July 12th, 2007

Books

Book reviews

I keep getting asked why I don't post my book reviews any more. I do. Just not here.

You can find them at http://reading.kingrat.biz/ and there's a feed at ratreading if you still want to read them in LiveJournal. I recommend reading them using Google Reader or Bloglines, though they'll look better in Google Reader. Bloglines strips out the formatting.

And if you like the reviews, post a link to the site. I need to bump up my page rank.
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Google Reader

I'm thinking of switching from Bloglines to Google Reader. Google Reader doesn't seem to mess with the feeds as much. And it generally has a smoother interface.

On the other hand, it doesn't have email subscriptions, and it doesn't let me order my folders like I want.

I wonder if there's an offline reader that stores its state in Google Reader (or Bloglines for that matter). I could use that at home, and still be able to read online when I'm somewhere else. For short bursts, I don't care as much about the interface.