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About meHello, my name is Luxx. Sometimes.

I'm a big nerd, living a life that makes me happy.

"I wish you joy o'th' worm" - Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, 5.2.270.

"The world must be peopled!" - Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." - Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

"Everybody goes down well with beer." - "A Little Priest" from Sweeney Todd.

"I don't know what I think until I write it down." — Joan Didion

"I like my coffee black, just like my metal." - MSI "Shut Me Up"

"It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it." — Oscar Wilde

About my libraryBooks Read in 2016

1. Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton. Vampires. 1.3.16. Bah.
2. Blood Noir by Laurell K. Hamilton. Vampires. 1.6.16. ****
3. Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel. Graphic Autobiography. 1.12.16. ****
4. The Missionary by Sydney Owenson. Victorian Oriental Fiction. 1.13.16. *
5. Through the Woods by Emily Carroll. Graphic Ghost Stories. 1.14.16. ****
6. Medea by Euripides. Greek Drama. 1.16.16. ****
7. Manhood in America by Michael Kimmel. Masculinity Studies. 1.22.16. ***
8. Lady Susan by Jane Austen. Nineteenth-Century. 1.24.16. *****

9. Jack Sheppard by William Harrison Ainsworth. Newgate fiction. 2.1.16. ****
10. The Politics of Gender in Victorian Britain: Masculinity, Political Culture and the Struggle for Women's Rights by Ben Griffin. Masculinity Studies. 2.5.16. ***
11. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey. Fiction. 2.10.16. *****
12. Manliness & Civilization by Gail Bederman. Masculinity. 2.20.16. ***1/2
13. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson. Gothic Satire. 2.23.16. ****

14. Victorian Masculinities: Manhood and Masculine Poetics in Early Victorian Literature and Art by Herbert Sussman. Masculinities. 3.4.16. ***1/2
15. Houdini, Tarzan, and the Perfect Man: The White Male Body and the Challenge of Modernity in America by John F. Kasson. Masculinities. 3.4.16. ****
16. Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs. Urban Fantasy. 3.9.16. ***
17. Masculinity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature: Duelling with Danger by Emelyne Godfrey. Masculinities. 3.19.16. ****
18. The Joker: Death of the Family by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. Comics. 3.20.16. *****
19. The Man Who Laughs by Ed Brubaker. Comics. 3.21.16. ****
20. Primary source readings in Victorian Gender. 3.27.16. *****

21. Manning the Race by Marlon B Ross. Sexuality and Masculinity. 4.1.16. ***1/2
22. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Fantasy. 4.5.16. *****
23. Batman Detective Comics #1: Faces of Death by Tony S. Daniel. Comics. 4.2.16. *****
24. Batman/Houdini: The Devil's Workshop by Howard Chaykin. Comic. 4.7.16. **
25. From Hell by Alan Moore. Comic. 4.8.16. ***
26. Batman #1 by Bob Cane. Comic. 4.9.16. ****
27. The Nigger's Opera; or, The Darkie That Walked in Her Sleep by William Brough. Drama. 4.9.16. ***
28. The Gypsy Maid by William Brough. Drama. 4.10.16. **
29. Beowulf trans. Seamus Heaney. Anglo-Saxon. 4.14.16. *****
30. Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Victorian. 4.17.16. *****
31. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell. Victorian. 4.17.16. ***
32. 200+ Pages of Student Research Papers. Work. 4.21.16.
33. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells. Scientific Romance. 4.25.16. *****
34. Selections from A Question of Manhood Vol. 2 by various. Masculinity. 4.34.16. ****

35. Over 300 pages of student essays. Work. 5.3.15.
36. The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon by W.T. Stead. Journalism. 5.5.16. *****
37. Poetry selections from the Broadview Anthology by Various. Spring 2016. *****
38. Nonfiction selections from Victorian Prose and Victorian Prose by various. Spring 2016. *****
39. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins. Victorian Gothic. Spring 2016. ******
40. The Odd Women by George Gissing. Victorian Fiction. 5.6.16. ****
41. The God, The Bad, and the Emus by Donna Andrews. Cozy Mystery. 5.8.16. ***
42. The Nightingale Before Christmas by Donna Andrews. Cozy Mystery. 5.10.16. **1/2
43. Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews. Cozy Mystery. 5.12.16. ***1/2
44. American Vampire by Scott Snyder, Rafael Albuquerque, and Stephen King. Graphic Novel. 5.12.16. ***1/2
45. Wytches by Scot Snyder, Joch, Hollingsworth, and Robins. Graphic Novel. 5.13.16. *****
46. Coffin Hill Volume 1 by Caitlin Kittredge. Graphic Novel. 5.13.16. ***1/2
47. The Astonishing X-Men by Joss Whedon. Graphic Novel. 5.18.16. ****
48. Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain, 1942 by the United States War Department. Historical Guide. 5.20.16. ****
49. Batman Year One by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. Comic Books. 5.28.16. ****
50. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Fantasy. 5.2016. **
51. Extraordinary X-Men: X-Haven by Lemire and Ramos. Comics. 5.2016. **

52. The Bullet-Catcher's Daughter by Rod Duncan. Fantasy. 6.9.16. **
53. Amazing X-Men: The Quest for Nighcrawler by Jason Aaron. Comic. 6.17.16. ***
54. Batman: The Court of Owls by Scott Snyder. Comic. 6.18.2016. ****
55. Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Historical Fiction. 6.0.16. *****
56. The G-String Murders by Gypsy Rose Lee. Pulp. 6.23.16. *****
57. Mother Finds a Body by Gypsy Rose Lee. Pulp. 6.25.16. ***
58. Sex Criminals: Vol. 1 by Matt Fraction. Comic. 6.27.16. ***
59. Lost Girls: Vol. 1 by Alan Moore. Graphic Novel. 6.16.16. ****
60. Lost Girls: Vol. 2 by Alan Moore. Graphic Novel. 6.17.16. ****

61. The Female Detective by Andrew Forrester. Detective Novel. 7.5.16. ***
62. Clean Room by Gail Simone. Graphic Novel. 7.6.16. *****
63. Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton. Urban Fantasy. 7.10.16. **
64. Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda. Graphic Novel. 7.12.16. *****
65. Lost Girls: Vol. 3 by Alan More. Graphic Novel. 7.14.16. ***1/2
66. Hit List by Laurell K. Hamilton. Urban Fantasy. 7.12.16. *
67. Kiss the Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton. Urban Fantasy. 7.18.16. **
68. Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton. Urban Fantasy. 7.25.16. ****
69. Dead Ice by Laurell K. Hamilton. Urban Fantasy. 7.28.16. ***

70. Batman: The City of Owls by Scott Snyder. Comic. 8.2.16. ***
71. The Joker: Endgame by Scott Snyder. Comic. 8.3.16. ******
72. Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue Deconnick. Comic. 8.3.16. ***1/2
73. The Saga of the Swamp Thing by Alan Moore. Comic. 8.8.16. ***
74. 300 by Frank Miller. Comic. 8.9.16. ***
75. Catwoman: A Celebration of 75 Years by Frank Miller. Comic. 8.9.16. ***
76. Suicide Squad: Trial by Fire by John Ostrander. Comic. 8.2016. ****
77. The Perfect Gentleman: The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London. by James Sherwood. Fashion History. 8.2016. ****

78. Suicide Squad: The Nightshade Odyssey by John Ostrander, Luke McDonnell, and Bob Lewis. Comic. 9.2.16. **
79. Gotham City Central: In the Line of Duty by Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker. Comic 9.17.16. ****
80. Gotham City Central: Jokers and Madmen by Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker. Comic. 9.19.16. ****
81. Catwoman: Selina's Big Score by Darwyn Cooke. Comic. 9.20.16. ***1/2
82. Catwoman: Vol. 1 Th Game by Judd Winick. Comic. 9.21.16. ***
83. Victorian Fashion by Jayne Shrimpton. Fashion History. 9.23.16. ***
84. Victoriana by James Laver. Material Culture, History. 9.25.16. ***

85. Dark Night by Paul Dini. Graphic Memoir. 10.2016. **
86. Fashioning Gothic Bodies by Catherine Spooner. Fashion and Literary Theory. 10.2016. *****
87. Dress Culture in Late Victorian Women's Fiction by Christine Bayles Kortsch. Fashion, Gender, and Literary Theory. 10.2016. *****

88. Hidden Destiny by Carrie Ann Ryan. Supernatural Romance. 11.2.16. ***
89. Tattered Loyalties by Carrie Ann Ryan. Supernatural Romance. 11.3.16. ***
90. Bodies by Si Spencer, et al. Graphic Novel. 11.4.16. ***
91. The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 11.7.16. ***
92. The Long Halloween by Jeoph Loeb. Comic. 11.8.16. ***1/2
93. The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 11.13.16. ***
94. Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 11.16.16. ****
95. Mort by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 11.17.16. *****
96. Sourcery by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 11.23.16. ***
97. Die Like an Eagle by Donna Andrews. Cozy Mystery. 11.25.16. ****
98. Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 11.27.16. ****
99. Pyramids by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 11.29.16. ***

100. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 12.7.16. *****
101. Eric by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 12.10.16. **
102. The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey. Science Fiction. **
103. The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket. Children's. 12.12.16. ****
104. Moving Pictures by Terry Pratchett. Fantasy. 12.18.16. ****
105. The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket. Children's. 12,19.16. ****
106. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh. Graphic Memoir. 12.20.16. ****
107. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Ghost Story. 12.22.16. *****

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