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Started: Some time in December 2012
Finished: 23rd January
Not exactly the most acedemic book admittedly, but had to finish nonetheless. It was a pretty good read, fairly short so it wasn't anything strenuous to get through. I would advise it to any Star Wars fan as it's a good story and I wouldn't of minded seeing a live action adaptation, but that boats long sailed for that since the events of this book are set before Phantom Menace. It tells the tail of Qui Gon and Obi Wan working together as padawan and master (although not officially) and ultimately defeating a sith and restoring order to a corrupt planet named 'Thani' (hehe).
Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
Started: 27th January
Finished: 18th February.
*Completion was delayed due to my girlfriend staying over and being ill (which I can also thank her for)
“Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!”
I'm not sure why I never read this when I was younger but oh well, it was a good read, one I think everyone should read at some point!
Started: 4th February
Finished: 4th February
They are pretty good, kind of dark for a comic book, but then again I haven't read one in years. It's an on going series so maybe I'll get to read the rest at some time.
It appears I've been avoiding my reading again all through March, oops :r
Cowboys & Aliens - Luciano Lima,Andrew Foley,Fred Van Lente
Started: 10th April
Finished: 12th April
It was quite good, quite a cool idea, no where near as good as the film version though.
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)... - George R.R. Martin
Started: 15th May
*Currently 'to one side'*
Finished: Unfinished 20%
Sin City, Vol. 1: The Hard Goodbye - Frank Miller_II
Started: 23rd May
Finished: 24th May
I started with my favourite characters story, Marv. After reading this, I have to say the film really portrayed the whole story well, especially the characters. Marv is so cool, the ultimate beast who you would want on your side in a bar fight.
Started: 28th June
Finished: 4th July
I really enjoyed reading this book (probably partly due to the fact I was in sunny Spain at the time). Even though I knew a few thinks about the Warhammer 40,000 universe from when I was a younger I wouldn't say you needed to know any of it to enjoy this book as it just makes a great war against aliens book anyway.
Planning to read...
Suggestions welcome :)
Okay so I've been slacking off for too long this year already, watching films and stuff, nothing much academic, but now I'm back at my uni flat for the new semester, so I need to get my brain active again and so I'm back to getting some reading done!
I usually read a few chapters a night so don't expect any of this read an entire book in a day business ;D
*Suggestions for what books to read are welcome!
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