So, with the exception of about 40 minutes on Monday, it's been 8 days since I've really kicked back and read for pleasure -- just one of those weeks where I couldn't fit it in, and boy, I could tell. Seemed everything was off. You ever have weeks like that?

 

With the holiday and the end of the year, there wasn't a whole lot that caught my eye online books and reading -- and in away a couple of these are just slightly different takes on the same thing. You've probably seen some/most/all of them, but just in case:

Lastly, I'd like to say hi and welcome to fictionistasan, cabeswater and Crime Time Podcast (looking forward to checking out the podcast) for following the blog this week.   (Brandon Sanderson said that somewhere)