Bookish Musings: Opening Lines (2)

Bookish Musings: Opening Lines (2)

I did a post with opening lines before, and I'm doing it again because I just think it's really interesting to look at the opening lines of books! I don't know about you all, but I tend to just kind of gloss over the first line, in a way, and immediately forget it by the time I'm a few sentences deep. I don't really stop to pay attention to just the opening line specifically when I'm starting...
 
Update: Life and Books (Feb 2021)

Update: Life and Books (Feb 2021)

Another month gone by. For some reason I keep thinking it's June? I've acquired some allergies(?) and new aches and pains to add to the list of health problems, none of which are serious, but they still suck, and they're conflicting with other problems, but I'm still chuggin' along. I've worked on some art (which isn't ready to share yet) and played some games! It hasn't been good for my...
 
Book Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker [Audiobook]

Book Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker [Audiobook]

Lloyd, a 41-year-old professor, has struggled to maintain a relationship---because of his OCD and misophonia, he can't deal with the messiness and noisiness of other people---so he decides to try getting an android companion named Shaun. But Shaun starts to develop an unusual amount of sentience and emotion, and unless they can keep it hidden from the company who made him, Shaun, and their...
 
Update: Life and Books (July/August 2019)

Update: Life and Books (July/August 2019)

Technically, I'm not back from my hiatus yet, but, well, I'll explain. I've been having this problem with some of the muscles in my face, kinda like an RSI, but it gets worse and gives me bad headaches whenever I do anything that causes a lot of eye motion or anything that causes the muscles to move. So pretty much everything, but especially reading, using the computer (which includes...