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2013 Movie List

Sometime in August 2013, I decided to add a "Date Watched" column to my movie database, thus allowing me to at least list what I have watched each year, by year.  Obviously this list only goes back as far as August... :-)


Array Wars, Now With Extra EBook...

EBook versions of my Array Wars trilogy are now available for those who want them, in both EPub and Kindle (Mobi) formats.  If you happen to have an eReader that cannot read either of these formats, please drop me a line with its details and I'll see what I can do.  In general, though, unless you have a Kindle, the EPub version should work for you.  (Apple devices, for instance, work quite happily with the EPub file!)

So, here they are:

For those interested in the technical details, I'll tell you that I generated the EPub files via a Perl script from the original TXT files the novels were written in.  The same Perl script also produces the online HTML version that is available elsewhere.  I then used calibre to convert the EPub files to the Mobi format.

Edit: for some time these files were in native file format. However, for a while now my website has been spammed by a runaway spiderbot which seems to ignore zip files, but delights in downloading multiple copies of epub and mobi files. Consequently, I've zipped these up to hopefully resolve the problem. I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Edit II: It seems there was a formatting error in the epub of Book 2. It has been fixed.

2012 Reading List

There are several small gaps, a month or more in length, between various of the 30 novels I read in 2012.  In almost all cases, these are a sign that I was having trouble getting into the book in question.  This doesn't necessarily mean they were bad books -- I had quite a few distractions in 2012, not least of which was the commencement of my final, concerted effort to finish off the writing of Episode 3.0: Attack of the Stiff...


2010/11 Reading List

For some reason, I have a huge gap in my "date completed" data, spanning almost a whole year (from April 27, 2010 to April 24, 2011). Is it really possible that I went an entire year without reading a book? Or did I just momentarily forget what a geek I am, and stop recording the date of completion? I know of at least one book which I must have read in that time, but that aside, my memory is as blank as my database.

Come to think of it, what did I do for that year? Maybe I was abducted by aliens to fight an interstellar war, then given a (rather rude) brain-wipe before being dumped back on my doorstep...? Surely somebody would have noticed?

So anyway, with that said, it seems to make sense to combine the books I read for both years into one list (containing, sadly, a mere 28 books!)


2009 Reading List

2009 was the year I first started recording the date I finished reading books; May of this year is as far back as my records go.  While it is an incomplete year in my database, I still managed to read (and record) 37 novels.