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Noisy Deadlines

Joined 1 year, 6 months ago

My BookWyrm account, follow to see what I'm reading. Minimalist in progress, e-reader, introvert, nerdy, skeptic. I don't leave without my Kobo. I mainly read sci-fi/fantasy, with or without romance. Public Libraries are awesome! Mastodon:

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28% complete! Noisy Deadlines has read 15 of 52 books.

Writing Down the Bones (Paperback, 1998, Shambhala) 4 stars

For more than twenty years Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and cheering on writers with …

When you write, don’t say, “I’m going to write a poem.” That attitude will freeze you right away. Sit down with the least expectation of yourself; say, “I am free to write the worst junk in the world.” You have to give yourself the space to write a lot without a destination.

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Atlas Alone (2019, Ace) 5 stars

Intense and thrilling, for game lovers

5 stars

This book takes place 6 months after the events of Planetfall #2 ("After Atlas"). We have Dee as our main character and she gets unknowingly involved in a suspected murder inside the colony ship. As we know from the previous book, Dee is an avid gamer, and she soon joins elite game servers, or "leets" where the gamers real life abilities are represented in game, making these games extremely challenging. This is another unputdownable book by Emma Newman with virtual reality immersive games, discussions about AI and consciousness, corporate indenture, social justice and revenge. It's all intertwined with the main character's journey confronting her traumatic past while she investigates and plans for the future. It's intense, thrilling and has the ending was breath taking.

Set Boundaries, Find Peace (Hardcover, 2021, TarcherPerigee) 4 stars

End the struggle, speak up for what you need, and experience the freedom of being …


3 stars

This is a light read on the topic, offering practical examples on phrases to express verbally our boundaries. I had the impression the topic was over simplified. The author mentions a lot of "results" from polls she conducted in her Instagram account with her followers and that took away some of the credibility of the facts presented.