June 30th, 2018


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World Cup, Second Round, Day Two

Poll #2082748 World Cup, Second Round, Day Two

Who will win the first match on Sunday?

Croatia will beat Denmark
Denmark will beat Croatia

Who will win the second match on Sunday?

Spain will beat Russia
Russia will beat Spain

You should be able to vote using your Facebook or Twitter account, even if you aren't on Livejournal.

June Books

Non-fiction: 2 (YTD 27)
Virgins, Weeders and Queens, by Twigs Way
Brexit and the Future of Ireland: Uniting Ireland & Its People in Peace & Prosperity, by Senator Mark Daly

Fiction non-sf): 2 (YTD 16)
Gemini, by Dorothy Dunnett
Ghana Must Go, by Taiye Selasi

Theatre: 2 (YTD 3)
Everybody Comes to Rick's, by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison
Le Mariage de Figaro, by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

sf (non-Who): 12 (YTD 61)
The Collapsing Empire, by John Scalzi
Raven Stratagem, by Yoon Ha Lee
Penric’s Fox, by Lois McMaster Bujold
Stories of the Raksura vol. 2, by Martha Wells
Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty
Introduction to the Stormlight Archive for Hugo Voters, by Brandon Sanderson
The Art of Starving, by Sam J. Miller
Dark Matter, by Blake Crouch
City of Stairs, by Robert Jackson Bennett
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, by James Finn Garner
Moominvalley in November, by Tove Jansson
Heroine Complex, by Sarah Kuhn

Doctor Who, etc: 1 (YTD 18)
Old Friends, by Jonathan Clements, Marc Platt and Pete Kempshall

Comics: 1 (YTD 16)
Rose de Paris, by Gilles Schlesser and Eric Puech

~6,200 pages (YTD ~39,200)
9/20 (YTD 62/141) by non-male writers (Way, Dunnett, Selasi, Alison, Bujold, Wells, Lafferty, Jansson, Kuhn)
3/20 (YTD 18/141) by PoC (Selasi, Lee, Kuhn)
0/20 (YTD 6/141) reread

Reading now
Discount Armageddon, by Seanan McGuire
Robot Visions, by Isaac Asimov
The Complete Ice Age: How Climate Change Shaped the World, ed. Brian Fagan

Coming soon (perhaps):
Your Code Name is Jonah, by Edward Packard
Anno Mortis, by Rebecca Levene
“Slow Sculpture”, by Theodore Sturgeon
The Aeneid, by Virgil
Weapons of Mass Diplomacy, by Abel Lanzac
Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters
The Man Within My Head, by Pico Iyer
Maigret Loses His Temper, by Georges Simenon
Up Jim River, by Michael Flynn
The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England, by Ian Mortimer
Aztec Century, by Christopher Evans
Anno Dracula - Dracula Cha Cha Cha, by Kim Newman
The Supernatural Enhancements, by Edgar Cantero
The Martian Inca, by Ian Watson
High-Rise, by J. G. Ballard
Politics of Climate Change, by Anthony Giddens
Aliénor, la Légende noire, tome 5, by Arnaud Delalande, Simona Mogavino and Carlos Gomez
The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson
Welcome to Night Vale, by Joseph Fink
The Flood, by Scott Gray and Gareth Roberts
The Two Jasons, by Dave Stone