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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Happy New Year Y’all! I like to think of a shiny New Year full of shiny new possibilities but I’m still musing about my last book of 2018. Despite the title, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by … Continue reading

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The Hidden Keys

Lately it seems like approximately 90% of all literature is about the Holocaust, or perhaps a different war, or maybe slavery. Y’know, serious depressing stuff. That’s how you know it’s litterchure! I saw a comment somewhere where someone was saying … Continue reading

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Bright Socks for Grey Days

Ah, November! The perpetual darkness and cloudiness always reminds me why they scheduled Christmas when they did. We all need some Christmas lights and eggnog to take the edge off the winter solstice. (And I don’t even like eggnog.) Which … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Green Silk Gown

Apparently I never posted about it, but I read Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire a while ago and liked it a lot. It’s about a girl who died on her way to prom in the 50s and has spent … Continue reading

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Trees! Sweaters!

I’ve been meaning to post my latest sweater but ’tis the season when it’s dark by the time I get home from work and hard to get good shots. (It would be weird if I took a bunch of selfies … Continue reading

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The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

You know what’s good reading on a fall evening? A nice old-timey murder mystery. An isolated country house, suspicious characters, family secrets. Pass my magnifying glass, please. Also, time travel is pretty cool. So The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn … Continue reading

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Racing Stripes

So, I had this sweater I was going to finish but I used up all the yarn and went fishing around in the pit of leftovers for something suitable to sew it up with. And, somehow I found myself picking … Continue reading

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