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If it's good, I'll read it! Instagram:  @crystenasbooks

Currently reading

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books
Rob Kaplan, Harold Rabinowitz
The Shell Seekers
Rosamunde Pilcher
Progress: 344/582 pages
Challenge Participant Professional Reader 80%

My dad's sci-fi library...

The Ivanhoe Gambit - Simon Hawke Crisis on Doona - Anne McCaffrey The Rowan - Anne McCaffrey The Crystal Singer - Anne McCaffrey Dragonquest - Anne McCaffrey

My father loves science fiction. He reads all the time. ALL the time. These days he reads Star Trek, Game of Thrones, and re- reads Philip Jose Farmer's World of Tiers series. Talking with him today, I mentioned I checked out the Dragonriders of Pern books, enjoyed the first one and was going to pick Dragonquest to continue the series.


"Don't buy them. I have all of Anne McCaffrey's books," he said.


I knew he owned a lot but didn't think he was serious until he showed me his shelves.


Um. He has all her books.


This led into a lecture, a long one wherein he reviewed all her series.


It was nice, listening to him talk.


He opened up his library, offered to let me read them and also recommended the Time Wars series, and lent me those too.


My TBR is growing by leaps and bounds, but I don't mind.  I suggested he read the Vorkosigan Saga. He said he will check it out.


I enjoyed the father/daughter book bonding moment.


Happy reading y'all.