Book 286 – The Road

Book – The Road Author – Cormac McCarthy Year – 2006 Pages – 307 Genre – Post Apocalyptic It would seem that there is something to be said for reading fiction that is hugely critically acclaimed. Hot off the heels of To Kill A Mockingbird, I grabbed another well regarded book from my bookshelf, and … Read moreBook 286 – The Road

Book 285 – To Kill A Mockingbird

Book – To Kill A Mockingbird Author – Harper Lee Year – 1960 Pages – 309 Genre – Fiction Recommended to me by Alex (she has been imploring me to read it for so long that she deserves the credit here, despite it mainly coming about due to it being a school text.) I think … Read moreBook 285 – To Kill A Mockingbird

Book 284 – 101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die

Book – 101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die Author – Ricardo Cavolo Year – 2014 Pages – 217 Genre – Non-Fiction One of the things that I have been doing over the lockdown period, I have called Song A Day. It is somewhat more successful than the abandoned Play A Day. I have … Read moreBook 284 – 101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die

Book 282 – The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Book – The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Author – N.K. Jemisin Year – 2010 Pages – 412 Genre – Fantasy Series – The Inheritance Trilogy As I am writing this, the lockdown is in easedown. There is more imperitive to return to work and get things moving again. But it has been an unusual time. I … Read moreBook 282 – The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Book 281 – What If?

Book – What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions Author – Randall Munroe Year – 2014 Pages – 296 Genre – Non-Fiction Having just reviewed my first graphic novel, it seems appropriate that my next blog is somewhat comic adjacent. In this case, it is a book by Randall Munroe, creator of the … Read moreBook 281 – What If?

Book 280 – Blue Is The Warmest Color

Book – Blue Is The Warmest Color Author – Julie Maroh Year – 2010 Pages – 156 Genre – Graphic Novel Bought for me by Jeni and Alinda (I think – although Jeni couldn’t remember it at all) I have read a couple of comic books before, but I believe that this might be the … Read moreBook 280 – Blue Is The Warmest Color

Book 279 – The Magician’s Guild

Book – The Magician’s Guild Author – Trudi Canavan Year – 2001 Pages – 469 Genre – Fantasy Series – The Black Magician Trilogy So having taken a pause from reading books to read mainly pages about the history of musical theatre, I thought it was about time to get back on the horse and … Read moreBook 279 – The Magician’s Guild

DAODS’ Top 100 Musicals of All Time – The Top 100

Now that all of the shows that make up the top one hundred are accounted for, I thought I’d put up the whole list with the scores. I have also made a Spotify playlist of all of the song recommendations – there are 103 shows on the list, but only 100 of them are on … Read moreDAODS’ Top 100 Musicals of All Time – The Top 100

DAODS’ Top 100 Musicals of All Time – No 1 – Les Miserables

1. Les Miserables Points – 226 Votes – 33 Firsts – 8 Here it is – DAODS’ Top Musical of all time, and it actually wasn’t even close, with nearly half of members having it in their lists, and well over two hundred points, it took the lead after about three votes and never left … Read moreDAODS’ Top 100 Musicals of All Time – No 1 – Les Miserables