Category Archives: Books

The Madman’s Daughter

Lately I’ve been somewhat distracted from my usual knitting/reading/tea routine what with how the world seems to be full of portents of the apocalypse. All these hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, fires and Donald Trump have me thinking I should probably give … Continue reading

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Catch Up: Books

People always talk about summer like it’s all picnics and trips to the beach, but in my experience there’s usually a lot of days were it’s too hideously humid to go outside and I’m not going to hang out in … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

After being pleasantly surprised by Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter a while ago, I thought I’d give Pride and Prejudice and Zombies a try when I found it in the pile of cast off books in the laundry room. (Sadly it … Continue reading

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Now, Where Was I?

I think I’ve mentioned a time or ten how I’m an easily distractable person who struggles with series. I read a book or two and wander off, or I’ll be waiting for the next one to be published and kind … Continue reading

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Rosemary and Rue

Sometimes when I talk about how I didn’t much care for a book I feel kind of mean. Like, I’m sure the book meant well and it might be my fault because I read it on the bus and was … Continue reading

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Kiki Strike

I’ve been in something of a reading slump lately, looking out the window on the bus instead of reading. (Alas, my commute is still not especially scenic.) Obvious solution is kids’ books! Kiki Strike: Inside the Shadow City is so … Continue reading

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All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See sounds like it might be about winter in Toronto. One assumes the sun is still working but it’s so cloudy you can’t really tell. I have a finished sweater and I was kind of … Continue reading

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