What I read in June 2015
Twenty Eight, Night Gears by Bren Simmers
I don't read poetry books that often. I should. This collection was brilliant. Soft. I really super enjoyed the last series on Postcards.
I love postcards so much. I send them out to friends constantly. Finding them in quirky stores is something I love to do, the hunt, my eyes always open. I usually send them off with a sentence of two from the book that is inspiring me the most at the moment.
I have always wanted to always go up north north. So this series was the most perfect blend of those two interests for me. Snapshots of a place I want to visit.
Twenty Nine, Zombie by Joyce Carol Oats.
This was hard to read. Brilliant to read. This hurt to read. I am also like 80% sure this book really influenced the weird cold writing that I did this month.
Thirty, The Sapphire Rose by David Eddings.
Old favourite. This was because I haven't been reading any fantasy lately and I haven't visited with ole' Sparhawk and gang for a while. Realized something though while reading, it was super weird and creepy that Sparhawk married Elehna. Like really gross. As a kid reading this I never thought about it but man, it bugged me and grossed me out the whole time.
Thirty One, Rant by Chuck Palahnuik.
So this was….it was Palahnuik. I enjoyed the structure and figuring out the rules of this world as I went. I wasn't spoon feed the rules and I enjoyed that. The writing as usual was spot on. Apparently there is a whole genre of fiction called bizarro fiction, you can read about Ten Bizarre Literary Movements and Genre's here, and Palahnuik fits in with this genre. I think that lots of my writing also fits in here. I'm thinking my next of his will be a short story collection. I really enjoy his short stories. I can't stop thinking of Obsolete from last months reading list.
Reading from the beach,