Hey, look, I’m actually keeping my New Years Resolution! I’m going to
Yes, I know, I know, that’s more than a week listed in the title. But I didn’t do any reading this year until Monday the Fifth, so stop complaining. Also, I didn’t want to do this and my Weekly Pull Review on the same day, so I’ll be publishing my weekly reading lists every Sunday.
This was a pretty slow week for me- I was sleep deprived and cranky all week, and definitely fell a bit behind. Also, I’m working 40 hours a week, and I have a 3 mile walk to work and a 3 mile walk back, which comes to nearly ten hours of walking a week, so I’m not reading anywhere near as many books as I was when I was working part time (I was reading twice as many books then, if not more) or as when I was unemployed (three times as many, at least, especially since I was living in a new city where I didn’t know many people). I know, excuses, excuses. (Totally not humble bragging at all. Totally not… wait, no, yes I am. Stroking my ego was the whole point of these.)
Anyhow, on we go!
Firefight (Reckoners Book #2)- Brandon Sanderson
Fiction, YA, SF, Superheroes
It was a pretty damn good book to start out my year on. Check out my review.
Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Player’s Handbook- Wizards of the Coast
Non-Fiction, Roleplaying Game
Admission: I started this one back in December, so it doesn’t really fully count.
I’m going to do a review of the three core rulebooks when I finish them soon, so I’m not going to go in depth right now. Suffice it to say, this may very well be the best edition of D&D yet. It’s elegant and simple, yet allows for great complexity of play. I’m absurdly excited to start a group.