrees recently, I had a vision of giant sandworms erupting from the desert floor... Read more... 








thebookseller.com - The book follows Alex, who is trying to reinvent his life after the breakdown of his marriage, which has also seen him leaving behind his autistic son Sam. As Alex navigates dating, family secrets and part-time fatherhood, Sam begins playing Minecraft. Read more...




Hoopla Digital Now Lets You Check Out Ebooks and Comics for Free


lifehacker.com - Hoopla Digital, one of our picks for best audiobook services, will now let you check out over 5,509 ebooks and 579 comics for free. All you need is a library card.  Read more...






Guide to starting Marvel Comics


Bitten by a radioactive book - Here is a guide to getting started with Marvel Comics. I hope to offer some entry points for where you can head.  View more...







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