So Called Random

Inspiration, Lists, and a Random Number Generator



Michael Collins

  Have I already read this book? Initial reaction when the title came up on the generator - which would be a first. But I checked my library - in the Irish Lit Section, next to the Sexuality in Ancient Rome... Continue Reading →


Complete Prose

Walt Whitman and I go way back so I was excited when this book popped up on my reading list. At this point, if you are also a native Long Islander, you may be thinking I am going to write a lame comment... Continue Reading →

The Most Beautiful Rot – Ocean Capewell

Rating: 5/5 Stars Review: So, there are a number of reasons why I enjoy reading. Or, perhaps more accurately, why I enjoy reading so much that I feel like I must read every single one of the books that exist on... Continue Reading →

The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien

Rating: 5/5 Stars Review: I'm going to admit something here. It's really easy for me to write reviews for the obscure books I read thanks to random book generation. I can write whatever I want when I am fairly certain... Continue Reading →

War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

Rating: 4/5 Stars Review: While reading this novel for the better part of a year, I've encountered a lot of the same questions. Some that come to mind: Q: Why? A: I've started taking suggestions in addition to my lineup... Continue Reading →

Shadow’s Rise – Joseph J Bailey

Rating: 5/5 Stars Review: This first installment of Yip's epic adventure was truly captivating. The unique and magical world of Ea'ae is wonderfully creative - but what really made this story so compelling for me - the richly developed main... Continue Reading →

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