Monthly Archives: June 2014

Lockwood & Mittens

Have you ever found yourself wondering what Ghostbusters would be like if they were kids in London? Actually, I can’t say I have, but luckily Jonathan Stroud has preemptively answered that one in The Screaming Staircase (Book 1 in Lockwood … Continue reading

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Goblins, No Mittens

Y’all, I have mittens I’ve been meaning to show you, but camera batteries, blah, blah, excuses, and I still haven’t taken any pictures. In the meantime, I’ll distract you with Katherine Addison’s The Goblin Emperor. This is one of those … Continue reading

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When the Internet is a Book

So, I kind of love the internet. I mean, endless cat videos, knitting patterns and nonsensical memes piped into my living room more or less by magic. What’s not to love? But actually, I don’t love staring at a screen … Continue reading

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Delicious Lemony Deliciousness

When I went to Venice last year we had one dinner where they gave us little glasses of limoncello afterwards. Thinking back fondly, I made up a batch, then remembered I don’t actually like sipping liqueurs. I just liked it … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

Do you ever pick up books that you kind of expect to hate? I don’t, as a general rule (no, I haven’t read 50 Shades) but then one day my fondness for unsexy vampires trumped my aversion to gimmicky premises … Continue reading

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