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Library

Harold: I’ve been using the library a lot more since we got together. I think it’s because you go all the time, but I never realized what a great resource the library could be. Meg: Yeah, that’s where they keep the free books.

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Book Review: Writers of the Future #WotF31

After a long introduction discussing emerging artists and blind judging, I was surprised to see how much of the Writers of the Future Volume 31  anthology was written by well-known science fiction writers like L. Ron Hubbard, Orson Scott Card and Larry Niven. A … Continue reading

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Gregory Sherl’s ‘The Future for Curious People’

The Future For Curious People shines a spotlight on the worst kind of breakup. While it’s easy to break up with a horrible partner, cutting ties with a perfectly nice but not-quite-right partner is much worse. The Future For Curious People … Continue reading

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DNF: Driving’s Not Fun

So I’m giving up on a second audiobook, Blackberry Winter. It’s not awful, like my previous audio DNF, just flat characters doing predictable things, with a dash of melodrama. Also there were some weird moments where I couldn’t quite picture what was … Continue reading

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Raina Telgemeier’s ‘Sisters’

I know I’m supposed to say that I’m familiar with Raina Telgemeier’s work because she’s won basically every award for YA fiction and/or comics ever, but actually I stumbled across her amazing graphic novel versions of The Baby-Sitters Club. Claudia … Continue reading

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Target Audience

Did you know that teaching full-time is time consuming? I’m pretty sure I came to that realization last summer, too, actually.  The actual teaching load is a lot easier this summer, because I’m much more comfortable with the curriculum, with … Continue reading

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An Etiquette Guide To The End Times

In Maia Sepp’s novella An Etiquette Guide to the End Times, Olive writes a blog answering etiquette questions for well-mannered survivalists in the semi-collapsed society. Just because the earth grows warmer every year, beachfront property is now underwater property, and … Continue reading

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Still Not Rome.

In which my love of the Rome series tricks me into reading another Colleen McCullough novel. I have mixed feelings on Colleen McCullough’s work. On one hand, Caesar’s Women and the rest of her Rome series are epic and well … Continue reading

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I Like Boats: ‘The Girls at the Kingfisher Club’

Genevieve Valentine’s The Girls At The Kingfisher Club is out today! I wrote about it over at Yahoo, where, unfortunately, my original title “I like boats” was not as funny to others as it was for me, and I had … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet

It has been almost six months since I last reviewed a Pride and Prejudice spinoff, so this weekend I read The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick. This is a novelization of the TV series, … Continue reading

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